The Chavez Lab


Chavez AS, Maher SP, Kenagy GJ (in prep) A comparison of genetic and phenotypic clinal variation between two ecologically distinct hybrid zones.

Chavez, AS (2017) Kit fox, Vulpes macrotis. Page 354 in Tremor, S., D. Stokes, W. Spencer, J. Diffendorfer, H. Thomas, S. Chivers, and P. Unitt, editors. San Diego County Mammal Atlas. Proceedings of the San Diego Society of Natural History 46.

Hope AG, Malaney JL, Bell KC, Salazar-Miralles F, Chavez AS, Barber BR, Cook JA (2016) Revision of widespread red squirrels (genus: Tamiasciurus) highlights the complexity of speciation within North American forests. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 100, 170-182.

Leaché AD, Chavez AS, Jones LN, Grummer JA, Gottscho AD, Linkem CW (2015) Phylogenomics of phrynosomatid lizards: conflicting signals from sequence capture versus restriction site associated DNA sequencing. Genome Biology and Evolution 7, 706-719.

Chavez AS, Kenagy GJ (2014) Clinal color variation within a panmictic population of tree squirrels, Tamiasciurus douglasii (Rodentia: Sciuridae) across an ecological gradient. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 113, 536–546.

Chavez AS, Maher SP, Arbogast BS, Kenagy GJ (2014) Diversification and gene flow in nascent lineages of island and mainland North American tree squirrels (Tamiasciurus). Evolution 68:1094–1109.

Fine PVA, Misiewicz TM, Chavez AS, Cuthrell RQ (2013) Population genetic structure of California hazelnut, an important food source for people in the Quiroste Valley in the Late Holocene. California Archaeology 5:1-19.

Chavez AS, Saltzberg CJ, Kenagy GJ (2011) Genetic and phenotypic variation across a hybrid zone between ecologically divergent tree squirrels (Tamiasciurus). Molecular Ecology 20:3350-3366.

Chavez AS, Kenagy GJ (2010) Historical biogeography of western heather voles (Phenacomys intermedius) in montane systems of the Pacific Northwest. Journal of Mammalogy 91:874–885.

Chavez AS, Gese EM (2006) Landscape use and movements of wolves in relation to livestock in a wildland–agriculture matrix. Journal of Wildlife Management 70:1079–1086.

Chavez AS, Gese EM (2005) Food habits of wolves in relation to livestock depredations in northwestern Minnesota The American Midland Naturalist 154:253–263.

Chavez AS, Gese EM, Krannich RS (2005) Attitudes of rural landowners toward wolves in northwestern Minnesota. Wildlife Society Bulletin 33:517-527.33:517-527.

Bret-Harte MS, Shaver GR, Zoerner JP, Johnstone JF, Wagner JL, Chavez AS, … Laundre JA (2001) Developmental plasticity allows Betula nana to dominate tundra subjected to an altered environment. Ecology 82:18-32.