Lab Meeting

Spring 2020

Jan 8- Conference Call
Jan 29- Rinker et al. Polar bear evolution is marked by rapid changes in gene copy number in response to dietary shift
Feb 5- Conference Call and Project Updates
Feb 12- Chen et al. Allele frequency dynamics in a pedigreed natural population
Feb 19- Card et al. Genomic Basis of Convergent Island Phenotypes in Boa Constrictors
Feb 26-
March 4-
March 11- No Meeting- Spring Break
March 18-
March 25-
April 1-
April 8-
April 15-
April 22-
April 29- Puckett Practice Talk for CSEE

Fall 2019

Aug 28- Conference Call
Sept 4- Balisi et al- Dietary specialization is linked to reduced species durations in North American fossil canids
Sept 11- Pappa et al- The bear necessities: A new dental microwear database for the interpretation of palaeodiet in fossil Ursidae
Sept 18- Pollard Practice Talk & Conference Call
Sept 25- No Meeting- International Sun Bear Symposium
Oct 2- No Meeting
Oct 9- Figueirido et al- Ecomorphological correlates of craniodental variation in bears and paleobiological implications for extinct taxa: an approach based on geometric morphometrics
Oct 16- Tarquini et al- Evolution of the Carnassial in Living Mammalian Carnivores: Diet, Phylogeny, and Allometry & Conference Call
Oct 23- Feigin et al- Widespread cis-regulatory convergence between the extinct Tasmanian tiger and gray wolf
Oct 30- Tollis et al- Comparative Genomics Reveals Accelerated Evolution in Conserved Pathways during the Diversification of Anole Lizards
Nov 6- Tollis et al- Return to the Sea, Get Huge, Beat Cancer: An Analysis of Cetacean Genomes Including an Assembly for the Humpback Whale (Megaptera novaeangliae)
Nov 13- Project Updates
Nov 20- Project Updates
Nov 27- No Meeting- Thanksgiving
Dec 4- Conference Call

Spring 2019

Jan 23- Kierepka and Latch- High gene flow in the American badger overrides habitat preferences and limits broadscale genetic structure
Jan 30- Kim et al- Comparison of carnivore, omnivore, and herbivore mammalian genomes with a new leopard assembly
Feb 6- Giglio et al- Pedigree‐based genetic management improves bison conservation
Feb 13- Thybert et al- Repeat associated mechanisms of genome evolution
and function revealed by the Mus caroli and Mus pahari genomes
Feb 20- Young et al- Conserved transcriptomic profiles underpin monogamy
across vertebrates
Feb 27- Baurens et al-Recombination and Large Structural Variations Shape Interspecific Edible Bananas Genomes
March 6- No Meeting- Spring Break
March 13- Hu et al- Comparative genomics reveals convergent evolution between the bamboo-eating giant and red pandas
March 20- Kaelin and Barsh-Genetics of Pigmentation in Dogs and Cats
March 27- Mallarino et al- Developmental mechanisms of stripe patterns in rodents
April 3- No Meeting- Association of Southeastern Biologists Meeting
April 10- Imsland et al- Regulatory mutations in TBX3disrupt asymmetric hair pigmentation that underlies Dun camouflage color in horses
April 17- Pimiento et al- Evolutionary pathways toward gigantism in sharks and rays
April 24- No Meeting- Eastern Black Bear Workshop
May 1- Mitterboeck et al- Positive and relaxed selection associated with flight evolution and loss in insect transcriptomes