April PhyloPizza

Our April PhyloPizza event will take place on Tuesday, April 11, at 5:30pm in the Vertebrate Zoology Seminar Room (WG-33). Dr. Arlin Stoltzfus will give a talk entitled “The Phylotastic! Project: Fast and convenient access to the Tree of Life.” Join us!

Braun lab makes the cover of JEB!

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.

The image is a photograph of a collared towhee, Pipilo ocai, on Nevado de Colima, Jalisco, Mexico.
This population of birds is part of a hybrid complex stretching across Mexico. (Photo credit: Sarah E. Kingston)

New Ornithología Neotropical publication!

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!

March PhyloPizza

Our March PhyloPizza event will take place on Tuesday, March 14, 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!

January PhyloPizza

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!

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December PhyloPizza

Our December PhyloPizza event will take place on Tuesday, December 13, at 5:30pm in the NMNH Executive Conference Room (ECR). Hannah Wood from the Department of Entomology (NMNH) will give a talk entitled “The Interplay between Morphology, Function and Biogeography in Palpimanoid Spiders.” Join us!

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October PhyloPizza

Our October PhyloPizza event will take place on Tuesday, October 11, at 5:30pm in the NMNH Executive Conference Room (ECR). Peter Wagner from the Department of Paleobiology (NMNH) will give a talk entitled “Integrating paleobiological theory and methods with fossilized-birth-death and tip-dating methods.” Join us!

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