Sep 2023: Katie is awarded an NIH F31 predoctoral fellowship! Congratulations!

Congratulations to Katie Randolph for being awarded a Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Predoctoral Fellowship that will support her PhD research in our group.

Aug 2023: Aileen joins us for the LSAMP Summer Scholars program

Welcome Aileen Vela! Aileen will perform an evolutionary experiment aimed at finding how yeast adapts to mechanical stress

Andrea, Aileen and Katie in the lab

May 2023: Hongyi passed her M exam, congratulations!

Congratulations to Hongyi Liu for successfully passing her M exam!

Apr 2023: Our HFSP proposal is funded!

Our Human Frontier Science Program Research Grant proposal is funded! We’re looking forward to working with Marco Fumasoni on this project. Read more about it in the Cornell Chronicle. We are actively looking for postdocs, PhD students and postbacs to join our group.

Mar 2023: Gabriele is awarded BIF Fellowship, congratulations!

Congratulations to Gabriele Manganelli for being awarded a Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds (BIF) Fellowship that will support his PhD research in our group.

Mar 2023: Katie and Elisa presenting at APS March Meeting

We’re in Las Vegas for the 2023 March Meeting! Elisa Garabello and Katie Randolph are giving talks.

Jan 2023: Ning joins our group

Ning Yan joins our group as a MS student.

Aug 2022: Gabriele joins our group

Gabriele Manganelli joins our group as a PhD student after a MS in Physics at the University of Padua, Italy.

A picture of Gabriele

July 2022: Our NIH MIRA is funded!

The National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) funded our MIRA proposal “Evolutionary Dynamics of Dense, Spatially Structured, and Antagonistic Microbial Populations”. Read more in the Cornell Chronicle.

Sep 2022: Audrey joins our group

Audrey Pinard joins our group with an Engineering Learning Initiative fellowship! Audrey is a sophomore student in the Meinig School of Biomedical Engineering.

A picture of Audrey

May 2022: Elisa passes her Q exam!

Congratulations to Elisa for passing her Q exam!

Jan 2022: Katie joins our group

Katie Randolph joins our group as a PhD student after a MS in Physics at Washington University in St. Louis.

A picture of Katie

Dec 2021: Our yeast antagonism paper is out in print!

Our paper “Antagonism between killer yeast strains as an experimental model for biological nucleation dynamics” is published in eLife. Read more about it in the journal website or in the Cornell Chronicle.

Aug 2021: Hongyi joins our group

Hongyi Liu joins our group as a MS student.

Jan 2021: Elisa joins our group

Elisa Garabello joins our group as a PhD student after a MS in Physics of Complex Systems at the University of Turin, Italy.

Jan 2021: Our paper on microbial coexistence is out in print

Our paper “Constrained proteome allocation affects coexistence in models of competitive microbial communities” is now published in the ISME Journal. Read more about it on the journal website.