Dolph Schluter

Summary

Affiliation: University of British Columbia
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc Natural selection and the genetics of adaptation in threespine stickleback
    Dolph Schluter
    Biodiversity Research Centre and Zoology Department, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 365:2479-86. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Evidence for ecological speciation and its alternative
    Dolph Schluter
    Biodiversity Research Centre and Zoology Department, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4, Canada
    Science 323:737-41. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Frequency dependent natural selection during character displacement in sticklebacks
    Dolph Schluter
    Zoology Department and Centre for Biodiversity Research, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z4 Canada
    Evolution 57:1142-50. 2003
  4. pmc Genetics and ecological speciation
    Dolph Schluter
    Biodiversity Research Centre and Department of Zoology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T 1Z4
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:9955-62. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Parallel evolution and inheritance of quantitative traits
    Dolph Schluter
    Zoology Department and Biodiversity Research Centre, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z4, Canada
    Am Nat 163:809-22. 2004
  6. doi request reprint Natural selection on a major armor gene in threespine stickleback
    Rowan D H Barrett
    Zoology Department and Biodiversity Research Centre, University of British Columbia, 6270 University Boulevard, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4, Canada
    Science 322:255-7. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint The latitudinal gradient in recent speciation and extinction rates of birds and mammals
    Jason T Weir
    Biodiversity Research Center and Department of Zoology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4, Canada
    Science 315:1574-6. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint The genetics of adaptive shape shift in stickleback: pleiotropy and effect size
    Arianne Y K Albert
    Department of Zoology and Biodiversity Research Centre, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Evolution 62:76-85. 2008
  9. pmc The Great American Biotic Interchange in birds
    Jason T Weir
    Department of Zoology and Biodiversity Research Centre, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T 1Z4
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:21737-42. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Environment specific pleiotropy facilitates divergence at the Ectodysplasin locus in threespine stickleback
    Rowan D H Barrett
    Department of Zoology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z4, Canada
    Evolution 63:2831-7. 2009

Detail Information

Publications34

  1. pmc Natural selection and the genetics of adaptation in threespine stickleback
    Dolph Schluter
    Biodiversity Research Centre and Zoology Department, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 365:2479-86. 2010
    ..Studies of the effects of selection on genes complement efforts to identify the molecular basis of adaptive differences, and improve our understanding of phenotypic evolution...
  2. doi request reprint Evidence for ecological speciation and its alternative
    Dolph Schluter
    Biodiversity Research Centre and Zoology Department, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4, Canada
    Science 323:737-41. 2009
    ..However, we still have not identified all aspects of selection, and identifying the underlying genes for reproductive isolation remains challenging...
  3. ncbi request reprint Frequency dependent natural selection during character displacement in sticklebacks
    Dolph Schluter
    Zoology Department and Centre for Biodiversity Research, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z4 Canada
    Evolution 57:1142-50. 2003
    ..They suggest that displacement along the resource gradient also led to divergence in vulnerability to agents of mortality, probably including predation...
  4. pmc Genetics and ecological speciation
    Dolph Schluter
    Biodiversity Research Centre and Department of Zoology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T 1Z4
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:9955-62. 2009
    ..Selection from standing genetic variation is likely to play a large role in ecological speciation, which may partly account for its rapidity...
  5. ncbi request reprint Parallel evolution and inheritance of quantitative traits
    Dolph Schluter
    Zoology Department and Biodiversity Research Centre, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z4, Canada
    Am Nat 163:809-22. 2004
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Natural selection on a major armor gene in threespine stickleback
    Rowan D H Barrett
    Zoology Department and Biodiversity Research Centre, University of British Columbia, 6270 University Boulevard, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4, Canada
    Science 322:255-7. 2008
    ..Opposing selection at the larval stage and changing dominance for fitness throughout life suggest either that the gene affects additional traits undergoing selection or that linked loci also are affecting fitness...
  7. ncbi request reprint The latitudinal gradient in recent speciation and extinction rates of birds and mammals
    Jason T Weir
    Biodiversity Research Center and Department of Zoology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4, Canada
    Science 315:1574-6. 2007
    ..Instead, our findings suggest that faster turnover at high latitudes contributes to the latitudinal diversity gradient...
  8. ncbi request reprint The genetics of adaptive shape shift in stickleback: pleiotropy and effect size
    Arianne Y K Albert
    Department of Zoology and Biodiversity Research Centre, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Evolution 62:76-85. 2008
    ..Our results are consistent with predictions of the geometric model of adaptation. Shape evolution in stickleback results from a few genes with large and possibly widespread effects and multiple genes of smaller effect...
  9. pmc The Great American Biotic Interchange in birds
    Jason T Weir
    Department of Zoology and Biodiversity Research Centre, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T 1Z4
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:21737-42. 2009
    ..In contrast to mammals, the direction of traffic across the land bridge in birds was primarily south to north. The event transformed the tropical avifauna of the New World...
  10. doi request reprint Environment specific pleiotropy facilitates divergence at the Ectodysplasin locus in threespine stickleback
    Rowan D H Barrett
    Department of Zoology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z4, Canada
    Evolution 63:2831-7. 2009
    ..Furthermore, because size is important for mate choice in stickleback, the growth rate differences influenced by Eda may have effects on reproductive isolation between marine and freshwater populations...
  11. pmc Rapid evolution of cold tolerance in stickleback
    Rowan D H Barrett
    Department of Zoology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, V6T 1Z4
    Proc Biol Sci 278:233-8. 2011
    ..Our results suggest that cold tolerance is under strong selection and that marine sticklebacks carry sufficient genetic variation to adapt to changes in temperature over remarkably short time scales...
  12. pmc The probability of genetic parallelism and convergence in natural populations
    Gina L Conte
    Biodiversity Research Centre and Zoology Department, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Proc Biol Sci 279:5039-47. 2012
    ..Declines in the probability of gene reuse with increasing age suggest that these biases diverge with time...
  13. doi request reprint Niche specialization influences adaptive phenotypic plasticity in the threespine stickleback
    Richard Svanback
    Biodiversity Research Centre and Department of Zoology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z4, Canada
    Am Nat 180:50-9. 2012
    ..Our data indicate that plasticity can evolve rapidly after colonization of a new environment in response to changing niche use...
  14. ncbi request reprint Parallel evolution by correlated response: lateral plate reduction in threespine stickleback
    Kerry B Marchinko
    Department of Zoology, 6270 University Boulevard, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z4, Canada
    Evolution 61:1084-90. 2007
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Selection and the origin of species
    Arianne Y K Albert
    Zoology Department and Biodiversity Research Centre, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Curr Biol 15:R283-8. 2005
  16. doi request reprint Intraguild predation drives evolutionary niche shift in threespine stickleback
    Travis Ingram
    Department of Zoology and Biodiversity Research Centre, University of British Columbia, 2370 6270 University Blvd, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z4, Canada
    Evolution 66:1819-32. 2012
    ..These findings suggest that intraguild prey evolution has altered food web structure by reducing both predation by the intraguild predator and diet overlap between species...
  17. pmc Strong assortative mating between allopatric sticklebacks as a by-product of adaptation to different environments
    Timothy H Vines
    Department of Zoology, University of British Columbia Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4, Canada
    Proc Biol Sci 273:911-6. 2006
    ..Our results indicate that the by-product mechanism is a potent source of reproductive isolation, and likely contributed to the origin of sympatric species of sticklebacks...
  18. ncbi request reprint Adaptation from standing genetic variation
    Rowan D H Barrett
    Department of Zoology and Biodiversity Research Centre, University of British Columbia, 6270 University Blvd, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4, Canada
    Trends Ecol Evol 23:38-44. 2008
    ..Understanding how the source of genetic variation affects adaptation will be integral for predicting how populations will respond to changing environments...
  19. pmc Ice sheets promote speciation in boreal birds
    Jason T Weir
    Department of Zoology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, V6T 1Z4, Canada
    Proc Biol Sci 271:1881-7. 2004
    ..One explanation for the absence of pre-Pleistocene superspecies in boreal avifaunas is that strong selection pressures operated in boreal refugia, causing superspecies members to achieve ecological differentiation at an accelerated rate...
  20. pmc Experimental test of predation's effect on divergent selection during character displacement in sticklebacks
    Howard D Rundle
    Department of Zoology and Centre for Biodiversity Research, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T 1Z4
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:14943-8. 2003
    ..In this way, predation and other agents of mortality may facilitate, rather than hinder, character displacement...
  21. doi request reprint Experimental confirmation that body size determines mate preference via phenotype matching in a stickleback species pair
    Gina L Conte
    Biodiversity Research Centre and Zoology Department, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British, Columbia, Canada, V6T 1Z4
    Evolution 67:1477-84. 2013
    ..It is thus likely that assortative mating by phenotype matching has facilitated the origin and persistence of benthic and limnetic threespine sticklebacks in the face of gene flow...
  22. ncbi request reprint The effect of temporal scale on the outcome of trophic cascade experiments
    Thomas Bell
    Department of Zoology, University of British Columbia, 6270 University Blvd, Vancouver, V6T 1Z4 Canada
    Oecologia 134:578-86. 2003
    ..We found that, as predicted by our literature review, there was no decline in the strength of the trophic cascade as the experiment progressed...
  23. pmc Impacts of trout predation on fitness of sympatric sticklebacks and their hybrids
    Steven M Vamosi
    Department of Zoology and Centre for Biodiversity Research, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada V6T 1Z4
    Proc Biol Sci 269:923-30. 2002
    ..The results implicate predation by trout in the divergence of the species but not through increased vulnerability of F(1) hybrids...
  24. pmc cis-Regulatory changes in Kit ligand expression and parallel evolution of pigmentation in sticklebacks and humans
    Craig T Miller
    HHMI and Department of Developmental Biology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Cell 131:1179-89. 2007
    ..These experiments suggest that regulatory changes in Kitlg contribute to natural variation in vertebrate pigmentation, and that similar genetic mechanisms may underlie rapid evolutionary change in fish and humans...
  25. pmc Predators favour mimicry in a tropical reef fish
    M Julian Caley
    Centre for Coral Reef Biodiversity and School of Marine Biology and Aquaculture, James Cook University, Townsville, Qld 4811, Australia
    Proc Biol Sci 270:667-72. 2003
    ..prionurus. The relatively broad protective umbrella has probably facilitated the initial evolution of resemblance in the palatable prey species despite the potential hazards of greater conspicuousness...
  26. ncbi request reprint Character shifts in the defensive armor of sympatric sticklebacks
    Steven M Vamosi
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Calgary, 2500 University Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4, Canada
    Evolution 58:376-85. 2004
    ..These results suggest that predation may facilitate, rather than hinder, the process of divergence in sympatry...
  27. pmc The genetic architecture of parallel armor plate reduction in threespine sticklebacks
    Pamela F Colosimo
    Department of Developmental Biology and Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA
    PLoS Biol 2:E109. 2004
    ..These results suggest that a small number of genetic changes can produce major skeletal alterations in natural populations and that the same major locus is used repeatedly when similar traits evolve in different locations...
  28. ncbi request reprint Genetic and developmental basis of evolutionary pelvic reduction in threespine sticklebacks
    Michael D Shapiro
    Department of Developmental Biology and HHMI, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305 5329, USA
    Nature 428:717-23. 2004
    ..Regulatory mutations in major developmental control genes may provide a mechanism for generating rapid skeletal changes in natural populations, while preserving the essential roles of these genes in other processes...
  29. ncbi request reprint Evidence for ecology's role in speciation
    Jeffrey S McKinnon
    Biological Sciences, University of Wisconsin Whitewater, Whitewater, Wisconsin 53190, USA
    Nature 429:294-8. 2004
    ..Together, these results suggest that speciation may arise largely as a by-product of ecological differences and divergent selection on a small number of phenotypic traits...
  30. pmc Male-male competition and nuptial-colour displacement as a diversifying force in Lake Victoria cichlid fishes
    Ole Seehausen
    Molecular and Evolutionary Ecology Group, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Hull, Hull HU6 7RX, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 271:1345-53. 2004
    ..We suggest that male-male competition is an important and previously neglected agent of diversification among haplochromine cichlid fishes...
  31. ncbi request reprint The master sex-determination locus in threespine sticklebacks is on a nascent Y chromosome
    Catherine L Peichel
    Department of Developmental Biology and Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA 94305, USA
    Curr Biol 14:1416-24. 2004
    ..Here, we investigate the genetic and chromosomal mechanisms that underlie sex determination in the threespine stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus)...
  32. ncbi request reprint Widespread parallel evolution in sticklebacks by repeated fixation of Ectodysplasin alleles
    Pamela F Colosimo
    Department of Developmental Biology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305 5329, USA
    Science 307:1928-33. 2005
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Parallel evolution of sexual isolation in sticklebacks
    Janette Wenrick Boughman
    Department of Zoology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 53706, USA
    Evolution 59:361-73. 2005
    ..Body size and color have diverged in a strongly parallel manner, similar to ecological traits. The data implicate ecologically based divergent natural and sexual selection as engines of speciation in this group...
  34. ncbi request reprint Evolution and the latitudinal diversity gradient: speciation, extinction and biogeography
    Gary G Mittelbach
    W K Kellogg Biological Station and Department of Zoology, Michigan State University, Hickory Corners, MI 49060, USA
    Ecol Lett 10:315-31. 2007
    ..Distinguishing the roles of history, speciation and extinction in the origin of the latitudinal gradient represents a major challenge to future research...