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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

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Posted in genomics, informatics, phylogenetics, teaching, travel

Service learning at UH West Oahu

I wanted to highlight some great outreach work going on over at UH West Oahu. Friend of the Thomson Lab, Laci Gerhart-Barley, has a new post up over at her blog outlining the work they’re doing with undergraduates on restoration

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Posted in conservation, Natural History, teaching, UH

2015 Bodega Bay Workshop in Applied Phylogenetics

Applications for the 2015 Bodega Bay Phylogenetics course are now being accepted (deadline is January 10th). The course provides an in-depth and hands on introduction to statistical phylogenetic and comparative methods. Topics include model selection and inference for phylogeny, divergence

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Posted in phylogenetics, teaching

TreeThinkers blog

Several colleagues and I recently launched a blog associated with the Bodega Phylogenetics Workshop. Our goal is that it will serve as a forum for informal discussion of topics relating to phylogenetics and comparative methods. We aim to cover new methods, pedagogy,

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Posted in phylogenetics, teaching

HIMB Pauley Program June 2013

This June, Zac Forsman, Ingrid Knapp, and Rob Toonen will host an immersive and innovative workshop at the Hawaii Institute for Marine Biology Advancing tools for biodiversity studies: Genomics and bioinformatics of cnidarians with a focus on corals Should be a great

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Posted in conservation, informatics, phylogenetics, teaching, travel