Led by Drew Terasaki Hart, we have a new paper out in MBE describing a new Python package for complex landscape genomic simulations, called Geonomics. The Geonomics package is freely available and can be installed via pip. You can find documentation for setting up simulations in Geonomics on PyPI.
Terasaki Hart D.E., Bishop A., and Wang I.J. (2021) Geonomics: forward-time, spatially explicit, and arbitrarily complex landscape genomic simulations. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 38: 4634-4646.
Jess McLaughlin has joined the lab as a new postdoc and will be working on our Dimensions of Biodiversity project. Welcome to the lab, Jess!
Kinsey Brock has joined the lab as an NSF Postdoctoral Fellow. Her research will examine the evolution of color polymorphism in Podarcis lizards in Greece. Welcome, Kinsey!
Mike Yuan has officially completed his Ph.D. He’ll be joining UC Davis in the fall as the new Center for Population Biology Postdoctoral Fellow. Congratulations, Dr. Yuan!
Mike Yuan has just received the prestigious Center for Population Biology Postdoctoral Fellowship at UC Davis! He will continue his work on Lesser Antillean anoles while working in the labs of Tom Schoener, Peter Wainwright, and Rachael Bay.
Guin Wogan has departed the lab to start her job as an assistant professor in the Department of Integrative Biology at Oklahoma State University. We bid her a sad farewell, but we’re excited to see everything that develops in the Wogan Lab!
Anusha Bishop received a $2,000 grant in the ESPM starter grant competition. The award will support her dissertation research on genetic responses to climate change.
Undergraduate researcher Catherine Jung has been awarded the Kenneth L. Babcock Prize in Environmental Science! The award is presented to the most outstanding graduating senior from UC Berkeley’s Rausser College in environmental science research. Catherine recently completed an outstanding honor’s thesis on the anoles of Montserrat.
Mike Yuan was awarded the Junea W. Kelly Graduate Fellowship from the UC Berkeley Museum of Vertebrate Zoology. The fellowship will support the final year of his Ph.D.
Erin Westeen has receive a prestigious NSF graduate research fellowship! The award provides three years of fellowship support that will last through her graduate career.