Lab News

Congratulations to Dr. Sheena Faherty!!! – Sheena successfully defended and has accepted a position as a science communications editor/writer at NIH! Great work Sheena!

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.”

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!”

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.

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!

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

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

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

Sheena wins a NSF Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant! — Congratulations!!!

This grant will support her project entitled “Gene expression and physiologic extremes in primate hibernation!”

Sheena has written an awesome blog for Scientific American on her dissertation research! Congrats!

Click here to read her article, “Can humans hibernate? Ask the dwarf lemur.”

Sheena is selected as a finalist for The Briefing Tech Writing Challenge!

Click here to read her article “Unlocking the genetic code of human hibernation!”

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