Author Archives for Jessa Watters

Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis found on 26 species of Oklahoma amphibians

February 7, 2018 8:30 am Published by Comments Off on Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis found on 26 species of Oklahoma amphibians

The Sam Noble Museum Herpetology Department was recently funded by Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation (ODWC) and Oklahoma City Zoo Conservation Action Now (CAN) to conduct Oklahoma statewide surveys to test...


Stephanie Maguire Biography

January 22, 2018 2:14 pm Published by Comments Off on Stephanie Maguire Biography

Stephanie is a Junior Biology major at OU from Rowlett, TX. She plans to attend vet school and become an exotic veterinarian. Stephanie loves to paint in...


Kenzie Hanna Biography

January 18, 2018 9:10 pm Published by Comments Off on Kenzie Hanna Biography

Kenzie is a freshman undergraduate studying at the University of Oklahoma. A double-major in Biology and English, she is from Des Moines, Iowa. Currently, she hopes to...


Kasey Gill Biography

January 16, 2018 9:02 pm Published by Comments Off on Kasey Gill Biography

Kasey is a senior undergraduate student majoring in Biology at the University of Oklahoma. He grew up in El Reno, Oklahoma where he attended high school as...


Oklahoma Infectious Disease Citizen Science Project

January 9, 2018 4:15 pm Published by Comments Off on Oklahoma Infectious Disease Citizen Science Project

Have you ever wanted to be a scientist? Or help a scientist make new discoveries? Join the Herpetology Department of the Sam Noble Museum in a brand-new citizen...


Chytrid fungus found on amphibians in Oklahoma

October 3, 2017 10:21 am Published by Comments Off on Chytrid fungus found on amphibians in Oklahoma

The Herpetology Department of the Sam Noble Museum was funded through grants from the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation (ODWC) and Oklahoma City Zoo Conservation Action Now (CAN) to determine the...


Lara Keddissi Biography

September 15, 2017 6:20 pm Published by Comments Off on Lara Keddissi Biography

Lara Keddissi is a junior at the University of Oklahoma. She is studying biology (pre-medicine) and completing a minor in Spanish. She is from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma....


Ethan Kelley Biography

September 12, 2017 2:54 pm Published by Comments Off on Ethan Kelley Biography

Ethan Kelley is a Senior undergraduate biology and biochemistry major at the University of Oklahoma. He works as an undergraduate research assistant at the OU Biological Survey...


Sam Eliades Biography

August 29, 2017 9:17 pm Published by Comments Off on Sam Eliades Biography

Sam Eliades is a PhD student who joined the Siler Lab in Summer 2017. He is primarily interested in reptile and amphibian phylogenetics, biogeography, and conservation. Growing...


Jessa Attends SPNHC 2017 Meeting in Denver, CO

July 6, 2017 8:33 pm Published by Comments Off on Jessa Attends SPNHC 2017 Meeting in Denver, CO

Last month, Jessa had the honor of attending the annual meeting of the Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections (SPNHC) in Denver, CO on June 19–23,...


Featuring our Graduating Seniors: Shelby McMillin

June 16, 2017 7:40 pm Published by Comments Off on Featuring our Graduating Seniors: Shelby McMillin

We here at the Siler Lab are proud of all our undergrads, especially those that have graduated and moved on with the skills they have learned while...