Travis Glenn


Associate Professor, Department of Environmental Health Science

Professional Website

Selected Publications

Crawford, N. G., B. C. Faircloth, J. E. McCormack, R. T. Brumfield, K. Winker and T. C. Glenn. 2012.  More than 1000 ultraconserved elements provide evidence that turtles are the sister group of archosaurs.  Biology Letters. doi: 10.1098/rsbl.2012.0331

Faircloth, B. C., J. E. McCormack, N. G. Crawford, M. G. Harvey, R. T. Brumfield, and T. C. Glenn. 2012.  Ultraconserved elements anchor thousands of genetic markers for target enrichment spanning multiple evolutionary timescales.  Systematic Biology. doi: 10.1093/sysbio/sys004

McCormack, J. E., B. C. Faircloth, N. G. Crawford, P. A. Gowaty, R. T. Brumfield, and T. C. Glenn.  2012.  Ultraconserved elements are novel phylogenomic markers that resolve placental mammal phylogeny when combined with species tree analysis.  Genome Research 22(4): 746-754. doi: 10.1101/gr.125864.111

Srivastava, A., K. Winker, T. I. Shaw, K. L. Jones, and T. C. Glenn. 2012. Transcriptome analysis of a North American songbird, Melospiza melodia.  DNA Research, doi:10.1093/dnares/dss015

Beal, M. A., T. C. Glenn, and C. M Somers. 2012. Whole genome sequencing for quantifying germline mutation frequency in humans and model species:  cautious optimism.  Mutation Research: Reviews 750(2):96-106. doi:10.1016/j.mrrev.2011.11.002

St. John, J. A., E. L. Braun, [42 others] T. C. Glenn, R. E. Green, and D. A. Ray. 2012. Sequencing three crocodilian genomes to illuminate the evolution of archosaurs and amniotes.  Genome Biology 13:415.

Kusumi, K., R. J. Kulathinal, A. Abzhanov, S. Boissinot, N. G. Crawford, B. C. Faircloth, T. C. Glenn, D. E. Janes,  J. B. Losos, D. B. Menke, S. Poe, T. J. Sanger, C. Schneider, J. Stapley, J. Wade, J. Wilson-Rawls. 2011. Developing a community-based genetic nomenclature for anole lizards. BMC Genomics 12:554. doi:10.1186/1471-2164-12-554.

Alföldi, J., [42 others] T. C. Glenn, C. J. Schneider, J. B. Losos, E. S. Lander, M. Breen, C. P. Ponting, K. Lindblad-Toh. 2011. The genome of the green anole lizard and a comparative analysis with birds and mammals.  Nature 477: 587-591. doi: 10.1038/nature10390.

Glenn, T. C. 2011. Field guide to next-generation DNA sequencers. Molecular Ecology Resources 11(5):759-769.  doi: 10.1111/j.1755-0998.2011.03024.x

Trapnell, D.W., J. L. Hamrick, K. C. Parker, K. W. Braungart, and T. C. Glenn. 2011.  Evaluating the utility of microsatellites for investigations of autopolyploid taxa.  Journal of Heredity 102(4): 473–478.  doi:10.1093/jhered/esr045

Tsyusko, O., T. Glenn, Y. Yi, G. Joice, K. Jones, K. Aizawa, D. Coughlin, J. Zimbrick, and T. Hinton. 2011.  Differential genetic responses to ionizing irradiation in individual families of Japanese medaka, Oryzias latipes. Mutation Research – Genetic Toxicology and Environmental Mutagenesis 718(1-2): 18-23. DOI: 10.1016/j.mrgentox.2010.11.001.

Lance, S. L., T. D. Tuberville, L. Dueck, C. Holz-Schietinger, P. L. Trosclair III, R. M. Elsey, and T. C. Glenn. 2009. Multi-year multiple paternity and mate fidelity in the American alligator, Alligator mississippiensis.  Molecular Ecology 18(21): 4508-4520. Cover Photo. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2009.04373.x

Miles, L. G., S. R. Isberg, T. C. Glenn, S. L. Lance, P. Dalzell, P. C. Thomson, and C. Moran. 2009. A genetic linkage map for the saltwater crocodile (Crocodylus porosus).  BMC Genomics 10:339. doi: 10.1186/1471-2164-10-339 [Highly Accessed; top 100 PubMedCentral, August 2009]

Ma, H., P. M. Bertsch, T. C. Glenn, N. J. Kabengi, and P. L. Williams. 2009. Bioavailability and toxicity of manufactured zinc oxide nanoparticles in the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans.  Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 28(6):1324-1330. DOI: 10.1897/08-262.1

Glenn, T. C., J. O. French, T. J. Heincelman, K. L. Jones, and R. H. Sawyer. 2008. Evolutionary relationships among copies of feather beta (b) keratin genes from several avian orders. Integrative and Comparative Biology 48(4):463-475. doi: 10.1093/icb/icn061

Glenn, T. C. and N. A. Schable. 2005.  Isolating microsatellite DNA loci. Methods in Enzymology 395:202-222.

Glenn, T. C., W. Stephan, and M. J. Braun. 1999.  Effects of a population bottleneck on Whooping Crane mitochondrial DNA variation.  Conservation Biology 13: 1097-1107.

Glenn, T. C., H. D. Dessauer, and M. J. Braun. 1998.  Characterization of microsatellite DNA loci in American alligators. Copeia 1998(3): 591-601.