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Eco-evo classification of tumors

Nice to contribute to this consensus statement in Nature Reviews Cancer about classifying tumors according to their ecological and evolutionary features: http://go.nature.com/2fopLbX   

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Multiregional tumor trees are not phylogenies

Our comment about misusing multiregional trees in cancer is out:   Alves JA, Prieto T, Posada D. 2017. Multiregional tumor trees are not phylogenies. Trends in Cancer: 0.1016/j.trecan.2017.06.004   https://t.co/HVb8dVpi6O   Here we show that multiregional tumor trees built from bulk … Continue reading

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Lab wedding greetings

After 15 years and 2 sons, I am finally getting married and my lab made the funniest video ever… Thanks guys! LOL, D  

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Welcome back to Miguel Arenas, now as RyC fellow!

Miguel Arenas just started a PI position here as a Ramon and Cajal fellow, 7 years after defending his PhD in our lab. During his postdoctoral time Miguel has worked in different methodological aspects of population genetics and molecular evolution in … Continue reading

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Welcome to Jose Luis Soto, a new PhD student!

Jose Luis Soto starts today his PhD on cancer population genetics. He got a FPI fellowship associate to pour project CANCERPOP and will be working on understanding intratumoral heterogeneity in colorecta colon cancer from an evolutionary perspective. Welcome to the … Continue reading

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Iria’s research on the Spanish news

http://duvi.uvigo.es/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=12289&Itemid=2 http://www.gciencia.com/mar/o-campus-do-mar-estudara-a-evolucion-xenetica-dos-peixes-anxo-ananos/)

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Juan de la Cierva postdocs are out

Spanish postdoctoral fellowships are out (google “Juan de la Cierva 2016″). If you are interested, want to work in cancer evolution (NGS analysis mainly), and can read some Spanish (sorry) let me know! David

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ERC Starting Grant for Jose Tubío!!

Jose Tubío just got an ERC Starting grant to study marine transmissible cancers!! This is fantastic news for the lab. The project is called “SCUBA CANCERS: Finding the genetic causes of contagious metastases under the sea” Really cool stuff! Some links: … Continue reading

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species tree review in barcode isse

Diego Mallo’s review on species trees in the open access theme issue “From DNA barcodes to biomes” compiled and edited by Paul DN Hebert, Mehrdad Hajibabaei and Peter M Hollingsworth is out. Access content online at bit.ly/PTB1702. The main TOC … Continue reading

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skink paper finally out!

Congrats to Sara for the final publication of her Seychelles skink paper !! It was a lot of work.     Rocha S, Perera A, Silva A, Posada D, Harris J. 2016. Evolutionary history of Trachylepis skinks from the Seychelles islands: introgressive hybridization, morphological … Continue reading

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