Prof. Farrell is spending one year at Universidad Autónoma de Santo Domingo (UASD) in the Dominican Republic as a Fulbright Scholar.
Current research extends the evolution of insect-plant interactions to other trophic levels through a broad collaboration in the beetle Tree of Life project.
A new research dimension in the lab concerns the acoustic signals produced for mating and territory defense. More
News & Press: 2004—2006
Arthropods: Creatures that Rule - Farrell Lab contributes to new permanent exhibit at the Harvard Museum of Natural History.
Read the Harvard University Gazette article about the exhibit
Visit the HMNH site
|Students search for Thompson Island's hoppers...and crawlers and fliers... in the Harvard University Gazette - Bringing undergraduate biology students to the Boston Harbor Islands to get hands on experience with an All Taxa Biodiversity Inventory. For more information on the Boston Harbor Islands ATBI, visit its site|
|Beetles' past tells volumes about tropical evolution in the Harvard University Gazette - Article about cataloguing the diversity of the Dominican Republic, building an encyclopedia of life, and teaching students.|
|Insect hunters aim to track down every species in the world in the Boston Globe - Article about cataloguing the diversity of the Dominican Republic, building an encyclopedia of life, and teaching students. For article with photos, view this pdf|
|Dominican Insects Make Natural Art in the Harvard University Gazette - Harvard entomologist brings nature's beauty to the public|
|From Agronomics to International Relations: Building an Online Encyclopedia of Life in the Dominican Republic in ReVista: Harvard Review of Latin America - Developing a database of insects in the Dominican Republic. PDF opens in new window|
|For full photo credits, please view full articles|