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Dr Todd Adam Castoe

[Dr Todd Castoe]

Professor, Biology
Last Updated: October 28, 2021
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Research Interests

Research Interests
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Research Keywords

Research Keywords
computational genomics

Teaching Interests

Teaching Interests
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Biography

Biography

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Education

Education

    • 2007 PhD in Biomolecular Science
      University of Central Florida
    • 2001 MS in Biology
      The University of Texas at Arlington
    • 1999 BS in Environmental and Forest Biology
      State University of New York at Stony Brook

Appointments

Appointments

    • Sept 2021 to Present Professor
      Biology, University of Texas at Arlington (Arlington, TX, United States)
    • Sept 2018 to Aug 2021 Associate Professor
      Biology, University of Texas at Arlington (Arlington, TX, United States)
    • Sept 2012 to Aug 2018 Assistant Professor
      Biology, University of Texas at Arlington (Arlington, TX, United States)
    • May 2007 to Aug 2012 Postdoctoral Fellow and Associate Director for Consortium for Comparative Genomics
      Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, University of Colorado School of Medicine (Aurora, CO, United States)

Memberships

    • 2018 to Present Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology
    • 2018 to Present Society for the Study of Molecular Biology and Evolution
    • 2018 to Present Texas Genetics Society
      Member, Board of Directors, and Award Nomination Committee
    • 2016 to Present American Physiological Society
    • 2016 to Present Society for Systematic Biology
    • 2016 to Present Society for the Study of Evolution
    • 2011 to Present American Association for the Advancement of Science
    • 2011 to Present Society for the Advancement of Chicanos/Latinos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS)

Awards and Honors

    •  2020 University Outstanding Research Achievement Award – University of Texas Arlington sponsored by UTA
    •  2020 UTA Leadership Academy sponsored by UTA
    •  2017 Anne and Gary Dye Endowed Professorship of Innovative Biosciences sponsored by University of Texas - Arlington
    •  2017 UTA College of Sciences - Outstanding Research Award sponsored by University of Texas - Arlington
    •  2007 National Library of Medicine Postdoctoral Training Fellowship in Computational Biosciences sponsored by University of Colorado School of Medicine
    •  2006 Joseph Slowinski Award for Excellence in Snake Systematics sponsored by Center for American Herpetological Research
    •  2006 Provost’s Doctoral Fellowship sponsored by University of Central Florida
    •  2005 Provost’s Doctoral Fellowship sponsored by University of Central Florida
    •  2004 Best Student Presentation in Biological Sciences sponsored by Florida Academy of Sciences Annual Meeting
    •  2004 Honorary Graduate Student Member sponsored by American Association for the Advancement of Science
    •  2001 Graduate Student Research Award sponsored by Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles

News Articles

News Articles

    • June 2020 Dallas Morning News, Bloomberg, others
      Press coverage of our two recent papers on the “Origins of the virus that caused CoVID-19” (see Boni et al., Nat. Micro. 2020 and Pollock/Castoe et al., Mol. Biol. Evol. 2020), including news stories from UTA outlets (UTA Alumni Newsletter, Coll. Of Science Newsletter, MavWire, and Maverick Science Newsletter), as well as the Dallas Morning News, Bloomberg.com, Livescience.com, Popular Science.com, Fortune, and others.
    • May 2020 New York Times
      Featured story on my NSF-funded research focused on regenerative organ growth in snakes in the New York Times (by Carl Zimmer): “Eat Rat, Make New Body: Easy Stuff for Pythons” (5/12/2020). https://www.nytimes.com/2020/05/12/science/pythons-metabolism-animals-digestion.html. This story was also featured in the UTA College of Science monthly newsletter “Maverick Science e-news” (5/28/2020).
    • Mar 2020 UTA Inquiry Magazine
      2020 – Featured story on my role in the North Texas Genome Center, and my NSF- and NIH-funded research on snake organ regeneration and parasite genomics in UTA Inquiry Magazine: “Investigating the Genome” (4/16/2020).
    • Oct 2018 National Geographic, Science Daily, Miami Herald, EurekaAlert and others
      Press coverage of our recent paper in Molecular Ecology (Card et al., 2018) that provides evidence that invasive Florida Burmese Pythons have experienced surprisingly rapid genomic and physiological adaptation driven by cold and the unique ecology of Florida by National Geographic, Miami Herald, Orlando Sentinel, Science Daily, Washington Times, Haaretz (Israel), EurekaAlert, UTA, and the UTA COS (10.19.2018).
    • Aug 2018 Maverick Science E-News
      UTA COS “Maverick Science E-News” featured story highlighting North Texas Genome Center seminar, and research talk on regenerative organ growth by Castoe: “North Texas Genome Center hosts seminar on next-generation sequencing technology
    • Mar 2018 Forth Worth Business Press
      Press coverage of the North Texas Genome Center opening, featuring quotes from Castoe, in the Forth Worth Business Press (3/05/2018).
    • Jan 2018 Texas Advanced Computing and Phys.org
      Press coverage by Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) monthly newsletter (9.18.2018) profiling new and ongoing research projects in the Castoe Lab, including our recent paper in Nature Communications (Pasquesi et al., 2018. Nature Comm.) that use supercomputing to analyze patterns of genomic variation across vertebrates. This was also picked up by Phys.org, Motherboard, and others.
    • July 2017 The Scientist, Reddit, others...
      Press coverage by The Scientist (“Snake Sex Determination Dogma Overturned”), Reddit, and others, of our recent paper (Gamble et al., 2017, Current Biology) that provides the first evidence that some snakes have an XY (i.e., mammal-like) sex determination system, despite decades of thought that all snakes have a ZW (i.e., bird-like) system. This paper was also featured by a commentary article in the same edition of the journal: Emerson, J.J. 2017. Evolution: A paradigm shift in snake sex chromosome genetics. Current Biology 27: R800-R803
    • June 2017 TACC, NSF, National Geographic, others.
      Three-page article profiling how research projects in the Castoe Lab (including regenerative organ growth in snakes, and work on the role of adaptation in speciation) utilize supercomputing to analyze genomic data. Originally written and published by Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC), and republished or expanded upon by numerous sources, including: UTA, National Science Foundation (NSF; published on main page), National Geographic, EurekaAlert, Science Daily, Motherboard/Vice, R&D Magazine, International Business Times

Support & Funding

Support & Funding

This data is entered manually by the author of the profile and may duplicate data in the Sponsored Projects section.
    • Nov 2018 to Oct 2023 Schistosomiasis at the edge of elimination: characterizing sources of new infections in residual transmission hotspots sponsored by  -  $618483
      Todd Castoe (Funded)
    • May 2017 to May 2022 Systematics, introgression, and adaptation in Western Rattlesnakes: a model system for studying gene flow, selection, and speciation sponsored by  -  $867402
      (Funded)
    • May 2017 to Apr 2022 Collaborative Research: Integrated mechanisms underlying the regulation of intestinal form and function sponsored by  -  $584144
      (Funded)
    • June 2015 to May 2017 DISSERTATION RESEARCH: Dilineation of Populations, Species, and Genomic Apadptations Across a Widely Distributed Venomous Snake Species Complex sponsored by  -  $19695
      Todd Castoe (Funded)
    • June 2015 to May 2017 DISSERTATION RESEARCH: Genomic Basis of Convergent Phenotypic Evolution in Island Populations of Boa Constrictors sponsored by  -  $19695
      Todd Castoe (Funded)
    • June 2014 to Aug 2015 The Extended Influence of Predators on Prey sponsored by  -  $9680
      Todd Castoe (Funded)

Publications


      2021
      • Book Chapter
        Applications of genomics and related technologies for studying reptile venoms
        Handbook of Venoms and Toxins of Reptiles, Second Edition
        [Schield, Drew, Perry, Blair, Westfall, Aundrea, Mackessy, Stephen, Castoe, ToddA].(2), 29-42. "CRC Press".

      In Process
      • Book Chapter
        Applications of genomics and related technologies for studying reptile venoms
        Handbook of Venoms and Toxins of Reptiles, Second Edition
        [Schield, DrewR, Perry, BlairW, Pasquesi, GiuliaIM, Orton, RichardW, Nikolakis, ZacharyL, Westfall, AundreaK, Castoe, ToddA]. Accepted.

      2016
      • Book Chapter
        A role for genomics in rattlesnake research – current knowledge and future potential
        Rattlesnakes of Arizona
        [Shield, DR, Card, DC, Reyes-Velasco, J, Andrews, AudraL, Modahl, CA, Mackessy, SM, Pollock, DD, Castoe, Todd, Schuett, GW, Porras, LW, Reiserer, RS]. 25-48. "Eco Books".
      • Book Chapter
        Deciphering the evolution of venoms in rattlesnakes: venom and the venom apparatus
        Rattlesnakes of Arizona
        [Mackessy, SP, Castoe, Todd, Schuett, GW, Porras, LW, Reiserer, RS]. 49-98. "Eco Books".

      In Process
      • Journal Article
        Signals of random and differential introgression in the genome of natural hybrids of Caribbean anoles
        [Farleigh, Keaka, Ascanio, A., Farleigh, M, Schield, DrewR, Card, DarenC, Leal, Manual, Castoe, ToddA, Jezkova, Tereza, Robles, Javier]. Molecular Ecology. Submitted.
      • Journal Article
        Stress responses act as a switch to modulate and reverse growth pathway outcomes during intestinal regenerative growth in a vertebrate model
        [Westfall, Aundrea, Perry, Blair, Kamal, Abdul, Sapkota, M., Schield, Drew, Pellegrino, Mark, Secor, Stephen, Chowdhury, Saiful, Castoe, ToddA]. BMC Genomics. Revising to Resubmit.
      • Journal Article
        A chromosome-level genome assembly and annotation of the Desert Horned Lizard, Phrynosoma platyrhinos, provides insight into chromosomal rearrangements among reptiles
        [Koochekian, Nazilla, Ascanio, A., Card, Daren, Schield, Drew, Castoe, ToddA, Jezkova, Tereza]. Gigascience. Revising to Resubmit.
      • Journal Article
        Co-option of conserved vertebrate pathways and transposable elements drove the evolution of snake venom systems
        [Perry, Blair, Gopalan, Siddarth, Pasquesi, Giulia, Schield, Drew, Westfall, Aundrea, Smith, Cara, Koludarov, Ivan, Chippindale, Paul, Pellegrino, Mark, Choung, Edward, Mackessy, Stephen, Castoe, ToddA ]. Genome Research. Submitted.
      • Journal Article
        Evidence that genomic coupling of barrier loci drives partial reproductive isolation in a rattlesnake hybrid zone
        [Nikolakis, Zachary, Schield, Drew, Westfall, Aundrea, Perry, Blair, Ivey, Kathleen, Orton, Richard, Hales, Nicole, Meik, Jesse, Parker, Joshua, Smith, Cara, Mackessy, Stephen, Castoe, ToddA]. Evolution. Submitted.
      • Journal Article
        The roles of balancing selection and recombination in the evolution of rattlesnake venom
        [Schield, Drew, Perry, Blair, Nikolakis, Zachary, Holding, Matthew, Gopalan, Siddarth, Smith, Cara, Mackessy, Stephen, Castoe, ToddA]. Nature Ecology and Evolution. Submitted.

      2021
      • Journal Article
        The effects of climate and demographic history in shaping genomic variation across populations of the Desert Horned Lizard (Phrynosoma platyrhinos).
        [Farleigh, K, Vladimirova, SA, Blair, C, Bracken, JT, Koochekian, N, Schield, DR, Card, DC, Finger, N, Henault, J, Leaché, AD, Castoe, TA, Jezkova, T]. Molecular Ecology. 30(18), 4481-4496. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/mec.16070
      • Journal Article
        Genome-wide data implicate terminal fusion automixis in king cobra facultative parthenogenesis.
        [Card, DC, Vonk, FJ, Smalbrugge, S, Casewell, NR, Wüster, W, Castoe, TA, Schuett, GW, Booth, W]. Scientific Reports. 11(1), 7271. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-86373-1
      • Journal Article
        Population genomic analyses confirm male-biased mutation rates in snakes
        [Schield, DR, Perry, BW, Nikolakis, ZL, Mackessy, SP, Castoe, TA]. Journal of Heredity. 112(2), 221-227. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jhered/esab005
      • Journal Article
        Population genomic analyses of schistosome parasites highlight critical challenges facing endgame elimination efforts.
        [Shortt, JA, Timm, LE, Hales, NR, Nikolakis, ZL, Schield, DR, Perry, BW, Liu, Y, Zhong, B, Castoe, TA, Carlton, EJ, Pollock, DD]. Scientific Reports. 11(1), 6884. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-86287-y
      • Journal Article
        Microchromosomes Exhibit Distinct Features of Vertebrate Chromosome Structure and Function with Underappreciated Ramifications for Genome Evolution.
        [Perry, BW, Schield, DR, Adams, RH, Castoe, TA]. Molecular Biology and Evolution. 38(3), 904-910. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/molbev/msaa253
      • Journal Article
        Patterns of relatedness and genetic diversity inferred from whole genome sequencing of archival blood fluke miracidia (Schistosoma japonicum).
        [Nikolakis, ZL, Hales, NR, Perry, BW, Schield, DR, Timm, LE, Liu, Y, Zhong, B, Kechris, KJ, Carlton, EJ, Pollock, DD, Castoe, TA]. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 15(1), e0009020. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0009020

      2020
      • Journal Article
        Physiological demands and signaling associated with snake venom production and storage illustrated by transcriptional analyses of venom glands.
        [Perry, BW, Schield, DR, Westfall, AK, Mackessy, SP, Castoe, TA]. Scientific Reports. 10(1), 18083. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-75048-y
      • Journal Article
        PhyloWGA: chromosome-aware phylogenetic interrogation of whole genome alignments
        [Adams, RichardH, Cstoe, ToddA, DeGiorgio, Michael ]. Bioinformatics.(btaa884), 3.
      • Journal Article
        Microchromosomes exhibit unique features of vertebrate chromosome structure and function
        [Perry, BlairW, Schield, DrewR, Adams, RichardH, Castoe, ToddA]. Molecular Biology and Evolution.
      • Journal Article
        Evolutionary origins of the SARS-CoV-2 sarbecovirus lineage responsible for the COVID-19 pandemic.
        [Boni, MF, Lemey, P, Jiang, X, Lam, TT, Perry, BW, Castoe, TA, Rambaut, A, Robertson, DL]. Nature Microbiology. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41564-020-0771-4
      • Journal Article
        Viral CpG deficiency provides no evidence that dogs were intermediate hosts for SARS-CoV-2.
        [Pollock, DD, Castoe, TA, Perry, BW, Lytras, S, Wade, KJ, Robertson, DL, Holmes, EC, Boni, MF, Kosakovsky Pond, SL, Parry, R, Carlton, EJ, Wood JLN, Pennings, PS, Goldstein, RA]. Molecular Biology and Evolution. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/molbev/msaa178
      • Journal Article
        Discovery and characterization of New Delhi metallo-β-lactamase-1 inhibitor peptides that potentiate meropenem-dependent killing of carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae.
        [Kazi, MI, Perry, BW, Card, DC, Schargel, RD, Ali, HB, Obuekwe, VC, Sapkota, M, Kang, KN, Pellegrino, MW, Greenberg, DE, Castoe, TA, Boll, JM]. The Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy.(dkaa242), DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jac/dkaa242
      • Journal Article
        Genome-wide SNPs clarify lineage diversity confused by coloration in coralsnakes of the Micrurus diastema species complex (Serpentes: Elapidae).
        [Reyes-Velasco, J, Adams, RH, Boissinot, S, Parkinson, CL, Campbell, JA, Castoe, TA, Smith, EN]. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 147, 106770. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2020.106770
      • Journal Article
        Vertebrate Lineages Exhibit Diverse Patterns of Transposable Element Regulation and Expression across Tissues.
        [Pasquesi GIM, Perry, BW, Vandewege, MW, Ruggiero, RP, Schield, DR, Castoe, TA]. Genome Biology and Evolution. 12(5), 506-521. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/gbe/evaa068
      • Journal Article
        A new generic name for jumping pitvipers (Serpentes: Viperidae)
        [Campbell, JonathanA, Frost, Darrel, Castoe, ToddA]. Revista Latinoamericana de Herpetologia . 2, 52-54.
      • Journal Article
        Snake recombination landscapes are concentrated in functional regions despite PRDM9
        [Schield, DrewR, Pasquesi, GiuliaIM, Perry, BlairW, Adams, RichardH, Nikolakis, ZacharyL, Westfall, AundreaK, Orton, RichardW, Meik, JesseM, Mackessy, StephenP, Castoe, ToddA]. Molecular Biology and Evolution. 37, 1272-1294.
      • Journal Article
        Probabilistic species tree distances: implementing the multispecies coalescent to compare species trees within the same model-based framework used to estimate them.
        [Adams, RH, Castoe, TA]. Systematic Biology. 69, 194-207. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/sysbio/syz031

      2019
      • Journal Article
        Genomic basis of convergent island phenotypes in boa constrictors
        [Card, DarenC, Adams, RichardH, Schield, DrewR, Perry, BlairW, Corbin, AndrewB, Pasquesi, GiuliaIM, Row, Kristopher, Van Kleeck, MelissaJ, Daza, JuanM, Booth, Warren, others]. Genome Biology and Evolution. 11(11), 3123--3143. "Oxford University Press".
      • Journal Article
        Geographic variation in morphology in the Mohave Rattlesnake (Crotalus scutulatus Kennicott 1861)(Serpentes: Viperidae): implications for species boundaries
        [Watson, JessicaA, Spencer, CarolL, Schield, DrewR, Butler, BrettO, Smith, LydiaL, Flores-Villela, Oscar, Campbell, JonathanA, Mackessy, StephenP, Castoe, ToddA, Meik, JesseM]. Zootaxa. 4683(1), 129--143.
      • Journal Article
        Recent Advances in the Inference of Gene Flow from Population Genomic Data
        [Adams, RichardH, Schield, DrewR, Castoe, ToddA]. Current Molecular Biology Reports. 5(3), 107--115. "Springer International Publishing".
      • Journal Article
        Supergene validation: a model-based protocol for assessing the accuracy of non-model-based supergene methods
        [Adams, RichardH., Castoe, ToddA]. MethodsX. 6, 2181-2188.
      • Journal Article
        Solenodon genome reveals convergent evolution of venom in eulipotyphlan mammals.
        [Casewell, NR, Petras, D, Card, DC, Suranse, V, Mychajliw, AM, Richards, D, Koludarov, I, Albulescu, LO, Slagboom, J, Hempel, BF, Ngum, NM, Kennerley, RJ, Brocca, JL, Whiteley, G, Harrison, RA, Bolton FMS, Debono, J, Vonk, FJ, Alföldi, J, Johnson, J, Karlsson, EK, Lindblad-Toh, K, Mellor, IR, Süssmuth, RD, Fry, BG, Kuruppu, S, Hodgson, WC, Kool, J, Castoe, TA, Barnes, I, Sunagar, K, Undheim EAB, Turvey, ST]. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 116(51), 25745-25755. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1906117116
      • Journal Article
        The transcriptome of the veiled chameleon (Chamaeleo calyptratus): A resource for studying the evolution and development of vertebrates.
        [Pinto, BJ, Card, DC, Castoe, TA, Diaz, Jr, RE, Nielsen, SV, Trainor, PA, Gamble, T]. Developmental Dynamics : An Official Publication of the American Association of Anatomists. 248(8), 702-708. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/dvdy.20
      • Journal Article
        Multi-species comparisons of snakes identify coordinated signalling networks underlying post-feeding intestinal regeneration.
        [Perry, BW, Andrew, AL, Mostafa Kamal, AH, Card, DC, Schield, DR, Pasquesi GIM, Pellegrino, MW, Mackessy, SP, Chowdhury, SM, Secor, SM, Castoe, TA]. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. Section B: Biology. 286(1906), 20190910. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2019.0910
      • Journal Article
        Statistical binning leads to profound model violation due to gene tree error incurred by trying to avoid gene tree error.
        [Adams, RH, Castoe, TA]. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 134, 164-171. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2019.02.012
      • Journal Article
        The origins and evolution of chromosomes, dosage compensation, and mechanisms underlying venom regulation in snakes.
        [Schield, DR, Card, DC, Hales, NR, Perry, BW, Pasquesi, GM, Blackmon, H, Adams, RH, Corbin, AB, Smith, CF, Ramesh, B, Demuth, JP, Betrán, E, Tollis, M, Meik, JM, Mackessy, SP, Castoe, TA]. Genome Research. 29(4), 590-601. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/gr.240952.118
      • Journal Article
        Allopatric divergence and secondary contact with gene flow: a recurring theme in rattlesnake speciation
        [Schield, DrewR, Perry, BlairW, Adams, RichardH, Card, DarenC, Jezkova, Tereza, Pasquesi, GiuliaIM, Nikolakis, ZacharyL, Row, Kristopher, Meik, JesseM, Smith, CaraF, others]. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. 128(1), 149--169. "Oxford University Press UK".

      2018
      • Journal Article
        Cryptic genetic diversity, population structure, and gene flow in the Mojave Rattlesnake (Crotalus scutulatus)
        [Schield, DrewR, Adams, RichardH, Card, DarenC, Corbin, AndrewB, Jezkova, Tereza, Hales, NicoleR, Meik, JesseM, Perry, BlairW, Spencer, CarolL, Smith, LydiaL, others, Castoe, Todd]. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 127, 669-681. "Academic Press".
      • Journal Article
        Plasticity and local adaptation explain lizard cold tolerance
        [Card, DarenC, Schield, DrewR, Castoe, Todd]. Molecular Ecology. 27, 2173-2175.
      • Journal Article
        Shifts in selective pressures on snake phototransduction genes associated with photoreceptor transmutation and dim-light ancestry
        [Schott, RyanK, Van Nynatten, Alexander, Card, DarenC, Castoe, Todd, Chang, BelindaSW]. Molecular Biology and Evolution. 35, 1376-1389. "Oxford University Press".
      • Journal Article
        Evidence for divergent patterns of local selection driving venom variation in Mojave Rattlesnakes (Crotalus scutulatus).
        [Strickland, JL, Smith, CF, Mason, AJ, Schield, DR, Borja, M, Castañeda-Gaytán, G, Spencer, CL, Smith, LL, Trápaga, A, Bouzid, NM, Campillo-García, G, Flores-Villela, OA, Antonio-Rangel, D, Mackessy, SP, Castoe, TA, Rokyta, DR, Parkinson, CL]. Scientific Reports. 8(1), 17622. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-35810-9
      • Journal Article
        Novel ecological and climatic conditions drive rapid adaptation in invasive Florida Burmese pythons.
        [Card, DC, Perry, BW, Adams, RH, Schield, DR, Young, AS, Andrew, AL, Jezkova, T, Pasquesi GIM, Hales, NR, Walsh, MR, Rochford, MR, Mazzotti, FJ, Hart, KM, Hunter, ME, Castoe, TA]. Molecular Ecology. 27(23), 4744-4757. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/mec.14885
      • Journal Article
        Assessing the Impacts of Positive Selection on Coalescent-Based Species Tree Estimation and Species Delimitation.
        [Adams, RH, Schield, DR, Card, DC, Castoe, TA]. Systematic Biology. 67(6), 1076-1090. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/sysbio/syy034
      • Journal Article
        Molecular Adaptations for Sensing and Securing Prey and Insight into Amniote Genome Diversity from the Garter Snake Genome.
        [Perry, BW, Card, DC, McGlothlin, JW, Pasquesi GIM, Adams, RH, Schield, DR, Hales, NR, Corbin, AB, Demuth, JefferyP, Hoffmann, FG, Vandewege, MW, Schott, RK, Bhattacharyya, N, Chang BSW, Casewell, NR, Whiteley, G, Reyes-Velasco, J, Mackessy, SP, Gamble, T, Storey, KB, Biggar, KK, Passow, CN, Kuo, CH, McGaugh, SE, Bronikowski, AM, de Koning APJ, Edwards, SV, Pfrender, ME, Minx, P, Brodie, 3rd, ED, Brodie, Jr, ED, Warren, WC, Castoe, Todd]. Genome Biology and Evolution. 10(8), 2110-2129. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/gbe/evy157
      • Journal Article
        Squamate reptiles challenge paradigms of genomic repeat element evolution set by birds and mammals.
        [Pasquesi GIM, Adams, RH, Card, DC, Schield, DR, Corbin, AB, Perry, BW, Reyes-Velasco, J, Ruggiero, RP, Vandewege, MW, Shortt, JA, Castoe, Todd]. Nature Communications. 9(1), 2774. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41467-018-05279-1
      • Journal Article
        ThetaMater: Bayesian estimation of population size parameter θ from genomic data.
        [Adams, RH, Schield, DR, Card, DC, Corbin, A, Castoe, Todd]. Bioinformatics. 34(6), 1072-1073. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/bioinformatics/btx733

      2017
      • Journal Article
        Contrasting gene expression programs correspond with predator-induced phenotypic plasticity within and across generations in Daphnia
        [Hales, NicoleR, Schield, DrewR, Andrew, AudraL, Card, DarenC, Walsh, Matthew, Castoe, Todd]. Molecular Ecology. 26, 5003-5015.
      • Journal Article
        Growth and stress response mechanisms underlying post-feeding regenerative organ growth in the Burmese python
        [Andrew, AudraL, Perry, BlairW, Card, DarenC, Schield, DrewR, Ruggiero, RobertP, McGaugh, SuzanneE, Choudhary, Amit, Secor, StephenM, Castoe, Todd]. BMC Genomics. 18, 338. "BioMed Central".
      • Journal Article
        Hormonally mediated increases in sex-biased gene expression accompany the breakdown of between-sex genetic correlations in a sexually dimorphic lizard
        [Cox, RobertM, Cox, ChristianL, McGlothlin, JoelW, Card, DarenC, Andrew, AudraL, Castoe, Todd]. The American Naturalist. 189, 315-332. "University of Chicago Press Chicago, IL".
      • Journal Article
        Insight into the roles of selection in speciation from genomic patterns of divergence and introgression in secondary contact in venomous rattlesnakes
        [Schield, DrewR, Adams, RichardH, Card, DarenC, Perry, BlairW, Pasquesi, GiuliaM, Jezkova, Tereza, Portik, DanielM, Andrew, AudraL, Spencer, CarolL, Sanchez, EldaE, others, Castoe, Todd]. Ecology and Evolution. 7, 3951-3966.
      • Journal Article
        Targeted capture of complete coding regions across divergent species
        [Schott, RyanK, Panesar, Bhawandeep, Card, DarenC, Preston, Matthew, Castoe, Todd, Chang, BelindaSW]. Genome Biology and Evolution. 9, 398-414. "Oxford University Press".
      • Journal Article
        The discovery of XY sex chromosomes in a boa and python
        [Gamble, Tony, Castoe, Todd, Nielsen, StuartV, Banks, JaisonL, Card, DarenC, Schield, DrewR, Schuett, GordonW, Booth, Warren]. Current Biology. 27, 2148-2153. "Cell Press".
      • Journal Article
        ThetaMater: Bayesian estimation of population size parameter theta from genomic data
        [Adams, RichardH, Schield, DrewR, Card, DarenC, Corbin, Andrew, Castoe, Todd]. Bioinformatics. 34, 1072-1073. "Oxford University Press".
      • Journal Article
        Whole genome amplification and reduced-representation genome sequencing of Schistosoma japonicum miracidia
        [Shortt, JonathanA, Card, DarenC, Schield, DrewR, Liu, Yang, Zhong, Bo, Castoe, Todd, Carlton, ElizabethJ, Pollock, DavidD]. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 11, e0005292. "Public Library of Science".

      2016
      • Journal Article
        A cryptic palm-pitviper species (Squamata: Viperidae: Bothriechis) from the Costa Rican highlands, with notes on the variation within B. nigroviridis
        [Doan, TiffanyM, Mason, AndrewJ, Castoe, Todd, Sasa, Mahmood, Parkinson, ChristopherL]. Zootaxa. 4138, 271-290.
      • Journal Article
        A suite of potentially amplifiable microsatellite loci for ten reptiles of conservation concern from Africa and Asia
        [Shaney, KyleJ, Adams, Rich, Kurniawan, Nia, Hamidy, Amir, Smith, EricN, Castoe, Todd]. Conservation Genetics Resources. 8, 307-311. "Springer Netherlands".
      • Journal Article
        Contrasting patterns of evolutionary diversification in the olfactory repertoires of reptile and bird genomes
        [Vandewege, MichaelW, Mangum, SarahF, Gabaldon, Toni, Castoe, Todd, Ray, DavidA, Hoffmann, FedericoG]. Genome Biology and Evolution. 8, 470-480. "Oxford University Press".
      • Journal Article
        EpiRADseq: scalable analysis of genomewide patterns of methylation using next-generation sequencing
        [Schield, DrewR, Walsh, Matthew, Card, DarenC, Andrew, AudraL, Adams, RichardH, Castoe, Todd]. Methods in Ecology and Evolution. 7, 60-69.
      • Journal Article
        Genetic surfing, not allopatric divergence, explains spatial sorting of mitochondrial haplotypes in venomous coralsnakes
        [Streicher, JeffreyW, McEntee, JayP, Drzich, LauraC, Card, DarenC, Schield, DrewR, Smart, Utpal, Parkinson, ChristopherL, Jezkova, Tereza, Smith, EricN, Castoe, Todd]. Evolution. 70, 1435-1449.
      • Journal Article
        GppFst: genomic posterior predictive simulations of FST and dXY for identifying outlier loci from population genomic data
        [Adams, RichardH, Schield, DrewR, Card, DarenC, Blackmon, Heath, Castoe, Todd]. Bioinformatics. 33, 1414-1415. "Oxford University Press".
      • Journal Article
        Historical contingency in a multigene family facilitates adaptive evolution of toxin resistance
        [McGlothlin, JoelW, Kobiela, MeganE, Feldman, ChrisR, Castoe, Todd, Geffeney, ShanaL, Hanifin, CharlesT, Toledo, Gabriela, Vonk, FreekJ, Richardson, MichaelK, Brodie, EdmundD]. Current Biology. 26, 1616-1621. "Cell Press".
      • Journal Article
        Local adaptation in transgenerational responses to predators
        [Walsh, Matthew, Castoe, Todd, Holmes, Julian, Packer, Michelle, Biles, Kelsey, Walsh, Melissa, Munch, StephanB, Post, DavidM]. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Containing Papers of A Biological Character. 283, 20152271.
      • Journal Article
        Microsatellite landscape evolutionary dynamics across 450 million years of vertebrate genome evolution
        [Adams, RichardH, Blackmon, Heath, Reyes-Velasco, Jacobo, Schield, DrewR, Card, DarenC, Andrew, AudraL, Waynewood, Nyimah, Castoe, Todd]. Genome. 59, 295-310. "NRC Research Press".
      • Journal Article
        Phylogeographic and population genetic analyses reveal multiple species of Boa and independent origins of insular dwarfism
        [Card, DarenC, Schield, DrewR, Adams, RichardH, Corbin, AndrewB, Perry, BlairW, Andrew, AudraL, Pasquesi, GiuliaIM, Smith, EricN, Jezkova, Tereza, Boback, ScottM, Booth, W, Castoe, Todd]. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 102, 104-116. "Academic Press".
      • Journal Article
        Squamate reptile genomics and evolution
        [Shaney, KyleJ, Card, DarenC, Schield, DrewR, Ruggiero, RobertP, Pollock, DavidD, Mackessy, StephenP, Castoe, Todd]. Venom Genomics and Proteomics. 2016, 29-49. "Springer Netherlands".

      2015
      • Journal Article
        Comparative venomics of the Prairie Rattlesnake (Crotalus viridis viridis) from Colorado: Identification of a novel pattern of ontogenetic changes in venom composition and assessment of the immunoreactivity of the commercial antivenom CroFab\textregistered
        [Saviola, AnthonyJ, Pla, Davinia, Sanz, Libia, Castoe, Todd, Calvete, JuanJ, Mackessy, StephenP]. Journal of Proteomics. 121, 28-43. "Elsevier".
      • Journal Article
        Development of 13 microsatellites for Gunnison Sage-grouse (Centrocercus minimus) using next-generation shotgun sequencing and their utility in Greater Sage-grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus)
        [Fike, JenniferA, Oyler-McCance, SaraJ, Zimmerman, ShawnaJ, Castoe, Todd]. Conservation Genetics Resources. 7, 211-214. "Springer Netherlands".
      • Journal Article
        Genetic consequences of postglacial range expansion in two codistributed rodents (genus Dipodomys) depend on ecology and genetic locus
        [Jezkova, Tereza, Riddle, BrettR, Card, DarenC, Schield, DrewR, Eckstut, MalloryE, Castoe, Todd]. Molecular Ecology. 24, 83-97.
      • Journal Article
        Incipient speciation with biased gene flow between two lineages of the Western Diamondback Rattlesnake (Crotalus atrox)
        [Schield, DrewR, Card, DarenC, Adams, RichardH, Jezkova, Tereza, Reyes-Velasco, Jacobo, Proctor, FNicole, Spencer, CarolL, Herrmann, Hans-Werner, Mackessy, StephenP, Castoe, Todd]. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 83, 213-223. "Academic Press".
      • Journal Article
        Rapid changes in gene expression direct rapid shifts in intestinal form and function in the Burmese python after feeding
        [Andrew, AudraL, Card, DarenC, Ruggiero, RobertP, Schield, DrewR, Adams, RichardH, Pollock, DavidD, Secor, StephenM, Castoe, Todd]. Physiological Genomics. 47, 147-157.
      • Journal Article
        Rapid microsatellite identification from Illumina paired-end genomic sequencing in two birds and a snake
        [Castoe, Todd, Poole, AlexanderW, de Koning, AJason, Jones, KennethL, Tomback, DianaF, Oyler-McCance, SaraJ, Fike, JenniferA, Lance, StaceyL, Streicher, JeffreyW, Smith, EricN, others]. PLoS One. 10, e0136465. "Public Library of Science".

      2014
      • Journal Article
        Endogenous hepadnaviruses, bornaviruses and circoviruses in snakes
        [Gilbert, C, Meik, JM, Dashevsky, D, Card, DC, Castoe, Todd, Schaack, S]. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Containing Papers of A Biological Character. 281, 20141122.
      • Journal Article
        Expression of venom gene homologs in diverse python tissues suggests a new model for the evolution of snake venom
        [Reyes-Velasco, Jacobo, Card, DarenC, Andrew, AudraL, Shaney, KyleJ, Adams, RichardH, Schield, DrewR, Casewell, NicholasR, Mackessy, StephenP, Castoe, Todd]. Molecular Biology and Evolution. 32, 173-183. "Oxford University Press".
      • Journal Article
        New insights on facultative parthenogenesis in pythons
        [Booth, Warren, Schuett, GordonW, Ridgway, Annice, Buxton, DevinW, Castoe, Todd, Bastone, Giuseppe, Bennett, Charles, McMahan, William]. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. 112, 461-468. "Oxford University Press".
      • Journal Article
        Three crocodilian genomes reveal ancestral patterns of evolution among archosaurs
        [Green, RichardE, Braun, EdwardL, Armstrong, Joel, Earl, Dent, Nguyen, Ngan, Hickey, Glenn, Vandewege, MichaelW, St. John, John, Capella-Gutierrez , Salvador, Castoe, Todd, others]. Science. 346, 1254449. "American Association for the Advancement of Science".
      • Journal Article
        Two Antarctic penguin genomes reveal insights into their evolutionary history and molecular changes related to the Antarctic environment
        [Li, Cai, Zhang, Yong, Li, Jianwen, Kong, Lesheng, Hu, Haofu, Pan, Hailin, Xu, Luohao, Deng, Yuan, Li, Qiye, Jin, Lijun, others, Castoe, Todd]. GigaScience. 3, 27. "BioMed Central".
      • Journal Article
        Two low coverage bird genomes and a comparison of reference-guided versus de novo genome assemblies
        [Card, DarenC, Schield, DrewR, Reyes-Velasco, Jacobo, Fujita, Matthew, Andrew, AudraL, Oyler-McCance, SaraJ, Fike, JenniferA, Tomback, DianaF, Ruggiero, RobertP, Castoe, Todd]. PLoS One. 9, e106649. "Public Library of Science".

      2013
      • Journal Article
        Chinese alligator genome illustrates molecular adaptations
        [Castoe, Todd, Pollock, DavidD]. Cell Research. 23, 1254. "Nature Publishing Group".
      • Journal Article
        Comparative phylogeographic analyses illustrate the complex evolutionary history of threatened cloud forests of northern Mesoamerica
        [Ornelas, JuanFrancisco, Sosa, Victoria, Soltis, DouglasE, Daza, JuanM, Gonzalez, Clementina, Soltis, PamelaS, Gutierrez-Rodriguez, Carla, Espinosa de los Monteros, Alejandro , Castoe, Todd, Bell, Charles, others]. PLoS One. 8, e56283. "Public Library of Science".
      • Journal Article
        Development and characterization of thirteen microsatellite loci in Clark’s nutcracker (Nucifraga columbiana)
        [Oyler-McCance, SaraJ, Fike, JenniferA, Castoe, Todd, Tomback, DianaF, Wunder, MichaelB, Schaming, TazaD]. Conservation Genetics Resources. 5, 303-305. "Springer Netherlands".
      • Journal Article
        Phylogenetic relationships of the enigmatic longtailed rattlesnakes (Crotalus ericsmithi, C. lannomi, and C. stejnegeri)
        [Reyes-Velasco, Jacobo, Meik, JesseM, Smith, EricN, Castoe, Todd]. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 69, 524-534. "Academic Press".
      • Journal Article
        The Burmese python genome reveals the molecular basis for extreme adaptation in snakes
        [Castoe, Todd, De Koning, AJason, Hall, KathrynT, Card, DarenC, Schield, DrewR, Fujita, Matthew, Ruggiero, RobertP, Degner, JackF, Daza, JuanM, Gu, Wanjun, others]. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 110, 20645-20650. "National Academy Sciences".
      • Journal Article
        The king cobra genome reveals dynamic gene evolution and adaptation in the snake venom system
        [Vonk, FreekJ, Casewell, NicholasR, Henkel, ChristiaanV, Heimberg, AlyshaM, Jansen, HansJ, McCleary, RyanJR, Kerkkamp, HaraldME, Vos, RutgerA, Guerreiro, Isabel, Calvete, JuanJ, Castoe, Todd, others]. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 110, 20651-20656. "National Academy of Sciences".
      • Journal Article
        The western painted turtle genome, a model for the evolution of extreme physiological adaptations in a slowly evolving lineage
        [Shaffer, HBradley, Minx, Patrick, Warren, Daniel, Shedlock, AndrewM, Thomson, RobertC, Valenzuela, Nicole, Abramyan, John, Amemiya, ChrisT, Badenhorst, Daleen, Biggar, KyleK, others, Castoe, Todd]. Genome Biology. 14, R28. "BioMed Central".

      2012
      • Journal Article
        Cryptic diversity in disjunct populations of Middle American Montane Pitvipers: a systematic reassessment of Cerrophidion godmani
        [Jadin, RobertC, Townsend, JosiahH, Castoe, Todd, Campbell, JonathanA]. Zoologica Scripta. 41, 455-470. "Blackwell Publishing Ltd Oxford, UK".
      • Journal Article
        Germline TRAV5D-4 T-cell receptor sequence targets a primary insulin peptide of NOD mice
        [Nakayama, Maki, Castoe, Todd, Sosinowski, Tomasz, He, XiangLing, Johnson, Kelly, Haskins, Kathryn, Vignali, DarioAA, Gapin, Laurent, Pollock, David, Eisenbarth, GeorgeS]. Diabetes. DB\_111113. "American Diabetes Association".
      • Journal Article
        Phylogenetic relationships among Staphylococcus species and refinement of cluster groups based on multilocus data
        [Lamers, RyanP, Muthukrishnan, Gowrishankar, Castoe, Todd, Tafur, Sergio, Cole, AlexanderM, Parkinson, ChristopherL]. BMC Evolutionary Biology. 12, 171. "BioMed Central".
      • Journal Article
        Phylogenetics, likelihood, evolution and complexity
        [de Koning, AJason, Gu, Wanjun, Castoe, Todd, Pollock, DavidD]. Bioinformatics. 28, 2989-2990. "Oxford University Press".
      • Journal Article
        Rapid microsatellite identification from Illumina paired-end genomic sequencing in two birds and a snake
        [Castoe, Todd, Poole, AlexanderW, de Koning, AJason, Jones, KennethL, Tomback, DianaF, Oyler-McCance, SaraJ, Fike, JenniferA, Lance, StaceyL, Streicher, JeffreyW, Smith, EricN, others]. PLoS One. 7(2), e30953. "Public Library of Science".
      • Journal Article
        Report from the first snake genomics and integrative biology meeting
        [Castoe, Todd, Braun, EdwardL, Bronikowski, AnneM, Cox, ChristianL, Rabosky, AlisonR Davis, de Koning, AJason, Dobry, Jason, Fujita, Matthew, Giorgianni, MattW, Hargreaves, Adam, others]. Standards in Genomic Sciences. 7, 150. "BioMed Central".
      • Journal Article
        Sequencing three crocodilian genomes to illuminate the evolution of archosaurs and amniotes
        [St. John, JohnA, Braun, EdwardL, Isberg, SallyR, Miles, LeeG, Chong, AmandaY, Gongora, Jaime, Dalzell, Pauline, Moran, Christopher, Bed'Hom, Bertrand, Abzhanov, Arkhat, Castoe, Todd, others]. Genome Biology. 13, 415. "BioMed Central".
      • Journal Article
        Thousands of microsatellite loci from the venomous coralsnake M icrurus fulvius and variability of select loci across populations and related species
        [Castoe, Todd, Streicher, JeffreyW, Meik, JesseM, Ingrasci, MatthewJ, Poole, AlexanderW, de Koning, AJason, Campbell, JonathanA, Parkinson, ChristopherL, Smith, EricN, Pollock, DavidD]. Molecular Ecology Resources. 12, 1105-1113.
      • Journal Article
        Transcriptome sequencing of black grouse (Tetrao tetrix) for immune gene discovery and microsatellite development
        [Wang, Biao, Ekblom, Robert, Castoe, Todd, Jones, EleanorP, Kozma, Radoslav, Bongcam-Rudloff, Erik, Pollock, DavidD, Hoglund,, Jacob]. Open Biology. 2, 120054.

      2011
      • Journal Article
        A multi-organ transcriptome resource for the Burmese Python (Python molurus bivittatus)
        [Castoe, Todd, Fox, SamuelE, de Koning, AJason, Poole, AlexanderW, Daza, JuanM, Smith, EricN, Mockler, ToddC, Secor, StephenM, Pollock, DavidD]. BMC Research Notes. 4, 310. "BioMed Central".
      • Journal Article
        A proposal to sequence the genome of a garter snake (Thamnophis sirtalis)
        [Castoe, Todd, Bronikowski, AnneM, Brodie, EdmundD, Edwards, ScottV, Pfrender, MichaelE, Shapiro, MichaelD, Pollock, DavidD, Warren, WesleyC]. Standards in Genomic Sciences. 4, 257. "BioMed Central".
      • Journal Article
        Bayesian analysis of high-throughput quantitative measurement of protein-DNA interactions
        [Pollock, DavidD, De Koning, AJason, Kim, Hyunmin, Castoe, Todd, Churchill, MairEA, Kechris, KaterinaJ]. PLoS One. 6, e26105. "Public Library of Science".
      • Journal Article
        Discovery of highly divergent repeat landscapes in snake genomes using high-throughput sequencing
        [Castoe, Todd, Hall, KathrynT, Mboulas, Guibotsy, Marcel, L, Gu, Wanjun, de Koning, A, Fox, SamuelE, Poole, AlexanderW, Vemulapalli, Vijetha, Daza, JuanM, others]. Genome Biology and Evolution. 3, 641-653. "Oxford University Press".
      • Journal Article
        LTR retrotransposons contribute to genomic gigantism in plethodontid salamanders
        [Sun, Cheng, Shepard, DonaldB, Chong, RebeccaA, Lopez Arriaza, Jose, Hall, Kathryn, Castoe, Todd, Feschotte, Cedric, Pollock, DavidD, Mueller, RachelLockridge]. Genome Biology and Evolution. 4, 168-183. "Oxford University Press".
      • Journal Article
        Repetitive elements may comprise over two-thirds of the human genome
        [de Koning, AJason, Gu, Wanjun, Castoe, Todd, Batzer, MarkA, Pollock, DavidD]. PLoS Genetics. 7, e1002384. "Public Library of Science".
      • Journal Article
        Sequencing the genome of the Burmese python (Python molurus bivittatus) as a model for studying extreme adaptations in snakes
        [Castoe, Todd, de Koning, AJason, Hall, KathrynT, Yokoyama, KenD, Gu, Wanjun, Smith, EricN, Feschotte, Cedric, Uetz, Peter, Ray, DavidA, Dobry, Jason, others]. Genome Biology. 12, 406. "BioMed Central".
      • Journal Article
        The genome of the green anole lizard and a comparative analysis with birds and mammals
        [Alfoldi, Jessica, Di Palma, Federica, Grabherr, Manfred, Williams, Christina, Kong, Lesheng, Mauceli, Evan, Russell, Pamela, Lowe, CraigB, Glor, RichardE, Jaffe, JacobD, others, Castoe, Todd]. Nature. 477, 587. "Nature Publishing Group".

      2010
      • Journal Article
        Adaptive molecular convergences: Molecular evolution versus molecular phylogenetics
        [Castoe, Todd, de Koning, APJason, Pollock, DavidD]. Communicative & Integrative Biology. 3(1), 67--69. "Taylor \& Francis".
      • Journal Article
        Comparison of normalization methods for construction of large, multiplex amplicon pools for next-generation sequencing
        [Harris, JKirk, Sahl, JasonW, Castoe, Todd, Wagner, BrandieD, Pollock, DavidD, Spear, JohnR]. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 76(12), 3863--3868. "Am Soc Microbiol".
      • Journal Article
        Molecular Structure and Evolution of Genomes
        [Castoe, Todd, de Koning, APJason, Pollock, DavidD]. Evolutionary Genomics and Systems Biology. 183--202. "John Wiley \& Sons, Inc. Hoboken, NJ, USA".
      • Journal Article
        Rapid identification of thousands of copperhead snake (Agkistrodon contortrix) microsatellite loci from modest amounts of 454 shotgun genome sequence
        [Castoe, Todd, Poole, AlexanderW, Gu, Wanjun, Jason de Koning, AP, Daza, JuanM, Smith, EricN, Pollock, DavidD]. Molecular Ecology Resources. 10(2), 341--347. "Blackwell Publishing Ltd Oxford, UK".
      • Journal Article
        Using regional comparative phylogeographic data from snake lineages to infer historical processes in Middle America
        [Daza, JuanM, Castoe, Todd, Parkinson, ChristopherL]. Ecography. 33(2), 343--354. "Blackwell Publishing Ltd Oxford, UK".

      2009
      • Journal Article
        Author Index Vol. 127, No. 2--4, 2009
        [Castoe, Todd, Gu, W, de Koning, APJ, Leach\'e, AD, Fujita, Matthew, Katsu, Y, Braun, EL, O’Meally, D, Miller, H, Patel, HR, others]. Cytogenetic and Genome Research. 127(2-4), 297--297. "Karger Publishers".
      • Journal Article
        Comparative phylogeography of pitvipers suggests a consensus of ancient Middle American highland biogeography
        [Castoe, Todd, Daza, JuanM, Smith, EricN, Sasa, MahmoodM, Kuch, Ulrich, Campbell, JonathanA, Chippindale, Paul, Parkinson, ChristopherL]. Journal of Biogeography. 36(1), 88--103. "Blackwell Publishing Ltd Oxford, UK".
      • Journal Article
        Contents Vol. 127, 2009
        [Castoe, Todd, Gu, W, de Koning, APJ, Leach\'e, AD, Fujita, Matthew, Katsu, Y, Braun, EL, O’Meally, D, Miller, H, Patel, HR, others]. Cytogenetic and Genome Research. 127(2-4), CCXCIX--CCCII. "Karger Publishers".
      • Journal Article
        Dynamic nucleotide mutation gradients and control region usage in squamate reptile mitochondrial genomes
        [Castoe, Todd, Gu, W, De Koning, APJ, Daza, JM, Jiang, ZJ, Parkinson, CL, Pollock, DD]. Cytogenetic and Genome Research. 127(2-4), 112--127. "Karger Publishers".
      • Journal Article
        Evidence for an ancient adaptive episode of convergent molecular evolution
        [Castoe, Todd, de Koning, APJason, Kim, Hyun-Min, Gu, Wanjun, Noonan, BriceP, Naylor, Gavin, Jiang, ZhiJ, Parkinson, ChristopherL, Pollock, DavidD]. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 106(22), 8986--8991. "National Academy of Sciences".
      • Journal Article
        F. 44. High-throughput Parallel Pyrosequencing of T Cell Receptors from the NOD Mouse Reveals Tens of Thousands of Unique Sequences
        [Jasinski, Jean, Nakayama, Maki, Castoe, Todd, Pollock, David, Eisenbarth, George]. Clinical Immunology.(131), S105--S106.
      • Journal Article
        Molecular phylogeography of snakes
        [Burbrink, FRANKT, Castoe, Todd]. Snakes: ecology and conservation. 38--77. "Comstock Publishing Associates Ithaca (NY)".
      • Journal Article
        OR. 66. Pathogenic T Cell Receptor Valpha Germline Sequence Targeting Primary Peptide Insulin B: 9-23
        [Nakayama, Maki, Castoe, Todd, Jasinski, Jean, He, Xiangling, Johnson, Kelly, Haskins, Kathryn, Pollock, David, Vignali, Dario, Eisenbarth, George]. Clinical Immunology.(131), S28.

      2008
      • Journal Article
        Adaptive evolution and functional redesign of core metabolic proteins in snakes
        [Castoe, Todd, Jiang, ZhiJ, Gu, Wanjun, Wang, ZhengyuanO, Pollock, DavidD]. PLoS One. 3(5), e2201. "Public Library of Science".
      • Journal Article
        An ancient adaptive episode of convergent molecular evolution confounds phylogenetic inference
        [Castoe, Todd, de Koning, APJason, Kim, Hyun-Min, Gu, Wanjun, Noonan, BriceP, Jiang, ZhiJ, Parkinson, ChristopherL, Pollock, DavidD]. "Nature Publishing Group".
      • Journal Article
        Identification of repeat structure in large genomes using repeat probability clouds
        [Gu, Wanjun, Castoe, Todd, Hedges, DaleJ, Batzer, MarkA, Pollock, DavidD]. Analytical Biochemistry. 380(1), 77--83. "Elsevier".

      2007
      • Journal Article
        A novel group of type I polyketide synthases (PKS) in animals and the complex phylogenomics of PKSs
        [Castoe, Todd, Stephens, Tricia, Noonan, BriceP, Calestani, Cristina]. Gene. 392(1), 47--58. "Elsevier".
      • Journal Article
        Comparative mitochondrial genomics of snakes: extraordinary substitution rate dynamics and functionality of the duplicate control region
        [Jiang, ZhiJ, Castoe, Todd, Austin, ChristopherC, Burbrink, FrankT, Herron, MatthewD, McGuire, JimmyA, Parkinson, ChristopherL, Pollock, DavidD]. BMC Evolutionary Biology. 7(1), 123. "BioMed Central".
      • Journal Article
        Higher-level phylogeny of Asian and American coralsnakes, their placement within the Elapidae (Squamata), and the systematic affinities of the enigmatic Asian coralsnake Hemibungarus calligaster
        [Castoe, Todd, Smith, EricN, Brown, RafeM, Parkinson, ChristopherL]. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. 151(4), 809--831. "Oxford University Press".
      • Journal Article
        Modeling And Partitioning The Nucleotide Evolutionary Process For Phylogenetic And Comparative Genomic Inference
        [Castoe, Todd].
      • Journal Article
        Phylogeographic structure and historical demography of the western diamondback rattlesnake (Crotalus atrox): a perspective on North American desert biogeography
        [Castoe, Todd, Spencer, CarolL, Parkinson, ChristopherL]. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 42(1), 193--212. "Academic Press".

      2006
      • Journal Article
        Bayesian mixed models and the phylogeny of pitvipers (Viperidae: Serpentes)
        [Castoe, Todd, Parkinson, ChristopherL]. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 39(1), 91--110. "Academic Press".

      2005
      • Journal Article
        Evidence of population genetic structure within the Florida worm lizard, Rhineura floridana (Amphisbaenia: Rhineuridae)
        [Mulvaney, Abigail, Castoe, Todd, Ashton, KyleG, Krysko, KennethL, Parkinson, ChristopherL]. Journal of Herpetology. 39(1), 118--124.
      • Journal Article
        Historical perspectives on population genetics and conservation of three marine turtle species
        [Reece, JoshuaS, Castoe, Todd, Parkinson, ChristopherL]. Conservation Genetics. 6(2), 235--251. "Kluwer Academic Publishers".
      • Journal Article
        Modeling nucleotide evolution at the mesoscale: the phylogeny of the Neotropical pitvipers of the Porthidium group (Viperidae: Crotalinae)
        [Castoe, Todd, Sasa, MahmoodM, Parkinson, ChristopherL]. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 37(3), 881--898. "Academic Press".
      • Journal Article
        Phylogenetic taxonomy of the Cercosaurini (Squamata: Gymnophthalmidae), with new genera for species of Neusticurus and Proctoporus
        [Doan, TiffanyM, Castoe, Todd]. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. 143(3), 405--416. "Oxford University Press".
      • Journal Article
        Rapid radiation and cryptic speciation in Mediterranean triplefin blennies (Pisces: Tripterygiidae) combining multiple genes
        [Carreras-Carbonell, Josep, Macpherson, Enrique, Pascual, Marta]. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 37(3), 751--761. "Academic Press".

      2004
      • Journal Article
        Data partitions and complex models in Bayesian analysis: the phylogeny of gymnophthalmid lizards
        [Castoe, Todd, Doan, TiffanyM, Parkinson, ChristopherL]. Systematic Biology. 53(3), 448--469. "Society of Systematic Zoology".
      • Journal Article
        Sciurid phylogeny and the paraphyly of Holarctic ground squirrels (Spermophilus)
        [Herron, MatthewD, Castoe, Todd, Parkinson, ChristopherL]. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 31(3), 1015--1030. "Academic Press".

      2003
      • Journal Article
        Molecular systematics of the Middle American jumping pitvipers (genus Atropoides) and phylogeography of the Atropoides nummifer complex
        [Castoe, Todd, Chippindale, Paul, Campbell, JonathanA, Ammerman, LorenK, Parkinson, ChristopherL]. Herpetologica. 59(3), 420--431.
      • Journal Article
        The hemipenes of some snakes of the semifossorial genus Atractus, with comments on variation in the genus
        [Schargel, Walter, Castoe, Todd]. Journal of Herpetology. 37(4), 718--721. "BioOne".
      • Journal Article
        Using morphological and molecular evidence to infer species boundaries within Proctoporus bolivianus Werner (Squamata: Gymnophthalmidae)
        [Doan, TiffanyM, Castoe, Todd]. Herpetologica. 59(3), 432--449.

      2002
      • Journal Article
        Microhabitat selection in Porthidium nasutum (Serpentes: Viperidae) in Costa Rica, with comments on ontogenetic variation
        [Castoe, Todd]. Herpetological Review. 33(3), 174. "Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles".

Presentations

    • November  2021
      Castoe, Todd (Author), "Novelties of genome structure, function, and evolution illustrated by snakes", Michigan State University, remote. (November , 2021).
    • October  2021
      Castoe, Todd (Author), "Leveraging evolutionary and functional genomic data to understand the origins of novel traits and regulatory systems – insight from snake extreme physiology and venom", Texas A&M University, remote. (October , 2021).
    • October  2021
      Castoe, Todd (Author), "Workshop for Faculty and Graduate Students: Strategies for developing a productive graduate mentor-mentee relationship", UTA Office of Graduate Studies, remote. (October , 2021).
    • April  2021
      Castoe, Todd, "Insight from the oddballs: well-assembled genomes from non-model species open a new era of insight from the exceptions to the rules of genome biology and evolution", Leiden University. Leiden, The Netherlands, remote. (April , 2021).
    • April  2021
      Castoe, Todd, "Insight from the oddballs: well-assembled genomes from non-model species open a new era of insight from the exceptions to the rules of genome biology and evolution", Texas Advanced Computing Center, remote. (April , 2021).
    • April  2021
      Castoe, Todd (Author), "Novelties of genome structure and function illustrated by snakes", Clemson University, remote. (April , 2021).
    •  2020
      Mackessy, StephenP (Author & Presenter), C., SmithF. (Other), A., SaviolaJ. (Other), Schield, DrewR. (Other), Perry, BlairW. (Other), Parker, Joshua (Other), Castoe (Other), "Complex interactions of biotic and abiotic factors shape venom phenotypes in the Western Rattlesnakes", North American Society of Toxinology, Gainesville, FL. ( , 2020).
    •  2020
      Smith, CaraF. (Author & Presenter), Schield, DrewR. (Other), Perry, BlairW. (Other), Parker, Josh (Other), Castoe, Todd, Mackessy, StephenP. (Other), "Evolutionary drivers of venom variation in the Prairie Rattlesnake (Crotalus viridis viridis)", North American Society of Toxinology 2020, Gainesville, FL. ( , 2020).
    •  2020
      Perry, BlairW. (Author & Presenter), Schield, DrewW. (Other), Mackessy, StephenP. (Other), Castoe, Todd, "Mechanisms driving venom gene regulation in rattlesnakes revealed through integrative analyses of genome structure and function", Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology , Austin, TX. ( , 2020).
    •  2020
      Orton, Richard (Author & Presenter), Schield, DrewR. (Other), Nikolakis, ZachL (Other), Perrry, BlairW. (Other), Demuth, JeffP. (Other), Mackessy, StephenP. (Other), Smith, CaraF. (Other), Meik, Jesse (Other), Castoe, Todd (Other), "The landscape of diversity and divergence across genomes highlights links between genome structure and evolution in the formation of genomic islands", Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology, Austin, TX. ( , 2020).
    •  2020
      Castoe, Todd, "Workshop for Faculty: Building a successful research program", Sponsored by the UTA Office of Research and Provost’s Office, UTA. ( , 2020).
    •  2019
      Castoe, Todd, "Evolutionary genomics of non-traditional model systems provides new perspectives on vertebrate genome structure and function", North Texas Genome Center, UTA. ( , 2019).
    •  2019
      Card, DarenC. (Author & Presenter), Adams, RichardH. (Other), Schield, DrewR. (Other), Perry, BlairW (Other), Corbin, AndrewB (Other), Pasquesi, GiuliaGIM (Other), Row, Kristopher (Other), Daza, JuanM (Other), Booth, Warren (Other), Montgomery, ChadE (Other), Boback, Scott (Other), Castoe, Todd (Other), "Genomic basis of convergent island phenotypes in boa constrictors", Gordon Research Seminar, Manchester, NH. ( , 2019).
    •  2019
      Card, DarenC (Author & Presenter), Adams, RichardH. (Other), Schield, DrewR. (Other), Perry, BlairW. (Other), Corbiin, AndrewB (Other), Pasquesi, GiuliaGIM (Other), Row, Kristopher (Other), Daza, JuanM (Other), Booth, Warren (Other), Montgomery, ChadE. (Other), Boback, ScottM. (Other), Castoe, Todd (Other), "Genomic basis of convergent island phenotypes in boa constrictors", Soc. Stud. Evolution, Providence, RI. ( , 2019).
    •  2019
      Schield, DrewR (Author & Presenter), Perry, BlairW (Other), Pasquesi, GiuliaGIM (Other), Mackessy, StephenP (Other), Castoe, Todd (Other), "Genomic sampling of rattlesnake populations illustrates links between recombination, genetic diversity, and genome structure in snakes", Chiracaha Desert Museum, Rodeo, NM. ( , 2019).
    •  2019
      Perry, BlairW (Author & Presenter), Schield, DrewR (Other), Hales, NicoleR (Other), Smith, CaraF. (Other), Mackessy, StephenP (Other), Castoe, Todd (Other), "How is venom production regulated at the genomic level in rattlesnakes?", Chiricahua desert museum, Rodeo, NM. ( , 2019).
    •  2019
      Perry, BlairW (Author & Presenter), Schield, DrewR (Other), Castoe, Todd (Other), "Insight into amniote genome structure and function from non-mammalian genomes", COS, UTA. ( , 2019).
    •  2019
      Castoe, Todd (Author & Presenter), Schield, DrewR. (Other), Perry, BlairW (Other), Card, DarrenC (Other), Adams, RichardH (Other), Pasquesi, GiuliaGIM (Other), Nikolakis, Zach (Other), Orton, Richard (Other), Jezkova, Tereza (Other), Meik, Jesse (Other), Smith, CaraF (Other), Mackessy, StephenP (Other), "New highly complete snake genomes provide insight into long-standing questions about the biology, ecology, and evolution of pitvipers", Chiricahua desert museum, Rodeo, NM. ( , 2019).
    •  2019
      Kamal, AbhuH (Author & Presenter), Perry, BlairW (Other), Castoe, Todd (Other), Secor, StephenM (Other), Chowdhury, SaifulM. (Other), "Phosphoproteomic analysis of multiple species of snakes provides insight into the regulation of intestinal function and regeneration", American Society for Mass Spectrometry, Atlanta, GA. ( , 2019).
    • July  2019
      Castoe, ToddA (Author & Presenter), "New highly complete snake genomes provide insight into long-standing questions about the biology, ecology, and evolution of pitvipers", NA, Rodeo, NM. (July , 2019).
    • March  2019
      Castoe, ToddA (Author & Presenter), "Insights into regeneration and vertebrate genome biology from an extreme model system – snakes", UTA - Honors College, Arlington, TX. (March 10, 2019).
    •  2018
      Smith, CaraF. (Author & Presenter), Schield, DrewR (Other), Castoe, Todd (Other), Parker, Joshua (Other), Mackessy, StephenP (Other), "A genetic and venomic analysis of C. v. viridis x C. o. concolor hybrids in Western Colorado", Gordon Research Conference , West Dover, VT. ( , 2018).
    •  2018
      Young, AcaciaY (Author & Presenter), Perry, BlairW (Other), Castoe, Todd, "Analysis of intestinal form and function in snakes", Texas National McNair Scholars Conference, Denton, TX. ( , 2018).
    •  2018
      Smith, CaraF. (Author & Presenter), Schield, DrewR (Other), Castoe, Todd (Other), Parker, Joshua (Other), Mackessy, Stephen P (Other), "Breaking the dichotomy: Type 3 venom expression in C. v. viridis/C. o. concolor natural hybrids", North American Society of Toxinology, Texas A&M Kingsville, Kingsville, TX. ( , 2018).
    •  2018
      Perry, BlairW (Author & Presenter), Secor, StephenM (Other), Castoe, Todd (Other), "Comparative analyses of gene expression in snakes yields insight into conserved mechanisms underlying intestinal regeneration", American Physiological Society, New Orleans, LA. ( , 2018).
    •  2018
      Pinto, B.J. (Author & Presenter), Card, DarenC (Other), Castoe, Todd (Other), Diaz, Raul (Other), Nielsen, S. (Other), Trainer, Paul (Other), Gamble, Tony (Other), "De novo transcriptome assembly and annotation of an emerging model lizard species, the Veiled Chameleon (Chamaeleo calyptratus)", Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, Rochester, NY. ( , 2018).
    •  2018
      Chi, KyleAllison (Author & Presenter), Perry, BlairW (Other), Castoe, Todd (Other), "Dissecting the role of the insulin receptor signaling pathway on regenerative organ growth in snakes", The University of Texas at Arlington Honors College Symposium, UTA. ( , 2018).
    •  2018
      Castoe, Todd (Author & Presenter), Schields, DrewR (Other), Hales, NicoleR (Other), Card, DarenC (Other), Perry, BlairW (Other), Pasquesi, GiuliaGIM (Other), Adams, RichardH (Other), Meik, Jesse (Other), Mackessy, StephenP (Other), "Genome-scale perspectives on the mechanisms regulating snake venom gene specificity ", Gordon Research Conference , West Dover, VT. ( , 2018).
    •  2018
      Corbin, Andrew (Author & Presenter), Schield, DrewR (Other), Card, DarrenC (Other), Mosley, Matthew (Other), , Castoe, Todd (Other), Chippindale, PaulT (Other), "Genomic approaches provide insights into conservation of Texas cave and spring salamanders (Eurycea)", North American Congress for Conservation Biology, Toronto, ON, Canada. ( , 2018).
    •  2018
      Card, DarrenC (Author & Presenter), Adams, RichardH (Other), Schield, DrewR (Other), Pasquesi, GiuliaGIM (Other), Perry, BlairW. (Other), Corbin, AndrewB (Other), Row, Kristopher (Other), Daza, JuanM (Other), Booth, Warren (Other), Montgomery, Chad (Other), Boback, ScottM (Other), Castoe, Todd (Other), "Genomic basis of adaptive island dwarfism in Boa constrictor snakes", Genetics Society of America , Madison, WI. ( , 2018).
    •  2018
      Hales, NicoleR (Author & Presenter), Schield, DrewR (Other), Card, DarrenC (Other), Perry, BlairW (Other), Adams, RichardH (Other), Blackmon, Heath (Other), Meik, Jesse (Other), Mackessy, StephenP (Other), Castoe, Todd (Other), "Hi-C and RNAseq analysis in the venom gland of a rattlesnake illustrate the unique structure and function of microchromosomes and coordinated interaction of chromatin and specific transcription factors in regulation of venom expression", Texas Genetics Society, College Station, TX. ( , 2018).
    •  2018
      Secor, StephenM (Author & Presenter), Perry, BlairW (Other), Castoe, Todd (Other), "Linking phenotypes with underlying mechanisms driving extreme variation in intestinal microvilli remodeling upon feeding – a comparative approach in snakes", American Physiological Society , New Orleans, LA. ( , 2018).
    •  2018
      Adams, Richard H (Author & Presenter), Card, DarrenC (Other), Corbin, Andrew (Other), Pasquesi, GiuliaGIM (Other), Chippindale, PaulT. (Other), Castoe, Todd (Other), "Piecing together 300 million years of wet-skin and slime: Low-coverage sampling of amphibian genomes provides insight into ancestral tetrapod genome structure and evolution", Texas Genetics Society, College Station, TX. ( , 2018).
    •  2018
      Hales, NicoleN. (Author & Presenter), Walsh, MatthewR. (Other), Schield, DrewR (Other), Card, DarrenC (Other), Andrews, AundraL (Other), Castoe, Todd, "Predator-induced transgenerational plasticity is mediated by underlying changes in gene expression and methylation", Genetics Society of America, Madison, WI.. ( , 2018).
    •  2018
      Schield, DrewR (Author & Presenter), Hales, Nicole (Other), Perrry, BlairW (Other), Pasquesi, GiuliaGIM (Other), Adams, RichardH (Other), Blackmon, Heath (Other), Meik, JesseM (Other), Mackessy, StephenP (Other), Castoe, Todd (Other), "Snake venom gene evolution is linked to unique structural and functional properties of snake genomes ", Gordon Research Conferences, West Dover, VT. ( , 2018).
    •  2018
      Perry, BlairW (Author & Presenter), Andrew, AudraL (Other), Kamal, AbuHenna (Other), Card, DarrenC (Other), Schield, DrewR (Other), Pasquesi, GiuliaGIM (Other), Ruggiero, RobertP (Other), Chowdhury, S. (Other), Secor, StephenM (Other), Castoe, Todd (Other), "Transcriptional comparisons of intestinal regenerative growth in multiple snake species provide a new perspective on conserved vertebrate stress and growth pathways that may direct intestinal regeneration", Texas Genetics Society, College Station, TX. ( , 2018).
    • October  2018
      Castoe, ToddA (Author & Presenter), "A new perspective from snakes on conserved vertebrate stress and growth pathways underlying intestinal regeneration", American Physiological Society , New Orleans, LA. (October 25, 2018).
    • September  2018
      Castoe, ToddA (Author & Presenter), "Insights into regeneration and vertebrate genome biology from an extreme model system – snakes", Department of Biology, Texas Womens University, Denton, TX. (September 14, 2018).
    • July  2018
      Castoee, ToddA (Author & Presenter), "Insights into regeneration and vertebrate genome biology from an extreme model system – snakes", North Texas Genome Center - UTA, Arlington, TX. (July 10, 2018).
    • February  2018
      Castoe, ToddA (Author & Presenter), "Snakes illustrate mechanisms of innovation, adaptation, speciation, and regeneration", Department of Biology, University of Texas Tyler, Tyler, TX. (February 2, 2018).
    •  2017
      Perry, BlairW (Author & Presenter), Andrew, AudraL (Other), Card, DarenC (Other), Schield, DrewR (Other), Pasquesi, GiuliaIM (Other), Kamal, AbuH (Other), Ruggiero, RobertP (Other), Chowdhury, Saiful (Other), Castoe, Todd, "An evolutionary framework for understanding and dissecting regenerative intestine growth in snakes", Society for the study of Evolution, and Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution, Portland, OR. ( , 2017).
    •  2017
      Hales, NicoleR (Author & Presenter), Schield, DrewR (Other), Andrew, AudraL (Other), Walsh, MatthewR. (Other), Castoe, Todd, "Contrasting gene expression programs correspond with predator-induced phenotypic plasticity within and across generations in Daphnia", Society for the study of Evolution, and Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution, Portland, OR. ( , 2017).
    •  2017
      Andrew, AudraL (Author & Presenter), Perry, BlairW (Other), Card, DarenC (Other), Schield, DrewR (Other), Ruggiero, RobertP (Other), McGaugh, Sarah (Other), Chowdhary, Amit (Other), Secor, StephenM (Other), Castoe, Todd, "Evolutionary variation in growth and stress responses underlying kidney regenerative growth from snakes to human organoids", Society for the study of Evolution, and Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution, Portland, OR. ( , 2017).
    •  2017
      Carlton, ElisabethJ (Author & Presenter), Shortt, JonathanA. (Other), Eaton, W. (Other), Yang, L. (Other), Bo, Z. (Other), Castoe, Todd (Other), Pollock, DavidD. (Other), "Genome scale approaches to understanding the persistence of shistosomiasis in residual transmission hotspots", American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Meeting, Baltimore, MD. ( , 2017).
    •  2017
      Card, DarenC (Author & Presenter), Perry, BlairW (Other), Adams, RichardH (Other), Andrews, AudraL (Other), Schield, DrewR. (Other), Young, AcaciaY (Other), Jezkova, Tereza (Other), Rockford, Mchael (Other), Maziotti, Frank (Other), Hart, Kristin (Other), Hunter, Margerite (Other), Castoe, Todd, "Genome-wide evidence of evolution and adaptation in the invasive Florida python population", Society for the study of Evolution, and Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution, Portland, OR. ( , 2017).
    •  2017
      Castoe, Todd, "Insight into mechanisms of innovation, regeneration, speciation, and plasticity from model systems with extreme phenotypes – case studies in snakes and other things without legs", BioFrontiers Institute, University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO. . ( , 2017).
    •  2017
      Adams, RichardH (Author & Presenter), Schield, DrewR (Other), Card, DarenC (Other), Castoe, Todd (Other), "Leveraging low coverage whole genome data to study selection, demography, and phylogeny", Society for the study of Evolution, and Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution, Portland, OR. ( , 2017).
    •  2017
      Pasquesi, GiuliaIM (Author & Presenter), Vendewedge, MikeW (Other), Andrew, AudraL (Other), Hales, NicoleR (Other), Corbin, Andrew (Other), Castoe, Todd, "Linking genomic transposable element evolution to germ-line expression in snakes", Society for the study of Evolution, and Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution, Portland, OR. ( , 2017).
    •  2017
      Corbin, Andrew (Author & Presenter), Mosley, Matthew (Other), Pasquesi, GiuliaIM (Other), Schield, DrewR (Other), Adams, RichardH (Other), Card, Daren C (Other), Chippindale, PaulT (Other), Castoe, Todd (Other), "Population genomics and genomic architecture of central Texas cave and spring salamanders (Eurycea)", Society for the study of Evolution, and Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution, Portland, OR. ( , 2017).
    •  2017
      Schield, DrewR (Author & Presenter), Card, DarenC (Other), Adams, RichardH (Other), Pasquesi, GiuliaIM (Other), Perry, BlairW (Other), Hales, NicoleR (Other), Andrew, AudraL (Other), Corbin, Andrew (Other), Mackessy, StephenP (Other), Castoe, Todd (Other), "Repeated patterns of adaptation along the speciation continuum: insight from studies of North American rattlesnakes", Society for the study of Evolution, and Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution, Portland, OR. ( , 2017).
    •  2017
      Schott, Ryan (Author & Presenter), Van Nyatten, A. (Other), Card, DarrenC (Other), Castoe, Todd (Other), Chang, Belinda (Other), "Transcriptome sequencing reveals divergent selective pressures on snake visual transduction genes associated with rod-cone transmutation", Society for the study of Evolution, and Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution, Portland, OR. ( , 2017).
    •  2017
      Shortt, JonathanJ. (Author & Presenter), Carlton, ElisabethJ (Other), Eaton, W. (Other), Yang, L. (Other), Bo, Z (Other), Castoe, Todd (Other), Pollock, DavidD (Other), "Understanding Schistosoma japonicum population structure and relatedness using reduced-representation genome sequencing", Global Health, Denver, CO. ( , 2017).
    •  2017
      Castoe, Todd, "Unparalleled insight from extreme model systems: snakes illustrate mechanisms of innovation, speciation, and regeneration", Boulder, CO. ( , 2017).
    •  2017
      Castoe, Todd, "Unparalleled insight from extreme model systems: snakes illustrate mechanisms of innovation, speciation, and regeneration", Denver, CO. ( , 2017).
    •  2017
      Castoe, Todd, "Unparalleled insight from extreme model systems: snakes illustrate mechanisms of innovation, speciation, and regeneration", University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL. ( , 2017).
    •  2017
      Castoe, Todd, "Unparalleled insight from extreme model systems: snakes illustrate mechanisms of innovation, speciation, and regeneration", UTA Biology. ( , 2017).
    • January  2017
      Castoe, ToddA (Author & Presenter), "Insight into mechanisms of innovation, regeneration, speciation, and plasticity from model systems with extreme phenotypes – case studies in snakes and other things without legs", BioFrontiers Institute, University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO. (January 15, 2017).

Students Supervised

    • Present
      Dissertation Committee Chair
      Kathleen Ivey, (Biology)
    • Present
      Dissertation Committee Chair
      Siddharth Gopalan, (Biology)
    • Present
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Agusto Cesar Hunt Serracin, (Biology)
    • Present
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Cristian Hernandez Morales, (Biology)
    • Present
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Kelsey Beavers, (Biology)
    • Present
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Nowrosh Islam, (Biology)
    • Present
      Dissertation Committee Chair
      Aundrea Westfall, (Biology)
    • Present
      Dissertation Committee Chair
      Zachary Nikolakis, (Biology)
    • Present
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Katherine Kang, (Biology)
    • Present
      Dissertation Committee Chair
      Richard Orton, (Biology)
    • Present
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Kristopher Row, (Biology)
    • Present
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Douja Chamseddine, (Biology)
    • Present
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Marelize Snyman, (Biology)
    • Present
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Misha Kazi, (Biology)
    • Present
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Swantantra Neupane, (Biology)
    • Present
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Alan Garcia-Effring, This student is at McGill University (Advised by Dr. Andrew Hendry), and I am an outside committee member (Other)
    • Present
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Balan Ramesh, (Biology)
    • Present
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Bradford Dimos, (Biology)
    • Present
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Amy Eddins, Student at UNT (Chair: Dr. Jeff Johnson) (Other)
    • Present
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Andres Velez, (Other)
    • Present
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Fatema Ruma, (Biology)
    • Present
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Justin Jacobs, (Biology)
    • Present
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Mustafi Raisaamin, (Biology)
    • Present
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Nicholas Macknight, (Biology)
    • Present
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Thomas Firneno, (Biology)
    • Present
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Thorton Larson, (Biology)
    • Present
      Dissertation Committee Chair
      Blair Perry, (Biology)
    • Present
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Marquerite Herzog, (Biology)
    • Dec 2020
      Dissertation Committee Chair
      Nicole Hales, (Biology)
    • Aug 2020
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Andrew Corbin, (Biology)
    • July 2020
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Michelle Packer, (Biology)
    • May 2020
      Undergraduate Supervised Research
      Matthew McClean, (Biology)
    • Jan 2020
      Postdoctoral Research Supervision
      Drew Schield, (Biology)
    • 2019
      Master's Thesis Committee Member
      Aric Hulsey, (Earth and Environmental Science)
    • Dec 2019
      Undergraduate Honors Thesis
      Kyle Alyson Chi, (Biology)
    • Dec 2019
      Dissertation Committee Chair
      Giulia Pasquesi, (Biology)
    • 2019
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Madeline Newby-Estrella, (Biology)
    • Aug 2019
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Michael Gillis, (Biology)
    • Aug 2019
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Mohammudmedi Eslamieh, (Biology)
    • May 2019
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Monika Pradhan, (Biology)
    • May 2019
      Master's Thesis Committee Member
      Jessica Watson, Student at Tarleton State (Chair: Dr. Jesse Meik) (Other)
    • May 2019
      Dissertation Committee Member
      James Mcquillan, (Biology)
    • May 2019
      Dissertation Committee Chair
      Richard Adams, (Biology)
    • May 2019
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Shannon Beston, (Biology)
    • 2018
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Elijah Wostl, (Biology)
    • 2018
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Kyle Shaney, (Biology)
    • 2018
      Undergraduate Supervised Research
      Laxita Bolinger, (Biology)
    • 2018
      Undergraduate Honors Thesis
      Acacia Young, (Biology)
    • 2018
      Undergraduate Honors Thesis
      Noor Louzon, (Biology)
    • 2018
      Undergraduate Supervised Research
      Haridja Llunga, (Biology)
    • 2018
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Kyle O'Connell, (Biology)
    • 2018
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Lauren Fuess, (Biology)
    • Aug 2018
      Undergraduate Supervised Research
      Kristopher Row, (Biology)
    • Aug 2018
      Dissertation Committee Chair
      Darren Card, (Biology)
    • May 2018
      Dissertation Committee Chair
      Drew Shield, (Biology)
    • 2017
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Matthew Mosley, (Biology)
    • 2017
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Mst Murshida Mahbub, (Biology)
    • 2017
      Other
      M Murtzkhvaladze, (Biology)
      Visiting Scientist Training
    • 2017
      Undergraduate Supervised Research
      Marelize Snyman, (Biology)
    • 2017
      Undergraduate Supervised Research
      Ola Moussa, (Biology)
    • Aug 2017
      Dissertation Committee Chair
      Audra Andrews, (Biology)
    • 2016
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Alex Hall, (Biology)
    • 2016
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Utpal Smart, (Biology)
    • Dec 2016
      Undergraduate Supervised Research
      Shafiq Asmaty, (Biology)
    • 2016
      Other
      Jeff Johnson, (Biology)
      Visiting Scientist Training
    • 2016
      Other
      Katie Mercer, (Biology)
      Visiting Scientist Training
    • 2016
      Other
      Warren Booth, (Biology)
      Visiting Scientist Training
    • 2016
      Undergraduate Honors Thesis
      Julia Johnson, (Biology)
    • 2016
      Undergraduate Supervised Research
      Jessica Stephens, (Biology)
    • June 2016
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Nathaniel Bryans, (Biology)
    • 2015
      Dissertation Committee Co-Chair
      Jacobo Reyes-Velasco, (Biology)
    • 2015
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Eric Watson, (Biology)
    • 2015
      Master's Thesis Committee Member
      Nicholas Long, (Biology)
    • 2015
      Master's Thesis Committee Member
      Prankaj B.C., (Biology)
    • 2014
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Eldon Prince, (Biology)
    • 2014
      Master's Thesis Committee Member
      Philip Hejduk, (Biology)
    • 2014
      Undergraduate Supervised Research
      Angelica Garcia, (Biology)
    • 2014
      Undergraduate Supervised Research
      Austin Jinks, (Biology)
    • 2014
      Undergraduate Supervised Research
      Lexi Alexander, (Biology)
    • 2014
      Undergraduate Supervised Research
      Mohamad Elzaim, (Biology)
    • 2014
      Undergraduate Supervised Research
      Nicole Hales, (Biology)
    • 2014
      Undergraduate Supervised Research
      Nyimah Waynewood, (Biology)
    • 2014
      Other
      Caleb Phillips, (Biology)
      Visiting Scientist Training
    • 2014
      Other
      Christian Cox, (Biology)
      Visiting Scientist Training
    • 2014
      Other
      Tereza Jenkova, (Biology)
      Visiting Scientist Training
    • 2013
      Undergraduate Supervised Research
      Elizabeth La/Nguyen, (Biology)
    • 2013
      Undergraduate Supervised Research
      Frances Proctor, (Biology)
    • 2013
      Undergraduate Supervised Research
      Laura Drzich, (Biology)
    • 2013
      Undergraduate Supervised Research
      Zachary Rodriguez, (Biology)
    • 2013
      Undergraduate Supervised Research
      Zia Flossman, (Biology)
    • 2013
      Other
      Cassandra Modal, (Biology)
      Visiting Scientist Training
    • 2013
      Other
      Christian Cox, (Biology)
      Visiting Scientist Training
    • 2013
      Other
      Robert Ruggiero, (Biology)
      Visiting Scientist Training
    • 2013
      Other
      Stephen Secor, (Biology)
      Visiting Scientist Training

Courses

      • BIOL 6691-002 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107867)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2021
      • BIOL 6699-002 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 107868)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2021
      • BIOL 3315-001 GENETICS
        (Course Id: 107662)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2021 Download Syllabus
      • BIOL 6691-002 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107867)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2021
      • BIOL 6699-002 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 107868)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2021
      • BIOL 6391-002 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107863)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2021
      • BIOL 6699-002 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 107868)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2021
      • BIOL 7399-002 DOCTORAL DEGREE COMPLETION
        (Course Id: 111647)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2021
      • BIOL 6301-001 ESSENTIAL TOPICS IN GENOMICS
        (Course Id: 113694)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2021 Download Syllabus
      • BIOL 6391-002 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107863)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • BIOL 6699-002 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 107868)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • BIOL 3315-001 GENETICS
        (Course Id: 107662)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • BIOL 6691-002 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107867)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2020
      • BIOL 6391-002 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107863)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • BIOL 6691-002 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107867)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • BIOL 6699-002 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 107868)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • BIOL 6310-003 SELECTED TOPICS IN BIOLOGY PhD
        (Topic: Topics in Genomics | Course Id: 113510)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • BIOL 6391-002 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107863)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • BIOL 6691-002 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107867)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • BIOL 6699-002 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 107868)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • BIOL 7399-002 DOCTORAL DEGREE COMPLETION
        (Course Id: 111647)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • BIOL 3315-001 GENETICS
        (Course Id: 107662)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • UNIV-SC 1131-015 STUDENT SUCCESS
        (Course Id: 101210)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • BIOL 6691-002 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107867)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2019
      • BIOL 6699-002 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 107868)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2019
      • BIOL 7399-002 DOCTORAL DEGREE COMPLETION
        (Course Id: 111647)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2019
      • BIOL 6391-002 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107863)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • BIOL 6699-002 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 107868)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • BIOL 7399-002 DOCTORAL DEGREE COMPLETION
        (Course Id: 111647)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • BIOL 5335-001 ESSENTIALS OF GENOMICS
        (Course Id: 107806)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • BIOL 3317-001 GENOMICS
        (Course Id: 107664)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • BIOL 6391-002 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107863)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • BIOL 6691-002 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107867)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • BIOL 6699-002 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 107868)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • BIOL 3315-001 GENETICS
        (Course Id: 107662)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • BIOL 4393-002 HONORS PROJECT IN BIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107758)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • BIOL 5301-002 LABORATORY ROTATION
        (Course Id: 107785)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • UNIV-SC 1131-008 STUDENT SUCCESS
        (Course Id: 101210)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • BIOL 6699-002 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 107868)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2018
      • BIOL 6391-002 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107863)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • BIOL 6691-002 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107867)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • BIOL 6699-002 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 107868)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • BIOL 7399-002 DOCTORAL DEGREE COMPLETION
        (Course Id: 111647)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • BIOL 5335-001 ESSENTIALS OF GENOMICS
        (Course Id: 107806 | Mav Course: No)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • BIOL 3317-001 GENOMICS
        (Course Id: 107664)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • BIOL 4389-002 RESEARCH IN BIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 112701)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • BIOL 6191-002 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107861)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • BIOL 6391-002 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107863)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • BIOL 6691-002 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107867)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • BIOL 6699-002 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 107868)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • BIOL 3315-001 GENETICS
        (Course Id: 107662)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • BIOL 6691-002 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107867)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2017
      • BIOL 4379-002 DIRECTED STUDY
        (Course Id: 107754)
        Summer - Five Week - First - 2017
      • BIOL 6699-002 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 107868)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2017
      • BIOL 7399-002 DOCTORAL DEGREE COMPLETION
        (Course Id: 111647)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2017
      • BIOL 4389-002 RESEARCH IN BIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 112701)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2017
      • BIOL 6291-002 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107862)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • BIOL 6691-002 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107867)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • BIOL 4379-002 DIRECTED STUDY
        (Course Id: 107754)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • BIOL 6699-002 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 107868)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • BIOL 5335-001 ESSENTIALS OF GENOMICS
        (Course Id: 107806 | Mav Course: No)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • BIOL 3317-001 GENOMICS
        (Course Id: 107664 | Mav Course: No)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • BIOL 4389-002 RESEARCH IN BIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 112701)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • BIOL 6191-002 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107861)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • BIOL 6291-002 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107862)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • BIOL 6391-002 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107863)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • BIOL 6591-002 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107866)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • BIOL 6691-002 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107867)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • BIOL 6699-002 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 107868)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • BIOL 3315-001 GENETICS
        (Course Id: 107662 | Mav Course: No)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus
      • BIOL 6691-002 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107867)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2016
      • BIOL 4379-002 DIRECTED STUDY
        (Course Id: 107754)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2016
      • BIOL 6699-002 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 107868)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2016
      • BIOL 6291-002 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107862)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • BIOL 6391-002 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107863)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • BIOL 6591-002 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107866)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • BIOL 6691-002 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107867)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • BIOL 4379-002 DIRECTED STUDY
        (Course Id: 107754)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • BIOL 6699-002 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 107868)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • BIOL 4393-002 HONORS PROJECT IN BIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107758)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • BIOL 4189-002 RESEARCH IN BIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107713)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • BIOL 4289-002 RESEARCH IN BIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107718)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • BIOL 6291-002 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107862)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • BIOL 6391-002 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107863)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • BIOL 6691-002 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107867)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • BIOL 4379-002 DIRECTED STUDY
        (Course Id: 107754)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • BIOL 3315-001 GENETICS
        (Course Id: 107662 | Mav Course: No)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015 Download Syllabus
      • BIOL 3315-003 GENETICS
        (Course Id: 107662 | Mav Course: No)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015 Download Syllabus
      • BIOL 4289-002 RESEARCH IN BIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107718)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • BIOL 6691-002 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107867)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2015
      • BIOL 3315-001 GENETICS
        (Course Id: 107662 | Mav Course: No)
        Summer - Five Week - First - 2015 Download Syllabus
      • BIOL 6291-002 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107862)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • BIOL 6591-002 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107866)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • BIOL 6691-002 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107867)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • BIOL 3317-001 GENOMICS
        (Course Id: 107664 | Mav Course: No)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015 Download Syllabus
      • BIOL 4289-002 RESEARCH IN BIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107718)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • BIOL 6391-002 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107863)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • BIOL 6691-002 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107867)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • BIOL 5335-001 ESSENTIALS OF GENOMICS
        (Course Id: 107806)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014 Download Syllabus
      • BIOL 3315-001 GENETICS
        (Course Id: 107662)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • BIOL 3315-003 GENETICS
        (Course Id: 107662 | Mav Course: No)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • BIOL 3317-001 GENOMICS
        (Course Id: 107664 | Mav Course: No)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014 Download Syllabus
      • BIOL 4189-002 RESEARCH IN BIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107713)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • BIOL 4289-002 RESEARCH IN BIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107718)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • BIOL 6691-002 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107867)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2014
      • BIOL 4379-002 DIRECTED STUDY
        (Course Id: 107754)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2014
      • BIOL 6291-002 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107862)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • BIOL 6391-002 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107863)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • BIOL 4179-002 DIRECTED STUDY
        (Course Id: 107712)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • BIOL 4279-002 DIRECTED STUDY
        (Course Id: 107716)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • BIOL 5308-001 GENOME STRUC & DYNAMICS
        (Course Id: 111161 | Mav Course: No)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014 Download Syllabus
      • BIOL 4289-002 RESEARCH IN BIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107718)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • BIOL 6391-002 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107863)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • BIOL 4179-002 DIRECTED STUDY
        (Course Id: 107712)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • BIOL 4279-002 DIRECTED STUDY
        (Course Id: 107716)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • BIOL 4379-002 DIRECTED STUDY
        (Course Id: 107754)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • BIOL 5335-001 ESSENTIALS OF GENOMICS
        (Course Id: 107806)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • BIOL 3315-001 GENETICS
        (Course Id: 107662)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • BIOL 3317-001 GENOMICS
        (Course Id: 107664)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • BIOL 4388-002 INSTR TECHNIQUES IN BIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107755)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • BIOL 4189-002 RESEARCH IN BIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107713)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • BIOL 4289-002 RESEARCH IN BIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107718)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • BIOL 6691-002 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107867)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2013
      • BIOL 4379-002 DIRECTED STUDY
        (Course Id: 107754)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2013
      • BIOL 6291-002 ADVANCED RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107862)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • BIOL 4379-002 DIRECTED STUDY
        (Course Id: 107754)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • BIOL 4388-001 INSTR TECHNIQUES IN BIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107755)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • BIOL 4189-002 RESEARCH IN BIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107713)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • BIOL 4289-002 RESEARCH IN BIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107718)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • BIOL 5335-001 ESSENTIALS OF GENOMICS
        (Course Id: 107806)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • BIOL 3317-001 GENOMICS
        (Course Id: 107664)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012

Service to the University

    • Sept 2021 to  Present Committee Member
      Full Professor Promotion Committee
      Participated in promotion process including writing departmental letters for promotion candidates

    • July 2019 to  Present Committee Chair
      Biology Recruiting and Admissions Committee
      Responsible for all graduate student recruiting efforts, and for graduate student admissions
    • Sept 2018 to  Present Committee Member
      Amphibian and Reptile Diversity Research Center
      As an Associate Curator of the Amphibian and Reptile Diversity Research Center, I participating in making strategic decisions about investments, organization, and operations of the Center, and provided advice on loans of valuable research material in the collection.
    • Sept 2017 to  Present Associate Director - North Texas Genome Center
      North Texas Genome Center / UTA Office of Research
      Advise on technology development and commercial offerings for the NTGC, and participate in community outreach and development of research and commercial partnerships.
    • 2017 to  Present Committee Member
      Graduate Student Recruitment Committee
      The goal of the committee was to improve the number and quality of PhD applicants, and develop new recruitment visits and events to host applicants, as well as presentations and flyers advertising the program.
    • 2017 to  Present Committee Member
      Publication Funds Committee
      Help identify and accrue funds to be used to help defray increasing costs of publication-related page charges, to decrease barriers for research productivity.
    • Oct 2021 to  Oct 2021 Guest Speaker
      Workshop on Responsible Conduct in Research: Focus on mentoring panel discussion
      Panelist and speaker for workshop on Responsible Conduct in Research: Focus on mentoring
    • Oct 2021 to  Oct 2021 Guest Speaker
      Workshop for Faculty and Graduate Students: Strategies for developing a productive graduate mentor-mentee relationship
      Presented an invited seminar on developing successful graduate student mentor-mentee relationships
    • Oct 2020 to  Dec 2020 Committee Member
      College of Science Dean Period Review Committee
      Conduct periodic review, and summarize results, for the Dean of the College of Science
    • Aug 2020 to  Aug 2020 Committee Member
      Biology Chair Review Committee
      The Biology Chair Periodic Review Committee was tasked with summarizing feedback from Faculty and Staff (based on a feedbaack survey of the Chair's 4 year performance) into a report for the Dean to review the Chair's progress.

    • May 2020 to  May 2020 Guest Speaker
      Workshop for Faculty: Building a successful research program
      Panelist and presenter for this workshop, sponsored by the UTA Office of Research and the Provost's Office. Also participated in designing workshop, and announcements to recruit faculty.

    • Sept 2017 to  July 2019 Committee Member
      Graduate Student Advisory Committee
      Develop and revise graduate curriculum, develop and revise graduate student policies, and decide on admission for incoming graduate students
    • Past to  Sept 2018 Committee Member
      Department Promotio and Tenure Committee
      Participated in promotion and tenure process including writing departmental letters for promotion candidates


    • Sept 2012 to  Aug 2018 Committee Member
      Amphibian and Reptile Diversity Research Center
      As an Assistant Curator of the Amphibian and Reptile Diversity Research Center, I participating in making strategic decisions about investments, organization, and operations of the Center, and provided advice on loans of valuable research material in the collection.

    • Sept 2017 to  Mar 2018 Committee Member
      Ecological Genomics Faculty Hire Search Committee
      Hire new faculty member in this field for the Biology Department

Service to the Profession

    • 2020 to  2017
      Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer
      Multiple Journal Ad Hoc Reviewer (details below)
      Review of scientific papers (Averaging ~10 per year): Nature Communications – PNAS – Current Biology – Biology Letters – Science Advances – BMC Biology – Genome Biology – Genome Biology and Evolution – Genome Research – PLoS Genetics – Scientific Reports –Gene – G3: Genes, Genomes, Genetics – Genes, Development, and Evolution – Trends in Genetics – Cytogenetics and Genome Research – BMC Genomics – Gigascience – Journal of Proteomics – Toxins – Proteome Science – Molecular Biology and Evolution –Bioinformatics – BioTechniques – Heredity – Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution – Systematic Biology – Evolution – Systematics and Biodiversity – Biochemical Systematics and Ecology – BMC Evolutionary Biology – BMC Research Notes – PLoS ONE – Molecular Ecology – Molecular Ecology Resources –Ecology and Evolution – Zoological Journal of the Linnaean Society – Biological Journal of the Linnaean Society – Biological Procedures Online – Herpetologica – Journal of Herpetology – Conservation Genetics – Copeia – Reinvention Journal
    • Feb 2018 to  Apr 2018
      Reviewer, Grant Proposal
      National Science Foundation - IOS EDGE panel member
      Review panel responsibilities include review of 15 full NSF proposals, submission of reviews, and attendance of grant panel discussion at NSF.

Service to the Community

Service to the Community

    • May 2017 to  Present
      Consultant (Dallas, TX, USA)
      Dallas Zoo
      As part of one of our NSF grants, we are contributing substantial funds and expertise to implement and update various displays at the Dallas Zoo (which received over 1 million visitors a year), featuring information on snake venom, biodiversity, conservation, and evolution, which will have a substantial public impact and promote the reputation of UTA.