Author Archives: Cassandra

Incredible May & June!

Many congratulations to both Soraia and Marja during June on defending their PhDs so brilliantly! Both were wonderful occasions full of Portuguese and Finnish tradition! Thank you to Chiara visiting from Italy during May and a return visit from Alex … Continue reading

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Spring Success

Congratulations to Jon for his Master’s degree from McMaster University, which sounds a bit like the famous Boaty McBoatface ( Seriously though, well done to Jon. Above a picture of him celebrating with a victory chalice!! Congratulations also to Nick … Continue reading

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Talks and Congrats

Frida and Jeremy both gave talks at the Mammal Society of Great Britain Annual Meeting in Cambridge. They took time out to go to the Eagle pub where Watson and Crick used to hang out. Meanwhile back in Ithaca … … Continue reading

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Excitements During March

Congratulations to Jacob for gaining a Provost Fellowship for the next academic year! It’s been fun having Paulo and Joana visiting Ithaca again from the University of Porto, Portugal. Jeremy has been making the most of his sabbatical with a … Continue reading

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Ye Outstanding Teaching!

Nick is one of two The Cornelia Ye Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award recipients for being a dedicated and exceptional teaching assistant. Below in the first photo, Nick celebrates with Jeremy. In the second photo, Nick holds his certificate with Steffen Blings, the … Continue reading

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December ’16 Changes

In late Nov, Jasmine had her baby girl, Sanai! Congrats! Before switching her position as lab manager in the lab to website manager, Cassandra was sent to take over Jasmine’s role for her postdoc fieldwork in Berkeley, CA. Chris Conroy, … Continue reading

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PhD Walk

Frida had her graduation ceremony at Cornell on Saturday, when Jeremy also had the opportunity to dress in robes (and a suit)! Cassandra and Frida’s sister Bylgja were able to join in on the fun!

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Before the Holidays

The action never stops for the lab, even with the current freezing temperatures of Ithaca, NY. Both Jeremy and Jonathan had important roles for the departmental holiday party; Jeremy by giving an improvised presentation explaining why In-and-Out Burger restaurants are nonexistent … Continue reading

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New and Exciting!

The Searle Lab welcomes a new member, Trevor Sless, a PhD candidate working on bees! And also Nick won the 2016 Cornelia Ye Outstanding TA Award, which is a university-wide teaching prize with only two recipients per year!

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