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Kunselman E, Wiggin K, Diner RE, Gilbert JA, and SM Allard (in press). Microbial threats and sustainable solutions for molluscan aquaculture. Sustainable Microbiology: qvae002, https://doi.org/10.1093/sumbio/qvae002


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Langager MM, Adelman JS, and DM Hawley (2023). Let's stick together: infection enhances preferences for social grouping in a songbird species. Ecology and Evolution 13: e10627 https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ece3.10627

Miller KD, Atkins Coleman AJ, O'Neil KL#, Mueller AJ, Pell RD#, and EK Bowers (in press). Individual optimization of reproductive investment and the cost of incubation in a wild songbird. American Naturalist. doi: https://doi.org/10.1086/727967 .

Mandel JR, Moore-Pollard ER#, and JM Bonifacino (2023). The Reinvention of Compositae: Vicki Funk’s legacy in the systematics of the largest plant family on Earth. International Journal of Plant Sciences; Guest Editors of Special Issue. doi.org/10.1086/725047

Herrando-Moraira S, Roquet C, Calleja JA, Chen YS, Fujikawa K, Galbany-Casals M, Garcia-Jacas N, Liu JQ, López-Alvarado J, López-Pujol J, Mandel J, Mehregan L, Sáez A, Sennikov A, Susanna R, Vilatersana, Xu L-S. (2023). Impact of the climatic changes in the Pliocene-Pleistocene transition on Irano-Turanian species. The radiation of genus Jurinea (Compositae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2023.107928

Brown SP, Shahrtash M#, Stokes CE, Baird SM, Baird R, and S Lu (2023). Model-based community analyses identify fungal endophytes that may modulate symptom development of charcoal rot disease in soybean. PhytoFrontiers (in press) DOI:10.1094/PHYTOFR-04-23-0052-SC.

Shahrtash M# and SP Brown (2023). Interactions between fungal endophytes and pathogens isolated from the invasive plant kudzu (Pueraria montana var. lobata). Archives of Phytopathology and Plant Protection 56: 87–107. DOI: 10.1080/03235408.2023.2178055.

Shahrtash M#, Tucker AE#, Weaver, MA, and SP Brown (2023). Control strategies for the invasive plant kudzu (Pueraria montana) only minimally impacts soil activity, chemistry, and bacterial and fungal communities. Pedobiologia: 150897 (in press) DOI: 10.1016/j.pedobi.2023.150897.

Bowers EK (2023). Coming of age in your local mating market: Just a numbers game? Journal of Animal Ecology 92: 953–956.

Schill ML, Baird R, Brown SP, and AM Veach (2023). Wildfire severity alters soil microbial exoenzyme production and fungal abundances in the Southern Appalachian Mountains. Pedosphere (in press) DOI: 10.1016/j.pedsph.2023.05.008.

Szwabowski GL#, Daigle BJ, Jr., Baker DL, and Parrill AL (2023). Structure-based pharmacophore modeling 2. Developing a novel framework for structure-based pharmacophore model generation and selection. Journal of Molecular Graphics and Modelling 122, 108488.

Pucket  EE, Davis IS*, Harper DC, Wakamatsu K, Battu G, Belant JL, Beyer DE, Carpenter C, Crupi AC, Davidson M, DePerno CS, Forman N, Fowler NL, Garshelis DL, Gould N, Gunther K, Haroldson M, Ito S, Kocka D, Lackey C, Leahy R, Lee-Roney C, Lewis T, Lutto A, McGowan K, Olfenbuttel C, Orlando M, Platt A, Pollard MD#, Ramaker ME, Reich H, Sajecki JL, Sell SK, Strules J, Thompson S, van Manen F, Whitman C, Williamson R, Winslow F, Kaelin C, Marks MS, and G Barsh (2023). Genetic architecture and evolution of color variation in American black bears. Current Biology 33: 86–97.

Sabel JL and AB Sorin (2023). Real World Scenarios in Non-Majors Biology. CourseSource 10, 8pp. https://doi.org/10.24918/cs.2023.5

Brown SP, Clark SL, Ford E, Mirza N#, Odeh A*, Schlarbaum SE, Jumpponen A, and R Baird (2023). Convergent shifts in soil fungal communities associated with Fagaceae reforestation in the Southern Appalachian Mountains. Forest Ecology and Management 531: 120805 DOI:10.1016/j,foreco.2023.120805

Haddad S, Clarke DJ, Jeong S-H#, Mitchell R, and DD McKenna (2023). Antennal sensilla in longhorn beetles (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America, saac026, https://doi.org/10.1093/aesa/saac026

Tillman FA# and JS Adelman (Early View Online). Searching while sick: How does disease affect foraging decisions and contact rates? Functional Ecology, doi.org/10.1111/1365-2435.14207.

Chen C, Aldridge RL, Gibson S, Kline J, Aryaprema V, Qualls W, Xue R-D, Boardman L, Linthicum KJ and DA Hahn (2023). Developing the radiation-based sterile insect technique (SIT) for controlling Aedes aegypti: identification of a sterilizing dose. Pest Management Science. https://doi.org/10.1002/ps.7303.

Hawley DM, Thomason C, Aberle M, Brown R, and JS Adelman (2023). High virulence is associated with pathogen spreadability in a songbird–bacterial system. Royal Society Open Science 10(1): 220975, doi.org/10.1098/rsos.220975.

Jones MM and CMV Nuñez (2023). Laissez-Faire Stallions? Males’ fecal cortisol metabolite concentrations do not vary with increased female turnover in feral horses (Equus caballus). Animals 13(1), 176; https://doi.org/10.3390/ani13010176.

Ruden RM and JS Adelman (2023). Modulating disease phenotype in a songbird: A role for inflammation in disease tolerance? Journal of Experimental Zoology, Part A, 339(1): 83–91.


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Tang C, Li X, Liu X, Engel MS, Liao H, and D Yang (2022). A Cretaceous balloon lifts the veil on the antiquity and evolution of nuptial gifts. Gondwana Research 107: 146–153.

Kong C, Feng K, Zhao S, Li W, and X Li (2022). Phylogeny of the Chinese subgenera of the genus Homoneura (Diptera, Lauxaniidae, Homoneurinae) based on morphological characters. Insects 13(8), 665; https://doi.org/10.3390/insects13080665.

Strickland LR, Windsor D, and CE Caceres (2022) Variation in contact chemical cues may mediate differential predator response in the colour polymorphic tortoise beetle, Chelymorpha alternans. Ecological Entomology 47: 1042–1043.

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Palazzesi L, Pellicer J, Barreda VD, Loeuille B, Mandel JR, Pokorny L, Siniscalchi CM, Tellerí MC, and O Hidalgo (2022). Asteraceae as a model system for evolutionary studies: from fossils to genomes. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society, 200(2): 143–164.

Weaver M, Callicott KA, Mehl HL, Opoku J, Park LC, Fields KS and JR Mandel (2022). Characterization of the Aspergillus flavus population from highly aflatoxin-contaminated corn in the United States. Toxins, 14(11): 755, 1–11.

Grant TJ, Fisher KE, Krishnan N, Mullins AM, Hellmich RL, Sappington TW, Adelman JS, Coats JR, Hartzler RG, Pleasants JM, and SP Bradbury (2022). Monarch butterfly ecology, behavior, and vulnerabilities in North Central USA agricultural landscapes. Bioscience 72: 1176–1203. [Cover]

Stephenson JF and JS Adelman (2022). The behavior of infected hosts: behavioral tolerance, behavioral resilience, and their implications for behavioral competence. In: Animal Behavior and Parasitism (Ezenwa VO, Altizer SM, and R Hall, eds.), doi.org/10.1093/oso/9780192895561.003.0017

Boardman L, Lockwood JL, Angilletta MJ, Jr., Krause JS, Lau JA, Loik ME, Simberloff D, Thawley CJ, and LA Meyerson (2022). The Future of Invasion Science Needs Physiology. Bioscience 72(12): 1204–1219.

Brown SP, Clark SL, Ford E, Jumpponen A, Saxton AM, Schlarbaum SE, and R Baird (2022). Comparisons of interspecies field performance of Fagaceae (Castanea and Quercus) planted in the southeastern United States with attention to soil fungal impacts on plant performance. Forest Ecology and Management 525: 120569.

Hollis PR, Mobley RJ, Bhuju J, Abell AN, Sutter CH, and TR Sutter (2022). CYP1B1 Augments the Mesenchymal, Claudin-Low, and Chemoresistant Phenotypes of Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Cells. International Journal of Molecular Sciences 23(17): 9670.

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Johnson KC, Sabel JL, Cole J, Pruett CL, Plymale R, and NS Reyna (2022). From genetics to biotechnology: Synthetic biology as a flexible course-embedded research experience. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education, In Press.

Adelman JS, Tokarz RE, Euken AE, Field EN, Russel MC, and RC Smith (2022). Relative influence of land use, mosquito abundance, and bird communities in defining West Nile virus infection rates in Culex mosquito populations. Insects 13(9): 758; 1–13.

Molofsky J, Beckage B, Boatwright S, Hui C, Keller S, Mandel JR, Park D, and DM Richardson (2022). Optimal differentiation to the edge of trait space (EoTS). Evolutionary Ecology 36(5): 743–752.

James JJ*, Bach EM, Baker K, Barber NA, Buck R, Shahrtash M#, and SP Brown (2022). Herbicide control of the invasive Amur honeysuckle (Lonicera maackii) does not alter soil microbial communities or activity. Ecological Solutions and Evidence 2022;3:e1257.

Perry CH#, Mullins NA#, Sweileh RBA*, Nelson HA#, Miranda-Carboni GA, and AN Abell (2022). MAP3K4 promotes fetal and placental growth by controlling the receptor tyrosine kinases IGF1R/IR and Akt signaling pathway. Journal of Biological Chemistry 298(9) 102310; 1–23.

Tucker, AE# and SP Brown. Sampling a gradient of red snow algae bloom density reveals novel connections between microbial communities and environmental features. Scientific Reports 12,10536; 1–15.

Lee JS, Jahani M, Huang K, Mandel JR, Marek LF, Burke JM, Langlade NB, Owens GL, and LH Rieseberg (2002). Expression complementation of gene presence/absence polymorphisms in hybrids contributes importantly to heterosis in sunflower. Journal of Advanced Research 42: 83–98.

Hernández F, Vercellino RB, Pandolfo C, Mandel JR, and A Presotto (2022). Rapid evolution of seed dormancy during sunflower de-domestication. Journal of Heredity 113(3): 288–297.

Yap KN, Wong HS, Ramanathan C, Rodriguez-Wagner CA, Roberts MD, Freeman DA, Buffenstein R, and Y Zhang (2022). Naked mole-rat and Damaraland mole-rat exhibit lower respiration in mitochondria, cellular and organismal levels. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - Bioenergetics 1863(7); 148582.

Wong H-S, Freeman DA, and Y Zhang (2022). Not just a cousin of the naked mole-rat: Damaraland mole-rats offer unique insights into biomedicine. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part B: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 262; 110772. In press.

Shor EK, Brown SP and DA Freeman (2022). Bacteria and bellicosity: photoperiodic shifts in gut microbiota drive seasonal aggressive behavior in male siberian hamsters. Journal of Biological Rhythms 37(3): 296–309.

Clark KE#, Rohrer K#, and MH Ferkin (2022). Outcomes of previous mating encounters influence mate preferences and memory in meadow voles, Microtus pennsylvanicus. Animal Behavior 185: 91–103.

Scauzillo RC# and MH Ferkin (2022) Are male meadow voles (Microtus pennsylvanicus) influenced by social odor context with regard to scent marking behaviors? Ethology 128(3): 207–214.

Weaver MA, Mirza N#, Mandel JR, Boyette CD, and SP Brown (2022). Whole-genome sequence and draft assembly of the biocontrol fungal pathogen Albifimbria verrucaria CABI-IMI 368023. Microbiology Resource Announcements 11(1); e00909-21.

Moore ER#, Siniscalchi CM, and JR Mandel (2022) Reevaluating genetic diversity and structure of Helianthus verticillatus (Asteraceae) after the discovery of new populations. Castanea 86(2): 196–213.

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Boardman L, Srivastava P, Jeyaprakash A, Moore MR, Whilby L, and Ellis JD (2021). A qPCR assay for sensitive and rapid detection of African A-lineage honey bees (Apis mellifera). Apidologie 52(4): 767–781.

Segura-Totten M, Dewsbury B, …. Sabel JL, Sato BK, …. Wyatt BN and SA Raut (2021). Chronicling the journey of the Society for the Advancement in Biology Education Research (SABER) in its effort to become antiracist: from acknowledgement to action. Frontiers in Education 6, 780401, doi: 10.3389/feduc.2021.780401.

Ballarda TM, Sattara S, Wrigh KDt#, Sabel JL, and HE Bergan-Roller (2021). Preparing for class: actions and resources of introductory biology students. Journal of Microbiology and Biology Education 22(3): e00243-21, https://doi.org/10.1128/jmbe.00243-21.

Vinkler M, Adelman JS, and DR Ardia (2021). Evolutionary and ecological immunology. pp. 519–557 In: Kaspers B, Schat KA, Gӧbel TW, and Vervelde L (eds.). Avian Immunology (3rd ed.). Elsevier Academic Press.

Puckett, EE and IS Davis* (2021). Spatial patterns of genetic diversity in eight bear (Ursidae) species. Ursus 2021(32e20): 1–21 (2021), https://doi.org/10.2192/URSUS-D-20-00029.2.

Brown, SP, Shahrtash M#, Tucker AE#, Knoepp J, Stokes E, and R Bairde (2022). Seasonal disconnects between saprobic and mycorrhizal sporocarp communities in the Southern Appalachian Mountains. Fungal Ecology 55, 101125, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.funeco.2021.101125.

Moore ER#, Siniscalchi CM, and JR Mandel (2021). Reevaluating genetic diversity and structure of Helianthus verticillatus (Asteraceae) after the discovery of new populations. Castanea 86: 196–213.

Garris SS#, Pierson LM, and MH Ferkin (2021). Meadow voles differentiate between scents of different sources. Behavior 1: 1–27.

Weaver MA, Hoagland RE, Boyette CD, and SP Brown (2021). Taxonomic evaluation of a bioherbicidal isolate of Albifimbria verrucaria, formerly Myrothecium verrucaria. Journal of Fungi 2021, 7(9), 694; https://doi.org/10.3390/jof7090694

Mandel JR (2021). What’s all the hype about HybSeq? A brief history and introduction to target enrichment in Compositae. Capitulum 1(1): 44–47.

Moore ER# What in the whorled: The rediscovery of Helianthus verticillatus Small (Heliantheae) over 100 years later. Capitulum 1(1): 61–64.

Uberoi A, Bartow-McKenney C, Zheng Q, Flowers L, Campbell A, Knight SAB, Chan N, Wei M, Lovins V, Bugayev B, Horwinski J, Bradley C, Meyer J, Crumrine D, Sutter CH, Elias P, Mauldin E, Sutter TR, and EA Grice (2021). Commensal microbiota regulates skin barrier function and repair via signaling through the aryl hydrocarbon receptor. Cell Host & Microbe 29(8): 1235-1248.e8.

Puckett EE, Murphy SM, and G Bradburd (2021). Phylogeographic analysis delimits three evolutionary significant units of least chipmunks in North America and identifies unique genetic diversity within the imperiled Peñasco population. Ecology and Evolution 11: 12114–12128, doi:10.1002/ece3.7975.

Rabon, JC, CMV Nuñez, P Coates, M Ricca, and TN Johnson.  2021. Ecological Correlates of Fecal Corticosterone Metabolites in Female Greater Sage-Grouse (Centrococercus urophasianus). Canadian Journal of Zoology.

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Douglas, HB, R Kundrata, AJ Brunke... D McKenna and JR Dettman.  2021.  Anchored Phylogenomics, Evolution and Systematics of Elateridae: Are All Bioluminescent Elateroidea Derived Click Beetles? Biology, 10(6).

Mullins, AM., TS Sappington, SP Bradbury, and JS Adelman. 2021. Oviposition response of monarch butterfly (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae) to imidacloprid-treated milkweed. Environmental Entomology (online early access)

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Brown, SP, M Brogden,  C Cortes, AE Tucker#, AR VandeVoort, BA Snyder, 2021. Investigating the effects of nitrogen deposition and substrates on the microbiome and mycobiome of the millipede Cherokia georgiana georgiana (Diplopoda: Polydesmida). Soil Biology and Biochemistry, In Press.

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Fisher, K.E., P.M. Dixon, G. Han, J.S. Adelman, and S.P. Bradbury. 2021. Locating large insects using automated VHF radio telemetry with a multi-antennae array. Methods in Ecology and Evolution.

Hernández, F†., R.B. Vercellino, C. Pandolfo, J.R. Mandel, A. Presotto. Rapid evolution of weedy traits during sunflower de-domestication: the importance of hybridization and standing genetic variation. bioRxiv, doi.org/10.1101/2021.05.21.445131.

Siniscalchi, C.M., O. Hildago, L. Palazzesi, J. Pellicer, L. Pokorny, O. Maurin, I.J. Leitch, F. Forest, W.J. Baker, J.R. Mandel. Lineage-specific vs universal: comparison of the Compositae1061 and Angiosperms353 enrichment panels in the sunflower family. Applications in Plant Sciences, doi.org/10.1002/aps3.11422.

Siniscalchi, C.M., R.D. Edwards, J.L. Gomez*, E.R.Moore#, J.R. Mandel. Photosynthesis metabolism in the Compositae: current knowledge and future directions. Taxon. doi.org/10.1002/tax.12426.

Thapa, R., R.J. Bayer, J.R. Mandel. Genetic diversity, population structure, and ancestry estimation in the Antennaria rosea (Asteraceae: Gnaphalieae) polyploid agamic complex. Taxon. doi.org/10.1002/tax.12420.



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Jiang, J., Prasad Dhakal, N., Guo, Y., Andre, C., Thompson, L.,  Skalli, O., Peng, C.  2020.  Controlled Dynamics of Neural Tumor Cells by Templated Liquid Crystalline Polymer Networks. Advanced Healthcare Materials, 9(12):e2000487

Rodriguez Sala, M, O Skalli, N Nicholas Leventis, and F Sabri.  2020. Nerve Response to Superelastic Shape Memory Polyurethane Aerogels. Polymers 12(12).

Siniscalchi, C.M., R.D. Edwards, J.L. Gomez*, E.R. Moore#, J.R. Mandel. Photosynthesis metabolism in the Compositae: current knowledge and future directions. Taxon.

Lichter-Marck, I, W. Freyman, G. Johnson, C.M. Siniscalchi, J.R. Mandel, A. Castro Castro, B. Baldwin. Phylogenomics of the rock daisy tribe (Perityleae; Asteraceae) provides new insights into morphological and chromosomal evolution. Journal of Systematics and Evolution.

Thapa, R. R.J. Bayer, J.R. Mandel. Genetic diversity, population structure, and ancestry estimation in the Antennaria rosea (Asteraceae: Gnaphalieae) polyploid agamic complex. Taxon.

Watson, L.E., C.M., Siniscalchi, J.R. Mandel. Pylogenomics of the Hyperdiverse Daisy Tribes: Anthemideae, Astereae, Calenduleae, Gnaphalieae, and Senecioneae (Asteraceae). Journal of Systematics and Evolution.

BMF Sjodin, EE Puckett, RL Irvine, J Munshi-South, and MA Russello.  Global origins of invasive brown rats (Rattus norvegicus) in the Haida Gwaii archipelago Biological Invasions 23: 611-623.

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KM Parsley#. Plant awareness disparity: A case for renaming plant blindness. Plants, People, Planet, In Press

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MF Carrasco-Harris#, JA Cole, and S Reichling. Cozy in the City: The Morphology and Spatial Ecology of Copperheads in an Urban Forest. Urban Naturalist 35:1-19, 2020

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Goncalves, D.P., R.K. Jansen, T.A. Ruhlman, J.R. Mandel. Under the rug: Abandoning persistent misconceptions that obfuscate organelle evolution. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2020.106903u

Brown SP, Grillo MA, Podowski JC, Heath KD. Soil origin and plant genotype structure distinct microbiome compartments in the model legume Medicago truncatula. Microbiome volume 8, Article number: 139

Susanna, A., B. G. Baldwin, R. J. Bayer, M. Bonifacino, N. Garcia-Jacas, S. C. Keeley, J. R. Mandel, S. Ortiz, H. Robinson, and T. F. Stuessy. 2020.  The classification of the Compositae: a tribute to Vicki Ann Funk (1947-2019).  Taxon.

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Thapa, R., R. J. Bayer, J.R. Mandel. Phylogenomics Resolves the Relationships within Antennaria (Asteraceae, Gnaphalieae) and Yields New Insights into its Morphological Character Evolution and Biogeography.  Systematic Botany 45(2): 387-402.

DM Weeks, MJ Parris, SP Brown. Recovery and resiliency of skin microbial communities on the southern leopard frog (Lithobates sphenocephalus) following two biotic disturbances. Animal Microbiome.2, 35 (2020)

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Bebus, SE, BC Jones, SJ Schoech. 2020. Link between past threatening experience and future neophobic behavior depends on physiological stress responsiveness. Animal Behavior 167:233-241.

KN Rohrer# and MH Ferkin. Long‐term repeatability and stability of three personality traits in meadow voles. Ethology 126:791-802, 2020.

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S Shin, H Lee, F Menzel, S Lee. 2020. Taxonomic study on the Phytosciaria genus group (Diptera: Sciaridae) in Korea, including the description of a new species. J Asia-Pacific Entomol. 23: 358-363.

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MM Jones# L Proop, CMV Nuñez.  Rising up to the challenge of their rivals: Mare infidelity intensifies stallion response to playback of aggressive conspecific vocalizations. Applied Animal Behavior Science 225, April 2020, 104949

Sutter, C.H.; Rainwater*, H.M.; Sutter, T.R. Contributions of Nitric Oxide to AHR-Ligand-Mediated Keratinocyte Differentiation. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2020, 21, 5680.

Vinkler, M., J.S. Adelman, and D.R. Ardia. In Press. Evolutionary and Ecological Immunology. In Avian Immunology, (K.A. Schat, B. Kaspers, and P. Kaiser, eds), 3rd edition. Elsevier, Amsterdam.

Henschen, A.E. and J.S. Adelman. In Press. Avian Ecoimmunology. In Avian Disease Ecology, (J. Owen, D.M. Hawley, and K. Huyvaert, eds). Oxford University Press, Oxford.

Aberle, M.#, K. Langwig, J.S. Adelman, and D.M. Hawley. In press. Effects of bird feeder density on the foraging behaviors of a backyard songbird subject to seasonal disease outbreaks. Canadian Journal of Zoology.

Fisher, K.E.#, J.S. Adelman, and S.P. Bradbury. 2020. Employing very high frequency (VHF) radio telemetry to recreate monarch butterfly (Danaus plexippus) flight paths. Environmental Entomology 49: 312–323.

Field, E.N.#, E.J. Gehrke*, R.M. Ruden#, J.S. Adelman, and R.C. Smith. 2020. An improved multiplex PCR assay for the identification of mosquito (Diptera: Culicidae) blood meals. J Med Entomology 57: 557–562.

Puckett, EE, E Sherratt, M Combs, E Carlen, W Harcourt-Smith, and J Munshi-South.  Variation in brown rat cranial shape shows directional selection in nasal and tooth row lengths over 120 years in New York City.  Ecology and Evolution 10: 4739–4748, 2020.

KE Clark#, KA Messler* and MH Ferkin.  Sex differences in olfactory social recognition memory in meadow voles, Microtus pennsylvanicus. Ethology In Press, 2020.

D McKenna. Evolution: Symbiotic Microbes Mediate Host Range of Herbivorous Beetles. Curr Biol 30:R893–R896, 2020.

G Szwabowski#, PN Castleman#, CK Sears*, LH Wink, JA Cole, DL Baker, and AL Parrill. Benchmarking GPCR homology model template selection in combination with de novo loop generation.  In Press,  J Computer-Aided Molecular Design, 

P. Shrestha#, J. Ni and T-Y Wang.  Synergistic and antagonistic interactions of triclosan with various antibiotics in bacteria. J Environmental Sci Health, Part C: Toxicology and Carcinogenesis, In Press

T Ahameda, SP Brown and M Salehi. Investigate the Role of Biofilm and Water Chemistry on Lead Deposition onto and Release from Polyethylene: An Implication for Potable Water Pipes. J Hazardous Materials, In Press, June 2020.

Lessman, C., & Brantley, N#. (2020). Puberty visualized: Sexual maturation in the transparent Casper zebrafish. Zygote, 1–11.

J Jiang, NP Dhakal, Y Guo, C Andre, L Thompson, O Skalli and Chenhui Peng. Controlled Dynamics of Neural Tumor Cells by Templated Liquid Crystalline Polymer Networks. Adv Healthcare Materials In Press

M Shahrtash# and SP Brown. Drivers of Foliar Fungal Endophytic Communities of Kudzu (Pueraria montana var. lobata) in the Southeast United States. Diversity 2020, 12(5), 185

CMV Nuñez , DI Rubenstein. Communication is key: Mother-offspring signaling can affect behavioral responses and offspring survival in feral horses (Equus caballus). PLoS ONE 15(4): e0231343.

EE Puckett, D Orton and J Munshi-South. Commensal Rats and Humans: Integrating Rodent Phylogeography and Zooarchaeology to Highlight Connections between Human Societies. BioEssays 2020,42 1900160.

JL Sabel Using the FRAMER Scaffold Design Framework to Support Students in Learning & Understanding Biology. Am Biol Teacher 82(3): 150–155, 2020.

MF Carrasco-Harris#,    D Bowman,    S Reichling,  JA Cole. Spatial ecology of copperhead snakes (Agkistrodon contortrix) in response to urban park trails.
J Urban Ecol 6, Issue 1, 2020, juaa007. 

MF Carrasco-Harris#, JR Mandel, CM Siniscalchi, S Reichling and JA Cole. Population genetics of Copperheads (Agkistroden contortrix). Herpetol Rev 51:1–7, 2020.

MM Jones, L Proops, CMV Nuñez. 2020. Rising up to the challenge of their rivals: Mare infidelity intensifies stallion response to playback of aggressive conspecific vocalizations.  App Anim Behavior Sci, In Press.

GWC Thomas, E Dohmen,...DD McKenna, B Misof,... & Stephen Richards. Gene content evolution in the arthropods. Gene content evolution in the arthropods. Genome Biol 21, 15 (2020)

EL Guy#, MW Martin#, AJ Kouba, JA Cole and CK Kouba. 2020.  Evaluation of different temporal periods between hormone-induced ovulation attempts in the female Fowler's toad Anaxyrus fowleri.  Conservation Physiol. Volume 8, Issue 1, 2020, coz113.


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Sutter CH, Olesen KM, Bhuju J#, Guo Z, Sutter TR. AHR Regulates Metabolic Reprogramming to Promote SIRT1-Dependent Keratinocyte Differentiation. J Invest Dermatol 139:818826, 2019.

Scauzillo, R. C#. & Ferkin, M. H. (2019). Factors that affect non-independent mate choice. Biological J Linnean Society 128:499–514.

Ferkin, M. H. (2019). Perspectives on chemical signals conveying information in rodents. In: Chemical Signals in Vertebrates 14. Buesching CD (ed) Springer Nature AG, Switzerland. Pp. 3-12

Young, R. L., Ferkin, M., Ockendon-Powell, N., Orr, V., Phelps, S. Pogány, A., et al. (2019).  Conserved transcriptomic profiles underpin monogamy across vertebrates. PNAS  116: 1331–1336.

Rodriguez Sala, M., Peng, C., Skalli, O., & Sabri, F. (2019). Tunable neuronal scaffold biomaterials through plasmonic photo-patterning of aerogels. MRS Communications, 9(4), 1249–1255.

Havird, J. C., R. J. Weaver, L. Milani, F. Ghiselli, R. Greenway, A. J. Ramsey#, A. G. Jimenez, et al. 2019. Beyond the Powerhouse: Integrating Mitonuclear Evolution, Physiology, and Theory in Comparative Biology. Integrative and Comparative Biology 59: 856–863.

Jones, M.M.# and C.M.V. Nuñez. 2019. Decreased mare fidelity alters stallion behavior in a population managed with immunocontraception. Applied Animal Behavior Science 214: 34–41.

Choi, H., Lee, H., Lee, S. 2019. Proposal of a new subfamily of Sciaridae (Diptera: Sciaridae), with description of one new species from South Korea. Zootaxa. 4543 (1): 127–136.

Clarke, D.J., Oberprieler, R.G. 2019. Replacement names for Elwoodius Clarke & Oberprieler and Platychirus Clarke & Oberprieler (Coleoptera: Curculionoidea: Mesophyletidae). Diversity. 11(2), 16.

Lee, Y., Lee, W., Seo, H., Lee, S., Choi, H. Cho, G., Oh, M., Choi, J., Lee, M., Kim, J., Jung, S. 2019. National List of Species of Korea [Insects] (Hexapoda: Chapter: Hemiptera). NIBR, Incheon, 986 pp.

Mitchell, R.F., Schneider, T.M., Schwartz, A.M., Andersson, M.N., McKenna, D.D. 2019. The Diversity and Evolution of Odorant Receptors in Beetles (Coleoptera). Insect Molecular Biology. 10.1111/imb.12611

Seppey, M., Ioannidis, P., Emerson, B.C., Pitteloud, C., Robinson-Rechavi, M., Roux, J., Escalona, H.E., McKenna, D.D., Misof, B., Shin, S.3, Zhou, X., Waterhouse, R.M. & Alvarez, N. 2019. Genomic signatures accompanying the dietary shift to phytophagy in polyphagan beetles. Genome Biology. 20: 98. 10.1186/s13059-019-1704-5.

Vizán-Rico, H.I., Mayer, C., Petersen, M., McKenna, D.D., Zhou, X. and Gómez-Zurita, J. 2019. Patterns and constraints in the evolution of sperm individualization genes in insects, with an emphasis on beetles. Genes. 10, 776.

Zettlemoyer, M.A., McKenna, D.D., Lau, J.A. 2019. Species Characteristics Affect Local Extinctions. Am J Botany. 106 (4): 547–559.

JB Kelley, SN Carter, BD Goldman, S Goldman, DA Freeman. Mechanism for establishing and maintaining the reproductive hierarchy in a eusocial mammal, the Damaraland mole-rat. Animal Behavior 158: 193–200, 2019.

DD McKenna, S Shin, D Ahrens, M Balke, C Beza-Beza#, DJ Clarke, .... and RG Beutel. The evolution and genomic basis of beetle diversity. PNAS in press 
Note:  Dr. McKenna was interviewed by BBC Newsday for this article and you can hear the interview here.

Jones, K.E., T. Fér, R.E. Schmickl, R.B. Dikow, V.A. Funk, S. Herrando-Moraira, C.M. Siniscalchi, A. Susanna, M. Slovák, R. Thapa#, L.E. Watson, J.R. Mandel. An empirical assessment of a single family-wide hybrid capture locus set at multiple evolutionary timescales in Asteraceae. Applications in Plant Sciences. doi:10.1002/aps3.11295 Applications in Plant Sciences.

Mandel, J.R., C.K Major*, R.J. Bayer, J.E. Moore. Combining studies of genetic diversity and demography in a long-lived clonal herb. 2019. PLoS ONE. 14(10): e0224123.

Siniscalchi, C.M., B. Loeuille, V.A. Funk, J.R. Mandel, J.R. Pirani. 2019. Phylogenomics yields new insight into relationships within Vernonieae (Asteraceae). Frontiers in Plant Sciences. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2019.01224.

KR Dean, R Hammamieh, SH Mellon, D Abu-Amara, JD Flory, G Guffanti, K Wang, BJ Daigle Jr....L Lu#, ...C Marmar. Multi-omic biomarker identification and validation for diagnosing warzone-related post-traumatic stress disorder. Mol Psychiatry (2019) doi:10.1038/s41380-019-0496-z

Brantley N# and Lessman CA. In vivo assessment of gonad status, secondary sex characteristics and spawning in transparent Casper zebrafish.  Mechan Develop 160, In Press 

Mueller AJ#, Twedt DJ, Bowers EK. 2019. Rapid adoption of nestboxes by Prothonotary Warblers (Protonotaria citrea) in mesic deciduous forest. Canadian J Zoology 97:1109–1115, 2019.

Burkhart, JJ, EE Puckett, CJ Kroese, CN Sholy, RD Semlitsch, and LS Eggert. Post-Pleistocene differentiation in a Central Interior Highlands endemic salamander. Ecology and Evolution 9:11171–11184.

Puckett, EE, E Magnussen, LA Khlyap, TM Strand, A Ludkvist, and J Munshi-South. Genomic analyses reveal three independent introductions of the invasive brown rat (Rattus norvegicus) to the Faroe Islands. Heredity 124:15–27. 
Note: You can listen to Dr. Puckett's podcast relating to this paper by clicking here

Brown SP, Veach AM, Horton J, Ford E, Jumpponen A, Baird R (2019). Context dependent fungal and bacterial community shifts in response to recent wildfire in the Southern Appalachian Mountains. Forest Ecology and Management. (in press)Â https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foreco.2019.117520

Beza-Beza, CF#, L Jimenez-Ferbans, DJ Clarke, P Reyes-Castillo, DD McKenna.  Tonantzin, a New Genus of Bess Beetle (Coleoptera, Passalidae) from a Montane Subtropical Forest in Central Mexico, with a Review of the Taxonomic Significance of the Mesofrontal Structure in Proculini. Insects 2019, 10(7), 188

Siniscalchi, C.M., B. Loeuille, J.R. Mandel, J.R. Pirani. Using genomic data to develop SSR markers for species of Chresta (Vernonieae, Asteraceae) from the Caatinga. Brazilian Journal of Botany. doi.org/10.1007/s40415-019-00569-4.

Dowell JA, EC Reynolds, TP Pliakas, JR Mandel, JM Burke, LA Donovan, CM Mason. Genome-Wide Association Mapping of Floral Traits in Cultivated Sunflower (Helianthus annuus). J Heredity 110(3): 275–286, 2019.   
Note: This article provided the cover image for this issue of the journal.

Mandel, J.R., R.B. Dikow, C.M. Siniscalchi, R. Thapa#, L.E. Watson, and V.A. Funk. A fully resolved backbone phylogeny reveals numerous dispersals and explosive diversifications throughout the history of Asteraceae, Proc Nat'l Acad Sci, 116 (28) 14083–14088, 2019.

Ramsey, A. J.#, D.E. McCauley, Mandel, J.R. Heteroplasmy and patterns of cytonuclear linkage disequilibrium in wild carrot. Integrative and Comparative Biology, https://doi.org/10.1093/icb/icz102. Integrative and Comparative Biology 59:1005–1015, 2019.

Hernandez, F., Poverene, M., J.R. Mandel. Genetic diversity and population structure of wild sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.) in Argentina: reconstructing its invasion history. Journal of Heredity. 110: 6, 746–759.

J.R. Mandel. A Jurassic leap for flowering plants. Nature Plants 5: 455–456.

Thapa R.#, R.J. Bayer, and J.R. Mandel. Development and characterization of microsatellite markers for Antennaria corymbosa (Asteraceae) and close relatives. Applications in Plant Sciences  7(6): e11268

Ramsey A.J.# and J.R. Mandel.  When One Genome Is Not Enough: Organellar Heteroplasmy in Plants. Annual Plant Reviews Online 2019

Wyatt KH, Seballos RC, Shoemaker MN, Brown SP, Chandra S, Kuehn KA, Rober AR, Sardo S (2019). Resource constraints highlight complex microbial interactions during lake biofilm development. Journal of Ecology (in press)Â https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2745.13223

Bayer, R. J. and M. O. Dillon. Quasiantennaria (Asteraceae, Gnaphalieae), a new genus from the central Andes. Arnaldoa 26:9–26.

Phan V., D.-T. Pham, C. Melton#, A. Ramsey#, B. J. Daigle, Jr, J.R. Mandel.  icHET: Interactive Visualization of Cytoplasmic Heteroplasmy. Bioinformatics. 2019 Apr 30. pii: btz300.

Raghu#, D., R.J. Mobley, N.A.M Shendy#, C.H. Perry#, A.N. Abell. GALNT3 Maintains the Epithelial State in Trophoblast Stem Cells. Cell Reports 26(13):3684–3697, 2019.

Puckett, E.E. and J. Munshi-South.  Brown rat demography reveals pre-commensal structure in eastern Asia before expansion into Southeast Asia.  Genome Res. 2019.   29:  762–770 

Herrando-Moraira S., J.A. Calleja, M. Galbany-Casals, N. Garcia-Jacas, J-Q. Liu, J. López-Alvarado, J. López-Pujol, J.R. Mandel, N. Montes-Moreno, C. Roquet, L. Sáez, A. Sennikov, A. Susanna, R. Vilatersana. Nuclear and plastid DNA phylogeny of the tribe Cardueae (Compositae) with Hyb-Seq data: A new subtribal classification and a temporal framework for the origin of the tribe and the subtribes. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 137: 313–332. 

Ramsey A.J.#, S.M. Ballou#, J.R. Mandel. Altered pollination ecology of a native plant species in the presence of an attractive non-native plant species. Rhodora 121: 159–173, 2019.

Mandel, J.R., J. Brunet. 2019. Gene Flow in Carrot. In: The Carrot Genome, Ed. P. Simon, M. Iorizzo, D. Grzebelus, R. Baranski. Springer-Verlag: Heidelberg, Dordrecht, London, New York, Tokyo.

EK Bowers, JB Jenkins#, AJ Mueller#,KD Miller#, CF Thompson, and SK Sakaluk. Condition-Dependent Begging Elicits Increased Parental Investment in a Wild Bird Population, Am. Naturalist, 193:725–737, 2019.

Brown, SP and A. Jumpponen. Microbial Ecology of Snow Reveals Taxa-Specific Biogeographical Structure. Microbial Ecology 77:946–958, 2019.

Jones JM, Heath KD Ferrer A, Brown SP, Canam T, Dalling JW (2018) Wood decomposition in aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems in the tropics: contrasting biotic and abiotic processes. FEMS Microbiology Ecology. 95(1): fiy223.

Wink LH#, Baker DL, Cole JA, and Parrill, A. A Benchmark Study of Loop Modeling Methods Applied to G Protein-Coupled Receptors.  J Computer-Aided Molec Design, 2019 33(6):573–595.

Rohrer, KN# and MH Ferkin. Meadow voles, Microtus pennsylvanicus, can discriminate between scents of individual house cats, Felis catus.  Ethology 125:316–323, 2019.

Criswell, S#, Taylor M, Kenwright, K, and O Skalli.  The intermediate filament protein synemin (SYNM) was found to be more widespread in CD117+ gastrointestinal stromal cell tumors (GIST) than the CD34 transmembrane phosphoglycoprotein: an immunohistochemical study. J Histotechnol, 42; 1–7, 2019.

Ferkin, M.H. Scent marks of rodents can provide information to conspecifics Anim Cogn 22:445–452, 2019

Clarke, D., A. Limaye, D McKenna, R Oberprieler. 2018/2019. The Weevil Fauna Preserved in Burmese Amber—Snapshot of a Unique, Extinct Lineage (Coleoptera: Curculionoidea). Diversity. 11(1). 219 pp;
To read more about the impact of this paper, which describes 52 previously unknown species of weevil belonging to a brand new, extinct family, visit http://nci.org.au/research/unique-extinct-fossils-microscope/

Castleman PN#, CK Sears, JA Cole, DL Baker, AL Parrill GPCR homology model template selection benchmarking: Global versus local similarity measures. J Molec Graphics Modelling 86 (2019) 235–246, 2019.


Hübner, S. ,N. Bercovich, M. Todesco, J. R. Mandel, et al L. H. Rieseberg. Sunflower pan-genome analysis shows that hybridization altered gene content and disease resistance. Nature Plants 5:54–62, 2019.

Siniscalchi CM, BPF Loeuille, JR Pirani JR Two New Rupicolous Species of Chresta (Asteraceae, Vernonieae) from the Brazilian Caatinga. Systematic Botany 43(4):1059–1071.

Beutel, R.G., H.W. Pohl, E.V. Yan, E. Anton, S. Liu, A. A Slipinska, D.D. McKenna, F. Friedrich. 2018. The phylogeny of Coleopterida (Hexapoda) – morphological characters and molecular phylogenies. Systematic Entomology 44:75–102, 2018.

Brown SP, DR Leopold, PE Busby. Protocols for investigating the leaf mycobiome using high throughput DNA sequencing. In: Ma W and Wolpert T (eds.). Plant Pathogenic Fungi and Oomycetes: Methods in Molecular Biology, vol. 1848. Humana Press, New York, NY USA. Pp 39-51, 2018 https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4939-8724-5_4

Chen, N, I Juric, EJ Cosgrove, R Bowman, JW Fitzpatrick, SJ Schoech, AG Clark, G Coop. Allele frequency dynamics in a pedigreed natural population. Proc Nat'l Acad Sci 116:2158–2164, 2019.  

Clarke DJ. Systematics, natural history and evolution of the saw-lipped rove beetles (Euaesthetinae): progress and prospects for future research. pp. 81-114, In: Betz O, Irmler U, Klimaszewski J (eds) Biology of Rove Beetles (Staphylinidae): Life History, Evolution, Ecology and Distribution. Springer. 351pp.

Choi H, Shin S, Jung S, Clarke DJ, Lee S. 2018. Molecular phylogeny of Macrosiphini (Hemiptera: Aphididae): an evolutionary hypothesis for the Pterocomma-group habitat adaptation. Molec Phylogenetics Evolution 121:12–22. .

Criswell S#, T O'Brien, O Skalli. Presence of intermediate filament protein synemin in select sarcomas. J Histotechnology 41:40–48, 2018.

Daigle Jr BJ. "Bayesian Parameter Estimation and Markov Chain Monte Carlo." Chapter in Quantitative Biology: Theory, Computational Methods, and Models, pages 339–355. Edited by Brian

Munsky, William S. Hlavacek, and Lev S. Tsimring, MIT Press, 2018.

Elderbrock, EK, TW Small, SJ Schoech. Influence of corticosterone treatment on nestling begging in Florida scrub-jays (Aphelocoma coerulescens). Gen Comp Endocrinol 259:213–222, 2018.

Elderbrock, EK, TW Small, SJ Schoech. 2018. Nestling corticosterone levels are related to adult provisioning in Florida scrub-jays (Aphelocoma coerulescens). Physiol Biochem Zool 91:1083–1090, 2018.

Evans JD, DD McKenna, ED Scully, SC Cook, B Dainat, N Egekwu, N Grubbs, D Lopez, MD Lorenzen, SM Reyna, FD Rinkevich, P Neumann, Q Huang. Genome of the small hive beetle (Aethina tumida, Coleoptera: Nitidulidae), a worldwide parasite of social bee colonies, provides insights into detoxification and herbivory. Gigascience. 2018. https://doi.org/10.1093/gigascience/giy138

Ferkin MH Odor communication and mate choice in rodents. Biology 7, 13; doi:10:3390/biology/7010013, 2018

Gillung P, Winterton SL, Bayless KM, Khouri Z, Borowiec ML, Yeates D, Kimsey LS, Misof B, Shin S, Zhou X, Mayer C, Petersen M, Wiegmann BM. 2018. Anchored phylogenomics unravels the evolution of spider flies (Diptera, Acroceridae) and reveals discordance between nucleotides and amino acids. Molec Phylogenetics Evolution 128:233–245.

Jones JM, Heath KD Ferrer, Brown SP, Canam T, Dalling JW (2018) Wood decomposition in aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems in the tropics: contrasting biotic and abiotic processes. FEMS Microbiology Ecology. 95(1): fiy223.

Johnson, A.J., D.D. McKenna, B.H. Jordal, A.I. Cognato, S.M. Smith-Cognato, A.R. Lemmon, E.L. Lemmon, J. Hulcr. 2018. Phylogenomics clarifies repeated evolutionary origins of inbreeding and fungus farming in bark beetles (Curculionidae, Scolytinae). Molec Phylogenetics Evolution. 127: 229–238.

Letsch H., B. Gottsberger, C. Metzl, J. Astrin, A.L.L. Friedman, D.D. McKenna, K. Fiedler. 2018. Climate and host plant associations shaped the evolution of weevils (Curculionidae: Ceutorhynchinae) throughout the Cenozoic. Evolution. 72(9):1815–1828.

McKenna, D.D.,D.J. Clarke, R. Anderson, J. Astrin, S. Brown, L. Chamorro, S.R. Davis, M. Guadalupe del Rio, J. Haran, G. Kuschel, N. Franz, B. Jordal, A. Lanteri, R.A.B. Leschen, H. Letsch, C. Lyal, A.E. Marvaldi, B. de Medeiros, J-R. Mermudes, R.G. Oberprieler, Schutte, A. Sequeira, S. Shin, M.H. Van Dam, G. Zhang. 2018. Morphological Molecular Perspectives on the Phylogeny, Evolution and Classification of Weevils (Coleoptera: Curculionoidea): Proceedings from the 2016 International Weevil Meeting. Diversity. 10(3), 64;

McKenna D.D. 2018. Beetle systematics in the 21st Century: Prospects and progress from studies of genes and genomes. Curr Opin Insect Sci. 24: 76–82.

Murin P Relationships Among Ovary, Secondary Sex Characteristics, and Embryo Output in The Transparent Casper Zebrafish.  QuaesitUM: The University of Memphis undergraduate research journal, 2018:62–73. (Mentor: Dr. Charles Lessman).

Herrando-Moraira S., J.A. Calleja, P. Carnicero-Campmany, K.Fujikawa, M. Galbany-Casals, N. Garcia-Jacas, H-T. Im, S-C. Kim, J. Liu, J. López-Alvarado, J. López-Pujol, J.R.Mandel, S. MassÃ, I. Mehregan, N. Montes-Moreno, E. Pyak, C. Roquet, L. Sáez, A. Sennikov, A. Susanna, V. Roser. (2018) Exploring data processing strategies in NGS target enrichment to disentangle radiations in the tribe Cardueae (Compositae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 128:69–87.

Poorboy D, EK Bowers, S Sakaluks, CF Thompson. Experimental cross-fostering of eggs reveals effects of territory quality on reproductive allocation. Behavioral Ecology 29(5):1190-1198, 2018.
Slominski AT, T-K Kim, Z Janjetovic, AA Broyna, MA Żmijewski, H Xu, TR Sutter, RC Tuckey, AM. Jetten, and DK. Crossman. Differential and Overlapping Effects of 20,23(OH)2D3 and 1,25(OH)2D3 on Gene Expression in Human Epidermal Keratinocytes: Identification of AhR as an Alternative Receptor for 20,23(OH)2D3. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 19(10), 3072, 2018.

Seppey, M, Ioannidis, P, Emerson, BC, Pitteloud, C, Robinson-Rechavi, M, Roux, J, Escalona, HE, McKenna, DD, Misof, B, Shin, S, Zhou, X, Waterhouse, RM., Alvarez, N. 2018. Genomic signatures accompanying the dietary shift to phytophagy in polyphagous beetles. bioRxiv. https://www.biorxiv.org/content/biorxiv/early/2018/08/26/399808.full.pdf

Shin, S., Haddad, S., Aitken, A., B.D. Farrell, E. Moriarty-Lemmon, A. Lemmon, A. Marvaldi, R. Oberprieler, D.D. McKenna. 2018. Hybrid enrichment yields new and robust insights into the phylogeny and evolution of weevils (Superfamily Curculionoidea). Molecular Biology & Evolution. 35(4): 823–836. DOI: 10.1093/molbev/msx324. (Cover).

Shin S, Clarke DJ, Lemmon AR, Moriarty Lemmon E, Aitken AL, Haddad S, Farrell BD, Marvaldi AE, Oberprieler RG, McKenna DD. Phylogenomic data yield new and robust insights into the phylogeny and evolution of weevils. Molecular Biology and Evolution 35(4): 823–836, 2018.

Shockley et al. (McKenna on writing committee). Protecting the Web of Life: ESA Position Statement on Insects and Biodiversity. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 111(2): 83–84, https://doi.org/10.1093/aesa/sax079

Sutter CH, KM. Olesen, J Bhuju, Z Guo, TR Sutter. The AHR Regulates Metabolic Reprogramming to Promote SIRT1-dependent Keratinocyte Differentiation, J Invest Dermatol https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jid.2018.10.019

Thomas, GWC, E Dohmen, DST Hughes, SC Murali, M Poelchau, K Glastad, CA Anstead, NA Ayoub, P Batterham, M Bellair, GJ Binford, H Chao, YH Chen, C Childers, H Dinh, H Doddapaneni, JJ Duan, S Dugan, LA Esposito, M Friedrich, J Garb, RBB Gasser, MAD Goodisman, DE Gundersen-Rindal, Y Han, AM Handler, M Hatakeyama, L Hering, WB Hunter, P Ioannidis, JC Jayaseelan, D Kalra, A Khila, PK Korhonen, CE Lee, SL Lee, Y Li, ARI Lindsey, G Mayer, AP McGregor, DD McKenna, et al, The Genomic Basis of Arthropod Diversity. bioRxiv. https://www.biorxiv.org/content/early/2018/08/04/382945

Tricola GM, MJP Simons, E Atema, PD Boersma, RK Boughton, JL Brown, DC Dearborn, G Divoky, J Elmes, CF Huntington, AS Kitaysky, FA Juola, DB Lank, HP Litwa, EGA Mulder, ICY Nisbet, K Okanoya, RJ Safran, SJ Schoech, EA Schreiber, PM Thompson, S Verhulst, NT Wheelwright, DM Winkler, R Young, CM Vleck, MF Haussmann. The rate of telomere loss is related to maximum lifespan in birds. Philosoph Trans Royal Soc B 373:20160445, 2018

Young RL, M Ferkin, N Ockendon-Powell, V Orr, S Phelps, A Pogány, et al. Conserved transcriptomic profiles underpin monogamy across vertebrates. Proc Natl Acad Sci, 116: 1331–1336