News and Events from the Eberly College of Science
For the first time, the genomes of the giraffe and its closest living relative, the reclusive okapi of the African rainforest, have been sequenced -- revealing the first clues about the genetic changes that led to the evolution of the giraffe’s exceptionally long neck and its record-holding ranking as the world’s tallest land species. The research will be published in the scientific journal Nature Communications on May 17, 2016.
Albert elected to the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (2 June 2016)
Discovered: Why warm galaxies stop birth of new stars (25 May 2016)
Quinnan Receives NSF Graduate Research Fellowship (18 May 2016)