autumn 2018 news

This autumn brings 2 new arrivals, graduate student Alec Downie and GHP postdoc Jerry Nutor. A very hearty welcome to both! The autumn also brings departures of various sorts. Former graduate student Jackie recently started a postdoc with Micaela Martinez at Columbia, to investigate circadian and seasonal rhythms in human immune function. Former postdoc Sarah […]

A new Doctor is in the house! and a new doctoral candidate, too! and Danny remains a true champ!

Members of the lab have been thriving in very public ways of late. For example, the marvelous Jackie successfully defended her Ph.D. this past week!! Photos coming to the gallery soon. And the fantastic Liana recently defended her dissertation proposal, so she became an official doctoral candidate! And last but definitely not least, one of […]

Jackie’s newsworthy mice

Our lab’s work on worms and germs in rewilded mice, especially a huge experiment led by Jackie, has been getting a lot of TLC lately! For example, Princeton’s Office of the Dean for Research featured a synopsis of our city mouse-country mouse comparisons on the university website. Further afield, the work has been featured in […]

Making sense of worm-malaria co-infections

Our collaborative work on human worm-malaria co-infections in Indonesia has recently been featured (together with awesome custom artwork!) on Princeton’s website and subsequently on The Franklin Institute website and in science media in the Asia-Pacific region. We found that competition among parasite species for red blood cells is an important determinant of the outcome of […]

autumn 2017 news

Various recent and current members of the Graham Group have already had an eventful autumn: 1) Micaela Martinez has departed Princeton, alas, but is now happily launching into her next career phase, on the faculty of Columbia University!! Hearty congratulations, Micaela! 2) Courtney Thomason, after truly heroic mouse-trapping with us in Virginia for several summers, […]

autumn 2016 news

In various important ways, it has been a fantastic autumn for the Graham Group, what with Micaela receiving an NIH Early Independence Award to start her own group at Princeton (!!! go Micaela!!!), Ph.D. Alumna Ann preparing to start a faculty position at Vanderbilt (!!! go Ann!!!), and the arrival of Liana from Macquarie University […]

Sarah tells it like it is!

The Ecological Society of America recently challenged scientists to describe their work using only the 1000 most common English words. Sarah mightily rose to the challenge, generating a charming synopsis of life history strategies of parasites as well as the ecological parasitologists that study them! Outstanding job, Sarah!!!