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Huateng Huang 黄华腾

 Research interests includes:

  • species-tree estimation;

  • phylogenetic methods using next-generation sequencing data;

  •  correlation between population genetic processes;

  •  macroevolutionary patterns of speciation.

Professional Positions

  • 03/2018-present: Professor, College of Life Sciences, Shaanxi Normal University, ​Xi'an, China

  • 12/2015-01/2018: Bioinformatician, Department of Nephrology/Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Hospital

  • 10/2012-09/2015: Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan

  • 06/2011-09/2012: Research Lab Specialist/Biostatistician, Department of Nephrology/Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Hospital

Education

  • 08/2005-04/2012: Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Michigan—received Doctor of Philosophy in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology.​

  • 10/2010-04/2011: Department of Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Michigan—received Master of Science (Biostatistics).

  • 09/2001-07/2004: Department of Life Science, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei—received Bachelor of Biological Science degree, 2004

Presentations

  • Huang, H, Knowles, LL and Rabosky DL (2015) Identifying the sources of species-tree gene-tree discordance. Invited talk in SSB-sponsored symposium “Breaking Barriers: Empirical, Theoretical, and Gender Issues in Phylogenetics”, 2015 Joint annual meeting of the American Society of Naturalists, Society of Systematic Biologists, and Society for the Study of Evolution in Guarujá, Brazil;

  • Huang, H and Rabosky, DL (2014) Genomic evidence for reduced sexual selection in plumage-dichromatic birds. Present in Sexual selection session, 2014 Joint annual meeting of the American Society of Naturalists, Society of Systematic Biologists, and Society for the Study of Evolution in Raleigh, NC;

  • Huang, H and Rabosky, DL (2013) Sexual dichromatism and speciation rate in birds. Present in Macroevolution session, 2013 Joint annual meeting of the American Society of Naturalists, Society of Systematic Biologists, and Society for the Study of Evolution in Snowbird, UT;

  • Huang, H, Tran, L and Knowles, LL (2010) Evaluating the robustness of phylogenetic estimates of cichlid radiations from the view point of coalescent variance. Present in Phylogenetic theory session, 2010 Joint annual meeting of the American Society of Naturalists, Society of Systematic Biologists, and Society for the Study of Evolution in Portland, OR;

  • Huang, H, He, Q and Knowles, LL (2009) Why more loci do not necessarily add up to a more accurate species tree estimation? Present in Phylogenetic methods session, 2009 Joint annual meeting of the American Society of Naturalists, Society of Systematic Biologists, and Society for the Study of Evolution in Moscow, ID;

  • Huang, H, He, Q and Knowles, LL (2009) Can the intrinsic limitations of DNA sequences for phylogenetic estimation be overcome? Presented in poster session, Early Career Scientists Symposium 2009, EEB, University of Michigan, MI;

  • Huang, H, Chen, B and Knowles, LL (2008) The expansion of zones where the most likely gene tree discord with the species tree. Presented in 2006 Joint annual meeting of the American Society of Naturalists, Society of Systematic Biologists, and Society for the Study of Evolution in Minneapolis, Minnesota;

  • Huang, H, Chen, B and Knowles, LL (2008) Exploration of the gene tree anomaly zone for four-taxon species tree. Presented in poster session, Early Career Scientists Symposium 2008, EEB, University of Michigan, MI;

  • Huang, H (2006) Using interlocus contrasts to detect selected loci in montane grasshoppers. Presented in EEB lunch seminar, EEB, University of Michigan, MI;

  • Huang, H, Gray, DA and Knowles, LL (2006) Exploration of the processes underlying an unusual phylogeographic pattern. Present in poster session, 2006 Joint annual meeting of the American Society of Naturalists, Society of Systematic Biologists, and Society for the Study of Evolution in Fairbanks, NY;

Professional Societies and Service

  • ​The Society for the Study of Evolution

  • The Society of Systematic Biology

  • Referee service for journals: 

Biology Letters                                                 Current Biology
Journal of Molecular Evolution                         Molecular Ecology
Systematic Biology                                           Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution
Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 
Heredity                                                            International Journal of Molecular Sciences
Evolution                                                           Molecular Ecology Resource
Avian Research                                                  Bioinformatics
Molecular Biology and Evolution                       ​New Phytologist