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Visiting Researchers at UMMZ

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Bill morphology of Red Crossbills

Cody K. Porter

Visiting graduate student is studying Red Crossbill bills in relation to adaptations to various pine cones.

University of Wyoming

From: 12/11/2014 To: 12/12/2014

Increased Diversity in Australian Geckos

Dr. Craig Moritz

New tools from genomics, phylogenetics and spatial environmental analysis are revolutionizing our ability to discover diversity and map hotspots of unique species- or phylo-diversity. Here, Dr. Moritz sorts geckos he collected for his research 25 years ago (as a post doctoral student here at the Museum of Zoology) into newly described and yet to be described taxa.

Australian National University

From: 11/17/2014 To: 11/20/2014

Paleoanthropologist Examines UMMZ Howler Monkey Collection

Robert McCarthy

Dr. Robert McCarthy, an assistant professor from Benedictine University, recenty visited the UMMZ to study howler monkey (genus Alouatta) skulls.

Benedictine University

From: 11/14/2014 To: 11/14/2014

Gecko morphometrics

Faye Collyer

Faye Collyer, an undergraduate researcher from the Department of Biology at the U of M Dearborn is taking measurements of body proportions of preserved geckos this semester. She is working with Dr. Mathew Heinicke (also U of M Dearborn, Department of Biology) investigating morphology and phylogeny of geckos.

University of Michigan Dearborn

From: 11/12/2014 To: 12/31/2014

Systematics of the Polychrus marmoratus group

John Murphy, Tom Anton

John Murphy (front) and Tom Anton record measurements from lizards in the Polychrus marmoratus species complex.

Field Museum of Natural History

From: 11/10/2014 To: 11/12/2014

UMMZ Alum Returns to Study Alaskan Mammals

Link Olson

Dr. Link Olson recently returned to Ann Arbor to examine the holdings from Alaska in the UMMZ Mammal Division.


University of Alaska-Fairbanks

From: 10/17/2014 To: 10/18/2014

Scientific Coordinator of the Nature Protection Trust of Seychelles visits Mollusk Division

Justin Gerlach

Justin Gerlach examines UMMZ Partula collection

Nature Protection Trust of Seychelles

From: 9/27/2014 To: 10/1/2014

Researchers Examining Mollusks of Point Pelee National Park, Canada

Dr. Sumengen Sutomo, Dr. Hannah-Maria Jaques

Hannah-Maria Jaques, independent researcher, and Dr. Sumengen Sutomo, Professor of Public Health at the University of Indonesia, are visiting the Mollusk Division.

Independent Researcher & School of Public Health, University of Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia

From: 9/23/2014 To: 11/11/2014

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