Category Archives: Molecular Ecology views

Molecular ecology views: Metapopulation dynamics from lab flasks to tidal pools

Our co-blogger Peter Fields is joining the lab of Dieter Ebert at the University of Basel this fall, and he sent along these photos of the Ebert group’s long-term work on the metapopulation dynamics of parasite infection in Daphina water … 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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Molecular ecology views: It’s a bird, it’s a plane … it’s a UAV

From the Laboratory of Geographic Information Systems (LASIG) – Landscape Genetics Group – at the Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL), Stephane Joost sends along his view of molecular ecology—from high altitude. Joost’s group applies geographic information systems (GIS) in … Continue reading

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Molecular ecology views: Track a pika by its hair

Via the MolecularEcologistView tag on Flickr, Philippe Henry sends images of his doctoral dissertation work on American pika (Ochotona princeps) in the central Coast Mountains of British Colubmia. To understand the pikas’ population genetic structure, he captured DNA samples using … Continue reading

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Molecular ecology views: Shenandoah butternuts

Sean Hoban, a postdoc at the Università di Ferrara, Italy, sends along these photos from his Ph.D. fieldwork on endangered butternut trees in beautiful Shenandoah National Park, USA. Many more pictures of Sean’s field work in forests across the eastern … Continue reading

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Molecular Ecology views: This [spruce] bud’s for you

Jill Hamilton sends in her view of molecular ecology in action: After a long day of clipping spruce buds from trees for DNA extraction there was a need to process the samples a bit further as we reached our sample … Continue reading

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Molecular Ecology views: PCR gods, blue jays, and panoramas

Contributor Kim Gilbert’s photos of molecular ecology in action. Here’s a gallery of all Kim’s photos of lab work, a bird census, and a panoramic view of lodgepole pine.

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Molecular Ecology views: Stickleback trapping

Our first response to the call for photos of molecular ecology in action. And what happens if those traps aren’t placed carefully in a tidal zone?

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The end of Primer Notes, the start of Genomic Resources Notes

Molecular Ecology Notes published its first issue back in March 2001 – an issue containing a brief editorial, four technical notes, and 35 primer notes. The latter, brief papers describing new primer pairs useful for studying natural populations, have been … Continue reading

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Show us your molecular ecology!

Anyone who’s hung around the blogosphere long enough is familiar with the “View From Your Window” feature at Andrew Sullivan’s blog, in which readers send in photos of, well, exactly what it says on the tin. The result is a … Continue reading

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