Publications & Presentations

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The projects of students from this program have resulted in publications in journals and presentations at national meetings. REU students are in bold:

Publications

 

Archibald, J.K, Kephart, S.R., Theiss, K.E., Petrosky, A.L., Culley, T.M. 2015. Multilocus phylogenetic inference in subfamily Chlorogaloideae and related genera of Agavaceae - informing questions in taxonomy at multiple ranks.  Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution.  84: 266-283.

Colyott, K., C. Odu, and J.M. Gleason. 2016.  Dissection of signaling modalities and courtship timing reveals a novel signal in Drosophila saltans courtship.  Animal Behaviour 120: 93-101 doi:10.1016/j.anbehav.2016.07.015

Niehaus, P. 2014 Performance study of supertree methods. KU Journal of Undergraduate Research.  Summer 2013 - Spring 2014:41-45 .

Presentations

Arquilla, A.M., P. Roy and J.M. Gleason. 2016. The Role of Visual Signals in Drosophila biarmipes Courtship. Presented at the annual meeting of the Animal Behavior Society, Columbia, MO. Poster.

Cole, T.J., and J.R. Walters. 2016. Molecular Evolution of Sperm Proteins in Danaus Butterflies. Emerging Researchers National Conference in STEM, Washington D.C.  Poster.

Colyott, K, C. OduDrosophila saltans courtship and mating.  Contributed poster. Annual Meeting of the Kansas Academy of Science and the Kansas Entomological Society (Presented by K. Colyott).

Dörnhofer, H., B. Foster and J. Forsythe.  2016.  Stand composition, structures, and dynamics in a mature oakhickory forest of northeastern Kansas.  Emerging Researchers National Conference in STEM, Washington D.C.  Poster.

Dixon, J. and A.E.Z. Short.  2014.  Distribution and species richness modeling of the water scavenger beetle genus Tropisternus in Northeastern South America (Coleoptera: Hydrophilidae).  Contributed poster.  SACNAS.  Los Angeles, CA.

Freeman, C. Resolving diversity: Phylogenetic analysis & ecological niche modeling of Crassula,” Contributed talk.  Midstates Consortium for Math and Science Undergraduate Symposium. St. Louis, MO. Nov 2013.

Freeman, C. Resolving diversity: Phylogenetic analysis & ecological niche modeling of Crassula,” Contributed poster.  Beloit College Department of Biology Research Presentation. Beloit, WI. Oct 2013.

Jacobs, J., C. Hutter and R.E. Glor. 2015.  Phylogenetic analysis of the Mantidactylus lugubris complex with the description of a new species endemic to Madagascar CSULB, College of Natural Science and Mathematics (CNSM) Student Research Symposium. Long Beach, California. Long Beach, California. Poster.

Jacobs, J., C. Hutter and R.E. Glor. 2015.  Phylogenetic analysis of the Mantidactylus lugubris complex with the description of a new species endemic to Madagascar. Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS). Seattle, Washington. Poster.

Jacobs, J., C. Hutter and R.E. Glor. 2016.  Phylogenetic analysis of the Mantidactylus lugubris complex with the description of a new species endemic to Madagascar. The Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology (SICB) Annual Meeting, , Portland, Oregon. Poster.

Hale, L. and J. Gleason.  2014.  Effects of sensory modalities on mating success in the Drosophila neocordata and Drosophila austrosaltans. Contributed poster.  SACNAS.  Los Angeles, CA.

Kerbs, B., D. Crawford and M. Mort. 2015.  Phenotypic novelty and the potential for speciation via stabilization of hybrid recombinants in Tolpis (Asteraceae). Contributed poster. Botany, Alberta, Canada.

Odu, C, K. Colyott and J.M. Gleason (2014). Multimodal Signaling and Mating Success in Drosophila saltans. Contributed poster. Evolution. Raleigh, NC.

Settlecowski, A., and J.K. Kelly. 2013. Testing the coalescent with whole genome data. Contributed poster. Biology Enthusiasts' Association of Students at Tulane (BEAST) Undergraduate Biology Research Symposium. Tulane University, New Orleans, LA.

Settlecowski, A. and J. Kelly (2014). Testing the Coalescent with Whole Genome Data. Contributed poster.  Evolution. Raleigh, NC.

Wei, L. 2015.  Communicating science: from theories to talks.  Tanner Conference, Wellesley College.


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