News

2021

Congratulations to Ken Thompson for being awarded the Human Frontiers in Science postdoctoral fellowship and the ASN Young Investigator award!

We are thrilled to receive funding from the Searle foundation and Pew Charitable Trusts, made possible by the creative work of lab members over the past two years!

Congratulations to Victoria Grant for being awarded and NSF GRFP and the CMB training grant!

Congratulations to Ben Moran who is now a PhD candidate!

Stepfanie Aguillon is awarded a competitive Stanford Science Fellowship! Congratulations Stepfanie!

Congratulations to incoming graduate student Gabe Preising for his GRFP honorable mention!

Congratulations to Cheyenne Payne for being awarded a Grant in Aid of Research from SICB!

Molly is selected as an Alfred P. Sloan fellow! Thanks to everyone in the lab for their hard work over the past two years!

2020

Congratulations to Ben Moran for receiving an RC Lewontin research award from SSE and recognition for Teaching Excellence from the department!

Our paper on a melanoma hybrid incompatibility is out in Science with an accompanying perspective piece by Andrius Dagilis & Daniel Matute.

Congratulations to Cheyenne Payne for passing her quals with flying colors!

Congratulations to incoming graduate student Tris Dodge for an honorable mention on his NSF GRFP application!

Huge congratulations to Quinn Langdon for being awarded a NSF Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Biology! This will support Quinn’s research on comparative genome evolution in hybrids.

2019

We are excited to have two new pre-prints from the lab: a simulation tool for local ancestry inference and a tour de force on a melanoma hybrid incompatibility from genetic mapping to analyses of selection led by Dan Powell.

Congratulations to Quinn Langdon for being awarded the Center for Evolutionary and Human Genomics postdoctoral fellowship!

Congratulations to incoming graduate student Ben Moran for receiving two competitive fellowships in support of his graduate research! Ben will be a Knight-Hennessy fellow at Stanford and also received an NSF GRFP.

2017-2018

Nice summary and discussion of our 2017 PNAS paper on assortative mating in hybrids on the Molecular Ecologist blog

Our work on hybridization is covered in Science News

eLife highlight feature on collaboration with Zach Baker and Molly Przeworski