Stickleback Evolution Lab Related Resources

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Short Film

The Making of the Fittest: Evolving Switches, Evolving Bodies
http://www.hhmi.org/biointeractive/making-fittest-evolving-switches-evolving-bodies

Lectures

Howard Hughes Medical Institute 2005 Holiday Lecture Series
Evolution: Constant Change and Common Threads
http://www.hhmi.org/biointeractive/evolution-constant-change-and-common-threads

Videos

Stickleback Fossil Primer
http://www.hhmi.org/biointeractive/stickleback-fossil-primer

Stickleback Environment
http://www.hhmi.org/biointeractive/stickleback-environment

Fossil Record of Stickleback Evolution
http://www.hhmi.org/biointeractive/fossil-record-stickleback-evolution

Stickleback Fish on Jeopardy!
http://www.hhmi.org/biointeractive/stickleback-fish-jeopardy

Stratigraphic Principles
http://www.hhmi.org/biointeractive/stratigraphic-principles

Animations

Fossil Record of Stickleback Evolution
http://www.hhmi.org/biointeractive/fossil-record-stickleback-evolution

Gene Switch
http://www.hhmi.org/biointeractive/gene-switch

Pitx1 Expression
http://www.hhmi.org/biointeractive/pitx1-expression

Other Online Resources

Dr. Michael A. Bell Lab Website
http://life.bio.sunysb.edu/ee/belllab/

Dr. David Kingsley Lab Website
http://kingsley.stanford.edu/

References

Modern Stickleback Populations

Bell, M. A., Ortí, G., Walker, J. A., and Koenings, J. P. 1993. Evolution of pelvic reduction in threespine stickleback fish: a test of competing hypotheses. Evolution 47:906-914.

Bell, M. A., and Ortí, G. 1994. Pelvic reduction in threespine stickleback from Cook Inlet lakes: geographical distribution and intrapopulation variation. Copeia 2:314-325.

Bell, M. A., Khalef, V., and Travis, M. P. 2007. Directional asymmetry of pelvic vestiges in threespine stickleback. J. Exp. Zool. 308B:189-199.


Fossil Stickleback

Bell, M. A. Palaeobiology and evolution of threespine stickleback (Chapter 15; p. 438-471). In The Evolutionary Biology of the Threespine Stickleback, edited by Michael A. Bell and Susan A. Foster. Oxford University Press, 1994.


Genetics

Shapiro, M. D., et al. 2004. Genetics and developmental basis of evolutionary pelvic reduction in threespine sticklebacks. Nature 428:717-723.

Chan, Y. F., et al. 2010. Adaptive evolution of pelvic reduction in sticklebacks by recurrent deletion of a Pitx1 enhancer. Science 327:302-305.