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Sarah Knutie

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  1. The Knutie lab in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Connecticut is recruiting highly-motivated applicants interested in pursuing a PhD in disease ecology and evolution in the Galapagos Islands. The PhD student will be expected to develop a novel research project in animal disease and/or urban ecology in the unique Galapagos Islands. Specifically, the Knutie lab studies the effect of an invasive parasitic nest fly and urbanization on Darwin's finches. Because of the nature of the work, prospective students are required to have extensive experience in
  2. Hi Everyone, Is there a forum/website/etc where people are selling or donating their used bird-related field equipment (e.g. mist-nets, poles, banding pliers, etc.)? I have bought a lot of equipment out-of-pocket over the years, but I'm faced with a larger purchase of equipment for the upcoming field season. I think a lot of people can relate to this problem after using their PhD lab's equipment for many years and then moving on to a non-bird lab for their post doc or starting their own research program. My colleague Kiyoko and I are attempting to crowdfund to cover some equipment co
  3. Conference: Ecology and Evolution of lice The 5th International Conference on Phthiraptera (ICP5) will showcase the latest research on parasitic lice and louse-borne pathogens and endosymbionts. All aspects of theory, principles, methodology, and practice will be addressed. The conference will be held August 2-7th at Canyons Resort in Park City Utah, USA. For more info visit the ICP5 conference website at: http://www.conferences.utah.edu/icp5/index.html The deadline for abstracts and early registration is May 1st, 2014. Students and postdocs are invited to apply for
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