The genomics of Darwin’s Finches by Luke Musher

Once again we have the chance to let the MA students present a critical reading of a new paper. In this case the show is run by Luke Musher. Take it away Luke… A recent (2014) paper in Nature entitled, “Evolution of Darwin’s finches and their beaks revealed by...

On the role of competition in macroevolution

As part of my Thesis Development Seminar, I ask students to do a critical read of a paper they enjoy and place it in a broader context.  This week, MA student Vijay Ramesh takes on a challenging but interesting paper by Dan Rabosky   Blog Piece 2:...