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Mojave field work 2017

Some photos from this year’s trip to the Mojave desert below.

Posted in herps, Natural History, travel

Book review for Thomson et al. 2016

The first review of the California Herp book has now been published in the Society for Study of Amphibians and Reptiles journalĀ Herpetological Review. You can check it out here.

Posted in conservation, herps, Natural History

Bodega 2017

I’ve been spending the week teaching in the Bodega Marine Lab for the 2017 Workshop in Applied Phylogenetics. It’s been a fun week of statistics, phylogenies, data analysis, and beautiful weather. This year, Jeremy Brown (@jembrown) and I put together

Posted in genomics, informatics, phylogenetics, teaching, travel

Spring 2017 lab meeting schedule

18 January – Open 25 January – Bob 1 February – Laci 8 February – Robyn 15 February – Open 22 February – Luke 1 March – Anthony Laci 8 March – Maya Julio 15 March – Van Open Anthony

Posted in lab, UH

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 andĀ 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

Posted in lab, UH

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

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

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

Posted in genomics, informatics, lab, phylogenetics, UH