Yearly Archives: 2016

The book is out!

I’m a little late posting this, but the book is out! The author’s advance copies arrived a couple months ago and UC Press and Amazon are both now shipping copies.

Posted in conservation, herps, Natural History

Fall 2016 lab meeting schedule

Sept. 6 – ArtSci opening Sept. 13 – Amber Sept. 20 – no meeting (Bob out of town) Sept. 27 – Van Oct. 4 – Maya Oct. 11 – Stevie Oct. 18 – Luke Oct. 25 – Anthony Nov. 1

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Posted in lab, UH

New paper highlighted in Molecular Ecology

Bob and I have a new paper out in the current issue of Molecular Ecology: Assessing the performance of DNA barcoding using posterior predictive simulations. In the same issue, our paper was highlighted in a great ‘Perspective’ piece written by Lucie

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Desert Oracle

I’ve got an article on the elusive California Gila monster in the Spring 2016 issue of the Desert Oracle. Check it out.

Posted in conservation, herps, Natural History, outreach, travel

Tester Symposium 2016

I’m a little late getting to this, but I wanted to put up a quick post about the 2016 Tester Symposium which took place at the end of last week. This year marked the 41st year of this symposium, which

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Posted in lab, UH

Postdoctoral Position Available

We’re looking for a postdoc to join the team. Please share the ad below with any colleagues that may be interested. Postdoctoral position in phylogenetics and bioinformatics at the University of Hawaii The Thomson Lab is looking for a postdoctoral

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Posted in informatics, lab, phylogenetics, UH

Emilie Defends

Hearty congratulations to Emilie Richards who successfully defended her masters thesis yesterday! Emilie’s work focuses on characterizing the performance of model assessment tests for phylogenomic datasets. She gave a great talk on an interesting, important project that she’ll be submitting

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Posted in genomics, informatics, lab, phylogenetics, UH

Summer 2016 REU at UH

There is a brand new research program for undergraduates starting this summer at UH. Get in touch with the program coordinators, or faculty sponsors with questions! The quick advertisement follows, but see the project website here for more detail. Participants in

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Posted in lab, outreach, UH


Good times at Kaimana Beach to kick off the new semester and say farewell to Adrián.

Posted in lab

Spring Lab Meeting Schedule

20 January – Organize 27 January – Mojave Stuff 3 February – Anthony 10 February – Anthony 17 February – Amber 24 February – Kristen 2 March – Emilie Bob 9 March – Bob Emilie 16 March – Rachel Robyn 23

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Posted in lab, UH