John E McCormack
Affiliation: Occidental College
- A phylogeny of birds based on over 1,500 loci collected by target enrichment and high-throughput sequencingJohn E McCormack
Museum of Natural Science, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA
PLoS ONE 8:e54848. 2013....
- Applications of next-generation sequencing to phylogeography and phylogeneticsJohn E McCormack
Museum of Natural Science, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, United States
Mol Phylogenet Evol 66:526-38. 2013....
- Sequencing three crocodilian genomes to illuminate the evolution of archosaurs and amniotesJohn A St John
Institute for Genomics, Biocomputing and Biotechnology, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS 39762, USA
Genome Biol 13:415. 2012..The status of these projects and our planned analyses are described...
- Ultraconserved elements are novel phylogenomic markers that resolve placental mammal phylogeny when combined with species-tree analysisJohn E McCormack
Museum of Natural Science, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70803, USA
Genome Res 22:746-54. 2012..One of the most remarkable findings of our study is that ultraconserved elements and their flanking DNA are a rich source of phylogenetic information with strong potential for application across Amniotes...
- Next-generation sequencing reveals phylogeographic structure and a species tree for recent bird divergencesJohn E McCormack
Museum of Natural Science, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
Mol Phylogenet Evol 62:397-406. 2012..We discuss improvements that should enhance the method's utility for primary data generation...
- Ultraconserved elements anchor thousands of genetic markers spanning multiple evolutionary timescalesBrant C Faircloth
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
Syst Biol 61:717-26. 2012..Because many organismal lineages have UCEs, this type of genetic marker and the analytical framework we outline can be applied across the tree of life, potentially reshaping our understanding of phylogeny at many taxonomic levels...