Andre‘s paper on the evolution of insulin signaling in fruit fly ovariole number divergence and phenotypic plasticity is accepted for publication in Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. PDF * Read more in the Harvard Gazette
Cassandra is interviewed for articles in Scientific American and Quanta Magazine on the Program Cooperation and the Evolution of Multicellularity that she co-organized at the Kavli Institite for Theoretical Physics.
Check out Cassandra’s feature in Debate on Evolution of Multicellular Organisms Starts to Gain Focus in the Scientific American. Article here.
Congratulations to Taro, who has been awarded a postdoctoral fellowship from the Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS).
Transcriptomics for the Animal Kingdom: Using RNA-Seq to study nonmodel organisms! Featured in The Scientist. Article here.
Read Cassandra’s commentary on a recent hypothesis on the role of germ line stem cell maintenance in the evolution of reproductive strategies. [pdf]
Welcome to Prashant Sharma, a visiting postdoc from the American History of Natural History, Erick Bayala, an undergraduate student from the MCO Summer Undergraduate Internship Program, and Taro Nakamura, a new postdoc.
Congratulations to Evelyn for receiving first prize in the postdoc poster competition at the Northeast Regional Meeting of the Society of Developmental Biology.
Cooperating to study Cooperation! Featured in The Scientist. Article here
Our collaborative paper with Prashant Sharma of the Giribet lab onRNAi interference in harvestmen and the roles of dac and Dll in appendage development and evolution is accepted for publication in Evolution and Development. This paper was featured as a Cover Article! [pdf]
Check out Ben Ewen-Campen’s work in Evolution: oskar Reveals Missing Link in Co-optive Evolution
Check out Cassandra’s feature Solving a biological mystery! by The Harvard Gazette.
The bounty of EDEN! Cassandra’s feature in the Harvard Gazette. Click here
Victor‘s paper on our Assembled Searchable Giant Arthropod Read Database (ASGARD) is accepted for publication in Database. If you are interested in sequence data from emerging model arthropods, then ASGARD could help you with your research! [pdf]