Welcome to the EvolDir
"Evolution Directory"

POPULAR PRESS HEADLINES
ANNOUNCEMENTS

A Battle to Save the World’s Favorite Treat: Chocolate

In Costa Rica, researchers are cloning cacao hybrids resistant to frosty pod rot, a blight that has spread throughout Latin America.

From the NYTimes News-2017-9-25:8:5:1


Matter: Clues to Africa’s Mysterious Past Found in Ancient Skeletons

An analysis of DNA recovered from fossils thousands of years old hints at enormous migrations that shaped the continent.

From the NYTimes News-2017-9-21:14:6:4


Plant-eating dinosaurs 'strayed from veggie diet'

The idea of plant-eating dinosaurs having a strict vegetarian diet is called into question.

From the BBC News-2017-9-21:14:6:1


More Headlines ...

The EvolDir is directed toward evolutionary biologists, population biologists and scientists in related areas.

Reminder: the preferred use of EvolDir is for bulletins not discussions (for the latter see the USENET/Google groups).


A special issue of Genome Biology is planned for the first half of 2018 on Evolutionary Genomics. (Sep 21).

If you have avian genomes available please consider this request to utilise/share them. (Sep 14).

Computational Phylogenetics An Introduction to Designing Methods for Phylogeny Estimation, by T.Warnow, from Cambridge Univ Press --- available Jan 2018 --- (Sep 8).

Improbable Destinies: Fate, Chance, and the Future of Evolution by Jonathan B. Losos from Penguin Random House (Sep 1).

If you are not receiving the EvolDir -- Please ensure that the EvolDir is 'whitelisted' with your email service providers. Please go to your support personel and ask them to CANCEL their contract with PROOFPOINT.COM (you are actually paying to be blocked). Repeated messages that your email is blocked will result in the removal of your email from the EvolDir. You can check the website to ensure that you are receiving all emails. (Aug 24).


Other notices of general interest can go here (including notices that may be commercial).
SELECTED JOURNAL TOC's

Files added in the last three days:

Bioinformatics_SatSep23.html                                193278 bytes     Sep 23 10:36

More Journal TOC's ...

SELECTED FORTHCOMING ARTICLES

Articles added in the last three days:

Sep 25 16:00Heterochronic truncation of odontogenesis in theropod dinosaurs provides insight into the macroevolution of avian beaks - Shuo Wang et al. (PNAS)
Sep 25 16:00Assortative mating and persistent reproductive isolation in hybrids - Molly Schumer et al. (PNAS)
Sep 25 08:00Sequence and structural diversity of mouse Y chromosomes - Andrew P Morgan, Pardo-Manuel de Villena Fernando (MBE)
Sep 25 08:00Evidence for the selective basis of transition to transversion substitution bias in two RNA viruses - Daniel M. Lyons, Adam S. Lauring (MBE)

More Forthcoming ...


The most recent EvolDir posting is shown here ...

Older messages are shown in the directories given below.

The most recent listing of people and e-mail addresses is here.


PostDocs Jobs WorkshopsCourses
Other Archive
Conferences GradStudentPositions Answers

last.day                4 KB        Sep 25 08:38
last.day-1             26 KB        Sep 23 09:30
last.day-2             22 KB        Sep 22 08:54
Mnth_Review.pdf       976 KB        Sep  1 00:25
Mnth_Review-1.pdf     883 KB        Aug  1 00:25
Mnth_Review-2.pdf     794 KB        Jul  1 00:25

Please note that if the above information is not displayed correctly, please make sure that you access this website via http://evol.mcmaster.ca/brian/evoldir.html or via http://evol.mcmaster.ca/evoldir.html or via
http://life.mcmaster.ca/brian/evoldir.html or via http://life.mcmaster.ca/evoldir.html.

This site is managed by Brian Golding. If you feel that you have something of interest to other evolutionary biologists please send me e-mail and I will put it on these pages. These pages are for evolutionary biologists (population genetics, and related fields). If there is a message that seems too distant to these purposes, it will be deleted or worse, edited at my discretion to read "the evolution of ...".

General INSTRUCTIONS are available for the EvolDir. It is my policy that commercial notices are not permitted except in the announcement section and at my discretion (send emails with the subject header "EvolDir -for announcement section" to me at Golding@McMaster.CA). SPAM of any sort is not tolerated but some may occassionally, but only temporally, escape me.

Thanks to Prof.Page the EvolDir is also available on Twitter.