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Seminar by Todd Vision

Tuesday 14th June 2016 Today Dr. Todd Vision gave a seminar in the Michael Smith Lecture Theatre on the subject of phenotypes and phenotype databases. The talk focussed on the Phenoscape database, how it has been assembled and what kinds of knowledge can be extracted from the database. You can find a variety of posters […]

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Davide Pisani Seminar on “Evidence that comb jellies are not the sister of all the other animals”

Dr. Davide Pisani from the University of Bristol spoke today about his work using molecular phylogenetics in order to resolve the earliest branches on the Animal tree of life. His talk was based on a recent paper in PNAS from his research group in Bristol and collaborators. http://www.pnas.org/content/112/50/15402.abstract The main thrust of this argument is […]

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