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Dr. Reatini graduates and receives NSF postdoctoral fellowship

August 9, 2021

Bryan Reatini successfully defended his PhD dissertation in March on the consequences of secondary contact between native and invasive Psidium in the Galápagos, and he presented some of his dissertation work at the Evolution 2021 virtual conference. The newly minted … Continued

New project aims to bring semantics to evolutionary trees

November 6, 2017

All the collaborators on our new NSF project had a chance to meet face to face at RENCI last week and get things rolling. We’re are all excited about a few years of thinking hard about ontology-annotated traits on phylogenetic trees, aiming to … Continued

The guava hunter

September 11, 2017

Bryan Reatini’s work in the Galápagos this past summer was featured in a photo essay in UNC’s Endeavor’s magazine. Check it out!

Taxonomy meets the semantic web

December 3, 2013

We have a new paper out in the Journal of Biomedical Semantics as part of a special issue on Biomedical Ontologies: Midford PE, Dececchi A, Balhoff JP, Dahdul WM, Ibrahim N, Lapp H, Lundberg JG, Mabee, PM, Sereno PC, Westerfield … Continued

The story behind our new paper in PeerJ

October 6, 2013

A new paper of ours was published in PeerJ this past week: Piwowar HA, Vision TJ. (2013) Data reuse and the open data citation advantage. PeerJ 1:e175 The paper contributes to the evidence base about the costs and benefits … Continued

On being an evolutionary ambassador

August 15, 2013

NESCent’s Education and Outreach program sends ‘ambassadors’ to research organizations throughout the world who interested in exchanging knowledge and expertise with the US evolutionary science community.  NESCent has recently posted some information about a very interesting visit a few colleagues … Continued

Welcome to Dr. Prashanti Manda

April 6, 2013

A belated welcome to Prashanti Manda, who started as a postdoc in February after receiving her PhD at Mississippi State. Prashanti is a computer scientist on the Phenoscape project, and is based at NESCent. She working on methods for computating … Continued