REU students visit MBD

June 8, 2017
REU students in insect collection

Participants in the Mathematical Biosciences Institute summer undergraduate program visited the MBD on 7 June, 2017. Their first stop was in the herbarium where Dr. John Freudenstein showedd them how plants are being preserved.

REU students in herbarium

Next Dr. Norm Johnson welcomed them in the Triplehorn insect collection.

REU students in insect collection

Undergraduate student assistant Grant Terrell had prepared all kinds of tetrapods for the students to marvel over.

REU students in tetrapods collection

Finally they visited a collection of a different kind, the Borror Laboratory of Bioacoustics where curator Angelika Nelson let them listen to some of the many bird song recordings in the collection.

REU students in the Borror lab