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Karen Cranston

Research Associate, University of Arizona

Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Sanderson lab

Current projects
PhyLoTA, a synthesis of nucleotide data from GenBank into clusters for phylogentic analysis, includes inferred alignment and trees
Phylogenetic analysis of genome-scale data of rice in collaboration with the OMAP project
Tree of Life initiative with the iPlant collaborative
Encyclopedia of Life - In May, I will be moving to the Biodiversity Synthesis Center at the Field Museum to work on incorporation of phylogenetic data into the EOL and visualization of this data
Research Background
Phylogenetic theory
Bayesian phylogenetics
Computational biology
Object Oriented C++
Perl / BioPerl / PerlDBI