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Deconinck, A., and C. S. Willett. Latitudinal cline in hypoxia tolerance does not result in correlated acid tolerance in Tigriopus californicus. bioRxiv 2021.04.10.439290; doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2021.04.10.439290
Lee, J-Y, C. S. Willett. 2022. Frequent paternal mitochondrial inheritance and rapid haplotype frequency shifts in copepod hybrids. Journal of Heredity. 113:171-183 https://doi.org/10.1093/jhered/esab068
Lee, J-Y., M. C. Phillips, M. Lobo*, and C. S. Willett. 2021. Tolerance patterns and transcriptomic response to a fluctuation in salinity and to extreme salinities across populations of the intertidal copepod Tigriopus californicus. 94:50–69 Physiological and Biochemical Zoology. https://doi.org/10.1086/712031
Alston, M. A., J. Lee, M. E. Moore, J. G. Kingsolver, and C. S. Willett. 2020. The Ghost of Temperature Past: Interaction of Previous and Current Thermal Conditions on Gene Expression in Manduca sexta. Journal of Experimental Zoology. 223, jeb213975. https://doi.org/10.1242/jeb.213975
Lima, T. G., R. S. Burton, and C. S. Willett. 2019. The importance of nuclear-nuclear versus mito-nuclear incompatibilities in population crosses of the copepod Tigriopus californicus. Evolution 73:609-620. https://doi.org/10.1111/evo.13690
Barreto, F. S., E. T. Watson, T. G. Lima, C. S. Willett, S. Edmands, W. Li, and R. S. Burton, 2018. Mitonuclear interactions leave a footprint of accelerated molecular evolution across the nuclear genome of the copepod Tigriopus californicus. Nature Ecology and Evolution 2, 1250–1257.
Willett, C. S., and C. Son*, 2018. The evolution of the thermal niche across locally adapted populations of the copepod Tigriopus californicus. Bulletin of the S. CA Acad. Sci (13Th ICOC conference proceedings). 117(2):150-156.
Lima, T. G., and C. S. Willett, 2017. Locally adapted populations of a copepod species exhibit starkly different gene expression responses to different thermal environments. Ecology and Evolution 12:4312-4325.
Howard, D. J., R. K. Grosberg, M. A. F. Noor, B. B. Normark, D. M. Rand, K. L. Shaw, and C. S. Willett. 2016. In memoriam: Richard G. Harrison – his life and legacy. Molecular Ecology 25:2333-2336.
Sinclair, B. J., K. E. Marshall, M. A. Sewell, D. L. Levesque, C. S. Willett, S. Slotsbo, Y. Dong, C. D.G. Harley, D, J. Marshall, B. S. Helmuth, and R. B. Huey. 2016. Can we predict ectotherm responses to climate change using thermal performance curves and body temperatures? Ecology Letters. 19:1372-1385. doi: 10.1111/ele.12686
Lima, T. G. 2014. Higher levels of sex chromosome heteromorphism are associated with markedly stronger reproductive isolation. Nature Communications 5:4743.
Willett, C. S. 2013. Gene conversion yields novel gene combinations in paralogs of GOT1 in the copepod Tigriopus californicus. BMC Evolutionary Biology 13:148.
Willett, C. S. 2012. Quantifying the elevation of mitochondrial DNA evolutionary substitution rates over nuclear rates in the intertidal copepod Tigriopus californicus. Journal of Molecular Evolution 74:310-318.
Willett, C. S. 2012. Hybrid breakdown weakens under thermal stress in population crosses of the copepod Tigriopus californicus. Journal of Heredity 103:103-114.
Willett, C. S. 2011. Complex deleterious interactions associated with malic enzyme may contribute to reproductive isolation in the copepod Tigriopus californicus. PLoS ONE 6:e21177.
Willett, C. S. 2011. The nature of interactions that contribute to postzygotic reproductive isolation in hybrid copepods. Genetica 139: 575-588.
Willett, C. S. 2010. Potential fitness tradeoffs for thermal tolerance in the intertidal copepod Tigriopus californicus. Evolution 64: 2521-2534.
Willett, C. S. and J. T. Ladner. 2009. Investigations of fine-scale phylogeography in Tigriopus californicus reveal historical patterns of population divergence. BMC Evolution. 9:139.
Willett, C. S. 2008. No evidence for faster male hybrid sterility in population crosses of an intertidal copepod (Tigriopus californicus). Genetica 133:129-136.
Willett, C. S. 2008. Significant variation for fitness impacts of ETS loci in hybrids between populations of Tigriopus californicus. Journal of Heredity 99:56-65.
Willett, C. S. and J. N. Berkowitz*, 2007. Viability effects and not meiotic drive cause dramatic departures from Mendelian inheritance for malic enzyme in hybrids of Tigriopus californicus populations. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 20:1196-1205.
Willett, C. S. 2006. Deleterious epistatic interactions between electron transport system protein-coding loci in the copepod Tigriopus californicus. Genetics 173:1465-1477.
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Burton, R. S., E. C. Metz, J. M. Flowers, and C. S. Willett. 2005. Unusual structure of ribosomal DNA in the copepod Tigriopus californicus: Intergenic spacer sequences lack internal sub-repeats. Gene 344:105-113.
Willett, C. S. and R. G. Harrison, 1999. Insights into genome differentiation: Pheromone binding protein variation and population history in the European corn borer (Ostrinia nubilalis). Genetics 153:1743-1751.