James R. Walters' Lab
Assistant Professor of Evolutionary Genomics
Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
University of Kansas, Lawrence
LAB NEWS ARCHIVE
Walters lab joins Insect Transgenic Network
March 31, 2014
Jamie has been invited to help steer the development of the "knowledgebase" website for the NSF-funded Research Coordination Network focused on insect...
Jamie attends Lepidopteran Genetics Workshop in Cr...
August 15, 2014
Jamie will present two talks at the International Workshop on Lepidopteran Molecular Biology and Genetics, held in Kolymbari, Crete. Both work on dos...
Walters lab attends Ecological Genomics Symposium
October 31, 2014
Jamie, Desiree, and Andrew attended the Ecological Genomics Symposium organized by our neighbors at Kansas State University.
Desiree presented a post...
Walters and Hamm present work at "Biology of Butte...
August 9, 2014
Both Jamie Walters and Chris Hamm will present talks at the "Biology of Butterfly" conference being held in Turku, Finland. Chris presents updated an...
KU news service promotes Walters' NSF award
June 2, 2015
KU's news service has published an article & interview with Jamie about his research funded the NSF.
Manuscript published on the Heliconius saliva prot...
May 10, 2015
Congrats to Master's student Desiree Harpel on her first publication, a first-author analysis of the saliva proteome from Heliconius melpomene.
Neo-sex chromsome in monarch butterfly
January 12, 2016
We are delighted to announce our discovery of a neo-Z chromosome in Monarch butterfly. Details are available in our preprint on bioRxiv. We are excite...
Two undergrad fellowships!
April 26, 2017
Two undergraduate lab members have been awarded research fellowship from the K-INBRE program! Megan Hansen received the STAR fellowship, while Jodyn K...
Andrew receives mentoring award
April 12, 2018
Congratulations to PhD student Andrew Mongue, who received the 2018 KU Undergraduate Research Mentoring Award. This is well-deserved recognition for...