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Listing of news from the Institute of Bioinformatics at University of Georgia

Recent Graduate Publishes Paper

Recent graduate Dr. Daniel McSkimming has published a paper in Molecular BioSystems.

His paper, “KinView: a visual comparative sequence analysis tool for integrated kinome research” can be viewed here.

Dr. Shannon Quinn to Co-chair Workshop

Dr. Shannon Quinn will be co-chairing the OSBD BigData Conference workshop, hosted by the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, on December 508, 2016. The conference workshop is being held in Washington, D.C.

For more information click here.

Dr. Travis Glenn Published Two Papers in Special Issue

Dr. Travis Glenn has published two papers in a special issue of Molecular Ecology Resources.

The papers were included in a special issue that Dr. Glenn was asked to co-edit. The papers are: “Capturing Darwin’s dream” and :RADcap: Sequence capture of dual-digest RADseq libraries with identifiable duplicates and reduced missing data”.

References are below and the papers can be found here and here.

 

Glenn, T. C., B. C. Faircloth. 2016. Capturing Darwin’s dream. Molecular Ecology Resources 16(5):1051-1058. doi: 10.1111/1755-0998.12574; PMID: 27543423

Hoffberg, S. L., T. J. Kieran, J. M. Catchen, A. Devault, B. C. Faircloth, R. Mauricio, T. C. Glenn. 2016. RADcap: Sequence capture of dual-digest RADseq libraries with identifiable duplicates and reduced missing data. Molecular Ecology Resources 16(5):1264-1278. doi: 10.1111/1755-0998.12566; PMID:27416967

Publication by Dr. Travis Glenn now in Print

Dr. Travis Glenn has published a paper in Systems Biology. “Analysis of a rapid evolutionary radiation using ultraconserved elements (UCEs): Evidence for a bias in some multispecies coalescent methods” is reference below and you can read it online here.

Meiklejohn, K. A., B. C. Faircloth, T. C. Glenn, R. T. Kimball, and E. L. Braun. 2016. Analysis of a rapid evolutionary radiation using ultraconserved elements (UCEs): Evidence for a bias in some multispecies coalescent methods.  Systematic Biology 65(4): 612-627. doi: 10.1093/sysbio/syw014

Dr. Travis Glenn Publishes in Systematic Biology

“Sequence capture versus restriction site associated DNA sequencing for shallow systematics” has been published in Systematic Biology. The paper can be read here and the reference is below.

 

Harvey, M. G., B. T. Smith, T. C. Glenn, B. C. Faircloth, and R. T. Brumfield. (2016) Sequence capture versus restriction site associated DNA sequencing for shallow systematics. Systematic Biology Syst Biol (2016) 65 (5): 910-924. doi: 10.1093/sysbio/syw036

Recent Graduate Accepts Position

Dr. Chi Zhang, recent graduate in the Bioinformatics program, has accepted a position at the Indiana University School of Medicine. Dr. Zhang will be an assistant professor in the Department of Medical and Molecular Genetics and his research will be associated with the Center for Computational Biology and Bioinformatics.

We offer congratulations and wish him good luck on his new endeavors!