Peer-reviewed Publications

14) Chesser, R.T., Isler, M.L., Cuervo, A.M., Cadena, C.D., Galen, S.C., Bergner, L.M., Fleischer, R.C., Bravo, G.A., Lane, D.F., and Hosner, P.A. Conservative plumage masks extraordinary phylogenetic diversity in the Grallaria rufula (Rufous Antpitta) complex of the humid Andes. The Auk: Ornithological Advances, Accepted.

13) Fecchio, A., Bell, J.A., Bosholn, M., Vaughan, J.A.,  Tkach, V.V., Lutz, H.L., Cueto, V.R., Gorosito, C.A., González-Acuña, D., Stromlund, C., Kvasager, D., Comiche, K.J.M., Kirchgatter, K., Pinho, J.B., Berv, J., Anciães, M., Fontana, C.S., Zyskowski, K., Sampaio, S., Dispoto, J.H., Galen, S.C., Weckstein, J.D., and Clark, N.J. An inverse latitudinal gradient in infection probability and phylogenetic diversity for Leucocytozoon blood parasites in New World birds. Journal of Animal Ecology. In press.

12) Galen, S.C., Borner, J., Williamson, J.L., Witt, C.C., and Perkins, S.L. Metatranscriptomics yields new genomic resources and sensitive detection of infections for diverse blood parasites. Molecular Ecology Resources. In press.

11) Galen, S.C., Speer, K.A., and Perkins S.L. 2019. Evolutionary lability of host associations promotes phylogenetic overdispersion of co-infecting blood parasites. Journal of Animal Ecology. In press.

10) Williamson, J.L., Wolf, C.J., Barrow, L.N., Baumann, M.J., Galen, S.C., Schmitt, C.J., Schmitt, D.C., Winter, A.S., and C.C. Witt. 2019. Ecology, not distance, explains community composition in parasites of sky-island Audubon’s warblers. International Journal for Parasitology 49(6), 437-448.

9) Barrow, L.N., McNew, S.M., Mitchell, N., Galen, S.C., Lutz, H.L., Skeen, H., Valqui, T., Weckstein, J.D., and C.C. Witt. 2019. Deeply conserved susceptibility in a multi-host, multi-parasite system. Ecology Letters 22(6), 987-998.

8) Galen, S.C., Nunes, R., Sweet, P.R., and S.L. Perkins. 2018. Integrating coalescent species delimitation with analysis of host specificity reveals extensive cryptic diversity despite minimal mitochondrial divergence in the malaria parasite genus Leucocytozoon. BMC Evolutionary Biology 18:128 DOI:10.1186/s12862-018-1242-x

7) Galen, S.C., Borner, J., Martinsen, E.S., Schaer, J., Austin, C.C., West, C., and S.L. Perkins. 2018. The polyphyly of Plasmodium: Comprehensive phylogenetic analyses of the malaria parasites (order Haemosporida) reveal widespread taxonomic conflict. Royal Society Open Science DOI:10.1098/rsos.171780

6) Gadek, C., Newsome, S., Beckman, E., Chavez, A., Galen, S.C., Bautista, E., and C.C. Witt. 2017. Why are tropical mountain passes ‘low’ for some species? Genetic and stable-isotope tests for differentiation, migration, and expansion in elevational generalist songbirds. Journal of Animal Ecology. doi: 10.1111/1365-2656.12779

5) Clark, W.S., S.C. Galen, J.M. Hull, M.A. Mayo, and C.C. Witt. 2016. Contrasting molecular and morphological evidence for the identification of an anomalous Buteo: a cautionary tale for hybrid diagnosis. PeerJ. 5:e2850

4) Galen, S.C., C. Natarajan, H. Moriyama, R.E. Weber, A. Fago, Z.A.Cheviron, J.F. Storz, and C.C. Witt. 2015. Contribution of a mutational hotspot to hemoglobin adaptation in high-altitude Andean house wrens. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 112: 13958-13963. doi:10.1073/pnas.1507300112

3) Wilbert, T.R.,  D.A. Woollett, A. Whitelaw, J. Dart, J.R. Hoyt, S.C. Galen, K. Ralls, D.E. Meade, J.E. Maldonado. 2015. Non-invasive baseline genetic monitoring of the endangered San Joaquin kit fox on a photovoltaic solar facility. Endangered Species Research. 27: 31-41. PDF

2) Baumann, M. J., S. C. Galen, N. D. Pederson, and C. C. Witt. 2014. Simple technique for distinguishing Yellow-bellied Flycatchers from Cordilleran and Pacific-slope flycatchers. Journal of Field Ornithology. 85(4): 391-396. PDF

1) Galen, S.C. and C.C. Witt. 2014. Diverse avian malaria and other haemosporidian parasites in Andean house wrens: evidence for regional co-diversification by host-switching. Journal of Avian Biology 45: 374-386. PDF

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