Lab News


  • September 2017 - Congrats to Natalie, who was selected as a recipient of the Dean’s Funds Award.

  • September 2017 - Congrats to Jeffrey: his paper was accepted to Avian Conservation and Ecology.

  • September 2017 - Welcome to the Yeh Lab four new PhD students Ellie, Natalie, Dan and Sammy, and three new masters students Samuel, Felisha, and Crystal.

  • August 2017 - Congrats to lab alum Emily Vargas who has gotten into PA school in Arizona!

  • July 2017 - Congrats to Natalie who was selected as a trainee for the Systems and Integrative Biology Training Grant at UCLA.

  • July 2017 - Congrats to Nina: her paper on Suppression was accepted by Journal of Antibiotics.

  • July 2017 - Congrats to Nina and our crew of high school students from last summer: their paper got accepted to PeerJ.

  • June 2017 - Pam received an NIH UCLA CTSI KL2 grant for our research on evolution of drug resistance.

  • June 2017 - Pam received a UCOP UC-HBCU grant to continue our Ecological and Evolutionary Medicine: Pathways to PhDs program.

  • June 2017 - Welcome four high school students, Jazmin Trejo, Heba Hajj, Sophie Hefter, and Richard Luu, and two undergraduates Cleo Schoeplein and Michele Wong, to our lab for summer internships.

  • June 2017 - Pam gave the annual keynote address at the Evolution meeting in Portland to the Undergraduate Diversity Symposium.

  • June 2017 - Pam gave an invited talk at the IC2AR meeting (International Conference on Antibiotic Resistance) in Portugal.

  • June 2017 - Pam was interviewed by Australian Broadcasting Corporation http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/scienceshow/looking-for-combinations-of-antibiotics-for-that-knockout-punch/8604966

  • May 2017 - Elif’s paper on higher-order interaction approaches has been accepted to Current Opinions in Systems Biology.

  • May 2017 - Pam's second essay on drug resistance appeared in PharmaFocus.

  • April 2017 - Casey, Elif, Cynthia and Jack’s paper on hidden suppression was accepted to BMC Microbiology.

  • April 2017 – Congratulations to incoming PhD student Sammy on his NSF pre-doctoral fellowship!

  • April 2017 – We are thrilled that all three master's students admitted to the lab, Samuel, Jay, and Felisha, will be joining us in the Fall!

  • March 2017 – We are thrilled that all four PhD students admitted to the lab, Natalie, Ellie, Sammy and Dan C (co-advised with Dan Blumstein), will be joining us in the Fall!

  • March 2017 - Pam's essay on drug resistance appeared in PharmaFocus.

  • March 2017 – Welcome postdoctoral fellow Elif Tekin

  • March 2017 – Welcome postdoctoral fellow Bjorn Ostman

  • February 2017 - Casey and Elif’s paper was featured on UCLA’s website

  • January 2017 - Deanna was accepted to UC Davis vet school! (She was accepted at all 8 schools she interviewed with.)

  • January 2017 - Pam gave a talk at the Symposium for California Experimental Evolution

  • January 2017 - Elif gave a talk on our higher-order interactions work at Santa Fe Institute.

  • January 2017 - Our paper on dawn chorus was accepted in Journal of Avian Biology

  • December 2016 - Pam was nominated by the EEB dept for the UCLA Academic Senate 2017 Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Award

  • December 2016 - Dan B, Dan C, and Pam were awarded a Sustainable Los Angeles Grand Challenge research grant.

  • December 2016 - Congrats to Deanna who got accepted into Oregon State University Veterinary School, Iowa State, and Western University Vet School! and has many more interviews coming up!

  • December 2016 - Congrats to Gabe Ting who got accepted to USC Medical School!

  • December 2016 - Pam was interviewed by NPR on cave bacteria antibiotic resistance

  • November 2016 - Our Triple drugs paper was accepted in Royal Society Interface

  • October 2016 - Pam and Elif were interviewed on Ozy.com

  • September 2016 - Welcome to our new graduate students, Maral and Ian!!

  • September 2016 - Pam was interviewed by the Atlantic and NPR: http://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2016/09/stunning-videos-of-evolution-in-action/499136/ http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2016/09/08/492965889/watch-bacteria-invade-antibiotics-and-transform-into-superbugs

  • September 2016 - Congratulations to Jeffrey Lee, who graduated with his master's!

  • September 2016 - Pam gave a talk at Chalmers University, Sweden.

  • August 2016 - Jeffrey Lee presented his work at the North American Ornithological Conference in Washington D.C.

  • July 2016 - Our paper on re-scaling and three-drug interactions is out in Royal Society Interface