Karen Cranston Ph.D.

Training Coordinator and Bioinformatics Project Manager

National Evolutionary Synthesis Center (NESCent)

Location
Durham, North Carolina, United States
Discipline
Biological Sciences
Interests
phylogenetics biodiversity informatics
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Publications

  • Spatio-temporal patterns of genome evolution in allotetraploid species of the genus Oryza.

    Ammiraju J, Fan C, Yu Y, Song X, Cranston K, Pontaroli A et al.

    The Plant Journal (2010)

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  • Phylotastic! Making tree-of-life knowledge accessible, reusable and convenient

    Stoltzfus A, Lapp H, Matasci N, Deus H, Sidlauskas B, Zmasek C et al.

    BMC Bioinformatics (2013)

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  • Science Incubators: Synthesis Centers and Their Role in the Research Ecosystem

    Rodrigo A, Alberts S, Cranston K, Kingsolver J, Lapp H, McClain C et al.

    PLoS Biology (2013)

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  • Frontiers: The iPlant Collaborative: Cyberinfrastructure for Plant Biology

    Frontiers in Plant Genetics And Genomics

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  • Phylogenomic Analysis of BAC-end Sequence Libraries in <I>Oryza</I> (Poaceae)

    Cranston K, Hurwitz B, Sanderson M, Ware D, Wing R, Stein L

    Systematic Botany (2010)

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  • Extreme environments select for reproductive assurance: evidence from evening primroses (Oenothera).

    Evans M, Hearn D, Theiss K, Cranston K, Holsinger K, Donoghue M

    The New phytologist (2011)

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  • Closing the gap between rocks and clocks.

    Cranston K, Rannala B

    Heredity (2005)

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  • The PhyLoTA Browser: processing GenBank for molecular phylogenetics research.

    Sanderson M, Boss D, Chen D, Cranston K, Wehe A

    Systematic Biology (2008)

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  • Summarizing a posterior distribution of trees using agreement subtrees.

    Cranston K, Rannala B

    Systematic Biology (2007)

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  • Species trees from highly incongruent gene trees in rice.

    Cranston K, Hurwitz B, Ware D, Stein L, Wing R

    Systematic Biology (2009)

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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

Present

Team lead

iPlant Tree of Life Visualization Group

Present

Postdoctoral fellow

Biodiversity Synthesis Center at the Field Museum of Natural History

May 2009 - September 2010 (1 year 4 months)

Postdoctoral fellow

Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at University of Arizona

March 2007 - April 2009 (2 years 1 month)

Education history

Department of Medical Genetics, University of Alberta

Ph.D.

May 2002 - February 2007 (4 years 9 months)