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The Colorado potato beetle genome published in Scientific Reports

The Colorado potato beetle, Leptinotarsa decemlineata, genome paper has just been published in Scientific Reports. Sean Schoville, University of Wisconsin and I coordinated a group of 58 scientists from 33 institutions to manually annotate the genome. Although the beetle has … Continue reading

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Lab Holiday party! And celebrating the 100th birthday for Finland!

We celebrated Finland’s 100th birthday and the holidays with the McKay lab! Leena will sadly be leaving us soon. IAEL lab members at the party (Front: Sean, Jorge, Chase, Kristian, Leena, and Elisabeth; Back: Andrea, Yolanda, and Lance).

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Gund Institute Funded PhD Opportunitie

Gund Institute Funded PhD Opportunities   POSITION: The Gund Institute for Environment at the University of Vermont (UVM) is recruiting exceptional PhD students for Fall 2018 to conduct interdisciplinary research on major global environmental challenges as part of a competitive PhD Research Assistantship … Continue reading

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New Ph. D. Program at UVM – QuEST

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On the importance of in situ studies for understanding crop diversification

Here is a new article published in Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, as part of the Special Issue: Ecology and Evolution of Plants under Domestication in the Neotropics/ Back to the Origin: In Situ Studies Are Needed to Understand Selection during Crop Diversification … Continue reading

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