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Kolaczkowski Lab receives 3-year NSF award to examine the molecular-functional evolution of RNAi

Published: Jul 24th, 2014

The Kolaczkowski Lab┬áhas just received NSF funding to study the evolution of RNA interference (RNAi) in animals and plants, and we’re looking for a talented postdoc to help head the… Read More

Steve Manchester, Pam Soltis and Greg Stull receive NSF grant: DISSERTATION RESEARCH: Integrating genomic and paleobotanical data for phylogenetic and biogeographic reconstruction in the basal lamiid family Icacinaceae

Published: Aug 27th, 2013

ABSTRACT Numerous plant groups?approximately 330 families and 60 genera?have distribution patterns spanning the tropical regions of South America, Africa, and Australasia. These complex modern distribution patterns suggest a dynamic history… Read More

Pam Soltis and Nicolas Garcia receive NSF grant: DISSERTATION RESEARCH: Reticulation and chromosomal evolution in Amaryllidaceae tribe Hippeastreae

Published: Aug 27th, 2013

ABSTRACT This project seeks to examine reticulate evolution in a chromosomally diverse group of Neotropical flowering plants, the Amaryllidaceae (amaryllis family). The generic classification of Amaryllidaceae tribe Hippeastreae, which includes… Read More

Doug Soltis and Maribeth Latvis receive NSF Grant: DISSERTATION RESEARCH: Tracking Timing of Migration and Diversification Across North and South America in Agalinis (Orobanchaceae)

Published: Aug 27th, 2013

ABSTRACT The underlying evolutionary history, or phylogeny, of organisms from diverse biomes provide a framework for understanding where these lineages originated geographically, how they have subsequently diversified, and how these… Read More

Jiri Hulcr receives NFS Grant: Collaborative research: The Pygmy Borers (Col., Scolytinae: Cryphalini): revision of genera, evolution of the genome, and modernization of insect systematics

Published: Aug 27th, 2013

ABSTRACT Bark beetles are among the most damaging pests, and a diverse group of insects which are difficult to identify. This project will revise the classification and evolutionary history of… Read More

Nico Cellinese receives NSF CAREER award on research in the Mediterranean Basin

Published: Mar 5th, 2010

ABSTRACT CAREER: Evolution in the Eastern Mediterranean Campanulaceae – Integrating Information Management and Scientific Workflows in Daily Research and Teaching This project will explore biological diversity and biogeography of Campanulaceae… Read More