11/25/15 to 11/27/15
Thanksgiving Academic Holiday Nov. 25-27
Lena Hileman, Ph.D. Biology Seminar - "Convergence in Flower Form: from Evolutionary Patterns to Developmental Processes" Hosted by Dr. Catherine Linnen @ THM 116
Allyssa Kilanowski - University of Kentucky Eco-Lunch Topic: Behavioral Phenotypes, Juvenile Dispersal and Meta-Populations @ 305/308 T.H. Morgan Bldg.
Molly McDonough Biology Seminar Hosted by Dr. Ashley Seifert  @ THM 116
Adam Ferguson Eco-Lunch Topic: Disease Ecology in Genets @ 305/308 T.H. Morgan Bldg.
12/14/15 to 12/18/15
Final Exams December 14-18
10|28|15 - 15 to Finish: A Simple Success Strategy for UK Students -

Hannah Latta, a University of Kentucky junior from Mayfield, Kentucky, is a Chellgren FellowGaines Fellow and member of the UK Honors Program. A biology major planning to attend medical school, Latta has a lot going on.

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10|06|15 - The Books That Shaped Them -

With "Banned Books Week" celebrated last week and "Teen Read Week" coming up Oct.18-24, exploring the world through literature seems to always be in season. For professors at the University of Kentucky, books have impacted their lives and careers in surprising ways.

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09|25|15 - Staff Senate Welcomes New Leadership for 2015-16 -

The University of Kentucky Staff Senate is welcoming a slate of new officers for the 2015-2016 year.

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08|18|15 - UK Part of Consortium Awarded $6 Million NSF Grant for Brain Imaging -

The National Science Foundation has awarded $6 million to researchers in Kentucky, Oklahoma and Rhode Island to develop innovative and broadly accessible brain imaging technologies to provide insight into how the nervous system functions in health and disease.

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08|05|15 - FastTrack, FOCUS Programs Position Students Ahead of the Success Curve -

Started in the summer of 2012 as an intensive “boot camp” to help University of Kentucky’s new students prepare for college-level calculus, the FastTrack program has become an integral part of efforts to help students transition to the college classroom.

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07|09|15 - UK Alumna Hopes to Break Record, do Environmental Work While 'Paddling On' the Mississippi - University of Kentucky alumna Alyssum Pohl, a 2004 biology graduate and former Gaines Fellow, has embarked on a journey from source to sea kayaking the Mississippi River while documenting water pollution. - more...
07|01|15 - UK Places 84 Student-athletes on SEC Academic Honor Roll - Student-athletes from all eight of Kentucky's spring sports teams combined to earn a total of 84 spots on the Southeastern Conference Spring Academic Honor Roll, Commissioner Greg Sankey announced on Tuesday. - more...
05|26|15 - UK Hosts Eminent Dutch Scientist at Regional Chronobiology Conference - The University of Kentucky Department of Biology welcomed researchers from Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee and Kentucky, as well as renowned Dutch scientist Serge Daan - more...
05|13|15 - First Annual UK Postdoctoral Symposium - They conduct lab research and teach classes, but they are neither faculty nor graduate students. Postdoctoral scholars, or postdocs, serve an important role at UK, a research institution. However, they are scattered across various departments and have not always had an opportunity to meet and share their work. - more...

Recent Publications (PubMed)

Liu, IA ;Johndrow, JE ;Abe, J.;Lüpold, S.;Yasukawa, K ;Westneat, DF ;Nowicki, S "Genetic diversity does not explain variation in extra-pair paternity in multiple populations of a songbird." Journal of evolutionary biology 28, 5 (2015): 1156-69. Details. Full text.
Mills, JA ;Teplitsky, C ;Arroyo, B ;Charmantier, A ;Becker, PH ;Birkhead, TR ;Bize, P ;Blumstein, DT ;Bonenfant, C ;Boutin, S ;Bushuev, A ;Cam, E ;... "Archiving Primary Data: Solutions for Long-Term Studies." Trends in ecology & evolution 30, 10 (2015): 581-9. Details. Full text.
Ponomareva, LV ;Athippozhy, A.;Thorson, JS ;Voss, SR "Using Ambystoma mexicanum (Mexican axolotl) embryos, chemical genetics, and microarray analysis to identify signaling pathways associated with tissue regeneration." Comparative biochemistry and physiology. Toxicology & pharmacology : CBP (2015): Details.
Keinath, MC ;Timoshevskiy, VA ;Timoshevskaya, NY ;Tsonis, PA ;Voss, SR ;Smith, JJ "Initial characterization of the large genome of the salamander Ambystoma mexicanum using shotgun and laser capture chromosome sequencing." Scientific reports 5, (2015): 16413. Details. Full text.
Harrison, JL ;Rowe, RK ;Ellis, TW ;Yee, NS ;O'Hara, BF ;Adelson, PD ;Lifshitz, J "Resolvins AT-D1 and E1 differentially impact functional outcome, post-traumatic sleep, and microglial activation following diffuse brain injury in the mouse." Brain, behavior, and immunity 47, (2015): 131-40. Details. Full text.
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