Evolution 2019!

Several members of the Thomson Lab will be in Providence, Rhode Island June 21-25 for this year’s Evolution meeting. If you’re around, please come say hi and check out our talks and posters!

Sat, June 22

Population genomics of an endemic Hawaiian bird and the effect of habitat fragmentation on ‘elepaio demography (Poster board #54)
Luke Campillo, Erik VanderWerf, Bob Thomson
Part of: Posters: Conservation biology 1
5:30 PM – 7:30 PM, Exhibit Hall B/C

Sun, June 23

The role of geography and climate in the global diversification of turtles
Bob Thomson
Part of: The bright side of phylogenetics 1
10:00 AM – 10:14 AM, Ballroom A

Spatial scale and gene flow in landscape genetics processes
Van Wishingrad, Bob Thomson
Part of: Gene Flow 1
10:30 AM – 10:44 AM, Room 551

SSB Symposium: New measures of phylogenetic support for the genomic era
(organizers: Jeremy Brown, Rob Lanfear, Bob Thomson)
2:30 PM – 5:30 PM, Exhibit Hall D

  • Symposium Introduction
    Jeremy Brown, Robert Lanfear, Bob Thomson
    2:30 PM – 2:45 PM, Exhibit Hall D
  • Panel discussion: How should we assess support in phylogenomic studies?
    Bob Thomson, Jeremy Brown, Robert Lanfear
    5:00 PM – 5:30 PM, Exhibit Hall D

Mon, June 24

Patterns of phylogenetic MCMC convergence across empirical datasets
Sean Harrington, Bob Thomson
Part of: Systematics 2
9:30 AM – 9:44 AM, Room 556

Reconstructing patterns of hybridization and the origins of parthenogenesis in whiptail lizards (Aspidoscelis)
Anthony Barley, Bob Thomson, Adrián Montes de Oca, Norma Manríquez Morán
Part of: Phylogenomics 2
11:30 AM – 11:44 AM, Ballroom BC

The role of model testing and evaluation in phylogenomics
Jeremy Brown, Bob Thomson, Lyndon Coghill, Ashley Schoonmaker, Lauren Rodriguez
Part of: Phylogenomics 2
12:00 PM – 12:14 PM, Ballroom BC

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