Agassiz Hall, MCZ
The Princeton Guide to Evolution is edited by a distinguished team of evolutionary biologists including Hopi Hoekstra and editor-in-chief Jonathan Losos. This new reference work covers the major subjects and key concepts in evolutionary biology, from genes to mass extinctions and contains over 100 articles.
The Howard Hughes Medical Institute has released a new short film, The Origin of Species: Lizards in an Evolutionary Tree, featuring Jonathan Losos. Shot on location in the Caribbean, Losos demonstrates the traits that enable dozens of anole species to adapt to different vertical niches in the forest. The film is part of the HHMI Biointeractive series of resources for science teachers and students.
Tim Laman, MCZ Associate in Ornithology, led an expedition to Queensland, Australia, where he and his team found three previously undocumented species. Read more about the discoveries in the Harvard Gazette and CNN.
Cassie Stoddard, a Junior Fellow in the Edwards Lab, was honored with a 2013 L’Oreal USA Fellowship for Women in Science.
The MCZ is delighted to welcome Dr. Stephanie Pierce, BSc, MSc, PhD, as curator of vertebrate paleontology and faculty member in the Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology beginning in fall 2014.