J C Avise

Summary

Affiliation: University of Georgia
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Phylogeography of colonially nesting seabirds, with special reference to global matrilineal patterns in the sooty tern (Sterna fuscata)
    J C Avise
    Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, 30602, Department of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 32653 3071, USA
    Mol Ecol 9:1783-92. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint 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
  3. pmc Proposal for a standardized temporal scheme of biological classification for extant species
    J C Avise
    Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 96:7358-63. 1999
  4. pmc Species realities and numbers in sexual vertebrates: perspectives from an asexually transmitted genome
    J C Avise
    Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 7223, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 96:992-5. 1999
  5. pmc Speciation durations and Pleistocene effects on vertebrate phylogeography
    J C Avise
    Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens 30602 7223, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 265:1707-12. 1998
  6. ncbi request reprint Evolving genomic metaphors: a new look at the language of DNA
    J C Avise
    Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Science 294:86-7. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Surprising similarity of sneaking rates and genetic mating patterns in two populations of sand goby experiencing disparate sexual selection regimes
    A G Jones
    Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Mol Ecol 10:461-9. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Anonymous nuclear DNA markers in the American oyster and their implications for the heterozygote deficiency phenomenon in marine bivalves
    M P Hare
    Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens 30602, USA
    Mol Biol Evol 13:334-45. 1996
  9. pmc Genetic monogamy and biparental care in an externally fertilizing fish, the largemouth bass (Micropterus salmoides)
    J A DeWoody
    Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens 30602, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 267:2431-7. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint The genetic mating system of spotted sunfish (Lepomis punctatus): mate numbers and the influence of male reproductive parasites
    J A DeWoody
    Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Mol Ecol 9:2119-28. 2000

Detail Information

Publications59

  1. ncbi request reprint Phylogeography of colonially nesting seabirds, with special reference to global matrilineal patterns in the sooty tern (Sterna fuscata)
    J C Avise
    Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, 30602, Department of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 32653 3071, USA
    Mol Ecol 9:1783-92. 2000
    ..Thus, global geology has apparently influenced historical gene movements in these two circumtropical species...
  2. ncbi request reprint 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...
  3. pmc Proposal for a standardized temporal scheme of biological classification for extant species
    J C Avise
    Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 96:7358-63. 1999
    ..By someday encapsulating time-dated phylogenies in a familiar yet modified hierarchical ranking scheme, a temporal-banding approach would improve the comparative information content of biological classifications...
  4. pmc Species realities and numbers in sexual vertebrates: perspectives from an asexually transmitted genome
    J C Avise
    Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 7223, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 96:992-5. 1999
    ..Findings are discussed in the context of the biological and phylogenetic species concepts...
  5. pmc Speciation durations and Pleistocene effects on vertebrate phylogeography
    J C Avise
    Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens 30602 7223, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 265:1707-12. 1998
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  6. ncbi request reprint Evolving genomic metaphors: a new look at the language of DNA
    J C Avise
    Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Science 294:86-7. 2001
    ..To help visualize functional operations in such intracellular genomic societies and to better encapsulate the evolutionary origins of complex genomes, new and evocative metaphors may be both entertaining and research-stimulating...
  7. ncbi request reprint Surprising similarity of sneaking rates and genetic mating patterns in two populations of sand goby experiencing disparate sexual selection regimes
    A G Jones
    Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Mol Ecol 10:461-9. 2001
    ..In this case, the ecological setting appears not to be predictive of alternative male mating strategies, a finding of relevance to sexual selection theory...
  8. ncbi request reprint Anonymous nuclear DNA markers in the American oyster and their implications for the heterozygote deficiency phenomenon in marine bivalves
    M P Hare
    Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens 30602, USA
    Mol Biol Evol 13:334-45. 1996
    ..Implications of these findings for the heterozygote-deficit phenomenon in marine bivalves, and for the general development and use of PCR-based assays, are discussed...
  9. pmc Genetic monogamy and biparental care in an externally fertilizing fish, the largemouth bass (Micropterus salmoides)
    J A DeWoody
    Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens 30602, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 267:2431-7. 2000
    ..Overall, however, the data provide what may be the first genetic documentation of near-monogamy and biparental care in a vertebrate with external fertilization...
  10. ncbi request reprint The genetic mating system of spotted sunfish (Lepomis punctatus): mate numbers and the influence of male reproductive parasites
    J A DeWoody
    Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Mol Ecol 9:2119-28. 2000
    ..3%, indicating that the great majority of paternity is by bourgeois nesting males. With regard to maternity, 87% of the nests had at least three dams, and computer simulations estimate that about 7.2 dams spawned per nest...
  11. ncbi request reprint Turtle mating systems: behavior, sperm storage, and genetic paternity
    D E Pearse
    University of Georgia, Department of Genetics, Athens 30602, USA
    J Hered 92:206-11. 2001
    ..These phenomena highlight the importance of a temporally extended perspective on patterns of individual reproductive success...
  12. ncbi request reprint Recognizing the forest for the trees: testing temporal patterns of cladogenesis using a null model of stochastic diversification
    K Wollenberg
    Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens 30602, USA
    Mol Biol Evol 13:833-49. 1996
    ..The approaches developed in this report complement and extend those of other recent methods for employing null models to assess the statistical significance of pattern in evolutionary trees...
  13. pmc Genetic documentation of filial cannibalism in nature
    J A DeWoody
    Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 98:5090-2. 2001
    ..Furthermore, they suggest that the phenomenon may result, at least in part, from an inability of guardians to differentiate between kin and nonkin within their own nests...
  14. pmc Clustered microsatellite mutations in the pipefish Syngnathus typhle
    A G Jones
    Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602, USA
    Genetics 152:1057-63. 1999
    ..They also carry implications for the evolution of microsatellites with respect to mutational models and homoplasy among alleles...
  15. ncbi request reprint Microsatellite analysis of maternity and the mating system in the Gulf pipefish Syngnathus scovelli, a species with male pregnancy and sex-role reversal
    A G Jones
    Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens 30602, USA
    Mol Ecol 6:203-13. 1997
    ..Thus, this population of Gulf pipefish displays a polyandrous genetic mating system. The relevance of these genetic findings is discussed with regard to the evolution of secondary sex traits in this species, and in other syngnathids...
  16. ncbi request reprint Genetic perspectives on the natural history of fish mating systems
    J A DeWoody
    Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens, USA
    J Hered 92:167-72. 2001
    ..Overall, genetic markers have both confirmed and quantified the incidence of several reproductive and other social behaviors of fishes, and have thereby enhanced our knowledge of piscine natural history...
  17. ncbi request reprint Microsatellite evidence for monogamy and sex-biased recombination in the Western Australian seahorse Hippocampus angustus
    A G Jones
    Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens 30602, USA
    Mol Ecol 7:1497-505. 1998
    ..The utility of linked loci for parentage analyses is discussed...
  18. pmc Genetic parentage in large half-sib clutches: theoretical estimates and empirical appraisals
    J A DeWoody
    Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens 30602, USA
    Genetics 154:1907-12. 2000
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  19. ncbi request reprint On the number of reproductives contributing to a half-sib progeny array
    J A DeWoody
    Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens 30602, USA
    Genet Res 75:95-105. 2000
    ..The utility of this approach is illustrated using two empirical data sets...
  20. ncbi request reprint Microsatellite variation and differentiation in North Atlantic eels
    J E Mank
    Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    J Hered 94:310-4. 2003
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  21. pmc Phylogenetic assessment of length variation at a microsatellite locus
    G Orti
    Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 94:10745-9. 1997
    ..This finding on the molecular fine structure of microsatellite variation suggests the need for caution in the use of repeat counts at microsatellite loci as secure indicators of allelic relationships...
  22. ncbi request reprint Molecular documentation of polyembryony and the micro-spatial dispersion of clonal sibships in the nine-banded armadillo, Dasypus novemcinctus
    P A Prodohl
    Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens 30602 7223, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 263:1643-9. 1996
    ..Rather, polyembryony in armadillos may be associated evolutionarily with other reproductive peculiarities of the species, including delayed uterine implantation of a single egg...
  23. ncbi request reprint Genetic markers substantiate long-term storage and utilization of sperm by female painted turtles
    D E Pearse
    Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 USA
    Heredity (Edinb) 86:378-84. 2001
    ..Furthermore, 13.2% of all clutches examined showed evidence of multiple paternity, and the genetic paternity patterns across years suggest a 'last in, first out' operation of the females' sperm storage tubules...
  24. ncbi request reprint Sex-linked markers facilitate genetic parentage analyses in knobbed whelk broods
    D Walker
    Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    J Hered 96:108-13. 2005
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  25. ncbi request reprint A genetic analogue of 'mark-recapture' methods for estimating population size: an approach based on molecular parentage assessments
    D E Pearse
    Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens, USA
    Mol Ecol 10:2711-8. 2001
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint The genetic mating system and tests for cuckoldry in a pipefish species in which males fertilize eggs and brood offspring externally
    E E McCoy
    Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Mol Ecol 10:1793-800. 2001
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  27. pmc Pleistocene phylogeographic effects on avian populations and the speciation process
    J C Avise
    Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens 30602 7223, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 265:457-63. 1998
    ..Whether the Pleistocene was exceptional in these regards compared with other geological times remains to be determined...
  28. ncbi request reprint Accuracy and precision of methods to estimate the number of parents contributing to a half-sib progeny array
    A C Fiumera
    Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens 30602, USA
    J Hered 92:120-6. 2001
    ..Generally, HAPLOTYPES-based estimates of parental numbers in large half-sib cohorts should improve the characterization of organismal reproductive strategies and mating systems from genetic data...
  29. pmc How cuckoldry can decrease the opportunity for sexual selection: data and theory from a genetic parentage analysis of the sand goby, Pomatoschistus minutus
    A G Jones
    Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 98:9151-6. 2001
    ..These results highlight a more complex and interesting relationship between cuckoldry rates and the intensity of sexual selection than previously assumed in much of the literature on animal mating systems...
  30. ncbi request reprint Supertree analyses of the roles of viviparity and habitat in the evolution of atherinomorph fishes
    J E Mank
    Department of Genetics, Life Sciences Building, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    J Evol Biol 19:734-40. 2006
    ..However, freshwater species were significantly more likely than marine species to be listed as endangered...
  31. ncbi request reprint A genetic assessment of parentage in a natural population of dollar sunfish (Lepomis marginatus) based on microsatellite markers
    M MacKiewicz
    Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Mol Ecol 11:1877-83. 2002
    ..Clustered de novo mutations also were identified. About 2.5 females (range 1-7) contributed to the offspring pool within a typical nest. Results are compared to those for other Lepomis species...
  32. ncbi request reprint Phylogenetic conservation of chromosome numbers in Actinopterygiian fishes
    Judith E Mank
    Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Life Sciences Building, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Genetica 127:321-7. 2006
    ..0096). Overall, our phylogenetic analysis indicates a mosaic evolutionary pattern in which the forces that govern labile features of fish genomes must operate largely independently of those that operate to conserve chromosome numbers...
  33. pmc Cladogenetic correlates of genomic expansions in the recent evolution of actinopterygiian fishes
    Judith E Mank
    Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 273:33-8. 2006
    ..Although many variables (including ecological and behavioural factors) clearly can influence speciation rates, the current results are consistent with the notion that genomic architecture may play a role in species proliferation as well...
  34. ncbi request reprint Phylogenetic perspectives in the evolution of parental care in ray-finned fishes
    Judith E Mank
    Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602, USA
    Evolution 59:1570-8. 2005
    ..Results are discussed in the context of prior thought about the evolution of alternative parental care modes in vertebrates...
  35. ncbi request reprint Phylogeographic breaks in low-dispersal species: the emergence of concordance across gene trees
    Chih Horng Kuo
    Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Genetica 124:179-86. 2005
    ..Genealogical concordance across multiple loci thus becomes a deciding criterion by which to distinguish between stochastic and deterministic causation in accounting for phylogeographic discontinuities in continuously distributed species...
  36. ncbi request reprint Individual organisms as units of analysis: Bayesian-clustering alternatives in population genetics
    Judith E Mank
    Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Genet Res 84:135-43. 2004
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  37. ncbi request reprint Intensive genetic assessment of the mating system and reproductive success in a semi-closed population of the mottled sculpin, Cottus bairdi
    Anthony C Fiumera
    Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Mol Ecol 11:2367-77. 2002
    ..54). In addition, significantly fewer eggs per female were deposited in single than in multidam nests. Not only were perceived high-quality males spawning with multiple partners, but they were receiving more eggs from each female...
  38. pmc Genetic sex determination, gender identification and pseudohermaphroditism in the knobbed whelk, Busycon carica (Mollusca: Melongenidae)
    John C Avise
    Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 271:641-6. 2004
    ..These findings highlight the distinction between gender in a genetic versus phenotypic sense...
  39. ncbi request reprint Microsatellite documentation of male-mediated outcrossing between inbred laboratory strains of the self-fertilizing mangrove killifish (Kryptolebias Marmoratus)
    Mark Mackiewicz
    Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    J Hered 97:508-13. 2006
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  40. ncbi request reprint Does organismal pedigree impact the magnitude of topological congruence among gene trees for unlinked loci?
    Chih Horng Kuo
    Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Genetica 132:219-25. 2008
    ..Thus, with the possible exception of extremely small populations, multiple unlinked genes within a pedigree can indeed be assumed, for most practical purposes, to have independent genealogical histories...
  41. pmc Sex chromosomes and male ornaments: a comparative evaluation in ray-finned fishes
    Judith E Mank
    Department of Genetics, Life Sciences Building, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 273:233-6. 2006
    ..Results suggest that sex-determination mechanism is at best a relatively minor factor affecting the outcomes of sexual selection in ray-finned fishes...
  42. pmc The Bateman gradient and the cause of sexual selection in a sex-role-reversed pipefish
    A G Jones
    Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens 30602, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 267:677-80. 2000
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint Microsatellite null alleles in parentage analysis
    E E Dakin
    Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Heredity (Edinb) 93:504-9. 2004
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint Genetic parentage assessment in the crayfish Orconectes placidus, a high-fecundity invertebrate with extended maternal brood care
    D Walker
    Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Mol Ecol 11:2115-22. 2002
    ..All of these genetic findings are discussed in the light of observations on the mating behaviours and reproductive biology of crayfish...
  45. ncbi request reprint Comparative phylogenetic analysis of male alternative reproductive tactics in ray-finned fishes
    Judith E Mank
    Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602, USA
    Evolution 60:1311-6. 2006
    ..Nest piracy appears not to be part of this evolutionary progression, possibly because its late onset in the life cycle of most ray-finned fishes reduces the effects of selection on this reproductive tactic...
  46. pmc A mixed-mating strategy in a hermaphroditic vertebrate
    Mark Mackiewicz
    Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 273:2449-52. 2006
    ..Advantages of a mixed-mating strategy in K. marmoratus probably relate to this fish's solitary lifestyle and its ability to colonize new habitats...
  47. pmc Extensive outcrossing and androdioecy in a vertebrate species that otherwise reproduces as a self-fertilizing hermaphrodite
    Mark Mackiewicz
    Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:9924-8. 2006
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  48. pmc Colloquium paper: three ambitious (and rather unorthodox) assignments for the field of biodiversity genetics
    John C Avise
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:11564-70. 2008
    ..They also can open opportunities to educate the public about the many intellectual gifts and aesthetic marvels of the natural world...
  49. doi request reprint Hemiplasy: a new term in the lexicon of phylogenetics
    John C Avise
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    Syst Biol 57:503-7. 2008
  50. 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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  51. ncbi request reprint Strong population structure despite evidence of recent migration in a selfing hermaphroditic vertebrate, the mangrove killifish (Kryptolebias marmoratus)
    Andrey Tatarenkov
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    Mol Ecol 16:2701-11. 2007
    ..marmoratus, our data indicate that interlocality dispersal and outcross-mediated genetic recombination (and probably genetic drift also) play key proximate roles in the local 'clonal' dynamics of this species...
  52. pmc Estimating differential reproductive success from nests of related individuals, with application to a study of the mottled sculpin, Cottus bairdi
    Beatrix Jones
    Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Genetics 176:2427-39. 2007
    ..We demonstrate that older adults are more likely to contribute to a nest and that females in the older age groups contribute more eggs to a nest than younger individuals...
  53. pmc Hemiplasy and homoplasy in the karyotypic phylogenies of mammals
    Terence J Robinson
    Evolutionary Genomics Group, Department of Botany and Zoology, University of Stellenbosch, Private Bag X1, Matieland 7602, South Africa
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:14477-81. 2008
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  54. pmc Rapid concerted evolution in animal mitochondrial DNA
    Andrey Tatarenkov
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 274:1795-8. 2007
    ..The previously unsuspected power of these molecular phenomena could greatly impact mtDNA dynamics within germ cell lineages and in local animal populations...
  55. ncbi request reprint Time to standardize taxonomies
    John C Avise
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Irvine, California 92697, USA
    Syst Biol 56:130-3. 2007
  56. ncbi request reprint John C. Avise--recipient of 2006 Molecular Ecology prize
    Francisco J Ayala
    Mol Ecol 16:15-6. 2007
  57. pmc Colloquium paper: in the light of evolution II: biodiversity and extinction
    John C Avise
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:11453-7. 2008
  58. ncbi request reprint Male pregnancy
    Adam G Jones
    School of Biology, 310 Ferst Drive, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia 30332, USA
    Curr Biol 13:R791. 2003
  59. pmc From the Academy: Colloquium Perspective: In the light of evolution I: Adaptation and complex design
    John C Avise
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:8563-6. 2007