Journal Articles:

Note: I have a google scholar page that includes citation counts and can be ordered chronologically.

Evolutionary Genomics:
  • Nicholas G. Crawford, Derek E. Kelly, Matthew E. B. Hansen, Marcia H. Beltrame, Shaohua Fan, Shanna L. Bowman, Ethan Jewett, Alessia Ranciaro, Simon Thompson, Yancy Lo, Susanne P. Pfeifer, Jeffrey D. Jensen, Michael C. Campbell, William Beggs, Farhad Hormozdiari, Sununguko Wata Mpoloka, Gaonyadiwe George Mokone, Thomas Nyambo, Dawit Wolde Meskel, Gurja Belay, Jake Haut, Harriet Rothschild, Leonard Zon, Yi Zhou, Michael A. Kovacs, Mai Xu, Tongwu Zhang, Kevin Bishop, Jason Sinclair, Cecilia Rivas, Eugene Elliot, Jiyeon Choi, Shengchao A. Li, Belynda Hicks, Shawn Burgess, Christian Abnet, Dawn E. Watkins-Chow, Elena Oceana, Yun S. Song, Eleazar Eskin, Kevin M. Brown, Michael S. Marks, Stacie K. Loftus, William J. Pavan, Meredith Yeager, Stephen Chanock, Sarah Tishkoff. 2017. Loci associated with skin pigmentation identified in African populations. Science. 358 (6365), eaan8433.
  • Nicholas Crawford,  D’Arcy Prendergast,  John W Oehlert, Gary M Shaw, David K Stevenson, Sarah Tishkoff, Neal Sondheimer.  2017. Divergent patterns of mitochondrial and nuclear ancestry are associated with the risk for preterm birth. The Journal of Pediatrics.
  • Marcus R. Kronforst, Matthew E. B. Hansen, Nicholas G. Crawford, Jason R. Gallant, Wei Zhang, Rob J. Kulathinal, Durrell D. Kapan, Sean P. Mullen. 2013. Hybridization reveals the evolving genomic architecture of speciation. Cell Reports, 5, 1—12. DOI
  • John A. St. John, Edward L. Braun, Sally R. Isberg, Lee G. Miles, Amanda Y. Chong, Jamie Gongora, Pauline Dalzell, Christopher Moran, Taisen Iguchi, Bertrand Bed’Hom, Shane C. Burgess, Amanda M. Cooksey, Todd A. Castoe, Arkhat Abzhanov, Llewellyn D. Densmore, Miryam Venegas-Anya, Matthew J. Greenwold, Roger H. Sawyer, Federico G. Hoffmann, Nicholas G. Crawford, Jennifer C. Drew, Scott V. Edwards, Matthew K. Fujita, Jonathan M. Howard, Brant C. Faircloth, Daniel E. Janes, Shahid Yar Khan, Satomi Kohno, A.P. Jason de Koning, Stacey L. Lance, Fiona M. McCarthy, John E. McCormack, Mark E. Merchant, Daniel G. Peterson, David D. Pollock, Nader Pourmand, Brian J. Raney, Kyria A. Roessler, Jeremy R. Sanford, Carl J. Schmidt, Eric W. Triplett, Tracey D. Tuberville, Erich D. Jarvis, Louis J. Guillette Jr, Travis C. Glenn, Richard E. Green and David A. Ray. 2012. Sequencing three crocodilian genomes to illuminate the evolution of archosaurs and amniotes. Genome Biology. 13, 415. Link
  • Kenro Kusumi, Rob J. Kulathinal, Arhat Abzhanov, Stephane Boissinot, Nicholas G. Crawford, Brant C. Faircloth, Travis C. Glenn, Daniel E. Janes, Jonathan B. Losos, Douglas B. Menke, Steven Poe, Thomas J. Sanger, Christopher J. Schneider, Jessica Stapley, Juli Wade, Jeanne Wilson-Rawls. 2011. Developing a community-based genetic nomenclature for anole lizards. BMC genomics12(1), 554. DOI
  • Nicholas G. Crawford*, James F. Parham*, Anna B. Sellas, Brant C. Faircloth, Travis C. Glenn, Theodore J. Papenfuss, W. Brian Simison. 2014. A phylogenomic analysis of turtles. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. In Press. DOI
  • John E. McCormack, Michael G. Harvey, Brant C. Faircloth, Nicholas G. Crawford, Travis C. Glenn, Robb T. Brumfield. 2013. A phylogeny of birds based on over 1,500 loci collected by target enrichment and high-throughput sequencing. PLoS ONE. 8(1): e54848. DOI
  • Nicholas G. Crawford, Brant C. Faircloth, John E. McCormack, Robb T. Brumfield, Kevin Winker, Travis C. Glenn. 2012. More than 1000 ultraconserved elements provide evidence that turtles are the sister group of archosaurs. Biology Letters, 8(5), 783-786. DOI
  • Brant C. Faircloth, John E. McCormack, Nicholas G. Crawford, Michael Harvey, Robb T. Brumfield, Travis C. Glenn. 2012. Ultraconserved elements anchor thousands of genetic markers for target enrichment spanning multiple evolutionary timescales. Systematic Biology, 61(5), 717-726. DOI
  • John E. McCormack, Brant C. Faircloth, Nicholas G. Crawford, Patricia Adair Gowaty, Robb T. Brumfield, Travis C. Glenn. 2011. Ultraconserved Elements Are Novel Phylogenomic Markers that Resolve Placental Mammal Phylogeny when Combined with Species Tree Analysis. Genome Research, 22(4), 746-54. DOI
Population Genetics:
  • Martha M. Munoz, Nicholas G. Crawford, Thomas J. McGreevy, Rebecca D. Tarvin, Nicholas J. Messana, Liam J. Revell, Rosanne M. Zandvliet, Juanita M. Hopwood, Elbert Mock, Andre L. Schneider, and Christopher J. Schneider. 2013. Divergence in coloration and the evolution of reproductive isolation in the Anolis marmoratus species complex. Molecular Ecology, 22, 2668—2682. DOI
  • Nicholas G. Crawford. 2010. SMOGD: Software for the Measurement of Genetic Diversity. Molecular Ecology Resources, 10, 556-557. Link
    • SMOGD is accessible here
Microsatellite Primer Notes:
  • Nicholas G. Crawford, Maureen B. Peters, Cris Hagen, Travis C. Glenn, Stephen K. Davis, Christopher M. Somers. 2009. Twelve polymorphic microsatellite loci from Sprague’s pipit, Anthus spragueii (Motacillidae:Passeriformes), a threatened grassland endemic songbird. Molecular Ecology Resources, 9, 315-317.
  • Caleb R. Hickman, Maureen B. Peters, Nicholas G. Crawford, Cris Hagen, Travis C. Glenn, Christopher M. Sommers. 2008. Development and characterization of microsatellite loci in the American white pelican (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos). Molecular Ecology Resources, 8, 1439-1441.
  • Nicholas G. Crawford, Jaime Zaldvar-Rae, Cris Hagen, Amanda Schable, Erica Bree Rosenblum, Jeff A. Graves, Tod W. Reeder, Michael G. Ritchie, Travis C. Glenn. 2008. Thirteen polymorphic microsatellite DNA loci from whiptails of the genus Aspidoscelis (Teiidae: Squamata) and related cnemidophorine lizards. Molecular Ecology Resources, 8, 219-223.
  • Nicholas G. Crawford, Cris Hagen, Heather F. Sahli, Elizabeth A. Stacy, Travis C. Glenn. 2008. Fifteen polymorphic microsatellite loci from Hawaii’s Metrosideros polymorpha (Myrtaceae: Myrtales), a model species for ecology and evolution. Molecular Ecology Resources, 8, 308-310
  • Olga V. Tsyusko, Tracey D. Tuberville, Maureen B. Peters, Nicholas Crawford, Cris Hagen, Steve Weller, Ann Sakai, and Travis C. Glenn. 2007. Microsatellite markers isolated from polyploid woodsorrell (Oxalis alpina). Molecular Ecology Notes, 7, 1284-1286.

* Denotes co-equal authorship

Popular press:

  • November 2014 – Science Daily – Turtle Phylogenomics – Link
  • November 2013 – Science Daily – Heliconius butterfly evolution – Link1 and Link2
  • October 2013 – Science – UCEs and the ‘turtle UCEs’ article editorial review – Link
  • October 2013 – Science – ScienceShot: Butterfly Study Shows Genomes Change in Bits and Pieces at First – Link
  • September 2013 – UCE article in BioTechniques – Link
  • March 2013 – The ‘turtle UCEs’ article was among top ten most downloaded and most cited articles in Biology Letters in 2012 – Link
  • June 5 2012 – Science Friday – The Molecular Secrets of Turtles – Kara Rogers – Link
  • May 23 2012 – Science Daily – Turtles More Closely Related to Birds Than Lizards and Snakes, Genetic Evidence Shows –  Link
  • May 17 2012 – Elements. – Turtle origins uncovered – Greg Jones – Link
  • May 15 2012 – AFP – Scientists lift the lid on turtle evolution – Link
  • And, even an entertaining podcast in a creationist website. Although it comes to the wrong conclusions, it actually does a nice job of introducing the question.

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