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
Savannah defends her thesis!
May 2021

Undergrad Savannah Taggard defends her honors thesis with flying colors.  Congratulations Savannah - we'll miss you!

Mark is hired by OSU!
March 2021

Postdoc Mark Phillips is hired as a tenure-track assistant professor in OSU's Integrative Biology department.  Congratulations Mark!

Chloe gets into UCLA!
February 2021

MS student Chloe Hanson is accepted into a genetics PhD program for the fall of 2021.  Congratulations Chloe - we'll miss you!

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