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Special symposium on the evolution of intromittent organs, SICB 2016. Top row, left to right: Jeff Hoch, Diane Kelly, Brandon Moore, Marty Cohn, Brian Langerhans, Marissa Gredler. Bottom row, left to right: Mercedes Burns, Matt Dean, Patty Brennan, Clarissa House, Teri Orr. Otherwise known as "our homies".

   

Hockey and pizza... perfect way to send off Yiding and Brent.

   
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Visit to Jeff Good's lab (U. Montana) to fish out some ideas. Left to right: Matt Dean, Jeff Good, Bret Payseur.

   
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Time to leave the nest little birds. Fly, fly, fly.

   
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Taking high schoolers to the LA Natural History Museum to do real research. Because mammals are awesome. Bottom to top: Mr. Cue, Jose Jaime, Charlie Sanchez, Mrs. Yang.

   
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Visit to Rob Wiliam's lab (U. Tennessee), a pioneer in mouse genetics. Left to right: Matt Dean, Rob Williams.

   
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Matt giving seminar at UC Riverside. Herp'ing with David Reznick afterwards: One helluva way to spend time

   
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Visit to Rasmus Nielsen's lab (UC Berkeley) to discuss codon usage bias. Left to right: Peter Ralph, Matt Dean, Rasmus Nielsen, Mehmet Sonal, Michael Kessler.

   
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Seminar visit by Pascal Gagneux. Left to right: Matt Dean, Pascal Gagneux, Stevan Springer, Brent Young (lab manager).

   
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Chuck watches over all at the Natural History Museum in London (there for Tim Birkhead's Biology of Sperm Meeting). Chuck is pleased: all their whale skeletons are properly mounted with their pelvic bones.

   
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Lab co-mascot Fisher (named after the great R.A., who as far as we can tell made some major contribution to every single quantitative branch of biology).

Lab co-mascot Guido (named after the founder of Python, the most logical and clean computer programming language ever invented).

   
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Could you ever buy jello in a restaurant for 15 cents? Answer: you could in the Twilight Zone.

   
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The C.I.A. of mousers. Names cannot be revealed.

   
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Jim Dines "learning us" about mammal evolution at the LA County Museum of Natural History. Part of BISC544.

Kimball "learning us" about bird evolution at the LA County Museum of Natural History. Part of BISC 313.

   
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Jensen the jenotyper at work in da lab

   
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Blue whale skull in the marine mammal collection from the LA County Museum of Natural History. Amazing!

This one is just for RD: Hippo skull. (sorry, it was dark and blurry in there).

 
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Science fellas: Matt Dean, Jeff Good, Michael Nachman, Bret Payseur

 
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Old Nachmans, New Nachmans (sorry Taichi!)

 

Photo credits throughout website: farm under research.html: springbriarfarm.com; city shot under research.html: danadamato.com; graph of selection vs. Ne: Nature Reviews Genetics 10, 83-93.

(this page last updated November 30, 2016)

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