Molecular Systematics of Plants
Department of Biological Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago
Plants - Phylogeny and Grasses
Societies and Meetings
General Useful Information
---Biology Links: Evolution from Harvard University
---Evolution Research News - "The Academic Guide to Evolution News and Research." An extensive list of links compiled by Stanley C. Spencer
---National Center for Science Education - "Defending the Teaching of Evolution in the Public Schools"
---Tree of Life Web Project - "A collaborative Internet project containing information about phylogeny and biodiversity"
---Understanding Evolution - General information about evolution from the University of California Museum of Paleontology. Includes resources for teachers.
---Why Evolution is True - Jerry A. Coyne, author of the popular science book Why Evolution is True, has written over 110 refereed scientific papers and 80 other articles, book reviews, and columns, as well as a scholarly book about his field (Speciation, co-authored with H. Allen Orr). He is a frequent contributor to The New Republic, The Times Literary Supplement, and other popular periodicals.
---The Loom - Carl Zimmer is an award-winning science writer whose work appears frequently in the New York Times, National Geographic, and other publications. He is the author of 13 books, including Parasite Rex and The Tangled Bank: An Introduction to Evolution.
---The Panda's Thumb - "the virtual pub of the University of Ediacara. The patrons gather to discuss evolutionary theory, critique the claims of the antievolution movement, defend the integrity of both science and science education, and share good conversation."
---Pharyngula - The blog Pharyngula is P.Z. Myers's outlet for venting his fury at faith, stupidity, and injustice, an occupation which somehow led to him being named American Humanist of the Year in 2009, and International Humanist of 2011 by the IHEU.
2014 "New Frontiers in Botany" will be held in Boise, ID at the Boise Centre.
Participating societies include: the American Bryological and
Lichenological Society, American
Fern Society, American Society of Plant Taxonomists, the International
Association for Plant Taxonomy, the Society of Herbarium Curators, and the Botanical Society of America.
July 26–30, 2014.
Journals online through the UIC library
ArticleFirst - part of OCLC's FirstSearch
ISI Web of Knowledge - access to Web of Science and Current Contents
Oxford English Dictionary Online
Encyclopedia Brittanica Online - (Includes Merriam-Webster Search)
The Elements of Style - William Strunk, Jr.
Kent Holsinger - University of Connecticut
Bob Jansen - University of Texas, Austin
Toby Kellogg - University of Missouri St. Louis
Sarah Mathews - Harvard University Herbaria
Cliff Weil - Purdue University
Mark Fishbein - Oklahoma State University
Jun Wen - The Smithsonian Institution
Richard Ree - The Field Museum of Natural History
Andrew Hipp - Morton Arboretum
Miscellaneous list of associates doing
Places in Chicago
greatest Sox (neither from Chicago nor white...).
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