This year we formed a hippie cult. The full set of photos taken by Mike Turzanski is being uploaded to the Lab’s Flickr account.
Dan Scantlebury’s paper on Madagascan diversification was just published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B. The cover features Dan’s photo of an undescribed species of Pareodura licking its eye. Congratulations to Dan on a job well done. Here’s the abstract of Dan’s paper: “The evolutionary origins of Madagascar’s biodiversity remain mysterious despite the […]
I am very happy and proud to announce that Julienne Ng successfully defended her PhD dissertation on June 14th. Julienne put together an excellent thesis on the evolution of Anolis distichus, and its spectacularly polymorphic dewlap in particular. Julienne is the the Glor Lab’s first PhD and she has set a high standard for those […]
Our paper reporting new adenovirus strains in collaboration with two veterinarians came out today. Check it out!
Julienne’s latest paper is out in the latest issue of Evolution and features a beautiful photograph of A. distichus by Miguel Landestoy. I’m not sure whose idea it was to put the text directly over the animal’s eye.
The Undergraduate Program in Biology and Medicine held a poster session last Friday where Ben Desch presented a poster describing the research he did in our lab as a de Kiewiet Summer Research Fellow. Using AFLPs, Ben studied genetic structure of Anolis cristatellus across Puerto Rico. Ben was particularly interested in whether the adaptive dewlap […]
For those who haven’t already heard, Daven Presgraves and I are running a journal club on Speciation this semester. We’re covering a broad range of topics, focusing on classic literature and its implications for how we study speciation today. Attendance is open to anybody who’s interested and willing to carefully read the required material. We’ve […]
This morning the janitorial staff used some autoclave tape to leave a note about problematic disposal of food waste in our recycling bin (see image). Let’s try to nip this roaming ant problem in the bud!
The World Congress of Herpetology in Vancouver wrapped up yesterday. For more on all the anole-related talks at the meeting, be sure to check out Anole Annals.