Jason Gaudette gave a great webinar on his thesis work today! You can access his presentation by clicking here.
Congratulations to Alyssa Wheeler for passing her Prelim exam and becoming a Ph.D. candidate!
Congratulations to Jonathan Barchi whose paper "Spatial memory and stereotypy of flight paths by big brown bats in cluttered surroundings" just got published in JEB, including an inside JEB article!
Congratulations to Jason Gaudette and Laura Kloepper for winning first prize in the Gallery of Acoustics presented at the 164th ASA Meeting in Kansas City, MO.
Jim Simmons, Andrea Simmons and Michaela Warnecke attended and presented at the 164th ASA Meeting in Kansas City, MO.
Michaela Warnecke attended the first ASA School 2012 in Kansas City, MO.
Alyssa Wheeler presented her work at the Society for Neuroscience Meeting in New Orleans, LA.
Hiroshi Riquimaroux, Shizuko Hiryu and their students visited our lab to do some flights with Eptesicus fuscus
in our new flightroom!
Mary Bates' research on bat target detection
is published in the JEB Highlights 2011.
Congratulations to Laura Kloepper for receiving the Best Student Poster Prize at ICN!
James and Andrea Simmons (co-chair of the program committee), along with Erika Alexander, Ava Lovato, Michaela Warnecke and Laura Kloepper presented at the Tenth International Congress of Neuroethology
The Lafayette College Magazine published an article
on James Simmons, his work and the LEARN program at Lafayette college.
Congratulations to Laura Kloepper and Erika Alexander for winning first and second prize for Best Student Paper in Animal Bioacoustics at the ASA Meeting in Hong Kong!
James Simmons and Jason Gaudette speak at the ONR Conference in Washington DC
James Simmons, Alyssa Wheeler and Erika Alexander are presenting at the ASA Meeting in Hong Kong
Erika Alexander has been named a graduate fellow for the NSF GK-12 fellowship.
Laura Kloepper (PhD, University of Hawaii 2012) has been awarded an NSF postdoctoral research fellowship in biology. Laura will join the Simmons lab this summer.
Lab alumns Victoria Flores and Jeff Knowles were awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowships. Victoria will be attending the University of Chicago and Jeff will be attending UCSF for graduate studies.
Simmons and Flores' 2011 paper published in J. Comp. Physiol.
Simmons and Flores' manuscript on representation of particle motion in the tadpole's medulla accepted for publication in Journal of Comparative Physiology A.
Simmons Lab members present posters at the Society for Neuroscience Annual Conference:
Jeff Knowles - Cochlear Microphonics
Jeff Knowles speaks at the JB Johnston Club Annual Meeting in Washington DC
Jim and Andrea Simmons present invited talks at the 2011 International Symposium on Animal Physiology and Behavior Adaptation in Taipei, Taiwan
Bates, Simmons and Zorikov
publish in Science
their finding on harmonic beamforming by big brown bats.
Has also been carried in the press:
NSF News (With Video)
Brown Press Release
Review by Brock Fenton in Science
Jim Simmons gives an invited talk at the 3rd Symposium on Acoustic Communication by Animals, Cornell University
07/26/2011Simmons Lab featured on NBC 10 WJAR.
Do you have bats in your house?
Andrea Simmons presents new rheotaxis data at the International Congress on Flow Sensing in Air and Water, Bonn Germany
07/15/2011 Schmidt, Knowles and Simmons
publish in J. Exp. Biol.
Judith A. Chapman, Ph.D. 2007, accepts position at University of Kansas Medical School
Simmons Lab presentions at ASA meeting in Seattle:
Field trip to Belize
Mary Bates defends PHD Thesis