May - Brian received a DeLill Nasser travel award from the Genetics Society of America. Congratulations Brian!! Now he'll get to go to the GRC Ecological Genomics conference in July.
April - Katherine Xue reworked her senior thesis for a general audience and ended up winning the prestigious Bowdoin Prize! Congratulations Katherine!!! Well deserved and we are all very proud of you!!
April - Our own Dina Benayad presented a poster at the Cambridge Science Festival!
April - Brian and Russ's RADseq bias paper came out online at Molecular Ecology
December - On the same day, our paper (Hollister et al) came out in PLoS Genetics, and Brian and Russ's RADseq bias paper was accepted to Molecular Ecology.
November - Kevin Wright was awarded an NIH NRSA postdoctoral fellowship! Congratulations, Kevin!!!
September - Our genome scan in A. arenosa autotetraploids was accepted for publication in PLoS Genetics. Congratulations Jesse et al.!!
August - We've had a great summer and will very much miss Grace, Kristin, Yanniv and Sara. Julie and Katherine will happily still be in the lab in the academic year.
June - Brian's paper, which he did together with John Wakeley, on extending coalescent theory to tetraploids has been accepted for publication in Genetics!
March - Further congratulations in order: Katherine Xue was named a Herchel-Smith Undergraduate Research Fellow for summer 2012!
February - Yanniv Dorone, who hails from France, joined the lab as an intern for six months. Welcome!
February - Brian Arnold received a DIGG grant from NSF! Congratulations, Brian!!
January - The lab received funding from NSF to work on habitat-associated differences in flowering time and plant architecture in A. arenosa.
December - Jesse received and accepted a Miryazan Policy Fellowship at NAS. Congratulations! Though he will be missed...
June - Brian passed his qualifying exam with flying colors!
April - Brian and April both received NSF predoctoral Fellowships. Congratulations!