I'm a Ph.D. student in Evolution, Ecology and Organismal Biology at University of North Carolina. I have a broad range of interests, which you can read more about here. I recently started using IPython HTML notebooks to turn this blog into a lab notebook where I'll post snippets of code and figures from ideas I'm working on.
My (highly inbred) academic tree.
email: ben [at] bendmorris.com
Here's my profile on coderbits, which aggregates a lot of my online profiles in one place and uses them to infer flattering things about me.
Places I like to hang out:
Hacker News: http://news.ycombinator.com/user?id=bendmorris
I also blog about scientific programming tips: http://www.sciprogblog.com
One of my goals is to get to explore the world through conferences, research, etc. I have a long way to go. Here are my travels so far (not counting airports):