A blog about how parasites rule the world, with occasional information on behavioral ecology, graduate school, and other awesome stuff.
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Zach and I were invited by The Story Collider to come to NYC to tell our nerdy love story to a live audience. The performance was turned into a podcast, which can be heard below, on The Story Collider website, … Continue reading →
The third round of the #SciFund Challenge has begun! There are some really amazing projects this round, and you can find them here. There are a few parasite/pathogen related projects this round, which of course has me quite excited. This … Continue reading →
Round 3 of the #SciFund Challenge is kicking in to gear, and now is the time for interested scientists to sign up! This #SciFund Challenge is an excellent way to crowdfund your next project while educating the general public about … Continue reading →
This post is written in honor of my SCIENCE FUNDING SUPERHERO, Eli Stickgold. Eli contributed to my #SciFund proposal, and is helping to support my zombie fish research. Eli teaches middle-school and high-school aged students about parasite manipulation, and he … Continue reading →
I’m a participant in the SciFund Challenge, which is a big experiment to see if scientists can harness the power of crowd funding to cover the expenses of relatively small (that is, a few thousand dollar) research projects. I think … Continue reading →
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