July 2014

Past Handelsman Lab Postdoc Ashley Shade is lead author on a paper (co-authored by Prof. Handelsman) titled “Conditionally rare taxa disproportionately contribute to temporal changes in microbial diversity”. The paper was published in mBio and can be found here.

June 2014

Ashley Shade departed Handelsman Lab to become an Assistant Professor of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics at Michigan State University. Congratulations Ashley, and best wishes to you and your family! Prof. Shade’s new lab website can be found here.

May 2014

Handelsman Lab’s Lead Research Scientist Nichole Broderick is lead author on a paper titled, “Microbiota-induced changes in Drosophila melanogasterhost gene expression and gut morphology”. The paper was published in mBio and can be found here. Handelsman Lab Undergraduate Katherine McDaniel is graduating from Yale on May 19 with a B.S. in Molecular, …

April 2014

Handelsman Lab Graduate Student Jessica Miles received two travel awards that supported her travel to two events during the spring semester: the Keystone Symposia Student Travel Award to attend Mechanisms and Consequences of Invertebrate-Microbe Interactions in Tahoe City, CA, and the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology Maximizing Access …

February 2014

Handelsman Lab Undergraduate Grace Liu has been selected as one of four Edward A. Bouchet Fellows for the Yale Class of 2016. Congratulations, Grace! Handelsman Lab Undergraduate Katherine McDaniel has been accepted into the Luce Scholars Program’s 2014-2015 cohort. Congratulations and all the best in your future travels, Katherine!

January 2014

CST Evaluation Director Mark Graham and his colleagues received an NSF TUES grant for their project titled “Collaborative Research: Impact of the Summer Institutes on Faculty Teaching and Student Achievement”. The award totals over $2.8 million spanning 4 campuses (Yale, University of Colorado, Cornell, and UConn). Congratulations to Mark and …