LAB NEWS (as of 3/2017)

  • Former postdoc Sonal Singhal starts her position as Assistant Professor in Biology at California State University, Dominguez Hills
  • Molly Schumer receives the 2017 Dobzhansky Award from the Society for the Study of Evolution
  • Felix Wu, a student in the Integrative Program, joins the lab
  • Priya Moorjani is awarded a Burroughs Wellcome Fund Career Awards at the Scientific Interface
  • Yuki Haba is awarded the 2017 Alfred Russell Wallace Prize for the best MA thesis in the Dept. of Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Biology
  • Ipsita Agrawal is awarded the 2017-2018 John Woodruff Simpson Fellowship as a alumnus of Amherst College
  • Talks by Hakhamanesh Mostafavi on Identifying genetic variants that affect viability in large cohorts and by Zach Baker on the Repeated losses of PRDM9-directed recombination despite the conservation of PRDM9 across vertebrates at Biology of Genomes 2017
  • Yuki Haba heading to Princeton University in the fall to pursue a Ph.D. on the evolution of behavior
  • Talk by Eduardo Amorim on The Population Genetics of Recessive Lethal Mutations & poster by Ipsita Agrawal on Sex Differences in the Mutation Spectrum in Humans (July 2017) at SMBE 2017
  • Molly Schumer (Harvard Society of Fellows) to co-chair the Evolution session of the Biology of Genomes 2017 meeting (May 2017)
  • Egill Richard visits the lab from a Masters program at Université Paris 7 (April-Aug 2017)
  • Zachary Fuller joins the lab as a new postdoc, from a PhD at Penn State (March 2017)