Publications

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. 66(9):3585-3593.

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

Phifer-Rixey, M. 2014. Evolution: Searching for the genes that separate species (invited commentary). eLife. http://dx.doi.org/10.7554/eLife.05377

Phifer-Rixey, M., Bomhoff, M., and M.W. Nachman. 2014 Genome-wide patterns of differentiation among house mouse subspecies. Genetics. 198(1):283-297.

Phifer-Rixey, M., Bonhomme, F., Boursot, P., Churchill, G.A., Pialek, J., Tucker, P., and M.W. Nachman. 2012 Adaptive evolution and effective population size in wild house mice. Molecular Biology and Evolution. 29(10):2949-2955.

Phifer-Rixey, M., Heckman, M., Trussell, G. and P.S. Schmidt. 2009 Maintenance of clinal variation for shell colour phenotype in the flat periwinkle Littorina obtusata. Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 21(4):966-978.

Schmidt, P.S., Phifer-Rixey, M., Taylor, G.M. and J. Christner. 2007 Genetic heterogeneity among intertidal habitats in the flat periwinkle, Littorina obtusata. Molecular Ecology. 16(11):2393-2404.

Suzuki, T.A., Phifer-Rixey, M., Martins, F., and M.W. Nachman. Microbial variation and Bergmann’s rule: clinal variation of gut microbes in house mice across the Americas, in preparation.

Phifer-Rixey, M., Bi, K., Keeble, S.M., Good, J.M., and M.W. Nachman. Recent, rapid adaptation in an invasive species: the genomics of environmental adaptation in North American house mice, in preparation.

Phifer-Rixey, M., Wlasiuk, G., Permar, A., Carneiro, M., Bittner, N., Price, M. and M.W. Nachman. The genetic basis of convergent melanism in rock pocket mice, in preparation.