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Curriculum Vitae: Ron Clouse

The American Museum of Natural History
Division of Invertebrate Zoology
Central Park West at 79th Street
New York, NY 10024
 
(212)313-7622
rclouse [at] amnh.org
ronaldmclouse [at] gmail.com
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Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), 2010
Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology
Giribet Laboratory
 
Master of Science (M.S.), 1994
University of Florida, Gainesville
Department of Zoology
Brockmann Laboratory
 
Invited Lectures and Courses
American Museum of Natural History, Invited Lecture, Richard Gilder Graduate School, Oct. 17, 2011
·    Case studies in terrestrial invertebrate biogeography
Univerity of Guam, Invited Lecture, September 27, 2010
·    Signatures of vicariance and dispersal in the Indo-Pacific opiliofauna (co-speaker, Prashant Sharma)
Palawan State University, Puerto Princesa, Philippines, Invited Lecture, August 20, 2010
·    Molecular and morphometric phylogenetics and biogeography of a Southeast Asian arachnid family (Opiliones, Cyphophthalmi, Stylocellidae)
The Field Museum, Chicago, IL, Invited Lecture, Research Seminar Series, June 9, 2010
·    Molecular and morphometric phylogenetics and biogeography of a Southeast Asian arachnid family (Opiliones, Cyphophthalmi, Stylocellidae)
Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia, Bioinformatics Course, April 26–30, 2010
·    Sequence assembly and finishing methods
·    Phenotypic data and metadata
·    Sequence alignment, homology, gaps
·    Optimality criteria and tree searching vs. distance methods
·    Evaluating trees: length and likelihood, rooting, and resampling
·    Biogeographic analysis
·    Using GIS and genomics
·    Whole genome assembly
Harvard University, Invited Lecture, Biogeography Course, April 5, 2010
·    The Biogeography of Southeast Asia
George Washington University, Invited Lecture, February 25, 2010
·    Time, Place and Pattern: Invertebrate Evolution and Biogeography in the Indo-Pacific
Simmons College, Boston, MA, Invited Lecture, Invertebrate Biology Course, April 14, 2009
·    Paper Wasps: Excellent Models for Studying Social Behavior