Andrew Whitehead

Summary

Affiliation: Louisiana State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Genomic and physiological footprint of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on resident marsh fishes
    Andrew Whitehead
    Department of Biological Sciences, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:20298-302. 2012
  2. pmc Common mechanism underlies repeated evolution of extreme pollution tolerance
    Andrew Whitehead
    Department of Biological Sciences, Louisiana State University, 202 Life Sciences Building, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 279:427-33. 2012
  3. doi request reprint The evolutionary radiation of diverse osmotolerant physiologies in killifish (Fundulus sp.)
    Andrew Whitehead
    Department of Biological Sciences, 202 Life Sciences Building, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70808, USA
    Evolution 64:2070-85. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Comparative transcriptomics implicates mechanisms of evolved pollution tolerance in a killifish population
    A Whitehead
    Department of Biological Sciences, 202 Life Sciences Building, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
    Mol Ecol 19:5186-203. 2010
  5. pmc Functional genomics of physiological plasticity and local adaptation in killifish
    Andrew Whitehead
    Department of Biological Sciences, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
    J Hered 102:499-511. 2011
  6. pmc Comparative mitochondrial genomics within and among species of killifish
    Andrew Whitehead
    Department of Biological Sciences, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70803, USA
    BMC Evol Biol 9:11. 2009
  7. pmc Genomic mechanisms of evolved physiological plasticity in killifish distributed along an environmental salinity gradient
    Andrew Whitehead
    Department of Biological Sciences, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:6193-8. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Variation within and among species in gene expression: raw material for evolution
    Andrew Whitehead
    Louisiana State University, 202 Life Sciences Bldg Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
    Mol Ecol 15:1197-211. 2006
  9. pmc Neutral and adaptive variation in gene expression
    Andrew Whitehead
    Department of Biological Sciences, Louisiana State University, 202 Life Sciences Building, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:5425-30. 2006
  10. doi request reprint Transcriptomic variation and plasticity in rufous-collared sparrows (Zonotrichia capensis) along an altitudinal gradient
    Zachary A Cheviron
    Museum of Natural Science, 119 Foster Hall, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
    Mol Ecol 17:4556-69. 2008

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. pmc Genomic and physiological footprint of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on resident marsh fishes
    Andrew Whitehead
    Department of Biological Sciences, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:20298-302. 2012
    ..These data suggest that heavily weathered crude oil from the spill imparts significant biological impacts in sensitive Louisiana marshes, some of which remain for over 2 mo following initial exposures...
  2. pmc Common mechanism underlies repeated evolution of extreme pollution tolerance
    Andrew Whitehead
    Department of Biological Sciences, Louisiana State University, 202 Life Sciences Building, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 279:427-33. 2012
    ..The rapid, repeated, heritable and convergent nature of evolved tolerance suggests that ancestral killifish populations harboured genotypes that enabled adaptation to twentieth-century industrial pollutants...
  3. doi request reprint The evolutionary radiation of diverse osmotolerant physiologies in killifish (Fundulus sp.)
    Andrew Whitehead
    Department of Biological Sciences, 202 Life Sciences Building, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70808, USA
    Evolution 64:2070-85. 2010
    ..Together, these comparative physiology and phylogenetic data yield insight into the patterns of evolution of ecological specialization...
  4. doi request reprint Comparative transcriptomics implicates mechanisms of evolved pollution tolerance in a killifish population
    A Whitehead
    Department of Biological Sciences, 202 Life Sciences Building, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
    Mol Ecol 19:5186-203. 2010
    ....
  5. pmc Functional genomics of physiological plasticity and local adaptation in killifish
    Andrew Whitehead
    Department of Biological Sciences, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
    J Hered 102:499-511. 2011
    ..Similarly, exploiting the natural phenotypic variation associated with other established and emerging model organisms is likely to greatly accelerate the pace of discovery of the genomic basis of phenotypic variation...
  6. pmc Comparative mitochondrial genomics within and among species of killifish
    Andrew Whitehead
    Department of Biological Sciences, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70803, USA
    BMC Evol Biol 9:11. 2009
    ..Comparative genomics approaches were used to test multiple evolutionary hypotheses proposed to explain among-population genome variation including directional selection and hybridization...
  7. pmc Genomic mechanisms of evolved physiological plasticity in killifish distributed along an environmental salinity gradient
    Andrew Whitehead
    Department of Biological Sciences, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:6193-8. 2011
    ..It is not the well-known effectors of osmotic acclimation, but rather the lesser-known immediate-early responses, that appear important in contributing to population differences...
  8. ncbi request reprint Variation within and among species in gene expression: raw material for evolution
    Andrew Whitehead
    Louisiana State University, 202 Life Sciences Bldg Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
    Mol Ecol 15:1197-211. 2006
    ....
  9. pmc Neutral and adaptive variation in gene expression
    Andrew Whitehead
    Department of Biological Sciences, Louisiana State University, 202 Life Sciences Building, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:5425-30. 2006
    ..These patterns of biological variation in expression may reflect important physiological or ecological functions...
  10. doi request reprint Transcriptomic variation and plasticity in rufous-collared sparrows (Zonotrichia capensis) along an altitudinal gradient
    Zachary A Cheviron
    Museum of Natural Science, 119 Foster Hall, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
    Mol Ecol 17:4556-69. 2008
    ..These results demonstrate substantial plasticity in the biochemical pathways that underpin cold and hypoxia compensation in Z. capensis, which may mechanistically contribute to enabling the broad altitudinal distribution of the species...
  11. doi request reprint Simultaneous extraction of high-quality RNA and DNA from small tissue samples
    Deborah A Triant
    Department of Biological Sciences, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
    J Hered 100:246-50. 2009
    ..Although these extraction trials were conducted on fish embryos, they can be potentially applied to small samples that typically do not yield high concentrations of nucleic acids...
  12. doi request reprint Relative influences of historical and contemporary forces shaping the distribution of genetic variation in the Atlantic killifish, Fundulus heteroclitus
    David D Duvernell
    Department of Biological Sciences, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Edwardsville, IL 62026, USA
    Mol Ecol 17:1344-60. 2008
    ..These conditions should be considered when interpreting the evolutionary significance of the distribution of genetic variation among F. heteroclitus populations...
  13. doi request reprint Fragmentation of Atlantic forest has not affected gene flow of a widespread seed-dispersing bat
    Eve S McCulloch
    Department of Biological Sciences, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, 70803, USA
    Mol Ecol 22:4619-33. 2013
    ..Our conclusions apply to A. lituratus in Interior Atlantic Forest, and do not contradict broad evidence that habitat fragmentation is contributing to extinction of populations and species, and poses a threat to biodiversity worldwide. ..
  14. pmc Multitissue molecular, genomic, and developmental effects of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on resident Gulf killifish (Fundulus grandis)
    Benjamin Dubansky
    Louisiana State University, Department of Biological Sciences, 208 Life Sciences Building, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70803, United States
    Environ Sci Technol 47:5074-82. 2013
    ..These data are predictive of population-level impacts in fish exposed to sediments from oiled locations along the Gulf of Mexico coast...
  15. pmc Variation in tissue-specific gene expression among natural populations
    Andrew Whitehead
    Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, University of Miami, 4600 Rickenbacker Causeway, Miami, FL 33149, USA
    Genome Biol 6:R13. 2005
    ..To address this we examined the expression of a selected suite of 192 metabolic genes in brain, heart and liver in three populations of the teleost fish Fundulus heteroclitus using a highly replicated experimental design...
  16. ncbi request reprint Genetic variation among interconnected populations of Catostomus occidentalis: implications for distinguishing impacts of contaminants from biogeographical structuring
    Andrew Whitehead
    Bodega Marine Laboratory, University of California Davis, PO Box 247, 2099 Westside Road, Bodega Bay, CA 94923 0247, USA
    Mol Ecol 12:2817-33. 2003
    ..Strategic application of molecular markers for analysis of fine-scale structure, and for evaluating contaminant impacts on gene pools, is discussed...