Inviting applications for a postdoc position

/ November 25, 2020

Postdoctoral Scholar Position The Leffler Lab in the Department of Human Genetics at the University of Utah is recruiting a Postdoctoral Scholar broadly interested in human genomics, malaria, and/or structural variation. The Postdoctoral Scholar will lead a new project in the lab in one of our areas of focus, depending on his/her interest and expertise. Potential projects include (1) dual

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Shai-anne joins for a virtual second rotation

/ October 21, 2020

The Leffler lab welcomes Shai-anne Nalder for a virtual rotation in the lab! Shai-anne is a 1st-year Ph.D. student in the Biological Chemistry program.

Paige selected for the genetics training grant

/ September 14, 2020

Paige has been selected to be supported by the Genetics Training Grant T32. The training grant provides a stipend and travel funds, as well as opportunities to present, host speakers, and for scientific and professional development. Congratulations Paige!

Jordan joins for a virtual first rotation

/ September 14, 2020

The Leffler lab welcomes Jordan Little for a virtual rotation in the lab! Jordan is a 1st-year Ph.D. student in the Molecular Biology program.

Welcome Paige and Helena

/ June 15, 2020

Paige Eberle and Helena Hopson have joined the lab for their Ph.D. research. Welcome! We’re excited to have them as the first students in the lab and to see what discoveries lie ahead.  Paige Eberle Helena Hopson

Host-pathogen symposium at SMBE 2020

/ December 28, 2019

Together with Azim Ansari, Ellen will be hosting a symposium at the 2020 annual meeting of the Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution (SMBE). The topic of the symposium is “Host-parasite co-evolution through joint genome analyses” and will bring together researchers working on genomic, transcriptomic or potentially other ‘omic datasets dually collected for host and pathogen species. The invited speaker is Vincent

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Lab launch

/ December 8, 2019

The lab will open its doors in February 2020!