Welcome new postdoc Kirsten Gotting, an expert in evolutionary genomics!
Welcome new graduate student Faisal AlZaben, a PhD candidate in the Molecules, Cells and Organisms graduate program!
Welcome new graduate student Rishabh Kapoor, a PhD candidate in the Systems Biology graduate program!
Arpita and Ben‘s manuscript on a novel role for oskar in long term memory in crickets is now posted on bioRxiv! Read the preprint here.
Welcome new postdoc Mandira Katuwal, an expert in entomology, plant pest control and genomics!
Seth and Taro‘s manuscript on nuclear movements in cricket embryos is now in press at Nature Communications ! Read the article here, and check out media coverage by the New York Times, The Scientist, Harvard’s MCB Department and Faculty Opinions.
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Welcome new postdoc Olakunle Jaiyesimi, an expert in metabolomics!
Welcome to new postdocs Suhrid Ghosh, with expertise in developmental & cell biology /physiology/genetics, and Polpass Arul Jose, a microbiologist and microbiome expert!
Welcome to new postdocs Upendra Bhattarai, an expert in the genomics of host/parasite interactions, and Isobel Ronai, an insect and tick geneticist!
Welcome postdoc Chandrashekar Kuyyamudi, a physicist and mathematician who studies pattern formation! Chandra joins us through the QBio Fellowship Program.
Congratulations to Adriana Aguilar-Maldonado for passing her qualifying exam!
Sam’s preprint titled “The evolution of ovary-specific gene expression in Hawaiian Drosophilidae” is now posted to bioRxiv!
Anastasia is the recipient of a PhD Fellowship from Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds! Read about her and her award here.
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Congrats to Cassandra for being selected as one of the 2021 Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Investigators!
Leo, Emily and Guillem‘s paper titled “Evolution of a cytoplasmic determinant: evidence for the biochemical basis of functional evolution of the novel germ line regulator Oskar” is now in press in Molecular Biology and Evolution!
Harsha and Guillem‘s manuscript titled “Distinct gene expression dynamics in germ line and somatic tissue during ovariole morphogenesis in Drosophila melanogaster” is now in press at G3: Genes, Genomes, Genetics! Uncorrected proof
Congrats to Beatrice Steinert for receiving the 2021-2022 HCBI Simmons Award!
Congrats to Anastasia Repouliou for receiving the 2021-2022 HCBI Simmons Award!