News 2020-06-27T20:29:27+00:00

News

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 [...]

May 5th, 2021|

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 [...]

June 27th, 2020|

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 [...]

May 22nd, 2020|

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 [...]

April 29th, 2020|

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 [...]

April 17th, 2020|

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 [...]

December 18th, 2019|

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 [...]

June 22nd, 2019|