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Karen Cranston

  • Ph.D.
  • Training Coordinator and Bioinformatics Project Manager
  • National Evolutionary Synthesis Center (NESCent)
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Research interests

phylogenetics biodiversity informatics

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    Paula MabeeUniversity of South Dakota

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    Joshua DrewColumbia University

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Publications

Frontiers: The iPlant Collaborative: Cyberinfrastructure for Plant Biology

Frontiers in Plant Genetics And Genomics 
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Phylotastic! Making tree-of-life knowledge accessible, reusable and convenient

  • Stoltzfus A
  • Lapp H
  • Matasci N
BMC Bioinformatics (2013)
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Science Incubators: Synthesis Centers and Their Role in the Research Ecosystem

  • Rodrigo A
  • Alberts S
  • Cranston K
PLoS Biology (2013)
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Phylogenomic Analysis of BAC-end Sequence Libraries in <I>Oryza</I> (Poaceae)

  • Cranston K
  • Hurwitz B
  • Sanderson M
Systematic Botany (2010)
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Spatio-temporal patterns of genome evolution in allotetraploid species of the genus Oryza.

  • Ammiraju J
  • Fan C
  • Yu Y
The Plant Journal (2010)
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Professional experience

Training Coordinator and Bioinformatics Project Manager

National Evolutionary Synthesis Center (NESCent)

October 2010 - Present

Board member

Phyloinformatics Research Foundation

June 2017

Team lead

iPlant Tree of Life Visualization Group

June 2017

Postdoctoral fellow

Biodiversity Synthesis Center at the Field Museum of Natural History

May 2009 - September 2010(a year)

Postdoctoral fellow

Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at University of Arizona

March 2007 - April 2009(2 years)

Education history

Ph.D.

Department of Medical Genetics, University of Alberta

May 2002 - February 2007(5 years)