Former SESYNC postdocs Dr. Lorien Jasny and Dr. Phillip Staniczenko recently led the Introduction to Social and Ecological Network Analysis Short Course virtually.
Over the past several months, SESYNC has been carefully observing the ongoing COVID-19 crisis and taking measures daily to maximize the safety of our staff and participants, while still striving to provide the support our researchers need.
SESYNC Postdoc Varsha Vijay recently participated in the Bakers Against Racism initiative, a virtual bake sale designed to raise money for causes fighting against systemic racism. As part of her efforts, Varsha used her baking talents to create special treats that she sold to her neighbors, friends, and colleagues. Below, she shares more about how she got involved and why this initiative is important to her.
Territorial Behaviors in Animals Could Play Greater Role in Disease Spread than Previously Thought
Finding could have implications for understanding disease spread
For release: June 11, 2020
COVID-19, and the uncertainty it has brought to the world, has shaken up how many groups are able to work together—including SESYNC’s Graduate Pursuits. Despite the disruptions that teams have faced, Dr. Nicole Motzer, Assistant Director for Interdisciplinary Science, says SESYNC’s grad teams are continuing to move forward at all stages of their Pursuits—albeit in new ways.
By: Alaina Gallagher