Lab News

February 19, 2020
New study in Nature Communications simulated global bird migrations during scenarios of past climate conditions. The paper, product of an international collaboration within ...
December 20, 2019
The newest episode of SEEKER “How Close Are We to Discovering All Life on Earth?” features Map of Life research and its contribution to biodiversity science and conservation...
December 4, 2019
A new Jetz Lab paper, led by post-doc Nathan Upham, was published in PLOS Biology describing efforts to build an improved evolutionary tree of life for all ~6,000 species of...
Jetz Lab Group Photo
November 7, 2019
This November the annual two day lab retreat took the group to western Connecticut, just an hour from New Haven. After spending the day with science talks, a brainstorming...
October 25, 2019
Melodie McGeoch and Walter Jetz published a Commentary in Cell’s new journal ‘One Earth’ calling for an improved approach to biodiversity targets on invasive species.  ...
October 8, 2019
Walter Jetz and members of the Yale team represented Map of Life research at this packed whole-day event. Highlight was an evening that included contributions by former...
June 12, 2019
“Life imitates Art,” was the bold claim of Oscar Wilde, “more than Art imitates Life”. However, what if Art imitates the Tree of Life?  That question was pursued by Jetz Lab...