June 22, 2016

Monsanto Fellowship

Erica Thomas (Zaher lab) receives a 3-year fellowship from the Monsanto Excellence Fund for Graduate Fellowships in the Life Sciences.

May 20, 2016

TEDx Talk

Prof. Joe Jez's TEDx talk on The Once & Future Green Factory from November's Catalyst event was posted on YouTube.

May 19, 2016

PhD Hooding

Wan Shi (Running & Kunkel labs), Sheri McClerklin (Kunkel lab), and Amelia Nguyen (Pakrasi lab) at the PhD Hooding Ceremony.

May 4, 2016

New PhD!

Congratulations to Dr. Sheri McClerklin (Kunkel lab) - she heads to Chicago as the Director of Biology at the Chicago Art Institute School.

May 3, 2016

BALSA & Nature Careers

Amelia Nguyen (Pakrasi lab) was highlighted in an article in Nature on her work with BALSA, a non-profit cons

March 29, 2016

NSF Honorable Mentions

Samantha Powers (Strader & Jez labs) and Erica Thomas (Zaher lab) were honorable mentions in this year's NSF-GRF competition.

March 8, 2016

Biotech Internship

Ashley Sherp (Jez lab) will start a Discovery Trait Breeder internship at Monsanto this May.