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Hopi Hoekstra Named Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences

On August 1, Hopi Hoekstra will become the next Edgerley Family Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences. Hopi Hoekstra Hoekstra Lab

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Hopi Hoekstra Named C.Y. Chan Professor of Arts and Sciences

MCB and OEB faculty Hopi Hoekstra has been appointed C.Y. Chan Professor of Arts and Sciences. Chosen by the FAS Dean, the Professor of Arts and Sciences title…

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What’s in a Squeak? Wild Mice Provide New Insights into Why Vocalization Evolves [Hoekstra Lab]

All babies cry, but, as any parent can tell you, not all cries are the same. Across mammals, young animals are born with the ability to produce cry…

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Inversions, Inversions Everywhere [Hoekstra Lab]

Chromosomal inversions are a form of genetic mutation in which a segment of DNA reverses orientation along a chromosome. Inversions were first discovered over 100 years ago by…

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Maya Woolfolk Receives Gilliam Fellowship [Hoekstra Lab]

Maya Woolfolk, a PhD candidate in the lab of Hopi Hoekstra, has been awarded the 2022 Gilliam Fellowship for Advanced Study from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. The…

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Hopi Hoekstra is a 2022 Explorers Club Lowell Thomas Awardee

Professor Hopi Hoekstra has been named to the Explorers Club as a recipient of the 2022 Lowell Thomas Award, which this year honors professionals who display excellence in…

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Hoekstra Lab Identifies Chromosomal Inversion That Helps Deer Mice Adapt to their Environment

Forest-dwelling deer mice (Peromyscus maniculatus) can be distinguished from their prairie-roaming counterparts by their longer tails and their darker coat color, which helps them blend into a woodland…

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Postdoc Spotlight: Jennifer Chen (Hoekstra and Eddy Labs)

Postdoc Jennifer Chen is exploring the evolution of innate behaviors in closely related species of deer mice. She conducts research jointly in the Hoekstra Lab, which specializes in…

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Hopi Hoekstra Named as a 2021 AAAS Fellow

MCB and OEB faculty Hopi Hoekstra has been elected to the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), joining a cohort of AAAS Fellows that includes many…

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