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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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Bernardo Rodríguez got his Galician PhD fellowship!

Congrats Bernardo!

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Bayesian species tree estimation with Guenomu

Finally our paper on Bayesian species tree estimation is published in Systematic Biology, although it has been available (advance access) there since 2014. This is a very nice method implemented by Leo Martins in the software Guenomu, in which a … Continue reading

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Another paper on UCA

Leo and I have published another paper on the UCA test, maybe the last one of a series of papers showing why and how Theobald’s UCA test is biased, and proposing proper ways of doing this   https://biologydirect.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s13062-016-0120-y

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First draft of the mussel genome

Our first draft of the mussel genome has been published in PLoS ONE. http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0151561 We are working on a much more polished genome with more depth and long reads. Hopefully it will be ready very soon. D

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Diego Darriba got his PhD!

Diego Darriba defended today with success (“Sobresaliente cum laude“) his Ph.D thesis entitled “Selection of models of genomic evolution in HPC environments” supervised by Guillermo López (UDC),  Ramón Doallo (UDC) and David Posada (UVIGO). The thesis was carried out jointly carried … Continue reading

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