News

Biology of Consciousness

March 6, 2017

Brian Farrell's lecture, Biology of Consciousness, live broadcasted world-wide, draws an audience that packs the Geological Lecture Hall at the Museum of Natural History.  And--earns a well-deserved review in The Harvard Gazette.  Cheers to Brian! 

Sang Il Kim at desk with microscope

2016 SSB Graduate Student Research Award

July 18, 2016

Congratulations to Sang! He received a Graduate Student Research Award from the Society of Systematic Biologists  towards his study of diurnal longhorn beetle radiation in the Caribbean. 

Bruno awarded fellowship

Bruno awarded fellowship

June 1, 2016

Congratulations to Bruno!

Bruno has been awarded a Jorge Paulo Lemann Fellowship for the 2016-17 academic year. A competitive award, this will support his doctoral dissertation research.

Alyssa collecting in Puerto Rico

Alyssa & Sang awarded DRCLAS summer travel grants

May 16, 2016

Congratulations to Alyssa and Sang! Both have been awarded DRCLAS summer travel grants for their field research in Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic. Alyssa and Sang will be exploring Chrysomelidae and Cerambycidae diversity, respectively.

Excellence in advising

Excellence in advising

May 4, 2016

Prof. Farrell was nominated for the Star Family Prize for Excellence in Advising, for exemplary intellectual and personal guidance of undergraduate students.

Farrell Lab members at 2016 senior thesis poster session

Paige presents senior thesis

April 8, 2016

Congratulations Seniors!

Students presented their senior theses at a poster session at Northwest Labs today. Farrell Lab senior, Paige Kouba, presented her thesis, "Aedes dance party: Interbreeding and hybridization between Aedes triseriatus and Aedes hendersoni in Eastern MA."  We look forward to seeing where Paige's future research takes her (and her dancing bees!).

EVENT: Cultures in Motion: Humans, Their Seeds and Other Stuff

EVENT: Cultures in Motion: Humans, Their Seeds and Other Stuff

February 22, 2016

Tuesday, Feb. 23: 

Join Professors David Carrasco and Brian D. Farrell as they discuss how the migration of species in Mesoamerica and the Caribbean contributes to the evolution of ecological complexes, such as seeds, human families, and cultural practices, like religious rituals and music. This discussion will be centralized over a presentation of various foods that embrace rich histories and stories of migration.

Huron Mountain Wildlife Foundation highlights Patrick's work

Huron Mountain Wildlife Foundation highlights Patrick's work

December 31, 2015

The Huron Mountain Wildlife Foundation has supported Patrick Gorring's research over the past 5 years, and now, they have highlighted his work in their newsletter! Learn more about Patrick's research into the pine sawyers of the Huron Mountains by reading the article, linked below.