Darko Cotoras graduates!

Many congratulations to Darko, who currently has two postdocs, one at the California Academy of Sciences with Charles Griswold and Brian Simison, the other at UC Santa Cruz with Beth Shapiro. So we’ll be hearing slots more from him over the coming years.      

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Misha Leong has graduated!

Misha was hooded at the CNR commencement. She currently holds a postdoc at the California Academy of Sciences, where she is working with their newest curator, Michelle Trautwein.

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Andy Rominger awarded Philomathia Fellowship

Andy Rominger has been awarded a Philomathia Graduate Fellowship in Environmental Sciences. This fellowship (formerly the Chang-Lin Tien Graduate Fellowship ) is given on the basis of academic distinction and exceptional promise, students being drawn from Molecular and Cell Biology, Integrative Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Bio-Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Computational Science, Geology,…

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NSF grant to work in Sulawesi

We have just been awarded an NSF grant for a “Biotic Inventory of Terrestrial Vertebrates, Spiders, and Haemosporidian Parasites of Sulawesi, Indonesia”. PI Jim McGuire, co-PIs Rauri Bowie, Rosemary Gillespie, Susan Perkins (AMNH)

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Ashley Adams awarded NSF GRF

Congratulations to Ashley Adams, recipient of one of this year’s NSF graduate research fellowships. Ashley is working on  pheromones and species recognition mechanisms in Hawaiian spiders.

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