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Peromyscus Symposium

Posted on February 11, 2018 at 8:30 PM Comments comments (0)

The first Peromyscus Symposium has been scheduled for May 29-31, 2018. The meeting site is and will be continuously updated with news and confirmed speakers and participants. We are looking forward to seeing you in Columbia!

Nektarios' recent faculty appointment

Posted on September 20, 2017 at 9:35 PM Comments comments (0)

Congratulations to Nektarios Barabutis, lab alumnus, for his recent appointment as Assistant Professor at the Department of Basic Pharmaceutical Sciences of the School of Pharmacy at the  University of Louisiana at Monroe! Way to go!

New NSF grant on stress

Posted on August 23, 2017 at 6:40 PM Comments comments (0)

Our lab received a $3.9M grant from the National Science Foundation to study the genomics of the stress response by using Peromyscus as a model. This grant is a collaboration between USC, Auburn and Claflin universities.  Read the related stories from NSF here and from USC Office of Research

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Vimala is the new PGSC Cololony manager

Posted on April 11, 2017 at 2:55 PM Comments comments (0)

Vimala has recently been selected as the new Colony manager of the Peromyscus Genetic Stock Center. Congratulations Vimala !!!

eLife Opinion article

Posted on April 11, 2017 at 2:50 PM Comments comments (0)

An opinion article entitled “The challenges faced by living stock collections in the USA” appeared in eLIFE expressing the concerns of the Living stocks’ community. The article was co-authored by Kevin McCluskey, Kyria Boundy-Mills, Greg Dye, Erin Ehmke, Gregg Gunnell, Hippokratis Kiaris, Maxi Polyhronakis Richmond, Anne D Yoder, Daniel R Zeigler, Sarah Zehr and Erich Grotewold and can be found here