Publications & Presentations


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


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.

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


Colyott, K, C. Odu and J.M. Gleason. 2014. The Effects of Sensory Cues on Drosophila saltans courtship and mating. Contributed poster. Annual Meeting of the Kansas Academy of Science and the Kansas Entomological Society), Emporia, KS.

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

Freeman, C. 2013. Resolving diversity: Phylogenetic Analysis & Ecological Niche Modeling of Crassula. Contributed poster. Beloit College Department of Biology Research Presentation. Beloit, WI. Oct 2013.

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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