Lab News

Sheena writes about bugs and worms, highlighting Erin’s research for a blog post at Scientific American!

Click here to read her article entitled “Want a Stronger Defense System against Diseases? Add Some Worms.”


Kelsie Hunnicutt joins the Yoder Lab as a Lab Technician! — Welcome to the lab, Kelsie!!!


Second year DCMB graduate student Matt Dubin begins rotating in the Yoder lab! — Welcome, Matt!!!


Anne, Peter and Ryan, along with Lab Alum Dave Weisrock, attended the 2015 Mouse Lemur Workshop in Paris!

Anne and Peter served on a discussion panel.

Anne, Dave and Peter all gave talks. Peter’s talk was entitled “Improving the Microcebus murinus genome assembly using optical maps.


Sheena presents a talk at the Computational Biology Seminar at the Parc de Recerca Biomèdica de Barcelona (PRBB) in Barcelona, Spain entitled “Dwarf lemurs are “cool”: Primate hibernation in Madagascar!”


DukeToday writes an article about Peter Larsen’s work with the Duke Computing Cluster! – Congratulations Peter!!!

Check out the DukeToday article here about the Yoder lab’s usage of the Duke Research Computing system for lemur genomics!


Sheena lands a Sunday front page story in The Philadelphia Inquirer! — Great job, Sheena!

Click here to read her article on the ethical considerations of egg freezing.


The Biology Department awards Erin a semester-long fellowship! – Congratuations, Erin!!!

The support from this fellowship will support a 6-week visit to Australia National University to analyze data!


Anne hosts Dr. Oliver Sacks at the Duke Lemur Center

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Click here to read the New York Times article on his visit.


Postdoctoral Associate Peter Larsen is promoted to Senior Research Scientist at Duke — Congratulations Peter!!!


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