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Gavin receives an NSF Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant

This well-deserved award will help Gavin examine the convergent evolution of regulatory sequences that control sexually dimorphic traits.  Congratulations!

6th annual lab mushroom hunting trip

Mark the date – Sunday January 11.  There’s been plenty of rain on the coast so far, so we have reasons to be optimistic about the harvest!

Welcome Emily Kay to the lab

Emily Kay is joining our lab, having done some wonderful work in rodents.  Emily seemed surprised to hear that 20 days is a long generation time.  I am sure that will change.

Gavin selected for Professors for the Future

Gavin has been selected to participate in the 2014-2015 Professors for the Future program.  Congratulations!

Another award for Daniel!

Daniel has been awarded a Citation for Outstanding Performance from the College of Biological Sciences. The ceremony will be held in the ballroom in the ARC on Friday, May 23, 2014.  It is open to the public.  Congratulations, Daniel!

Gavin wins GSA poster award

Gavin’s poster on dsx enhancers wins second place at the Drosophila research conference.

Daniel receives a UC Davis undergraduate award

Daniel receives the Stanley and Jacqueline Schilling Award from UC Davis.  Congratulations!

Gavin wins CBS Dean’s Mentorship Award

Gavin wins the 2014 Dean’s Mentorship Award from the College of Biological Sciences for his collaborative work with undergraduate and high school students.

Daniel receives GSA Victoria Finnerty award

Daniel receives the Victoria Finnerty undergraduate travel award from the Genetics Society of America to attend this year’s Drosophila Research Conference.  Press release is here. Interestingly, 2 out of 11 award recipients are from the UC Davis EVE department.

Press release about Joel’s ovipositor paper

Here   and   here

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