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Trivia Champs!

Nick, Ellen, Trevor, Ben, Karissa, Henry, Amanda and Jon won the Trivia Quiz at the 2018 EEB Holiday Party on Saturday 8 December. Congratulations!! (Jeremy is notably absent and helped drag another team into oblivion in terms of rankings.)

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Very cold Thanksgiving!

Those of us who stayed in Ithaca over Thanksgiving experienced really low temperatures. According to the Cornell climate records it was -5F on Friday November 23, i.e. in the early hours following Thanksgiving Day. That is the coldest November temperature … Continue reading

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Grant congratulations!

The Searle lab just got awarded a Center for Vertebrate Genomics seed grant for $14,400. This is for a project entitled “Transcriptomic analysis of mitonuclear epistasis in lungless salamanders” which Ben will be working on!  

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Night at the Museum!

On the evening of Wednesday November 14, Nick gave a guest lecture to undergraduates at the ‘Night at the Museum’ at the Cornell University Museum of Vertebrates.  

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Catch-Up For Undergrad Students

CATCH-UP FOR UNDERGRAD STUDENTS! Jailene Hidalgo Summer, 2016: studied moose and deer populations in the Adirondacks for Cornell’s Department of Natural Resources. Summer, 2017: Studied marsh wren genetics and seaside sparrow populations at Florida’s state agency Fish and Wildlife Commission. … Continue reading

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Catch-Up For Grad Students

  CATCH-UP FOR GRAD STUDENTS! The Searle lab website has been dormant since summer 2017, and a lot has happened since then!   Jacob Tyrell Spoke at Cornell Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Symposium, December 2017 Spoke at Cornell Evo Group, … Continue reading

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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 (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/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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