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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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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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MINECO Excelence grant awarded to Iria Fernandez Silva!!

Iria Fernandez Silva was awarded a MINECO (Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness) grant to study speciation and hybridization of marine fishes. This research involves researchers from four different countries and combines genomics, ecology and behavioral observations to study the … Continue reading

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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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Our paper on comparison of next-generation sequencing simulators is out

Our review paper about next-generation sequencing simulators is out on Nature Reviews Genetics (advance online publication).   Escalona M, Rocha S, Posada D (2016). A comparison of tools for the simulation of genomic next-generation sequencing data. Nature Reviews Genetics doi:10.1038/nrg.2016.57   Online … 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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