We have just begun the new academic year and we are already getting orientation meetings together for the next set of incoming students.
This is a short presentation on the progress for the VDOT eDNA project.
This semester, I’ll be leading a graduate course in applied ecological statistics. Should be a lot of fun getting a group of people up to speed on the benefits of being an R guru!
You’re about to be told one more time that you’re America’s most valuable natural resource. Have you seen what they do to valuable, natural resources? Have you seen a strip mine? Have you seen a clear-cut in a forest? Have you seen a polluted river? Don’t ever let them call you a valuable natural resource! They’re gonna strip mine your soul! They’re gonna clear-cut your best thoughts for the sake of profit, unless you learn to resist, ‘cause the profit system follows the path of least resistance, and following the path of least resistance is what makes the river crooked!
This semester has a ton of new content and opportunities in the Dyerlab. Here is a quick synopsis.
It looks like I will be moving into the position of Assistant Director for the Center for Environmental Studies this year! Should be fun!
This past week, VCU lost a champion of multidisciplinary research, Dr. Thomas Huff, Vice Provost of Life Sciences. Tom was an unwavering advocate of interdisciplinary interactions and a continuous supporter of Biology. He leaves lasting impressions on VCU, Life Sciences, and the Department of Biology.