COLLABORATORS

Shane Geange (Victoria University of Wellington, NZ – School of Biological Sciences)
Jeffery Shima (Victoria University of Wellington, NZ – School of Biological Sciences)
Craig Osenberg  (University of Florida – Department of Biology)
Ben Bolker (McMaster University – dual appointment in Department of Mathematics & Statistics and Biology)
Ashley Seifert
(University of Florida – Cancer Genetics)
James Monaghan (University of Florida – Cancer Genetics)
Matthew Smith (University of Florida – Biology)
Bret Pasch (University of Florida – Biology)
François Michonneau (University of Florida – Florida Museum of Natural History)

SOCIETIES

Ecological Society of America
Western Society of Naturalists
American Academy of Underwater Sciences
Sigma Xi 

STATISTICS

Sometimes back transformation can be tricky. Here’s an example from arcsine square root transformation.

DATA VISUALIZATION & PLOT THEORY

Visualization Blog1: http://www.informationisbeautiful.net/
Vsiualization Blog2: http://www.fastcodesign.com/
ggplot2: http://had.co.nz/ggplot2/
(column/bar): plots: http://emdbolker.wikidot.com/blog:dynamite
general plot theory: http://processtrends.com/toc_data_visualization.htm
colorblind colors: http://jfly.iam.u-tokyo.ac.jp/color/, and colors in ggplot in general http://wiki.stdout.org/rcookbook/Graphs/Colors%20(ggplot2)/#a-colorblind-friendly-palette
check things for colorblind friendly colors: http://www.vischeck.com/vischeck/
color brewer: http://colorbrewer2.org/

EDUCATION

Online Education Opportunities

Open Course Ware (MIT): http://ocw.mit.edu/index.htm
MIT.x: http://web.mit.edu/newsoffice/2011/mitx-faq-1219.html
Academic Earth: http://academicearth.org/
Khan Academy: http://www.khanacademy.org/
TED: http://www.ted.com/
Education Round Table: http://www.onlineschools.org/round-table/

Graduate Student Misc

on passing qualifying exams: http://gradstudies.ucdavis.edu/students/qualifying_exam.html

Press

On vermetid snails in the aquarium trade: http://reefbuilders.com/2012/07/23/vermetid-snail-stony-corals/#more-60713
On the benefits of multiple mutualits: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/03/120330164856.htm