Welcome to the Olson-Manning Lab at Augustana University!

Augustana University   Biology Department

Our newest focus: What happens when species hybridize?


June 2019

Welcome new lab members Beth Pompa, Liya Tilahun, and Grace Goble

We are launching the Milkweed Flower Photo Project! Find out how to contribute at Milkweedflower.org or visit The Milkweed Flower Photo Project at iNaturalist

May 2019

Our work from our collaboration with the Westerman lab at the University of Arkansas was published in Ethology this month!

June 2018

The milkweed pilot common gardens in Spearfish and Sioux Falls are in! This summer we have Avery Selberg, Sydney Kreutzmann, and Noah Hanson working in the lab!

May 2017

Four summer BRIN and EPSCoR students (Avery, Erica, Alex and Sydney – pictured above) joined the lab for 10 weeks of intensive summer research! Jessa and Maggie are also conducting independent research projects.

September 2016

We began a collaboration with the Butterfly House and Aquarium in Sioux Falls and Dr. Erica Westerman at the University of Arkansas on butterfly behavior.

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Fall 2016

The Olson-Manning lab opened at Augustana University!