Blogs & Videos: Scanning Electron Microscope

2014 REU Intern Anne Gibbons

Hairy legs in the Nursery

ANNE GIBBONS Junior Environmental Studies major at University of Michigan - Ann Arbor REU Mentors: Dr. Petra Sierwald (Curator, Arachnida and Myriapoda, S&E) and Dr. Estevam da Silva (Postdoctoral Researcher, Arachnida and Myriapoda, S&E) Symposium Presentation Title: Fishing around the world: spiders of the genus Dolomedes

2012 REU Intern Franco Gallastegui

Using systematic traits of teeth to test trophic niche evolution in theropod dinosaurs

FRANCO GALLASTEGUI Junior Biology and Geophysical Sciences major at The University of Chicago REU Mentor: Dr. Peter Makovicky (Curator, Geology) Symposium Presentation Title: Using Systematic Traits of Teeth to Test Trophic Niche Evolution in Theropod Dinosaurs

2011 REU Intern Katherine Anderson

Bivalves in Time and Space (BiTS): Clams as tools to understand macroevolution

KATHERINE ANDERSON Junior Ecology and Evolutionary Biology major at University of Michigan, Ann Arbor REU Mentors: Dr. Rüdiger Bieler (Curator, Zoology, Invertebrates) and Dr. André Sartori (Postdoctoral Fellow, Zoology, Invertebrates) Symposium Presentation Title: Diversity of Venus clams: building an online resource for species identification

2011 REU Intern Hannah Wirtshafter

The Bivalve Tree of Life

HANNAH WIRTSHAFTER Junior Biological Sciences major at Carnegie Mellon University REU Mentors: Dr. Rüdiger Bieler (Curator, Zoology, Invertebrates) and Dr. Sid Staubach (Postdoctoral Fellow, Zoology, Invertebrates) Symposium Presentation Title: Flexing our Mussels: Comparative Bivalve Gill Morphology

2010 REU Intern Mairead Baker

An island giant: describing a new species of rove beetle from the Chatham Islands

MAIREAD BAKER Sophomore Evolutionary and Developmental Biology major at Northwestern University REU Mentor: Dr. Margaret Thayer (Curator, Zoology, Insects) Symposium Presentation Title: An Island Giant: Describing a New Species of Rove Beetle from the Chatham Islands