Martin starts his Post doc in the lab of Sam Flaxman at University of Colorado
Martin Schilling successfully defends his dissertation on evolutionary genetics of Boechera
Martin presented some of his Boechera work at the annual meeting of the Society for the Study of Evolution, Austin TX
Schilling MP. 2016. Gene flow and mating system variation in the face of facultative asexuality. Conference link
November, 2015October, 2015
Research on Galapagos Pteridium published in AoB Plants
Wolf PG, Rowe CA, Der JP, Schilling MP, Visger CJ, Thomson J. 2015. Origins and diversity of a cosmopolitan fern genus on an island archipelago. AoB Plants 7: plv118; DOI: 10.1093/aobpla/plv118
"An Exploration into Fern Genome Space" by Wolf et al.
Published in Genome Biology and Evolution 7: 2533-2544. Link to open access version
Aaron, Paul, and Carol attend International Conference in Washington DC
Aaron, Paul, and Carol attend International Conference on Lycophyte and Fern Research. We also met up with former lab member Josh Der and other pteridologists at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington DC. The lab presented three talks.
Mark Ellis leads the latest effort on the buckwheat front, examining new samples of the rare Niles' Buckwheat. The paper is published as open access in Phytotaxa
Ellis MW, PG Wolf, S Bardot, JA Walton, CA Rowe, S Kulpa, and KA Mock. 2015. Further Examination of the Geographic Range of Eriogonum corymbosum var. nilesii (Polygonaceae). Phytotaxa 203: 279–286. link Link
Aaron Duffy's paper on Hymenophyllum
Aaron's paper on the distribution of Hymenophyllum writghtii in north America, published in the American fern Journal. Link to Abstract
Paul and Carol join OTS course on tropical ferns and lycophytes
Paul and Carol traveled to Costa Rica to join an OTS (Organization of Tropical Studies) course in ferns and lycophytes, led by Robbin Moran and Eddie Watkins.
Aaron Duffy defends PhD dissertation
Aaron Duffy successfully defended his dissertation Friday November 7. On Monday 10th he started as a post doc in the toxicology lab of Roger Coulomb.
Fern Genome ideas published in GigaScience
Sessa, E.B., J.A. Banks, M.S. Barker, J.P. Der, A.M. Duffy, S.W. Graham, M. Hasebe, J. Langdale, F.W. Li, D.B. Marchant, K.M. Pryer, C.J. Rothfels, S.J. Roux, M.L. Salmi, E.M. Sigel, D.E. Soltis, P.S. Soltis, D.W. Stevenson, and P.G. Wolf. 2014. Between two fern genomes. GigaScience 3: 15.
Martin Schilling attends two workshops
Martin Schilling spent one week in July at the Summer Institute in Statistical Genetics at University of Washington, where he received a scholarship to attend two modules, MCMC in Genetics and Coalescent Theory. Martin then spent one week at Kellogg Biological Station at Michigan State University, and co-lectured the NGS Summer Course 2014 , dealing with the analysis of Next-Generation-Sequence Data.
July 30, 2014
Papers presented at the Annual meeting of the Botanical Society of America
Ellis, Mark W; Mock, Karen E.; Wolf , Paul G; Bardot, Shannon; Walton, James A.; Kulpa, Sarah M; Rowe, Carol A. 2014. Further Examination of the Geographic Range of Niles’s Buckwheat.
Wolf, P.G, J. P. Der, F-W Li, C. J. Rothfels, M. A. Gitzendanner, C. J. Visger, D. B. Marchant, D. E. Soltis, P. S. Soltis, K. M. Pryer. 2014. An exploration of fern genome space.
Duffy, A. M., D. Farrar, P. G. Wolf. 2014. Exploring the population genetics of independent gametophytes of Crepidomanes intricatum (Farrar) Ebihara & Weakley (Hymenophyllaceae) using genotyping-by-sequencing.
June 19, 2014
Paper published in the International Journal of Science Education
Campbell, T. D., B. A. ZuWallack, D.T, M. Longhurst, B. Shelton, P. G. Wolf. 2014. An examination of the changes in science teaching orientations and technology-enhanced tools for student learning in the context of professional development. International Journal of Science Education. 36: 1815-1848.
May 6-7, 2014
1KP Sporophyte-Gametophyte Transcriptome Meeting
Paul helped organize a small meeting on transcriptome data from sporophytes and gametophytes. Held at the Florida Museum of Natural History on University of Florida campus, Gainesville.
March 26, 2014
Paper Accepted in PLoS ONE
The aspen GBS paper, led by Martin and Karen, is accepted in PLoS ONE. Citation: Schilling, M., Wolf, P. G., Duffy, A. M., Rai, H. S., Richardson, B. A., Mock, K. E. 2014. Genotyping-by-sequencing for Populus population genomics: an assessment of genome sampling patterns and filtering approaches. PLoS One 9(4): e95292