Publications

* denotes undergraduate co-author

Richardson, JL, MK Burak*, C Hernandez*, JM Shirvell*, C Mariani, TSA Carvalho, AC Pertile, JA Panti-May, GG Pedra, S Serrano, J Taylor, M Carvalho, G Rodrigues, F Costa, JE Childs, AI Ko, A Caccone. 2017. Using fine scale spatial genetics of Norway rats to improve control efforts and reduce leptospirosis risk in urban slum environments. In press at Evolutionary Applications.

Brady, SP, and JL Richardson. 2017. Shifting gears in road ecology toward evolutionary perspectives. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 15: 2.     [PDF]

Richardson, JL, SP Brady, IJ Wang, and SF Spear. 2016. Navigating the promise and pitfalls of landscape genetics. Molecular Ecology 25: 849-863.     [PDF]

Costa, F, JL Richardson, K Dion, C Mariani, A Pertile, MK Burak*, J Childs, A Ko, and A Caccone. 2016. Multiple paternity in the Norway rat, Rattus norvegicus, from urban slums in Salvador, Brazil. Journal of Heredity in press.     [PDF]

Munshi-South, J, and JL Richardson. 2016. Peromyscus transcriptomics: Understanding adaptation and gene expression plasticity within and between species of deer mice. Seminars in Cell & Developmental Biology in press.     [PDF]

Urban, MC, and JL Richardson. 2015. The evolution of adaptive foraging across local and geographic selection gradients. American Naturalist 186: E16-32.     [PDF]

                See the short feature from the ASN website which concludes from our work: “Perhaps humans also evolved to eat more or less depending on whether we were stalked by large predators or needed to fight for every scrap of food with our neighbors.

Bayha KM, MH Chang*, CL Mariani, JL Richardson, DL Edwards, TS DeBoer, C Moseley*, E Aksoy*, MB Decker, PM Gaffney, GR Harbison, JH McDonald, A Caccone. 2015. Worldwide phylogeography of the invasive ctenophore Mnemiopsis leidyi (Ctenophora) based on nuclear and mitochondrial DNA data. Biological Invasions 17: 827-850.    [PDF]

Richardson, JL, MC Urban, DI Bolnick, and DK Skelly. 2014. Microgeographic adaptation and the spatial scale of evolution. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 29(3): 165-176.    [PDF]

                     TREE highly accessed article and recommended by Faculty of 1000

                     Article by Victoria Schlesinger in Aeon magazine highlighting our work on microgeographic evolution

                     See posts about article at the EEB & Flow and Eco-Evo blogs

Urban, MC, JL Richardson, and NA Freidenfelds. 2014. Plasticity and genetic adaptation mediate amphibian and reptile responses to climate change. Evolutionary Applications 7: 88-103.    [PDF]

Richardson, JL. 2014. Death, taxes and relentless evolution in nature. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 29(1) 6-7.    [PDF]

Richardson, JL, and MC Urban. 2013. Strong selection barriers explain microgeographic adaptation in wild salamander populations. Evolution 67(6): 1729-1740.    [PDF]

Richards-Hrdlicka, K, JL Richardson, and L Mohabir*. 2013. First survey for the amphibian chytrid fungus in Connecticut (USA) finds widespread prevalence Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 102: 169-180.    [PDF]

Richards-Hrdlicka, K, and JL Richardson. 2013. The amphibian chytrid fungus in Connecticut – A widespread parasite with no disease symptoms. Connecticut Wildlife 33(4): 4-5.

Richardson, JL. 2012. Divergent landscape effects on population connectivity in two co-occurring amphibian species. Molecular Ecology 21(18): 4437-4451.    [PDF]

Richardson, JL, and H Gruner. 2012. An ecological spring awakening in our vernal ponds. Connecticut Wildlife 32(2): 8-9.    [PDF]

Skelly, DK, and JL Richardson. 2010. Larval sampling. Chapter 4 in Amphibian Ecology and Conservation: A Handbook of Techniques. (C. K. Dodd, Editor). Oxford University Press.  [contact me for PDF]

Wilkinson, EJ, JL Richardson, and H Sherk. 2007. Accurate visual guidance despite severe neglect. European Journal of Neuroscience 25(7): 2214-2223.

Richardson, JL. 2006. Novel features of an inducible defense system in larval tree frogs (Hyla chrysoscelis). Ecology 87(3): 780-787.    [PDF]

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