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Welcome Angela!

June 5, 2017

Angela Hansen is one of two new graduate students joining the Taylor Lab this fall! Angela Hansen, a graduate in Biology from the University of Utah, will be joining the lab as a PhD student this fall. During her undergraduate Angela worked with Dr. Dale Clayton and Dr. Sarah Bush...

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Kathryn is awarded an NSF GRFP (and more!)

May 22, 2017

Perhaps similar to her 3rd birthday (see image), Kathryn has a lot of reasons to celebrate as her first academic year as a graduate student at CU Boulder comes to a close. The most recent of which is being awarded a Graduate Research Fellowship (GRFP) from the National Science Foundation!...

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Scott heads east for warblers

May 22, 2017

For the next couple of weeks Scott will be in the field in West Virginia with his colleague David Toews , a Banting Postdoctoral Fellow working with Irby Lovette at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. Scott and Dave will be collecting blood samples from golden-winged warblers in the southern Appalachians...

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Scott talks about eBird on The Pulse!

May 22, 2017

Scott recently spoke with Paige Pfleger of The Pulse about using eBird data for scientific research. During the episode Paige also chats with an eBird contributor, Holly Merker, and Ian Davies from the Information Science Department at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. eBird is the largest citizen science database in...

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Welcome Kathryn!

Sept. 7, 2016

The Taylor lab welcomed its first graduate student this fall! Kathryn Grabenstein, a new PhD student in the lab, is a graduate from Cornell University where she studied Biology. As an undergraduate, Kathryn worked at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology with Dr. Mike Webster & Dr. Irby Lovette examining anthropogenic...

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Scott is giving a talk at UC Riverside

Sept. 7, 2016

Scott will be giving a talk, " Insights from avian hybrid zones into the origin and maintenance of biodiversity ", as part of the UC Riverside Dept. of Biology seminar series on September 29th. He'll be discussing his ongoing work on chickadee hybridization and the maintenance of species barriers as...

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Scott will be speaking at the 2017 Gordon Research Conference on Speciation

Sept. 7, 2016

Scott will be heading to Italy in February as an invited speaker in the 'Introgression and hybrid speciation, in memory of Richard Harrison' session of the 2017 Gordon Research Conference S PECIATION , the world's largest conference on speciation research. Rick's sudden passing in April shocked the evolutionary biology community...