Brian Looney (Matheny Lab) has one of his Russula mushroom photos from Thailand on the cover of the January 2016 issue of Molecular Ecology. This accompanies his article, “Into and out of the tropics: global diversification patterns in a hyperdiverse […]
Sam Borstein (O’Meara Lab) is a coauthor on a new article in Science called “A pharyngeal jaw evolutionary innovation facilitated extinction in Lake Victoria cichlids.” This paper looks at how the pharyngeal jaw apparatus in cichlids, widely considered an evolutionary […]
Congratulations to Gordon Burghardt – his new paper is getting press on Science Newsline and Phys.org! The senior author of the paper, Paul Weldon, received his PhD in Zoology at UTK. Gordon was his dissertation adviser. Weldon has written a […]
Associate Professor Paul Armsworth is featured in TN Today with a new paper in Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment called, “Are conservation organizations configured for effective adaptation to global change?” Veronica Brown (research coordinator, McCracken Lab) is featured on […]
The McCracken Lab has a new paper in the Journal of Wildlife Diseases (online first). Riley F. Bernard, Jeffery T. Foster, Emma V. Willcox, Katy L. Parise, & Gary F. McCracken. 2015. Molecular detections of the causative agent of white-nose […]
The Matheny Lab has two new publications coming out this week, describing SIX new genera of fungi! Congratulations! Sanchez-Garcia et al. 2014 Deconstructing the Tricholomataceae (Agaricales) and introduction of the new genera Albomagister, Corneriella, Pogonoloma and Pseudotricholoma Matheny et al. […]
PhD student Courtney Gorman (Bailey Lab), Jen Schweitzer, and Joe Bailey recently published an article in PLoS One that’s making the news! Their paper finds that saving endemic species is important for ecosystems. Follow this link to read the full […]
Dan Simberloff’s critique of the ‘novel ecosystem’ concept, recently published as an opinion piece in TREE, has been featured in Tennessee Today. Congratulations, Dan!
Sergey Gavrilets and collaborators have a new paper out in Molecular Ecology that made the cover of the journal. Congratulations! “The genomic signature of parallel adaptation from shared genetic variation” Mol Ecol 23(16):3944-3956. The abstract can be viewed at http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/mec.12720/abstract.
Sergey Gavrilets and two colleagues published a study in the Quarterly Review of Biology on the biology of same-sex attraction, that has sparked considerable coverage in both scientific and popular media. Publications and websites as diverse as Time, US News […]