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New Postdocs

This month the McGuire Center welcomes two new postdoctoral associates. Ivone de Bem Oliveira is a new postdoctoral research associate … Continued

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Student Spotlight: Riley Gott

Riley Gott began his doctoral studies in August 2022 studying the taxonomy and systematics of the primarily Neotropical butterfly genera … Continued

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“Butterfly Moths”

Although the name sounds a little strange, there is a whole family of tropical moths called “Butterfly Moths.” Moths of … Continued

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Visiting Researchers

The McGuire Center hosts numerous visiting researchers throughout the year. With the easing of travel restrictions, the past two months … Continued

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New Staff Profiles

With the arrival of spring, we feature two of our latest hires who play key roles in maintaining the steady … Continued

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Secret Morphology

Lepidoptera species generally have different wing patterns which help identify them. Nevertheless, look-alikes and plain colored species can be a … Continued

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Silk Research

The McGuire Center is proud to sponsor Toshita Barve through the University Scholars Program of UF’s Center for Undergraduate Research. … Continued