The description of three new tropical families of arachnids and a phylogeny of the suborder Laniatores by graduate student Prashant Sharma of the Giribet Lab is featured on the cover of Invertebrate Systematics.
Second International Congress on Invertebrate Morphology hosted by MCZ, OEB and HMNH from June 20-23, 2011. The conference connected researchers interested in the morphology and evolution of invertebrate animals.
Graduate student, Prashant Sharma, received the Willi Hennig Award for the best oral presentation by a student at the May 2010 meeting of the Willi Hennig Society. The international organization promotes the field of phylogenetic systematics. 5/25/2010