Congratulation to Scott twice over! In quick succession, Scott has been awarded two highly prestigious postdoctoral fellowships from the Canadian government: first a two-year NSERC fellowship, which shortly thereafter he had to decline when he was awarded an even more competitive two-year Banting Fellowship. Scott thereby becomes one of only…
Warmest of congratulations to Nick for passing his oral PhD comprehensive exams with flying colors!
Congratulations to Kathryn Grabenstein for being awarded the Cynthia Kagarise Sherman Award for Best Undergraduate Thesis in Behavior by the Neurobiology & Behavior department faculty!
Congratulations to class of ’14 student Camille Shaw for her strong and highly self-motivated honors thesis on “Variation in sequences of gene MSI1 across avian species as an indicator of its involvement in the regulation of adult neurogenesis”
Congratulations to Andy Johnson for submitting his honors thesis on “Connecting habitats and hemispheres: non-stop migratory flights in Whimbrels (Numenius phaeopus)” a study that required 2+ years of intensive fieldwork in arctic Canada.
Congratulations to Hope on submitting her honors thesis on “Interspecific Information Use by Army-ant-following Birds,” a project that required two successive field seasons in lowland Amazonia!
Congratulations to Kathryn for submitting her honors thesis on “No experimental support for resource-dependent offspring sex allocation in a migratory songbird,” which she completed with mentoring from our Lab colleagues Mike Webster and Sara Kaiser.
Warmest of congratulations to long-time lab group member Marjorie Weber on the presentation and defense of her PhD dissertation on ” The Evolutionary Ecology of Plant Defense Mutualisms”!!!
Irby has just been promoted to the rank of full Professor at Cornell.
Warmest of congratulations to Dan on presenting and defending his dissertation on “Sexual selection and speciation in the red-backed fairy-wren”!!!
Irby has been elected by the Cornell faculty to a three-year term as a member at large of the University Senate.
Congratulations to Holly for passing her oral PhD A-exam in the Field of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology!