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#EntSoc14, a quick review

I have had a wonderful time at my first big bug conference – the annual meeting of the Entomological Society of America, at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland. Amid secretive (or not so secretive) break-out sessions to Voodoo Doughnuts, … Continue reading

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Highlights from the 2014 Ecological Genomics Symposium

Ecological genomics is a rapidly growing field that aims to understand the genetic mechanisms responsible for the adaptive responses of organisms to their environment. I’m jumping into this area of research as a postdoc in the Kelly Lab at Louisiana … Continue reading

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#Evol2014 in tweets

Getting free banana from anti-evolutionist on street outside #Evol2014 pic.twitter.com/FLL5zmOHgA— Mohamed Noor (@mafnoor) June 21, 2014 I think it’s fair to say that I was a pioneer of Twitter at the Evolution meetings—back when I set up the website for … Continue reading

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#Evol2014: See you in Raleigh!

Evolution 2014, the joint annual meeting of the the American Society of Naturalists, the Society of Systematic Biologists, and the Society for the Study of Evolution, begins this Friday in Raleigh, North Carolina. Many of us are already en route … Continue reading

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#Evol2013: Home from Snowbird

On balance, Snowbird, Utah was a pretty great place to hang out with a whole bunch of biologists for five days. This was my sixth Evolution meeting, and I think it was the first one where I’d just about entirely … Continue reading

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What we’re reading: Well, actually, we were all at this conference …

As you may have noticed. But I did take a lot of nice photos, anyway. More thoughts on Evolution 2013 forthcoming. It was a great meeting!

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Evolution 2013 Recap

As we all slowly trickle back from the recent SSE meeting in Snowbird, we’ll each be posting our own thoughts and summaries of the conference. I personally had a fantastic time, met a lot of great people, and saw a … Continue reading

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Social networks, and networking, at conferences

Cross-posted from Denim and Tweed: Just in time for the Evolution 2013 meeting, Nature has a nice article by Roberta Kwok on how to use social networks and mobile apps at scientific conferences. Oh, and there’s a brief appearence by … Continue reading

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@molecologist at #Evol2013: The talks we’ll be sure to see

Tomorrow evening, the Evolution meetings will get underway in Snowbird, a Utah mountain resort near Salt Lake City. Many of our contributors are going to be there, and presenting their latest work—but what about the talks we’re excited to see? … Continue reading

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@molecologist at #Evol2013: What we’re presenting (updated)

Updated to include Holly’s talk on Phylosift, and her keynote for iEvoBio. The Evolution 2013 meetings are nearly upon us, and several of our contributors here at The Molecular Ecologist are going to be in Snowbird, Utah for the joint … Continue reading

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