Baba Brinkman rocks Evolution 2012.

It hasn’t been all science talks during the Evolution 2012 conference in Ottawa. Last night, Oxford University Press and Trends in Ecology and Evolution treated attendees to the highly entertaining lyrical stylings of Baba Brinkman and his Rap Guide to Evolution. For those of you who missed it (note that this was mandatory for […]

Pioneers of genome size: Prof. Michael D. Bennett.

Prof. Mike Bennett is well known in the genome size community for his work in conducting and compiling genome size estimates in plants and as the originator of the “nucleotypic theory” in which DNA content exerts a causative influence on nucleus and cell size and is therefore of adaptive significance.He completed his undergraduate degree […]