Archive for June, 2016

Pam and Doug featured on the In Defense of Plants podcast

Tuesday, June 21st, 2016

While visiting a field site for the Dimensions of Biodiversity project in North Carolina, Pam and Doug were interviewed for the InDefenseofPlants.com podcast on Building the Angiosperm Tree of Life.

Check out the podcast: http://www.indefenseofplants.com/podcast/2016/6/19/ep-61-building-the-angiosperm-tree-of-life

Polyploidy: Pitfalls and paths to a paradigm.

Friday, June 17th, 2016
Soltis, D. E., C. J. Visger, D. B. Marchant, and P. S. Soltis. 2016. Polyploidy: Pitfalls and paths to a paradigm. Am. J. Bot., doi: 10.3732/ajb.1500501. [View on publisher’s site]

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A New Resource for the Development of SSR Markers: Millions of Loci from a Thousand Plant Transcriptomes

Friday, June 17th, 2016

Figure 1 from Hodel et al. 2016

Hodel, R. G. J., M. A. Gitzendanner, C. C. Germain-Aubrey, X. Liu, A. A. Crowl, M. Sun, J. B. Landis, M. C. Segovia-Salcedo, N. A. Douglas, S. Chen, D. E. Soltis, and P. S. Soltis. 2016. A New Resource for the Development of SSR Markers: Millions of Loci from a Thousand Plant Transcriptomes. Applications in Plant Sciences 1600024. [View on publisher’s site]
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The Report of My Death was an Exaggeration: A Review for Researchers Using Microsatellites in the 21st Century

Friday, June 17th, 2016
Hodel, R. G. J., M. C. Segovia-Salcedo, J. B. Landis, A. A. Crowl, M. Sun, X. Liu, M. A. Gitzendanner, N. A. Douglas, C. C. Germain-Aubrey, S. Chen, D. E. Soltis, and P. S. Soltis. 2016. The Report of My Death was an Exaggeration: A Review for Researchers Using Microsatellites in the 21st Century. Applications in Plant Sciences 1600025. [View on publisher’s site]

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Pam and Doug awarded the Darwin-Wallace Medal

Friday, June 17th, 2016
Pam and Doug Soltis receiving the Darwin-Wallace Medal

Pam and Doug Soltis receiving the Darwin-Wallace Medal

Pam and Doug Soltis were awarded the 2016 Darwin-Wallace Medal by the Linnean Society of London in recognition of having made major advances in evolutionary biology.

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