Publications

 

Kim B, XZ Wei, ST Fitz-Gibbon, K Lohmueller, J Ortego, PF Gugger, VL Sork. 2018. RADseq data reveal pervasive, but not promiscuous, ancient introgression within the Californian scrub white oak species complex (Quercus: Fagaceae). Molecular Ecology, in press.

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

Browne L, K Ottewell, VL Sork, J Karubian. 2018  The relative contributions of seed and pollen dispersal to gene flow and genetic diversity in seedlings of a tropical palm. Molecular Ecology. In press

Zhao, J-L, S Werth, M Ikegami, PF Gugger, VL Sork. 2018 Historical and future climate responses of an epiphytic lichen and its phorophyte tree species. J. Biogeography. 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.

Gugger PF, CT Liang, VL Sork, P Hodgskiss, JW Wright. 2018. Applying landscape genomic tools to forest management and restoration of Hawaiian koa (Acacia koa) in a changing environment. Evolutional Applications DOI: 10.1111/eva.12534.

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

Ortego J, PF Gugger, VL Sork. 2017. Genomic data reveal cryptic lineage diversification and introgression in Californian golden cup oaks (section Protobalanus).  New Phytologist. doi: 10.1111/nph. 14951

Wanderley AM, ICS Machado, EM de Almeida, LP Felix, L Galetto, AM Benko-Iseppon, VL Sork. 2017. The roles of geography and environment in divergence within and between two closely related plant species inhabiting an island-like habitat.  Journal of Biogeography.  DOI: 10.1111/jbi.13137

Peguero G, R Bonal, D Sol, A Muñoz, VL Sork, JM Espelta. 2017. Tropical insect diversity: evidence of greater host specialization in seed-feeding weevils.  Ecology 98 (8): 2180-2190

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, https://doi.org/10.1139/gen-2016-0202

Ortego J, PF Gugger, VL Sork. 2017. Impacts of human-induced environmental disturbances on hybridization between two ecologically differentiated Californian oak species. New Phytologist 213: 942–955

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

Wei X, Sork VL, Meng H, Jiang M.2016. Genetic evidence for central‐marginal hypothesis in a Cenozoic relict tree species across its distribution in China. Journal of biogeography 43, 2173-2185.

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

Chen JM, S Werth, VL Sork. 2016. Analysis of coevolution between the lichen-forming fungus (Ramalina menziesii) and its green algal photobiont (Trebouxia decolorans) in Western North America. Journal of Biogeography 43:932–943

Verhoeven, KJF, BM Vonholdt, VL Sork. 2016.  Epigenetics in ecology and evolution: what we know and what we need to know. Molecular Ecology 25: 1631-1638.

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.

Verhoeven, K.J., BM Vonholdt, VL Sork. (Co-editors). 2016. Special Issue:  Epigenetic studies in Ecology and Evolution. Molecular Ecology, volume 25, issue 8.

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.

Gaddis KD, PG Thompson, VL Sork. 2016. Dry-washes determine gene flow and genetic diversity in a common desert shrub. Landscape Ecology 31:2215–2229. doi: 10.1007/s10980-016-0393-7

Bonal, R, JM Espelta, A Muñoz, J Ortego, JM Aparicio, K Gaddis, VL Sork. 2016. Diversity in insect seed parasite guilds at large geographical scale: the roles of host specificity and spatial distance.  Journal of Biogeography. 43: 1620–1630. doi:10.1111/jbi.12733

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

Riordan EC, PF Gugger, J Ortego, C Smith, K Gaddis, P Thompson, VL Sork. 2016. Association of genetic and phenotypic variability with geography and climate in three southern California oaks (Fagaceae). American Journal of Botany 103: 73-85.