We are pleased to welcome postdoctoral fellow Niclas Backström to the laboratory. Niclas recently completed a PhD on evolutionary genetics of flycatchers at Uppsala University in Sweden in Hans Ellengren's lab, and will focus on evolutionary genomics of House Finches here at Harvard.
Postdoctoral fellow Liang Liu accepts a position as Assistant Profesor in the Deprtment of Agriculture and Natural Science at Delaware State University. He will begin in January 2010.
We welcome to the lab new postdocs Matt Fujita and Frank Rheindt and sabbatical visitor Bei An.
Chris Organ and colleagues publish new finings on the evolution of extinct marine reptiles in Nature.
The lab bids farewell to Camille Bonneaud, who was awarded a prestigous 4-year fellowship from CNRS
Edwards lab scores two new collaborative grants from NSF: Plumage evolution and gene expression in House Finches (with Geoff Hill) and Olfactory and chemosensory mechanisms of behavior in Leach's Storm Petrels with Gabrielle Nevitt.
Along with Bono and Nelson Mandela (but without quite as much fanfare!), Scott gets elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. See news story.
The Edwards lab looks forward to new members: Matt Fujita (PhD UC Berkeley) will join the lab as a NSF Postoctoral Fellow in Bioinformatics in July 2009. Shane Campbell-Staton (BS, University of Rochester) will join the lab as a graduate student in OEB/MCZ in the fall.
Graduate student June Lee receives a NSF dissertation improvement grant entitled "Molecular Evolution of Reproductive genes in Australian fairy wrens (Maluridae)
Postdoctoral Fellow Miguel Alcaide arrives from the Estacion Biologica de Donana in Seville, Spain, to pursue work in avian immunogenomics
Postdoctoral Fellow Dan Janes scores cover of Journal of Heredity for his paper on recombination and nucleotide diversity in Emus
Andrew Shedlock contributes to a new book on the TimeTree of Life from Oxford University Press
Scott speaks to 400 high school students at Darwin Day at the National Museum of Natural History
Edwards Lab awarded $35,000 from Harvard University's Milton Fund to support Camille Bonneaud's work on 454 transcriptome characterization of House Finch spleen
Graduate student June Lee receives the cover of the journal Evolution for his study of multilocus phylogeography in the red-backed wren
Dr. Susan Cameron joins the Edwards lab as a Fellow of the Harvard Center for the Environment
Scott contributes to new book on early drawings of John James Audubon published by Harvard University Press