The papers below have all used versions of the valley oak genome:

Browne L, JW Wright, ST Fitz-Gibbon, PF Gugger, VL Sork.  2019. Adaptational lag to temperature in valley oak (Quercus lobata) can be mitigated by genome-informed assisted gene flow.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. In press.

Mead A, J Peñaloza Ramirez, MK Bartlett, JW Wright, L Sack, VL Sork.  2019.  Seedling response to water stress in valley oak (Quercus lobata) is shaped by different gene networks across populations.  Molecular Ecology. In press.

Hipp, A, P Manos, M Hahn, M Avishai, C Bodenes, J Cavender-Bares, A Crowl, M Deng, T Denk, S Fitz-Gibbon, O Gailing, MS González-Elizondo, A González-Rodríguez, G Grimm, X-L Jiang, A Kremer, I Lesur, J McVay, C Plomion, H Rodríguez-Correa, E Schulze, MC Simeone, VL Sork, S Valencia Avalos.  2019.  The genomic landscape of the global oak phylogeny.  The New Phytologist.  In press.

Burge, DO, VT Parker, M Mulligan, VL Sork. 2019. Influence of a climatic gradient on genetic exchange between two oak species.  American Journal of Botany. 106( 6): 864– 878. DOI:10.1002/ajb2.1315

Sork, V.L., L. Browne, S. Fitz-Gibbon, & M. Pellegrini. 2019. Potential role of epigenetic processes in oak population response to climate change. International Oaks. 30: 177–184.

Kim B, X Wei, ST Fitz-Gibbon, KE Lohmueller, J Ortego, PF Gugger, VL Sork. 2018. RADseq data reveal ancient, but not pervasive, introgression among Californian tree and scrub oak species (Quercus: Fagaceae). Molecular Ecology, 27: 4556-4571. DOI: 10.1111/mec.14869.

Martins, K. PF Gugger, J Llanderal-Mendoza, A González-Rodríguez, ST Fitz-Gibbon, JL Zhao, K Oyama, VL Sork. 2018  Spatially divergent selection on Mexican populations of Quercus rugosa in the Trans-Mexican Volcanic Belt.  Evolutionary Applications. In press

Cannon CH, O Brendel, M Deng, AL Hipp, A Kremer, C‐S Kua, C Plomion, J Romero‐Severson, VL Sork. 2018. Gaining a global perspective on Fagaceae genomic diversification and adaptation. New Phytologist 218, 894-897.

Sork VL.  2018 Genomic studies of local adaptation in natural plant populations.  Journal of Heredity. 109:3–15 DOI: 10.1093/jhered/esx091.

Fitz-Gibbon S, A Hipp A, K Pham, P Manos, VL Sork.  2017. Phylogenomic inferences from reference-mapped and de novo assembled short-read sequence data using RADseq sequencing of California white oaks (Quercus subgenus Quercus). Genome 60(9): 743-755,

Gugger PF, JM Peñaloza-Ramírez, JW Wright, VL Sork. 2016. Whole-transcriptome response to experimental water stress treatment in valley oak, Quercus lobata. Tree Physiology 37:632-44

Sork VL, ST Fitz-Gibbon, D Puiu, M Crepeau, PF Gugger, R Sherman, K Stevens, CH Langley, M Pellegrini, SL Salzberg. 2016. First draft assembly and annotation of the genome of a California endemic oak, Quercus lobata Née (Fagaceae). G3: Genes|Genomes| Genetics, 11: 3485-3495

Sork, VL, J Ortego, E Riordan, PF Gugger, S Fitz-Gibbon, X Wei.  2016. Phylogeny and introgression of California scrub white oaks (Quercus sect. Quercus). International Oak Journal 27: 61-74

Gugger PF, S. Fitz-Gibbon, M. Pellegrini, VL Sork. 2016.  Association of DNA methylation with climate gradients in a long-lived tree, Quercus lobata. Molecular Ecology 25:1665–1680.

Gugger PF, SJ Cokus, M Pellegrini, VL Sork. 2016. Association of transcriptome-wide sequence variation with climate gradients in valley oak (Quercus lobata). Tree Genetics and Genomics 12: 1-14.

Sork VL, K Squire, PF Gugger, E Levy, S Steele, AJ Eckert. 2016. Landscape genomic analysis of candidate genes for climate adaptation in a California endemic oak, Quercus lobata. American Journal of Botany 103: 33-46.