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We are hiring a postdoc!

The project will examine the possible role of transgenerational epigenetic inheritance in the evolution of insecticide resistance. The postdoc will work in collaboration with Prof. Sean Schoville at the University of Wisconsin (UWisconsin), Prof. Stephanie McKay (UVM) and Prof. Russell … Continue reading

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Epigenetics of insecticide resistance

Kristian just published an article showing how sublethal exposure to the insecticide imidacloprid can have intergenerational effects on CpG methylation. Published in Evolutionary Applications. Thank you to Josh Brown for the press release from UVM communications.

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Erika wins the HHMI Gilliam Fellowship!

We are very excited that IAEL Ph. D. student won the Howard Hughes Medical Institute Gilliam Fellowship! The Gilliam fellowship provides a three year fellowship award to Erika, funds for her professional development, tuition and fees, and $4k to me … Continue reading

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Dr. Kristian Brevik!

We are very excited to congratulate Kristian Brevik for finishing his Ph. D. thesis titled, “Rapid evolution in agroecosystems: Transposable elements and epigenetics in the Colorado potato beetle”. Kristian has been using genome resequencing to examine the genomic patterns associated … Continue reading

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Black Lives Matter

As a lab, we stand with #BlackLivesMatter. We work to increase diversity, representation, and allyship in ecology, evolution, entomology, and agriculture. As a lab community, we aim to continue learning and supporting each other in navigating the intersection between the … Continue reading

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