Snail Talks

IMG_9480.jpgToday, Katie gave her biolunch talk outlining her research on how both within and transgenerational plasticity interact to shape responses to environmental factors. Biolunches are informal seminars focused on helping students develop their research questions and practice their science communication skills.

Katie after her successful Biolunch!

IMG_9472Last week, Maddie Armstrong also defended her Honor’s Thesis focused on phenotypic plasticity as an explanation of invasion success, and her thesis was nominated for pass with distinction. The Honor’s College requires a thesis for all graduating students (except for engineering majors).

Maddie Armstrong preparing to give her her honor’s talk

Mark Smithson has also been preparing his PhD chapters in order to defend in the next few weeks!

 

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