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Thanks City Market!

We are excited to have just received a City Market Co-op patronage Seedling Grant to fund more of our work on swede midge. The money comes from City Market members that forget to cash in their refunds as Co-op members. … Continue reading

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Ukranians reference Colorado potato beetles in a slur

As testimony to the persistence of Colorado potato beetle as a global scourge, apparently the Ukranians are now calling the Russian separatists, “Koloradi”. Here is the story: http://www.rferl.org/content/ukraine-colorado-beetle-separatists/25365793.html

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Welcome to Kristian Brevik!

We are pleased to welcome the newest addition to the lab – Kristian Brevik! Kristian did his undergrad degree at Hampshire College, where he studied the domestication of a small mammal. He also happens to speak a few languages, including … Continue reading

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Suisse, je viens …

I am very excited to visit Switzerland tomorrow and give my first scientific talk on the European continent at the 15th International Symposium on Insect-Plant Relationships. This will probably be the largest assembly ever of researchers interested in how domestication … Continue reading

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Recruiting a new Ph. D. student to study reproductive ecology of swede midge

Ph. D. assistantship in reproductive ecology and mating disruption In cooperation with Dr. Rebecca Hallett’s lab at University of Guelph, we will be recruiting for a highly motivated Ph. D. student, who has an interest in studying the reproductive ecology … Continue reading

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