January 2017 New paper by Sara Lipshutz, Isaac Overcast and collaborators Elizabeth Derryberry and Rob Brumfield in Molecular Ecology “Behavioral response to song and genetic divergence in two subspecies of white-crowned sparrows (Zonotrichia leucophrys)“
October 2016 New paper: Joint Burbrink/BrianSmith/Hicker-lab effort “Asynchronous demographic responses to Pleistocene climate change in Eastern Nearctic vertebrates” Ecology Letters
October 2016 Welcome visiting PhD student Natali Hurtado Miranda who is visiting from the lab of Guillermo D’Elía at Universidad Austral de Chile. Natali is investigating the role of the Andean rivers in the speciation of sigmodontine rodents.
October 2016 Ed Myer’s new paper (first joint Burbrink/Hicker-lab effort): “Asynchronous diversification of snakes in the North American warm deserts” Journal of Biogeography
October 2016 Inaugural Munshi-South/Hickerson joint lab meeting at the Fordham field station. Talks, BBQ, & a mushroom hunt
September 2016 Champak’s ABLE preprint on Bioarxiv (flexible popgen/phylogeographic inference from partial or whole genomes with linkage information retained). “Approximate Likelihood Inference of Complex Population Histories and Recombination from Multiple Genomes”