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TTU contacts:
Department of Biological Sciences
Box 43131, Flint and Main Street
Lubbock, TX 79409-3131 (USA)
dept office +1.806.742.2715
my office +1.806.742.2710 x256

XTBG contacts:
Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden
666303 Menglun Yunnan China
tel +86.691.8717187 (Banna office)
tel: +86.871.5160155 (Kunming office)
fax +86.691.8715070


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  • 22 Nov 2014Sundaland Dipterocarp forests during Quaternary glacial maxima

    In findings published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (U.S.A.), the persistence of Dipterocarp forests on the greatly expanded Sunda Shelf during the brief glacial maxima of the Quaternary Period was supported by the largest database of collections of Dipterocarpaceae specimens in the world and advanced niche modeling techniques.  The team of […]

  • 22 Oct 2014Genomic data reveals patterns in the regulation of transpiration in Ficus

    Protein Domain Analysis of Genomic Sequence Data Reveals Regulation of LRR Related Domains in Plant Transpiration in Ficus.  Tiange Lang, Kangquan Yin, Jinyu Liu, Kunfang Cao, Charles H. Cannon, and Fang K. Du.  PLoS One. Predicting protein domains is essential for understanding a protein’s function at the molecular level. However, up till now, there has been no direct and straightforward […]

  • 18 Oct 2014Borneo and Indochina are evolutionary hotspots

    A recent publication in Systematic Biology highlights the role of Borneo and Indochina as exceptional evolutionary hotspots in Southeast Asia.  Compiling and reanalyzing a large amount of data, a team of 13 experts representing a wide range of scientific fields demonstrate that for a diverse range of fauna and flora, within-area diversification and subsequent emigration […]

  • 15 Oct 2014Dr. Cannon speaks at evolutionary genomics meeting

    Dr. Charles Cannon gave an invited presentation at the “Evolutionary Genetics and Genomics” workshop at Cold Spring Harbor, Asia in Suzhou, China on Oct 10, 2014.  His talk was entitled “Tropical Diversification and Genomic Mutualisms”. The workshop site is at the following link: While in China, he was also invited to make a presentation at […]

  • 15 Oct 2014Peter Alele publishes study on soils in Uganda

    How Does Conversion of Natural Tropical Rainforest Ecosystems Affect Soil Bacterial and Fungal Communities in the Nile River Watershed of Uganda? Peter O. Alele mail, Douglas Sheil, Yann Surget-Groba, Shi Lingling, Charles H. Cannon Published: August 12, 2014 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0104818

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