Published on December 31, 2010 3:27 pm.
Happy New Year everybody! I thought I would kick off with a few posts about what transposable elements are, the specific types that I study, and why Anolis offers an interesting system that is worthy of attention. One very important first step is to discuss (or get out of the way) the difference between DNA, [...]
Published on December 31, 2010 11:02 am.
While I’ve been cooking up what to post next in terms of my research, I have been building a series of RSS feeds that include instant PubMed search results for the latest research on Anolis lizards and transposable elements, updates from a really good Anolis blog Anole Annals, the phylogenetic methods blog Dechronization, and one [...]
Published on December 30, 2010 8:29 pm.
My Anolis research web page is up. Be sure to check out the interactive map of collecting localities featuring photographs of critters and students (and me) from the field.
Published on December 26, 2010 11:39 pm.
Need to borrow a laptop? Video camera? What about a laser pointer? All GC students are eligible to participate in theEquipment Loan Program. All items are available on a first-come, first-serve basis and can be checked out (go to library C level Help Desk) for a period of four days. This is a “FREE” service! The Equipment Loan [...]
Published on December 20, 2010 4:38 pm.
REMINDER APPLICATION DEADLINE: January 18th, 2011 Visit www.iie.org/iaf for eligibility criteria and how to apply. IAF Fellowships support dissertation research in Latin America and the Caribbean undertaken by students who have advanced to Ph.D. candidacy in a university in the United States. Fellows must be U.S. citizens or citizens of the independent Latin American countries. [...]
Published on December 20, 2010 4:36 pm.
A revised version of the NSF Grants.gov Application Guide has been posted to the NSF website and is available electronically at: http://www.nsf.gov/publications/pub_summ.jsp?ods_key=grantsgovguide. This document is applicable to all applications submitted, or due, to NSF on or after January 18, 2011. Please refer to Page 2 of the Guide for a summary of the significant changes, [...]
Published on December 20, 2010 11:01 am.
Published on December 8, 2010 10:25 pm.
PLEASE JOIN US FOR OUR ANNUAL PRE-HOLIDAY READING English Program Lounge, Room 4406 The Graduate Center 365 Fifth Avenue with poetry & prose by: Meena Alexander Ammiel Alcalay Marcos Wasem Stuart Watson Ben Miller Matthew Burgess Sarah Jane Stoner Simon Fortin Ana Bozicevic
Published on December 5, 2010 1:22 pm.
The first issue of the SSA-sponsored journal Formations is now available. We are happy to have a wide range of contributors in our inaugural issue. Read Abe Walker (sociology, CUNY Graduate Center) on the Anderson–Thompson debate in relation to historical–comparative sociology, Haj Yazdiha (sociology, Brooklyn College) on hybridity and cultural identity, Melissa Maldonado-Salcedo (anthropology, CUNY [...]