Kenneth M Olsen

Summary

Affiliation: North Carolina State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint SNPs, SSRs and inferences on cassava's origin
    Kenneth M Olsen
    Department of Genetics, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, 27695 7614, USA
    Plant Mol Biol 56:517-26. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Population history of Manihot esculenta (Euphorbiaceae) inferred from nuclear DNA sequences
    Kenneth M Olsen
    Department of Genetics, Box 7614, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695 USA
    Mol Ecol 11:901-11. 2002
  3. pmc Molecular evidence on the origin and evolution of glutinous rice
    Kenneth M Olsen
    Department of Genetics, North Carolina State University, Raleigh 27695, USA
    Genetics 162:941-50. 2002
  4. pmc Epistatic interaction between Arabidopsis FRI and FLC flowering time genes generates a latitudinal cline in a life history trait
    Ana L Caicedo
    Genetics Department, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:15670-5. 2004
  5. pmc Genome-wide patterns of nucleotide polymorphism in domesticated rice
    Ana L Caicedo
    Department of Genetics, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
    PLoS Genet 3:1745-56. 2007
  6. pmc The extent of linkage disequilibrium in rice (Oryza sativa L.)
    Kristie A Mather
    Department of Genetics, North Carolina State University, Raleigh 27695, USA
    Genetics 177:2223-32. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Darwinian selection on a selfing locus
    Kentaro K Shimizu
    Department of Genetics, North Carolina State University, Box 7614, Raleigh, NC 27695, USA
    Science 306:2081-4. 2004
  8. pmc Selection under domestication: evidence for a sweep in the rice waxy genomic region
    Kenneth M Olsen
    Department of Genetics, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695, USA
    Genetics 173:975-83. 2006
  9. pmc Linkage disequilibrium mapping of Arabidopsis CRY2 flowering time alleles
    Kenneth M Olsen
    Department of Genetics, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina 27695, USA
    Genetics 167:1361-9. 2004
  10. pmc Contrasting evolutionary forces in the Arabidopsis thaliana floral developmental pathway
    Kenneth M Olsen
    Department of Genetics, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina 27695, USA
    Genetics 160:1641-50. 2002

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. ncbi request reprint SNPs, SSRs and inferences on cassava's origin
    Kenneth M Olsen
    Department of Genetics, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, 27695 7614, USA
    Plant Mol Biol 56:517-26. 2004
    ..esculenta ssp. flabellifolia, rather than from multiple hybridizing species, as traditionally believed; and (2) the crop most likely originated in the southern Amazon basin...
  2. ncbi request reprint Population history of Manihot esculenta (Euphorbiaceae) inferred from nuclear DNA sequences
    Kenneth M Olsen
    Department of Genetics, Box 7614, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695 USA
    Mol Ecol 11:901-11. 2002
    ..At the interspecific level, haplotype sharing with M. pruinosa may reflect either recent interspecific introgression or incomplete lineage sorting between these closely related species...
  3. pmc Molecular evidence on the origin and evolution of glutinous rice
    Kenneth M Olsen
    Department of Genetics, North Carolina State University, Raleigh 27695, USA
    Genetics 162:941-50. 2002
    ..This study demonstrates the utility of phylogeographic approaches for understanding trait diversification in crops, and it contributes to growing evidence on the importance of modifier loci in the evolution of domestication traits...
  4. pmc Epistatic interaction between Arabidopsis FRI and FLC flowering time genes generates a latitudinal cline in a life history trait
    Ana L Caicedo
    Genetics Department, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:15670-5. 2004
    ....
  5. pmc Genome-wide patterns of nucleotide polymorphism in domesticated rice
    Ana L Caicedo
    Department of Genetics, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
    PLoS Genet 3:1745-56. 2007
    ....
  6. pmc The extent of linkage disequilibrium in rice (Oryza sativa L.)
    Kristie A Mather
    Department of Genetics, North Carolina State University, Raleigh 27695, USA
    Genetics 177:2223-32. 2007
    ..As well as heterogeneity between groups, our results suggest variation in LD patterns among genomic regions. We demonstrate the feasibility of genomewide association mapping in cultivated Asian rice using a modest number of SNPs...
  7. ncbi request reprint Darwinian selection on a selfing locus
    Kentaro K Shimizu
    Department of Genetics, North Carolina State University, Box 7614, Raleigh, NC 27695, USA
    Science 306:2081-4. 2004
    ..thaliana from glacial refugia. This suggests that ancillary morphological innovations associated with self-pollination can evolve rapidly after the inactivation of the self-incompatibility response...
  8. pmc Selection under domestication: evidence for a sweep in the rice waxy genomic region
    Kenneth M Olsen
    Department of Genetics, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695, USA
    Genetics 173:975-83. 2006
    ..These findings demonstrate that selection pressures associated with crop domestication regimes can exceed by one to two orders of magnitude those observed for genes under even strong selection in natural systems...
  9. pmc Linkage disequilibrium mapping of Arabidopsis CRY2 flowering time alleles
    Kenneth M Olsen
    Department of Genetics, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina 27695, USA
    Genetics 167:1361-9. 2004
    ..This study demonstrates the utility of LD mapping for elucidating the genetic basis of natural, ecologically relevant variation in Arabidopsis...
  10. pmc Contrasting evolutionary forces in the Arabidopsis thaliana floral developmental pathway
    Kenneth M Olsen
    Department of Genetics, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina 27695, USA
    Genetics 160:1641-50. 2002
    ..These results suggest that patterns of molecular evolution differ among regulatory genes in this developmental pathway, with the earlier acting genes exhibiting evidence of adaptive evolution...
  11. pmc Natural variation in a subtelomeric region of Arabidopsis: implications for the genomic dynamics of a chromosome end
    Hui Fen Kuo
    Department of Biology, Washington University, St Louis, Missouri 63130, USA
    Genetics 173:401-17. 2006
    ..This natural variation study highlights the variety of genomic events that drive the fluidity of chromosome termini...
  12. ncbi request reprint Insights on the evolution of a vegetatively propagated crop species
    Kenneth M Olsen
    Mol Ecol 16:2838-40. 2007
    ..Taken together with their previous work, these new findings suggest that gene flow between wild Manihot populations and cassava plants could potentially play a much greater role in the crop's evolution than previously thought...
  13. ncbi request reprint The cost of inbreeding in Arabidopsis
    Carlos D Bustamante
    Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, 16 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, USA
    Nature 416:531-4. 2002
    ....
  14. pmc Evidence on the molecular basis of the Ac/ac adaptive cyanogenesis polymorphism in white clover (Trifolium repens L)
    Kenneth M Olsen
    Department of Biology, Washington University, St Louis, MO 63130 4899, USA
    Genetics 179:517-26. 2008
    ..The nature of these polymorphisms may reflect white clover's evolutionary origin as an allotetraploid derived from cyanogenic and acyanogenic diploid progenitors...