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About whiteheadresearch

Andrew Whitehead is a Professor in the Environmental Toxicology Department at UC Davis, and a member of the Coastal and Marine Sciences Institute, the Center for Population Biology, the Graduate Group in Ecology, the Integrative Genetics and Genomics Graduate Group, and the Pharmacology and Toxicology Graduate Group.

Nice article: Figuring out the mysteries of the PWS herring collapse

Here is a nice popular article that was recently published: Boom and Busted: In trying to untangle a mysterious herring collapse from the aftermath of the Exxon Valdez oil spill, scientists in Prince William Sound are revealing just how resilient—and … Continue reading

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Postdoc Elias Oziolor has joined the lab

Elias will be examining population genomic change through time in Alaskan populations of Pacific herring (among other things). Welcome Elias!

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Reid Brennan has graduated!

Reid Brennan is now Dr. Reid Brennan. He has already moved on from Davis and will soon be starting his postdoc at the University of Vermont in Melissa Pespeni’s lab. Congratulations Reid! The first two chapters of his thesis work … Continue reading

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Bet Haverim award to Tony!

Ph.D. student Tony Gill was just awarded a research grant from the Bet Haverim Seventh Grade class. Their class is learning about philanthropy, and they decided to pool part of their mitzvah gifts to fund a research project (what a … Continue reading

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Our abalone in the news!

Our ocean acidification work on red abalone at BML featured on NBC news. Nice job Sara and Dan!

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Presentation award to Lisa Cohen

Congratulations to Lisa Cohen! – she won a presentation award for “Reassembling 600+ marine transcriptomes: automated pipeline development and evaluation” at yesterday’s MCIP colloquium. Nice job Lisa!!!

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Two new papers just out

Our review article on evolutionary rescue from pollution, with examples from the killifish system: Whitehead, A., B.W. Clark, M.E. Hahn, and D. Nacci (in press). When evolution is the solution to pollution: Key principles, and lessons from rapid repeated adaptation … Continue reading

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