Research

Research in the Arensburger lab involves primarly the analysis of large genomic data sets from outsides sources or generated in the lab. These are analyzed by masters and undergraduate students to reveal the information the datasets contain.

Publications

Research News

  • Summer 2021, Sabrina Perez is now working on mapping transposable elment sequences to the common house spider genome
  • Spring 2021, Emi Hays has joined the lab working on a bioinformatic analysis common house spider transpsable element sequences
  • Fall 2020, Miguel A. Saldana Riquelme has joined the lab working on a bioinformatic analysis common house spider transpsable element sequences
  • Fall 2019, Girisha Bharadwaj has joined the lab to work on finding a potential micro chromosome in the chicken genome
  • Summer 2019, Mark Ellie Alonzo graduated from Cal Poly Biology Department graduate program and started a PhD program at Cedars-Sinai Medical
  • Fall 2018, Peter Arensburger was on a Fulbright Fellowship to the Czech Republic for the sememster
  • Fall 2018, German Laugnas-Robles graduated from Cal Poly Biology Department undergraduate program and started a PhD program at UCR
  • Summer 2017, Mark Ellie Alonzo gave a poster at the 2017 Arthropod Genomics Symposium in Notre Dame IN, where he also attended a VectorBase workshop
  • Spring 2017, German Lagunas-Robles published his McNairs scholar report here
  • Winter 2016, Published a commentary piece in Mobile DNA about the future of transposable element research here
  • Spring 2016, Renee Estephan successfully completed her Capstone project on annotating transposable elements in the common house spider (Parasteatoda trepidarium) and presented her work at the Western Regional Honors Conference (WHRC) at UCR on April 8 through 10.
  • Fall 2015, German Lagunas-Robles gave a poster of his work on the Tasmanian devil genome at the 2015 SCCUR conference
  • Fall 2014, presentation at provost symposium on spider, slides here
  • Fall 2014, department seminar on transposable elements, slides here