Resources

The links below are portals for population and comparative genomics tools and knowledge of plants.
Other resources posted here discuss the writing process and successful attributes of graduate students and career scientists.

Generally Useful Websites: 

iPlant Collaborative

Genome Database Rosaceae (GDR)

R-project for statistical computing

Tree of Life Web Project
Bioconductor
UCSC Genome Browser
Pedro’s Molecular Biology Tools
Workshop on Molecular Evolution
NCBI/NIH/NLM database
TAIR (The Arabidopsis Information Resource)
BioEdit & BioLign
Faculty of 1000
Science

Nature
Nature Genetics
Genetics
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA
European Society of Evolutionary Biology
Society for the Study of Molecular Biology and Evolution
Journal of Molecular Evolution
Theoretical Population Biology
‘Annual Reviews’ journals
Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology

Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Genetics
DNA sequencing troubleshooting hints
Mathematical reference page (Wolfram’s Mathworld)
Statistics reference page
Green Tea Press (free online book program)
The Evolutionist
O’Reilly open book project
Exploratorium: How we know what we know
Science and the Endangered Species Act
‘Current Opinon’ Journals
BioMedCentral open access project 
National Science Foundation
The Max Planck Society
The Chronicle of Higher Education
Sigma Xi, Scientific Research Society
The Salk Institute
Primary Education-Level Science Projects (Populations to Molecules)
Molecular Biology Freeware for Windows
 

Molecular Population Genetics:

DnaSP
MEGA

Haldane’s Sieve (Population Genetics discussion group)
Jody Hey’s website (isolation-migration model testing)
Felsenstein Lab website/Molecular Evolution Programs

Plants:
Compositae genome project
Plant genome database
Plant Evolution: a 2.1 billion year old story
FloraWeb
Introduction to the Hawaiian Silversword Alliance

Maize Genomics (Ed Buckler’s website, Cornell University)
PLANTS National Database (vegetation distribution maps, USDA)
Atlas Florae Europaea

International Plant Names Index
Missouri Botanical Garden
New York Botanical Gardens
Kew Gardens
Paralogons in Arabidopsis thaliana (Wolfe website)

Creativity in Science & Teaching
Especially helpful for grad students:

‘Some Modest Advice for Graduate Students

‘Some Acynical Advice for Graduate Students’ 

Writing and preparing your thesis or dissertation
Writer’s block…website 2
Best Practices in mentoring Undergraduate Researchers   
Student Pugwash
Higher Ed Jobs Resource

International Research Groups and Resources, Weedy Species:

Rothamsted Research

Uni Western Australia AHRI Research

Weedy and Invasive Species (USA)

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