Callin Switzer successfully defended his thesis, “Bee pollination biology: buzzing, behavior, and biomechanics”! He is the Arboretum’s first PhD candidate to defend his dissertation.
About Robin Hopkins
This author has yet to write their bio.Meanwhile lets just say that we are proud Robin Hopkins contributed a whooping 36 entries.
Entries by Robin Hopkins
Sevan Suni accepted a position at the University of San Francisco, in San Francisco CA. She will join the biology department as a tenure track assistant professor in January 2018. She is looking forward to teaching courses in field ecology and evolution, and to continuing research on the evolutionary ecology of plants and their pollinators.
Ben received honorable mention for his NSF GRFP proposal to study hybrid speciation in Phlox
Ben successfully defended his dissertation proposal on a putative case of homoploid hybrid speciation in the Phlox pilosa complex.
Transcriptome sequences reveal the history of introgression between sympatric Phlox drummondii and P. cuspidata. [Roda et al. 2017]
Robin and Federico get a Dean’s Competitive Fund for Promising Scholarship award for continuing their work on self-incompatiblity and heterospecific incompatibility.
Whitaker, Melissa RL, Shayla Salzman, Jon Sanders, Martin Kaltenpoth, Naomi Pierce. 2016. Microbial communities of Lycaenid butterflies do not correlate with larval diet. Frontiers in Microbiology 7:1920. [PDF]
As part of Plant Physiology‘s focus issue on flowering and reproduction, we review what is known about hybridization and its consequences in plants, from before Darwin to future directions. [Goulet et al. 2017]
Heather and Robin’s work on pollinator behavior is the focus of the latest episode of Science IRL. Science IRL is a YouTube series hosted by Molly Edwards, a graduate student in Harvard OEB, that shows what life as a researcher is really like by featuring the work of scientists from around the country. Check it […]
Shayla’s baby, Laurel, is born! The lab is full of children!
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