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 […]

Ben Stars in Undergraduate Poster Session

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The Undergraduate Program in Biology and Medicine held a poster session last Friday where Ben Desch presented a poster describing the research he did in our lab as a de Kiewiet Summer Research Fellow. Using AFLPs, Ben studied genetic structure of Anolis cristatellus across Puerto Rico. Ben was particularly interested in whether the adaptive dewlap […]

Speciation Journal Club

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For those who haven’t already heard, Daven Presgraves and I are running a journal club on Speciation this semester. We’re covering a broad range of topics, focusing on classic literature and its implications for how we study speciation today. Attendance is open to anybody who’s interested and willing to carefully read the required material. We’ve […]