Welcome to the lab Drew

We’re excited to welcome Andrew Dela Rosa from Guam Community College for a summer REU


Welcome to the lab Jordan

A warm welcome to Jordan Gossett who will be starting her Ph.D. Fall 2019!


New paper on Buchnera genome evolution in MBE

Our paper on Genome evolution of the obligate symbiont of aphids (Buchnera aphidicola) is now out in MBE – see publications


Paper on mitochondria genome evolution in cicadas in J. Heredity

A large collaborative paper looking at mitochondrial genome evolution across 100 cicadas in out in Journal of Heredity – see publications


Congrats to Elissa for her UROP funding

Congrats to undergraduate researcher Elissa Ota for obtaining an Undergraduate Research Opportunity award to support her honors project. Time to collect some data!


Oxford annotated bibliography on “Endosymbiosis” now published

A broad summary of important topics and papers (each with a short summary) related to Endosymbiosis is now available – see publications


Starting January 2018

The Chong lab is starting at the University of Hawaii in January 2018!
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