Category Archives: Lab

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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Pass a pipette, please?

This month we hosted Perry Wood Jr. from Brigham Young University. He is a Ph.D. candidate in the Jack Sites lab. His goal was to collect sequence capture data for two separate projects, and a ddRADseq dataset for a third project. This … Continue reading

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SSAR METALLINOU FUND

The Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles has established a new endowment in honor of Dr. Margarita Metallinou, a herpetologist who had just finished the first year of her postdoc when her life was cut short in a … 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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Everything is Not Lost

Congratulations to Itzue on her new paper in the journal Mesoamerican Herpetology, “Everything is not lost: recent records, rediscoveries, and range extensions of Mexican hylid frogs“. The paper summarizes fieldwork results from the Mexican highlands. One significant finding is the rediscovery of five frog species that … Continue reading

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