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The Burke Lab studies the genetic basis of adaptation using laboratory evolution experiments.  


Our primary study organism is the brewer's yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae.

We are always looking for enthusiastic and motivated people to join our team. 

Please e-mail me to discuss. 


The deadline for applying to the Integrative Biology Graduate program is December 15.  Learn how to apply here

lab news
Dr. Megan Sandoval-Powers joins the lab as a postdoc!
October 2022

Dr. Sandoval-Powers recently earned her PhD from Auburn University.  Welcome Megan!
Giovanni Crestani joins the lab!
September 2022
Giovanni is a first-year PhD student in the lab.  Welcome Giovanni!
The Burke Lab gets NIH funding!
August 2022
A new R35 grant will support the lab's research for 5 years.  Exciting!  More information here
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