Graduate News

Dwayne Evans

Dwayne Evans Awarded Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship

July 22, 2021

Congratulations to PhD candidate Dwayne Evans (Harvard Medical School Biological and Biomedical Sciences PhD Program, Cassandra Extavour, Advisor) awarded a 2021 Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship.

The fellowship, administered by the Fellowships Office of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, seeks to increase the...

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Resting Buds courtesy of Kristel Schoonderwoerd

More Species of Trees with Naked Resting Buds than Previously Believed

May 24, 2021

The bud scales of resting buds (buds that form at the end of a growth season which lie dormant until the next growth season) of temperate trees are thought to provide essential winter protection. However naked buds (buds without bud scales) are often considered rare occurrences in temperate climates.

In a study in New Phytologist PhD candidate Kristel Schoonderwoerd (Friedman Lab) and Ned...

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Jacob Suissa

Jacob Suissa Receives 2021 Derek C. Bok Award

May 19, 2021

Congratulations to PhD candidate Jacob Suissa (Friedman Lab) recipient of the 2021 Derek C. Bok Award for Excellence in Graduate Student Teaching of Undergraduates!