Monthly Archives: March 2015
Last week, Laurence Packer visited our department to deliver a seminar about close encounters with extreme bees. These bees live in extreme environments, like the Atacama Desert in Chile, usually the driest place on earth. Many of the bees Laurence … Continue reading
Everyone in the lab was delighted this week that Dave was awarded an NSERC Post-Graduate Scholarship, which will support him for the next three years. Dave switched to the PhD programme in September 2015, and this funding is perfectly timed … Continue reading
Check Jess’s new independent webpage. The grad students grow up so fast. Sniff.
At long last, our genome project is truly underway – the sequencing has been done so now begins the process of assembly! Getting to this point, we ran into an unexpected series of setbacks with DNA quality control. A major … Continue reading