Travis Glenn

Professor, Department of Environmental Health Science
Director, Institute of Bioinformatics
Affiliate faculty, Department of Genetics
Affiliate faculty, Interdisciplinary Toxicology Program

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Selected Publications

Frederick, J. C., A. T. Thompson, P. Sharma, G. Dharmarajan, I. Ronai, R. Pesapane, R. C. Smith, K. D. Sundstrom, J. I. Tsao, H. C. Tuten, M. J. Yabsley, and T. C. Glenn. 2023. Phylogeography of the blacklegged tick Ixodes scapularis throughout the United States identifies candidate loci for differences in vectorial capacity. Molecular Ecology:

Beaudry, M. S., J. C. Thomas, R. Baptista, A. Sullivan, W. Norfolk, A. Devault, J. Enk, T. J. Kieran, O. Rhodes, A. Perry, L. Rose, N. J. Bayona-Vásquez, A. Oladeinde, E. Lipp, S. Sanchez, T. C. Glenn. 2021. Escaping the fate of Sisyphus: Assessing resistome hybridization baits for antimicrobial resistance gene capture. Environmental Microbiology 23(12):7523-7537. doi 10.1111/1462-2920.15767

Kieran, T. J., E. R. L. Gordon, A. Z. Riveron, C. N. Ibarra-Cerdena, T. C. Glenn, and C. Weirauch. 2021. Ultraconserved elements reconstruct the evolution of Chagas disease-vectoring kissing bugs (Reduviidae: Triatominae). Systematic Entomology 46(3):725-740. doi: 10.1111/syen.12485

Thomas, J. C. IV, A. Oladeinde, T. J. Kieran, J. W. Finger Jr., N. J. Bayona-Vasquez, J. C. Cartee, J. C. Beasley, J. C. Seaman, J. V. McArthur, O. E. Rhodes Jr., and T. C. Glenn. 2020. Co-occurrence of antibiotic, biocide, and heavy metal resistance genes in bacteria from metal and radionuclide contaminated soils at the Savannah River Site. Microbial Biotechnology 13(4):1179-1200. doi: 10.1111/1751-7915.13578

Bayona- Vásquez*, N. J., T. C. Glenn*, T. J. Kieran, T. W. Pierson, [8 others] and B. C. Faircloth. 2019. Adapterama III: Quadruple-indexed, double/triple-enzyme RADseq libraries (2RAD/3RAD). PeerJ 7:e7724. *equal co-authorship

Glenn, T. C., T. W. Pierson, N. J. Bayona-Vásquez, [21 others] G. S. Gilbert, S. P. Hubbell, and B. C. Faircloth. 2019. Adapterama II: Universal amplicon sequencing on Illumina platforms (TaggiMatrix). PeerJ 7:e7786.

Glenn, T. C., R. Nilsen, T. J. Kieran, J. G. Sanders, N. J. Bayona-Vasquez, [14 others] K. Winker, and B. C. Faircloth. 2019. Adapterama I: Universal stubs and primers for 384 unique dual-indexed or 147,456 combinatorially-indexed Illumina libraries (iTru & iNext). PeerJ 7:e7755.

Glenn, T. C., B. C. Faircloth. 2016. Capturing Darwin’s dream. Molecular Ecology Resources 16(5):1051-1058. doi: 10.1111/1755-0998.12574

Green, R.E., E.L. Braun, [49 others] T.C. Glenn, T. Gabaldón, B. Paten, and D.A Ray. 2014. Three crocodilian genomes reveal ancestral patterns of evolution among archosaurs. Science 346:1335. DOI: 10.1126/science.1254449

Jarvis, E.D., S. Mirarab, [86 others] T.C. Glenn, [12 others], and G. Zhang. 2014. Whole genome analyses resolve early branches in the tree of life of modern birds. Science 346:1320-1331. DOI: 10.1126/science.1253451

Smith, B. T., J. E. McCormack, [8 others] B. C. Faircloth, T. C. Glenn, E. P. Derryberry, J. Prejean, S. Fields, and R. T. Brumfield. 2014. The drivers of tropical speciation. Nature 515:406-409. doi:10.1038/nature13687

Faircloth, B. C., J. E. McCormack, N. G. Crawford, M. G. Harvey, R. T. Brumfield, and T. C. Glenn. 2012. Ultraconserved elements anchor thousands of genetic markers for target enrichment spanning multiple evolutionary timescales. Systematic Biology. doi: 10.1093/sysbio/sys004

Alföldi, J., [42 others] T. C. Glenn, C. J. Schneider, J. B. Losos, E. S. Lander, M. Breen, C. P. Ponting, K. Lindblad-Toh. 2011. The genome of the green anole lizard and a comparative analysis with birds and mammals. Nature 477: 587-591. doi: 10.1038/nature10390.

Glenn, T. C. 2011. Field guide to next-generation DNA sequencers. Molecular Ecology Resources 11(5):759-769. doi: 10.1111/j.1755-0998.2011.03024.x

Lance, S. L., T. D. Tuberville, L. Dueck, C. Holz-Schietinger, P. L. Trosclair III, R. M. Elsey, and T. C. Glenn. 2009. Multi-year multiple paternity and mate fidelity in the American alligator, Alligator mississippiensis. Molecular Ecology 18(21): 4508-4520. Cover Photo. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2009.04373.x

Miles, L. G., S. R. Isberg, T. C. Glenn, S. L. Lance, P. Dalzell, P. C. Thomson, and C. Moran. 2009. A genetic linkage map for the saltwater crocodile (Crocodylus porosus). BMC Genomics 10:339. doi: 10.1186/1471-2164-10-339 [Highly Accessed; top 100 PubMedCentral, August 2009]

Glenn, T. C. and N. A. Schable. 2005. Isolating microsatellite DNA loci. Methods in Enzymology 395:202-222.

Glenn, T. C., W. Stephan, and M. J. Braun. 1999. Effects of a population bottleneck on Whooping Crane mitochondrial DNA variation. Conservation Biology 13: 1097-1107.