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Dr. Ana Tronholm, postdoc at the PhycoLab,  has received the prestigious 2013 Extraordinary PhD Award by the Sciences Commission, University of La Laguna, Canary Islands, SPAIN

CONGRATULATIONS ANA!!!

 

 

Gabriela Garcia-Soto, graduate student at the PhycoLab, has been selected as participant for the Bodega Bay Marine Laboratory Advanced Phylogenetics Workshop, March 2013!

Way to go Gabriela!!!

 

 

THE PHYCOLAB AT OUR 2012 HOLIDAY DINNER (Mexican Style)

L-R: Scott DePriest, Sergey Bombin, Andrey Bombin, Gabriela Garcia-Soto, Juan Lopez-Bautista, Kelley Lawson, Kayla Williams, Trey Melton, Jackson Ross, Hu ZiMin and Ana Tronholm

 

THE PHYCOLAB PARTICIPATING AT THE 2012 SOUTHEASTERN PHYCOLOGICAL COLLOQUY, JACKSONVILLE, FL

Members of the PhycoLab participating at the 2012 SEPC meeting with oral and poster presentations. Picture taken during dinner at the end of the productive day listening and talking about algae! The University of Alabama will host the 2013 Southeastern Phycological Colloquy at Dauphin Island, AL!

Hu ZiMin, Juan Lopez-Bautista, Sergey Bombin, Elizabeth Timm, Andrey Bombin, David Ward, Scotty DePriest, Trey Melton and Gabriela Garcia-Soto

 

THE PHYCOLAB COLLECTING SEAWEEDS IN PORT ST. JOE, FL, FALL 2012

L-R: Hu Zimin, Elizabeth Timm, Gabriela Garcia Soto, Andrey Bombin, Sergey Bombin, David Ward, Scotty DePriest, and Trey Melton

 

GRADUATE STUDENT POSITIONS IN GREEN ALGAL EVOLUTION

Teaching/research assistantships are available for MSc or PhD students in the Department of Biological Sciences at The University of Alabama under the supervision of Dr. Juan Lopez-Bautista beginning Fall 2011. Our Laboratory is focused on the systematics, biodiversity and evolution of algae. The University of Alabama is located in Tuscaloosa, AL (50 min from Birmingham).

This opportunity involves participation in an NSF-funded AToL project GRAToL: Assembling the Green Algal Tree of Life. This investigation is aiming to study the systematics and phylogenetic relationships of green algae, in particular the class Ulvophyceae, using a multi-gene dataset. Students interested in green algal evolution, systematics and phylogenetic analyses are particularly encouraged to apply.

Interested students are encouraged to contact Juan Lopez-Bautista (jlopez@ua.edu) for more information.

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