My research is focused on understanding contemporary evolution in natural populations. What constrains species from expanding their ranges? How do species' interactions influence adaptive evolution to changing environmental conditions? I approach these questions using field studies, experimental quantitative genetics and population genomics. While a field biologist at heart, I enjoy statistical genetics and am an R enthusiast. You can learn more about my reseach and publications, read my open lab notebook, check out my scripts on github and download my technical reports on figshare.
16-July-2014: Vermont Quarterly features Climate Cascade research!
22-Feb-2014: Aphaenofest III at Harvard Forest. You can see my presentation here.
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31-Dec-2013: Wonder what I've been up to? Me too. I made a report you can read here.
9-Dec-2013: Estimating heritability using genomic data officially published!
21-Oct-2013: New paper, Estimating heritability using genomic data, available early access!
10-Oct-2013: I've started archiving supplemental material as Technical reports on figshare. Check out my first one for a paper soon to be in press at Methods in Ecology and Evolution.
1-Oct-2013: First in a series of interviews I'll be doing for The Molecular Ecologist is now online! This one is with the Chief Editor himself: Loren Rieseberg.
24-April-2013: Gabriel David Stanton-Geddes born! WJSG=2!
3-April-2013: My summary/reflections on my paper "Insights from population genetics for range limits of a widely distributed native plant" posted here!
26-March-2013: New website goes live!
14-March-2013: My final thesis chapter, "Insights from population genetics for range limits of widely-distributed annual plant" is available online early!
4-Feb-2013: Started new postdoc position with Sara Helms-Cahan and Nick Gotelli at the University of Vermont!
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