Lovette Lab/Fuller Program publications on topics related to genomics and evolutionary processes

Cramer, E. R. A., S. A. Kaiser, M. S. Webster, and T. B. Ryder (in press). Common field data limitations can substantially bias sexual selection metrics. The American Naturalist.

Kopuchian, C., L. Campagna, D. A. Lijtmaer, G. S. Cabanne, N. C. García, P. D. Lavinia, P. L. Tubaro, I. J. Lovette, and A. S. Di Giacomo (in press). A test of the riverine barrier hypothesis in the largest subtropical river basin in the Neotropics. Molecular Ecology.

Mason, N. A., P. Pulgarin, C. D. Cadena, and I. J. Lovette (2020). De Novo Assembly of a High-Quality Reference Genome for the Horned Lark (Eremophila alpestris). G3: Genes|Genomes|Genetics 10:475.

Walsh, J., G. Clucas, M. MacManes, and A. I. Kovach (in press). Divergent selection and drift shape the genomes of two avian sister species spanning a saline-freshwater ecotone. Ecology & Evolution.

Billerman, S. M., C. Cicero, R. C. K. Bowie, and M. D. Carling (2019). Phenotypic and Genetic Introgression Across a Moving Woodpecker Hybrid Zone. Molecular Ecology.

Billerman, S. M., and J. Walsh (2019). Historical DNA as a tool to address key questions in avian biology and evolution: A review of methods, challenges, applications, and future directions. Molecular Ecology Resources:1755–0998.13066.

Cabanne, G. S., L. Campagna, N. Trujillo-Arias, K. Naoki, I. Gómez, C. Y. Miyaki, F. R. Santos, G. P. M. Dantas, A. Aleixo, S. Claramunt, A. Rocha, et al. (2019). Phylogeographic variation within the Buff-browed Foliage-gleaner (Aves: Furnariidae: Syndactyla rufosuperciliata) supports an Andean-Atlantic forests connection via the Cerrado. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 133:198–213.

Campagna, L., K. G. McCracken, and I. J. Lovette (2019). Gradual evolution towards flightlessness in steamer ducks. Evolution:evo.13758.

Campagna, L., and T. D. Price (2019). Flying up the Bird Tree. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 34:1–2.

Clucas, G. V., R. N. Lou, N. O. Therkildsen, and A. I. Kovach (2019). Novel signals of adaptive genetic variation in northwestern Atlantic cod revealed by whole‐genome sequencing. Evolutionary Applications 12:1971–1987.

Kim, K.-W., B. C. Jackson, H. Zhang, D. P. L. Toews, S. A. Taylor, E. I. Greig, I. J. Lovette, M. M. Liu, A. Davison, S. C. Griffith, K. Zeng, and T. Burke (2019). Genetics and evidence for balancing selection of a sex-linked colour polymorphism in a songbird. Nature Communications 10:1852.

Lavinia, P. D., A. S. Barreira, L. Campagna, P. L. Tubaro, and D. A. Lijtmaer (2019). Contrasting evolutionary histories in Neotropical birds: divergence across an environmental barrier in South America. Molecular Ecology.

McNew, S. M., S. A. Knutie, G. B. Goodman, A. Theodosopoulos, A. Saulsberry, J. Yépez R., S. E. Bush, and D. H. Clayton (2019). Annual environmental variation influences host tolerance to parasites. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 286:20190049.

Taff, C. C., L. Campagna, and M. N. Vitousek (2019). Genome‐wide variation in DNA methylation is associated with stress resilience and plumage brightness in a wild bird. Molecular Ecology:mec.15186.

Toews, D. P. L., S. A. Taylor, H. M. Streby, G. R. Kramer, and I. J. Lovette (2019). Selection on VPS13A linked to migration in a songbird. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 116:18272–18274.

Walsh, J., P. M. Benham, P. E. Deane-Coe, P. Arcese, B. G. Butcher, Y. L. Chan, Z. A. Cheviron, C. S. Elphick, A. I. Kovach, B. J. Olsen, W. G. Shriver, et al. (2019a). Genomics of rapid ecological divergence and parallel adaptation in four tidal marsh sparrows. Evolution Letters 3:324–338.

Walsh, J., G. V. Clucas, M. D. MacManes, W. K. Thomas, and A. I. Kovach (2019b). Divergent selection and drift shape the genomes of two avian sister species spanning a saline–freshwater ecotone. Ecology and Evolution 9:13477–13494.

Cabanne, G. S., L. Campagna, N. Trujillo-Arias, K. Naoki, I. Gómez, C. Y. Miyaki, F. R. Santos, G. P. M. Dantas, A. Aleixo, S. Claramunt, A. Rocha, et al. (2019). Phylogeographic variation within the Buff-browed Foliage-gleaner (Aves: Furnariidae: Syndactyla rufosuperciliata) supports an Andean-Atlantic forests connection via the Cerrado. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 133:198–213.

Aguillon, S. M., L. Campagna, R. G. Harrison, and I. J. Lovette (2018). A flicker of hope: Genomic data distinguish Northern Flicker taxa despite low levels of divergence. The Auk 135:748–766.

Berv, J. S., and D. J. Field (2018). Genomic Signature of an Avian Lilliput Effect across the K-Pg Extinction. Systematic Biology 67:1–13.

Campagna, L. (2018). Among Ruffs, Some “Fight-Loving Fighters” Don’t Like to Fight. Living Bird.

Campagna, L., P. Rodriguez, and J. C. Mazzulla (2018). Transgressive phenotypes and evidence of weak postzygotic isolation in F1 hybrids between closely related capuchino seedeaters. PLOS ONE 13:e0199113.

Clark, C. J., J. A. McGuire, E. Bonaccorso, J. S. Berv, and R. O. Prum (2018). Complex coevolution of wing, tail, and vocal sounds of courting male bee hummingbirds: evolution of hummingbird instrumental music. Evolution 72:630–646.

Field, D. J., A. Bercovici, J. S. Berv, R. Dunn, D. E. Fastovsky, T. R. Lyson, V. Vajda, and J. A. Gauthier (2018). Early Evolution of Modern Birds Structured by Global Forest Collapse at the End-Cretaceous Mass Extinction. Current Biology 28:1825-1831.e2.

Hooper, D. M., S. C. Griffith, and T. D. Price (2018). Sex chromosome inversions enforce reproductive isolation across an avian hybrid zone. Molecular Ecology.

Irwin, D. E., B. Milá, D. P. L. Toews, A. Brelsford, H. L. Kenyon, A. N. Porter, C. Grossen, K. E. Delmore, M. Alcaide, and J. H. Irwin (2018). A comparison of genomic islands of differentiation across three young avian species pairs. Molecular Ecology.

Thrasher, D. J., B. G. Butcher, L. Campagna, M. S. Webster, and I. J. Lovette (2018). Double-digest RAD sequencing outperforms microsatellite loci at assigning paternity and estimating relatedness: A proof of concept in a highly promiscuous bird. Molecular Ecology Resources.

Toews, D. P. L., I. J. Lovette, D. E. Irwin, and A. Brelsford (2018a). Similar hybrid composition among different age and sex classes in the Myrtle–Audubon’s warbler hybrid zone. The Auk 135:1133–1145.

Toews, D. P. L., H. M. Streby, L. Burket, and S. A. Taylor (2018b). A wood-warbler produced through both interspecific and intergeneric hybridization. Biology Letters 14:20180557.

Toews, D. P. L., J. Walsh, and L. Campagna (2018c). Population Genomics of Birds: Evolutionary History and Conservation. In Population Genomics: Wildlife. Springer International Publishing, Cham.

Walsh, J., A. I. Kovach, B. J. Olsen, W. G. Shriver, and I. J. Lovette (2018a). Bidirectional adaptive introgression between two ecologically divergent sparrow species: hybridization in Saltmarsh and Nelson’s sparrows. Evolution 72:2076–2089.

Walsh, J., L. M. Maxwell, and A. I. Kovach (2018b). The role of divergent mating strategies, reproductive success, and compatibility in maintaining the Saltmarsh–Nelson’s sparrow hybrid zone. The Auk 135:693–705.

Aguillon, S. M., J. W. Fitzpatrick, R. Bowman, S. J. Schoech, A. G. Clark, G. Coop, and N. Chen (2017). Deconstructing isolation-by-distance: The genomic consequences of limited dispersal. PLOS Genetics 13:e1006911. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1006911

Campagna, L., M. Repenning, L. F. Silveira, C. S. Fontana, P. L. Tubaro, and I. J. Lovette (2017). Repeated divergent selection on pigmentation genes in a rapid finch radiation. Science Advances 3:e1602404. doi: 10.1126/sciadv.1602404

Mason, N. A., K. J. Burns, J. A. Tobias, S. Claramunt, N. Seddon, and E. P. Derryberry (2017). Song evolution, speciation, and vocal learning in passerine birds. Evolution. doi: 10.1111/evo.13159

Toews, D. P. L. (2017). From song dialects to speciation in white-crowned sparrows. Molecular Ecology 26:2842–2844. doi: 10.1111/mec.14104

Toews, D. P. L., K. E. Delmore, M. M. Osmond, P. D. Taylor, and D. E. Irwin (2017a). Migratory orientation in a narrow avian hybrid zone. PeerJ 5:e3201. doi: 10.7717/peerj.3201

Toews, D. P. L., J. Heavyside, and D. E. Irwin (2017b). Linking the wintering and breeding grounds of warblers along the Pacific Flyway. Ecology and Evolution. doi: 10.1002/ece3.3222

Toews, D. P. L., N. R. Hofmeister, and S. A. Taylor (2017c). The Evolution and Genetics of Carotenoid Processing in Animals. Trends in Genetics. doi: 10.1016/j.tig.2017.01.002

Van Doren, B. M., L. Campagna, B. Helm, J. C. Illera, I. J. Lovette, and M. Liedvogel (2017). Correlated patterns of genetic diversity and differentiation across an avian family. Molecular Ecology 26:3982–3997. doi: 10.1111/mec.14083

Walsh, J., I. J. Lovette, V. Winder, C. S. Elphick, B. J. Olsen, G. Shriver, and A. I. Kovach (2017). Subspecies delineation amid phenotypic, geographic and genetic discordance in a songbird. Molecular Ecology 26:1242–1255. doi: 10.1111/mec.14010

Campagna, L. (2016). Supergenes: The Genomic Architecture of a Bird with Four Sexes. Current Biology 26:R105–R107. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2015.12.005

Delmore, K. E., D. P. L. Toews, R. R. Germain, G. L. Owens, and D. E. Irwin (2016). The Genetics of Seasonal Migration and Plumage Color. Current Biology 26:2167–2173. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2016.06.015

Hofmeister, N. R., and D. R. Rubenstein (2016). Environmental variability and the evolution of the glucocorticoid receptor ( Nr3c1 ) in African starlings. Ecology Letters 19:1219–1227. doi: 10.1111/ele.12656

Kopuchian, C., L. Campagna, A. S. Di Giacomo, R. E. Wilson, M. Bulgarella, P. Petracci, J. Mazar Barnett, R. Matus, O. Blank, and K. G. McCracken (2016). Demographic history inferred from genome-wide data reveals two lineages of sheldgeese endemic to a glacial refugium in the southern Atlantic. Journal of Biogeography 43:1979–1989. doi: 10.1111/jbi.12767

Taylor, S., and L. Campagna (2016). Avian supergenes. Science 351:446–447. doi: 10.1126/science.aae0389

Toews, D. P. L., A. Brelsford, C. Grossen, B. Milá, and D. E. Irwin (2016a). Genomic variation across the Yellow-rumped Warbler species complex. The Auk 133:698–717. doi: 10.1642/AUK-16-61.1

Toews, D. P. L., L. Campagna, S. A. Taylor, C. N. Balakrishnan, D. T. Baldassarre, P. E. Deane-Coe, M. G. Harvey, D. M. Hooper, D. E. Irwin, C. D. Judy, N. A. Mason, et al. (2016b). Genomic approaches to understanding population divergence and speciation in birds. The Auk 133:13–30. doi: 10.1642/AUK-15-51.1

Toews, D. P. L., S. A. Taylor, R. Vallender, A. Brelsford, B. G. Butcher, P. W. Messer, and I. J. Lovette (2016c). Plumage Genes and Little Else Distinguish the Genomes of Hybridizing Warblers. Current Biology 26:2313–2318. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2016.06.034

Walsh, J., B. J. Olsen, K. J. Ruskin, W. Gregory Shriver, K. M. O’Brien, and A. I. Kovach (2016a). Extrinsic and intrinsic factors influence fitness in an avian hybrid zone. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society.

Walsh, J., R. J. Rowe, B. J. Olsen, W. G. Shriver, and A. I. Kovach (2016b). Genotype-environment associations support a mosaic hybrid zone between two tidal marsh birds. Ecology and Evolution 6:279–294. doi: 10.1002/ece3.1864

Walsh, J., W. G. Shriver, B. J. Olsen, and A. I. Kovach (2016c). Differential introgression and the maintenance of species boundaries in an advanced generation avian hybrid zone. BMC Evolutionary Biology 16. doi: 10.1186/s12862-016-0635-y

Zamudio, K. R., R. C. Bell, and N. A. Mason (2016). Phenotypes in phylogeography: Species’ traits, environmental variation, and vertebrate diversification. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 113:8041–8048. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1602237113

Duckworth, R. A., and S. M. Aguillon (2015). Eco-evolutionary dynamics: investigating multiple causal pathways linking changes in behavior, population density and natural selection. Journal of Ornithology 156:115–124. doi: 10.1007/s10336-015-1239-9

Toews, D. P. L. (2015a). Biological species and taxonomic species: Will a new null hypothesis help? (A comment on Gill 2014). The Auk 132:78–81. doi: 10.1642/AUK-14-138.1

Toews, D. P. L. (2015b). Evolution: A Genomic Guide to Bird Population History. Current Biology 25:R465–R467. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2015.04.008

Baldassarre, D. T., T. A. White, J. Karubian and M. S. Webster (2014). “Genomic and morphological analysis of a semipermeable avian hybrid zone suggests asymmetrical introgression of a sexual signal.” Evolution 68(9): 2644-2657.

Benites, P., L. Campagna and P. L. Tubaro (2014). “Song-based species discrimination in a rapid Neotropical radiation of grassland seedeaters.” Journal of Avian Biology: n/a-n/a.

Campagna, L., C. Kopuchian, P. L. Tubaro and S. C. Lougheed (2014). “Secondary contact followed by gene flow between divergent mitochondrial lineages of a widespread Neotropical songbird (Zonotrichia capensis).” Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 111(4): 863-868.

Harris, R. B., M. D. Carling and I. J. Lovette (2014). “The influence of sampling design on species tree inference: a new relationship for the New World chickadees (Aves: Poecile).” Evolution 68(2): 501-513.

Taylor, S. A., R. L. Curry, T. A. White, V. Ferretti and I. Lovette (2014). “Spatiotemporally consistent genomic signatures of reproductive isolation in a moving hybrid zone.” Evolution: n/a-n/a.

Taylor, Scott A., Thomas A. White, Wesley M. Hochachka, V. Ferretti, Robert L. Curry and I. Lovette (2014). “Climate-Mediated Movement of an Avian Hybrid Zone.” Current Biology 24(6): 671-676.

Zuckerberg, B., M. Carling, R. Dor, E. Ferree, G. Spellman and A. Townsend (2014). “Differential relationships between habitat fragmentation and within-population genetic diversity of three forest-dwelling birds.” bioRxiv.

Baldassarre, D. T. and M. S. Webster (2013). “Experimental evidence that extra-pair mating drives asymmetrical introgression of a sexual trait.” Proceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences 280(1771).

Carling, M. D. and H. A. Thomassen (2012). “The Role of Environmental Heterogeneity in Maintaining Reproductive Isolation between Hybridizing Passerina (Aves: Cardinalidae) Buntings.” International Journal of Ecology 2012: 11.

Wagner, C. E., L. J. Harmon and O. Seehausen (2012). “Ecological opportunity and sexual selection together predict adaptive radiation.” Nature 487: 366-369.

Wagner, C. E., A. R. McCune and I. J. Lovette (2012). “Recent speciation between sympatric Tanganyikan cichlid colour morphs.” Molecular Ecology 21(13): 3283-3292.

Billerman, S. M., G. H. Huber, D. W. Winkler, R. J. Safran and I. J. Lovette (2011). “Population Genetics of a Recent Transcontinental Colonization of South America by Breeding Barn Swallows (Hirundo rustica).” Auk 128(3): 506-513.

Carling, M. D., L. G. Serene and I. J. Lovette (2011). “Using Historical Dna to Characterize Hybridization Between Baltimore Orioles (Icterus galbula) and Bullock’s Orioles (I. bullockii).” Auk 128(1): 61-68.

Carling, M. D. and B. Zuckerberg (2011). “Spatio-temporal changes in the genetic structure of the Passerina bunting hybrid zone.” Molecular Ecology 20(6): 1166-1175.

Carling, M. D., I. J. Lovette and R. T. Brumfield (2010). “Historical divergence and gene flow: coalescent analyses of mitochondrial, autosomal and sex-linked loci in Passerina buntings.” Evolution 64(6): 1762-1772.

Rabosky, D. L., A. L. Talaba, S. C. Donnellan and I. J. Lovette (2009). “Molecular evidence for hybridization between two Australian desert skinks, Ctenotus leonhardii and Ctenotus quattuordecimlineatus (Scincidae: Squamata).” Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 53(2): 368-377.

Vallender, R., J.-P. Gagnon and I. J. Lovette (2009). “An intergeneric wood-warbler hybrid (Mniotilta varia x Dendroica coronata) and the use of multilocus DNA analyses to diagnose avian hybrid origins.” Wilson Journal of Ornithology 121: 298-305.

Vallender, R., S. L. Van Wilgenburg, L. P. Bulluck, A. Roth, R. Canterbury, J. Larkin, R. M. Fowlds and I. J. Lovette (2009). “Extensive Rangewide Mitochondrial Introgression Indicates Substantial Cryptic Hybridization in the Golden-winged Warbler (Vermivora chrysoptera).” Avian Conservation and Ecology 4(2).

Wagner, C. E. and A. R. McCune (2009). “Contrasting Patterns of Spatial Genetic Structure in Sympatric Rock-Dwelling Cichlid Fishes.” Evolution 63(5): 1312-1326.

Rabosky, D. L. and I. J. Lovette (2008). “Explosive evolutionary radiations: Decreasing speciation or increasing extinction through time?” Evolution 62(8): 1866-1875.

Rabosky, D. L. and I. J. Lovette (2008). “Density-dependent diversification in North American wood warblers.” Proceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences 275(1649): 2363-2371.

Vallender, R., R. J. Robertson, V. L. Friesen and I. J. Lovette (2007). “Complex hybridization dynamics between golden-winged and blue-winged warblers (Vermivora chrysoptera and Vermivora pinus) revealed by AFLP, microsatellite, intron and mtDNA markers.” Molecular Ecology 16(10): 2017-2029.

Dabrowski, A., R. Fraser, J. L. Confer and I. J. Lovette (2005). “Geographic variability in mitochondrial introgression among hybridizing populations of Golden-winged (Vermivora chrysoptera) and Blue-winged (V-pinus) Warblers.” Conservation Genetics 6(5): 843-853.

Lovette, I. J. (2005). “Glacial cycles and the tempo of avian speciation.” Trends in Ecology & Evolution 20(2): 57-59.

Lovette, I. J., E. Bermingham and R. E. Ricklefs (2002). “Clade-specific morphological diversification and adaptive radiation in Hawaiian songbirds.” Proceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences 269(1486): 37-42.


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