|Sequencing of historic and modern specimens reveals cryptic diversity in the red alga Nothogenia||
Article by Sandra Lindstrom, Paul Gabrielson, Jeff Hughey, Erasmo Macaya and Wendy Nelson.
This project is not something I ever envisioned. How did someone who is interested in the biogeography and phylogeny of seaweeds occurring on the West Coast of North America end up leading a...
|The 'Engineering' Behind Hybrid Trees||
Figure 1. Five years old Populus trichocarpa trees at Totem Field collection, UBC.
Article by Adriana Suarez-Gonzalez (Douglas lab)
If you are reading this article, then you survived your birth, acclimated to rainy and cold weather and have successfully battled a number of...
|Sorting out the Cells Sorting Centre||
Article by: Miranda Meents (Lacey Samuels lab)
2015 is somewhat of an anniversary in cell biology. 350 years ago, Robert Hooke published the first description of what he called a cell. But it wasn’t until the mid-19th century that we started to look inside cells. Then, in 1898...
|Using leaf stomatal counts to estimate CO2 levels during the Pliocene||
Article by Jin-Jin Hu (Turkington & Zhou lab)
We have been collaborating with colleagues in Yunnan Province, China to determine if stomatal frequency in Quercus guajavifolia could be used to estimate palaeo-CO2 levels. The work was spear-headed by Jin-Jin Hu and...