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Trees in motion

I received a request the other day for one of my old figures that interactively displays the data from my 2010 BMC Biology paper on the growth of phylogenetic knowledge. It was still sitting on my old server space at

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Posted in informatics, phylogenetics

Painted Turtle Genome

The Washington University Genome Center recently posted the web page for the Painted Turtle genome project. The full assembly is also available on GenBank.

Posted in herps, informatics

Animal tree of life

Max Telford has a really nice perspective in today’s Science on the contribution that molecular data has made toward resolving the animal tree of life, it’s definitely worth a read. The perspective focuses on deep relationships among major groups of

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Posted in informatics, phylogenetics

New toys

…and just in time for the holidays. I’ve been using my spare minutes over the last few weeks to build us a new compute cluster, finally switching it on today. We’re the proud owners of a new 96 (virtual) core

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Posted in informatics, phylogenetics