Noor wins the Ernst Mayr Award!

PhD Candidate Noor White won the Ernst Mayr Award for her presentation “Resolving the Avian Tree of Life using Ultraconserved Elements” at the 2015 Evolution meeting in Guaruj√°, Brazil. The Ernst Mayr Award is given to the presenter of the outstanding student talk in the field of systematics at the annual meetings of the Society of Systematic Biologists (SSB). This is SSB’s premier award, and is judged by the quality and creativity of the research completed over the course of the student’s Ph.D. program. Congratulations Noor!

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Dr. Paul Lewis presents Noor with the Ernst Mayr Award


Brian presents the Red Siskin Initiative

Post-doc Brian Coyle gave an excellent presentation on the Red Siskin Initiative at the 2015 Smithsonian Ornithology Exchange at the National Zoo in Washington, DC. Learn more about the project by clicking on the “Red Siskin Conservation” tab!

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Dr. Brian Coyle presenting the Red Siskin Initiative