Events

Evolution Journal Club

JOURNAL CLUB - 16.00, Tuesday 5 August 2014
Paper tba.

JOURNAL CLUB - 16.00, Tuesday 3 June 2014
Ancient DNA reveals elephant birds and kiwi are sister taxa and clarifies ratite bird evolution
Mitchell et al. (2014) Science, 344: 898-900.

JOURNAL CLUB - 16.00, Tuesday 6 May, 2014
Genesis and pathogenesis of the 1918 pandemic H1N1 influenza A virus
Worobey et al. (2014) Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA, in press.

JOURNAL CLUB - 16.00, Tuesday 1 April, 2014
Macroevolutionary speciation rates are decoupled from the evolution of intrinsic reproductive isolation in Drosophila and birds
Rabosky & Matute (2013) Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA, 110: 15354-15359.

2013

JOURNAL CLUB - 16.00, Tuesday 12 November, 2013
Phylogenomics resolves evolutionary relationships among ants, bees, and wasps
Johnson et al. (2013) Current Biology, 23: 1-5.

JOURNAL CLUB - 16.00, Tuesday 3 September, 2013
Extraordinary micro-endemism in Australian desert spring amphipods
Murphy et al. (2013) Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 66: 645-653.

JOURNAL CLUB - 11.00, Tuesday 6 August, 2013
Sequencing Y chromosomes resolves discrepancy in time to common ancestor of males versus females
Poznik et al. (2013) Science, 341: 562-565.

JOURNAL CLUB - 11.00, Tuesday 4 June, 2013
Inferring ancient divergences requires genes with strong phylogenetic signals
Salichos & Rokas (2013) Nature, in press.

JOURNAL CLUB - 11.00, Tuesday 21 May, 2013
Inferring recent historic abundance from current genetic diversity
Palsbøll et al. (2013) Molecular Ecology, 22: 22-40.

JOURNAL CLUB - 11.00, Tuesday 7 May, 2013
Genetic analysis of novel avian A(H7N9) influenza viruses isolated from patients in China, February to April 2013
Kageyama et al. (2013) Eurosurveillance, 18: 2.

JOURNAL CLUB - 11.00, Tuesday 9 April, 2013
On the immortality of television sets: “Function” in the human genome according to the evolution-free gospel of ENCODE
Graur et al. (2013) Genome Biology and Evolution, 5: 578-590.

JOURNAL CLUB - 11.00, Tuesday 12 March, 2013
Assessing the role of cladogenesis in macroevolution by integrating fossil and molecular evidence
Strotz & Allen (2013) Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA, in press.

JOURNAL CLUB - 11.00, Tuesday 26 February, 2013
Evolution of multicellularity coincided with increased diversification of cyanobacteria and the Great Oxidation Event
Schirrmeister et al. (2013) Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA, 110: 1791-1796.

JOURNAL CLUB - 11.00, Tuesday 12 February, 2013
Widespread horizontal transfer of retrotransposons
Walsh et al. (2013) Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA, in press.

Past meetings