Lab News

Ryan was awarded the Duke Biology Graduate TA award this semester! – Congrats, Ryan!!!

Izzi presented a poster at the Duke University Visible Thinking Symposium!

Congratulations to Dr. Erin McKenney!!! – Erin successfully defended and has accepted a position as a post-doc in Rob Dunn’s lab at NC State! Great work, Erin!

Anne was invited to give a talk for the International Symposium on Biodiversity in Madagascar at Sokendai in Japan!!!

She will present a talk on the origin and evolution of mammals in Madagascar!

Erin was awarded the 2017 Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching! – Congrats, Erin!!!

This marks the first time a BioGrad has won the award since its inception! Read more about it here!

Erin presented at the Creativity in Science Teaching Conference in London!

Her talk was entitled “Student-centered course design leverages creativity for effective, enhanced education.”

Ryan has been awarded a Bass Teaching Fellowship!

He will teach his own undergraduate course entitled “Methods in Computation Biology and Genomics” during the 2017-2018 academic year!!!

Erin was invited to give a talk at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute at the National Zoo!

She will present her talk “A tale of two systems: captive studies of gut microbiota at the Duke Lemur Center and the National Zoo” on October 21st!

Senior undergrads Isabelle Clark, Annabelle Mercer, and Emily Hardgrove join the Yoder Lab!!!

Erin received a Biology Grant-in-Aid award!!! – Congrats, Erin!

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