Publications

Hamm C.A., V. Harkins, D.A. Landis, B.L. Williams. Conservation Genetics and the Implication for Recovery of the Endangered Mitchell's Satyr Butterfly. Journal of Heredity. in press
Agostoni M., B. Koestler, C. Waters, B.L. Williams, and B. Montgomery. 2013. The Occurence of Cyclic di-GMP Modulating Output Domains in Cyanobacteria: An Illuminating Perspective. MBio. 4:e00451-13.
Califf K.J., E.K. Ratzloff, A.P. Wagner, K.E. Holekamp, and B.L. Williams. 2013. Forces Shaping Major Histocompatibility Complex Evolution in Two Hyena Species. Journal of Mammalogy. 94:282-294.
Hamm C.A., B.L. Williams, and D.A. Landis. 2013. Natural History and Conservation Status of the Endangered Mitchell's Satyr Butterfly: An Update and Expansion of Our Knowledge Regarding Neonympha mitchelli mitchelli French 1889. Journal of the Lepidopterists Society. 76:15-28
Li S., B.L. Williams, and Y. Cui. 2011. A Combined p-value Approach to Infer Pathway Regulations in eQTL Mapping. Statistics and Its Interface. 4:389-402.
Hayashi M., B. Schilke, B.L. Williams*, and E.A. Craig*. 2011. Ancient Gene Duplication Provided a Key Molecular Step for Anaerobic Growth of Baker's Yeast. Molecular Biology Evolution. 28:2005-2017.
* Co-corresponding Authors
Pukszta S., B. Schilke, R. Dutkiewicz, J. Kominek, K. Moczulska, B. Stepien, K.G. Bujnicki, B.L. Williams, E.A. Craig, J. Marszalek. 2010. Co-evolution-driven Switch of J-protein Specificity Towards an Hsp70 Partner. EMBO Reports. 11:360-365.
Hou Z., J.R. Danzer, L. Mendoza, M.E. Bose, B.L. Williams, U. Muller, and C.A. Fox. 2009. Phylogenetic Conservation and Homology Modeling Help Reveal a Novel Domain within the Budding Yeast Heterochromatin Protein Sir1. Molecular and Cellular Biology. 29:687-702.
Schilke B., B.L. Williams, H. Knieszner, S. Pukzta, P. D'Silva, E.A. Craig, and J. Marszalek. 2006. The Evolution of Mitochondrial Chaperones Utilized in Fe-S Cluster Biogenesis. Current Biology. 16:1660-1665.
Rokas A. *, B.L. Williams*, N. King, and S.B. Carroll. 2003. Genome-scale Approaches to Resolving Incongruence in Molecular Phylogenies. Nature. 425:798-804.
* Co-first Authors
Wittkopp P.J.*, B.L. Williams*, J.E. Selegue, and S.B. Carroll. 2003. Drosophila Pigmentation Evolution: Divergent Genotypes Underlying Convergent Phenotypes. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the U.S.A. 100(4):1808-1813.
* Co-first Authors
Williams B.L., J. Brawn and K. Paige. 2003. Genetic Effects of Recent Habitat Fragmentation on the Wide Ranging, High Gene Flow Butterfly Speyeria idalia (Nymphalidae). Molecular Ecology. 12(1):11-20.
Maherali H., B.L. Williams, K.N. Paige and E.H. DeLucia. 2002. Hydraulic and Morphological Differentiation of Ponderosa Pine Populations Along a Climate Gradient is not Associated with Ecotypic Divergence. Functional Ecology. 16:510-521.
Williams B.L., J. Brawn and K. Paige. 2002. Characterization of Microsatellite Loci in the Butterfly Speyeria idalia (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae). Molecular Ecology Notes 2:87-88.
Johnson K.P., B.L. Williams, D.M. Drown, R.J. Adams and D.H. Clayton. 2002. The Population Genetics of Host Specificity: Genetic Differentiation in Dove Lice (Insecta: Phthiraptera). Molecular Ecology. 11(1):25-39.
Williams B.L. 2002. The Role of Extinction in Taxonomy and Conservation: A Case History of the Regal Fritillary. Conservation Biology. 16(1):148-157.
Williams B.L. 2001. Recognition of Eastern and Western Populations of Speyeria idalia (Nymphalidae) as Two New Subspecies. Journal of the Lepidopterists Society. 55(4): 144-149.
Williams B.L. 2001. Patterns of Morphological Variation in Speyeria idalia (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae) with Implications for Taxonomy and Conservation. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 94(2):239-243.
Paige K.N., B. Williams and T. Hickox. 2001. Overcompensation Through the Paternal Component of Fitness. Oecologia. 128(1):72-76.
Williams B., J.F. Elder Jr. and I.J. Schlosser. 1995. Recovery of Mitochondrial and Nuclear DNA From Archived Allozyme Samples. Biotechniques. 18(2):219-220.

Non-refereed publications

Williams B.L. 2003. A Peek Into the Evolution of the Sexual Lifestyles of Yeast. Cell. 115(4):369-370.
Williams B. 1999. Regal Fritillaries in a Tailspin: A Story of East and West, DNA, and the Urgent Need for the Conservation of a Flagship Species. American Butterflies. 4:16-25.

Publications In Review

Kominek J., J. Marszalek, Neuveglise C., E.A. Craig, and B.L. Williams. The Complex Evolutionary Dynamics of Hsp70s.
Williams B.L., Y. Akazome, Y. Oka, and H.L. Eisthen. Dynamic Evolution of the GnRH Receptor Gene Family in Vertebrates.
Anderson C.J. and B.L. Williams. Experimental Evolution of the Snowball Effect Shows the Importance of Complex Epistasis in Speciation.
Anderson C.J. and B.L. Williams. Compensatory Adaptation Causes Rapid Incipient Speciation.
Anderson C.J. and B.L. Williams. The Relative Importance of Population Genetic Factors in Reversion and Compensatory Adaptation.