Graham J Slater

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Integrating fossils with molecular phylogenies improves inference of trait evolution
    Graham J Slater
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, 610 Charles E Young Drive South, Los Angeles, California 90095 1606, USA
    Evolution 66:3931-44. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Fitting models of continuous trait evolution to incompletely sampled comparative data using approximate Bayesian computation
    Graham J Slater
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095 1606, USA
    Evolution 66:752-62. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Allometry and performance: the evolution of skull form and function in felids
    G J Slater
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA90095 1606, USA
    J Evol Biol 22:2278-87. 2009
  4. pmc Diversity versus disparity and the radiation of modern cetaceans
    Graham J Slater
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 277:3097-104. 2010
  5. pmc Biomechanical consequences of rapid evolution in the polar bear lineage
    Graham J Slater
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e13870. 2010
  6. pmc Clade age and species richness are decoupled across the eukaryotic tree of life
    Daniel L Rabosky
    Department of Integrative Biology and Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, University of California, Berkeley, California, USA
    PLoS Biol 10:e1001381. 2012
  7. pmc Aquatic adaptations in the nose of carnivorans: evidence from the turbinates
    Blaire Van Valkenburgh
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 0095 1606, USA
    J Anat 218:298-310. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Robust regression and posterior predictive simulation increase power to detect early bursts of trait evolution
    Graham J Slater
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California Los Angeles, 610 Charles E Young Drive East, Los Angeles, CA, 90095 7239, USA Department of Paleobiology and Division of Mammals, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, MRC 121, PO Box 37012, Washington, DC, 20013 7012, USA Institute for Bioinformatics and Evolutionary Studies, University of Idaho, 441D Life Sciences South, PO Box 443051, Moscow, ID, 83844 3051, USA and National Evolutionary Synthesis Center, 2024 W Main Street, Suite A200, Durham, NC, 27705 4667, USA
    Syst Biol 63:293-308. 2014
  9. pmc Multigene phylogeny of the Mustelidae: resolving relationships, tempo and biogeographic history of a mammalian adaptive radiation
    Klaus Peter Koepfli
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, 90095 1606, USA
    BMC Biol 6:10. 2008

Detail Information

Publications9

  1. doi request reprint Integrating fossils with molecular phylogenies improves inference of trait evolution
    Graham J Slater
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, 610 Charles E Young Drive South, Los Angeles, California 90095 1606, USA
    Evolution 66:3931-44. 2012
    ..Our approach highlights the importance of considering fossil information when making macroevolutionary inference, and provides a way to integrate the kind of sparse fossil information that is available to most evolutionary biologists...
  2. doi request reprint Fitting models of continuous trait evolution to incompletely sampled comparative data using approximate Bayesian computation
    Graham J Slater
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095 1606, USA
    Evolution 66:752-62. 2012
    ..ABC approaches can provide a useful alternative set of tools for future macroevolutionary studies where likelihood-dependent approaches are lacking...
  3. doi request reprint Allometry and performance: the evolution of skull form and function in felids
    G J Slater
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA90095 1606, USA
    J Evol Biol 22:2278-87. 2009
    ..Allometry of skull geometry in large felids reflects a trade-off between the need to increase gape to access larger prey while maintaining the ability to resist unpredictable loading when taking large, struggling prey...
  4. pmc Diversity versus disparity and the radiation of modern cetaceans
    Graham J Slater
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 277:3097-104. 2010
    ....
  5. pmc Biomechanical consequences of rapid evolution in the polar bear lineage
    Graham J Slater
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e13870. 2010
    ....
  6. pmc Clade age and species richness are decoupled across the eukaryotic tree of life
    Daniel L Rabosky
    Department of Integrative Biology and Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, University of California, Berkeley, California, USA
    PLoS Biol 10:e1001381. 2012
    ..These results imply that a fundamentally different interpretative paradigm may be needed in the study of phylogenetic diversity patterns in many groups of organisms...
  7. pmc Aquatic adaptations in the nose of carnivorans: evidence from the turbinates
    Blaire Van Valkenburgh
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 0095 1606, USA
    J Anat 218:298-310. 2011
    ..Constraints on turbinate surface area in the nasal chamber may result in a trade-off between respiratory and olfactory function in aquatic mammals...
  8. ncbi request reprint Robust regression and posterior predictive simulation increase power to detect early bursts of trait evolution
    Graham J Slater
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California Los Angeles, 610 Charles E Young Drive East, Los Angeles, CA, 90095 7239, USA Department of Paleobiology and Division of Mammals, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, MRC 121, PO Box 37012, Washington, DC, 20013 7012, USA Institute for Bioinformatics and Evolutionary Studies, University of Idaho, 441D Life Sciences South, PO Box 443051, Moscow, ID, 83844 3051, USA and National Evolutionary Synthesis Center, 2024 W Main Street, Suite A200, Durham, NC, 27705 4667, USA
    Syst Biol 63:293-308. 2014
    ..Adaptive Radiations, Early Burst, Posterior Predictive Simulations, Quantitative Characters]. ..
  9. pmc Multigene phylogeny of the Mustelidae: resolving relationships, tempo and biogeographic history of a mammalian adaptive radiation
    Klaus Peter Koepfli
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, 90095 1606, USA
    BMC Biol 6:10. 2008
    ....