Monthly Archives: June 2010

Graduate seminars and other talks

If you are going to give a talk in the department, perhaps in the Graduate Seminar Series, at a specific group’s lab meeting or elsewhere in the department, including “practice runs” for conferences, then please do not be modest and do let everyone know via this blog.

Meeting Dates

Dear all,

I’ve added a new page on the blog: “Meeting Dates” on the top right hand side of the screen. Click on the tab to see the dates for the next meetings (Terry’s group and molecular group meetings).

This way, those dates are more easily accessible!


Terry’s group meeting – this Friday 2/7 B52, 12noon

Mol Ecol Lab Meeting: Tuesday 29. June, 10:00h in B52

Our next Group Meeting will be Tuesday, 29. June, at 10:00h in B52.

Susan will tell us about “Using genome-wide SNPs to determine the genetic basis of sexual weaponry in a wild sheep population” and Elske (a guest from Groningen, NL) will speak about “MHC class I in the blue tit”.

Hope to see you all,


friday: lunch 12.30/Petanque at 1PM

Meeting in the park for lunch as usual and then Petanque at 1pm, hope that the french will be better than at football!!!Cam

Albatross PhD studentship at Edinburgh

Please can you circulate the following advert for a PhD studentship “Individual quality, phenotypic plasticity and ageing: Implications for the conservation of albatross populations” to be based at University of Edinburgh (note the short deadline – 30 June).

Thanks a lot,

Richard Phillips, Sue Lewis and Dan Nussey

contact email for Gavin Hinton?

Hi all!

An old collegue of mine is keen to get in touch with Gavin Hinton to ask about some rat microsat primers. Does anyone have his current contact email please? Many thanks!

Anna (

Accommodation needed

Hannah Bottomley (temporary volunteer in Rhonda’s lab) is looking for a room in a shared house (ideally walking distance from the Uni.) and ideally with ‘non-students’ as she needs to share Council Tax! From now until Christmas.

Can you see her in Rhonda’s lab or email her on

Petanque- Friday 18th 1-2pm in the park

Petanque- Friday 18th 1-2pm in the

park…I’ll bring the balls.

Next TAB Group meeting – next Tuesday (22/06) B52 10.30am!

Hi all,

please note the different time for this meeting.

Tradition demands that new visitors should bake! 🙂