Ben successfully defended his dissertation proposal on a putative case of homoploid hybrid speciation in the Phlox pilosa complex.
Transcriptome sequences reveal the history of introgression between sympatric Phlox drummondii and P. cuspidata. [Roda et al. 2017]
Robin and Federico get a Dean’s Competitive Fund for Promising Scholarship award for continuing their work on self-incompatiblity and heterospecific incompatibility.
Heather and Robin’s work on pollinator behavior is the focus of the latest episode of Science IRL. Science IRL is a YouTube series hosted by Molly Edwards, a graduate student in Harvard OEB, that shows what life as a researcher is really like by featuring the work of scientists from around the country. Check it out!
Shayla’s baby, Laurel, is born! The lab is full of children!
Heather’s baby, Larrea, is born on New Year’s Eve!
Shayla did a great job defending her thesis proposal on cycads and their weevil pollinators. This will be an awesome dissertation.
We are so thrilled that Ben will be joining the lab this fall as a graduate student in OEB.