I had a wonderful time at SVU in Buena Vista, VA this spring. Too early for fireflies, but not too early to share the “dark side” of fireflies with students. Very happy to find strong women in science at this up-and-coming liberal arts institution!
Photo credit: Summer Rathfon
Check out the summary of Hall, Sander, et al. 2016 here!
Honored to have received the inaugural James F. Crow Award from the Genetics Society of America!
Link to a description of my talk in Science Daily.
New firefly paper published in Molecular Ecology with Radim Schreiber’s amazing photography for the issue cover.
Variation in opsin genes correlates with signalling ecology in North American fireflies
Check out Radim’s website!
Why do some fireflies have A LOT more genetic material than others?
Come check out my talk at 11:15 on Tuesday, June 24th to find out!
Finding scintillans by looking at sites from ~40 years ago is about as productive as hole digging in Cool Hand Luke. Where, oh where, can these little guys be?