Loren Rieseberg

Summary

Affiliation: University of British Columbia
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc NU-IN: Nucleotide evolution and input module for the EvolSimulator genome simulation platform
    Katrina M Dlugosch
    Department of Botany, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC V6T1Z4, Canada
    BMC Res Notes 3:217. 2010
  2. pmc Speciation genes in plants
    Loren H Rieseberg
    Botany Department, University of British Columbia, 3529 6270 University Blvd, Vancouver, B C, Canada
    Ann Bot 106:439-55. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Evolution: replacing genes and traits through hybridization
    Loren H Rieseberg
    Department of Botany, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Curr Biol 19:R119-22. 2009
  4. pmc Plant speciation
    Loren H Rieseberg
    Department of Botany, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4, Canada
    Science 317:910-4. 2007
  5. pmc Ecological selection maintains cytonuclear incompatibilities in hybridizing sunflowers
    Julianno B M Sambatti
    Department of Botany, University of British Columbia, 3529 6270 University Blvd, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T1Z4
    Ecol Lett 11:1082-91. 2008
  6. pmc Comparative genomic and population genetic analyses indicate highly porous genomes and high levels of gene flow between divergent helianthus species
    Nolan C Kane
    Department of Biology, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA
    Evolution 63:2061-75. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Adaptive evolution: the legacy of past giants
    Hannes Dempewolf
    Department of Botany, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Curr Biol 17:R773-4. 2007
  8. doi request reprint The correlation of evolutionary rate with pathway position in plant terpenoid biosynthesis
    Heather Ramsay
    Faculty of Forestry, Department of Forest Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Mol Biol Evol 26:1045-53. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Selection on domestication traits and quantitative trait loci in crop-wild sunflower hybrids
    Eric J Baack
    Department of Botany, University of British Columbia, 6270 W University Blvd, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T 1Z4
    Mol Ecol 17:666-77. 2008
  10. pmc Multiple paleopolyploidizations during the evolution of the Compositae reveal parallel patterns of duplicate gene retention after millions of years
    Michael S Barker
    Department of Botany, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Mol Biol Evol 25:2445-55. 2008

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Publications43

  1. pmc NU-IN: Nucleotide evolution and input module for the EvolSimulator genome simulation platform
    Katrina M Dlugosch
    Department of Botany, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC V6T1Z4, Canada
    BMC Res Notes 3:217. 2010
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  2. pmc Speciation genes in plants
    Loren H Rieseberg
    Botany Department, University of British Columbia, 3529 6270 University Blvd, Vancouver, B C, Canada
    Ann Bot 106:439-55. 2010
    ..This review discusses the identities and attributes of genes that contribute to reproductive isolation (RI) in plants, compares them with animal speciation genes and investigates what these genes can tell us about speciation...
  3. doi request reprint Evolution: replacing genes and traits through hybridization
    Loren H Rieseberg
    Department of Botany, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Curr Biol 19:R119-22. 2009
    ....
  4. pmc Plant speciation
    Loren H Rieseberg
    Department of Botany, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4, Canada
    Science 317:910-4. 2007
    ..Finally, species richness in plants is correlated with many biological and geohistorical factors, most of which increase ecological opportunities...
  5. pmc Ecological selection maintains cytonuclear incompatibilities in hybridizing sunflowers
    Julianno B M Sambatti
    Department of Botany, University of British Columbia, 3529 6270 University Blvd, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T1Z4
    Ecol Lett 11:1082-91. 2008
    ..Our results suggest a common means by which ecological selection may contribute to speciation and have significant implications for the persistence of hybridizing species...
  6. pmc Comparative genomic and population genetic analyses indicate highly porous genomes and high levels of gene flow between divergent helianthus species
    Nolan C Kane
    Department of Biology, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA
    Evolution 63:2061-75. 2009
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Adaptive evolution: the legacy of past giants
    Hannes Dempewolf
    Department of Botany, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Curr Biol 17:R773-4. 2007
    ..The wire syndrome shared by plants in New Zealand and Madagascar appears to have evolved convergently as a defence against herbivory from now extinct avian giants...
  8. doi request reprint The correlation of evolutionary rate with pathway position in plant terpenoid biosynthesis
    Heather Ramsay
    Faculty of Forestry, Department of Forest Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Mol Biol Evol 26:1045-53. 2009
    ..Therefore, our results are consistent with the prediction that selective constraint is progressively relaxed along metabolic pathways...
  9. doi request reprint Selection on domestication traits and quantitative trait loci in crop-wild sunflower hybrids
    Eric J Baack
    Department of Botany, University of British Columbia, 6270 W University Blvd, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T 1Z4
    Mol Ecol 17:666-77. 2008
    ..These results indicate that crop trait values and alleles may sometimes be favoured in a noncrop environment and across broad geographical regions...
  10. pmc Multiple paleopolyploidizations during the evolution of the Compositae reveal parallel patterns of duplicate gene retention after millions of years
    Michael S Barker
    Department of Botany, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Mol Biol Evol 25:2445-55. 2008
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  11. pmc A genomic view of introgression and hybrid speciation
    Eric J Baack
    Department of Botany, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Curr Opin Genet Dev 17:513-8. 2007
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  12. pmc Microsatellite signature of ecological selection for salt tolerance in a wild sunflower hybrid species, Helianthus paradoxus
    Cécile Edelist
    Department of Biology, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
    Mol Ecol 15:4623-34. 2006
    ..In contrast, no difference in diversity levels was observed between the two microsatellite classes in parental populations...
  13. pmc Hybridization and the colonization of novel habitats by annual sunflowers
    Loren H Rieseberg
    Department of Biology, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
    Genetica 129:149-65. 2007
    ..This body of work corroborates earlier claims regarding the role of hybridization in adaptive evolution and provides an experimental and conceptual framework for ongoing studies in this area...
  14. pmc The nature of plant species
    Loren H Rieseberg
    Department of Biology, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, USA
    Nature 440:524-7. 2006
    ..Contrary to conventional wisdom, plant species are more likely than animal species to represent reproductively independent lineages...
  15. ncbi request reprint Major ecological transitions in wild sunflowers facilitated by hybridization
    Loren H Rieseberg
    Department of Biology, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
    Science 301:1211-6. 2003
    ..The same combinations of parental chromosomal segments required to generate extreme phenotypes in synthetic hybrids also occurred in ancient hybrids. Thus, hybridization facilitated ecological divergence in sunflowers...
  16. pmc Re-creating ancient hybrid species' complex phenotypes from early-generation synthetic hybrids: three examples using wild sunflowers
    David M Rosenthal
    Department of Plant Biology, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602 7271, USA
    Am Nat 166:26-41. 2005
    ..Our results demonstrate past hybridization could have generated hybrid species-like multitrait phenotypes suitable for persistence in their respective environments in just three generations after initial hybridization...
  17. pmc How species evolve collectively: implications of gene flow and selection for the spread of advantageous alleles
    Carrie L Morjan
    Department of Biology, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
    Mol Ecol 13:1341-56. 2004
    ..Thus, species may evolve collectively at major loci through the spread of favourable alleles, while simultaneously differentiating at other loci due to drift and local selection...
  18. pmc Patterns of genetic diversity and candidate genes for ecological divergence in a homoploid hybrid sunflower, Helianthus anomalus
    Yuval Sapir
    Department of Biology, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
    Mol Ecol 16:5017-29. 2007
    ..Finally, our data suggest that selective sweeps may have united populations of H. anomalus isolated by a mountain range, indicating that even low gene-flow species may be held together by the spread of advantageous alleles...
  19. ncbi request reprint Genetic architecture of a selection response in Arabidopsis thaliana
    Mark C Ungerer
    Department of Biology, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, USA
    Evolution 57:2531-9. 2003
    ..This study demonstrates how QTL mapping approaches can be combined with map-based population genetic data to study how selection acts on standing genetic variation in populations...
  20. ncbi request reprint The origin of ecological divergence in Helianthus paradoxus (Asteraceae): selection on transgressive characters in a novel hybrid habitat
    Christian Lexer
    Indiana University, Department of Biology, Jordan Hall 325, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, USA
    Evolution 57:1989-2000. 2003
    ..annuus and H. petiolaris. These results are consistent with the hypothesis that transgressive segregation of elemental uptake and leaf succulence contributed to the origin of salt adaptation in the diploid hybrid species H. paradoxus...
  21. pmc Molecular demographic history of the annual sunflowers Helianthus annuus and H. petiolaris--large effective population sizes and rates of long-term gene flow
    Jared L Strasburg
    Department of Biology, Indiana University, 915 E 3rd Street 150, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, USA
    Evolution 62:1936-50. 2008
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  22. doi request reprint Genetics of intrinsic postzygotic isolation in a circumpolar plant species, Draba nivalis (Brassicaceae)
    Inger Skrede
    National Centre for Biosystematics, Natural History Museum, University of Oslo, NO 0318 Oslo, Norway
    Evolution 62:1840-51. 2008
    ..The results imply that multiple genetic mechanisms underlie the rapid evolution of reproductive barriers in Draba...
  23. pmc The genetic architecture necessary for transgressive segregation is common in both natural and domesticated populations
    Loren H Rieseberg
    Department of Biology, Indiana University, 1001 E 3rd Street, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 358:1141-7. 2003
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  24. pmc Directional selection is the primary cause of phenotypic diversification
    Loren H Rieseberg
    Department of Biology, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405 3700, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:12242-5. 2002
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Fitness effects of transgenic disease resistance in sunflowers
    John M Burke
    Department of Biological Sciences, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37235 1634, USA
    Science 300:1250. 2003
  26. ncbi request reprint Evolution. Chromosomal speciation in primates
    Loren H Rieseberg
    Biology Department, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
    Science 300:267-8. 2003
  27. ncbi request reprint Patterns of genetic variation suggest a single, ancient origin for the diploid hybrid species Helianthus paradoxus
    Mark E Welch
    Department of Biology, Indiana University, 1001 East Third Street, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, USA
    Evolution 56:2126-37. 2002
    ..annuus, such as large migratory mammals...
  28. pmc Comparative mapping and rapid karyotypic evolution in the genus helianthus
    John M Burke
    Department of Biological Sciences, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37235, USA
    Genetics 167:449-57. 2004
    ..5-7.3 chromosomal rearrangements per million years of evolution, the highest rate reported for any taxonomic group to date...
  29. ncbi request reprint Genetics and evolution of weedy Helianthus annuus populations: adaptation of an agricultural weed
    Nolan C Kane
    Department of Biology, Jordan Hall, 1001 E Third Street, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, USA
    Mol Ecol 17:384-94. 2008
    ..Together, our results point to the relative ease with which weedy forms of this species can evolve and persist despite the potentially high levels of geneflow with nearby wild populations...
  30. pmc A genomewide study of reproductive barriers between allopatric populations of a homosporous fern, Ceratopteris richardii
    Takuya Nakazato
    Department of Biology, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405 7005, USA
    Genetics 177:1141-50. 2007
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  31. pmc Genetic consequences of selection during the evolution of cultivated sunflower
    John M Burke
    Department of Biological Sciences, Vanderbilt University, VU Station B 351634, Nashville, TN 37235, USA
    Genetics 171:1933-40. 2005
    ..Strong directional selection in concert with genetic hitchhiking therefore offers a possible explanation for the occurrence of numerous domestication-related QTL with apparently maladaptive phenotypic effects...
  32. pmc Parallel genotypic adaptation: when evolution repeats itself
    Troy E Wood
    Indiana University, 1001 E Third St, Jordan Hall 142, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
    Genetica 123:157-70. 2005
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  33. pmc Extensive chromosomal repatterning and the evolution of sterility barriers in hybrid sunflower species
    Zhao Lai
    Department of Biology, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, USA
    Genetics 171:291-303. 2005
    ..Finally, pollen and seed fertility estimates for F1's between the hybrid and parental species fall below 11%, which is sufficient for evolutionary independence of the hybrid neospecies...
  34. pmc High biological species diversity in the arctic flora
    Hanne Hegre Grundt
    National Centre for Biosystematics, Natural History Museum, University of Oslo, P O Box 1172, Blindern NO 0318 Oslo, Norway
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:972-5. 2006
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  35. ncbi request reprint Maize genetics: the treasure of the Sierra Madre
    Nolan C Kane
    Department of Biology, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, USA
    Curr Biol 15:R137-9. 2005
    ..Massive morphological changes occurred during the domestication of maize from wild teosinte. Some of the most important shifts are due to altered expression patterns of major regulatory genes...
  36. pmc Genetic map-based analysis of genome structure in the homosporous fern Ceratopteris richardii
    Takuya Nakazato
    Department of Biology, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405 7005, USA
    Genetics 173:1585-97. 2006
    ..richardii. Alternatively, evidence of past polyploidization(s) may be masked by extensive chromosomal rearrangements as well as smaller-scale duplications and deletions following polyploidization(s)...
  37. pmc Selection on leaf ecophysiological traits in a desert hybrid Helianthus species and early-generation hybrids
    Fulco Ludwig
    Department of Plant Biology, 2502 Plant Sciences Building, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602 7271, USA
    Evolution 58:2682-92. 2004
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  38. pmc Reconstructing the origin of Helianthus deserticola: survival and selection on the desert floor
    Briana L Gross
    Department of Biology, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, USA
    Am Nat 164:145-56. 2004
    ..deserticola phenotype. Thus, H. deserticola may have originated from habitat-mediated directional selection acting on hybrids between H. annuus and H. petiolaris in a desert environment...
  39. pmc Genetic architecture of leaf ecophysiological traits in Helianthus
    Larry C Brouillette
    Department of Plant Biology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    J Hered 98:142-6. 2007
    ..We speculate that the genetic architecture underlying leaf nitrogen may have facilitated the colonization of active desert sand dunes by H. anomalus...
  40. pmc Rampant gene exchange across a strong reproductive barrier between the annual sunflowers, Helianthus annuus and H. petiolaris
    Yoko Yatabe
    Department of Biology, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, USA
    Genetics 175:1883-93. 2007
    ..In general, these results indicate that even strong and genetically complex reproductive barriers cannot prevent widespread introgression...
  41. pmc Reconstructing the history of selection during homoploid hybrid speciation
    Sophie Karrenberg
    Institute of Integrative Biology, Eidgenossische Technische Hochschule Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Am Nat 169:725-37. 2007
    ..This study presents a new method to test for selection and supports earlier claims that fertility selection and phenotypic selection on ecologically relevant traits have operated simultaneously during sunflower hybrid speciation...
  42. pmc Hybridization and genome size evolution: timing and magnitude of nuclear DNA content increases in Helianthus homoploid hybrid species
    Eric J Baack
    Department of Biology, Indiana University, 1001 East Third Street, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
    New Phytol 167:623-30. 2005
    ..In summary, hybridization by itself does not lead to increased nuclear DNA content in Helianthus, and the evolutionary forces responsible for the repeated increases in DNA content seen in the hybrid-derived species remain mysterious...
  43. pmc Selective sweeps in the homoploid hybrid species Helianthus deserticola: evolution in concert across populations and across origins
    Briana L Gross
    Department of Biology, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, USA
    Mol Ecol 16:5246-58. 2007
    ..Only one population of H. deserticola showed candidate sweeps that were unique compared to the rest of the species, and this population has also potentially experienced recent admixture with the parental species...

Research Grants7

  1. TRANSGRESSIVE SEGREGATION, ADAPTATION, AND SPECIATION
    Loren Rieseberg; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The proposed work represents an important step toward understanding the contribution of hybridization to adaptive evolution and speciation. ..