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- n. Plural form of phylogeneticist.
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He advocated the inclusion of all sorts of scientists studying deep time problems in evolutionary biology, also those phylogeneticists dealing with molecular data who use fossils merely for obtaining calibration ages.
But phylogeneticists have a point: They want people to emphasize evolutionary relationships when you name organisms.
The company seemed obviously focused on animals; and they had hired researchers with an interest in the past-paleoblologists, DNA phylogeneticists, and so on.
I have decided to post a question here to my blog requesting help from phylogeneticists everywhere in doing phylogenetic analysis of data from metagenomic projects.
Calling all phylogeneticists - we need your help with metagenomic data
That’s pretty hilarious, considering that sex has been known to biologists and phylogeneticists, for, I don’t know, FOREVER.