Blogs & Videos: Research Experience for Undergraduates

2010 REU Intern Emily Rudick

Comparative Gill and Labial Palp Morphology (Mollusca: Bivalvia)

EMILY LAUREN RUDICK Sophomore Biology major at Temple University, College of Science and Technology REU Mentors: Dr. Rüdiger Bieler (Curator, Zoology, Invertebrates) and Dr. Ana Glavinic (Postdoctoral Fellow, Zoology, Invertebrates) Symposium Presentation Title: Comparative Gill and Labial Palp Morphology (Mollusca: Bivalvia)

2014 REU Intern Ian Medeiros

ATM meets MET – Assembling a Taxonomic Monograph using Modern Electronic Tools

IAN MEDEIROS Sophomore Human Ecology (Botany focus) at The College of the Atlantic REU Mentors: Dr. Robert Lücking (Adjunct Curator and Collections Manager, Botany, S&E) and Dr. Thorsten Lumbsch (Curator and Associate Director of the Integrative Research Center, S&E) Symposium Presentation Title: Resolving the Phylogeny of the Wirthiotremateae (Graphidaceae) with Morphological and Molecular data

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

2014 REU Intern Luis Allende

What’s in a name? That’s what we call a species – addressing species delimitation in lichenized fungi

LUIS ALLENDE Sophomore Ecology major at Northeastern Illinois University REU Mentor: Dr. Thorsten Lumbsch (Curator and Associate Director of the Integrative Research Center, S&E) Symposium Presentation Title: What's in a name? That's what we call a species - addressing species delimitation in script lichens

2014 REU Intern Max Witynski

What can we learn from 30+ years of bird migration data?

MAX WITYNSKI Freshman Environmental Biology and Applied Ecology major at Cornell University REU Advisors: Dr. David Willard (Adjunct Curator, Birds), Dr. Ben Marks (Collection Manager, Birds) and Dr. Douglas Stotz (Research Ecologist, Action Center) Symposium Presentation Title: Lessons from 35 years of migratory bird collisions in Chicago

2014 REU Intern Armita Manafzadeh

Morphological Integration in the Mandibles of Living Reptiles and Fossil Synapsids

ARMITA MANAFZADEH Sophomore Integrative Biology major at University of California – Berkeley REU Mentor: Dr. Kenneth D. Angielczyk (Curator, Geology, S&E) Symposium Presentation Title: Morphological Integration in the Mandibles of Living Reptiles and Fossil Synapsids

2009 REU Intern William Adams

The early evolution of sea turtles

WILLIAM ADAMS Junior Biology major at Loyola University REU Mentors: Dr. Kenneth D. Angielczyk (Assistant Curator of Paleomammalogy, Geology) and Dr. James Parham (Postdoctoral Research Associate, Biodiversity Synthesis Center) Symposium Presentation Title: A Geometric Morphometric Analysis of Plastron Morphology in Marine Chelonioids and their Relatives (Chordata: Reptilia: Testudines: Chelonioidea)

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