Publications

31). Bono, J.*, Matzkin, L. M.*, Hoang, K., and Young, L. (accepted) Molecular evolution of genes involved in post-mating pre-zygotic isolation in cactophilic Drosophila. Journal of Evolutionary Biology. (*Authors contributed equally).

30). Matzkin, L. M.  (2014). Ecological genomics of host shifts in Drosophila mojavensis. Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology.  781:233-247.  doi: 10.1007/978-94-007-7347-9_12

29). Matzkin, L. M., Johnson, S., Paight, C., and Markow, T. A. (2013). Preadult parental diet affects offspring development and metabolism in Drosophila melanogaster. PLoS ONE. 8:e59350. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0059530

28). Matzkin, L. M. and Markow, T.A. (2013). Transcriptional differentiation across the four cactus host races of Drosophila mojavensis. In Speciation: Natural Processes, Genetics and Biodiversity. (Editor Michalak, P), pp 119-135. Nova Science Publishers Inc., New York.

27). Lang, M., Murat, S., Clark, A. G. Gouppil, G., Blais, C., Matzkin, L. M., Guittard, E., Yoshiyama-Ynagawa, T., Kataoka, H., Niwa, R., Lafont, R., Dauphin-Villemant, C., and Orgogozo, V. (2012). Mutations in the neverland gene turned Drosophila pachea into an obligate specialist species. Science. 337:1658-1661.

26). Matzkin, L. M. (2012). Population transcriptomics of cactus host shifts in Drosophila mojavensis. Molecular Ecology. 21:2428-2439.

25). Bono, J. M.*, Matzkin, L. M.*, Kelleher, E. S., Markow, T. A. (2011). Postmating transcriptional changes in reproductive tracts of con- and heterospecifically-mated Drosophila mojavensis females. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 108:7878-7883. (*Authors contributed equally).

24). Matzkin, L. M., Johnson, S., Paight, C., Bozinovic, G. and Markow, T.A. (2011). Diet, development and metabolic pools in ecologically diverse Drosophila. Journal of Nutrition. 141:1127-1133.

23). Song, X. et al. (Matzkin, L. M. co-author). (2011). The 19 Genomes of Drosophila: a BAC Library Resource for Genus-wide and Genome Scale Comparative Evolutionary Research. Genetics. 187:1023-1030.

22). Matzkin, L. M., Mutsaka, K., Johnson, S., and Markow T. A. (2009). Metabolic pool differences among ecologically diverse Drosophila species. Journal of Insect Physiology. 55:1149-1150.

21). Matzkin, L. M., and Markow, T. A.  (2009). Transcriptional regulation of metabolism associated with the increased desiccation resistance of the cactophilic Drosophila mojavensis. Genetics. 182:1279-1288.

20). Pfeiler, E., Bitler, B. G., Castrezana, S., Matzkin, L. M., and Markow T. A. (2009). Genetic diversification and demographic history of the cactophilic pseudoscorpion Dinocheirus arizonensis from the Sonoran Desert. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 52:133-141.

19). Matzkin, L. M., Watts, T. D., and Markow, T. A.  (2009). Evolution of stress resistance in Drosophila:  Interspecific variation in tolerance to desiccation and starvation. Functional Ecology. 23:521-527.

18). Markow, T. A., Beall, S., Matzkin, L. M. (2009). Egg size, embryonic development time and ovoviparity in Drosophila species. Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 22:430-434.

17). Schaeffer, S. W., Bhutkar, A., McAllister, B. F., Matsuda, M., Matzkin, L. M., et al. (2008).  Polytene Chromosomal Maps of 11 Drosophila species: The order of genomic scaffolds inferred from genetic and physical maps.  Genetics. 179:1601-1655.

16). Bono, J., Matzkin, L. M., Castrezana, S. and Markow, T. A. (2008). Molecular evolution and population genetics of Drosophila mettleri cytochrome P450 genes involved in host plant adaptation. Molecular Ecology. 17:3211-3221.

15). Matzkin, L. M. (2008). The molecular basis of host adaptation in cactophilic Drosophila: Molecular evolution of Glutathione- S-transferase (GstD1) in Drosophila mojavensis. Genetics. 178:1073-1083.

14). Matzkin, L. M., Watts, T. D., and Markow, T. A.  (2007). Desiccation resistance in four Drosophila species:  Sex and population effects. Fly. 1:268-273.

13). Drosophila 12 Genomes Consortium (Matzkin, L. M. co-author).  (2007). Evolution of genes and genomes on the Drosophila phylogeny.  Nature. 450:203-218.

12). Flowers, J. M., Sezgin, E., Kumagai, S., Duvernell, D. D., Matzkin, L. M., Schmidt, P. S., and Eanes, W. F.  (2007). Adaptive evolution of metabolic pathways in Drosophila. Molecular Biology and Evolution. 24: 1347-1354.

11). Machado, C. A., Matzkin, L. M. , Reed, L. K., and Markow T. A. (2007). Assessing the history of divergence of Drosophila mojavensis and Drosophila arizonae using multilocus sequence data. Molecular Ecology. 16:3009-3024.

10). Matzkin, L. M. , Watts , T. D., Bitler B. G., Machado, C. A. and Markow, T. A. (2006). Functional genomics of cactus host shifts in Drosophila mojavensis. Molecular Ecology. 15:4635-4643.

9). Schmidt, P. S., Matzkin, L. M. , Ippollito, M. and W. F. Eanes. (2005). Geographic variation in diapause incidence, life history traits, and climatic adaptation in Drosophila melanogaster. Evolution. 59:1721-1732.

8). Matzkin, L. M.   (2005). Activity variation in alcohol dehydrogenase paralogs is associated with adaptation to cactus host use in cactophilic Drosophila . Molecular Ecology. 14:2223-2231.

7). Matzkin, L. M. , Merritt, T., Zhu, and W. F. Eanes. (2005). The structure and population genetics of the breakpoints associated with cosmopolitan inversion In(3R)Payne in Drosophila melanogaster.  Genetics. 170:1143-1152.

6). Sezgin, E., W. F., Duvernell, D. D., Matzkin L. M. , Duan, Y., Zhu, C.T., Verrelli B. C., and W. F. Eanes. (2004). Single-locus latitudinal clines and their relationship to temperate adaptation in metabolic genes and derived alleles in Drosophila melanogaster. Genetics. 168:923-931.

5). Deckert-Cruz. D. J., Matzkin, L. M. , Graves Jr., J. L., and M. R. Rose. (2004). Electrophoretic analysis of methuselah flies from multiple species. Pp 237-248 in Methuselah flies: A case study in the evolution of aging. Edited by Rose, M.R., Passananti, H.B., and M. Matos. World Scientific Publishing Co.

4). Matzkin, L. M.   (2004). Population genetics and geographic variation of alcohol dehydrogenase (Adh ) paralogs and glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6pd) in Drosophila mojavensisMolecular Biology and Evolution. 21:276-285.

3). Matzkin, L. M. and Eanes, W. F.  (2003).  Sequence variation of alcohol dehydrogenase (ADH) paralogs in cactophilic Drosophila. Genetics 163:181-194.  

2). Gibbs, A. G., Fukuzato, F. and Matzkin, L. M. (2003). Evolution of water conservation mechanisms in Drosophila.  Journal of Experimental Biology.  203: 1183-1192.

1). Gibbs, A. G. and Matzkin, L. M. (2001).  Evolution of water balance in the genus Drosophila.  Journal of Experimental Biology.  204 :2331-2338.

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Manuscripts in preparation:


Allan, C. and Matzkin, L. M. Genome sequencing and analysis of the four cactus host populations of Drosophila mojavensis.

Jost, A. G., and Matzkin, L. M. Interpopulation variation and the genetic basis of pupation behavior in cactus breeding Drosophila. Behavior Genetics.

Allan, C., Jost, A. G., and Matzkin, L. M. Adaptive protein evolution of odorant receptors in cactophilic Drosophila.

Flores , S.V., Matzkin, L. M. and Godoy-Herrera, R. L. Origin and evolution of Adh paralogs in the D. funebris species group.

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