August 2023 Congratulations to Tiezheng Fan on passing his qualifying exam!
June 2023 Giovanni Hanna is now Dr. Giovanni Hanna!
June 2023 Kae's first paper on de novo genes now out in G3
May 2023, Julie's latest paper now out in GENETICS.
September 2020: Julie's paper on the evolution of novel gene expression patterns in D. melanogaster is out in GENETICS!
July 2019: Kae Lombardo joins the lab!
March 2018: Alex joins the lab!
Didem is awarded a prestigious University of California President's Postdoctoral Fellowship. Congrats, Didem!
November 2017: Our paper on parallel adaptation in Drosophila is out in PLOS Genetics.
September 2017: Alex Majane, first yr grad student in Integrative Genetics and Genomics, will rotate in the lab this quarter.
We (Dave, Didem) attended the Drosophila meeting in San Diego. Great meeting, as always.
Li and Nico have departed for Dave's hometown to start jobs at Rockefeller University. We sure will miss them.
Didem will attend the Evolution meeting (Austin, TX) and will give a talk at the Development 2 session on Saturday (06/18/2016) at 10:30 am.
Welcome to Rebekah Frampton, a visiting scholar from University of Otago (New Zealand), who will stay in the Begun lab for a month.
Nico's paper about latitudinal cline associated with UVB-mediated DNA damage response is out in PLOS Genetics!
Alisa's paper about clinal variation in D. simulans is out in Genetics!
Check out our new paper with Dan and Matt on parallel evolution of copy-number variation in MBE.
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