Noor Lab News


National Science Foundation podcast highlights results from Brenda's recent paper! -- 28 April 2017 

Congratulations to Brenda on acceptance of her paper at Ecology and Evolution!!! -- 6 February 2017 

Big lab news day: Katie successfully defended her MS, and lab alumna Briana's paper was accepted at Ecology and Evolution (with Brenda & Katharine as coauthors)!!! --24 October 2016

Congratulations to Katie Ritz on the acceptance of her paper in PLoS One! --6 October 2016

Congratulations to PhD student Katharine Korunes for being awarded a National Science Foundation graduate fellowship! --29 March 2016

Congratulations to PhD student Katie Ritz for being awarded an SSE Rosemary Grant award! --29 February 2016

Congratulations to undergraduate researcher Briana Mittleman for being awarded a Sigma Xi grant-in-aid of research! --24 December 2015

Congratulations to Katharine Korunes on being the 2015 winner of the Marcy Speer Memorial Scholarship! --18 August 2015

Congratulations to lab PhD alumna Audrey Chang on her new position as Project Director at the San Diego Museum of Man! --20 July 2015

A big welcome to Katharine Korunes and Katie Ritz for "officially" joining the Noor lab! --3 May 2015

Congratulations to Jenny Gredler on the acceptance of her manuscript at the Journal of Heredity! --16 April 2015

Great spotlight video about our sponsored teacher Mika Hunter by Durham Public Schools. --9 January 2015

Congratulations to rotation student Katharine Korunes on earning a Sigma Xi grant-in-aid of research! --19 December 2014

Congratulations to lab alumnus Kenneth Hoehn on the acceptance of his paper on the Megaselia scalaris genome in G3! --6 November 2014

Congratulations to recent PhD graduate Caiti Smukowski Heil on the provisional acceptance of her SOLE-AUTHOR paper on methylation and recombination in Drosophila at G3! --22 July 2014

Welcome to Jenny Gredler on officially joining the lab! --21 May, 2014

Congratulations to Caiti Smukowski Heil on a super-successful PhD defense! --18 March, 2014

Congratulations to Noor lab alumna Laurie Stevison on her being awarded the prestigious John Maynard Smith prize from the European Society of Evolutionary Biology! --12 March, 2014

The Noor lab is pleased to welcome former postdoc Suzanne McGaugh as a visiting scientist in the lab for a few months. Welcome back, Sue!  --22 January, 2014

Two local newspaper Q&A pieces on the scuttle fly (also called coffin fly)... from Raleigh and Charlotte, NC.  --6 November, 2013

Congratulations to Brenda Manzano-Winkler on the acceptance of her paper, and especially the line in the acceptance letter of, "If only all manuscripts were this well presented and elegantly written"!  --9 July, 2013

Congratulations to former postdoc Suzanne McGaugh for accepting a faculty position at the University of Minnesota, to begin in 2014!  --8 May, 2013

Congratulations to Kenneth Hoehn on being awarded a uber-prestigious Marshall Scholarship!  --8 November, 2012

Congratulations to Kenneth on the acceptance of his paper at the Journal of Molecular Evolution!  --24 October, 2012

Congratulations to lab PhD alumna Audrey Chang, Assistant Director of Sales, Global Business Development, American Museum of Natural History!  --23 October, 2012

Congratulations to Suzanne, Caiti, Brenda, and others for acceptance of their paper at PLoS Biology!  --September 25, 2012

A "double hit"-- 2 papers accepted in under 24 hours-- congrats to Caiti on her zinc finger paper acceptance!  --August 15, 2012

Congratulations to Caiti Heil et al on the acceptance of their paper at Evolution: Education and Outreach!  --August 14, 2012

Congratulations to recent PhD graduate Shannon McDermott on the acceptance of her final chapter at the Journal of Evolutionary Biology!  --June 26, 2012

Yay, the book "You're Hired! Now What? A Guide for New Science Faculty" is out! --May 18, 2012

Congratulations to Kenneth Hoehn on being named a Barry M. Goldwater Scholar in science, mathematics and engineering! --March 29, 2012

Congratulations to Caiti Smukowski on the recommendation for funding of her NSF Dissertation Improvement Grant! --March 16, 2012

Congratulations to Shannon McDermott on her successful PhD defense! --March 15, 2012

Congratulations to Suzanne McGaugh on being offered a faculty position! --February 16, 2012

Congratulations to Shannon on being awarded the 2012 Dean's Award for Excellence in Teaching! --January 19, 2012

Congratulations to Caiti, Brenda, and Mika on the acceptance of their paper describing a K-12 outreach activity to American Biology Teacher! --November 13, 2011

Congratulations to Suzanne on the acceptance of her paper in Phil Trans Roy Soc Lond B! --August 10, 2011

Congratulations to Laurie & Kenneth on the acceptance of their paper in Genome Biology & Evolution! --August 3, 2011

Congratulations to Caiti on the acceptance of her review paper in Heredity! --May 10, 2011

Congratulations to Laurie on a super-successful PhD defense AND to Caiti and Karen on NSF predoctoral fellowships! --April 14, 2011

Congratulations to Shannon on the acceptance of her paper at Evolution! --January 28, 2011!

Congratulations to Suzanne McGaugh on her selection as Duke's Outstanding Postdoc of the year! --October 20, 2010

Congratulations to Laurie Stevison on the acceptance of her paper at JME!!! --September 8, 2010

Congratulations to Laurie Stevison on the provisional acceptance of her paper at JME, even though it took literally 125 days to get the reviews!!! --June 23, 2010

Congratulations to Shannon, Karen, and Caiti for getting travel awards this weekend to various conferences/ workshops! --May 2, 2010

Congratulations to Shannon McDermott for being an awarded a Sigma Xi grant-in-aid of research! --April 19, 2010

Great profile on Laurie Stevison for her mentoring award is now online- click here to read! --March 8, 2010

Congratulations to Caiti Smukowski on her Sigma Xi award! --January 18, 2010

Congratulations to Laurie Stevison for being recognized with a Dean's Award for Excellence in Mentoring! --January 13, 2010

Congratulations to Laurie Stevison for receiving a Katherine Goodman Stern fellowship for next year! --January 1, 2010

Recent paper by Audrey Chang highlighted as "editor's choice" in Science. --October 2, 2009

Congratulations to Shannon McDermott on her recent review paper acceptance! --September 21, 2009

Examination of Megaselia scalaris genome sequence accepted at BMC Genomics! --August 12, 2009

Congratulations to Audrey Chang for her epistasis/ dominance paper accepted at Evolution! --July 25, 2009

Noor lab genomes-analysis paper accepted at PLoS Genetics! --June 4, 2009

Congratulations to Sarah Bennett for the acceptance of her paper on the Drosophila homologue of BRCA2! --May 27, 2009

Congratulations to Audrey Chang for her successful PhD defense! --March 23, 2009

Congratulations to Laurie Stevison for getting her NSF Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant recommended for funding! --March 18, 2009

Noor lab featured in video release by Duke News office. --January 17, 2009

Congratulations to Shannon McDermott, this year's Marcy Speer Memorial Scholarship winner! -- October 26, 2008

Congratulations to Laurie Stevison on the publication of her sole-authored review! -- October 26, 2008

Two papers published this week- one in J. Heredity and one in MBE! -- October 19, 2008

Yeast genomes recombination/ divergence paper accepted at MBE! -- August 19, 2008

Manuscript with Mohamed Noor's undergraduate thesis research just accepted for publication- now he can get his bachelor's degree? -- August 15, 2008

Papers accepted at PLoS One and J. Heredity this week- congratulations Callie & Dan! -- July 31, 2008

1 paper published, 1 paper accepted, 2 provisionally accepted, all this week! Congratulations all! --July 16, 2008

Congratulations to our two former Dan's, whose papers were provisionally and fully accepted this week!!! --July 15, 2008

Congratulations to Shannon for being awarded a Marcy Speer Memorial Scholarship! --June 26, 2008

Congratulations to Laurie for getting a Biology Grant-in-Aid! --June 12, 2008

Congratulations to Shannon for the acceptance of her paper at PLoS One! --May 15, 2008

Noor lab paper just accepted at PNAS! --May 8, 2008

Happy birthday to Audrey Chang! --April 24, 2008

Sarah Bennett will be rejoining the lab mid-summer! --April 16, 2008

The Noor lab reigns for "Outstanding Women Leaders" award winners, with Audrey Chang in 2007 and Amanda Moehring in 2008! Congratulations! --April 9, 2008

Congratulations to Shannon on the positive reviews of her manuscript! --April 1, 2008

Happy birthday to Sarah Bennett and Amanda Moehring! --March 27, 2008

Welcome (back) to the lab, Shannon McDermott!!! --March 17, 2008

Happy birthday to Callie Barnwell! --March 14, 2008

Congratulations to Audrey Chang for her NSF Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant being recommended for funding! --March 5, 2008


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