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Graduate student Kristen Hirter reports on her summer research experience at the Primate Research Institute of Kyoto University in Inuyama, Japan. Read Kristen's reports from japan here. 

Dr. Marilyn Norconk is on a Fulbright in Suriname! Read her reports from the field here.

Graduate Student Joshua Bickford reports in on his summer research internship at the Smithsonian. Read all about it here

Undergraduate Biological Anthropology major blogs about her experience at the Summer Florence Institute and Dr. Spurlock's course. 'FACES: HUMAN HEAD ANATOMY'. Read the full blog here

Graduate student Danielle jones visits japan for summer research collaboration 2017

Read all of her posts here

GRADUATE STUDENT CODY RUIZ VISITS JAPAN FOR SUMMER RESEARCH COLLABORATION 2016

Week Ten - The Final Week

Cody bids farewell to the PRI and travels to Tokyo for the closing ceremony. 

Week Nine- August 17

Cody's last week at the PRI ends with a bang! 

Week Eight - August 10

More science and visits to the ancient cities of Nara and Osaka.

Week Seven - August 3

The lab work continues and Cody gives a guest lecture at Kyushu University.

Week Six - July 26

Cody is learning new skills, gives us a lesson on life, and visits Nagoya. 

Week Five - July 19

The lab work is on track and Cody learns about zazen

Week Four - July 5

Cody learns new lab techniques as his research progresses and it looks like he finally got that hair cut. 

Week Three - June 28

Cody is hard at work at the Primate Research Center and also visits the Japan Monkey Center! 

Week Two - June 21

Cody arrives at the Primate Research Institute and hits the ground running with new lab techniques. 

Week One - June 14

Cody arrives in Japan, attends orientation for NSF EAPSI recipients, enjoys a homestay with a Japanese family, and travels to Inuyama. 

 

Graduate student andrew kramer tells us about the tales that teeth tell

MA student Andrew Kramer shares his progress on his Master's thesis research here!

GRADUATE STUDENT DEXTER ZIRKLE UNRAVELS THE MYSTERY OF THE ANTERIOR INFERIOR ILIAC SPINE

PhD student Dexter Zirkle tells us about his Master's thesis research here!

Graduate Student Emily munger visits Japan for summer Research Collaboration

Week One - June 15

Tired but excited, Emily arrives in Japan for a brief homestay visit with a family during orientation. Read more about Emily's first week in Japan. 

Week Two - June 22 

Emily arrives at the Primate Research Institute in Inuyama and meets Dr. Nakamura and the marmosets. Read more about Emily's second week in Japan.

Week Three - June 29 

Emily begins her research project, which involves training young and old marmosets to participate in learning and memory tasks. Read more about Emily's third week in Japan.

Week Four - July 6

Research training continues with the marmosets, and Emily enjoys the weekend by exploring the nearby town of Nagoya. Read more about Emily's fourth week in Japan.

Week Five - July 13

Research is progressing with additional marmosets joining the project, and Emily experiences ramen. Read more about Emily's fifth week in Japan. 

Week Six - July 20

More progress with the marmosets, the Congress of the Primate Society of Japan, and more! Read about Emily's exciting sixth week in Japan.

Week Seven - July 27

The marmosets are working hard and Emily finds magical fruit! Read all about her seventh week in Japan here.

Week Eight - August 3

The research continues, amazing fireworks, and more. Read about Emily's travels here.

Week Nine- August 10

The marmosets are hard at work and Emily gets to see some sights- read all about it here!

FINAL POST!!

The bittersweet ending to a thrilling experience- read about it here!

GRADUATE STUDENT MORGAN CHANEY REPORTED FROM THE JUNGLE AS HE CONDUCTED HIS THESIS RESEARCH

Learning to Live, or Living to Learn?