Students interested in graduate studies at Princeton University convened on campus Oct. 4-7 for three programs designed to give them an intimate look at the University’s Ph.D. programs. The Prospective Ph.D.
Those pesky bees that come buzzing around on a muggy summer day are helping researchers reveal the genes responsible for social behaviors.
McBride has won two large grants this month from NIH and the New York Stem Cell Foundation to support her ongoing research into disease vector mosquitoes. On Oct.
Mary Caswell "Cassie" Stoddard is one of 18 researchers to receive a Packard Fellowship for Science and Engineering from The David and Lucile Packard Foundation, targeted to innovative, early-career scientists and engineers. Stoddard studies the extraordinary diversity of signals and traits in nature. Her lab investigates the evolution of...
Graduate student Chris Tokita in the Tarnita Lab worked closely with researchers from Rockefeller University to investigate ant colonies looking at the relationship between group size and social behaviors.
Pet lovers seeking a better understanding of their four-footed friends might benefit from a new genetic test for sociability in dogs. While studying the genomes of canines Bridgett vonHoldy, assistant professor of ecology and evolutionary biology, and her colleagues discovered genes in domestic dogs that are similar to those linked to hyper-...
I spent my summer as a research assistant for Professor Stoddard in the Stoddard lab researching hummingbird color vision at the Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory in the Colorado Rockies. Part of my responsibilities included taking spectrophotometer measurements of flowers frequently visited by hummingbirds, as well as filming the...
Undergraduate Jack Corso '19 works in Steve Pacala's lab at Princeton. This summer he spent his time in La Jolla, California learning the intricacies of the coral reef photomosaic methodology. Corso also traveled to the French Polynesian island of Moorea, located in the Society Island Archipelago.
Undergraduate Lindsay Martinez spent her summer working on her senior thesis project at the Mpala Research Centre in Kenya. She is looking at the parasitization of plains zebras and the endangered Grevy’s zebras by a gastrointestinal parasite called a strongyle.