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This page provides a complete list of publications for the lab PI, Boris Igic, but omits many publications from other current and past lab members.

The PI is only listed on papers to which he contributed substantially, providing minimally two of these items: key ideas & materials, physical labor, funding, and/or writing.

Data are avilable either directly in the papers or links are provided below.

Ramanauskas, K. and B. Igic. 2023. kakapo: Easy extraction and annotation of genes from raw RNA-seq reads. PeerJ (in press). [PDF] [biorXiv]

Fenberg, P.B., R. Beas-Luna, B. Igic, M.A. MacLean, D.A. Paz-García, P.T. Raimondi, J.L. Sones, K.M. Zarzyczny and E. Sanford. 2023. Predator‐induced defences under tropicalisation: A biogeographic approach. Journal of Biogeography 50:X1-X12. [PDF]

Delaney, L.E. and B. Igic. 2022. Phylogenetic distribution and frequency of self-incompatibility in Fabaceae. International Journal of Plant Sciences 183:1-13. [PDF] [DATA]

Ramanauskas, K. and B. Igic. 2021. RNase-based self-incompatibility in cacti. New Phytologist 231:2039-2049. [PDF]

Sánchez-Cabrera, M., F.J. Jiménez-López, E. Narbona, M. Arista, P.L. Ortiz, K. Ramanauskas, B. Igic, A. Fuller, J. Whittal. 2021. Changes at a Critical Branchpoint in the Anthocyanin Biosynthetic Pathway Underlie the Blue to Orange Flower Color Transition in Lysimachia arvensis. Frontiers in Plant Science 12:247. [PDF]

Raduski, A.R. and B. Igic. 2021. Biosystematic studies on the status of Solanum chilense (Dunal) Reiche. American Journal of Botany 108:520-537. [PDF] [DATA] [bioRxiv]

Igic, B., I. Nguyen, and P.B. Fenberg. 2020. Nectar larceny is common in the trainbearers (Lesbia, Trochilidae). PeerJ 8:e9561. [PDF] [DATA]

Crouch, N.M.A., R. Ricklefs, and B. Igic. 2020. Ecological specialization and diversification in birds. Journal of Evolutionary Biology. [bioRxiv]

Kattge et al. (Igic, B. is one of many authors). 2020. TRY plant trait database – enhanced coverage and open access. Global Change Biology 26:119-188. [PDF] [DATA]

Zenil-Ferguson, R., J.G. Burleigh, W.A. Freyman, B. Igic, I. Mayrose, E.E. Goldberg. 2019. Interaction between Ploidy, Breeding System, and Lineage Diversification. New Phytologist 224:1252-1265. [PDF]

Crouch, N.M.A., K. Ramanauskas, and B. Igic. 2019. Tip-dating and the Origin of Telluraves. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 131:55-63. [PDF]

Berger-Wolf, T., B. Igic, C. Taylor, R. Sloan, R. Poretsky. 2018. A Biology-themed Introductory CS Course at a Large, Diverse Public University. 49th ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE) 2018:233-238. doi: 10.1145/3159450.3159538 [PDF]

Ramanauskas, K. and B. Igic. 2017. The evolutionary history of plant T2/S-type ribonucleases. PeerJ 5:e3790. [PDF] [DATA] [WEBSERVICE]

Johns, J. W., J. M. Yost, D. Nicolle, B. Igic, M. K. Ritter. 2017. Worldwide hemisphere-dependent lean in Cook pines. Ecology 98:2484-2484. doi: 10.1002/ecy.1850 [PDF][PRESS]

Grossenbacher, D.L., Y. Brandvain, J. Auld, M. Burd, P.O. Cheptou, J. Conner, E.E. Goldberg, A.G. Grant, S. Hovick, A. Pauw, T. Petanidou, A. Randle, R. Rubio de Casas, J. Vamosi, A. Winn, B. Igic, J.W. Busch, S. Kalisz, E. E. Goldberg. 2017. Self-Compatibility Is Over-Represented on Islands. New Phytologist 215:469-478. doi:10.1111/nph.14534 [PDF]

Pannell, J.R., J. Auld, Y. Brandvain, M. Burd, J.W. Busch, P.O. Cheptou, J. Conner, E.E. Goldberg, A.G. Grant, D. Grossenbacher, S. Hovick, B. Igic, S. Kalisz, A. Pauw, T. Petanidou, A. Randle, R. Rubio de Casas, J. Vamosi and A. Winn. 2015. The scope of Baker's Law. New Phytologist 208:656–667. doi:10.1111/nph.13539. [PDF]

Vallejo-Marín,M, C. Walker, P. Friston-Reilly, L. Sollis-Montero, B. Igic. 2014. Recurrent modification of floral morphology in heterantherous Solanum reveals a parallel shift in reproductive strategy. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London (Series B) 369: 20130256. [PDF]

Igic, B. and J. W. Busch. 2013. Is self-fertilization an evolutionary dead end? New Phytologist 198:386-397. [PDF]

Goldberg, E. E. and B. Igic. 2012. Tempo and mode in plant breeding system evolution. Evolution 66:3701-3709. [PDF]

Raduski, A. R., E. B. Haney, and B. Igic. 2012. Expression of self-incompatibility in angiosperms is bimodal. Evolution 66:1275-1283. [PDF] [DATA] [CSV] [email BI for latest]

Asquini, E., M. Gerdol, D. Gasperini, B. Igic, G. Graziosi, and A. Pallavicini. 2011. S-RNase-like sequences in styles of Coffea (Rubiaceae): Evidence for S-RNase-based gametophytic self-incompatibility. Tropical Plant Biology 4:237-249. [PDF]

Robertson, K. A., E. E. Goldberg, and B. Igic. 2011. Comparative evidence for the correlated evolution of polyploidy and self-compatibility in Solanaceae. Evolution 65:139-155. [PDF]

Goldberg, E. E., J. R. Kohn, R. Lande, K. A. Robertson, S. A. Smith, and B. Igic. 2010. Species selection maintains self-incompatibility. Science 330:459-460. [PDF] [SOM] [DATA] [F1000] [Vignette]

Goldberg, E. E. and B. Igic. 2008. On phylogenetic tests of irreversible evolution. Evolution 62:2727-2741. [PDF] [F1000]

Igic, B., R. Lande, and J. R. Kohn. 2008. Loss of self-incompatibility and its evolutionary consequences. International Journal of Plant Sciences 169:93-104. [PDF]

Paape, T., B. Igic, S. Smith, R. G. Olmstead, L. Bohs, and J.R. Kohn. 2008. A 15-million-year-old genetic bottleneck. Molecular Biology and Evolution 25:1-9. [PDF]

Igic, B., W.A. Smith, K. Robertson, B.A. Schaal, and J.R. Kohn. 2007. The population genetics of the self-incompatibility polymorphism in wild tomatoes: I. S-RNase diversity in Solanum chilense (Dun.) Reiche (Solanaceae). Heredity 99:553-561. [PDF] [DATA] [F1000]

Igic, B. and J.R. Kohn. 2006. Bias against obligate outcrossers in studies of the distribution of outcrossing rates in plants. Evolution 60:1098-1103. [PDF] [DATA]

Igic, B., L. Bohs, and J.R. Kohn. 2006. Ancient polymorphism reveals unidirectional breeding system transitions. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 103:1359-1363. [PDF] [PRESS]

Yeung, K., J.S. Miller, A.E. Savage, B.C. Husband, B. Igic, and J.R. Kohn. 2005. Association of ploidy and sexual system in Lycium californicum (Solanaceae). Evolution 59:2048-2055. [PDF]

Igic, B., L. Bohs, and J.R. Kohn. 2004. Historical inferences from the self-incompatibility locus. New Phytologist 161:97-105. [PDF]

Ikeda, K., B. Igic, K. Ushijima, H. Yamane, N.R. Hauck, R. Nakano, H. Sassa, A.F. Iezzoni, J.R. Kohn, and R. Tao. 2004. Primary structural features of the S haplotype-specific F-box protein (SFB) in Prunus. Sexual Plant Reproduction 16:235-243. [PDF]

Igic, B. and J.R. Kohn. 2001. Evolutionary relationships among self-incompatibility RNases. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 98:13167-13171. [PDF] [DATA] [FIGURES] [F1000] [PRESS]


Delaney, L.E. 2021. How Do We Understand Natural Selection? Ph.D. Thesis. University of Illinois at Chicago, U.S.A. [PDF]

Raduski, A.R. 2018. Self-incompatibility and Biosystematics in the Wild Chilean Tomato Group (Solanum sect. Lycopersicum). Ph.D. Thesis. University of Illinois at Chicago, U.S.A. [PDF]

Robertson, K.R. 2011. Comparative Evidence for the Correlated Evolution of Polyploidy and Self-Compatibility in Solanaceae. M.S. Thesis. University of Illinois at Chicago, U.S.A. [PDF]

Igic, B. 2005. Phylogenetic Trees Made Easy: A How-To Manual, 2nd ed. (Book Review) Journal of Heredity 96:1-2. [PDF]

Igic, B. 2005. Evolution and Consequences of Self-Incompatibility. Ph.D. Thesis. University of California, San Diego, U.S.A.

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