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Congratulations to Patrick!

Food Systems MS student Patrick Shafer just published his article on the possible role of Entomoculture for building more circular food systems. Farm to Institution to Farm: Circular Food Systems with Native Entomoculture by Patrick Joseph Shafer, Travis Reynolds, Yolanda … Continue reading

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New grant to study the epigenetics of insecticide resistance!

We are excited to receive new funding from USDA AFRI Foundational grant from the Pests and Beneficial Species in Agricultural Production Systems program ($683,490). We will be studying the role of epigenetics in the evolution of insecticide resistance in the … 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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