Doctoral candidate William Thomas is a candidate no more after successfully defending his dissertation! Congratulations to Dr. Thomas!
Doctoral candidate Nicolette Sipperly presented at Botany Conference 2023. Nicolette showed results from her phenotypic comparisons across populations of Draba albertina, and connections between art and science. Congratulations to Nicolette!
Doctoral candidates Alexis Brown and William Thomas presented at Evolution 2023. While Lexi presented “Evidence for novel molecular mechanisms for resisting sensorineural hearing loss in echolocating bats,” Bill presented “Comparative transcriptomics reveal life history tradeoffs associated with the evolution of a seasonal size plasticity in shrews.” Congratulations to both!
A newly established Fulbright Scholar Program called Fulbright Amazonia supports an international network of scientists who will carry out research dedicated to protecting the diverse wildlife and indigenous communities of the Amazon. Dávalos will investigate the effect of coca cultivation and cocaine trafficking on Amazonian wildlife and communities.
The job in brief
The purpose of this job is to oversee operations of our on-campus research laboratory focusing on biodiversity genomics at Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York. This is a lab manager position encompassing about 50% bench and 50% administrative lab support. While the position is currently funded for 5 years, I aim to renew it and it may become a permanent staff position.
There is a salary range of up to $55K salary with benefits, depending on qualifications. Benefits at Stony Brook University are excellent include vacation and paid sick leave, in addition to excellent health, dental, and vision insurance.
Your unique goals and skills can shape this position. For example, depending on your career goals, the position can offer excellent insight into graduate education and long-term research careers. You can contribute to research publications. We apply the authorship matrix approach to authorship, and lab management contributions count.
My goal is to make this job an opportunity to conduct key aspects of scientific research without having to constantly worry about funding, or completing a thesis.
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