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My Google Scholar citations

Velotta JP, Ivy CM, Wolf CJ, Scott GR, Cheviron ZA. In review. Contributions of adaptive and non-adaptive phenotypic plasticity to the evolutionary divergence between lowland and highland Peromyscus mice. Evolution


Velotta JP, McCormick SD, Jones AW, Schultz ET. 2018. Reduced swimming performance repeatedly evolves upon loss of migration in landlocked populations of Alewife. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology. 91:2, 814-825. Cover story


Tate, KB, Ivy, CM, Velotta JP, Storz JF, McClelland GB, Cheviron ZA, Scott GR. 2017. Circulatory mechanisms underlying adaptive increases in thermogenic capacity in high-altitude deer mice. Journal of Experimental Biology. 220(20), 3616-3620.

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 and Advanced Preparation

Velotta JP, Funk EC*, Fucikova K, McCormick SD, Schultz ET. In revision. Restriction to freshwater leads to loss of water balance and gene expression of intestinal aquaporin-1 in the Alewife. Target Journal: Fish Physiology and Biochemistry.

* denotes undergraduate mentee, manuscript available upon request


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