Postdoc Katie Westby and Tyson Director Kim Medley, have a new paper out in PLOS One. The project is the result of a unique collaboration with Associate Professor Katie Costanzo at Canisius College in Buffalo, NY. After months of planning remotely, Costanzo traveled to Tyson to run an experiment in the Medley Lab.
Jul 27, 2018
Tyson Undergraduate Fellow and McNair Scholar Derek McFarland presented his research, "Prevalence of Babesia sp. parasites in a population of Carolina Wrens," at the Saint Louis University McNair Summer Research Symposium.
Jul 25, 2018
The journal Global Ecology and Biogeography features a cover publication which includes data from our Forest GEO plot. This work highlights the importance of protecting large-diameter trees to conserve ecosystem services.
May 16, 2018
WashU senior Thomas Van Horn recently had his publication in the Journal of Medical Entomology featured in Entomology Today! A member of the Tyson community since 2012, Thomas participated in all three of Tyson's field research training programs and is now headed to the WashU School of Medicine.
Feb 20, 2018
At Tyson we are always interested in thinking about ways to reduce the environmental impact of our operations. This semester Pete Jamerson, Tyson facilities manager, is helping students in the WashU Sustainability Exchange design a conceptual plan for Tyson to run on 100% solar energy power.
Feb 16, 2018
Evelyn Valdez-Ward has been sharing the story of how her undocumented status has affected her life as an eco-physiologist-in-training. Now a PhD student at the University of California, Irvine, she worked with Tyson researchers Scott Mangan and Claudia Stein during the summers of 2014 and 2015.