Associate in Research
Department of Biology
Durham, NC 27708
I have developed a series of primer sets to amplify single-copy nuclear protein coding genes across the fungal kingdom. I'm currently using these primers within the lichenized fungi in support of AFToL2.
I'm also using these primers for a more detailed look at Teloschistales with Ester Gaya.
Jerome C. Regier, Jeffrey W. Shultz, Andreas Zwick, April Hussey, Bernard Ball, Regina Wetzer, Joel W. Martin & Clifford W. Cunningham, Arthropod relationships revealed by phylogenomic analysis of nuclear protein-coding sequences, Nature, vol. 463 (25 February 2010), pp. 1079-1083
Regier, J. C., J. W. Shultz, A. Ganley, A. Hussey, D. Shi, B. Ball, A. Zwick, J. Stajich, M. P. Cummings, J. W. Martin, and C. W. Cunningham. 2008. Resolving arthropod phylogeny: Exploring phylogenetic signal within 41 kb of protein-coding nuclear gene sequence. Systematic Biology 57:920-938.
Emlen, D. J., J. Marengalo, B. Ball, and C.W. Cunningham. 2005. Diversity in the Weapons of Sexual Selection: Horn Evolution in the Beetle Genus Onthophagus (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae). EVOLUTION 59:1060-1084.