UW-Parkside represented at Evolution 2023

Published: August 22, 2023

UW-Parkside at Evolution 2023Kenosha, Wis.- The University of Wisconsin-Parkside was well represented at the Evolution 2023 conference in Albuquerque, NM from June 21-25. Three UW-Parkside alumni as well as a faculty member attended the conference and presented their work. The attendees were Madelynn Sinclair ’22, Nick Bielski ’19, Ashley Carter ’96, and professor of biological sciences Gregory C. Mayer.

The Evolution conference is an annual meeting of the American Society of Naturalists, the Society for the Study of Evolution, and the Society of Systematic Biologists. The meeting is an excellent opportunity to share and view other evolutionary biology research each year.

Sinclair is a research associate and project manager at the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago. Sinclair presented a paper, coauthored with Mayer, entitled “Quantitative genetics in the museum: heritability of morphological traits in the short sea snake (Hydrophis curtus).” 

Carter is an associate professor of biological sciences at California State University, Long Beach. He presented a paper on “Laryngeal cancer and evolutionary medicine.”

Picture caption: Left to right: Prof. Gregory C. Mayer, Madelynn M. Sinclair ’22, and Ashley J.R. Carter ’96. 

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