What’s new at BEACON?
- The 1st Annual UT Summer School for Big Data in Biology will take place May 19-22. Register now!
- UT Austin is hosting the 2nd Annual Symposium in Big Data in Biology (BDiB). Free for BEACON members!
- Lots of BEACON Friday seminars are now available on our YouTube channel!
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Tag Archives: ecology
BEACON Researchers at Work: Patterns and processes of community assembly of plants in oceanic and alpine island ecosystems
This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by University of Idaho graduate student Hannah Marx. “I love my job.” – written by me, at 12,009 feet in the summit log on Hyndman Peak, Pioneer Mountains, Idaho. Although I … Continue reading
This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by MSU graduate student Jessica Caton. Birds are everywhere! With 10,000 species living on every continent, you are bound to have come across a bird in your lifetime with possibly a … Continue reading
This week’s Evolution 101 blog post is by MSU graduate student Byron Smith. Evolution is often thought of as a constant, gradual change in the characteristics of a species based on how well those traits are adapted to a static … Continue reading
BEACON Researchers at Work: The effect of landscapes and ecology on gene flow and speciation in amphibians
This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by University of Idaho graduate student Tyler Hether. The amount of biological diversity at all levels of biological organization—from genes to ecosystems—fascinates me. This interest is the reason I study evolutionary … Continue reading
This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work post is by University of Idaho graduate student Travis Hagey. I am a fourth year grad student in Dr. Luke Harmon’s lab at the University of Idaho. My thesis looks at how geckos (and … Continue reading