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=='''THE VERTLUNCH PAGE—SPRING 2012 EDITION'''==
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=='''THE VERTLUNCH PAGE—SPRING 2013 EDITION'''==
 
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This page is for use by participants in EEB 6480 Seminar in Vertebrate Biology a.k.a. VertLunch.<br/>
 
This page is for use by participants in EEB 6480 Seminar in Vertebrate Biology a.k.a. VertLunch.<br/>
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=='''Who We Are'''==
 
=='''Who We Are'''==
 
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'''SPRING 2012 PICTURES ARE HERE!  - IF YOUR PICTURE IS NOT HERE OR IF YOU WANT A DIFFERENT ONE, PLEASE EMAIL IT TO KURT''' (kurt.schwenk@uconn.edu)<br/>
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''FORTHCOMING''
:{{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/courses/vertlunch/restricted/Vertlunch_People_Spr12b.pdf}}
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=='''Papers to Download for Discussion'''==
 
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'''JANUARY 20'''<br/>
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'''25 JANUARY'''<br/>
 
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Elizabeth Timpe<br/><br/>
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A horror-Bill start to the semester<br/>
Snake constriction
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:{{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/courses/vertlunch/restricted/Egset%20et%20al%202012%20-%20Artificial%20selection%20on%20allometry.pdf}}
:{{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/courses/vertlunch/restricted/SnakeConstrictionHeartbeat12.pdf}}
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:Egset et al 2012 - Artificial selection on allometry.pdf
:SnakeConstrictionHeartbeat12.pdf
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[[Image:vertlunchguppies.png|center|Guppies are the divas of the fish world. I blame Jon.]]
Background:
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:{{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/courses/vertlunch/restricted/GreeneBurghardtConstriction78.pdf}}
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:GreeneBurghardtConstriction78.pdf
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[[Image:PythonSebaeCostrictsSquirrelWeb.jpg|center|frame|African rock python constricts and ingests ground squirrel.]]
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'''JANUARY 27'''<br/>
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Aquatic Origin of Vertebrates - Jeffrey Divino
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:{{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/courses/vertlunch/restricted/Ditrich07_marineAncestryOfVerts.pdf}}  Ditrich07_estuarineAncestryOfVerts.pdf
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[[Image:Paleokidney Figure.jpg|center|thumb]]
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'''FEBRUARY 3'''<br/>
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Experimental Evidence of Population-Specific Marine Spatial Distributions of Chinook Salmon, Oncorhynchus tshawytscha - Heidi Golden
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:{{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/courses/vertlunch/restricted/Quinn2011MigrationGeneticsSalmon.pdf}}
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Quinn2011MigrationGeneticsSalmon.pdf
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[[Image:ChinookSalmonMigrating.jpg|center|frame|Chinook salmon migrating upstream.]]
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'''FEBRUARY 10'''<br/>
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A novel female call incites male-female interaction and male-male competition in the Emei music frog, Babina daunchina - Johana Goyes
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:{{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/courses/vertlunch/restricted/J.%20Cui%20et%20al.%202010.%20Female%20calling.pdf}}
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J. Cui et al. 2010. Female calling.pdf
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[[Image:EmeiFrog.jpg|center|frame|Emei Frog]]
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'''FEBRUARY 17'''<br/>
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'''1 FEBRUARY'''<br/>
Transcriptomics of environmental acclimatization and survival in wild adult Pacific sockeye salmon during spawning migration - Jon "the destroyer" Velotta
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:{{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/courses/vertlunch/restricted/EvansetalSalmonTranscriptome.pdf}}
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:SockeyeTranscriptome.pdf
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'''8 FEBRUARY'''<br/>
 
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'''FEBRUARY 24'''<br/>
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'''15 FEBRUARY'''<br/>
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:{{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/courses/vertlunch/restricted/Vert%20Lunch%202.pdf}}
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:Predation Enhances Cohort Survival?
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[[Image:Spade_Foot_Toad_Picture.jpg|center|S. couchii metamorph]]
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'''MARCH 2'''<br/>
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'''22 FEBRUARY'''<br/>
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:{{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/courses/vertlunch/restricted/ConsumingNewts.pdf}}
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:ConsumingNewts.pdf
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[[Image:NewtB.jpg|center|frame|Mmmmm...]]
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'''MARCH 9'''<br/>
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'''1 MARCH'''<br/>
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Matt Gaudio<br/>
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Energetic costs of mate-guarding in a whiptail lizard
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:{{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/courses/vertlunch/restricted/LizardMateGuarding.pdf}}
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:LizardMateGuarding.pdf
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[[Image:AspidoscelisCostata.jpg|center|frame|Mexican whiptail lizard, ''Aspidoscelis costata'']]
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'''8 MARCH'''<br/>
 
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'''MARCH 16'''<br/>
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'''15 MARCH'''<br/>
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SPRING BREAK - GO HOME
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'''MARCH 23'''<br/>
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'''22 MARCH'''<br/>
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Purbita Saha<br/>
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Do sharks have communities?
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:{{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/courses/vertlunch/restricted/SharkCommunities.pdf}}
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:SharkCommunities.pdf
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[[Image:jaws2.jpg|center]]
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[[File:SharkBook.jpeg|center|950px|link=http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/eebedia/images/9/9b/SharkBook.jpeg|Another one of the "many methods for detecting communities within social networks (that) have been described in recent years."  Click twice for a readable size...]]
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'''29 MARCH'''<br/>
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'''5 APRIL'''<br/>
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'''MARCH 30'''<br/>
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'''12 APRIL'''<br/>
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Ben Gagliardi<br/>
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Killer cane toads - can they be stopped?
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:{{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/courses/vertlunch/restricted/vertlunch3_30_12.pdf}}
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:vertlunch3_30_12.pdf
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Check out the movie "Cane Toads: An Unnatural History" [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4mvV8OT-mmE here].  <br/>
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'''APRIL 6'''<br/>
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'''19 APRIL'''<br/>
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Sara Horwitz
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:{{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/courses/vertlunch/restricted/KleptomaniacDogs11.pdf}}
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:KleptomaniacDogs11.pdf
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'''APRIL 13'''<br/>
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'''26 APRIL'''<br/>
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Fish select novel habitats by responding to multiple cues. - Jessie Rack
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:{{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/courses/vertlunch/restricted/Huijbers%20et%20al.%202012.pdf}}
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:Huijbers et al. 2012.pdf <br/>
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Supplemental materials available [http://www.esapubs.org/archive/ecol/E093/005/ here].  <br/>
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[[Image:Grunts1.jpeg|center|frame|The French grunt, ''Haemulon flavolineatum'']]
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[[Image:VisualChoiceTank.jpeg|center|frame|4-way visual choice tank used in the experiment]]
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'''3 MAY'''<br/>
 
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'''APRIL 20'''<br/>
 
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Lyndsay Stockwell<br>
 
Gravid and non-gravid lizards respond to predator chemical cues differently<br>
 
:{{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/courses/vertlunch/restricted/LizardsAndPredatorCues02.pdf}}
 
:LizardsAndPredatorCues02.pdf
 
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'''APRIL 27'''<br/>
 
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Manuscript review practices—are we doing a bad job?<br/>
 
Read the first short paper, skim the second and keep it for future referral:<br/>
 
:{{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/courses/vertlunch/restricted/AreWeTrainingPitBullsToReview09.pdf}}
 
:AreWeTrainingPitBullsToReview09.pdf<br/>
 
:{{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/courses/vertlunch/restricted/MsReviewingAPrimerForNovices11.pdf}}
 
:MsReviewingAPrimerForNovices11.pdf
 
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Revision as of 09:34, 22 January 2013

Contents

THE VERTLUNCH PAGE—SPRING 2013 EDITION


This page is for use by participants in EEB 6480 Seminar in Vertebrate Biology a.k.a. VertLunch.


Faculty Instructors


In alphabetical order:

Eric Schultz (eric.schultz@uconn.edu) - Ichthyology (freshwater and marine bony fish, functional ecology, life history evolution)
Kurt Schwenk (kurt.schwenk@uconn.edu) - Herpetology (lizards/snakes, functional and evolutionary morphology)
Mark Urban (mark.urban@uconn.edu) - Herpetology (salamanders, community and landscape ecology)
Kentwood Wells (kentwood.wells@uconn.edu) - Herpetology (frogs, social behavior, communication)


Who We Are


FORTHCOMING


How to Upload a Paper to This Site


To upload a pdf use THIS FORM (note that you will be asked for username and password to access the form - contact Schultz, Schwenk or Wells to obtain)
Once you have used the form to upload a pdf file, it will email you the hypertext to copy and paste below the proper date (while in 'edit' mode). For additional help on doing this, consult the instructions for hypertext links in Help.
We've just learned why Bill left Tampa in a hurry. It's not good. Watch yourselves! He's easy to spot - he's a little runt of a guy... (click on the photo to get a better look) Photo by Tampa PD
Black racer wagging its tongue like a dog (click on pic to see animation!). Photo by T. Landberg
Copperhead (Agkistrodon contortrix) tongue-flicking. Photo by K. Schwenk and C. Smith.
A helmeted iguana, Corytophanes hernandezii, in Belize. Photo by K. Hurme.
A spoiled domestic dog, Canis lupus familiaris, in Connecticut. Photo by Evan Schultz.
Huge, slimy green reptile accompanied by an iguana. Photo by T. Landberg with K. Schwenk's camera
Tropical treefrog, Agalychnis, with hideous, parasitic growth. Photo by C. Smith
Our fearless leader. Photo by K. Schwenk
Our fearless leader after unfortunate dipnet accident. Photo by K. Schwenk
Resident ich, Dr. Eric 'Gonopodium' Schultz of UConn attended closely by resident ick of the Fenton River, Dr. 'Pierce Your Ear For You? Crayfish. Photo by K. Hurme


Papers to Download for Discussion


25 JANUARY

A horror-Bill start to the semester

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Egset et al 2012 - Artificial selection on allometry.pdf
Guppies are the divas of the fish world. I blame Jon.



1 FEBRUARY


8 FEBRUARY


15 FEBRUARY


22 FEBRUARY


1 MARCH


8 MARCH


15 MARCH


22 MARCH


29 MARCH


5 APRIL


12 APRIL


19 APRIL


26 APRIL


3 MAY






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