Here is a link to a paper by Chris Baraloto and collaborators that will be published in Nature this Friday.
Congratulations to Emily Warschefsky, and her advisor, Eric von Wettberg, for their 20K DDIG award: DISSERTATION RESEARCH: Evolution and domestication genetics of the mango”.
Phil Stoddard has received notification from NSF that he has been recommended for a 3 year $485K award. This is a continuation of his lab's behavioral work on weakly electric fishes entitled "Paradoxical Regulation of Signal Reliability". Congratulations to Phil!
BGSA is happy to announce that Dr. Fiona Tomas Nash of Oregon State and IMEDEA (Mallorca, Spain) will visit FIU for our last UGSRC seminar. Graduate Students are welcome to join Fiona for lunch (with free pizza) at 1:45pm in OE-148 after her talk.
Emily Brantner will defend her Masters proposal entitled "Evolutionary distinctiveness and local endangerment prioritization in ESA critical habitat designation" on Tuesday April 21 at 3:00 PM in GC 279A at 3:00 PM on MMC. Major Professor: Dr. John Withey.
Dr. Steven Roberts, University of Washington, will present a seminar on "Does DNA methylation facilitate phenotypic plasticity in marine invertebrates?"
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