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Desert Oracle

I’ve got an article on the elusive California Gila monster in the Spring 2016 issue of the Desert Oracle. Check it out.

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September Herp Night

Exploring species diversity in Southeast Asian Sun Skinks Anthony Barley Thursday September 24, 2015. 3rd Floor Edmondson Hall.   Herp night this month will take place 6pm Thursday on the 3rd floor of Edmondson Hall. Anthony Barley will be talking

Posted in genomics, herps, Natural History, phylogenetics, travel, UH

August Herp Night

Detangling 40 million years on a life raft; the biogeography of the Fijian Island herpetofauna Robert Fisher   I am very happy to welcome Robert Fisher from the San Diego USGS field station as our first herp night speaker of

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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

Posted in herps, lab, Natural History, travel

Kauai Softshells

We’ve just returned from our fieldwork in Kauai!  Bob and I did a very thorough job surveying the island for suitable habitat and existing populations of P. sinensis and P. steindachneri.  In fact, we put 741 miles on the rental

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Gone herping

Me, Caroline, and Amber Wright got to Kauai today for a week of field work. Caroline and I are trapping soft shells for one of her masters projects, and Amber is collecting data on lizard abundance and competition. We had

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Mojave Field Work

Several of us are just back from a week of fieldwork in the Mojave Desert. A few photos below.

Posted in herps, lab, travel

November Herp Night

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HIMB Pauley Program June 2013

This June, Zac Forsman, Ingrid Knapp, and Rob Toonen will host an immersive and innovative workshop at the Hawaii Institute for Marine Biology Advancing tools for biodiversity studies: Genomics and bioinformatics of cnidarians with a focus on corals Should be a great

Posted in conservation, informatics, phylogenetics, teaching, travel

Bodega Workshop Photos

 

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