Ian J. Wang

Molecular Evolution Postdoctoral Fellow
Center for Conservation & Evolutionary Genetics, Smithsonian Institution

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15. Wang I. J. 2013. Examining the full effects of landscape heterogeneity on spatial genetic variation: a multiple matrix regression approach for quantifying geographic and ecological isolation. Evolution, in press.

14. Wang I. J., Glor R. E., and Losos J. B. 2013. Quantifying the roles of ecology and geography in spatial genetic divergence. Ecology Letters, 16: 175-182.[pdf]

13. Wang I. J. 2012. Environmental and topographical variables shape genetic structure and effective population sizes in the endangered Yosemite toad. Diversity and Distributions, 18: 1033-1041.[pdf]

12. Richards-Zawacki C.L., Wang I.J., and Summers K. 2012. Mate choice and the genetic basis for color variation in a polymorphic dart frog: inferences from a wild pedigree. Molecular Ecology, 21: 3879–3892. [cover article][pdf]

11. Wang I. J. 2011. Inversely related aposematic traits: reduced conspicuousness evolves with increased toxicity in a polymorphic poison-dart frog. Evolution, 65: 1637-1649. [cover article][pdf]

10. Wang I. J., Johnson J. R., Johnson B. B., and Shaffer H. B. 2011. Effective population size is strongly correlated with breeding pond size in the endangered California tiger salamander, Ambystoma californiense. Conservation Genetics, 12: 911-920.[pdf]

9. Wang I. J. 2011. Choosing appropriate markers and analytical methods for testing landscape genetic hypotheses. Molecular Ecology, 20: 2480-2482. [pdf]

8. Wang I. J. and Summers K. 2010. Genetic structure is correlated with phenotypic divergence rather than geographic isolation in the highly polymorphic strawberry poison-dart frog. Molecular Ecology, 19: 447-458. [cover article] [pdf]

7. Wang I. J. 2010. Recognizing the temporal distinctions between landscape genetics and phylogeography. Molecular Ecology, 19: 2605-2608. [pdf]

6. Thomson R. C., Wang I. J., and Johnson J. R. 2010. Genome-enabled development of molecular markers for ecology, evolution, and conservation. Molecular Ecology, 19: 2185-2194. [pdf]

5. Wang I. J. 2009. Fine-scale population structure in a desert amphibian: landscape genetics of the black toad (Bufo exsul). Molecular Ecology, 18: 3847-3856. [pdf]

4. Wang I. J., Savage W. K., and Shaffer H. B. 2009. Landscape genetics and GIS least cost path analysis reveal unexpected dispersal routes in the California tiger salamander, Ambystoma californiense. Molecular Ecology, 18: 1365-1374. [pdf]

3. Wang I. J. and Summers K. 2009. Highly polymorphic microsatellite markers for the highly polymorphic strawberry poison-dart frog and some of its congeners. Conservation Genetics, 10: 2033-2036. [pdf]

2. Wang I. J. and Shaffer H. B. 2008. Rapid color evolution in an aposematic species: a phylogenetic analysis of color variation in the strikingly polymorphic strawberry poison-dart frog. Evolution, 62: 2742-2759. [cover article] [pdf]

1. Wang I. J., Crawford A. J., and Bermingham E. 2008. Phylogeography of the pygmy rain frog (Pristimantis ridens) across the lowland wet forests of Isthmian Central America. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 47: 992-1004. [pdf]