Alumni congratulations

By | May 6, 2020

Today was spectacular for past and present members of the group!

First, former PhD student Aaron Ragsdale accepted a position as Assistant Professor in Integrative Biology at the University of Wisconsin – Madison. He’ll be starting in Fall 2021, after spending time at UGA-Langebio.

Second, former PhD student Benson Hsieh was awarded an NIH K99 award. This award will support the final years of his postdoctoral training and the first years of his independent scientific career.

Lastly, current undergraduate and new alumnus Megan Irby submitted her Honors Thesis, entitled “The Joint Distribution of Fitness Effects of Wild Tomatoes and a Brief Introduction to Linkage in DFE Inference”. After graduation, Megan will be joining the Peace Corps and then plans to attend medical school.