Monthly Archives: July 2014

microRNAs in Phylogenetics

Our paper on the use of microRNAs for phylogenetic inference is out today in the early edition at PNAS. A news story on the paper is also up at Nature, along with a news highlight at PNAS. Fun fact: The turtle

Posted in genomics, phylogenetics

Kauai Softshells

We’ve just returned from our fieldwork in Kauai!  Bob and I did a very thorough job surveying the island for suitable habitat and existing populations of P. sinensis and P. steindachneri.  In fact, we put 741 miles on the rental

Posted in herps, travel

Gone herping

Me, Caroline, and Amber Wright got to Kauai today for a week of field work. Caroline and I are trapping soft shells for one of her masters projects, and Amber is collecting data on lizard abundance and competition. We had

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