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PUBLICATIONS

Brekke, T. D. and Good, J. M. 2014. Parent-of-Origin growth effects and the evolution of hybrid inviability in dwarf hamsters. Evolution. 68:3134–3148.

Jaenike, J. and Brekke, T. D. 2011. Defensive endosymbionts – a cryptic trophic level in community ecology. Ecology Letters. 14:150-155. As featured in: Cain et al. 2014. Ecology. 3rd Edition. Sinaur.


POSTERS and PRESENTATIONS

Brekke, T.D. and Mulley, J. F. 2016. Uncovering the genomic basis of desert adaptation in Mongolian gerbils. Wales Ecology and Evolution Network Conference. Gregynog Hall, Mid Wales. Poster.

Brekke, T.D., Callahan, C., and Good, J. M. 2016. Extreme Growth, disrupted imprinting and differentially expressed genes in the dwarf hamster placenta. Wales Ecology and Evolution Network Conference. Greynog Hall, MidWales. Talk. 


Brekke, T. D., Callahan, C., and Good, J. M. 2016. Imprinting, the X chromosome, and extreme growth in hybrid mammals. Evolution Conference, Austin, Texas. Talk. Finalist in the SSE Hamilton Award Symposium.

Brekke, T. D., Callahan, C., and Good, J. M. 2015. Disrupted imprinting, the large X-effect, and extreme hybrid overgrowth in hamsters. Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution Conference, Vienna, Austria. Talk.

Nordquist*, E., Callahan, C. M., Brekke, T. D., Sarver, B. A. J., and Good, J. M. 2015. Resolving the Western Chipmunk Phylogeny. University of Montana Conference for Undergraduate Research, Missoula, Montana. Poster.

Brekke, T. D., and Good, J. M. 2014. Placental gene expression and the evolution of extreme growth in dwarf hamster hybrids. Evolution Conference, Raleigh, North Carolina. Talk.

Brekke, T. D., Henry*, L. A., and Good, J. M. 2013. The evolution of hybrid inviability in dwarf hamsters. Evolution Conference, Salt Lake City, Utah. Poster.

Henry*, L.A., Brekke, T. D., and Good, J.M. 2013. Does hybridization affect placental morphology in dwarf hamsters? University of Montana Conference for Undergraduate Research, Missoula, Montana. Poster

Brekke, T. D., and Good, J. M. 2012. Parent-of-Origin growth effects and the evolution of hybrid inviability in hamsters. Evolution Conference, Ottawa, Ontario. Talk.

Phillips*, S.M., Brekke, T. D., Woods, H. A., and Good, J.M. 2012. Metabolic performance of hybrid dwarf hamsters. Evolution Conference, Ottawa, Ontario. Poster

Haselkorn, T. S., Brekke, T. D., Unckless, R., Boelio, L., Hamilton, F., Cockburn, S., Perlman, S., Jaenike, J. 2012. Evolutionary and ecological consequences of a rapid endosymbiont spread. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting. Talk.

Brekke, T. D., and Good, J. M. 2011. Abnormal hybrid growth in dwarf hamsters. Evolution Conference, Norman Oklahoma. Poster.

*undergraduate contributor


GRANTS and SCHOLARSHIPS
Spring 2016 Drollinger-Dial Travel Grant from the Division of Biological Sciences $300
Spring 2015 Bertha Morton Award from the University of Montana Graduate School $3,000
Spring 2015 Drollinger-Dial Travel Grant from the Division of Biological Sciences $2,500
Spring 2014 Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant from the National Science Foundation DDIG $18,396
Spring 2012 David Nichols Award from the Division of Biological Sciences $500
Spring 2011 Rosemary Grant Award from the Society for the Study of Evolution $2,500


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