31 Oct 10

Moto-IGERT workshop was funded by the NSF IGERT grant. BioSynC hosted the annual IGERT training workshop for 10 students and 8 facilitators. The IGERT program is focused on motor control and movement in animals, and the workshop involved technical analysis of physiological data and outreach projects involving EOL pages and an Edu LifeDesk.

30 Oct 10

Torsten Dikow received an award from the Women’s Board Field Dreams program to support field work at the Gobabeb Training and Research Centre in Namibia. All images and descriptions will be made available to EOL via LifeDesk.

29 Oct 10

Ammoraju, J.S.S., C. Fan, Y. Yu, X. Song, K.A. Cranston, A.C. Pontaroli, F. Lu, A. Sanyal, N. Jiang, T. Rambo, J. Currie, K. Collura, J. Talag, J.L. Bennetzen, M. Chen, S. Jackson, and R.A. Wing. 2010. Spatio-temporal patterns of genome evolution in allotetraploid species of the genus Oryza. The Plant Journal 63(3): 430-442

Chan, T.Y. 2010. Annotated checklist of the world’s marine lobsters (Crustacea: Decapoda: Astacidea, Glypheidea, Achelata, Polychelida). The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology supp. 23: 153-181.

Dikow, T. 2010. New species and new records of Mydidae from the Afrotropical and Oriental regions (Insecta, Diptera, Asiloidea). ZooKeys 64: 33-75. http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.64.464

30 Sep 10

An article resulting from the June 2009 Freshwater species conservation: Assessing the status of North American crayfish synthesis meeting has been published in Southeastern Naturalist.

Adams, SB, Taylor CA, Lukhaup C. 2010. Crayfish Fauna of the Tennessee River Drainage in Mississippi, Including New State Species Records. Southeastern Naturalist. 9(3):521-528.

30 Sep 10

Mark Westneat attended a planning meeting at NSF headquarters in Washington DC to discuss the upcoming Digitization of Biological Collections initiative and how this might interact with EOL.