Submissions from 2017


Multiple hypotheses explain variation in extra‐pair paternity at different levels in a single bird family, Lyanne Brouwer, Martijn van de Pol, Nataly Hidalgo Aranzamendi, Glen Bain, Daniel T. Baldassarre, Lesley C. Brooker, Michael G. Brooker, Diane Colombelli-Negrel, Erik Enbody, Kurt Gielow, Michelle L. Hall, Allison E. Johnson, Jordan Karubian, Sjouke A. Kingma, Sonia Kleindorfer, Marina Louter, Raoul A. Mulder, Anne Peters, Stephen Pruett-Jones, Keith A. Tarvin, Derrick J. Thrasher, Claire W. Varian-Ramos, Michael S. Webster, and Andrew Cockburn


Teaching Systems Thinking to 4th and 5th Graders Using Environmental Dashboard Display Technology, Shane Clark, John E. Petersen, Cynthia M. Frantz, Deborah Roose, Joel Ginn, and Daniel Rosenberg Daneri


The laboratory opossum, Monodelphis domestica, as an experimental system, Yolanda P. Cruz

Phylogenetic study of the tribe Potentilleae (Rosaceae), with further insight into the disintegration of Sibbaldia, Tao Feng, Michael J. Moore, Min-Hui Yan, Yan-Xia Sun, Hua-Jie Zhang, Ai-Ping Meng, Xiao-Dong Li, Shu-Guang Jian, Jian-Qiang Li, and Heng-Chang Wang


Rapid recovery of nuclear and mitochondrial genes by genome skimming from Northern Hemisphere freshwater crayfish, Frederic Grandjean, Mun Hua Tan, Han Ming Gan, Yin Peng Lee, Tadashi Kawai, Robert J. Distefano, Martin Blaha, Angela J. Roles, and Christopher M. Austin


Development and Application of Transcriptome-Derived Microsatellites in Actinidia eriantha (Actinidiaceae), Rui Guo, Jacob B. Landis, Michael J. Moore, Aiping Meng, Shuguang Jian, Xiaohong Yao, and Hengchang Wang


A conserved KLF-autophagy pathway modulates nematode lifespan and mammalian age-associated vascular dysfunction, Paishiun N. Hsieh, Guangjin Zhou, Yiyuan Yuan, Rongli Zhang, Domenick A. Prosdocimo, Panjamaporn Sangwung, Anna H. Borton, Evgenii Boriushkin, Anne Hamik, Hisashi Fujioka, Ciaran E. Fealy, John P. Kirwan, Maureen A. Peters, Yuan Lu, Xudong Liao, Diana Ramierz-Bergeron, Zhaoyang Feng, and Mukesh K. Jain


Periodic Lateral Root Priming: What Makes It Tick?, Marta Laskowski and Kirsten H. ten Tusscher

Phylogenetic patterns of foliar mineral nutrient accumulation among gypsophiles and their relatives in the Chihuahuan Desert, Clare T. Muller, Michael J. Moore, Zoe Feder, Helene Tiley, and Rebecca E. Drenovsky


Complete plastome sequencing of both living species of Circaeasteraceae (Ranunculales) reveals unusual rearrangements and the loss of the ndh gene family, Yanxia Sun, Michael J. Moore, Nan Lin, Kole F. Adelalu, Aiping Meng, Shuguang Jian, Linsen Yang, Jianqiang Li, and Hengchang Wang


Widespread paleopolyploidy, gene tree conflict, and recalcitrant relationships among the carnivorous Caryophyllales, Joseph F. Walker, Ya Yang, Michael J. Moore, Jessica Mikenas, Alfonso Timoneda, Samuel F. Brockington, and Stephen A. Smith


An Efficient Field and Laboratory Workflow for Plant Phylotranscriptomic Projects, Ya Yang, Michael J. Moore, Samuel F. Brockington, Alfonso Timoneda, Tao Feng, Hannah E. Marx, Joseph F. Walker, and Stephen A. Smith


The first complete plastome sequence of the basal asterid family Styracaceae (Ericales) reveals a large inversion, Minghui Yan, Michael J. Moore, Aiping Meng, Xiaohong Yao, and Hengchang Wang

Submissions from 2016

Calcineurin homologous proteins regulate the membrane localization and activity of sodium/proton exchangers in C. elegans, Erik Allman, Qian Wang, Rachel L. Walker, Molly Austen, Maureen A. Peters, and Keith Nehrke

Expression analysis of Cdx2 and Pou5f1 in a marsupial, the stripe-faced dunnart, during early development, Mary Familari, Phil Chi Khang Au, Robb U. de longh, Yolanda P. Cruz, and Lynne Selwood


The TIM Barrel Architecture Facilitated the Early Evolution of Protein-Mediated Metabolism, Aaron David Goldman, Joshua T. Beatty, and Laura F. Landweber

What is a Genome?, Aaron David Goldman and Laura F. Landweber

Microsatellites for Oenothera gayleana and O.hartwegii subsp. filifolia (Onagraceae), and Their Utility in Section Calylophus, Emily M. Lewis, Jeremie B. Fant, Michael J. Moore, Amy P. Hastings, Erica L. Larson, Anurag A. Agrawal, and Kriss A. Skogen

Field measurements of genotype by environment interaction for fitness caused by spontaneous mutations in Arabidopsis thaliana, Angela J. Roles, Matthew T. Rutter, Ian Dworkin, Charles B. Fenster, and Jeffrey K. Conner


Root patterning: it takes two to tangle, Ben Scheres and Marta Laskowski


Phylogenomic and structural analyses of 18 complete plastomes across nearly all families of early-diverging eudicots, including an angiosperm-wide analysis of IR gene content evolution, Yanxia Sun, Michael J. Moore, Shoujun Zhang, Pamela S. Soltis, Douglas E. Soltis, Tingting Zhao, Aiping Meng, Xiaodong Li, Jianqiang Li, and Hengchang Wang

Dynamic Status Signal Reflects Outcome of Social Interactions, but Not Energetic Stress, Keith A. Tarvin, L. Jin Wong, David C. Lumpkin, Gabrielle M. Schroeder, Dominic D'Andrea, Sophie Meade, Pearl Rivers, and Troy G. Murphy

Submissions from 2015

Lineage-specific gene radiations underlie the evolution of novel betalain pigmentation in Caryophyllales, Samuel F. Brockington, Ya Yang, Fernando Gandia-Herrero, Sarah Covshoff, Julian M. Hibberd, Rowan F. Sage, Gane Ka-Shu Wong, Michael J. Moore, and Stephen A. Smith


The architecture of a scrambled genome reveals massive levels of genomic rearrangement during development, Xiao Chen, John R. Bracht, Aaron David Goldman, Egor Dolzhenko, Derek M. Clay, Estienne C. Swart, David H. Perlman, Thomas G. Doak, Andrew Stuart, Chris T. Amemiya, Robert P. Sebra, and Laura F. Landweber


A new species of Argentina (Rosaceae, Potentilleae) from Southeast Tibet, with reference to the taxonomic status of the genus, Tao Feng, Michael J. Moore, Yanxia Sun, Aiping Meng, Haijia Chu, Jianqiang Li, and Hengchang Wang

Seven New Complete Plastome Sequences Reveal Rampant Independent Loss of the ndh Gene Family across Orchids and Associated Instability of the Inverted Repeat/Small Single-Copy Region Boundaries, Hyoung Tae Kim, Jung Sung Kim, Michael J. Moore, Kurt M. Neubig, Norris H. Williams, W. Mark Whitten, and Joo-Hwan Kim


Electricity and Water Conservation on College and University Campuses in Response to National Competitions among Dormitories: Quantifying Relationships between Behavior, Conservation Strategies and Psychological Metrics, John E. Petersen, Cynthia M. Frantz, Md Rumi Shammin, Tess M. Yanisch, Evan Tincknell, and Noel Myers


Analysis of phylogenomic datasets reveals conflict, concordance, and gene duplications with examples from animals and plants, Stephen A. Smith, Michael J. Moore, Joseph W. Brown, and Ya Yang


Dissecting Molecular Evolution in the Highly Diverse Plant Clade Caryophyllales Using Transcriptome Sequencing, Ya Yang, Michael J. Moore, Samuel F. Brockington, Douglas E. Soltis, Gane Ka-Shu Wong, Eric J. Carpenter, Yong Zhang, Li Chen, Zhixiang Yan, and Yinlong Xie

Submissions from 2014


Recent findings on the gypsum flora of the rim of the Guadalupe Mountains, New Mexico: A new species of Nerisyrenia, a new state record, and an updated checklist, Patrick J. Alexander, Norman A. Douglas, Helga Ochoterena, Hilda Flores-Olvera, and Michael J. Moore


Measuring the Transition to Sustainability: From Simple Diagnosis to Data-driven Interventions, Thomas B. Cook, Md Rumi Shammin, Cynthia M. Frantz, and John E. Petersen


Another look at the root of the angiosperms reveals a familiar tale, Bryan T. Drew, Brad R. Ruhfel, Stephen A. Smith, Michael J. Moore, Barbara G. Briggs, Matthew A. Gitzendanner, Pamela S. Soltis, and Douglas E. Soltis


Ehs-1 is required for the expulsion step of the Caenorhabditis elegans defecation motor program, Nelson Freeburg and Maureen A. Peters


Ancient Life in the Information Age, Aaron David Goldman

Astrobiology: an overview, Aaron David Goldman

Programmed Genome Processing in Ciliates, Aaron David Goldman, Elizabeth M. Stein, John R. Bracht, and Laura F. Landweber

Evidence for multiple paternity in two species of Orconectes crayfish, A. F. Kahrl, Roger H. Laushman, and Angela J. Roles

Blood parasite infection differentially relates to carotenoid-based plumage and bill color in the American goldfinch, David C. Lumpkin, Troy G. Murphy, and Keith A. Tarvin


Calcium signaling and neuropeptide secretion in the expulsion step of the Caenorhabditis elegans defecation motor program, Sam McCright and Maureen A. Peters


An intestinal gap-junction protein is needed for normal acetylcholine response in Caenorhabditis elegans, Gabriel Moore, Phoebe Hammer, and Maureen A. Peters


The ecology, assembly, and evolution of gypsophile floras, Michael J. Moore, Juan F. Mota, Norman A. Douglas, Hilda Flores-Olvera, and Helga Ochoterena

Same trait, different receiver response: unlike females, male American goldfinches do not signal status with bill colour, Troy G. Murphy, Joe A. West, Tiffany T. Pham, Lucy M. Cevallos, Richard K. Simpson, and Keith A. Tarvin

Elevated testosterone advances onset of migratory restlessness in a nearctic-neotropical landbird, Jennifer C. Owen, Mary C. Garvin, and Frank R. Moore

Honesty of a dynamic female aggressive status signal: baseline testosterone relates to bill color in female American goldfinches, Tiffany T. Pham, P. S. Queller, Keith A. Tarvin, and Troy G. Murphy


Full Spectrum Sustainability— Developing Working Models for Community Transformation, Md Rumi Shammin, John E. Petersen, Cynthia M. Frantz, and David Orr

Phylogenetic signal detection from an ancient rapid radiation: Effects of noise reduction, long-branch attraction, and model selection in crown clade Apocynaceae, Shannon C.K. Straub, Michael J. Moore, Pamela S. Soltis, Douglas E. Soltis, Aaron Liston, and Tatyana Livshultz

Chloroplast phylogeography of the East Asian Arcto-Tertiary relict Tetracentron sinense (Trochodendraceae), Yanxia Sun, Michael J. Moore, Liangliang Yue, Tao Feng, Haijia Chu, Shaotian Chen, Yunheng Ji, Hengchang Wang, and Jianqiang Li

Optimized ratiometric calcium sensors for functional in vivo imaging of neurons and T-lymphocytes, Thomas Thestrup, Julia Litzlbauer, Ingo Bartholomäus, Marsilius Mues, Luigi Russo, Hod Dana, Yuri Kovalchuk, Yajie Liang, Georgios Kalamakis, Yvonne Laukat, Stefan Becker, Gregor Witte, Anselm Geiger, Taylor Allen, Lawrence C. Rome, Tsai-Wen Chen, Douglas S. Kim, Olga Garaschuk, Christian Griesinger, and Oliver Griesbeck


Oenothera gayleana (Oenothera sect. Calylophus, Onagraceae), a new gypsophile from Texas, New Mexico, and Oklahoma, Billie Turner and Michael J. Moore

A Long PCR–Based Approach for DNA Enrichment Prior to Next-Generation Sequencing for Systematic Studies, Simon Uribe-Convers, Justin R. Duke, Michael J. Moore, and David C. Tank

Submissions from 2013

Does the gray squirrel’s (Sciurus carolinensis) response to heterospecific alarm calls depend on familiarity or acoustic similarity?, Cynthia M. Getschow, Pearl Rivers, Samantha Sterman, David C. Lumpkin, and Keith A. Tarvin


Phyllotaxis and Rhizotaxis in Arabidopsis Are Modified by Three PLETHORA Transcription Factors, Hugo Hofhuis, Marta Laskowski, Yujuan Du, Kalika Prasad, Stephen Grigg, Violaine Pinon, and Ben Scheres


Catalyzing Educational Transformation: The PULSE Project, Nitya Jacob, Melanie Lee-Brown, Taylor Allen, Sharon Gusky, and Thomas Jack


Lateral root initiation is a probabilistic event whose frequency is set by fluctuating levels of auxin response, Marta Laskowski

Sequential loss of genetic variation in flea beetle Agasicles hygrophila (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) following introduction into China, Rui-Yan Ma, Xiao-Yun Jia, Wen-Zhong Liu, Roger H. Laushman, Long-Long Zhao, Dong Jia, and Ren Wang.

Engagement and skill development in biology students through analysis of art, Liliana Milkova, Colette Crossman, Stephanie Wiles, and Taylor Allen

Expression patterns of Oct4, Cdx2, Tead4, and Yap1 proteins during blastocyst formation in embryos of the marsupial, Monodelphis domestica Wagner, Jeremy T. Morrison, Niels S. Bantilan, Vicki N. Wang, K. M. Nellett, and Yolanda P. Cruz

Leucocyte response to Eastern Equine Encephalomyelitis Encephalitis virus in a wild passerine bird, Jennifer C. Owen, E. A. Cornelius, D. A. Arsnoe, and Mary C. Garvin


Blue Jay (Cyanocitta cristata), Kimberly G. Smith, Keith A. Tarvin, and Glen E. Woolfenden


A Targeted Enrichment Strategy for Massively Parallel Sequencing of Angiosperm Plastid Genomes, Gregory W. Stull, Michael J. Moore, Venkata S. Mandala, Norman A. Douglas, Heather-Rose Kates, Xinshuai Qi, Samuel F. Brockington, Pamela S. Soltis, Douglas E. Soltis, and Matthew A. Gitzendanner


Complete Plastid Genome Sequencing of Trochodendraceae Reveals a Significant Expansion of the Inverted Repeat and Suggests a Paleogene Divergence between the Two Extant Species, Yanxia Sun, Michael J. Moore, Aiping Meng, Pamela S. Soltis, Douglas E. Soltis, Jianqiang Li, and Hengchang Wang

Submissions from 2012


Analyzing Lateral Root Development: How to Move Forward, Ive De Smet, Philip J. White, A. Glyn Bengough, Lionel Dupuy, Boris Parizot, Ilda Casimiro, Renze Heidstra, Marta Laskowski, Marc Lepetit, Frank Hochholdinger, Xavier Draye, Hanma Zhang, Martin R. Broadley, Benjamin Peret, John P. Hammond, Hidehiro Fukaki, Sacha Mooney, Jonathan P. Lynch, Phillipe Nacry, Ulrich Schurr, Laurent Laplaze, Philip Benfey, Tom Beeckman, and Malcolm Bennett


Neuronal synaptobrevin promotes longevity in Drosophila photoreceptors, Adam Haberman

Ornamental bill color rapidly signals changing condition, Malcolm F. Rosenthal, Troy G. Murphy, Nancy Darling, and Keith A. Tarvin

Fitness of Arabidopsis Thaliana Mutation Accumulation Lines Whose Spontaneous Mutations Are Known, Matthew T. Rutter, Angela J. Roles, Jeffrey K. Conner, Ruth G. Shaw, Frank H. Shaw, Korbinian Schneeberger, Stephan Ossowski, Detlef Weigel, and Charles B. Fenster

Carotenoid-Based Ornaments of Female and Male American Goldfinches (Spinus tristis) Show Sex-Specific Correlations with Immune Function and Metabolic Rate, Kelly J. Ryan, Troy G. Murphy, Keith A. Tarvin, and Gary Burness

It isn't always sexy when both are bright and shiny: considering alternatives to sexual selection in elaborate monomorphic species, Keith A. Tarvin and Troy G. Murphy

Hybridization between an invasive and a native species of the crayfish genus Orconectes in north-central Ohio, Sierra T. Zuber, Katherine Muller, Roger H. Laushman, and Angela J. Roles

Submissions from 2011

Contemporaneous And Recent Radiations Of The World's Major Succulent Plant Lineages, Monica Arakaki, Pascal-Antoine Christin, Reto Nyffeler, Anita Lendel, Urs Eggli, R. Matthew Ogburn, Elizabeth Spriggs, Michael J. Moore, and Erika J. Edwards

Phylogenetic Analysis Of The Plastid Inverted Repeat For 244 Species: Insights Into Deeper-level Angiosperm Relationships From A Long, Slowly Evolving Sequence Region, Michael J. Moore, Nasr Hassan, Matthew A. Gitzendanner, Riva A. Bruenn, Matthew Croley, Alexia Vandeventer, James W. Horn, Amit Dhingra, Samuel F. Brockington, Maribeth Latvis, Jeremy Ramdial, Roosle Alexandre, Ana Piedrahita, Zhenxiang Xi, Charles C. Davis, Pamela S. Soltis, and Douglas E. Soltis

Test Of Recrudescence Hypothesis For Overwintering Of Eastern Equine Encephalomyelitis Virus In Gray Catbirds, Jennifer C. Owen, Frank R. Moore, Amanda J. Williams, Lillian Stark, Elizabeth A. Miller, V. J. Morley, Alexander R. Krohn, and Mary C. Garvin

New Materials And New Methods: Innovative Strategies For Integrating New Material Into Syllabi, Nipam Patel, Yolanda P. Cruz, Michael Barresi, Laurie Iten, and Scott F. Gilbert


Cooling Off a Warming Planet: Analyzing the Tradeoffs in Policies for Climate Change, John E. Petersen, Md Rumi Shammin, and Jordan Suter

Angiosperm Phylogeny: 17 Genes, 640 Taxa, Douglas E. Soltis, Stephen A. Smith, Nico Cellinese, Kenneth J. Wurdack, David C. Tank, Samuel F. Brockington, Nancy F. Refulio-Rodriguez, Jay B. Walker, Michael J. Moore, Barbara S. Carlsward, Charles D. Bell, Maribeth Latvis, Sunny Crawley, Chelsea Black, Diaga Diouf, Zhenxiang Xi, Catherine A. Rushworth, Matthew A. Gitzendanner, Kenneth J. Sytsma, Yin-Long Qiu, Khidir W. Hilu, Charles C. Davis, Michael J. Sanderson, Reed S. Beaman, Richard G. Olmstead, Walter S. Judd, Michael J. Donoghue, and Pamela S. Soltis

A Calcineurin Homologous Protein Is Required For Sodium-proton Exchange Events In The C. Elegans Intestine, Jamie Wagner, Erik Allman, Ashley Taylor, Kiri Ulmschneider, Timothy Kovanda, Bryne Ulmschneider, Keith Nehrke, and Maureen A. Peters

Submissions from 2010

The Two Cultures Approach to Curricular Innovation, Yolanda P. Cruz

Expression Of Oct4, Cdx2 And Yap1 During Blastocyst Formation In The Marsupial, Monodelphis Domestica, Yolanda P. Cruz, Jeremy T. Morrison, and Niels S. Bantilan

Assembling The Tree Of The Monocotyledons: Plastome Sequence Phylogeny And Evolution Of Poales, Thomas J. Givnish, Mercedes Ames, Joel R. McNeal, Michael R. McKain, P. Roxanne Steele, Claude W. dePamphilis, Sean W. Graham, J. Chris Pires, Dennis W. Stevenson, Wendy B. Zomlefer, Barbara G. Briggs, Melvin R. Duvall, Michael J. Moore, Michael J. Heaney, Douglas E. Soltis, Pamela S. Soltis, Kevin Thiele, and James H. Lebens-Mack

Phylogenetic Analysis Of 83 Plastid Genes Further Resolves The Early Diversification Of Eudicots, Michael J. Moore, Pamela S. Soltis, Charles D. Bell, J. Gordon Burleigh, and Douglas E. Soltis

Emerging Issues: Epizootiology of West Nile Virus in Birds, Jennifer C. Owen and Mary C. Garvin

Test Of Recrudescence Hypothesis For Overwintering Of West Nile Virus In Gray Catbirds, Jennifer C. Owen, Frank R. Moore, Amanda J. Williams, M. P. Ward, T. A. Beveroth, Elizabeth A. Miller, L. C. Wilson, V. J. Morley, R. N. Abbey-Lee, B. A. Veeneman, B. M. DeRussy, M. S. McWhorter, and Mary C. Garvin


Husbandry Of Monodelphis Domestica In The Study Of Mammalian Embryogenesis, Holly Rousmaniere, Rachel Silverman, Rachel A. White, Mark M. Sasaki, Siobhan D. Wilson, Jeremy T. Morrison, and Yolanda P. Cruz

Advances in the use of next-generation sequence data in plant systematics and evolution, Douglas E. Soltis, J. Gordon Burleigh, W. B. Barbazuk, Michael J. Moore, and Pamela S. Soltis

Assembling The Angiosperm Tree Of Life: Progress And Future Prospects, Douglas E. Soltis, Michael J. Moore, J. Gordon Burleigh, Charles D. Bell, and Pamela S. Soltis

Expression Pattern Of E-cad, Ocln And Zo-1 In Cleavage-stage Monodelphis Domestica Embryos, Vicki N. Wang and Yolanda P. Cruz

Short-chain carboxylic acids from gray catbird (Dumetella carolinensis) uropygial secretions vary with testosterone levels and photoperiod, Rebecca J. Whelan, Tera C. Levin, and Mary C. Garvin

Submissions from 2009

Stalking the everted telencephalon: Comparisons of forebrain organization in basal ray-finned fishes and teleosts, M. R. Braford

Phylogeny of the Caryophyllales sensu lato: Revisiting hypotheses on pollination biology and perianth differentiation in the core Caryophyllales, Samuel F. Brockington, Roosle Alexandre, Jeremy Ramdial, Michael J. Moore, Sunny Crawley, Amit Dhingra, Khidir W. Hilu, Pamela S. Soltis, and Douglas E. Soltis


Using the gray opossum, Monodelphis domestica, in developmental biology investigations, Yolanda P. Cruz

Angiosperm phylogenetics, Michael J. Moore

An update of the Angiosperm Phylogeny Group classification for the orders and families of flowering plants: APG III, Michael J. Moore

Female American goldfinches use carotenoid-based bill coloration to signal status, Troy G. Murphy, Malcolm F. Rosenthal, Robert Montgomerie, and Keith A. Tarvin

Phylogenetic utility of ycf1 in orchids: a plastid gene more variable than matK, Kurt M. Neubig, W. Mark Whitten, Barbara S. Carlsward, Mario A. Blanco, Lorena Endara, Norris H. Williams, and Michael J. Moore


Using pluripotency cell markers to identify primordial germ cells in embryos of the laboratory opossum, Monodelphis domestica, Ria A. Richardson and Yolanda P. Cruz

Molecular markers and concepts of plant evolutionary relationships: progress, promise, and future prospects, Douglas E. Soltis, Michael J. Moore, J. Gordon Burleigh, and Pamela S. Soltis

Floral variation and floral genetics in basal angiosperms, Pamela S. Soltis, Samuel F. Brockington, Mi-Jeong Yoo, Ana Piedrahita, Maribeth Latvis, Michael J. Moore, Andre S. Chanderbali, and Douglas E. Soltis

Progesterone receptor in the Forebrain of female gray short-tailed opossums: Effects of exposure to male stimuli, Maria E. Vitazka, Horacio Cárdenas, Yolanda P. Cruz, Barbara H. Fadem, Jennifer R. Norfolk, and John D. Harder

Rosid radiation and the rapid rise of angiosperm-dominated forests, Hengchang Wang, Michael J. Moore, Pamela S. Soltis, Charles D. Bell, Samuel F. Brockington, Roosle Alexandre, Charles C. Davis, Maribeth Latvis, Steven R. Manchester, and Douglas E. Soltis

Submissions from 2008

Evolution of the Limbic System, L.L. Bruce and M. R. Braford


Living in the Vermilion River Watershed, Mary C. Garvin and Jan Cooper