Author Archives: dposada

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  

Posted in Social | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Lab, People | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Lab, People, PhD | Leave a comment

Iria’s research on the Spanish news

Posted in News, Research | Tagged | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Research | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Research | Leave a comment

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 The main TOC … Continue reading

Posted in Publications, Research | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Research | Leave a comment

Bernardo Rodríguez got his Galician PhD fellowship!

Congrats Bernardo!

Posted in Research | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Research | Leave a comment