Click on the photos for personal pages and more information on our research, study animals, personal peeves, and other interesting facts. Our current interns have their own page. We also have a hall of fame for postdocs, students, and lab interns and volunteers.
A slightly fuzzy view of some of the lab in May 2015 at Sarah Deventer’s farewell! Left to right: Stephan Leu, Dan Noble, James Baxter-Gilbert, Fonti Karr, Sarah Deventer, Feng Xu, Martin Whiting, Julia Riley. Missing: Jodie Gruber, Susie Hewlett, Patricio Lagos, Arnaud Badiane.
Christmas party at Umina Beach 2014.
Rom Whitaker (4th from left) visits the lab! December 2014.
Lizard Lab Halloween 2014!
The Lizard Lab in November 2012. Left: Martin Whiting. L-R back row: Eléonor Germain, Dan Noble, Julie Pauwels, Katharina Hinz. L-R front row: Nathalie Lallemand De Driesen, Renata Kopena, Aljoscha (Josh) Kubassa, Dani Chandrasoma, Marco Barquero. Missing on the day: Alana Mailey, Grant Webster, Siobhan Dennison, Ben Clark, Patricio Lagos.
The lab in April 2011. L-R rear: Dan Noble, Martin Whiting, Yee Wah Lau, Marco Barquero, Kerrie Wechmann, Alana Mailey. L-R front: Pau Carazo, Suead Zumut, Dani Chandrasoma, Siobhan Dennison.
December 2011 at the conclusion of Qi Yin’s visit to the Lizard Lab. Nicolas Butruille, Qi Yin, Marco Barquero, Dan Noble, Moniek Poppe.
Lizard Lab interns in December 2012. L-R: Nathalie Lallemand De Driesen, Eléonor Germain, Aljoscha (Josh) Kubassa, Julie Pauwels, Katharina Hinz. Missing: Stephanie Muenchau.
Martin Whiting – Lab PI
Arnaud Badiane PhD December 2014-
Jodie Gruber – PhD student. Jodie is registered at Sydney University, but she is co-supervised by Rick Shine and Martin Whiting.
Isabel Moreira Damas – PhD student. Isabel is working on behavioural flexibility and cognition in invasive lacertid lizards. August 2015-
Birgit Szabo – PhD student. Birgit is working on behavioural flexibility and cognition in lizards. March 2016-
Julia Riley – PhD student. Julia is working on social learning and sociality in lizards (not turtles). March 2014-
James Baxter-Gilbert, PhD student. James is working on water dragons. April 2015-