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