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.

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

Genetics & Genomics Initiative Graduate Program

Check out the new Genetics & Genomics Scholars program that's part of the GGI. We have 15 competitive fellowships for a lucky group of graduate students for the fall 2020! Application is open now click here. Contact me here if you want to know more about it and check out the web page: https://ggi.ncsu.edu/graduate-program/

Genetics & Genomics Initiative Graduate Program 2019-10-18T13:39:32+00:00

The genomics of invasion: characterization of red lionfish (Pterois volitans) populations from the native and introduced ranges

Burford Reiskind MO, Reed EMX, Elias A, Giacomini JJ, McNear AF, Nieuwsma J, Parker GA, Roberts RB, Rossi RE, Stephenson CN, Stevens JL, Williams BE (2019) The genomics of invasion: characterization of the red lionfish (Pterois volitans) populations from the native and introduced ranges. Biological Invasions DOI: 10.1007/s10530-019-01992-0 Download PDF and Correction

The genomics of invasion: characterization of red lionfish (Pterois volitans) populations from the native and introduced ranges 2019-05-14T17:44:15+00:00