September 18, 2008

Jessie Kissinger is named a National Associate of the National Research Council of the National Academies in recognition of extraordinary service to the NRC.


September 3, 2008

Ganesh Srinivasamoorthy will be joining the EuPathDB Project on September 26th.


Betsy Wang will be joining the group as an Administrative Associate September 4th. Welcome!


Taoran Dong, an IOB Ph.D. student has selected our group for her first Rotation!


Adhemar Zerlotini is returning to his native Brazil to complete his Ph.D. We will miss you!


Chih-Horng Kuo's manuscript "Consistent and contrasting properties of lineage-specific genes in the apicomplexan parasites Plasmodium and Theileria" has been published in BMC Evolutionary Biology.


June 10, 2008

Chih-Horng Kuo successfully defended thesis on March 4th, 2008 and is off to a post-doctoral research position with Howard Ochman and the University of Arizona.



Genetics graduate students Jenna Oberstaller and Wenyuan Xiao join the laboratory for their Ph.D. research.


May 10, 2008

Jeremy DeBarry will join the laboratory as a post-doctoral researcher in July 2008. He did is Ph.D. at the University of Georgia with Dr. Jeff Bennetzen.

April 20, 2008

Congratulations to Adhemar. His two submissions, entitled 'From genes to drug targets: Applications for parasitic organisms' and 'Integration and use of Schistosoma mansoni genomic data for the discovery of candidate therapeutic targets', have been accepted to the ISMB 2008 Posters.

February 26, 2008

Chih-Horng Kuo will defend his Ph.D. thesis "Theoretical investigation of host defense strategy evolution and phylogenomic dissection of apicomplexan parasites" Tuesday March 4th, 2PM in B116 Life Sciences.



Jenna Oberstaller (Genetics Department) will rotate in the lab beginning March 3.



Abhijeet Bakre, Ph.D. and Kathy Couch Jones will be leaving the group in mid-March to further pursue their research and career interests. We will miss them greatly.



Tonya Cox will be joining the lab on March 21th.



Ryan Thibodeau will be joining the ApiDB project on March 17th.



Gregorio Perez Cordon, Ph.D. will be joining the Kissinger Research Group on April 1.


January 24, 2008

Christopher Ross, a professional web designer, will be joining the ApiDB project on February 4th.

January 14, 2008

Dr. Cheong Xin Chan's seminar will be Thursday, Jan. 17 12:30-1:45pm in room 341 of the Coverdell Center. The title of the talk will be, "Studying the genomes: a journey from EST in seaweeds to LGT in prokaryotes."