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Researcher Studies Seasonal Morphological Variation in Mustelids

Dr. Scott LaPoint

Max Planck Institute postdoctoral fellow, Dr. Scott LaPoint, studies the seasonal morphological variation in mustelids.

Max Planck Institute for Ornithology

From: 12/18/2013 To: 12/20/2013

Texas Tech Student Examines Mammal Specimens

Howie Huynh

Texas Tech University PhD student, Howie Huynh, visited the Mammal Division to examine specimens from various mammal species.

Texas Tech University

From: 12/2/2013 To: 12/3/2013

EEB 440 (Biology of Fishes) class visits Varsity Drive

Biology of fishes class

The Fall 2013 Biology of Fishes class recently visited our fish wet (ethanol-preserved) collection at Varsity Drive.


From: 11/27/2013 To: 11/27/2013

Identifying bird bones from mid-19th century Philadelphia

Dr. Teagan Schweitzer

Dr. Teagan Schweitzer used the bird skeleton collection to identify bones from a site in early Philadelphia.

Department of Anthropology University of Pennsylvania

From: 11/26/2013 To: 11/26/2013

Flint Herpetology Class visits the collection

The UM - Flint Herpetology Class came for a tour as a field trip on November 26th, 2013. Their Instructor, Teresa Yoder, has routinely borrowed specimens from us for her laboratory demonstrations.

Michigan State

From: 11/26/2013 To: 11/26/2013

Sampling grebe feathers to study mercury contamination.

Marie Perkins

Marie Perkins is studying historic levels of mercury contamination by analyzing western and clark's grebe feathers.

McGill University

From: 11/25/2013 To: 11/26/2013

Drawing owl specimens

Stephanie O'Neil

Stephanie O'Neil, Art and Design student, uses Screech Owl and Great Horned Owl study skins for an art project.

University of Michigan School of Art and Design

From: 11/25/2013 To: 11/25/2013

Skeletal measurements for study of woodpecker ecology and evolution

Matt Dufort

Matt is taking measurements of woodpecker skeletons. He is studying the differences in body proportions and how these reveal evolution and ecological relationships.

University of Minnesota Bell Museum

From: 11/11/2013 To: 11/15/2013

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