Yellow Jacket Nests Needed for Campus Research
Joint research with Goldman lab on ant movement and behavior published in Science and discussed in popular press.
Research on gene duplication in insect societies featured on cover of journal Evolution.
Joint research with Goldman lab on physics of fire ant nest digging gets cover of PNAS and hits the media.
Youtube, BBC, LA Times, Discovery, NBC News
Research on social insects described in super cool video
Research on fire ants featured on NSF webpage changes understanding of development
Research on Crazy Ants featured in Popular Press
Collaborative research demonstrates remarkable mating system of the longhorn crazy ant!
ScienceNews, NewScientist, Discover, Wired
Goodisman named Subaru Professor of Excellence
Mike Goodisman was named as the College of Science Subaru Professor of Excellence. Subaru donated $1000 to the College of Science and awarded Mike a football signed by the coach!
Introduction to Social Systems Biology
Mike Goodisman explains the lab’s research on Social Systems Biology in this YouTube video produced by the Georgia Tech – Petit Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience
Science Nation: Social Insects
The Goodisman Lab explains social insect research on an episode of Science Nation. Learn why ‘Yellowjacket queens are players…’ and that ‘Goodisman is not just focused on sex…’. Watch the episode online at the NSF website and YouTube!
Georgia Outdoors: Animal Architects
The Goodisman Lab was recently featured on the Georgia Outdoors television series on Georgia Public Broadcasting. Watch the ‘Animal Architects’ episode online!
National Geographic: Bug Attack
The Goodisman Lab helps instruct and inform on fire ants and other venomous insects.
Meet Your Neighbor! An Introduction to Social Insects
See Michael Goodisman give an introduction to social insect biology in Atlanta
How to Capture Yellow Jackets (and Not Get Stung)
Michael Goodisman on the thrill of collecting yellow jacket nests and why he studies these dangerous but important social insects. Research featured on NSF website.
Family Dynamics: Research Show Multiple Sex Partners, Cooperation and Caste System of Yellow Jackets
“Michael Goodisman could be called the Maury Povich of the yellow jacket world…”
A brief profile of Goodisman Lab research by Georgia Tech.
A personal look into the heart and mind of the PI when he started at Georgia Tech. “Another occupation I’d like to try: Professional basketball player. Unfortunately, I can’t run, jump or shoot.”