PEER REVIEWED ARTICLES Bachtrog, D., S. Mahajan and R.R. Bracewell. Massive gene amplification on a recently formed Drosophila Y chromosome. In review.
Bracewell, R.R., K. Chatla, M.J. Nalley and D. Bachtrog. Dynamic turnover of centromeres drives karyotype evolution in Drosophila. In review.
Bracewell, R.R., D. Vanderpool, J.M. Good and D.L. Six. 2018. Cascading speciation among mutualists and antagonists in a tree-beetle-fungi interaction. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 285:20180694.
Vanderpool, D., R.R. Bracewell and J.P. McCutcheon. 2018. Know your farmer: ancient origins and multiple independent domestications of ambrosia beetle fungal cultivars. Molecular Ecology, 27:2077-2094.
Dowle, E.J.,R.R. Bracewell, M.E. Pfrender, K.E. Mock, B.J. Bentz, and G.J. Ragland. 2017. Reproductive isolation and environmental adaptation shape the phylogeography of mountain pine beetle (Dendroctonus ponderosae). Molecular Ecology, 26:6071-6084. Bracewell, R.R., B.J. Bentz, B.T. Sullivan, and J.M. Good. 2017. Rapid neo-sex chromosome evolution and incipient speciation in a major forest pest. Nature Communications, 8:1593.
Wong Miller, K.M., R.R. Bracewell, M.B. Eisen and D. Bachtrog. 2017. Patterns of genome-wide diversity and population structure in the Drosophila athabasca species complex. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 34:1912-1923.
Bracewell, R.R. and D.L. Six. 2015. Experimental evidence of bark beetle adaptation to a fungal symbiont. Ecology and Evolution, 21:5109-5119.
Dysthe, J.C., R.R. Bracewell and D.L. Six. 2015. Temperature effects on growth of fungal symbionts of the western pine beetle, Dendroctonus brevicomis.Fungal Ecology, 17:62-68.
Bracewell, R.R. and D.L. Six. 2014. Broadscale specificity in a bark beetle-fungal symbiosis: A spatio-temporal analysis of the mycangial fungi of the western pine beetle. Microbial Ecology, 68:859-870.
Bracewell, R.R., M.E. Pfrender, K.E. Mock, and B.J. Bentz. 2013. Contrasting geographic patterns of genetic differentiation in body size and development time with reproductive isolation in Dendroctonus ponderosae (Coleoptera: Curculionidae, Scolytinae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America, 106:385-391.
Bentz, B. J., R.R. Bracewell, K.E. Mock and M.E. Pfrender. 2011. Genetic architecture and phenotypic plasticity of thermally-regulated traits in an eruptive species, Dendroctonus ponderosae. Evolutionary Ecology, 25:1269-1288. Bracewell, R.R., M.E Pfrender, K.E. Mock and B.J. Bentz. 2011. Cryptic postzygotic isolation in an eruptive species of bark beetle (Dendroctonus ponderosae). Evolution, 65:961-975.
BOOK CHAPTERS D.L. Six and R.R. Bracewell. 2015. Dendroctonus. Pp. 305-350 in F.E. Vega and R.W. Hofstetter eds. Bark beetles: Biology and Ecology of Native and Invasive Species. Academic Press, San Diego, CA.