Melissa Warden was awarded Research Fellowships from the Whitehall Foundation and the Alfred Sloan Foundation, awarded to early-career scientists of outstanding promise.
Michael Webster was elected a Fellow of the Animal Behavior Society, in recognition of his contributions to our understanding of the evolution of sexual signaling and breeding behavior, particularly in birds.
Callum Kingwell on CBS news on STRI in Panama! http://www.cbsnews.com/news/smithsonian-research-island-barro-colorado-attracting-scientists-since-1923/
Why you shouldn’t freak out about swarming honeybees — and how to save bees from those who do
Washington Post, 5/26/15
Thomas Seeley (NBB)
To hunt and eat, bats listen for signals in prey mating calls
Cornell Chronicle, 5/28/15
Jay Falk, graduate student (NBB)
FIVE STAFF MEMBERS RECOGNIZED WITH EXCELLENCE AWARDS
Michael J. Sheehan and Thore J. Bergman
Is there an evolutionary trade-off between quality signaling and social recognition?
Ni Y. Feng, Daniel J. Fergus, Andrew H. Bass; Neural transcriptome reveals molecular mechanisms for temporal control of vocalization across multiple timescales
Jay J. Falk, Hannah M. ter Hofstede, Patricia L. Jones, Marjorie M. Dixon, Paul A. Faure, Elisabeth K. V. Kalko, Rachel A. Page; Sensory-based niche partitioning in a multiple predator–multiple prey community
Please see write-up in the Washington Post: http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/speaking-of-science/wp/2015/05/21/scientists-say-this-bugs-love-songs-could-court-a-mate-or-a-crushing-death/
TEACHING ASSISTANT PRIZES AWARDED
Congratulations to Kevin Loope on being selected as an Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant in the Department of Neurobiology and Behavior this year.
Congratulations to Laura Manella on being the recipient of the Deanne Gebell Gitner '66 Family Annual Prize for Teaching Assistants
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