Lab News!

  • February 2014 – Congratulations to Cara Brand who has received a NSF Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant!
  • December 2013 – Dr. Robert (Bort) Edwards joins the lab to work on the large X-effect and complex speciation between Drosophila simulans and D. mauritiana
  • July 2013 – Two new postdoc positions available in evolutionary genetics/genomics.
  • Congratulations to Colin Meiklejohn! He will join the University of Nebraska’s School of Biological Sciences as a new faculty member in January 2014!
  • Congratulations to Amanda Larracuente! She will join the EEB group in the University of Rochester’s Department of Biology as a new faculty member in January 2015!
  • January 2013 – New postdoc position available in speciation genetics & genomics
  • November 2012 – Congratulations to Amanda Larracuente on her NIH-NRSA Postdoctoral Fellowship Award!
  • Our paper on speciation genomics of the Drosophila simulans clade appears in Genome Research
  • July 2012 – Vicky presents at AGA’s Recombination Meeting
  • February 2012 – Our friend and colleague Colin Meiklejohn moves to Indiana University
  • February 2012 – Dr. Victoria Cattani defended her PhD dissertation: Genetic analysis of postzygotic isolation and recombination rate differences in Drosophila
  • Dr. Amanda Larracuente joins the lab!
  • Soojin Yi (Georgia Tech) and Daven join the debate about complex speciation between humans and chimpanzees
  • Vicky receives a NSF-DDIG award
  • Daven receives a 2009 Sloan Research Fellowship
  • Daven receives a 2008 David & Lucile Packard Foundation Fellowship for Science & Engineering
  • Colin lands big NSF award to study the evolution of transcriptional regulation
  • Vicky & Shanwu present their work at the Evolution Meetings in Minneapolis
  • Daven is awarded the 2008 Balfour Lecture from the Genetics Society
  • Daven heads to the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University as the 2008-2009 Grass Fellow
  • Anjuli Cherukuri wins the University of Rochester’s Janet Howell Clark Prize and the Donald Charles Prize