Archive for April, 2015

Jacob Landis wins the FLMNH poster competition!

Friday, April 10th, 2015

jblandisCongratulations to Jacob Landis who won the FLMNH Student Research Exhibit Best Poster award or 2014-2015! Jacob’s poster reported on the development of outreach activities working with high school students to conduct plant systematics and forensics research experiences.

Out of the Water: Origin and Diversification of the LBD Gene Family

Friday, April 10th, 2015

Out of the Water: Origin and Diversification of the LBD Gene Family. 2015. Chanderbali, A. S., F. He, P. S. Soltis, D. E. Soltis. Molecular Biology and Evolution. Accepted manuscript available.

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Optical Sectioning and 3D Reconstructions as an Alternative to Scanning Electron Microscopy for Analysis of Cell Shape

Friday, April 10th, 2015
Landis, J. B., K. L. Ventura, D. E. Soltis, P. S. Soltis, and D. G. Oppenheimer. 2015. Optical Sectioning and 3D Reconstructions as an Alternative to Scanning Electron Microscopy for Analysis of Cell Shape. Applications in Plant Sciences 3:1400112. [View article at publisher’s site]

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MarkerMiner 1.0: A New Application for Phylogenetic Marker Development Using Angiosperm Transcriptomes

Friday, April 10th, 2015
Chamala, S., N. García, G. T. Godden, V. Krishnakumar, I. E. Jordon-Thaden, R. D. Smet, W. B. Barbazuk, D. E. Soltis, and P. S. Soltis. 2015. MarkerMiner 1.0: A New Application for Phylogenetic Marker Development Using Angiosperm Transcriptomes. Applications in Plant Sciences 3:1400115. [View article on publisher’s site]

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Charlotte Germain-Aubry presents on Women in Science and Engineering

Thursday, April 9th, 2015

Charlotte Germain-Aubrey

iDigBio Post Doc Charlotte Germain-Aubrey recently visited Sacred Heart University to speak on iDigBio’s climate change research as well as to present on challenges facing women in science and engineering. SHU wrote up a great news article on her visit.

Charlotte presented her talk titled “Inspiring Girls in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics): The Importance of Immersion and Timing” to a group of middle school science teachers.