I'm a little late on posting this, but about a month ago the Rocha lab went to the 2011 ASIH meeting in Minneapolis, MN. Both myself and fellow Rocha lab PhD student Moises Bernal gave talks on our Halichoeres projects (manuscripts of these projects are being completed now,and should be submitted soon). Both of our talks went well, and I saw a lot of other interesting talks and posters. These meetings always get me excited about future research directions and new techniques. The meeting this year was very well organized, and included new activities for graduate students including a "speed networking" session, and a discussion session with various professionals in the field on how to find a job. Minneapolis was a great city to have this meeting at, and it was very welcoming and full of attractions (I highly suggest the rooftop bowling at the British Pub). The pictures in this post are of my talk and Moises' talk. Now I think its time to start working on a project so that I can attend next years meeting in Vancouver!