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Decoding ants’ coat of many odors

Jul. 10, 2017—A team of biologists report a major advance in deciphering the molecular genetics underlying the ant's high-definition sense of smell, an ability that underpins their highly complex society.

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HHMI, Gates Foundation and Simons Foundation 2016 Faculty Scholars Competition

Mar. 26, 2015—Vanderbilt is one of 220 institutions whose scholars are invited to apply to a new competition.

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Zwiebel Lab adds ants to its research repertoire

Sep. 13, 2012—After more than a decade spent successfully decoding the malaria mosquito’s sense of smell, the Zwiebel Lab has added ant olfaction to its research repertoire and has just received a major grant to pursue this new avenue for the next four years.

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HHMI announces 2013 investigator competition

Mar. 23, 2012—The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) is accepting applications for investigator positions from outstanding scientists who have demonstrated originality and substantial accomplishments in biomedical research and who show exceptional promise for future achievement and leadership in research. The institute expects to appoint 20-30 new investigators. The competition is open to scientists who study significant biological...

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