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!
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!
We’re baaack!! The first PhyloPizza event of the 2016-17 season will take place on Tuesday, September 13, at 5:30pm in the NMNH Vertebrate Zoology Seminar Room (WG-33). Prosanta Chakrabarty of Louisiana State University will kick off our season with a talk entitled “What is the Future of Systematics?” Join us!
The Red Siskin Initiative is getting remarkable press in 2016 including a feature in the largest newspaper in Guyana, an article in the June Atlantic Magazine and most recently featured in the most important newspaper in Venezuela! Check out the latter article here.
The Braun Lab will be well represented at this year’s Evolution meeting in Austin, TX. Come see our presentations:
Noor White — “Progress in Resolving the Avian Tree of Life” during the Phylogenomics poster session, Saturday June 18th 5:45-7:45 PM.
HC Lim — “Comparative population genomics of bird species from Indo-Burma and Sundaland using UCE markers and historical DNA” during the Comparative Phylogeography I session, Monday June 20th 2:45-4:00 PM.
Andrew Gottscho — “Zoogeography of the San Andreas Fault system: Great Pacific Fracture Zones correspond with spatially concordant phylogeographic boundaries in western North America” during the Comparative Phylogeography II session, Tuesday June 21st 9:00-10:15 AM.
The Red Siskin Initiative was recently featured in a piece on the Smithsonian Institute for Biodiversity Genomics website–check it out here. The Red Siskin Initiative is led by members of the Braun lab. Check out the ‘Red Siskin Conservation’ tab to learn more about the project.