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