Up to date as of 18 November 2013. For the full text of items not available for download here, or hardcopy versions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. For estimated citation indexes and links to citing papers, please consult my Google Scholar profile; see also my profile on Mendeley.
Because I consider public outreach an important part of doing science, I frequently discuss my own projects on the websites to which I contribute, Denim and Tweed and Nothing in Biology Makes Sense. Links to relevant online articles follow the listings for papers I've covered in that format.
Yoder JB, J Stanton-Geddes, P Zhou, R Briskine, ND Young, and P Tiffin. "Genomic signature of local adaptation to climate in Medicago truncatula." In review following revision for Genetics.
Hembry DH, JB Yoder, and KR Goodman. "Coevolution and the diversification of life." In revision for The American Naturalist.
Yoder JB, Mattheis A. Queer in STEM: Workplace experiences reported in a national survey of LGBTQA individuals in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics careers. In prep. for the Journal of Homosexuality.
Stanton-Geddes J, JB Yoder, R Briskine, ND Young, and P Tiffin. "Estimating heritability with whole-genome sequence data." Online ahead of print at Methods in Ecology and Evolution. doi: 10.1111/2041-210X.12129. Full text (PDF, 221KB).
Stanton-Geddes J, T Paape, B Epstein, R Briskine, JB Yoder, J Mudge, AK Bharti, AD Farmer, P Zhou, R Denny, GD May, S Erlandson, M Sugawara, MJ Sadowsky, ND Young, P Tiffin. "Candidate genes and genetic architecture of symbiotic and agronomic traits revealed by whole-genome, sequence-based association genetics in Medicago truncatula." PLOS ONE. 8(5):e65688. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0065688. Full text (PDF, 338KB).
Yoder JB, R Briskine, J Mudge, A Farmer, T Paape, K Steele, G Weiblen, AK Bharti, GD May, P Zhou, N Young, and P Tiffin. 2013. "Phylogenetic signal variation in the genomes of Medicago (Fabaceae)." Systematic Biology. 62(3):424-38. doi: 10.1093/sysbio/syt009. Full text (PDF, 1.2MB). Data on Dryad. See also Nothing in Biology Makes Sense: How many phylogenies are there in a genome? Lots!
Starr TN, KE Gadek, JB Yoder, R Flatz, and CI Smith. 2013. "Asymmetric hybridization and gene flow between Joshua trees (Agavaceae: Yucca) reflects differences in pollinator host specificity." Molecular Ecology. 22(2):437-49. doi: 10.1111/mec.12124. Full text (PDF, 692KB).
Flatz, R, JB Yoder, E Lee-Barnes, and CI Smith. 2011. "Characterization of microsatellite loci in Yucca brevifolia (Agavaceae) and cross-amplification in related species." American Journal of Botany. 98:e67-9. doi: 10.3732/ajb.1000468. Full text (PDF, 464KB).
W Godsoe, JB Yoder, CI Smith, CS Drummond, O Pellmyr. 2010. "Absence of phenotype matching in an obligate pollination mutualism." Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 23(12):2739-46. doi: 10.1111/j.1420-9101.2010.02120.x. Full text (PDF, 332KB). See also Denim and Tweed: Coevolutionary constraints may divide Joshua trees.
Yoder JB and SL Nuismer. 2010. "When does coevolution promote diversification?" The American Naturalist. 176(6):802-17. doi: 10.1086/657048. Full text (PDF, 536KB). See also Denim and Tweed: Not all species interactions are (co)evolved equal.
Drummond CS, H-J Xue, JB Yoder, and O Pellmyr. 2010. "Host-associated divergence and incipient speciation in the yucca moth Prodoxus coloradensis (Lepidoptera: Prodoxidae) on three species of host plants." Heredity. 105(2):183-96. doi: 10.1038/hdy.2009.154. Full text (PDF, 907KB).
Yoder JB, E Clancey, S Des Roches, JM Eastman, L Gentry, WKW Godsoe, T Hagey, D Jochimsen, BP Oswald, J Robertson, BAJ Sarver, JJ Schenk, S Spear, and LJ Harmon. 2010. "Ecological opportunity and the origin of adaptive radiations." Online in advance of publication at the Journal of Evolutionary Biology 23(8):1581-96. doi: 10.1111/j.1420-9101.2010.02029.x. Full text (Open access). See also Denim and Tweed: When ecological opportunity knocks, does adaptive radiation answer? and my guest post for the Scientific American blog, Ecological opportunity: The seed of evolutionary change in your backyard--and in your veins.
Yoder JB, CI Smith, and O Pellmyr. "How to become a yucca moth: Minimal trait evolution needed to establish the obligate pollination mutualism." Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 100(4):847-55. doi: 10.1111/j.1095-8312.2010.01478.x. Full text (PDF, 656KB). Supplementary material (PDF, 217KB). See also Denim and Tweed: Before they were yucca moths.
Pellmyr O, JB Yoder, and WK Godsoe. 2009. "Prodoxus praedictus, sp.n., a new bogus yucca moth from southern California." Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 63(3):137-140. Full text (PDF, 542KB).
Godsoe WK, E Strand, T Esque, CI Smith, JB Yoder, and O Pelmyr. 2009. "Divergence in an obligate mutualism is not explained by divergent climatic factors." New Phytologist 183(3):589-99. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-8137.2009.02942.x. Full text (PDF, 3.7MB). See also Denim and Tweed: Finding Joshua tree's niche.
Godsoe W, JB Yoder, CI Smith, and O Pellmyr. 2008. "Coevolution and divergence in the Joshua tree/yucca moth mutualism." The American Naturalist 171(6):816-23. doi: 10.1086/587757. Full text (PDF, 447KB).
Gomulkiewicz R, DM Drown, MF Dybdahl, W Godsoe, SL Nuismer, KM Pepin, BJ Ridenhour, CI Smith, and JB Yoder. 2007. "Do's and Don'ts of testing the geographic mosaic theory of coevolution." Heredity 98(5):249-58. doi: 10.1038/sj.hdy.6800949. Full text (PDF, 311KB).
Recent presentations and abstracts
"Evidence for recent adaptation in genome regions associated with ecological traits in Medicago truncatula." Submitted presentation at the Evolution meetings, 21 to 25 June 2013, in Snowbird, Utah.
"Linking genomic pattern to evolutionary process." Invited seminar for the College of Life Sciences and Agriculture at the University of New Hampshire. 23 May 2013, Durham, New Hampshire.
"Coevolution: Evolving together." Invited guest lecture for Evolution and Diversity (T Giarla, instructor) at Saint Olaf College. 5 April 2013, Northfield, MN.
"Selection on GWAS candidate loci for ecological traits in Medicago truncatula." Poster, presented at the Gordon Research Conference on Quantitative Genetics and Genomics. 17 to 22 February, 2013, Galveston, TX.
"Species interactions and evolutionary diversification." Invited presentation in the Plant Pathology Departmental Seminar Series at the University of Minnesota. 15 October 2012, Saint Paul, MN.
"Genome‐wide footprints of local adaptation to habitat in Medicago truncatula" Submitted presentation at the First Joint Congress on Evolutionary Biology at the University of Ottawa. 6 to 11 July 2012, Ottawa, Ontario. Talk slides (PDF, 11.6MB).
"Species interactions and the origins of biological diversity." Invited presentation in the Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Seminar Series at the University of Minnesota. 26 October 2011, Saint Paul, Minnesota.
"Coevolution and gene flow in an obligate pollination mutualism." Submitted presentation at the Evolution 2010 meetings at Portland State University. 25 to 29 June, 2010 Portland, Oregon.
Popular science writing
Yoder JB. 2013. “The intelligent homosexual’s guide to natural selection and evolution, with a key to many complicating factors.” in The Best Science Writing Online 2012. ed. J Ouellette, series ed. B Zivkovic. Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Available at Powell's. Originally published as an invited contribution to the Scientific American guest blog.
Yoder JB. 2011. “Ecological Opportunity: The seed of evolutionary change in your backyard—and in your veins.” Invited contribution to the Scientific American guest blog.
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