Graduate student assistantship: Ecological/conservation genomics of trees

The Gugger Lab at the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES) is seeking a motivated Ph.D. or M.S. student to develop a thesis project on ecological, evolutionary, or conservation genomics of trees. The lab uses next-generation sequencing approaches …

Inferring responses to climate change: integrating genetic, fossil, and climate data

Periods of past climate change offer us opportunities to investigate actual responses of organisms that can inform predictions of future responses. Three complementary approaches to inferring past responses are phylogeography, paleoecology, and ecological niche modeling (Gavin et al. 2014 New …