We have relocated to the Department of Human Genetics at the University of Utah.
Ancient convergent losses of Paraoxonase 1 yield potential risks for modern marine mammals Featured in the New York Times, The Atlantic, National Geographic, Le Monde, and 30 other publications around the world. Posted August 2018
Melissa Plakke, PhD Candidate in the lab, has been awarded the Mellon Fellowship for next academic year. She also won a Presentation Award at the Pitt Grad Expo. Way to go, Melissa! Posted April 2018
Long-time lab undergraduate, Jerrica Jamison, was selected for this competitive summer program, during which she will continue her research in seals, sea lions, and other pinnipeds. Posted March 2018
Moles and mole-rats experienced similar changes to their genomes underground. In this eLife publication by Raghav Partha and colleagues, we identify new ocular genes and eye-specific regulatory sequences. Posted Oct 2017
This common butterfly has an extraordinary sex life. Males and female butterflies are intertwined in a strange co-evolutionary struggle. link Posted June 2017