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Visiting Professor Dr. Caleb Ofori-Boateng

The Leaché lab is hosting visiting professor Dr. Caleb Ofori-Boateng from Ghana. I first met Caleb in 2006 during a Conservation International Rapid Assessment Program survey of some forested regions in Ghana, and we’ve been collaborating ever since. Caleb recently … Continue reading

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New Lab Publications

The graduate and postdoctoral researchers in the lab have published some interesting papers this year: Banbury BL, O’Meara BC. 2014. Reol: R interface to the Encyclopedia of Life. Ecology and Evolution DOI:10.1002/ece3.1109. Oaks J. 2014. An Improved Approximate-Bayesian Model-choice Method … Continue reading

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A new species of spiny lizard

Jared Grummer and Rob Bryson have described a new species, Sceloporus aurantius.  Their paper is published in Zootaxa. You can read an article on the discovery of the new species in the UW Daily. Grummer & Bryson. 2014. A new species … Continue reading

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A new species of horned lizard

In June 2012 we went on a field expedition to México to collect horned lizards for a new phylogeny project. There aren’t that many species of horned lizards (16 species), and we were trying to get fresh tissue samples from … Continue reading

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Science Comix on our Research

Science Comix is a webcomic about science written and illustrated by Winifred Kehl at the Burke Museum. She recently posted a new webcomic about our research on African biodiversity, and how we’re studying the formation of new species. She picked an … Continue reading

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