Congrats to Kim Duong for passing her qualifying exams (January 2015)

 

Congrats to Claire O'Quin for landing a lecturer position in the University of Kentucky Department of Biology (January 2015)

 

The Linnen Lab welcomes new undergrads Adam Douglas, Maya Gershtenson, and Nicole Hopkins to the lab (January 2015)

 

Congrats to Ethan Adams for graduating with a B.S. in Biology (December 2014)

 

The Linnen Lab welcomes new undergrads Connor Sears, Minh Tran, and Jesse Vaught to the lab (August 2014)

 

The Linnen Lab welcomes new postdoc Dr. Claire O'Quin to the lab (August 2014)

 

The Linnen Lab welcomes graduate student Emily Bendall to the lab (July 2014)

 

Congrats to Robin Bagley for receiving a USDA-NIFA Predoctoral Fellowship (July 2014)

 

Kim Duong, Katie Harper, and Matt Niemiller all presented their work at the Evolution meetings in Raleigh, NC (June 2014)

 

The Linnen Lab welcomes new summer REU student Mackenzie Taylor to the lab (May 2014)

 

Congrats to Emily Bendall for receiving a Kentucky Opportunity Fellowship (May 2014)

 

Congrats to Katie Harper for graduating Summa Cum Laude with a B.S. in Biology (May 2014)

 

Congrats to Kim Duong for receiving a scholarship to attend the Summer Institute in Statistical Genetics at the University of Washington (April 2014)

 

Congrats to Alonna Ballinger for receiving a Ribble Summer Research Internship (April 2014)

 

Robin Bagley, Kim Duong, and John Terbot all presented their work at the Midwestern Ecology and Evolution Conference in Dayton, OH (March 2014)

 

Congrats to Emily Bendall for her admission into the UK Department of Biology (Feb. 2014)

 

The Linnen Lab welcomes new undergrads Ethan Adams, Jeremy Frederick, Layne Gaynor, Natascha Richardson, Ismaeel Siddiqi, and Jordan Wolfe to the lab (Jan. 2014) 

 

Catherine Linnen was chosen as one of GenomeWeb's Eighth Annual Young Investigators (Dec. 2013)

 

Congrats to Mary Collins for being accepted into the Teach for America Program (Nov. 2013)

 

Congrats to Taylor Shackleford for being accepted into the University of Kentucky, Indiana University, and Mt. Sinai Medical Schools (Nov. 2013)

 

The Linnen Lab welcomes new undergrads Alonna Ballinger and Ahmad Nawaz to the lab (August 2013)

 

The Linnen Lab welcomes postdoc Dr. Matt Niemiller to the lab (August 2013)

 

The Linnen Lab welcomes graduate student John Terbot to the lab (July 2013)

 

Congrats to Taylor Shackleford for receiving a UK Summer Research and Creativity Fellowship and a Gertrude Flora Ribble Undergraduate Summer Research Internship (April 2013)

 

Congrats to Mary Collins for receiving a UK Summer Research and Creativity Fellowship (April 2013)

 

Congrats to Kim Duong for receiving a Arthropod Genomics Symposium Travel Grant (April 2013)

 

Congrats to Kim Duong for receiving a Lyman T. Johnson award from the University of Kentucky Graduate School (April 2013)

 

Congrats to Mary Collins for receiving a Gertrude Flora Ribble Undergraduate Research Scholarship (April 2013)

 

Congrats to Kim Duong for receiving an Honorable Mention for a NSF Graduate Research Fellowship (March 2013)

 

Congrats to John Terbot for his admission into the UK Department of Biology graduate program and for receiving both a Daniel R. Reedy Quality Acievement Award and an Academic Year Fellowship (February 2013)

 

Congrats to Taylor Shackleford for receiving an Honors Program Independent Project Grant (December 2012)

 

Our NSF proposal was recommended for funding!! (November 2012)

 

Our first batch of Illumina data for a draft Neodiprion genome assembly are in (August 2012)

 

Congrats to Adam Leonberger and his lovely wife Kim on their recent nuptials (August 2012)

 

Congrats to Adam Leonberger for getting his MS paper accepted for publication (August 2012)

 

Congrats to Robin Bagley, Kim Duong, and Rachael Ziembroski for a very successful field season (August 2012)

 

Robin Bagley and Catherine Linnen both presented their work on adaptation and speciation at the Evolution meeting in Ottawa (July 2012)

 

Our paper on the recognition of two new Neodiprion species was accepted for publication in the Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington(June 2012)

 

Congrats to Robin Bagley for receiving travel awards from the Canadian Society for Ecology and Evolution and from the Society for the Study of Evolution (May 2012)

 

Congrats to Robin Bagley for receiving a Ribble Award for summer field work (April 2012)

 

Congrats to Kim Duong for her admission into the UK Department of Biology (April 2011)

 

Congrats to Robin Bagley for receiving an Honorable Mention for a NSF Graduate Research Fellowship (March 2012)

 

The Linnen Lab welcomes new honorary lab member, Stephanie Alice Linnen (born January 17, 2012 at 5:21am; 8lbs2oz)

 

The Linnen Lab brings its first sawfly colony into the lab--many more to follow (August 2011)

 

Congrats to Joanna Larson for receiving a Fulbright Fellowship (April 2011)

 

Congrats to Robin Bagley for receiving an Honorable Mention for a NSF Graduate Research Fellowship (April 2011)

 

Congrats to Robin Bagley for receiving the Daniel R. Reedy Quality Achievement Award (March 2011)

 

Congrats to Robin Bagley for her admission into the UK Department of Biology and for receiving the University of Kentucky Multi-Year Fellowship and the G. Flora Ribble Research Fellowship (February 2011)