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Using Comparative Biogeography to Retrace the Origins of an Ecosystem: The Case of Four Plants Endemic to the Central Florida Scrub

Germain-Aubrey, C. C., P. S. Soltis, K. M. Neubig, T. Thurston, Douglas E. Soltis, and M. A. Gitzendanner. 2014. Using Comparative Biogeography to Retrace the Origins of an Ecosystem: The Case of Four Plants Endemic to the Central Florida Scrub. International Journal of Plant Sciences 175:418–431. [Link to Article] … Read More

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Angiosperm Phylogeny Based on 18S/26S rDNA Sequence Data: Constructing a Large Data Set Using Next-Generation Sequence Data

Maia, V. H., M. A. Gitzendanner, P. S. Soltis, Gane Ka-Shu Wong, and D. E. Soltis. 2014. Angiosperm Phylogeny Based on 18S/26S rDNA Sequence Data: Constructing a Large Data Set Using Next-Generation Sequence Data. International Journal of Plant Sciences 175:613–650. [Link to article] … Read More

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Population genetic structure, genetic diversity, and natural history of the South American species of Nothofagus

Vergara, R., M. A. Gitzendanner, D. E. Soltis, and P. S. Soltis. 2014. Population genetic structure, genetic diversity, and natural history of the South American species of Nothofagus subgenus Lophozonia (Nothofagaceae) inferred from nuclear microsatellite data. Ecol Evol 4:2450–2471. [Link to article] … Read More

NGS data processing for phylogenetics

Making next-generation sequencing work for you

Our paper outlining how next-generation sequencing can be used in phylogenetics research has just beenpublished in Plant Ecology and Diversity. Grant Godden, Ingrid Jordn-Thaden et al review approaches and considerations… Read More

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Use and guidelines for plant DNA analyses in forensics

One of the side projects I’ve revisited from time to time is the application of plant DNA analyses in forensics. I’ve done some work on a couple of cases and… Read More