Jim Provan

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Affiliation: Queen's University Belfast
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Tracking the invasive history of the green alga Codium fragile ssp. tomentosoides
    Jim Provan
    School of Biology and Biochemistry, The Queen s University of Belfast, 97 Lisburn Road, Belfast BT9 7BL, Northern Ireland
    Mol Ecol 14:189-94. 2005
  2. pmc State-of the art methodologies dictate new standards for phylogenetic analysis
    Maria Anisimova
    Department of Computer Science, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology ETH, Zurich 8092, Switzerland
    BMC Evol Biol 13:161. 2013
  3. pmc Unique genetic variation at a species' rear edge is under threat from global climate change
    Jim Provan
    School of Biological Sciences, Queen s University Belfast, 97 Lisburn Road, Belfast BT9 7BL, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 279:39-47. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Phylogeographic insights into cryptic glacial refugia
    Jim Provan
    School of Biological Sciences, Queen s University Belfast, 97 Lisburn Road, Belfast BT9 7BL, UK
    Trends Ecol Evol 23:564-71. 2008
  5. pmc High dispersal potential has maintained long-term population stability in the North Atlantic copepod Calanus finmarchicus
    Jim Provan
    School of Biological Sciences, The Queen s University of Belfast, 97 Lisburn Road, Belfast BT9 7BL, Northern Ireland
    Proc Biol Sci 276:301-7. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Phylogeographic analysis of the red seaweed Palmaria palmata reveals a Pleistocene marine glacial refugium in the English Channel
    Jim Provan
    School of Biology and Biochemistry, The Queen s University of Belfast, 97 Lisburn Road, Belfast BT9 7BL, Northern Ireland
    Mol Ecol 14:793-803. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint High-resolution organellar genome analysis of Triticum and Aegilops sheds new light on cytoplasm evolution in wheat
    J Provan
    School of Biology and Biochemistry, The Queen s University of Belfast, 97 Lisburn Road, BT9 7BL, Belfast, Northern Ireland
    Theor Appl Genet 108:1182-90. 2004
  8. pmc High clonal diversity in threatened peripheral populations of the yellow bird's nest (Hypopitys monotropa; syn. Monotropa hypopitys)
    Gemma E Beatty
    School of Biological Sciences, Queen s University Belfast, 97 Lisburn Road, Belfast BT9 7BL, Northern Ireland, UK
    Ann Bot 107:663-70. 2011
  9. pmc Comparative phylogeography of two related plant species with overlapping ranges in Europe, and the potential effects of climate change on their intraspecific genetic diversity
    Gemma E Beatty
    School of Biological Sciences, Queen s University Belfast, 97 Lisburn Road, Belfast BT9 7BL, Northern Ireland
    BMC Evol Biol 11:29. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Refugial persistence and postglacial recolonization of North America by the cold-tolerant herbaceous plant Orthilia secunda
    Gemma E Beatty
    School of Biological Sciences, Queen s University Belfast, 97 Lisburn Road, Belfast BT9 7BL, Northern Ireland
    Mol Ecol 19:5009-21. 2010

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Publications14

  1. ncbi request reprint Tracking the invasive history of the green alga Codium fragile ssp. tomentosoides
    Jim Provan
    School of Biology and Biochemistry, The Queen s University of Belfast, 97 Lisburn Road, Belfast BT9 7BL, Northern Ireland
    Mol Ecol 14:189-94. 2005
    ..Consequently, we postulate that there have been at least two separate introductions of C. fragile ssp. tomentosoides from its native range in the North Pacific...
  2. pmc State-of the art methodologies dictate new standards for phylogenetic analysis
    Maria Anisimova
    Department of Computer Science, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology ETH, Zurich 8092, Switzerland
    BMC Evol Biol 13:161. 2013
    ..The rapid pace at which sequence data accumulate quickly outdates such publications. Although clearly, discoveries stemming from data mining, reports of new tools and databases and review papers are also desirable. ..
  3. pmc Unique genetic variation at a species' rear edge is under threat from global climate change
    Jim Provan
    School of Biological Sciences, Queen s University Belfast, 97 Lisburn Road, Belfast BT9 7BL, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 279:39-47. 2012
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Phylogeographic insights into cryptic glacial refugia
    Jim Provan
    School of Biological Sciences, Queen s University Belfast, 97 Lisburn Road, Belfast BT9 7BL, UK
    Trends Ecol Evol 23:564-71. 2008
    ..Understanding such refugia might be important as the Earth heads into another period of climate change, in terms of predicting the effects on species distribution and survival...
  5. pmc High dispersal potential has maintained long-term population stability in the North Atlantic copepod Calanus finmarchicus
    Jim Provan
    School of Biological Sciences, The Queen s University of Belfast, 97 Lisburn Road, Belfast BT9 7BL, Northern Ireland
    Proc Biol Sci 276:301-7. 2009
    ..finmarchicus possesses the capacity to track changes in available habitat, a feature that may be of crucial importance to the species's ability to cope with the current period of global climate change...
  6. ncbi request reprint Phylogeographic analysis of the red seaweed Palmaria palmata reveals a Pleistocene marine glacial refugium in the English Channel
    Jim Provan
    School of Biology and Biochemistry, The Queen s University of Belfast, 97 Lisburn Road, Belfast BT9 7BL, Northern Ireland
    Mol Ecol 14:793-803. 2005
    ..palmata populations which persisted throughout the last (Weichselian) glacial maximum (c. 20,000 BP) in the Hurd Deep, an enigmatic trench in the English Channel...
  7. ncbi request reprint High-resolution organellar genome analysis of Triticum and Aegilops sheds new light on cytoplasm evolution in wheat
    J Provan
    School of Biology and Biochemistry, The Queen s University of Belfast, 97 Lisburn Road, BT9 7BL, Belfast, Northern Ireland
    Theor Appl Genet 108:1182-90. 2004
    ..Successive decreases in levels of genetic diversity due to domestication were also observed. Finally, we highlight the importance of elucidating longer-term evolutionary processes operating at microsatellite repeat loci...
  8. pmc High clonal diversity in threatened peripheral populations of the yellow bird's nest (Hypopitys monotropa; syn. Monotropa hypopitys)
    Gemma E Beatty
    School of Biological Sciences, Queen s University Belfast, 97 Lisburn Road, Belfast BT9 7BL, Northern Ireland, UK
    Ann Bot 107:663-70. 2011
    ..Monotropa hypopitys; yellow bird's nest) at the edge of the species' European range in Northern Ireland, since these remnant populations are small and highly fragmented...
  9. pmc Comparative phylogeography of two related plant species with overlapping ranges in Europe, and the potential effects of climate change on their intraspecific genetic diversity
    Gemma E Beatty
    School of Biological Sciences, Queen s University Belfast, 97 Lisburn Road, Belfast BT9 7BL, Northern Ireland
    BMC Evol Biol 11:29. 2011
    ..In addition, projected species distributions based on a future climate scenario were modelled to assess how changes in the species ranges might impact on total intraspecific diversity in both cases...
  10. doi request reprint Refugial persistence and postglacial recolonization of North America by the cold-tolerant herbaceous plant Orthilia secunda
    Gemma E Beatty
    School of Biological Sciences, Queen s University Belfast, 97 Lisburn Road, Belfast BT9 7BL, Northern Ireland
    Mol Ecol 19:5009-21. 2010
    ..Our findings also highlight the importance of the Pacific Northwest as an important centre of intraspecific genetic diversity, owing to a combination of refugial persistence in the area and recolonization from other refugia...
  11. pmc Understanding macroalgal dispersal in a complex hydrodynamic environment: a combined population genetic and physical modelling approach
    Georgina Brennan
    School of Biological Sciences, Queen s University Belfast, 97 Lisburn Road, Belfast BT9 7BL, UK
    J R Soc Interface 11:20140197. 2014
    ..The study demonstrates the potential of integrated physical-biological approaches for the prediction of ecological changes resulting from factors such as anthropogenically induced coastal zone changes. ..
  12. pmc Effect of habitat fragmentation on levels and patterns of genetic diversity in natural populations of the peat moss Polytrichum commune
    Pamela J Wilson
    School of Biology and Biochemistry, The Queen s University of Belfast, 97 Lisburn Road, Belfast BT9 7BL, Northern Ireland, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 270:881-6. 2003
    ..729 versus 0.880). In addition, the genetic diversity was more highly structured in the cut populations, further suggesting that genetic drift is already affecting genetic diversity in peat bogs subjected to fragmentation...
  13. ncbi request reprint rbcL sequences reveal multiple cryptic introductions of the Japanese red alga Polysiphonia harveyi
    L McIvor
    School of Biology and Biochemistry, Queen's University Belfast, Medical Biology Centre, Belfast BT9 7BL, UK
    Mol Ecol 10:911-9. 2001
    ..harveyi has been introduced at least twice into the North Atlantic from presumed different source populations. These two introductions are genetically and probably also physiologically divergent but completely interfertile...
  14. ncbi request reprint Species boundaries and phylogenetic relationships within the green algal genus Codium (Bryopsidales) based on plastid DNA sequences
    Heroen Verbruggen
    Phycology Research Group and Center for Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, Ghent University, Gent, Belgium
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 44:240-54. 2007
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