Lab News

17 March 2017
Catalina Mantilla is admitted to Temple's Biology Ph.D. Program starting the Fall 2017 semester! Congratulations, Catalina! We are excited to welcome you to the team!

19-20 January 2017
Liz Tucker and Tonia Hsieh return to New Orleans for the Winter Workshop on Neuromechanics, hosted at Tulane University. They spent an invigorating couple days discussing and absorbing current and future directions in neuromechanics with some of the most inspiring minds working in the field.

4-8 January 2017
The Hsieh Lab invades New Orleans for the annual SICB meeting. Aja Carter, Catalina Mantilla, Janne Pfeiffenberger, Liz Tucker, and Tonia Hsieh presented well-received talks and posters on walking fishes, running lizards, and hobbled spiders!

14 November 2016
The Hsieh Lab is excited to welcome post-doc Dr. Swapnil Pravin! Swapnil earned his Ph.D. in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at University of Virginia with Matt Reidenbach.

11 November 2016
Liz Tucker is admitted to the Hsieh Lab and the Biology Ph.D. program for the Spring 2017! Welcome to the lab, Liz!!

3 November 2016
The Hsieh Lab is excited to welcome a new member to its youngest ranks: Otto Akseli Mazouch Pfeiffenberger was born at 3:28AM, weighing in at 6 lbs 5 oz, to graduate students Nicole Mazouchova and Janne Pfeiffenberger. A hearty congratulations to the new parents and a warm welcome to little Otto!!

8 July 2016
Tonia is interviewed on The Pulse, by reporter Todd Bookman, about how she helped to discover the mechanism of gecko adhesion, way back when she was an undergraduate student. This interview is airing TODAY at 9AM EST on Philadelphia's WHYY (90.9 FM), and then again on Sunday at noon. If you miss both broadcasts, you can also read, and listen to it here.

20 May 2016
The You're the Expert live radio show, featuring Tonia Hsieh is released on WBUR. Hear the episode here!

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