The nearshore marine environment is a laboratory for ecology and evolution where the ocean meets the land. How does geography influence gene flow and adaptation along the shore?
D.J. Barshis, E.E. Sokta, R.P. Kelly, A. Sivasundar, B.A. Menge, J. Barth, and S.R. Palumbi. 2011. Coastal Upwelling May Drive Sweepstakes Recruitment in the Acorn Barnacle Balanus glandula. Marine Ecology Progress Series 439: 139-150.
Kelly, R.P., and S.R. Palumbi. 2010. Genetic Structure Among 50 Species of the Northeastern Pacific Rocky Intertidal Community. PLoS ONE 5(1): e8594. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0008594
Kelly, R.P., T.A. Oliver, A. Sivasundar, and S.R. Palumbi. 2010. A Method for Detecting Population Genetic Structure in Diverse, High Gene-Flow Species. Journal of Heredity 101(4): 423-436.
Kelly, R.P., and S.R. Palumbi. 2009. General-use polymerase chain reaction primers for amplification and direct sequencing of enolase, a single-copy nuclear gene, from different animal phyla. Molecular Ecology Resources 9: 144-147.
Kelly, R.P., and D.J. Eernisse. 2008. Reconstructing a Radiation: The Chiton Genus Mopalia in the North Pacific. Invertebrate Systematics 22: 17-28.
Kelly, R.P. and D.J. Eernisse. 2007. Southern Hospitality: A Latitudinal Gradient in Gene Flow in the Marine Environment. Evolution 61(3): 700-707.
Kelly, R.P., I.N. Sarkar, D.J. Eernisse, and R. Desalle. 2007. DNA Barcoding Using Chitons (genus Mopalia). Molecular Ecology Notes 7: 177-183.