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Lab News


Sept/01/2021

Graduate Student, Ryan Torres, joins the lab. He will be co-advised by Dr. E. Maggie Sogin. Excited to be working with these folks. Project pending, but trending towards microbial ecology and insect symbioses in pest insects of almonds. Stay tuned.

Aug/12/2021

Ph.D. Student Heather Stever published the first chapter of her dissertation investigating the endosymbionts of endemic Hawaiian Nysius seed bugs.

August/08/2021

Check out our Hawaii forest review lead by Dr. Kasey Barton and co. at the University of Hawaii.

April/06/2021

Gordon Bennett and collaborators Elizabeth Heath-Heckmen and Maggie Sogin published a commentary associated with an excellent paper on Nematode symbioses by Dr. Amanda Brown.

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Other News!

New Hires!

Whitman Ryals Bennett

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Opal Ryals Bennett. Joined the lab in Oct/1/2020. Adopted from the Merced County Animal Shelter. www.co.merced.ca.us/163/County-Animal-Shelter

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