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ShoyoSato-experiments

Spider behavior experiments!

July 24, 2019

Grad student Shoyo Sato setting up the first behavior experiments ever done in the Giribet Lab.

On your mark, get set, go spiders!

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Summer Lab Lunch

July 24, 2019
Great get-together of the lab for a Summer lunch at Olé restaurant!
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Undergrads at full speed!

July 23, 2019

Undergrad students working at full speed in the Giribet Lab:

Macy Petrula takes her poster on barcoding of Maldivian snails and slugs to the Leadership Alliance National Symposium! With mentors Juan Moles and Tauana Cunha.

Have you heard of Cycliophora? Allison Law is studying the population structure of these mysterious tiny animals, who live attached to the mouthparts of lobters! With mentor Shoyo Sato.

Ella Frigyik is learning everything about harvestmen, from morphology to sequencing! With mentor Caitlin Baker.

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Tauana Cunha defended her PhD!

June 3, 2019
One more Dr in the family: congrats, Dr. ⁦Tauana Cunha! Celebrating in great style with snail cake from fellow grad students Caitlin Baker and Vanessa Kntuson.
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Nanopore is here!

March 7, 2019

A new era in the Giribet Lab!

Our Nanopore MinION arrived - keep an eye out for exciting new things coming!

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New paper from the lab shows that orb webs originated not once, but multiple times in the spider tree of life!

April 27, 2018
New paper published on Current Biology by Giribet Lab members and colaborators uses trancriptomes of over 150 species to resolve the spider tree of life, and shows that the orb web evolved not once, but multiple times. Check out the press coverage by... Read more about New paper from the lab shows that orb webs originated not once, but multiple times in the spider tree of life!