H A Ross

Summary

Affiliation: University of Auckland
Country: New Zealand

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The incidence of species-level paraphyly in animals: A re-assessment
    Howard A Ross
    School of Biological Sciences, Allan Wilson Centre for Molecular Ecology and Evolution, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland Mail Centre, Auckland 1142, New Zealand Electronic address
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 76:10-7. 2014
  2. pmc Evolutionary relationships and divergence times among the native rats of Australia
    Judith H Robins
    Department of Anthropology and School of Biological Sciences, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    BMC Evol Biol 10:375. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint DNA surveillance: web-based molecular identification of whales, dolphins, and porpoises
    H A Ross
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    J Hered 94:111-4. 2003
  4. doi request reprint Testing the reliability of genetic methods of species identification via simulation
    Howard A Ross
    Bioinformatics Institute, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland Mail Centre, Auckland 1142, New Zealand
    Syst Biol 57:216-30. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Using phylogenetic analyses and reference datasets to validate the species identities of cetacean sequences in GenBank
    Howard A Ross
    School of Biological Sciences and Bioinformatics Institute, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92109 Auckland, New Zealand
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 40:866-71. 2006
  6. doi request reprint Unsupervised bird song syllable classification using evolving neural networks
    Louis Ranjard
    Bioinformatics Institute, School of Biological Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland 1142, New Zealand
    J Acoust Soc Am 123:4358-68. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Dating of divergences within the Rattus genus phylogeny using whole mitochondrial genomes
    Judith H Robins
    Department of Anthropology and Allan Wilson Centre for Molecular Ecology and Evolution, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 49:460-6. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Slower tempo of microevolution in island birds: implications for conservation biology
    Shane D Wright
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Evolution 63:2275-87. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Inferring evolutionary rates using serially sampled sequences from several populations
    Allen G Rodrigo
    Computational and Evolutionary Biology Laboratory, School of Biological Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Mol Biol Evol 20:2010-8. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Taxonomy: Sus bucculentus revisited
    Judith H Robins
    Department of Anthropology and Allan Wilson Centre for Molecular Ecology and Evolution, The University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand
    Nature 440:E7. 2006

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. ncbi request reprint The incidence of species-level paraphyly in animals: A re-assessment
    Howard A Ross
    School of Biological Sciences, Allan Wilson Centre for Molecular Ecology and Evolution, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland Mail Centre, Auckland 1142, New Zealand Electronic address
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 76:10-7. 2014
    ..Overall the previous findings are confirmed. The observed incidence suggests that on average animal species diverged 2-3 Ne generations in the past, far short of the predicted 5 Ne generations required for complete monophyly. ..
  2. pmc Evolutionary relationships and divergence times among the native rats of Australia
    Judith H Robins
    Department of Anthropology and School of Biological Sciences, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    BMC Evol Biol 10:375. 2010
    ..We also demonstrate, from a larger dataset, the usefulness of short regions of the mitochondrial genome in identifying these rats at the species level...
  3. ncbi request reprint DNA surveillance: web-based molecular identification of whales, dolphins, and porpoises
    H A Ross
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    J Hered 94:111-4. 2003
    ..Extensions of the system to include other gene loci and taxa are planned. The service, including instructions and sample data, is available at http://www.dna-surveillance.auckland.ac.nz...
  4. doi request reprint Testing the reliability of genetic methods of species identification via simulation
    Howard A Ross
    Bioinformatics Institute, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland Mail Centre, Auckland 1142, New Zealand
    Syst Biol 57:216-30. 2008
    ..The requirement for extensive genetic sampling may render these techniques inappropriate in some circumstances...
  5. ncbi request reprint Using phylogenetic analyses and reference datasets to validate the species identities of cetacean sequences in GenBank
    Howard A Ross
    School of Biological Sciences and Bioinformatics Institute, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92109 Auckland, New Zealand
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 40:866-71. 2006
  6. doi request reprint Unsupervised bird song syllable classification using evolving neural networks
    Louis Ranjard
    Bioinformatics Institute, School of Biological Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland 1142, New Zealand
    J Acoust Soc Am 123:4358-68. 2008
    ..Results obtained from the encoding of White-crowned Sparrow (Zonotrichia leucophrys pugetensis) songs are compared to human-based analysis...
  7. doi request reprint Dating of divergences within the Rattus genus phylogeny using whole mitochondrial genomes
    Judith H Robins
    Department of Anthropology and Allan Wilson Centre for Molecular Ecology and Evolution, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 49:460-6. 2008
    ..2Mya, with R. rattus and R. tanezumi separating as recently as approximately 0.4Mya. Our results give both a better resolved species divergence order and diversification dates within Rattus than previous studies...
  8. doi request reprint Slower tempo of microevolution in island birds: implications for conservation biology
    Shane D Wright
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Evolution 63:2275-87. 2009
    ..That effect might constrain the potential for adaptive shifts in response to changing environments such as those associated with global warming...
  9. ncbi request reprint Inferring evolutionary rates using serially sampled sequences from several populations
    Allen G Rodrigo
    Computational and Evolutionary Biology Laboratory, School of Biological Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Mol Biol Evol 20:2010-8. 2003
    ..An example data set comprising HIV-1 partial envelope sequences from six patients on highly active antiretroviral therapy is analyzed...
  10. ncbi request reprint Taxonomy: Sus bucculentus revisited
    Judith H Robins
    Department of Anthropology and Allan Wilson Centre for Molecular Ecology and Evolution, The University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand
    Nature 440:E7. 2006
    ..scrofa. Our more extensive analysis places the sample within the S. scrofa clade, calling into question the species status of S. bucculentus and demonstrating the need for both phylogenetic and morphological evidence in defining species...
  11. pmc Immune-mediated positive selection drives human immunodeficiency virus type 1 molecular variation and predicts disease duration
    Howard A Ross
    Computational and Evolutionary Biology Laboratory, School of Biological Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Virol 76:11715-20. 2002
    ..Our study is consistent with the hypothesis that a broad and persistent immunologic response is associated with a slower rate of disease progression. In contrast, narrow, shifting immune responses characterize short-term progressors...
  12. pmc Feline lentivirus evolution in cross-species infection reveals extensive G-to-A mutation and selection on key residues in the viral polymerase
    Mary Poss
    Division of Biological Sciences, HS104, University of Montana, Missoula, Montana 59812, USA
    J Virol 80:2728-37. 2006
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  13. pmc Epidemiology, genetic diversity, and evolution of endemic feline immunodeficiency virus in a population of wild cougars
    Roman Biek
    Wildlife Biology Program, University of Montana, Missoula, Montana 59812, USA
    J Virol 77:9578-89. 2003
    ..These results support the premise that FIVpco is well adapted to its cougar host and provide a basis for comparing lentivirus evolution in endemic and epidemic infections in natural hosts...
  14. ncbi request reprint Mosaic structure of human coronavirus NL63, one thousand years of evolution
    Krzysztof Pyrc
    Laboratory of Experimental Virology, Department of Medical Microbiology, Center for Infection and Immunity Amsterdam CINIMA, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 15, 1105 AZ, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Mol Biol 364:964-73. 2006
    ..Using this evolutionary rate we determined that HCoV-NL63 diverged in the 11th century from its closest relative HCoV-229E...