Bridgett vonHoldt

Bridgett vonHoldt

Princeton, NJ

Princeton University

Assistant Professor


Published on Oct 12, 2019

Progress is still underway!

As the project is being completed by one of my graduate students, we have to balance his academic requirements with research progress. He is doing wonderfully! With more time available now for rese...

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Published on Dec 02, 2018

Analysis of Bionano data

In the end, we collected 5 domestic dogs, 4 gray wolves, and 3 tame foxes. I've been lucky to have my new graduate student, Christopher, very excited to take on the challenge of learning the full d...

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Published on May 19, 2018


Thank you to all of those who backed this project! I'm so thrilled to announce that this project is now ABSOLUTELY FUNDED! It feels amazing to have the support of the community in continuing this w...

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Published on May 18, 2018

41 hours left and 90% there!

Tell your friends! Every donation is significant!!!

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Published on May 15, 2018

The funding goal is in sight!

A heartfelt thanks to the growing network of pledgers and supporters of this work! With a few days left, I'm still reaching out and encouraging people to share with their networks, even small donat...

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Published on May 13, 2018

Home stretch...!

The recent pace is really exciting as new backers become involved, while others are incredibly generous and increase their amounts! I'm very hopeful about meeting the funding goals for this project...

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Published on May 12, 2018

Extension! was supportive for granting me a 1-week extension! I am working hard to make new connections and spread the word! Please continue to share the site with friends and family. We are ge...

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Published on May 11, 2018

Last 40 hours!

I am cheering on the community! Spread the word in hopes that we can continue exploring the genetics of canine friendliness!

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Published on May 08, 2018

Funding importance

Just a short note to emphasize the importance of every dollar donated. There are several reasons why federal or agency-based funding is challenging, especially for smaller amounts of money (such as...

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