Evolution discussion group

Welcome to the Evolution Discussion Group (EDG) at the Zoology Department of the University of British Columbia.

We meet at 12:00 noon on Fridays in Biodiversity room 224 (the big meeting room on the second floor). Our purpose is to discuss recent research papers in evolutionary biology.

All graduate students, postdocs, and faculty interested in evolutionary biology are welcome. Feel free to bring your lunch.

For information about subscribing to the mailing list and previous papers discussed please see the bottom of this page

Current schedule

Date Presenter Paper
Sep 13 Ken Thompson Singhal et al. 2018 Does Population Structure Predict the Rate of Speciation? A Comparative Test across Australia’s Most Diverse Vertebrate Radiation
Sep 20 Ailene MacPherson Urban 2015 Accelerating extinction risk from climate change
Sep 27 None None Global Climate Strike!
Oct 4 TBD TBD TBD
Oct 11 Takuji Usui TBD TBD
Oct 18 Matt Pennell Wang 2019 The architecture of intra-organism mutation rate variation in plants
Oct 25 None None Eco-Evo Retreat!
Nov 1 TBD TBD TBD
Nov 8 Pirmin Nietlisbach TBD TBD
Nov 15 Jawad Sakarachi TBD TBD
Nov 22 Andrea Thomaz TBD TBD
Nov 29 Silu Wang TBD TBD
Dec 6 Tom Booker TBD TBD
Dec 13 TBD TBD TBD

Suggested Papers

  • Google Doc of Suggested Papers.
  • Mailing list information

    The email address for edg is: edg@zoology.ubc.ca

    To join this mailing list, send an email to edg-request@zoology.ubc.ca from your own account with the word "subscribe" in the subject line, without the quotation marks.

    To remove yourself from the list, send an email to edg-request@zoology.ubc.ca from your own account with the word "unsubscribe" in the subject line, without the quotation marks

    Questions?

    Email amacp(at)zoology.ubc.ca

    Other information

    Other reading groups of interest

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    Previous schedules

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