Arianne Messerman recognized for excellence in graduate studies!

Arianne Messerman was awarded 2017 Ethel Sue Lumb Award for Excellence in Graduate Studies! This award is given to graduate students who have demonstrated excellence in research and scholarship and includes a $2000 cash prize. This marks the 3rd year in a row that a Semlitsch Lab student has won this award! You can read more about Arianne’s research here: Congratulations Arianne!

Dessert Party 2017

The annual Semlitsch lab dessert party was held on 04 February 2017. We had 6 spectacular entries this year and there were a few lab alumni in attendance. Rachelle Riegrex won  with her delicious Rum Bundt Cake. Congratulations Rachelle!!!!


Recent Grad Students Get Post-Docs!

UA_LogoBritt Ousterhout, who finished her PhD work in the spring of 2016, is a postdoctoral scholar in Adam Siepielski’s lab at the University of Arkansas. Britt will be working on a project that focuses on how local adaptation influences species diversity. You can read more about Britt’s exciting work here.

Tom Anderson, who finished his PhD work in the sprinKUlogog of 2016, will be working with Dan Reuman at the University of Kansas. Tom will be studying the spatial synchrony of population dynamics of amphibians and plankton. You can read more about Tom’s recent work here.

Desert Party 2016

Desert_Party2016_labThe annual Semlitsch lab dessert party was held in January 2016. There were 6 scrumptious entries this year competing for the ceramic frog trophy.

Desert_Party2016_winnerArianne Messerman won this year with her delicious “Chocolate Mountain” which was a flourless chocolate torte. Congratulations Arianne!!!!Desert_Party2016_spread