Publications from the Department of Biological Sciences faculty at the University of Rhode Island.

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Submissions from 2019

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Urbanization affects body size and parasitism but not thermal preferences in Anolis lizards, Christopher J. Thawley, Haley A. Moniz, Amanda J. Merritt, Andrew C. Battles, Sozos N. Michaelides, and Jason J. Kolbe

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Hybridization and rapid differentiation after secondary contact between the native green anole (Anolis carolinensis) and the introduced green anole (Anolis porcatus), Johanna E. Wegener, Jessica N. Pita-Aquino, Jessica Atutubo, Adam Moreno, and Jason J. Kolbe

Submissions from 2018

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Can Darapsa myron (Lepidoptera: Sphingidae) Successfully Use the Invasive Plant Ampelopsis brevipedunculata as a Food Resource?, Alex K. Baranowski and Evan L. Preisser

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Predator Cues Increase Silkmoth Mortality, Alex K. Baranowski and Evan L. Preisser

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Miami heat: Urban heat islands influence the thermal suitability of habitats for ectotherms, Andrew C. Battles and Jason J. Kolbe

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Living in the big city: preference for broad substrates results in niche expansion for urban Anolis lizards, Andrew C. Battles, Malcolm Moniz, and Jason J. Kolbe

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Genetic and Developmental Origins of a Unique Foraging Adaptation in a Lake Malawi Cichlid Genus, Moira R. Conith, Yinan Hu, Andrew J. Conith, Maura A. Maginnis, Jacqueline F. Webb, and R. Craig Albertson

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The Past, Present, and Future of the Hemlock Woolly Adelgid (Adelges tsugae) and Its Ecological Interactions with Eastern Hemlock (Tsuga canadensis) Forests, Aaron M. Ellison, David A. Orwig, Matthew C. Fitzpatrick, and Evan L. Preisser

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Short-Term Thermal Acclimation Modifies the Metabolic Condition of the Coral Holobiont, Emma M. Gibbin, Thomas Kreuger, Hollie M. Putnam, Katie L. Barrot, Julia Bodin, Ruth D. Gates, and Anders Meibom

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Bloom-forming macroalgae (Ulva spp.) inhibit the growth of co-occurring macroalgae and decrease eastern oyster larval survival, Lindsay A. Green-Gavrielidis, Fiona MacKechnie, Carol S. Thornber, and Marta Gomez-Chiarri

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Synthesis Complex Illuminated by an Evolutionary Perspective, Candace H. Haigler and Alison Roberts

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Domain Swaps of Arabidopsis Secondary Wall Cellulose Synthases to Elucidate their Class Specificity, Joseph Lee Hill Jr., Ashley Nicole Hill, Alison W. Roberts, Candace H. Haigler, and Ming Tien

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Asymmetric Biotic Interactions and Abiotic Niche Differences Revealed by a Dynamic Joint Species Distribution Model, Nina K. Lany, Phoebe Zarnetske, Erin M. Schliep, Robert N. Schaeffer, Colin M. Orians, David A. Orwig, and Evan L. Preisser

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Predator-driven natural selection on risk-taking behavior in anole lizards, Oriol Lapiedra, Thomas W. Schoener, Manuel Leal, Jonathan B. Losos, and Jason J. Kolbe

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Ontogenetic Partial Migration is Associated with Environmental Drivers and Influences Fisheries Interactions in a Marine Predator, James S E Lea, Bradley M. Wetherbee, Lara L. Sousa, Choy Aming, Neil Burnie, Nicholas E. Humphries, Nuno Queiroz, Guy M. Harvey, David W. Sims, and Mahmood S. Shivji

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Using a Logic Model to Direct Backward Design of Curriculum, Aria Mia Loberti and Bryan M. Dewsbury

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Adaptive radiation along a deeply conserved genetic line of least resistance in Anolis lizards, Joel W. McGlothlin, Megan E. Kobiela, Helen V. Wright, D. Luke Mahler, Jason J. Kolbe, Jonathan B. Losos, and Edmund D. Brodie III

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Independent introductions and sequential founder events shape genetic differentiation and diversity of the invasive green anole (Anolis carolinensis) on Pacific Islands, Sozos N. Michaelides, Rachel M. Goodman, Ronald I. Crombie, and Jason J. Kolbe

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These aren’t the loci you’re looking for: Principles of effective SNP filtering for molecular ecologists, Shannon J. O'Leary, Jonathan B. Puritz, Stuar C. Willis, Christopher M. Hollenbeck, and David S. Portnoy

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Nephromyces Encodes a Urate Metabolism Pathway and Predicted Peroxisomes, Demonstrating These Are Not Ancient Losses of Apicomplexans, Christopher Paight, Claudio H. Slamovits, Mary Beth Saffo, and Christopher E. Lane

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Expressed Exome Capture Sequencing (EecSeq): a method for cost-effective exome sequencing for all organisms, Jonathan B. Puritz and Katie E. Lotterhos

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Cellulose Microfibril Structure: Inspirations from Plant Diversity, Alison Roberts

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Cellulose synthase ‘class specific regions’ are intrinsically disordered and functionally undifferentiated, Tess R. Scavuzzo-Duggan, Arielle M. Chaves, Abhishek Singh, Latsavongsakda Sethaphong, Erin Slabaugh, Yaroslava G. Yingling, Candace H. Haigler, and Alison Roberts

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Decimation by sea star wasting disease and rapid genetic change in a keystone species, Pisaster ochraceus, Lauren A. Schiebelhut, Jonathan B. Puritz, and Michael N. Dawson

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Direct observation of the effects of cellulose synthesis inhibitors using live cell imaging of Cellulose Synthase (CESA) in Physcomitrella patens, Mai L. Tran, Thomas W. McCarthy, Hao Sun, Shu-Zon Wu, Joanna H. Norris, Magdalena Bezanilla, Luis Vidali, Charles T. Anderson, and Alison W. Roberts

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Chronic impacts of invasive herbivores on a foundational forest species: a whole‐tree perspective, Claire M. Wilson, Robert N. Schaeffer, Mauri L. Hickin, Chad M. Rigsby, Amanda F. Sommi, Carol S. Thornber, Colin M. Orians, and Evan L. Preisser

Submissions from 2017

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Genomic adaptation to polyphagy and insecticides in a major East Asian noctuid pest, Tingcai Cheng, Jaiqi Wu, Yuqian Wu, Rajendra V. Chilukuri, Lihua Huang, Kohji Yamamoto, Li Feng, Wanshun Li, Zhiwei Chen, Huizhen Guo, Jianqiu Liu, Shenglong Li, Xiaoxiao Wang, Li Peng, Duolian Liu, Youbing Guo, Bohua Fu, Zhiqing Li, Chun Liu, Yuhui Chen, Archana Tomar, Frederique Hilliou, Nicolas Montagné, Emmanuelle Jacquin-Joly, Emmanuelle d'Alençon, Rakesh K. Seth, Raj K. Bhatnagar, Akiya Jouraku, Takahiro Shiotsuki, Keiko Kadono-Okuda, Amornrat Promboon, Guy Smagghe, Kallare P. Arunkumar, Hirohisa Kishino, Marian R. Goldsmith, Qili Feng, Qingyou Xia, and Kazuei Mita

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Inbreeding produces trade-offs between maternal fecundity and offspring survival in a monandrous spider, Zhanqi Chen, Evan L. Preisser, Rong Xiao, Jian Chen, Daiqin Li, and Xiaoguo Jiao

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On Faculty Development of STEM Inclusive Teaching practices, Bryan Dewsbury

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Expression map of a complete set of gustatory receptor genes in chemosensory organs of Bombyx mori, Huizhen Guo, Tingcai Cheng, Zhiwei Chen, Liang Jiang, Youbing Guo, Jianqiu Liu, Shenglong Li, Kiyoko Taniai, Kiyoshi Asaoka, Keiko Kadono-Okuda, Kallare P. Arunkumar, Jiaqi Wu, Hirohisa Kishino, Huijie Zhang, Rakesh K. Seth, Karumathil P. Gopinathan, Nicolas Montagné, Emmanuelle Jacquin-Joly, Marian R. Goldsmith, Qingyou Xia, and Kazuei Mita

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Biogeophysical and physiological processes drive movement patterns in a marine predator, Lucy A. Howey, Bradley M. Wetherbee, Emily R. Tolentino, and Mahmood S. Shuvji

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An incipient invasion of brown anole lizards (Anolis sagrei) into their own native range in the Cayman Islands: a case of cryptic back-introduction, Jason J. Kolbe, Johanna E. Wegener, Yoel E. Stuart, Ushuaia Milstead, Katherine E. Boronow, Alexis S. Harrison, and Jonathan B. Losos

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Restoring tides to reduce methane emissions in impounded wetlands: A new and potent Blue Carbon climate change intervention, Kevin D. Kroeger, Stephens Crooks, Serena Moseman-Valtierra, and Jianwu Tang

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Plant defense negates pathogen manipulation of vector behavior, Baiming Liu, Evan L. Preisser, Xiaobin Shi, Huaitong Wu, Chuanyou Li, Wen Xie, Shaoli Wang, Qingjun Wu, and Youjun Zhang

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Proteomic responses to elevated ocean temperature in ovaries of the ascidian Ciona intestinalis, Chelsea E. Lopez, Hannah C. Sheehan, David A. Vierra, Paul A. Azzinaro, Thomas H. Meedel, Niall G. Howlett, and Steven Q. Irvine

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Divergent Evolutionary Histories of DNA Markers in a Hawaiian Population of the Coral Montipora capitata, Hollie M. Putnam, Diane K. Adams, Ehud Zelzion, Nicole E. Wagner, Huan Qiu, Tali Mass, Paul G. Falkowski, Ruth D. Gates, and Debashish Bhattacharya

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Impact of Consuming ‘Toxic’ Monarch Caterpillars on Adult Chinese Mantid Mass Gain and Fecundity, Jamie Rafter, Liahna Gonda-King, Daniel Niesen, Navindra Seeram, Chad Rigsby, and Evan Preisser

Pretty Picky for a Generalist: Impacts of Toxicity and Nutritional Quality on Mantid Prey Processing, Jamie L. Rafter, Justin F. Vendettuoli, Liahna Gonda-King, Daniel Niesen, Navindra P. Seeram, Chad M. Rigsby, and Evan L. Preisser

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Red Algal Mitochondrial Genomes Are More Complete than Previously Reported, Eric D. Salomaki and Christopher E. Lane

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Seasonal variation in effects of herbivory on foliar nitrogen of a threatened conifer, Robert N. Schaeffer, Nicole E. Soltis, Jennifer L. Martin, Aden L. Brown, Sara Gómez, Evan L. Preisser, and Colins M. Orians

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A Multigenerational Field Experiment on Eco-evolutionary Dynamics of the Influential Lizard Anolis sagrei: A Mid-term Report, Thomas W. Schoener, Jason J. Kolbe, Manuel Leal, Jonathan B. Losos, and David A. Spiller

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Anolis Equestris (Cuban Knight Anole), Christopher J. Thawley, Andrew C. Battles, Sozos N. Michaelides, and Jason J. Kolbe

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Spatial and Temporal Variability in Macroalgal Blooms 1 in a Eutrophied Coastal Estuary, Carol S. Thornber, Michele Guidone, Christopher Deacutis, Lindsay Green, Christine N. Ramsay, and Melissa Palmisciano

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Social buffering in a eusocial invertebrate: termite soldiers reduce the lethal impact of competitor cues on workers, Li Tian, Evan L. Preisser, Kenneth F. Haynes, and Xuguo Zhou

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Estimating Error Models for Whole Genome Sequencing Using Mixtures of Dirichlet-Multinomial Distributions, Steven Wu, Rachel Schwartz, David Winter, Donald Conrad, and Reed Cartwright

Submissions from 2016

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Immuno and Affinity Cytochemical Analysis of Cell Wall Composition in the Moss Physcomitrella patens, Elizabeth A. Berry, Mai L. Tran, Christos S. Dimos, Michael J. Budziszek Jr., Tess R. Scavuzzo-Duggan, and Alison Roberts

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Evaluation of Laser-based Spectrometers for Greenhouse Gas Flux Measurements in Coastal Marshes, Elizabeth Q. Brannon, Serena Moseman-Valtierra, Chris W. Rella, Rose M. Martin, Xuechu Chen, and Jianwu Tang

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Hydrothermal venting and mineralization in the crater of Kick'em Jenny submarine volcano, Grenada (Lesser Antilles), Steven Carey, Rene Olsen, Katerine L.C. Bell, Robert Ballard, Frederic Dondin, Christopher Roman, Clara Smart, Marvin Lilley, John Lupton, Brad A. Seibel, Winton Cornell, and Craig Moyer

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Dropping behavior in the pea aphid: how does environmental context affect anti-predator responses?, Katharine V. Harrison and Evan L. Preisser

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Multifaceted biological insights from a draft genome sequence of the tobacco hornworm moth, Manduca sexta, Michael R. Kanost, Estela L. Arrese, Xiaolong Cao, Yun-Ru Chen, Sanjay Chellapilla, Marian R. Goldsmith, Ewald Grosse-Wilde, David G. Heckel, Nicolae Herndon, Haobo Jiang, Alexie Papanicolaou, Jiaxin Qu, Jose L. Soulages, Heiko Vogel, James Walters, Robert M. Waterhouse, Seun-Joon Ahn, Francisca C. Almeida, Chunju An, Peshtewani Aqrawi, Anne Bretschneider, William B. Bryant, Sascha Bucks, Hsu Chao, Germain Chevignon, Jayne M. Christen, David F. Clarke, Neal T. Dittmer, Laura C.F. Ferguson, Spyridoula Garavelou, Karl H.J. Gordon, Ramesh T. Gunaratna, Yi Han, Frank Hauser, Yan He, Hanna Heidel-Fischer, Ariana Hirsh, Yingxia Hu, Hangbo Jiang, Divya Kalra, Christian Klinner, Christopher König, Christie Kovar, Ashley R. Kroll, Suyong S. Kuwar, Sandy L. Lee, Rüdiger Lehman, Kai Li, Zhaofei Li, Hanquan Liang, Shanna Lovelace, Zhiqiang Lu, Jennifer H. Mansfield, Kyle J. McCulloch, Tittu Matthew, Brian Morton, Donna M. Muzny, David Neumann, Fiona Ongeri, Yannick Pauchet, Ling-Ling Pu, Ioannis Pyrousis, Xiang-Jun Rao, Amanda Redding, Charles Roesel, Alejandro Sanchez-Gracia, Sarah Schaack, Aditi Shukla, Guillame Tetreau, Yang Wang, Guang-Hua Xiong, Walther Traut, Tom K. Walsh, Kim C. Worley, Di Wu, Wenbi Wu, Yuang-Qing Wu, Xiufeng Zhang, Zhen Zou, Hannah Zucker, Adriana D. Briscoe, Thorsten Burmester, Rollie J. Clem, René Feyereisen, Cornelius J.P. Grimmelikhuijzen, Stavros J. Hamodrakes, Bill S. Hansson, Elisabeth Huguet, Lar S. Jermiin, Que Lan, Herman K. Lehman, Marce Lorenzen, Hans Merzendorfer, Ioannis Michalopoulos, David B. Morton, Subbaratnam Muthukrishnan, John G. Oakeshott, Will Palmer, Yoonseong Park, A. Lorena Passarelli, Julio Rozas, Lawrence M. Schwartz, Wendy Smith, Agnes Southgate, Andreas Vilcinskas, Richard Vogt, Ping Wang, John Werren, Xiao-Qiang Yu, Jing-Jiang Zhou, Susan J. Brown, Steven E. Scherer, Stephen Richards, and Gary W. Blissard

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A Comparison of Plants and Animals in Their Responses to Risk of Consumption, Richard Karban, John L. Orrock, Evan L. Preisser, and Andrew Sih

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Determinants of spread in an urban landscape by an introduced lizard, Jason J. Kolbe, Paul VanMiddlesworth, Andrew C. Battles, James T. Stroud, Bill Buffum, Richard T. T. Forman, and Jonathan B. Losos

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Comparative Structural and Computational Analysis Supports Eighteen Cellulose Synthases in the Plant Cellulose Synthesis Complex, B. Tracey Nixon, Katayoun Mansouri, Abhishek Singh, Juan Du, Jonathan K. Davis, Jung-Goo Lee, Erin Slabaugh, Venu Gopal Vandavasi, Hugh O'Neill, Eric M. Roberts, Alison W. Roberts, Yaroslava G. Yingling, and Candace H. Haigler

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Natal Host Plants Can Alter Herbivore Competition, Huipeng Pan, Evan L. Preisser, Qi Su, Xiaoguo Jiao, Wen Xie, Shaoli Wang, Qingjun Wu, and Youjun Zhang

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Comparative Use of a Caribbean Mesophotic Coral Ecosystem and Association with Fish Spawning Aggregations by Three Species of Shark, Alexandria E. Pickard, Jeremy J. Vaudo, Bradley M. Wetherbee, Richard S. Nemeth, Jeremiah B. Blondeau, Elizabeth A. Kadison, and Mahmood S. Shivji

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Ploidy Distribution of the Harmful Bloom Forming Macroalgae Ulva spp. in Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island, USA, Using Flow Cytometry Methods, Elaine E. Potter, Carol S. Thornber, John-David Swanson, and Malcolm McFarland

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Notes on the marine algae of the Bermudas. 15. Dichotomaria huismanii (Galaxauraceae, Rhodophyta), a new species in the D. marginata complex from the western Atlantic, Craig W. Schneider, Thea R. Popolizio, Dylan S. Spagnuolo, and Christopher E. Lane

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Detection of artificial water flows by the lateral line system of a benthic feeding cichlid fish, Margot A. B. Schwalbe, Benjamin J. Sevey, and Jacqueline F. Webb

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The Simple Chordate Ciona intestinalis Has a Reduced Complement of Genes Associated with Fanconi Anemia, Edward C. Stanley, Paul A. Azzinaro, David A. Vierra, Niall G. Howlett, and Steven Q. Irvine

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Impact of an Invasive Insect and Plant Defense on a Native Forest Defoliator, Claire M. Wilson, Justin F. Vendettuoli, David A. Orwig, and Evan L. Preisser

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Selection of Reference Genes for RT-qPCR Analysis in Coccinella septempunctata< to Assess Un-intended Effects of RNAi Transgenic Plants, Chunxiao Yang, Evan L. Preisser, Hongjun Zhang, Yong Liu, Liangying Dai, Huipeng Pan, and Xuguo Zhou

Submissions from 2015

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And on Top of All That… Coping with Ocean Acidification in the Midst of Many Stressors, Denise L. Breitburg, John Salisbury, Joan M. Bernhard, Wei-Jun Cai, Sam Dupont, Scott C. Doney, Kristy J. Kroeker, Lisa A. Levin, W. Christopher Long, Lisa M. Milke, Seth H. Miller, Beth Phelan, Uta Passow, Brad A. Seibel, Anne E. Todgham, and Ann M. Tarrant

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A Comprehensive Analysis of the Chorion Locus in Silkmoth, Zhiwei Chen, Junko Nohata, Huizhen Guo, Shenglong Li, Jianqiu Liu, Youbing Guo, Kimiko Yamamoto, Keiko Kadono-Okuda, Chun Li, Kallare P. Arunkumar, Javaregowda Nagaraju, Yan Zhang, Shiping Liu, Vassiliki Labropoulou, Luc Swevers, Panagiota Tsitoura, Kostas Iatrou, Karumathil P. Gopinathan, Marian R. Goldsmith, Qingyou Xia, and Kazuei Mita

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Construction, Complete Sequence, and Annotation of a BAC Contig Covering the Silkworm Chorion Locus, Zhiwei Chen, Junko Nohata, Huizhen Guo, Shenglong Li, Jianqiu Liu, Youbing Guo, Kimiko Yamamoto, Keiko Kadono-Okuda, Chun Liu, Kallare P. Arunkumar, Javaregowda Nagaraju, Yan Zhang, Shiping Liu, Vassiliki Labropoulou, Luc Swevers, Panagiota Tsitoura, Kostas Iatrou, Karumathil P. Gopinathan, Marian R. Goldsmith, Qingyou Xia, and Kazuei Mita

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Debating the Role of Higher Education in Society, Bryan Dewsbury

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Predation Risk Perception, Food Density and Conspecific Cues Shape Foraging Decisions in a Tropical Lizard, Maximilian Drakeley, Oriol Lapiedra, and Jason J. Kolbe

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Episodic Disturbance from Boat Anchoring Is a Major Contributor to, but Does Not Alter the Trajectory of, Long-Term Coral Reef Decline, Graham E. Forrester, Rebecca L. Flynn, Linda M. Forrester, and Lianna L. Jarecki

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Herbivore Impacts on Two Morphologically Similar Bloom-Forming Ulva Species in a Eutrophic Bay, Michele Guidone, Carol S. Thornber, and Kathryn L. Van Alstyne

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Habitat Selection of a Coastal Shark Species Estimated from an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle, D. E. Haulsee, M. W. Breece, D. C. Miller, Bradley M. Wetherbee, D. A. Fox, and M. J. Oliver

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Effects of Light and Water Availability on the Performance of Hemlock Woolly Adelgid (Hemiptera: Adelgidae), Mauri Hickin and Evan L. Preisser

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City slickers: poor performance does not deter Anolis lizards from using artificial substrates in human‐modified habitats, Jason J. Kolbe, Andrew C. Battles, and Kevin J. Avilés-Rodríguez

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Repeated, Long-Distance Migrations by a Philopatric Predator Targeting Highly Contrasting Ecosystems, James S.E. Lea, Bradley M. Wetherbee, Nuno Queiroz, Neil Burnie, Choy Aming, Laura L. Sousa, Gonzalo R. Mucientes, Nicolas E. Humphries, Guy M. Harvey, David W. Sims, and Mahmood S. Shivji

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Maternal Plasma and Breastmilk Viral Loads are Associated with HIV-1-Specific Cellular Immune Responses Among HIV-1-Exposed, Uninfected Infants in Kenya, Amy Y. Liu, Barbara Lohman-Payne, Michael H. Chung, James Kiarie, John Kinuthia, Jennifer Slyker, Barbra Richardson, Dara Lehman, Carey Farquhar, and Grace John-Stewart

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The Secreted Proteins of Achlya hypogyna and Thraustotheca clavata Identify the Ancestral Oomycete Secretome and Reveal Gene Acquisitions by Horizontal Gene Transfer, Ian Misner, Nic Blouin, Guy Leonard, Thomas A. Richards, and Christopher E. Lane

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Testing sample stability using four storage methods and the macroalgae Ulva and Gracilaria, Autumn Oczkowski, Carol S. Thornber, Erin E. Markham, Ryann Rossi, Amanda Ziegler, and Shelby Rinehart

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Insecticides promote viral outbreaks by altering herbivore competition, Huipeng Pan, Evan L. Preisser, Dong Chu, Shaoli Wang, Qingiun Wu, Yves Carrière, Xuguo Zhou, and Youjun Zhang

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Insecticides Promote Viral Outbreaks by Altering Herbivore Competition, Huipeng Pan, Evan L. Preisser, Dong Chu, Shaoli Wang, Qingjun Wu, Yves Carrière, Xuguo Zhou, and Youjun Zhang

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A Complementation Assay for in Vivo Protein Structure/Function Analysis in Physcomitrella patens (Funariaceae), Tess R. Scavuzzo-Duggan, Arielle M. Chaves, and Alison W. Roberts

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A Molecular-Assisted Alpha Taxonomic Study of the Genus Centroceras (Ceramiaceae, Rhodophyta) in Bermuda Reveals Two Novel Species, Craig W. Schneider, Elisabeth N. Cianciola, Thea R. Popolizio, Dylan S. Spagnuolo, and Christopher E. Lane

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The Effect of Light Intensity on Prey Detection Behavior in Two Lake Malawi Cichlids, Aulonocara stuartgranti and Tramitichromis sp., Margot A.B. Schwalbe and Jacqueline F. Webb

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The valine and lysine residues in the conserved FxVTxK motif are important for the function of phylogenetically distant plant cellulose synthases, Erin Slabaugh, Tess Scavuzzo-Duggan, Arielle Chaves, Liza Wilson, Carmen Wilson, Jonathan K. Davis, Daniel J. Cosgrove, Charles T. Anderson, Alison Roberts, and Candace H. Haigler

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Manipulation of Host Quality and Defense by a Plant Virus Improves Performance of Whitefly Vectors, Qi Su, Evan L. Preisser, Wen Xie, Shao Li Wang, Qin Jun Wu, and You Jun Zhang

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Cellulose synthase (CESA) gene expression profiling of Physcomitrella patens, Mai L. Tran and Alison Roberts

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Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Alters Fine Root Bacterial Abundance and Mycorrhizal Associations in Eastern Hemlock, Justin F. Vendettuoli, David A. Orwig, Jennifer Adams Krumins, Matthew D. Waterhouse, and Evan L. Preisser

Submissions from 2014

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The Glanville fritillary genome retains an ancient karyotype and reveals selective chromosomal fusions in Lepidoptera, Virpi Ahola, Rainer Lehtonen, Panu Somervuo, Leena Salmela, Patrik Koskinen, Pasi Rastas, Niko Välimäki, Lars Paulin, Jouni Kvist, Niklas Wahlberg, Jaakko Tanskanen, Emily A. Hornett, Laura C. Ferguson, Shiqi Luo, Zijuan Cao, Maaike A. de Jong, Anne Duplouy, Olli-Pekka Smolander, Heiko Vogel, Rajiv C. McCoy, Kui Qian, Wong Swee Chong, Qin Zhang, Freed Ahmad, Jani K. Haukka, Aruj Joshi, Jarkko Salojärvi, Christopher W. Wheat, Ewald Grosse-Wilde, Daniel Hughes, Riku Katainen, Esa Pitkänen, Johannes Ylinen, Robert M. Waterhouse, Mikko Turunen, Anna Vähärautio, Sami P. Ojanen, Alan H. Schulman, Minna Taipale, Daniel Lawson, Esko Ukkonen, Veli Mäkinen, Marian R. Goldsmith, Liisa Holm, Petri Auvinen, Mikko J. Frilander, and Ilkka Hanski

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Using Non-Dietary Gastropods in Coastal Shell Middens to Infer Kelp and Seagrass Harvesting and Paleoenvironmental Conditions, Amira F. Ainis, René Vellanoweth, Queeny G. Lapeña, and Carol S. Thornber

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Heterochrony, Modularity, and the Functional Evolution of the Mechanosensory Lateral Line Canal System of Fishes, Nathan C. Bird and Jacqueline F. Webb

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Tree Responses to an Invasive Sap-Feeding Insect, Liahna Gonda-King, Sara Gomez, Jessica L. Martin, Colin M. Orians, and Evan L. Preisser

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Transcriptome of American Oysters, Crassostrea virginica, in Response to Bacterial Challenge: Insights into Potential Mechanisms of Disease Resistance, Ian C. McDowell, Chamilani Nikapitiya, Derek Aguiar, Christopher E. Lane, Sorin Istrail, and Marta Gomez-Chiarri

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TERPENE CHEMISTRY OF EASTERN HEMLOCKS RESISTANT TO HEMLOCK WOOLLY ADELGID, E. Alexa McKenzie, Joseph S. Elkinton, Richard A. Casagrande, Evan L. Preisser, and Mark Mayer

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Untangling Intra- and Interspecific Effects on Body Size Clines Reveals Divergent Processes Structuring Convergent Patterns in Anolis Lizards, Martha M. Muñoz, Johanna E. Wegener, and Adam C. Algar

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A Lack of Parasitic Reduction in the Obligate Parasitic Green Alga Helicosporidium, Jean-François Pombert, Nicolas Achille Blouin, Christopher E. Lane, Drion Boucias, and Patrick J. Keeling

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Hemlock Woolly Adelgid in the Eastern United States: What Have We Learned?, Evan L. Preisser, Kelly L.F. Oten, and Fred P. Hain

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Are Exotic Herbivores Better Competitors? A Meta-Analysis, Laura Radville, Liahna Gonda-King, Sara Gomez, Ian Kaplan, and Evan L. Preisser

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Overwintering Strategies of Bloom-Forming Ulva Species in Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island, USA, Shelby Rinehart, Michele Guidone, Amanda Ziegler, Tanja Schollmeier, and Carol S. Thornber

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Deep-Sea Octopus (Graneledone boreopacifica) Conducts the Longest-Known Egg-Brooding Period of Any Animal, Bruce Robison, Brad A. Seibel, and Jeffrey Drazen

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Are All Red Algal Parasites Cut from the Same Cloth?, Eric D. Salomaki and Christopher E. Lane

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Metabolic suppression during protracted exposure to hypoxia in the jumbo squid, Dosidicus gigas, living in an oxygen minimum zone, Brad A. Seibel, N. Sören Häfker, Katja Trübenbach, Jing Zhang, Shannon N. Tessier, Hans-Otto Pörtner, Rui Rossa, and Kenneth B. Storey

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Comparison of Phenotypic Value Changes in Pure Lines of Bombyx mori (Lepidoptera: Bombycidae) During Consecutive Generations Following Initial Selection on Cocoon Weight, Alireza Seidavi and Marian R. Goldsmith

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Predation-associated modulation of movement-based signals by a Bahamian lizard, David S. Steinberg, Jonathan B. Losos, Thomas W. Schoener, David A. Spiller, Jason J. Kolbe, and Manuel Leal