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Education posts Museum Receives Grant to Study COVID-19 Impact on STEM Students The research team will look at how students from the Science Research Mentoring Program and similar programs navigate 2020. August 25, 2020 Education posts High School Herpetologists Study Gemsnakes NYC high school students in the SRMP program work with Museum scientists on research about snakes, spider venom, more. June 16, 2020 Education posts Museum Curator Helps Science Teachers Bring Paleontology to the Classroom Melanie Hopkins’ took MAT alumni on a fieldwork excursion to learn how to incorporate paleontology into their curriculum. October 25, 2019 Education posts New Class of Scientists and Teachers Graduates from Museum The Richard Gilder Graduate School awarded degrees to 3 doctoral graduates in comparative biology and 15 Earth science teachers. September 30, 2019 Education posts 2019 Ph.D. Graduate Profile: Jeremy Frank 2019 doctoral graduate Jeremy Frank is building the first evolutionary tree for solitary wasps in the genus Bembix. September 23, 2019 Education posts 2019 Ph.D. Graduate Profile: Kelly Speer Doctoral graduate Kelly Speer looks at parasites, like bat flies, to understand disease transmission among tropical bats. September 16, 2019 Education posts 2019 Ph.D. Graduate Profile: Anna Ragni A passion to learn about human origins launches doctoral candidate Anna Ragni on a career in paleoanthropology. September 10, 2019 Education posts 2018 Ph.D. Graduate Profile: Rachel Welt Ph.D. graduate Rachel Welt uncovered genetic evidence for 8 previously unrecognized species of oplurid iguanas. September 28, 2018 Education posts 2018 Ph.D. Graduate Profile: Spencer Galen Galen led a study that built the most comprehensive Tree of Life for malaria parasites to date. September 26, 2018 Education posts 2018 Ph.D. Graduate Profile: Daniel Barta Doctoral candidate Daniel Barta mined the Museum’s fossil collections to study dinosaur reproduction, growth, and development. September 20, 2018 Education posts 2018 Ph.D. Graduate Profile: Adolfo Lara Adolfo Lara explored the nervous systems of cnidarians, an early-diverging group of animals that includes sea anemones and jellyfish. September 18, 2018 Education posts 2018 Ph.D. Graduate Profile: Allison Bronson Doctoral candidate Allison Bronson studied fossil cartilaginous fishes, including the diversification of early sharks. September 14, 2018
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