Yearly Archives: 2015

40th Annual Tester Symposium

Last night marked the end of the Department of Biology’s 40th annual graduate student research symposium named in honor of Albert Tester: three days of student talks, keynote lectures from this year’s guest speaker Jeremy Jackson, culminating in a banquet

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Barley et al (2015) on the Molecular Ecology cover

Anthony (and co-authors) new paper on Sun Skink landscape genetics is out today on the cover of Molecular Ecology. Way to go Anthony!  

Posted in genomics, herps, informatics, Natural History

Research Award for Bob!

Congratulations to Bob, who just received word that he has been awarded the highest research award bestowed by the University of Hawaii to assistant professors: The Regent’s Medal for Excellence in Research. No official press release has been published yet,

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Caroline Defends!

Congratulations to Caroline, who defended her Masters last week!

Posted in conservation, herps, lab, Natural History, phylogenetics, UH

Talk Science at the Bishop Museum

We had a great time at Bishop Museum’s Science Alive Family Sunday! As part of the “Talk Science” event, we shared and discussed evolution and invasive herpetofauna in Hawaii with kids and their families. The kids were especially¬†enthusiastic about our

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Thomson-Wright Lab Camping Trip

We just got back from the annual Thomson-Wright Lab camping trip. This year we camped at Malaekahana State Recreation Area on the North Shore of Oahu. We had nice weather, delicious food… and a great time!  

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Service learning at UH West Oahu

I wanted to highlight some great outreach work going on over at UH West Oahu. Friend of the Thomson Lab, Laci Gerhart-Barley, has a new post up over at her blog outlining the work they’re doing with undergraduates on restoration

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Spring Lab Meeting Schedule

Jan. 27 – Melissa Feb. 3 – Meg Feb. 10 – Caroline Amber Feb. 17 – Amber Caroline Feb. 24 – Van March 3 – Emilie March 10 – No meeting (Bob out of town) March 17 – Caroline March

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