Olivia Weeks received a Hoopes Prize for her undergraduate thesis on dental development in the American Alligator. She has since started graduate school.
Professor Abzhanov has received a Radcliffe fellowship (Grass Fellow) at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, 2013-2014.
NSF highlighted Dr. Abzhanov's life and work on LiveScience (2012).
In "Pecking order: In Birds' development, researchers find diversity by the peck", the Harvard Gazette profiled the Abzhanov lab. September 24th (2012).
"How Dinosaurs Became Birds," by Arhat Abzhanov, aired on Academic Minute Program on National Public Radio/WAMC, September 16th (2012).
"Baby Boom: Did Retained Juvenile Traits Help Birds Outlive Dinosaurs? Differences in developmental timing may have given birds their big eyes, big brains and smaller size", by Fecht, S. appeared in Scientific American, May 31st (2012).