Michael W Hart

Summary

Affiliation: Simon Fraser University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The species concept as an emergent property of population biology
    Michael W Hart
    Department of Biological Sciences, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6, Canada
    Evolution 65:613-6. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Morphological and genetic variation indicate cryptic species within Lamarck's little sea star, Parvulastra (=Patiriella) exigua
    Michael W Hart
    Department of Biological Sciences, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6, Canada
    Biol Bull 210:158-67. 2006
  3. pmc Things fall apart: biological species form unconnected parsimony networks
    Michael W Hart
    Department of Biological Sciences, Simon Fraser University, 8888 University Drive, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
    Biol Lett 3:509-12. 2007
  4. pmc Shallow gene pools in the high intertidal: extreme loss of genetic diversity in viviparous sea stars (Parvulastra)
    Carson C Keever
    Department of Biological Sciences, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
    Biol Lett 9:20130551. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Discordant distribution of populations and genetic variation in a sea star with high dispersal potential
    Carson C Keever
    Department of Biological Sciences, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia V5A 1S6, Canada
    Evolution 63:3214-27. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Structure and evolution of the sea star egg receptor for sperm bindin
    Michael W Hart
    Department of Biological Sciences, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
    Mol Ecol 22:2143-56. 2013
  7. pmc Caterpillars did not evolve from onychophorans by hybridogenesis
    Michael W Hart
    Department of Biological Sciences, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, Canada
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:19906-9. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Discovery and cross-amplification of microsatellite polymorphisms in asterinid sea stars
    Carson C Keever
    Department of Biological Sciences, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
    Biol Bull 215:164-72. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Incipient speciation of sea star populations by adaptive gamete recognition coevolution
    Michael W Hart
    Department of Biological Sciences, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
    Evolution 68:1294-305. 2014
  10. doi request reprint Low rates of bindin codon evolution in lecithotrophic Heliocidaris sea urchins
    Michael W Hart
    Biological Sciences, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6, Canada
    Evolution 66:1709-21. 2012

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. doi request reprint The species concept as an emergent property of population biology
    Michael W Hart
    Department of Biological Sciences, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6, Canada
    Evolution 65:613-6. 2011
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Morphological and genetic variation indicate cryptic species within Lamarck's little sea star, Parvulastra (=Patiriella) exigua
    Michael W Hart
    Department of Biological Sciences, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6, Canada
    Biol Bull 210:158-67. 2006
    ..Both modes of reproduction have broad geographic ranges. These results are consistent with previously published genetic data that indicate multiple species in African and island (but not Australian) populations...
  3. pmc Things fall apart: biological species form unconnected parsimony networks
    Michael W Hart
    Department of Biological Sciences, Simon Fraser University, 8888 University Drive, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
    Biol Lett 3:509-12. 2007
    ..Departures from these patterns are usually consistent with hybridization or cryptic species diversity...
  4. pmc Shallow gene pools in the high intertidal: extreme loss of genetic diversity in viviparous sea stars (Parvulastra)
    Carson C Keever
    Department of Biological Sciences, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
    Biol Lett 9:20130551. 2013
    ..Loss of genetic diversity and low potential for dispersal between high-intertidal habitats may have dire consequences for extinction risk and potential for future adaptive evolution in response to climate and other selective agents. ..
  5. doi request reprint Discordant distribution of populations and genetic variation in a sea star with high dispersal potential
    Carson C Keever
    Department of Biological Sciences, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia V5A 1S6, Canada
    Evolution 63:3214-27. 2009
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Structure and evolution of the sea star egg receptor for sperm bindin
    Michael W Hart
    Department of Biological Sciences, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
    Mol Ecol 22:2143-56. 2013
    ..The significance of positively selected EBR1 domains and alleles could be tested in functional analyses of fertilization rates associated with EBR1 (and bindin) polymorphisms...
  7. pmc Caterpillars did not evolve from onychophorans by hybridogenesis
    Michael W Hart
    Department of Biological Sciences, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, Canada
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:19906-9. 2009
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Discovery and cross-amplification of microsatellite polymorphisms in asterinid sea stars
    Carson C Keever
    Department of Biological Sciences, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
    Biol Bull 215:164-72. 2008
    ..At 12 loci in two species, we found 1-10 alleles per microsatellite, with a broad range of inbreeding coefficients. Measures of polymorphism were negatively correlated with the extent of cross-amplification...
  9. ncbi request reprint Incipient speciation of sea star populations by adaptive gamete recognition coevolution
    Michael W Hart
    Department of Biological Sciences, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
    Evolution 68:1294-305. 2014
    ..These patterns suggest adaptively evolving loci that influence reproductive isolation between populations...
  10. doi request reprint Low rates of bindin codon evolution in lecithotrophic Heliocidaris sea urchins
    Michael W Hart
    Biological Sciences, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6, Canada
    Evolution 66:1709-21. 2012
    ..Bindin evolution is not driven by egg size variation among Heliocidaris species, but may be more consistent with an alternative mechanism based on the effects of high or low spatial density of conspecific mates...
  11. doi request reprint Something for nothing? Reconstruction of ancestral character states in asterinid sea star development
    Carson C Keever
    Department of Biological Sciences, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, Canada
    Evol Dev 10:62-73. 2008
    ..We suggest caution in applying ancestral state reconstructions in the absence of an independently corroborated model of character evolution, and highlight the need for such modeling in evolutionary developmental biology...
  12. pmc Sea star populations diverge by positive selection at a sperm-egg compatibility locus
    Jennifer M Sunday
    Department of Biological Sciences, Simon Fraser University Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
    Ecol Evol 3:640-54. 2013
    ..These findings provide evidence of population-divergent positive selection in a fertilization compatibility locus, and suggest that sexual selection can lead to reproductive divergence between conspecific marine populations...
  13. pmc Quantifying rates of evolutionary adaptation in response to ocean acidification
    Jennifer M Sunday
    Department of Biological Sciences, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
    PLoS ONE 6:e22881. 2011
    ..Our comparisons suggest that information on genetic variation, phenotypic variation, and key demographic parameters, may lend valuable insight into relative evolutionary potentials across a large number of species...
  14. pmc Bindin from a sea star
    Susana Patiño
    Department of Biological Sciences, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, Canada V5A 1S6
    Evol Dev 11:376-81. 2009
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  15. doi request reprint It's about time: divergence, demography, and the evolution of developmental modes in marine invertebrates
    Michael W Hart
    Department of Biological Sciences, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6, Canada
    Integr Comp Biol 50:643-61. 2010
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Colonization, dispersal, and hybridization influence phylogeography of North Atlantic sea urchins (Strongylocentrotus droebachiensis)
    Jason A Addison
    Department of Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 4J1, Canada
    Evolution 59:532-43. 2005
    ..These differences across marker types might have several biological or methodological causes, and they suggest caution in interpretation of the results from a single locus or class of markers...
  17. ncbi request reprint Mitochondrial DNA phylogeny and rates of larval evolution in Macrophiothrix brittlestars
    Michael W Hart
    Department of Biology, Dalhousie University, 1355 Oxford Street, Halifax, NS, Canada B3H 4J1
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 34:438-47. 2005
    ..In support of this hypothesis, branch lengths for intermediate forms were short relative to those for species with highly derived non-feeding forms. The absolute rarity of such forms makes robust tests of the hypothesis difficult...
  18. ncbi request reprint Introgression versus immigration in hybridizing high-dispersal echinoderms
    Fiona M Harper
    Department of Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada
    Evolution 61:2410-8. 2007
    ..We conclude that, in these cases at least, larvae are more effective than gametes as vectors of gene flow...
  19. ncbi request reprint Reproduction and larval morphology of broadcasting and viviparous species in the Cryptasterina species complex
    Maria Byrne
    Department of Anatomy and Histology, F13, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Biol Bull 205:285-94. 2003
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  20. ncbi request reprint Life history evolution and comparative developmental biology of echinoderms
    Michael W Hart
    Department of Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada
    Evol Dev 4:62-71. 2002
    ..Both sets of topics provide opportunities for interaction and collaboration...