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“What’s next? Careers after graduate school” panel at Tulane

Emily and Christina (postdoc) were panelists at the “What’s next? Careers after graduate school” organized by Tulane Women+ in Science and Engineering held on April 26, 2018 at Tulane. Along with other panelists from the industry and government, they shared … Continue reading

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Undergrad Alison Cunningham presents at Tulane CELT Student Research Poster Day, 4/16/18

Alison Cunningham, a Junior in the Farrer lab, presented a poster at the 2018 annual CELT (Center for Engaged Learning and Teaching) Student Research Poster Day. She joined 36 other undergrads from across the university who received funding from CELT … Continue reading

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Pawel to speak at Tulane EEB’s EcoLunch on Banksia restoration 4/13, Stern Hall Rm 2002

Pawel (post-doc in the Farrer Lab) will share the story behind his PhD project (from Western Australia) at the EcoLunch Seminar hosted on April 13, 2018 at 11am (Stern Building Room 2002, Tulane University). Pawel’s PhD project looked at ways … Continue reading

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Panelist at the Indigenous Spaces, French Expectations Symposium at Tulane

I was a panelist at the Symposium: Indigenous Spaces, French Expectations: Exploring Exchanges Between Native and non-Native Peoples in Louisiana. While much recent attention has been paid to the 300-year anniversary of the founding of New Orleans, this symposium examined the … Continue reading

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Girls in STEM at Tulane (Spring 2018)

My lab led a workshop this weekend for 5th and 6th grade girls from New Orleans, as part of the Girls in STEM at Tulane (GiST) event. Our workshop was titled “What’s the buzz?!” and taught girls about flowers and pollination. … Continue reading

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ESA 2017

Postdoc Christina Birnbaum presented a poster at ESA last week – the first results from our lab’s coastal wetland work in SE Louisiana!

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SEEDS mentor at ESA 2017

I was a SEEDS mentor again this year at the annual ESA meeting in Portland. My mentee was Kathryn Bloodworth, and she gave a great presentation about her undergrad research at Kellogg Biological Station on the effect of biofuels (switchgrass … Continue reading

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