Congratulations to class of ’14 student Camille Shaw for her strong and highly self-motivated honors thesis on “Variation in sequences of gene MSI1 across avian species as an indicator of its involvement in the regulation of adult neurogenesis”
Congratulations to Andy Johnson for submitting his honors thesis on “Connecting habitats and hemispheres: non-stop migratory flights in Whimbrels (Numenius phaeopus)” a study that required 2+ years of intensive fieldwork in arctic Canada.
Our entire lab community (past and present) extends great thanks and warmest wishes to Laura, who is retiring today after having served as the manager of the Fuller Evolutionary Biology program since its inception. In the intervening years, Laura has trained hundreds of students and contributed to dozens of research…
Congratulations to Hope on submitting her honors thesis on “Interspecific Information Use by Army-ant-following Birds,” a project that required two successive field seasons in lowland Amazonia!
Congratulations to Kathryn for submitting her honors thesis on “No experimental support for resource-dependent offspring sex allocation in a migratory songbird,” which she completed with mentoring from our Lab colleagues Mike Webster and Sara Kaiser.
Congratulations to Dan for being awarded the Cornell College of Arts and Sciences Dean’s Prize for Distinguished Teaching for his Lab of Ornithology-sponsored First-year Writing Seminar entitled: “Flock and Awe: Extreme Ornithology”!
Warmest of congratulations to long-time lab group member Marjorie Weber on the presentation and defense of her PhD dissertation on ” The Evolutionary Ecology of Plant Defense Mutualisms”!!!
Lutz, H. L., Besson, B. 2014. Immunosurveillance, immunodetection, and vaccine design: Immune response to emerging infectious disease (EID) agents and increased susceptibility in special patients, presented at the Workshop on zoonotic features of viral infections, National Institute for Infectious Diseases “L. Spallanzani”, Rome, Italy.
Irby has just been promoted to the rank of full Professor at Cornell.
Taylor just presented a poster at the Cornell Undergraduate Research Board on “Effects of food supplementation on Herring gull chicks” in collaboration with her research mentor Dr. David Bonter.