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Spring Lab Meeting Schedule

20 January – Organize 27 January – Mojave Stuff 3 February – Anthony 10 February – Anthony 17 February – Amber 24 February – Kristen 2 March – Emilie Bob 9 March – Bob Emilie 16 March – Rachel Robyn 23

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Fall Lab Meeting Schedule

Sept 7 – No meeting – Labor Day Sept 14 – No meeting – Several of us in Baton Rouge Sept. 21 – Amber Sept. 28 – Sam Oct. 5 – open Oct. 12 – Adrián Oct. 19 – Robyn

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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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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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Mojave Desert Fieldwork

The Mojave Desert is a great place to study reptiles. Besides being a biological hotspot of lizard diversity, it is also a beautiful place to work. Anthony, Bob, Amber Wright, and I just got back from an 11-day field expedition in

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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.

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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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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

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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