In our lab we like to go on many adventures for the betterment of science. Along the way we manage to make good friends, build collaborations, and share our work with the world.

Here is where we collect documentary evidence of these adventures of lab members and the friends we work with.

2013

Foreground: projector, laptop. Background: class of (November) 2013

 

Goulash at the Meat Dungeon, Cesky Krumlov, January 2013

Goulash at the Meat Dungeon, Cesky Krumlov, January 2013

Somayyeh's leaving? Oh no!

Somayyeh’s leaving? Oh no!

The SMBE 2013 gang in Chicago.

The SMBE 2013 gang in Chicago.

Some of us at the Field Museum, SMBE 2013, Chicago. There is a not-so-subtle joke here that will not be explained.

Some of us at the Field Museum, SMBE 2013, Chicago. There is a not-so-subtle joke here that will not be explained.

Alex demonstrates proper technique.

Alex demonstrates proper technique.

 

The Beiko lab. But where is everyone?

The Beiko lab. But where is everyone?

2012

Getting out of the lab to be a bit more Canadian.

Getting out of the lab to be a bit more Canadian. The blurriness reflects the blistering pace of the sport.

33 slides in five minutes. Pirate costume is mandatory.

33 slides in five minutes. Pirate costume is mandatory.

"Gentlemen, let's go to work." SMBE Dublin, 2012

“Gentlemen, let’s go to work.” SMBE Dublin, 2012. Unfortunately the camera had a couple too many.

On the roof in Dublin

On the roof in Dublin

Last night at SMBE 2012. Some of us worked so hard that we couldn't stand anymore.

Last night at SMBE 2012. Some of us worked so hard that we couldn’t stand anymore.

Unwinding after a long day at iEvoBio 2012

Unwinding after a long day at iEvoBio 2012

One of several Indian buffet dinners at iEvoBio 2012

One of several Indian buffet dinners at iEvoBio 2012

After much exploration in Kiel, we finally found what we were looking for.

After much exploration in Kiel, we finally found what we were looking for.

Mike Porter's defense. It's OK, we all have classification issues.

Mike Porter’s defense. It’s OK, we all have classification issues.

Timothy shooting an Irish Spring commercial!

Timothy shooting an Irish Spring commercial!

Five Islands, 2012. Let us never leave this place.

Five Islands, 2012. Let us never leave this place.

Mike Porter up to his ankles in the Bay of Fundy (last known photo)

The newly minted Dr. Parks with the slightly less new Drs. Beiko and Neufeld.

The newly minted Dr. Parks with the slightly less new Drs. Beiko and Neufeld.

2011

An exceptional sushi dinner during SMBE 2011

An exceptional sushi dinner during SMBE 2011

Getting some culture in Toronto (SymBIOTA 2011)

Getting some culture in Toronto (SymBIOTA 2011)

Tenure Cake! With Krishna Mahadevan, Toronto, 2011

Tenure Cake! With Krishna Mahadevan, Toronto, 2011

There can be only one Boss.

There can be only one Boss.

Kejimkujik Park, August 2011.

Kejimkujik Park, August 2011.

They're happy because someone else is portaging the server rack!

They’re happy because someone else is portaging the server rack!

2010

Group photo at the "Questioning the Tree of Life" meeting, July 2010

Group photo at the “Questioning the Tree of Life” meeting, July 2010

2009

Apparently nothing happened in 2009.

2008

Rob at the (not quite-) southernmost point in Africa, FOSS4G 2008

Rob at the (not quite-) southernmost point in Africa, FOSS4G 2008

Mehrdad burning the midnight oil in Barcelona (SMBE 2008)

Mehrdad burning the midnight oil in Barcelona (SMBE 2008)

2007

Breakfast at the Chateau, Whakapapa Village, 2007

Breakfast at the Chateau, Whakapapa Village, 2007

2006

A farewell to Brisbane. Mark Ragan's group, August 2006

A farewell to Brisbane. Mark Ragan’s group, August 2006