Yearly Archives: 2014

Pond Turtles

KCET has a nice story on our recent paper proposing new species boundaries for the western pond turtle.

Posted in conservation, genomics, herps, phylogenetics

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

Mud and Musk Turtles

There’s a nice blog post at scientific american on mud and musk turtles that discusses some of our ongoing work. It’s a nice popular review of a really interesting group of turtles.

Posted in herps, lab, phylogenetics

New Graduate Course: Foundations of Evolution and Ecology

Amber Wright, Floyd Reed, and I are starting a new graduate core course next fall and spring. Course announcement below. Instructors: Floyd Reed, Amber Wright & Bob Thomson  Foundations of Evolution and Ecology is a new two-semester graduate core course

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Posted in Uncategorized

39th Annual Tester Symposium

The 39th annual Tester Symposium with keynote speaker Sylvia Earle starts next Wednesday. Download the program here. Wednesday (3/12) – all events are in BioMed B103 2:30-3:35 – Student presentations 3:55-5:00 – Speaker Introduction and Welcome Address by Dr. Sylvia

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Posted in UH

Spring 2014 Lab Meeting Schedule

13 February – Organization 20 February – Raphael 27 February – Bob 6 March – Kirill 13 March – No meeting: Tester Symposium 20 March – Emilie 27 March – No meeting: Spring Break 3 April – Áki 10 April

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Posted in lab

February Herp Night

Posted in conservation, herps, informatics