Graduate students present papers at 2016 ASM Annual Meeting

In bold are ESP graduate students or recent PhD graduates who presented papers at the 96th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Mammologists, June 24-28, 2016.

Tsuchiya, M.T.N., K.P. Koepfli, R.B. Dikow, P. Frandsen, L.L. Rockwood, R. Kays, K.M. Helgen, and J.E. Maldonado. Whole genome sequencing of Procyonids: Insights into adaptation and alternative de novo assembly methods. 2016 American Society of Mammalogists Annual Meeting, Tuesday, June 28th

L.D. Parker, M.T.R. Hawkins, J.A. Leonard, M. Camacho-Sanchez, T.R. Wilbert, H.C. Lim, L.L. Rockwood, K.M. Helgen and J.E. Maldonado. Population genomics of the mountain treeshrew (Tupaia montana) in the sky islands of Borneo. 2016 American Society of Mammalogists Annual Meeting, Monday, June 27th.

S. Castañeda Rico*, M.T.N. Tsuchiya, S. Shirazi, C. A. Hofman, D. Reding, T. C. Rick, and J. E. Maldonado. Insights into the evolutionary history of Mesoamerican gray foxes revealed by mitogenomes from museum specimens. 2016 American Society of Mammalogists Annual Meeting, Monday, June 27th.

Melissa T.R. Hawkins, C. Frasier, R.Lei, R. Culligan, C.Bailey, and E. E. Louis Jr. Population genetics and a draft genome of the greater bamboo lemur (Prolemur simus 2016 American Society of Mammalogists Annual Meeting, Saturday, June 25th.

Important Dates for Students

SPRING 2020 Semester (modified due to COVID-19)

MLK Day (university closed): Jan 20

First day of classes: Jan 21

Spring Break (extended): Mar 9-20

Dissertation/Thesis Deadline: May 8

Last day of classes: May 11

Reading Day(s): May 12

Final Exam Period: May 13-20

University Commencement: May 22 (tentative)

COVID-19 DATE CHANGES – For the complete modified spring calendar, see https://registrar.gmu.edu/calendars/spring-2020/ and for latest COVID-19 updates, see: https://www2.gmu.edu/coronavirus