Systematics Discussion Spring 2014

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Meeting: Tue 2:30-3:30 pm in 6031 Haworth

Systematics Discussion Spring 2014

Date Disc. Leader Paper
Feb 18 Mark Nicholas J. Matzke, Patrick M. Shih, Cheryl A. Kerfeld "Bayesian Analysis of Congruence of Core Genes in Prochlorococcus and Synechococcus and Implications on Horizontal Gene Transfer" PLosOne. Published: January 21, 2014. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0085103
Feb 25 Emily Jane Joel Sjöstrand, Ali Tofigh, Vincent Daubin, Lars Arvestad, Bengt Sennblad, and Jens Lagergren "A Bayesian Method for Analyzing Lateral Gene Transfer" Systematic Biology doi: 10.1093/sysbio/syu007
Mar 4 Kirsten Emiliano Dell'Ampio et al "Decisive Datasets in Phylogenomics: Lessons from Studies on the Phylogenetic Relationships of Primarily Wingless Insects" Mol Biol Evol, October 18, 2013 doi:10.1093/molbev/mst196,
Andre J. Aberer, Denis Krompass, and Alexandros Stamatakis " Pruning Rogue Taxa Improves Phylogenetic Accuracy: An Efficient Algorithm and Webservice" Syst Biol (2013) 62 (1): 162-166, September 6, 2012 doi:10.1093/sysbio/sys078
Mar 11 Paulyn Oliver Niehuis et al" "Genomic and Morphological Evidence Converge to Resolve the Enigma of Strepsiptera" Current Biology 22, 1309–1313, July 24, 2012, DOI 10.1016/j.cub.2012.05.018
Mar 18 Spring Break
Mar 25 Sally Tilton Smith et al. "Target capture and massively parallel sequencing of ultraconserved elements (UCEs) for comparative studies at shallow evolutionary time scales
Apr 1 Devin Rabosky et al. "Analysis and Visualization of Complex Macroevolutionary Dynamics: an Example from Australian Scincid Lizards
Apr 8 Leo Leonidas Salichos and Antonis Rokas "Inferring ancient divergences requires genes with strong phylogenetic signals. Nature 497, 327–331 (16 May 2013) doi:10.1038/nature12130
Apr 15 Matt Daniel Moen and Helene Morlon" " Why does diversification slow down? Trends in Ecology & Evolution, April 2014, Vol. 29, No. 4 doi:10.1016/j.tree.2014.01.010
Apr 22 Taro Alexandrou et al. " Genome duplication and multiple evolutionary origins of complex migratory behavior in Salmonidae Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 69 (2013) 514–523, doi:10.1016/j.ympev.2013.07.026
Apr 29 Rich Simmapping demo
May 6

Systematics Discussion Fall 2013

Meeting: Tue 2:30-3:30 pm in 8024 Haworth

Date Disc. Leader Paper
Sept. 24 Devin Bloom Jeremy M. Beaulieu, Brian C. O'Meara and Michael J. Donoghue. 2013 "Identifying Hidden Rate Changes in the Evolution of a Binary Morphological Character: The Evolution of Plant Habit in Campanulid Angiosperms, Systematic Biology, 62(5) p.725-737. doi: 10.1093/sysbio/syt034
Oct. 1 Mark Holder Franz, N. M. & R. K. Peet. 2009. "Towards a language for mapping relationships among taxonomic concepts". Systematics and Biodiversity. 7: 5-20.
Oct. 8 Rich Glor Missing Data
Oct. 15 Fall Break Enjoy!
Oct. 22 Taro Eldredge Wayne P. Maddison and Genevi`eve Leduc-Robert. 2013 "Multiple Origins Of Sex Chromosome Fusions Correlated With Chiasma Localization In Habronattus Jumping Spiders (Araneae:Salticidae)", Evolution, 67(8) p.2258–2272. doi:10.1111/evo.12109
Oct. 29 Paulyn Cartwright Roure B, Baurain D, Philippe H. 2013 "Impact of Missing Data on Phylogenies Inferred from Empirical Phylogenomic Data Sets. ", MBE, 30(1) 197-214. doi: 10.1093/molbev/mss208
Nov. 5 Emily Jane McTavish Boussau B et al. (2013) "Genome-scale co-estimation of species and gene trees". Genome Research 23:323–330.
Nov. 12 Did not meet
Nov. 19 Steve Davis Hervé Seligmann, "Positive correlations between molecular and morphological rates of evolution", Journal of Theoretical Biology, Volume 264, Issue 3, 7 June 2010, Pages 799-807, ISSN 0022-5193,
Nov. 26 TBA
Dec. 3 TBA
Dec. 10 TBA

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