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2014 Awardees

anthwal

Neal Anthwal

Home: Tucker Lab
Dpt. of Craniofacial Development
King's College London
England, UK

Protocol(s) Developed

Control of middle ear and jaw development in Monodelphs

Host: Sears Lab
Department of Animal Biology
University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana
Urbana, IL

     
berardi

Andrea Berardi

Home: Smith Lab
Dpt. of Ecology and Evolution
University of Colorado, Boulder
Boulder, CO

Convergent evolution in plant flavonoid pathway function and floral pigmentation

Host: Winkel Lab
College of Science
Virginia Polytecnic Institute and State University
Blacksburg, VA

     
cox

Christian L. Cox

Home: Cox Lab
Dpt. of Biology
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA

Testosterone-mediated gene expression and the evolution of growth regulation

Host: Castoe Lab
Department of Biology
University of Texas, Arlington
Arlington, TX

     
crook

Robyn Crook

Home: Walters Lab
Dpt. of Integrative Biology and Pharmacology
University of Texas Medical School at Houston
Houston, TX

Novel mRNA targets for identifying and characterizing nociceptive sensory neurons in Octopus

Host: Ragsdale Lab
Department of Neurobiology
University of Chicago
Chicago, IL

     
kane

Eric Kane

Home: Reitzel Lab
Dpt. of Biology
University of North Carolina, Charlotte
Charlotte, VA

Characterization of DNA binding activity of the Nematostella vectensis bZIP transcription factor nvNrf using protein binding microarrays

Host: Bulyk Lab
Division of Genetics, Harvard Medical School
Harvard University
Boston, MA

     
lee

Aleatha Lee

Home: Nedelcu Lab
Dpt. of Neurobiology and Behaviour
University of New Brunswick
Frederickton, New Brunswick, Canada

The evolutionary origin of the gene responsible for somatic cell fate in Volvox carteri

Host: Olson Lab
Biology Division
Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS

     
luecke

David Luecke

Home: Kopp Lab
Dpt. of Ecology and Evolution
University of California, Davis
Davis, CA

Pole Cell Transplantation Between Drosophila Species: A method to hybridize species separated by strong pre-zygotic reproductive isolation

Host: Lehmann Lab
The Skirball Institute of Biomolecular Medicine
NYU Langone Medical Center
New York, NY

     
lamber

Jon Lambert

Home: Shaw Lab
Dpt. of Neurobiology and Behaviour
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY

Next Generation sequencing for examining population structure and inferring patterns of diversification in Hawaiian arthropods

Host: Gillespie Lab
Dpt. of Environmental Science, Policy and Management
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA

     
anaya

Juan Pascual-Anaya

Home: Kuratani Lab
College of Biological Sciences
RIKEN Center for Developmental Biology
Kobe, Japan

Evolutionary origin of hematopoesis: insights from hemichordates

Host: Lowe Lab
Hopkins Marine Station
Stanford University
Pacific Grove, CA

     
rawinson

Kate Rawlinson

Home: Hall Lab
Biology Department
Dalhousie University
Halifax, NS, Canada

The development of a larval mRNA in situ hybridization protocol for the polyclad flatworm Maritigrella crozieri

Host: Seaver Lab
The Whitney Laboratory for Marine Science
University of Florida
St. Augustine, FL

     
Scobell

Sunny Scobell

Home: Wilson Lab
Dpt. of Biology
Brooklyn College, CUNY
Brooklyn, NY

Using in situ hybridization to study the neuroendocrinological regulation of male pregnancy

Host: Maruska Lab
Department of Biological Sciences
Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
Baton Rouge, LA

     

 

2013 Awardees

   

Yaniv Brandvain

Homes: Coop Lab & Turelli Lab
College of Biological Sciences
University of California, Davis
California, CA

 

Extracting RNA from developing hybrid tomato seed tissues to quantify allele-specific expression

Host: Bedinger Lab
College of Natural Sciences: Biology
Colorado State University
Fort Collins, CO

     
Malagon

Nicolas Malagon

Home: Larsen Lab
Dept. Cell and Systems Biology
University of Toronto
Toronto, Canada

Antibody staining in a tissue surrounded by a thick cuticle

Host: Kopp Lab
Evolution and Ecology
University of California, Davis
Davis, CA

     

Jessica Nowicki

Home: Pratchett Lab
Centre of Excellence in Coral Reef Studies
Australian Reserach Council
New Orleans, LA

Protocol(s) Developed

Comparatively examining the neurobiology of social bonding in coral reef fishes

Host: O'Connell Lab
Bauer Fellows Program, Center for Systems Biology
Harvard University
Cambridge, MA

     
Quan

Honghu Quan

Home: Lynch Lab
Department of Biological Sciences
University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, IL

Protocol(s) Developed

New strategies for next generation sequencing in Evo-Devo

Host: Eisen Lab
HHMI, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA

     
Schenkelaars

Quentin Schenkelaars

Home: Renard & Borchiellini Lab
Department of Biology
Aix Marseille Universite
Marseille, France

Protocol(s) Developed

The Rho/Rock pathway: a metazoan conserved molecular toolkit for epithelial morphogenesis

Host: Hill Lab
Department of Biology
University of Richmond
Richmond, VA

     
Serb

Jeanne Serb

Home: Serb Lab
Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Organismal Biology
Iowa State University
Ames, IA

Protocol Learned

Development of an in vitro protein expression system for Gq-mediated GPCRs: Testing the link between genotype and phenotype

Host: Pietrantonio Lab
Department of Entomology
Texas A&M University
Galveston, TX

     
Su

Kathy Su

Home: Meier Lab
Department of Biological Sciences
National University of Singapore
Singapore

Protocol(s) Developed

Elucidating the dimorphic signals underlying the diversification of de novo abdominal appendages in Sepsidae

Host: Bowsher Lab
Biological Sciences
North Dakota State University
Fargo, ND

     
Zhang

Fei Zhang

Home: Tadege Lab
Department of Plant and Soil Sciences
Oklahoma State University
Stillwater, OK

Protocol(s) Developed

Expression and functional analysis of AqSTF and AqWOX3 in Aquilegia leaf development

Host: Kramer Lab
Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology
Harvard University
Cambridge, CA

     

2012 Awardees

barnett

Austen Barnett

Home: Thomas Lab
Dpt. Zoology
Southern Illinois University
Carbondale, IL

Protocol(s) Developed

Developing an RNA interference protocol for the mite Archegozetes longisetosus

Host: Schmidt-Ott Lab
Dpt. Organismal Biology and Anatomy
University of Chicago
Chicago, IL

     

Veronica Di Stilio

Home: Di Stilio Lab
Dept. Biology
University of Washington
Seattle, WA

Protocol(s) Developed

Functional Consequences of Ectopic Petaloidy on Insect Visitors

Host: Glover Lab
Department of Plant Sciences
University of Cambridge
Cambridge, England

     
freeborn

Layla Freeborn

Home: Richards-Zawacki Lab
School of Science and Engineering
Tulane University
New Orleans, LA

Protocol(s) Developed

The genetic basis of coloration in poison dart frogs

Host: Kronforst Lab
Dpt. Ecology and Evolution
University of Chicago
Chicago, IL

     
Heyland

Andreas Heyland

Home: Heyland Lab
Dpt. Integrative Biology
University of Guelph
Guelph, ON, Canada

 

Functional knockdown strategies in larval development

Host: Lowe Lab
Hopkins Marine Station
Stanford University
Pacific Grove, CA

     
keagy

Jason Keagy

Home: Boughman Lab
Dpt. Zoology
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI

Protocol(s) Developed

Comparative analysis of neuroanatomical evolution in stickleback fish using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)

Host: Braithwaite Lab
College of Agricultural Sciences
Penn State University
University Park, PA

     
marron

Alan Marron

Homes:

Akam Lab
Department of Zoology
University of Cambridge
Cambridge, England

Walker Lab
Department of Botany
University of Otago
Dunedin, New Zealand

Final Report

RNAi-based functional genetics in choanoflagellates

Host: King Lab
Department of Biology
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA

     
Rushe

Jema Rushe

Home: Emlen Lab
Division of Biological Sciences
University of Montana
Missoula, MT

Protocol(s) Developed

In situ hybridization on horn imaginal primordial of rhinoceros beetle Trypoxylus dichotomus

Host: Niimi Lab
Laboratory of Sericulture and Entomoresources
Nagoya University
Nagoya, Japan

     
TylerSquare

Tyler Square

Home: Muelemans

Medeiros Lab
Dpt. Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
University of Colorado Boulder
Boulder, CO

Protocol(s) Developed

Advancement of B. floridae as a developmental model system

Host: Yu Lab
Institute of Organismic Biology
Academia Sinica
Taipei, Taiwan

     

 

2011 Awardees

Frederike Alwes

Frederike Alwes

Home: Extavour Lab
Dpt. OEB
Harvard University
Cambridge, MA

Protocol(s) Developed

Germline regeneration in the crustacean Parhyale hawaiensis

Host: Averof Lab
IMBB-FORTH
Iraklio, Crete, Greece

     
HELM

Rebecca Helm

Home: Dunn Lab
Dept. EEB
Brown University
Providence, RI

Protocol(s) Developed

Characterizing morphological development in the scyphozoan Pelagia noctiluca

Host: Gorsky Lab
Laboratoire d'Oceanographie de Villefranche
Villefranche sur Mer
France

     
LACKNER

Daniel Lackner

Home: Karlseder Lab
Molecular & Cellular Biology Lab
Salk Institute for Biological Studies
La Jolla, CA

Protocol(s) Developed

Characterization of telomere structure and telomerase activity in the sea anemone Nematostella vectensis

Host: Martindale Lab
Kewalo Marine Laboratory
University of Hawai'i at Manoa
Honolulu, HI

     
Dacotah Melicher

Dacotah Melicher

Home: Bowsher Lab
Dpt. Biological Sciences
North Dakota State University
Fargo, ND

Protocol(s) Developed

Understanding de novo structures with de novo sequencing

Host: Dworkin Lab
Department of Zoology
Michigan State University
East Lansing, IL

     
Christopher Muir

Christopher Muir

Home: Moyle Lab
Department of Biology
University of Indiana
Bloomington, IN

Protocol(s) Developed

Applying ecophysiological techniques to understand the mechanistic basis of adaptation and speciation in wild tomatoes (Solanum; Solanaceae)

Host: Galmés Lab
Department of Biology
University of the Balearic Islands
Palma, Spain

     

Judit Pungor

Home: Thompson Lab
Hopkins Marine Station
Stanford University
Pacific Grove, CA

Protocol(s) Developed

Exploration of the Octopus Visual System

Host: Ragsdale Lab
Department of Biology
University of Chicago
Chicago, IL

     

Prashant Sharma

Home: Giribet Lab
Dept. OEB
Harvard University
Cambridge, MA

Protocol(s) Developed

Publication Arising !

Developing a protocol for RNAi in the candidate model organism Phalangium opilio

Host: Jockusch Lab
Department of EEB
University of Connecticut
Storrs, CT

     
Frank Smith

Frank Smith

Home: Jockusch Lab
Dept. EEB
University of Connecticut
Storrs, CT

Protocol(s) Developed

Tardigrade in situ hybridization

Host: Goldstein Lab
Department of Biology
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC

     

Bethany Wasik

Home: Monteiro Lab
Dept. EEB
Yale University
New Haven, CT

Protocol(s) Developed

Spot on: The genetic basis of eyespot number variation in butterfly wings

Host: Hoekstra Lab
Department of OEB
Harvard University
Cambridge, MA

     
Lev Yampolsky

Lev Yampolsky

Home: Yampolsky Lab
Dpt. Biological Sciences
East Tennessee State University
Johnson City, TN

Protocol(s) Developed

Publication Arising !

Unifying hemoglobin expression measurement techniques across species of Daphnia in context of genetics and physiology of heat tolerance

Host: Ebert Lab
Zoologisches Institut
University of Basel
Basel, Switzerland

     

 

2010 Awardees

Bishoy Kamel

Bishoy Kamel

Home: Medina Lab
School of Natural Sciences
University of Merced
Merced, CA

Protocol(s) Developed

Biomineralization During Development of Illyanassa obsoleta

Host: Lambert Lab
Department of Biology
University of Rochester
Rochester, NY

     
Maryna Lesoway

Maryna Lesoway

Home: Collin Lab
Smithsonian Institute
Bocas del Toro, Panama

Protocol(s) Developed

MAPK Activation in Two Closely Related Species of Gastropod Molluscs with Differing Modes of Development

Host: Henry Lab
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Dept. of Cell and Developmental Biology
Urbana, IL

     
Navdeep Mutti

Navdeep Mutti

Home: Liebig Lab
School of Life Sciences
Arizona State University
Tempe, AZ

Exploring Systemic RNA Interference in Social Wasps

Host: Toth Lab
Department of Ecology, Evolution and Organismal Biology
Iowa State University
Ames, IA

     
Pierre Perroud

Pierre-Francois Perroud

Home: Quatrano Lab
Department of Biology
Washington University
St Louis, MO

Protocol(s) Developed

Expressing Fluorescent Protein in the Moss Ceratodon purpureus or Tracking Sexes in Color

Host: McDaniel Lab
Department of Biology
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL

     
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