Physiological ecology of development, reproduction, longevity, and performance

 

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News and Happenings:

  • Congratulations Aubrey who successfully defended her masters last month.  Aubrey is headed to Britt Heidinger's lab at North Dakota State University for her PhD.

  • Welcome new grad students:  Alex Conte from U of Florida, Matthew Warren from UC Davis, and welcome back Auburn grad Frances Humes.

  • Zach Donoviel and Nikki Wyatt were both awarded summer research fellowships from the Office of Undergraduate Research and CMB, respectively.  Congrats!

  • Wendy's paper on the composition of naked mole-rat milk was featured in Science News and Smithsonian magazines.  

     

 

  • Welcome Annelise Morwy! Annelise is a new PhD student in the lab and the recipient of an AU CMB fellowship.

  • Alex Bentz received a research grant from the North American Bluebird Society. Congrats!

  • Welcome back Dr Amy Skibiel!  Amy accepted a position at Auburn as Humand A& P lecturer.

  • Wendy is teaching Comparative Anatomy this fall.

 

May 2013

  • Congratulations Mark Sadler (COSAM undergrad research fellow), May Morgan Poundstone (AASD-STEM), and Michael Hobensack (Delta Chi) who all received fellowships to work in the lab this summer and beyond.

  • Congrats to all of the Hood lab ungrads who graduated this spring!

 

April 2013

  • Dr Hood gave an invited presentation in the 'Bone physiology under environmental stress' symposium at the Experiment Biology meeting in Boston and a seminar at Texas Tech University.

  • Aubrey Sirman was awarded a CMB Peaks of Excellence Summer Research Fellowship. Congrats Aubrey!

 

March 2013

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  • Congratulations Mark Sadler (COSAM undergrad research fellow), May Morgan Poundstone (AASD-STEM), and Michael Hobensack (Delta Chi) who all received fellowships to work in the lab this summer and beyond.

  • Congrats to all of the Hood lab ungrads who graduated this spring!

  • Wendy gave an invited presentation in the 'Bone physiology under environmental stress' symposium at the Experiment Biology meeting in Boston and a seminar at Texas Tech University.

  • Aubrey Sirman was awarded a CMB Peaks of Excellence Summer Research Fellowship. Congrats Aubrey!

  • The Hood lab welcomes Dr Greg Florant from Colorado State University to Auburn for a seminar.

  • Wendy presented Amy's thesis work on ground squirrel energetics work at SICB in San Franscico.

  • The Hood lab welcomes Dr. Julie Richmond from Univ of North Florida to Auburn for a seminar.

  • Wendy and Dr Haruka Wada offer a new course  - 'Reproductive Physiology, Ecology, and Evolution' - a current topics course for grad students and advanced undergrads.

  • Amy's ground squirrel milk paper is published in the Journal of Mammalogy.

 

  • Alex Bentz (PhD student), Chih-Wei Chen (MS student) and Aubrey Sirman (MS student) join the lab.

  • Wendy will be teaching Comparative Anatomy this semester.

  • Congrats Matt Ramirez!  NSF had extra funds and turned his honorable mention to a full NSF pre-doctoral fellowship! A much deserved award - great job Matt!

  • Dr Hood presented a talk and poster on Amy Skibiel's PhD work at the Comparative Nutrition Society meeting in Pacific Grove, CA.

 

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