June 2012

Christina Schmidt's paper 'Calcium availability influences litter size and sex ratio in white-footed mice (Peromyscus leucopus)' has been accepted for publication in PLoS One.

  • Amy Skibiel's paper on 'Milk composition in a hibernating rodent, the Columbian ground squirrel (Urocitellus columbianus)' has been accepted for publication at Journal of Mammalogy.

  • Dr Hood's paper 'A Test of Bone Mobilization Relative to Reproductive Demand: Skeletal Quality Is Improved in Cannibalistic Females with Large Litters' has just been published in Physiological and Biochemical Zoology.

  • Dr Hood will be presenting at the Comparative Nutrition Society meeting in Monterey, CA in July.

  • The Hood lab has weaned another PhD - Dr Skibiel congrats on an awesome job!

  • Please join us for Amy Skibiel's PhD defense - Monday, June 11, 10 AM, Funches 246.

  • Mouse world is complete and our mice have arrived from the Pott's lab! We're excited to see this project finally getting started.