Our paper on the Amborella
mitochondrial genome is now available online
is visiting the lab and giving a departmental seminar, "Strange Soils, Desert Islands, and Climate Change: Reconstructing the Origin and Diversification of the Chihuahuan Desert Gypsum Flora".
Classes canceled (woot!), university closed.
Elizabeth's manuscript on plastid genome evolution submitted. Bottom line: complex patterns of gene loss and a bunch of foreign DNA.