Luciano Calderón at Argentina Evolution conference

Luciano Calderón at Argentina Evolution conference: visiting Lab researcher Luciano Calderón is talking today at the first-ever Argentine Evolution meeting (I Reunion Argentina de Biología Evolutiva, in Cordoba, Argentina) about the population genomics of turtle doves across Europe. Luciano visited Cornell in February and worked with postdoc Leo Campagna to …

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David’s talk at Evolution: genomics of hybridizing warblers

David’s talk at Evolution: genomics of hybridizing warblers. Postdoc David Toews’ talk at the Evolution conference in Brazil covered his ongoing work on the hybridization genomics of the Myrtle and Audubon’s forms of Yellow-rumped Warblers, and on admixture mapping that is revealing interesting candidate genes for traits that differ between …

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Leo’s talk at Evolution: genomics of an avian radiation

Leo’s talk at Evolution: genomics of an avian radiation: Leo presented his most recent explorations into genome-wide patterns of divergence in Sporophila seed-eaters using analytical methods pioneered by our collaborators Ilan Gronau and Adam Siepel. This avian radiation is a wonderful test-case of (very) low genetic divergence among a suite …

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Current lab members in Guarujá

Current lab members in Guarujá: six of our current lab members are presenting their research this week at the Evolution conference in Guarujá, Brazil: (from left to right) Jake Berv, David Toews, Stepfane Aguillon, Leo Campagna, Scott Taylor, and Nick Mason. By all reports, their talks and presentations have all …

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Sebastian Cabanne at Evolution: ddRAD studies of Neotropical forest birds

Sebastian Cabanne at Evolution: ddRAD studies of Neotropical forest birds. At the Evolution conference in Brazil, our visiting collaborator from Argentina — Sebastian Cabanne — presented his studies of divergence and gene flow among populations of several Neotropical birds. Some of the underlying data were generated by Sebastian and Leo …

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