Biological Sciences

Papers Hot off the Press

(Cal Poly students' names in bold)

Arensburger's lab

  • Zaghloul, H.A.H., Hice, R.H., Arensburger, P., Bideshi, D.K. and Federici, B.A. 2021. Extended in Vivo Transcriptomes of Two Ascoviruses with Different Tissue Tropisms Reveal Alternative Mechanisms for Enhancing Virus Reproduction in Hemolymph.  Scientific Reports 11: 1–12. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-95553-y.
  • Chaw, R.C., Clarke, T.H., Arensburger, P., Ayoub, N.A., and Hayashi, C.Y. 2021. Gene Expression Profiling Reveals Candidate Genes for Defining Spider Silk Gland Types.  Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 135: 103594  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ibmb.2021.103594.
  • Aymeric, A.L., Arensburger, P., Arnaoty, A., Asgari, S., Batailler, M., Beauclair, L., Belleann, C. et al. 2021. Genomics two repeated motifs enriched within some enhancers and origins of replication are bound by SETMAR isoforms in human colon cells. Genomics 113: 1589–1604  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ygeno.2021.03.032
  • Helou, L., Beauclair, L., Dardente, H., Arensburger, P., Buisine, N., Jaszczyszyn, Y., Guillou, F., Lecomte, T., Kentsis, A., and Bigot, Y. 2021. The C-Terminal Domain of PiggyBac Transposase Is Not Required for DNA Transposition.  Journal of Molecular Biology 433: 166805  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmb.2020.166805 .

Bonisoli-Alquati's lab

  • Moyo, S., Bennadji, H., Laguaite, D., Pérez-Umphrey, A.A., Snider, A.M., Bonisoli-Alquati, A., Olin, J.A., Stouffer, P.C., Taylor, S.S., López-Duarte, P.C., Roberts, B.J., Hooper-Bui, L., Polito, M.J. 2021. Stable isotope analyses identify trophic niche partitioning between sympatric terrestrial vertebrates in coastal saltmarshes with differing oiling histories.  PeerJ 9:e11392  https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.11392

Claisse's lab

  • Williams, J.P., Claisse, J.T., Pondella II, D.J., Williams, C.M., Robart, M.J., Scholz, Z., Jaco, E.M., Ford, T., Burdick, H., & Witting, D. 2021. Sea urchin mass mortality rapidly restores kelp forest communities. Marine Ecology Progress Series 664: 117–131 doi 10.3354/meps13680

Ear's lab

  • Ear, J., Abd El-Hafeez, A.A., Roy, S., Ngo, T., Rajapakse, N., Choi, J., Khandelwal, S., Ghassemian, M., McCaffrey, L., Kufareva, I., Sahoo, D., Ghosh, P. 2021. A long isoform of GIV/Girdin contains a PDZ binding module that regulates localization and G-protein binding. J Biol Chem 3: 100493 doi: 10.1016/j.jbc.2021.100493
  • Sharma, A., Lee, J., Fonseca, A.G., Moshensky, A., Kothari, T., Sayed, I.M., Ibeawuchi, S.R., Pranadinata, R.F., Ear, J., Sahoo, D., Crotty-Alexander, L.E., Ghosh, P., and Das, S. 2021. E-cigarettes compromise the gut barrier and trigger inflammation. iScience 24:102035 doi:10.1016/j.isci.2021.102035

Liu's lab

  • Nafie, E., Lolarga, J., Lam. B., Guo, J., Abdollahzadeh, E., Rodriguez, S., Glackin, C., and Liu, J. 2021. Harmine inhibits breast cancer cell migration and invasion by inducing the degradation of Twist1. PLoS ONE 16: e0247652. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0247652

Questad's lab

  • Questad, E.J., Fitch, R.L., Paolini, J., Hernandez, E., & Suding, K.N. 2021. Nitrogen addition, not heterogeneity, alters the relationship between invasion and native decline in California grasslands. Oecologia https://doi.org/10.1007/s00442-021-05049-9

Scordato's lab

  • Schield, D.R., Scordato, E.S.C., Smith, C.C.R., Carter, J.K., Cherkaoui, S.I., Gombobaatar, S., Hajib, S., Hanane, S., Hund, A.K., Koyama, K., Liang, W., Liu, Y., Magri, N., Rubtsov, A., Sheta, B., Turbek, S.P., Wilkins, M.R., Yu, L., Safran, R.J. 2021. Sex‐linked genetic diversity and differentiation in a globally distributed avian species complex. Molecular Ecology https://doi.org/10.1111/mec.15885

Smith's lab

  • Miner, C.M. , Burnaford, J.L. , Ammann, K. , Becker, B.H., Fradkin, S.C., Ostermann-Kelm, S., Smith, J.R., Whitaker, S.G., and Raimondi, P.T. 2021.  Latitudinal variation in long-term stability of North American rocky intertidal communities . Journal of Animal Ecology  90 : 2077– 2093 . https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2656.13504

Steele's lab

  • Assali, D.R., Sidikpramana, M., Villa, A., Falkenstein, J., and Steele, A. D. 2021. Type 1 dopamine receptor (D1R)-independent circadian food anticipatory activity in mice. PLoS ONE 16: e0242897 https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0242897

Talmadge's lab

  • Romer, S.H., Metzger, S., Peraza, K., Wright, M.C., Jobe, D.S., Song, L.S., Rich, M.M., Foy, B.D., Talmadge, R.J., & Voss, A.A. 2021. A mouse model of Huntington's disease shows altered ultrastructure of transverse tubules in skeletal muscle fibers. Journal of General Physiology 153: e202012637 doi:10.1085/jgp.202012637

Valdés' lab

  • Feliciano, K., Malaquias, M. A. E., Stout, C., Brenzinger, B., Gosliner, T. M., & Valdés, A. 2021. Molecular and morphological analyses reveal pseudocryptic diversity in Micromelo undatus (Bruguière, 1792) (Gastropoda: Heterobranchia: Aplustridae).  Systematics and Biodiversity doi:  10.1080/14772000.2021.1939458

Zhao's lab

  • Tan, L., Tran, L., Ferreyra, S., Moran, J.A., Skovgaard, Z., Trujillo, A., Ibili, E. & Zhao, Y. 2021. Down Regulation of SUV39H1 and CITED2 Exerts Additive Effect on Promoting Adipogenic Commitment of Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells. Stem Cells and Development doi: 10.1089/scd.2020.0190

Arensburger's lab

  • Zaghloul, H. A. H., Hice, R., Bideshi, D. K., Arensburger, P. and Federici, B. A. 2020. Mitochondrial and innate immunity transcriptomes from Spodoptera frugiperda larvae infected with the Spodoptera frugiperda Ascovirus. Journal of Virology 94: e01985-19. https://doi.org/10.1128/JVI.01985-19

Bonisoli-Alquati's lab

  • Mothersill, C., Oughton, D., Schofield, […] Bonisoli-Alquati, A., et al. 2020. From tangled banks to toxic bunnies; A reflection on the issues involved in developing an ecosystem approach for environmental radiation protection.  International Journal of Radiation Biology  https://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09553002.2020.1793022
  • Bonisoli-Alquati, A., Xu, W., Stouffer, P.C. & Taylor, S.S. 2020. Transcriptome analysis indicates a broad range of toxic effects of Deepwater Horizon oil on Seaside Sparrows.  Science of the Total Environment, 720: 137583  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.137583
  • Rhodes Jr, O.E., Bréchignac, F., Bradshaw, C., Hinton, T.G., Mothersill, C., Arnone III, J.A., Aubrey, D.P., Barnthouse, L.W., Beasley, J.C., Bonisoli-Alquati, A. and Boring, L.R., et al. 2020. Integration of ecosystem science into radioecology: A consensus perspective. Science of The Total Environment, 740: 140031 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.140031

Claisse's lab

  • Meyer-Gutbrod, E.L., Love, M.S., Schroeder, D.M., Claisse, J.T. , Kui, L., and Miller, R.J. 2020. Forecasting the legacy of offshore oil and gas platforms on fish community structure and productivity. Ecological Applications 30: e02185 https://doi.org/10.1002/eap.2185  

Ewers' lab

  • Holmlund, H.I., Davis, S.D. Ewers, F.W.,  Aguirre, N.M., Sapes, G., Sala, A., & Pittermann, J. 2020. Positive root pressure is critical for whole-plant desiccation recovery in two species of terrestrial resurrection ferns, Journal of Experimental Botany , 71: 1139–1150  https://doi.org/10.1093/jxb/erz472

Jellyman's lab

  • Jellyman, J.K., Fletcher, A.J.W., Fowden, A.L., & Giussani, D.A. 2019. Glucocorticoid maturation of fetal cardiovascular function. Trends in Molecular Medicine doi:10.1016/j.molmed.2019.09.005

LaMunyon's lab

  • Clark, J.N., Prajapati, G., Aldaco, F.K., Sokolich, T.J., Keung, S.S., Austin, S.P., Valdés, A.A. & LaMunyon, C.W. 2020. Functionally non-redundant paralogs  spe-47  and  spe-50  encode FB-MO associated proteins and interact with  him-8 . PLoS ONE 15(12): e0230939. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0230939

Mercer's lab

  • Bhakta, S.B., Moran, J.A. & Mercer, F. 2020 Neutrophil interactions with the sexually transmitted parasite Trichomonas vaginalis: implications for immunity and pathogenesis. Open Biology 10: 200192 http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsob.200192
  • Riestra, A.M., Morales, A.J. & Mercer, F. 2019. Targeting the achievement gap: Strategies toward removing inequities in undergraduate immunology education. Frontiers in Immunology 10:2906 doi:10.3389/fimmu.2019.02906
  • Stranford, S.A., Owen, J.A., Mercer, F. & Pollock, R.R. 2020. Active learning and technology approaches for teaching immunology to undergraduate students. Frontiers in Public Health 8:114 doi:10.3389/fpubh.2020.00114

Scordato's lab

  • Liu, Y., Scordato, E.S., Zhang, Z., Evans, M. and Safran, R.J. 2020. Analysing phenotypic variation in barn swallows ( Hirundo rustica) across China to assess subspecies status.  Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 131: 319–331  https://doi.org/10.1093/biolinnean/blaa112
  • Zhao, Y., Liu, Y., Scordato, E.S., Lee, M.B., Xing, X., Pan, X., Liu, Y., Safran, R.J. and Pagani‐Núñez, E. 2021. The impact of urbanization on body size of Barn Swallows Hirundo rustica gutturalisEcology and Evolution 11: 612–625  https://doi.org/10.1002/ece3.7088

Smith's lab

  • Morris, A.K. & Smith, J.R. 2020. First record and putative introduction of the subtropical brown alga Padina durvillei Bory (Phaeophyceae, Dictyotales) in southern California, USA. BioInvasions Records 9: 50–59 https://doi.org/10.3391/bir.2020.9.1.07

Steele's lab

  • Grippo, R.M., Tang, Q., Zhang, Q., Chadwick, S.R., Gao, Y., Altherr, E.B., Sipe, L., Purohit, A. M., Purohit, N.M., Sunkara, M.D., Cios, K.J., Sidikpramana, M., Spano, A.J., Campbell, J.N., Steele, A.D., Hirsh, J., Deppmann, C.D., Wu, M., Scott, M.M., Güler, A.D. 2020. Dopamine signaling in the suprachiasmatic nucleus enables weight gain associated with hedonic feeding. Current Biology https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2019.11.029

Talmadge's lab

  • Wang, X., Burke, S.R.A., Talmadge, R.J., Voss, A.A., & Rich, M.M. 2020. Depressed neuromuscular transmission causes weakness in mice lacking BK potassium channels. Journal of General Physiology 152: e201912526. https://doi.org/10.1085/jgp.201912526

Valdés' lab

  • Jung, D.-W., Gosliner, T.M., Choi, T.-J., Kil, H.-J., Chichvarkhin, A., Goddard, J.H.R., & Valdés, A. 2020. The Return of the Clown: Pseudocryptic speciation in the North Pacific clown nudibranch,   Triopha catalinae  (Cooper, 1863)   s.l.   identified by integrative taxonomic approaches.   Marine Biodiversity 50: 48  https://doi.org/10.1007/s12526-020-01107-2
  • Bazzicalupo, E., Crocetta, F., Gosliner, T.M., Berteaux-Lecellier, V., Camacho-García, Y., Chandran, S. & Valdés, A. 2020. Molecular and morphological systematics of  Bursatella leachii de Blainville, 1817 and  Stylocheilus striatus Quoy and Gaimard, 1832 reveals cryptic diversity in pantropically distributed taxa (Mollusca, Gastropoda, Heterobranchia).  Invertebrate Systematics 34:  535–568  https://doi.org/10.1071/IS19056 
  • Ghanimi, H., Goddard, J.H.R., Chichvarkhin, A., Gosliner, T.M., Jung, D.-W. & Valdés, A. 2020. An integrative approach to the systematics of the Berthella californica species complex (Heterobranchia: Pleurobranchidae). Journal of Molluscan Studies  doi:10.1093/mollus/eyaa001
  • Ghanimi, H., Schrödl, M., Goddard, J.H.R., Ballesteros, M., Gosliner, T.M., Buske, Y., Valdés, A. 2020. Stargazing under the sea: molecular and morphological data reveal a constellation of species in the Berthella stellata (Risso, 1826) species complex (Mollusca, Heterobranchia, Pleurobranchidae).  Marine Biodiversity  50: 11  https://doi.org/10.1007/s12526-019-01027-w
  • Clark, J.N., Prajapati, G., Aldaco, F.K., Sokolich, T.J., Keung, S.S., Austin, S.P., Valdés, A.A. & LaMunyon, C.W. 2020. Functionally non-redundant paralogs  spe-47  and  spe-50  encode FB-MO associated proteins and interact with  him-8 . PLoS ONE 15(12): e0230939. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0230939

Arensburger's lab

  • Beauclair, L., Ramé, C., Arensburger, P., Piégu, B., Guillou, F., Dupont, J. & Bigot, Y. 2019. Sequence properties of certain GC rich avian genes, their origins and absence from genome assemblies: Case studies. BMC Genomics 20: 734. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12864-019-6131-1 
  • Piégu, B., Arensburger, P., Beauclair, L., Chabault, M., Raynaud, E., Coustham, V., Brard, S. et al. 2019. Variations in genome size between wild and domesticated lineages of fowls belonging to the Gallus gallus species. Genomics  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ygeno.2019.10.004

Bobich's lab

  • Fitch, R.L., Questad, E.J., &  Bobich, E.G. 2019. Soil resource availability and its effect on the ecophysiology and establishment of Stipa pulchra. Journal of Plant Ecology rty055 https://doi.org/10.1093/jpe/rty055
  • Quon, L.H., Bobich, E.G., Questad, E.J. 2019. Facilitation and herbivory during restoration of California coastal sage scrub. Restoration Ecology doi:10.1111/rec.12966

Claisse's lab

  • Zellmer, A.J., Claisse, J.T., Williams, C.M. , Schwab, S., & Pondella, D.J. 2019. Predicting optimal sites for ecosystem restoration using stacked-species distribution modeling. Frontiers in Marine Science 6:3  https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2019.00003
  • Claisse, J.T., Love, M.S., Meyer-Gutbrod, E.L.,  Williams, C.M., & Pondella, II D.J. 2019. Fishes with high reproductive output potential on california offshore oil and gas platforms. Bulletin of Marine Science 95: 515–534  https://doi.org/10.5343/bms.2019.0016
  • Love, M.S., Claisse, J.T., &  Roeper, A. 2019. An analysis of the fish assemblages around 23 oil and gas platforms off california with comparisons with natural habitats. Bulletin of Marine Science 95: 477–514  https://doi.org/10.5343/bms.2018.0061
  • Love, M.S., Kui, L., & Claisse, J.T. 2019. The role of jacket complexity in structuring fish assemblages in the midwaters of two california oil and gas platforms. Bulletin of Marine Science 95: 597–616  https://doi.org/10.5343/bms.2017.1131
  • Meyer-Gutbrod, E.L., Love, M.S., Claisse, J.T., Page, H.M., Schroeder, D.M., & Miller, R.J. 2019. Decommissioning impacts on biotic assemblages associated with shell mounds beneath southern california offshore oil and gas platforms. Bulletin of Marine Science 95: 683–702 https://doi.org/10.5343/bms.2018.0077
  • Pondella, D.J., II, Piacenza, S.E., Claisse, J.T.,  Williams, C.M., Williams, J.P., Zellmer, A.J., & Caselle, J.E. 2019. Assessing drivers of rocky reef fish biomass density from the southern california bight. Marine Ecology Progress Series 628: 125–140 https://www.int-res.com/abstracts/meps/v628/p125-140/  

Ewers's lab

  • Méndez-Alonzo, R., Ewers, F.W., Jacobsen, A.L. et al. 2019.  Covariation between leaf hydraulics and biomechanics is driven by leaf density in Mediterranean shrubs.  Trees 33: 507–519  https://doi.org/10.1007/s00468-018-1796-7

Questad's lab

  • Morrison, G. & Questad, E.J. 2019. Elevated soil nitrogen, but not phosphorous, increases growth and reproduction in Crimson Fountain grass, Pennisetum setaceum (Poaceae). Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society 146: 262–268  https://doi.org/10.3159/TORREY-D-19-00013.1
  • Myers, B.M., Questad, E.J., Hubbell, M.D., & Moriarty, D.W. 2019. Trends in Bird Species Richness in the Midst of Drought. Western Birds 50:74–91 doi:10.21199/WB50.2.2
  • Litle, J., L.H. Quon, M.L. Antill, E.J. Questad, and W.M. Meyer, III. 2019. Vertebrate herbivory on shrub seedlings in California sage scrub: important but understudied interactions. Plant Ecology  https://rdcu.be/bustS
  • Fitch, R.L., Questad, E.J., &  Bobich, E.G. 2019. Soil resource availability and its effect on the ecophysiology and establishment of Stipa pulchra. Journal of Plant Ecology rty055 https://doi.org/10.1093/jpe/rty055
  • Quon, L.H., Bobich, E.G., Questad, E.J. 2019. Facilitation and herbivory during restoration of California coastal sage scrub. Restoration Ecology doi:10.1111/rec.12966

Scordato's lab

  • Scordato, E.S.C., Smith, C.C.R., Semenov, G.A., Liu, Y., Wilkins, M.R., Liang, W., Rubtsov, A., Sundev, G., Koyama, K., Turbek, S.P., Wunder, M.B., Stricker, C.A. and Safran, R.J. 2019. Migratory divides coincide with reproductive barriers across replicated avian hybrid zones above the Tibetan Plateau. Ecology Leters https://doi.org/10.1111/ele.13420
  • Safran, R.J., Levin, I.I., Fosdick, B.K., McDermott, M.T., Semenov, G.A., Hund, A.K., Scordato E.S.C., and Turbek, S.P. 2019. Using networks to connect individual-level reproductive behavior to population patterns.  Trends in Ecology and Evolution   https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tree.2019.03.009

Sharma's lab

  • Sharma, B., Meaders, C.,  Wolfe, D., Holappa, L., Walcher-Chevillet, C., & Kramer, E.M. 2019. Homologs of LEAFY and UNUSUAL FLORAL ORGANS promote the transition from inflorescence to floral meristem identity in the Cymose Aquilegia coeruleaFrontiers in Plant Science 10: 1218  https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2019.01218
  • Sharma, B., Batz, T.A., Kaundal, R., Kramer, E.M., Sanders, U.R., Mellano, V.J., Duhan, N., & Larson, R.B. 2019. Developmental and molecular changes underlying the vernalization-induced transition to flowering in  Aquilegia coerulea (James).  Genes 10: 734  https://www.mdpi.com/2073-4425/10/10/734 

Smith's lab

  • Jhaveri, P. K. & Smith, J. R. 2019. Evaluation of two outreach tools, an educator program and a mobile tidepool exhibit, in reducing deleterious visitor activities and raising marine protected area awareness in rocky intertidal ecosystems of southern California, USA.  Ocean & Coastal Management 178 : 104821.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ocecoaman.2019.104821

Valdés' lab

  • Ekimova, I., Valdés, A., Chichvarkhin, A., Antokhina, T., Lindsay, T., Schepetov, D. 2019. Diet-driven ecological radiation and allopatric speciation result in high species diversity in a temperate-cold water marine genus   Dendronotus  (Gastropoda: Nudibranchia).   Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution   https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2019.106609
  • Golestani, H., Crocetta, F., Padula, V., Camacho-García, Y., Langeneck, J., Poursanidis, D., Pola, M., Yokeş, M.B., Cervera, J.L., Jung, D.-W., Gosliner, T.M., Araya, J.F., Hooker, Y., Schrödl, M., & Valdés, A. 2019. The little Aplysia coming of age: from one species to a complex of species complexes in   Aplysia parvula  (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Heterobranchia).   Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society https://doi.org/10.1093/zoolinnean/zlz028
  • Valdés, A. 2019. Northeast Pacific benthic shelled sea slugs.   Zoosymposia   13: 242–304   http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zoosymposia.13.1.21
  • King, C-J., Ellingson, R.A., Goddard, J.H.R., Johnson, R.F., Valdés, A. 2019. Range expansion or range shift? Population genetics and historic range data analyses of the predatory benthic sea slug   Phidiana hiltoni (Mollusca, Gastropoda, Nudibranchia).   Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences  118: 1–20  https://scholar.oxy.edu/scas/vol118/iss1/1/

Arensburger's lab

  • Deshpande, S.A., Meiselman, M., Hice, R.H., Arensburger, P., Rivera-Perez, C., Kim, D.H., Croft, R.L., Noriega, F.G. & Adams, M.E. 2018. Ecdysis triggering hormone receptors regulate male courtship behavior via antennal lobe interneurons in Drosophila. General and Comparative Endocrinology  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ygcen.2018.12.003
  • Piégu, B., Arensburger, P., Guillou, F., & Bigot, Y. 2018. But where did the centromeres go in the chicken genome models?  Chromosome Research   https://doi.org/10.1007/s10577-018-9585-0 .

Bobich's lab

  • Bergman, B.A., Bobich, E.G., Davis, S.D., Utsumi, Y., & Ewers, F.W. 2018. Dense but flexible wood–How leaf nodes impact xylem mechanics in Juglans californica. IAWA Journal 39: 372–381 doi:10.1163/22941932-20170205 

Claisse's lab

  • Williams, J. P.,  Williams, C. M., Blanchette, C. A., Claisse, J. T., Pondella, D. J., & Caselle, J. E. 2018. Where the Weird Things are: A Collection of Species Range Extensions in the Southern California Bight. Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences 117: 89-202  https://doi.org/10.3160/3850.1
  • Pondella, D. J., Williams, J. P.,  Williams, C. M.,  Claisse J. T., & Witting, D. 2018. Restoring a Nearshore Rocky Reef Ecosystem in the Challenge of an Urban Setting. In: Bortone, S. A. (ed) Marine Artificial Reef Research and Development: Integrating Fisheries Management Objectives. American Fisheries Society, Bethesda, Maryland, USA, pp 165-186.
  • Pondella, D. J., II, Robart, M. J., Claisse, J.T. , Williams, J. P., Williams, C.M. , Zellmer, A. J., & Piacenza, S.E. 2018. Spatial and temporal fishing patterns at the outer banks of the Southern California Bight. Western North American Naturalist  78: 341-357. 
  • Fowler, A.M., Jørgensen, A.M., Svendsen, J.C., Macreadie, P.I., Jones, D.O.B., Boon, A.R., Booth, D..J, Brabant, R., Callahan, E., Claisse, J.T., Dahlgren, T.G., Degraer, S., Dokken, Q.R., Gill, A.B., Johns, D.G., Leewis, R.J., Lindeboom, H.J., Linden, O., May, R., Murk, A.J., Ottersen, G., Schroeder, D.M., Shastri, S.M., Teilmann, J., Todd, V., Van Hoey, G., Vanaverbeke, J., & Coolen, J.W.P. 2018. Environmental benefits of leaving offshore infrastructure in the ocean. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment doi:10.1002/fee.1827
  • Claisse, J.T., Blanchette, C.A., Dugan, J.E., Williams, J.P., Freiwald, J., Pondella, D.J., Schooler, N.K., Hubbard, D.M., Davis, K., Zahn, L.A., Williams, C.M., & Caselle, J.E. 2018 Biogeographic patterns of communities across diverse marine ecosystems in southern California. Marine Ecology 39: e12453  doi:10.1111/maec.12453
  • Zellmer, A.J., Claisse, J.T., & Williams, C.M., Pondella, D.J. 2018. Long‐term, spatial marine harvest intensity as an indicator of human impact on shallow rocky reef ecosystems. Marine Ecology 39: e12463 doi:10.1111/maec.12463
  • Robinette, D.P., Howar, J., Claisse, J.T., & Caselle, J.E. 2018. Can nearshore seabirds detect variability in juvenile fish distribution at scales relevant to managing marine protected areas? Marine Ecology 39: e12485  https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/maec.12485

Ewers's lab

  • Bergman, B.A., Bobich, E.G., Davis, S.D., Utsumi, Y., & Ewers, F.W. 2018. Dense but flexible wood–How leaf nodes impact xylem mechanics in Juglans californica. IAWA Journal 39: 372–381 doi:10.1163/22941932-20170205   

Questad's lab

  • Hernández, E., Questad, E.J., Meyer III, W.M. and Suding, K.N. 2018. The effects of nitrogen deposition and invasion on litter fuel quality and decomposition in a Stipa pulchra grassland. Journal of Arid Environments  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaridenv.2018.11.003

Scordato's lab

  • Smith, C.C.R, Scordato, E.S.C., Taylor, S.A., Tittes, S., Vergara, D. (2018) Book Review: Molecular Population Genetics by Matthew Hahn. Molecular Ecology 27: 4976-4977  *all authors contributed equally https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/mec.14960
  • Scordato, E.S.C. (2018) Male competition drives song divergence along an ecological gradient in an avian ring species.  Evolution 72: 2360–2377  https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/evo.13604
  • Smith, C.C.R, Flaxman, S.M., Scordato E.S.C., Kane, N.C., Hund, A.K., Sheta, B.M., Safran, R.J. Barn swallow demographic inference using approximate Bayesian computation and whole genome data shows signal for founder event during the Holocene.  Molecular Ecology 27: 4200-4212. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/mec.14854
  • Hund, A.K., Churchill, A., Faist, A., Havrilla, C., Love Stowell, S., McCreery, H., Ng, J., Pinzone, C., Scordato, E.S.C. (2018) Transforming Mentorship in STEM by Training Scientists to be Better Leaders.  Ecology & Evolution 8:9962-9974. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/ece3.4527
  • Fitzpatrick, C.L., Mendelson, T.C., Rodriguez, R.L., Safran, R.J., Scordato, E.S.C., Servedio, M.R., Stern, C.A., Symes, L.B., and Kopp, M. (2018) Theory meets empiry: a citation network analysis. BioScience 68:805-812 https://academic.oup.com/bioscience/article/68/10/805/5075650
  • Liu, Y., Scordato, E.S.C., Safran, R.J., and Evans, M.R. Ventral plumage colour is under sexual selection in a Northeastern Chinese barn swallow ( Hirundo rustica gutturalis) population. (2018)  Journal of Ornithology 159:675-685. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10336-018-1555-y
  • Tinghitella, R.M., Lackey, A.C.R., Martin, M.D., Dijkstra, P.D., Drury, J.P., Heathcote, R.J.P., Keagy, J., Scordato, E.S.C., Tyers, A.M. (2018) A major player need not be the only player in speciation: a response to comments on Tinghitella et al. Behavioral Ecology 29: 802:803 https://academic.oup.com/beheco/article/29/4/802/4963869
  • Wilkins M.R., Scordato E.S.C., Semenov, G., Karaardıç H., Shizuka, D., Rubtsov, A., Pap P., Shen S., Safran R.J. (2018)  Patterns of Barn Swallow ( Hirundo rustica) Song Divergence at Continental and Global Scales. Biological Journal of the Linnaean Society 123:824-849  https://academic.oup.com/biolinnean/article-abstract/123/4/825/4943524

Steele's lab

  • Aguayo, A., Martin, C.M., Huddy, T.F., Ogawa-Okada, M., Adkins, J.L., & Steele, A.D. 2018. Sex differences in circadian food anticipatory activity are not altered by individual manipulations of sex hormones or sex chromosome copy number in mice. PLoS ONE 13(1): e0191373 doi:https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0191373

Smith's lab

  • Miner, C.M., J.L. Burnaford, R.F. Ambrose, L. Antrim, H. Bohlmann, C.A. Blanchette, J.M. Engle, S.C. Fradkin, R. Gaddam, C.D.G. Harley, B.G. Miner, S.N. Murray, J.R. Smith, S.G. Whitaker, P.T. Raimondi. 2018. Large-scale impacts of sea star wasting disease (SSWD) on intertidal sea stars and implications for recovery. PLOS ONE 13(3): e0192870 https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0192870

Valdés' lab

  • Valdés, A., Lundsten, L., & Wilson, N.G. 2018. Five new deep-sea species of nudibranchs (Gastropoda: Heterobranchia: Cladobranchia) from the Northeast Pacific.   Zootaxa 4526: 401–433  https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4526.4.1
  • Bazzicalupo, E., Crocetta, F., Estores-Pacheco, K., Golestani, H., Bazairi, H., Giacobbe, S., Jaklin, A., Poursanidis, D., Chandran, S., Cervera Currado, J. L., & Valdés, A. 2018. Population genetics of Bursatella leachii (De Blainville, 1817) and implications for the origin of the Mediterranean population. Helgoland Marine Research 72: 19 https://doi.org/10.1186/s10152-018-0521-7
  • Krug, P.J., Wong, N.L.W.S., Medina, M., Gosliner, T.M., & Valdés, A. 2018. Cryptic speciation yields remarkable mimics: a new genus of sea slugs that masquerade as toxic algae ( Caulerpa spp.). Zoologica Scripta  https://doi.org/10.1111/zsc.12310
  • Medrano, S., Krug, P.J., Gosliner, T.M., Kumar, A.B., & Valdés, A. 2018. Systematics of   Polybranchia  Pease, 1860 (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Sacoglossa) based on molecular and morphological data.   Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society   https://doi.org/10.1093/zoolinnean/zly050
  • Krug, P.J., Berriman, J.S., & Valdés, A. 2018. Phylogenetic systematics of the shelled sea slug genus Oxynoe Rafinesque, 1814 (Heterobranchia: Sacoglossa), with integrative descriptions of seven new species. Invertebrate Systematics 32: 950-1003 https://doi.org/10.1071/IS17080 
  • Merlo, E.M., Milligan, K.A., Sheets, N.B., Neufeld, C.J., Eastham, T.M., Estores-Pacheco, K.A.L., Steinke, D., Hebert, P,D.N., Valdés, A., & Wyeth, R.C. 2018. Range extension for the region of sympatry between the nudibranchs   Hermissenda opalescens  and   Hermissenda crassicornis  in the Northeastern Pacific.   FACETS  3: 764-776   doi:10.1139/facets-2017-0060
  • Berriman, J.S., Ellingson, R.A., Awbrey, J.D., Rico, D.M., Valdés, A., Wilson, N.G., Aguilar, A., Herbert, D.G., Hirano, Y.M., Trowbridge, C.D., Krug, P.J. 2018. A biting commentary: Integrating tooth characters with molecular data doubles known species diversity in a lineage of sea slugs that consume “killer algae.”   Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution   doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2018.02.027