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1 University of Kansas Ecology & Evolutionary Biology 2016 Annual Report

2 ANNUAL REPORT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY 2016 TABLE OF CONTENTS List of Donors and Special Funds ii Faculty in the Department Emeritus Faculty, Courtesy/Adjunct Faculty, and Postdoctoral Fellows in the Department Graduate Students in Department Courses Taught by Faculty Faculty Research Publications Journal Publications of Faculty Books and Book Chapters by Faculty Reports, Minor Publications, and Electronic Communications Presentations by Faculty Extramural Funding Received by Faculty Postdoctoral Research Publications Publications of Postdoctoral Researchers Presentations by Postdoctoral Researchers Graduate Student Research Publications Publications of Graduate Students Presentations by Graduate Students Funding Received by Graduate Students Faculty Honors and Awards Graduate Student Awards, Scholarships and Fellowships Graduate Student Scholarships and Fellowships Graduate Students Awards Students Graduating with Advanced Degrees Faculty Service Partial Listing of Service Activities of the Faculty Editorial Boards and Editorships of Faculty i

3 FACULTY Alexander, Helen M... Professor Agusto, Fola... Assistant Professor Beard, K. Christopher... Distinguished Foundation Professor Bever, James... Distinguished Foundation Professor Billings, Sharon... Professor Blumenstiel, Justin... Associate Professor Brown, Rafe... Professor Burgin, Amy... Associate Professor Cartwright, Paulyn... Associate Professor deboer, Gerrit... Associate Professor denoyelles, Frank... Professor Engel, Michael... Professor Foster, Bryan... Professor Gleason, Jennifer... Associate Professor Glor, Richard... Associate Professor Haufler, Christopher H... Professor and Chair Hileman, Lena... Associate Professor Holder, Mark... Associate Professor Jander, Rudolf... Professor Jensen, Kirsten... Professor Kelly, John K... Professor Krishtalka, Leonard... Professor Lieberman, Bruce... Professor Martin, Craig E... Professor Martinko, Edward A.... Professor Mort, Mark... Associate Professor Moyle, Robert... Associate Professor Orive, Maria E... Associate Professor Peterson, A. Townsend... Distinguished Professor Pierotti, Raymond... Associate Professor Reuman, Daniel... Associate Professor Short, Andrew... Assistant Professor Sikes, Benjamin... Assistant Professor Smith, Deborah... Professor Smith, Leo... Associate Professor Soberon, Jorge... Distinguished Professor Taylor, Thomas N.... Distinguished Professor Thorp, James H... Professor Timm, Robert M... Associate Professor Walters, James... Assistant Professor Ward, Joy... Professor 1

4 Courtesy/Adjunct FACULTY Archibald, Jenny.. Courtesy Researcher Ballantyne, Ford Adjunct Assistant Professor Burg, J. Gregory... Courtesy Assistant Professor Busby, William H.... Courtesy Assistant Professor Chandler, Josie... Courtesy Assistant Professor Crawford, Daniel... Adjunct Professor Freeman, Craig... Courtesy Associate Professor Granier, Bruno R. Claude... Adjunct Researcher Greenfield, Michael... Adjunct Professor Hasiotis, Stephen... Courtesy Professor Huggins, Don... Courtesy Professor Kindscher, Kelly... Courtesy Associate Professor Krings, Michael... Adjunct Research Scientist Selden, Paul... Courtesy Distinguished Professor Rivers, Trevor... Courtesy Researcher Tourtellot, Michael... Adjunct Assistant Professor White, Merlin... Adjunct Researcher Postdoctoral Fellows Anderson, Thomas Becklin, Katie Buckeridge, Kate Coster, Pauline DeVito, Stephanie Gu, Liuqi Gustafson, Grey Kinmonth-Schultz, Hannah Mahler, Donald McTavish, Emily Redelings, Ben Sheppard, Lawrence Strotz, Luke Toussaint, Emmanuel Wessinger, Carrie Wright, April Zhao, Lei Emeritus Faculty Armitage, Kenneth B. Cutler, Bruce Duellman, William E. Lichtwardt, Robert W. Schultze, Hans Peter Slade, Norman Taylor, Edith Taylor, Orley Trueb, Linda Wiley, Edward 2

5 GRADUATE STUDENTS Abraham, Robin Alenazi, Ahmed Alkishe, Abdelkafar Allen, Kaitlin Alvarado Gutierrez, Mabel Arsenault, Emily Ausland, Catherine Baca, Stephen Bhatta, Chet Prasad Bittel, Alexander Bowes, Rachel Breitkreuz, Laura Brown, Keely Campbell, Lindsay Campillo, Luke Chan, Kin Onn Chang, Elizabeth Sally Chovanec, Kevin Cobb, Kerry Colicchio, Jack Colyott, Kaila Cooper, Jacob Delavaux, Camille De Mello, Pietro Denning, Kathryn De Silva, Thilina Eldredge, Taro Erwin, Alexandra Fernando, Sumudu Fischer, James Forsythe, Jeremy Freeman, Benedictus Girard, Matthew Giron Duque, Jennifer Grismer, Jesse Guyer (Register), Rachel Hall, David Harris, Ted Hauser, Emma Heins, Liam Hemmer, Lucas Henderson, Aleah Hensz, Chris Herzog, Kaylee Ho, Che-Ling Holmes, Jesse Hopkins, Jacob Hruska, Johnathan Hutter, Carl Ingenloff, Kathryn Jimenez, Laura Jones, Matthew Khalighifar, Ali Klicka, Lukas Klymiuk, Ashley Kolis, Kayla Koseva, Boryana Lubin, Terra Maier, Crystal Masterson, Courtney Mattingly, Spencer Mayes, Daphne Michaels, Theo Min, Kyungjin Mongue, Andrew Monnahan, Patrick Olson, Karen Ridder, Ryan Roy, Paula Samy, Abdallah Sengupta, Aniket Simoes, Marianna Tapondjou, Walter Thai, Michael Torres, Javier Travers, Scott Walker, S. Michael Weinell, Jeffrey 3

6 2016 Annual Report Courses Taught by Faculty ANNUAL REPORT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY 2016 Courses Taught by Faculty Term Course # Name of course Credits Students Spring 2016 BIOL 100 Principles of Biology BIOL 116 Intro to Evolutionary Biology 3 8 BIOL 152 Prin Organisms Biology BIOL 153 Prin Organismal Biol Lab, Honors 4 50 BIOL 240 Fundamentals of Human Antomy BIOL 350 Principles of Genetics BIOL 408 Physiology of Organisms 3 97 BIOL 409 Physiology of Organisms, Lab 2 16 BIOL 412 Evolutionary Biology BIOL 418 Biodiversity Assessment Lab 1 7 BIOL 418 Herpetology Lab.5 8 BIOL 419 Topics in Biodiversity Assessment 2 10 BIOL 419 Topics in: Paleontlgy of Higher Vertebrts 3 12 BIOL 419 Topics in: Physiological Plant Ecology 1 5 BIOL 420 Chemical Cues: Sex, Food & Flight 2 12 BIOL 420 Ecology and Global Change 3 18 BIOL 420 Native and Western Views of Nature 3 12 BIOL 420 Research on KS Native Bees 1 14 BIOL 424 Independent Study BIOL 428 Introduction to Systematics 3 33 BIOL 477 Ecology and Global Change 3 18 BIOL 499 Topics in Honors Research 2 15 BIOL 520 Marine Biology BIOL 583 Herpetology BIOL 592 Ichthyology 4 17 BIOL 598 Research Methods 3 22 BIOL 599 Biology 1 12 BIOL 602 Plant Ecology 3 8 BIOL 616 Medical Entomology 3 16 BIOL 622 Paleontology 3 22 BIOL 646 Mammalian Physiology BIOL 652 Comparative Animal Behavior 3 11 BIOL 699 Honors Research 1 17 BIOL 701 Likelihood Methods in Biology BIOL 701 Research on KS Native Bees 2 14 BIOL 701 Chemical Cues: Sex, Food & Flight 2 12 BIOL 701 Likelihood Methods in Biology 3 16 BIOL 701 Native & Western Views of Nature 3 12 BIOL 701 Plant Systematics for Ecologists 1 1 4

7 2016 Annual Report Courses Taught by Faculty BIOL 720 Scientific Illustrations 3 5 BIOL 791 Paleontlgy of Higher Vertebrts 3 12 BIOL 792 Ichthyology 4 17 BIOL 801 Foundations of Speciation 1 6 BIOL 801 Macroevolution 1 7 BIOL 801 Core Topics in Current EEB Research 1 19 BIOL 801 EEB Genetics BIOL 801 Physiological Ecology 1 5 BIOL 899 Master s Thesis BIOL 985 Advanced Study BIOL 999 Doctoral Dissertation Summer 2016 BIOL 100 Principles of Biology 3 34 BIOL 412 Evolutionary Biology 4 11 BIOL 418 Herpetology BIOL 418 Topical Marine & Forest Ecology 3 5 BIOL 418 Herpetology 3 12 BIOL 418 Field Ecology 3 9 BIOL 418 Tropical Marine & Forest Ecology 3 5 BIOL 420 Chem. Cues in Sex, Food & Fighting 2 7 BIOL 423 Non-lab Independent Study BIOL 424 Independent Study BIOL 599 Senior Seminar 1 5 BIOL 701 Herpetology BIOL 899 Master s Thesis BIOL 985 Advanced Study BIOL 999 Doctoral Dissertation EVRN 460 Field Ecology 3 10 Fall 2016 BIOL 100 Prin of Biology BIOL 152 Principles of Organismal Biology BIOL 225 Evolution and the History of Life 3 15 BIOL 240 Fudamental of Human Anatomy BIOL 350 Principles of Genetics BIOL 360 Principles of Genetics, Honors 4 33 BIOL 408 Physiology of Organisms 3 27 BIOL 413 History & Diversity of Organisms 3 65 BIOL 414 Principles of Ecology BIOL 415 Field and Lab Methods in Ecology 2 26 BIOL 418 Kansas Plants and Landscapes 1 10 BIOL 419 Biology and Evolution of Mind 3 14 BIOL 419 Physiol. Plant Ecol. Seminar X2 1 6 BIOL 420 Hardcore Plants: Adaptns Extreme Eviron 2 7 BIOL 420 Intro Mathematical Epidemiology 3 5 BIOL 420 Environmental Justice 3 15 BIOL 420 Mathematical Epidemiology 3 9 BIOL 420 Insect Physiology

8 2016 Annual Report Courses Taught by Faculty BIOL 423 Nonlab Independent Study BIOL 424 Independent Study BIOL 480 Biology and Diversity Parasites 1 26 BIOL 481 Parasitology Lab 1 8 BIOL 509 Biology of Spiders 3 11 BIOL 511 Biology of Spiders lab 1 5 BIOL 545 Evolution of Development 5 16 BIOL 570 Introduction to Biostatistics 3 88 BIOL 599 Sr. Sem. in Organismal Biology 1 12 BIOL 599 Sr. Sem. Ecology & Evolution Biology 1 13 BIOL 606 Ecological Plant Physiology 3 6 BIOL 625 Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 3 8 BIOL 630 Conservation and Wildlife Biology BIOL 644 Comparative Animal Physiology 3 9 BIOL 701 Intro Mathematical Epidemiology 3 9 BIOL 701 Responsible Scholarship & Teacing Effevt BIOL 701 Scientific Communication 3 8 BIOL 701 Sexual & Asexual Reproduction 1 8 BIOL 701 Revis/Resub Doc Diss Improv. Grant.5 6 BIOL 701 Environmental Justice 3 15 BIOL 701 Insect Physiology 2 12 BIOL 701 Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant 1 6 BIOL 801 Paleobiology 1 2 BIOL 419 Physiol. Plant Ecol. Seminar X BIOL 801 Paleobiology 1 2 BIOL 801 Hardcore Plants: Adaptngs Extreme Envir. 2 7 BIOL 801 Physiol. Plant Ecol BIOL 801 Ecology BIOL 801 Molecular Systematics 4 8 BIOL 801 Kansas Plants and Landscapes 1 10 BIOL 801 EEB Genetics BIOL 841 Biometry I 5 14 BIOL 899 Masters thesis BIOL 985 Advanced Study BIOL 999 Doctoral Dissertation EVRN 460 Field Ecology 3 43 HINU 330 Principles of Ecology

9 2016 Annual Report Journal Publications of Faculty Journal Publications of Faculty AGUSTO, FOLASHADE Bewick, S., Agusto, F., Calabrese, J. M., Muturi, E. J., and Fagan, W. F Epidemiology of La Crosse virus emergence, Appalachia region. Emerging Infectious Diseases 22(11): Agusto, F. B., Easley, S., Freeman, K., and Thomas, M Mathematical model of three age-structured transmission dynamics of Chikungunya virus. Computational and mathematical methods in medicine. Agusto, F.B Optimal control of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus transmission in hospital settings. Applied Mathematical Modelling 40(7): Gaoue, O. G., Jiang, J., Ding, W., Agusto, F. B., and Lenhart, S Optimal harvesting strategies for timber and non-timber forest products in tropical ecosystems. Theoretical Ecology Wang, Y., Jiang, J., Chen-Charpentier, B., Agusto, F., Hastings, A., Hoffman, F., Rasmussen, M., Smith, M., Todd-Brown, K., Wang, Y., et al Responses of two nonlinear microbial models to warming and increased carbon input. Biogeosciences 13(4): Rasmussen, M., Hastings, A., Smith, M. J., Agusto, F. B., Chen- Charpentier, B. M., Hoffman, F. M., Jiang, J., Todd-Brown, K. E., Wang, Y., Wang, Y.-P., et al Transit times and mean ages for nonautonomous and autonomous compartmental systems. Journal of mathematical biology 1: 20. ALEXANDER, DAVID Alexander, D. E The biomechanics of solids and fluids: The physics of life. European Journal of Physics 37: 5. ALEXANDER, HELEN Pace, B. A., Alexander, H. M., Emry, D. J., and Mercer, K. L Reliable method for assessing seed germination, dormancy, and mortality under field conditions. Journal of visualized experiments : JoVE, (117). doi: /54663 PMID: Malmstrom, C. M., and Alexander, H. M Effects of crop viruses on wild plants. Current opinion in virology, 19, doi: /j.coviro ISSN: PMID: BEARD, K. CHRISTOPHER Beard, K.C., Coster, P.M.C., Salem, M.J., Chaimanee, Y. and Jaeger, J.-J A new species of Apidium (Anthropoidea, Parapithecidae) from the Sirt Basin, central Libya: first record of Oligocene primates from Libya. Journal of Human Evolution 90:

10 2016 Annual Report Journal Publications of Faculty Beard, K.C. and Coster, P.M.C Upper molar morphology of the early Oligocene Egyptian anthropoid Qatrania wingi. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 159: Beard, K. C Out of Asia: Anthropoid origins and the colonization of Africa. Annual Review of Anthropology 45: doi: /annurev-anthro Beard, K. C., Ni, X., Wang, Y., Meng, J., and Gebo, D. L Dentition of Subengius mengi (Mammalia: Plesiadapoidea) and a reassessment of the phylogenetic relationships of Asian Carpolestidae. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 54: Ni, X., Li, Q., Li, L., and Beard, K. C Oligocene primates from China reveal divergence between African and Asian primate evolution. Science 352: doi: /science.aaf2107. BEVER, JAMES D. Koziol, L., and Bever, J. D AMF, phylogeny and succession: specificity of plant response to arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal species increases with succession. Ecosphere 7: 11, e doi: /ecs Barrett, L. G., Zee, P. C., Bever, J. D., Miller, J. T., and Thrall, P. H Evolutionary history shapes patterns of specificity in Acaciarhizobial mutualisms. Evolution 70: Rua, M. A., Antonika, A., Antunes, P. M., Chaudhary, V. B., Gehring, C., Lamit, L. J., Piculell, B. P., Bever, J. D., Zabinski, C., Meadow, J. F., Lajeunesse, M., Milligan, B., Karst, J., and Hoeksema, J. D Home-field advantage? Evidence of local adaptation among plants, soil, and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi through metaanalysis. BMC Evolutionary Biology 16: 122. Steidinger, B. S., and Bever, J. D Host discrimination in modular mutualisms: a theoretical framework for meta-populations of mutualists and cheaters. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, B 283: doi: /rspb Chaudhary, V. B., Rúa, M. A., Antoninka, A., Bever, J. D., Cannon, J., Craig, A., Duchicela, J., Frame, A., Gardes, M., Gehring, C., Ha, M., Hart, M., Hopkins, J., Ji, B., Collins Johnson, N., Kaonongbua, W., Karst, J., Koide, R., Lamit, L. J., Meadow, J., Milligan, B. G., Moore, J., Pendergast, T. H., IV, Piculell, B., Ramsby, B., Simard, S., Shrestha, S., Umbanhowar, J., Viechtbauer, W., Walters, L., Wilson, G., Zee, P. C., and Hoeksema, J MycoDB: A global database of plant response to mycorrhizal fungi. Scientific Data 3: doi: /sdata Malik, R., Dixon, M. H., and Bever, J. D Mycorrhizal composition can predict foliar pathogen (Pseudomonas syringae pv. glycinea) propagation. Biological Control 103:

11 2016 Annual Report Journal Publications of Faculty Ji, B., and Bever, J. D Plant preferential allocation and fungal reward decline with soil phosphorus enrichment: implications for evolution of the arbuscular mycorrhizal mutualism. Ecosphere 7: e doi: /ecs House, G. L., Ekanayake, S., Ruan, Y., Schütte, U., Kaonongbua, W., Fox, G., Ye, Y., and Bever, J. D Sequence variation in the nuclear ribosomal RNA gene within isolates of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi: Tests of phylogeny and clustering methodologies. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 82(16): Herrera-Peraza, R. A., Bever, J. D., Manuel de Miguel, J., Gómez-Sal, A., Herrera, P., García, E. E., Oviedo, R., Torres-Arias, Y., Delgado, F., Valdés-Lafont, O., Muñoz, B. C., and Sánchez, J. A Una nueva hipótesis sobre la sucesión de los bosques tropicales húmedos y secos/a new hypothesis on humid and dry tropical forests succession. Acta Botánica Cubana 215: Hamilton, C. E., Bever, J. D., Labbé, J., Yang, X., and Yin, H Utilization of microbiomes for crop production: Mitigative and adaptive opportunities via community complementarity. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 216: BILLINGS, SHARON Billings, S., Min, K., Ballantyne, F., Chen, Y., and Sellers, M Aging exo-enzymes can create temporally shifting, temperaturedependent resource landscapes for microbes. Biogeochemistry 131(1-2): Billings, S., Glaser, S., Boone, A., and Stephen, F Nonlinear tree growth dynamics predict resilience to disturbance. Ecosphere. doi:doi: /es Lehmeier, C., Ballantyne, F., IV, Min, K., and Billings, S Temperature-mediated changes in microbial carbon use efficiency and 13C discrimination. Biogeosciences 13: Dialynas, Y., Bastola, S., Bras, R., Billings, S., Markewitz, D., and Richter, D Topographic variability and the influence of soil erosion on the carbon cycle. Global Biogeochemical Cycles. doi: /2015gb Billings, S., Boone, A., and Stephen, F Tree-ring δ13c and δ18o, leaf δ13c and wood and leaf N status demonstrate tree growth strategies and predict susceptibility to disturbance. Tree Physiology, 36(5): Min, K., Lehmeier, C. A., F. B., IV, and Billings, S. A Carbon availability modifies temperature responses of heterotrophic microbial respiration, carbon uptake affinity, and stable carbon isotope discrimination. Frontiers in Microbiology 7:

12 2016 Annual Report Journal Publications of Faculty BLUMENSTIEL, JUSTIN Blumenstiel, J. P., Erwin, A. A., and Hemmer, L. W What drives positive selection in the drosophila pirna machinery? The genomic autoimmunity hypothesis. The Yale journal of biology and medicine 89(4): Hemmer, L. W., and Blumenstiel, J. P Holding it together: rapid evolution and positive selection in the synaptonemal complex of Drosophila. BMC evolutionary biology 16: 91. Miller, D. E., Smith, C. B., Kazemi, N. Y., Cockrell, A. J., Arvanitakas, A. V., Blumenstiel, J. P., Jaspersen, S. L., and Hawley, R. S Whole-genome analysis of individual meiotic events in Drosophila melanogaster reveals that noncrossover gene conversions are insensitive to interference and the centromere effect. Genetics 203(1): BROWN, RAFE Siler, C., Davis, D., Diesmos, A., Ginto, F., Whitsett, C., and Brown, R A new species of Pseudogekko (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from the Romblon Island Group, Central Philippines. Zootaxa 4139: Heitz, B. B., Diesmos, A. C., Freitas, E. S., Ellsworth, E. D., Grismer, L. L., Aowphol, A., Brown, R. M., and Siler, C. D A new supple skink, genus Lygosoma (Reptilia: Squamata: Scincidae) from the western Philippines. Herpetologica 72: Chen, J.-M., Zhou, W.-W, Poyarkov, N. A., Stuart, B. L., Brown, R. M., et al A novel multilocus phylogenetic estimation reveals unrecognized diversity in Asian horned toads, genus Megophrys sensu lato (Anura: Megophryidae). Molecular Phylogeny and Evolution 106: Davis, D., Geheber, A. D., Watters, J. L., Penrod, M. L., Freitas, E., Feller, K. D., Ashford, A., Kouri, J., Nguyen, D., Shauberger, K., Sheatsley, K., Winfrey, C., Wong, R., Sanguila, M. B., Brown, R. M., Siler, C. D., et al Additions to Philippine Slender Skinks of the Brachymeles bonitae Complex (Reptilia: Squamata: Scincidae) III: a new species from Tablas Island. Zootax 4132: Su, Y.-C., Brown, R. M., Lin, C.-P., and Tso, I.-M Miocene- Pliocene island isolation sequence structured diversification of funnel web spiders of the Macrothele taiwanensis species group (Hexathelidae) in the Taiwan-Ryukyu Archipelago. Journal of Biogeography 43(5): 9. Onn, C., Grismer, L. L., Zachariah, A., Brown, R. M., and Abraham, R. K Polyphyly of Asian tree toads, genus Pedostibes Günther, 1876 (Anura: Bufonidae), and the description of a new genus from Southeast Asia. PLoS ONE e

13 2016 Annual Report Journal Publications of Faculty Moyle, R.G., Oliveros, C., Andersen, M., Hosner, P., Benz, B., Manthey, J., Travers, S., Brown, R. M., and Faircloth, B Tectonic collision and uplift of Wallacea triggered the global songbird radiation. Nature Communications 7: Sanguila, M. B., Cobb, K. A., Siler, C. D., Diesmos, A. C., Alcala, A. C., and Brown, R. M The amphibians and reptiles of Mindanao Island, southern Philippines, II: the herpetofauna of northeast Mindanao and adjacent islands. Zookeys 624: Fang, Y., Jiang, K., Wang, K., Jin, J.-Q., Suwannapoom, C., Li, C., Vindum, J. V., Brown, R. M., and Che, J The Australasian frog family Ceratobatrachidae in China, Myanmar and Thailand: discovery of a new Himalayan forest frog clade. Zoological Research 37: Grismer, J., Schulte, J., Wagner, P., Travers, S., Buehler, M., and Brown, R The Eurasian Invasion: Phylogenomic data reveal multiple Southeast Asian origins for Indian Dragon Lizards. BMC Evolutionary Biology 16: 43. Auliya, M, S. Altherr, D. Ariano-Sanchez, E. H. Baard, C. Brown, R. M. Brown, J.-C. Cantu, G. Gentil, P. Gildenhuys, E. Henningheim, J. Hintzmann, K. Kanari, M. Krvavac, M. Lettink, J. Lippert, L. Luiselli, G. Nilson, T. Q. Nguyen, V. Nijman, J. F. Parham, S. A. Pasachnik, M. Pedrono, A. Rauhaus, D. Rueda, M.-E. Sanchez, U. Schepp, M. van Schingen, N. Schneeweiss, G. H. Segniagbeto, R. Somaweera, E. Y. Sy, O. Türkozan, S. Vinke, T. Vinke, R. Vyas, S. Williamson, and Ziegler, T Trade in live reptiles and its impact on reptile diversity: the European pet market as a case study. Biological Conservation, 204: Welton, L. J., Siler, C. D., Grismer, L. L., Diemsos, A. C., Sites, J. W., and Brown, R. M Archipelago-wide survey of Philippine forest dragons (Agamidae: Gonocephalus): multilocus phylogeny uncovers unprecedented levels of genetic diversity in a biodiversity hotspot. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 120: Wynn, A., Diesmos, A. C., and Brown, R. M Two new species of Malayotyphlops from the northern Philippines, with redescriptions of M. luzonensis (Taylor) and M. ruber (Boettger). Journal of Herpetology 50(1): Supsup, C., Puna, N. M., Asis, A.A., Redoblado, B. R., Panaguinit, M F. G., Guinto, F. M., Rico, E. B., Diesmos, A. C., Brown, R. M., and Mallari, N. A Amphibians and reptiles of Cebu, Philippines: the poorly understood herpetofauna of an island with very little remaining natural habitat. Asian Herpetological Research 7:

14 2016 Annual Report Journal Publications of Faculty Brown, R., Su, Y.-C., Barger, B., Siler, C. D., Sanguila, M. B., Diesmos, A., Blackburn, D., et al Phylogeny of the island archipelago frog genus Sanguirana: another endemic Philippine radiation that diversified Out-of-Palawan. Molecular Phylogeny and Evolution 94: BURGIN, AMY Reynolds, K.N., Loecke, T. D., Burgin, A. J., Davis, A. J. Riveros- Iregui, D., Thomas, S. A., St. Clair, M. A., and Ward, A. S Optimizing sampling strategies for riverine nitrate using highfrequency data in agricultural watersheds. Environmental Science & Technology. Reynolds, K.N., Loecke, T. D., Burgin, A. J., Davis, C.A., Riveros- Iregui, D., Thomas, S. A., St. Clair, M. A., and Ward, A. S Optimizing sampling strategies for riverine nitrate using highfrequency data in agricultural watersheds. Environmental Science & Technology. Jarecke, K.M., Loecke, T. D., and Burgin, A. J Coupled soil oxygen and greenhouse gas dynamics under variable hydrology. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 95: CARTWRIGHT, PAULYN Ames, C. L., Ryan, J. F., Bely, A. E., Cartwright, P., and Collins, A. G A new transcriptome and transcriptome profiling of adult and larval tissue in the box jellyfish Alatina alata: an emerging model for studying venom, vision and sex. BMC Genomics 17: 650. Han, J., Hu, S., Cartwright, P., Zhao, F., Ou, Q., Kubota, S., Wang, X., and Wang, Y The earliest pelagic jellyfish with rhopalia from Cambrian Chengjiang Lagerstätte. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 449: CRAWFORD, DANIEL J. Silva Borges, L., Sardos, Menezes de Sequeira, J. M., Silva, L., Crawford, D., and Moura, M Understanding intra and inter-archipelago population genetic patterns within a recently evolved insular endemic lineage. Plant Systematics and Evolution 302: Crawford, D. J., Hauber,D. P., Borges Silva, L., Menezes de Sequeira, M., Moura, M., Santos-Guerra, A., Kelly, J. K., and Mort, M. E Breeding relationships in Macaronesian Tolpis (Asteraceae- Cichorieae): F1 hybrid pollen fertility within and among populations from the Azores, Canary Islands, and Madeira. Systematic Botany 41: Crawford, D. J. and Stuessy, T. F Cryptic variation, molecular data, and the challenges of conserving plant diversity in oceanic archipelagos: the critical role for plant systematics. Korean Journal of Plant Taxonomy 46:

15 2016 Annual Report Journal Publications of Faculty Lopez-Sepulveda, P., Takayama, K., Crawford, D. J., Greimler, J., Peñailillo, P., Baeza, M., Ruiz, E., Kohl, G., Tremetsberger, K., Gatica, A., Letelier, L., Novoa, P., Novak, J., and Stuessy, T. F Biogeography and genetic consequences of anagenetic speciation of Rhaphithamnus venustus (Verbenaceae) in the Juan Fernández archipelago, Chile: insights from AFLP and SSR markers. Plant Species Biology doi: / Takayama, K., Lopez-Sepulveda, P., Greimler, J., Crawford, D. J., Penailillo, P., Baeza, M, Ruiz, E., Kohl, G., Tremetsberger, K., Gatica, A., Letelier, L., Novoa, P., Novak, J. and Stuessy, T. F Genetic consequences of cladogenetic vs. anagenetic speciation in endemic plants of oceanic islands AoB PLANTS plv102 doi: /aobpla/plv102 ENGEL, MICHAEL Engel, M. S. Ortega-Blanco, J., and Azevedo, C. O A new bethylid wasp in Lebanese Early Cretaceous amber (Hymenoptera: Chrysidoidea), with comments on other Mesozoic taxa. American Museum Novitates 3855: Pérez-de la Fuente, R., Delclòs, X., Peñalver, E., and Engel, M. S A defensive behavior and plant-insect interaction in Early Cretaceous amber the case of the immature lacewing Hallucinochrysa diogenesi. Arthropod Structure and Development 45(2): During 2016, faculty had over Engel, M. S A new genus and species of maimetshid wasps in 200 peer reviewed publications Lebanese Early Cretaceous amber (Hymenoptera: Maimetshidae). Novitates Paleoentomologicae 18: Huang, D.-Y., Azar, D., Engel, M. S., Cai, C.-Y., Garrouste, R., and Nel, A A new genus of alderflies (Megaloptera: Sialidae) in Upper Cretaceous Burmese amber. Cretaceous Research 64: Gonzalez, V. H., and Engel, M. S A new species of Callonychium Brèthes from Argentina (Hymenoptera: Andrenidae). Euroasian Entomological Journal 15(Supplement 1): Engel, M. S A new species of the booklouse genus Embidopsocus in Baltic amber (Psocoptera: Liposcelididae). Novitates Paleoentomologicae 16: 1 9. Engel, M. S., Huang, D., Breitkreuz, L. C.V., Azar, D., Cai, C., and Alvarado, M A new twisted-wing parasitoid from mid- Cretaceous amber of Myanmar (Strepsiptera). Cretaceous Research 58: Gao, T.-P., Shih, C.-K., Engel, M. S., and Ren, D A new xyelotomid (Hymenoptera) from the Middle Jurassic of China displaying enigmatic venational asymmetry. BMC Evolutionary Biology 16:

16 2016 Annual Report Journal Publications of Faculty Engel, M. S., and Wang, B A plesiomorphic gasteruptiid wasp in Cenomanian amber from Myanmar (Hymenoptera: Gasteruptiidae). Cretaceous Research 63: Engel, M. S., Huang, D., Alqarni, A. S., and Cai, C A remarkable evanioid wasp in mid-cretaceous amber from northern Myanmar (Hymenoptera: Evanioidea). Cretaceous Research 60: Breitkreuz, L. C.V., Ohl, M., and Engel, M. S A review of the New Caledonian Arpactophilus (Hymenoptera: Crabronidae). Zootaxa 4063(1): Engel, M. S., Wang, B., and Alqarni, A. S A thorny, 'anareolate' stick-insect (Phasmatidae s.l.) in Upper Cretaceous amber from Myanmar, with remarks on diversification times among Phasmatodea. Cretaceous Research 63: Lohrmann, V., Waldren, G. C., Reiß, M., and Engel, M. S An anocellar polistine wasp (Hymenoptera, Vespidae, Polistinae) from Texas. Zoosystematics and Evolution 92(2): Engel, M. S., Huang, D., Alqarni, A. S., and Cai, C An unusual new lineage of sawflies (Hymenoptera) in Upper Cretaceous amber from northern Myanmar. Cretaceous Research 60: Wang, B., Xia, F.-Y., Engel, M. S., Perrichot, V., Shi, G., Zhang, H.-C., Chen, J., Jarzembowski, E. A., Wappler, T., and Rust, J Debris-carrying camouflage among diverse lineages of Cretaceous insects. Science Advances 2(6): e Silva, D. P., Spigoloni, Z. A., Camargos, L. M., Alves de Andrade, A. F., De Marco, Jr., P.,and Engel, M. S Distributional modeling of Mantophasmatodea (Insecta: Notoptera): A preliminary application and the need for future sampling. Organisms, Diversity & Evolution 16(1): Liu, X.-Y., Zhang, W.-W., Winterton, S. L., Breitkreuz, L. C.V., and Engel, M. S Early morphological specialization for insectspider associations in Mesozoic lacewings. Current Biology 26(12): Hinojosa-Díaz, I. A., Alqarni, A. S., Lira-Noriega, A., and Engel, M. S Ecological niche modeling of the rare bee Promelitta alboclypeata reveals possible cryptic differentiation across northern Africa and Arabia (Hymenoptera: Melittidae). Apidologie 47(4): Perrichot, V., Wang, B., and Engel, M. S Extreme morphogenesis and ecological specialization among Cretaceous basal ants. Current Biology 26(11):

17 2016 Annual Report Journal Publications of Faculty Shebl, M. A., Alqarni, A. S., and Engel, M. S First record of the bee genus Melitta from the Arabian Peninsula (Hymenoptera: Apoidea: Melittidae). Zoology in the Middle East 62(4): Wang, Y.-H., Engel, M. S., Rafael, J. A., Wu, H.-Y., Rédei, D., Xie, Q., Wang, G., Liu, X.-G., and Bu, W.-J Fossil record of stem groups employed in evaluating the chronogram of insects (Arthropoda: Hexapoda). Scientific Reports 6: Tan, K., Qu, Y.-F., Wang, Z.-W., Liu, Z., and Engel, M. S Haplotype diversity and genetic similarity among populations of the Eastern honey bee from Himalaya-Southwest China and Nepal (Hymenoptera: Apidae). Apidologie 47(2): Engel, M. S., Barden, P., Riccio, M. L., and Grimaldi, D. A Morphologically specialized termite castes and advanced sociality in the Early Cretaceous. Current Biology 26(4): Prokop, J., Nel, A., Engel, M. S., Pecharová, M., and Hörnschemeyer, T New Carboniferous fossils of Spilapteridae enlighten postembryonic wing development in Palaeodictyoptera. Systematic Entomology 41(1): Huang, D.-Y., Bechly, G., Nel, P., Engel, M. S., Prokop, J., Azar, D., Cai, C.-Y., van de Kamp, T., Staniczek, A. H., Garrouste, R., Krogmann, L., dos Santos Rolo, T., Baumbach, T., Ohlhoff, R., Shmakov, A. S., Bourgoin, T., and Nel, A New fossil insect order Permopsocida elucidates major radiation and evolution of suction feeding in hemimetabolous insects (Hexapoda: Acercaria). Scientific Reports 6: Delclòs, X., Peñalver, E., Arillo, A., Engel, M. S., Nel, A., Azar, D., and Ross, A New mantises (Insecta: Mantodea) in Cretaceous ambers from Lebanon, Spain, and Myanmar. Cretaceous Research 60: Batelka, J., Prokop, J., and Engel, M. S New ripiphorid beetles in mid-cretaceous amber from Myanmar (Coleoptera: Ripiphoridae): First Pelecotominae and possible Mesozoic aggregative behaviour in male Ripidiinae. Cretaceous Research 68: Engel, M. S Notes on Cretaceous amber Braconidae (Hymenoptera), with descriptions of two new genera. Novitates Paleoentomologicae 15: 1 7. Ali, H., Alqarni, A. S., Shebl, M., and Engel, M. S Notes on the nesting biology of the small carpenter bee Ceratina smaragdula (Hymenoptera: Apidae) in northwestern Pakistan. Florida Entomologist 99(1):

18 2016 Annual Report Journal Publications of Faculty Sánchez-García, A., and Engel, M. S Springtails from the Early Cretaceous amber of Spain (Collembola: Entomobryomorpha), with an annotated checklist of fossil Collembola. American Museum Novitates 3862: In 2016 faculty in the Department of Engel, M. S The earwig genus Paralabella Steinmann in amber Ecol. & Evol. Biology had peer- from the Dominican Republic, with remarks on the classification of reviewed publications in several Burr's Eocene Dermaptera. Entomologist's Monthly Magazine national and international journals. 152(2): Huang, D.-Y., Azar, D., Engel, M. S., Garrouste, R., Cai, C.-Y., and Nel, A The first araripeneurine antlion in Burmese amber (Neuroptera: Myrmeleontidae). Cretaceous Research 63: 1 6. Engel, M. S., Breitkreuz, L. C.V., Cai, C.-Y., Alvarado, M., Azar, D., & Huang, D.-Y The first Mesozoic microwhip scorpion (Palpigradi): A new genus and species in mid-cretaceous amber from Myanmar. The Science of Nature 103(3 4): 19. Engel, M. S., and Wang, B The first Oriental protorhyssaline wasp (Hymenoptera: Braconidae): A new genus and species in Upper Cretaceous amber from Myanmar. Cretaceous Research 63: Wang, B., Kathirithamby, J., and Engel, M. S The first twistedwing parasitoid in Eocene amber from north-eastern China (Strepsiptera: Myrmecolacidae). Journal of Natural History 50(21 22): Engel, M. S., and Straka, J The rare bee genus Chiasmognathus Engel in Arabia Felix (Hymenoptera: Apidae). Entomologist's Monthly Magazine 152(1): Engel, M. S Two new genera of Cretaceous dustywings in amber from northern Myanmar (Neuroptera: Coniopterygidae). Novitates Paleoentomologicae 17: Falin, Z. H., and Engel, M. S Two new species of Pterydrias Reitter (Coleoptera: Ripiphoridae), significantly expanding the biogeographic range of the genus. Coleopterists Bulletin 70(2): Engel, M. S., Huang, D., Breitkreuz, L. C.V., Cai, C., and Alvarado, M Two new species of mid-cretaceous webspinners in amber from northern Myanmar (Embiodea: Clothodidae, Oligotomidae). Cretaceous Research 58: FOSTER, BRYAN Murphy, C. A., Foster, B. L., and Gao, C Temporal dynamics in rhizosphere bacterial communities of three perennial grassland species. Agronomy (1):

19 2016 Annual Report Journal Publications of Faculty GLEASON, JENNIFER Colyott K, Odu C, and Gleason, J. M Dissection of signalling modalities and courtship timing reveals a novel signal in Drosophila saltans courtship. Animal Behaviour 120: Gleason, J. M., Zhou Y, Hackett J. L., Harris, B. R., and Greenfield, M. D Development of a genomic resource and quantitative trait loci mapping of male calling traits in the lesser wax moth, Achroia grisella. PLoS ONE 11(1): e GLOR, RICHARD Ingram, T., Harrison, A., Mahler, D. L., Del Rosario Castaneda, M., Glor, R. E., Herrel, A., Stuart, Y. E., and Losos, J. B Comparative tests of the role of dewlap size in Anolis lizard speciation. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 283: Ng, J., Ossip-Klein, A. G., and Glor, R. E Adaptive signal coloration maintained in the face of gene flow in a Hispaniolan Anolis Lizard. BMC Evolutionary Biology 16 (1): 1. Mahler, D. L., Lambert, S. M., Geneva, A. J., Ng, J., Hedges, S. B., Losos, J. B., and Glor, R. E Discovery of a giant chameleonlike lizard (Anolis) on Hispaniola and its Significance to understanding replicated adaptive radiations. American Naturalist 188 (3): HILEMAN, LENA Wessinger, C. A., and Hileman, L. C Accessibility, constraint, and repetition in adaptive floral evolution. Developmental Biology 419: O'Meara, B. C., Smith, S. D., Armbruster, W. S., Harder, L.D., Hardy, C. R., Hileman, L. C., Hufford, L., Litt, A., Magallon, S., Smith, S. A., Stevens, P. F., Fenster, C. B., and Diggle, P. K Nonequilibrium dynamics and floral trait interactions shape extant angiosperm diversity. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 283(1830): 9. Wessinger, C. A., Freeman, C.C., Mort, M. E., Rausher, M. D., and Hileman, L. C Multiplexed shotgun genotyping resolves species relationships within the North American genus Penstemon. American Journal of Botany 103(5): Preston, J. C., Jorgensen, S. A., Orozco, R., and Hileman, L. C Paralogous SQUAMOSA PROMOTER BINDING PROTEIN-LIKE (SPL) genes differentially regulate leaf initiation and reproductive phase change in petunia. Planta 243: JENSEN, KIRSTEN Jensen, K., Caira, J. N., Cielocha, J. J., Littlewood, D. Timothy J., and Waeschenbach, A When proglottids and scoleces conflict: phylogenetic relationships and family-level classification of the Lecanicephalidea. International Journal for Parasitology 46(5 6):

20 2016 Annual Report Journal Publications of Faculty KELLY, JOHN Akkerman, K. C., Sattarin, A., Kelly, J. K., and Scoville, A. G Transgenerational plasticity is sex-dependent and persistent in yellow monkeyflower (Mimulus guttatus). Environmental Epigenetics 2(2): dvw003. Lee, Y. W., Fishman, L., Kelly, J. K., and Willis, J. H A Segregating Inversion Generates Fitness Variation in Yellow Monkeyflower (Mimulus guttatus). Genetics 202(4): Crawford, D. J., Hauber,D. P., Borges Silva, L., Menezes de Sequeira, M., Moura, M., Santos-Guerra, A., Kelly, J. K., and Mort, M. E Breeding Relationships in Macaronesian Tolpis (Asteraceae- Cichorieae): F1 Hybrid Pollen Fertility Within and Among Populations from the Azores, Canary Islands, and Madeira. Systematic Botany 41(4): KRINGS, MICHAEL Harper, C. J., M. Krings, J. Galtier, and T. N. Taylor A microfossil with suggested affinities to the Peronosporomycetes (Oomycota) from the Carboniferous (c. 330 Ma) of France. Nova Hedwigia 103: Harper, C. J., T. N. Taylor, M. Krings, and E. L. Taylor Structurally preserved fungi from Antarctica: diversity and interactions in late Palaeozoic and Mesozoic polar forest ecosystems. Antarctic Science 28: Heinrichs, J. A. R. Schmidt, A. Schafer-Verwimp, L. Bauerschmidt, C. Neumann, C. Grohn, M. Krings, and M. A. M. Renner Revision of the leafy liverwort genus Radula (Porellales Jungermanniopsida) in Baltic and Bitterfeld amber. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 235: Krings, M., T. N. Taylor, N. Dotzler, and C. J. Harper Morphology and ontogenetic development of Zwergimyces vestitus, a fungal reproductive unit enveloped in a hyphal mantle from the Lower Devonian Rhynie chert. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 228: Krings, M., T. N. Taylor, and H. Martin An enigmatic fossil fungus from the 410 Ma Rhynie chert that resembles Macrochytrium (Chytridiomycota) and Blastocladiella (Blastocladiomycota). Mycologia 108: Kustatscher, E. J. H. A. Van Konijnenburg-van Cittert, K. Bauer, and M. Krings Strobilus organization in the enigmatic gymnosperm Bernettia inopinata from the Jurassic of Germany. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 232: Psenicka, J. and M. Krings First record of the noncalcareous macroalga Perissothallus from shallow-water deposits 18

21 2016 Annual Report Journal Publications of Faculty (Pennsylvanian) in the Kladno-Rakovnik Basin, Czech Republic. Bulletin of Geosciences 91: Van Konijnenburg-Van Cittert, J. H. A., E. Kustatscher, C. Pott, S. SchmeiBner, G. Gutsch, and M. Krings New data on Selaginellites coburgensis from the Rhaetian of Wustenwelsberg (Upper Franconia, Germany). Neues Jahrbuch fur Geologie and Palaontologie, Abhandlungen 280: KRISHTALKA, LEONARD LIEBERMAN, BRUCE Robbins, R. J., Krishtalka, L., and Wooley, J Advances in Biodiversity: Metagenomics and the Unveiling of Biological Dark Matter. Standards in Genomic Sciences 11(69): 17. Lieberman, B. S., and Saupe, E. E Palaeoniches get stiches: analyses of niches informing macroevolutionary theory. Lethaia, 49: Simoes, M., Breitkreuz, L., Alvarado, M., Baca, S., Cooper, J. C., Heins, L., Herzog, K., and Lieberman, B. S The evolving theory of evolutionary radiations. Trends in Ecology & Evolution (TREE) 31: MORT, MARK Crawford, D. J., Hauber, D. P., Silva, B., Menezes de Sequeira, L., Moura, M., Santos-Guerra, A., Kelly, J. K., and Mort, M. E Breeding relationships in Macaronesian Tolpis (Asteraceae- Cichorieae): F1 hybrid pollen fertility within and among populations from the Azores, Canary Islands, and Madeira. Systematic Botany 41: Wessinger, C., Freeman, C., Mort, M., Rauscher, M., and Hileman, L Multiplexed shotgun genotyping resolves species relationships within the North American genus Penstemon. American Journal of Botany 103: Rubio de Casas, M. E. Mort, and D. E. Soltis The influence of habitat on the evolution of plants: a case study across Saxifragales. Annals of Botany 118: MOYLE, ROBERT Moyle, R. G., Oliveros, C. H., Andersen, M. J., Hosner, P. A., Benz, B. W., Manthey, J. D., Travers, S. L., Brown, R. M., and Faircloth, B. C Tectonic collision and uplift of Wallacea triggered the global songbird radiation. Nature Communications 7. Manthey, J. D., Robbins, M. B., and Moyle, R. G A genomic investigation of the putative contact zone between divergent Brown Creeper (Certhia americana) lineages: chromosomal patterns of genetic differentiation. Genome 59(2): Manthey, J. D., Campillo, L. C., Burns, K. J., and Moyle, R. G Comparison of Target-capture and Restriction-site Associated DNA 19

22 2016 Annual Report Journal Publications of Faculty Sequencing for Phylogenomics: a Test in Cardinalid Tanagers (Aves, Genus: Piranga). Systematic biology. Dejtaradol, A., Renner, S. C., Karapan, S., Bates, P. J., Moyle, R. G., and Päckert, M Indochinese-Sundaic faunal transition and phylogeographical divides north of the Isthmus of Kra in Southeast Asian Bulbuls (Aves: Pycnonotidae). Journal of Biogeography 43(3): Uy, J. A. C., Cooper, E. A., Cutie, S., Concannon, M. R., Poelstra, J. W., Moyle, R. G., and Filardi, C. E Mutations in different pigmentation genes are associated with parallel melanism in island flycatchers. Proc. R. Soc. B 283: Manthey, J. D., Geiger, M., and Moyle, R. G Relationships of morphological groups in the northern flicker superspecies complex (Colaptes auratus and C. chrysoides). Systematics and Biodiversity 1: 9. PETERSON, A. TOWNSEND Hosner, P. A., Andersen, M. J., Robbins, M. B., Urbay-Tello, A., Cueto-Aparicio, L.,Verde-Guerra, K., Sánchez-González, L. A., Navarro-Sigüenza, A. G., Boyd, R. L., Núñez, J., Tiravanti, J., Combe, M., Owens, H. L., and Peterson, A. T Avifaunal surveys of the Upper Apurímac River Valley, Ayacucho and Cuzco Departments, Peru: New distributional records and biogeographic, taxonomic, and conservation implications. Wilson Journal of Ornithology 127: Asase, A., and Peterson, A. T Completeness of digital accessible knowledge of the plants of Ghana. Biodiversity Informatics 11:1-11. Escobar, L. E., H. Qiao, and Peterson, A. T Forecasting Chikungunya spread in the Americas via data-driven, empirical approaches. Parasites & Vectors 9: 112. Gentry, J., Sturm, B., and Peterson, A. T Predictive mapping of transmission risk of a soil-transmitted helminth across East Africa from community survey data. Journal of Public Health in Developing Countries. Idohou, R., Assogbadjo, A. E., Kakaï, R. G, and Peterson, A. T. 2016a. Spatio-temporal dynamic of suitable areas for species conservation in West Africa: Eight economically important wild palms under present and future climates. Agroforestry Systems. Idohou, R., Peterson, A. T., Assogbadjo, A. E., Vihotogbe, R. L., Padonou, E., and Kakaï, R. G. 2016b. Identification of potential areas for wild palm cultivation in the Republic of Benin through remote sensing and ecological niche modeling. Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution. 20

23 2016 Annual Report Journal Publications of Faculty Jathar, G. A., Peterson, A. T, and OTHERS* Modeling the distribution of the critically endangered Forest Owlet Heteroglaux blewitti in central India. Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society. Núñez-Zapata, J., Peterson, A. T., and Navarro-Sigüenza, A. G Pleistocene diversification and speciation of White-throated Thrush (Turdus assimilis; Aves: Turdidae). Journal of Ornithology. Päckert, M., Peterson, A. T., and J. Martens. 2016a. Seicercus soror Alström & Olsson, 1999: Alström's Warbler - Thailaubsänger. Atlas der Verbreitung Palaearktischer Vögel 22: 1-7. Päckert, M., Peterson, A. T., and Martens, J. 2016b. Seicercus tephrocephalus (Anderson, 1871): Grey-crowned Warbler - Grauscheitellaubsänger. Atlas der Verbreitung Palaearktischer Vögel 22: 1-9. Päckert, M., Sun, Y.-H., Peterson, A. T., Holt, P., Strutzenberger, P., and Martens, J. 2016c. Integrative taxonomy of Seicercus spectacled warblers for mapping species' distributions. Atlas der Verbreitung Palaearktischer Vögel 22: 1-7. Peterson, A. T., A. Emmett, J. Bolick, M. L. Greenberg, and B. Rosenblum. 2016a. Subsidizing truly open access. Science 352:1405. Peterson, A. T., A. G. Navarro-Sigüenza, and A. Gordillo-Martínez. 2016b. Assumption- versus data-based approaches to summarizing species ranges. Conservation Biology:doi: /cobi Peterson, A. T., A. G. Navarro-Sigüenza, and A. Gordillo-Martínez. 2016c. The development of ornithology in Mexico and the importance of access to scientific information. Archives of natural history 43: Peterson, A. T., A. G. Navarro-Sigüenza, and E. Martínez-Meyer. 2016d. Digital Accessible Knowledge and well-inventoried sites for birds in Mexico: Baseline sites for measuring faunistic change. PeerJ. Peterson, A. T., and Talukdar, G Preliminary risk maps for transmission of Kyasanur forest disease in southern India. Indian Journal of Public Health. Qiao, H., Saupe, E. E., Soberón, J., Peterson, A. T., Myers, C. E., Collar, D. C., and Bronstein, J. L Impacts of niche breadth and dispersal ability on macroevolutionary patterns. American Naturalist

24 2016 Annual Report Journal Publications of Faculty Reeves, T., Samy, A. M., and Peterson, A. T MERS-CoV geography and ecology in the Middle East: Analyses of reported camel exposures and a preliminary risk map. BMC Research Notes 8:801. Ribeiro, V., Peterson, A. T., Werneck, F. P., and Machado, R. B Ecological and historical views of the diversification of Geositta miners (Aves: Furnariidae: Sclerurinae). Journal of Ornithology. Samy, A. M., Annajar, B. B., Dokhan, M. R., Boussaa, S., and Peterson, A. T. 2016a. Coarse-resolution ecology of etiological agent, vector, and reservoirs of zoonotic cutaneous leishmaniasis in Libya. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases 10: e Samy, A. M., Elaagip, A. H., Kenawy, M. A., Ayres, C. F. J., Peterson, A. T., and Soliman, D. E. 2016b. Climate change influences on the global potential distribution of the mosquito Culex quinquefasciatus, vector of West Nile virus and lymphatic filariasis. PLoS ONE 11: e Samy, A. M., and Peterson, A. T. 2016a. Climate change influences on the global potential distribution of bluetongue virus. PLoS ONE 11: e Samy, A. M., and Peterson, A. T. 2016b. Geographic potential of disease caused by Ebola and Marburg viruses in Africa. Acta Tropica. Samy, A. M., Thomas, S. M., Wahed, A. A. E., Cohoon, K. P., and Peterson, A. T. 2016c. Mapping the global geographic potential of Zika virus spread. Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz. Yañez-Arenas, C., Peterson, A. T., Rodríguez-Medina, K., and Barve, N Mapping current and future potential snakebite risk in the New World. Climatic Change 134: PIEROTTI, RAYMOND Pierotti, R The role of myth in understanding nature. Ethnobiology Letters 7(2): REUMAN, DANIEL C. Signorile, L., Lurz, P., Wang, J., Reuman, D. C., and Carbone, C Mixture or mosaic? Genetic patterns in UK grey squirrels support a human-mediated long jump invasion mechanism. Diversity and Distributions 10: 1111/ddi Adams, G. L., Jennings, S., and Reuman, D. C Community management indicators can conflate divergent phenomena: two challenges and a decomposition-based solution. Journal of Applied Ecology 10: 1111/ Defriez, E., Sheppard, L., Reid, P. C., and Reuman, D. C Climate-change-related regime shifts have altered spatial synchrony 22

25 2016 Annual Report Journal Publications of Faculty of plankton dynamics in the North Sea. Global Change Biology 10: 1111/gcb Signorile, L., Reuman, D. C., Lurz, P., Bertolino, S., Carbone, C., and Wang, J Using DNA profiling to investigate humanmediated translocations of invasive species. Biological Conservation 10: 1016/j.biocon SHORT, ANDREW Toussaint, E. F.A., Fikacek, M., and Short, A. E.Z India- Madagascar vicariance explains cascade beetle biogeography. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 118: Toussaint, E. F.A., Balke, M., Garcia, M., and Short, A. E.Z Molecular systematics of the Neotropical diving beetle genus Rugosus Garcia, 2001 (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae: Copelatinae). Coleopterists Bulletin 70(1): Gustafson, G. T., Short, A. E.Z., and Miller, K. B New species of diving beetles in the subgenus Platynectes s.str. from the Guiana Shield (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae: Agabinae). Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae 56: Toussaint, E. F.A., Seidel, M., Arriaga-Varela, E., Hajek, J., Kral, D., Sekerka, L., Short, A. E.Z., and Fikacek, M The Peril of Dating Beetles. Systematic Entomology doi: /syen Toussaint, E. F.A., Hendrich, L., Hajek, J., Michat, M., Panjaita, R., Short, A. E.Z., and Balke, M Evolution of Pacific Rim diving beetles sheds light on Amphi-Pacific biogeography. Ecography doi: /ecog Toussaint, E. F.A., and Short, A. E.Z Miocenic Evolution of Brazilian Shield Platynectes Diving Beetles in Amazon Basin Paleodrainage Systems. Annales de la Société Entomologique de France doi: / SIKES, BENJAMIN Bufford, J., Hulme, P., Sikes, B., Cooper, J., Johnston, P., and Duncan, R Taxonomic similarity, more than contact opportunity, explains novel plant-pathogen associations between native and alien taxa. New Phytologist 212(3): Sikes, B. A., Hawkes, C. V., and Fukami, T Plant and rootendophyte assembly history: interactive effects on native and exotic plants. Ecology 97(2): SMITH, DEBORAH Smith, D. R., Su, Y-C., Berger-Tal, R., and Lubin Y.D Population genetic evidence for sex-specific dispersal in an inbred social spider. Ecology and Evolution 6 (15): Yip, E. C., Berner-Aharon, N., Smith, D. R., and Lubin, Y Coy males and seductive females in the sexually cannibalistic colonial 23

26 2016 Annual Report Journal Publications of Faculty spider, Cyrtophora citricola. PLoS ONE 11(6): e SMITH, LEO Gruber, D. F., Loew, E. R., Deheyen, D. D., Akkaynak, D., Gaffney, J. P., Smith, W. L., Davis, M. P., Stern, J. H., Pieribone, V. A., and Sparks, J. S Biofluorescence in catsharks (Scyliorhinidae): Fundamental description and relevance for elasmobranch visual ecology. Nature: Scientific Reports 6: Smith, W. L., Stern, J. H., Girard, M. G., and Davis, M. P Evolution of venomous cartilaginous and ray-finned fishes. Integrative and Comparative Biology, 56, Harrington, R. C., Faircloth, B. C., Eytan, R. I., Smith, W. L., Near, T. J., Alfaro, M. E., and Friedman, M Phylogenomic analysis of carangimorph fishes reveals flatfish asymmetry arose in a blink of the evolutionary eye. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 16, 224. Davis, M. P., Sparks, J. S., and Smith, W. L Repeated and widespread evolution of bioluminescence in marine fishes. PLOS ONE, 11, e Girard, M. G., and Smith, W. L The phylogeny of marine sculpins of the genus Icelinus with comments on the evolution and biogeography of the Pseudoblenninae. Zootaxa, 4171, SOBERON, JORGE Pérez-Moreno, H., Martinez-Meyer, E., Soberón, J., and Rojas-Soto, O Climatic patterns in the establishment of wintering areas by North American migratory birds. Ecology and Evolution 6(7): Qiao, H., Saupe, E., Soberón, J., Peterson, A. T., and Myers, C Impacts of niche breadth and dispersal ability on macroevolutionary patterns. American Naturalist 188(2): Qiao, H., Peterson, A. T., Campbell, L. P., Soberón, J., and Escobar, L. E NicheA: Creating virtual species and ecological niches in multivariate environmental scenarios. Ecography 39: 1-9. Osorio-Olvera, L., Falconi, M., and Soberón, J Sobre la relación entre idoneidad del hábitat y la abundancia poblacional bajo diferentes escenarios de dispersión. Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87(3): TAYLOR, THOMAS N. Harper, C. J., Krings, M., Galtier, J., and Taylor, T. N A microfossil with suggested affinities to the Peronosporomycetes (Oomycota) from the Carboniferous (c. 330 Ma) of France. Nova Hedwigia 103: Harper, C. J., Taylor, T. N., Krings, M., and Taylor, E. L Structurally preserved fungi from Antarctica: diversity and 24

27 2016 Annual Report Journal Publications of Faculty interactions in late Palaeozoic and Mesozoic polar forest ecosystems. Antarctic Science 28: Krings, M., Taylor, T. N., Dotzler, N., and Harper, C. J Morphology and ontogenetic development of Zwergimyces vestitus, a fungal reproductive unit enveloped in a hyphal mantle from the Lower Devonian Rhynie chert. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 228: Krings, M., Taylor, T. N., and Martin, H An enigmatic fossil fungus from the 410 Ma Rhynie chert that resembles Macrochytrium (Chytridiomycota) and Blastocladiella (Blastocladiomycota). Mycologia 108: THORP, JAMES H. Carroll, T. M., Thorp, J. H., and Roach, K. A Autochthony in karst spring food webs. Hydrobiologia 776: O'Neill, B. J., Rogers, D. C., and Thorp, J. H Flexibility of ephemeral wetland crustaceans: environmental constraints and anthropogenic impacts. Wetlands Ecology and Management 24: TIMM, ROBERT Bennett, D., Campbell, G., and Timm, R. M The dogs of Roman Vindolanda: Morphometric techniques useful in differentiating domestic and wild canids. Archaeofauna 26: Bennett, D. and Timm, R. M The dogs of Roman Vindolanda, Part II: Time-stratigraphic occurrence, ethnographic comparisons, and biotype reconstruction. Archaeofauna 26: Ceríacol, L. M. P. et al. [+ 492 coauthors listed alphabetically] Photography-based taxonomy is inadequate, unnecessary, and potentially harmful for biological sciences. Zootaxa 4196(3): Melin, A. D., Wells, K., Moritz, G. L., Kistler, L., Orkin, J. D., Timm, R. M., Bernard, H., Lakim, M. B., Perry, G. H., Kawamura, S., and Dominy, N. J Euarchontan opsin variation brings new focus to Primate origins. Molecular Biology and Evolution 33(4): Romero, A., Timm, R. M., Gerow, K. G., and McClearn, D Non-volant mammalian populations in primary and secondary Neotropical rainforests as revealed by transect surveys. Journal of Mammalogy 97(2): Sikes, R. S., Bryan, J.A., Byman, D., Danielson, B. J., Eggleston, J., Gannon, M. R., Gannon, W. L., Hale, D. W., Jesmer, B., Odell, D. K., Olson, L.E., Stevens, R. D., Timm, R. M., Trewhitt, S. A. and Willoughby, J. R Guidelines of the American Society 25

28 2016 Annual Report Journal Publications of Faculty of Mammalogists for the use of wild mammals in research. Journal of Mammalogy 97(3): Timm, R. M., Weijola, V., Aplin, K. P., Donnellan, S. C., Flannery, T. F., Thomson, V., and Pine, R. H A new species of Rattus (Rodentia: Muridae) from Manus Island, Papua New Guinea. Journal of Mammalogy 97(3): WALTERS, JAMES Walters, J. R., et al. (Manudca sexta genome consortium) Multifaceted biological insights from a draft genome sequence of a lepidopteran insect, Manduca sexta. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 76: WARD, JOY Becklin, K. M., Walker, S. M., Way, D., and Ward, J. K CO2 studies remain key for understanding a future world. New Phytologist 199: Becklin, K. M., Anderson, J. T., Gerhart, L., Wadgymar, S., Wessinger, C. A., and Ward, J. K Examining plant physiological responses to climate change through an evolutionary lens. Plant Physiology 172: Becklin, K. M., Mullinix, G., and Ward, J. K Host plant physiology and mycorrhizal functioning shift across a glacial through future [CO2] gradient. Plant Physiology 172: Walker, L. R., Hoyt, D. W., Walker, S. M., II, Ward, J. K., Nicora, C. D., and Bingol, K Unambiguous metabolite identification in high-throughput metabolomics by hybrid 1D 1H NMR/ESI MS1 approach. Magnetic Resonance in Chemistry 54:

29 2016 Annual Report Books and Book Chapters by Faculty Books and Book Chapters by Faculty BROWN, RAFE BURGIN, AMY JENSEN, KIRSTEN KRINGS, MICHAEL LIEBERMAN, BRUCE Brown, R. M Biogeography of land vertebrates In: Kliman, R.M. (ed.). The Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Biology. Vol. 1, pp Oxford: Academic Press/Elsevier Inc. Dodds, W. K., Burgin, A. J., Marcarelli, A. M., and Strauss, E. A Nitrogen transformations. In: Hauer and Lamberti, (eds.). Methods in Stream Ecology, 3 rd Ed. Caira, J. N. and K. Jensen Helminth biodiversity research transformed by a century of evolutionary thought. In: Janovy, J. J., and Esch, G. W. (eds.). A Century of Parasitology, John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken, New Jersey, pp Krings, M., Taylor, T.N., Harper, C.J Early fungi: Evidence from the fossil record. In: J. Dighton, J.F. White, and P. Oudemans (eds.). The fungal community: Its organization and role in the ecosystem (Fourth Edition). CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL., Lieberman, B. S Pattern versus processes and hierarchies: Revisiting eternal metaphors in macroevolutionary theory. In: Eldrege,N., Pievani,T., Serrelli, E., and Temkin, I. (eds.). Evolutionary Theory: A Hierarchical Perspective. University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL., (pp ). SMITH, WM. LEO Smith, W. L Chiasmodontidae. In: Carpenter, K. (ed.). FAO Species Identification Guide for Fishery Purposes. The Living Marine Resources of the Eastern Central Atlantic. Rome: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Smith, W. L Pinguipedidae. In: Carpenter, K. (ed.). FAO Species Identification Guide for Fishery Purposes. The Living Marine Resources of the Eastern Central Atlantic. Rome: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Smith, W. L Trachinidae. In: Carpenter, K. (ed.). FAO Species Identification Guide for Fishery Purposes. The Living Marine Resources of the Eastern Central Atlantic. Rome: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. 27

30 2016 Annual Report Books and Book Chapters by Faculty Smith, W. L Uranoscopidae. In: Carpenter, K. (ed.), FAO Species Identification Guide for Fishery Purposes. The Living Marine Resources of the Eastern Central Atlantic. Rome: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Taylor, Thomas N. TIMM, ROBERT Krings, M., Taylor, T.N., Harper, C.J Early fungi: Evidence from the fossil record. In: J. Dighton, J.F. White, and P. Oudemans (Eds), The Fungal Community: Its Organization and Role in the Ecosystem (Fourth Edition). CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL., McClearn, D. et al The Caribbean lowland evergreen moist and wet forests. Pp , In: Kappelle, M. (ed.). Costa Rica ecosystems. University of Chicago Press, Chicago, Illinois, 744 pp. 28

31 2016 Annual Report Reports, Minor Publications, & Electronic Communication Reports, Minor Publications, and Electronic Communications ALEXANDER, DAVID Alexander, D. E The biomechanics of solids and fluids: The physics of life. European Journal of Physics 37(5): 43pp. BILLINGS, SHARON Billings, S., Min, K., Ballantyne, F., Chen, Y., & Sellers, M Aging exo-enzymes can create temporally shifting, temperature-dependent resource landscapes for microbes. Biogeochemistry 131(1-2): BURGIN, AMY Burgin, A Environmental perspective on lawn care and water. Green carpets on central standard, Kansas City Public Radio Program. ENGEL, MICHAEL Engel, M. S [Book review of Wilson, J.S., and O. Messinger Carril, The Bees in Your Backyard: A Guide to North America s Bees]. Entomologist's Monthly Magazine 152(3): Engel, M. S Identifying bumble bees across India. Journal of Melittology 60: 1 3. Kelly, R. S., Ross, A. J., and Engel, M. S Earwigs (Dermaptera) from the Mesozoic of England and Australia, described from isolated elytra. In: D. Penney and A. J. Ross, 7th International Conference on Fossil Insects, Arthropods and Amber: Abstracts (pp. 27). Manchester, UK: Siri Scientific Press. Prokop, J., Nel, A., Engel, M. S., Pecharová, M., Ren, D., and Hörnschemeyer, T Palaeodictyopterida: New finds, morphology and development of wings. In: D. Penney and A. J. Ross, 7th International Conference on Fossil Insects, Arthropods and Amber: Abstracts (pp. 43). Manchester, UK: Siri Scientific Press. Sánchez-García, A., Peñalver, E., Delclòs, X., and Engel, M. S Springtails (Hexapoda: Collembola) from Early Cretaceous Spanish amber. In D. Penney and A. J. Ross, 7th International Conference on Fossil Insects, Arthropods and Amber: Abstracts (pp. 80). Manchester, UK: Siri Scientific Press. 29

32 2016 Annual Report Reports, Minor Publications, & Electronic Communication Engel, M. S., and Alqarni, A. S A life devoted to bees: A remembrance of Charles D. Michener ( ). [In Arabic]. Saudi Agriculture 8: Engel, M. S., Barden, P. M., and Grimaldi, D. A A replacement name for the Cretaceous termite genus Gigantotermes (Isoptera). Novitates Paleoentomologicae 14: 1 2. Engel, M. S Charles Duncan Michener, Hamuli 7(1): 1 2. Engel, M. S In memoriam: Charles D. Michener ( ). Entomologist's Monthly Magazine 152(1): Engel, M. S In memoriam: Charles Duncan Michener ( ). Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science 119(1): Engel, M. S Q&A: Michael Engel. Current Biology 26(20): R905 R907. Engel, M. S., and Gonzalez, V. H Three years in and still going strong: An annual recap for the Journal of Melittology. Journal of Melittology 57: 1 4. Engel, M. S Charles D. Michener ( ): The compleat melittologist. Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society 89(1): FREEMAN, CRAIG Freeman, C. C Carpenteria (Hydrangeaceae). In: Flora of North America Editorial Committee (eds). Flora of North America North of Mexico. Vol. 12, pp Oxford University Press. 20Web%2019Mar10.pdf Freeman, C. C Hydrangea (Hydrangeaceae). In: Flora of North America Editorial Committee (eds). Flora of North America North of Mexico. Vol. 12, pp Oxford University Press. 20Web%2019Mar10.pdf Freeman, C. C Jamesia (Hydrangeaceae). In: Flora of North America Editorial Committee (eds). Flora of North America North of Mexico. Vol. 12, pp Oxford University Press. 20Web%2019Mar10.pdf 30

33 2016 Annual Report Reports, Minor Publications, & Electronic Communication Freeman, C. C Hydrangeaceae. In: Flora of North America Editorial Committee (eds). Flora of North America North of Mexico. Vol. 12, pp Oxford University Press. 20Web%2019Mar10.pdf Freeman, C. C Non-native plants in Kansas: A snapshot. Newsletter. Kansas Native Plant Society. Freeman, C. C Better late than never. Newsletter. Kansas Native Plant Society. HOLDER, MARK T. JENSEN, KIRSTEN KELLY, JOHN K. KRISHTALKA, LEONARD Redeling, B. D. and Holder, M. T A supertree pipeline for summarizing phylogenetic and taxonomic information for millions of species. PeerJ Preprint at Jensen, K Introduction of John M. Hawdon, recipient of the Henry Baldwin Ward Medal for Journal of Parasitology 102(6): Kelly, J. K Mutation, population genetic models. In: Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Biology. Vol. 3, (pp ). Oxford University Press. Krishtalka, L., et al Accelerating the discovery of biocollections data. (pp. 40). Copenhagen, Denmark: Global Biodiversity Information Facility Secretariat. Schindel, D., Krishtalka, L., and Edwards, J Comment: Biologists ask NSF to reconsider plan to pause collections funding program. ScienceInsider. Krishtalka, L Candidates Don't Really Love America. Lawrence Journal World, pp LIEBERMAN, BRUCE ORIVE, MARIA Lieberman, B Weak magnetic field may have triggered earth s first mass extinction. Earth 61(7-8): 22, Orive, M. E Recombination and selection. In: Kliman, R. M. (ed.), Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Biology Vol. 3, pp Oxford: Academic Press. 31

34 2016 Annual Report Reports, Minor Publications, & Electronic Communication PETERSON, ANDREW T. Peterson, A. T., Osorio, J., Qiao, H., and Escobar, L. E e. Zika virus, elevation, and transmission risk. PLoS Currents Outbreaks: Doi: 1371/currents.outbreaks.a1832cf 1306c1374bf1389fb1372e1315cb1329d1374f1379de. Peterson, A. T., Papeş, M., and Soberón, J. 2016f. Mechanistic and correlative models of ecological niches. European Journal of Ecology DOI: /eje SHORT, ANDREW E. Z. Short, A. E.Z The Book of Beetles: A Life-Sized Guide to Six Hundred of Nature's Gems. [Review of the book The Book of Beetles: A Life-Sized Guide to Six Hundred of Nature's Gems.]. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 118: SOBERON, JORGE Qiao, H., Escobar, L., Saupe, E., Soberón, J., and Ji, L A cautionary note on the use of hypervolume kernel density estimators in Ecological niche modeling. Global Ecology and Biogeography. doi: /geb THORP, JAMES TIMM, ROBERT Thorp, J. H., and Rogers, D. C Thorp and Covich s Freshwater Invertebrates. Volume II. Keys to Nearctic Fauna. Bennett, D., G. Campbell, G. and Timm, R. M The dogs of Roman Vindolanda: Morphometric techniques useful in differentiating domestic and wild canids. Archaeofauna 26: [pdf: Bennett, D. and Timm, R. M The dogs of Roman Vindolanda, Part II: Time-stratigraphic occurrence, ethnographic comparisons, and biotype reconstruction. Archaeofauna 26: [pdf: Ceríacol, L. M. P. et al. [+ 492 coauthors listed alphabetically] Photography-based taxonomy is inadequate, unnecessary, and potentially harmful for biological sciences. Zootaxa 4196(3): [pdf: Melin, A. D., Wells, K. Moritz K. G. L., Kistler, L., Orkin, J. D., Timm, R. M., Bernard, H., Lakim, M. B., G. Perry, H., Kawamura, S., and Dominy, N. J Euarchontan opsin variation brings new focus to Primate origins. Molecular Biology and Evolution 33(4): pdf: 32

35 2016 Annual Report Reports, Minor Publications, & Electronic Communication Romero, A., Timm, R. M., Gerow, K. G., and McClearn, D Non-volant mammalian populations in primary and secondary Neotropical rainforests as revealed by transect surveys. Journal of Mammalogy 97(2): (+ cover image). [pdf: Sikes, R. S., Bryan, J. A., Byman, D., Danielson, B. J., Eggleston, J., Gannon, M. R., Gannon, W. L., Hale, D. W., Jesmer, B., Odell, D. K., Olson, L. E., Stevens, R. D., Timm, R. M., Trewhitt, S. A., and Willoughby, J. R Guidelines of the American Society of Mammalogists for the use of wild mammals in research. Journal of Mammalogy 97(3): [pdf: Timm, R. M., V. Weijola, K. P. Aplin, S. C. Donnellan, T. F. Flannery, V. Thomson, and R. H. Pine A new species of Rattus (Rodentia: Muridae) from Manus Island, Papua New Guinea. Journal of Mammalogy 97(3): [pdf: 33

36 2016 Annual Report Publications by Postdoctoral Researchers Publications by Postdoctoral Researchers BECKLIN KATIE M. Becklin, K. M., Walker, S. M., Way, D., and Ward, J. K CO2 studies remain key for understanding a future world. New Phytologist 199: Becklin, K. M., Anderson, J. T., Gerhart, L., Wadgymar, S., Wessinger, C. A., and Ward, J. K Examining plant physiological responses to climate change through an evolutionary lens. Plant Physiology 172: Becklin, K. M., Mullinix, G., and Ward, J. K Host plant physiology and mycorrhizal functioning shift across a glacial through future [CO2] gradient. Plant Physiology 172: COSTER, PAULINE Beard, K.C., Coster, P.M.C., Salem, M.J., Chaimanee, Y. and Jaeger, J.-J A new species of Apidium (Anthropoidea, Parapithecidae) from the Sirt Basin, central Libya: first record of Oligocene primates from Libya. Journal of Human Evolution 90: Beard, K.C. and Coster, P.M.C Upper molar morphology of the early Oligocene Egyptian anthropoid Qatrania wingi. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 159: GUSTAFSON, GREY Gustafson, G. T., Short, A. E.Z., and Miller, K. B New species of diving beetles in the subgenus Platynectes s.str. from the Guiana Shield (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae: Agabinae). Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae 56: Gustafson, G.T. and Miller, K. B Revision of the Southeast Asian whirligig beetle genus Porrorhynchus Laporte, 1835 (Gyrinidae: Gyrininae: Dineutini). The Coleopterists Bulletin 70(4): Gustafson, G.T., Hájek, J., and Miller, K. B Description of two new species of Dineutus sensu stricto from Southeast Asia with a key to the known species of the subgenus (Coleoptera: Gyrinidae: Dineutini). Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae 56(2): HARPER, CARLA Harper, C. J., M. Krings, J. Galtier, and T. N. Taylor A microfossil with suggested affinities to the Peronosporomycetes (Oomycota) from the Carboniferous (c. 330 Ma) of France. Nova Hedwigia 103:

37 2016 Annual Report Publications by Postdoctoral Researchers Harper, C. J., T. N. Taylor, M. Krings, and E. L. Taylor Structurally preserved fungi from Antarctica: diversity and interactions in late Palaeozoic and Mesozoic polar forest ecosystems. Antarctic Science 28: Krings, M., T. N. Taylor, N. Dotzler, and C. J. Harper Morphology and ontogenetic development of Zwergimyces vestitus, a fungal reproductive unit enveloped in a hyphal mantle from the Lower Devonian Rhynie chert. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 228: Krings, M., Taylor, T. N., Harper, C. J Early fungi: Evidence from the fossil record. In: J. Dighton, J.F. White, and P. Oudemans (eds). The fungal community: Its organization and role in the ecosystem (Fourth Edition). CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL., KINMONTH-SCHULTZ, HANNAH Kinmonth-Schultz, H., Song, Y.H., Ito, S., Lee, J.S., Kim, S.-H. and Imaizumi, T Cool nighttime temperatures induce the expression of Constants and Flowering Locus to regulate flowering in Arabidopsis.New Phytologist 211(1): LEHMEIER, CHRISTOPH Min, K., Lehmeier, C. A., F. B., IV, and Billings, S. A Carbon availability modifies temperature responses of heterotrophic microbial respiration, carbon uptake affinity, and stable carbon isotope discrimination. Frontiers in Microbiology 7: MAHLER, DONALD Ingram, T., Harrison, A., Mahler, D. L., Del Rosario Castaneda, M., Glor, R. E., Herrel, A., Stuart, Y. E., and Losos, J. B Comparative tests of the role of dewlap size in Anolis lizard speciation. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 283: Mahler, D. L., Lambert, S. M., Geneva, A. J., Ng, J., Hedges, S. B., Losos, J. B., and Glor, R. E Discovery of a giant chameleon-like lizard (Anolis) on Hispaniola and its Significance to understanding replicated adaptive radiations. American Naturalist 188 (3): SHEPARD, LAWRENCE Defriez, E., Sheppard, L., Reid, P. C., and Reuman, D. C Climate-change-related regime shifts have altered spatial synchrony of plankton dynamics in the North Sea. Global Change Biology 10: 1111/gcb

38 2016 Annual Report Publications by Postdoctoral Researchers Sheppard, L., J. Bell, R. Harrington, and D. Reuman Changes in large-scale climate alter spatial synchrony of aphid pests. Nature Climate Change 6: STROTZ, LUKE Strotz, L. C., Mamo, B. L., Dominey-Howes, D Effects of cyclone-generated disturbance on a tropical reef foraminifera assemblage. Scientific Reports 6: TOUSSAINT, EMMANUEL Toussaint, E. F.A., Fikacek, M., and Short, A. E.Z India-Madagascar vicariance explains cascade beetle biogeography. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 118: Toussaint, E. F.A., Balke, M., Garcia, M., and Short, A. E.Z Molecular systematics of the Neotropical diving beetle genus Rugosus Garcia, 2001 (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae: Copelatinae). Coleopterists Bulletin 70(1): Toussaint, E. F.A., Seidel, M., Arriaga-Varela, E., Hajek, J., Kral, D., Sekerka, L., Short, A. E.Z., and Fikacek, M The Peril of Dating Beetles. Systematic Entomology doi: /syen Toussaint, E. F.A., Hendrich, L., Hajek, J., Michat, M., Panjaita, R., Short, A. E.Z., and Balke, M Evolution of Pacific Rim diving beetles sheds light on Amphi-Pacific biogeography. Ecography doi: /ecog Toussaint, E. F.A., and Short, A. E.Z Miocenic Evolution of Brazilian Shield Platynectes Diving Beetles in Amazon Basin Paleodrainage Systems. Annales de la Société Entomologique de France doi: / WALTER, JONATHAN A. WESSINGER, CAROLYN Walter, J. A., Finch, F. T. and Johnson, D. M Reevaluating fall cankerworm management thresholds for urban and suburban forests. Agricultural and Forest Enthomology 18: Wessinger, C. A., and Hileman, L. C Accessibility, constraint, and repetition in adaptive floral evolution. Developmental Biology 419: Wessinger, C. A., Freeman, C.C., Mort, M. E., Rausher, M. D., and Hileman, L. C Multiplexed shotgun genotyping resolves species relationships within the North American genus Penstemon. American Journal of Botany 103(5):

39 2016 Annual Report Publications of Graduate Students Publications of Graduate Students ABRAHAM, ROBIN Zachariah, A., Cyriac, V. P., Chandramohan, B., Ansil B. R., Mathew, J. K., Raju, D. V., and Abraham, R. K Two new species of Raorchestes (Anura: Rhacophoridae) from Silent Valley National Park in the Nilgiri Hills of the Western Ghats, India. Salamandra 52(2): Chan, K. O., Grismer, L. L., Zachariah, A., Brown, R. M., and Abraham, R. K Polyphyly of Asian tree toads, genus Pedostibes Günther, 1876 (Anura: Bufonidae), and the description of a new genus from Southeast Asia. PLoS ONE 11: e ALVARADO, MABEL Alvarado, M A remarkable new species of Sicophion Gauld, 1979 (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae) from Peru, with a key to the species. Zootaxa 4138(1): Engel, M.S., Huang, D., Alqarni, A.S., Cai, C., Alvarado, M., Breitkreuz, L. V. C., and Azar, D An apterous scelionid wasp in mid-cretaceous Burmese amber (Hymenoptera: Scelionidae). Comptes Rendus Palevol, Engel, M.S., Breitkreuz, L. C. V., Cai, C., Alvarado, M., Azar, D., and Huang, D The first Mesozoic microwhip scorpion (Palpigradi): A new genus and species in mid-cretaceous amber from Myanmar. The Science of Nature 103(3-4): 1 7. Simões, M., Breitkreuz, L.V.C., Alvarado, M., Baca, S., Cooper, J. C., Heins, L., Herzo, K., and Lieberman, B. S The evolving theory of evolutionary radiations. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 31(1): Engel, M.S., Huang, D., Breitkreuz, L. C. V., Azar, D., Cai, C., and Alvarado, M A new twisted-wing parasitoid from mid- Cretaceous amber of Myanmar (Strepsiptera). Cretaceous Research 58: Engel, M.S., Huang, D., Breitkreuz, L. C. V., Cai, C., and Alvarado, M Two new species of mid-cretaceous webspinners in amber from northern Myanmar (Embiodea: Clothodidae, Oligotomidae). Cretaceous Research 58: BACA, STEPHEN Simões, M, Breitkreuz, L., Alvarado, M., Baca, S. Cooper, J. C., Heins, K., Herzog, K. and Lieberman, B. S The evolving theory of evolutionary radiations. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 31(1):

40 2016 Annual Report Publications of Graduate Students BHATTA, CHET BREITKREUZ, LAURA Brown, J.C., Mayes, D. and Bhatta, C Observations of the African Honey bee Apis mellifera scutellata in deforested and forested locations across Rondonia, Brazil. Insectes Sociaux 63(4): Engel, M. S., Breitkreuz, L. C., Cai, C., Alvarado, M., Azar, D., and Huang, D The first Mesozoic microwhip scorpion (Palpigradi): a new genus and species in mid-cretaceous amber from Myanmar. The Science of Nature 103(3-4): 1-7. Engel, M. S., Huang, D., Breitkreuz, L. C., Azar, D., Cai, C., nd Alvarado, M A new twisted-wing parasitoid from mid- Cretaceous amber of Myanmar (Strepsiptera). Cretaceous Research 58: Breitkreuz, L. C., Ohl, M., and Engel, M. S A review of the New Caledonian Arpactophilus (Hymenoptera: Crabronidae). Zootaxa 4063(1): Liu, X., Zhang, W., Winterton, S. L., Breitkreuz, L. C., and Engel, M. S Early morphological specialization for insect-spider associations in Mesozoic lacewings. Current Biology 26(12): Engel, M. S., Huang, D., Breitkreuz, L. C., Cai, C., and Alvarado, M. (2016). Two new species of mid-cretaceous webspinners in amber from northern Myanmar (Embiodea: Clothodidae, Oligotomidae). Cretaceous Research 58: CHAN, KIN ONN COLYOTT, KAILA Chan, K.O., Grismer, L. L., Zachariah, A., Brown, R. M., and Abraham, R. K Polyphyly of Asian tree toads, genus Pedostibes Günther, 1876 (Anura: Bufonidae), and the description of a new genus from Southeast Asia. PLoS ONE 11(1): e Colyott, K., Odu, C., and Gleason, J. M Dissection of signaling modalities and courtship timing reveals a novel signal in Drosophila saltans courtship. Animal Behaviour 120: DELAVAUX, CAMILLE Delavaux, C. S., T. Camenzind, J. Homeier, R. Jimenez-Paz, S. A. Queenborough, and M. S. Ashton Nutrient enrichment effects on mycorrhizal fungi and in an Andean tropical montane Forest, Mycorrhiza. Doi: /s DE SILVA, THILINA De Silva, T.N., Peterson, A.T., Bates, J. M., Fernando, S.W., Girard, M Phylogenetic relationships of weaverbirds (Aves: Ploceidae): A first robust phylogeny based on mitochondrial and nuclear markers. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 109:

41 2016 Annual Report Publications of Graduate Students ELDREDGE, K. TARO ERWIN, ALEXANDRA GIRARD, MATTHEW Eldredge, K. T., Center, T. D., Mattison, E. D Larval morphology and preliminary ecological observations of the uniquely phytophagous rove beetle Himalusa thailandensis (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Aleocharinae). Canadian Entomologist 148 (5): Blumenstiel, J.P., Erwin, A.A., and Hemmer, L.W What drives positive selection in the pirna machinery? A genomic autoimmunity hypothesis. Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine 89(4): De Silva, T.N., Peterson, A.T., Bates, J. M., Fernando, S.W., Girard, M Phylogenetic relationships of weaverbirds (Aves: Ploceidae): A first robust phylogeny based on mitochondrial and nuclear markers. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 109: Girard, M. G. and Smith, W. L The phylogeny of marine sculpins of the genus Icelinus with comments on the evolution and biogeography of the Pseudoblenninae. Zootaxa 4171(3): Smith, W. L.,Jennifer H. Stern, J. H., Girard, M. G. and Davis, M. P Evolution of venomous cartilaginous and ray-finned fishes. Integrative and Comparative Biology 56(5): GRISMER, JESSE Grismer, J. L., Schulte, II, J. A., Alexander, A.,Wagner, P., Travers, S. L., Buehler, M. D., Welton, L. J., and Brown, R. M The Eurasian Invasion: phylogenomic data reveal multiple Southeast Asian origins for Indian Dragon Lizards. BMC Evolutionary Biology 16: 43. HARRIS, THEODORE Otten, T. G., Graham, J. L, Harris, T. D., and Dreher, T.W Elucidation of taste and odor producing bacteria and toxigenic cyanobacteria by shotgun metagenomics in a Midwestern drinking water reservoir. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 82(17): Harris, T. D., Smith, V. H., Graham, J. L., Van de Waal, D. B., Tedesco, L. P., and Clercin, N Combined effects of nitrogen to phosphorus and nitrate to ammonia ratios on cyanobacterial metabolite concentrations in eutrophic Midwestern USA reservoirs. Inland Waters 6: 2, Harris, T. D. and Smith V. H Do persistent organic pollutants stimulate cyanobacterial blooms? Inland Waters 6(2): Graham, J. L. and Harris, T. D Phytoplankton data for Cheney Reservoir near Cheney, Kansas. U. S. Geological Survey. 39

42 2016 Annual Report Publications of Graduate Students HEMMER, LUCAS Blumenstiel, J. P., A. E. Erwin, and L. W. Hemmer What drives positive selection in the Drosophila pirna machinery? The genomic autoimmunity hypothesis. Yale Journal of Biological Medicine 89(4): Hemmer, L.W. and Blumenstiel, J. B Holding it together: Rapid evolution and positive selection in the synaptonemal complex of Drosophila. BMC Evolutionary Biology. DOI: /s HRUSKA, JONATHAN Hruska, J. P., Dzielski, S., Van Doren, B., and Hite, J. M The avifauna of the northern Serranía de Pirre, Panamá. Bulletin of the British Ornithologists Club 136: Dzielski, S., Van Doren, B., Hruska, J. P., and Hite, J. M Reproductive biology of the Sapayoa (Sapayoa aenigma ), the Old World Suboscine of the New World. The Auk: Ornithological Advances 133: HUTTER, CARL Hutter C. R., Lyons, J. A., Kell, T., Liu V., and Guayasamin, J. M The natural history, distribution, and conservation of Lonely Rainfrogs, Pristimantis eremitus. Herpetologica 72: INGENLOFF, KATHRYN Peterson, A. T. and Ingenloff, K Biodiversity Informatics Training Curriculum, version 1.1. Biodiversity Informatics 10: KLICKA, LUKE Klicka L. B., P. O. Title, B. E. Kus, K. J. Burns Conservation genomics reveals multiple evolutionary units within Bell's Vireo (Vireo bellii). Conservation Genetics 17 (2): KLYMIUK, ASHLEY Klymiuk, A. A Paleomycology of the Princeton Chert. III. Dictyosporic microfungi, Monodictysporites princetonensis gen. et sp. nov., associated with decayed rhizomes of an Eocene semi-aquatic fern. Mycologia. 108(5): Klymiuk, A.A., Smith, S. Y., and Little, S. A Mesozoic and Cenozoic plant evolution and biotic change: Introduction and dedication. Botany 15: 94(9) v-i. Tomescu, A. M., Klymiuk, A. A., Matsunaga, K. K., Bippus, A. C., and Shelton, G. W Microbes and the fossil record: Selected topics in paleomicrobiology. In: Their world: A diversity of microbial environments. Pp , Springer International Publishing. MANTHEY, JOSEPH Moyle, R. G., Oliveros, C. H., Andersen, M. J., Hosner, P. A., Benz, B. W., Manthey, J. D., Travers, S. L., Brown, R. M., and 40

43 2016 Annual Report Publications of Graduate Students Faircloth. B. C Tectonic collision and uplift of Wallacea triggered the global songbird radiation. Nature Communications 7: Manthey, J. D., Robbins, M. B., and Moyle, R. G A genomic investigation of the putative contact zone between divergent Brown Creeper (Certhia americana) lineages: chromosomal patterns of genetic differentiation. Genome 59(2): Manthey, J. D., Campillo, L. C., Burns, K. J., and Moyle, R. G Comparison of Target-capture and Restriction-site Associated DNA Sequencing for Phylogenomics: a Test in Cardinalid Tanagers (Aves, Genus: Piranga). Systematic biology. Manthey, J. D., Geiger, M., and Moyle, R. G Relationships of morphological groups in the northern flicker superspecies complex (Colaptes auratus and C. chrysoides). Systematics and Biodiversity 1: 9. MAYES, DAPHNE MIN, KYUNGJIN (K.J.) Brown, J.C., Mayes, D., and C. Bhatta, C Observations of the Africanized honey bee Apis mellifera scutellata absence and presence within and outside forests across Rondonia, Brazil. Insectes Sociaux 63: Min, K., Lehmeier, C.A., Ballantyne IV, F., Billings, S.A Carbon availability modifies temperature responses of heterotrophic microbial respiration, substrate affinity, and stable carbon isotope discrimination. Frontiers in Microbiology 7: Billings, S.A., Min, K., Ballantyne IV, F., Chen, Y., Sellers, M Aging exo-enzymes can create temporally shifting, temperature-dependent resource landscapes for microbes. Biogeochemistry 131: Lehmeier, C.A., Ballantyne IV, F., Min, K., Billings, S.A Temperature-mediated changes in microbial carbon use efficiency and 13C discrimination. Biogeosciences 13: MONGUE, ANDREW Mongue, M., Tsai, M., Wayne, M. L., and de Roode, J. C Effects of inbreeding in eastern migratory monarch butterflies. Journal of Insect Conservation 20: 477. OLSON, KAREN Alexander, A. M., Su, Y. C., Oliveros, C. H., Olson, K. V., Travers, S. L., Brown, R. M Genomic data reveals potential for hybridization, introgression, and incomplete lineage sorting to confound phylogenetic relationships in an 41

44 2016 Annual Report Publications of Graduate Students adaptive radiation of narrow-mouth frogs. Evolution. DOI: /evo SAMY, ABDALLAH Samy, A. M., Annajar, B. B., Dokhan, M. R., Boussaa, S., and Peterson, A. T. 2016a. Coarse-resolution ecology of etiological agent, vector, and reservoirs of zoonotic cutaneous leishmaniasis in Libya. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases 10: e Samy, A. M., Elaagip, A. H., Kenawy, M. A., Ayres, C. F. J., Peterson, A. T., and Soliman, D. E. 2016b. Climate change influences on the global potential distribution of the mosquito Culex quinquefasciatus, vector of West Nile virus and lymphatic filariasis. PLoS ONE 11: e Samy, A. M., and Peterson, A. T. 2016a. Climate change influences on the global potential distribution of bluetongue virus. PLoS ONE 11: e Samy, A. M., and Peterson, A. T. 2016b. Geographic potential of disease caused by Ebola and Marburg viruses in Africa. Acta Tropica. Samy, A. M., Thomas, S. M., Wahed, A. A. E., Cohoon, K. P., and Peterson, A. T. 2016c. Mapping the global geographic potential of Zika virus spread. Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz. SIMOES, MARIANNA Simões, M. V. P., Breitkreuz, L., Alvarado, M., Baca, S., Cooper, J. C., Heins, L., Herzog, K., and Lieberman, B. S The evolving theory of evolutionary radiations. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 31: TAPONDJOU, WALTER TRAVERS, SCOTT Portik, D. M., G. F. M. Jongsma, M. T. Kouete, L. A. Scheinberg, B. Freiermuth, W. P. Tapondjou, and D. C. Blackburn A survey of amphibians and reptiles in the foothills of Mount Kupe, Cameroon. Amphibian and Reptile Conservation 10 (2): Moyle, R. G., Oliveros, C. H., Andersen, M. J., Hosner, P. A., Benz, B. W., Manthey, J. D., Travers, S. L., Brown, R. M., and Faircloth. B. C Tectonic collision and uplift of Wallacea triggered the global songbird radiation. Nature Communications 7: Grismer, J. L., Schulte, II, J. A., Alexander, A.,Wagner, P., Travers, S. L., Buehler, M. D., Welton, L. J., and Brown, R. M The Eurasian Invasion: phylogenomic data reveal multiple Southeast Asian origins for Indian Dragon Lizards. BMC Evolutionary Biology 16:

45 2016 Annual Report Publications of Graduate Students WALKER, S. MICHAEL Becklin, K. M., Walker, S. M., Way, D., and Ward, J. K CO2 studies remain key for understanding a future world. New Phytologist 199: Walker, L. R., Hoyt, D. W., Walker, S. M., Ward, J. K., Nicora, C. D., and Bingol, K Unambiguous metabolite identification in high-throughput metabolomics by hybrid 1D 1H NMR/ESI MS1 approach. Magnetic Resonance in Chemistry 54:

46 2016 Annual Report Presentations by Faculty Presentations by Faculty AGUSTO, FOLASHADE Agusto, F Transmission Dynamics of an "Explosive" Infectious Disease. Quantitative Lunch Seminar. Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology,, University Kansas, Lawrence, KS., February. Agusto, F Zika Virus Dynamics, the Implication of the Sexual Transmission Pathway. The University of Maryland, College Park, MD., October. Agusto, F The Transmission Dynamics of a Within-and Between-Hosts Malaria Model. Department of Biology, The University of Maryland, College Park, MD., October. Agusto, F Qualitative Assessment of the Role of Temperature Variations on Malaria Transmission Dynamics. SIAM MPE, Philadelphia, PA., September. Agusto, F Zika Virus: Endemic Versus Epidemic Dynamics and Implications for Disease Spread in the Americas. Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS., September. Agusto, F Qualitative Assessment of the Role of Temperature Variations on Malaria Transmission Dynamics. Department of Mathematics, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY., April. Agusto, F Zika Virus an Explosive Infectious Disease. DIMACS Workshop on Modeling of Infectious Diseases with a Focus on Ebola,, Novotel, Dakar, Senegal, March. Agusto, F Mathematical model of Zika transmission with sexual transmission route. Mathematics Department University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS., November. Agusto, F The Transmission Dynamics of a Within-and Between-Hosts Malaria Model Annual Meeting of the Society for Mathematical Biology, Nottingham, UK., July. Agusto, F Tree Harvesting in an Age-structured Forests subject to Mountain Pine Beetle invasion. 46th Annual John H. Barrett Memorial Lectures, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN., May. Agusto, F Transmission Dynamics of an "Explosive" Infectious Disease. Quantitative Lunch Seminar. Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University Kansas, Lawrence, KS., February. 44

47 2016 Annual Report Presentations by Faculty ALEXANDER, DAVID ALEXANDER, HELEN Alexander, D A century and a half of research on the evolution of insect flight. Symposium: Wings and Powered Flight: Core Novelties in Insect Evolution. XXV International Congress of Entomology, Orlando, FL., September. Alexander, H. M Exploring the ecology of rare plants: studies of Asclepias meadii Mead's Milkweed Meeting, Columbia, MO., October. Schultz, P., Schwarting, J., and Alexander, H Transforming a Free State High School football field into an emerging prairie. Silent Spring Conference, Audubon of Kansas, Lawrence, KS., April. Alexander, H. M., Bruns, E., Schebor, H., and Malmstrom, C. M Crop-associated virus infection in a native perennial grass: aster model assessment of fitness effects. International Plant Virus Epidemiology Symposium, Avignon, France, June. BEARD, K. CHRISTOPHER Beard, K. C Into Africa: a pivotal step in primate and human evolution. Keynote address: Central Plains Society of Mammalogists, Emporia, KS., October. Beard, K. C Biogeography and primate evolution: scientific constraints on improbable events. Invited Seminar, Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences, Tulsa, OK., October. Beard, K. C., Métais, G., Coster, P., Ocakoglu, F., Licht, A., and Taylor, M. H Tethyan island biogeography during the Eocene: a view from northern Anatolia. 76th annual meeting, Society of Vertebrate Paleontology, Salt Lake City, UT., October. Jones, M. F., Beard, K. C., Coster, P., Metais, G., Ocakoglu, F., Licht, A., and Taylor, M. H A primitive fossil bat from the late middle Eocene of northern Anatolia. 76th annual meeting, Society of Vertebrate Paleontology, Salt Lake City, UT., October. Mattingly, S. G., and Beard, K. C A new carpolestid from southwestern Wyoming and its phylogenetic implications. 76th annual meeting, Society of Vertebrate Paleontology, Salt Lake City, UT., October. Khameiss, B., Beard, K. C., and Fluegeman, R Reworked marine invertebrate fauna (Gastropoda and coral) from the Eocene Uzuncarsidere Formation of central Anatolia (Turkey). Annual meeting, Geological Society of America, Denver, CO., September. 45

48 2016 Annual Report Presentations by Faculty BEVER, JAMES Bever, J. D DOD SERDP PI Symposium, Washington, DC. Bever, J. D Organized Oral Session on Microbes and Restoration. Ecological Society of America, Ft., Sacramento, CA., August. Bever, J. D Fungal Ecology and Climate Change Symposium. Mycological Society of America, Berkeley, CA., August. Bever, J. D Seminar, Master Gardeners seminar, Lawrence, KS. BILLINGS, SHARON Ziegler, S., Edwards, K., Billings, S., Benner, R., Philben, M., Zhu, X., and Laganiere, J Climate warming can increase soil carbon fluxes without decreasing soil carbon stocks in boreal forests. American Geophysical Union annual meeting, San Francisco, CA., December. Billings, S., Richter, D., Ziegler, S., and Prestegaard, K Projecting soil feedbacks to atmospheric CO2 following erosion and deposition on centennial timescales in two contrasting forests: A study of Critical Zone-atmosphere exchange. American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, CA., December. Richter, D., Billings, S., Mobley, M., and Markewitz, D Rapid turnover and minimal accretion of mineral soil carbon during 60 years of pine forest growth on previously cultivated land. American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, CA., December. Billings, S Carbon, Climate, Erosion and the Anthropocene. KU s Red Hot Research seminar series, Lawrence, KS. Billings, S Scaling from small-scale experiments to the Critical Zone to explain ecosystem patterns of soil organic C dynamics. Seminar, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS. Min, K., Buckeridge, K., Ziegler, S., Edwards, K., Bagchi, S., and Billings, S. 2016, December. Biomass-specific temperature responses of microbially-mediated carbon transformations reveal consistency regardless of microbial community structure across diverse timescales of inquiry. American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, CA., December. Ziegler, S., Edwards, K., Billings, S., Benner, R., Laganiere, J., Philben, M., and Zhu, X Climate change causes 46

49 2016 Annual Report Presentations by Faculty increased ecosystem carbon fluxes without decreasing soil carbon stocks in boreal forest watersheds. Canadian Society of Limnologists, St. John s, Newfoundland, Canada, January. Ballantyne IV, F., and Billings, S.A Different formulations of microbial respiratory losses and microbial efficiency have pronounced short and long term consequences for soil C dynamics and soil respiration. American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, CA., December. Philben, M., Edwards, K., Billings, S.A., Van Biesen, G., Podrebarac, F., and Ziegler, S.E Interpreting δ15n in soil profiles: insights from the N-isotopes of amino acids. American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, CA., December. BLUMENSTIEL, JUSTIN Blumenstiel, J. P Genomic Stability and Genomic Autoimmunity. Genomics of Sex Conference, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ., November. Blumenstiel, J Genomic Stability and Genomic Autoimmunity. 47th Annual Meeting of the Environmental Mutagenesis and Genomics Society, Kansas City, MO., September. Blumenstiel, J., and Groth, S Horizontal transfer can drive a higher transposable element load in larger populations. The Allied Genetics Conference, Orlando, FL., July. Erwin, A., &and Blumenstiel, J The developmental effects of germline ablation contribute more strongly to somatic gene expression than the maternal effects of pirna. The Allied Genetics Conference, Orlando, FL., July. Hemmer, L., and Blumenstiel, J The recombination landscape of Drosophila virilis under hybrid dysgenesis. The Allied Genetic Conference, Orlando, FL., July. BROWN, RAFE M. Brown, R The discovery and description of Philippine vertebrate diversity. Invited departmental seminar, College of Science, Bicol University, Legaspi City, Philippines, February. Brown., R Integrative taxonomy and elucidation of Philippine endemic amphibian diversity through the use of multiple data streams. Invited Departmental Seminar, Adamson University, Manila, Philippines, February. 47

50 2016 Annual Report Presentations by Faculty Brown, R The discovery and description of Philippine vertebrate diversity. Invited departmental seminar, Biology Department, Adamson University, Manila City, Philippines, February. Oliver, P., Brown, R. M., F., K., E., R., Travers, S. L, and C. D., S Lizards of the lost Arc: Persistence and Marginalisation in an Australasian gecko lineage. World Congress of Herpetology, Hangzaou China, August. Datta-Roy, A., Karanth, K. P., Barley, A. J., and Brown, R. M Unveiling endemic skink radiations on the Indian subcontinent. World Congress of Herpetology, Hangzaou China, August. Oliveros, C., Moyle, R., Andersen, M., Hosner, P., Benz, B., Manthey, J., Travers, S., Brown, R., and Faircloth, B Tectonic collision and uplift of Wallacea triggered the global songbird radiation. Society for the Study of Evolution, Austin Texas, July. BURGIN, AMY Burgin, A Agricultural impacts on water quality. Kansas Department of Health and Environment, Topeka, KS. Burgin, A The effects of droughts and floods on nitrogen loading to agricultural riverine networks. Geography and Geology Departments, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS. Franz, T., Loecke, T. D., and Burgin, A. J Identification of biogeochemical hot spots using timelapse hydrogeophysics. America Geophysical Union, San Francisco, CA., December. Bernhardt, E. S., Ardon,M. Helton,A. M., BenDor, T., Burgin, A. J., Emanuel, R. E., Payne, R. A., Poole, G. C., and Wright, J. Saltwater intrusion: The leading edge of climate change for coastal plain ecosystems. The Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography, New Orleans, LA., February. Bernhardt, E. S., Ardon,M. Helton,A. M., BenDor, T., Burgin, A. J., Emanuel, R. E., Payne, R. A., Poole, G. C., and Wright, J. Saltwater intrusion: The leading edge of climate change for coastal plain ecosystems. The Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography, Santa Fe, N.Mexico, June. Burgin, A.J. and T. D. Loecke The Redox paradox: Rethinking a biogeochemical first principle. The 48

51 2016 Annual Report Presentations by Faculty Ecological Society of America, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl., August Burgin, A.J. and T.D. Loecke Soil oxygen predicts greenhouse gas dynamics. Society for Freshwater Science meeting in Sacramento, CA., May. CARTWRIGHT, PAULYN Cartwright, P Investigating the role of the Runx gene in cnidarian regeneration. Hydroidfest, Bodega May Marine Laboratory, University of California, Davis, Bay, CA., September. Cartwright, P Genomic insights into major transitions in the evolution of Cnidaria. Stowers Institute for Medical Research, Developmental Biology Supergroup, Kansas City, MO., June. CRAWFORD, DANIEL Crawford, D. J., Hauber, D.P., Silva, L. B., Sequeira, M. M., Moura, M., Santos-Guerra, A., Kelly, J. K., Mort, M. E., Kerbs, B., Ressler, J., and Gibson, M. J. S Postzygotic isolating barriers, divergence and speciation in Macaronesian Tolpis. 2nd International Conference on Island Evolution, Ecology and Conservation: Island Biology 2016, Angra do Heroísmo, Azores, Portugal. Arquipelago, July. Crawford, D.J., Hauber, D. P., Silva, L. B., Sequeira, M. M., Moura, M., Santos-Guerra, A., Kelly, J. K., Gibson, M. J. S., and Mort, M. E Breeding and mating systems, and breeding relationships in Macaronesian Tolpis: Applications to the conservation of diversity. 2nd International Conference on Island Evolution, Ecology and Conservation: Island Biology 2016, Angra do Heroísmo, Azores, Portugal. Arquipelago, July. Mort, M. E., Archibald, J. K., Gibson, M.J.S., Bontrager, H., Hauber, D. P., Silva, L. B., Sequeira, M. M., Moura, M., Santos-Guerra, A., Kelly, J. K., Gruenstaeudl, M., Caujapé- Castells, J., and Crawford, D. J Analyses of Multiplexed-Shotgun-Genotyping (MSG) data reveal cryptic biodiversity in Macaronesian Tolpis. 2nd International Conference on Island Evolution, Ecology and Conservation: Island Biology 2016, Angra do Heroísmo, Azores, Portugal. Arquipelago, July. Mort, M. E., Archibald, J. K., Gibson, M.J.S., Bontrager, H., Hauber, D. P., Silva, L. B., Sequeira, M.M., Moura, M., Santos-Guerra, A., Kelly, J. K., Gruenstaeudl M., J. Caujapé Castells, J. and Crawford, D. J The 49

52 2016 Annual Report Presentations by Faculty utility of Multiplexed-Shotgun-Genotyping (MSG) for resolving phylogenetic relationships within and among oceanic archipelagos: An example from Macaronesian Tolpis (Asteraceae). 2nd International Conference on Island Evolution, Ecology and Conservation: Island Biology 2016, Angra do Heroísmo, Azores, Portugal. Arquipelago, July. Stuessy, T.F., Crawford, D. J., and Ruiz, E Phylogenetic and biogeographic patterns in the endemic flora of the Juan Fernández Islands, Chile. 2nd International Conference on Island Evolution, Ecology and Conservation: Island Biology 2016, Angra do Heroísmo, Azores, Portugal. Arquipelago, July. López-Sepúlveda, P., Montoya, H., Fuentes, G., Takayama, K., Peñailillo, P., Greimler, J., Crawford, D. J., Baeza, M., Ruiz, E., Letelier, L., and Stuessy, T. F Anagenetic speciation and genetic variation in Dysopsis hirsuta (Mull. Arg.) Skottsb. (Euphorbiaceae), an endemic of Robinson Crusoe Island, Juan Fernández Archipelago, Chile. 2 nd International Conference on Island Evolution, Ecology and Conservation: Island Biology 2016, Angra do Heroísmo, Azores, Portugal, Arquipelago, July. Koseva, B., Brown, K., Crawford, D., Mort, M. E., and Kelly, J. K The breakdown of self-incompatibility in Tolpis. Evolution Conference, Austin, TX., June. DENOYELLES, FRANK ENGEL, MICHAEL Faculty in the Department gave 180 presentations on their research at national and international professional meetings and symposia. Arsenault, E. R., Bowes, R. E., Martin, B., denoyelles, F. J., and Thorp, J. H Not all depths are created equal: Linking a deep water algal belt to diversity in Benthos. ASLO meeting, Santa Fe, N. M., June. Breitkreuz, L. C.V., Garzón, I., Winterton, S. L., and Engel, M. S Morphological phylogeny of green lacewings (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae), with emphasis on a revised wing venation homology. XXV International Congress of Entomology, Orlando, FL., September. Garzón, I., Breitkreuz, L. C.V., Engel, M. S., and Winterton, S. L The phylogeny of green lacewings (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae): Phylogenetic signal versus rapid radiation. XXV International Congress of Entomology, Orlando, FL., September. Kelly, R. S., Ross, A. J., and Engel, M. S Earwigs (Dermaptera) from the Mesozoic of England and Australia, described from isolated elytra. 7th International Congress on Fossil Insects, Arthropods, and Amber, Edinburgh, UK., April. 50

53 2016 Annual Report Presentations by Faculty Prokop, J., Nel, A., Engel, M. S., Pecharová, M., Ren, D., and Hörnschemeyer, T Palaeodictyopterida: New finds, morphology and development of wings. 7th International Congress on Fossil Insects, Arthropods, and Amber, Edinburgh, UK., April. de Morais, D. M., Silva, D. P., and Engel, M. S Distribuição potencial de Merope tuber (Insecta: Mecoptera) na América do Norte e a necessidade de mais coletas. VII Semana Acadêmica de Biologia e I Encontro de Biotecnologia, Urutaí, Brazil, September. Sánchez-García, A., Peñalver, E., Delclòs, X., and Engel, M. S Springtails (Hexapoda: Collembola) from Early Cretaceous Spanish amber. 7th International Congress on Fossil Insects, Arthropods, and Amber, Edinburgh, UK., April. FREEMAN, CRAIG Freeman, C. C Aliens among us: a primer on nonnative plants in our landscapes. Northeast Kansas County Weed Directors Meeting, Olathe, KS., November. Busby, W. H., Freeman, C. C., and Kindscher, K Baldwin Woods Forest Preserve Hike. Kansas Biological Survey, Douglas County, KS., October. Freeman, C. C Aliens among us: a primer on non-native plants in our landscapes. University of Kansas Biodiversity Institute Advisory Board, Lawrence, KS., October. Freeman, C. C Aliens among us: a primer on non-native plants in our landscapes. Master Gardeners of Greater Kansas City Advanced Education (20 participants), Kansas City, MO., June. Freeman, C. C Botany Field Technicians Floristics Training. NEON, Konza Prairie and University of Kansas Field Station, Lawrence, KS., May. Freeman, C. C The R.L. McGregor Herbarium: A botanical resource for the Great Plains. Northeast Kansas County Weed Directors Meeting, Lawrence, KS., May. Freeman, C. C The Baldwin Woods ecosystem and its ecological importance. The Kansas Biological Survey/KU Endowment (100 participants), Vinland, KS., April. Freeman, C. C The R.L. McGregor Herbarium. University of Kansas Art Department (2 students), Lawrence, KS., April. 51

54 2016 Annual Report Presentations by Faculty Freeman, C. C., Morse, C. A., Imran, A., Jarvis, C., and Freeman, J. A. 2016, April. Day of Creativity. University of Kansas Biodiversity Institute, Lawrence, KS., April. Freeman, C. C Specimen digitization at the R. L. McGregor Herbarium: mobilizing 150 years of botanical legacy data. Kansas Natural Resources Conference, Wichita, KS., February. Freeman, C. C The R.L. McGregor Herbarium. The Nature Conservancy of Kansas Board of Trustees, Lawrence, KS., January. Freeman, C. C FNA Taxon Editor Responsibilities. Flora of North America Association, St. Louis, MO., January. GLEASON, JENNIFER Gleason, J. M., and Swartzlander, D. R Introgression of genes in a female pheromone production pathway alter male courtship response. Animal Behavior Society, Columbia, MO., August. Gleason J. M., and Swartzlander D Introgression of genes in a female pheromone biosynthesis pathway alters female signal and male courtship response. Joint Meeting of the American Society of Naturalists, the Society of Systematic Biologists and the Society for the Study of Evolution, Austin, TX., June. Arquilla, A. M., Roy, P. R., Gleason, J. M The Role of Visual Signals in Drosophila biarmipes Courtship. Animal Behavior Society, Columbia, MO., August. Colyott, K. L. and Gleason, J. M Sensory modality use across a phylogeny. Joint Meeting of the American Society of Naturalists, the Society of Systematic Biologists and the Society for the Study of Evolution. Austin, TX., June. GLOR, RICHARD Glor, R. E The evolution of species richness in anole lizards. Mississippi State University, Mississippi, MS., March. Glor, R. E The evolution of species richness in anole lizards. Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS., February. HILEMAN, LENA Hileman, L. C Phylogenetic and genetic patterns of floral evolution in Penstemon. Botany Conference, Savannah, GA., August. 52

55 2016 Annual Report Presentations by Faculty Faculty members in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology gave presentations on their research in many U.S. states and in 14 international countries including: Germany, China, Thailand, Senegal, Japan, Brazil Czech Republic, India, and Belgium. Hileman, L. C Convergence in flower form: from evolutionary patterns to developmental processes. 37th New Phytologist Symposium: Plant Developmental Evolution, Beijing, China, May. Hileman, L. C Dissecting the ecological and genetic basis of floral diversity in Penstemon. EMBO/EMBL Symposium: New Model Systems for Linking Evolution and Ecology, Heidelberg, Germany, May. Hileman, L. C Convergence in flower form: from evolutionary patterns to developmental processes. Oregon State University, Corvalis OR., April. HOLDER, MARK T. Holder, M. T Panelist on discussion of teaching programming to biologists. ievobio, Austin, TX., June. McTavish, E. J. B., and Holder, M. T Continually updated phylogenies. SSB Spotlight Symposium, Evolution meetings, Austin, TX., June. Redelings, B., and Holder, M. T New methods for constructing the supertree of life. Evolution meetings, Austin, TX., June. Allman, E., Brown, R., Cranston, K., Hinchliff, Holder, M. T., Leto, McTavish, E. J. B., Rees, R., and Smith, S. Open Tree of Life software demo at Evolution meetings, Austin, TX., June. JENSEN, KIRSTEN Jensen, K The importance of context for assigning identities to elasmobranch tapeworm larvae. New England Associations of Parasitologists, Storrs, CT., November. Jensen, K Introduction of John M. Hawdon, recipient of the Henry Baldwin Ward Medal for American Society of Parasitologists, Edmonton, Canada, July. Kuchta, R., Caira, J., Jensen, K., Waeschenbach, A., Scholz, T., and Littlewood, D. T The evolution of the tapeworms what is new? Czech and Slovak Parasitological Day, Ledeč nad Sázavou, Czech Republic, May. Jensen, K Evolutionary patterns of diversity in a marine parasite system: tapeworms of sharks and rays. Wichita State University, Wichita, KS., April. Mariaux, J., Waeschenbach, A., Caira, J., Jensen, K., Beveridge, I., de Chambrier, A., Georgiev, B., Littlewodd, D. Timothy, Scholz, T., and Tkach, V A survey of the tapeworms 53

56 2016 Annual Report Presentations by Faculty from vertebrate bowels of the earth: An overview of a 5 years research program into cestodes diversity and phylogeny. 27th Annual Meeting of the German Society for Parasitology, Goettingen, Germany, March. Guyer, R., and Jensen, K Cestode fauna of the giant freshwater whipray comparable to that of its marine relative. American Society of Parasitologists, Edmonton, Canada, July. Herzog, K. S., and Jensen, K Does size matter? Tapeworm faunal diversity and host size in the mangrove whipray from the Solomon Islands and Australia. American Society of Parasitologists, Edmonton, Canada, July. Jensen, K., Caira, J. N., Cielocha, J., Littlewood, D. Timothy, and Waeschenbach, A Phylogenetic relationships and a family-level classification of the Lecanicephalidea (Cestoda): Proglottid anatomy versus scolex morphology. Southwestern Association of Parasitologists, Lake Texoma, OK., April. KELLY, JOHN Kelly, J Genetic complexity and the maintenance of genetic variation. University of Oregon, Portland, OR. Kelly, J Measuring natural selection using genomics. University of Missouri, Columbia, MO. Wessinger, C., and Kelly, J Can selfing facilitate shifts in pollination syndrome? Evolution meeting, Austin, TX., June. Kelly, J Measuring natural selection at the gene sequence level in natural populations. Evolution meeting, Austin, TX., June. Koseva, B, Crawford, D., Brown, K., and Kelly, J The Breakdown of the Self-Incompatibility Response in Tolpis. Evolution meeting, Austin, TX., June. Kelly, J Synthesizing direct and indirect data to obtain a genomic picture of local adaptation. American Genetic Association President s Symposium, Asilomar, CA., July. Kelly, J Using genomics to directly measure the forces of evolution in a natural plant population. university seminar, University of Massachusetts, Boston, MA., February. Brown, K., and Kelly, J Breakdown of selfincompatibility in Tolpis. Evolution meeting, Austin, TX., June. 54

57 2016 Annual Report Presentations by Faculty KRINGS, MICHAEL Harper, C. J., T. N. Taylor, and M. Krings Life after arbuscules: Interfungal interactions from the Devonian Rhynie chert. Botany Society of America, Paleobtoanical Section, Savannah, GA., July. Harper, C. J., Taylor, T. N., Taylor, E. L., and Krings, M Unraveling interrelatedness in ancient ecosystems: Diversity, development, and complexity of fungal interactions in the Early Devonian Rhynie chert. International Organization of Paleobotany Conference, Salvador, Brazil, October. Harper, C. J., Taylor, T. N., Taylor, E. L., and Krings, M Complex fungal interactions from the Lower Devonian Rhynie chert. Paläontologische Gesellschaft, Dresden, Germany, September. Krings, M., Taylor, T. N., Harper, C. J., Barthel, M Endophytic fungi in a Psaronius root mantle from the Rotliegend (Asselian, lower Permian) of Thuringia, Germany. Paläontologische Gesellschaft, Dresden, Germany, September. LIEBERMAN, BRUCE Lieberman, B. S The Cretaceous World Thematic Collections Network. Integrated Digitized Biocollections (idigbio) Summit VI, Tech Town, Chattanooga, TN., November. Lieberman, B. S The Paleoniches Thematic Collections Network. Integrated Digitized Biocollections (idigbio) Summit VI, Tech Town, Chattanooga, TN., November. Lieberman, B. S Chance and uncertainty in the history of life. Pensar La Muerta, Libertad Por El Saber, El Colegio Nacional, Mexico City, Mexico, October. Lieberman, B. S Presentation of the Charles Schuchert Award. Paleontological Society Reception during the Geological Society of America, Denver, CO., September. MARTIN, CRAIG MORT, MARK Martin, C. E Ecology of C3 plan distribution in Taiwan. Taiwan Ecology Workshop, Japan, November. Crawford, D. J., Hauber, D. P., Silva, L. B., Sequeira, M. M., M. Moura, Santos-Guerra, A., Kelly, J. K., Mort, M. E., Kerbs, B., Ressler, J., and Gibson, M. J. S Postzygotic isolating barriers, divergence and speciation in Macaronesian Tolpis. 2nd International Conference on Island Evolution, Ecology and Conservation: Island Biology 2016, Angra do Heroísmo, Azores, Portugal. Arquipelago, July. 55

58 2016 Annual Report Presentations by Faculty Crawford, D. J., Hauber, D. P., Silva, L. B. Sequeira, M. M., Moura, M., A. Santos-Guerra, A., Kelly, J. K., Gibson, M. J. S. and Mort, M. E Breeding and mating systems, and breeding relationships in Macaronesian Tolpis: Applications to the conservation of diversity. 2nd International Conference on Island Evolution, Ecology and Conservation: Island Biology 2016, Angra do Heroísmo, Azores, Portugal. Arquipelago, July. Mort, M. E., Archibald, J. K., Gibson, M. J. S., Bontrager, H., Hauber, D. P., Silva, L. B., Sequeira, M. M., Moura, M., Santos-Guerra, A., Kelly, J. K., Gruenstaeudl, M., Caujapé-Castells, J., and Crawford, D. J Analyses of multiplexed-shotgun-genotyping (MSG) data reveal cryptic biodiversity in Macaronesian Tolpis. 2nd International Conference on Island Evolution, Ecology and Conservation: Island Biology 2016, Angra do Heroísmo, Azores, Portugal. Arquipelago, July. Mort, M. E., Archibald, J. K., Gibson, M. J. S., Bontrager, H., Hauber, D. P., Silva, L. B., Sequeira, M. M., Moura, M., Santos-Guerra, A., Kelly, J. K., Gruenstaeudl, M., Caujapé- Castells, J., and Crawford, D. J The utility of Multiplexed-Shotgun-Genotyping (MSG) for resolving phylogenetic relationships within and among oceanic archipelagos: An example from Macaronesian Tolpis (Asteraceae). 2nd International Conference on Island Evolution, Ecology and Conservation: Island Biology 2016, Angra do Heroísmo, Azores, Portugal. Arquipelago, July. DeVito, S. R. and M. E. Mort Implementing effective teaching strategies and generating faculty buy-in for an introductory molecular and cellular biology course. Annual TRESTLE Conference, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO., October. Mort, M. E. and S. R. DeVito Learning objectives and evaluating student learning. The University of Kansas Center for Teaching Excellence Conference for New Graduate Teaching Assistants., Lawrence, KS., August. DeVito S. R., K. Denning, and M. E. Mort Examining the impact of collaborative two-stage exams on long term retention. Partnership for Undergraduate Life Science Education Midwest and Great Plains Regional Network Conference, St. Louis, MO., August. DeVito, S. R., M. E. Mort, and T. Rivers Scaling up active learning success from one course to a department. Partnership for Undergraduate Life Science Education 56

59 2016 Annual Report Presentations by Faculty Midwest and Great Plains Regional Network Conference, St. Louis, MO., August. MOYLE, ROBERT Moyle, R. G., Manthey, J. D., Andersen, M. J., Oliveros, C. H., and Filardi, C. E Genomic insights into speciation in widespread Pacific island bird lineages. Second International Conference on Island Evolution, Ecology, and Conservation. Second International Conference on Island Evolution, Ecology, and Conservation, Terceira, Azores, Portugal, July. Filardi, C. E., Andersen, M. J., and Moyle, R. G. July. Montane bird speciation and conservation across oceanic sky islands. Second International Conference on Island Evolution, Ecology, and Conservation, Terceira, Azores, Portugal, July. Sheldon, F. H., Lim, H. C., and Moyle, R. G years hacking through the jungles of Borneo: finally, some bogeographic light. North American Ornithological Conference, Washington, DC., August. Chesser, R. T., Derryberry, E., Brumfield, R. T., Cuervo, A., Derryberry, G., Cracraft, J., Moyle, R. G., Aleixo, A., Bravo, G., Sheldon, F. H., and Harvey, M A UCEbased genus-level phylogeny of suboscine birds. North American Ornithological Conference, Washington, DC., August. Moyle, R. G., Manthey, J. D., Andersen, M. J., Oliveros, C. H., and Filardi, C. E Genomic insights into speciation in a widespread Pacific island bird lineage. North American Ornithological Conference, Washington, DC., August. Andersen, M. J., McCullough, J., Mauck, W., Smith, B. T., and Moyle, R. G Molecular phylogeny and biogeography of kingfishers (Alcedinidae). North American Ornithological Conference, Washington, DC., August. Chua, V., Smith, B. T., Moyle, R. G., Martin, T., and Sheldon, F. H Patterns and mechanisms of population diversification in Bornean montane birds. North American Ornithological Conference, Washington, DC., August. Benz, B. W., and Moyle, R. G Phylogenetic relationships of myzomelid honeyeaters reveal contrasting patterns of diversification in Australasia. North American Ornithological Conference, Washington, DC., August. Oliveros, C. H., Moyle, R. G., Andersen, M. J., Hosner, P. A., Benz, B. W., Manthey, J. D., Travers, S., Brown, R., and Faircloth, B Tectonic collision and uplift of Wallacea 57

60 2016 Annual Report Presentations by Faculty triggered the global songbird radiation. North American Ornithological Conference, Washington, DC., August. Lim, H. C., Fleischer, R., Moyle, R. G., Sheldon, F. H., and Braun, M Comparative population genomics of bird species from Indo-Burma and Sundaland using UCE markers and historical DNA. Society for the Study of Evolution, Society of Systematic Biologists, and American Society of Naturalists annual meeting, Austin, TX., June. Alexander, A., Manthey, J. D., Sheldon, F. H., and Moyle, R. G One kingfisher, two kingfisher, red kingfisher, blue kingfisher: using RADseq to describe the species status of the Oriental dwarf kingfisher. Society for the Study of Evolution, Society of Systematic Biologists, and American Society of Naturalists annual meeting, Austin, TX., June. Oliveros, C. H., Moyle, R. G., Andersen, M. J., Hosner, P. H., Benz, B. W., Manthey, J. D., Travers, S., Brown, R., and Faircloth, B Tectonic collision and uplift of Wallacea triggered the global songbird radiation. Society for the Study of Evolution, Society of Systematic Biologists, and American Society of Naturalists annual meeting, Austin, TX., June. Manthey, J. D., Andersen, M. J., Oliveros, C. H., Filardi, C. E., and Moyle, R. G Genomic phylogeography of a Great Speciator (Zosterops sp.): Isolation and gene flow variation among Solomon Islands populations. Society for the Study of Evolution, Society of Systematic Biologists, and American Society of Naturalists annual meeting, Austin, TX., June. ORIVE, MARIA Orive, M. E Mutation and selection within and between clonal organisms. Center for Computational, Evolutionary and Human Genomics, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA., November. Orive, M. E., Barfield, M., and Holt, R. D Evolutionary lag in populations with both sexual and clonal reproduction. Evolution 2016 Conference, Austin, TX., June. Johnson, M., and Orive, M. E The effects of deleterious mutations and finite genome size on clonal interference and the rate of evolution. Evolution 2016 Conference, Austin, TX., June. PETERSON, A. TOWNSEND Peterson, A. T Biodiversity dynamics and climate change in Mexico. North American Ornithological Congress, Washington, D.C., August. 58

61 2016 Annual Report Presentations by Faculty Peterson, A. T Measuring rather than predicting: Before-and-after comparisons of Avifaunas to detect climate change effects. North American Ornithological Congress, Washington, D.C., August. Peterson, A. T Detecting biodiversity change. Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán, Merida, Yucatan, Mexico. June. Peterson, A. T Mapping risk of disease transmission. Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán, Merida, Yucatan, Mexico. June. Peterson, A. T Biodiversity informatics in Taiwan: Suggestions for TaiBIF. Taiwan Biodiversity Information Facility, Taipei, Taiwan, May. Peterson, A. T Detecting biodiversity change. National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan, May. Peterson, A. T José Mariano Mociño and Mexican Ornithology. Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico City, March. Peterson, A. T Detecting biodiversity change. Wildlife Institute of India, Wildlife Institute of India, March. Peterson, A. T Will the real chicken please stand up? Wildlife Institute of India, March. Peterson, A. T Detecting biodiversity change. TERI University, TERI University, New Delhi, India, February. Peterson, A. T Opening the academy Why research results should be accessible. Wichita Science Cafe, Wichita, Kansas, January. Peterson, A. T Mapeo de Riesgo de Transmisión de Enfermedades, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. Online Seminar Series in Biodiversity Informatics (in Spanish), Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, December. PIEROTTI, RAYMOND Pierotti, R., and Rose, D. B One is the loneliest number: How Dingoes changed humans. Society for Ethnobiology, Tucson, AZ., May. Pierotti, R. and Howe, N Passerine birds in the stories and knowledge traditions of American Indigenous peoples. Society for Ethnobiology, Tucson, AZ., May. 59

62 2016 Annual Report Presentations by Faculty REUMAN, DANIEL C. Reuman, D The biogeography of synchrony for primary production. Ecological Society of America. Ft Lauderdale, FL., August. Reuman, D. C A cure for the plague of parameters: Toward a mechanistic understanding of warming effects on whole communities. Departmental of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS., April. SHORT, ANDREW Short, A.E.Z Ecological Promiscuity and patterns of diversification in aquatic beetles. Department of Biology, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX. Schmits, S.C.S. and Short, A. E. Z Viewing specimen data through the prism of collection events: Benefits of a collecting event first approach. XXV International Congress of Entomology, Orlando, FL., September. Baca, S. and Short, A. E. Z Phylogeny & Classification of the Noteridae. XXV International Congress of Entomology, Orlando, FL., September. A.E.Z. Short CReAC: A cyberinfrastructure platform for facilitating systematic and evolutionary research on aquatic beetles. XXV International Congress of Entomology, Orlando, FL., September. Giron, J. C. and Short, A. E. Z Reconstructing the evolutionary history of the Acidocerinae (Coleoptera: Hydrophilidae): Advances in the Chasmogenus group. XXV International Congress of Entomology, Orlando, FL., September. Toussaint, E.F.A. and Short, A. E. Z Million years of waterfall beetle evolution. XXV International Congress of Entomology, Orlando, FL., September. Giron, J. C. and A.E.Z. Short, A. E. Z Exploring morphological characters associated with habitat transitions in the Acidocerinae (Coleoptera: Hydrophilidae). Evolution, Austin, TX., June. SIKES, BENJAMIN SLADE, NORMAN Sikes, B. A., and Platt, W. J., et al Fire-fungal feedbacks in the maintenance of pyrogenic ecosystems. Ecological Society of America, Sacramento, CA., August. Reed, A. W. and N. S. Slade Habitat segregation in two competing species of rodent. American Society of Mammlogist, Minneapolis, MN., June. 60

63 2016 Annual Report Presentations by Faculty SMITH, DEBORAH R. Su, Y.-C., Smith, D. R., and Lubin, Y Geographic structure and gene flow in a range expanding communal spider, Cyrtophora citricola (Araneidae) in Israel. International Congress of Arachnology, Golden, CO., July. Sivayyapram, V., Smith, D. R. and Warrit, N A new primitive trap door spider in Thailand. International Congress of Arachnology, Golden, CO., July. Smith, D. R Why study abroad at the University of Kansas? Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand. May. Smith, D. R The social life of spiders: Inbreeding, matricide and thievery. Southwestern Oklahoma State University, Weatherford, OK., February. SMITH, W. LEO Smith, W. L Convergence and diversification: Phylogenetic insights into the evolution of bioluminescence. Frontiers in Phylogenetics Fall Symposium, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., September. Smith, W. L Biofluorescence and venom: Using the shark and ray-finned fish tree of life to explore repeated evolution. Saint Cloud State University, Department of Biology Seminar, Saint Cloud, MN., March. Smith, W. L., Girard, M. G., and Stern, J. H Phylogenetic and anatomical diversity of venomous cartilaginous and rayfinned fishes. Annual Meeting of the Society of Integrative and Comparative Biology, Portland, OR., January. Smith, W. L., Girard, M. G., Stern, J. H., and Davis, M. P Phylogenetic and anatomical diversity of venomous cartilaginous and ray-finned fishes.. Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, New Orleans, LA., July. Girard, M. G., and Smith, W. L Carangiformes: Relationships and anatomical investigation. Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, New Orleans, LA., July. Stern, J. H., and Smith, W. L Recurrent Evolution of Venomous Spines in Cartilaginous Fishes. Annual Meeting of the Society of Integrative and Comparative Biology, Portland, OR., January. Girard, M. G., and Smith, W. L The Intra- and Interspecific Relationships of sculpins in the genus Icelinus. Society of Integrative and Comparative Biology, Portland, 61

64 2016 Annual Report Presentations by Faculty OR., January. SOBERON, JORGE Soberón, J The role of data generation and analysis for mainstreaming biodiversity into sustainability: the role of monitoring, data sharing, modeling and scenarios. 3rd Science for Biodiversity Forum, Cancun, MEX., December. Soberón, J Towards a Theory of the Area of Distribution and its Dynamics. Department of Biology Seminar, University of Florida at Gainesville, FL., January. TAYLOR, THOMAS N. Harper, C. J., Taylor, T. N., Taylor, E. L., and Krings, M Unraveling interrelatedness in ancient ecosystems: Diversity, development, and complexity of fungal interactions in the Early Devonian Rhynie chert. International Organization of Paleobotany Conference, Salvador, Brazil, Oct. Harper, C. J., Taylor, T. N., Taylor, E. L., and Krings, M Complex fungal interactions from the Lower Devonian Rhynie chert. Paläontologische Gesellschaft, Dresden, Germany, Sept. Krings, M., Taylor, T. N., Harper, C. J., Barthel, M Endophytic fungi in a Psaronius root mantle from the Rotliegend (Asselian, lower Permian) of Thuringia, Germany. Paläontologische Gesellschaft, Dresden, Germany, Sept. Harper, C. J., Taylor, T. N., Krings, M Life after arbuscules: Interfungal interactions from the Devonian Rhynie chert. Botanical Society of America, Paleobotanical Section. Savannah, GA., July. Serbet, R., Decombeix, A.-L., Escapa, I. E., Harper, C. J., Gulbranson, E. L., Taylor, E. L., and Taylor, T. N A diverse Late Triassic flora from the Allan Hills (Lashly Formation), southern Victoria Land, Antarctica. Botanical Society of America, Paleobotanical Section, Savannah, GA., July-Aug. Harper, C. J., Galtier, J., Taylor, T. N., Krings, M Distribution of fungal endophytes in an enigmatic Triassic fern. Agora Paleobotanica, Brussels, Belgium. July. THORP, JAMES Arsenault, E. R., Thorp, J. H., Thai, M. D., Bowes, R. E., Pyron, M., Minder, M. M., Shields, R. C., Kotlinski, N. E Fish food webs in river macrosystems of the U. S. Great Basis. Society for Freshwater Science meeting, Raleigh, N.C., June. 62

65 2016 Annual Report Presentations by Faculty Arsenault, E. R., Thorp, J. H., The bigger picture: Managing riverse at the macrosystem scale. Kansas Natural Resource Conference, Wichita, KS., January. Arsenault, E. R., Bowes, R. E., Martin, B., denoyelles, F. J., and Thorp, J. H Not all depths are created equal: Linking a deep water algal belt to diversity in Benthos. ASLO meeting, Santa Fe, N. M., June. WALTERS, JAMIE Walters, J. R Lepidopteran Genomics: sex chromosomes and sperm proteomes. Tempe, AZ., November Walters, J. R Lepidopteran Genomics: Sex chromosomes and sperm proteomes. Ecological Genomics, Kansas City, MO., October. Walters, J. R, Hardcastle, T. J., and Gu, L Sex chromosome dosage compensation in Lepidoptera: insights from nymphalid butterflies and coddling moth. International Conference of Entomology, Orlando, FL., September. WARD, JOY Ward, J. K Plant responses to rising [CO2]: From the last glacial period through the future. University seminar, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada, November. Ward, J. K., and Walker, S. M Global change and flowering time shifts: Delineating the roles of rising and temperature across pre-industrial through future conditions. Ecological Society of America, Fort Lauderdale, FL., August. Ward, J. K Academic and non-academic careers in ecology. PhysFest 2016 Panel, Manhattan, KS., June. Ward, J. K Can the past inform how plants will respond to future climate change? Frontiers in the Environment Series University seminar, University of Minnesota, St Paul, MN., February. Becklin, K., Ward, J. K., Way, D. A., and Whitney, S. M Photosynthetic constraints on C3 plant responses to rising [CO2]: A legacy of the past? Ecological Society of America, Fort Lauderdale, FL., August. Ward, J. K., and Walker, S. M Global change and flowering time: Delineating the roles of rising CO2 and temperature across pre-industrial through futureconditions. 63

66 2016 Annual Report Presentations by Faculty FACEing the future- Food Production and Ecosystems, Giessen, Germany, September. Henderson, A., and Ward, J. K The influence of elevated [CO2] exposure time on the flowering time of Arabidopsis thaliana ecotypes. Ecological Society of America, Fort Lauderdale, FL., August. 64

67 2016 Annual Report Presentations by Postdoctoral Researchers Presentations by Postdoctoral Researchers ANDERSON, THOMAS Anderson, T. L., Walter, J. A. Levine, T. D., Hendricks, S. P., Johnston, K. L., White, D. S., and Reuman, D. C Mechanisms of spatial synchrony in freshwater plankton: testing the relative contributions of Moran effects, dispersal, and biogeography. Ecological Society of America, Ft. Lauderdale, FL., August. BECKLIN, KATIE M. Becklin, K. M., Linking plant physiology and ecological processes across spatio-temporal scales. University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL., March. Becklin, K. M., Getting to the root of the matter: Causes and consequences of variation in mycorrhizal associations. Roosevelt University, Chicago, IL. February. Becklin, K. M., Getting to the root of the matter: Linking plant physiology and mycorrhizal ecology across spatio-temporal gradients. University of West Georgia, Carrollton, GA., January. Becklin, K. M., Linking plant physiology and ecological processes across spatio-temporal scales. Syracuse University, Syracuse, N.Y., December. Becklin, K. M., Linking plant physiology and ecological processes across spatio-temporal scales. State University of New York, Albany, N.Y., November. Becklin, K. M., Linking plant physiology and ecological processes across spatio-temporal scales. California State University, Los Angeles, CA., November. Becklin, K. M., Linking plant physiology and ecological processes across spatio-temporal scales. University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA., November. Becklin, K. M., Ward, J. K., Way, D.A., and Whitney, S. M. Photosynthetic constraints on C 3 plant responses to rising [CO 2]: A legacy of the past? Ecological Society of America 100 th Meeting, Fort Lauderdale, FL., August. Herndon, M, Graham, C, Becklin, K, Ward, J, Way, D, and Whitney, S Atmospheric [CO 2] affects resource allocation and growth in Nicotiana tabacum. KU Undergraduate Research Symposium, Lawrence, KS, April. 65

68 2016 Annual Report Presentations by Postdoctoral Researchers BUCKRIDGE, KATE COSTER, PAULINE GUSTAFSON, GREY Min, K., Buckeridge, K., Ziegler, S., Edwards, K., Bagchi, S., and Billings, S. 2016, December. Biomass-specific temperature responses of microbially-mediated carbon transformations reveal consistency regardless of microbial community structure across diverse timescales of inquiry. American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, CA., December. Beard, K. C., Métais, G., Coster, P., Ocakoglu, F., Licht, A., and Taylor, M. H Tethyan island biogeography during the Eocene: a view from northern Anatolia. 76th annual meeting, Society of Vertebrate Paleontology, Salt Lake City, UT., October. Gustafson, G.T Phylogenetics and diversification of whirligig beetles (Coleoptera: Gyrinidae): A role for sexual selection? XXV International Congress of Entomology, Orlando, FL., September. HARPER, CARLA Harper, C.J., Taylor, T.N., Taylor, E.L., and Krings, M Unraveling interrelatedness in ancient ecosystems: Diversity, development, and complexity of fungal interactions in the Early Devonian Rhynie chert. International Organization of Paleobotany Conference, Salvador, Brazil, October. Richards, K., Gulbranson, E.L., and Harper, C.J Below-ground nutrient transfer in trees: Proxy development and implications for the evolution and paleoecology of mycorrhizal symbioses. Geological Society of America, Denver, CO., September. Gulbranson, E.L., Jacobs, B.F., Hockaday, W.C., Wiemann, M.C., Richards, K., Harper, C.J., Kappelman, J., and Michel, L.A Deciphering the fossil record of the rhizosphere: plant-microbial relationships inferred via paleobotanical and geochemical methods. Geological Society of America, Denver, CO., September. Toumoulin, A., Decombeix, A.-L., Harper, C.J., Serbet, R., and Taylor, E.L. Early Jurassic permineralised woods from Carapace Nunatak, South Victoria Land, Antarctica: Affinities and palaeoenvironmental implications. International Organization of Paleobotany Conference, Salvador, Brazil, October. Harper, C.J., Taylor, T.N., Taylor, E.L., and Krings, M Complex fungal interactions from the Lower Devonian Rhynie chert. Paläontologische Gesellschaft, Dresden, Germany. September. 66

69 2016 Annual Report Presentations by Postdoctoral Researchers Krings, M., Taylor, T.N., Harper, C. J., and Barthel, M Endophytic fungi in a Psaronius root mantle from the Rotliegend (Asselian, lower Permian) of Thuringia, Germany. Paläontologische Gesellschaft, Dresden, Germany, September. Harper, C.J., Taylor, T.N., and Krings, M Life after arbuscules: Interfungal interactions from the Devonian Rhynie chert. Botanical Society of America, Savannah, Georgia. July. Gulbranson, E.L., and Harper, C.J Tree physiology and nutrient acquisition in deep time: an isotopic perspective to supplement paleobotanical inferences. Botanical Society of America. Savannah, Georgia, July. Serbet, R., Decombeix, A.-L., Escapa, I. E., Harper, C. J., Gulbranson, E. L., Taylor, E. L., and Taylor, T.N A diverse Late Triassic flora from the Allan Hills (Lashly Formation), southern Victoria Land, Antarctica. Botanical Society of America, Savannah, Georgia. July. Harper, C. J., Galtier, J., Taylor, T. N., and Krings, M Distribution of fungal endophytes in an enigmatic Triassic fern. Agora Paleobotanica. Brussels, Belgium. July. MCTAVISH, EMILY J. McTavish, E. J. B., and Holder, M. T Continually updated phylogenies. SSB Spotlight Symposium, Evolution meetings, Austin, TX., June. Allman, E., Brown, R., Cranston, K., Hinchliff, Holder, M. T., Leto, McTavish, E. J. B., Rees, R., and Smith, S Open Tree of Life software demo at Evolution meetings, Austin, TX., June. STROTZ, LUKE C. TOUSSAINT, EMMANUEL Strotz, L. C., Saupe, E. E., Hsiang, A.Y., Elder, L.E., Heim, N. A., Dowsett, H. J., Hull, P. M Geographic variations in body size for the northern Atlantic pelagic biome. Geological Society of America Meeting, Denver, CO., September. Toussaint, E. F.A., and Short, A. E. Z Million years of waterfall beetle evolution. XXV International Congress of Entomology, Orlando, FL., September. 67

70 2016 Annual Report Presentations by Graduate Students Presentations by Graduate Students ALVARADO, MABEL ARSENAULT, EMILY Alvarado, M Preliminary phylogeny of Metopiinae (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae). XXV International Congress of Entomology, Orlando, FL., September. Arsenault, E. R., Thorp, J. H., Thai, M. D., Bowes, R. E., Pyron, M., Minder, M. M., Shields, R. C., Kotlinski, N. E Fish food webs in river macrosystems of the U. S. Great Basis. Society for Freshwater Science meeting, Raleigh, N.C., June. Arsenault, E. R., Thorp, J. H., The bigger picture: Managing riverse at the macrosystem scale. Kansas Natural Resource Conference, Wichita, KS., January. Arsenault, E. R., Bowes, R. E., Martin, B., denoyelles, F. J., and Thorp, J. H Not all depths are created equal: Linking a deep water algal belt to diversity in Benthos. ASLO meeting, Santa Fe, N. M., June. Arsenault, E. R., Bowes, R. E., Martin, B., denoyelles, F. J., and Thorp, J. H Not all depths are created equal: Linking a deep water algal belt to diversity in Benthos. University of Kansas Graduate Student Organization, Lawrence, KS., February. BACA, STEPHEN BHATTA, CHET BACA, S. M., Toussaint, E.A.F. and Short, A.E.Z Phylogeny and classification of Noteridae. International Congress of Entomology, Systematics of Aquatic Beetles symposium. Orlando, FL., September. Bhatta, C.P Competitive pollen and nectar foraging in Asian and European honey bees. GSO Retreat, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS., February. Bhatta C. P. Mayes, D., and Brown, R Observations of the African Honey bee Apis mellifera scutellata in deforested and forested locations across Rondonia, Brazil. Annual Meeting of Kansas Entomological Society, McPherson, KS., April. Bhatta, C. P Foraging behavior in Asian and Western honey bees: A model of biological invasions. International National Academy of Science and Technology, Nepal, March. Bhatta, C. P Research methodology, data analysis and interpretation in entomological research. International Agricultural Research Council (NARC), Nepal, June. 68

71 2016 Annual Report Presentations by Graduate Students Bhatta, C. P Stingless bees: its current status and possible distributions in Nepal. Tribhuban University, Nepal, July. BOWES, RACHEL Graduate students in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology gave presentations on their research in several states and in a number of international countries including: Nepal, Italy, India, Germany and Canada. Arsenault, E. R., Thorp, J. H., Thai, M. D., Bowes, R. E., Pyron, M., Minder, M. M., Shields, R. C., Kotlinski, N. E Fish food webs in river macrosystems of the U. S. Great Basis. Society for Freshwater Science meeting, Raleigh, N.C., June. Arsenault, E. R., R. E. Bowes, B. Martin, F. denoyelles, and J. H. Thorp Not all depths are created equal: deep water algae belt to diversity in Genthos. ASLO meeting, Santa Fe, N. M., June. Arsenault, E. R., Bowes, R. E., Martin, B., denoyelles, F. J., and Thorp, J. H Not all depths are created equal: Linking a deep water algal belt to diversity in Benthos. University of Kansas Graduate Student Organization, Lawrence, KS., February. BREITKREUZ, LAURA Breitkreuz, L. Winterton, S. and Engel, M.S Morphological phylogeny of green lacewings (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae) with emphasis on a revised wing venation homology. XXV International Congress of Entomology, Orlando, FL., September. Garzón, I., Breitkreuz, L., Engel, M.S. and Winterton, S The phylogeny of green lacewings (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae), phylogenetic signal versus rapid radiation. XXV International Congress of Entomology, Orlando, FL., September. Breitkreuz, L Evolution der Florfliegen mit Schwerpunkt auf deren Flügeladerung. Arbeitstreffen des AK Neuropteren der DGaaE, Schwanberg, Germany, July. BROWN, KEELY Koseva, B, Crawford, D., Brown, K., and Kelly, J The Breakdown of the Self-Incompatibility Response in Tolpis. Evolution meeting, Austin, TX., June. Brown, K., and Kelly, J Breakdown of self-incompatibility in Tolpis. Evolution meeting, Austin, TX., June. CHANG, E. SALLY COLYOTT, KAILA DELAVAUX, CAMILLE Chang, E. S., Cartwright, P. and Rorem, N Genomic population structure and the evolution of freshwater tolerance in the invasive cnidarian Cordylophora caspia. Evolution 2016, Austin, TX., June. Colyott, K. L. and Gleason, J. M Sensory modality use across a phylogeny. Poster session presented at Evolution. Evolution 2016, Austin, TX., June. Delavaux, C. S Nutrient enrichment effects on mycorrhizal fungi and in an Andean tropical montane Forest, Mycorrhiza. 69

72 2016 Annual Report Presentations by Graduate Students University of Kansas, Kansas Biological Survey, Lawrence, KS., October. DE MELLO, PIETRO demello, P Science of the Macabre. Biodiversity Institute, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS. demello, P Rainforest flora and fauna. Sunflower Elementary School, Lawrence, KS. demello, P Sexy science. Biodiversity Institute, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS. ERWIN, ALEXANDRA Erwin, A., and Blumenstiel, J The developmental effects of germline ablation contribute more strongly to somatic gene expression than the maternal effects of pirna. Greenwald Symposium, Kansas City, KS., September. Erwin, A., and Blumenstiel, J The genome strikes back: The DNA battle raging within us all. MidAmeriConII, 76 th Annual World Science Fiction Convention, Kansas City, KS., August. Erwin, A., and Blumenstiel, J The developmental effects of germline ablation contribute more strongly to somatic gene expression than the maternal effects of pirna. The Allied Genetics Conference, Orlando, FL., July. Erwin, A., and Blumenstiel, J Altered expression of mitochondria and heterochromatic genes in egg and follicle cells of aged Drosophila females. Keystone Symposia: Epigenetic and Metabolic Regulation of Aging and Aging-Related Diseases, Santa Fe, N. Mexico, May. GIRARD, MATTHEW Girard, M How phylogeny allows for the understanding and exploration of life. Haskell Indian Nations University, Lawrence, KS. Smith, W. L. Girard, M. G., Stern, J. H., and Davis, M. P Phylogenetic and anatomical diversity of venomous cartilaginous and ray-finned fishes. Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists. New Orleans, LA., July. Girard, M. G., and Smith, W. L Carangiformes: Relationships and anatomical investigation. Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists New Orleans, LA., July. Smith, W. L., Girard, M. G., and Stern, J. H Phylogenetic and anatomical diversity of venomous cartilaginous and rayfinned fishes. Society of Integrative and Comparative Biology, Portland, OR., January. 70

73 2016 Annual Report Presentations by Graduate Students Girard, M. G., Smith, W. L Intra- and interspecific relationships of sculpins in genus Icelinus. Society of Integrative and Comparative Biology, Portland, OR., January. GIRON DUQUE, JENNIFER Girón, J. C. and Short, A. E. Z Reconstructing the evolutionary history of the Acidocerinae (Coleoptera: Hydrophilidae): advances in the Chasmogenus group. International Congress of Entomology, Orlando, FL., September. Girón, J. C. and Short, A. E. Z Exploring morphological characters associated with habitat transitions in water scavenger beetles (Coleoptera: Hydrophilidae: Acidocerinae). Evolution 2016, Austin, TX., June. GUYER, RACHEL HARRIS, THEODORE Guyer, R. and K. Jensen Cestode fauna of the giant freshwater whipray comparable to that of its marine relative. American Society of Parasitologists, Edmonton, Canada, July. Harris, T. D Comparing predictive modeling techniques for cyanobacterial abundance, microcystin, and geosmin in a eutrophic Midwestern USA drinking water supply reservoir. The North American Lake Management Society, Banff, Alberta, Canada, November. Harris, T. D. and Smith, V. H Do persistent organic pollutants stimulate harmful cyanobacterial blooms? The Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography, Santa Fe, N. Mexico, June. Harris, T. D. and Smith, V. H Do persistent organic pollutants stimulate harmful cyanobacterial blooms? Congress XXXIII of the International Society of Limnology. Turin, Italy, August. HEMMER, LUCAS Hemmer, L. W. and Blumenstiel, J. P The recombination landscape of Drosophila virilis under hybrid dysgenesis. Evolutionary Genomics of Sex Conference, The American Genetic Association and The Center for Evolution and Medicine, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. Hemmer, L. W. and Blumenstiel, J. P The recombination landscape of Drosophila virilis under hybrid dysgenesis. Gilbert S. Greenwald Symposium on Reproduction and Regenerative Medicine, Kansas City, MO., September. Hemmer, L. W. and Blumenstiel, J. P The recombination landscape of Drosophila virilis under hybrid dysgenesis. The Allied Genetics Conference 2016, Genetics Society of America, Orlando, FL., July. 71

74 2016 Annual Report Presentations by Graduate Students Hemmer, L. W Rapid evolution and positive selection in the synaptonemal complex of Drosophila. BIO3 Seminar, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS., August. Hemmer, L.W. and Blumenstiel, J. P Rapid evolution and positive selection in the synaptonemal complex of Drosophila. Evolution 2016, Austin, TX., June. HENDERSON, ALEAH Henderson, A The effects of exposure time to elevated [CO 2] on Arabidopsis thaliana ecotypes. Ecological Society of America, Ft. Lauderdale, FL., August. HERZOG, KAYLEE HRUSKA, JACK Herzog, K., and K. Jensen Does size matter? Tapeworm faunal diversity and host size in the mangrove whipray from the Solomon Islands and Australia. American Society of Parasitologists, Edmonton, Canada, July. Hruska, J. P. and Gladstone, S The Conservation of upland forest in West-Central Nicaragua: El Nisperal coffee farm as a case study. North American Ornithology Conference, Washington, D. C., August. Doren, B. V., Dzielski, S., Hruska, J. P., and Hite, J. M Reproductive biology of the Sapayoa (Sapayoa aenigma), the Old World suboscine of the New World. North American Ornithology Conference, Washington, D.C., August. JIMENEZ, LAURA Jimenez, L Estimating fundamental niches: a Bayesian approach. Quantitative Lunch Seminar, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS., December. Jimenez, L Ecology and statistics of niche modeling. Red Hot Graduate Research, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS., October. KOLIS, KAYLA KOSEVA, BORYANA LUBIN, TERRA Kolis, K Kansas fossils: A day at the beach. Sunrise Point Elementary, Olathe, KS., May. Koseva, B., Brown, K., Crawford, D., Mort, M., and Kelly, J.K The breakdown of self-incompatibility in Tolpis. Evolution 2016, Austin, TX., June. Lubin, T Mycorrhizae and drought in some eastern and western Kansas native prairie plants. Ecology seminar, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS., April. 72

75 2016 Annual Report Presentations by Graduate Students MAYES, DAPHNE Mayes, D. M. and Smith, D. R Diversity of trap-nesting bees and wasps in remnant and restoration tallgrass prairies in eastern Kansas. Central States Entomological Society, McPherson College, McPherson, KS., April. Mayes, D.M., Bhatta, C. and Brown, J. C Observations of the African honey bee, Apis mellifera scutellata, in deforested and forested locations across Rondonia, Brazil. Central States Entomological Society, McPherson College, McPherson KS., April. MICHAEL, THEO Duniway, M. C., Michaels, T. K., and Belnap, J Is ignoring soil characteristics in restoration efforts a recipe for disaster? Ecological Society of America, Ft. Lauderdale, FL., August. Michael, T. K What soil biota can tell us about land management practices. Society for Scientific Exploration, Boulder, CO., June. Michael, T. K Interfacing with belowground processes to drive restoration efforts. Society for Scientific Exploration, Boulder, CO., June. MIN, KYUNGJIN MONGUE, ANDREW Min, K., Buckeridge, K.M., Ziegler, S.E., Edwards, K., Bagchi, S., Billings, S.A Biomass-C specific temperature responses of microbial C transformations reveal consistency regardless of microbial community structure across diverse timescales of inquiry. American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, CA., December. Mongue, A A neo-sex chromosome in monarch butterflies. Evolution Austin, TX., June. Mongue, A Sperm proteins and a neo-sex chromosome in Lepidoptera. Evolution Austin, TX., June. MONNAHAN, PATRICK OLSON, KAREN ROY, PAULA Archibald, J. K., Monnahan, P. M., Olson, K. V., Kephart, S. R., and Thesis, K. E Phylogenetics using genomic restrictionsite-associated sequencing in Camassia and Hastingsia (Asparagaceae): inference from genera to subspecies. Evolution Austin, TX., June. Archibald, J. K., Monahan, P. M., Olson, K. V., Kephart, S. R., and Thesis, K. E Phylogenetics using genomic restriction-siteassociated sequencing in Camassia and Hastingsia (Asparagaceae): inference from genera to subspecies. Evolution Austin, TX., June. Roy, P.R. and Gleason, J. M The coevolution of courtship display and morphology in spotted winged Drosophila. 53 rd 73

76 2016 Annual Report Presentations by Graduate Students Annual Conference of the Animal Behavior Society, Columbia, MO., July/August. SENGUPTA, ANIKET Sengupta, A Calcutta botanical garden and the making of the modern world. Botany Conference, Savannah, GA., August. Sengupta, A Curries, culture, colonialism: the literal and metaphorical melting pot of India. Center for Global and International Studies, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS. Sengupta, A Flower symmetry convergence and Cycloidea. Department of Botany, University of Delhi, India, July. SIMOES, MARIANNA Simões, M. V. P Using hypervolumes to explain morphological latitudinal gradient in tortoise beteles (Insecta: Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Evolution 2016, Austin, TX., June. Simões, M.V.P Niche and morphological evolution of the tortoise beetle tribe Dorynotini, within the context of geographical radiation (Coleoptera, Chrysomelidae, Cassidinae). XXV International Congress of Entomology, Orland, FL., September. TAPONDJOU, WALTER TRAVERS, SCOTT Tapondjou, W Science of the Macabre. Biodiversity Institute, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS. Travers, S. L Biogeography and diversification of amphibians and reptiles in the island archipelagos of the Tropical Pacific. Haskell Indian Nations University, Lawrence, KS., November. Oliveros, C. H., Moyle, R. G., Andersen, M. J., Hosner, P. A., Benz, B. W., Manthey, J. D., Travers, S. L., Brown, R. M., Faircloth. B. C Tectonic collision and uplift of Wallacea triggered the global songbird radiation. Evolution 2016, Austin, TX., June. WALKER, S. MICHAEL Walker, S. M Understanding flowering time in the face of climate change. Graduate student recruitment seminar, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS., February. 74

77 2016 Annual Report Extramural Funding Received by Faculty Extramural Funding Received by Faculty AGUSTO, FOLASHADE Department of Defense $125,313. The role of phenology and phenology change in the transmission of arthropod-borne diseases implications for management on military lands. (co-pi) ALEXANDER, HELEN National Science Foundation $349,714. FSML: Enhancements to internet and communication systems at the KU Field Station. (co-pi) BEARD, K. CHRISTOPHER National Science Foundation $211,000. Into Africa: The initial colonization of Africa by early Cenozoic Anthropoids. (PI) National Science Foundation $580,965. INSPIRE: Forging new connections among mammalian evolution, climate change, and tectonics during the Eocene of Turkey, the biogeographic nexus linking Africa, Europe and Asia. (PI) National Science Foundation $519,636. Digitization TCN: Collaborative Research: The Cretaceous world: Digitizing fossils to reconstruct evolving ecosystems in the Western Interior seaway. (co-pi) D. B. Jones Foundation $100,000. Graduate fellows in vertebrate paleontology at the University of Kansas. Training and Public Educational Outreach. (P.I.) BEVER, JAMES D. National Science Foundation $600,000. Population and Community Ecology. Ecoevolutionary dynamics of AMF mutualism. (PI) Indiana University $154,366. Perennial Agriculture Project Postdoctoral Fellowship. Indiana University, Bloomington $154,366. (co-pi) The Land Institute $154,366. Amending Below for Aboveground Growth: Using Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungal Inoculations to Improve Growth and Ecosystem Services in Perennial Polycultures. (PI) Department of Defense and Indiana University $470,411. Soil Microbial Communities: Critical roles in Control of Non-Native Invasive Species and restoration of Ecosystem Functions. (co-pi) 75

78 2016 Annual Report Extramural Funding Received by Faculty National Science Foundation $123,000. Cheeke, T. (Principal), & Bever, J. D. Postdoctoral Fellowship. (co-pi) U. S. Department of Agriculture, NRFI $144,000. Postdoctoral Fellowship. (co-pi). U. S. Department of Agriculture, NRFI $66,000. Postdoctoral Fellowship. (co-pi). Department of Defense $1,355,000. SERDP. (PI) National Science Foundation, $19,300. Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant. (PI). BILLINGS, SHARON National Science Foundation $545,520. Human and natural forcings of critical zone dynamics and evolution at the Calhoun Critical Zone Observatory. (PI) Faculty research in EEB were National Science Foundation $349,714. supported by several million dollars FSML: Enhancements to internet and communication in extramural grants. systems at the KU Field Station. (co-pi) BLUMENSTIEL, JUSTIN P. National Science Foundation $598,086. Evolutionary dynamics of collateral gene silencing by pirna. (PI) BROWN, RAFE National Science Foundation $1,011,266. Collaborative Research: Discovery and analysis in the cradle of speciation theory: Biotic surveys of Melanesia s terrestrial vertebrates. (co-pi) National Science Foundation $695,305. Collaborative Research: Discovery and analysis in the cradle of speciation theory: biotic surveys of Melanesia s terrestrial vertebrates. (co-pi) National Science Foundation, Digitization ADBC Program Grant $198,000. Centralized digital archive of vouchered animal communication signals source of support. (PI) National Geographic Society, , $22,468. Revisiting Przhevalsky s expeditions: Population genetics I The Gobi Desert. (PI with graduate student, Jesse Grismer) National Geographic Society, , $20,370. From mountains to islands: Hidden diversity and riverscape 76

79 2016 Annual Report Extramural Funding Received by Faculty genetics of reptiles and amphibians in Northeastern Peninsular Malaysia. (co-pi, with graduate student, Chan Kin Onn) National Science Foundation, $19,474. Dissertation Research: Testing the hypothesis of ecological speciation in Malaysia s Karst geckos. (PI with graduate student Chan Kin Onn) National Science Foundation, $16,286. Dissertation Research: Evolutionary diversification and community assembly in Melanesian forest frogs. Testing the hypothesis of replicated adaptive radiation. (PI with graduate student Scott Travers) National Science Foundation, $375,102. Collaborative Research: Phylogenetic systematics and the evolution of reproductive innovation in an adaptive radiation of Limnoectes fanged frogs. (PI) BURGIN, AMY National Science Foundation, DEB $700,000. Connecting soil 02 and greenhouse gas fluxes. (PI) U. S. Department of Agriculture, $125,000. INFEWS/T3: Recovery of energy and nutrient resources with wastewater and food waste to improve water quality. (co-pi) U. S. Department of Agriculture and University of Nebraska, Lincoln $73,990. Co-aerial ecologist: Robotic water sampling and sensing in the wild. (PI) BUSBY, WILLIAM Kansas Department of Wildlife $43,338. Data sharing agreement for the management of protected and sensitive species. (co-pi) CARTWRIGHT, PAULYN National Science Foundation $$249,943. ICOB: Molecular and morphological characterization of polar capsules in the parasitic Myxozoa. (PI) U.S.-Israel BiNational Science Foudation (BSF) $42,300. Deciphering mitochondrial genome evolution in Myxozoa. (PI) National Science Foundation: $750,000. Career: Integrating phylogenetics and development to investigate character evolution in hydrozoans. (PI) Maine INBRE Visiting Scientist Fellowship Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory. 77

80 2016 Annual Report Extramural Funding Received by Faculty DENOYELLES, FRANK Missouri Department of Natural Resources $303,568. Development of Missouri reference wetlands. (co-pi) National Science Foundation $349,714. FSML: Enhancements to internet and communication systems at the KU Field Station. (co-pi) Kansas Health Foundation $199,979. Reservoir water quality and storage changes: Potential impacts on clean water to support healthy Kansas communities. (co-pi) Kansas Water Resources Institute $238,282. Reservoir water supply management: Potential impacts of climate change and extreme precipitation events on reservoir water quantity and quality. (co-pi) Kansas Water Resources Institute $219,514. Examining water and sediment storage capacity in small impoundments: Sediment capturing opportunity in the upstream of the watersheds. (co-pi) Environmental Protection Agency $219,514. Development of wetlands in aging reservoirs: Opportunities to enhance wetland capacity and improve water quality. (co-pi) U. S. Geological Survey $25,000. Invasive Silver Carp edna study in 20 ponds with the USGS from Columbia, MO. (co-pi) Kansas Water Office $79,938. Storage and transport of water and sediment through small impoundment networks: Phase I, characterization of stored sediment quality and quantity. (co-pi) ENGEL, MICHAEL National Science Foundation, $174,151. Digitization TCN: Collaborative research: Fossil insect collaborative: A deep-time approach to studying diversification and response to environmental change. (PI) National Science Foundation, $312,644. Collaborative research: Evolution of living and fossil green lacewings (Chrysopidae): Molecular and morphological phylogenetics with a universal ontology for Neuroptera. (PI) 78

81 2016 Annual Report Extramural Funding Received by Faculty FOSTER, BRYAN National Science Foundation. LTREB $580,362. Plant recruitment, coexistence and community assembly in developing prairie restorations. (PI) National Science Foundation $346,714. FSML: Enhancements to internet and communication systems at the KU Field Station. (co-pi) National Science Foundation $56,870. Collaborative Research: Interactive effects of exogenous and endogenous spa. (co-pi) National Science Foundation, LTREB $360,217. Long-term studies of secondary succession and community assembly in the prairie-forest ecotone of eastern Kansas. (PI) National Science Foundation $19,404. Dissertation Research: Assessing multi-scale drivers of pollinator assembly and plant-pollinator network architecture in the context of prairie restoration. (PI) FREEMAN, CRAIG Kansas Water Office $174,693. Conversion of existing farm ponds to wetlands in agricultural landscapes for mitigation, land use treatment, and conservation with a perspective toward climate change. (co-pi) Environmental Protection Agency $332,585. Development of wetlands in aging reservoirs: Opportunities to enhance wetland capacity and improve water quality. (co-pi) GLEASON, JENNIFER National Science Foundation $325,616. REU Site: Models in evolution, ecology and systematics. (PI) National Science Foundation $239,610. REU Site: Models in evolution, ecology and systematics. (PI) National Science Foundation $19,469. Dissertation Research. Using covariance to test hypotheses about the function and underlying genetic control of multi-component signals. (PI) GLOR, RICHARD National Science Foundation $603,424. Bridging observation, experimental and genomic insights on species and speciation through comparative analyses in a new vertebrate model system. (PI) 79

82 2016 Annual Report Extramural Funding Received by Faculty HILEMAN, LENA National Science Foundation, Collaborative Research $75,305. Genetic and developmental changes associated with the evolution of a hummingbird-pollination floral syndrome. (PI) National Science Foundation, Dimensions Collaborative Research $996,868. The Evolution of pollination syndrome diversity in Penstemon. (PI) National Science Foundation $264,726. Collaborative Research: Genetics and development of parallel pollination system evolution in Penstemon. (PI) National Institutes of Health $58,002. The genetic and developmental basis of repeated phenotypic shifts in Penstemon. (PI) National Science Foundation $2,915. Dimensions: Collaborative Research: The evolution of pollination syndrome diversity in Penstemon (supplement). (PI) National Institutes of Health $56,042. The genetic and developmental basis of repeated phenotypic shifts in Penstemon. (PI) HOLDER, MARK National Science Foundation $471,765. DEB: Integrating fossil: Data into likelihood-based phylogenetic analyses with Trilobites as a model system. (PI) National Science Foundation, DEB $317,648. Collaborative Research: Developing novel methods for estimating coevolutionary processes using tapeworms and their shark and ray hosts. (co-pi) National Science Foundation, $800,000. Collaborative Research automated and communitydriven synthesis of the tree of life. (PI) JENSEN, KIRSTEN National Science Foundation $317,648. Collaborative Research: Developing novel methods for estimating coevolutionary processes using tapeworms and their shark and ray hosts. (PI) National Science Foundation $412,273. Collaborative Research: A survey of the tapeworms (Cestoda: Platyhelminthes) from the vertebrate bowls of the earth. (PI) 80

83 2016 Annual Report Extramural Funding Received by Faculty KELLY, JOHN National Institute of Health $1,500,000. Genomic analysis of complex trait variation in Mimulus. (PI) National Institute of Health $54,194. The genetic and developmental basis of repeated phenotypic shifts in Penstemon. (co-pi) National Institute of Health $58,002. The genetic and developmental basis of repeated phenotypic shifts in Penstemon. (co-pi) KINDSCHER, KELLY U. S. Forest Service $4,000. Sustainability study of wild populations of Osha (Liguisticum porter) in the San Juan National Forest. (PI) U. S. Forest Service $27,000. Sustainability study of wild populations of Osha (Liguisticum porteri) in the Rio Grande National Forest. (PI) The Kingsbury Family Foundation The Kansas Medicinal Plant Education and Conservation Project. (PI) KRINGS, MICHAEL National Science Foundation, Polar , $390,746. Understanding the diversity and biology of microbes in late Paleozoic ecosystems. (co-pi) National Science Foundation. Collaborative Research $199,970. The Zygomycetes genealogy of life (ZyGoLife) the conundrum of Kingdom Fungi. (PI) KRISHTALKA, LEONARD U.S. Army Corp of Engineers $20,000,000. Cooperative agreement for military lands in the Kansas City district. (PI) LIEBERMAN, BRUCE National Science Foundation, Emerging Frontiers $600,000. Advancing the digitization of biological collections: Paleoniches. (PI) National Science Foundation $448,665. DEB: Integrating fossil: Data into likelihood-based phylogenetic analyses with Trilobites as a model system. (co-pi) National Science Foundation, Advancing Digitization of Biological Collections $519,636. Collaborative Research: The Cretaceous world: Digitizing fossils to reconstruct evolving ecosystems in the western interior seaway. (PI) 81

84 2016 Annual Report Extramural Funding Received by Faculty MARTINKO, EDWARD Kansas Water Office, $45,000. The Kansas Lakes and Reservoir Data Portal. (co-pi) Western Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies $5,250. Chat GIS and metadata manager. (co-pi) Kansas Department of Wildlife Parks and Tourism/U. S. Fish and Wildlife Services $293,436. Geographic Information System (GIS) and remote sensing support services. (co-pi) U. S. Environmental Protection Agency/Kansas Water Office $322,585. Development of wetlands in aging reservoirs: Opportunities to enhance wetland capacity and improve water quality. (co-pi) Kansas Department of Wildlife Parks and Tourism/U. S. Fish and Wildlife Services $70,000. Geographic Information System (GIS) and remote sensing support services. (co-pi) Kansas Water Resources Research Institute $90,065. Examining water and sediment storage capacity in small impoundments: Sediment capturing opportunity in the upstream of the watersheds. (co-pi) MORT, MARK National Science Foundation, Collaborative Research $2,296,131. Deep roots: Widespread implementation of community-driven evidence-based pedagogy. (co-pi) National Science Foundation $325,616. REU Site: Models in evolution, ecology and systematics. (co- PI) National Science Foundation $19,404. Dissertation Research: Assessing multi-scale drivers of pollinator assembly and plant-pollinator network architecture in the context of prairie restoration. (co-pi) MOYLE, ROB National Science Foundation $1,011,266. Collaborative Research: Discovery and analysis in the cradle of speciation theory biotic surveys of Melanesia s terrestrial vertebrates. (PI) National Science Foundation $344,000. Dimensions: Collaborative Research: Historical and contemporary influences on elevational distributions and biodiversity tested in tropical Asia. (PI) 82

85 2016 Annual Report Extramural Funding Received by Faculty National Science Foundation $16,733. Dissertation Research: Hybridization and its downstream consequences for biodiversity. (PI) National Science Foundation $150,849. Collaborative Research: Systematics of a pantropical diversification: The suboscine passerine birds. (PI) ORIVE, MARIA National Science Foundation, DEB $149,022. SG: Evolutionary lag and the effects of clonal structure. (PI) PETERSON, A. TOWNSEND National Science Foundation $500,000. MRI: Acquisition of computing equipment for data-intensive bioinformatics research at the University of Kansas. (co- PI) National Science Foundation $125,942. RAPID: Re-organization of Philippine Rainforest Biodiversity Following Disturbance on Regional Scales from a Powerful Typhoon. (co-pi) JRS Biodiversity Foundation $410,000. Training in Biodiversity Informatics across Africa. (PI) National Institute of Health $1,995,000. Monkeypox Ecology: An Integrated Approach to Investigations of the Sylvatic Reservoirs of Human Monkeypox. (co-pi) National Science Foundation $300,000. Peterson, A. T. (Co-Principal). IGERT: C-CHANGE: Climate Change, Humans, and Nature in the Global Environment. (co-pi) Microsoft Research $550,000. Ecological Niche Modeling in Theory and Practice. (co-pi) National Science Foundation $1,571,567. ORNIS: A Community Effort to Build an Integrated, Distributed, Enriched, and Error-checked. (PI) Global Biodiversity Information Facility $6,700. Capacity building and biodiversity data mobilization. (PI) REUMAN, DANIEL The James S. McDonnel Foundation $450,000. Spatio-temporal climate impacts on complex ecosystems. (PI) 83

86 2016 Annual Report Extramural Funding Received by Faculty National Science Foundation $2,138,339. Collaborative Research: Hierarchical functioning of river macrosystems in temperate steppes from continental to hydrogeomorphic patch scales. (co-pi) National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis $106,000. Synthesizing population and community synchrony to understand drivers of ecological stability across LTER sites. (co-pi) United Kingdom Natural Environment Research Council $2,000,000 (GBP). Impacts of global warming in sentinel systems: from genes to ecosystems. (Visitor Researcher) United Kingdom Natural Environment Research Council ,000,000 (GBP). Can metabolic traits limit species invasions under climate change? (co- PI) National Science Foundation $600,000. Synchrony in metapopulations at multiple time scales: theory, experiments, and field data. (visiting researcher) SHORT, ANDREW National Science Foundation $208,000. Digitization TCN: Collaborative research: InvertNet an integrative platform for research on environmental change, species, discovery, and identification. (PI) National Science Foundation $697,770. CAREER: Teaching Modern Biodiversity Science from Fieldwork to Phylogeny: Diversity, Systematics, & Evolution of Ecologically Promiscuous Aquatic Beetle. (PI) National Science Foundation and University of Minnesota $15,065. CSBR: Natural History: Stabilization and Accessibility of the National Water-Quality Assessment Macroinvertebrate Collection. (co-pi) National Science Foundation $6,600. REU supplement to active NSF CAREER Grant. (PI) SIKES, BEN National Science Foundation, Northern Arizona University $1, CNH-L: Scaledependent feedbacks among protected areas and surrounding socio-ecological systems. (co-pi) The Land Institute Preservation Foundation: Perennial Agriculture Project Research Fellowship

87 2016 Annual Report Extramural Funding Received by Faculty $159,320. Maximizing perennial crop diversity, soil management, and soil microbes in sustainable agriculture. (PI) National Science Foundation $ $449,700. Collaborative Research: Fire-Fungal Feedbacks in Pyrogenic Ecosystems. (PI) SMITH, DEBORAH U. S. Israel Binational Science Foundation $110,460. Dispersal in a colonial spider undergoing rapid range expansion behavioral mechanisms and population consequences. (co-pi) National Science Foundation $239,610. REU Site: Models in evolution, ecology and systematics. (co- PI) SMITH, WILLIAM LEO National Science Foundation: DEB $425,000. Digitization TCN: Collaborative research: Diversification in the deep sea and the evolution of fangs, bioluminescence, hermaphroditism, and marine habitat transitions. (co-pi) SOBERON, JORGE National Science Foundation $609,564. Collaborative Research: Connecting resources to engable large-scale biodiversity analyses. (Co-PI) TAYLOR, EDITH National Science Foundation $398,700. Collaborative Research: Permian and Triassic Icehouse to Greenhouse Paleoenvironments and Paleobotany in the Shackleton Glacier Area, TAYLOR, THOMAS National Science Foundation $199,970. Collaborative Research: The Zygomycetes genealogy of life (ZyGoLife) the conundrum of Kingdom Fung. (PI) National Science Foundation $390,746. Understanding the diversity and biology of microbes in late Paleozoic ecosystems. (PI) THORP, JAMES National Science Foundation $2,138,339. Collaborative Research: Hierarchical functioning of river macrosystems in temperate steppes from continental to hydrogeomorphic patch scales. (PI) National Science Foundation $17,427. Dissertation Research: Historical Changes in Food Web Structure of Large Rivers. (PI) 85

88 2016 Annual Report Extramural Funding Received by Faculty WALTERS, JAMIE National Science Foundation $711,000. Constraints on the evolution of chromosome dosage compensation: a test in butterflies and moths. (PI) National Science Foundation $19,651. Dissertation Research: Determining anucleated sperm function in Lepidoptera. (PI) Microsoft Research $20,000. Advancing the annotation of novel genomes through the application of cloud computing. (PI) WARD, JOY National Science Foundation $680,731. Delineating the roles of rising C0 2 and temperature on flowering time across pre-industrial through future conditions. (PI) National Science Foundation $188,774. RAPID: Decline and resilience of white ash populations during an emerald ash borer invasion. (PI) U. S. Department of Energy, EMSL $750,000. Physiological and molecular mechanisms controlling altered flowering times at elevated [CO 2]. (PI) U. S. Department of Energy, EMSL $150,000. Develo0pment of high-throughoutput metabolomics technologies. Application to study the flowering time in Arabidopsis thaliana. (PI) 86

89 2016 Annual Report Funding Received by Graduate Students Funding Received by Graduate Students Name Source Amount ABRAHAM, ROBIN Graduate Student Summer Research Fellowship $3,500 ALLEN, KAITLIN Graduate Student Summer Research Fellowship $3,500 ALVARADO, MABEL Tinker Foundation Field Research Grant $ 627 Lewis Hack Scholarship $6,000 Entomology Society of America $ 500 Entomology Travel Award $1,090 ARSENAULT, EMILY KU Graduate Scholarly Travel Fund $ 500 KS Natural Resource Conference $ 50 Assn. for Women Geoscientist Scholarship $1,000 BACA, STEPHEN Entomology Travel Award $1,090 Beamer Scholarship $1,000 John M. Deal Scholarship $5,000 BHATTA, CHET John M. Deal Entomology Scholarship $6,000 Marshall Barber Travel Award $2,300 BREITKREUTZ, LAURA John M. Deal Entomology Scholarship $ 6,000 Entomology Travel awards $ 2,600 BROWN, KEELY Mary Harkey Hall Travel Award $ 1,000 CAMPBELL, LINDSAY John M. Deal Scholarship $ 3,500 CHAN, KIN ONN Biodiversity Institute Panorama Grant $ 1,000 Graduate Student Summer Research Fellowship $ 3,500 CHANG, SALLY Graduate Student Summer Research Fellowship $ 3,500 CHOVANEC, KEVIN Tinker Field Research Grant $ 2,000 Leaman D. Harris Biodiversity Scholarship $ 2,991 COBB, KERRY Graduate Student Summer Research Fellowship $ 3,500 COLICCHIO, JACK Arthur A. Mix Scholarship $ 2,500 Graduate Student Summer Research Fellowship $ 1,000 COLYOTT, KAILA H. B. Hungerford Award $ 3,000 Byron Alexander Memorial Fund $ 3,000 EEB Grad Travel Award $ 400 NSF Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant $19,469 Entomology Travel Award $1,

90 2016 Annual Report Funding Received by Graduate Students DELAVAUX, CAMILLE KU International Programs Study Abroad $ 5,000 KU Women 4 KU Women Award $ 500 DE MELLO, PIETRO Tinker Field Research Grant $ 1,500 Graduate Student Summer Research Fellowship $ 3,500 DENNING, KATHY Self Graduate Fellowship $ 29,500 NSF Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant $ 19,404 John M. Deal Scholarship $ 1,500 DE SILVA, THILINA Graduate Student Summer Research Fellowship $ 3,500 Panorama Small Grant $ 827 ERWIN, ALEXANDRA Genetics Society of America Travel award $ 600 EEB Grad Travel Fund $ 300 NSF Graduate Research Pre-doctoral Fellowship $ 32,000 FISCHER, JAMES Hall Plant Biology Travel Award $ 2,000 Fratcher Botany Scholarship $ 2,500 Graduate Student Summer Research Fellowship $ 1,000 Federal Work Study $16,500 FERNANDO, SUMUDU Graduate Student Summer Research Fellowship $ 3,500 Panorama Small Grant $ 876 FORSYTHE, JEREMY Graduate Student Summer Research Fellowship $ 2,500 Hall Plant Biology Award $ 2,500 GIRARD, MATT Graduate Student Summer Research Fellowship $ 3,500 GIRON-DUQUE, JENNIFER John M. Deal Entomology Scholarship $ 6,000 Entomology Travel Award $ 1,458 Entomology Travel Award $ 726 Entomology Travel Award $ 952 HALL, DAVID Graduate Student Summer Research Fellowship $ 2,500 Center for Teaching Excellence Mini Grant $ 500 HEINS, LIAM Graduate Student Summer Research Fellowship $ 3,500 HEMMER, LUCAS EEB Grad Travel Fund $ 300 John M. Deal Entomology Scholarship $ 5,000 HENDERSON, ALEAH Hall Plant Biology Travel Award $ 1,000 Graduate Student Summer Research Fellowship $ 1,000 Eugene Polson Scholarship $ 2,500 HENZ, CHRISTOPHER Graduate Student Summer Research Fellowship $ 3,500 HERZOG, KAYLEE Graduate Student Summer Research Fellowship $ 3,500 88

91 2016 Annual Report Funding Received by Graduate Students HUTTER, CARL NSF Graduate Research Fellowship $32,000 HRUSKA, JONATHAN Graduate Student Summer Research Fellowship $ 3,500 EEB Grad Travel Fund $ 350 Tinker Field Research Grant $ 1,500 INGENLOFF, KATHRYN Ida Hyde Scholarship $ 2,500 JIMENEZ, LAURA Panorama Small Grant $ 1,055 KHALIGHFAR, ALI Graduate Student Summer Research Fellowship $ 3,500 KLICKA, LUKE Graduate Student Summer Research Fellowship $ 3,500 KOSEVA, BORYANA Hall Plant Biology Travel Award $ 400 LUBIN, TERRA Fratcher Botany Scholarship $ 2,500 Graduate Student Summer Research Fellowship $ 1,000 KU Field Station small grant award $ 750 MATTINGLY, SPENCER Graduate Student Summer Research Fellowship $ 3,500 MAYES, DAPHNE Graduate Studies Travel Award $ 500 Poster Presentation Award $ 400 MICHAELS, THEO EEB Graduate Student Summer Support $ 2,500 KU Field Station small grant award $ 750 Summer Soil Institute Scholarship $ 500 Ida H. Hyde Memorial Scholarship $ 1,700 MIN, KYUNGJIN Graduate Student Summer Research Fellowship $ 3,500 KU One University Open Access Author fund $ 1,500 MONGUE, ANDREW John M. Deal Entomology Scholarship $ 5,300 James S. Ashe Memorial Fund Award $ 700 MONNAHAN, PATRICK John M. Deal Entomology Scholarship $ 6,000 OLSON, KAREN Graduate Student Summer Research Fellowship $ 3,500 ROY, PAULA H. B. Hungerford Scholarship $ 6,000 William Bell Travel Award $ 628 SENGUPTA, ANIKET Mary Harkey Hall Plant Biology Travel Fund $ 500 Eugene Polson Scholarship $ 2,500 Graduate Student Summer Research Fellowship $ 1,500 Emanuel D. Rudolph Award for best presentation $ 200 SIMOES, MARIANNA John M. Deal Entomology Scholarship $ 6,000 Entomology Travel Fund (2) $ 1481 Entomology Research Award $ 1,340 89

92 2016 Annual Report Funding Received by Graduate Students TRAVERS, SCOTT Graduate Student Summer Research Fellowship $ 3,500 The Lewis and Clark for Exploration and $ 5,000 Field Research, American Philosophical Society Panorama Small Grant Award $ 1,000 EEB Travel Award $ 250 ZAXICUO, TASHITSO Graduate Student Summer Research Fellowship $ 3,500 WALKER, MICHAEL Mix Scholarship Fund $ Graduate Student Summer Research Fellowship $ 1,000 90

93 2016 Annual Report Faculty Honors and Awards Faculty Honors and Awards BECKLIN, KATIE BEVER, JAMES BILLINGS, SHARON BROWN, RAFE ENGEL, MICHAEL S. PETERSON, A. TOWNSEND REUMAN, DANIEL SHORT, ANDREW SMITH, VAL SOBERON, JORGE TIMM, ROBERT WARD, JOY IRACDA Outstanding Scholar Award, National Institute of Health (Joy Ward, post-doc researcher) Named University Distinguished Foundation Professor, University of Kansas. Highly Cited Researcher, Essential Science Indicators Dean s Professor, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Discovers two species of the last iconic serpentine amphibian lost to science. Discovers new lizard species on Philippine black market International Cooperation Award, Chinese Academy of Sciences Highly Cited Researcher, Essential Science Indicators James S. McDonnell Foundation Complex Systems Scholar President-Elect, Systematics, Evolution, and Biodiversity, Entomological Society of America (ESA) Distinguished Young Alumnus Award, University of Delaware Honored with one day research symposium Highly Cited Researcher, Essential Science Indicators Mammal from New Guinea featured as one of Discover Magazine s top science stories for 2016 in Science issue. K. Barbara Schowen Undergraduate Mentor Award Dean s Professor, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Senior Administrative Fellow, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences 91

94 2016 Annual Report Graduate Student Scholarships or Fellowships Graduate Student Scholarships or Fellowships ABRAHAM, ROBIN ALLEN, KATLIN ALVARADO G., MABEL ARSENAULT, EMILY R. BACA, STEPHEN BHATTA, CHET BREITKREUZ, LAURA BROWN, KEELY CAMPBELL, LINDSAY CHAN, KIN ONN CHANG, E. SALLY CHOVANEC, KEVIN COLICCHIO, JACK COBB, KERRY DELAVAUX, CAMILLE DENNING, KATHY DE MELLO, PIETRO DESILVA, THILINA ERWIN, ALEXANDRA Graduate Student Summer Research Fellowship Graduate Student Summer Research Fellowship John M. Deal Scholarship Lewis C. Hack Scholarship Kansas Natural Resource Conference Student Scholarship Association for Women Geosciences Graduate Research Scholarship AAAS/Science Program for Excellent in Science John M. Deal Scholarship R. H. Beamer Scholarship John M. Deal Scholarship John M. Deal Scholarship Chancellor s Doctoral Fellowship Cold Springs Harbor Labs Helmsley Scholarship John M. Deal Scholarship Graduate Student Summer Research Fellowship Graduate Student Summer Research Fellowship Leaman D. Harris Biodiversity Scholarship Fratcher Botany Fellowship Arthur J. Mix Scholarship Graduate Student Summer Research Fellowship Graduate Student Summer Research Fellowship KU International Programs Study Abroad Scholarship Madison and Lila Self Graduate Fellowship John M. Deal Scholarship Graduate Student Summer Research Fellowship Graduate Student Summer Research Fellowship NSF Graduate Research Pre-doctoral Fellowship 92

95 2016 Annual Report Graduate Student Scholarships or Fellowships FERNANDO, SUMUDU FISHER, JAMES FORSYTHE, JEREMY GIRARD, MATT GIRON, JENNIFER HALL, DAVID HARRIS, TED HEINS, LIAM HENSZ, CHRISTOPHER HENDERSON, ALEAH HERZOG, KAYLEE HRUSKA, JONATHAN HUTTER, CARL INGENLOFF, KATHRYN JIMENEZ, LAURA KHALIGHIFAR, ALI KLICKA, LUKE LUBIN, TERRA MATTINGLY, SPENCER MICHAELS, THEO MIN, KYUNGJIN MONGUE, ANDREW Graduate Student Summer Research Fellowship Fratcher Botany Scholarship Graduate Student Summer Research Fellowship Graduate Student Summer Research Fellowship Graduate Student Summer Research Fellowship KU Graduate Studies Research Fellowship John M. Deal Scholarship Graduate Student Summer Research Fellowship Madison & Lila Self Graduate Fellowship Graduate Student Summer Research Fellowship Graduate Student Summer Research Fellowship Eugene S. Polson Scholarship Graduate Student Summer Research Fellowship Graduate Student Summer Research Fellowship Graduate Student Summer Research Fellowship Leaman D. Harris Scholarship NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Ida Hyde Scholarship Ida Hyde Scholarship Graduate Student Summer Research Fellowship Graduate Student Summer Research Fellowship Fratcher Botany Scholarship Graduate Student Summer Research Fellowship Graduate Student Summer Research Fellowship Graduate Student Summer Research Fellowship Ida H. Hyde Memorial Scholarship Summer Soil Institute Scholarship Graduate Student Summer Research Fellowship KU Open Access Author scholarship John M. Deal Scholarship 93

96 2016 Annual Report Graduate Student Scholarships or Fellowships OLSON, KAREN SENGUPTA, ANIKET SIMÕES, MARIANNA TASHITSO, ANAMZA TRAVERS, SCOTT WALKER, S. MICHAEL, II Graduate Student Summer Research Fellowship Eugene S. Polson Scholarship Graduate Student Summer Research Fellowship GSO Travel scholarship John M. Deal Scholarship GSO Travel Scholarship Graduate Student Summer Research Fellowship Graduate Student Summer Research Fellowship Arthur J. Mix Scholarship Graduate Student Summer Research Fellowship Center for Teaching Excellence Graduate Fellowship 94

97 2016 Annual Report Graduate Student Awards Graduate Student Awards ABRAHAM, ROBIN ALLEN, KAITLIN ALVARADO, MABEL G. ARSENAULT, EMILY BACA, STEPHEN BHATTA, CHET BOWES, RACHEL BROWN, KEELY CHAN, KIN ONN CHOVANEC, KEVIN COLYOTT, KAILA DELAVAUX, CAMILLE DE MELLO, PIETRO DENNING, KATHY DE SILVA, THILINA ERWIN, ALEXANDRA FERNANDO, SUMUDU Biodiversity Panorama Grant Biodiversity Panorama Grant Tinker Foundation Field Research Grant Entomology Travel Award Graduate Scholarly Travel Fund Award Entomology Travel Award Marshall Barber Travel Award KU Women of Distinction Award Mary Harkey Hall Plant Biology Award National Science Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant Biodiversity Panorama Grant Tinker Foundation Field Research Grant KU Graduate Studies Graduate Teaching Award H. B. Hungerford Award Byron Alexander Travel Award KU Women 4 KU Women Award Tinker Foundation Field Research Grant National Science Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant Biodiversity Panorama Grant Genetics Society of America Travel Award KU Graduate Student Distinguished Service Award The American Association of University Women Action Grant Graduate Student Senate Advisory Board EEB Executive Committee Co-president EEB Graduate Student Organization Scientists Exploring non-academic CaReer Choices, Chair Biodiversity Panorama Grant 95

98 2016 Annual Report Graduate Student Awards FISCHER, JAMES FORSYTHE, JEREMY GIRARD, MATTHEW GIRON, JENNIFER HALL, DAVID HARRIS, TED HEMMER, LUCAS HENDERSON, ALEAH HRUSKA, JONATHAN JIMENEZ, LAURA KLICKA, LUKE KOLIS, KAYLA KOSEVA, BORYANA LUBIN, TERRA MAYES, DAPHNE MICHAEL, THEO MIN, K. J. MONGUE, ANDREW Mary Harkey Hall Botany Award Federal Work Study Award Mary Harkey Hall Botany Award Biodiversity Panorama Grant Lerner-Gray Grant for Marine Research American Society of Ichthyologist and Herpetologist Clark Hubs Award Entomology Travel Award Mary Harkey Hall Botany Award Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography Student Travel Grant International Society of Limnology Student Travel Grant University of Kansas Head Sailing Coach North American Lake and Reservoir Management Society Jody Connor Best Student Presentation American Genetic Association Trainee Travel Award Greenwald Symposium Trainee Travel Award Mary Harkey Hall Botany Award Tinker Foundation Field Research Grant Biodiversity Panorama Grant Society of Systematic Biologists Graduate Student Research Award American Ornithologists Union Research Award KU Graduate Studies Travel Award EEB Travel Award Biodiversity Panorama Research Grant Biodiversity Panorama Research Grant Biodiversity Panorama Research Grant Michael S. Gaines Award for Excellence in Teaching KU Field Station Small Grants Program Graduate Research Consultant Kansas Research Poster Award Summer Soil Institute Award KU One University Open Access Author Award James Ashe Memorial Award 96

99 2016 Annual Report Graduate Student Awards ROY, PAULA SENGUPTA, ANIKET SIMOES, MARIANNA TRAVERS, SCOTT H. B. Hungerford Award William J. Bell Travel Award Emanuel D. Rudolph Award for best Historical Presentation, Botany Conference Mary Harkey Hall Plant Biology Award EEB GSO Travel Award EEB GSO Travel Award Entomology Travel Award Graduate Student Research Enhancement Award The Lewis & Clark Exploration Field Research Award E. E. Williams Research Grant, Honorable Mention Biodiversity Panorama Grant Award EEB Travel Award 97

100 2016 Annual Report Students Graduating with Advanced Degrees Students Graduating with Advanced Degrees Students Graduating with M. A. Degree and Thesis Title (Graduate Advisor in parenthesis) ANAMZA, TASHITSO (Rafe Brown and Town Peterson) Analysis of stacked species distribution models provides a new perspective on biogeography and conservation of Philippine amphibians. BITTEL, ALEX (Bryan Foster) Historical contingency and biotic determinism in community assembly: a long-term experiment of grassland dynamics. CAMPILLO, LUKE (Rob Moyle) Use of genomic data to resolve gene tree discordance in a Southeast Asian genus: Readdressing paraphyly in the spiderhunter (Nectariniidae, Arachnothera) phylogeny. COBB, KERRY (Rafe Brown) Geographic basis of genetic variation in Platymantis corrugatus. COOPER, JACOB (Jorge Soberon) Testing stacked distribution models: Predicting species richness and community composition in hummingbirds. GUYER, RACHEL (Kirsten Jensen) Select lecanicephalidean (Cestoda) fauna of the giant freshwater whipray, Himantura polylepis (Myliobatiformes: Dasyatidae), from Malaysian and Indonesian Borneo. HERZOG, KAYLEE (Kirsten Jensen) Tapeworms of the mangrove Whipray, Himantura granulate Macleay, and an investigation of host size as it relates to tapeworm faunal composition. MASTERSON, COURTNEY (Helen Alexander) Effects of white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) herbivory on remnant tallgrass prairie plant communities. Students Graduating with Ph.D. Degree and Dissertation Title (Graduate Advisor in parenthesis) BOWES, RACHEL (Jim Thorp) Temporal analysis of river food webs. CAMPBELL, LINDSAY (Town Peterson) Modeling approaches to investigatin distributions, abundances, and connectivity of mosquito vector species. COLICCHIO, JACK (Lena Hileman) Lingering wounds: The molecular and evolutionary outcomes of transgenerational plasticity in Mimulus guttatus. GRISMER, JESSE (Rafe Brown) The fragmentation of Gondwanaland: Influence on the historical biogeography and morphological evolution within Dragon Lizards (Squamata: Agamidae). 98

101 2016 Annual Report Students Graduating with Advanced Degrees HALL, DAVID (Bryan Foster) Using ecological theory to inform the restoration and conservation of tallgrass prairie. MAIER, CRYSTAL (Andrew Short) Phylogeny, ecology, and taxonomic revision of the travertine beetles (Coleoptera: Lutrochidae). MONNAHAN, PATRICK (John Kelly) Evolutionary implications of the standing genetic variation in natural populations of Mimulus guttatus. SAMY, ABDALLAH (Town Peterson) Geographic distribution modeling of infectious disease dynamics in space and time. 99

102 2016 Annual Report Service Activities Provided by Faculty Partial Listing of Service Activities Provided by Faculty AGUSTO, FOLA ALEXANDER, DAVID ALEXANDER, HELEN ARMITAGE, KENNETH BEARD, K. CHRISTOPHER BEVER, JAMES Undergraduate Program Committee Entomology Endowment Awards Committee Undergraduate Majors Application Appeals Committee EEB Promotion and Tenure Committee Chair University of Kansas Field Station Executive Committee Haworth Infrastructure and Renovation Committee College Greenhouse User s Group College Heritage Advisory Board EEB Graduate Admissions Committee EEB Promotion and Tenure Committee Biodiversity Institute Panorama Small Grants Committee Biodiversity Leaman-Harris Scholarship EEB Seminar Committee KBS Executive Committee International Culture Collection of Vesicular and Vesicular Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi, Advisory Board Member BILLINGS, SHARON Canada s Collaborative Research and Training Experience (CREATE) Program Canadian Forest Service partner for Newfoundland and Labrador Boreal Ecosystem Latitudinal Transect (NL- BELT). National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON) Domain 6 Steering Committee KU Center for Microbial Metagenomic Community Analysis EEB Executive Committee EEB Graduate Admissions Committee, Ex-officio member EEB Graduate Program Committee, Ex-officio member EEB Associate Chair EEB Executive Committee EEB Post-tenure Review Committee BLUMENSTIEL, JUSTIN BROWN, RAFE College Committee on Graduate Studies Chancellor s and Dean s Award Review Committee College subcommittee on Program and Curricular Change EEB Infrastructure Committee EEB Graduate Program Committee BI Genetic Resources Committee EBB Graduate Program Committee Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles, Seibert Student Presentation Awards Committee, Chair 100

103 2016 Annual Report Service Activities Provided by Faculty BURG, GREGORY BURGIN, AMY CARTWRIGHT, PAULYN DEBOER, GERRIT DENOYELLES, FRANK ENGEL, MICHAEL Faculty in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology are representatives on numerous state, national, and international boards and policy-making bodies. FOSTER, BRYAN FREEMAN, CRAIG KU Health Sciences Group Undergraduate Biology Committee UKan Teach Advisory Committee UKan Teach Policy and Appeals Committee Society for Freshwater Sciences Annual Program Committee Friends of the Kaw Board of Directors Environmental Studies Personnel Committee EEB Seminar Committee Undergraduate Biology Petition-to-the-Major Committee EEB Graduate Program Committee Chair EEB Graduate Executive Committee Chair EEB Graduate Admissions Committee EEB Program Committee EEB Executive Committee Haworth Infrastructure and Renovation Committee Entomology Scholarship Committee CLAS Academic Misconduct Committee Undergraduate Program Committee Physiologist Search Committee Kansas Biological Survey Deputy Director ICL Community Advisory Board Kansas Field Station Operations Committee Kansas Field Station Executive Committee Scientific Committee, International Palaeoentomological Society American Association for Zoological Nomenclature Museum of Prairiefire Board of Directors EEB Post-Tenure Review Committee Faculty Senate Calendar Committee University Committee on Promotion & Tenure EEB Seminar Committee Kansas Field Station Executive Committee KU Field Station Small Grant Review Committee EEB Promotion and Tenure Committee EEB Undergraduate Program Committee GRF Proposal Review Committee Flora of North America Assoc. Regional Coordinator U.S. The Nature Conservancy of Kansas Board of Trustees Kansas Native Plant Society, Vice President Nelson Environmental Study Area Management Committee KBS Executive Committee KBS Annual Performance Review Committee Steven Warren Research Achievement Award Committee KBS Promotion and Tenure Committee 101

104 2016 Annual Report Service Activities Provided by Faculty GLEASON, JENNIFER GLOR, RICHARD HAUFLER, CHRISTOPHER HILEMAN, LENA HOLDER, MARK JENSEN, KIRSTEN KELLY, JOHN KINDSCHER, KELLY KRISHTALKA, LEONARD KU Faculty Advisory Board, Ctr. for Undergraduate Research College Faculty Mentor EEB BIO3 Seminar Committee Undergraduate Biology Committee Greater KC Science Fair Judge Society for the Study of Evolution, Hamilton Award Judge Animal Care Unit Advisory Council EEB Graduate Admissions Committee EEB Seminar Committee Dean s Project Leader for Educational Innovation and Course Design EEB Department Chairperson Center for Teaching Excellence Advisory Board College Committee on Undergraduate Studies and Advising College Academic Misconduct Committee EEB Graduate Admissions Committee Chair EEB Graduate Executive Committee EEB Executive Committee EEB Publicize Scholarly Productivity Committee EEB Academic Misconduct Hearing Panel EEB Sabbatical Leave Committee EEB Infrastructure Committee GRF Proposal Reviewer American Society of Parasitologists Stoll-Stunkard/Eminent Parasitologist Committee University Scholars Program Biology Honors Committee EEB Promotion and Tenure Committee Chair Biodiversity Institute Promotion Committee Invertebrate Paleontology Collection Manager Search Committee EEB Greenhouse Director EEB Promotion and Tenure Committee KBS Academic Staff Evaluation Committee Environmental Studies Executive Committee Kansas Land Trust Board Member and co-founder Prairie/Plains Resource Institute Board Global Biodiversity Information Facility Governing Board GBIF Task Force on Digitizing Bio-collections KU Research Initiative, Large Data Management JRS Biodiversity Foundation Board USDA NIFA Climate and Agriculture Project Board KU Tech

105 2016 Annual Report Service Activities Provided by Faculty The Commons, Leadership Team KU Cycling Faculty Advisor EEB Post-Tenure Review Committee LIEBERMAN, BRUCE MARTINKO, EDWARD MORT, MARK MOYLE, ROBERT ORIVE, MARIA PETERSON, A. TOWNSEND Integrated Digitized Biocollections (idigbio) Internal Advisory Committee Templeton project on Hierarchy Theory of Evolution MacArthur Fellows Program University Honors Program, spring reception BI Faculty Evaluation Committee BI Executive Committee BI Collections Manager Search Committee Chair BI Scientific Illustrator Search Committee EEB Graduate Admissions Committee EEB Faculty Evaluation Committee Kansas Biological Survey Director KU Field Station Director Kansas Water Authority Ex-Officio Kansas Water Resources Institute Administrative Council KUCR, Research Directors Council KUCR Finance and Audit Committee Campus Tree Advisory Board Campus Heritage Advisory Committee Kansas Geological Survey Director Search Committee Historic Mount Oread Friends EEB Post-Tenure Review Committee Environmental Studies Executive Committee KU Faculty Advisory Board, Ctr. for Undergraduate Research EEB Executive Committee Undergraduate Program Committee, Chair Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) EEB Graduate Program Committee Chair European Society for Evolutionary Biology (ESEB) Friends of the Lied Board Hospitality Chair Friends of the Lied Board Member KU Procession Marshall, KU Commencement EEB Associate Chair (Faculty matters) Biological Sciences Advisory Board Co-Chair EEB GRF Review Committee Chair EEB Executive Committee EEB Post Tenure Review Committee Chair EEB Annual Evaluations/Merit Review Committee KU Libraries, Board of Advisors KU Libraries, Open Access Advisory Board Center for Latin American Studies Executive Committee 103

106 2016 Annual Report Service Activities Provided by Faculty PIEROTTI, RAYMOND REUMAN, DANIEL C. SHORT, ANDREW SIKES, BENJAMIN SMITH, DEBORAH SMITH, WM. LEO SOBERON, JORGE Society for Ethnobiology Board of Directors EEB Sabbatical Leave Committee EEB Infrastructure and Renovation Committee EEB Graduate Admissions Committee Coleopterists Society, Student Awards Committee Entomological Society of America Systematics, Evolution & Biodiversity section, Vice President EEB BIO3 Seminar Committee Chair EEB Strategic Planning Update Committee Michener Lecture Series Coordinator Research Computing Executive Advisory Committee Kansas Field Station Executive Committee KU Natural History Museum Exhibit: Magnificent Microbes EEB Graduate Program Committee American Arachnological Society Awards Committee Center for Teaching Excellence College Sabbatical Leave Committee EEB Merit Evaluations Committee EEB Graduate Program Committee Entomology Bug talks Organizer American Society of Ichthyologist and Herpetologist ad hoc Committee on Copeia American Society of Ichthyologist and Herpetologist Board of Governors American Society of Ichthyologist and Herpetologists Editorial Policy Committee Undergraduate Biology Program Committee BIO3 Seminar Committee BI Strategic Planning, MAP, Panorama, and Exhibits Search Committees ProNatura Mexico Board of Directors Global Biodiversity Information Facility Copenhagen, Co-Chair CONABIO Advisory Board The Scientific Advisory Council, Nature Conservancy Smithsonian NMNH Advisory Board Science Committee of the Mexican Environmental Security of PEMEX, Board of Advisors Nature Conservancy Scientific Advisory Board, VA. KU Distinguished Professors Review Committee Center for Latin American Studies Advisory Board EEB and BI Promotion and Tenure Committee The Commons 104

107 2016 Annual Report Service Activities Provided by Faculty TAYLOR, EDITH THORP, JAMES TIMM, ROBERT WALTERS, JAMIE WARD, JOY International Organization of Palaeobotany Friends of Lawrence Public Library KU Faculty Senate, Faculty Research Committee Faculty Right, Priviledges, and Responsibilities EEB Sabbatical Leave Committee Chair KBS Executive Committee American Society of Mammalogists Board of Directors OTS Las Cruces Advisory Committee OTS Education Committee Woodyard International Educator Award Committee College Academic Misconduct Panel KU Libraries, ScholarWorks, Biological Sciences Research Computing Executive Advisory Committee Microsoft Azure Big Data and Biodiversity working group EEB Graduate Admissions Committee Gordon Conference Vice-Chair, Planning Committee i-pass Initiative Advisory Committee New Phytologist Plenary Speaker Advisory Committee Provost s Advisory Committee KU Family Committee, KU Capital Campaign College Mentor Program KUCR Board of Trustees EEB Infrastructure Committee EEB Faculty Merit Committee EEB Publicity Committee for Scholarly Activity Chair 105

108 2016 Annual Report Editorial Boards and Editorships of Faculty Editorial Boards and Editorships of Faculty ARMITAGE, KENNETH BEARD, K. CHRISTOPHER BILLINGS, SHARON BLUMENSTIEL, JUSTIN BROWN, RAFE BURGIN, AMY CARTWRIGHT, PAULYN ENGEL, MICHAEL FOSTER, BRYAN FREEMAN, CRAIG GLOR, RICHARD HAUFLER, CHRISTOPHER HILEMAN, LENA HOLDER, MARK Oecologia Montana Ethology Ecology and Evolution Hystrix Journal of Mammalian Evolution Frontiers in Earth Science Biogeochemistry: Synthesis and Emerging Ideas Soil Biogeochemistry Global Change Biology Frontiers in Microbiology PloS Genetics Journal of Herpetology Taprobanica UPLB Museum Publicatinos in Natural History Journal of Freshwater Science Invertebrate Biology Entomologist s Monthly Magazine Journal of Melittology Novitates Paleoentomologicae Cretaceous Research ZooKeys Polskie Pismo Entomologiczne African Invertebrates Annales Zoologici Oecologia Journal of Vegetation Science Flora of North America Association, Taxon Systematic Biology Axios American Fern Journal American Journal of Botany Anales del Real Jardín Botánico de Madrid New Phytologist Systematic Biology 106

109 2016 Annual Report Editorial Boards and Editorships of Faculty JENSEN, KIRSTEN KRINGS, MICHAEL LIEBERMAN, BRUCE MARTIN, CRAIG MORT, MARK ORIVE, MARIA PETERSON, A. TOWNSEND SHORT, ANDREW SMITH, WM. LEO SOBERON, JORGE TAYLOR, EDITH WARD, JOY Journal of Parasitology KU Scientific Papers Systematic Parasitology Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology Acta Palaeontologica Polonica Current Bioactive Compounds Nature Scientific Reports Zitteliana Journal of Paleontology Evolution: Education and Outreach Lethaia Novitates Paleoentomologicae Photosynthetica Taiwan Journal of Forest Science Plant Systematics and Evolution Phytomorphology Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Biology, Elsevier Anales del Instituto de Biologia, Serie Zoologia Biodiversity Informatics e-journal Bioclimatología de Flora de Veracruz Condor Climate Change Responses European Journal of Ecology Graellsia Zootaxa, Aquatic Staphylinifornmia PLOS ONE Systematic Biology Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution Copeia Biodiversity Informatics Ecography PALAIOS, SEPM Oecologia New Phytologist Faculty of 1000, Physiological Ecology Advances in Photosynthesis and Respiration 107

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