Jack Dumbacher Lab
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Our Lab in the news...
Our work on giant sengi phylogeny is now online!
- Elizabeth J. Carlen, Galen B. Rathbun, Link E. Olson, Christopher A. Sabuni, William T. Stanley, and John P. Dumbacher.2017. Reconstructing the molecular phylogeny of giant sengis (Macroscelidea; Macroscelididae; Rhynchocyon). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 113:150-160. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2017.05.012.
+++ Check out the recent publication by Ethan Linck on using HyRAD sequencing for "ancient" DNA from museum skins, looking at New Guinean Yellow-billed Kingfishers and Mountain Kingfishers:
- Linck EB, Hanna ZR, Sellas A, Dumbacher JP. 2017. Evaluating hybridization capture with RAD probes as a tool for museum genomics with historical bird specimens. Ecology and Evolution. 2017;00:1–13. https://doi.org/10.1002/ece3.3065
+++ Check out our publication on avian Viruses from Maxine Zylberberg and colleagues in Joe Derisi's lab:
- M. Zylberberg, C. Van Hemert, J. P. Dumbacher, C. M. Handel, T. Tihand, J. L. DeRisi. 2016. Novel picornavirus associated with avian keratin disorder in Alaskan birds. doi: 10.1128/mBio.00874-16 26 July 2016 mBio vol. 7 no. 4e00874-16.
+++ Check out our publication on the Vermilion Flycatcher - a phylogeny of the entire species complex, and evidence for unrecognized (and probably now extinct!) forms in Galapagos!
- O. Carmi, C. C. Witt, A. Jaramillo, and J. P. Dumbacher. 2016. Phylogeography of the Vermilion Flycatcher species complex: Multiple speciation events, shifts in migratory behavior, and an apparent extinction of a Galápagos-endemic bird species. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 102 (2016) 152-173.