… Friday, Nov 9. Please join us for an ethical/scientific debate at this week’s Behavior, Ecology, and Evolution Reading (BEER) group led by Emma Lehmberg. Attached are papers on two different viewpoints: fish don’t feel pain (as we do; Rose et al) vs. fish have consciousness and experience pain (Braithwaite). For the Rose et al. paper, reading the first 7 pages is enough to understand that side of the debate and where their main objections come from. See you at O’Bannon’s on Friday.
… Friday, Nov 2. Sarah Ruckman will lead this week’s discussion of the genomics of eye coloration in huskies. [Deane Coe et al 2018]
Friday, Oct 19. Luke Bower will lead this week’s discussion of how adaptive landscapes influence convergent evolution in squirrels. Please join us at O’Bannon’s at 4pm. [Zelditch et al 2017]
… Friday, Oct 5. Zach Hancock will lead a discussion on codon biases and their evolutionary implications. Please join us at O’Bannon’s at 4pm. [Galtier et al 2018]
… Friday, Sept 7. This Friday at 4 pm we will meet at O’Bannon’s on Northgate to host our first journal club of the semester. At BEER (behavior, ecology, and evolution reading), students and faculty affiliated with the EEB program come together to review papers in the field of EEB. This is a great opportunity to interact with other members of the program and learn about cool science in fields that may or may not be related to your own.
This week Stephen Bovio will lead the first discussion. I chose this paper because identifying adaptations with genomic approaches is cool. Also, it’s a relatively short and easy read to get us started. [Sharma et al 2018]
From here on out we will communicate EEB journal club related information via the EEBISO listserv. If you are not a part of this listserv, you can register for it on https://listserv.tamu.edu/ by searching for EEBISO.