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David Desmarais
Plant biologist studying the functional evolutionary genetics of response to the environment. Now open for business
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K E Lotterhos Oct 16
My new idea: infer the modularity of genetic architecture adapting to complex climates with network theory
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ASPB Oct 16
Now Hiring: Assistant Professor of Plant Response to Abiotic Stress | Pennsylvania State University: US - |
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Andrew Hipp Oct 10
UI-Chicago asst professor search: genetic mechanisms underlying ecological / evolutionary responses to environment.
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David Desmarais Oct 10
Replying to @svscarpino
Probably there are some good options for weaponizing metabolites in cassis
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David Desmarais Oct 10
DARPA: "plants are autonomously maintained living organisms with greater potential bandwidth as chassis [for synthetic bio]"
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MIT CEE Oct 5
The CEE graduate admissions portals are now open! Visit for more information.
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Chad Niederhuth Oct 5
An easy way to stop caring about the Nobel prize is to become a plant biologist.
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NSF Biology Oct 5
Announcement: Implementation of No-Deadline, Full-proposal Submissions for Most BIO Programs
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David Desmarais Oct 4
Looking for PhD students to join our new Ecology & Evolution track . Applications open through Dec 15
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David Desmarais Oct 4
I wrote a piece on a great study linking molecular & whole-plant drought responses. Inspiring and cautionary work!
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David Desmarais Sep 14
Never thought I'd praise Microsoft Word, but Focus Mode might increase productivity of my addled brain more than disabling my twitter acct
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David Desmarais Sep 14
I remember the 1st Saturn picture I saw as a kid, in ~1985. We've come a long way. What an inspiration via
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Yuval Sapir Sep 13
Grant proposal submitted! Pleasure to plan great science with
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David B. Lowry Aug 31
Please RT. I am hiring a technician to study the evolution and genetics of plant resilience to environmental stress
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David Desmarais Sep 1
Beautifully written case for continuing DACA from the president of MIT via
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MIT ESI Aug 28
- new for all MIT undergrads
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realscientists Aug 22
It's August, and some folks are starting their first faculty positions! So, I thought I'd have a thread for the folks!
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David Desmarais Aug 22
I am hiring a post-doc to start as early as Jan 2018. Come work with me on evolutionary plant physiology!
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David Desmarais Aug 21
Inspiring the next generation, with re-purposed lab box.
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Allison Miller Aug 20
Perennial crop candidates on display - collaborative project w/
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