Announcement Archive

Congratulations to Dr. Jinpeng Li on passing his Genetics PhD defense!

Congratulations to Dr. Michael McAndrew on passing his Genetics PhD defense!

Congratulations to Dr. Ethan Dawson-Baglien on passing his Genetics PhD defense!

Congratulations to Dr. Anne Sonnenschien on passing her Genetics PhD defense!

Congratulations to Scott Funkhouser (Ernst lab) on his recent publication "Evidence for transcriptome-wide RNA editing among Sus scrofa PRE-1 SINE elements" in BMC Genomics, DOI 10.1186/s12864-017-3766-7

Congratulations 2017 Outstanding Genetics Student Award recipients Paula Gajewski, Nermin Kady and Nick Panchy!

Congratulations to Dr. Nermin Kady who successfully defended her PhD dissertation last week!

Congratulations to Dr. Nik McPherson on passing this Genetics PhD Defense!

Genetics alumnus, Gaurav Moghe, has accepted a tenure-track faculty position in plant biology at Cornell University beginning August 2017.

Congratulations to Jeff Schachterle on passing his Comprehensive Exam and achieving candidacy in the Genetics Program!

Congratulations to Genetics alum Ferzin Sethna (Hongbing Wong lab) on her recent publication "Enhanced expression of ADCY1 underlies aberrant neuronal signaling and behavior in a syndromic autism model" in Nature Communications DOI:10.1038/ncomms14359

Congratulations to Mohita Tagore (Monique Floer's lab) who successfully defended her PhD dissertation earlier this week!

Congratulations to Dr. Sahra Uygen for successfully defending her PhD dissertation!

Congratulations to Mitch Roth who successfully passed his comprehensive examination and becoming a PhD candidate!

Congratulations to Dr. Nanda Sasi on passing his Genetics PhD defense!

Congratulations to Sahra Uygun (Shiu lab) on her recent publication "Utility and limitations of using gene expression data to identify functional associations" in PLoS Computational Biology DOI:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1005244

Congratulations to Dr. Joe Patterson on passing his Genetics PhD defense!

Congratulations to Genetics alumnus Marcelo Campos for receiving the 2016 Hans Kende Memorial Award in Plant Science.

Marcelo received his PhD in Genetics in 2015 working with Gregg Howe, and he is currently a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Brasilia.

Dr. Campos will be returning to MSU to present a seminar on December 12.  Please watch for announcements about the seminar and the opportunity to visit with Marcelo.

Congratulations to Scott Funkhouser, Genetics student in the Ernst lab, who has received a competitive USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture Pre-doctoral Fellowship Award.  His proposal is entitled "RNA editing: discovering hidden genomic variants and investigating their function among mammalian genomes".