The Christie Lab

Purdue University


26. Willoughby JR, and Christie MR (2017) Captive ancestry upwardly biases estimates of relative reproductive success. Journal of Heredity 108:583-587 [Link]


25. Christie MRMiermans PG, Gaggioti OE, Toonen RJ, White C. Disentangling the relative merits and disadvantages of parentage analysis and assignment tests for inferring population connectivity (2017) ICES Journal of Marine Science 74: 1749-1762. [LinkPDF]

Contribution to Themed Section: “Beyond ocean connectivity: new frontiers in early life stages and adult connectivity to meet assessment and management

24. Dunlop, ES, McLaughlin R, Adams JV, Jones M, Birceanu O, Christie MR, Criger LA, Hinderer JLM, Hollingworth RM, Johnson NS, Lantz S, Li W, Miller J, Morrison BJ, Mota-Sanchez D, Muir A, Sepúlveda MS, Steeves T, Walter L, Westman E, Wirgin I, and Wilkie MP (2017) Rapid evolution meets invasive species control: The potential for pesticide resistance in sea lamprey. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences Online Early. [Link, PDF]


23. Thompson, NF, Christie MR, Marine ML, Blouin MS (2016). Spawn date explains variation in growth rate among families of hatchery reared Hood River steelhead (Oncorhynchus mykiss). Environmental Biology of Fishes 99:581-591. [Link, PDF]


22. Christie MR, Marine ML, Fox SE, French RA, Blouin MS (2016). A single generation of domestication heritably alters the expression of hundreds of genes. Nature Communications 7:10676. [Link, PDF]


21. Thomaz AT, Christie MR, Knowles LL (2016). The architecture of river networks can drive the evolutionary dynamics of aquatic populations. Evolution 70:731-739. [Link, PDF]


20. Johnson DW, Christie MR, Stallings CD, Pusack TJ, Hixon MA (2015). Using post-settlement demography to estimate larval survivorship: a coral reef fish example.Oecologia 179: 729-739. [Link, PDF]


19. Christie MR, Knowles LL (2015) Habitat corridors facilitate genetic resilience irrespective of species dispersal abilities or population sizes. Evolutionary Applications 8: 454-463. [LinkPDF]


18. Christie MR, Ford MJ, Blouin MS (2014) On the reproductive success of early-generation hatchery fish in the wild. Evolutionary Applications 7, 883-896. [Link,PDF]


17. Pusack TJ, Christie MR, Johnson DW, Stallings CD, Hixon MA (2014) Spatial and temporal patterns of larval dispersal in a coral-reef fish metapopulation: evidence of variable reproductive success. Molecular Ecology 23, 3396-3408. [Link]


16. Fox SE, Christie MR, Marine ML, Priest HD, Mockler TC, Blouin MS (2014) Sequencing and characterization of the anadromous steelhead (Oncorhynchus mykiss) transcriptome.Marine Genomics 15, 13-15. [LinkPDF]


15. Christie MR, French RA, Marine ML, Blouin MS (2014) How much does inbreeding contribute to the reduced fitness of captive-born individuals in the wild?Journal of Heredity 105, 11-119. [LinkPDF]


14. Christie MR (2013). Bayesian parentage analysis reliably controls the number of false assignments in natural populations. Molecular Ecology 22, 5731-5737. [LinkPDF]


13. Steinauer ML, Christie MR, Blouin MS, Agola LE, Mwangi IN, Maina GM, Mutuku MW, Kinuthia JM, Mkoji GM, Loker ES (2013). Kinship analysis reveals strong family structure in schistosome parasite samples from humans. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases 7, e2456. [LinkPDF]


12. Christie MR, Tennessen JA, Blouin MS (2013) Bayesian parentage analysis with systematic accountability of genotyping error, missing data, and false matching.Bioinformatics 29, 725-732. [LinkPDF]


11. Christie MR, Marine ML, French RA, Waples RS, Blouin MS (2012) Effective size of a wild salmonid population is greatly reduced by hatchery supplementation. Heredity 109, 254-260. [LinkPDF]


10. Carrol E, Childerhouse SJ, Christie MR, Lavery S, Patenaude N, Alexander A, Constantine R, Steel D, Boren L, Baker CS (2012) Paternity assignment and demographic closure in the New Zealand southern right whale. Molecular Ecology 21, 3960-3973. [LinkPDF]


9. Christie MR, Marine ML, French RA, Blouin MS (2012) Genetic adaptation to captivity can occur in a single generation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA 109, 238-242. [LinkPDF]


8. Christie MR, Hixon MA (2012) Patterns of reef-fish larval dispersal in Exuma Sound, Bahamas in Coastal-Marine Conservation: Science and Policy (eds. G. Carleton Ray, J. McCormick-Ray), 2nd edition.


7. Johnson DW, Christie MR, Moye J, Hixon MA (2011) Genetic correlations between adults and larvae in a marine fish: potential effects of fishery selection on population replenishment. Evolutionary Applications 4, 621-633. [LinkPDF]


6. Christie MR, Marine ML, Blouin MS (2011) Who are the missing parents? Grandparentage analysis identifies multiple sources of gene flow. Molecular Ecology20, 1263-1276. [LinkPDF]


5. Christie MR, Tissot BN, Albins MA, Beets JP, Jia Y, Ortiz DM, Thompson SE, Hixon MA. (2010) Larval connectivity in an effective network of marine protected areas. PLoS ONE5, e15715. [LinkPDF]


4. Johnson DW, Christie MR, Moye J (2010) Quantifying evolutionary potential of marine fish larvae: Heritability, selection and evolutionary constraints. Evolution 64, 2614-2628. [LinkPDF]


3. Christie MR, Stallings CD, Johnson DW, Hixon MA (2010) Self-recruitment and sweepstakes reproduction amid extensive gene flow in a coral-reef fish. Molecular Ecology 19, 1042-1057. [LinkPDF]


2. Christie MR (2010) Parentage in natural populations: novel methods to detect parent-offspring pairs in large datasets. Molecular Ecology Resources 10, 115-128. [Link,PDF]


1. Christie MR, Eble JA (2009) Isolation and characterization of 23 microsatellite loci in the yellow tang, Zebrasoma flavescens (Pices: Acanthuridae). Molecular Ecology Resources 9, 544-546. [LinkPDF]