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Everybody loves turtles

We were happy to host a visit from the UH Manoa Children’s Center the other day. The class brought by their pet turtle turtle, George, and had some fun interacting with other animals that are around the lab. Two year

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Posted in herps, lab, outreach, UH

Beckman Postdoctoral Fellowship for Anthony

Congratulations to Anthony who just received notification that he was selected as an Arnold O. Beckman Postdoctoral Fellow! This is great news and well deserved. These highly prestigious fellowships provide an independent postdoctoral salary and research money. Anthony has some

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Posted in informatics, lab, UH

Article in Kaunana

The University’s research publication, Kanauna, has an article up covering the regent’s medal ceremony from a few weeks ago. Check it out here.

Posted in lab, UH

Tide Walks

We participated in the annual Tide Walks, which is a partnership between Mililani-Mauka Elementary and EECB at UH.  We had a blast leading the kids and their parents on an exploration of tide pools and the creatures within.  It was a piece

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Posted in outreach

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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Posted in lab, UH

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

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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Posted in herps, outreach

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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Posted in conservation, Natural History, teaching, UH

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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Posted in lab