current happenings at the Bergland lab
Dr. Yang Yu publishes in Evolution and defense his dissertation
Genetic evidence of natural selection on plasticity published in Nature Ecology & Evolution
Study of genetic variation in sexual investment published in Molecular Biology and Evolution
Connor Murray has been awarded an EXPAND fellowship from the NSF Research Traineeship program
The Backyard Evolution project is highlighted in UVA news for its impact and NSF grant
The Bergland Lab ran BOIP's Farmer's Market Science booth on November 13
The Bergland lab is recruiting a PhD student to study adaptation in Drosophila
The Bergland lab and colleauges publish the largets population genomic repository for Drosophila to date
The Bergland Lab promotes Backyard Evolution at area Farmer's Markets
Alan and colleagues publish paper in eLife demonstrating parallel seasonal adaptation in flies
Cory Weller, a former PhD student from the lab, publishes a paper describing the feasibility and power of outbread QTL mapping.
Postdoc Priscilla Erickson used D. melanogaster hybrid swarms and a computational pipeline to understand how flies survive harsh winters in temperate latitudes.
We are collaborating with Piedmont Virginia Community College to conduct seasonal Drosophila collections at Carter Mountain Orchard.
Participate in a citizen science project! The Bergland Lab at UVA is looking for volunteers to collect and preserve flying insects from their compost piles this spring, summer, and fall. Click below to read more!
Dörthe Becker, a postdoc in the Bergland lab, was recently awarded a Horizon 2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie fellowship funded by the European Commission.
Karen Barnard-Kubow, a postdoc in the Bergland Lab, was recently awarded a NIH NRSA postdoctoral fellowship.
Alan co-authors a paper in eLife with members of the Johnston lab at Johns Hopkins.
Alan recently published a paper in Current Biology about the evolutionary hip and fitness consequences of a super-gene in the white-throated sparrow.