Ph.D. candidate Ryan McCleary’s collaborative work with Dr. Heard from the UF College of Veterinary Medicine led to the development of a safe, reliable, and humane technique for collecting venom from cottonmouths.
Dr. David Reed received the National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development Award to study the evolutionary biology of human lice.
Dr. Evgeny Mavrodiev’s paper, “Classical Morphology of Plants as an Elementary Instance of Classical Invariant Theory” was published in the most recent issue of PLoS ONE. PLoS ONE 4(9): e6969. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0006969
Drs. Doug and Pam Soltis’ were co authors on the paper, “Comparison of next generation sequencing technologies for transcriptome characterization” published in the August issue of BMC Genomics. (BMC Genomics 2009, 10:347doi:10.1186/1471-2164-10-347)
Dr. David Smith was coauthor on the paper, “Optimally timing primaquine treatment to reduce Plasmodium falciparum transmission in low endemicity Thai-Myanmar border populations” published in the Malaria Journal. (Malaria Journal 2009, 8:159 doi:10.1186/1475-2875-8-159)
Dr. Michelle Mack’s work on the effect of tundra fires on carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is covered in a story in today’s issue of Nature.
Florida Museum of Natural History graduate student Maribeth Latvis recently received a 2009 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship.
Postdoctoral associates Polly Campbell and Alexander Ophir and associate professor Steven Phelps’ paper: “Central Vasopressin and Oxytocin Receptor Distributions in Two Species of Singing Mice”, was published in the October 2009 issue the of Journal of Comparative Neurology.
These faculty members and their awarded grants include: Marty Cohn -HHMI Award, David Smith -Gates Foundation Award,and Ted Schuur, Steve Phelps, Sixue Chen, and David Reed -NSF’s CAREER award. These four CAREER grant winners make up 40% of the total… Read More
Ph.D. candidate, Matt Smith’s Master’s research is cited in the latest edition of John’s Alcock’s classic textbook, “An evolutionary approach to animal behavior.”