Lab News

Sheena is selected as one of 20 AAAS Mass Media Fellows!

She will be placed at The Philadelphia Inquirer to spend the summer practicing her science journalism chops! Have fun in Philadelphia, Sheena!

Peter gave a talk at the 2015 American Society of Mammalogists meeting in Florida!

His presentation was entitled “Improving non-model mammalian genome assemblies using optical mapping technology.”

Cori will be working as a Visiting Research Scholar for the International Biological Threat Reduction program at Sandia National Laboratories this summer! – Have fun in New Mexico, Cori!!!

She will be working on Biological Laboratory Saftey and Chemical Risk Assessment!

Peter wins a Post-doc Professional Development Award! — Congrats Peter!!!

He will use the award to present his research at the 2015 American Society of Mammalogists meeting.

Ryan wins an International Dissertation Research Travel Award from the Duke Graduate School — Congratulations, Ryan!!!

This award will go towards a field collection trip exploring the putative hybrid zone between mouse lemur species M. murinus and M. griseorufus!

Sheena is awarded a Duke University Graduate School Katherine Goodman Stern Fellowship!

Postdoctoral Associate Jason Brown accepts a tenure-track position at Southern Illinois University – Carbondale — Congratulations Jason!!!

Conservationist Dame Alison Richard visits Duke University and the Duke Lemur Center!

Click here and here for Sheena’s coverage of her visit!

Erin is awarded a NSF Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant to pursue her research on microbial community assembly after birth and disease in captive lemur species!!!

Junior Biology major Lauriane Pinto joins the Yoder Lab! — Welcome to the lab, Lauriane!!!

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