For Undergraduates

Undergraduate research is fostered in the Hedin lab – many prior undergraduates have co-authored papers, given talks at national meetings, and have won various other awards. I am very proud to have helped facilitate these student accomplishments.

Examples of publications with SDSU undergraduate co-authors:

Ciaccio E, A Debray, M Hedin. 2022. Phylogenomics of paleoendemic lampshade spiders (Araneae, Hypochilidae, Hypochilus), with description of a new species from montane California. Zookeys, In Press.

Derkarabetian S, S Ovchinnikov, S Castillo, PK Koo, M Hedin. 2019. An empirical demonstration of unsupervised machine learning in species delimitation. Molecular Phylogenetics & Evolution 139, 106562.

Hedin M, S Derkarabetian, A Alfaro, MJ Ramírez, J Bond. 2019.. Phylogenomic analysis and revised classification of atypoid mygalomorph spiders (Araneae, Mygalomorphae), with notes on arachnid ultraconserved element loci. Peer J, e6864.

S Derkarabetian, J Starrett, N Tsurusaki, D Ubick, S Castillo, M Hedin. 2018. A stable phylogenomic classification of Travunioidea (Arachnida, Opiliones, Laniatores) based on sequence capture of ultraconserved elements. Zookeys 760, 1-36. doi: 10.3897/zookeys.760.24937

Hedin M, D Carlson. 2011. A new trapdoor spider species from the southern Coast Ranges of California (Mygalomorphae, Antrodiaetidae, Aliatypus coylei, nov sp), including consideration of mitochondrial phylogeographic structuring. Zootaxa 2963, 55-68

Thomas SM, M Hedin. 2008. Multigenic phylogeographic divergence in the paleoendemic southern Appalachian opilionid Fumontana deprehendor Shear (Opiliones, Laniatores, Triaenonychidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 46, 645-658

Starrett J, M Hedin. 2007. Multilocus genealogies reveal multiple cryptic species and biogeographic complexity in the California turret spider Antrodiaetus riversi (Mygalomorphae, Antrodieatidae). Molecular Ecology 16, 583-604

Thomas SM, M Hedin. 2006. Natural history and distribution of the enigmatic southern Appalachian opilionid, Fumontana deprehendor Shear (Laniatores: Triaenonychidae), with an assessment of morphological variation. Zootaxa 1242, 21-36

1 Response to For Undergraduates

  1. Zachary Valois says:

    It’s great to see someone (especially of your caliber) paying attention to undergraduates! Keep up the fantastic work Dr. Hedin!

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