Lab news:

Congratulations to Arnaud Bataille, who’s recently published some of his work
studying mosquitoes in Galapagos has had a lot of publicity.

A. Bataille, A. A. Cunningham, V. Cedeño, L. Patiño, A. Constantinou, L.D.
Kramer and S.J. Goodman. 2009. Natural colonization and adaptation of a
mosquito species in Galápagos and its implications for disease threats to
endemic wildlife. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, published
online 2 June 2009.

Arnauds work has been highlighted on NERCs website Planet Earth, ZSL Institute
of Zoology website and the Independent.ie

http://planetearth.nerc.ac.uk/news/story.aspx?id=438

Congratulations are also due to Mathias Craul and Akos Klein who successfully
defended their theses in June:

Klein A. (2009) PhD Thesis (Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary) The possible
effects of extreme winters on the barn owl (Tyto alba Scop., 1769) population
in Hungary: survival, physiology and population genetics.

Craul M. (2009) PhD Thesis (University of Cardiff / Leibniz Universitaet
Hanover, Germany) Molecular phylogenetics and conservation genetics of sportive lemurs (Lepilemur edwardsi) in northwestern Madagascar.

David Martin-Galvez, Akos and Michelle Simeoni all had their primer notes
published online and Jim Groombridge and Richard Phillips also published
Facility-supported work this month.

see
http://www.shef.ac.uk/nbaf-s/publications.html

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