Our June PhyloPizza event will take place on Tuesday, June 13, at 5:30pm in the Vertebrate Zoology Seminar Room (WG-33). Dr. Alexandra Mushegian will give a talk entitled “Transmission modes of beneficial microbiota of Daphnia magna.” Join us!
Congratulations to Braun Lab alum Dr. Sarah Kingston! Recent publication of her dissertation work earned the cover of the Journal of Evolutionary Biology. You can find the paper here.
Congrats to Braun lab PhD candidate Noor White on the publication of “Ultraconserved Elements Resolve the Phylogeny of Potoos (Aves: Nyctibiidae),” in Journal of Avian Biology. Paper available here.
We are excited to announce that PhD candidate Noor White has received a three year postdoctoral fellowship award from the National Science Foundation for her project entitled “Visual Adaptation to Nocturnality in Birds.” Congratulations, Noor!
Check out a recently published article from the Braun Lab led by PhD candidate Noor White, “A Multi-Gene Estimate of Higher-Level Phylogenetic Relationships among Nightjars (Aves: Caprimulgidae).” The paper was published in Ornithología Neotropical and is available here. Congrats, Noor!
Happy New Year! Our January PhyloPizza event will take place on Tuesday, January 10, at 5:30pm in the NMNH Vertebrate Zoology Seminar Room (WG-33). Torsten Dikow from the Department of Entomology (NMNH) will give a talk entitled “Fossils to genomes: diverse data to decipher assassin fly (Asilidae) evolution.” Join us!