phylogeographic data aggregation and repurposing

Launch Database

First time users must create an account to access the phylogatR database. Sign up instructions can be found here.

This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under grant numbers 1910623 and 1911293

Beta-testing Workshop

About the workshop

workshop phylogatR beta-testers gather for a workshop at the Mountain Lake Biological Station in Pembroke, VA from Oct 1 - Oct 4, 2021

Workshop participants

Anahi Espindola, Basanta Khakurel, Camilo Calderón, Chantal Elyse Parker, Chaz Hyseni, Diego Elías, Emanuel Fonseca, Felipe Coelho, Felipe Magalhães, Fernando Alda, Guin Wogan, Justin C. Bagley, Justin Matthew Bernstein, Katie Marske, Marcelo Coelho Miguel Gehara, Nattanon Wutthituntisil, William Hanson-Regan, Wilson Guillory, Stephanie Crouch

Ongoing projects

Project Team About
Salamander hidden diversity Tara Pelletier, Danielle Parsons, Abbi Green, & Bryan Carstens This project aims to identify hidden diversity, and to cross-reference these results with a variety of geographical, environmental, and life history variables.
Global fish demographic history Justin Bagley, Christian Braswell, Macee Glick, Kayla Morrow, Rachel Bonner, Fernando Alda, William Hanson-Regan, Kevin J. O’Malley, Mackenzie Smith, Diego Elias, & Chantal Elyse Parker This project is carrying out a comparative demographic analysis of freshwater and marine fishes worldwide.
Tropical-temperate gradients Chaz Hyseni, Camilo Calderón-Acevedo, Marcelo Gehara, & Isaac Overcast This project is testing tropical-temperate gradients of species and genetic diversity across the rugged landscapes of the American Cordillera
Ecological divergence in bats Camilo Calderón-Acevedo, Angelo Soto-Centeno, Abbi Green, & Tara Pelletier This project is examining environmetnal correlates of bat diversity

For beta-testers

Current beta-testers can reach the phylogatR database here.

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