No matter the discipline or career stage, it is humbling and exciting to receive recognition for your efforts. Here, I feature a non-exhaustive list of news articles and press releases that highlight accomplishments.


2019

This Fungus Mutates. That’s Good News if You Like Cheese. October 15. New York Times

Yeasts and how they came to be September 26. Nature Reviews Microbiology

Three student-adviser pairs receive Gilliam Fellowships September 05. VUMC Reporter

Three VU doctoral students receive 2019 Gilliam Fellowships to support diversity and inclusion in science September 03. myVU

15 SACNAS members awarded HHMI Gilliam Fellowships to Support Diversity and Inclusion in Science August 08. SACNAS

Paleo Got It Wrong: We've Loved Carbs for Over 100,000 Years May 24. SciShow News

Some Types Of Yeast Doing Just Fine After Losing Anti-Mutation Genes May 22. TechTimes

Yeasts lose DNA-repair genes, and thrive May 22. Cosmos Magazine

Without DNA repairing genes, ancient yeasts have accumulated many mutations May 22. Earth.com

Yeast species thrives, despite losing DNA repair genes years ago May 22. News-Medical

An outlaw yeast thrives with genetic chaos – and could provide clues for understanding cancer growth May 21. The Conversation

Life in evolution’s fast lane May 21. EurekAlert!

ArtLab @ Vanderbilt hosts opening reception January 18. myVU

2018

Broad genome analysis shows yeasts evolving by subtraction November 8. EurekAlert!

Loss is more: Today's budding yeasts shed traits from their 400-million-year-old ancestor November 8. EurekAlert!

Today’s budding yeasts shed traits from their 400-million-year-old ancestor November 8. myVU News