[Sept 22, 2020] Accepted to Journal of Microbiology and Biology Education: Roush and Burmeister. COVID-19 and the Central Dogma: an activity to improve student learning and engagement
[Aug. 12, 2020] Lead a Sandbox Session on "COVID-19 and Scientific Literacy" at the BEACON Center for the Study of Evolution in Action Annual Congress. Online Meeting. [June 24, 2020] Accepted to Current Biology: Trading-off and Trading-up in the World of Bacteria-Phage Evolution. Here we explore Darwinian demons among the microbes.
[Aug 16-18] At the ASM Microbe planning meeting in Chicago -- Already getting the EEB track ready for Microbe 2020!
[July 6-12] Chairing the Gordon Research Seminar in Microbial Population Biology before the main GRC in Andover, NH.
[June 20-23] At ASM's Microbe conference in San Francisco -- stop by poster #EEB-509 on Friday (11-12, 4-5) to hear about the latest on phage resistance tradeoffs!
[May 2, 2019] My 14 CURE students present their "Final Exams" as a poster session of their course research projects. OML (165 Prospect St New Haven), 2-5pm. Snacks provided and the public is welcome!
[April 30, 2019] My undergrad mentees Adam Lessing and Amanda Weng present their senior thesis research at the Yale EEB Senior Symposium -- great work on antibiotic resistance, phage resistance, and novel phage characterization.
[January 2019] Awarded NIH R21 (co-PIs Turner and Burmeister) for my work on antibiotic resistance!
[Sept. 21, 2016] New paper out today with the Parent Lab at MSU: Experimentally evolved phage Sf6 have genome reductions, Genome Biology and Evolution. [August 12, 2016] Convening a symposium at the 2016 BEACON Congress: "Can We Evolution-Proof Antibiotics?" Answer: No, but we can try to slow it!