Journal Publications

Link to those papers that are indexed in PubMed (not a complete list). The first list below are all refereed publications.

2017

Korunes, K. L., and M. A. F. Noor. 2017. Gene conversion and linkage: Effects on genome evolution and speciation. Molecular Ecology, 26: 351-364. doi:10.1111/mec.13736

Manzano-Winkler, B., A. J. Hish, E. K. Aarons, and M. A. F. Noor. 2017. Reproductive interference by male Drosophila subobscura on female D. persimilis: A laboratory experiment. Ecology and Evolution, 7: 2268-2272. doi:10.1002/ece3.2855

Mittleman, B. E., B. Manzano-Winkler, J. B. Hall, K. L. Korunes, and M. A. F. Noor. 2017. The large X-effect on secondary sexual characters and the genetics of variation in sex comb tooth number in Drosophila subobscura. Ecology and Evolution, 7: 533-540. doi:10.1002/ece3.2634

Ravinet, M., R. Faria, R. K. Butlin, J. Galindo, N. Bierne, M. Rafajlović, M. A. F. Noor, B. Mehlig, and A. M. Westram. 2017. Interpreting the genomic landscape of speciation: finding barriers to gene flow. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, in press.

Ritz, K. R., M. A. F. Noor, and N. D. Singh. 2017. Population-level variation in recombination rate: Adaptive or no? Trends in Genetics, 33: 364-374. doi:10.1016/j.tig.2017.03.003

2016

Ritz, K. R., and M. A. F. Noor. 2016. Mistaken identity: Another bias in the use of relative genetic divergence measures for detecting interspecies introgression. PLoS One, 11: e0165032. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0165032

2015

Gredler, J. N., A. J. Hish, and M. A. F. Noor. 2015. Temporal stability of molecular diversity measures in natural populations of Drosophila pseudoobscura and Drosophila persimilis. Journal of Heredity, 106: 407-411. doi:10.1093/jhered/esv027

Hoehn, K. B., and M. A. F. Noor. 2015. How big is your Y? A genome-sequence based estimate of the size of the male-specific region in Megaselia scalaris. G3, 5: 45-48. doi:10.1534/g3.114.015057

Smukowski Heil, C. S., C. Ellison, M. Dubin, and M. A. F. Noor. 2015. Recombining without hotspots: A comprehensive evolutionary portrait of recombination in two closely related species of Drosophila. Genome Biology and Evolution, 7: 2829-2842. doi:10.1093/gbe/evv182

2014

Myers, R. B., B. Millman, and M. A. F. Noor. 2014. Genetics and Evolution: An iOS application to supplement introductory courses in transmission and evolutionary genetics. G3, 4: 779-781. doi:10.1534/g3.114.010215

Smukowski Heil, C. S. 2014. No detectable effect of the DNA methyltransferase DNMT2 on Drosophila meiotic recombination. G3, 4: 2095-2100. doi:10.1534/g3.114.012393

2013

Heil, C. S. S., B. Manzano-Winkler, M. J. Hunter, J. K. F. Noor, and M. A. F. Noor. 2013. Witnessing Evolution First-hand: A K-12 Laboratory Exercise in Genetics and Evolution Using Drosophila. American Biology Teacher, 75: 116-119. doi:10.1525/abt.2013.75.2.8 Outreach page

Manzano-Winkler, B., S. E. McGaugh, and M. A. F. Noor. 2013. How hot are Drosophila hotspots? Examining recombination rate variation and associations with nucleotide diversity, divergence, and maternal age in Drosophila pseudoobscura. PLoS One, 8: e71582. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0071582

Noor, J. K. F., and M. A. F. Noor. 2013. Finding selection in all the right places: A college genetics laboratory inquiry-based learning exercise.  Genetics Society of America Peer-Reviewed Education Portal (GSA-PREP). doi:10.1534/gsaprep.2013.001

2012

Graham, A. M., J. D. Merrill, S. E. McGaugh, and M. A. F. Noor. 2012. Geographic selection in the small heat shock gene complex differentiating populations of Drosophila pseudoobscura. Journal of Heredity, 103: 400-407. doi:10.1093/jhered/esr150

Heil, C. S. S., M. J. Hunter, J. K. F. Noor, K. Miglia, B. Manzano-Winkler, S. R. McDermott, and M. A. F. Noor. 2012. Witnessing phenotypic and molecular evolution in the fruit fly. Evolution: Education and Outreach, 5: 629-634. doi:10.1007/s12052-012-0447-5 Outreach page

Heil, C. S. S., and M. A. F. Noor. 2012. Zinc finger binding motifs do not explain recombination variation within or between species of Drosophila. PLoS One, 7: e45055. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0045055

Hoehn, K. B., S. E. McGaugh, and M. A. F. Noor. 2012. Effects of premature termination codon polymorphisms in the Drosophila pseudoobscura subclade. Journal of Molecular Evolution, 75: 141–150. doi:10.1007/s00239-012-9528-x

The Marie Curie SPECIATION Network (Noor is 23rd author of 26). 2012. What do we need to know about speciation? Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 27: 32-44. doi:10.1016/j.tree.2011.09.002

McDermott, S. R., and M. A. F. Noor. 2012. Mapping of within-species segregation distortion in Drosophila persimilis and hybrid sterility between D. persimilis and D. pseudoobscura. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 25: 2023-2032. doi:10.1111/j.1420-9101.2012.02581.x

McGaugh, S. E., C. S. S. Heil, B. Manzano-Winkler, L. Loewe, S. Goldstein, T. L. Himmel, M. A. F. Noor. 2012. Recombination modulates how selection affects linked sites in Drosophila. PLoS Biology, 10: e1001423. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.1001422
---See highlight in PLoS Biology

McGaugh, S. E., and M. A. F. Noor. 2012. Genomic impacts of chromosomal inversions in parapatric Drosophila species. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London Series B, 367: 422-429. doi:10.1098/rstb.2011.0250

Stevison L.S. 2012. Male-mediated effects on female recombination rates. Evolution. 66: 905-910. doi:10.1111/j.1558-5646.2011.01493.x

2011

McDermott, S. R., and M. A. F. Noor. 2011. Genetics of hybrid male sterility among strains and species in the Drosophila pseudoobscura species group. Evolution, 65: 1969-1978. doi:10.1111/j.1558-5646.2011.01256.x

Smukowski, C. S., and M. A. F. Noor. 2011. Recombination rate variation in closely related species. Heredity, 107: 496-508. doi:10.1038/hdy.2011.44

Stevison, L. S., K. B. Hoehn, and M. A. F. Noor. 2011. Effects of inversions on within- and between-species recombination and divergence. Genome Biology and Evolution, 3: 830-841. doi:10.1093/gbe/evr081

2010

Bennett, S. M., J. M. Mercer, and M. A. F. Noor. 2010. Slip-sliding away: Serial changes and homoplasy in repeat number in the Drosophila yakuba homolog of human cancer susceptibility gene BRCA2. PLoS One, 5: e11006. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0011006

Chang, A. S., S. M. Bennett, and M. A. F. Noor. 2010. Epistasis among Drosophila persimilis factors conferring hybrid male sterility with D. pseudoobscura bogotana. PLoS One, 5: e15377. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0015377

Chang, A. S., and M. A. F. Noor. 2010. Epistasis modifies the dominance of loci causing hybrid male sterility in the Drosophila pseudoobscura species group. Evolution, 64: 253-260. doi:10.1111/j.1558-5646.2009.00823.x
---See highlight in Science.

Etges, W. J., C. C. deOliveira, M. A. F. Noor, and M. G. Ritchie. 2010. Genetics of incipient speciation in Drosophila mojavensis. III. Life history divergence in allopatry and reproductive isolation. Evolution, 64: 3549-3569. doi:10.1111/j.1558-5646.2010.01096.x

Larracuente, A. M., M. A. F. Noor, and A. G. Clark. 2010. Translocation of Y-linked genes to the dot chromosome in Drosophila pseudoobscura. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 27: 1612-1620. doi:10.1093/molbev/msq045

McDermott, S. R., and M. A. F. Noor. 2010. The role of meiotic drive in hybrid male sterility. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London Series B, 365: 1265-1272. doi:10.1098/rstb.2009.0264

Stevison, L. S., and M. A. F. Noor. 2010. Genetic and evolutionary correlates of fine-scale recombination rate variation in Drosophila persimilis. Journal of Molecular Evolution, 71: 332-345. doi:10.1007/s00239-010-9388-1

2009

Bennett, S. M., and M. A. F. Noor. 2009. Molecular evolution of a Drosophila homolog of human BRCA2. Genetica, 137: 213-219. doi:10.1007/s10709-009-9376-9

Etges, W. J., C. C. deOliveira, M. G. Ritchie, and M. A. F. Noor. 2009. Genetics of incipient speciation in Drosophila mojavensis. II. Host plants and mating status influence cuticular hydrocarbon QTL expression and G x E interactions. Evolution, 63: 1712-1730. doi:10.1111/j.1558-5646.2009.00661.x

Kandul, N. P., and M. A. F. Noor. 2009. Large introns in relation to alternative splicing and gene evolution: A case study of Drosophila bruno-3. BMC Genetics, 10: 67. doi:10.1186/1471-2156-10-67
---"Featured article" in BMC Genetics.

Kulathinal, R. J., L. S. Stevison, and M. A. F. Noor. 2009. The genomics of speciation in Drosophila: Diversity, divergence and introgression on a genome-wide scale. PLoS Genetics, 5: e1000550. doi:10.1371/journal.pgen.1000550

Noor, M. A. F., and S. M. Bennett. 2009. Islands of Speciation or Mirages in the Desert? Examining the Role of Restricted Recombination in Maintaining Species. Heredity, 103: 439-444. doi:10.1038/hdy.2009.151

Rasmussen, D. A., and M. A. F. Noor. 2009. What can you do with 0.1x genome coverage? A case study based on a genome survey of the scuttle fly Megaselia scalaris (Phoridae). BMC Genomics, 10: 382. doi:10.1186/1471-2164-10-382

Runcie, D. E., and M. A. F. Noor. 2009. Sequence signatures of a recent chromosomal rearrangement in Drosophila mojavensis. Genetica, 136: 5-11 Abstract. doi:10.1007/s10709-008-9296-0

2008

Barnwell, C. V., and M. A. F. Noor. 2008. Failure to replicate two mate preference QTLs across multiple strains of Drosophila pseudoobscura. Journal of Heredity, 99: 653-656. doi:10.1093/jhered/esn069

Catron, D. J., and M. A. F. Noor. 2008. Gene expression disruptions of organism versus organ in Drosophila species hybrids. PLoS One, 3: e3009 Abstract. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0003009

Forbes, A. A., T. H. Q. Powell, N. F. Lobo, M. A. F. Noor, and J. L. Feder. 2008. Polymorphic microsatellite loci for Diachasma alloeum (Hymenoptera: Braconidae). Molecular Ecology Resources, 8: 373-376. doi:10.1111/j.1471-8286.2007.01961.x

Kulathinal, R. J., S. M. Bennett, C. L. Fitzpatrick, and M. A. F. Noor. 2008. Fine-scale mapping of recombination rate in Drosophila refines its correlation to diversity and divergence. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, 105: 10051-10056 Abstract. doi:10.1073/pnas.0801848105

Noor, M. A. F. 2008. Mutagenesis from meiotic recombination is not a primary driver of sequence divergence between Saccharomyces species. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 25: 2439-2444. doi:10.1093/molbev/msn186

Noor, M. A. F., R. S. Parnell, and B. S. Grant. 2008. A reversible color polyphenism in American peppered moth (Biston betularia cognataria) caterpillars. PLoS One, 3: e3142. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0003142

Schaeffer, S. W., A. Bhutkar, B. F. McAllister, M. Matsuda, L. M. Matzkin, P. M. O'Grady, C. Rohde, (Noor is 20th of 39 authors). 2008. Polytene chromosomal maps of 11 Drosophila species: The order of genomic scaffolds inferred from genetic and physical maps. Genetics, 179: 1601-1655 Abstract. doi:10.1534/genetics.107.086074

2007

Chang, A. S., and M. A. F. Noor. 2007. The genetics of hybrid male sterility between the allopatric species pair Drosophila persimilis and D. pseudoobscura bogotana: Dominant sterility alleles in collinear autosomal regions. Genetics, 176: 343-349 Abstract.

Cirulli, E. T., R. M. Kliman, and M. A. F. Noor. 2007. Fine-scale crossover rate heterogeneity in Drosophila pseudoobscura. Journal of Molecular Evolution, 64: 129-135 Abstract.

Cirulli, E.T., and M. A. F. Noor. 2007. Localization and characterization of X-chromosome inversion breakpoints separating Drosophila mojavensis and D. arizonae. Journal of Heredity, 98: 111-114 Abstract.

Drosophila 12 Genomes Consortium (Noor is 151st author of 417). 2007. Evolution of genes and genomes on the Drosophila phylogeny. Nature 450: 203-218 Abstract.

Etges, W. J., C. C. deOliveira, E. Gragg, D. Ortiz-Barrientos, M. A. F. Noor, and M. G. Ritchie. 2007. Genetics of incipient speciation in Drosophila mojavensis. I. Male courtship song, mating success and genotype x environment interactions. Evolution, 61: 1106-1119 AbstractHear actual fly courtship songs.

Machado, C. A., T. S. Haselkorn, and M. A. F. Noor. 2007. Evaluation of the genomic extent of effects of fixed inversion differences on intraspecific variation and interspecific gene flow in Drosophila pseudoobscura and D. persimilis. Genetics, 175: 1289-1306 Abstract.

Moehring, A. J., K. C. Teeter, and M. A. F. Noor. 2007. Genome-wide patterns of expression in Drosophila pure species and hybrid males. II. Examination of multiple species hybridizations, platforms, and life-cycle stages. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 24: 137-145 Abstract.
---See comment in Faculty of 1000.

Noor, M. A. F.*, D. A. Garfield*, S. W. Schaeffer, and C. A. Machado. 2007. Divergence between the Drosophila pseudoobscura and D. persimilis genome sequences in relation to chromosomal inversions. Genetics, 177: 1417-1428 Abstract.

Ortiz-Barrientos, D., B. A. Counterman, and M. A. F. Noor. 2007. Gene expression divergence and the origin of hybrid dysfunctions. Genetica, 129: 71-81 Abstract.

Situma, C., A. J. Moehring, M. A. F. Noor, and S. A. Soper. 2007. Immobilized molecular beacons: A new strategy using UV-activated PMMA surfaces to provide large fluorescence sensitivities for reporting on molecular association events. Analytical Biochemistry, 363: 35-45 Abstract.
---See comment in Faculty of 1000.

2006

Counterman, B. A., and M. A. F. Noor. 2006. Multilocus test for introgression between the cactophilic species Drosophila mojavensis and D. arizonae. American Naturalist, 168: 682-696 Abstract.

Hamill, R. M., M. A. F. Noor, E. T. Watson, and M. G. Ritchie. 2006. New microsatellite loci for the European bushcricket, Ephippiger ephippiger (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae). Molecular Ecology Notes, 6: 340-342.

Kandul, N. P., K. M. Wright, E. V. Kandul, and M. A. F. Noor. 2006. No evidence for learned mating discrimination in male Drosophila pseudoobscura. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 6: 54 Abstract or full text.

Masly, J. P., C. D. Jones, M. A. F. Noor, J. Locke, and H. A. Orr. 2006. Gene transposition as a novel cause of hybrid sterility in Drosophila. Science, 313: 1448-1450 Abstract.
---See comments in Nature Reviews Genetics.

Michalak, P., and M. A. F. Noor. 2006. Genetics of reproductive isolation and species differences in model organisms. In: Evolutionary Genetics: Concepts and Case Studies, C. W. Fox and J. B. Wolf, eds, pp. 387-398. Oxford University Press: New York.

Noor, M. A. F., and J. A. Coyne. 2006. Speciation in the new millennium: What's left to know? Israel Journal of Ecology and Evolution, 52: 431-441 Abstract.

Noor, M. A. F., and J. L. Feder. 2006. Speciation genetics: Evolving approaches. Nature Reviews Genetics, 7: 851-861 Abstract.

Noor, M. A. F. and D. Ortiz-Barrientos. 2006. Simulating natural conditions in the laboratory: A re-examination of sexual isolation between sympatric and allopatric populations of Drosophila pseudoobscura and D. persimilis. Behavior Genetics, 36: 322-327 Abstract.

Ortiz-Barrientos, D., A. S. Chang, and M. A. F. Noor. 2006. A recombinational portrait of the Drosophila pseudoobscura genome. Genetical Research, 87: 23-31 Abstract.

Velez, S., M. S. Taylor, M. A. F. Noor, N. F. Lobo, and J. L. Feder. 2006. Isolation and characterization of microsatellite loci from the apple maggot fly Rhagoletis pomonella (Diptera: Tephritidae). Molecular Ecology Notes, 6: 90-92.

2005

Leman, S. C., Y. Chen, J. E. Stajich, M. A. F. Noor, and M. K. Uyenoyama. 2005. Likelihoods from summary statistics: Recent divergence between species. Genetics, 171: 1419-1436 Abstract.

Noor, M. A. F. 2005. Patterns of evolution of genes disrupted in expression in Drosophila species hybrids. Genetical Research, 85: 119-125 Abstract.

Ortiz-Barrientos, D., and M. A. F. Noor. 2005. Evidence for a one-allele assortative mating locus. Science, 310: 1467 Abstract.
---See comments in Faculty of 1000.

Richards, S., Y. Liu, B. R. Bettencourt, P. Hradecky, S. Letovsky, R. Nielsen, K. Thornton, et al. (M. A. F. Noor is 45th of 52 authors). 2005. Comparative genome sequencing of Drosophila pseudoobscura: Chromosomal, gene, and cis-element evolution. Genome Research, 15: 1-18 Abstract.

2004

Boyle, A. S. and M. A. F. Noor. 2004. Variation in recombination rate may bias human genetic disease mapping studies. Genetica, 122: 245-252 Abstract.

Brown, K. M., L. M. Burk, L. M. Henagan, and M. A. F. Noor. 2004. A test of the chromosomal rearrangement model of speciation in Drosophila pseudoobscura. Evolution, 58: 1856-1860 Abstract.

Counterman, B. A., D. Ortiz-Barrientos, and M. A. F. Noor. 2004. Using comparative genomic data to test for faster-X evolution. Evolution, 58: 656-660 Abstract.

Michalak, P. and M. A. F. Noor. 2004. Association of misexpression with sterility in hybrids of Drosophila simulans and D. mauritiana. Journal of Molecular Evolution, 59: 277-282 Abstract.

Ortiz-Barrientos, D., B. A. Counterman, and M. A. F. Noor. 2004. The genetics of speciation by reinforcement. PLoS Biology, 2: e416 Abstract.
---See comments in Faculty of 1000, Nature Reviews Genetics, The Scientist, and PLoS Biology.

Staten, R., S. Dixon Schully, and M. A. F. Noor. 2004. A microsatellite linkage map of Drosophila mojavensis. BMC Genetics 5: 12 Abstract, or full text.

Stevison, L. S., B. A. Counterman, and M. A. F. Noor. 2004. Molecular population genetics of X-linked accessory gland proteins in Drosophila pseudoobscura. Journal of Heredity, 95: 114-118 Abstract.

2003

Dixon, S. M., J. A. Coyne, and M. A. F. Noor. 2003. The evolution of conspecific sperm precedence in Drosophila, Molecular Ecology, 12: 1179-1184 Abstract.
---See comment in Faculty of 1000.

Michalak, P., and M. A. F. Noor. 2003. Genome-wide patterns of expression in adult Drosophila pure-species and hybrid males, Molecular Biology and Evolution, 20: 1070-1076 Abstract.

Noor, M. A. F., and R. M. Kliman. 2003. Variability on the dot chromosome in the Drosophila simulans clade. Genetica, 118: 51-58 Abstract.

Noor, M. A. F., P. Michalak, and D. Donze. 2003. Characterization of a male-predominant antisense transcript underexpressed in hybrids of Drosophila pseudoobscura and D. persimilis. Genetics, 165: 1823-1830 Abstract.

Servedio, M. R., and M. A. F. Noor. 2003. The role of reinforcement in speciation: Theory and data. Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics, 34: 339-364 Abstract.

Alvarez, D., M. A. F. Noor, and M. Ruiz-Garcia. 2002. Comparative genetic structure between tropical Colombian and North American Drosophila pseudoobscura populations. Biotropica, 34: 81-92 Abstract.

2002

Espinoza, N. R., and M. A. F. Noor. 2002. Population genetics of a polyploid: Is there hybridization between lineages of Hyla versicolor? Journal of Heredity, 93: 81-85 Abstract.

McGuire, H. L., and M. A. F. Noor. 2002. Microsatellite loci for great white herons and great blue herons (Aves, Ardeidae, Ardea herodias). Molecular Ecology Notes, 2: 170-172 Abstract.

Noor, M. A. F. 2002. Is the Biological Species Concept showing its age? Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 17: 153-154.

Ortiz-Barrientos, D., J. Reiland, J. Hey, and M. A. F. Noor. 2002. Recombination and the divergence of hybridizing species. Genetica, 116: 167-178 Abstract.

Reiland, J., S. Hodge, and M. A. F. Noor. 2002. Strong founder effect in Drosophila pseudoobscura colonizing New Zealand from North America, J. Heredity, 93: 415-420 Abstract.

Reiland, J., and M. A. F. Noor. 2002. Lack of qualitative RNA misexpression in sterile male F1 hybrids of Drosophila pseudoobscura and D. persimilis, BMC Evolutionary Biology, 2: 16 Abstract, or full text.

2001

Kliman, R. M., B. T. Rogers, and M. A. F. Noor. 2001. Differences in (G+C) content between species and speciation. Journal of Theoretical Biology, 209: 131-140 Abstract.

Noor, M. A. F., A. L. Cunningham, and J. C. Larkin. 2001. Consequences of recombination rate variation on QTL mapping studies: Simulations based on the Drosophila melanogaster genome. Genetics, 159: 581-588 Abstract.
---See comment in Trends in Genetics (v 17, p624).

Noor, M. A. F., K. L. Grams, L. A. Bertucci, Y. Almendarez, J. Reiland, and K. R. Smith. 2001. The genetics of reproductive isolation and the potential for gene exchange between Drosophila pseudoobscura and D. persimilis via backcross hybrid males. Evolution, 55: 512-521 Abstract.

Noor, M. A. F., K. L. Grams, L. A. Bertucci, and J. Reiland. 2001. Chromosomal inversions and the reproductive isolation of species. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, 98: 12084-12088. Abstract.

Noor, M. A. F., R. M. Kliman, and C. A. Machado. 2001. Evolutionary history of microsatellites in the obscura group of Drosophila. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 18: 551-556 Abstract.

Williams, M. A., A. G. Blouin, and M. A. F. Noor. 2001. Courtship songs of Drosophila pseudoobscura and D. persimilis. II. Genetics of species differences. Heredity, 86: 68-77 AbstractHear actual fly courtship songs.

2000

Noor, M. A. F. 2000. Effects of dominance on runaway sexual selection. Adaptive Behavior, 8: 255-266 Abstract.

Noor, M. A. F. 2000. On the evolution of female mating preferences as pleiotropic byproducts of adaptive evolution. Adaptive Behavior, 8: 3-12 Abstract.

Noor, M. A. F., N. A. Johnson, and J. Hey. 2000. Gene flow between Drosophila pseudoobscura and D. persimilis. Evolution, 54: 2174-2175.

Noor, M. A. F. and J. C. Larkin. 2000. A re-evaluation of 12S ribosomal RNA variability in Drosophila pseudoobscura. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 17: 938-941 Abstract.

Noor, M. A. F., M. Pascual, and K. R. Smith. 2000. Genetic variation in the spread of Drosophila subobscura from a nonequilibrium population. Evolution, 54: 696-703 Abstract.

Noor, M. A. F., M. D. Schug, and C. F. Aquadro. 2000. Microsatellite variation in populations of Drosophila pseudoobscura and Drosophila persimilis. Genetical Research, 75: 25-35 Abstract.

Noor, M. A. F., and K. R. Smith. 2000. Recombination, statistical power, and genetic studies of sexual isolation in Drosophila. Journal of Heredity, 91: 99-103 Abstract.

Noor, M. A. F., M. A. Williams, D. Alvarez, and M. Ruiz-Garcia. 2000. Lack of evolutionary divergence in courtship songs of Drosophila pseudoobscura subspecies. Journal of Insect Behavior, 13: 255-262. Hear actual fly courtship songs.

Warner, R. D. and M. A. F. Noor. 2000. High frequency of microsatellites in Drosophila pseudoobscura. Genes and Genetic Systems, 75: 115-118 Abstract.

1999 and earlier

Noor, M. A. F. 1999. Reinforcement and other consequences of sympatry. Heredity, 83: 503-508 Abstract.

Noor, M. A. F. 1998. Diurnal activity patterns of Drosophila subobscura and D. pseudoobscura in sympatric populations. American Midland Naturalist, 140: 34-41 Abstract.

Noor, M. A. F., and C. F. Aquadro. 1998. Courtship songs of Drosophila pseudoobscura and D. persimilis. Analysis of variation. Animal Behaviour, 56: 115-125 Abstract. Hear actual fly courtship songs.

Schug, M. D., C. M. Hutter, M. A. F. Noor, and C. F. Aquadro. 1998. Mutation and evolution of microsatellites in Drosophila melanogaster. Genetica, 102/103: 359-367 Abstract.

Noor, M. A. F. 1997. Genetics of sexual isolation and courtship dysfunction in male hybrids of Drosophila pseudoobscura and D. persimilis. Evolution, 51: 809-815 Abstract.

Noor, M. A. F. 1997. Environmental effects on male courtship in Drosophila pseudoobscura. Journal of Insect Behavior, 10: 305-312.

Noor, M. A. F. 1997. How often does sympatry affect sexual isolation in Drosophila? American Naturalist, 149: 1156-1163.

Kelly, J. K., and M. A. F. Noor. 1996. Speciation by reinforcement: A model derived from studies of Drosophila. Genetics, 143: 1485-1497 Abstract.

Noor, M. A. F. 1996. Absence of species discrimination in Drosophila pseudoobscura and D. persimilis males. Animal Behaviour, 52:1205-1210 Abstract.

Noor, M. A. F., and J. A. Coyne. 1996. Genetics of a difference in the cuticular hydrocarbons between Drosophila pseudoobscura and D. persimilis. Genetical Research, 68: 117-123 Abstract.

Noor, M. A. 1995. Incipient sexual isolation in Drosophila pseudoobscura bogotana Ayala & Dobzhansky (Diptera: Drosophilidae). Pan-Pacific Entomologist, 71: 125-129 Abstract.

Noor, M. A. 1995. Long-term changes in obscura group Drosophila species composition at Mather, California. Pan-Pacific Entomologist, 71:71-74.

Noor, M. A. 1995. Speciation driven by natural selection in Drosophila. Nature (London), 375: 674-675 Abstract.


NON-REFEREED PUBLICATIONS

Noor, M. A. F. 2017. The (R)Evolution is here! Evolution, 71:4-5. doi:10.1111/evo.13131

Howard, D. A., R. K. Grosberg, M. A. F. Noor, B. B. Normark, D. M. Rand, K. L. Shaw, and C. S. Willett. 2016. In memoriam: Richard G. Harrison - His life and legacy. Molecular Ecology, 25: 2333-2336. doi:10.1111/mec.13687

Shaw, R. G., A. J. Moore, M. A. F. Noor, M. G. Ritchie. 2016. Transparency and reproducibility in evolutionary research. Evolution, 70: 1433-1434. doi:10.1111/evo.12977
Also co-published in Journal of Evolutionary Biology and in Ecology and Evolution.

Whitlock, M. C., J. L. Bronstein, E. M. Bruna, A. M. Ellison, C. W. Fox, M. A. McPeek, A. J. Moore, M. A. F. Noor, M. D. Rausher, L. H. Rieseberg, M. G. Ritchie, and R. G. Shaw, 2016. A balanced data archiving policy for long-term studies. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 31:84-85. doi:10.1016/j.tree.2015.12.001

Gredler, J. N., B. Manzano-Winkler, and M. A. F. Noor. 2015. Revised college genetics laboratory exercise for witnessing phenotypic and molecular evolution in the fruit fly. Genetics Society of America Peer-Reviewed Education Portal (GSA-PREP) external resource. web link.

Gredler, J. N., and M. A. F. Noor. 2015. Maternally inherited components do not detectably influence recombination rate variation in Drosophila pseudoobscura. Drosophila Information Service, 98: 6-8. web link.

Manzano-Winkler, B. 2015. Suppressed double crossovers in D. pseudoobscura inversion heterozygotes. Drosophila Information Service, 98: 57-59. web link.

Ritz, K. R., and M. A. F. Noor. 2015. North American southwest collection of obscura-group Drosophila in summer 2015. Drosophila Information Service, 98: 24. web link.

Hish, A. J., and M. A. F. Noor. 2014. Absence of strong signal of background selection affecting nucleotide diversity in Drosophila pseudoobscura. Drosophila Information Service, 97: 1-6.

Lesavoy, B. S., S. E. McGaugh, and M. A. F. Noor. 2014. Mitochondrial DNA variation and structure among North American populations of Megaselia scalaris. bioRxiv, doi:10.1101/006288

Mittleman, B. E., A. B. Abrams, and M. A. F. Noor. 2014. Lack of evidence for directional selection on Sex combs reduced gene in Drosophila species differing in sex comb morphology. Drosophila Information Service, 97: 42-44.

McDermott, S., and M. Noor. 2013. Hybrid sterility. In: Brenner's Encyclopedia of Genetics, 2nd edition, pp. 579-581. doi:10.1016/B978-0-12-374984-0.00752-X

Merrill, J. D., M. J. Hunter, and M. A. F. Noor. 2013. Simple high school laboratory exercise on mate attraction and reproductive isolation in Drosophila. Drosophila Information Service, 96: 238-240.

Noor, M. A. F. 2013. Editorial Internacional: Colombia and the world's evolutionary research community. Boletin Colombiano de Biologia Evolutiva, 1: 5.

Noor, M. A. F. 2013. The 2013 Novitski prize: Jonathan Pritchard. Genetics 194: 15-17. doi:10.1534/genetics.113.150706

Smukowski Heil, C. S., and M. A. F. Noor. 2013. Studying recombination with high-throughput sequencing: An educational primer for use with "Fine-scale heterogeneity in crossover rate in the garnet-scalloped region of the Drosophila melanogaster X chromosome." Genetics 194: 395-399. doi: 10.1534/genetics.113.150771

Merrill, J. D., B. Manzano-Winkler, and M. A. F. Noor. 2012. P-element disruption of the Drosophila melanogaster homolog of human cancer susceptibility gene does not increase fertility of female heterozygotes.  Drosophila Information Service 95: 15-18.

Noor, M. A. F. 2012. Letter from the AGA president 2012. Journal of Heredity, 103: 1 doi:10.1093/jhered/esr143.

Noor, M. A. F., and C. S. S. Heil. 2012. Mentor vs. Monolith: Finding and being a good graduate advisor. American Scientist, 100: 450-453 doi:10.1511/2012.99.450

Faria, R. S. Neto, M. A. F. Noor, and A. Navarro. 2011. Role of natural selection in chromosomal speciation. In: Encyclopedia of Life Sciences, Chichester: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. doi:10.1002/9780470015902.a0022850.

Varney, R. L., and M. A. F. Noor. 2011. Inconsistent associations between recombination rate and codon bias across Drosophila species. Drosophila Information Service, 94: 5-9.

Goldstein, D. B., and M. A. F. Noor. 2010. Genomics: Lessons in complexity from yeast. Nature 464: 985-986 doi:10.1038/464985a.

Varney, R. L., and M. A. F. Noor. 2010. Quick guide: The scuttle fly. Current Biology, 20: R466-R467 doi:10.1016/j.cub.2010.03.043.

Fitzpatrick, C. L., L. S. Stevison, and M. A. F. Noor. 2009. Fine-scale crossover rate and interference along the XR-chromosome arm of Drosophila pseudoobscura. Drosophila Information Service 92: 27-29.

McGaugh, S. E., and M. A. F. Noor. 2009. Drosophila lowei collections from Mount Lemmon, Arizona, in 2009. Drosophila Information Service, 92: 3-5.

Noor, M. A. F. 2009. Modes of Speciation (Michael J. D. White). pp. 742-744. In: Evolution: The First Four Billion Years, Belknap Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Stevison, L. S., and M. A. F. Noor. 2009. Recombination rates in Drosophila. In: Encyclopedia of Life Sciences, Chichester: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. doi:10.1002/9780470015902.a0021731

Barnwell, C. V., K. R. Kommaraju, and M. A. F. Noor. 2008. Disruption of Drosophila melanogaster dmbrca2 (CG30169) affects rates of female meiotic crossing over. Drosophila Information Service 91: 1-4.

Noor, M. A. F. 2008. Connecting recombination, nucleotide diversity, and species divergence in Drosophila. Fly, 2: 255-256 Abstract.

Allen, E. C., and M. A. F. Noor. 2007. Relative mating success of hybrid and pure species males to highly discriminating D. pseudoobscura females. Drosophila Information Service, 90: 10-14.

Garfield, D. A., and M. A. F. Noor. 2007. Characterization of novel repetitive element Leviathan in Drosophila pseudoobscura. Drosophila Information Service, 90: 1-9 Abstract.

Noor, M. A. F. 2007. What are the evolutionary forces affecting variation within populations? In: Biology: The Dynamic Science, P. J. Russell et al., eds., Thompson Brooks/ Cole, p. 439.

Noor, M. A. F., and A. S. Chang. 2006. Evolutionary genetics: Jumping into a new species. Current Biology, 16: R890-R892 abstract.

Noor, M. A. F., K. J. Zimmerman, and K. C. Teeter. 2006. Data sharing: How much doesn't get submitted to GenBank? PLoS Biology, 4: e228.

Ortiz-Barrientos, D., E. T. Watson, and M. A. F. Noor. 2006. Ethanol attraction and survival in adult Drosophila pseudoobscura. Drosophila Information Service, 89: 46-51 Abstract.

Bourgeois, G., L. S. Stevison, D. Ortiz-Barrientos, and M. A. F. Noor. 2005. Characterization of UDP-glycosyltransferase genes in Drosophila pseudoobscura. Drosophila Information Service 88: 12-15.

Noor, M. A. F., and N. A. Johnson. 2005. Perspectives: A kingpin of academic inclusive fitness: The history and contributions of Bruce Grant. Genetics 171: 867-871.

Bourgeois, G., and M. A. F. Noor. 2004. Confirming the ancestral allele of exuperantia2 (exu2) of Drosophila pseudoobscura. Drosophila Information Service 87: 52-53.

Dixon Schully, S., and M. A. F. Noor. 2004. Evaluating the mode of reinforcement in Drosophila pseudoobscura: Discrimination enhancement vs. preference evolution. Drosophila Information Service 87: 68-71.

Ritchie, M. G., and M. A. F. Noor. 2004. Gene replacement and the genetics of speciation. Heredity 93: 1-2.

Bertucci, L. A., and M. A. F. Noor. 2003. Transcripts involved in spermatogenesis are not qualitatively underexpressed in hybrids of Drosophila simulans and D. mauritiana. Drosophila Information Service 86: 14-16.

Noor, M. A. F. 2003. Evolutionary biology: Genes to make new species. Nature 423:699-700.

Alvarez, D., M. Ruiz-Garcia, M. A. F. Noor, and V. M. Salceda. 2001. Comparative genetic structure among Colombian and Mexican Drosophila pseudoobscura populations by using 14 microsatellite markers: a first approach. Drosophila Information Service 84: 75-82.

Bertucci, L. A., and M. A. F. Noor. 2001. Single fly total RNA preparations for RT-PCR. Drosophila Information Service 84: 166-168.

Campbell, R. V., and M. A. F. Noor. 2001. Assessing hybrid male fertility in Drosophila species: Correlation between sperm motility and production of offspring. Drosophila Information Service 84: 6-9.

Noor, M. A. F., and H. Akashi. 2001. Drosophila evolutionary genetics. In: Encyclopedia of Life Sciences, Chichester: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. doi:10.1038/npg.els.0001792

Noor, M. A. F. 1998. Evolving approaches to animal behavior. Book review of "Animal Behavior: An Evolutionary Approach" by J. Alcock, BioScience 48:865-868.

Noor, M. A. F. 1998. Courtship songs: a noninvasive method of identifying North American obscura-subgroup Drosophila males in field collections. Drosophila Information Service 81:134-136.  Hear actual fly courtship songs.

Noor, M. A. F., J. R. Wheatley, K. A. Wetterstrand, and H. Akashi. 1998. Western North American obscura-group Drosophila collection data, summer 1997. Drosophila Information Service 81:136-137.

Noor, M. A. F. 1996. Activity level of Drosophila pseudoobscura and D. persimilis hybrid males. Drosophila Information Service 77:51-52.

Noor, M. A. 1995. Reinforcement in speciation. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 10:492.

Noor, M. A. and J. A. Coyne. 1995. A factor causing distorted sex ratios in Drosophila simulans. Drosophila Information Service 76:151-152.

Noor, M. A. and J. A. Coyne. 1995. Sterility in D. pseudoobscura/D. p. bogotana hybrid males. Drosophila Information Service 76:143.

Noor, M. A. 1994. Progress report on invasion of Drosophila subobscura in a California locality. Drosophila Information Service 75:67-68.


SUBMITTED PUBLICATIONS

Korunes, K. L., and M. A. F. Noor. The effects of background selection and patterns of nucleotide variation in the absence of hard selective sweeps. in review.