Polyploidy and novelty: Gottlieb’s legacy

June 27th, 2014
By Gitzendanner, Matt

Soltis, P. S., X. Liu, D. B. Marchant, C. J. Visger, and D. E. Soltis. 2014. Polyploidy and novelty: Gottlieb’s legacy. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. B 369:20130351. [Link to abstract on publisher's site]
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The legacy of diploid progenitors in allopolyploid gene expression patterns

June 27th, 2014
By Gitzendanner, Matt

Buggs, R. J. A., J. F. Wendel, J. J. Doyle, D. E. Soltis, P. S. Soltis, and J. E. Coate. 2014. The legacy of diploid progenitors in allopolyploid gene expression patterns. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. B 369:20130354. [Link to article on publisher's site]
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UF Explore Video: Tragopogon as a model for polyploidy

June 11th, 2014
By Gitzendanner, Matt

The University of Florida produces videos highlighting faculty research. The video featuring Pam and Doug and Tragopogon was just released. Check it out:

Population genetic structure, genetic diversity, and natural history of the South American species of Nothofagus subgenus Lophozonia (Nothofagaceae) inferred from nuclear microsatellite data

May 23rd, 2014
By Gitzendanner, Matt

Vergara, R., M. A. Gitzendanner, D. E. Soltis, and P. S. Soltis. 2014. Population genetic structure, genetic diversity, and natural history of the South American species of Nothofagus subgenus Lophozonia (Nothofagaceae) inferred from nuclear microsatellite data. Ecology and Evolution. [Online Early Edition.]
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Are polyploids really evolutionary dead-ends (again)? A critical reappraisal of Mayrose et al. (2011)

May 2nd, 2014
By Gitzendanner, Matt

Soltis, D. E., M. C. Segovia-Salcedo, I. Jordon-Thaden, L. Majure, N. M. Miles, E. V. Mavrodiev, W. Mei, M. Beatriz Cortez, P. S. Soltis, and M. A. Gitzendanner. 2014. Are polyploids really evolutionary dead-ends (again)? A critical reappraisal of Mayrose et al. (2011). New Phytologist [Link to article on publisher's site]

BSA Awards Abound!

May 1st, 2014
By Gitzendanner, Matt

Congratulations to Andy Crowl, Clayton Visger and Blaine Marchant who all received 2014 Botanical Society of America Graduate Student Research Awards!

Undergrad researcher Kayla Ventura received the BSA Undergraduate Research Award!

Congratulations to all!

Lab fun run and picnic

April 8th, 2014
By Gitzendanner, Matt

A couple of weeks ago we had the 2nd Annual lab fun run followed by a picnic on the back patio.

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Undergrad Awards!

March 27th, 2014
By Gitzendanner, Matt

Congratulations to the many undergraduates in the lab who were awarded research scholarships:hhmi

  • Kayla, Cole, Veronica and Jordan were all named University Scholars
  • Kayla was also selected as an HHMI Science For Life scholar

Way to go, that’s a great achievement for so many of our students to get these awards!

Doug Soltis wins 2014 Outstanding Postdoc Mentoring Award

March 27th, 2014
By Gitzendanner, Matt

Doug Soltis Congratulations to Doug, who was recently awarded the 2014 Outstanding Postdoc Mentoring Award! The postdoc mentoring awards are established to encourage and reward excellence, innovation, and effectiveness in the mentoring of UF postdocs. Each year, up to three faculty members will receive awards of $2000 each. Faculty awardees will serve on a Postdoc Mentoring Committee two years to provide guidance and advice to the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs regarding postdoc mentoring issues. Past Postdoc Mentoring Award winners will also serve as the review committee for the Postdoc Mentoring Awards.

Miao Sun’s Fried Rice with Egg

February 28th, 2014
By Gitzendanner, Matt

One of our Chinese visiting scientists made this as a lab treat. This is the first post of lab recipes, but we hope it won’t be the last, as we have quite a diversity of visitors to the lab, and they often tempt us with delicious treats.

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