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Conference catch-up: Online genomics meetings in late 2021 by Biodiversity Genomics and GIGA

About the blog author: Dr. Jose (Joe) Lopez is a molecular biologist, professor at Nova Southeastern University and current AGA council member.  He has published over 80 peer-reviewed papers encompassing the molecular genetics of marine organisms (sponges, corals, bryozoans), gene expression, marine microbiology and metagenomics, symbiosis, molecular evolution and the organization of organismal relationships via systematics/phylogenetics […]


AGA 2022 President’s Introduction and Symposium (coming up!)

    About the Blog Author: Dr. Lila Fishman is a Professor of Biological Sciences at the University of Montana-Missoula. Her research focuses on understanding natural plant variation through the lens of evolutionary genetics and genomics, mostly using monkeyflowers as a model system. Follow her research on adaptation, speciation, and selfish evolution (and related activities) via […]


Symposium Snippets: a little insight into my favorite bits of the AGA2021

About the Blog Author: Emily Cavill is a PhD fellow in the Gilbert Research Group at the GLOBE Institute, University of Copenhagen, Denmark. Her PhD focuses on hologenomics in the context of applied conservation for the Seychelles Magpie Robins, while her research interests include many topics surrounding conservation of endangered species, mostly genomics but also encompassing […]


Symposium Snippets: Ms. Mason Goes to Snowbird: An Undergraduate’s First Symposium

    About the Blog Author: Noelle Mason is an undergraduate at Colorado State University studying biology and conservation. She works with Dr. Kristen Ruegg’s lab researching relative telomere length in migratory yellow warblers. Noelle can be found on Twitter and Instagram.       The American Genetics Association President’s Symposium this year focused on Conservation […]


A ‘Cen-sational’ Post

  About the Blog Author: Stacy Krueger-Hadfield is an assistant professor in the Department of Biology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Her lab investigates the evolutionary ecology of sex. Lab members can be found in the sea, in streams, or in the snow. When she’s not out in the field or pinning algae […]


Symposium Snippets: Your favorite conservation story

  About the Blog Author: Dr. Jessica Judson is a postdoctoral researcher at Michigan State University working with Dr. Sarah Fitzpatrick. She recently received her PhD in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at Iowa State University. She received her BS and MS in Biological Sciences from Mississippi State University. She is broadly interested in population genetics, including […]


Hybridization shapes the evolution of sex

**This post is a part of the series on the 2019 AGA Presidential Symposium – Sex and Asex: the genetics of complex life cycles**     About the Author: Taylor Williams wrote this post as a part of Dr. Stacy Krueger-Hadfield’s Ecological Genetics course taken as a special topics course at the College of Charleston. […]


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