Mandy’s paper Periodic, Parasite-Mediated Selection For and Against Sex with Lynda Delph, Daniela Vergara, and Curt Lively received Honorable Mention for the 2018 Student Paper Award from the American Society of Naturalists. Very exciting news! More information on the award can be found here.
Check out the beautiful award-winning paper by Marta Shocket (#GoIU) Temperature Drives Epidemics in a Zooplankton-Fungus Disease System: A Trait-Driven Approach Points to Transmission via Host Foraging and the other Honorable Mention by Nicolas Schnedler-Meyer Evolution of Complex Asexual Reproductive Strategies in Jellyfish
What do all these papers have in common??? Organisms that can reproduce asexually. Coincidence??
Anna Nguyen (first-year undergraduate) and Simran Budhwar (third-year undergraduate) have joined the lab – welcome!! Find out all about them here
I’m delighted that Anne Janisch has signed on as a research technician in the lab! Read more about Anne here. Anne’s already busy helping science happen in the lab. Welcome!
The Gibson lab at the University of Virginia is now officially open for business! We’re recruiting undergraduate and graduate students – reach out via email to learn more or stop by Gilmer Hall if you’re on grounds.
Kayla Stoy wrote up a great piece for the Science Breaker summarizing a recent theory paper we wrote together for the Journal of Evolutionary Biology. Kayla’s currently a 2nd-year PhD student at Emory University. Nice work Kayla!
Periodic, parasite-mediated selection for and against sex
by Amanda K Gibson, Lynda Delph (Indiana University), Daniela Vergara (University of Colorado at Boulder), and Curt Lively (Indiana University)
Find the article here or email me for a reprint. and see our short summary here