Roger Butlin

Summary

Affiliation: University of Sheffield
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Parallel evolution of local adaptation and reproductive isolation in the face of gene flow
    Roger K Butlin
    Animal and Plant Sciences, The University of Sheffield, Sheffield S10 2TN, United Kingdom Biological and Environmental Sciences Tjärnö, University of Gothenburg, SE 452 96, Stromstad, Sweden
    Evolution 68:935-49. 2014
  2. pmc The adaptive value of phenotypic plasticity in two ecotypes of a marine gastropod
    Johan Hollander
    Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, N10 2TN, UK
    BMC Evol Biol 10:333. 2010
  3. pmc Signals of demographic expansion in Drosophila virilis
    Patricia M Mirol
    School of Biology, The University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
    BMC Evol Biol 8:59. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Population genomics and speciation
    Roger K Butlin
    Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, The University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield S10 2TN, UK
    Genetica 138:409-18. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint The way the world might be
    R K Butlin
    School of Biology, The University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    J Evol Biol 18:1205-8. 2005
  6. pmc Review. Sympatric, parapatric or allopatric: the most important way to classify speciation?
    Roger K Butlin
    Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield S10 2TN, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 363:2997-3007. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Comment on "Transitions to asexuality result in excess amino acid substitutions"
    Roger Butlin
    Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield S10 2TN, UK
    Science 313:1389; author reply 1389. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Recombination and speciation
    Roger K Butlin
    Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, The University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield S10 2TN, UK
    Mol Ecol 14:2621-35. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Phylogeographic patterns in Drosophila montana
    P M Mirol
    School of Biology, The University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
    Mol Ecol 16:1085-97. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Population structure and population history of Anopheles dirus mosquitoes in Southeast Asia
    C Walton
    School of Biology, University of Leeds, Leeds, England, United Kingdom
    Mol Biol Evol 17:962-74. 2000

Detail Information

Publications38

  1. doi request reprint Parallel evolution of local adaptation and reproductive isolation in the face of gene flow
    Roger K Butlin
    Animal and Plant Sciences, The University of Sheffield, Sheffield S10 2TN, United Kingdom Biological and Environmental Sciences Tjärnö, University of Gothenburg, SE 452 96, Stromstad, Sweden
    Evolution 68:935-49. 2014
    ..Adaptive differentiation may not be fully genetically independent despite being demographically parallel. These results provide new insight into a major model of ecologically driven speciation. ..
  2. pmc The adaptive value of phenotypic plasticity in two ecotypes of a marine gastropod
    Johan Hollander
    Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, N10 2TN, UK
    BMC Evol Biol 10:333. 2010
    ..This species has evolved canalized ecotypes but, nevertheless, the ecotypes show some phenotypic plasticity for the traits under divergent selection between wave-exposed and high-predation habitats...
  3. pmc Signals of demographic expansion in Drosophila virilis
    Patricia M Mirol
    School of Biology, The University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
    BMC Evol Biol 8:59. 2008
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Population genomics and speciation
    Roger K Butlin
    Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, The University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield S10 2TN, UK
    Genetica 138:409-18. 2010
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint The way the world might be
    R K Butlin
    School of Biology, The University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    J Evol Biol 18:1205-8. 2005
  6. pmc Review. Sympatric, parapatric or allopatric: the most important way to classify speciation?
    Roger K Butlin
    Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield S10 2TN, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 363:2997-3007. 2008
    ..We suggest that it is more productive to study the current balance between local adaptation and gene flow, the interaction between components of reproductive isolation and the genetic basis of differentiation...
  7. ncbi request reprint Comment on "Transitions to asexuality result in excess amino acid substitutions"
    Roger Butlin
    Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield S10 2TN, UK
    Science 313:1389; author reply 1389. 2006
    ..If this base-composition bias is maintained by selection, it too should alter following transitions in reproductive mode. Analysis reveals no such change in the genomes of D. pulex...
  8. ncbi request reprint Recombination and speciation
    Roger K Butlin
    Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, The University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield S10 2TN, UK
    Mol Ecol 14:2621-35. 2005
    ..I consider three models for the role of locally restricted recombination in speciation and the evidence currently supporting them...
  9. ncbi request reprint Phylogeographic patterns in Drosophila montana
    P M Mirol
    School of Biology, The University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
    Mol Ecol 16:1085-97. 2007
    ..montana populations could have provided the opportunity for differentiation observed in male signal traits, especially carrier frequency of the song, but relaxation of sexual selection during population expansion may have been necessary...
  10. ncbi request reprint Population structure and population history of Anopheles dirus mosquitoes in Southeast Asia
    C Walton
    School of Biology, University of Leeds, Leeds, England, United Kingdom
    Mol Biol Evol 17:962-74. 2000
    ..The implications of these results for understanding gene flow in another important and comparable group of malaria vector mosquitoes in Africa, the An. gambiae complex, are also discussed...
  11. ncbi request reprint Hitching a lift on the road to speciation
    Carole Smadja
    University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield S10 2TN, UK
    Mol Ecol 17:4177-80. 2008
    ..This idea potentially removes a major stumbling block to speciation under continuous gene flow...
  12. ncbi request reprint Genetic variation and population structure of the mosquito Anopheles jeyporiensis in southern China
    B Chen
    School of Biology, The University of Leeds, Clarendon Way, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
    Mol Ecol 13:3051-6. 2004
    ..Genetic variation is high within populations and significant geographical structure was detected at both population and regional levels. In the larger samples, the distributions of haplotypes suggest recent population expansion...
  13. ncbi request reprint Molecular and morphological studies on the Anopheles minimus group of mosquitoes in southern China: taxonomic review, distribution and malaria vector status
    B Chen
    School of Biology, The University of Leeds, UK
    Med Vet Entomol 16:253-65. 2002
    ..The presence of An. aconitus in Hainan and Yunnan Provinces is confirmed, but the occurrence of An. varuna Iyengar and An. fluviatilis James, which were previously recorded in China, could not be verified...
  14. doi request reprint Exceptional cryptic diversity and multiple origins of parthenogenesis in a freshwater ostracod
    S N S Bode
    RBINS, Dept of Freshwater Biology, rue Vautier 29, 1000 Brussels, Belgium
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 54:542-52. 2010
    ..Although many transitions appear to be ancient, we argue that this may be an artefact of the existence of unsampled or extinct sexual lineages...
  15. doi request reprint On the scent of speciation: the chemosensory system and its role in premating isolation
    C Smadja
    Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, The University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
    Heredity (Edinb) 102:77-97. 2009
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  16. pmc A genome scan and linkage disequilibrium analysis among chromosomal races of the Australian grasshopper Vandiemenella viatica
    Ben Jackson
    Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e47549. 2012
    ..In turn this suggests that they might reside within genomic regions of low recombination, or be closely linked with each other...
  17. ncbi request reprint Premating barriers to gene exchange and their implications for the structure of a mosaic hybrid zone between Chorthippus brunneus and C. jacobsi (Orthoptera: Acrididae)
    R I Bailey
    Centre for Biodiversity and Conservation, School of Biology, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    J Evol Biol 17:108-19. 2004
    ..These results suggest a role for premating isolation in maintaining both the mosaic structure and bimodality of this hybrid zone...
  18. ncbi request reprint Inheritance of song and stridulatory peg number divergence between Chorthippus brunneus and C. jacobsi, two naturally hybridizing grasshopper species (Orthoptera: Acrididae)
    C I Saldamando
    School of Biology, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    J Evol Biol 18:703-12. 2005
    ..The biometrical approaches used here tend to underestimate the number of factors influencing a trait but provide valuable background for subsequent quantitative trait loci analyses...
  19. ncbi request reprint Genetic population structure and introgression in Anopheles dirus mosquitoes in South-east Asia
    C Walton
    School of Biology, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
    Mol Ecol 10:569-80. 2001
    ..dirus D so enabling it to accumulate some population differentiation. In the latter case the lack of migration-drift equilibrium precludes the inference of absolute or relative values of gene flow in An. dirus A and D...
  20. ncbi request reprint Evolution of sex: The costs and benefits of sex: new insights from old asexual lineages
    Roger Butlin
    School of Biology, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
    Nat Rev Genet 3:311-7. 2002
    ..Exciting new results on ancient asexual organisms show that lineages can persist for many millions of generations without recombination. Understanding how they do so might well provide crucial new insights into the problem of sex...
  21. doi request reprint Forest-obligate Sabethes mosquitoes suggest palaeoecological perturbations
    P M Pedro
    Ecology and Evolution Group, School of Biology, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Heredity (Edinb) 101:186-95. 2008
    ..Although a time frame cannot be reliably inferred for the vicariance event leading to the three genetic clades, molecular clock estimates place this at approximately 1 Myr before present...
  22. ncbi request reprint Molecular variation, systematics and distribution of the Anopheles fluviatilis complex in southern Asia
    B Chen
    School of Biology, The University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Med Vet Entomol 20:33-43. 2006
    ..fluviatilis forms V and X, respectively. The distributions of members of the An. fluviatilis and An. minimus complexes in south-central Asia are summarized...
  23. doi request reprint The Littorina sequence database (LSD)--an online resource for genomic data
    Bjorn Canback
    Microbial Ecology, Department of Biology, Lund University, SE 223 62 Lund, Sweden
    Mol Ecol Resour 12:142-8. 2012
    ..It is open for additional deposition of sequence information for L. saxatilis and other species of the genus Littorina. The LSD is available at http://mbio-serv2.mbioekol.lu.se/Littorina/...
  24. doi request reprint An EST-based genome scan using 454 sequencing in the marine snail Littorina saxatilis
    J Galindo
    Animal and Plant Sciences, The University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield, UK
    J Evol Biol 23:2004-16. 2010
    ..Follow-up investigations into these proteins and unannotated outliers will be a promising route in the study of ecological speciation in L. saxatilis...
  25. pmc Patterns of male sterility in a grasshopper hybrid zone imply accumulation of hybrid incompatibilities without selection
    David M Shuker
    The University of Leeds School of Biology Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 272:2491-7. 2005
    ..Our data contrast with recent observations on 'speciation genes' that have diverged as a result of strong natural selection...
  26. ncbi request reprint Genetic population structure of Natterer's bats explained by mating at swarming sites and philopatry
    Nicola M Rivers
    Institute of Integrative and Comparative Biology and Earth and Biosphere Institute, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
    Mol Ecol 14:4299-312. 2005
    ..Conservation of swarming sites that support potentially large populations is discussed...
  27. ncbi request reprint Low levels of chromosomal differentiation between the grasshoppers Chorthippus brunneus and Chorthippusjacobsi (Orthoptera; Acrididae) in northern Spain
    Jon R Bridle
    Departamento de Biologia, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Facultad de Ciencias, Spain
    Genetica 114:121-7. 2002
    ..The implications of these results for the evolution of NOR number in Chorthippus are discussed...
  28. pmc Sex and segregation in temperate bats
    Paula Senior
    University of Leeds School of Biology Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 272:2467-73. 2005
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  29. ncbi request reprint Evolution of genes and genomes on the Drosophila phylogeny
    Andrew G Clark
    Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853, USA
    Nature 450:203-18. 2007
    ..These may prove to underlie differences in the ecology and behaviour of these diverse species...
  30. ncbi request reprint Habitat fragmentation and biodiversity: testing for the evolutionary effects of refugia
    Jon R Bridle
    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, Regent s Park, London NW1 4RY, United Kingdom
    Evolution 58:1394-6; discussion 1397-400. 2004
    ....
  31. doi request reprint Sequence differentiation in regions identified by a genome scan for local adaptation
    Henry M Wood
    Institute of Integrative and Comparative Biology, University of Leeds, Leeds LS29JT, UK
    Mol Ecol 17:3123-35. 2008
    ..They demonstrate an approach that can be applied to follow up genome scans in other taxa and they show that the genome scan approach can lead rapidly to candidate genes in nonmodel organisms...
  32. ncbi request reprint Adaptation to a steep environmental gradient and an associated barrier to gene exchange in Littorina saxatilis
    John W Grahame
    Faculty of Biological Sciences, Institute of Integrative and Comparative Biology, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, United Kingdom
    Evolution 60:268-78. 2006
    ..These features are consistent either with an episode of allopatric divergence followed by secondary contact or with primary, nonallopatric divergence. Further data will be needed to distinguish between these alternatives...
  33. ncbi request reprint Epistatic regulation of behavioural and morphological traits in the zebrafish (Danio rerio)
    Dominic Wright
    Institute for Integrative and Comparative Biology, Faculty of Biological Sciences, University of Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT, UK
    Behav Genet 36:914-22. 2006
    ..These results provide novel insight into the genetic architecture of the regulation of behavioural as well as morphological phenotypes and call for more studies of epistasis for this group of traits...
  34. ncbi request reprint Mating signal variation and bimodality in a mosaic hybrid zone between Chorthippus grasshopper species
    Jon R Bridle
    Centre for Biodiversity and Conservation, School of Biology, University of Leeds, United Kingdom
    Evolution 56:1184-98. 2002
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Inter and intra-population variation in shoaling and boldness in the zebrafish (Danio rerio)
    Dominic Wright
    School of Biology, University of Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT, UK
    Naturwissenschaften 90:374-7. 2003
    ..A narrow-sense heritability estimate of 0.40 was obtained, with no apparent dominance effects...
  36. ncbi request reprint Genetic evidence that culling increases badger movement: implications for the spread of bovine tuberculosis
    Lisa C Pope
    Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, S10 2TN, UK
    Mol Ecol 16:4919-29. 2007
    ..bovis moved significantly farther than did uninfected badgers. A disease control strategy that included culling would need to take account of the potentially negative epidemiological consequences of increased badger dispersal...
  37. ncbi request reprint QTL analysis of behavioral and morphological differentiation between wild and laboratory zebrafish (Danio rerio)
    Dominic Wright
    School of Biology, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Behav Genet 36:271-84. 2006
    ..These initial results confirm the potential for QTL mapping of behavioural traits in zebrafish and also for dissecting the consequences of selection during domestication...
  38. ncbi request reprint Within- and between-individual sequence variation among ITS1 copies in the meadow grasshopper Chorthippus parallelus indicates frequent intrachromosomal gene conversion
    Emma J Parkin
    School of Biology, University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom
    Mol Biol Evol 21:1595-601. 2004
    ..5 Myr of divergence. With respect to the process of concerted evolution, we show that homogenization of repeats is slow relative to speciation, and the standing variation among individuals is sufficient for selection to operate...