The Sobel Lab

Binghamton University (SUNY) - Dept of Biological Sciences

Biodiversity | Evolutionary ecology & genetics | Genomics


Stankowski, S, JM Sobel, MA Streisfeld. 2017. Geographic cline analysis as a tool for studying genome-wide variation: A case study of pollinator-mediated divergence in a monkeyflower. Molecular Ecology. 26:107-122. Full text, PDF

Sobel JM. 2016. The Geography of Speciation. in RM Kliman ed. Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Biology. 4:183-191. Oxford Academic Press.

Stankowski S, JM Sobel, MA Streisfeld. 2015. The geography of divergence-with-gene-flow facilitates multi-trait adaptation and the evolution of pollinator isolation in Mimulus aurantiacus. Evolution 69:3054-3068. Full text, PDF, Supplemental Materials

Sobel JM and MA Streisfeld. 2015. Strong premating reproductive isolation drives incipient speciation in Mimulus aurantiacus. Evolution 69:447-461. Full text, PDF, Supplemental Figures and Tables

Sobel JM. 2014. Ecogeographic isolation and speciation in the genus Mimulus. American Naturalist 184: 565-579. Full text, PDF, Appendix, Supplemental Figures and Tables

Sobel JM and GF Chen. 2014. Unification of methods for estimating the strength of reproductive isolation. Evolution 68: 1511-1522. Full Text, PDF

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Sobel JM and MA Streisfeld. 2013. Flower color as a model system for studies of plant evo-devo. Frontiers in Plant Science 4: 321. Full Text

Streisfeld MA, WN Young, and JM Sobel. 2013. Divergent selection drives genetic differentiation in an R2R3-MYB transcription factor that contributes to incipient speciation in Mimulus aurantiacus. PLOS Genetics 9: e1003385. Full text

*recommended by Faculty of 1000

Sobel JM, GF Chen, LR Watt, and DW Schemske. 2010. The biology of speciation. Evolution 64: 295-315. Full textPDF

*most downloaded and cited article of 2010 for the journal Evolution

Schemske DW, GG Mittelbach, HV Cornell, JM Sobel, and K Roy. 2009. Is there a latitudinal gradient in the importance of biotic interactions? Annual Review of Ecology Evolution and Systematics 40: 245-269. Full text, PDF

Sobel JM, Randle AM. 2009. Comparative approaches to the evolution of reproductive isolation: A comment on Scopece et al. 2007. Evolution 8: 2201-2204. Full text, PDF

*Link to original article: Scopece et al 2007

*Link to Scopece et al response to comment: Scopece et al 2009

Mittelbach GG, DW Schemske, HV Cornell, AP Allen, JM Brown, MB Bush, SP Harrison, AH Hurlbert, N Knowlton, HA Lessios, CM McCain, AR McCune, LA McDade, MA McPeek, TJ Near, TD Price, RE Ricklefs, K Roy, DF Sax, D Schluter, JM Sobel, and M Turelli. 2007. Evolution and the latitudinal diversity gradient: Speciation, extinction, and biogeography. Ecology Letters 10: 315-331. Full text, PDF