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The latest Mammalian Species account is now published, Dasypus hybridus (Cingulata: Dasypodidae)
Agustín M. Abba and Mariella Superina
Mamm Species 2016 48: 10-20
http://mspecies.oxfordjournals.org/content/mspecies/48/931/10
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We have an exciting meeting planned for this year! The scientific program will include simultaneous technical sessions, poster sessions, as well as workshops, symposia, and plenary speakers. A full social agenda is planned with field trips, picnic, Run-for-Research, student pizza party, auction, and awards ceremony and social.
SAVE MONEY AND REGISTER NOW!!!
Registration is now open for ASM 2016! Register online now (https://outreach.ksu.edu/etrakWebApp/Login.aspx…)! Please keep in mind that your login password for conference registration is different than your society password used to access the ASM Business Office site. If you do not remember your password from previous years, simply select “retrieve your forgotten password” and it will be sent to your e-mail quickly. Regular registration ends March 31st!!!
ABSTRACT SUBMISSION DEADLINE – MARCH 31ST AT 5 PM (CDT)!!!
Share your research with hundreds of mammalogists from around the world. Submit your abstract for an oral presentation or poster for ASM 2016! Abstract submissions will close on March 31, 2016 at 5:00 pm (Central Daylight Time).
All presenters must register and submit full payment for the conference prior to submitting their abstract. This MUST be done prior to 5:00 pm (Central Daylight Time) on March 31st to ensure timely processing. After registering for the conference, you will receive two auto reply confirmation receipts. After verifying your registration, you will receive a separate confirmation letter that will contain information about how to submit an abstract. An abstract will not be accepted for the program until the presenting author has registered and paid in full.
NEW THIS YEAR! Oral presenters interested in participating in a solicited Thematic Session can indicate such during abstract submission. These sessions are intended to highlight research in new and important areas. Thematic Sessions will occur alongside regular technical sessions but may use alternative formatting as necessary (e.g., 30-minute talks). Session topics this year include Climate Change and High-Latitude Mammals, Microbiome of Non-Model Organisms, Phylogenomics, and 5-Minute Lightning Talks. Abstracts will be vetted and selected for each Thematic Session by the Program Committee. Please contact John Hanson (j.delton.hanson@researchtesting.com) for more information!
RESERVE YOUR ROOM AND MAKE TRAVEL PLANS FOR ASM 2016
Housing: A variety of housing options are available this year, including campus dorm housing. Reservations should be made before the end of May for most housing options. Be sure to reference the American Society of Mammalogists to receive the conference group rate at the meeting hotels. Check out the meeting travel page http://conferences.k-state.edu/mammalog…/travel-and-lodging/ for more information!
Transportation: Airlines servicing Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport include American, Delta, Frontier, Spirit, United, and Southwest. The airport also offers various car rental options. There are several options for travel from the airport to the hotels ranging from taxis and shuttles to public transportation. To research the method that best suits you, please see the options online. Minneapolis is also serviced by Greyhound and Amtrak.
For more information, visit the meeting website (http://conferences.k-state.edu/mammalogists/).
Contact:
Tony Ballard
K-State Conference Services
Phone: 785-532-2402
Email: tballard@k-state.edu
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Applications for the ASM and Shadle Fellowships are now being accepted at http://www.mammalsociety.org/applications/
Applications are due by 1 May 2016, and fellowship recipients will be announced in June at the annual meeting of the American Society of Mammalogists in Minneapolis.
Please scroll down on the "applications" page for further information about each fellowship. Students may apply for both fellowships with a single application (there is a check box on the application form for this). This year, the amount of the Shadle Fellowship will be ~$4,600, and the ASM Fellowship will be $7,500 (note that these amounts differ from those on the website, because there is some variation from year to year).
There are a couple of key differences between these fellowships that we would like to bring to your attention, because they do affect a student's eligibility for one or the other, and are sometimes overlooked. The Shadle Fellowship can only be awarded to a graduate student enrolled at an institution in the United States (although the recipient may be a citizen of another country or conduct research in another country), while the ASM Fellowship may be awarded to a student enrolled at an institution anywhere in the world. And although both recognize achievement and potential in research in mammalogy, the ASM Fellowship also recognizes service to the American Society of Mammalogists.
Please contact Karen Mabry (kmabry@nmsu.edu) with any additional questions about these fellowships, and the Grants-in-Aid Committee looks forward to reading about the accomplishments of our students!
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Proposals for Symposia and Workshops for the 2017 annual meeting of the American Society of Mammalogists are now being accepted. The meeting will take place on the campus of the University of Idaho, Moscow, 23-27 June 2017. An updated version of the guidelines and application form can be found on the ASM website (http://www.mammalsociety.org/committees/program#tab7). Application deadline is 21 March 2016!

Please direct questions and submit completed proposals to the Symposium and Workshops Subcommittee Chair, Neal Platt (neal.platt@gmail.com).
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The ‪#‎MondayMammal‬ is the Forest Buffalo which typically occupy clearings within dense rainforests of central Africa.
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We have an exciting meeting planned for this year! The scientific program will include simultaneous technical sessions, poster sessions, as well as workshops, symposia, and plenary speakers. A full social agenda is planned with field trips, picnic, Run-for-Research, student pizza party, auction, and awards ceremony and social.

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION OPEN/TRAVEL AWARD DEADLINE – MARCH 1ST!!!

Share your research with hundreds of mammalogists from around the world. Submit your abstract for an oral presentation or poster for ASM 2016! Abstract submissions will be open from February 15, 2016 and close on March 31, 2016 at 11:59 pm (Central Daylight Time).

All presenters must register and submit full payment for the conference prior to submitting their abstract. This MUST be done prior to 5 pm (Central Daylight Time) on March 31st to ensure timely processing. After registering for the conference, you will receive two auto reply confirmation receipts. After verifying your registration, you will receive a separate confirmation letter that will contain information about how to submit an abstract. An abstract will not be accepted for the program until the presenting author has registered and paid in full.

If you intend to apply for an ASM Travel Award, the deadline for abstract submission is March 1st at 11:59 pm (Central Daylight Time)! Application for travel awards is completed during the abstract submission process. In order to gain access to the abstract submission form, you must first register and pay for the conference! After doing so, please send an e-mail to Dana Flynn (mefford@ksu.edu). She will verify your payment and then send you the abstract submission link. This MUST be done prior to 5 pm (Central Daylight Time) on March 1st. For more information about ASM Travel Awards see the ASM website (http://www.mammalsociety.org/committees/honoraria-and-travel-awards#tab4).

REGISTER FOR THE CONFERENCE

Registration is now open for ASM 2016! Register online (https://outreach.ksu.edu/etrakWebApp/Login.aspx?ReturnUrl=https://outreach.ksu.edu/etrakWebApp/Registration.aspx?MeetingCode=211604) now! Please keep in mind that your login password for conference registration is different than your society password used to access the ASM Business Office site. If you do not remember your password from previous years, simply select “retrieve your forgotten password” and it will be sent to your e-mail quickly. Regular registration ends March 31st!!!

RESERVE YOUR ROOM AND MAKE TRAVEL PLANS FOR ASM 2016

Housing: A variety of housing options are available this year, including campus dorm housing. Reservations should be made before the end of May for most housing options. Be sure to reference the American Society of Mammalogists to receive the conference group rate at the meeting hotels. Check out the meeting travel page (http://conferences.k-state.edu/mammalogists/travel-and-lodging/) for more information!

Transportation: Airlines servicing Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (http://www.mspairport.com/) include American, Delta, Frontier, Spirit, United, and Southwest. The airport also offers various car rental options. There are several options for travel from the airport to the hotels ranging from taxis and shuttles to public transportation. To research the method that best suits you, please see the options online (https://www.mspairport.com/GroundTransportation.aspx). Minneapolis is also serviced by Greyhound (www.greyhound.com) and Amtrak (www.amtrak.com).

For more information, visit the meeting website (http://conferences.k-state.edu/mammalogists/).

Contact:
Tony Ballard
K-State Conference Services
Phone: 785-532-2402
Email: tballard@k-state.edu

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The ‪#‎MondayMammal‬ is the Large-eared Pika. Despite having the largest pinnae in the Family, Large-eared Pika rely on vocal communication less than other species of pika.
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The ‪#‎MondayMammal‬ is the Side-striped Jackal, which frequent areas of human use for food subsides & to avoid competition with sympatric jackals
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We are excited to announce that we now have a searchable database of U.S. mammals by state! http://www.mammalogy.org/mammals-list
There are likely some spelling mistakes and errors in the database, and we are working to correct them as soon as we find them. This represents plenty of work by the Public Education Committee.
Mam·mal·o·gy / a branch of zoology dealing with mammals. Mam·mal·o·gist / a person with the best job in the world! About ASM · Committees · Grants · Publications · Meetings · Education · Join ASM · Donate Now. Mammal Species List Search. Mammal Species List Search. Use the filters below to find ...
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Deadline Extended to 20 March 2016!

Nominate a student for the Hornaday Award (ASM Student Conservation Award).

The William T. Hornaday Award is awarded to a current undergraduate or graduate student who has made a significant contribution as a student to the conservation of mammals and their habitats. The recipient should have contributed substantially to (1) the conservation of 1 or more mammalian species, subspecies, or populations, (2) the conservation of mammalian assemblages and communities, and/or (3) advancing the field of conservation biology through focal research on mammals. We interpret “contribution” broadly to include (1) scientific research or political activism that has resulted in the preservation of an imperiled species; (2) development of protective management recommendations; (3) acquisition of new knowledge regarding the conservation status or causes for decline of mammalian species or populations; (4) the protection of significant mammalian habitat; or (5) promotion of the conservation of mammals through public education.

A nomination should include: Two letters of recommendation from individuals familiar with the nominee’s conservation activities. One of these letters must be from the student’s research advisor and confirms that the nominees status as a student. Completed nomination packets (as a single PDF file) should be sent to Joseph Cook (tucojoe@gmail.com). Deadline for submission of completed nominations is 20 March.
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A reminder that the Travel Award application deadline for #ASMGopher is 1 March 2016 and applicants must 1) submit their abstract for the meeting and 2) pay registration by that date
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Introduction
The American Society of Mammalogists (ASM) was established in 1919 for the purpose of promoting interest in the study of mammals.

In addition to being among the most charismatic of animals, mammals are important in many disciplines from paleontology to ecology and evolution. We, of course, are mammals and thus are in the interesting position of studying ourselves in quest of a greater understanding of the role of mammals in the natural world.

The ASM is currently composed of over 4,500 members, many of whom are professional scientists. Members of the Society have always had a strong interest in the public good, and this is reflected in their involvement in providing information for public policy, resources management, conservation, and education.

The Society hosts annual meetings and maintains several publications. The flagship publication is the Journal of Mammalogy, a journal produced six times per year that accepts submissions on all aspects of mammalogy. The ASM also publishes Mammalian Species (accounts of individual species), and Special Publications, books that pertain to specific taxa or topics, and we maintain a mammal images library which contains many exceptional photographs of mammals.