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
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.  Postdoc positions are available - please contact Molly to discuss.

Savannah Taggard graduates!
June 2022

Honors Thesis student Savannah Taggard completes her research in the lab and moves on to work as a biologist for PNW fisheries.  Congratulations Savannah!

Katie's review paper published!
February 2022

Check out our review of selection experiments that have produced extended longevity in a variety of organisms.  

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