About Martha Burford Reiskind

Martha is the Director of the Genetics & Genomics Scholars graduate program and a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at NC State. She investigates evolutionary process of how species respond to rapid changes in their abiotic or biotic environments.

Burford Reiskind Lab Statement

Collectively as a lab, we present our lab statement that addresses solidarity, inclusion, our core values, and anti-Black racism and anti-racism actions we support and are taking as a lab at the university, and as a PI. In Solidarity Members of the Burford Reiskind lab are sickened by the murders of Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, [...]

Burford Reiskind Lab Statement 2020-06-27T16:44:03+00:00

Conservation Currents

We are excited to update the blog for lab members and friends of the Burford Reiskind lab. Our goal is to celebrate current work on the conservation of species across the globe and highlight the cutting edge tools and approaches we are all using to address conservation of species in a challenging time. It's also [...]

Conservation Currents 2020-06-27T16:52:35+00:00

Welcome to the new Genetic & Genomic Scholars 2020/2021!

We are beyond excited to announce the new GG Scholars for this fall. Check out the Website introducing them. The research interests of this group are drawing from many disciplines and will create a rigorous community-learning environment. To give some perspective, we had over 165 applicants for the GG Scholars fellowship, so hats off to [...]

Welcome to the new Genetic & Genomic Scholars 2020/2021! 2020-05-21T23:58:12+00:00

Emily Reed’s Review is out!

Check out Emily Reed's new review on the genetics of invasive species in urban landscapes. This review is part of Emily Reed's dissertation and was inspired by Dr. Burford Reiskind's graduate course on the genetics of invasive species. Emily led the charge to investigate the role urban settings play in this question. She worked closely [...]

Emily Reed’s Review is out! 2020-05-22T03:10:53+00:00

Burford Reiskind lab is recruiting for a new PhD student in conservation genetics!

Get in touch if you're looking for a PhD in conservation genetics using genomic approaches and have a background in genomic methods! We will be recruiting at least one student for the Fall 2021. We are an inclusive lab that is seeking open minded individuals that have a passion for conservation. Also check out the [...]

Burford Reiskind lab is recruiting for a new PhD student in conservation genetics! 2020-05-22T00:09:52+00:00

Dr. Erica Henry in the NEWS!!!

Check out the press release and video about Erica's new paper in Global Change Biology! This work is part of the NSF RAPID that addresses the effects of devastating hurricanes, such as hurricane Irma, on rare butterflies in the Florida Keys and the Everglades. The press release also includes a video abstract of the paper [...]

Dr. Erica Henry in the NEWS!!! 2020-05-22T03:42:18+00:00

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