ARTICLES Roberts, K., J.H. Stillman, N.E. Rank, E.P. Dahlhoff, J. Elmore, R.R. Bracewell, C. Williams. Transcriptomic evidence suggests that montane leaf beetles prioritize digestion and reproduction in a sex-specific manner during emergence from dormancy. Submitted.
Bracewell, R.R., J.H. Stillman, E.P. Dahlhoff, E. Smeds, K. Chatla, D. Bachtrog, C. Williams, and N.E. Rank. A chromosome-scale genome assembly and evaluation of mtDNA variation in the willow leaf beetle Chrysomela aeneicollis. Submitted.
Ramesh, B., R.R. Bracewell, D. Bachtrog, and J.P. Demuth. Reconstuction of neo-X chromosome ancestral expression reveals the evolution of dosage compensation in beetles. In revision. Bracewell, R.R. and D. Bachtrog. 2020. Complex evolutionary history of the Y chromosome in flies of the Drosophila obscura species group. Genome Biology and Evolution, 12:494-505.
Bracewell, R.R., A. Tran, K. Chatla, and D. Bachtrog. 2020. Chromosome-level assembly of Drosophila bifasciata reveals important karyotypic transition of the X chromosome. G3: Genes, Genomes, Genetics, 10:891-897.
Bachtrog, D., S. Mahajan, and R.R. Bracewell. 2019. Massive gene amplification on a recently formed Drosophila Y chromosome. Nature Ecology & Evolution,3:1587-1597.
Bracewell, R.R., K. Chatla, M.J. Nalley, and D. Bachtrog. 2019. Dynamic turnover of centromeres drives karyotype evolution in Drosophila. eLife 8:e49002.
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.