Hot Student Papers

Implications of incomplete networks on estimation of landscape genetic connectivity

3 Dec 2012 - 11:55am

spotted frogYessica RicoThis week we recognize Yessica Rico (Wagner Lab), who recently co-authored a paper in Conservation Genetics entitled: “Implications of incomplete networks on estimation of landscape genetic connectivity”. This paper stems from the Graduate Seminar in Landscape Genetics, which involved a productive collaboration between graduate students and faculty from U of T and institutions in the United States.

Morphology of the palate and braincase of Dimetrodon milleri

20 Nov 2012 - 10:13am

drawings of DimetrodonKirstin BrinkDo you ever wonder where mammals came from? What our ancient ancestors might have looked like? Our own students have the answer. Ph.D. student Kirstin Brink (Reisz Lab) recently published “Morphology of the palate and braincase of Dimetrodon milleri” in Historical Biology. This paper describes the best-preserved palate and braincase of Dimetrodon. This is not just another paleontological discovery, however.

Effect of juxtamembrane tryptophans on the immersion depth of Synaptobrevin, an integral vesicle membrane protein

12 Nov 2012 - 2:05pm

Colin DeMillMarzena SerwinThe most exciting science often stems from interdisciplinary collaboration, and this week we recognize one such collaboration between Chemistry and Biology.

Landscape contrast: a solution to hidden assumptions in the metacommunity concept?

22 Oct 2012 - 2:06pm

Shekhar BiswasCongratulations to Ph.D. student Shekhar Biswas (Wagner Lab) for his recent perspective paper in Landscape Ecology!