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