December 17, 2007

Maryam Panahiazar will be joining the lab as a Ph.D. student in Bioinformatics January 7th, 2008.


December 12, 2007

Dr. Keith Woods of the Univ. of Kansas will visit the lab from Jan 6-Jan 15 to collaborate on a Cryptosporidium gene expression project.


Cheong Xin Chan of the University of Queensland will interview for a molecular evolution post-doctoral position in the lab Jan 16-19.

Dr. Sandeep Joseph will join the laboratory on January 2nd as a post-doctoral fellow studying gene expression in Cryptosporidium.

September 28, 2007

Wendy Grus (The University of Michigan), a molecular evolution post-doc candidate, will present a seminar - "Evolution of the vomeronasal system viewed through system-specific genes" on October 1, at 4:00pm. Location: Coverdell Center, Room 339.

August 27, 2007

We welcome Wenyuan Xiao as a Ph.D student in the Genetics department. Wenyuan will be a visitor in our lab until he begins his laboratory rotations.

July 18, 2007

Post-doctoral positions available! Click here for more info.

April 26, 2007

Congratulations to Nandita Mullapudi for an excellent seminar and successful defense of her thesis entitled "Identification and functional characterization of cis regulatory elements in the Apicomplexa" 

April 14, 2007

Congratulations to Chih-Horng Kuo for being awarded a Dissertation Completion Award by the Graduate School. These are very competitive, non-teaching assistantships given to highly qualified doctoral students who are in their final year of study.

March 27, 2007

Congratulations to Erica Hall, she was named as a first runner up in the UGA Libraries Undergraduate Research Award. She will receive $100 at the CURO Symposium Award Ceremony on April 9th.

March 2, 2007

Congratulations to Nandita who has just received word that she has won an Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award.

February 22, 2007

The Cryptosporidium white paper has been accepted. We will be working with Steve Upton and the Broad to generate C. parvum ESTs. Yeah!!!

February 5, 2007

Welcome to Philip Berry, a Genetics graduate student rotating in the lab during spring 2007.

Welcome to Adhemar, a visitor from Brazil. He and Adriana will be working on a database project funded by our Fogarty training grant. Adriana will be back to teach him what she has been working on.

January 23, 2007

Congratulations to undergraduate student Erica Hall who was selected to give a talk on her research at the 21st National Conference on Undergraduate Research in April, 2007. Her talk, "Intracellular Gene Transfer from the Mitochondrion to the Nucleus in Toxoplasma gondii," will be given at Dominican University of California in April 2007.

January 9, 2007

Graduate student Nandita Mullapudi publishes analyses of Cryptosporidium cis-regulatory elements in BMC Genomics! - Identification of putative cis-regulatory elements in Cryptosporidium parvum by de novo pattern finding; BMC Genomics, Jan 2007.