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Recent talks are recorded and put on YouTube, when possible. Below are all my talks, often with slides (which can be reused under a Creative Commons Attribution license).

  • August, 2012: Making comparative methods as easy as ABC, Institute of Bioinformatics, U. of Georgia
  • July, 2012: ABC for continuous characters, at Evolution 2012. PDF and PowerPoint
  • Many talks missing in this interval -- will update shortly
  • May, 2011: Invited talk to East Tennessee Rationalists about phylogenetics. Apple Keynote and PDF.
  • March, 2011: Phyloseminar talk on ABC and comparative methods. Apple Keynote and PDF.
  • May, 2010: Talk on phylogenetics and iPToL at iPlant meeting in Las Vegas
  • April, 2010: Invited talk on species delimitation at Louisiana State University
  • Nov., 2009: Talk at NIMBios about species delimitation and species tree inference
  • Mar., 2009: Talk to UTenn Knoxville EEB
  • Feb., 2009: Talk for third year of NESCent funding
  • Nov., 2008: Talk on future research at Iowa State
  • Nov., 2008: Talk on past and current research at Iowa State
  • June, 2008: Talk on TreeTapper at Evolution 2008 in Minnesota
  • June, 2008: Poster on R Hackathon at Evolution 2008 in Minnesota
  • June, 2008: Joel Keizer Prize in Theoretical Biology lecture at University of California Davis (the Keizer prize is awarded annually to the best dissertation in theoretical biology at UC Davis and is named in honor of Joel Keizer, an influential theoretical biologist at UC Davis)
  • May, 2008: Invited symposium talk at Interface 2008 in Durham, NC
  • April, 2008: Invited talk on method development and search at Harvard U. Keynote [original format], PDF with comments [recommended -- it makes a lot more sense with comments], PowerPoint, HTML.
  • Jan., 2008: Invited symposium talk at Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology meeting in TX
  • Oct., 2007: Talk on dissertation research at Duke's Systematic Discussion Group
  • Oct., 2007: Talk on dissertation research at NESCent's brown bag lunch series
  • June, 2007: Exit seminar
  • June, 2006: Talk on ant research at Evolution conference in Stony Brook, NY.
  • Feb., 2006: Poster on ant research/Brownie/bioinformatics work at CIPRES all hands meeting in Austin, TX.
  • July, 2005: Talk on Brownie at CIPRES-funded graduate student meeting in Taos, NM.
  • June, 2005: Talk on Brownie at Evolution meetings in Alaska.
  • Dec,  2004: Presentation on the algorithms used by Clustal at the Bay Area Biosystematists meeting
  • May, 2004: Talk at supertrees portion of Workshop in Applied Phylogenetics at Bodega Bay, CA
  • Dec., 2001: Talk at Entomology Society of America national meeting in San Diego, CA
  • June, 2001: Poster at the Evolution meetings in Knoxville, TN
  • Dec., 2000: Poster at the Entomology Society of America national meeting in Montreal, Canada