Publications

Kraft B, Williams, E., Lemakos, VA, Travis, J & Hughes KA (2016) Genetic color morphs in the eastern mosquitofish experience different social environments in the wild and lab. Ethology (In press)

Hughes KA & Leips, J (2016) Pleiotropy, constraint and modularity in the evolution of life histories: insights from genomic analyses. Year in Evolutionary Biology (In press)

Burns JG, Price AC, Thompson JD, Hughes KA, & Rodd FH (2016) Environmental and genetic effects on exploratory behavior of high- and low-predation guppies (Poecilia reticulata). Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 70:1187-1196. doi:10.1007/s00265-016-2127-x

Ghalambor CK, Hoke KL, Ruell E, Fisher EK, Reznick DN, & Hughes KA (2015) Non-adaptive plasticity potentiates rapid adaptive evolution of gene expression in nature. Nature 525:372-375. doi:10.1038/nature15256

Graber RE, Senagolage M, Ross E, Houde AE, & Hughes KA (2015) Mate preference for novel phenotypes: A fresh face matters. Ethology 121:17-25. doi:10.1111/eth.12313

Ren Y, Vera DL, Hughes KA, & Dennis JH (2015) Stimulation of the Drosophila immune system alters genome-wide nucleosome occupancy. Genomics Data. doi:10.1016/j.gdata.2015.01.001

Fraser BA, Janowitz I, Thairu M, Travis J, & Hughes KA (2014) Phenotypic and genomic plasticity of alternative male reproductive tactics in sailfin mollies. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 281: 20132310. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2013.2310

Ren Y and Hughes KA. (2014) Vitellogenin family gene expression does not increase Drosophila lifespan or fecundity. F1000Research 3:125. doi:10.12688/f1000research.3975

Fraser BA, Hughes KA, Tosh DN, & Rodd FH (2013) The role of learning by a predator, Rivulus hartii, in the rare-morph survival advantage in guppies. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 26:2597-2605, doi:10.1111/jeb.12251

Hughes KA, Houde AE, Price AC, & Rodd FH (2013) Mating advantage for rare males in wild guppy populations. Nature 503:108-110, doi:10.1038/nature12717

Remolina SC, Chang PL, Leips J, Nuzhdin SV, & Hughes KA (2012) Genomic basis of aging and life-history evolution in Drosophila melanogaster. Evolution 66:3390-3403,  doi:10.1111/j.1558-5646.2012.01710.x

Felix TM, Hughes KA, Stone EA, Drnevich JM, & Leips J (2012) Age-specific variation in immune response in Drosophila melanogaster has a genetic basis. Genetics 191:989-1002, doi:10.1534/genetics.112.140640

Fraser B, Weadick C, Janowitz I, Rodd FH, & Hughes KA (2011) Sequencing and characterization of the guppy (Poecilia reticulata) transcriptome. BMC Genomics 12:202, doi:10.1186/1471-2164-12-202

Bushey D, Hughes KA, Tononi G, & Cirelli C (2010) Sleep duration affects lifespan in Drosophila. BMC Neuroscience 11:1-18.

Hughes KA (2010) More than one way to blanch a lizard. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 107:1815-1816.

Hughes KA (2010) Mutation and the evolution of ageing: from biometrics to system genetics. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences 365:1273-1279.

Johnson AM, Chappell G, Price AC, Rodd FH, Olendorf R, & Hughes KA (2010) Inbreeding depression and inbreeding avoidance in a natural population of guppies (Poecilia reticulata). Ethology 116:448-457.

Ayroles JF, et al. (2009) A genomewide assessment of inbreeding depression: gene number, function, and mode of action. Conservation Biology 23:920-930.

Hampton KJ, Hughes KA, & Houde AE (2009) The allure of the distinctive: reduced sexual responsiveness of female guppies to 'redundant' male colour patterns. Ethology 115:475-481.

Remolina SC & Hughes KA (2008) Evolution and mechanisms of long life and high fertility in queen honey bees. AGE 30:177185.

Ruedi* EA & Hughes KA (2008) Natural genetic variation in male courtship intensity in Drosophila melanogaster. Behavior Genetics 38:424-436.

Ruedi EA & Hughes KA (2009) Age, but not experience, affects courtship gene expression in male Drosophila melanogaster. PLoS ONE 4:e6150.

Corona M, Velarde RA, Remolina S, Moran-Lauter A, Wang Y, Hughes KA, & Robinson GE (2007) Vitellogenin, juvenile hormone, insulin signaling, and queen honey bee longevity. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America USA 104:7128-7133.

Remolina SC, Hafez DM, Robinson GE, & Hughes KA (2007) Senescence in the worker honey bee Apis mellifera. Journal of Insect Physiology 53:1027-1033.

Reynolds RM, Temiyasathit S, Reedy MM, Ruedi EA, Drnevich JM, Leips J, & Hughes KA (2007) Age specificity of inbreeding load in Drosophila melanogaster and implications for the evolution of late-life mortality plateaus. Genetics 177:587-595.

Hughes KA, et al. (2006) Segregating variation in the transcriptome: cis regulation and additivity of effects. Genetics 173:1347-1355.

Hughes KA & Leips J (2006) Quantitative trait locus analysis of male mating success and sperm competition in Drosophila melanogaster. Evolution 60:1427-1434.

Olendorf R, Rodd FH, Punzalan D, Houde AE, Hurt C, Reznick DN, & Hughes KA (2006) Frequency-dependent survival in natural guppy populations. Nature 441:633-636.

Corona M, Hughes KA, Weaver M, & Robinson GE (2005) Gene expression patterns associated with honey bee queen longevity. Mechanisms of Aging and Development 126:1230-1238.

Hughes KA & Reynolds RM (2005) Evolutionary and mechanistic theories of aging. Annual Review of Entomology 50:421-445.

Hughes KA, Rodd FH, & Reznick DN (2005) Genetic and environmental effects on secondary sex traits in guppies (Poecilia reticulata). Journal of Evolutionary Biology 18:35-45.

Punzalan D, Rodd FH, & Hughes KA (2005) Perceptual processes and the maintenance of polymorphism through frequency-dependent predation. Evolutionary Ecology 19:303-320.

Drnevich J, Murray M, Ruedi* EA, Rodriguez-Zas S, & Hughes KA (2004) Quantitative evolutionary genomics: differential gene expression and male reproductive success in Drosophila melanogaster. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 271:2267-2273.

Hughes KA & Sawby RJ (2004) Genetic variability and life history evolution. Evolutionary Conservation Biology, eds Ferriere JR, Dieckmann U, & Couvet D (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge).

Hurt* CR, Stears-Ellis** S, Hughes KA, & Hedrick PW (2004) Mating behaviour in the endangered Sonoran topminnow: speciation in action. Animal Behaviour 67:343-351.

Olendorf R, Reudi B, & Hughes KA (2004) Primers for 12 polymorphic microsatellite DNA loci from the guppy (Poecilia reticulata). Molecular Ecology Notes 4:668-671.

Hughes KA (2003) Fisher's Fundamental Theorem and the maintenance of genetic variation in life history traits. American Journal of Physical Anthropology Suppl. 36:119-119.

Hughes KA, Burleson MH, & Rodd FH (2003) Is phenotypic plasticity adaptive? Biodemography of Fertility, eds Rodgers J & Kohler H-C (Kluwer, Dordrech, the Netherlands), pp 23-42.

Hughes KA, Alipaz JA, Drnevich JM, & Reynolds* RM (2002) A test of evolutionary theories of aging. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 99:1428614291.

Rodd FH, Hughes KA, Grether GF, & Baril CT (2002) A possible non-sexual origin of mate preference: are male guppies mimicking fruit? Proceedings of the Royal Society B 269:475-481.

Grether GF, Hughes KA, & Rodd FH (2002) Attraction to orange: Sexiness, not gluttony - Response. Science 296:847-848.

Rodgers JL, Hughes KA, Kohler H-P, Christensen K, Doughty D, Rowe DC, & Miller WB (2001) Genetic influence helps explain individual differences in human fertility outcomes: evidence from recent behavioral and molecular genetic studies. Current Directions in Psychological Science 10:184-188.

Sawby R & Hughes KA (2001) Male genotype affects female longevity in Drosophila melanogaster. Evolution 55:834-839.

Charlesworth B & Hughes KA (2000) The maintenance of genetic variation in life history traits. Evolutionary Genetics from Molecules to Morphology, eds Singh RS & Krimbas CB (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK), pp 369-391.

Hughes KA & Burleson MH (2000) Evolutionary causes of variation in fertility and other fitness traits. Genetic Influences on Human Sexuality and Fertility, eds Rodgers JL, Rowe DC, & Miller W (Kluwer Academic Press, Boston), pp 7-34.

Ihle RN, Schuett GW, & Hughes KA (2000) Salmon: A new autosomal mutation demonstrating incomplete dominance in the boine snake boa constrictor. Journal of Heredity 91:254-256.

Hughes KA, Du L, Rodd FH, & Reznick DN (1999) Familiarity leads to female mate preference for novel males in the guppy, Poecilia reticulata. Animal Behaviour 58:907-916.

Rodd FH, Hughes KA, & Pritcher* T (1999) Sex, color, and mate choice in guppies. Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries 9:1-2.

Shaw FH, Promislow DEL, Tatar M, Hughes KA, & Geyer CJ (1999) Toward reconciling inferences concerning genetic variation in senescence in Drosophila melanogaster. Genetics 152:553-566.

Dixon KA, Lerma RR, Craig TP, & Hughes KA (1998) Gall morphology and community composition in Asphondylia flocossa (Cecidomyiidae) galls on Atriplex polycarpa (Chenopodiaceae). Environmental Entomology 27:592-599.

Parker KM, Hughes K, Kim TJ, & Hedrick PW (1998) Isolation and characterization of microsatellite loci from the Gila topminnow (Poeciliopsis o. occidentalis) and their utility in guppies (Poecilia reticulata). Molecular Ecology 7:361-363.

Hughes KA (1997) Quantitative genetics of sperm precedence in Drosophila melanogaster. Genetics 145:139-151.

Houle D, Hughes KA, Assimacopoulos S, & Charlesworth B (1997) The effects of spontaneous mutation on quantitative traits. 2. Dominance of mutations with effects on life-history traits. Genetical Research 138:773-785.

Charlesworth B & Hughes KA (1996) Age-specific inbreeding depression and components of genetic variance in relation to the evolution of senescence. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 93:6140-6145.

Hughes KA (1995) The evolutionary genetics of male life-history characters in Drosophila melanogaster. Evolution 49:521-537.

Hughes KA (1995) The inbreeding decline and average dominance of genes affecting male life-history characters in Drosophila melanogaster. Genetical Research 65:41-52.

Hughes KA (1995) Ecological Genetics (book review). Ecology 76:318.

Hughes KA & Charlesworth B (1994) A genetic analysis of senescence in Drosophila. Nature 367:64-66.

Jimenez JA, Hughes KA, Alaks G, Graham L, & Lacy RC (1994) An experimental study of inbreeding depression in a natural habitat. Science 266:271-273.

Houle D, Hughes KA, Hoffmaster DK, Ihara J, Asimacopolous S, Canada D, & Charlesworth B (1994) The effects of spontaneous mutation on quantitative traits. I. Variances and covariance of life history traits. Genetics 138:773-785.

Lacy RC, Hughes KA, & Kreeger T (1994) VORTEX 6.0 Users Manual. A stochastic simulation of the extinction process. Software and User's Manual (IUCN SSC Captive Breeding Specialist Group, Apple Valley, Minnesota).

Sniegowski PD, Pringle A, & Hughes KA (1994) Effects of autosomal inversions on meiotic exchange in distal and proximal regions of the X chromosome in a natural population of Drosophila melanogaster. Genetical Research 63:57-62.

Ellis S, Kuehler C, Lacy R, Hughes K, & Seal US (1994) Hawai'ian Forest Birds Conservation Assessment and Managment Plan. ed., Captive Breeding Specialist Group SSC (IUCN-The World Conservation Union, Apple Valley, Minnesota), pp 142.

Hughes K, et al. (1993) 'Alala Populationa and Habitat Viability Assessments. ed., Captive Breeding Specialist Group SSC (IUCN-The World Conservation Union, Apple Valley, Minnesota), pp 30.

Lacy R, Hughes K, Kuehler C, Ellis S, & Seal U (1993) Palila (Loxoides bailleui) population and habitat viability assessment report. ed., Captive Breeding Specialist Group SSC (IUCN-The World Conservation Union, Apple Valley, Minnesota), pp 130.