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The Florida Museum research building hosts a rotating exhibit highlighting recent student research guided by a Florida Museum mentor. Posters are on display at Dickinson Hall for one semester and then permanently archived on this website.

Contact information for current Museum graduate students is available on the Graduate Student Directory, through links to the University of Florida departments, or via the Florida Museum mentors.

Click any poster to download the PDF.

Spring 2012

Using Ecological Niche Models to Explore Niche Evolution on West Indian Bats

Author: J. Angel Soto-Centeno, PhD candidate, Department of Biology (Zoology)

Florida Museum Research Mentors: David Reed, Mammals (Committee chair); David Steadman, Ornithology; Gustav Paulay, Invertebrate Zoology

Reevaluating the Status of Mazama deer from Pearl Islands, Panama

Author: Ty Christian, Undergraduate
Jorge L. Pino, PhD candidate, Department of Biology (Zoology)

Florida Museum Research Mentor: David Reed, Mammals (Undergraduate mentor [TC], Committee chair [JLP])

Geographic Diversity of Pediculus humanus across the Americas

Authors: Jackie Fane, Undergraduate, Department of Biology (Zoology)
Marina S. Ascunce, postdoc, FLMNH
Gebreyes Kassu, Undergraduate
Ariel Toloza, Centro de Investigaciones de Plagas e Insecticidas, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Mari­a I. Piccolo, Centro de Investigaciones de Plagas e Insecticidas, Buenos Aires, Argentina
David L. Reed, Associate Curator of Mammals, FLMNH

Florida Museum Research Mentor: David Reed, Mammals (Undergraduate mentor)

Integrative Biology of Acoustic Communication in Neotropical Singing Mice

Authors: Bret Pasch, PhD candidate, Department of Biology (Zoology)
Polly Campbell, Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona
Steven M. Phelps, Section of Integrative Biology, University of Texas

Florida Museum Research Mentor: David Reed, Mammals (Committee member [BP])

 

Fall 2012

Beyond Hubs and Spokes

Authors: Christopher Altes, MA candidate, Department of Anthropology
Joshua M. Torres, PhD candidate, Department of Anthropology

Florida Museum Research Mentor: William Keegan, Caribbean Archaeology (Committee chair [CA], committee member [JMT])

Results of Vertebrate Zooarchaeology from MC-6, Middle Caicos, Turks and Caicos Islands

Authors: Michelle J. LeFebvre, DEGREE candidate, Department of Anthropology
Joost Morsink, PhD candidate, Department of Anthropology

Florida Museum Research Mentors: Kitty Emery, Environmental Archaeology (Committee member [MJL]; William Keegan, Caribbean Archaeology (Committee chair [JM], committee member [MJL]); David Steadman, Ornithology (Committee member)

Spatial Differentiation in Archaeological Faunal Materials

Author: Joost Morsink, PhD candidate, Department of Anthropology

Florida Museum Research Mentor: William Keegan, Caribbean Archaeology (Committee chair)

Spindle Whorls and Fiber Production: Evidence from Two Late Ceramic Age Sites in Eastern Puerto Rico

Authors: Joshua M. Torres, PhD candidate, Department of Anthropology
Lisabeth Carlson, PhD candidate, Department of Anthropology

Florida Museum Research Mentors: William Keegan, Caribbean Archaeology (Committee member [JMT], Committee chair [LC]); David Steadman, Ornithology (Committee member), William Marquardt, Archaeology (Committee member), Elizabeth Wing, Environmental Archaeology (Committee member)