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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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2014 JMIH “Herp” Meetings, Chattanooga Tennessee

The annual JMIH “herp” meetings were held last week in Chattanooga Tennessee.  The meetings were great, and there were plenty of great talks by UW researchers. Jared Grummer won 1st runner-up in the HL Graduate Research Award competition for best student … Continue reading

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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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