Department Picnic: 8/24

Please join us tomorrow at noon on the Carlson Library veranda to welcome the new graduate students at the Department picnic! We have six new Ph.D. students and three new M.S. students.

Chef Hiram will be flipping hamburgers, veggie burgers, and hotdogs. We will also have a variety of salads, chips, desserts, and drinks.

The Department will provide the food and drink…you bring the sunshine!

Ching-Ho Chang wins TAGC travel award

Ching-HoChangThe Genetics Society of America awarded Ching-Ho Chang with a travel award to present his work at the Population, Evolutionary & Quantitative Genetics (PEQG) meeting this summer in Orlando, Florida. The PEQG meeting is part of The Allied Genetics Conference (TAGC) – a giant conference combining meetings from 7 different genetics communities for the first time. Ching-Ho is a 2nd year grad student in the Larracuente lab. He will present his work on Y chromosome evolution in Drosophila. Congratulations, Ching-Ho!

EEB seminar 4/21: Dr. Michael Lynch

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Please join us for a special EEB seminar on 4/21 at 3:30pm in Lander Auditorium. Dr. Michael Lynch will present a talk titled “Mutation, Drift, and the Origin of Cellular Features”. Dr. Lynch is the Distinguished Professor of Biology at Indiana University, Bloomington, a member of the National Academy of Sciences and a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.