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– UF News covers Lary Reeves’ Instagram

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– UF News covers Lary Reeves’ Instagram

UF News did an amazing story on PhD student, Lary Reeves, recently. Lary has gained over 65,000 followers on Instagram by posting incredible photos of various species with captions ...

UF News did an amazing story on PhD student, Lary Reeves, recently. Lary has gained over 65,000 followers on Instagram by posting incredible photos of various species with captions that explain the science behind each species. Be sure to follow him - @Biodiversilary.

– Gracillariidae Workshop

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– Gracillariidae Workshop

The lab recently held the International Symposium of Gracillariidae in Hawaii. This was a great training experience for students and collaboration opportunity for international res ...

The lab recently held the International Symposium of Gracillariidae in Hawaii. This was a great training experience for students and collaboration opportunity for international researchers. Check out the Hawaii Expeditions page for more photos!

– Akito quoted in Science on current state of funding for biological collections

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– Akito quoted in Science on current state of funding for biological collections

In regards to the NSF program, Collections in Support of Biological Research (CSBR), Akito was recently quoted in Science on the current state of funding for biological collections ...

In regards to the NSF program, Collections in Support of Biological Research (CSBR), Akito was recently quoted in Science on the current state of funding for biological collections. Read the full article here.

– Advancements in the lab

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– Advancements in the lab

Former high school student in the lab, Minjia Zhong, is now an undergraduate at Stanford University. Former undergraduate student in the lab, Francesca Ponce, is now a graduate stu ...

Former high school student in the lab, Minjia Zhong, is now an undergraduate at Stanford University. Former undergraduate student in the lab, Francesca Ponce, is now a graduate student at California Institute of Technology. We are all so proud!

– ButterflyNet collaboration

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– ButterflyNet collaboration

Spent two days with a team of collaborators discussing plans for the new ButterflyNet grant. This project will produce a set of online tools and databases for comparative studies a ...

Spent two days with a team of collaborators discussing plans for the new ButterflyNet grant. This project will produce a set of online tools and databases for comparative studies and will allow researchers to access information about all existing butterfly species including their ...

– ESA President’s Award

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– ESA President’s Award

PhD students, Dale Halbritter and David Plotkin, both received first place (President's Award) for best student speakers at the Entomological Society of America (ESA) in Minneapoli ...

PhD students, Dale Halbritter and David Plotkin, both received first place (President's Award) for best student speakers at the Entomological Society of America (ESA) in Minneapolis. Congrats, Dale & David!

– Art in Biology, Hippodrome Gallery

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– Art in Biology, Hippodrome Gallery

Several individuals in the Kawahara Lab and the FLMNH will be showcasing their art at the Hippodrome Theatre in Gainesville, FL. From microscopic organisms to butterfly pupae, perc ...

Several individuals in the Kawahara Lab and the FLMNH will be showcasing their art at the Hippodrome Theatre in Gainesville, FL. From microscopic organisms to butterfly pupae, perching birds and more, the show aims to share the lifeforms that scientists study every day. The openi ...

– Travel awards for PhD students

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– Travel awards for PhD students

Congratulations to Chris Johns and Peter Houlihan for winning FLMNH travel awards! Chris' award will support his field work on leaf-mining moths in Hawaii, and Peter's will support ...

Congratulations to Chris Johns and Peter Houlihan for winning FLMNH travel awards! Chris' award will support his field work on leaf-mining moths in Hawaii, and Peter's will support his field work on ghost orchids and hawkmoths in the Cayman Islands.

– Outreach on Saba, Caribbean

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– Outreach on Saba, Caribbean

Kawahara Lab members traveled to the remote island of Saba in the Netherland Antilles to conduct fieldwork and lead outreach activities through Sea & Learn. We were honored to ...

Kawahara Lab members traveled to the remote island of Saba in the Netherland Antilles to conduct fieldwork and lead outreach activities through Sea & Learn. We were honored to be invited to participate in such a great program!