Welcome to Dwayne Evans, graduate student in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences training program!
Check out Cassandra’s feature in Sinfonía celular with Gemma Marfany in El Nactional.CAT
Check out Extavour lab research data featured in Science News! Why some insect eggs are spherical while others look like hot dogs.
Check out Cassandra, Sam and Seth’s work featured in Ecology, Not Physics, Explains Diversity of Insect Eggs – The Scientist! Article here
Check out Cassandra discussing published work about how ecology predicts egg shape and size in the Harvard Gazette! Article here
Sam and Seth’s paper on insect egg size and shape evolution has been published in Nature! PDF
Welcome to Beatrice Steinert, a Masters student in OEB!
Welcome to Guillem Ylla, a postdoc who will be working on arthropod bioinformatics!
Carrie‘s paper on the evolution of sex-biased gene expression in Drosophila is accepted for publication in BMC Evolutionary Biology! PDF
Carrie’s paper on the dynamic molecular evolution of animal germ line genes is accepted for publication in BMC Evolutionary Biology!
Sam and Seth’s preprint presenting evidence for the hypothesis that ecology, rather than allometric or developmental constraints drive the evolution of insect egg morphology is now available on bioRxiv! [PDF]
Didem’s preprint describing the resuts of our first studies on Hawaiian Drosophila is now available on bioRxiv! [PDF]
Leo and Tamsin’s preprint suggesting that horizontal transfer of bacterial DNA contributed to the birth of the oskar gene is now available on bioRxiv! [PDF]
Farewell and congratulations to Diede de Haan, who is off to become a PhD student at the Weizmann Institute in the Gal lab!