February 28th, 2014
By Gitzendanner, Matt

The Soltis Lab

Scientists and students in the Soltis Lab are currently working with a variety of technologies to investigate mechanisms of speciation, evolutionary relationships and character evolution in flowering and land plants at all taxonomic levels. Current projects include the study of higher level phylogenetic relationships and character evolution in the angiosperms, floral evolution, the genetic and genomic consequences of polyploidy, conservation genetics of rare plants, phylogeography, and biogeography. Please explore our website for more information on our research.
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Digitization protocol for scoring reproductive phenology from herbarium specimens of seed plants

March 1st, 2018
By Gitzendanner, Matt

Yost, J. M., P. W. Sweeney, E. Gilbert, G. Nelson, R. Guralnick, A. S. Gallinat, E. R. Ellwood, N. Rossington, C. G. Willis, S. D. Blum, R. L. Walls, E. M. Haston, M. W. Denslow, C. M. Zohner, A. B. Morris, B. J. Stucky, J. R. Carter, D. G. Baxter, K. Bolmgren, E. G. Denny, E. Dean, K. D. Pearson, C. C. Davis, B. D. Mishler, P. S. Soltis, and S. J. Mazer. n.d. Digitization protocol for scoring reproductive phenology from herbarium specimens of seed plants. Appl Plant Sci [View on publisher’s site]

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Herbarium data: Global biodiversity and societal botanical needs for novel research

March 1st, 2018
By Gitzendanner, Matt

James, S. A., P. S. Soltis, L. Belbin, A. D. Chapman, G. Nelson, D. L. Paul, and M. Collins. n.d. Herbarium data: Global biodiversity and societal botanical needs for novel research. Appl Plant Sci [View on publisher’s site]

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Evolutionary history of the angiosperm flora of China

March 1st, 2018
By Gitzendanner, Matt

Lu, L.-M., L.-F. Mao, T. Yang, J.-F. Ye, B. Liu, H.-L. Li, M. Sun, J. T. Miller, S. Mathews, H.-H. Hu, Y.-T. Niu, D.-X. Peng, Y.-H. Chen, S. A. Smith, M. Chen, K.-L. Xiang, C.-T. Le, V.-C. Dang, A.-M. Lu, P. S. Soltis, D. E. Soltis, J.-H. Li, and Z.-D. Chen. 2018. Evolutionary history of the angiosperm flora of China. Nature 554:234–238. [View on publisher’s site]

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Phylogeny and Evolution of the Angiosperms: Revised and Updated Edition

February 6th, 2018
By Gitzendanner, Matt

Soltis, D., P. Soltis, P. Endress, M. W. Chase, S. Manchester, W. Judd, L. Majure, and E. Mavrodiev. 2018. Phylogeny and Evolution of the Angiosperms: Revised and Updated Edition. University of Chicago Press.

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Worldwide Engagement for Digitizing Biocollections (WeDigBio): The Biocollections Community’s Citizen-Science Space on the Calendar

February 6th, 2018
By Gitzendanner, Matt

Ellwood, E. R., P. Kimberly, R. Guralnick, P. Flemons, K. Love, S. Ellis, J. M. Allen, J. H. Best, R. Carter, S. Chagnoux, R. Costello, M. W. Denslow, B. A. Dunckel, M. M. Ferriter, E. E. Gilbert, C. Goforth, Q. Groom, E. R. Krimmel, R. LaFrance, J. L. Martinec, A. N. Miller, J. Minnaert-Grote, T. Nash, P. Oboyski, D. L. Paul, K. D. Pearson, N. D. Pentcheff, M. A. Roberts, C. E. Seltzer, P. S. Soltis, R. Stephens, P. W. Sweeney, M. von Konrat, A. Wall, R. Wetzer, C. Zimmerman, and A. R. Mast. 2018. Worldwide Engagement for Digitizing Biocollections (WeDigBio): The Biocollections Community’s Citizen-Science Space on the Calendar. BioScience, doi: 10.1093/biosci/bix143.

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Evolutionary and domestication history of Cucurbita (pumpkin and squash) species inferred from 44 nuclear loci

December 31st, 2017
By Gitzendanner, Matt

Graphical abstract from Kates et al. 2017

Graphical abstract from Kates et al. 2017

Kates, H. R., P. S. Soltis, and D. E. Soltis. 2017. Evolutionary and domestication history of Cucurbita (pumpkin and squash) species inferred from 44 nuclear loci. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 111:98–109. [View on Publisher’s site]

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Cytogeography of Callisia section Cuthbertia (Commelinaceae)

December 31st, 2017
By Gitzendanner, Matt

Molgo, I. E., D. E. Soltis, and P. S. Soltis. 2017. Cytogeography of Callisia section Cuthbertia (Commelinaceae). Comparative Cytogenetics 11(4):553–577. [View on publisher’s site]

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Insights into the historical assembly of East Asian subtropical evergreen broadleaved forests revealed by the temporal history of the tea family

December 31st, 2017
By Gitzendanner, Matt

Yu, X.-Q., L.-M. Gao, D. E. Soltis, P. S. Soltis, J.-B. Yang, L. Fang, S.-X. Yang, and D.-Z. Li. 2017. Insights into the historical assembly of East Asian subtropical evergreen broadleaved forests revealed by the temporal history of the tea family. New Phytol 215:1235–1248. [View on publisher’s site]

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Detecting alternatively spliced transcript isoforms from single-molecule long-read sequences without a reference genome

December 31st, 2017
By Gitzendanner, Matt

Liu, X., W. Mei, P. S. Soltis, D. E. Soltis, and W. B. Barbazuk. 2017. Detecting alternatively spliced transcript isoforms from single-molecule long-read sequences without a reference genome. Mol Ecol Resour 17:1243–1256. [View on publisher’s site]

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Adding loci improves phylogeographic resolution in red mangroves despite increased missing data: comparing microsatellites and RAD-Seq and investigating loci filtering

December 31st, 2017
By Gitzendanner, Matt

Hodel, R. G. J., S. Chen, A. C. Payton, S. F. McDaniel, P. Soltis, and D. E. Soltis. 2017. Adding loci improves phylogeographic resolution in red mangroves despite increased missing data: comparing microsatellites and RAD-Seq and investigating loci filtering. Scientific Reports 7:17598. [View on publisher’s site]

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