Past and present members of the Edwards lab make a showing at the 26th International Ornithological Congress in Tokyo. See photo.
Graduate student Maude Baldwin leads a study of the evolution of sweet taste perception in hummingbirds, published in Science (Aug. 22, 2014 issue). The study was funded by a Dissertation Improvement Grant from NSF
The Edwards lab is pleased to welcome Dr. Tim Sackton, a new postdoc in the lab. Tim will collaborate with graduate student Phil Grayson, Director of Research Informatics Michele Clamp, and our other collaborators, to use comparative genomics to study the evolution of flightlessness in palaeognath birds.
Past and present members of the Edwards lab make a showing at the 2014 annual meeting of the Society for the Study of Evolution. See photo.
The Edwards Lab is pleased to welcome Dr. Simon Yung Wa Sin, a recent PhD from the Wildlife Conservation Unit at the University of Oxford. In collaboration with Dr. Gabrielle Nevitt, Simon will study the genomics of chemical individuality and olfaction-based behavior in Leach's Storm Petrels.
Our lab is pleased to be joined by graduate student Phil Grayson, who just completed his Master's Degree at the University of Winnipeg on the evolution of reproductive genes in mice.
Graduate student Allison Shultz receives a 'best student paper' award at the 2013 meetings of the American Ornithologists' Union in Chicago. Congrats, Allison!
Christie Riehl wins a 2013 Young Professional Award given by the Cooper Ornithological Society. Congrats Christie!
We are pleased to host visiting professor Michael A. Russello as the 2013 Sarah Hrdy Fellow in Conservation Biology in the Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology.
Junior Fellow Cassie Stoddard is one of five recipients of the prestigious L'Oreal USA Fellowships for Women in Science. Congratulations Cassie!
Scott joins the National Science Foundation as a Division Director of the Division of Biological Infrastructure (DBI) in the Directorate for Biological Sciences (BIO). Scott will serve in this capacity until June 2015.
Graduate student Allison Shultz is awarded a Rosemary Grant Research Award from the Society for the Study of Evolution
We are pleased to host two student interns this summer, Elisa Dierickx (Harvard class of 2011) and Eren Ada. Elisa is learning the Rad-tag technique before heading to a PhD program in conservation biology at the University of Cambridge, (UK) and Eren, and undergraduate biology major from Ahi Evran University in Kirsehir, Turkey, is learning about phylogenetics and bioinformatics
Graduate student Allison Shultz is awarded a Frank M. Chapman research award from the American Museum of Natural History for her research on House Finches
Junior Fellows Christie Riehl and Cassie Stoddard receive new funding through the William F. Milton Fund, administered by the Harvard Medical School
Christie Riehl receives a Putnam Expedition Grant from the Museum of Comparative Zoology to go to Panama to study how female anis use conspecific brood parasitism to increase their reproductive success.
The Edwards lab is joined by sabbatical visitor and computational biologist Mary O’Connell. Mary hails from Dublin City University, Ireland, and will be supported by a Fullbright Fellowship.