News

2017 Conference Grant Application Open

The Gans Collections and Charitable Fund is pleased to announce that it is offering grants to students who are attending two different conferences in 2017. Grants are available for attendees of The Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists (July 12-16,…

Student Grants to Three Conferences for 2016

The Carl Gans Collections and Charitable Fund is pleased to announce that it will support attendance awards to students—both graduate and undergraduate, but not postdoctoral—who are attending any of the following three conferences in 2016: International Society of Vertebrate Morphology…

Grants for SSAR Meeting

The Gans Collections and Charitable Fund is pleased to announce that it is offering its first set of grants to students. Grants are available for attendees of the Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles (SSAR) meeting at the…

Biology of the Reptilia Online Completed

It is with great pleasure that the Gans Collections and Charitable Fund announces that the Biology of the Reptilia is now fully online. This includes all 22 volumes of the set, consisting of approximately 14,000 pages. Visitors to the site CarlGans.org can…

Creating Biology of the Reptilia Online

Cover of the first volume of Biology of the Reptilia

When Carl Gans created the Gans Collections and Charitable Fund, his primary goal was to ensure that both the specimens that he had collected over his lifetime, as well as the books, manuscripts, and rare documents that formed his personal library…