Peer-reviewed articles and other publications

Selected general-audience articles written by Yoder Lab members, and scientific publications reporting Yoder Lab research, up to date as of 2 February 2023. Lab members’ names are in bold; undergraduate coauthors are indicated with a *, graduate student coauthors with a †.

News and perspective articles

Dispatches from the redwood rebellion — Review of Lyndsie Bourgon’s Tree Thieves, for Science.

We’ll have to sacrifice Joshua trees to save them — Op-ed on Joshua tree conservation needs and policy solutions, for the Los Angeles Times.

Getting to the root of forest symbioses — Review of Suzanne Simard’s Finding the Mother Tree, for Science.

A new age of gay genomics is here. Are we ready for the consequences? for Slate — Reporting on the first large-scale genomic study of sexual orientation, by Ganna et al., and reflections on the risks inherent in this line of research

Peer-reviewed articles

Smith CI, LC Sweet, JB Yoder, MR McKain, K Heyduk, and C Barrows. 2023. Dust storms ahead: Climate change, green energy and endangered species protections for Joshua trees portend difficult conservation choices in the Mojave Desert. Biological Conservation. 277(2023): 109819. doi: 10.1016/j.biocon.2022.109819. Full text (PDF, 8.6 MB)

Yoder JB, A Dang, C MacGregor, and M Plaza. 2022. Plant-associate interactions and diversification across trophic levels. Evolution Letters. 6(5): 375-389. doi: 10.1002/evl3.296. Full text (open access)

Santangelo et al. [287 coauthors, including JB Yoder and N Poulos*, in the GLUE Project]. 2022. Global urban environmental change drives adaptation in white clover. Science. 375(6586): 1275-1281. doi: 10.1126/science.abk0989Full text (PDF, 1.6MB)

Nelson J, A Mattheis, and JB Yoder. 2022. Nondisclosure of queer identities is associated with reduced scholarly publication rates. PLOS ONE. 17(3): 0263728. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0263728Full text (open access)

Yoder JB, G Gomez*, and CJ Carlson. 2020. Zygomorphic flowers have fewer potential pollinators. Biology Letters. 16(9): 20200307. doi: 10.1098/rsbl.2020.0307. Data on Dryad, doi: 10.5061/dryad.gxd2547j3. Full-text preprint on bioRxiv, doi: 10.1101/743872.

Briscoe Runquist RD, AJ Gorton, JB Yoder, NJ Deacon, JJ Grossman, Shan Kothari, MP Lyons, SN Seth, P Tiffin, and DA Moeller. 2020. Context dependence of local adaptation to abiotic and biotic environments: A quantitative and qualitative synthesis. American Naturalist.195(3): 412-431. doi: 10.1086/707322Full text (PDF, 2MB) — Featured in a PNAS Journal Club post.

Mahony CR, IR MacLachlan, BM Lind, JB Yoder, T Wang, SN Aitken. 2019. Evaluating genomic data for management of local adaptation in a changing climate: A lodgepole pine case study. Evolutionary Applications. 13(1):116-131. doi: 10.1111/eva.12871Full text (PDF, 2MB)

Terrill RS JM Maley, WLE Tsai, KB Fistanic, RJ Freeland, A Franceschelli, B Lewis-Smith, LL Lu, and JB Yoder. 2019. Tricolored blackbirds feeding in Joshua tree inflorescences. Western Birds. 50: 180-182. doi: 10.21199/WB50.3.6. Full text (open access)

Mattheis A, D Cruz-Ramírez De Arellano, and JB Yoder. 2019. A model of Queer STEM identity in the workplace. Journal of Homosexuality, doi: 10.1080/00918369.2019.1610632Full text (PDF, 1.9MB)

Yoder JB and P Tiffin. 2017. Sanctions, partner recognition, and variation in mutualism. American Naturalist190(4): 491-505. doi: 10.1086/693472. Data on Dryad, doi: 10.5061/dryad.p2s02. Full-text preprint on bioRxiv, doi: 10.1101/049593.