Talks

2013

Soto-Centeno JA, Barrow LN, Allen JM, Reed DL. Re-evaluation of a classic biogeographic barrier: New techniques reveal the influence of microgeographic climate variation on population divergence. 6th International Biogeography Society Conference, Miami, FL (poster presentation)

Ascunce MS, Reed DL. Geographic genetic structure of human lice provides insights into human migrations around the globe and past ecological interactions among hominids. IBS Conference, Miami, Florida. (oral presentation)

Pino JL, Soto-Centeno JA and Pasch B. Niche differentiation in Neotropical singing mice. 6th Biennial Conference of the International Biogeography Society, Miami, Florida, USA. (poster presentation)

Speer KA, Soto-Centeno JA, Reed DL. Keeping conservation aims current: An updated survey of Bahamian bats (Order Chiroptera). IBS Conference, Miami, Florida. (poster presentation)

2012

Boyd BM, Allen JM, de Crecy-Lagard V, Reed DL. How does obligate symbiosis shape bacterial genomes? Comparative genomics of closely related bacterial symbionts of insects provides clues, Florida Genetics, Gainesville, FL. (poster presentation)

Boyd BM Allen JM, de Crecy-Lagard V, McIntyre L, Reed DL. Comparative genomics of louse primary endosymbiotic bacteria, Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution Meeting Dublin, Ireland. (poster presentation)

Ascunce MS, Toups M, Kassu G, Fane J, Scholl K, Toloza A, Picollo MI, González-Oliver A, Reed DL. Microsatellite diversity of human lice (Pediculus humanus) reveals continental differences among worldwide populations. 11th International Conference on Molecular Epidemiology and Evolutionary Genetics of Infectious Diseases, New Orleans, Louisiana. (oral presentation)

Ascunce MS, Fane J, Kassu G, Toloza A, Picollo MI, Oliver AG, Reed DL. Genetic diversity of human head lice (Pediculus humanus capitis) across the Americas. Entomological Society of America 60th Annual Meeting in Knoxville, Tennessee. (oral presentation)

Pino JL. 2012. Colecciones mastozoológicas fuera de la República de Panamá: Un patrimonio fuera de nuestras fronteras. XVI Congress of the Biology and Conservation Mesoamerican Society. Panama City, Panama. (oral presentation)

Pino JL. 2012. Sistemática molecular de ratones cantadores (Scotinomys, Rodentia: Cricetidae) en Costa Rica y Panamá. XVI Congress of the Biology and Conservation Mesoamerican Society. Panama City, Panama. (oral presentation)

Pino JL, Ascunce M, Reed and Hugot JP. Microsatellite-DNA evidence population structure in the endangered Laotian Rock-Rat (Laonastes aenigmamus). 92nd Meeting of the American Society of Mammalogists. Reno, USA (oral presentation)

Pino JL. Promoting the understanding of vertebrate Paleontology in Panama. Symposium: Advances in the understanding of vertebrate paleontology in Panama. Panama City, Panama. (oral presentation)

Pino JL. Wildcats of Panama a traveling exhibit. Launching of the traveling exhibit Wildcats of Panama. Panama City, Panama. (oral presentation)

Pino JL. From ideas to actions: promoting awareness about science beyond the lab bench. 2nd Annual Meeting of the PCP-PIRE. Gainesville FL, USA. (oral presentation)

Soto-Centeno JA, Reed DL. The influence of late Pleistocene climate on populations of Monophyllus redmani. 92nd Meeting of the American Society of Mammalogists, Reno, NV (oral presentation)

Soto-Centeno JA, Cameron Devitt SE, Steadman DW. Paleo-ecological niche models of Macrotus waterhousii in the Caribbean: Assessing climate change impact on an insular bat. 42nd North American Society for Bat Research Conference, San Juan, PR (oral presentation)

Kassu G, Ascunce MS, Shoemaker DD. Prevalence and Genetic Diversity of Microsporida across Solenopsis species. Emerging Pathogens Institute Research Day, Gainesville, FL. (poster presentation)

Kassu G, Ascunce MS, Shoemaker DD. Prevalence and Genetic Diversity of Microsporida across Solenopsis species. UF Undergraduate Research Symposium, Gainesville, FL. (oral presentation)

Kassu G, Ascunce MS, Shoemaker DD. Prevalence and Genetic Diversity of Microsporida across Solenopsis species. Society of Molecular Biology and Evolution, Dublin, Ireland. (poster presentation)

Kassu G, Ascunce MS, Reed DL.Variability in Wolbachia prevalence among human louse (Pediculus humanus) populations. Florida Genetics Symposium, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida. (poster presentation)

Magrini KC, Soto-Centeno JA, Reed DL. Phylogeography of Mexican free-tailed bats on the Bahamian archipelago. Abaco Science Alliance Conference, Abaco, Bahamas. (platform presentation)

Magrini KC, Caperton D. Cabinet of Curiosities. 4th Annual Creativity in the Arts and Sciences Event (CASE), Gainesville, FL. (Collaborative Science and Art Piece)

Magrini KC, Soto-Centeno JA, Reed DL. Phylogeography of Mexican free-tailed bats on the Bahamian archipelago. UF Undergraduate Research Symposium, Gainesville, FL. (poster presentation)

Phillips CR. Biodiversity Conservation: A new approach to prevent deadly zoonotic disease transmission. Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI), Panama City, Panama. (oral presentation).

Carter TE, von Fricken M, Memnon G, Romain JR, Okech BA, Mulligan CJ. Detection of sickle hemoglobin in febrile patients in Leogane, Haiti by a turbidity based method coupled by spectrophotometry. American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. Atlanta, Georgia. (poster presentation)

Carter TE, von Fricken M, Memnon G, Romain JR, Okech BA, Mulligan CJ. Sickle cell hemoglobin in Haitian febrile patients. Genetics and Genomics Graduate Student Seminar – University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida. (oral presentation)

Carter TE, Warner M, Mulligan CJ, Existe A, Saint Victor JY, Memnon G, Boncy J, Oscar R, Fukuda M, Okech BA. Analysis of Plasmodium falciparum DHFR and DHPS genes for sulfadoxine pyrimethamine resistance in Haiti. University of Florida Emerging Pathogens Institute Research Day. Gainesville, Florida. (poster presentation)

Carter TE, Warner M, Mulligan CJ, Existe A, Saint Victor JY, Memnon G, Boncy J, Oscar R, Fukuda M, Okech BA. Analysis of Plasmodium falciparum DHFR and DHPS Genes for Sulfadoxine Pyrimethamine Resistance in Haiti. Genetics and Genomics Graduate Student Seminar. University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida. (oral presentation)

Marte MG, Soto-Centeno JA. The Effect of Historical Climate on Monophyllus redmani Distribution. Undergraduate Research Assistantship Program Symposium, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL. (oral presentation)

Marte MG, Soto-Centeno JA. The Effect of Historical Climate on Monophyllus redmani Distribution. Abaco Science Alliance Conference, Abaco, BAH. (oral presentation)

Fane J, Ascunce MS, Kassu G, Toloza A, Picollo MI, Oliver AG, Reed DL. Mitochondrial Diversity of Human Head Lice (Pediculus humanus capitis) Across the Americas. URAP Symposium, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida. (poster presentation)

Toloza AC, Ascunce MS, Reed DL, Picollo MI. Identificación de las mutaciones kdr que confieren resistencia a permetrina en piojos de la cabeza. XL Argentine Congress of Entomology, San Carlos de Bariloche, Rio Negro, Argentina. (poster presentation)

2011

Berrio A, Pino JL, Phelps SM. Cis-regulatory evolution of the avpr1a locus and its pseudogene among New World voles. 41st Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience. Washington, DC, USA. (poster presentation)

Pino JL; Reed D and Phelps SM. Lineage divergente of singing mice (genus Scotinomys) in southern Central American highlands. 91st Meeting of the American Society of Mammalogists. Portland, USA. (oral presentation)

Pino JL. Learning about the evolutionary history of rodents in Panama. Symposium: Ancient and modern biodiversity in Panama. David City, Panama. (oral presentation)

Pino JL. Biodiversity monitoring program at Alto Cragres. Symposium of Ancient and modern biodiversity in Panama. David City, Panama. (oral presentation)

Martinez M, Carrion J and Pino JL. Perspectives of the Natural Sciences Museum in Panama. 1st Annual Meeting of the PCP-PIRE. Panama City, Panama. (poster presentation)

Christian T and Pino JL. Reevaluating the Status of the Mazama deer from Pearl Islands, Panama. 1st Annual Meeting of the PCP-PIRE. Panama City, Panama. (poster presentation)

Pino JL. Diversity of mammals in Panama: The bats of western region. 3rd Field Course of ecology and conservation of montane and pre-montane forest in Fortuna. Chiriqui, Panama. (oral presentation)

Kassu G, Ascunce MS, Shoemaker DD. Prevalence and Genetic Diversity of Microsporida across Solenopsis species. 97th Annual Meeting Southeastern Branch of American Society for Microbiology, Gainesville, Fl. (poster presentation)

Magrini KC, Soto-Centeno JA, Reed DL. Multilocus Phylogeography of Mexican free-tailed bats on the Bahamian archipelago. UF Undergraduate Research Symposium, Gainesville, FL. (poster presentation)

Magrini KC, Soto-Centeno JA, Reed DL. Multilocus Phylogeography of Mexican free-tailed bats on the Bahamian archipelago. 1st Annual Florida Statewide Student Research Symposium, Jacksonville, FL. (poster presentation)

Magrini KC, Soto-Centeno JA, Reed DL. Phylogeography of Mexican free-tailed bats on the Bahamian archipelago. 3rd Annual Creativity in the Arts and Sciences Event (CASE), Gainesville, FL. (poster presentation)

Magrini KC, Soto-Centeno JA, Reed DL. Phylogeography of Mexican free-tailed bats on the Bahamian archipelago. Science for Life Undergraduate Seminar, Gainesville, FL. (oral presentation)

Magrini KC, Soto-Centeno JA, Reed DL. Phylogeography of Mexican free-tailed bats on the Bahamian archipelago. 41st Annual Symposium on Bat Research, Toronto, Ontario. (platform presentation)

Carter TE, Filligim R, Mulligan CJ. Genetic Ancestry as a predictor variable in an association study of blood pressure. Florida Anthropology Student Association Colloquium, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida. (oral presentation)

Carter TE, Filligim R, Mulligan CJ. Genetic Ancestry as a predictor variable in an association study of blood pressure. International Society of Hypertension in Blacks Conference. Boston, Massachusetts. (poster presentation)

Carter TE, Gravlee C, Mitchell M, Mulligan CJ. Perceptions of Black Americans toward medical research and racial health disparities: A focus group approach. Annual Meeting for the American Association of Physical Anthropology (AAPA). Minneapolis, Minnesota. (poster presentation)

Allen JM, Miyamoto M, Chieh-Hsi Wu, Carter T, Ungvari-Martin J, Magrini K and Chapman C. Microsatellite DNA evidence of an endangered primate elucidates the history of an African rainforest. International Society of Mammalogists, Portland, Oregon.

Allen JM, Burleigh JG, Reed DL. Attempting phylogenetics in groups with unknown levels of diversity. Have we sequenced enough bacterial lineages to accurately determine the number of endosymbionts in sucking lice? Evolution Conference, Norman, Oklahoma.

Ascunce MS, Kassu G, Reed DL, Shoemaker DD. Parasite evolution and population genetics. Southeastern Branch of the American Society for Microbiology Annual Meeting, Gainesville, Florida.

Fane J, Ascunce MS, Kassu G, Toloza A, Picollo MI, Reed DL. Geographic Diversity of Pediculus humanus across the Americas. NSF Research Day, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida. (poster presentation)

Toloza AC, Ascunce MS, Reed DL, Picollo MI. Identificación de las mutaciones kdr que confieren resistencia a permetrina en piojos de la cabeza. XL Argentine Congress of Genetics, Corrientes, Argentina. (poster presentation)

Ascunce MS, Olson K, Logan K, Boyd B, Sumners J, Honeycutt RL, DeYoung RW, Reed DL. Origin of the white tail deer of the Guantanamo Bay Naval Base in Cuba. 91st Annual Meeting of the American Society of Mammalogists, Portland, Oregon. (oral presentation)

Soto-Centeno JA, Reed DL. Assessing the effects of historical climate on Monophyllus redmani. 41st North American Symposium on Bat Research, Toronto, Canada

Soto-Centeno JA, Reed DL. Assessing the effects of Pleistocene climate change on populations of Greater Antillean long-tongued bats. 91st Meeting of the American Society of Mammalogists, Portland Sate University, Portland, OR.

2010

Pino JL, Berrio A, Lysak NS, Blondel DV, and Phelps SM. Evolution of cis-regulatory variation at the avpr1a locus and its pseudogene. 40st Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience. San Diego, CA, USA. (poster presentation)

Kassu G, Ascunce MS, Shoemaker DD. Prevalence and Genetic Diversity of Microsporida across Solenopsis species. USDA Summer student presentations, Center for Medical and Entomological Veterinary, Gainesville, Florida. (oral presentation)

Gonzalez SC, Soto-Centeno JA, Reed DL. Comparing known ranges and modeled distributions of the subspecies of the oldfield mouse (Peromyscus polionotus). 2010 Florida Society of Geographers annual meeting. University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida. (oral presentation)

Allen JM. Partners in Time: Genetics of Coevolving Organisms. University of Utah, Biology Department.

Allen JM, Light JE, Burleigh G, Reed DL. Evolutionary history of Anoplura and their primary endosymbionts. International Congress on Phthiraptera 4, Cappadocia, Turkey.

Allen JM, Light JE, Perotti MA, Braig HR, Reed DL. Muller’s Ratchet and primary endosymbionts. What prevents endosymbiont extinction? Evolution Conference Portland, Oregon. (oral presentation)

Toups MA, Kitchen A, Light JE, Reed DL. Origin of clothing lice indicates early clothing use by anatomically modern humans in Africa. International Congress of Phthiraptera.

Rivadeneira C, Reed D.The use of molecular markers and scientific collections to identify variations in genetic diversity through time. A tool, for management and conservation of species. Wildlife management in Latin America and the Amazon Congress. Santa Cruz –Bolivia.

Rivadeneira C, Reed D. Fifty years of anthropogenic pressure: temporal genetic variation of the endemic florida mouse (Podomys floridanus). Seminar of School of Natural Resources and Environment. Gainesville, USA.

2009

Barrow LN, Soto-Centeno JA, Allen JM, Reed DL. Using historical museum specimens to reconstruct the evolutionary history of the SoutheasternPocket Gopher (Geomyidae). 10th International Mammalogical Congress, Mendoza, Argentina (poster presentation)

Soto-Centeno JA. Phylogeography of the bat genus Monophyllus across the West Indies. Simposio de la Biodiversidad, Universidad Interamericana, Bayamón, PR (oral presentation)

Soto-Centeno JA. Using niche modeling to explore niche evolution on West Indian bats. 10th International Mammalogical Congress, Mendoza, Argentina (poster presentation)

Pino JL, Campbell P, Pasch B, Reed D and Phelps SM. Insights into the evolutionary history of singing mice, Genus Scotinomys. International Mammalogical Congress. Mendoza, Argentina. (poster presentation)

Allen JM, Chapman CP, Carter TA, Ungvari-Martin J. Birds of a feather; molecular and behavioral observations of red colobus monkeys in Kibale National Park, Uganda. International Society of Mammalogists, Mendoza Argentina. (poster presentation)

Allen JM, Light JE, M. Perotti MA, Braig HR, Reed DL. What prevents endosymbiont extinction? Muller’s ratchet vs. selection in primary endosymbionts. Southern Ecology and Evolution Conference University of Florida. (oral presentation)

Toups MA, Kitchen A, Miro AT, Reed DL. Coalescent simulations of louse DNA reveal contact between modern and archaic human hosts. Evolution.

Rivadeneira C, Reed D. Poster "Variation in genetic diversity over time, on the endemic Florida mouse populations (Podomys floridanus). International mammalogy Congress. Mendoza, Argentina.

2008

Carter TE, Allen JM, Reed DL, Chapman C. Molecular Evidence of Male Bondedness in Ugandan Red Colobus (Procolobus rufomitratus). Society of Molecular Biology and Evolution (SMBE) Annual Meeting, Barcelona, Spain. (poster presentation)

Carter TE, Allen JM, Ungvari-Martin J, Chapman C, Reed DL. Molecular evidence of male bondedness in Ugandan Red Colobus (Procolobus rufomitratus). The Society of Molecular Biology and Evolution’s meeting - Barcelona, Spain. (poster presentation)

Toups MA, Miro AT, Reed DL. Do modern humans have lice from archaic hominids? Southeastern Ecology and Evolution Conference.

Toups MA, Kitchen A, Light JE, Reed DL. Population genetic analysis of parasitic lice provides insight into the origin of human clothing. Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution. (poster presentation)

2007

Pino JL. First assessment of jaguar’s (Panthera onca) prey-availability in the Alto Chagres Conservation Area, Panama. Biodiversity of Western Panama Symposium. David City, Panamá. (oral presentation)

Pino JL. Current status of the Central American tapir (Tapirus bairdii) in Panama. Workshop: Assisted reproduction in tapirs. Panama City, Panama. (oral presentation)

Allen JM, Light JE, Perotti MA, Braig HR, Reed DL. Decrease in substitution rates over time in obligate endosymbionts: the role of selection in tempering Muller's Ratchet. Molecular Biology and Evolution Barcelona, Spain. (poster presentation)

Allen JM, Wilkins L, Flanagin S, Coltrain J, Reed DL. Examining the diet of the Florida panther (Puma concolor) through stable isotope analysis. Conservation Biology-Port Elizabeth, South Africa. (poster presentation)

Allen JM, Light JE, Perotti MA, Braig HR, Reed DL. Elevated rates of evolution in young assemblages of insects and their pimary endosymbionts. University of Florida Genetic Institute – Florida Genetics. (poster presentation)

Allen JM, Reed DL, Light JE, Kirchman JJ, Worman CO. Pair of lice lost or parasites regained: Using coevolutionary partners to uncover the past. University of Florida Genetic Institute. (poster presentation)

Toups MA, Light JE, Kitchen A, Reed DL. 2007. Are head lice and clothing lice genetically distinct? A coalescent approach. University of Florida Genetics Symposium 2007. (poster presentation)

Toups MA, Light JE, Kitchen A, Reed DL. 2007. Are head lice and clothing lice genetically distinct? A coalescent approach. Southeastern Population Ecology and Evolutionary Genetics Conference 2007. (poster presentation)

Toups MA, Light JE, Reed DL. 2007. Are head lice and clothing lice genetically distinct? A coalescent approach. Evolution 2007. (poster presentation)

Toups MA, Light JE, Reed DL. The relationship between head lice and body lice. Southeastern Ecology and Evolution Conference 2007.

2006

Carter TE, Allen J, Reed DL. Molecular Classification of Columbicola Endosymbionts. Undergraduate Research Apprenticeship Program (URAP). Zoology Department, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL (poster presentation).

Long, LM. The Distribution of New World and Old World haplotypes of head lice, Pediculus capitus. 20 April 2006. University of Florida. Undergraduate Research Assistantship Program Symposium. (poster presentation)

Allen JM, Light JE, Perotti MA, Braig HR, Reed DL. Evolutionary relationships of a new lineage of Enterobacteriacae living as an endosymbiont in Anoplura. International Congress on Phthiraptera 3 – Buenos Aires, Argentina.