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2014-15 Graduate Fellowship Recipients2014-15 Graduate Fellowship Recipients
 (3/12/2015 8:35:40 PM) Kathryn Beabout, Shannon Carter, Samantha Collum, Ruda Cui, and Therese Lamperty are all recent recipients of graduate student fellowships.  Additionally, Patrick Clay, Eslam Elshahat, and Sreyasi Biswas are recipients of 2014-15 fellowships that were announced in the fall semester.
Mutations in Global Regulators Lead to Metabolic Selection during Adaptation to Complex Environments.Mutations in Global Regulators Lead to Metabolic Selection during Adaptation to Complex Environments.
 (12/24/2014 11:56:11 AM) Gerda Saxer, Michael D. Krepps, Eric D. Merkley, Charles Ansong, Brooke L. Deatherage Kaiser, Marie-Thérèse Valovska, Nikola Ristic, Ping T. Yeh, Vittal P. Prakash, Owen P. Leiser, Luay Nakhleh, Henry S. Gibbons, Helen W. Kreuzer, Yousif Shamoo. Mutations in Global Regulators Lead to Metabolic Selection during Adaptation to Complex Environments. PLOS Genetics. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1004872
Interspecific introgressive origin of genomic diversity in the house mouse.Interspecific introgressive origin of genomic diversity in the house mouse.
 (12/24/2014 11:52:14 AM) Kevin J. Liu, Ethan Steinberg, Alexander Yozzo, Ying Song, Michael H. Kohn, and Luay Nakhleh. Interspecific introgressive origin of genomic diversity in the house mouse. PNAS 2014; doi:10.1073/pnas.1406298111
Fluorescence Reports Intact Quantum Dot Uptake into Roots and Translocation to Leaves of Arabidopsis thaliana and Subsequent Ingestion by Insect Herbivores.Fluorescence Reports Intact Quantum Dot Uptake into Roots and Translocation to Leaves of Arabidopsis thaliana and Subsequent Ingestion by Insect Herbivores.
 (12/24/2014 11:44:47 AM) Yeonjong Koo, Jing Wang, Qingbo Zhang, Huiguang Zhu, E. Wassim Chehab, Vicki L. Colvin, Pedro J. J. Alvarez, and Janet Braam. Fluorescence Reports Intact Quantum Dot Uptake into Roots and Translocation to Leaves of Arabidopsis thaliana and Subsequent Ingestion by Insect Herbivores. Environ. Sci. Technol. DOI: 10.1021/es5050562
New bioscientist bolsters Rice’s cancer research.New bioscientist bolsters Rice’s cancer research.
 (11/10/2014 4:02:16 PM) Aryeh Warmflash is featured in a Rice media article for his elucidation of the patterns that embryonic stem cells adopt as they differentiate, and the potential implications of applying this research approach to cancer studies.
EBIO 213 Squirrel behavior studied at Rice UniversityEBIO 213 Squirrel behavior studied at Rice University
 (11/10/2014 3:53:51 PM) Adrienne Correa teaches students about the scientific method and how to design experiments through engaging in studies of campus squirrels in the EBIO 213 course.
Scott Solomon reviews Planet of the Bugs.Scott Solomon reviews Planet of the Bugs.
 (11/10/2014 10:19:49 AM) Scott Solomon reviews Planet of the Bugs: Evolution and the Rise of Insects. Follow this link to the online Washington Independent Review article.
Combining Random Gene Fission and Rational Gene Fusion To Discover Near-Infrared Fluorescent Protein Fragments That Report on Protein–Protein Interactions.Combining Random Gene Fission and Rational Gene Fusion To Discover Near-Infrared Fluorescent Protein Fragments That Report on Protein–Protein Interactions.
 (11/10/2014 10:15:11 AM) Naresh Pandey, Christopher L. Nobles, Lynn Zechiedrich, Anthony W. Maresso, and Jonathan J. Silberg. Combining Random Gene Fission and Rational Gene Fusion To Discover Near-Infrared Fluorescent Protein Fragments That Report on Protein–Protein Interactions. ACS Synthetic Biology. DOI: 10.1021/sb5002938.
Sema3A maintains corneal avascularity during development by inhibiting Vegf induced angioblast migration.Sema3A maintains corneal avascularity during development by inhibiting Vegf induced angioblast migration.
 (11/10/2014 10:11:48 AM) Chelsey C. McKenna, Ana F. Ojeda, James Spurlin III, Sam Kwiatkowski, Peter Y. Lwigale. Sema3A maintains corneal avascularity during development by inhibiting Vegf induced angioblast migration. Developmental Biology. Volume 391, Issue 2, Pages 241–250 (2014).
EBIO 330 insect biology laboratory course outdoor field experience.EBIO 330 insect biology laboratory course outdoor field experience.
 (11/10/2014 10:04:36 AM) Scott Solomon’s EBIO 330 insect biology lab participates in an outdoor field experience at Cook’s Branch Conservancy
Cindy Farach-Carson receives award honoring women in Health & Medical Science.Cindy Farach-Carson receives award honoring women in Health & Medical Science.
 (11/10/2014 9:57:38 AM) The John P. McGovern Museum for Health and Medical Science honored Cindy Farach-Carson and 22 other local women scientists at their recent Hearts of Gold Gala.
Rice researchers study the risk of extinction of the Madagascar lemurs.Rice researchers study the risk of extinction of the Madagascar lemurs.
 (11/6/2014 4:18:19 PM) Onja Harinala Razafindratsima, and Amy Elizabeth Dunham. Assessing the impacts of nonrandom seed dispersal by multiple frugivore partners on plant recruitment. Ecology. [http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/14-0684.1]
Species-specific defence responses facilitate conspecifics and inhibit heterospecifics in above–belowground herbivore interactionsSpecies-specific defence responses facilitate conspecifics and inhibit heterospecifics in above–belowground herbivore interactions
 (9/29/2014 12:16:14 PM) Wei Huang, Evan Siemann, Li Xiao, Xuefang Yang, Jianqing Ding. Species-specific defence responses facilitate conspecifics and inhibit heterospecifics in above–belowground herbivore interactions. Nature Communications (2014) doi:10.1038/ncomms5851
Going ViralGoing Viral
 (9/29/2014 12:08:38 PM) Christina Crawford, Beth Beason-Abmayr, Elizabeth Eich, Jamie Scott, and Carolyn Nichol.  Going Viral: Using laptops, flash drives, and YouTube videos to model the structure and function of viruses in the classroom.
Spurlin Doctoral Thesis Defense AnnouncementSpurlin Doctoral Thesis Defense Announcement
 (9/29/2014 12:05:00 PM)

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