JUNE 2014 Dustin Mayfield-Jones accepts position as senior laboratory technician in the Brutnell Lab at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center in Saint Louis, MO.
MARCH 11, 2014 Saint Louis Business Journal Seminar at Missouri Botanical Garden: Investing in St. Louis: Patent Trolls and Tech Start-Ups
JANUARY 23, 2014 Dustin Mayfield-Jones successfully defends Masters thesis!
OCTOBER 14, 2013 Templeton Foundation Workshop at University of Missouri titled “Can Genetically Modified Crops Help Feed The World?”
JULY 7-11, 2013 Dustin Mayfield-Jones attend the Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution annual meeting in Chicago, Illinois.
JUNE 21-25, 2013 Dustin Mayfield-Jones and Mitch Tucker attend Evolution 2013 in Snowbird, Utah.
FEBRUARY 20, 2013 Dr. Pat Edger and Dustin Mayfield-Jones judge presentations at Lewis and Clark Middle School, Jefferson City, MO. Students share information about human disease across the globe.
FEBRUARY 15, 2013 Pires lab tests Nextera kits for single end sequencing.
NOVEMBER 26, 2012 Undergraduate researcher, Madison, makes science video to communicate what she does in Lab.
JULY 22- AUGUST 1, 2012 Mayfield-Jones attends the Workshop on Molecular Evolution at the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, Massachusetts. Many helpful lecture slides are available on the course wiki under the Schedule navigation tab. Just click on the presenter’s last name to find more information.
JULY 7-11, 2012 Members of the Pires Lab attend Botany 2012 and co-host workshop on NGS. Before conference, the lab was fortunate to visit the National Museum of the United States Air Force. Dr. Pires was very excited about his favorite WWII plane!
MAY 25, 2012 Undergraduates Sarah Unruh and Madison Knapp complete Summer Biomedical Informatics Institute at MU.
APRIL 20, 2012 Dustin Mayfield-Jones elected officer of Biology Graduate Student Association at MU.
APRIL 10, 2012 J Chris Pires’ work featured in article, Identical DNA Codes Found in Plant Species Provides Insights into Plant and Animal Evolution, on the Division of Biological Sciences at the University of Missouri website.
MARCH 12, 2012 Dustin Mayfield-Jones authors article, Bioinformatics Resources: What types of user will you be?, featured on the Biology Graduate Student Association at the University of Missouri website.
MARCH 2, 2012 Undergraduate student, Madison, awarded competitive fellowship in the 2012-2013 Howard Hughes Medical Institute Program at Mizzou.
FEBRUARY 2, 2012 Dustin Mayfield-Jones featured in the Grad Spotlight – Dustin Mayfield on the Biology Graduate Student Association at the University of Missouri website.