Publications

Piatkowski BT, Yavitt JB, Turetsky MR, & Shaw AJ. Natural selection on a carbon cycling trait drives ecosystem engineering by Sphagnum (peat moss). In Review at Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences

Piatkowski BT, Jaramillo-Chico J, Weston DJ, Healey A, Schmutz J, & Shaw AJ. Molecular adaptation and the evolution of stress tolerance in Sphagnum peat mosses. Manuscript in preparation.

Healey A, Piatkowski B, Lawrence T, Duffy A, Lovell J, Jenkins J, Plott C, Barry K, Lipzen A, Shu S, Grimwood J, Schmutz J, Weston D, & Shaw J. Sphagnum: a model organism for carbon sequestration and niche ecosystem evolution. Manuscript in preparation.

Pardo-De la Hoz C, Magain N, Piatkowski B, Dal Forno M, Miadlikowska J, Lutzoni F. Ancient radiation explains most phylogenetic conflicts among core genes from nostocalean cyanobacteria. Manuscript in preparation.

Shaw J, Duffy A, Piatkowski B, Aguero B. Systematics of the Sphagnum magellanicum complex: genomics, phylogeny, ecology, and taxonomy. Manuscript in preparation.

Meleshko O, Martin MD, Korneliussen TS, Schröck C, Lamkowski P, Schmutz J, Healey A, Piatkowski BT, Shaw AJ, Weston DJ, Flatberg KI, Szövényi P, Hassel K, & Stenøien HK (2021). Extensive genome-wide phylogenetic discordance is due to incomplete lineage sorting and not ongoing introgression in a rapidly radiated bryophyte genus. Molecular Biology & Evolution msab063 Link

Piatkowski BT, Imwattana K, Tripp EA, Weston DJ, Healey A, Schmutz J, & Shaw AJ (2020). Phylogenomics reveals convergent evolution of red-violet coloration in land plants and the origins of the anthocyanin biosynthetic pathway. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 151: 106904 Link

Piatkowski BT & Shaw AJ (2019). Functional trait evolution in Sphagnum peat mosses and its relationship to niche construction. New Phytologist 223: 939-949 Link

Weston DJ, Turetsky MR, Johnson MG, Granath G, Lindo Z, Belyea LR, Rice SK, Hanson DT, Engelhardt KAM, Schmutz J, Dorrepaal E, Euskirchen ES, Stenøien HK, Szövényi P, Jackson M, Piatkowski BT, Muchero W, Norby RJ, Kostka JE, Glass JB, Rydin H, Limpens J, Tuittila ES, Ullrich KK, Carrell A, Benscoter BW, Chen JG, Oke TA, Nilsson MB, Ranjan P, Jacobson D, Lilleskov EA, Clymo RS, & Shaw AJ (2017). The Sphagnome Project: enabling ecological and evolutionary insights through a genus-level sequencing project. New Phytologist 217: 16-25 Link

Renzaglia KS, Villarreal JC, Piatkowski BT, Lucas JR, & Merced A (2017). Hornwort stomata: Architecture and fate shared with 400-million-year-old fossil plants without leaves. Plant Physiology 174: 788-797 Link

Schuette S*, Piatkowski B*, Corley A, Lang D, & Geisler M. (2015). Predicted protein-protein interactions in the moss Physcomitrella patens: a new bioinformatics resource. BMC Bioinformatics 16:89 Link *Indicates co-first authorship

Rosche KL, Aljasham AT, Kipfer JN, Piatkowski BT, & Konjufca V (2015). Infection with Salmonella enterica Serovar Typhimurium leads to increased proportions of F4/80+ red pulp macrophages and decreased proportions of B and T lymphocytes in the spleen. PLoS One 10: e0130092 Link

Poli DB, Piatkowski BT, Bader GA, Branning JN, Kellam LE, Corbicz M, & Wallace AD (2014). Polar auxin transport: understanding the effects of temperature and precipitation on polar auxin transport in Polytrichum ohioense could develop a moss into a climate change bioindicator. Int. J. Thermal & Environmental Engineering 7: 125-131 Link

Poli DB, Berenotto C, Blankenship S, Piatkowski B, Bader GA, & Poore M (2012). Bringing evolution to a technological generation: a case study with SPORE. American Biology Teacher 74: 100-103 Link

Vogel SI, Piatkowski BT, Dooley Jr. AC, & Poli DB (2011). Effects of fire on Lycopodium digitatum strobili. Jeffersoniana 27: 1-9 Link