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Welcome Rosalyn!

The Burns lab welcomes new MS student Rosalyn Price-Waldman. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Biology (with honors) from Brown University. At Brown, Rosalyn’s undergraduate thesis focused on phylogenetics and comparative wing morphology in bats. For her MS thesis, … Continue reading

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Recent Burns Lab Good News

There has been lots of good news for the Burns lab over the past several months. Amelia Demery received funding from the AOU and the American Museum of Natural History to support her project on tanager morphological diversification. She spent … Continue reading

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Burns Lab at NAOC in DC

The Burns lab recently traveled to D.C. to attend the North American Ornithological Conference, which was the largest gathering of professional ornithologists in history. Eight past and present Burns lab members were in attendance. Erik received an AOU travel award … Continue reading

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2016 NAOC in DC

Burns lab members past and present will be well represented at the upcoming North American Ornithological Conference in Washington, DC. Here is a list of presentations by both former and current Burns lab members (in bold): Wednesday, 1:45 pm, Room … Continue reading

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Bell’s Vireo Conservation Genetics

Congrats to Luke Klicka who just published his MS thesis in Conservation Genetics. Luke studied genetic variation in the Bell’s Vireo across its range using both mtDNA sequences and a genome-wide analysis of SNP data. In the paper, he provides … Continue reading

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Welcome Amelia!

The Burns lab welcomes new MS student Amelia Demery this semester. She received her BS in Biology (emphasis: Zoology) from California Polytechnic State University in Pomona. At Cal Poly, Amelia participated in a variety of teaching, research, and outreach activities. … Continue reading

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Summer Meetings

Members of the Burns lab participated in a couple professional meetings this summer. Kevin Burns and former Burns lab students Nick Mason and Pascal Title attended the Evolution meetings in Guarujá, Brazil in June. Kevin presented a summary of the … Continue reading

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