David receives an NSF Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant for his work on the evolution of novel sensory systems. His project will focus on how the new organs acquire their unique repertoire of effector genes.
Hey guys – the Murder Mystery Party will take place November 6 at the lab headquarters. Thanks to Zach for organizing it! Do your best to make him proud.
Yige Luo, a recent graduate of Peking University, joins our lab and the PBG Graduate Group in September 2015. Yige has done some great work on the pheromones of a very unusual fly species.
More about Ammon’s work on the evolution of electrical organs in fish here: https://ammonthompson.wordpress.com/cv/
Ammon is joining our lab as a postdoc in September 2015.
Zach Farrow, a BMCDB graduate student, joins the lab. Zach’s previous background is in visual system development in mice.