Publications

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Katie E. Lotterhos†, Moisés A. Bernal†, Megan Phifer-Rixey† and Torrance Hanley†. 2024. Lighting pathways to success in STEM: a virtual Laboratory Meeting Programme (LaMP) mutually benefits mentees and host laboratories. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2024.0149

Marc T. J. Johnson, I. Arif, F. Marchetti, J. Munshi-South, R.W. Ness, M.Szulkin, B.C. Verrelli, C.L. Yauk, D.N. Anstett, W. Booth, A.E. Caizergues, E.J. Carlen, A.Dant,J. González, ..., M. Phifer-Rixey, D.J. Rennison, M.S. Rosenberg, & K.M. Winchell. 2024. Effects of urban-induced mutations on ecology, evolution and health. Nature Ecology and Evolution. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41559-024-02401-z

Dumont, B., .Phifer-Rixey, M.,…and M. W. Nachman. 2024. Into the wild: A novel wild-derived strain resource expands the genotypic and phenotypic diversity of laboratory mouse models.. PLOS Genetics. https://journals.plos.org/plosgenetics/article?id=10.1371/journal.pgen.1011228

Gutierrez-Guerrero, Y, Phifer-Rixey, M., and M.W. Nachman. 2023. Across two continents: the genomic basis of environmental adaptation in house mice (Mus musculus domesticus) from the Americas. BioRxiv. https://www.biorxiv.org/content/10.1101/2023.10.30.564674v1.article-info

Xuereb, A. Rougemont, Q., Tiffin, P., Xue, H., and M. Phifer-Rixey. 2021. Individual-based eco-evolutionary models for understanding adaptation in changing seas. Proc. Royal Soc. B. https://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/10.1098/rspb.2021.2006

Kathleen G. Ferris , Andreas S. Chavez, Taichi A. Suzuki, Elizabeth J. Beckman, Megan Phifer-Rixey, Ke Bi, Michael W. Nachman. 2021. The genomics of rapid climatic adaptation and parallel evolution in North American house mice. PLOS Genetics. https://journals.plos.org/plosgenetics/article?id=10.1371/journal.pgen.1009495

Phifer-Rixey, M, Harr, B, and J Hey. 2020. Further resolution of the house mouse (Mus musculus) phylogeny by integration over isolation-with-migration histories. BMC Evolutionary Biology. https://bmcevolbiol.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12862-020-01666-9

Suzuki TA, Martins FM, Phifer-Rixey M, and MW Nachman. 2020. The gut microbiota and Bergmann’s rule in wild house mice. Molecular Ecology. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/mec.15476

Suzuki, T.A., Phifer-Rixey, M., Mack, K.L., Sheehan, M.J., Lin, T., Bi, K., and M.W. Nachman. 2019 .Host genetic determinants of the gut microbiome of wild mice. Molecular Ecology. 00: 1– 11.

Mack, K.L. Phifer-Rixey, M., Harr, B., and M. W. Nachman. 2019 . Gene expression networks across multiple tissues are associated with rates of molecular evolution in wild house mice. Genes. 10(3):225.

Mack, K.L., Ballinger, M.A., Phifer-Rixey, M., and M.W. Nachman. 2018. Gene regulation underlies environmental adaptation in house mice. Genome Research. https://genome.cshlp.org/content/early/2018/10/10/gr.238998.118

Phifer-Rixey, M., Bi, K., Ferris, K.G., Sheehan, M.J., Lin, D., Mack, K.L., Keeble, S.M., Suzuki, T., Good, J.M., and M.W. Nachman. 2018. The genomic basis of environmental adaptation in house mice. PLoS Genetics. https://journals.plos.org/plosgenetics/article/authors?id=10.1371/journal.pgen.1007672

Moeller, A. H., T. A. Suzuki, M. Phifer-Rixey, and M. W. Nachman. 2018. Transmission modes of the mammalian gut microbiota. Science. http://science.sciencemag.org/content/362/6413/453

Weyand, N., Ma, I., Phifer-Rixey, M., et al. 2016. Isolation of a new species of Neisseria from the wild house mouse, Mus musculus. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. http://ijs.microbiologyresearch.org/content/journal/ijsem/10.1099/ijsem.0.001237#tab2

Phifer-Rixey, M. and M. W. Nachman. 2015. The natural history of model organisms: Insight into mammalian biology from the wild house mouse, Mus musculus. eLife. http://dx.doi.org/10.7554/eLife.05959.001