Kate attends the Waterbird Society annual meeting in New Bern, NC (www.waterbirds.org). This is a meeting geared towards research, conservation, and management of waterbirds. Kate presents work showing that the metabolic theory of ecology can explain the total amount of ectoparasites living on California coastal birds.
Several of us go to the American Society of Parasitologists annual meeting, to give talks, chair sessions, and hang out with colleagues.
During the next few weeks, we’ll have collaborators here while we set up the next, big stage of our Euhaplorchis-killifish project. Visitors include Kelly Weinersmith, Oyvind Overli, and Siri Riise.
The position will involve taking on a 1.5 year project in the Hechinger Lab at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego. The project is part of a larger, international project. Collaborators include Dr. Øyvind Øverli (Norwegian University of Life Sciences) and Dr. Kelly Weinersmith (Rice University). The overall project weds parasitology, ecology, behavior, neurobiology, and omics. This … Read More
Kate leaves for another trip to Alaska to work on our “Parasites, plastics, poisons, & seabirds” project. She is going on a research cruise with USFW for a few weeks, collecting seabirds off of the western Aleutian Islands. She’s way out there!