Jill is elected EGSA co-president
Congratulations to our very own Jill Sanderson on being elected EGSA co-president (along side Bianna Sacchi of the Wright lab) and IT rep! Good luck in your new roles Jill!
Media coverage of Boccia et al. 2021
Ken gives invited lecture at university in Peru
In a full circle moment, Ken was invited to speak at his undergrad university, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia. He gave a great guest lecture about ecomorphology in Anolis lizards to an undergrad zoology class!
Miriam and Ken present at OE3C
Our lab was well represented at this year’s Ontario Ecology, Ethology, and Evolution Colloquium! Miriam presented a poster about her masters research and Ken gave a talk on femur architecture and bone mineral density. If you missed it, you can check out Ken’s talk on YouTube here. Great job guys!!
Rowan wins SSB award
Congratulations to our very own Rowan French for receiving the Graduate Student Research Award (GSRA) from the Society of Systematic Biologists!!
Boccia et al. 2021 Anolis rebreathing paper out now
Check out lab member Chris Boccia’s awesome new paper about aquatic anoles that use bubbles to breathe underwater! You can find the paper by visiting our Publications page and don’t forget to check out the media coverage by National Geographic. Congrats Chris!
Jill passes appraisal exam
With a 62 page document, excellent seminar, and comical answers to the question bank, Jill passed her appraisal exam unconditionally! Congratulations PhD Candidate Jill!
Gavia wins prestigious Vanier Scholarship
Congratulations to Gavia Lertzman-Lepofsky for winning the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship (Vanier CGS)! This significant financial award is designed to attract and retain world-class doctoral students, so huge congrats to our very own Gavia!!
Zifang and Sarah win undergrad poster prizes
Congratulations to undergraduates Zifang Xiong and Sarah Ravoth for winning best posters in the 2021 EEB Undergraduate Research Fair for Biodiversity & Morphology and Genetics, Evolution & Environment, respectively. While Sarah is technically only an honorary lab member.. we still claim her win as one of our own! Amazing job guys.
Jill gives talk at ASN Virtual Asilomar Conference
Jill gave a great research talk at the (sadly) virtual ASN conference this past weekend! If you missed the talk, you can catch it here around 3:40:00. Awesome job Jill!
Ken passes appraisal exam
Unsurprisingly Ken absolutely crushed his appraisal exam and is officially a PhD Candidate, congratulations Ken!!
Rowan wins STRI short-term fellowship
Rowan was just awarded a fellowship to conduct research as the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute! Congrats Rowan, have fun in Panama this summer!!
Jill wins Sigma Xi award
Congratulations Jill on winning a competitive Grant in Aid of Research award from Sigma Xi!