Megan Dillon’s Paper on the Dog’s of Chernobyl is out – check it out & the media response!
Check out the paper LINK and the response HERE!
New papers out this year from Emma Wallace & Emily Reed…
Check out two new papers published in the BR lab. First we have the delightful and wicked smart Emma Wallace, who was an undergraduate researcher in our lab and has now moved on to a PhD program a Duke! She conducted a fantastic phylogenetic analysis on rockfish in the subgenus [...]
Excelling through Mentorship- An interview with Dr. Martha Burford Reiskind
Check out the interview by Women in Genomics
New paper out by Dr. Andy Maurer!
Check out Andy's new paper on the effects of Atlantic Sargassum invasion on hawksbill sea turtles! LINK
Two new lab members!
The Burford Reiskind lab is excited to announce two new members! Megan Dillon co-advised by Dr. Matthew Breen and Bradley Scholten co-advised by Roland Kays! Both just finished the first-year training program with the GG Scholars & Here's a link to their spotlights! Make sure you check them out, we [...]
New Andy Maurer Paper on Sea Turtles & Climate Change
Population viability of sea turtles in the context of global warming (2021) Bioscience https://doi-org.prox.lib.ncsu.edu/10.1093/biosci/biab028 LINK
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]