Lab & Field Adventures in the Lab & Field C. Darwin’s experimental greenhouse. Making our way into the Green Swamp, near Supply, NC. Dionaea muscipula inflorescence. Searching for Utricularia in Arizona. Reilly McManus (Moore Lab, U. Arizona) holds up a vial of Chlaenius near the edge of a stream, rimmed with loose rocks. (Fall 2016). A great sampling of quinone-producing Metrius contractus! Found near Blodgett Research Station in Northern California (July 2016). Green Swamp, near Supply, NC. We grow our carnivorous plants in tissue culture. Sniffing out carabids with Athula Attygalle (Steven’s Institute of Tech.). Visiting Ulrike Bauer (U. Bristol) before ICPS 2016. Working hard on carabid transcriptomics with Reilly McManus (U. Arizona). Wish we could do research in here! C. Darwin’s experimental greenhouse. A diversity goldmine! With Kip Will (UC Berkeley), Wendy Moore (U. Arizona), Aman Gill (UC Berkeley), and Reilly McManus (U. Arizona). Visiting Ulrike Bauer’s (U. Bristol) growth chamber and numerous Nepenthes. Undergraduate Amanda Romaine, public education at the Arizona Insect Festival. Sarracenia in Black Moshannon State Park, Centre County, PA (July 2017). Type specimen of Nepenthes rajah at Kew. Sarracenia in the Green Swamp. March for Science San Diego 2017 Adam Rork collects carabids at the Russell E. Larson Agricultural Research Center in Rock Springs, PA. (September 2017). Drosera in Black Moshannon State Park, Centre County, PA (July 2017). Undergraduate Amanda Romaine with Dionaea muscipula. Drosera capensis in tissue culture. Potato Lake in Arizona, an old Utricularia site. Tanya Renner with Nepenthes truncata at Kew. We Are! Texaco scarab. PCR machines hard at work. What’s in here? The evolution of chemical defense in carnivorous plants, ICPS Meeting at Kew 2016. Utricularia in Arizona! Well, hello there! The one that got away! Dionaea muscipula in NC. Drosera hiding in the Green Swamp, NC.