Category Archives: Climate Change

Welcome New Grad Student, Haley Kodak!

The McLachlan lab is thrilled to welcome Haley Kodak as the newest graduate student member! Haley graduated from Armstrong State University of Savannah, Georgia with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. During undergrad she took part in plant genomics research in … Continue reading

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Intraspecific S. americanus Variation & Diversity Summer Experiment

Post by McLachlan lab undergraduate, Brady Stiller During these first two weeks of the summer, I joined Megan Vahsen (PhD student in the McLachlan lab) in the scenic marshes of the Chesapeake Bay to help set up an experiment that … Continue reading

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Undergraduate Research: 2018 COS-JAM Posters

Today was the College of Science – Joint Annual Meeting (COS-JAM).  Undergrads across Notre Dame came together to share the results of their research projects from the past year with the rest of the University. This year we had 3 … Continue reading

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New McLachlan Lab Publication! Genetic diversity in Eastern North America following Ice Age

In this paper the McLachlan lab studied the spatial pattern of genetic diversity of trees following glaciation  in Eastern North America compared to that of Europe.  While in Europe southern populations are more genetically diverse compared to northern populations, this … Continue reading

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New NSF Funding! Coastal Marsh Response to CO2

We’ve been awarded a new grant from NSF (DEB- Ecosystem Studies)  for our project on Eco-evolutionary dynamics of coastal marsh responses to rishing CO2! Here’s the overview of our proposed work: Current projections of coastal marsh ecosystem responses to global … Continue reading

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