EVOLUTIONARY ECOLOGY OF ARTHROPODS
Male and female Leiobunum harvestmen
Male and female treehoppers in the field
Recording of substrate-borne sounds
Leiobunum politum mating in the field
Kasey recording bees in the field
Harvestman checking out accelerometer
Female Leiobunum aldrichi in the field
Treehopper and ant on rosebush
Harvestman eating moth
FOWLER-FINN LAB NEWS
We are excited to start working on a recently funded NSF grant: Genetic change and genetic accommodation allow singing insects to adapt to temperature change! Please check the 'joining the lab' page for details about a postdoctoral opportunity associated with the project!
MUCH HAS HAPPENED IN 2016 - read below to catch up!
The Fowler-Finn lab has several new lab members: Alex, Allie, Evian, Humza, Noah, and Todd have all joined in 2016. Click here for more info on F-F lab members
The lab's research was mentioned in Distractify! Daddy longlegs invasion
The Fowler-Finn lab research was covered in Science News! The weird mating habits of daddy longlegs
Kasey was interviewed live for the Moncrieff show on NewsTalk, a nationally broadcast radio show in Ireland NewsTalk Radio (scroll to halfway through the show)
Dowen, Kasey, Morgan and Will presented at the Animal Behavior Fair on University of Missouri's campus. Look for us here on the evening news! . Check out these links for more information on the event:The Missourian, KOMU TV, Columbia Daily Tribune
Dowen, Kasey, Morgan and Will all presented talks at the Animal Behavior Society Conference For the program and other info, click here!
Kasey and Will presented at the joint meeting for the International Congress of Arachnology and the American Arachnological SocietyFor the program and other info, click here!
NEWS FROM 2014-2015
A recent publication was featured as the cover story in a special issue of Current Zoology on Learning and Sexual Selection http://www.currentzoology.org/currentissue.asp
More great press for Fowler-Finn and the treehoppers on NPR affiliate station WBUR's Here and Now, which aired Fowler-Finn's research and interview - follow online: NPR show Here and Now
Fowler-Finn lab research was covered on Philadelphia Newsworks' The Pulse
You can read about Kasey Fowler-Finn's research on wolf spider mating covered online in IFLScience!
Work in the Fowler-Finn lab was covered on Saint Louis Public Radio - catch the last airing at 4:45PM today! Listen to the story and view pictures by going online: Saint Louis Public Radio
The last two weeks have been thrilling. We will be developing a page dedicated to Sound Art in order to share some of the amazing sounds and experiences we heard and had!
We are excited to head to Mountain Lake Biological Station (MLBS) in Pembroke, VA July 18-27 to collaborate with Stephen Vitiello on a unique and exciting sound art project
We are looking for motivated undergraduates to participate in a number of research projects! Contact Dr. Fowler-Finn with your interests.
Welcome to Will Shoenberger, who joined the lab this summer as a Ph.D. student!
Welcome to Dowen Jocson, who joined the lab as a Master's student!
Email Dr. Fowler-Finn
Office: 324 Macelwane
Main Lab: 143B