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Van’s latest talk

Take 5 minutes and check out Van’s latest talk at the Zoology mini-symposium!

Posted in conferences, genomics, herps, research, UH

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

Luke judges science fair

I recently volunteered to judge at the annual science fair for a local middle school. It was really inspiring to see all the creativity in the room. The whole experience was a good reminder of why I got into science

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Posted in outreach, research, UH

Fieldwork on Kauai

Luke recently returned from conducting fieldwork in the upper reaches of the island of Kauai. Here, in some of the last remaining intact Hawaiian forests, native birds actually outnumber introduced birds! Seen here is ‘anianiau, a Hawaiian honeycreeper endemic to

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Posted in genomics, Natural History, research, travel

Fieldwork on Oahu’s offshore islets!

Val is conducting herpetological surveys on Oahu’s windward offshore islets and is also sampling two species of lizard to gain insight into introduction rates and population structure.  

Posted in herps, Natural History, research, 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

Evolution 2019!

Several members of the Thomson Lab will be in Providence, Rhode Island June 21-25 for this year’s Evolution meeting. If you’re around, please come say hi and check out our talks and posters! Sat, June 22 Population genomics of an

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Posted in conferences, lab, phylogenetics, research, travel