Publications 2005-2008


Baerwald, M., V. Bien, F. Feyrer, and B. May. Distribution of genetically differentiated splittail populations during nonspawning season. Trans. Am. Fish. Soc. 137:1335-1345 (pdf).

Baerwald, M., A. Welsh, R. Hedrick, and B. May. Discovery of genes implicated in whirling disease infection and resistance in rainbow trout using genome-wide expression profiling. BMC Genomics 9:37 (pdf).

Börk, K.S, A. Drauch, J. Israel, J. Pedroia, J. Rodzen, and B. May. Development of new microsatellite primers for green and white sturgeon. Cons. Gen. 9:973-979 (pdf)

Petersen, J. L., A. M. Ibarra, J. L. Ramirez, and B. May. An induced mass spawn of the hermaphroditic lion-paw scallop: Genetic assignment of maternal and paternal parentage. J. Hered. 99:337-348 (pdf).

Schwartz, R.S. and B. May. Genetic Evaluation of Isolated Populations for Use in Reintroductions Reveals Significant Genetic Bottlenecks in Potential Stocks of Sacramento Perch. Trans. Am. Fish. Soc. 137:1764-1777 (pdf).

Welsh, A., T. Hill, H. Quinlan, C. Robinson, and B. May. Genetic assessment of lake sturgeon population structure in the Great Lakes. N. Am. J. Fish. Man. 28:572–591 (pdf).

Williamson, K.S., R. Phillips, and B. May. Characterization of a chromosomal rearrangement responsible for producing “apparent” XY-female fall Chinook salmon in California. J. Hered. 99:483-490 (pdf).


Baerwald, M.R., V. Bien, F. Feyrer, and B. May. Genetic analysis reveals two distinct Sacramento splittail (Pogonichthyes macrolepidotus) populations. Cons. Gen. 8:159-167. 

Chen, Y., S. Parmenter, and B. May. Introgression between Lahontan and endangered Owens tui chubs, and apparent discovery of a new tui chub in the Owens Valley, California. Conserv. Genet. 8:221-238. (pdf).

Feyrer, F., J. Hobbs, M. Baerwald, T. Sommer, Q. Yin, K. Clark, B. May and W. Bennett. Otolith microchemistry provides information complementary to microsatellite DNA for migratory fish. Trans. Amer. Fish. Soc. 136:469-476. (pdf)

Hull, J.M., D. Tufts, J. Topinka, B. May, and H. Ernest. Development of 19 microsatellite loci for Swainson’s hawks (Buteo swainsoni) and other buteos. Molecular Ecology Notes 7:346-349. (pdf).

Lindley, S.T., R. Schick, E. Mora, P. Adams, J. Anderson, S. Greene, C. Hanson, B. May, D. McEwan, R. MacFarlane, C. Swanson, and J. Williams. Framework for Assessing Viability of Threatened and Endangered Chinook Salmon and Steelhead in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Basin . San Francisco Estuary and Watershed Science. Vol. 5, Issue 1 (1-26), Article 4. (pdf).

Meredith, E. P., J.A. Rodzen, J. D. Banks, R. Schaefer, H. B. Ernest, T. R. Famula and B. P. May. Microsatellite analysis of three subspecies of Elk (Cervus elaphus) in California. Journal of Mammalogy 88(3):801-808. (pdf)

Papa R., J.A. Israel, F. N. Marzan, and B. May. Assessment of genetic variation among reproductive ecotypes of Klamath River steelhead reveals differentiation associated with different run-timings. J. Appl. Icthy. (pdf)

Williamson, K. and B. May. Mitochondrial DNA Haplotype Diversity in Apparent XY Female Fall-Run and Spring-Run Chinook Salmon in California’s Central Valley. Trans. Amer. Fish. Soc. 136: 1480-1486 (pdf).


Cordes, J.F., M.R. Stephens, M.A. Blumberg, and B. May. Identifying introgressive hybridization in native populations of California Golden Trout based on molecular markers. Trans. Am. Fish. Soc. 135:110-128. (pdf).

Ibarra, A.M., J.L. Petersen, T.R. Famula, and B. May. Characterization of 35 microsatellite loci in the Pacific lion-paw scallop (Nodipecten subnodosus) and their cross-species amplification in four other scallops of the Pectinidae family. Mol. Ecol. Notes. 6:153-156 (pdf).

Lindley, S.T., R.S. Schick, A. Agrawal, M. Goslin, T. Pearson, E. Mora, J. J. Anderson, B.P. May, S. Greene, C. Hanson, A. Low, D. McEwan, R.B. MacFarlane, C. Swanson and J.G. Williams. Historical population structure of Central Valley steelhead and its alteration by dams. SF Est. Wtshd. Sci. 4(1): Article 3 (pdf).

Sprowles, A.E., M.R. Stephens, N.W. Clipperton, and B.P. May. Fishing for SNPs: a targeted locus approach for Single Nucleotide Polymorphism discovery in rainbow trout. Trans. Am. Fish. Soc. 135:1698-1721. (pdf).

Tranah, G.J., and B. P. May. Patterns of Intra- and Interspecies Genetic Diversity in Klamath River Basin Suckers. Trans. Am Fish. Soc. 135:306–316 (pdf).

Welsh, A. and B. May. Development and standardization of disomic microsatellite markers for lake sturgeon genetic studies. J. Appl. Icthy. (pdf).


Bayard de Volo, S., RT Reynolds, JR Topinka, B. May and MF Antolin. Population genetic structure and the utility of muliti-locus genotyping for mark-recapture studies of northern goshawks (Accipiter gentilis). J. Raptor Res. 39:286-295. (pdf)

Cordes, J.F., D.L. Perkins, H.L.Kincaid, and B. May. Genetic analysis of fish genomes and populations: allozyme variation within and among Atlantic salmon from downeast rivers of Maine. J. Fish Biology. 67:104-117. (pdf)

Floyd, C.H., D. Van Vuren, and B. May. Marmots on Great Basin mountaintops: using genetics to test an ecological paradigm. Ecology. 86: 2145-2153. (pdf)

Flores Martínez, J.J., C. H. Floyd, L.G. Herrera, and B. May. Genetic variation and population size of the endangered fishing bat, Myotis vivesi, in Isla Partida. Pp. 187-192 in Contribuciones Mastozoológicas en Homenaje a Bernardo Villa (V. Sánchez-Cordero y R. A. Medellín, eds.). Instituto de Biología, UNAM; Instituto de Ecología, UNAM; CONABIO. México. 706 pp.

Leunda, P.M., R. Miranda, J. Madoz, S. Parmenter, Y. Chen, and B. May. Threatened fishes of the world: Siphateles bicolor snyderi (Miller, 1973) (Cyprinidae). Env. Biol. Fish. 73:109-110 (pdf)

Rodrigue, K.L., B.P. May, T.R. Famula, and M.E. Delany. Meiotic instability of chicken ultra-long telomeres and mapping of a 2.8 megabase array to the W-sex chromosome. Chrom. Res.13:581-591. (pdf)

Teglas, M.B., B. May, P.R. Crosbie, M.R. Stephens, and W.M. Boyce. Genetic structure of the tick Ornithodoros coriaceus (Acarina: Argasidae) in California, Nevada and Oregon. J. Med. Entomol. 42:247-253.

Williamson, K. and B. May. Homogenization of fall-run chinook salmon gene pools in the Central Valley of California, USA. N. Am. J. Fish. Man. 25:993–1009. (pdf)

Williamson, K. and B. May. Inheritance studies implicate a genetic mechanism for apparent sex-reversal in Chinook salmon. Trans. Am. Fish. Soc. 134:1253–1261. (pdf)

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