No updates 2020-2022.  I wonder what happened?



December Our collaborative study on L1 insertions that are missed by short read sequencing technologies and biases in single cell whole genome amplification appears in Nucleic Acids Research. Congratulations to all!

October Our paper on high throughput tracking of HIV expression appears in PloS Pathogens.  Congratulations to David Read, Edmond Atindaana, and all co-authors!  

September Master’s Degree student Andie Veach and PIBS rotation student Matt Blacksmith join the lab.  Welcome!

August  Jeff is appointed as a Senior Fellow in the Michigan Society of Fellows

May  Jeff and Laura attend the 10th International Conference on Canine and Feline Genetics and Genomics in Bern, Switzerland.

April  Laura Kirby joins Kidd Lab as a Michigan Life Sciences Fellow! 

March  Kidd Lab and collaborators celebrate Pi Day 2019!

March  Our paper on the evolutionary history of the ERV-Fc sublineage within canids is published! Congrats to Julia, Amanda, and our other collaborators!

January  Feichen defends his dissertation.  Congratulations Dr. Shen!



October Lab holds a going away party for Amanda, including special lab alumni guests!

September Jeff is promoted to associate professor and receives the Dean’s Basic Science Research Award

July  Jeff receives the Basic Science Teaching Award in Human Genetics

June   Our paper on identifying targets of selection durring dog domestication is published!  This work is also featured on the BMC On Biology Blog.  

February  Lab celebrates the year of the dog!



December   Jeff is interviewed about canine research and ancient DNA on Michigan Radio

October  Lab pumpkin carving party!

August The lab attempts to observe the solar eclipse!

July Paper on ancient European dog genomes comes out!   This work is highlighted in several places including the Washington Post and UM Health Labs

May  Amanda and Jeff attend the dog and cat genomics meeting in Minneapolis

May Shiya and Veronica graduate!  Congrats!

April Amanda wins poster award.  Congrats!

March Kidd Lab celebrates Pi Day!

January Kidd Lab celebrates Ann Arbor Restaurant Week!

January Sen Gao joins the lab as a new postdoc and Anna Cheong joins as an undergraduate researcher.  Welcome!



November Our paper on demographic inference using physically phased genomes and the impact of phasing errors is published!  Congrats!

September Kidd Lab members attend the ASHG Meeting in Vancouver, BC.

September Welcome to Masters Student Veronica Behrens and PIBS Rotation Student Kevin Hu!

August Angela leaves the lab to begin graduate school at Arizona State University.  Best of luck!

August: Our paper on variation among Chimpanzee Y chromosomes is published.  Congrats!

July Shiya defends her dissertation.  Congratulations Dr. Song!

June Lauren joins the lab.  Welcome!

June Bridget leaves the lab to begin medical school.  Best of luck!

June Kidd Lab attends the annual Human Genetics Department Picnic

June Shiya, Jeff, and collaborators attend canine genomics meeting in Beijing.

March Kidd Lab celebrates Pi Day with a Michigan Cherry Pie!

January  Welcome to PIBS rotation students Shengcheng Dong and Torrin McDonald!