Congratulations! to Rachel Sucharski. Rachel received her BS in Physiology and will be starting as a Non-invasive Carnivore Survey Technician with Oregon State University this summer. We’ll miss you, Rachel!
Great work! to Claire Campion for her poster presentation at the Original Lilly Conference on College Teaching at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. Claire was also featured for her work in the University of Wyoming news article “UW Science Initiative Educators Present Active-Learning Projects at Preeminent Teaching Conference.”
Congrats! to Michael Dillon, coauthor on a recent publication led by Jesse Alston: “Daily torpor reduces the energetic consequences of microhabitat selection for a widespread bat”. View Publication
We are pleased to hear that our collaborative NSF grant (with over a dozen other institutions) was recently funded. The iDigBees network will work toward complete digitization of US bee collections to promote more research on this key clade. Contact Michael if you have an interest in specimen digitization as we have positions available.
Great work! to the Dillon Lab members who presented at the International Congress of Entomology in Helsinki, Finland.
Congratulations! to Ellen Keaveny for her recent grant award from the University of Wyoming-National Parks Service Small Grants Program to study the influence of season and climate on montane bumble bee physiology and abundance.
Congratulations! to Ellen Keaveny, Sarah Waybright, and Travis Rusch for their recent publication “Supercooling points of freeze-avoiding bumble bees vary with caste and queen life stage”.
Congratulations! to Ellen Keaveny, Claire Campion, and Taylor Hatcher for their honors from University of Wyoming’s Own It!, an organization dedicated to recognizing women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). All three women received honors for their contributed posters, and Claire received additional honors for her service. Read Article
Congratulations! to Taylor Hatcher for winning 2nd place in the Behavior, Ecology, Vector Biology and Management, and Other category in the Entomology 2021 undergraduate student poster competition!
Great work! to all the Dillon Lab members who presented at the Entomology 2021 conference in Denver, Colorado!
Recent publication featured on the cover of Trends in Ecology & Evolution!
Woods, H.A., Pincebourde, S., Dillon, M.E. and J.S. Terblanche. 2021. Extended phenotypes: buffers or amplifiers of climate change? Trends in Ecology & Evolution. View Publication
Dillon Lab members helped a local Girl Scout troop earn their insect badges. Thank you to Claire Campion, Sarah Waybright, and Ellen Keaveny!
Congratulations to Claire Campion for her recent publication!
Campion, C., Rajamohan, A. and J.P. Rinehart. 2021. Cryopreservation of seminal vesicle derived spermatozoa from Bombus impatiens and Apis mellifera – Implications for artificial insemination of bumble bees. Cryopreservation. View Publication