Curious about the FMNH collections??? Check out a recent video from Science Insider here!
“Why 11 Million Embalmed Specimens Are Stored In The Field Museum’s Basement”
What a great experience meeting Jonathan Van Ness and taping the podcast “Getting Curious” with him!!!!
Check it out!
Should I Be Terrified of Snakes… and What are They Going Through These Days Anyway? with Dr. Sara Ruane
Had such a great time on the podcast “You’re the Expert” along with Michael Showalter, Roy Wood Jr., and Sarah Kay!
Featured interview on bioGraphic, “Bipes Aren’t Coming for You”, available here
A few other pics from the trip!
New York Times coverage of a species I recently described (along with my colleagues Frank Burbrink, Bernard Randriamahatantsoa, and Chris Raxworthy) from Madagascar, get the pdf here: Ruane_et_al_2016_lolo
links to some other popular stories (and a wikipedia entry that someone made for it!):
Check out the cool blog post and and video about snakes and my research from LSU!
New episode of Shelf Life, which deals with extinction, and where I get to talk all about golden toads (Incilius periglenes)!
I know I’ve really arrived when I’m in a photo on the New York Social Diary (even if my name doesn’t appear…)! Some nice info about the event as well.
My cool kingsnake or coralsnake game, teaching kids about snakes at the AMNH Family Party in October!
Video from the AMNH SRMP program about my work as mentor!
If you’ve got 30 minutes to spare and want to know more about gene-tree/species-tree discordance in empirical datasets (snakes!), check out my talk from the Breaking Barriers: Empirical, Theoretical, and Gender Issues in Phylogenetics Symposium at Evolution 2015!
2015: Scientist at AMNH Tumblr “Speed Science” event, coverage (including S. Ruane) by the Wall Street Journal, lots of info about my big ‘ole jar of hemipenes (and pictured below).
2015: Speaker on global snake diversity at “Pint of Science”, Ryan’s Daughter, NY, NY
2014: American Museum of Natural History scientist for “Meet the Scientist in the Discovery Room”, educational program for children
2014: Expedition Report: Christopher Raxworthy and Sara Ruane in Madagascar; video and interview in Rotunda AMNH magazine
Link to AMNH page with this content: http://www.amnh.org/explore/news-blogs/podcasts/expedition-report-christopher-raxworthy-and-sara-ruane-in-madagascar
2014: American Museum of Natural History Family Party Benefit: Science Center for Kids, table host for herpetology
2012: Video of World Congress of Herpetology talk by S. Ruane, winner of the SSAR award for best student talk in systematics
Some questions I answered for readers in the popular science magazine, New Scientist