Spring Presentations

Spring Presentations

This spring I had a great time presenting research and education material at a handful of venues. I presented some of my summer research investigating Hawaiian lizards as part of the MUW Science and Mathematics seminar (SM100) How Lizards Use Their Habitat: Rough vs...
NEW IMAGING MACHINED PARTS

NEW IMAGING MACHINED PARTS

One of the most fun parts of doing biology research, in my opinion, is designing equipment to take the kinds of measurements and gather the kind of data that you need. I designed a couple pieces of lab and field equipment in grad school and have continued using those...
#herpetALLogy takover April 2019

#herpetALLogy takover April 2019

On April 10th, I had the pleasure of guest posting on the #herpetALLogy twitter account. I wanted to share the awesome diversity seen across gecko toe pads! Please welcome @TravisHagey for today's #herpetALLogy takover. (We hear there will be geckos!!) Travis...
New lab equipment

New lab equipment

Despite a very busy semester teaching, I was able to get my hands on some new (to me) lab equipment! These old magnifying right light stands would be great for lighting while we image toe pads, except for the magnification part and the clunky and warn out springs...
MUW Faculty Talks

MUW Faculty Talks

This semester I had the great opportunities to present my research as part of the MUW Provost’s Faculty Symposium where I talked about my summer research in Hawaii looking at introduced lizard species. I was also invited to speak as part of the MUW Gordy Honors...
Lizards in the lab

Lizards in the lab

This semester we have added some lizards to the lab! We’ll be using these animals mainly as ambassadors during our school science nights or public events. Although we may take some measurements from them along the way. We have two introduced Mediterranean house...