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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 … Continue reading
Drs. Bill Shear & Fred Coyle are arachnological legends, true scholars, kind and wonderful gentlemen. I was fortunate to meet Bill & Fred early in my career … they have been friends and inspirational mentors since this time. I was … Continue reading
Published a new paper today with prior MS student Angela DiDomenico. Congrats Angela! Our work on Sitalcina harvestmen resulted in the discovery of two new species, both from California. We were honored to name one of the species after Darrell … Continue reading
Thanks VERY much to Gary Robbins for writing this story about Hedin lab research
If you’re interested in California biogeography, I invite you to read this paper. This publication results from the fine MS thesis research of my prior student Kristen Emata. A very compelling story of an apparently old CA lineage with roots … Continue reading
Huge congratulations to Shahan for receiving this well-deserved and highly prestigious NSF award! Getting Shahan back to the Hedin lab has been an amazing blessing, thank you Shahan.
Members of the Hedin lab recently published a paper describing this new harvestman species. Here’s a video that tells more of the story.
Congratulations to Casey for publishing the first Chapter of his dissertation in MPE. Casey used a combination of Sanger and transcriptome data to explore a deep trichotomy in a group of Dyspnoi harvestmen, providing clear advances in the systematics of … Continue reading
The Hedin lab was happy to host Manju Siliwal in early November. Manju works for an NGO in southern India, but lives in Dehradun, North India. She is keenly interested in the mygalomorph spider fauna of India, and has published … Continue reading