As 2018 comes to an end, I am going to be out of
I’ll use this opportunity to reflect on some significant things this year
We were joined this year by Ph.D student James Alfieri. We also welcomed several undergraduate researchers who are working various project in the lab: Jarred, Grace, Lauren, Lisa, Reina, Savannah, Elizabeth, Dani
Missed but not forgotten
Two lab members left the lab and moved on in 2018. Charlotte Heike (postdoc) moved on to take a position at the office of biosafety at TAMU. Kubra Zozik (MS) graduated and will be starting a
Research, papers, and presentations
This was a busy (and sometimes frustrating) year for research in our lab. We continued our progress on wooden breast genomics, and new analyses (by Shawna) promises to provide new insights. Analyses (and reanalysis) of existing data was a major theme this year in preparation of manuscripts and proposals.
Writing and submitting proposals for funding used up a whopping 426 hours of my time just in the summer months. Our manuscripts in review suffered frustrating delays with reviewers. The less said about that, the better.
All my student presented
Yes, still waiting for the greenest of green $$. Some success in the form of USDA Animal Health funds keeping us moving forward.