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Pond Turtles

KCET has a nice story on our recent paper proposing new species boundaries for the western pond turtle.

Posted in conservation, genomics, herps, phylogenetics

Lab research featured on UH Manoa homepage

The media office here at UH has picked up the story of the turtle genome release. It’s currently featured on the home page for UH Manoa. The full press release is available here.

Posted in genomics, herps

Turtle Genome Released!

The first paper on the Chrysemys picta genome came out today in Genome Biology. The paper is only the tip of the iceberg in terms of interesting questions that are currently being explored using these data, but it’s satisfying to

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Posted in genomics, herps, informatics, phylogenetics