Drs. Doug and Pam Soltis’ were co authors on the paper, “Comparison of next generation sequencing technologies for transcriptome characterization” published in the August issue of BMC Genomics. (BMC Genomics 2009, 10:347doi:10.1186/1471-2164-10-347)
Dr. David Smith was coauthor on the paper, “Optimally timing primaquine treatment to reduce Plasmodium falciparum transmission in low endemicity Thai-Myanmar border populations” published in the Malaria Journal. (Malaria Journal 2009, 8:159 doi:10.1186/1475-2875-8-159)
Dr. Michelle Mack’s work on the effect of tundra fires on carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is covered in a story in today’s issue of Nature.
Florida Museum of Natural History graduate student Maribeth Latvis recently received a 2009 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship.
These faculty members and their awarded grants include: Marty Cohn -HHMI Award, David Smith -Gates Foundation Award,and Ted Schuur, Steve Phelps, Sixue Chen, and David Reed -NSF’s CAREER award. These four CAREER grant winners make up 40% of the total… Read More
Ph.D. candidate, Matt Smith’s Master’s research is cited in the latest edition of John’s Alcock’s classic textbook, “An evolutionary approach to animal behavior.”
Postdoctoral associates Polly Campbell and Alexander Ophir and associate professor Steven Phelps’ paper: “Central Vasopressin and Oxytocin Receptor Distributions in Two Species of Singing Mice”, was published in the October 2009 issue the of Journal of Comparative Neurology.
Dr. Scott Robinson is featured in a NOVA Science NOW episode covering the mafia-like and ‘vengeful’ behaviors of Brown-headed Cowbirds (Molothrus ater).
Biology professor Brian McNab was quoted in a July 6 MSNBC story about his research into the possible reasons why dinosaurs were able to grow so large. The story was the result of a News Bureau news release.
Doctoral candidate Larisa R. G. DeSantis was coauthor on the PNAS paper: “Extinction implications of a chenopod browse diet for a giant Pleistocene kangaroo”, which gives evidence that human hunting was the cause of this species ultimate extinction. This paper… Read More