Luke Mahler Wins Fisher Prize

The Society for the Study of Evolution gives the R.A. Fisher Prize “for an outstanding Ph.D. dissertation paper published in the journal Evolution during a given calendar year.” This year’s awardee is Luke Mahler, for the paper, which appeared on the cover of the Sept, 2010 issue of Evolution: Mahler, D.L., L.J. Revell, R.E. Glor, and J.B. Losos. 2010. Ecological opportunity and the rate of morphological evolution in the diversification of Greater Antillean anoles. Evolution 64:2731-2745.

The Fisher Prize is relatively young, but already boasts an impressive list of past winners, to which Mahler is a worthy addition:

2006 Maurine Neiman

2007 Guillaume Martin

2008 R. Brian Langerhans

2009 Megan Higgie

2010 Britt Koskella

2011 D. Luke Mahler

About Jonathan Losos

Author and Professor at Harvard University
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4 Responses to Luke Mahler Wins Fisher Prize

  1. Mrs Lizard says:

    Congratulations to Luke

  2. lukemahler says:

    Thanks Melissa!!

  3. mleal says:

    en hora buena, el primero de mucho mas reconocimientos por venir

  4. Yasel Alfonso says:

    Congratulations for this award, I hope you can accomplish many things in your future research
    Yasel Alfonso (Cuban herpetologist)

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