Arachnid UCEs!!

Dr Brant Faircloth has developed an Ultraconserved Element (UCE) probe set for arachnid phylogenetics. In collaboration with Brant, John McCormack & Rob Bryson, members of the Hedin lab (thank you Jim & Shahan!!!) tested this probe set on a diverse sample of arachnids, at multiple phylogenetic levels.  The results are remarkably promising.  A preprint can be found here.


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University Professor, teaching college students about biological diversity & evolution, conducting original research in the realm of arachnid systematics
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