Author Archives: Barnabas Daru

About Barnabas Daru

Evolutionary Biogeographer

Island University Biology Professor Awarded National Science Foundation Grant as Part of Arctic Research Project 

A new collaborative research project led by a pair of researchers at the University of Arizona that includes team members from Duke University, North Carolina University and Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi has received funding by the National Science Foundation’s Division … Continue reading

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Phylogenetic Diversity for Large Datasets

1. Introduction Phylogenetic diversity is the sum of branch lengths connecting species into the root of a phylogenetic tree. We will demonstrate the ability of our new R package phyloregion to handle and execute large biogeographical datasets for analysis of … Continue reading

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Introduction to phyloregion R package

phyloregion An R package for biogeographic regionalization (the classification of geographical areas in terms of their biotas) and macroecology. With macroecological datasets of ever increasing size and complexity, phyloregion offers the possibility of handling and executing very large scale analysis … Continue reading

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