Adam G Jones

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Affiliation: Georgia Institute of Technology
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Evolution and stability of the G-matrix on a landscape with a moving optimum
    Adam G Jones
    School of Biology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia 30332, USA
    Evolution 58:1639-54. 2004
  2. ncbi Sea turtles: old viruses and new tricks
    Adam G Jones
    Department of Biology, Texas A and M University, 3258 TAMU, College Station, Texas 77845, USA
    Curr Biol 14:R842-3. 2004
  3. ncbi The evolution of alternative cryptic female choice strategies in age-structured populations
    Adam G Jones
    School of Biology, Georgia Institute of Technology, 310 Ferst Drive, Atlanta, Georgia 30332, USA
    Evolution 56:2530-6. 2002
  4. pmc Sympatric speciation as a consequence of male pregnancy in seahorses
    Adam G Jones
    School of Biology, 310 Ferst Drive, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:6598-603. 2003
  5. ncbi Methods of parentage analysis in natural populations
    Adam G Jones
    School of Biology, Georgia Institute of Technology, 310 Ferst Drive, Atlanta, GA 30332, USA
    Mol Ecol 12:2511-23. 2003
  6. ncbi Stability of the G-matrix in a population experiencing pleiotropic mutation, stabilizing selection, and genetic drift
    Adam G Jones
    School of Biology, 310 Ferst Drive, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia 30332, USA
    Evolution 57:1747-60. 2003
  7. ncbi The mutation matrix and the evolution of evolvability
    Adam G Jones
    Department of Biology, 3258 TAMU, Texas A and M University, College Station, Texas 77843, USA
    Evolution 61:727-45. 2007
  8. doi Environmental, demographic, and genetic mating system variation among five geographically distinct dusky pipefish (Syngnathus floridae) populations
    Kenyon B Mobley
    Department of Biology, Texas A and M University, 3258 TAMU, College Station, TX 77843 3258, USA
    Mol Ecol 18:1476-90. 2009
  9. pmc Gene cooption without duplication during the evolution of a male-pregnancy gene in pipefish
    April Harlin-Cognato
    Department of Biology, Texas A and M University, 3258 TAMU, College Station, TX 77843 3258, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:19407-12. 2006
  10. doi Population structure of the Gulf pipefish in and around Mobile Bay and the northern Gulf of Mexico
    Charlyn Partridge
    Department of Biology, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    J Hered 103:821-30. 2012

Detail Information

Publications34

  1. ncbi Evolution and stability of the G-matrix on a landscape with a moving optimum
    Adam G Jones
    School of Biology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia 30332, USA
    Evolution 58:1639-54. 2004
    ..One major remaining challenge is to gain a sufficient understanding of the G-matrix to allow the confident estimation of G...
  2. ncbi Sea turtles: old viruses and new tricks
    Adam G Jones
    Department of Biology, Texas A and M University, 3258 TAMU, College Station, Texas 77845, USA
    Curr Biol 14:R842-3. 2004
    ..New research has led to the disturbing conclusion that recent, human-induced environmental changes are responsible...
  3. ncbi The evolution of alternative cryptic female choice strategies in age-structured populations
    Adam G Jones
    School of Biology, Georgia Institute of Technology, 310 Ferst Drive, Atlanta, Georgia 30332, USA
    Evolution 56:2530-6. 2002
    ..They also illustrate that the evolution of choice strategies in females may be complex and may mirror in some important respects the evolution of alternative mating tactics in males...
  4. pmc Sympatric speciation as a consequence of male pregnancy in seahorses
    Adam G Jones
    School of Biology, 310 Ferst Drive, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:6598-603. 2003
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  5. ncbi Methods of parentage analysis in natural populations
    Adam G Jones
    School of Biology, Georgia Institute of Technology, 310 Ferst Drive, Atlanta, GA 30332, USA
    Mol Ecol 12:2511-23. 2003
    ..Our survey leads to some important insights with respect to the utility of the different approaches. This review should serve as a useful guide to anyone who wishes to embark on the study of parentage...
  6. ncbi Stability of the G-matrix in a population experiencing pleiotropic mutation, stabilizing selection, and genetic drift
    Adam G Jones
    School of Biology, 310 Ferst Drive, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia 30332, USA
    Evolution 57:1747-60. 2003
    ..Rather, we should expect the G-matrix to be extremely stable for some suites of characters and unstable for others over similar spans of evolutionary time...
  7. ncbi The mutation matrix and the evolution of evolvability
    Adam G Jones
    Department of Biology, 3258 TAMU, Texas A and M University, College Station, Texas 77843, USA
    Evolution 61:727-45. 2007
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  8. doi Environmental, demographic, and genetic mating system variation among five geographically distinct dusky pipefish (Syngnathus floridae) populations
    Kenyon B Mobley
    Department of Biology, Texas A and M University, 3258 TAMU, College Station, TX 77843 3258, USA
    Mol Ecol 18:1476-90. 2009
    ..Overall, this study confirms the expectation that geographical variation in mating systems is widespread and shows that the dusky pipefish is an excellent model for continued research into the factors affecting mating systems in nature...
  9. pmc Gene cooption without duplication during the evolution of a male-pregnancy gene in pipefish
    April Harlin-Cognato
    Department of Biology, Texas A and M University, 3258 TAMU, College Station, TX 77843 3258, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:19407-12. 2006
    ..These findings contribute to a growing understanding of morphological innovation, a critically important but poorly understood process in evolutionary biology...
  10. doi Population structure of the Gulf pipefish in and around Mobile Bay and the northern Gulf of Mexico
    Charlyn Partridge
    Department of Biology, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    J Hered 103:821-30. 2012
    ..It is also possible that different selective pressures between coastal and estuarine habitats may be contributing to the genetic differences between these populations...
  11. pmc The effects of stochastic and episodic movement of the optimum on the evolution of the G-matrix and the response of the trait mean to selection
    Adam G Jones
    Department of Biology, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    J Evol Biol 25:2210-31. 2012
    ..We also present novel equations for the response of the trait mean to multivariate selection, which take into account the higher moments of the distribution of breeding values...
  12. doi Post-copulatory sexual selection and sexual conflict in the evolution of male pregnancy
    Kimberly A Paczolt
    Department of Biology, 3258 TAMU, Texas A and M University, College Station, Texas 77845, USA
    Nature 464:401-4. 2010
    ..Hence, the male brood pouch of syngnathid fishes, which nurtures offspring, also seems to have an important role as an arbiter of conflict between the sexes...
  13. ncbi Male pregnancy and the evolution of body segmentation in seahorses and pipefishes
    Eric A Hoffman
    Department of Biology, 4000 Central Florida Boulevard, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida 32816, USA
    Evolution 60:404-10. 2006
    ..Body segmentation may thus afford excellent opportunities for comparative study of homologous complex traits among disparate vertebrate taxa...
  14. pmc Validation of Bateman's principles: a genetic study of sexual selection and mating patterns in the rough-skinned newt
    Adam G Jones
    Department of Zoology, 3029 Cordley Hall, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 269:2533-9. 2002
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  15. doi The contributions of premating and postmating selection episodes to total selection in sex-role-reversed gulf pipefish
    Emily Rose
    Department of Biology, 3258 TAMU, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    Am Nat 182:410-20. 2013
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  16. doi A practical guide to methods of parentage analysis
    Adam G Jones
    Department of Biology, 3258 TAMU, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    Mol Ecol Resour 10:6-30. 2010
    ..Overall, we find that parentage analysis is feasible and satisfying in most systems, and we try to provide a simple roadmap to help other scientists navigate the confusing topography of statistical techniques...
  17. ncbi An analysis of selection on a colour polymorphism in the northern leopard frog
    Eric A Hoffman
    Department of Biology, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida 32816, USA
    Mol Ecol 15:2627-41. 2006
    ..This study illustrates the importance of using a locus comparison approach to detect evidence for selective maintenance before conducting studies to measure the selective mechanisms maintaining a polymorphism...
  18. ncbi Genetic structure in the coral-reef-associated Banggai cardinalfish, Pterapogon kauderni
    Eric A Hoffman
    School of Biology, 310 Ferst Drive, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332, USA
    Mol Ecol 14:1367-75. 2005
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  19. pmc Epistasis and natural selection shape the mutational architecture of complex traits
    Adam G Jones
    Department of Biology, Texas A and M University, 3258 TAMU, College Station, Texas 77843, USA
    Nat Commun 5:3709. 2014
    ..These results suggest that in many cases mutational effects should be seen as an outcome of natural selection rather than as an unbiased source of genetic variation that is independent of other evolutionary processes. ..
  20. pmc Genetic variation and covariation in male attractiveness and female mating preferences in Drosophila melanogaster
    Nicholas L Ratterman
    Department of Biology, Texas A and M University, College Station, Texas 77843
    G3 (Bethesda) 4:79-88. 2014
    ..This genetic correlation sets the stage for female choosiness to evolve via a correlated response to selection on male traits and potentially adds a new dimension to the Fisherian sexual selection process. ..
  21. doi Short-term exposure to a synthetic estrogen disrupts mating dynamics in a pipefish
    Charlyn Partridge
    Department of Biology, Texas A and M Univ, 3258 TAMU, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    Horm Behav 58:800-7. 2010
    ..However, disrupting these processes could have profound effects on the viability of exposed populations...
  22. pmc A theoretical quantitative genetic study of negative ecological interactions and extinction times in changing environments
    Adam G Jones
    Department of Biology, Texas A and M University, 3258 TAMU, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    BMC Evol Biol 8:119. 2008
    ..Existing models of evolution and extinction in changing environments focus only on single species, even though the dynamics of extinction almost certainly depend upon the nature of species interactions...
  23. pmc Multiple mating and a low incidence of cuckoldry for nest-holding males in the two-spotted goby, Gobiusculus flavescens
    Kenyon B Mobley
    Department of Biology, Texas A and M University, 3258 TAMU, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    BMC Evol Biol 9:6. 2009
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  24. ncbi Molecular parentage analysis in experimental newt populations: the response of mating system measures to variation in the operational sex ratio
    Adam G Jones
    Department of Biology, Texas A and M University, College Station, Texas 77843, USA
    Am Nat 164:444-56. 2004
    ..Overall, our results show that Bateman's principles provide the best available method for the statistical characterization of mating systems in nature...
  25. pmc A microarray analysis of sex- and gonad-biased gene expression in the zebrafish: evidence for masculinization of the transcriptome
    Clayton M Small
    Department of Biology, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX, USA
    BMC Genomics 10:579. 2009
    ..Here we use a microarray assessment of sex- and gonad-biased gene expression to test this hypothesis in zebrafish...
  26. doi Overcoming statistical bias to estimate genetic mating systems in open populations: a comparison of Bateman's principles between the sexes in a sex-role-reversed pipefish
    Kenyon B Mobley
    Department Evolutionary Ecology, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology, August Thienemann Strasse 2, 24306 Plön, Germany
    Evolution 67:646-60. 2013
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  27. pmc Mate choice and sexual selection: what have we learned since Darwin?
    Adam G Jones
    Department of Biology, Texas A and M University, 3258 TAMU, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:10001-8. 2009
    ..Although we have made significant progress in some areas of sexual selection research, we still have much to accomplish...
  28. doi On the opportunity for sexual selection, the Bateman gradient and the maximum intensity of sexual selection
    Adam G Jones
    Department of Biology, Texas A and M University, 3258 TAMU, College Station, Texas 77843, USA
    Evolution 63:1673-84. 2009
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  29. ncbi Male pregnancy
    Adam G Jones
    School of Biology, 310 Ferst Drive, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia 30332, USA
    Curr Biol 13:R791. 2003
  30. ncbi Stabilizing selection on behavior and morphology masks positive selection on the signal in a salamander pheromone signaling complex
    Richard A Watts
    Department of Zoology, Oregon State University, Corvallis, USA
    Mol Biol Evol 21:1032-41. 2004
    ..Thus, different selection modes prevail at different levels in this reproductive functional complex. Evolutionary studies of integrated sets of characters therefore require separate analyses of selective action at each level...
  31. pmc Topping off: a mechanism of first-male sperm precedence in a vertebrate
    Adam G Jones
    Department of Zoology, 3029 Cordley Hall, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:2078-81. 2002
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  32. ncbi Genetic mating systems and reproductive natural histories of fishes: lessons for ecology and evolution
    John C Avise
    Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, 30602, USA
    Annu Rev Genet 36:19-45. 2002
    ..Additional phenomena addressed by genetic parentage analyses in fishes include clustered mutations, filial cannibalism, and local population size. All results are discussed in the context of relevant behavioral and evolutionary theory...
  33. ncbi Multiple paternity in a natural population of a salamander with long-term sperm storage
    Erika M Adams
    Department of Zoology, 3029 Cordley Hall, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
    Mol Ecol 14:1803-10. 2005
    ..Nevertheless, the number of males siring offspring per clutch in D. ocoee did not differ appreciably from that in other species of urodeles with shorter storage periods...
  34. pmc Sexually selected females in the monogamous Western Australian seahorse
    Charlotta Kvarnemo
    Department of Zoology, Stockholm University, 106 91 Stockholm, Sweden
    Proc Biol Sci 274:521-5. 2007
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