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BioSciences at RiceBioSciences at Rice
 (8/6/2014 12:59:17 PM) We are pleased to announce that on July 1st, 2014 BCB and EEB merged to form the department of BioSciences. This merger creates a vibrant and diverse community of life science scholars housed within a single department. The merger will have no impact on degree requirements and the majors will remain separate tracks.
Kathy Matthews is selected for the 2015 ASBMB William C. Rose Award.Kathy Matthews is selected for the 2015 ASBMB William C. Rose Award.
 (8/5/2014 3:02:05 PM) Kathy Matthews is the 2015 recipient of the prestigious American Society for Biochemistry & Molecular Biology William C. Rose Award.  She will present a lecture at the annual ASBMB meeting, which will be in Boston, March 28 - April 1, 2015
Loss of specificity: native but not invasive populations of Triadica sebifera vary in tolerance to different herbivores. Loss of specificity: native but not invasive populations of Triadica sebifera vary in tolerance to different herbivores.
 (8/5/2014 1:01:15 PM) Carrillo, J, McDermott, D, and Siemann, E. 2014. Loss of specificity: native but not invasive populations of Triadica sebifera vary in tolerance to different herbivores. Oecologia 174:863-871.
Adrienne Correa receives a Brown Teaching Grant.Adrienne Correa receives a Brown Teaching Grant.
 (8/5/2014 12:54:00 PM) Adrienne Correa receives a Brown Teaching Grant.
Patterns of movement and seed dispersal by three lemur species.Patterns of movement and seed dispersal by three lemur species.
 (8/5/2014 12:50:55 PM) Razafindratsima, O.H., Jones, T.A. and A.E. Dunham. 2013. Patterns of movement and seed dispersal by three lemur species. American Journal of Primatology. 76:84-96.
Resolving the roles of body size and species identity in driving functional diversityResolving the roles of body size and species identity in driving functional diversity
 (8/5/2014 12:41:53 PM) V.H.W. Rudolf, N. L. Rasmussen, C.J. Dibble, B.G. Van Allen, 2014. Resolving the roles of body size and species identity in driving functional differences among consumers. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 281:1781
Rice University Tropical Field Biology (EBIO 319) Summer 2014 SlideshowRice University Tropical Field Biology (EBIO 319) Summer 2014 Slideshow
 (8/5/2014 12:37:38 PM) Rice University Tropical Field Biology (EBIO 319) Summer 2014 Slideshow.
Stick Insect Genomes Reveal Natural Selection’s Role in Parallel SpeciationStick Insect Genomes Reveal Natural Selection’s Role in Parallel Speciation
 (8/5/2014 12:29:12 PM) Víctor Soria-Carrasco, Zachariah Gompert, Aaron A. Comeault, Timothy E. Farkas, Thomas L. Parchman, J. Spencer Johnston, C. Alex Buerkle, Jeffrey L. Feder, Jens Bast, Tanja Schwander, Scott P. Egan, Bernard J. Crespi, Patrik Nosil. Stick Insect Genomes Reveal Natural Selection’s Role in Parallel Speciation. Science. 344:738 (2014)
Modular, Multi-Input Transcriptional Logic Gating with Orthogonal LacI/GalR Family ChimerasModular, Multi-Input Transcriptional Logic Gating with Orthogonal LacI/GalR Family Chimeras
 (8/5/2014 12:12:26 PM) David L. Shis, Faiza Hussain Sarah Meinhardt, Liskin Swint-Kruse, and Matthew R. Bennett. Modular, Multi-Input Transcriptional Logic Gating with Orthogonal LacI/GalR Family Chimeras. ACS Synth. Biol., DOI:10.1021/sb500262f
Yousif Shamoo, new vice provost for research.Yousif Shamoo, new vice provost for research.
 (6/27/2014 4:58:38 PM) Yousif Shamoo, Professor of Biochemistry & Cell Biology and Director of the Institute for Biosciences and Bioengineering, has accepted the appointment to become Vice Provost for Research, effective July 1, 2014.
Genomic basis for the convergent evolution of electric organs.Genomic basis for the convergent evolution of electric organs
 (6/27/2014 4:42:45 PM) Jason R. Gallant, Lindsay L. Traeger, Jeremy D. Volkening, Howell Moffett, Po-Hao Chen, Carl D. Novina, George N. Phillips, Jr., Rene Anand, Gregg B. Wells, Matthew Pinch, Robert Güth, Graciela A. Unguez, James S. Albert, Harold H. Zakon, Manoj P. Samanta, Michael R. Sussman. Genomic basis for the convergent evolution of electric organs. Science. 27:344, pp. 1522-1525 (June 2014)
The Dmitri Lapotko lab is developing new technology for hard to treat cancer.The Dmitri Lapotko lab is developing new technology for hard to treat cancer.
 (6/23/2014 4:53:13 PM) The Dmitri Lapotko lab is developing new technology for hard to treat cancer. The new “quadrapeutics” approach has proven more effective than conventional chemoradiation therapy.

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