Talia wins APS travel grant

Today, Talia found out that she won a APS-IUSSTF Travel Grant to conduct frog locomotion work in India. This work will be done in collaboration with Dr. Sanjay Sane, a biomechanist at the National Centre for Biological Sciences in Bangalore. Congrats Talia!

Hodjat wins the Lanzendorf Hair Prize

The winner of this year's John J. Lanzendorf Hair Prize is: Hodjat Pendar, for his paper: Pendar, H. and J.J. Socha. 2015. Estimation of instantaneous gas exchange in flow-through respirometry systems: A modern revision of Bartholomew's Z-transform method. PLoS ONE 10 (10): e0139508. This paper was chosen because it has the potential to change the way that physiologists analyze data collected from a downstream source, enabling more accurate determinations of physiological processes. This is the first Lanzendorf prize awarded in the lab. This prize is given to the best paper of the year from a lab member. The winner gets to choose the fate of the hair on the lab head's head. Hodjat requested

SICB 2016 Portland

Another successful SICB conference. This year, Joel, Melissa, Khaled, Isaac, Sharri, Michelle, and Grant attended from the lab. Melissa and Grant presented posters, and Joel, Khaled, and Isaac gave talks. Lots of hard work -- already time to start getting ready for next year (in New Orleans).


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