Located at the Entomology & Nematology Department, University of Florida
Recent news from our laboratory:
November 2022: Congratulations to Yichen Li for successfully completing her M.S. thesis proposal on the effect of male-male competition on female injury.
October 2022: Sam Zlotnik successfully defended his Ph.D. dissertation and is soon moving on to a career in science-writing.
August 2022: Dr. Christine Miller and her family moved to Cambridge, UK for a year-long academic sabbatical.
August 2022: The Miller Lab has received a $1.2M National Science Foundation award to advance understanding on the evolution of animal weaponry.
July 2022: Our National Science Foundation REU students from Summer 2021 have published on their research, providing valuable information on a fascinating species.
June 2022: Congratulations to James Boothroyd, Kaili Sherman, Merrick Graham, Claire Parker, Gayatri Raina, and Yichen Li for their outstanding poster presentations at the Florida Entomological Society conference.
May 2022: Gayatri Raina and Yichen Li join us to work on competitive injuries in leaf-footed bugs.
April 2022: Benjamin Jarrett, Human Frontiers Fellow, arrives for three months of experimentation with leaf-footed bugs.
April 2022: Christine travelled virtually to the University of Georgia to deliver a seminar on the evolution of insect weaponry
March 2022: Zachary Emberts, former Ph.D. student in the lab, has accepted a faculty position at Oklahoma State University.
February 2022: Congratulations to Ummat Somjee, former M.S. and Ph.D. student in the lab, for receiving the Stengl-Wyer Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of Texas at Austin.
February 2022: Be sure to catch Ginny Greenway's presentations at SICB+ online conference!
January 2022: Ph.D. student James Boothroyd delivered his first conference talk (in-person!) at the SICB Annual Meeting 2022 in Phoenix, AZ.
January 2022: We received the cover of the Journal of Evolutionary Biology with this paper on across-species mating dynamics.
December 2021: Congratulations to Ginny Greenway, former postdoctoral associate in the lab, for receiving an ECR fellowship from the Leverhulme Trust. Ginny will be conducting research at the University of East Anglia starting in 2022.
November 2021: Hooded Crow Pictures from the UK visited the lab to film our research. Narnia femorata, our primary study species, will be featured in a three-part documentary on insects, similar to the Life in the Undergrowth series!
October 2021: Christine directed a panel presentation titled, "Successful Implementation of a Campus Wide CURE Initiative" at the Florida Statewide Symposium on Best Practices in Undergraduate Research.