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Visiting Researchers Dr. Cilia Antoniou & Emy Karameta

We recently hosted our friends from Greece, Dr. Cilia Antoniou from the Institute of Marine Biology, Biotechnology and Aquaculture (IMBBC) and the Hellenic Centre for Marine Research (HCMR), and Emy Karameta from the University of Athens. They visited the lab for a few … Continue reading

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A New Sausage Recipe for Evolutionary Biologists

A new paper published in the journal Molecular Phylogenetics & Evolution contains a new recipe for making phylogenetic sausage, “We suggest that the coalescence protocol utilized by McCormack et al. (2012) is the equivalent of making phylogenetic sausage. In the messy construction … Continue reading

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Visiting Researcher Dr. Mariana Morando

Our friend and colleague Dr. Mariana Morando visited the lab for a week to collect SNP data for some Argentinian lizards. Mariana is on sabbatical this year at BYU in the Jack Sites lab. Mariana set a new record for … Continue reading

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New NSF Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in Biological Collections

NSF just released the updated program solicitation for the Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in Biology (PRFB), and one of the three key BIO programs is Research Using Biological Collections. This is an exciting update for museum-based researchers. They are looking to fund transformative … Continue reading

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SNP Data Processing Tools Online

We recently released a new software package (shinyPhrynomics) for single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) data analysis. The software package is a collection of R codes for transforming your SNP data matrix into various popular phylogenetic program formats, including RAxML, MrBayes, and SNAPP. … Continue reading

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