The Leaché Lab hosted a workshop focused on collecting and analyzing SNP data using the ddRADseq method. Participants included students, postdocs, and faculty from the UW, USGS San Diego, San Diego State University, and Mexico (Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico). The first four days of the workshop were spent constructing genomic DNA libraries in the molecular lab for all sorts of organisms, including lizards, frogs, snakes, scorpions, birds, agave plants, and hazelnuts. We spent the fifth and final day of the workshop bringing everyone up to speed on the bioinformatics and data analysis skills that they’ll need to handle the DNA sequences once they’re ready. It was an exciting week that produced a ton of new data. We hope to conduct another SNP workshop in the future. Please let us know if you’re interested in attending.