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Hui-Shun Kuan's paper published in Science, covered by New York Times

Aug. 16, 2018

Hui-Shun Kuan's paper with Daniel Goldman's group at Georgia Tech on traffic jam avoidance in fire ant tunnel digging has been published in Science and covered in the New York Times , Washington Post , Houston Chronicle , SF Gate , Scientific American , Science News , Ars Technica , BBC , Cosmos , Discover , Popular Mechanics , and Quartz .

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Meredith Betterton spoke at BIRS workshop

Aug. 16, 2018

Meredith Betterton spoke on modeling spindle assembly and chromosome alignment in mitosis at the Banff International Research Station in Banff, Alberta. This workshop was called “ Mathematics of the Cell: Mechanical and Chemical Signaling across Scales ”.

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Michele Jones joined the Betterton lab

Aug. 1, 2018

We would like to welcome Michele “Shelly” Jones to the Betterton lab!

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Meredith Betterton awarded NIGMS R01 grant

July 27, 2018

Meredith Betterton received project R01GM124371 from the NIGMS for experiments on kinesin-5 motors in spindle assembly. Congratulations!

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Saad Ansari and Jeffrey Moore presented at the EMBO Microtubule meeting

June 29, 2018

Saad Ansari and Jeffrey Moore presented posters on their work at the EMBO Microtubule meeting in Heidelberg.

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Group members hiked and presented at retreat

June 18, 2018

Members of the group went to the mountains for hiking and the group research retreat. We identified a promising location for our new headquarters (see photo).

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Jeffrey Moore completed comps 3 exam

June 18, 2018

Jeffrey Moore has completed his physics comps 3 exam. Congratulations!

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Meredith Betterton awarded NSF grant

May 29, 2018

Meredith Betterton received project DMR-1725065 from the NSF for theory of cytoskeletal length regulation and dynamics . Congratulations!

Christopher Edelmaier, Nicolas Santander, Michael Stefferson, and Garrek Stemo graduated

May 10, 2018

Today the group celebrated four graduating students: Christopher Edelmaier (physics PhD), Nicolas Santander (engineering physics BS), Michael Stefferson (physics PhD) and Garrek Stemo (physics BA magna cum laude). Congratulations!

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Michael Stefferson defended his thesis

May 10, 2018

Congratulations to Michael Stefferson for successfully defending his PhD thesis today.