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  • Emily was one of three graduate students selected to represent UGA at the AAAS Catalyzing Advocacy in Science and Engineering Workshop. During the workshop Emily had a chance to meet with Congresswoman Nikema Williams who represents Georgia’s 5th District. She also had a behind the scenes tour of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History…

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  • Emily presenting her work in Crete Congratulations to Emily for repping the Moore lab at the European Congress of Entomology in Crete. Emily presented her work on embryogenesis in the whitefly Bemisia tabaci. Looking forward to her paper this winter!

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  • Emily and newest lab member, Lance Fountain, enjoying a dinner at the port of Old San Juan, Puerto Rico, on the last night of the Southeastern Branch of the Entomological Society annual meeting. Emily presented her work on whiteflies and Dnmt1. Lance was a member of the UGA Entomology Games team. It was a great…

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  • Shannon presented her work on how the experience of competition might affect male parental care behavior at the 2021 Southeastern Population Ecology and Evolutionary Genetics conference held at Rock Eagle 4-H Center this month. Congratulations, Shannon!

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  • Shannon and Emily helped me host a visit with Fort Valley biotech students along with fellow NNF graduate students Jamal and Priscilla. They shared with the students their own paths to graduate school and aspirations for the future. Way to mentor young scientists!

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  • The lab is currently searching for a postdoctoral researcher to work on the role of DNMT1 in gametogenesis. Please see the job ad for further information on how to apply.

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  • Big news #1: Joshua’s eLife paper is accepted for publication! See the paper here: Washington et al. 2021 Big news #2: Joshua successfully defended his Masters Thesis and has graduated. Great news, but we are going to miss him! Big news #3: Emily passed her qualifying exams and is now a PhD candidate! Yay Emily!

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  • Congratulations to Joshua for being named a 2020-2021 Herbert H. Ross Memorial Scholar by UGA Entomology Department. We are so proud of you and all that you have accomplished this year!

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  • Congratulations to Emily on her paper being accepted! Shelby et al. 2020. Debugging: strategies and considerations for efficient RNAi-mediated control of the whitefly Bemisia tabaci. Insects 11: 723 https://www.mdpi.com/2075-4450/11/11/72

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  • Joshua Washington, M.S. student, has his first first-authored paper in review at eLife! The paper is entitled ‘The essential role of Dnmt1 in gametogenesis in the large milkweed bug Oncopeltus fasciatus‘. Emily Shelby, Ph.D. student, has submitted a review paper, ‘Debugging: Strategies and Considerations for Efficient RNAi-mediated Control of the Whitefly Bemisia tabaci‘, to Insects…

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