Genetics Graduate Student Recruitment Research Competition

29 Mar

February 5, 2016

During our annual Genetics Recruitment Symposium, three outstanding graduate students were given the opportunity to do an oral presentation. It was a great opportunity for current and prospective genetics students to get a glimpse into the wide variety of research going on in our program.

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Reed Stubbendieck (Dr. Paul Straight’s Lab) won first place for his talk on bacterial competition.

 

Ashley Mattison (Dr. John Mullet's Lab) tied for second place for her talk on the analysis of QTL traits in sorghum.

Ashley Mattison (Dr. John Mullet’s Lab) tied for second place for her talk on the analysis of QTL traits in sorghum.

 

Hilary Scott (Dr. Vlad Panin's Lab) tied for second place for her talk on the neural pathways in Drosophila.

Hilary Scott (Dr. Vlad Panin’s Lab) tied for second place for her talk on the neural pathways in Drosophila.

 

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G2 Seminar: Student Presentations

28 Mar

There was a great turn-out for last week’s student presenter’s week of the G2 seminar series.  The talk, held in the Reynolds Medical Building, was starring our own David Forgacs who enthralled us about mitochondrial haplotype diversity in Yellowstone National Park Bison.

David Forgacs presenting at G2 Seminar Series

There are only a few more weeks of the G2 seminar series remaining. Download the Spring Schedule or go to genetics.tamu.edu seminar page to see what talks are coming up.

Travel Award Reminder

16 Mar

Travel award applications are due next week on Tuesday, March 22 by 5:00 PM. The awards committee will choose the top 10 ranking applications and as of March 16th less than 10 people have applied! Start getting your applications ready! … Read More »

General Meetings for Spring 2016

9 Mar

6:00 pm in Biochemistry/Biophysics Building Rm 203 on the following dates: Wednesday, January 27th, 2016* Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016 Wednesday, April 6th, 2016** *Please note this is not on the typical schedule as it is a pre-recruitment meeting. **Officer elections … Read More »