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Graduate Student Spotlight: Andrew Seely

Get to know one of our newest PhDs with our spotlight on Dr. Andrew Seely (Manson Lab)!  Having recently defended his dissertation – “An Analysis of the Tsr-LsrB Interaction during Autoinducer-2 Chemotaxis in Escherichia coli” – Dr. Seely […]

Graduate Student Spotlight: Angela Hawkins

Up next in our graduate student spotlight series is Angela Hawkins, a PhD candidate in the Pepper lab studying the molecular mechanisms that allow plants to succeed in harsh environments.  Angela was also one of […]

Faculty Spotlight: Charles Criscione

Roundworms, flukes, and tapeworms…oh my! This month’s Faculty Spotlight shines on Dr. Charles Criscione.  Currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Biology, Dr. Criscione’s research investigates the ways parasite ecology influences the evolutionary mechanisms within […]

Recent Publications

Detwiler, JT, Caballero, IC, Criscione, CD. Role of parasite transmission in promoting inbreeding: I. Infection intensities drive individual parasite selfing rates. Mol. Ecol. 2017; :. doi: 10.1111/mec.14211. PubMed PMID:28626938.

Detwiler, JT, Criscione, CD. Role of parasite transmission in promoting inbreeding: II. Pedigree reconstruction reveals sib-transmission and consequent kin-mating. Mol. Ecol. 2017; :. doi: 10.1111/mec.14210. PubMed PMID:28626973.

Means, D.B., Lamb, J. and Bernardo, J. 2017. A new species of dusky salamander (Amphibia: Plethodontidae: Desmognathus) from the Eastern Gulf Coastal Plain and a redescription of D. auriculatus. Zootaxa 4263(3): 467–506. http://www.mapress.com/j/zt/article/view/zootaxa.4263.3.3

Wicksten, M., De Grave, S., France, S., Kelley, C. 2017. Presumed filter-feeding in a deep-sea benthic shrimp (Decapoda, Caridea, Stylodactylidae), with records of the deepest occurrence of carideans. ZooKeys 646: 17-23. doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.646.10969 PubMed PMID:28228673.

Blank, H.M., Perez, R., He, C., Maitra, N., Metz, R., Hill, J., Lin, Y., Johnson, C.D., Bankaitis, V.A., Kennedy, B.K., Aramayo, R., Polymenis, M. 2017. Translational control of lipogenic enzymes in the cell cycle of synchronous, growing yeast cells. EMBO J. doi: 10.15252/embj.201695050 PubMed PMID: 28057705.

Upcoming Events

Aug 25

3rd Annual Dept. Kick-Ball Game

August 25 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Aug 28
Aug 29

Seminar: Mike Smotherman

August 29 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sep 05

Seminar: Angela Hawkins & Kathleen McAllister

September 5 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sep 12

Seminar: Wayne Versaw

September 12 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sep 19

Seminar: Randy Morgenstein

September 19 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm