Published Articles





The population genetics of wild chimpanzees in Cameroon and Nigeria suggests a positive role for selection in the evolution of chimpanzee subspecies

Matthew W. Mitchell, Sabrina Locatelli, Lora Ghobrial, Amy A. Pokempner, Paul R. Sesink Clee, Ekwoge E. Abwe, Aaron Nicholas, Louis Nkembi, Nicola M. Anthony, Bethan J. Morgan, Roger Fotso, M. Peeters, Beatrice H. Hahn, and Mary K. Gonder. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 15:3.


Chimpanzee population structure in Cameroon and Nigeria is associated with habitat variation that may be lost under climate change

Paul R. Sesink Clee, Ekwoge E. Abwe, Ruffain D. Ambahe, Nicola M. Anthony, Roger Fotso, Sabrina Locatelli, Fiona Maisels, Matthew W. Mitchell, Bethan J. Morgan, Amy A. Pokempner, and Mary K. Gonder. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 15:2.


Environmental variation and rivers govern the structure of chimpanzee genetic diversity in a biodiversity hotspot

Matthew W. Mitchell, Sabrina Locatelli, Paul R. Sesink Clee, Henri A. Thomassen, and Mary K. Gonder. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 15:1.





Biodiversity and conservation of tropical montane eco-systems in the Gulf of Guinea, West Africa

Drew T. Cronin, Moses B. Libalah, Richard A. Bergl, & Gail W. Hearn. Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research, 46(4): 891-904.


Genetic differences between chimpanzee populations

Matthew W. Mitchell & Mary K. Gonder. In: eLS. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd: Chichester, UK


The evolution of resistance to Simian Immunodeficiency Virus (SIV): A review

 Sabrina Locatelli, Kurt A. McKean, Paul R. Sesink Clee, & Mary K. Gonder. International Journal of Primatology, 35(2), pp. 349-375.


Bioko Red Colobus Piliocolobus pennantii pennantii (Waterhouse, 1838)

Drew T. Cronin, Gail W. Hearn, & John F. Oates


Diet selection is related to breeding status in two frugivorous hornbill species of Central Africa

Aaron M. Lamperti, Aaron R. French, Ellen S. Dierenfeld, Mark K. Fogiel, Kenneth D. Whitney, Donald J. Stauffer, Kimberly

M. Holbrook, Britta D. Hardesty, Connie J. Clark, John R. Poulsen, Benjamin C. Wang, Thomas B. Smith, & V. Thomas Parker. Journal of Tropical Ecology, 30(4): pp. 273-290.


Prescriptive Evolution to Conserve and Manage Biodiversity

Thomas B. Smith, Michael T. Kinnison, Sharon Y. Strauss, Trevon L. Fuller, & Scott P. Carroll.  Reviews in Advance, 14(21).


Spillover of pH1N1 to swine in Cameroon: an investigation of risk factors

Brenda Larison, Kevin Y. Njabo, Anthony Chasar, Trevon Fuller, Ryan J. Harrigan, & Thomas B. Smith. BMC Veterinary Research, 10(1).





TESS Ad-Mixer: A novel program for visualizing TESS Q matrices

Matthew W. Mitchell, Brian Rowe, Paul R. Sesink Clee, & Mary Katherine Gonder. Conservation Genetics Resources, 5(4): pp. 1075-1078.


Pathogen-Host Associations and Predicted Range Shifts of Human Monkeypox in Response to Climate Change in Central Africa

Henri A. Thomassen, Trevon Fuller, Salvi Asefi-Najafabady, Julia A. G. Shiplacoff, Prime M. Mulembakani, Seth Blumberg, Sara C. Johnston, Neville K. Kisalu, Timothée L. Kinkela, Joseph N. Fair, Nathan D. Wolfe, Robert L. Shongo, Matthew LeBreton, Hermann Meyer, Linda L. Wright, Jean-Jacques Muyembe, Wolfgang Buermann, Emile Okitolonda, Losa E. Hensley, James O. Lloyd-Smith, Thomas B. Smith, & Anne W. Rimoin. PloS one, 8(7).


Survey of Threatened Monkeys in the Iladyi River Valley Region, Southeastern Bioko Island, Equatorial Guinea

Drew T. Cronin, Cirilo Riaco, & Gail W. Hearn. African Primates 8: pp. 1-8.


Predicting Bird Song From Space

Thomas B. Smith, Ryan J. Harrigan, Alexander N. G. Kirschel, Wolfgang Buermann, Sassan Saatchi, Daniel T. Blumstein, Selvino R. de Kort, & Hans Slabbekoorn. Evolutionary applications 6(6): pp. 865-874.





Averting Biodiversity Collapse in Tropical Forest Protected Areas

William F. Laurance et al. Nature 489(7415): pp. 290-294.