Flores-Manzanero et al. 2019

Flores-Manzanero A, Luna-Bárcenas MA, Dyer RJ, Vázquez-Domínguez E.  2019.  Functional connectivity and home range inferred at a microgeographic landscape genetics scale in a desert-dwelling rodent.  Ecology and Evolution9, 437-453.


Mitochondrial and nuclear DNA topologies for spatial structure of black widow spiders.

Miles LS, Johnson JC, Dyer RJ, Verrelli BC. 2018. Urbanization as a facilitator of gene flow in a human health pest. Molecular Ecology, , 1-12.

cushman et al 2018

Cushman SA, Shirk AJ, Howe GT, Murphy MA, Dyer RJ, Joost S.  2018.  Editorial: The least cost path from landscape genetics to landscape genomics: Challenges and opportunities to explore NGS data in a spatially explicit context.  Front. Genet.9, 215

Population graph of blackwidow spiders

Miles LS, Dyer RJ, Verrelli BC. 2018. Urban hubs of connectivity: contrasting patterns of gene flow within and among cities in the western black widow spider. Proc. R. Soc. B, 285, 20181224.

Watts BD, Dyer RJ. 2018. Structure and resilience of bald eagle roost networks. Wildlife Society Bulletin. Online Early.

Distribution of pollen donor distances across alternative carrying capacities Chan DM, Lee JH, Dyer RJ. In Press. Comparison of pollination networks. Theoretical Biology and Medical Modelling.


Bertrand P, Bowman J, Dyer RJ, Manseau M, Wilson P. 2017. Sex-specific graphs: Relating group-specific topology to demographic and landscape data. Molecular Ecology, 15, 3898-3912.


Tucker AM, Dyer RJ, Huber SK, Bulluck LP. 2016. Opportunistic conspecific brood parasitism in a box-nesting population of Prothonotary Warblers (Protonotaria citrea). The Auk, 133, 298-307.

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 Screen Shot 2015-12-08 at 10.08.07 AM Yang L, Zhan-Lin L, Jiangang L, Dyer RJ. 2015. Genetic structure of Pinus henryi and Pinus tabuliformis: Natural landscapes as significant barriers to gene flow among populations. Biochemical Systematics and Ecology, 61, 124-132.
 Screen Shot 2015-09-30 at 7.58.47 AM Dyer RJ. 2015  Population Graphs and Landscape Genetics  Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics, 46, 327-342.
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Dyer RJ. 2015  Is there such a thing as landscape genetics?  Molecular Ecology, 24, 3518-3528.

 Screen Shot 2015-07-28 at 4.54.08 PM Garrick RC, Collins BD, Yi RN, Dyer RJ, Hyseni C.  Identification of eastern United States Reticulitermes termite species via PCR-RFLP, assessed using training and test data.  Insects, 6, 524-537.

 Screen Shot 2015-07-28 at 5.00.12 PM Murphy M, Dyer RJ, Cushman SA.  2015.  Graph theory and network models in landscape genetics.  In: Landscape Genetics: Concepts, Methods, and Applications.  Balkenhol N, Cushman S, Storfer A Eds.  ISBN: 978-1-118-52529-6, 288 pages.
Screen Shot 2015-07-28 at 5.00.22 PM Dyer RJ.  2015.  Landscape and plant population genetics.  In: Landscape Genetics: Concepts, Methods, and Applications.  Balkenhol N, Cushman S, Storfer A Eds.  ISBN: 978-1-118-52529-6, 288 pages.



DiLeo MF, Siu JC, Rhodes MK, López-Villalobos A, Redwine A, Ksiazek K, Dyer RJ.  2014.  The gravity of pollination: integrating at-site features into spatial analyses of contemporary pollen movement.  Molecular Ecology23, 3793-3982.


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Sork VL, Aitken SN, Dyer RJ, Eckert AJ, Legendre P, Neale DB.  Putting the landscape into the genomics of trees: Approaches for understanding local adaptation and population responses to climate change.  Tree Genetics & Genomics9, 901-911.

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Garrick RC, Nason JD, Fernández-Manjarrés JF, Dyer RJ.  2013.  Ecological coassociations influence species’ response to past climatic change: an example from a Sonoran Desert bark beetle.  Molecular Ecology22, 3345-3361.


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Dyer RJ, Chan DM, Gardiakos VA, Meadows CA. 2012. Pollination Graphs: Quantifying pollen pool covariance networks and the influence of intervening landscape on genetic connectivity in the North American understory tree, Cornus florida L. Landscape Ecology 27:239-251.

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Eckert AJ, Dyer RJ.  2012.  Defining the landscape of adaptive genetic diversity.  Molecular Ecology21, 2836-2838.

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Klütsch CFC, Dyer RJ, Misof B. 2012. Combining multiple analytical approaches for the identification of population structure and genetic delineation of two subspecies of the endemic Arabian burnet moth Reissita simonyi (Zygaenidae; Lepidoptera). Conservation Genetics, 13, 21-37.


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Baker SA, Dyer RJ. 2011. Invasion genetics of Microstegium vimineum (Poaceae) within the James River Basin of Virginia, USA. Conservation Genetics 12:793-803.


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Dyer RJ, Nason JD, Garrick RC. 2010. Landscape modeling of gene flow: Improved power using conditional genetic distance derived from the topology of population networks. Molecular Ecology 19:3746-3759.

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Garrick RC, Sunnucks P, Dyer RJ. 2010. Nuclear gene phylogeography using PHASE: dealing with unresolved genotypes, lost alleles, and systematic bias in parameter estimation. BMC Evolutionary Biology 10: 118-134.

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Ryan JJ, Dows B, Kirk MV, Eastman JR, Dyer RJ, and LB Kier 2010. A systems biology approach to invasive behavior: Comparing cancer metastasis and suburban sprawl development. BMC Research Notes 3:36-48.


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Dyer RJ 2009. GeneticStudio A suite of programs for the spatial analysis of genetic marker data. Molecular Ecology Resources 9:110-113.

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Garrick RC, Nason JD, Meadows CA, Dyer RJ. 2009. Not just vicariance: Phylogeography of a Sonoran desert euphorb indicates a major role of range expansion along the Baja peninsula. Molecular Ecology 18: 1916-1931.

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Garrick RC, Meadows CA, Nason JD, Cognato AI, Dyer RJ. 2009. Variable markers for a Sonoran desert bark beetle, Araptus attenuatus Wood (Curculionidae: Scolytinae), with applications to related genera. Conservation Genetics, 10, 1177-1179.

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Dyer RJ 2009. Biological Data Analysis Using R.  Released as Open Source under the Creative Commons license.



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Garrick RC, Meadows CA, Nicolas AN, Nason JD, Dyer RJ. 2008. A set of polymorphic nuclear intron markers for conservation genetics and phylogeography of Euphorbia species (Pedilanthus clade). Conservation Genetics 9:1673-1676.


Garrick RC, Dyer RJ, Beheregaray LB, Sunnucks P. 2008. Babies and bathwater: A comment on the premature obituary for nested clade phylogeographic analysis. Molecular Ecology 17:1401-1402.


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Dyer RJ. 2007. Powers of discerning: Challenges to understanding dispersal processes in natural populations. Molecular Ecology 16: 4881-4882.

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Dyer RJ. 2007. The Evolution of Genetic Topologies. Theoretical Population Biology 71: 71-79.


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Gonzales E, Hamrick JL, Smouse PE, Dyer RJ. 2006. Pollen mediated gene dispersal within continuous and fragmented populations of a forest understory species, Trillium cunaetum. Molecular Ecology 15: 2047-2058.


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Dyer RJ 2005. Gener: A server based analysis of pollen pool structure. Molecular Ecology Notes 5: 971-973.

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Sork, VL, PE Smouse, V Apsit, RJ Dyer, and RD Westfall. 2005. A Two-Generation analysis of pollen pool genetic structure in flowering dogwood (Cornus florida, Cornaceae) in the Missouri Ozarks. American Journal of Botany 92(2): 262-271.


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Dyer RJ, Westfall RW, Sork VL, Smouse PE. 2004. Two-Generation Analysis of Pollen Flow Across a Landscape V: A Stepwise Approach For Extracting Factors Contributing to Pollen Structure. Heredity 92: 204-211.

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Dyer RJ, Nason JD. 2004. Population Graphs: The Graph-Theoretic Shape of Genetic Structure. Molecular Ecology 13: 1713-1728.


Dyer RJ, Sork VL. 2003. The Effects of Autocorrelated Patterns Among Adults on Pollen Pool Differentiation. In: Modeling and experimental research on genetic processes in tropical and temperate forests. B. Degan (ed). Les Colloques De L’INRA, Kourou, French Guyana.


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Sork VL, Dyer RJ, Davis FW, Smouse PE. 2002. Mating system in California Valley oak, Quercus lobata Née. Pp 427-440 In: Oaks in California’s Changing Landscape. Fifth symposium on Oak Woodland savanna. Standiford R, D McCreary (eds). San Diego, California.
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Kelly CA, Dyer RJ. 2002. Demographic consequences of inflorescence feeding insects for Liatris cylindraceae, an iteoparous perennial. Oecologia 132: 350-360.

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Sork VL, Davis FW, Smouse PE, Apsit V, Dyer RJ, Fernandez JF. 2002. Pollen movement in declining populations of California Valley Oak, Quercus lobata: Where have all the fathers gone? Molecular Ecology 11: 1657-1668.

Apsit VJ, Sork VL, Dyer RJ. 2002. Patterns of mating in an insect-pollinated tree species in the Missouri Ozark Forest Ecosystem Project (MOFEP). Pp. 213-227 In: Proceedings of the Second Missouri Ozark Forest Ecosystem Symposium: Post-treatment results of the landscape experiment 2000 October 17-18; St. Louis, MO. Shifley SR and JM Kabrick (eds). Gen. Tech. Rep. NC-227. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station: 228 pp.


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Dyer RJ, Sork VL. 2001. Pollen Pool Heterogeneity in Shortleaf Pine, Pinus echinata Mill. Molecular Ecology 10: 859-866.

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Smouse PE, Dyer RJ, Sork VL, Westfall RD. 2001. Two-Generation Analysis of Pollen Flow Across a Landscape. I. Male Gamete Heterogeneity Among Females. Evolution 55: 260-271.


Sork VL, Campbell D, Dyer RJ, Fernandez JF, Nason JD, Petit R, Smouse PE, Steinberg E. 1998. In: Proceedings from a Workshop on Gene Flow in Fragmented, Managed, and Continuous Populations. National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis, Santa Barbara, California.Research Paper No. 3.