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Recent Publications
  • Miller, J., Anderson, C.M., and S.K. Sarver. 2009. Micro-satellite development and characterization in finescale dace (Phoxinus meogaeus) and inter-specific amplification in northern redbelly dace (Phoxinus eos). (in press, Molecular Ecology Resources).

  • Andrzej Maj, Garth M. Spellman and Shane K. Sarver. 2008. The Complete CDS of the Prion Protein (PRNP) Gene of African Lion (Panthera leo) (Virus Genes 36(2):433-434).

  • Sarver, S.K., Anderson, C.M., Cain, F.H., and B. Smith. Development of polymorphic micro-satellite markers for the smooth green snake (Opheodrys vernalis). (submitted, Molecular Ecology Notes)

  • Anderson, C.M., Spellman, G., Ferrell, C.S., and S.K. Sarver. 2008. Conservation genetics of American Dipper (Cinclus mexicanus): the genetic status of a population in severe decline. (Conservation Genetics 9:939-944)

  • Anderson, C.M. and S.K. Sarver. 2008. Development of polymorphic microsatellite loci for the endangered Topeka shiner, Notropis topeka. (Molecular Ecology Notes 8(2):311-313)

  • Anderson, C.M., Berger, T., Cain, F and S.K. Sarver. 2006. Detection of bison/cattle hybridization in Custer State Park breeding bulls using microsatellite and mitochondrial DNA markers: tools for conservation and management. (Proceedings of the South Dakota Academy of Science 85:119-127)

  • J. Klicka, K. Burns, and G.M. Spellman.  In Press.  Defining a monophyletic Cardinalini: A molecular perspective. (Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution).

  • G.M. Spellman and J. Klicka.  2007. Phylogeography of the White-breasted Nuthatch (Sitta carolinensis): diversification in North American pine and oak woodlands. (Molecular Ecology 16:1729-1740).

  • G.M. Spellman, B. Riddle, and J. Klicka.  2007. Phylogeography of the Mountain Chickadee (Poecile gambeli): diversification, introgression, and expansion in response to Quaternary climate change.  (Molecular Ecology 16:1055-1068).

  • J.M. DaCosta, G.M. Spellman, and J Klicka. 2007. Bilateral Gynandromorphy in a White-ruffed Manakin (Corapipo altera). (The Wilson Journal of Ornithology 119:290-292).

  • J. Klicka and G. M. Spellman.  2007.  A molecular phylogenetic evaluation of the North American "grassland" sparrow clade.  (The AUK 124:537-551).