Had a very nice chat with Ashoka University Media team on why and how this grant will help me to establish a novel research and training program in India. Find the full the story here
We might advertise for PhD students, PostDocs, Project assistants soon. Keep watching this space. Also, see the following link
I am delighted to share that our lab will be funded by a Wellcome Trust-DBT India Alliance Intermediate Fellowship Award for the next five years (starting from Jan 2021).
We are super happy to share that Srijan Seal from the lab has been awarded Graduate Research Excellent Grant – RC Lewontin Early Award by " Society for the Study of Evolution". He is possibly the first India-based PhD student to get this award. He will also receive a generous fund from the Society to … Continue reading Exciting news from the lab! Srijan has just been awarded Graduate Research Excellent Grant – RC Lewontin Early Award by the Society for the Study of Evolution
How might carcass scavenging relax the fitness effects of female interference competition #chemical-warfare in flour beetles? See our latest manuscript to read the full story that also talks about chemical ecology and infection risk associated with scavenging and its fitness effects. Overall, it was super fun to write a manuscript quite different our usual stories #ecology #notevoimmunology. Great work … Continue reading Our latest manuscript in bioRxiv #Interesting implications for the evolution of competitive interactions, chemical ecology and spread of disease!
Glad to inform, as part of the eLife editorial team led by George Perry (Penn State U) and Dominique Soldati-Favre (U Geneve), about a Special Issue on evolutionary medicine Tentative areas are Antibiotic and antimicrobial resistance evolution Health-related pleiotropic tradeoffs of past human adaptation Health-related consequences of past adaptation mismatches with modern environments The evolutionary … Continue reading eLife invites papers in evolutionary medicine (Special Issue) @eLife
Happy to consider applications for PhD students in our various ongoing projects on aging of immunity, co-infection, cost of immunity. Click this link for online application https://www.ashoka.edu.in/page/phd-bio-105
Glad to announce that Department of Biology at Ashoka University, in association with the Indian Society for Evolutionary Biologists, is organizing a "Seminar series on Ecology and Evolution" (detailed program), as a part of Science Day celebrations on 28th February 2020 (Timing: 2-6pm). Register here Venue: Ashoka University Campus, Rajiv Gandhi Education city, Sonipat (Science Block Room 003) Timing: 2-6pm Please find the … Continue reading Celebrating Science Day with Evolution Talks@Ashoka
Another exciting evolutionary biology lab and theory course (Monsoon 2019) where students talked about their diverse research interests. They also presented some exciting data on diverse topics related to Ecology and Evolution. Great fun altogether!!!! Thanks to Srijan, Basabi and Shivani for co-organizing this
We just had a great time at the first edition of Indian Society for Evolutionary Biologist meeting at Bangalore (24-25 Oct, 2019), with three posters from the lab on (a) cannibalism, disease and fitness (Basabi) (b) mating and immunity (Devshuvam) & (c) Immunity & microbiome (Srijan). Basabi also won the best poster prize! Congratulations to all lab … Continue reading Friends_Colleagues_Science_poster_prize @Indian Society for Evolutionary Biologist meeting_1st edition