John Pool's Lab studies Population Genomics and the Genetic Basis of Adaptive Evolution at the University of Wisconsin – Madison
Latest Pool Lab News...
~ We are searching for a postdoc to pursue genomic insights into reproductive isolation.
~ Murillo Fernando Rodrigues arrives as a visiting graduate student.
~ Audrey Simard, Ben Groth, Grant Hoppel, & Matt Monette graduate!
~ John gets tenure! (his seminar is HERE)
~ Welcome to Chris McAllester & Tiago Ribeiro as new PhD students!
~ John was on the Whad'ya Know Podcast! Skip ahead in this VIDEO to 2:11:22.
~ We have *4* new papers accepted at Genetics and MBE! (see Papers and John's TAGC talk)
~ The Pool Lab welcomes Yuheng Huang as a new postdoctoral researcher!
~ Version 1.1 of the Drosophila Genome Nexus is HERE.
~ Amir is co-first author on a Current Biology paper on the recurrent origin of a sexually-dimorphic trait (Article) (Press Release)
~ Amir Yassin led our PNAS study on a novel fly population that specializes on a toxic fruit! (Article) (Press Release) (John's talk at Evolution 2016)
~ Congratulations to Amir on his prestigious faculty position at the Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle in Paris! (LINK)
~ Vedika Ramesh received a Sophomore Research Fellowship for her population genomic analysis of olfactory receptor genes!
~ Our 2 new papers are featured in this UW press release! Our PNAS paper shows that wing size evolution entailed a loss of developmental buffering. Our Nature Communications paper shows the genetic basis of a female-specific color dimorphism under ancient balancing selection, and even inspired a Shakespearean sonnet, "Rough in Love" (Text) (Audio)
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