News and Updates
August 2016: Had a successful presentation at NAOC2016 and a great time catching up with colleagues and friends.
February 2016: Three papers have been accepted and are in press. The population genomics of sociable weavers, my review of nest construction, and the paper on aggression in sociable weavers. See CV for details!
July 2015: I've been awarded an NSF Postdoctoral Fellowship in Biology to work with Mike Webster and Irby Lovette at Cornell. I will be moving out to Ithaca at the end of 2015.
June 2015: My paper on stable isotopes and sociable weavers has just come out in Avian Biology Research. Check out CV for details.
March 2015: Successfully defended my dissertation! Also the stable isotope manuscript has been accepted to Avian Biology Research.
February 2015: I've been asked to featured speaker at a nest construction meeting in London in September 2015! I'm excited to present my work on sociable weavers at this location.
January 2015: Conference competition update. I recently competed in the Division of Animal Behavior's Best Student Talk at SICB 2015 in West Palm Beach and won the competition. I feel honored to have been selected among the talented group of behavioral biologists. Additionally, I am about to start my PERT Postdoctoral position in the Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology at the University of Arizona.
December 2014: The paper on the influence of nest size on thermal buffering has been published in Avian Biology Research. My PLoSONE paper also received its first citation. It's been a good month for research.