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
Katie's review paper published!
February 2022

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

Chloe defends her thesis!
August 2021

MS student Chloe Hanson graduates and heads off to UCLA to pursue a PhD in genetics.  Congratulations Chloe!

Mark is hired at OSU!
Summer 2021

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

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