Lab Fun Run

June 19th, 2015

This happened a few months ago, but just now getting around to posting the photo. This was from the after run breakfast party.

2015LabFunRun

Population genetic variation, geographic structure, and multiple origins of autopolyploidy in Galax urceolata

June 19th, 2015
Servick, S., C. J. Visger, M. A. Gitzendanner, P. S. Soltis, and D. E. Soltis. 2015. Population genetic variation, geographic structure, and multiple origins of autopolyploidy in Galax urceolata. Am. J. Bot., doi: 10.3732/ajb.1400554. [View on publisher’s site]

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Nested radiations and the pulse of angiosperm diversification: increased diversification rates often follow whole genome duplications

June 19th, 2015
Tank, D. C., J. M. Eastman, M. W. Pennell, P. S. Soltis, D. E. Soltis, C. E. Hinchliff, J. W. Brown, E. B. Sessa, and L. J. Harmon. 2015. Nested radiations and the pulse of angiosperm diversification: increased diversification rates often follow whole genome duplications. New Phytol 207:454–467. [View on Publisher’s site]

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Modified CTAB and TRIzol protocols improve RNA extraction from chemically complex Embryophyta

June 19th, 2015
Jordon-Thaden, I. E., A. S. Chanderbali, M. A. Gitzendanner, and D. E. Soltis. 2015. Modified CTAB and TRIzol protocols improve RNA extraction from chemically complex Embryophyta. Appl Plant Sci 3. [View on publisher’s site]

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Repeated range expansions and inter-/postglacial recolonization routes of Sargentodoxa cuneata (Oliv.) Rehd. et Wils. (Lardizabalaceae) in subtropical China revealed by chloroplast phylogeography

June 19th, 2015
Tian, S., S.-Q. Lei, W. Hu, L.-L. Deng, B. Li, Q.-L. Meng, D. E. Soltis, P. S. Soltis, D.-M. Fan, and Z.-Y. Zhang. 2015. Repeated range expansions and inter-/postglacial recolonization routes of Sargentodoxa cuneata (Oliv.) Rehd. et Wils. (Lardizabalaceae) in subtropical China revealed by chloroplast phylogeography. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 85:238–246. [View on publisher’s site]

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Dissecting Molecular Evolution in the Highly Diverse Plant Clade Caryophyllales Using Transcriptome Sequencing

June 19th, 2015
Yang, Y., M. J. Moore, S. F. Brockington, D. E. Soltis, G. K.-S. Wong, E. J. Carpenter, Y. Zhang, L. Chen, Z. Yan, Y. Xie, R. F. Sage, S. Covshoff, J. M. Hibberd, M. N. Nelson, and S. A. Smith. 2015. Dissecting Molecular Evolution in the Highly Diverse Plant Clade Caryophyllales Using Transcriptome Sequencing. Mol Biol Evol msv081. [View on publisher’s site]

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Jacob Landis wins the FLMNH poster competition!

April 10th, 2015

jblandisCongratulations to Jacob Landis who won the FLMNH Student Research Exhibit Best Poster award or 2014-2015! Jacob’s poster reported on the development of outreach activities working with high school students to conduct plant systematics and forensics research experiences.

Out of the Water: Origin and Diversification of the LBD Gene Family

April 10th, 2015

Out of the Water: Origin and Diversification of the LBD Gene Family. 2015. Chanderbali, A. S., F. He, P. S. Soltis, D. E. Soltis. Molecular Biology and Evolution. Accepted manuscript available.

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Optical Sectioning and 3D Reconstructions as an Alternative to Scanning Electron Microscopy for Analysis of Cell Shape

April 10th, 2015
Landis, J. B., K. L. Ventura, D. E. Soltis, P. S. Soltis, and D. G. Oppenheimer. 2015. Optical Sectioning and 3D Reconstructions as an Alternative to Scanning Electron Microscopy for Analysis of Cell Shape. Applications in Plant Sciences 3:1400112. [View article at publisher’s site]

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MarkerMiner 1.0: A New Application for Phylogenetic Marker Development Using Angiosperm Transcriptomes

April 10th, 2015
Chamala, S., N. García, G. T. Godden, V. Krishnakumar, I. E. Jordon-Thaden, R. D. Smet, W. B. Barbazuk, D. E. Soltis, and P. S. Soltis. 2015. MarkerMiner 1.0: A New Application for Phylogenetic Marker Development Using Angiosperm Transcriptomes. Applications in Plant Sciences 3:1400115. [View article on publisher’s site]

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