Michael D. Sorenson, Ph.D. - Publications

Biology Boston University, Boston, MA, United States 
avian evolutionary biology

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2016 Fossøy F, Sorenson MD, Liang W, Ekrem T, Moksnes A, Møller AP, Rutila J, Røskaft E, Takasu F, Yang C, Stokke BG. Ancient origin and maternal inheritance of blue cuckoo eggs. Nature Communications. 7: 10272. PMID 26754355 DOI: 10.1038/Ncomms10272  1
2015 Pauli M, Chakarov N, Rupp O, Kalinowski J, Goesmann A, Sorenson MD, Krüger O, Hoffman JI. De novo assembly of the dual transcriptomes of a polymorphic raptor species and its malarial parasite. Bmc Genomics. 16: 1038. PMID 26645667 DOI: 10.1186/S12864-015-2254-1  1
2015 Lavretsky P, Dacosta JM, Hernández-Baños BE, Engilis A, Sorenson MD, Peters JL. Speciation genomics and a role for the Z chromosome in the early stages of divergence between Mexican ducks and mallards. Molecular Ecology. PMID 26414437 DOI: 10.1111/Mec.13402  1
2015 Wilder AP, Kunz TH, Sorenson MD. Population genetic structure of a common host predicts the spread of white-nose syndrome, an emerging infectious disease in bats. Molecular Ecology. PMID 26407297 DOI: 10.1111/Mec.13396  1
2015 DaCosta JM, Sorenson MD. ddRAD-seq phylogenetics based on nucleotide, indel, and presence-absence polymorphisms: Analyses of two avian genera with contrasting histories. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 94: 122-135. PMID 26279345 DOI: 10.1016/J.Ympev.2015.07.026  1
2015 Ebel ER, DaCosta JM, Sorenson MD, Hill RI, Briscoe AD, Willmott KR, Mullen SP. Rapid diversification associated with ecological specialization in Neotropical Adelpha butterflies. Molecular Ecology. 24: 2392-405. PMID 25809206 DOI: 10.1111/Mec.13168  1
2014 DaCosta JM, Sorenson MD. Amplification biases and consistent recovery of loci in a double-digest RAD-seq protocol. Plos One. 9: e106713. PMID 25188270 DOI: 10.1371/Journal.Pone.0106713  1
2014 Da Costa JM, Sorenson MD. An experimental test of host song mimicry as a species recognition cue among Male brood parasitic indigobirds (Vidua spp.) Auk. 131: 549-558. DOI: 10.1642/Auk-14-35.1  1
2011 Spottiswoode CN, Stryjewski KF, Quader S, Colebrook-Robjent JF, Sorenson MD. Ancient host specificity within a single species of brood parasitic bird. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 108: 17738-42. PMID 21949391 DOI: 10.1073/Pnas.1109630108  1
2011 Sorenson MD, DaCosta JM. Genotyping HapSTR loci: phase determination from direct sequencing of PCR products. Molecular Ecology Resources. 11: 1068-75. PMID 21692999 DOI: 10.1111/J.1755-0998.2011.03036.X  1
2011 Culumber ZW, Fisher HS, Tobler M, Mateos M, Barber PH, Sorenson MD, Rosenthal GG. Replicated hybrid zones of Xiphophorus swordtails along an elevational gradient. Molecular Ecology. 20: 342-56. PMID 21210879 DOI: 10.1111/J.1365-294X.2010.04949.X  1
2011 Turmelle AS, Kunz TH, Sorenson MD. A tale of two genomes: contrasting patterns of phylogeographic structure in a widely distributed bat. Molecular Ecology. 20: 357-75. PMID 21143331 DOI: 10.1111/J.1365-294X.2010.04947.X  1
2010 Sorenson MD, Hauber ME, Derrickson SR. Sexual imprinting misguides species recognition in a facultative interspecific brood parasite. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 277: 3079-85. PMID 20484239 DOI: 10.1098/Rspb.2010.0592  1
2010 McCracken KG, Barger CP, Sorenson MD. Phylogenetic and structural analysis of the HbA (alphaA/betaA) and HbD (alphaD/betaA) hemoglobin genes in two high-altitude waterfowl from the Himalayas and the Andes: Bar-headed goose (Anser indicus) and Andean goose (Chloephaga melanoptera). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 56: 649-58. PMID 20434566 DOI: 10.1016/J.Ympev.2010.04.034  1
2010 Bulgarella M, Sorenson MD, Peters JL, Wilson RE, McCracken KG. Phylogenetic relationships of Amazonetta, Speculanas, Lophonetta, and Tachyeres: Four morphologically divergent duck genera endemic to South America Journal of Avian Biology. 41: 186-199. DOI: 10.1111/J.1600-048X.2009.04819.X  1
2010 Mertl AL, Sorenson MD, Traniello JFA. Community-level interactions and functional ecology of major workers in the hyperdiverse ground-foraging Pheidole (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) of Amazonian Ecuador Insectes Sociaux. 57: 441-452. DOI: 10.1007/S00040-010-0102-5  1
2009 McCracken KG, Barger CP, Bulgarella M, Johnson KP, Sonsthagen SA, Trucco J, Valqui TH, Wilson RE, Winker K, Sorenson MD. Parallel evolution in the major haemoglobin genes of eight species of Andean waterfowl. Molecular Ecology. 18: 3992-4005. PMID 19754505 DOI: 10.1111/J.1365-294X.2009.04352.X  1
2009 Krüger O, Sorenson MD, Davies NB. Does coevolution promote species richness in parasitic cuckoos? Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 276: 3871-9. PMID 19692405 DOI: 10.1098/Rspb.2009.1142  1
2009 Balakrishnan CN, Sefc KM, Sorenson MD. Incomplete reproductive isolation following host shift in brood parasitic indigobirds. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 276: 219-28. PMID 18812294 DOI: 10.1098/Rspb.2008.0733  1
2009 Campbell BC, Gray PB, Eisenberg DT, Ellison P, Sorenson MD. Androgen receptor CAG repeats and body composition among Ariaal men. International Journal of Andrology. 32: 140-8. PMID 18042182 DOI: 10.1111/J.1365-2605.2007.00825.X  1
2009 Njabo KY, Sorenson MD. Origin of Bannerman's Turaco Tauraco bannermani in relation to historical climate change and the distribution of West African montane forests Ostrich. 80: 1-7. DOI: 10.2989/Ostrich.2009.  1
2008 Harrigan RJ, Mazza ME, Sorenson MD. Computation vs. cloning: evaluation of two methods for haplotype determination. Molecular Ecology Resources. 8: 1239-48. PMID 21586011 DOI: 10.1111/J.1755-0998.2008.02241.X  1
2008 Eisenberg DT, Campbell B, Gray PB, Sorenson MD. Dopamine receptor genetic polymorphisms and body composition in undernourished pastoralists: an exploration of nutrition indices among nomadic and recently settled Ariaal men of northern Kenya. Bmc Evolutionary Biology. 8: 173. PMID 18544160 DOI: 10.1186/1471-2148-8-173  1
2008 Njabo KY, Bowie RC, Sorenson MD. Phylogeny, biogeography and taxonomy of the African wattle-eyes (Aves: Passeriformes: Platysteiridae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 48: 136-49. PMID 18291681 DOI: 10.1016/J.Ympev.2008.01.013  1
2008 Brown JW, Rest JS, García-Moreno J, Sorenson MD, Mindell DP. Strong mitochondrial DNA support for a Cretaceous origin of modern avian lineages. Bmc Biology. 6: 6. PMID 18226223 DOI: 10.1186/1741-7007-6-6  1
2008 Muñoz-Fuentes V, Green AJ, Sorenson MD. Comparing the genetics of wild and captive populations of White-headed Ducks Oxyura leucocephala: Consequences for recovery programmes Ibis. 150: 807-815. DOI: 10.1111/J.1474-919X.2008.00866.X  1
2007 Brennan PL, Prum RO, McCracken KG, Sorenson MD, Wilson RE, Birkhead TR. Coevolution of male and female genital morphology in waterfowl. Plos One. 2: e418. PMID 17476339 DOI: 10.1371/Journal.Pone.0000418  1
2007 Krüger O, Davies NB, Sorenson MD. The evolution of sexual dimorphism in parasitic cuckoos: sexual selection or coevolution? Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 274: 1553-60. PMID 17439849 DOI: 10.1098/Rspb.2007.0281  1
2007 Muñoz-Fuentes V, Vilà C, Green AJ, Negro JJ, Sorenson MD. Hybridization between white-headed ducks and introduced ruddy ducks in Spain. Molecular Ecology. 16: 629-38. PMID 17257118 DOI: 10.1111/J.1365-294X.2006.03170.X  1
2007 Balakrishnan CN, Sorenson MD. Dispersal ecology versus host specialization as determinants of ectoparasite distribution in brood parasitic indigobirds and their estrildid finch hosts. Molecular Ecology. 16: 217-29. PMID 17181733 DOI: 10.1111/J.1365-294X.2006.03142.X  1
2007 Chilton G, Sorenson MD. Genetic identification of eggs purportedly from the extinct Labrador Duck (Camptorhynchus labradorius) Auk. 124: 962-968. DOI: 10.1642/0004-8038(2007)124[962:Gioepf]2.0.Co;2  1
2007 Sefc KM, Payne RB, Sorenson MD. Single base errors in PCR products from avian museum specimens and their effect on estimates of historical genetic diversity Conservation Genetics. 8: 879-884. DOI: 10.1007/S10592-006-9240-8  1
2007 Sefc KM, Payne RB, Sorenson MD. Genetic differentiation after founder events: An evaluation of F ST estimators with empirical and simulated data Evolutionary Ecology Research. 9: 21-39.  1
2006 Muñoz-Fuentes V, Green AJ, Sorenson MD, Negro JJ, Vilà C. The ruddy duck Oxyura jamaicensis in Europe: natural colonization or human introduction? Molecular Ecology. 15: 1441-53. PMID 16629802 DOI: 10.1111/J.1365-294X.2006.02886.X  1
2006 Balakrishnan CN, Sorenson MD. Song discrimination suggests premating isolation among sympatric indigobird species and host races Behavioral Ecology. 17: 473-478. DOI: 10.1093/Beheco/Arj052  1
2006 Payne RB, Sorenson MD. Song lines Natural History. 115: 41.  1
2005 Edwards SV, Kingan SB, Calkins JD, Balakrishnan CN, Jennings WB, Swanson WJ, Sorenson MD. Speciation in birds: genes, geography, and sexual selection. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 102: 6550-7. PMID 15851678 DOI: 10.1073/Pnas.0501846102  1
2005 Sefc KM, Payne RB, Sorenson MD. Genetic continuity of brood-parasitic indigobird species. Molecular Ecology. 14: 1407-19. PMID 15813780 DOI: 10.1111/J.1365-294X.2005.02492.X  1
2005 McCracken KG, Sorenson MD. Is homoplasy or lineage sorting the source of incongruent mtDNA and nuclear gene trees in the stiff-tailed ducks (Nomonyx-Oxyura)? Systematic Biology. 54: 35-55. PMID 15805009 DOI: 10.1080/10635150590910249  1
2005 Kulikova IV, Drovetski SV, Gibson DD, Harrigan RJ, Rohwer S, Sorenson MD, Winker K, Zhuravlev YN, McCracken KG. Phylogeography of the Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos): Hybridization, dispersal, and lineage sorting contribute to complex geographic structure Auk. 122: 949-965. DOI: 10.1642/0004-8038(2005)122[0949:Potmap]2.0.Co;2  1
2005 Payne RB, Barlow CR, Balakrishnan CN, Sorenson MD. Song mimicry of Black-bellied Firefinch Lagonosticta rara and other finches by the brood-parasitic Cameroon Indigobird Vidua camerunensis in West Africa Ibis. 147: 130-143. DOI: 10.1111/J.1474-919X.2004.00378.X  1
2005 Muñoz-Fuentes V, Green AJ, Negro JJ, Sorenson MD. Population structure and loss of genetic diversity in the endangered white-headed duck, Oxyura leucocephala Conservation Genetics. 6: 999-1015. DOI: 10.1007/S10592-005-9093-6  1
2004 Sorenson MD, Balakrishnan CN, Payne RB. Clade-limited colonization in brood parasitic finches (Vidua spp.). Systematic Biology. 53: 140-53. PMID 14965909 DOI: 10.1080/10635150490265021  1
2004 Payne RB, Sorenson MD. Behavioral and genetic identification of a hybrid vidua: Maternal origin and mate choice in a brood-parasitic finch Auk. 121: 156-161. DOI: 10.1642/0004-8038(2004)121[0156:Bagioa]2.0.Co;2  1
2003 Ramon ML, Lobel PS, Sorenson MD. Lack of mitochondrial genetic structure in hamlets (Hypoplectrus spp.): recent speciation or ongoing hybridization? Molecular Ecology. 12: 2975-80. PMID 14629378 DOI: 10.1046/J.1365-294X.2003.01966.X  1
2003 García-Moreno J, Sorenson MD, Mindell DP. Congruent avian phylogenies inferred from mitochondrial and nuclear DNA sequences. Journal of Molecular Evolution. 57: 27-37. PMID 12962303 DOI: 10.1007/S00239-002-2443-9  1
2003 Sorenson MD, Sefc KM, Payne RB. Speciation by host switch in brood parasitic indigobirds. Nature. 424: 928-31. PMID 12931185 DOI: 10.1038/Nature01863  1
2003 Sorenson MD, Oneal E, Garcia-Moreno J, Mindell DP. More taxa, more characters: the hoatzin problem is still unresolved. Molecular Biology and Evolution. 20: 1484-98. PMID 12777516 DOI: 10.1093/Molbev/Msg157  1
2003 Balakrishnan CN, Monfort SL, Gaur A, Singh L, Sorenson MD. Phylogeography and conservation genetics of Eld's deer (Cervus eldi). Molecular Ecology. 12: 1-10. PMID 12492873 DOI: 10.1046/J.1365-294X.2003.01751.X  1
2003 Sefc KM, Payne RB, Sorenson MD. Phylogenetic relationships of African sunbird-like warblers: Moho (Hypergerus atriceps), Green Hylia (Hylia prasina) and Tit-hylia (Pholidornis rushiae) Ostrich. 74: 8-17. DOI: 10.2989/00306520309485365  1
2003 Sefc KM, Payne RB, Sorenson MD. Microsatellite amplification from museum feather samples: Effects of fragment size and template concentration on genotyping errors Auk. 120: 982-989. DOI: 10.1642/0004-8038(2003)120[0982:Mafmfs]2.0.Co;2  1
2002 Sorenson MD, Payne RB. Molecular genetic perspectives on avian brood parasitism. Integrative and Comparative Biology. 42: 388-400. PMID 21708732 DOI: 10.1093/Icb/42.2.388  1
2002 Paxinos EE, James HF, Olson SL, Sorenson MD, Jackson J, Fleischer RC. mtDNA from fossils reveals a radiation of Hawaiian geese recently derived from the Canada goose (Brantacanadensis). Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 99: 1399-404. PMID 11818543 DOI: 10.1073/Pnas.032166399  1
2002 Arnold TW, Anderson MG, Sorenson MD, Emery RB. Survival and philopatry of female redheads breeding in southwestern manitoba Journal of Wildlife Management. 66: 162-169. DOI: 10.2307/3802882  1
2002 Payne RB, Hustler K, Stjernstedt R, Sefc KM, Sorenson MD. Behavioural and genetic evidence of a recent population switch to a novel host species in brood-parasitic indigobirds Vidua chalybeata Ibis. 144: 373-383. DOI: 10.1046/J.1474-919X.2002.00065.X  1
2001 Sorenson MD, Payne RB. A single ancient origin of brood parasitism in African finches: implications for host-parasite coevolution. Evolution; International Journal of Organic Evolution. 55: 2550-67. PMID 11831669 DOI: 10.1554/0014-3820(2001)055[2550:Asaoob]2.0.Co;2  1
2000 Cao Y, Sorenson MD, Kumazawa Y, Mindell DP, Hasegawa M. Phylogenetic position of turtles among amniotes: evidence from mitochondrial and nuclear genes. Gene. 259: 139-48. PMID 11163971 DOI: 10.1016/S0378-1119(00)00425-X  1
2000 Gibbs HL, Sorenson MD, Marchetti K, Brooke MD, Davies NB, Nakamura H. Genetic evidence for female host-specific races of the common cuckoo. Nature. 407: 183-6. PMID 11001055 DOI: 10.1038/35025058  1
2000 Johnson KP, McKinney F, Wilson R, Sorenson MD. The evolution of postcopulatory displays in dabbling ducks (Anatini): a phylogenetic perspective. Animal Behaviour. 59: 953-963. PMID 10860522 DOI: 10.1006/Anbe.1999.1399  1
2000 Payne RB, Payne LL, Woods JL, Sorenson MD. Imprinting and the origin of parasite-host species associations in brood-parasitic indigobirds, Vidua chalybeata. Animal Behaviour. 59: 69-81. PMID 10640368 DOI: 10.1006/Anbe.1999.1283  1
1999 Mindell DP, Sorenson MD, Dimcheff DE, Hasegawa M, Ast JC, Yuri T. Interordinal relationships of birds and other reptiles based on whole mitochondrial genomes. Systematic Biology. 48: 138-52. PMID 12078637 DOI: 10.1080/106351599260490  1
1999 Sorenson MD, Cooper A, Paxinos EE, Quinn TW, James HF, Olson SL, Fleischer RC. Relationships of the extinct moa-nalos, flightless Hawaiian waterfowl, based on ancient DNA. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 266: 2187-93. PMID 10649633 DOI: 10.1098/Rspb.1999.0907  1
1999 Sorenson MD, Ast JC, Dimcheff DE, Yuri T, Mindell DP. Primers for a PCR-based approach to mitochondrial genome sequencing in birds and other vertebrates. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 12: 105-14. PMID 10381314 DOI: 10.1006/Mpev.1998.0602  1
1999 Johnson KP, Sorenson MD. Phylogeny and biogeography of dabbling ducks (genus: Anas): A comparison of molecular and morphological evidence Auk. 116: 792-805. DOI: 10.2307/4089339  1
1999 Johnson KP, McKinney F, Sorenson MD. Phylogenetic constraint on male parental care in the dabbling ducks Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 266: 759-763. DOI: 10.1098/Rspb.1999.0702  1
1998 Mindell DP, Sorenson MD, Dimcheff DE. An extra nucleotide is not translated in mitochondrial ND3 of some birds and turtles. Molecular Biology and Evolution. 15: 1568-71. PMID 12572620 DOI: 10.1093/Oxfordjournals.Molbev.A025884  1
1998 Johnson KP, Sorenson MD. Comparing molecular evolution in two mitochondrial protein coding genes (cytochrome b and ND2) in the dabbling ducks (Tribe: Anatini). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 10: 82-94. PMID 9751919 DOI: 10.1006/Mpev.1997.0481  1
1998 Mindell DP, Sorenson MD, Dimcheff DE. Multiple independent origins of mitochondrial gene order in birds. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 95: 10693-7. PMID 9724766 DOI: 10.1073/Pnas.95.18.10693  1
1998 Sorenson MD, Quinn TW. Numts: A challenge for avian systematics and population biology Auk. 115: 214-221. DOI: 10.2307/4089130  1
1997 Worthy TH, Holdaway RN, Sorenson MD, Cooper AC. Description of the first complete skeleton of the extinct New Zealand goose Cnemiornis calcitrans (Aves: Anatidae), and a reassessment of the relationships of Cnemiornis Journal of Zoology. 243: 695-723. DOI: 10.1111/J.1469-7998.1997.Tb01971.X  1
1997 Young HG, Sorenson MD, Johnson KP. A description of the Madagascar Teal Anas bernieri and an examination of its relationships with the Grey Teal A. gracilis Wildfowl. 48: 174-180.  1
1997 Sorenson MD. Effects of intra- and interspecific brood parasitism on a precocial host, the canvasback, Aythya valisineria Behavioral Ecology. 8: 153-161.  1
1996 Sorenson MD, Fleischer RC. Multiple independent transpositions of mitochondrial DNA control region sequences to the nucleus. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 93: 15239-43. PMID 8986794 DOI: 10.1073/Pnas.93.26.15239  1
1996 Cooper A, Rhymer J, James HF, Olson SL, McIntosh CE, Sorenson MD, Fleischer RC. Ancient DNA and island endemics. Nature. 381: 484. PMID 8632821 DOI: 10.1038/381484A0  1
1995 Sorenson MD. Evidence of conspecific nest parasitism and egg discrimination in the sora Condor. 97: 819-821. DOI: 10.2307/1369192  1
1995 Arnold TW, Anderson MG, Emery RB, Sorenson MD, De Sobrino CN. The effects of late-incubation body mass on reproductive success and survival of canvasbacks and redheads Condor. 97: 953-962.  1
1993 Arnold TW, Sorenson MD, Rotella JJ. Relative success of overwater and upland mallard nests in southwestern Manitoba Journal of Wildlife Management. 57: 578-581. DOI: 10.2307/3809285  1
1991 Sorenson MD. The functional significance of parasitic egg laying and typical nesting in redhead ducks: an analysis of individual behaviour Animal Behaviour. 42: 771-796. DOI: 10.1016/S0003-3472(05)80122-8  1
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