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
( http://mbe.oxfordjournals.org/content/27/9/1983.abstract )

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
( http://www.plosbiology.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pbio.1... ) 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.
( http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/B6WNH-527PRMD-3/2/b680244a9... ) 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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