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Evolutionary origins of complex ecological adaptations

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Introgression and repeated co-option facilitated the recurrent emergence of C 4 photosynthesis among close relatives

Author(s): Luke T. Dunning, Marjorie R. Lundgren, Jose J. Moreno-Villena, Mary Namaganda, Erika J. Edwards, Patrik Nosil, Colin P. Osborne, Pascal-Antoine Christin
Published in: Evolution, Issue 71/6, 2017, Page(s) 1541-1555, ISSN 0014-3820
DOI: 10.1111/evo.13250

Despite phylogenetic effects, C 3 –C 4 lineages bridge the ecological gap to C 4 photosynthesis

Author(s): Marjorie R. Lundgren, Pascal-Antoine Christin
Published in: Journal of Experimental Botany, Issue 68/2, 2017, Page(s) 241-254, ISSN 0022-0957
DOI: 10.1093/jxb/erw451

The recent and rapid spread of Themeda triandra

Published in: ISSN 2381-8107
DOI: 10.1080/23818107.2017.1391120

Anatomical constraints to C 4 evolution: light harvesting capacity in the bundle sheath

Author(s): Chandra Bellasio, Marjorie R. Lundgren
Published in: New Phytologist, Issue 212/2, 2016, Page(s) 485-496, ISSN 0028-646X
DOI: 10.1111/nph.14063

Genome biogeography reveals the intraspecific spread of adaptive mutations for a complex trait

Author(s): Jill K. Olofsson, Matheus Bianconi, Guillaume Besnard, Luke T. Dunning, Marjorie R. Lundgren, Helene Holota, Maria S. Vorontsova, Oriane Hidalgo, Ilia J. Leitch, Patrik Nosil, Colin P. Osborne, Pascal-Antoine Christin
Published in: Molecular Ecology, Issue 25/24, 2016, Page(s) 6107-6123, ISSN 0962-1083
DOI: 10.1111/mec.13914

Key changes in gene expression identified for different stages of C4 evolution in Alloteropsis semialata

Author(s): Luke T Dunning, Jose J Moreno-Villena, Marjorie R Lundgren, Jacqueline Dionora, Paolo Salazar, Claire Adams, Florence Nyirenda, Jill K Olofsson, Anthony Mapaura, Isla M Grundy, Canisius J Kayombo, Lucy A Dunning, Fabrice Kentatchime, Menaka Ariyarathne, Deepthi Yakandawala, Guillaume Besnard, W Paul Quick, Andrea Bräutigam, Colin P Osborne, Pascal-Antoine Christin
Published in: Journal of Experimental Botany, Issue 70/12, 2019, Page(s) 3255-3268, ISSN 0022-0957
DOI: 10.1093/jxb/erz149

C 4 anatomy can evolve via a single developmental change

Author(s): Marjorie R. Lundgren, Luke T. Dunning, Jill K. Olofsson, Jose J. Moreno-Villena, Jacques W. Bouvier, Tammy L. Sage, Roxana Khoshravesh, Stefanie Sultmanis, Matt Stata, Brad S. Ripley, Maria S. Vorontsova, Guillaume Besnard, Claire Adams, Nicholas Cuff, Anthony Mapaura, Matheus E. Bianconi, Christine M. Long, Pascal-Antoine Christin, Colin P. Osborne
Published in: Ecology Letters, Issue 22/2, 2019, Page(s) 302-312, ISSN 1461-023X
DOI: 10.1111/ele.13191

Contrasting phylogeographic structures between freshwater lycopods and angiosperms in the British Isles

Author(s): Daniel P. Wood, Jill K. Olofsson, Scott W. McKenzie, Luke T. Dunning
Published in: Botany Letters, Issue 165/3-4, 2018, Page(s) 476-486, ISSN 2381-8107
DOI: 10.1080/23818107.2018.1505545

Lateral transfers of large DNA fragments spread functional genes among grasses

Author(s): Luke T. Dunning, Jill K. Olofsson, Christian Parisod, Rimjhim Roy Choudhury, Jose J. Moreno-Villena, Yang Yang, Jacqueline Dionora, W. Paul Quick, Minkyu Park, Jeffrey L. Bennetzen, Guillaume Besnard, Patrik Nosil, Colin P. Osborne, Pascal-Antoine Christin
Published in: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Issue 116/10, 2019, Page(s) 4416-4425, ISSN 0027-8424
DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1810031116

Frequent fires prime plant developmental responses to burning

Author(s): Kimberley J. Simpson, Jill K. Olofsson, Brad S. Ripley, Colin P. Osborne
Published in: Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, Issue 286/1909, 2019, Page(s) 20191315, ISSN 0962-8452
DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2019.1315

Population-Specific Selection on Standing Variation Generated by Lateral Gene Transfers in a Grass

Author(s): Jill K. Olofsson, Luke T. Dunning, Marjorie R. Lundgren, Henry J. Barton, John Thompson, Nicholas Cuff, Menaka Ariyarathne, Deepthi Yakandawala, Graciela Sotelo, Kai Zeng, Colin P. Osborne, Patrik Nosil, Pascal-Antoine Christin
Published in: Current Biology, 2019, ISSN 0960-9822
DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2019.09.023

Phylogenomics using low‐depth whole genome sequencing: A case study with the olive tribe

Author(s): Jill K. Olofsson, Isabel Cantera, Céline Van de Paer, Cynthia Hong‐Wa, Loubab Zedane, Luke T. Dunning, Adriana Alberti, Pascal‐Antoine Christin, Guillaume Besnard
Published in: Molecular Ecology Resources, Issue 19/4, 2019, Page(s) 877-892, ISSN 1755-098X
DOI: 10.1111/1755-0998.13016

High Y-chromosomal Differentiation Among Ethnic Groups of Dir and Swat Districts, Pakistan

Author(s): Inam Ullah, Jill K. Olofsson, Ashot Margaryan, Melissa Ilardo, Habib Ahmad, Martin Sikora, Anders J. Hansen, Muhammad Shahid Nadeem, Numan Fazal, Murad Ali, Anders Buchard, Brian E. Hemphill, Eske Willerslev, Morten E. Allentoft
Published in: Annals of Human Genetics, Issue 81/6, 2017, Page(s) 234-248, ISSN 0003-4800
DOI: 10.1111/ahg.12204

Lateral gene transfer acts as an evolutionary shortcut to efficient C4 biochemistry

Author(s): Chatchawal Phansopa, Luke T Dunning, James D Reid, Pascal-Antoine Christin
Published in: Molecular Biology and Evolution, 2020, ISSN 0737-4038
DOI: 10.1093/molbev/msaa143