The Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM) has announced that Dr. Sarah Hamer, an associate professor in the Department of Veterinary Integrative Biosciences (VIBS) and an EEB Core Faculty Member, has been named the Richard Schubot Endowed Chair and director of the Schubot Exotic Bird Health Center. Click to see the announcement.
EEB affiliate student Luke Bower (Winemiller Aquatic Ecology lab, WFSC) cast netting for fish in Chiapas, Mexico. Luke was part of a group collecting cichlids and goodeids (Splitfins) for a biogeography study, as well as a general diversity survey.
Researchers band, measure, and blood sample gulls nesting on Île de Ré, France.
EEB PhD student Erin Buchholtz assisted with a wet-season aerial survey of wild and domestic animals of the eastern Okavango Panhandle, Botswana at the end of May 2017. This work is part of the EcoExist Project. Read more here (www.ecoexistproject.com) and here (http://bit.ly/2sWiRit)
Graduate student Zach Hancock sampling for sand-burrowing amphipods, and EEB faculty member Dr. Mary Wicksten (BIOL) releasing Physalia physalia, the Portuguese man-o-war, at Matagorda Beach
PhD student Rachael Glazner is funded by the Texas Sea Grant for research on blue crabs. Here's Rachael holding a crab (but sadly, not a blue crab) in Galveston, Texas.
Members of the Rosenthal Lab (BIOL) working in the famous swordtail hybrid zone in the Sierra Madre, Hidalgo, Mexico. Lab members stay at the Centro de Investigaciones Científicas de la Huastecas “Aguazarca” and from there they hike to awesome sites to collect Xiphophorus hybrids
EEB Faculty member Dr. Tom Lacher with ENTO and WFSC students and a Dominican racer (Alsophis sibonius) captured in Caribbean dry forest on the Island of Dominica during the Dominica Tropical Field Biology class. The class is co-taught with EEB faculty member Dr. Jim Woolley.