Keogh Group - Evolutionary biology & ecology of reptiles and amphibians
My primary research interest is the study and evaluation of evolutionary processes and we work mostly on reptile and frog systems because they are the animals I know the most about. My research interests and those of the group are quite broad. We 'concentrate' on four main research areas: molecular phylogenetics at all scales, comparative evolutionary biology, behavioural and molecular ecology, and natural history and conservation biology. Of course there is overlap between these research themes, particularly in some of the molecular methods used to tackle questions. What we do in each of these areas are described on my lab web site and have a look through our publications to get a better feel for what my group does.
For more information on our lab you can go to these links:
- Keogh Lab web site
- Follow the Keogh Lab on Twitter
- Check out some of the awards won by our lab members
- Possibly the greatest achievement of our lab - our work on sexual deception in African flat lizards was featured on the 'Colbert Report' in segment called 'When animals attack our morals.'
- Follow the Division of Ecology & Evolution on Twitter
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The most up to date list of our publications can be found on our Keogh Lab web site. You can also go to a complete list of publications on the ISI website.
New boulder frog discovered
Scientists find new Australian frog
E&E PhD Exit Seminar: Micro- and macro-evolution of micro- and macro-lizards
Polyploidy and adaptation in Australian burrowing frogs Neobatrachus
Polyploidy is rare in animals, and most polyploid animals reproduce asexually.
E&E PhD Exit Seminar: Old World Serpents and New World Dragons: the Evolutionary Dynamics of Pythons and Liolaemid lizards
Current patterns of biodiversity, whether its species richness or phenotypic diversity, need to be understood in the context of the past.
E&E PhD Exit Seminar: Macroevolution across a changing Australian landscape
Over geological time, the earth’s surface and climate have changed, rearranging continental plates and oscillating between a hothouse and snowglobe
E&E Special Seminar: From Trees to Seas: Phylogeny and Ecology as Predictors for Semicircular Canal Morphology
Five palaeobiological laws needed to understand the evolution of the living biota
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