Soon to be Docstars - Andy Maurer & Emily Reed! It's with a heavy heart that I have my weekly meetings with two of the most extraordinary graduate students, Andy & Emily, who are finishing up this semester. These two are rock stars, and while I'm excited to see where they land and all the [...]
Guaranteed steps to a PhD project you love How does one end up studying sea turtle ecology for a PhD? Well, I’m not exactly sure if I chose sea turtles or they chose me. When I speak to those planning for graduate school (the target audience of this post), a consistent question that comes up [...]
First, if you’re reading this, you deserve to know a secret: the “X” in EMX Reed doesn’t stand for anything. Or maybe it stands for any X name you can think of? Personally, I like Xenopus, which is a genus of aquatic frogs native to sub-Saharan Africa. When I was getting ready to publish my [...]
Collectively as a lab, we present our lab statement that addresses solidarity, inclusion, our core values, and anti-Black racism and anti-racism actions we support and are taking as a lab at the university, and as a PI. In Solidarity Members of the Burford Reiskind lab are sickened by the murders of Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, [...]
We are excited to update the blog for lab members and friends of the Burford Reiskind lab. Our goal is to celebrate current work on the conservation of species across the globe and highlight the cutting edge tools and approaches we are all using to address conservation of species in a challenging time. It's also [...]
Wednesday April 25, 2018 A personal journey to rid our home of plastic consumption! The Reiskind family is working on becoming plastic free in 2018 and as we begin this journey we decided as a family to blog about it. This is something that is a long time coming and my hope is that through [...]
As I get ready for the This Week in Science podcast at the Entomological Society Meeting in Denver, I'm reflecting on my journey.