Author Archives: Adam

Visiting researcher: Greg Jongsma

Greg Jongsma visited the lab for the past three weeks to learn how to collect SNP data for his project on the phylogeography of African frogs in the genus Amnirana. Greg is a new PhD student joining the Blackburn lab at the University of … Continue reading

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CoMuS 2.0: a new coalescent simulator

A new coalescent simulator called CoMuS 2.0 is available from Dr. Pavlos Pavlidis and his colleagues at the Institute of Computer Science (ICS) in Crete, Greece. With CoMuS you can simulate DNA sequences or protein sequences for multiple species or populations. The program implements … Continue reading

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Leonard Jones: Husky 100

Congratulations to Leonard Jones, a new member of the “Husky 100”. The Husky 100 recognizes 100 UW undergraduate and graduate students who are making the most of their time at the UW by knowing that education happens inside and outside of the classroom. … Continue reading

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Itzue describes a new Abronia

Itzue has a new publication in Journal of Herpetology on the discovery of a species of arboreal alligator lizard (genus Abronia) from the Sierra Madre del Sur of Oaxaca, Mexico. The new species, Abronia cuetzpali, is very secretive and is only known from three specimens. The … Continue reading

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Sima wins a Rosemary Grant Award!

Congratulations Sima for winning a Rosemary Grant Award for Gradate Student Research from the Society for the Study of Evolution. These prestigious grants aim to identify and support innovative and potentially high impact research by beginning graduate students. Sima’s dissertation research will … Continue reading

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