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• Welcome to Casey Maloney, our new Research Coordinator!

Carrie's paper on codon use in a spider is accepted for publication in Genome Biology and Evolution. PDF of accepted MS

Taro's paper on the role of Blimp-1 in cricket germ cell specification is accepted for publication in DevelopmentPDF of accepted MS * Read more in "In This Issue" of Development *

Carrie's paper on codon use in Pancrustacea is accepted for publication in G3: Genes, Genomes, Genetics. PDF

• The Evo-Devo-Eco Network (EDEN) NSF Research Coordination Network is now in its final year! See the EDEN website for details on how to apply for funding before it runs out, and join the EDEN network. Read more in the Harvard Gazette.

Welcome to the Extavour lab. We are a collection of developmental biologists, molecular biologists, geneticists, cell biologists, zoologists, and evolutionary biologists. Our shared interest is in the evolution of the genetic mechanisms employed during early animal embryogenesis to specify cell fate, development and differentiation. We focus primarily on the evolution and development of reproductive systems, including both the germ line and the somatic components of the gonad.


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