Paul Babb’s thesis defense!

Congratulations to Dr. Paul Babb on his successful thesis defense!

Last Friday, April 20th, Paul defended his thesis titled “Molecular Evolution of Vasopressin and Oxytocin Receptor Genes in Owl Monkeys (Aotus Azarai) of Northern Argentina”

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Valentine’s Day: Owl Monkeys on National Geographic Radio

Click on the link below for some Owl Monkey ideas on how to surprise your loved one on this Valentine’s Day!

National Geographic Radio: Valentine’s Day and Owl Monkeys

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Eduardo talks at the Penn Center for Sleep and Circadian Neurobiology

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Eduardo talks sex in the Daily Pennsylvanian

The University of Pennsylvania’s newspaper takes some notes from Eduardo on sex in humans:

http://thedp.com/index.php/article/2012/01 arielle_pardes_bringing_on_the_year_of_sex

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Student presentations at Penn Museum

Margaret Corley and Andrea Spence-Aizenberg (Anthropology Ph.D. students), and two undergraduates, Michael Drake and Kelsi Schoenrock, presented yesterday their past summer research as part of the Penn Museum Scholars series.

Their lecture was entitled “Demography, Behavior and Hormones of Non-Human Primates in the Argentinian Chaco”.

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Summer research presentations

PhD and Undergraduate advisees present on their summer research experiences in Formosa, Argentina as part of the Penn Museum Scholars series.

November 30 at 12:30 pm in Classroom 2, Penn Museum of Anthropology and Archeology. All are welcome!

This lecture is entitled “Demography, Behavior and Hormones of Non-Human Primates in the Argentinian Chaco”.  Two PHD candidates, Margaret Corley and Andrea Spence-Aizenberg, and two undergraduates, Michael Drake and Kelsi Schoenrock, are speaking.

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Felicitaciones Claudia!

Congratulations to Dr. Claudia Valeggia, my wife and colleague, who was recently awarded the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers. The award is the highest honor bestowed by the United States government on science and engineering professionals in the early stages of their independent research careers.

On October 14, Claudia received the award from President Obama for her work studying Life History Transitions among the Toba of Formosa, Argentina.

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