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Helen Stone, an undergraduate in the Bergland lab won a Harrison award from UVA

Helen Stone, an undergraduate in the Bergland lab won a Harrison award from UVA. This award will support Helen’s research on thermosensation in flies. 

Botany One blog post highlights new paper by Jessamyn Manson and colleagues. 

Read the blog post here

Priscilla Erickson, a post-doc in the Bergland lab, won a DeLill Nasser award through the Genetics Society of America

Priscilla Erickson, a post-doc in the Bergland lab, won a DeLill Nasser award through the Genetics Society of America to attend the Population, Evolution, and Quantitative Genetics conference. She will be presenting her work on the genetics of overwintering in flies.

Parichy lab has a new paper accepted at PLoS Genetics

Parichy lab has a new paper accepted at PLoS Genetics on mechanisms underlying heterochronic change in stripe development in Danio fishes

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Vic Lewis (Parichy Lab) wins 2nd prize in poster competition

Parichy lab graduate student Vic Lewis wins 2nd prize in poster competition at 2018 Annual Meeting of the Society for Developmental Biology for his work on pigment cell development and evolution in zebrafish and its relatives

Parichy lab awarded NIH grant

NIH  awards  Parichy  lab  $225k  to  purchase  a  dedicated  Illumina  NextSeq  550  sequencing  platform  for  evolutionarygenomics  and  single  cell  RNA-sequencing

Brittany Sutherland's (Ph.D./ Galloway Lab) talk selected for Hamilton symposium

Matt, Brittany and Laura present in Montpellier at Evolution 2018! Brittany Sutherland’s talk was selected for the Hamilton symposium.

Hanna Makowski joins the Galloway lab!

Hanna Makowski joins the Galloway lab as a PhD student. This summer we were lucky to have Hanna help us figure out if pollinators are interested in Campanula growing outside its natural range. Welcome Hanna!

Cynthia Ong, an undergraduate in the Bergland lab won a Harrison award from UVA

Cynthia Ong, an undergraduate in the Bergland lab won a Harrison award from UVA. This research award will support Cynthia to travel to England this summer to study seasonal dynamics of Daphnia. 

Matt Koski and Laura Galloway have a new paper in Proceedings of the Royal Society B.

Matt and Laura have a new paper in Proceedings of the Royal Society B with our colleagues from College of Wooster and undergraduate Angela Pham. The study was featured in UVA Today! 

Mandy Gibson is spending  the  fall  semester  as  a  fellow  at  the  Institute  for  Advanced  Study  in  Berlin

Mandy Gibson is spending  the  fall  semester  as  a  fellow  at  the  Institute  for  Advanced  Study  in  Berlin

Cory Weller, a PhD student in the Bergland lab wins a Britt travel award

Cory Weller, a PhD student in the Bergland lab wins a Britt travel award and will be using it to support travel to the Population, Evolution, and Quantitative Genetics conference. He will be presenting his work on association mapping methods.

Matt Koski, Laura Galloway, and Lia Leibman (Galloway Lab) publish new paper in Functional Ecology.

Matt, Laura and Lia Leibman (MLBS REU!) have a new paper in Functional Ecology. Populations with greater flexibility in floral traits modify mating system in response to the pollinator environment

Mike Hague (Brodie Lab) awarded Distinguisehd Teaching Fellowship

Mike Hague awarded 2018 Department of Biology Distinguished Teaching Fellowship to lead his own class “Is Evolution Predictable”