My Google Scholar citations


Velotta JP, McCormick SD, Jones AW, Schultz ET. In Review. Reduced swimming performance repeatedly evolves upon loss of migration in landlocked populations of Alewife. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology

Tate, KB, Ivy, CM, Velotta JP, Storz JF, McClelland GB, Cheviron ZA, Scott GR. In Review. Cardiac performance and oxygen supply underlie adaptive increases in thermogenic capacity in high-altitude deer mice. Journal of Experimental Biology

Velotta JP, Wegrzyn JL, Ginzburg S*, Kang L, O’Neill RJ, Czesny S, McCormick SD, Michalak P, Schultz ET. 2017. Transcriptomic imprints of adaptation to fresh water: parallel evolution of osmoregulatory gene expression in the Alewife. Molecular Ecology. 25(3): 831-848

Velotta JP, Jones J, Wolf CJ, Cheviron ZA. 2016. Transcriptomic plasticity in brown adipose tissue underlies an enhanced capacity for non-shivering thermogenesis in deer mice. Molecular Ecology. 25(12): 2870-2886

Velotta JP, McCormick SD, Schultz ET. 2015. Trade-offs in osmoregulation and parallel shifts in molecular function follow ecological transitions to freshwater in the Alewife. Evolution. 69(10): 2679-2688.

Velotta JP, McCormick SD, O’Neill RJ, Schultz ET. 2014. Relaxed selection causes microevolution of seawater osmoregulation and gene expression in landlocked Alewives. Oecologia. 175(4): 1081-1092

Michalak K, Czesny S, Epifanio J, Snyder RJ, Schultz ET, Velotta JP, McCormick SD, Brown BL, Santopietro G, Michalak P. 2014. Beta-thymosin gene polymorphism facilitates freshwater invasiveness of Alewife (Alosa pseudoharengus). Journal of Experimental Zoology A. 321(4): 233-240. Cover story

Harding SM and Velotta JP. 2011. Comparing the relative amount of testosterone required to restore sexual arousal, motivation, and performance in male rats. Hormones and Behavior. 59(5): 666-673

Manuscripts in Revision

Funk EC*, Velotta JP, Fucikova K, McCormick SD, Schultz ET. Differential expression of intestinal aquaporin 1 in landlocked and anadromous forms of Alewife. Fish Physiology and Biochemistry

Jones AW, Velotta JP, Palkovacs E, Post D. Non-parallel patterns of genomic variation widespread across independently landlocked alewife populations. Molecular Ecology

* denotes undergraduate mentee

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