Hot Student Papers

Accuracy “to the Best of Our Knowledge” in Molecular Visualization

24 Oct 2011 - 3:43pm

This week’s Hot Student Paper is by Bonnie Scott, a graduate student in the Biomedical Communications program. Her paper recently appeared in Journal of Biocommunications. In this paper she discusses the challenges and advances that artists and scientists alike face in illustrating molecular structures and processes.
Congratulations on this exciting paper and accomplishment, Bonnie!

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An unprecedented role reversal: ground beetle larvae lure amphibians and prey upon them

17 Oct 2011 - 3:44pm

This week’s Hot Student Paper is so “hot” that the popular media scooped the HSP Editorial board.

New PhD student Gil Wizen of the Gwynne lab recently published this paper in PLoS One. It describes an amazing role reversal, where would-be prey (beetle larva) become the predator of larval and adult frogs.

Popular media reporting of this exciting research are available at:

Hot Student Paper Double Feature

11 Oct 2011 - 3:46pm

Jean-Paul PaluzziDo Hee LeeThis week we have two hot student papers, both first-authored by PhD student Do Hee Lee from the Lange and Orchard labs.

Microcysts: The Third Developmental Pathway of Social Amoebozoans

3 Oct 2011 - 3:48pm

This week’s hot student paper is by Aldona Budniak who recently finished her M.Sc. in Danton O’Day’s lab. Aldona’s paper is currently In Press at Protist.

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Determinants of actual functional connectivity for calcareous grassland communities linked by rotational sheep grazing

26 Sep 2011 - 3:49pm

Yessica RicoThis week’s hot student paper is by Yessica Rico, a Ph.D. student in Helene Wagner’s lab. Yessica’s paper is currently In Press at Landscape Ecology. Although Yessica has published several papers already, this represents her first Ph.D. paper ... and an exciting one at that!

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