What we've done
Goebl, AM, NC Kane, DF Doak, LH Rieseberg, and KL Ostevik. 2022. Adaptation to distinct habitats is maintained by contrasting selection at different life stages in sunflower ecotypes. Molecular Ecology in press.
García, Y, KL Ostevik, J Anderson, MD Rausher and AL Parachnowitsch. 2022. Floral scent divergence across an elevational hybrid zone with varying pollinators. Oecologia in press.
Liao, IT, AH Fulford, KL Ostevik, and MD Rausher. 2022. Crossability and genetic characterization of a North American representative of Ipomoea grandifolia (Convolvulaceae), a member of Ipomoea series Batatas. Systematic Botany 47: 817-831. PDF
Huang K, KL Ostevik, C Elphinstone, M Todesco, N Bercovich, GL Owens and LH Rieseberg. 2022. Mutation load in sunflower inversions is negatively correlated with inversion heterozygosity. Molecular Biology and Evolution 39: in press. PDF / SRA / GitHub / bioRxiv / supplementary materials
Nasar S, KL Ostevik, G Murtaza, and MD Rausher. 2022. Morphological and molecular characterization of variation in common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) germplasm from Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistan. PLOS ONE 17: e0265817. PDF / dryad / SRA
Xu Y, Liao B, Ostevik KL, H Zhou, F Wang and H Xia. 2022. The Maternal Donor of Chrysanthemum Cultivars Revealed by Comparative Analysis of the Chloroplast Genome. Frontiers in Plant Science. PDF
Ostevik KL, JL Rifkin, H Xia and MD Rausher. 2021. Morning glory species co-occurrence is associated with asymmetrically decreased and cascading reproductive isolation. Evolution Letters 5: 75-85. PDF / dryad / bioRxiv / supplementary materials
Turner, KG, KL Ostevik, CJ Grassa, and LH Rieseberg. 2021. Genomic analyses of phenotypic differences between native and invasive populations of diffuse knapweed (Centaura diffusa). Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 8: 403. PDF
Todesco M, GL Owens, N Bercovich, J Légaré, S Soudi, DO Burge, K Huang, KL Ostevik, EBM Drummond, I Imerovski, K Lande, MA Pascual, W Cheung, SE Staton, S Muños, R Nielsen, LA Donovan, JM Burke, S Yeaman and LH Rieseberg. 2020. Massive haplotypes underlie ecotypic differentiation in sunflowers. Nature 584: 602-607.
Huang K, RL Andrew, GL Owens, KL Ostevik and LH Rieseberg. 2020. Multiple chromosomal inversions contribute to adaptive divergence of a dune sunflower ecotype. Molecular Ecology 29:2535-2549. PDF / bioRxiv / supplementary materials
Miller SE, AW Legan, M Henshaw, KL Ostevik, K Samuk, FMK Uy, HK Reeve, MJ Sheehan. 2020. Evolutionary dynamics of recent selection for enhanced social cognition. PNAS 117: 3045-3052. PDF / bioRxiv
2015 - 2019
Hübner S, N Bercovich, M Todesco, JR Mandel, J Odenheimer, E Ziegler, JS Lee, GJ Baute, GL Owens, CJ Grassa, DP Ebert, KL Ostevik , BT Moyers, S Yakimowski, RR Masalia, L Gao, I Ćalić, JE Bowers, NC Kane, DZH Swanevelder, T Kubach, S Muños, NB Langlade, JM Burke, LH Rieseberg. 2018. Sunflower pan-genome analysis shows that hybridization altered gene content and disease resistance. Nature Plants 5: 54-62. PDF
Ostevik, KL, RL Andrew, SP Otto, LH Rieseberg. 2016. Multiple reproductive barriers separate recently diverged sunflower ecotypes. Evolution 70: 2322-2335. PDF / dryad
Todesco, M, MA Pascual, GL Owens, KL Ostevik, BT Moyers, S Hübner, SM Heredia, MA Hahn, C Caseys, DG Bock and LH Rieseberg. 2016. Hybridization and Extrinction. Evolutionary Applications 9: 892-908. PDF
2010 - 2014
Campitelli, BE, AJ Gorton, KL Ostevik and JR Stinchcombe. 2013. The effect of leaf shape on the thermoregulation and frost tolerance of an annual vine, Ipomea hederacea (Convolvulaceae). American Journal of Botany 100: 2175-2182. PDF / dryad
Ostevik, KL, B Moyers, GL Owens and LH Rieseberg. 2012. Parallel ecological speciation in plants?. International Journal of Ecology 2012: Article ID 939862. PDF
Andrew, RL, KL Ostevik, DP Ebert and LH Rieseberg. 2012. Adaptation with gene flow across the landscape in a dune sunflower. Molecular Ecology 21: 2078-2091. PDF / dryad
Southcott, L and KL Ostevik. 2011. Perspective: Bromeliad population genetics reveals species cohesion against the odds. Molecular Ecology 20: 3081-3083. PDF
Ostevik, KL, J Manson and JD Thomson. 2010. Foraging and pollen transfer differences between female worker and male bumblebees (Bombus impatiens). Journal of Pollination Ecology 2: 21-26. PDF
Dempewolf, H, NC Kane, KL Ostevik, M Geleta, Z Lai, MS Barker, ML Stewart, E Bekele, QCB Cronk and LH Rieseberg. 2010. Establishing genetic tools and resources for Guizotia abyssinica (L.f.) Cass. – the development of a library of expressed sequence tags, microsatellite loci and the sequencing of its chloroplast genome. Molecular Ecology Resources 10: 1048-1058. PDF
Banner photo: Fieldwork break in the Alabama Hills, CA. Photo by: Kimmy Stanton