New Scantlebury Paper on Madagascan Diversification

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Dan Scantlebury’s paper on Madagascan diversification was just published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B. The cover features Dan’s photo of an undescribed species of Pareodura licking its eye. Congratulations to Dan on a job well done. Here’s the abstract of Dan’s paper: “The evolutionary origins of Madagascar’s biodiversity remain mysterious despite the […]

Dr. Julienne Ng

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I am very happy and proud to announce that Julienne Ng successfully defended her PhD dissertation on June 14th. Julienne put together an excellent thesis on the evolution of Anolis distichus, and its spectacularly polymorphic dewlap in particular. Julienne is the the Glor Lab’s first PhD and she has set a high standard for those […]

Lab Meeting, 2nd May: More Heliconius

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From Guiggy: We’re going to change directions a bit and talk about some QTL studies of Heliconius. Baxter, S. W., S. E. Johnston and C. D. Jiggins 2009. Butterfly speciation and the distribution of gene effect sizes fixed during adaptation. Heredity 102(1): 57-65 [doi] Papa, R., D. D. Kapan, B. A. Counterman, K. Maldonado, D. […]

Lab Meeting, 24 April: Heliconius

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Lab meeting discussions this semester have moved from mice to flycatchers to sticklebacks. Guiggy and I are going to end the semester with a bang with papers on Heliconius butterflies this week and the next. For this week, we’ll be discussing the following two papers: Dasmahapatra KK et al. 2012 Butterfly genome reveals promiscuous exchange of […]