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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Followers (53)

  • Hilmar Lapp

    Hilmar Lapp National Evolutionary Synthesis Center (NESCent)

  • Roderic Page

    Roderic Page PLoS Biodiversity Hub

  • Jonathan Eisen

    Jonathan Eisen Stanford University

  • nabila ta

    nabila ta

  • Jim Croft

    Jim Croft

Following (47)

  • Jan Reichelt

    Jan Reichelt Mendeley

  • Stephen Smith

    Stephen Smith Brown University

  • David Kidd

    David Kidd Kingston University

  • Carl Boettiger

    Carl Boettiger UC Santa Cruz

  • Michael Rosenberg

    Michael Rosenberg Arizona State University

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)