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Evolution and Mechanisms of Plasticity in Wild Baboons (Papio cynocephalus)
In many species, early life experiences have striking effects on health, reproduction, and survival in adulthood. Thus, early life conditions shape a range of evolutionarily relevant traits, and in doing so alter ...
Using Landscape Genomics to Conserve Adaptive Capacity: A Case Study with a Southern Appalachian Salamander
Landscape genomics is an emerging field that investigates how environmental features drive patterns of neutral and adaptive genetic variation across landscapes. Importantly, landscape genomics can provide insight into the ...
Exploring the Impacts of Major Histocompatibility Complex Variation on Fitness in the Ring-tailed Lemur (<italic>Lemur catta</italic>): Parasite Resistance, Survival, Mate Choice and Olfactory Ornamentation, and Reproduction
The threats of human encroachment and climate change are increasing and understanding the interplay between genetic diversity, fitness, and ecological variation has become critical for predicting adaptive responses and species ...
Phenotypic and Genetic Diversity in the Sea Urchin Lytechinus Variegatus
Diversity in coloration is a common phenomenon in marine invertebrates, although the ecological significance of the diversity is often unknown. Patterns of geographic variability, particularly with respect to color phenotypes, ...
The Influence of Genetic Variation on Susceptibility of Common Bottlenose Dolphins (<italic>Tursiops truncatus</italic>) to Harmful Algal Blooms
The capacity of marine organisms to adapt to natural and anthropogenic stressors is an integral component of ocean health. Harmful algal blooms (HABs), which are one of many growing threats in coastal marine ecosystems, ...