September 11, 2020

Kevin graduated from Radford University in VA and joins our lab as a Master student. Welcome Kevin!!

April 9, 2020

Tori Coutts, a PhD student in the lab, is receiving a very prestigious graduate research fellowship from the National Science Foundation. She is very excited to continue her work on nutritional stress in zebra finches. Big big congratulations to her!!!

September 19, 2019

Wonil and Madeline joined the lab as an undergraduate researcher over a year ago and now they continue their pursuit for M.S. degree in the Wada lab. Welcome Wonil and Madeline!!

May 24, 2019

"Damage-Fitness Model: The missing piece in integrative stress models" is now published online in the Stress journal. It was fast developing the original model, then took many many revisions to the current form. Huge thanks to everyone who gave me valuable feedback. Ch...

April 27, 2019

Madeline Choi was awarded the Joseph Kirby Farrington Endowed Fund for Excellence from our department today. Big congratulations to Madeline!

April 26, 2019

Today, I received the Outstanding Graduate Mentor Award. This is THE best award I ever received!! It is particularly special to me because this award is by the students. I am happy and humbled!

April 20, 2019

Madeline Choi received the Dean's Metal at the COSAM Honors Convocation today! Much deserved! Congratulations!

April 20, 2019

Alex Rubin nailed his presentation and master's thesis defense earlier this month. As all the committee member agreed, he exceeded the expectation by a lot! He'll have a bright bright future ahead of him!

April 20, 2019

Shelby Still successfully defended her Master's in March. I couldn't be more proud for her to accomplish this! It was also a pleasure to have her back home:)

April 20, 2019

I am going to catch up on updates of the lab! In January, 6 of us presented our work at the Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology meeting in Tampa, FL. Britt Heidinger and I organized the symposium on linking stress responses at various levels of biological o...

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Department of Biological Sciences

Auburn University



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