Author Archives: Anthony Geneva

About Anthony Geneva

Assistant Professor at Rutgers University–Camden. I use a variety of evolutionary genomics approaches to ask questions about gene flow, adaptation and speciation.

Scantlebags: A New Innovation for Anole Field Work

When in the field, we often need to temporarily house many animals from multiple localities for a short period of time.  While doing this, we need to keep animals healthy and track collection sites during transportation.  Anole researchers have used a … Continue reading

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Anolis Flickr Pool – Anolis Decorus

I recently stumbled across a Flickr pool dedicated to beautiful images of anoles – Anolis Decorus.  From the pool’s description: Photographs of anole lizards. This group is open to all, but a very high standard will be maintained so please … Continue reading

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NSF DDIGs anoles

With the the deadline quickly approaching, the National Science Foundation‘s Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant (NSF DDIG) program is on the mind on many graduate student anologists (myself included).  These grants provide significant funding (up to $15,000 this year) to graduate … Continue reading

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The Anole Phylogeny at JMIH

In addition to a number of Anole posters yesterday, the Joint Meeting of Icthyologists and Herpetologists featured a talk by Rich Glor entitled “Phylogenetics and Diversification of Anolis Lizards.” In his 12 minutes Rich covered a lot of material. He described: … Continue reading

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The Knight and the anole

Although it was filmed a few years ago, I just recently got around to watching the BBC documentary series Life in Cold Blood written and narrated by Sir David Attenborough.  In the third episode of the series “Dragons of the … Continue reading

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Measuring the Light on High

Last summer the Glor lab began collecting light data to supplement ongoing research into the speciation of distichoid Anolis lizards.  Following methods developed by Leo Fleishman and Manuel Leal, our aim was to measure light levels at the exact location … Continue reading

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