Author Archives: Adam

Trip to a Patagonian Lizard Hybrid Zone

Jared Grummer recently returned from a field expedition to a Liolaemus lizard hybrid zone in Argentina. This is part of his dissertation research aimed at studying speciation in the group. You can read a full report on his field expedition at … Continue reading

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NSF-Doctoral Dissertation Improvements Grants for Everyone!

We received some exciting news from NSF! Jared, Matt, and Rebecca each got their NSF-DDIG grants funded this year!  Matt and Jared applied to the Phylogenetic Systematics program, and they just heard the good news today. Rebecca submitted to the Evolutionary Genetics … Continue reading

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Matt wins Huey Award at SICB!

Matt McElroy received the 3rd annual Raymond B. Huey Award for the best student presentation at the Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology (SICB) meeting. The competition is open to graduate students who are presenting independent research in ecology and … Continue reading

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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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