Recent News

Congratulations to Kaira!

Posted on September 19, 2018

Kaira’s article demonstrating effects of brood type on hygienic behavior has been published in the Journal of Economic Entomology here, and it…


Welcome Phoebe Snyder

Posted on August 20, 2018

We would like to welcome Phoebe to our lab: She comes highly recommended to us from Stevenson University in Maryland and will…


Summer REU Program Conclusion

Posted on August 13, 2018

Did I forget to mention that we had a very successful NSF-funded Research Experience for Undergraduates in Math-Bio this summer? Three teams…


Anissa all over Greensboro

Posted on August 13, 2018

Even though Anissa has left us after completion of her MSc thesis to work on her Doctorate in Germany at the University…


IUSSI Meeting in Brazil

Posted on August 13, 2018

Shilpi, Prashant, and Olav attended this year’s IUSSI meeting and presented two talks and three posters with research from our group. Attendance…


Amazing Visit to China

Posted on June 26, 2018

Olav just came back from five amazing days in China to visit with Dr. Jianke Li at the Chinese Academy of Agricultural…


Cold Spring Harbor Meeting on Biology and Genomes of Social Insects

Posted on May 23, 2018

Esmaeil and Olav participated in the Cold Spring Harbor meeting on the biology and genomics of social insects. Amazing stuff is happening…


Comparing Overlap of Transcriptomes

Posted on May 22, 2018

The common practice of of relating two biological processes by determining whether there is significant overlap between their patterns of gene expression…


Quadruple Graduation!

Posted on May 22, 2018

Congratulations to Taylor and Anissa for both graduating with their Masters! Taylor is going to join Juliana Rangel’s lab at Texas A&M,…


Transmission of Deforming Wing Virus

Posted on March 30, 2018

Congratulations to Esmaeil for publishing his thorough study of DWV transmission, including three separate experiments, in PLoS One! Should be interesting to…