Category Archives: Burke

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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NSF Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grants

Congratulations to Leonard Jones, CJ Battey, and Dave Slager for receiving NSF grants to support their dissertation research! Their research projects are listed below. We can expect to see some great results from all of these dissertation projects. Leonard Jones: Investigating the joint … Continue reading

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Patagonia

I recently traveled to Argentina to visit Dr. Mariana Morando and Dr. Luciano Avila, two herpetologists at Centro Nacional Patagonico (CENPAT-CONICET) in Puerto Madryn.  Dr. Morando has visited our lab a few times in the past couple of years to collect SNP … Continue reading

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2015 Lab Retreat

We had our annual lab retreat to UW Friday Harbor Labs on San Juan Islands at the end of September. A few out of town visitors joined us for a “Biodiversity Genomics” workshop, including Dr. Matt Fujita (University of Texas, Arlington), … Continue reading

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