Elias Lab

Recent Publications

New collaborative study published on novel song production mechanism (aeroelastic flutter) in hummingbirds in Science. Press (1, 2, 3, 4) and video clip about publication

New paper published on the role of resource ownership and contests in Behavioral Ecology.

The new book “Spider Behaviour: Flexibility & Versatility” (M. Herberstein, ed) is now available from Cambridge University Press

The new book “Spider Behaviour: Flexibility & Versatility” (M. Herberstein, ed) is now available from Cambridge University Press

Vibratory communication in the jumping spider Phidippus clarus: new papers published in Ethology and Behavioral Ecology.

“There will be blood”: new paper on female competition in Phidippus clarus published in Behavioral Ecology. Interview and press (1,2,3,4,5) on publication.

News

News article and podcast featuring the Elias lab.

Congratulations to Chrissy Rivera for receiving a UC Berkeley Graduate Division Summer Grant!

New art projects added!

Congratulations to collaborater Maddie Girard has just been awarded "Best Paper of 2011" for her publication on "Recruitment-dance signals draw larger audiences when honey bee colonies have multiple patrilines" in Insectes Sociaux.

New lab members starting Fall 2011. Graduate student Chrissy Rivera and Post-doctoral fellow J. Patrick Kelley (funded by a generous grant from the Hellman Foundation)!

Dirty Dancing: Click here for a NPR blog post on jumping spiders featuring the Elias Lab.

Stealth percussionists of the animal world: Click here for Scientific American news article on vibrational communication featuring the Elias Lab.

Click here for a short video on the hidden world of spiders.

The Elias lab has been awarded a CONNECT British Council award along with the Windmill lab at University of Strathclyde!

Congratulations to long time collaborater Michael Kasumovic, who has been awarded the Young Investigator Award from the American Society of Naturalists!!!