Monthly Archives: December 2020

Fast Evolutionary Distinctiveness in R

Evolutionary distinctiveness is a metric that quantifies how isolated a species is on a phylogenetic tree – some species have few or no close living relatives. The standard method for calculating evolutionary distinctiveness is either by using the R package … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Jordan Rodriguez, Winner of GERS Undergraduate Presentation Award

Jordan emerged winner of the undergraduate student presentation at the 2020 Conference of the Gulf Estuarine Research Society (GERS). Jordan’s presentation at GERS addressed the issue of sampling biases in collections record by disentangling areas of mismatches and congruencies in … Continue reading

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