Derrick J Zwickl

Summary

Affiliation: University of Texas
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Increased taxon sampling greatly reduces phylogenetic error
    Derrick J Zwickl
    Section of Integrative Biology and Center for Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, University of Texas, Austin, Texas 78712, USA
    Syst Biol 51:588-98. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Model parameterization, prior distributions, and the general time-reversible model in Bayesian phylogenetics
    Derrick Zwickl
    Section of Integrative Biology, University of Texas, 1 University Station C0930, Austin, TX 78712, USA
    Syst Biol 53:877-88. 2004
  3. doi request reprint Molecular evolution of communication signals in electric fish
    Harold H Zakon
    Sections of Neurobiology and Integrative Biology, The University of Texas, Austin, TX 78712, USA
    J Exp Biol 211:1814-8. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Molecular evolution of Na+ channels in teleost fishes
    Harold H Zakon
    Section of Neurobiology, The University of Texas, Austin, TX 78712, USA
    Integr Zool 4:64-74. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Phylogenetic relationships of the dwarf boas and a comparison of Bayesian and bootstrap measures of phylogenetic support
    Thomas P Wilcox
    Section of Integrative Biology and Center for Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 25:361-71. 2002
  6. doi request reprint Taxon sampling affects inferences of macroevolutionary processes from phylogenetic trees
    Tracy A Heath
    Section of Integrative Biology and Center for Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas 78712, USA
    Syst Biol 57:160-6. 2008
  7. pmc Is sparse taxon sampling a problem for phylogenetic inference?
    David M Hillis
    Section of Integrative Biology and Center for Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, University of Texas, 1 University Station C0930, Austin, Texas 78712 0253, USA
    Syst Biol 52:124-6. 2003
  8. pmc Sodium channel genes and the evolution of diversity in communication signals of electric fishes: convergent molecular evolution
    Harold H Zakon
    Section of Neurobiology, University of Texas, Austin, TX 78712, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:3675-80. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Genetic algorithms and parallel processing in maximum-likelihood phylogeny inference
    Matthew J Brauer
    Section of Integrative Biology and Center for Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, University of Texas, Austin 78712, USA
    Mol Biol Evol 19:1717-26. 2002
  10. pmc Increased taxon sampling is advantageous for phylogenetic inference
    David D Pollock
    Department of Biological Sciences and Biological Computation and Visualization Center, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70803, USA
    Syst Biol 51:664-71. 2002

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. ncbi request reprint Increased taxon sampling greatly reduces phylogenetic error
    Derrick J Zwickl
    Section of Integrative Biology and Center for Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, University of Texas, Austin, Texas 78712, USA
    Syst Biol 51:588-98. 2002
    ..Taking each of these results into account re-enforces the conclusion that increased sampling of taxa is one of the most important ways to increase overall phylogenetic accuracy...
  2. ncbi request reprint Model parameterization, prior distributions, and the general time-reversible model in Bayesian phylogenetics
    Derrick Zwickl
    Section of Integrative Biology, University of Texas, 1 University Station C0930, Austin, TX 78712, USA
    Syst Biol 53:877-88. 2004
    ..Uniform priors can produce biased parameter estimates under realistic conditions, and a variety of alternative priors avoid this bias...
  3. doi request reprint Molecular evolution of communication signals in electric fish
    Harold H Zakon
    Sections of Neurobiology and Integrative Biology, The University of Texas, Austin, TX 78712, USA
    J Exp Biol 211:1814-8. 2008
    ..4a Na(+) channel gene due to changes in selection pressure on the gene once it was solely expressed in the EO...
  4. doi request reprint Molecular evolution of Na+ channels in teleost fishes
    Harold H Zakon
    Section of Neurobiology, The University of Texas, Austin, TX 78712, USA
    Integr Zool 4:64-74. 2009
    ..The enhanced rate of sequence evolution of this gene likely underlies the species-level variations in the electric signal...
  5. ncbi request reprint Phylogenetic relationships of the dwarf boas and a comparison of Bayesian and bootstrap measures of phylogenetic support
    Thomas P Wilcox
    Section of Integrative Biology and Center for Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 25:361-71. 2002
    ..Simulations show that Bayesian support values represent much better estimates of phylogenetic accuracy than do nonparametric bootstrap support values, at least under the conditions of our study...
  6. doi request reprint Taxon sampling affects inferences of macroevolutionary processes from phylogenetic trees
    Tracy A Heath
    Section of Integrative Biology and Center for Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas 78712, USA
    Syst Biol 57:160-6. 2008
  7. pmc Is sparse taxon sampling a problem for phylogenetic inference?
    David M Hillis
    Section of Integrative Biology and Center for Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, University of Texas, 1 University Station C0930, Austin, Texas 78712 0253, USA
    Syst Biol 52:124-6. 2003
  8. pmc Sodium channel genes and the evolution of diversity in communication signals of electric fishes: convergent molecular evolution
    Harold H Zakon
    Section of Neurobiology, University of Texas, Austin, TX 78712, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:3675-80. 2006
    ..Thus, changes in the expression and sequence of the same gene are associated with the independent evolution of signal complexity...
  9. ncbi request reprint Genetic algorithms and parallel processing in maximum-likelihood phylogeny inference
    Matthew J Brauer
    Section of Integrative Biology and Center for Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, University of Texas, Austin 78712, USA
    Mol Biol Evol 19:1717-26. 2002
    ..We discuss some possible limitations of the current implementation of this genetic algorithm as well as of avenues for its future improvement...
  10. pmc Increased taxon sampling is advantageous for phylogenetic inference
    David D Pollock
    Department of Biological Sciences and Biological Computation and Visualization Center, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70803, USA
    Syst Biol 51:664-71. 2002