Joshua B. Benoit, Zach N. Adelman, Klaus Reinhardt, Amanda Dolan, Monica Poelchau, Emily C.

Jennings, Elise M. Szuter, Richard W. Hagan, Hemant Gujar, Jayendra Nath Shukla, Fang Zhu , M.
Mohan, David R. Nelson, Andrew J. Rosendale, Christian Derst, Valentina Resnik, Sebastian Wernig,
Pamela Menegazzi, Christian Wegener, Nicolai Peschel, Jacob M. Hendershot, Wolfgang Blenau,
Reinhard Predel, Paul R. Johnston, Panagiotis Ioannidis, Robert M. Waterhouse, Ralf Nauen, Corinna
Schorn, Mark-Christoph Ott, Frank Maiwald, J. Spencer Johnston, Ameya D. Gondhalekar, Michael
E. Scharf, Brittany F. Peterson, Kapil R. Raje, Benjamin A. Hottel, David Armisén, Antonin Jean
Johan Crumière, Peter Nagui Refki, Maria Emilia Santos, Essia Sghaier, Sèverine Viala, Abderrahman
Khila, Seung-Joon Ahn, Christopher Childers, Chien-Yueh Lee, Han Lin, Daniel S. T. Hughes,
Elizabeth J. Duncan, Shwetha C. Murali, Jiaxin Qu, Shannon Dugan, Sandra L. Lee, Hsu Chao, Huyen
Dinh, Yi Han, Harshavardhan Doddapaneni, Kim C. Worley, Donna M. Muzny, David Wheeler,
Kristen A. Panfilio, Iris M. Vargas Jentzsch, Edward L. Vargo, Warren Booth, Markus Friedrich,
Matthew T. Weirauch, Michelle A. E. Anderson, Jeffery W. Jones, Omprakash Mittapalli, Chaoyang
Zhao, Jing-Jiang Zhou, Jay D. Evans, Geoffrey M. Attardo, Hugh M. Robertson, Evgeny M. Zdobnov,
Jose M.C. Ribeiro, Richard A. Gibbs, John H. Werren, Subba R. Palli, Coby Schal, Stephen Richards.
2015. Unique features of a global human ectoparasite identified through sequencing of the bed bug
genome. Nature Communications.
Rangel, Juliana; Giresi, Melissa; Pinto, M. Alice; Baum, Kristen; Rubink, William; Coulson, Robert;
Johnston, J. Spencer. 2015. Africanization of a feral honey bee (Apis mellifera) population in South
Texas: Does a decade make a difference? Ecology and Evolution.
Valero, M. Carmen; Coates, Brad; Vossbrinck, Alice; Troncoso, Daniel; Sun, Weilin; Solbiati, Jose;
Johnston, J.; Zhu-Salzman, Keyan; Pittendrigh, Barry R., 2015. Annotation of peptidase and immune
related genes. has been successfully submitted online and is presently being given full consideration
for publication in Insect Molecular Biology.
Chávez-Galarza, J., D. Henriques, J.S. Johnston, M. Carneiro, J. Rufino, J.C. Patton and M.A. Pinto. 2015.
Revisiting the Iberian honey bee (Apis mellifera iberiensis) contact zone: maternal and genome-wide
nuclear variations provide support for secondary contact from historical refugia. Mol. Ecol. 24: 2973–
2992. DOI: 10.1111/mec.13223
Miyakawa, M. O. C. Morandin, A. V. Zimin, Y. Watanabe, M. M.Y. Tin, J. S. Johnston, A. S.
Mikheyev. 2015. Population genomics of social and self-interested genes. PNAS Tracking #: 201514769 to be revised.
Rangel, J., M. Girisi, M. Alice Pinto, Kristen Baum, William L. Rubink, Robert N. Coulson, J.
Spencer Johnston. 2015. Africanization of a feral honey bee (Apis mellifera) population in Texas:
Does a decade make a difference? Submitted MBE.
Rangel, J., K. Strauss, K. Seedorf, CE Hjelmen, JS Johnston. 2015. Endopolyploidy changes with agerelated polyethism in the honey bee, Apis mellifera." PLoS One 04/2015;10(4):e0122208.
DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0122208. 3.53 Impact Factor
Muñoz I., D. Henriques, J. Chávez-Galarza, J. Rufino, J. S. Johnston, M. A. Pinto. 2015. Reduced SNP
panels for genetic identification and introgression analysis in the dark honey bee (Apis mellifera
mellifera). PLoS One 10(4) e0124365. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0124365.
Cheng W., Lei J., Fox C., Johnston J.S., Zhu-Salzman K. 2015. Comparison of life history and genetic
properties of cowpea bruchid strains and their response to hypoxia. J. Insect Phys. 75: 5-11. DOI
information: 10.1016/j.jinsphys.2015.02.008
Arnqvist Goren, Ahmed Sayadi, Elina Immonen, Cosima Hotzy, Daniel Rankin, Midori Tuda, Carl E.
Hjelmen, J. Spencer Johnston. 2015. Correlated evolution of genome size and reproductive fitness in
seed beetles. Royal Society Series B.
Kapheim KM, Pan H, Li C, Salzberg SL, Puiu D, Magoc T, Robertson HM, Hudson ME, Venkat A,
Fischman BJ, Hernandez A, Yandell M, Ence D, Holt C, Yocum GD, Kemp WP, Bosch J, Waterhouse
RM, Zdobnov EM, Stolle E, Kraus FB, Helbing S, Moritz RFA,22, Glastad KM, Hunt BG, Goodisman
MAD, Hauser F, Grimmelikhuijzen CJP, Pinheiro DG, Nunes FMF, Soares MPM, Tanaka ED, Simões
ZLP, Hartfelder K, Evans JD, Barribeau SM, Johnson RM, Massey JH, Southey BR, Hasselmann M,
Hamacher D, Biewer M, Kent CF, Zayed A, Blatti III C, Sinha S, Johnston JS, Hanrahan SJ, Kocher

S, Wang J, Robinson GE, Zhang G. 2015. Genomic signatures of evolutionary transitions from solitary
to group living. Science 348 (6239):1139-1143. DOI: 10.1126/science.aaa4788.
Ellis L.L., Huang W., Quinn A.M., Ahuja A., Alfrejd B., Johnston, J.S., Tarone A. 2014. Intrapopulation
genome size variation in D. melanogaster reflects life history variation and plasticity. PLoS Genet.
10(7): e1004522. doi:10.1371/journal.pgen.1004522
Tarone, A.M., J.K. Tomberlin, J.R. Wallace, M.E. Benbow, R. Mohr, Edward B. Mondor, J.S. Johnston &
S.L. VanLaerhoven. 2014. Reply: A Correspondence from a Maturing Discipline. Jn. Med. Ent.
51(3):490-492.
Soria-Carrasca, V., Z. Gompert, A. A. Comeault, T. E. Farkas, T. L. Parchman, J. S. Johnson, C. A.
Buerkle, J. L. Feder, J. Bast, T. Schwander, S. P. Egan, B. J. Crespi, P. Nosil. 2014. Stick Insect
genomes reveal natural selection’s role in parallel speciation. Science 334(6185):738-742.
Pinto, M.A., D. Henriques, J. Chavez-Galarza, P. Kryer, L. Garnery, R. Van Der Zee, B. Dahle, G. SolandRecheweg, J.S. Johnston. 2014. Genetic integrity of the dark European honey bee (Apis mellifera
mellifera) from protected populations: a genome-wide assessment using SNPs and mtDNA sequence
data. Jn. Apic. Rch. 53(2):269-278. doi: 10.3896/IBRA.1.53.2.08
Pimsler, M. L., T. Pape, J. S. Johnston, R. A. Wharton, J. J. Parrott, D. Restuccia1, M. R. Sanford, J. K.
Tomberlin, and A. M. Tarone. 2014. Structural and genetic investigation of the egg and first-instar
larva of an egg-laying population of Blaesoxipha plinthopyga (Diptera: Sarcophagidae), a species of
forensic importance. Jn. of Med. Ent. 51(6):1-13. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1603/ME14029
Kelley, J.L., J.T. Peyton, A-S Fiston-Lavier, N.M. Teets, M.C. Yee, J.S. Johnston, C.D. Bustamante, R.E.
Lee, Jr. & D.L. Denlinger. 2014. Compact genome of the Antarctic midge is likely an adaptation to an
extreme environment. Nature Communications 5:4611.
Boussau, B., Z. Walton, J. A. Delgado, F. Collantes, L. Beani, I. J. Stewart, S. A. Cameron, J. B. Whitfield,
J. S. Johnston, P. W. H. Holland, D. Bachtrog, J. Kathirithamby, J. P. Huelsenbeck. 2014.
Strepsiptera, phylogenomics and the long branch attraction problem. PLoS ONE 9(10):e107709.
Portnoy, D. S., C. M. Hollenbeck, J. S. Johnston, H. M. Casman, J. R. Gold. 2014. Parthenogenesis in a
reef whitetip shark Triaenodon obesus involves a reduction in ploidy. Jn. Fish Biol. doi:
10.1111/jfb.12415.
Huang, W., A. Massouras, Y. Inoue, J. Peiffer, M. Rámia, A. Tarone, L. Turlapati, T. Zichner, D. Zhu, R.
Lyman, M. Magwire, K. Blankenburg, M. A. Carbone, K. Chang, L. Ellis, S. Fernandez, Y. Han, G.
Highnam, C. Hjelmen, J. Jack, M. Javaid, J. Jayaseelan, D. Kalra, S. Lee, L. Lewis, M. Munidasa, F.
Ongeri, S. Patel, L. Perales, A. Perez, L. Pu, S. Rollmann, R. Ruth, N. Saada, C. Warner, A. Williams,
Y-Q. Wu, A. Yamamoto, Y. Zhang, Y. Zhu, R. Anholt, J. Korbel, D. Mittelman, D. Muzny, R. Gibbs,
A. Barbadilla, J. S. Johnston*, E. Stone, S. Richards*, B. Deplancke*, and T. Mackay*. 2014. Natural
variation in genome architecture among 205 Drosophila melanogaster Genetic Reference Panel lines .
Genome Res. (Impact Factor: 14.4). 04/2014; doi:10.1101/gr.171546.113. *senior author:
Scholes, D.R., A.V. Suarez, A.A. Smith J.S. Johnston, K. N. Paige. 2014. Tissue-specific patterns of
endopolyploidy in the giant ant Dinoponera australis. J. Hymenoptera Research. 37: 113-126
Chávez-Galarza, J., Henriques, D., Johnston, J.S., Azevedo, J., Patton, J.C., Muñoz, I., De la Rúa, P.,
Pinto, M.A. 2013. Signatures of selection in the Iberian honey bee (Apis mellifera iberiensis) revealed
by a genome scan analysis of single nucleotide polymorphisms. Mol. Ecol. 22(23):5890-907 DOI.
10.1111/mec.12537.
Johnston, J.S., Schoener, M., & McMahon, D.P. 2013. DNA underreplication in the majority of nuclei in
the Drosophila melanogaster thorax: evidence from Suur and flow cytometry. Journal of Molecular
Biology Research, 3(1), 47-54. 2.5
Picard, C.J., J.S. Johnston and A.M. Tarone. 2013. Increasing precision in development-based postmortem
interval estimates: what’s sex got to do with it? Journal of Medical Entomology 50(2): 425-431.
Jacobson, A.L., J.S. Johnston, D. Rotenberg, A.E. Whitfield, W. Booth, E.L. Vargo and G.G. Kennedy.
2012. Genome size and ploidy of Thysanoptera. Insect Molecular Biology 1165:12-17. doi:
10.1111/j.1365-2583.2012.01165 3.0
Kathirithamby, J., G. K. Lechner, D.P. McMahon, A.L. Bryson, and J.S. Johnston.  2012. A free ride and
lunch: Stylopization in the solitary hunting wasp, Ammophila fernaldi Murry and A. pictipennis
(Walsh) (Hymenoptera: Sphecidae) by Paraxenos lugubris Pierce (Strepsiptera). Proc. Entomol. Soc.
Wash. 114: 464-475.
Chávez-Galarza, J., Henriques, D., Johnston, J. S., Azevedo, J., Muñoz, I., De la Rúa, P., Patton, J.
C., Costa, F., Pinto, M. A. 2012. Detection of loci under selection in Apis mellifera iberiensis as

compared with two frequentist methods. In IV Jornadas Nacionais de Genética e Biotecnologia. Vila
Real: UTAD. http://hdl.handle.net/10198/6792
Picard, C.J., J.S. Johnston and A.M. Tarone. 2012. Genome sizes of forensically relevant Diptera. Journal
of Medical Entomology 49:192-197.
Hanrahan, S.J., Johnston, J.S. 2011. New genome size estimates of 134 species of arthropods.
Chromosome Research 19:809-23.
Chávez-Galarza, J., J.S. Johnston, J. Azevedo, I. Muñoz, P. De la Rúa, J. C. Patton, and M.A. Pinto. 2011.
Signatures of selection in the Iberian honey bee: a genome wide approach using single nucleotide
polymorphisms (SNPs). Apimondia. http://hdl.handle.net/10198/6790
Gokhman, V.E., J.S. Johnston, C. Small, R. Rajwani, S. Hanrahan, S. Govind. 2011. Genomic and
karyotypic variation in Drosophila parasitoids (Hymenoptera: Cynipoidea: Figitidae). Comparative
Cytogenetics 5:211-221. HDY-11-OR0058.
Sirviö, A., J.S. Johnston, T. Wenseleers, and P. Pamilo. 2011. A high recombination rate in eusocial
Hymenoptera: evidence from the common wasp Vespula vulgaris. BMC Genetics 2011,
12:95doi:10.1186/1471-2156-12-95.
Baxter S.W., J.W. Davey, J.S. Johnston, A.M. Shelton, D.G. Heckel, C.D. Jiggins, and M.L. Baxter.
2011. Linkage mapping and comparative genomics using next-generation RAD sequencing of a nonmodel organism. PLoS ONE 6(4): e19315. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0019315
Hare, E.E., and J.S. Johnston. 2011. Genome size determination using flow cytometry of propidium
iodide-stained nuclei. Molecular Methods for Evolutionary Genetics, 3-12.
Cornman, R.S., M.C. Schatz, J.S. Johnston, Y.P. Chen, J. Pettis, G. Hunt, L. Bourgeois, C.G. Elsik, D.
Anderson, C.M. Grozinger, and J.D. Evans. 2010. Genomic survey of the ectoparasitic mite Varroa
destructor, a major pest of the honey bee Apis mellifera. BMC Genomics 11:602.
Kirkness, E.F., B.J. Haas, W. Sun, H.R. Braig, M.A. Perotti, J.M. Clark, S.H. Lee, H.M. Robertson, R.C.
Kennedy, E. Elhaik, D. Gerlach, E.V. Kriventseva, C.G. Elsik, D. Graur, C.A. Hill, J.A. Veenstra, B.
Walenz, J.M. Tubío, J.M., Ribeiro, J. Rozas, J.S. Johnston, J.T. Reese, A. Popadic, M. Tojo, D.
Raoult, D. L. Reed, Y. Tomoyasu, E. Kraus, O. Mittapalli, V.M. Margam, H.M. Li, J.M. Meyer, R.M.
Johnson, J. Romero-Severson, J.P. Vanzee, D. Alvarez-Ponce, F.G. Vieira, M. Aguadé, S. GuiraoRico, J. M. Anzola, K. S. Yoon, J. P. Strycharz, M. F. Unger, S. Christley, N. F. Lobo, M.J.
Seufferheld, N. Wang, G.A. Dasch, C.J. Struchiner, G. Madey, L.I. Hannick, S. Bidwell, V. Joardar, E.
Caler, R. Shao, S.C. Barker, S. Cameron, R.V. Bruggner, A. Regier, J. Johnson, L. Viswanathan, T.R.
Utterback, G.G. Sutton, D. Lawson, R.M. Waterhouse, J.C. Venter, R.L Strausberg, M. Berenbaum,
F.H. Collins, E.M. Zdobnov, and B.R. Pittendrigh. 2010. Genome sequences of the human body louse
and its primary endosymbiont provide insights into the permanent parasitic lifestyle. Proceedings of
the National Academy of Science USA 107: 12168-12173.
Weiss, T.J., J.S. Johnston, K. Fujisawa, S. Okada, T.P. Devarenne. 2011. Genome size and phylogenetic
analysis of the A and L races of Botryococcus braunii. J. Applied Phycology 23: 833-839. DOI:
1007/s10811-010-9586-7.
Weiss, T. J., J. S. Johnston, K. Fujisawa, K. Sumimoto, S. Okada, J. Chappell, T. P. Devarenne. 2010.
Phylogenetic placement, genome size, and GC content of the liquid-hydrogen-producing green
microalga Botrycoccus braunii strain Berkeley (Showa) (Chlorophyta). J. Phycology 46:534-540.
Schmidt-Ott, U., Ab. M. Rafiqi, K. Sander, and J.S. Johnston. 2009. Extremely small genomes in two
unrelated dipteran insects with shared early developmental traits. Dev. Genes Evol. 219:207-210.
Azizi, T., J.S. Johnston, S.B. Vinson. 2009. Initiation of flight muscle apoptosis and wing casting in the
red imported fire ant, Solenopsis invicta. Physiological Entomology 34:79-85.
Barcenas, N.M., N.J. Thompson, V. Gomez-Tovar, J.A. Morales-Ramos, and J.S. Johnston. 2008. Sex
determination and genome size in Catolaccus grandis (Burks, 1954) (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae). J.
Hym. Res. 17: 201-209.
Gregory, T.R. and J.S. Johnston. 2008. Genome size diversity in the family Drosophilidae. Heredity 101:
228-238.
Abubucker S., J. Martin, Y. Yin, L. Fulton, S.P. Yang, K. Hallsworth-Pepin, J.S. Johnston, J. Hawdon,
J.P. McCarter, R.K. Wilson, M. Mitreva. 2008. The canine hookworm genome: analysis and
classification of Ancylostoma caninum survey sequences. Mol Biochem Parasitol. 157:187-92.
Tsutsui, N.D., A.V. Suarez, J.C. Spagna, and J.S. Johnston. 2008. The evolution of genome size in ants.
BMC Evolutionary Biology 8:64

Bennett, M.D., H.J. Price, and J.S. Johnston. 2008. Anthocyanin inhibits propidium iodide DNA
fluorescence in Euphorbia pulcherrima: Implications for genome size variation and flow cytometry.
Ann. Botany 101:777-790.
Nene, V., J.R. Wortham, D. Lawson, B. Haas, C. Kodira, Z. Jake Tu, B. Loftus, Z. Xi, K. Megy, M.
Grabherr, Q. Ren, E.M. Zdobnov, N.F. Lobo, K.S. Campbell, S.E. Brown, M.F. Bonaldo, J. Zhu, S.P.
Sinkins, D.G. Hogenkamp, P. Amedo, P. Arsenburger, P.W. Atkinson, S. Bidwell, J. Biedler, E.
Birney, R.V. Bruggner, J. Costas, M.R. Coy, J. Crabtree, M. Crawford, B. deBruyn, D. DeCaprio, K.
Eiglmeier, E. Eisenstadt, H. El-Dorry, W.M. Gelbart, S.L. Gomes, M. Hammond, L.I. Hannick, J.R.
Hogan, M.H. Holmes, D. Jaffe, J.S. Johnston, R.C. Kennedy, H. Koo, S. Kravitz, E.V. Kriventseva,
D. Kulp, K. LaButti, E. Lee, S. Li, D.D. Lovin, C. Mao, E. Mauceli, C.F. M. Menck, J.R. Miller, P.
Montgomery, A. Mori, A.L. Nascimento, H.F. Naveira, C. Nusbaum, S.B. O’Leary, J. Orvis, M.
Pertea, H. Quesneville, K.R. Reidenbach, Y-H. Rogers, C.W. Roth, J.R. Schneider, M. Schatz, M
Shumway, M. Stanke, E.O. Stinson, J.M.C. Tubio, J.P. VanZee, S. Verjovski-Almeida, D. Werner, O.
White, S. Wyder, Q. Zeng, Q. Zhao, Y. Zhao, C. A. Hill, A. S. Raikhel, M. B. Soares, D. L. Knudson,
N.H. Lee, J. Galagan, S.L. Salzberg, I.T. Paulsen, G, Dimopoulos, F.H. Collins, B. Bruce, C.M.
Fraser-Liggett, and D.W. Severson. 2007. Genome sequence of Aedes aegypti, a major arbovirus
vector. Science 316: 1718-1723.
Kathirithamby, J., J. J. Gillespie, E. Jimenez-Guri, A. I. Cognato and J. S. Johnston. 2007. High
nucleotide divergence in a dimorphic parasite with disparate hosts. Zootaxa 1636: 59-68.
Johnston, J.S., K.S.Yoon, J.P. Strychatz, B.R. Pittendrigh, and J.M. Clark. 2007. Body lice and head lice,
(Anopleura: Pediculidae) have the smallest genomes of any hemimetabolous insect reported to date.
Journal of Medical Entomology 44: 1109-1112.
Geraci, N.S., J.S. Johnston, J.P. Robinson, S.K. Wikel and C.A. Hill. 2007. Variation in genome size of
argasid and ixodid ticks. Insect Biochem. Mol. Biol. 37: 399-408.
Pinto, M.A., W.S. Sheppard, J.S. Johnston, W.L. Rubink, R.N. Coulson, N.M. Schiff, I. Kandemir and
J.C. Patton. 2007. Honey bees (Hymenoptera: Apidae) of African origin exist in non-Africanized areas
of the Southern United States: evidence from mitochondrial DNA. Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 100: 289–
295.
Azizi, T., J.S. Johnston and S.B. Vinson. 2007. A gene involved in post-mating flight muscle
degeneration in red imported fire ant queens. Ann. Entomol. 100: 270-274.
Whitfield, C.W., S.K. Behura, S.H. Berlocher, A.G. Clark, J.S. Johnston, W.S. Sheppard, D.R. Smith,
A.V. Suarez, D. Weaver, and N.D. Tsutsu. 2006. Thrice out of Africa: Ancient and recent expansions
of the honey bee, Apis mellifera. Science 314: 642-645.
Weinstock GM, Robinson GE, Gibbs RA, Worley KC, Evans JD, Maleszka R, Robertson HM, Weaver
DB, Beye M, Bork P, [...], Miner G, Morgan M, Nguyen N, Okwuonu G, Paul H, Santibanez J, Savery
G, Svatek A, Villasana D, Wright R 2006. Insights into social insects from the genome of the
honeybee Apis mellifera. Nature 443: 931-949.
Gillespie, J.J., J.S. Johnston, J.J. Cannone, R.R. Gutell. 2006. Characteristics of the nuclear (18S, 5.8S,
28S and 5S) and mitochondrial (12S and 16S) rRNA genes of Apis mellifera (Insecta: Hymenoptera):
structure, organization, and retrotransposable elements. Insect Molecular Biology 15: 657–686.
Pittendrigh, B.R., J.M. Clark, J.S. Johnston, S.H. Lee, J. Romero-Severson, and G.A. Dasch.
2006. Sequencing of a new target genome: the Pediculus humanus humanus
(Phthiraptera: Pediculidae) genome project. Journal of Medical Entomology 43: 11031011.
Coulson, R.N., M.A. Pinto, M.D. Tchakerian, K.D. Baum, W.L. Rubink and J.S. Johnston. 2005. Feral
honey bees in pine forest landscapes of east Texas. Forest Ecology and Management 215:91-102.
Pinto, M.A., W.L. Rubink, J.C. Patton, R.N. Coulson, J.S. Johnston. 2005. Africanization in the United
States: Replacement of Feral European Honey Bees (Apis mellifera L.) by an African Hybrid Swarm.
Genetics 170: 1653-1665.
Gillespie, J.J., C.H. McKenna, M.J. Yoder, R.R. Gutell, J.S. Johnston, J. Kathirithamby and A.
Cognato. 2005. Assessing the odd secondary structural properties of nuclear small subunit ribosomal
RNA sequences (18S) of the twisted-wing parasites (Insecta: Strepsiptera). Jn. Insect Mol. Biol.
14:625-643.
DeSalle, R., T.R. Gregory, and J.S. Johnston. 2005. Preparation of samples for comparative studies of
arthropod chromosomes: visualization, in situ hybridization, and genome size estimation. Methods
Enzymol. 395:460-88.

Johnston, J.S., A.E. Pepper, A.E. Hall, Z.J. Chen, G. Hodnett, J. Drabek, R. Lopez, H.J. Price. 2005.
Evolution of genome size in Brassicaceae. Annals of Botany 95: 229-235.
Jiggins, C.D., J. Mavarez, M. Beltrán, W.O. McMillan, J.S. Johnston, E. Bermingham. 2005. A genetic
linkage map of the mimetic butterfly Heliconius melpomene. Genetics 171: 557–570.
Price, H.J., S.L. Dillon, G. Hodnett, W.L. Rooney, L. Ross, J.S. Johnston. 2005. Genome evolution in the
genus Sorghum (Poaceae). Annals of Botany 95: 219-227.
Tobler, A., D. Kapan, N. S. Flanagan, C. Gonzalez, E. Peterson, C. D. Jiggins, J. S. Johnston, D.
Heckel and W. O. McMillan. 2004. First generation linkage map of the warningly colored butterfly
Heliconius erato. Heredity 94:408-417.
Dillon, S.L., P.K. Lawrence, R.J. Henry, L. Ross, H.J. Price and J.S. Johnston. 2004. Sorghum laxiflorum
and S. macrospermum, the Australian native species most closely related to cultivated S. bicolor based
on ITS1 and ndhF sequence analysis of 25 Sorghum species. Plant Systematics and Evoution 249: 233246.
Johnston, J.S., L.D. Ross, D.P. Hughes, L. Beani. and J. Kathirithamby. 2004. Tiny genomes and
endoreduplication in Strepsiptera. Insect Molecular Biology 13: 581-5.
Pinto, M.A., W.L. Rubink, R.N. Coulson, J.C. Patton, J.S. Johnston. 2004. Temporal pattern of
Africanization in a feral honeybee population from Texas inferred from mitochondrial DNA.
Evolution. 58:1047-1055.
Ren, S., J.S. Johnston, D.E. Shippen, T.D. McKnight. 2004. Telomerase activator 1 induces telomerase
activity and potentiates responses to auxin in Arabidopsis. The Plant Cell. 16: 2910-2922.
Kathirithamby, J., L. D. Ross, D. P. Hughes G. Mayo-Raygoza and J. S. Johnston. 2004. Confirmation
of heterotrophic heteronomy and preliminary evidence of sibling species due to host speciation in
Caenocholax fenyesi Pierce sensu lato (Myrmecolacidae: Strepsiptera). Proc. R. Soc. Lond. B (Suppl.)
271:
Kathirithamby, J. and J.S. Johnston. 2004. The discovery after 94 years of the elusive female of a
myrmecolacid (Strepsiptera), and the cryptic species of Caenocholax fenyesi Pierce sensu lato. Proc.
R. Soc. Lond. B (Suppl.) 271, S5-S8.
Bennett, M.D., I.J. Leitch, H.J. Price, J.S. Johnston. 2003. Comparisons with Caenorhabditis (~100 Mb)
and Drosophila (~175 Mb) using flow cytometry show genome size in Arabidopsis to be ∼157 Mb and
thus ∼25 % larger than the Arabidopsis initiative estimate of ∼125 Mb. Ann. Botany 91:547-557.
Kathirithamby, J., L.D. Ross, and J.S. Johnston. 2003. Masquerading as self? Endoparasitic Strepsiptera
(Insecta) enclose themselves in host-derived epidermal bag. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. 100:7655-7659
Pinto, M.A., J.S. Johnston, W.L. Rubink, R.N. Couldon, J.C. Patton, W.S. Sheppard. 2003. Identification
of Africanized honey bee (Hymenoptera: Aphidae) mitochondrial DNA: validation of a rapid
polymerase chain reaction-based assay. Annals of the Entomological Society of America: Vol. 96, No.
5, pp. 679–684.
Wendell, J.F., R.C. Cronn, J.S. Johnston and H.J. Price. 2002. Feast and famine in plant genomes.
Genetica 115:37-47.
Williams, C.G., K.L. Joyner, L.D. Auckland, J.S. Johnston, and H.J. Price. 2002. Genomic
consequences of interspecific Pinus spp. hybridization. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society
75:503-508.
Auckland L.D., J.S. Johnston, H.J. Price, and F.E. Bridgewater. 2001. Stability of nuclear DNA content
among divergent and isolated populations of Fraser fir. Can. J. Bot. 79:1375-1378.
Grauke L.J., H.J. Price and J.S. Johnston. 2001. Genome size of pecan as determined by flow
cytometry. Hortscience 36 (4): 639-644.
Halbert, N.R, L.D. Ross, J. Kathirithamby, J.B. Wolley, R. Saff, and J.S. Johnston. 2001. Phylogenetic
analysis as a means of species identification within Myrmecolacidae (Strepsiptera). Tijdschrift voor
Entomologie 144: 179-186.
Joyner, K.L., Xiao-Ru Wang, J.S. Johnston, H.J. Price, and C.G. Williams. 2001. DNA Content for
Asian Pines parallels New World relatives. Can. J. Botany 79:192-196.
Hall, S.E., W.S. Dvorak, J.S. Johnston, H.J. Price and C.G. Williams. 2000. Flow cytometric analysis of
DNA content for tropical and temperate new world pines. Annals of Botany 86:1081-1086.
Petrov, D.A., T.A. Sangster, J.S. Johnston, D.L. Hartl, and K.L. Shaw. 2000. Evidence for DNA loss as a
determinant of genome size. Science 287:1060-1062.

Price, H.J., G. Hodnett and J.S. Johnston. 2000. Sunflower (Helianthus annuus) leaves contain compounds
that reduce nuclear propidium iodide fluorescence. Annals of Botany 86:929-934.
Bennett, M.D., J.S. Johnston, G. Hodnett and H.J. Price. 2000. Allium cepa L. Cultivars from four
Continents Compared by flow Cytometry show Nuclear DNA constancy. Annals of Botany 85:351357.
Johnston J.S., M.D. Bennett, A.L. Rayburn, D.W. Galbraith, and H.J. Price. 1999. Reference standards
for determination of DNA content of plant nuclei. Amer. J. Bot.: 86:609-613.
Price, H. J., P. W. Morgan, and J. S. Johnston. 1998. Environmentally Correlated Variation in 2C
Nuclear DNA Content Measurements in Helianthus annuus. Annals of Botany 82(suppl 1), 95 - 98.
Cook, J.L., J.S. Johnston, R.E. Gold, and S.B. Vinson. 1997. Distribution of Caenocolax feneysi
(Strepsiptera: Myrmecolacidae) and the habitats most likely to contain its stylopized host, Solenopsis
invicta (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Env. Entomol. 26:1258-62.
Johnston J.S., A. Jenson, D.G. Czeschin, and H.J. Price. 1996. Environmentally induced nuclear 2C
DNA content instability in Helianthus annuus (Asteraceae). Amer. Journ. Bot. 83:1113-1120.
Peterson, D.G., H.J. Price, J.S. Johnston, and S.M. Stack. 1996. DNA content of heterochromatin and
euchromatin in Tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum) pachytene chromosomes. Genome 39:77-82.
Price, H.J., and J.S. Johnston. 1996. Influence of light on DNA content of Helianthus annuus Linneaus.
Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. 93:11264-11267.
Price, H. J., and J. S. Johnston. 1996. Analysis of plant DNA content by Fuelgen microspectrophotometry and flow cytometry. in: P. Jauhur [ed.], Methods of Genome Analysis in Plants:
Their merits and Pitfalls. Chpt. 7, 115-132. CRC Press Inc., Boca Raton, FL.
Mouneimine, Y., E. Collisson, J. S. Johnston, and R. Meola. 1994. Electroinsertion of proteins into red
blood cell membrane: A novel method of drug targeting. Adv. in Biosci. 92:31-36.
Thindwa, H. P., G. L. Teetes, and J. S. Johnston. 1994. Greenbug DNA content. Southwestern Entomol.
19:371-378.
Gomez, M., J. S. Johnston, J. R. Ellison, and H. J. Price. 1993. Nuclear 2C DNA content of Gossypium
hirsutum L. accessions determined by flow cytometry. Biol. Zent. 112: 351-357.
Jackson, R.C., C.F. Crane, J.S. Johnston, J.R. Ellison, and H.J. Price. 1993. Aneuploidy, structural
chromosome changes, and DNA amounts in the annual taxa of the Haplopappus spinulosus complex.
Chromosome Research 1:53-61.
Wakamiya, I., R.J. Newton, J.S. Johnston, and H.J. Price. 1993. Genome size and environmental factors
in the genus Pinus. Amer. Jn. Botany 80:1235-1241.
Templeton, A.R., H. Hollocher, and J.S. Johnston. 1993. The molecular through ecological genetics of
abnormal abdomen in Drosophila mercatorum V. Female phenotypic expression on natural genetic
backgrounds and in natural environments. Genetics 134:475-485.
Hollocher, H., A.R. Templeton, R. DeSalle and J.S. Johnston. 1992. The molecular through ecological
genetics of abnormal abdomen. IV. Components of genetic variation in a natural population of
Drosophila mercatorum. Genetics 130:355-366.
Kathirithamby, J., and J.S. Johnston. 1992. Stylopization of Solenopsis invicta (Hymenoptera:
Formicidae) by Caenoccholax fenyesi (Strepsiptera: Myrmecolacidae) in Texas. Ann. ent Soc. Amer.
85:293-297.
Dunton, R.F., S.B. Vinson, and J.S. Johnston. 1991. Unique isozyme electromorphs in polygynous red
imported fire ant populations. Biochemical Syst. and Ecol. 19:453-460.
Michaelson, M.J., H.J. Price, J.R. Ellison, and J.S. Johnston. 1991. Comparison of plant DNA contents
determined by Fuelgen microspectrophotometry and laser flow cytometry. Amer. Journ. Botany 78:
183-188.
Michaelson, M.J., H.J. Price, J.S. Johnston, and J.R. Ellison. 1991. Variation of nuclear DNA content in
Helianthus anuus (Asteracea). Amer. Journ. Botany 78:1238-1243.
Cluck, T.W., F.W. Plapp, and J.S. Johnston. 1990. Genetics of organophosphate resistance in field
populations of the house fly (Diptera: Muscidae). Jn. Econ. entomol. 83:48-54.
Templeton, A. R., H. Hollocher, S. Lawler, and J. S. Johnston. 1990. The ecological genetics of
abnormal abdomen in Drosophila mercatorum, in: Ecological and Evolutionary Genetics of
Drosophila, (J.S.F. Barker, W.T. Starmer, and R.J. McIntyre eds.), pp. Plenum Press, New York, pp.
17-35.

Templeton, A.R., H. Hollocher, S. Lawler, and J.S. Johnston. 1989. Natural selection and ribosomal
DNA in Drosophila. Genome 31: 296-303.
Templeton, A.R. and J. S. Johnston. 1988. The measured genotype approach to ecological genetics, in
Population Genetics and Evolution, pp. 138-146. G. de Jong ed. Springer-Verlag, Berlin.
DeSalle, R., A.R. Templeton, I. Mori, S. Pletscher, and J.S. Johnston. 1987. Temporal and spatial
heterogeniety of mtDNA polymorphisms in natural populations of Drosophila mercatorum. Genetics
116:215-223.
Templeton, A.R., J.S. Johnston, and C.F. Sing. 1987. The proximate and ultimate control of aging in
Drosophila and humans, in: Evolution of Longevity in Animals, pp. 123-133. Avril D. Woodhead and
Keith H. Thompson, eds. Plenum Press, N. Y.
Cluck, T., F.W. Plapp Jr., and J.S. Johnston. 1985. Metabolic resistance to insecticides: heterozygosity at
the chromosome II locus in house flies, Musca domestica (Diptera: Muscidae). J. Econ. Entomol. 78:
1015-1019.
Johnston, J.S., and J.R. Ellison. 1982. Exact age determination in laboratory and field-caught Drosophila.
J. Insect Physiol. 28: 773–779.
Johnston, J.S. 1982. Genetic variation for anemotaxis (wind-directed movement) in laboratory and wildcaught populations of Drosophila. Behav. Genet. 12:281–293.
Templeton, A.R., and J.S. Johnston. 1982. Life history evolution under pleiotropy and K-selection in a
natural population of Drosophila mercatorum. In: Ecological Genetics and Evolution: The CactusYeast-Drosophila Model System. J.S.F. Barker and W.T. Starmer (eds.), pp. 225-239. Academic
Press, New York,
Johnston, J. S, and A. R. Templeton. 1982. Dispersal and clines in Opuntia breeding Drosophila
mercatorum and Drosophila hydei at Kamuela, Hawaii. In Ecological Genetics and Evolution, ed. JSF
Barker, WT Starmer, pp. 241–56. Sydney: Academic Press
Johnston, J. S. 1978. Dispersal behavior and biological control of insects, pp. 113-127 in The Screwworm
Problem: Evolution of Resistance to Biological Control, (R. H. Richardson ed.). Univ. Texas Press,
Austin.
Johnston, J.S., and W.B. Heed. 1976. Dispersal of desert-adapted Drosophila: the saguaro-breeding D.
nigrospiracula. Amer. Natur. 110: 694-651.
Richardson R.H., Johnston J.S. 1975a. Behavioral components of dispersal in Drosophila mimica.
Oecologia (Berl) 20:287–299
Richardson, R.H, Johnston, J.S. 1975b. Ecological specialization of Hawaiian Drosophila. Habitat
selection in Kipuka Ki. Oecologia (Berl) 21:193–204
Johnston, J.S. and W.B. Heed. 1975. Dispersal of Drosophila: the effect of baiting on the behavior and
distribution of natural populations. Amer. Natur. 109: 207-216.
Johnston, J.S. 1974. Dispersal in natural populations of cactiphilic Drosophila pachea and D. mojavensis.
Genetics 77:S32-33.
Rockwood-Sluss, E.S., J.S. Johnston, and W.B. Heed. 1973. Allozyme genotype-environment
relationships. I. Variation in natural populations of Drosophila pachea. Genetics: 73: 135-146.
Other publications - not reviewed
Pinto, M. AlicePinto, M. A., J. C. Azevedo, F. Costa, J. C. Patton, J. S. Johnston, P. De la Rua. 2012.
Padrões de Diversidade Neutral e Adaptativa da Abelha Ibérica. O. Apilore: ISSN 0873-2981. 76:, p.
11-16.
Pinto, M. A., Azevedo, J.C., Costa, F., Patton, J.C., Johnston, J.S, De La Rúa, P. 2012. Padrões de
diversidade neutral e adaptativa da abelha ibérica: um projecto de investigação à escala da Península
Ibérica que integra as mais avançadas tecnologias moleculares e analíticas. Revista O Apicultor, 76:
11-16.
Bennett, M. D., I. J. Leitch, H. J. Price, J. S. Johnston. 2003. Arabidopsis genome size. in DNA in the
Garden. Kew Scientist 23:2.
Ellison, J. R., J. S. Johnston, C. Magil, M. Zeigler. 1985-2009. Genetics Cookbook: A laboratory/
problem manual for GENE 301. TAMU Press. 95pp.
Magil, C. and J. S. Johnston. 1984. Genetics: Laboratory Exercises. Van Nostrum Press Inc., N. Y. 90pp.
Johnston, J. S. 1972. Dispersal in desert adapted Drosophila. Ph. D. Dissertation. University of Arizona.

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