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