• Thank you to the Madison Chapter of Graduate Women in Science (GWIS-Beta Chapter) for featuring me in the Faculty Spotlight


  • Our movie will be screened in Union South and in the Central Library. See website here
  • Very grateful for the invitation to Uncontrolled Variables, comedy+science show at The Bur Oak organized by Diya Basrai.

  • First time in Botany conference: great response for the workshop and symposium on phylogenetic networks.

  • Loving the Evolution 2023 meeting!
  • Do you identify as Latinx in Data Science? We are excited to launch the #LatinxInDataSci database: https://latinxinstat.wid.wisc.edu/. Please add yourself! Also, conference organizers can use this database to include a more diverse representation of speakers.

  • Gracias Ricardo por la invitacion para hablar de mi trayectoria en ciencia:

  • Very excited to have reached 1000 citations on Google Scholar!
  • Thankful for the advertisement on El Zoominario:
  • Excited to join the Journal of Open Source Software (JOSS) editorial team!

  • A lot of fun in the Collaboration Matching experiment at the WID Research Bazaar 2023! Thanks to Sarah Stevens, Chris Endemann and Michael Ferris (in the photo below):

  • Thanks for the invitation to speak at a Girls Who Code event!

  • Great article about El Zoominario, posted in Genomics & Technology Spring 2023. Thanks!


  • Launching the #LatinxInStat database!!!
  • Launching the @latinxinstem TikTok account to promote Latinx scientists and to promote El Zoominario:
@latinxinstem Visibility of #LatinxInSTEM #elzoominario ♬ Surfin' U.S.A. - The Beach Boys
  • I write to inform all that George Tiley and I resigned to the position of editor of the Frontiers Rising Stars in Reticulate Evolution special edition.


  • Thanks to Nadya from WORT radio program “En Nuestro Patio” for interviewing me about my efforts in science communication and diversity in STEM. People can listen to the recording in the “Audio Archives” of Tuesday November 16th, 2021 7pm CT here

  • Thanks to PBS Meet the Lab for featuring the Solis-Lemus lab as Data Decoders

  • Thanks to Delta Beer Lab for hosting my talk at the WI Science Festival. Details of the talk here

  • Thanks @WomenInStat for inviting me to curate the twitter account the week of Sept 13-17, 2021

  • Gracias ClubEcoEvo Latinoamérica por la invitación a dar una platica (en español) de mi investigación: YouTube

  • Two talks at JuliaCon2021 from the lab:
  • Thanks GROW magazine for featuring me in an article in the Summer 2021 edition!

  • Thanks WID for featuring me in the #WomenHistoryMonth 1-minute chats on YouTube

  • Thank you for inviting me to join the Editorial Board of Phylogenetics, Phylogenomics, and Systematics as Review Editor for Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution

  • The Solis-Lemus lab helped plant 5 trees by holding lab meetings in whereby in February!


  • The SNaQ paper (Solis-Lemus et al, 2017) was included in the PLOS Genetics Top 10% curated collection!

  • Julia workshop for Data Science organized by CIMAT on October 26-27, 2020. Thank you Leticia Ramirez for inviting me! Details here

  • Thank you Cedarburg Public library for inviting me to give a talk at the NEA Big Read: Ozaukee County 2020

  • Excited to see my project summary in the list of 2020 awards for the DOE Computational Tool Development for Integrative Systems Biology Data Analysis here and awards brochure PDF here

  • We are launching El Zoominario! Thanks eCALS for the news to advertise it!

  • Recruiting a postdoc! Details here. To apply, send me an email with CV, short research statement (<=1 page), and github username. Subject “Postdoc application”.

  • Grateful to receive DOE award for computational biology tools! See the WID News. I will be recruiting a postdoc soon!

  • Thanks for the invitation to give a talk at the 1st virtual meeting of Systematics, Biogeography and Evolution (SBE) on phylogenetic networks. See talk here

  • Thank you to Deisy Angarita and Andres Cuervo from Universidad Nacional de Colombia for inviting me to their phylogenetics class (via zoom)!

  • Congratulations to Zhaoyi Zhang for winning the Hilldale Faculty/Undergraduate Research Fellowship of UW-Madison!

  • Honored to have been elected to become part of the SSB Council! My 3-year term as Council member will start on January 2021

  • Thanks to Mackenzie Krumme for the article about me at the Wisconsin Alumni Association website

  • Excited to join the Badger Talks