2019: Derya Akkaynak is named a 2019 Regional Finalist in the Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists program. Congratulations, Derya! Check out the video and announcement here.
2019: The Stoddard Lab heads to the Colorado Rockies for hummingbird fieldwork at RMBL.
2019: Monica Carlson receives awards from the American Ornithological Society and from the American Museum of Natural History to conduct fieldwork on woodpeckers.
2019: Jarome Ali receives awards from the Zoological Lighting Institute and the Princeton Program in Latin American Studies to investigate parrot color and behavior.
2019: What pattern cues do host birds use to reject parasitic eggs? Read our new paper in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society.
2019: New synthesis article on animal coloration patterns and spatial vision is out now in American Naturalist.
2018: Check out our new study about the dynamics and perception of a spectacular hummingbird courtship dive, out now in Nature Communications.
2018: Our new paper investigating how animals perceive experimental stimuli is out now in Interface Focus.
2018: Stoddard is very honored to be named a 2018 Packard Fellow.
2018: Klara Norden joins the lab as a PhD student. Welcome!
2018: The Stoddard Lab conducts hummingbird fieldwork at the Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory in Gothic, Colorado.
2018: Science's egg infographic is nominated for a Webby!
2017: Jarome Ali and Monica Carlson join the Stoddard Lab as PhD students. Welcome!
2017: Our theme issue, Animal Coloration: production, perception, function and application, is out in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B.
2017: Audrey Miller and Ben Hogan join the lab. Welcome!
2016: New popular media article out in Physics World featuring our work on cuckoo egg mimicry.
2016: A video about our egg recognition research is on display (through January 2017) at the American Museum of Natural History's Dinosaurs Among Us exhibit in New York City.
2016: Our new paper on egg camouflage in plovers and terns is out! Contact us to use our EdgeDetector computer code, which quantifies aspects of camouflage using edge detection algorithms.
2016: Stoddard awarded the Ned K. Johnson Young Investigator Award by the American Ornithologists' Union.
2016: Stoddard awarded the Dobzhansky Prize by the Society for the Study of Evolution. She delivered the Dobzhansky Prize Lecture at the SSE meeting in Austin, Texas.