• Molecular clocks indicate turnover and diversification of modern coleoid cephalopods during the Mesozoic marine revolution 

      Tanner, Alastair R; Fuchs, Dirk; Winkelmann, Inger E; Gilbert, Marcus Thomas Pius; Pankey, M Sabrina; Ribeiro, Angela; Kocot, Kevin M.; Halanych, Kenneth M; Oakley, Todd H; Da Fonseca, Rute R.; Pisani, Davide; Vinther, Jakob (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Coleoid cephalopod molluscs comprise squid, cuttlefish and octopuses, and represent nearly the entire diversity of modern cephalopods. Sophisticated adaptations such as the use of colour for camouflage and communication, ...
    • Natural selection shaped the rise and fall of passenger pigeon genomic diversity 

      Murray, Gemma G.R.; Soares, André E.R.; Novak, Ben J.; Schaefer, Nathan K.; Cahill, James A.; Baker, Allan J.; Demboski, John R.; Doll, Andrew; Da Fonseca, Rute R.; Fulton, Tara L.; Gilbert, Marcus Thomas Pius; Heintzman, Peter D.; Letts, Brandon; McIntosh, George; O'Connell, Brendan L.; Peck, Mark; Pipes, Marie-Lorraine; Rice, Edward S.; Santos, Kathryn M.; Sohrweide, A. Gregory; Vohr, Samuel H.; Corbett-Detig, Russell B.; Green, Richard E.; Shapiro, Beth (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      The extinct passenger pigeon was once the most abundant bird in North America, and possibly the world. Although theory predicts that large populations will be more genetically diverse, passenger pigeon genetic diversity ...