Both Cliff and Arshan were accepted into Georgetown medical school! We went to the monarch-themed Oyamel restaurant to celebrate. Delicious! It was the first lab meal since Grace came to interview to join the lab (in summer 2019!!).
April 12, 2022: Celebration for Cliff and Arshan
April 06, 2022: Ries lab update
We have several papers and a new grant funded since we last posted an article! See our publications and Grants pages for details. We are going to be starting rearing experiments as part of a 5-institution collaboration. More details to come......
July 25, 2021: Monarch NEE paper covered by Science Friday!!
Our collaborative paper with the Zipkin lab ,...Read more
May 29, 2021: Two monarch papers accepted for publication!
Whew... We have been working on BOTH of these papers for a long time! Nature Ecology and Evolution has accepted a paper led by Erin Zylstra and Elise Zipkin (the EZs) tracking monarch population dynamics since 1993 and show that climate accounts...Read more
May 24, 2021: Our first post-covid lab get-together!
On Friday, May 21st, for the first time in more than 15 months, we met as a lab in person!! We are getting ready for Grace's first field season and also meeting in person (some of us for the first time!). We erected our egg-laying arena and also...Read more
March 27, 2021: So much good news Pt 3: Vaughn publishes first chapter of their dissertation.
March 27, 2021: So much good news Pt 2: Naresh a co-author on Nature paper!
Naresh has been collaborating with folks in the environmental history department, especially Dagomar Degroot and Tim Newfield. They just released an...Read more
March 27, 2021: So much good news Pt 1: Mariana accepts tenure track job at Smith!
We will be so sad to see her go - but we all could not be more excited for Mariana as she and Pablo embark on a new chapter. Lucky Smith College! We look forward to future collaborations as Mariana establishes her own lab in the heart of...Read more
December 04, 2020: Vaughn passes their comps with ultra-violet colors!
Vaughn's proposed research focuses on the sub-polar boreal and tundra ecosystems with cross-scale research goals to reconstruct community patterns across decades in western North America (see study region box) and also use targeted field studies...Read more
October 13, 2020: VAUGHN WINS GBIF'S YOUNG RESEARCHER AWARD!!!!
Each year, GBIF chooses two young researchers for this award. Only two nominees are allowed from each country. We are SOOOO proud that Vaughn was chosen as one of this year's young researchers. They received 5000 Euro. See here for more...Read more