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and, another paper is out!

Mónica and Bishoy are coauthors in a paper recently published in PNAS. The team was lead by Tim Jegla, a Penn State professor, and the article discusses the origins of the nervous system. It was also featured on multiple websites. Some of them are

http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2015-02/ps-cns021215.php

http://phys.org/news/2015-03-polarized-nervous.html

http://noticiasdelaciencia.com/not/12822/la-extraordinaria-antiguedad-de-un-componente-del-sistema-nervioso-humano/ (in Spanish)

http://abcblogs.abc.es/cerebro/public/post/nuestro-sistema-nervioso-se-invento-hace-600-millones-anos-16547.asp/ (in Spanish)

http://news.psu.edu/story/345200/2015/02/17/research/nerve-cell-signaling-traced-back-common-ancestor-humans-and-sea

 

 

 

Welcome Joe Pollock!

We are excited to welcome Joe Pollock as the Medina Lab’s newest postdoctoral researcher. Joe joins us from James Cook University and the Australian Institute of Marine Science where his PhD dissertation focused on the microbiology, genetics, histopathology and ecology of coral diseases. At Penn State, Joe will expand this work to explore important themes in coral microbiome coevolution.