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: 2007—2009
|Spineless wonders: Invertebrates as Inspiration - Prof. Farrell currently has work on exhibit at the University of Southern Maine's "Spineless Wonders" exhibit. This exhibit of artists' perspectives of the invertebrate world will continue through December 18, 2009. View a pdf of the brochure here.|
|Bugfest - On March 14, 2009, the Harvard Museum of Natural History held Bugfest 2009, a family festival of all things "buggy!" From beetles to scorpions and even non-arthropods, visitors had a chance to learn about all kinds of creatures. Members of the Farrell Lab presented photos, showed insects on microscopes, and partnered with the National Park Service to teach children about insect life on the Boston Harbor Islands.
Photo provided by Sarah Waterworth of the National Park Service
|Making a Difference - Saving a national treasure in Hispaniola in Revista: Harvard Review of Latin America - Universidad Autónoma de Santo Domingo (UASD), marks the first anniversary of the entry of its natural history collections into the digital global community. [pdf opens in new window]|
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