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Meet Stengl-Wyer Fellow: Jeffrey Coleman

Meet Stengl-Wyer Fellow: Jeffrey Coleman

Jeffrey Coleman is one of our 2023 Stengl-Wyer Fellows. He is a PhD candidate who works with advisor Dr. David Cannatella to investigate poison frogs of the Neotropics, which sequester skin toxins from an arthropod diet. Jeffrey talks here about how his interest in tropical ecosystems started and where his research is headed as ...
Announcing the 2023 Stengl-Wyer Scholars, Fellows and Grant Awardees

Announcing the 2023 Stengl-Wyer Scholars, Fellows and Grant Awardees

Funded by the Stengl-Wyer Endowment, the Stengl-Wyer Scholars Program provides up to three years of independent support for talented postdoctoral researchers in the broad area of the diversity of life and/or organisms in their natural environments. The endowment also supports the Stengl-Wyer Fellowship Program, year-long fellowships for doctoral ca...
Meet Stengl-Wyer Fellow: Sam Smith

Meet Stengl-Wyer Fellow: Sam Smith

Sam and singing mouse (Scotinomys teguina) caught in Costa Rica Sam Smith is one of our 2022 Stengl-Wyer Fellows. Sam studies rodent vocal mechanisms in the lab of Dr. Steven Phelps. In this blog, she talks about her wide interests in biology, the fascinating way rodent vocalizations work, and how her fellowship is assisting with her research. T...