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Kaleo article

Check out Val’s new article in Kaleo here!

Posted in conservation, Hawaii, Natural History, outreach

Field work on Lanai.

I’m just back from some field work on Lana’i. Lots of lizards, beautiful landscapes, a dead sperm whale, and more aloha than I’ve experienced in a long time. Photos below!

Posted in conservation, herps, Natural History, research, travel

Spring 2020 lab meeting schedule

Jan 23 – National academies mentoring report discussion Jan 30 – tba Feb 6 – Sean? Lab beers? Feb 13 – Veronica Feb 20 – tba Feb 27 – Robyn March 5 – City Nature Challenge planning meeting March 12

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Posted in lab, UH

Fall 2020 Lab meeting schedule

Sept. 17 – Phylogenetic Path Models Sept. 24 – Amber Oct. 1 – Van Oct. 8 – Veronica Oct. 15 – Jan Oct. 22 – Val Oct. 29 – AJ Nov. 5 – Open Nov. 12 – Robyn Nov. 19

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Posted in lab, UH

Article in Kaleo student newspaper by Val

Val has a new popular article out in the University’s student newspaper Kaleo on bioplastics. Check it out here.

Posted in conservation, Natural History, outreach, UH

Burgess Shale!

Becky Chong and I had the chance to visit the Burgess Shale the other day, which has been a career-long dream of mine. It’s an incredible hike high up in the Canadian Rockies with beautiful views and many many fossils.

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Posted in Natural History, travel

JMIH 2019

Some of us will be in Snowbird, Utah July 24-28 for the 2019 Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists. If you’re around, please come say hi and check out these talks! 26 July – Friday 11:30 am. Sean Harrington, Riley

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Posted in conferences, herps, travel

Field work

Anthony and I are just back from some fieldwork in the desert southwest focusing on our new NSF-funded whiptail project. Me, him, and Amber Wright did a big loop through Arizona, New Mexico, and west Texas. He has a nice

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Posted in herps, Natural History, research, travel

Short Course in Phylogenomics

This fall, Jeremy Brown and I will be offering a short course in Phylogenomics in Valencia, Spain. Registration is open now. More information is available here.

Posted in genomics, informatics, phylogenetics, teaching, travel

University of Hawaii Phylogenetics and Math Symposium

Ahead of next weekend’s AMS sectional meeting in Honolulu, Elizabeth Gross (UH Math), Sean Harrington, and I have organized a special symposium/discussion on the intersection of mathematics and phylogeny which will take place here on the UH campus Thursday March

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Posted in phylogenetics, UH