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BIOL 590 Seminar.  A topical, graduate-level course focused on presentation of student research and review of scientific literature in the field of integrative genomics.  One credit.



Coordinator:                       Justin Ramsey, Jonas Science 168


                                   

Meeting Times:                  Fridays,  9:00–10:50 am, Jonas Science 141



Meeting Schedule, Articles, & Presentation Titles (Spring Semester 2018):


Session 01  ---   26 January, Justin Ramsey


Participant meet-and-great + general organizational meeting



Session 02   ---   02 February, Naveen Malik


Wang, T., et al. 2017. Transcriptional responses of Candida albicans to antimicrobrial peptide MAF-1A. Frontiers in Microbiology 8:894.       PDF                                                         



Session 03   ---   09 February, Beth Reman


Borgonie, G., et al. 2015. Eukaryotic opportunists dominate the deep-subsurface biosphere in South Africa. Nature Communications 6:8952.      PDF

                                                                     


Session 04   ---   16 February, Yi Ren


Guo, Y-P., et al. 2012. Nuclear and plastic haplotypes suggest rapid diploid and polyploid speciation in the N Hemisphere Achillea millefolium complex (Asteraceae).  BMC Evolutionary Biology 12:2.      PDF   



Session 05   ---   23 February, Cynthia Anderson


CV/Resume Writing Workshop



Session 06   ---   2 March, Mark Gabel


“Update on the BHSU Herbarium:  Research Projects, Collaborations, and Recent Acquisitions”



Session 07   ---   9 March    <Spring Break>


No meeting



Session 08   ---   16 March, Justin Ramsey


“Polyploidy & Ecological Adaptation in the North American Wild Yarrow”



Session 09   ---   23 March, Naveen Malik


“Transcriptomics Analysis of Candadida glabrata Treated with Thymoquinone Using RNA-Seq”



Session 10   ---   30 March    <Good Friday>


No meeting



Session 11   ---   6 April


Presentation postponed due to snow day!



Session 12   ---   13 April


Presentation postponed due to snow day!



Session 13   ---   20 April, Beth Reman


TBA



Session 14   ---   27 April, Yi Ren


TBA



Session 15   ---   4 May, Raeann Mettler


“Genetics and Migratory Behavior of the European Blackcap (Sylvia atricapilla)”

















Meeting Schedule, Discussion Leaders, & Articles (Spring Semester 2016):


Session 01  ---   1 February, Justin Ramsey


Participant meet-and-great + general organizational meeting



Session 02   ---   8 February, Mark Gabel


Moffat, C. E.., et al. 2015. Morphology delimits more species than molecular genetic clusters of invasive Pilosella. American Journal of Botany 102(7):1145-1159.      PDF

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“Morphometric analysis of recently-arrived invasive hawkweeds in the Black Hills area.”



Session 03   ---   22 February, Cami Griffith


Martin, B.T., et al. 2013. Sequence-based molecular phylogenetics and phylogeography of the American box turtles (Tarrapene spp.) with support from DNA barcoding. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 68:119-134.        PDF

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“Landscape genetics of the ornate box turtle (Terrapene ornata)."



Session 04   ---   29 February, Michael Wallis


Guo, Y-P., et al. 2012. Nuclear and plastic haplotypes suggest rapid diploid and polyploid speciation in the N Hemisphere Achillea millefolium complex (Asteraceae).  BMC Evolutionary Biology 12:2         PDF   

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“Phylogeography and polyploid origins in the North American Achillea.”



Session 05   ---  14 March, Ethan Thompson & Gunbharpur Gill


Porca, E.., et al. 2012. Comparative analysis of yellow microbial communities growing on the walls of geographically distinct caves indicate a common core of microorganisms involved in their formation. FEMS Microbial Ecology 81:255-266.       PDF  

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Microbial community structure of biofilms from the former Homestake Mine in Lead, South Dakota, through 16S rDNA sequencing.”


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Gill, G., et al. 2016. Effect of drought on herbivore-induced plant gene expression: population comparison for range limit inferences. Plants, in press.        PDF



Session 06   ---   21 March, Jason Olsen


Andrews, K., et al. 2016. Harnessing the power of RADseq for ecological and evolutionary genomics. Nature Reviews Genetics 17:81-92.        PDF

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Ecological Genomics of Divergent Trailing-Edge Boechera strica populations and mapping progeny via ddRADSeq.”



Session 07   --- 28 March, David Siemens


Sexton, J. and E. Dickman. 2016. What can local and geographic population limits tell us about distributions? American Journal of Botany 103:129-139.        PDF

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“Does antagonist signal transduction constrain adaptation across trailing edge range boundaries?



Session 08   ---   4 April, Anna Hafele


Green, A., et al. 2011. Phylogeny and biogeography of ivies (Hedera spp., Araliaceae), a polyploid complex of woody vines. Systematic Botany 36:1114-1127.        PDF

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“Phylogeography of English Ivies as inferred by microsatellite markers




Session 09  ---  18 April, Tara Ramsey


Green, A., et al. 2013. Polyploidy and invasion of English ivy (Hedera spp., Araliaceae) in North American forests.  Biological Invasions 15:2219-2241.       PDF

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“Is bigger always badder?  Genome duplication, phenotypic characteristics, and biological invasion in the genus Hedera”      




Session 11  ---   25 April, Justin Ramsey


Ramsey, J. 2011. Polyploidy and ecological adaptation in wild yarrow. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 108:7096-7101.        PDF

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“Genome duplication and environmental adaptation in wild yarrow: looking back and moving forward!”




Session 12  ---   2 May, Marcelo Guerra


Guerra, M., et al. 2011. Biomonitoring of lead in Antartic lichens using laser ablation inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry. Journal of Analytical & Atomic Spectrophotometry 26:2238-2246.      PDF


Campos, N., et al. 2015. Accumulation and spatial distribution of arsenic and phosphorous in the fern Pityrogramma calomelanos evaluated by micro X-ray fluorescence spectrometry. Journal of Analytical & Atomic Spectrophotometry 30:2375-2383.   PDF

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“Micro X-ray fluorescence spectrometry and laser ablation ICP-MS for mapping toxic elements in lichen and plant materials"