Puckett, EE, O Micci-Smith, J Munshi-South. (In Prep). Nuclear genomic analyses identify admixed Asian ancestry in inbred brown rats (Rattus norvegicus) albeit with deeply diverged mitogenome clades partitioned between Sprauge-Dawley, Wistar, and Brown Norway strains.
Combs, M, EE Puckett, JR Richardson, J Munshi-South. (In Prep) Spatial population genomics of the brown rat (Rattus norvegicus) in New York City: Inferring gene flow and drift across a complex cityscape.
Kristensen, TV, EE Puckett, EL Landguth, JL Belant, JT Hast, C Carpenter, JL Sajecki, J Berringer, M Means, JT Cox, LS Eggert, D White Jr, KG Smith. (In Review) Genetic structuring in American black bears (Ursus americanus) can be explained by more than female philopatry: interactions of density, genetic diversity, and sex-biased dispersal
Puckett, EE. 2017. Variability in total project and per sample genotyping costs under varying study designs including with microsatellites or SNPs to answer conservation genetic questions. Conservation Genetics Resources 9: 289-304.
Puckett, EE, J Park, M Combs, MJ Blum, JE Bryant, A Caccone, F Costa, EE Deinum, A Esther, CG Himsworth, PD Keightley, A Ko, A Lundkvist, LM McElhinney, S Morand, J Robins, J Russell, TM Strand, O Suarez, L Yon, and J Munshi-South. 2016. Global population divergence and admixture of the brown rat (Rattus norvegicus). Proceedings of the Royal Society B 283: 20161762.
Media Coverage: New York Times, Popular Science, Die Welt
Puckett, EE, DC Kesler, and DN Greenwald. 2016. Taxonomic class, petitioning agency, and lawsuits affect time spent awaiting listing under the Endangered Species Act. Biological Conservation 201: 220-229.
Media Coverage: Greenwire, Mongabay, Quartz, Michigan Radio
Explanatory Blog Post: WildlifeSNPits, Huffington Post
Puckett, EE and LS Eggert. 2016. Comparison of SNP and microsatellite genotyping panels for spatial assignment of individuals to natal range: A case study using the American black bear (Ursus americanus). Biological Conservation 193: 86-93.
Explanatory Blog Post: WildlifeSNPits
Wilton, CM, J Beringer, EE Puckett, LS Eggert, and JL Belant. 2016. Spatio-temporal capture-recapture biases in black bear detection probability. Journal of Mammalogy 97: 266-273.
Puckett, EE, PD Etter, EA Johnson, and LS Eggert. 2015. Phylogeographic analyses of American black bears (Ursus americanus) suggest four glacial refugia and complex patterns of post-glacial admixture. Molecular Biology and Evolution 32: 2338-2350.
Media Coverage: The Wildlife Society, Science World Report, Futurity
Explanatory Blog Post: WildlifeSNPits
Wilton, CM, EE Puckett, J Beringer, B Gardner, LS Eggert, and JL Belant. 2014. Trap array configuration influences estimates and precision of black bear density and abundance. PLoS ONE 9(10): e111257.
Puckett, EE, TV Kristensen, CM Wilton, SB Lyda, KV Noyce, PM Holahan, DM Leslie, Jr, J Beringer, JL Belant, D White, Jr, and LS Eggert. 2014. Influence of drift and admixture on population structure of American black bears (Ursus americanus) in the Central Interior Highlands, USA 50 years after translocation. Molecular Ecology 23: 2414-2427.
Puckett, EE, MJ Serapiglia, AM DeLeon, S Long, R Minocha, and LB Smart. 2012. Differential expression of genes encoding phosphate transporters contributes to arsenic tolerance and accumulation in shrub willow (Salix spp.). Environmental and Experimental Botany 75: 248-257.
Hudson, CM, EE Puckett, M Bekaert, JC Pires, and GC Conant. 2011. Selection for higher gene copy number after different types of plant gene duplication. Genome Biology and Evolution 3: 1369-1380.
Mitchell, CE, D Blumenthal, V Jarosik, EE Puckett, P Pysek. 2010. Controls on pathogen species richness in plants’ introduced and native ranges: roles of residence time, range size and host traits. Ecology Letters 13 (12): 1525-1535.