PhD student Makenna Juergens has officially started and is forging exciting new directions into metabolic physiology and maternal investment underlying population differences in reproductive outcomes! Exciting things to come over the next 5 years!
We have two new undergraduates, Kendall Foreman and Madison Gosney (a McNair Scholar), who are getting busy with our backlog of histology quantification (more on that in the Spring semester!
Lab Awards & Accomplishments
The Wilsterman Lab completed their first field season! Woohoo!
Meg Hemmerlein successfully pioneered sequence data generation for an IsoSeq dataset and a single-nuclei RNA/ATAC-seq data from our deer mouse placentas. Meg now has more than enough data for her thesis - lots of analyses are coming down the pipeline ... (haha ... get it?)
Makenna Juergens won "Best First Year" at the CSU-wide GradShow competition for her poster on independent undergraduate research. A strong first-semester showing, Makenna!
Meg Hemmerlein, Makenna Juergens, and Anna Bautista wrote and submitted GRFP applications this fall. Congrats all! It was an intense process but they produced three really competitive applications. Now we just keep our fingers crosses.
Funding is starting to trickle in to the lab ... stay tuned for our new directions and project plans!
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