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Lab news!

January 2023 Welcome to our new technician, Jessica McNeill, and new undergrad, Amani Petway!

March 2023 We had so much fun sampling our sourdough beer at the Centennial Social Hour and the State of the Sciences. Thanks to everyone who participated! 

November 2022 We had so much fun at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences Darwin Day. Thanks to everyone who came and learned about yeasts and how they help make bread! 

October 2022 Congrats to Margot Ruffieux on her advancement to PhD candidacy! 

April 2022 Congrats to undergraduates Mili Jimenez, Lindsey Wilson, and Alexxis Gutierrez on their undergraduate research symposium posters! Read more about their work here

March 2022 Heil Lab 1st conference! Enrique presented his work at SEPEEG in Eagle Rock, GA. Terrific conference - great to be back in person!

March 2022 Congrats to undergrad Lindsey Wilson and her mentor, Elizabeth Moore, on receiving the NCSU Genetics & Genomics Academy summer research grant to work on local nectar yeast! And congrats to Enrique Schwarzkopf and Margot Ruffieux for receiving GGA travel grants to attend the Evolution and GSA PEQG meetings, respectively. Thanks GGA!

September 10, 2021 Check out the Society for the Study of Evolution new faculty profile of Caiti. Thanks for highlighting our lab, SSE!


July 1, 2021 Welcome to our new postdocs, Enrique Schwarzkopf & Elizabeth Moore! 

August 1, 2021 Check out our new grant! We are so excited for our new NIH NIGMS MIRA. Read more about the project here.

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