April 2015 | Congratulations to Maggie on passing her comprehensive exam!
January 2015 | "Diverse mechanisms for spliceosome-mediated 3' end processing of telomerase RNA" was published in Nature Communications.
Also, congrats to Lili on successfully defending her thesis!
December 2014 | "Neaves' whiptail lizard: the first known tetraploid parthenogenetic tetrapod (Reptilia: Squamata: Teiidae" was published in Breviora.
Carl Zimmer wrote a piece about our Breviora article for The New York Times: The Strange Tale of a New Species of Lizard
Article on parthenogenesis from BBC Earth: Spectacular Real Virgin Births
November 2014 | Peter and Aracely attended the HHMI Science Meeting in Bethesda, Maryland. Aracely presented a poster on "Oogenesis in unisexual whiptail lizards".
September 2014 | Peter and Allie attended the RiboClub annual meeting in Orford, Canada. Allie presented a poster entitled "Inhibition of splicing affects human telomerase RNA biogenesis".
Also, congrats to the new graduate, Summer!
June 2014 | Richard, Chi-Kang, and Li all attended the 19th Annual RNA Meeting in Quebec City, Canada. Richard presented a poster on "Characterization of fission yeast tri-methyl guanosine synthase (tgs1)". Chi-Kang presented a poster on "Quality control of telomerase RNA biogenesis". Also, Aracely attended the Evolution 2014 meeting in Raleigh, North Carolina. Aracely gave an oral presentation entitled "Unisexual whiptail lizards find a loophole: how meiosis progresses in a species created through hybridization".
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