Phillip A Morin
Affiliation: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
- Mitogenome phylogenetics: the impact of using single regions and partitioning schemes on topology, substitution rate and divergence time estimationSebastián Duchêne
Laboratorio de Ecología Molecular de Vertebrados Acuáticos, Universidad de Los Andes, Bogota, Colombia
PLoS ONE 6:e27138. 2011..Studies based on single genes can benefit from the addition of a few more mitochondrial markers, producing topologies and date estimates similar to those obtained using the entire mitogenome...
- Mitogenomic phylogenetic analyses of the Delphinidae with an emphasis on the GlobicephalinaeJulia T Vilstrup
Centre for GeoGenetics, Natural History Museum of Denmark, University of Copenhagen, Øster Voldgade 5 7, 1350 Copenhagen, Denmark
BMC Evol Biol 11:65. 2011..Further ad hoc tests were then conducted to estimate the support for alternative topologies...
- Interfamilial characterization of a region of the ZFX and ZFY genes facilitates sex determination in cetaceans and other mammalsPhillip A Morin
National Marine Fisheries Service, Southwest Fisheries Science Center, 8604 La Jolla Shores Drive, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
Mol Ecol 14:3275-86. 2005..Given the availability of conserved primers and sequence information for many mammalian species, this approach to designing sexing assays for a wide range of species is both practical and efficient...
- Complete mitochondrial genome phylogeographic analysis of killer whales (Orcinus orca) indicates multiple speciesPhillip A Morin
National Marine Fisheries Service, Southwest Fisheries Science Center, La Jolla, California 92037, USA
Genome Res 20:908-16. 2010..We predict that phylogeographic mitogenomics will become an important tool for improved statistical phylogeography and more precise estimates of divergence times...
- Applied conservation genetics and the need for quality control and reporting of genetic data used in fisheries and wildlife managementPhillip A Morin
Southwest Fisheries Science Center, National Marine Fisheries Service, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
J Hered 101:1-10. 2010..These supplementary data serve to reduce the occurrence of legal and conservation controversies and improve reproducibility over time in population genetics studies where genetic monitoring is likely to play an increasing role...
- Mitogenomic phylogenetics of fin whales (Balaenoptera physalus spp.): genetic evidence for revision of subspeciesFrederick I Archer
Southwest Fisheries Science Center, National Marine Fisheries Service, La Jolla, California, United States of America
PLoS ONE 8:e63396. 2013..37 Ma. These results provide strong evidence that North Pacific and North Atlantic fin whales should not be considered the same subspecies, and suggest the need for revision of the global taxonomy of the species...
- Targeted multiplex next-generation sequencing: advances in techniques of mitochondrial and nuclear DNA sequencing for population genomicsBrittany L Hancock-Hanser
Protected Resources Division, Southwest Fisheries Science Center, National Marine Fisheries Service, NOAA, 8901 La Jolla Shores Drive, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
Mol Ecol Resour 13:254-68. 2013..These NGS and analysis techniques have allowed for simultaneous population genomic studies of mtDNA and nDNA with greater genomic coverage and phylogeographic resolution than has previously been possible in marine mammals and turtles...
- Sperm whale population structure in the eastern and central North Pacific inferred by the use of single-nucleotide polymorphisms, microsatellites and mitochondrial DNASarah L Mesnick
Southwest Fisheries Science Center, National Marine Fisheries Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
Mol Ecol Resour 11:278-98. 2011..There is a need for better analytical methods for SNPs, especially when linked SNPs are used, but SNPs appear to be a valuable marker for long-term studies of globally dispersed and highly mobile species...
- Marine turtle mitogenome phylogenetics and evolutionSebastián Duchêne
Protected Resources Division, Southwest Fisheries Science Center, National Marine Fisheries Service, NOAA, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
Mol Phylogenet Evol 65:241-50. 2012..Overall, our results demonstrate the complexity of sea-turtle diversity, and indicate the need for further research in phylogeography and molecular evolution...
- Significant deviations from Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium caused by low levels of microsatellite genotyping errorsPhillip A Morin
Southwest Fisheries Science Center, NOAA Fisheries, 3333 N, Torrey Pines Ct, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA Center for the Environment, Purdue University, 503 Northwestern Avenue, West Lafayette, IN 47907 2966, USA
Mol Ecol Resour 9:498-504. 2009..To avoid such bias, we recommend routine identification of influential individuals and multiple replications of those samples...
- Assessing statistical power of SNPs for population structure and conservation studiesPhillip A Morin
Southwest Fisheries Science Center, 8604 La Jolla Shores Drive, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
Mol Ecol Resour 9:66-73. 2009..This also has the practical benefit of reducing the SNP ascertainment effort, and may influence the decision of whether to seek SNPs in coding or noncoding regions...
- Characterization of single nucleotide polymorphism markers for the green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas)Suzanne E Roden
NOAA Fisheries, Southwest Fisheries Science Center, 8604 La Jolla Shores Drive, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA University of San Diego, 5998 Alcala Park, San Diego, CA 92110, USA
Mol Ecol Resour 9:1055-60. 2009..However, two loci, SSCM4 and SSCM10b showed linkage disequilibrium across three populations indicating possible association...
- Normalization and binning of historical and multi-source microsatellite data: overcoming the problems of allele size shift with allelogramPhillip A Morin
Southwest Fisheries Science Center, NOAA Fisheries, 3333 N Torrey Pines Ct, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA ActivX Biosciences, Inc, 11025 North Torrey Pines Road, Suite 120, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
Mol Ecol Resour 9:1451-5. 2009..We present methods to normalize and bin alleles from multiple data sources using a relatively small set of controls and the freely available program allelogram...
- AFLP fragment isolation technique as a method to produce random sequences for single nucleotide polymorphism discovery in the green turtle, Chelonia mydasSuzanne E Roden
Southwest Fisheries Science Center, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
J Hered 100:390-3. 2009..Using this method, it was possible to yield a sufficient number of loci to screen for SNP markers without the availability of prior sequence information...
- The effects of sequence length and oligonucleotide mismatches on 5' exonuclease assay efficiencySteve Smith
Laboratory for Conservation Genetics and Department of Primatology, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Inselstrasse 22, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
Nucleic Acids Res 30:e111. 2002....
- Association of estrogen receptor alpha polymorphisms with breast cancer risk in older Caucasian womenFrancesmary Modugno
Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
Int J Cancer 116:984-91. 2005..60 vs. 1.12 for nulliparous vs. parous women; interaction p = 0.03). ESR1 polymorphisms in combination with lifestyle factors may be associated with breast cancer risk in older Caucasian women...
- Single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) discovery in mammals: a targeted-gene approachNicola Aitken
Laboratory for Conservation Genetics, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Inselstrasse 22, D 04103, Leipzig, Germany
Mol Ecol 13:1423-31. 2004....
- Estrogen metabolizing polymorphisms and breast cancer risk among older white womenFrancesmary Modugno
Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Breast Cancer Res Treat 93:261-70. 2005..To investigate breast cancer risk according to metabolizing genes polymorphisms in older women...
- Optimal storage conditions for highly dilute DNA samples: a role for trehalose as a preserving agentSteve Smith
Laboratory for Conservation Genetics, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Deutscher Platz 6 04103 Leipzig, Germany
J Forensic Sci 50:1101-8. 2005..Surprisingly, DNA quality was best preserved in the presence of trehalose, either dried or at -80 degrees C; significant quality loss occurred with -20 degrees C and +4 degrees C storage...