Dec 26th, 2017

Esteemed lab alumni Drs. Bao and Caravas dropped by for a visit, 

excited to encounter artifacts documenting their busy past:

It was fantastic catching up!


Nov 4th, 2017

Dr. Popadic revived the commons room dart board:



Awesome: The game is on!


Sept 28th, 2017

We are back from a very fun and successful cave beetle collection trip to Mammoth Cave. Check out our trip, traps, and troubles as well as unexpectedly rich glimpses into the diversity of subterranean life:https://photos.app.goo.gl/zBF2w2HoB3Q42otx1


Sept 23rd, 2017

UROP winners Sonya Royzenblat and Kimberly Palmer presented their findings on the circadian entrainment by light of the cave beetle P. hirtus (Sonya) and the diversity of hair(seriously) on the eyes of dipteran insects (Kimberly) at the Sensorium 2017 meeting in Cincinnati: The first rendition of a planned annual meeting of sensory biologists and ecologists: http://sensoriumconference.org/


Nov 3rd, 2017

Enjoyed an immensely stimulating and educational time giving a cave beetle talk at Ferris State Universityhttps://experiment.com/u/dmN0aQ


Oct 11th, 2017

Very cool feature on Kurt Helf's and Rick Toomey's ongoing conservation work on the Kentucky cave shrimp (Palaemonias ganteri) endemic to Mammoth Cave:

http://wfpl.org/the-life-death-conservation-saga-of-the-kentucky-cave-shrimp/


Sept 28th, 2017

We are back from a very fun and successful cave beetle collection trip to Mammoth Cave. Check out our trip, traps, and troubles as well as unexpectedly rich glimpses into the diversity of subterranean life:https://photos.app.goo.gl/zBF2w2HoB3Q42otx1


Sept 23rd, 2017

UROP winners Sonya Royzenblat and Kimberly Palmer presented their findings on the circadian entrainment by light of the cave beetle P. hirtus (Sonya) and the diversity of hair(seriously) on the eyes of dipteran insects (Kimberly) at the Sensorium 2017 meeting in Cincinnati: The first rendition of a planned annual meeting of sensory biologists and ecologists: http://sensoriumconference.org/