Bears, Species & DNA

  • Funding

    This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Program Award #1557117, "Evolution and the Levels of Lineage"; the University of Utah Department of Philosophy; and the University of Utah Philosophy of Biology Lab.

    Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the funders.

Credits

Credits

The content on this page is the product of a collaboration between the Genetic Science Learning Center and Matt Haber’s research group at the University of Utah.

Funding was provided by the National Science Foundation under Program Award #1557117, "Evolution and the Levels of Lineage"; the University of Utah Department of Philosophy; and the University of Utah Philosophy of Biology Lab.

Contributors

Matthew H. Haber, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Philosophy
School of Biology (Adjunct)
Center for Quantitative Biology (Affiliate)
Center for Latin American Studies (Affiliate)
University of Utah

Richard Figueroa
Graduate Student
Department of Philosophy
University of Utah

The following GSLC staff contributed to this project:

  • Sheila Homburger
  • Julia Peterson
  • Kagan Breitenbach
  • Jonathan Conger

Voiceover:

  • Kendra Hoffman

References

References

Haber, M. (2019). Species in the Age of Discordance. Philosophy, Theory, and Practice in Biology, 11(21). doi:10.3998/ptpbio.16039257.0011.021

Haber, M. and Molter, D. (2019) Species in the Age of Discordance: Meeting Report and Introduction. Philosophy, Theory, and Practice in Biology, 11(12). doi:10.3998/ptpbio.16039257.0011.012

Hailer, F., Kutschera, V. E., Hallström, B. M., Klassert, D., Fain, S. R., Leonard, J. A., ... & Janke, A. (2012). Nuclear genomic sequences reveal that polar bears are an old and distinct bear lineage. Science, 336(6079), 344-347.

Kumar, V., Lammers, F., Bidon, T., Pfenninger, M., Kolter, L., Nilsson, M. A., & Janke, A. (2017). The evolutionary history of bears is characterized by gene flow across species. Scientific Reports, 7, 46487.

Kutschera, V. E., Bidon, T., Hailer, F., Rodi, J. L., Fain, S. R., & Janke, A. (2014). Bears in a forest of gene trees: phylogenetic inference is complicated by incomplete lineage sorting and gene flow. Molecular biology and evolution, 31(8), 2004-2017.

Nakhleh, L. (2013). Computational approaches to species phylogeny inference and gene tree reconciliation. Trends in ecology & evolution, 28(12), 719-728.


APA format:

Genetic Science Learning Center. (2017, August 1) Bears, Species & DNA. Retrieved November 02, 2019, from https://learn.genetics.utah.edu/content/evolution/bears/

CSE format:

Bears, Species & DNA [Internet]. Salt Lake City (UT): Genetic Science Learning Center; 2017 [cited 2019 Nov 2] Available from https://learn.genetics.utah.edu/content/evolution/bears/

Chicago format:

Genetic Science Learning Center. "Bears, Species & DNA." Learn.Genetics. August 1, 2017. Accessed November 2, 2019. https://learn.genetics.utah.edu/content/evolution/bears/.