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01-23-2015
Tamone departs January 27th for a 4-month Fulbright Research Scholarship to the Ben Gurion University in the Negev in Beersheva Isreal.

Professor of Biology Sherry Tamone recently attended a meeting of the Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology (SICB)) where she organized a symposium with a colleague from Arizona State University on the Evolutionary Biology/Physiology of the Insects and Crustacea (Pancrustacea).  The meeting was held in West Palm Beach Florida from January 3-7 2015.

The symposium received a nice write-up in SCIENCE magazine, “All in the (bigger ) family.” The feature story ended with the following quote from Tamone:
“We should get comfortable eating crickets,” says symposium co-organizer Sherry Tamone, an endocrinologist at the University of Alaska Southeast, Juneau. “It’s all one big group.”  Read the full article.

Tamone departs January 27th for a  4-month Fulbright Research Scholarship to the Ben Gurion University in the Negev in Beersheva Isreal.  She will be using molecular tools to study the endocrine regulation of sexual differentiation in shrimp and helping them develop quantitative tools with which to measure circulating hormones.

 
 

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