Spring 2011 Systematics Discussion

Spring 2011 Systematics Discussion

Tue 2:30-3:30 pm

8024 Haworth

Date Disc. Leader Paper
Feb 1 "Stay Warm in a Taun-Taun" "Battle for Hoth"
Feb 8 Charles W. Linkem Global Warming, Elevational Range Shifts, and Lowland Biotic Attrition in the Wet Tropics. (Colwell et al. 2008. Science Vol 322 no. 5899 pp. 258-261; http://www.sciencemag.org/content/322/5899/258.abstract)
Feb 15 Mark Holder Primary Controls on Species Richness in Higher Taxa. (Daniel L. Rabosky. 2010. Systematic Biology. Vol 59: 634-645; http://sysbio.oxfordjournals.org/content/59/6/634.full)
Feb 22 Joanna Cielocha Decay of similarity with host phylogenetic distance in parasite faunas (Poulin, R. 2010. Parasitology Volume 137, Issue 04: 733-741. DOI: 10.1017/S0031182009991491. http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayAbstract?fromPage=online&aid=7399036)
Mar 1 Paulyn Cartwright Bleidorn, C., Podsiadlowski, L., Zhong, M., Eeckhaut, I., Hartmann, S., Halanych, K. M., Tiedemann, R. 2009. On the phylogenetic position of Myzostomida: Can 77 genes get it wrong? BMC Evolutionary Biology 9:150. (Link: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2148/9/150)

Philippe, H. et al. 2011. Acoelomorph flatworms are deuterostomes related to Xenoturbella. Nature 470, 255-58 (2011). (Link: http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v470/n7333/full/nature09676.html)
Mar 8 Jamie Oaks Yu et al. 2011. Coalescent histories on phylogenetic networks and detection of hybridization despite lineage sorting. Systematic Biology 60:138-149. (Link: http://sysbio.oxfordjournals.org/content/60/2/138.full)
Mar 15 Steve Sanders Richards et al. 2009. Phylogenomic analysis demonstrates a pattern of rare and ancient horizontal gene transfer between plants and fungi. The Plant Cell. 21:1897-1911. (Link: http://www.plantcell.org/content/21/7/1897.short)
Mar 22 -- Spring "Work" --
Mar 29 Bastian Bentlage Pick et al. 2010. Improved Phylogenomic Taxon Sampling Noticeably Affects Nonbilaterian Relationships. Molecular Biology and Evolution 27(9):1983-1987. doi:10.1093/molbev/msq089

Philippe et al. 2011. Resolving Difficult Phylogenetic Questions: Why More Sequences Are Not Enough. PLoS Biology 9(3):e1000602 doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.1000602
Apr 5 Anthony Barley (Cancelled)
Apr 12 Allison Fuiten Lauren M. Chan, Jason L. Brown, Anne D. Yoder, Integrating statistical genetic and geospatial methods brings new power to phylogeography, Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, In Press, Corrected Proof, Available online 23 February 2011, ISSN 1055-7903, DOI: 10.1016/j.ympev.2011.01.020.
Apr 19 Taro Jansen et al. 2010. Phylogeny, divergence-time estimation, biogeography and social parasite–host relationships of the Holarctic ant genus Myrmica (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 56(1): 294-304. (view online here)
Apr 26 Derrick Matthew D. Rasmussen and Manolis Kellis. 2011. A Bayesian Approach for Fast and Accurate Gene Tree Reconstruction. >Molecular Biology and Evolution. 28(1). 273-290. ( http://mbe.oxfordjournals.org/content/28/1/273.full )
May 3 Andrea Wiens, JJ. 2011. Re-evolution of lost mandibular teeth in frogs after more than 200 million years, and re-evaluation of Dollo's law. Evolution 65(5): 1283-1296. (link).
May 10 Jeet Gray et al. 2011. Testing Spatiotemporal Hypothesis of Bacterial Evolution Using Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus ST239 Genome-wide Data within a Bayesian Framework. Mol Biol Evol 28(5): 1593-1603

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