Roderic D. M. Page

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Rod Page
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Rod Page
Born Roderic Dugald Morton Page
1962 (age 55–56)
Nationality New Zealand
Citizenship New Zealand
Alma mater University of Auckland (PhD)
Known for Molecular evolution : a phylogenetic approach[1]
Awards Bicentenary Medal of the Linnean Society 1998
Scientific career
Fields
Institutions
Thesis Panbiogeography: a cladistic approach (1990)
Doctoral advisor Brian McArdle
Doctoral students Vincent Smith[3]
Influences Eddie Holmes
Website

Roderic Dugald Morton Page (born 1962), known as Rod, is an evolutionary biologist at the University of Glasgow, Scotland, and the author of several books.[4] As of 2015 he is professor at the University of Glasgow and was editor of the journal Systematic Biology until the end of 2007.[5] His main interests are in phylogenetics,[6] evolutionary biology and bioinformatics.[7][8]

Education[edit]

Page was educated at the University of Auckland where he was awarded a PhD in 1990.[9]

Career and research[edit]

Page is known for his work on co-speciation and in particular the development of bioinformatic software such as TreeMap,[10] RadCon,[11][12] and TreeView.[2][13][14][15] Page is a co-author with Eddie Holmes of Molecular Evolution: A phylogenetic approach[1] and editor of Tangled trees: phylogeny, cospeciation and coevolution.[16]

Awards and honours[edit]

He received the Bicentenary Medal of the Linnean Society in 1998.[17]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Page, Roderic D. M.; Holmes, Edward C. (1998). Molecular evolution : a phylogenetic approach. Oxford: Blackwell Science. ISBN 9780865428898. OCLC 47011609. 
  2. ^ a b Roderic D. M. Page publications indexed by Google Scholar Edit this at Wikidata
  3. ^ Smith, Vincent S. (2000). Avian louse phylogeny (Phthiraptera: Ischnocera) : a cladistic study based on morphology (PhD thesis). University of Glasgow. OCLC 811567404. 
  4. ^ Anon (2000). "Staff List". University of Glasgow. Archived from the original on 26 December 2003. 
  5. ^ "Editorial Board". Systematic Biology. Retrieved 2006-12-05. 
  6. ^ Page, R.; Charleston, M. (1997). "From Gene to Organismal Phylogeny: Reconciled Trees and the Gene Tree/Species Tree Problem". Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 7 (2): 231–240. doi:10.1006/mpev.1996.0390. PMID 9126565. 
  7. ^ Page, R. (2009). "BioGUID: Resolving, discovering, and minting identifiers for biodiversity informatics". BMC Bioinformatics. 10: S5. doi:10.1186/1471-2105-10-S14-S5. PMC 2775151Freely accessible. PMID 19900301. 
  8. ^ Page, R. D. M. (2011). "Linking NCBI to Wikipedia: A wiki-based approach". PLoS Currents. 3: RRN1228. doi:10.1371/currents.RRN1228. PMC 3080707Freely accessible. PMID 21516242. 
  9. ^ Page, Roderic D M (1990). Panbiogeography : a cladistic approach. auckland.ac.nz (PhD thesis). University of Auckland. hdl:2292/1999. OCLC 153589098. 
  10. ^ "TreeMap". 
  11. ^ Thorley, J. L.; Page, R. D. M. (2000). "RadCon: phylogenetic tree comparison and consensus". Bioinformatics. 16 (5): 486–487. doi:10.1093/bioinformatics/16.5.486. ISSN 1367-4803. 
  12. ^ "RadCon". Archived from the original on 13 December 2003. 
  13. ^ Page, R. (1996). "TreeView: An application to display phylogenetic trees on personal computers". Computer Applications in the Biosciences (CABIOS). 12 (4): 357–358. doi:10.1093/bioinformatics/12.4.357. PMID 8902363. 
  14. ^ Page, R. D. M. (2002). "Visualizing Phylogenetic Trees Using TreeView". Current Protocols in Bioinformatics. Chapter 6: Unit Uni6.2. doi:10.1002/0471250953.bi0602s01. PMID 18792942. 
  15. ^ "TreeView". 
  16. ^ Page, R.D.M. ed. (2002). Tangled trees: phylogeny, cospeciation and coevolution. University of Chicago Press. ISBN 0-226-64467-7
  17. ^ "The Bicentenary Medal". The Linnean Society. Retrieved 5 July 2017. 

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