Jenna McCullough

Jenna McCullough

Nov 14, 2016

Group 6 Copy 20
1
Please wait...

About This Project

Understanding biodiversity is fundamental to biology. To do so, we need to know the evolutionary tree of life (phylogeny), where organisms live (biogeography), and how they interact with their environment (ecology). For my masters thesis, I am generating a fully-sampled molecular phylogeny of the avian order Coraciiformes (kingfishers and allies) using Ultraconserved Elements to generate thousands of DNA sequences (akin to "molecular fossils") to use in analyses.

Blast off!

Browse Other Projects on Experiment

Related Projects

Household Composting Toilets for Agriculture in Malawi

Ninety percent of Malawi does not have access to improved sanitation. 90% of the people also work in agriculture...

Do you really need more protein if you exercise?

Protein is often thought to be a workout necessity, the essential complement to every gym bag. Missing protein...