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NSF-Doctoral Dissertation Improvements Grants for Everyone!

We received some exciting news from NSF! Jared, Matt, and Rebecca each got their NSF-DDIG grants funded this year!  Matt and Jared applied to the Phylogenetic Systematics program, and they just heard the good news today. Rebecca submitted to the Evolutionary Genetics … Continue reading

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Matt wins Huey Award at SICB!

Matt McElroy received the 3rd annual Raymond B. Huey Award for the best student presentation at the Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology (SICB) meeting. The competition is open to graduate students who are presenting independent research in ecology and … Continue reading

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Visiting Researcher Dr. Mariana Morando

Our friend and colleague Dr. Mariana Morando visited the lab for a week to collect SNP data for some Argentinian lizards. Mariana is on sabbatical this year at BYU in the Jack Sites lab. Mariana set a new record for … Continue reading

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2014 JMIH “Herp” Meetings, Chattanooga Tennessee

The annual JMIH “herp” meetings were held last week in Chattanooga Tennessee.  The meetings were great, and there were plenty of great talks by UW researchers. Jared Grummer won 1st runner-up in the HL Graduate Research Award competition for best student … Continue reading

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Visiting Professor Dr. Caleb Ofori-Boateng

The Leaché lab is hosting visiting professor Dr. Caleb Ofori-Boateng from Ghana. I first met Caleb in 2006 during a Conservation International Rapid Assessment Program survey of some forested regions in Ghana, and we’ve been collaborating ever since. Caleb recently … Continue reading

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