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Karen Cranston

  • Ph.D.
  • Training Coordinator and Bioinformatics Project Manager
  • National Evolutionary Synthesis Center (NESCent)
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  • 10PublicationsNumber of items in this person’s My Publications folder on Mendeley.

Research interests

phylogenetics biodiversity informatics

Followers (63)

  • emily germo

    emily germo

  • Gaurav Vaidya

    Gaurav VaidyaUniversity of Colorado Boulder Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

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    Nidheesh kammadavil

  • Nicolay Shinkin

    Nicolay Shinkin

  • Bokang Mahlomaholo

    Bokang MahlomaholoUniversity of the Free State Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences

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    Gbemiga Shadare

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  • Paula Mabee

    Paula MabeeUniversity of South Dakota

  • Joshua Drew

    Joshua DrewColumbia University

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    Helena Deus

  • Enrico Pontelli

    Enrico PontelliNew Mexico State University

  • Meg Pirrung

    Meg PirrungKnight Lab

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    andrea thomerCIRSS

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Publications (5)

  • Frontiers: The iPlant Collaborative: Cyberinfrastructure for Plant Biology

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

    • Stoltzfus A
    • Lapp H
    • Matasci N
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  • Science Incubators: Synthesis Centers and Their Role in the Research Ecosystem

    • Rodrigo A
    • Alberts S
    • Cranston K
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  • Phylogenomic Analysis of BAC-end Sequence Libraries in Oryza (Poaceae)

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

    • Ammiraju J
    • Fan C
    • Yu Y
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Professional experience

Training Coordinator and Bioinformatics Project Manager

National Evolutionary Synthesis Center (NESCent)

October 2010 - Present

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)

Board member

Phyloinformatics Research Foundation

Team lead

iPlant Tree of Life Visualization Group

Education history

Ph.D.

Department of Medical Genetics, University of Alberta

May 2002 - February 2007(5 years)