Author Archives: Drew

Dr. Gail Hearn’s career celebrated at Drexel on September 19, 2014

Bioko Island and the legacy of Gail Hearn PhD from Drill Films on Vimeo.

BBPP Director and Founder, Dr. Gail Hearn, has been working on the African Island of Bioko for over 20 years. The island is home to… Read more

Drexel/BBPP join the Congo Basin Forest Partnership!

Drexel University is the Congo Basin Forest Partnership featured partner of the month! Read more and see the photo gallery here: http://pfbc-cbfp.org/news_en/items/du-june-en.htmlRead more

BBPP Researchers Test New Non-Lethal Amphibian Sampling Technique on Bioko Island

BBPP researchers Patrick McLaughlin, Shaya Honarvar, and Gail Hearn recently partnered with chemists at Villanova University to design and field test a new non-lethal technique for sampling amphibian skin products. Amphibian skin metabolites and bacteria have recently become a topic… Read more

BBPP researchers describe Cyclospora spp. in drills from Bioko Island.

In collaboration with researchers at the Centers for Disease Control, BBPP researchers, Jake Owens, Shaya Honarvar, and Gail Hearn recently described the infection of drills on Bioko Island with Cyclospora spp. parasites. The report extends the known range of the… Read more

BBPP researchers publish review of wildlife conservation publishing trends.

Check out the recent manuscript from BBPP researchers, Drew Cronin and Jake Owens, who worked with four Drexel University undergraduate students and Richard Bergl, Curator of Conservation and Research at North Carolina Zoological Park, to review publishing trends in wildlife… Read more

BBPP Researcher, Jake Owens, has one of the “worst jobs in science”.

Check out BBPP researcher, Jake Owens, who has one of the "worst jobs in science" collecting tissue samples in the Malabo bushmeat market, says Popular Science!… Read more

Update! Help us balance our participants on the 2014 Expedition!!!

Head to “For Job Seekers” under “Get Involved” for more info on how you can help us fill the remaining spots on our research team!… Read more

Few spots left on the Caldera Expedition…apply now!

Only a few spots left for the January 2014 Gran Caldera Expedition! Head to "For Job Seekers" under "Get Involved" for more info!… Read more

Now accepting Caldera Expedition Volunteers!

We are now accepting applications for the January 2014 Gran Caldera Expedition! Check out the "For Job Seekers" page under "Get Involved" for the position description and application details!… Read more

Drill Project Film Streaming Online

The Drill Project Film is now available streaming online! Watch the film at www.thedrillproject.org/the-film/.… Read more