The Birthday Conference

Snapshots from an annual meeting that celebrates the birth of a prominent biologist

Jef Akst
Jef Akst

Jef (an unusual nickname for Jennifer) got her master’s degree from Indiana University in April 2009 studying the mating behavior of seahorses. After four years of diving off the Gulf...

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Oct 31, 2012

All images by David Rodriguez

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