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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.

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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Our research on SNL?

Forwarded to me by Dan Schlenk: This sketch on SNL two days after our paper on killifish adaptation to environmental pollution comes out. Coincidence?

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New Paper out

Our new paper on the population genomics underlying rapid parallel adaptation to extreme environmental pollution in killifish – is now out: Reid, N.M., D.A. Proestou, B.W. Clark, W.C. Warren, J.K. Colbourne, J.R. Shaw, S.I. Karchner, D.L. Crawford, M.F. Oleksiak, M.E. … Continue reading

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Presentation at the Tahoe Environmental Research Center

Andrew will be giving a public presentation at the Tahoe Environmental Research Center on Thursday December 8th (5:30 to 7:00 PM) on the importance of genetic variation in wild species as we think about how species will change in response … Continue reading

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