Grad and undergrad students win awards!

May 7th, 2019|

Congratulations to . . . - senior undergrad Elaine Hu for winning the Distinction in Research Award for her role in our recent paper in Evolution highlighting the importance of cascading reproductive barriers in speciation. - senior grad student Linyi [...]

PhD student Matt Comerford wins two awards!

June 28th, 2017|

Matt recently received the Lewis and Clark Fund for Exploration and Field Research from the American Philosophical Society AND the 2017 Joe Davies Prize for Outstanding Service as a Teaching Assistant in our department! Way to go Matt!!

Field work!

May 17th, 2017|

Postdoctoral Fellow, Glen Hood, and PhD student, Linyi Zhang, were featured in the Archbold Biological Station newsletter regarding the big field experiment we are running in Florida this year.   *LINK*

Egan lab determines ancestry of Rice Moon Tree!

May 12th, 2017|

In 1971, NASA launched Apollo 14, the third mission to land astronauts on the moon.  During that mission, NASA Astronaut Stuart Roosa conducted experiments from the orbiting command module Kitty Hawk while Alan Shepard and Edgar Mitchell walked about the lunar surface. Each [...]

Rice Undergraduate Research in the Egan Lab

April 18th, 2017|

Three undergraduates in the Egan lab presented their work across campus this week as the semester winds down. Isaac Caroo and Mandy Weaver presented work on measuring the shape and strength of selection in nature at the 2017 Rice Undergraduate [...]

Rice Historian blog post

January 21st, 2017|

Our lab went on a nature hike across campus this week searching for Bassettia crypt galls on the live oaks (Q. virginiana) and water oak (Q. nigra) for new experiments. During our work, we ran into Melissa Kean, the Centennial [...]

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