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