Thomas Dowling

Emeritus Professor; Senior Sustainability Scientist
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Publications

  • Carson, E. W., M. Tobler, W. L. Minckley, R. J. Ainsworth, and T. E. Dowling. Relationships between spatio-temporal environmental and genetic variation reveal an important influence of exogenous selection in a pupfish hybrid zone. Molecular Ecology (2012).
  • Clarkson, R. W., P. C. Marsh, and T. E. Dowling. Population prioritization for conservation of imperiled warmwater fishes in an arid-region drainage. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems (2012).
  • Dowling, T. E., M. J. Saltzgiver, and P. C. Marsh. Genetic structure within and among populations of the endangered razorback sucker (Xyrauchen texanus) as determined by analysis of microsatellites. Conservation Genetics (2012).
  • Dowling, T. E., M. J. Saltzgiver, D. Adams, and P. C. Marsh. Assessment of genetic variability in a recruiting population of endangered fish, the razorback sucker (Xyrauchen texanus, Family Catostomidae), from Lake Mead, AZ-NV. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society (2012).
  • Schönuth, S., D. K. Shiozowa, T. E. Dowling, and R. L. Mayden. Molecular phylogeny and systematics of western North American cyprinids (Order Cypriniformes: Family Cyprinidae). Zootaxa (2012).
  • Gante, H. F., M. J. Alves, and T. E. Dowling. Paralog-specific primers for the amplification of nuclear loci in tetraploid barbels (Barbus: Cypriniformes). J. Hered (2011).
  • Unmack, P. J, M. P. Hammer, M. Adams, and T. E. Dowling. A phylogenetic analysis of pygmy perches (Teleostei: Percichthyidae) with an assessment of the major historical influences on aquatic biogeography in southern Australia. Syst. Biol (2011).
  • Hamilton, C., S. H. Faeth, and T. E. Dowling. Hybridization in endophyte symbionts alters host response to moisture and nutrient treatments. Microbial Ecology (2010).
  • Unmack, P. J., and T. E. Dowling. Biogeography of the genus Craterocephalus (Teleostei: Atherinidae) in Australia. Mol. Phy. Evol (2010).
  • Gante, H. F., J. Micael, F. J. Oliva-Paterna, I. Doadrio, T. E. Dowling, and M. J. Alves. Diversification within glacial refugia: tempo and mode of evolution of the polytypic fish Barbus sclateri. Molecular Ecology (2009).
  • Hamilton, C., S. H. Faeth, and T. E. Dowling. Distribution of hybrid fungal symbionts and environmental stress. Microbial Ecology (2009).
  • Turner, T. F., T. E. Dowling, M. J. Osborne, M. V. McPhee, R. E. Broughton, and J. R. Gold. Microsatellite markers for the endangered razorback sucker, Xyrauchen texanus, are widely applicable to genetic studies of other catostomine fishes. Conservation Genetics (2009).
  • H Gante, M Alves, Thomas Dowling. Development of cytochrome b primers for mitotyping of barbels (Barbus spp.). Molecular Ecology Notes (2008).
  • P Berendzen, A Simons, R Wood, Thomas Dowling, C Secor. Recovering cryptic diversity and ancient drainage patterns in eastern North America: historical biogeography of the Notropis rubellus species group (Teleostei: Cypriniformes). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution (2008).
  • Smith, G R, Dowling, Thomas Edmunds. Phylogeography of speckled dace, Rhinichthys osculus, in the Colorado River basin. (2008).
  • Spencer, J E, Smith, G R, Dowling, Thomas Edmunds. Middle to Late Cenozoic geology, hydrography, and fish evolution in the American Southwest. (2008).
  • George Estabrook, Gerald Smith, Thomas Dowling. Body mass and temperature influence rates of mtDNA evolution in North American cyprinid fishes. Evolution (2007).
  • T Turner, Thomas Dowling, P Marsh, B Kesner, A Kelsen. Effective size, census size, and genetic monitoring of the endangered razorback sucker, Xyrauchen texanus. Conservation Genetics (2007).
  • E Carson, Thomas Dowling. Influence of hydrogeographic history and hybridization on the distribution of genetic variation in the pupfishes Cyprinodon atrorus and C. bifasciatus. Molecular Ecology (2006).
  • A Echelle, E Carson, A Echelle, R Van Den Bussche, Thomas Dowling, A Meyer. Historical Biogeography of the New World Genus Cyprinodon (Teleostei: Cyprinodontidae). Copeia (2005).
  • J Elser, J Schampel, M Kyle, J Watts, E Carson, Thomas Dowling, C Tang, P Roopnarine. Response of grazing snails to phosphorus enrichment of modern stromatolitic microbial communities. Freshwater Biology (2005).
  • Thomas Dowling, P Marsh, A Kelsen, C Tibbets. Genetic monitoring of wild and repatriated populations of endangered razorback sucker (Xyrauchen texanus, Catostomidae, Teleostei) in Lake Mohave, Arizona-Nevada. Molecular Ecology (2005).
  • J Johnson, Thomas Dowling, M Belk. Neglected taxonomy of rare desert fishes: congruent evidence for two species of leatherside chub. Systematic Biology (2004).
  • W Minckley, P Marsh, J Deacon, Thomas Dowling, P Hedrick, W Matthews, G Mueller. A conservation plan for lower Colorado River native fishes. BioScience (2003).

Research Activity

Courses

Summer 2018
Course Number Course Title
BIO 495 Undergraduate Research
Summer 2017
Course Number Course Title
BIO 495 Undergraduate Research
Summer 2016
Course Number Course Title
BIO 495 Undergraduate Research
Summer 2015
Course Number Course Title
BIO 495 Undergraduate Research
Summer 2014
Course Number Course Title
BIO 495 Undergraduate Research

Service

  • Ohio University, external reviewer (2012 - Present)
  • Copeia, manuscript reviewer (2012 - Present)
  • Genetica, manuscript reviewer (2012 - Present)
  • Transactions of the American Fisheries Society, manuscript reviewer (2012 - Present)
  • Zootaxa, manuscript reviewer (2012 - Present)
  • University of British Columbia, external reviewer of doctoral dissertation (2011 - Present)
  • Biological Conservation, reviewer (2011 - Present)
  • NSF, Peer review (2010 - Present)
  • Museum curator, Managed collections (2010 - Present)
  • Museum curator, Managed collections (2010 - Present)
  • Museum curator, Managed collections (2010 - Present)
  • University of Miami, FL, external reviewer (2010 - Present)
  • Evolutionary Ecology, manuscript reviewer (2010 - Present)
  • Molecular Ecology, manuscript reviewer (2010 - Present)
  • Molecular Ecology, manuscript reviewer (2010 - Present)
  • Molecular Ecology Resources, manuscript reviewer (2010 - Present)
  • New York Sea Grant Program, grant proposal reviewer (2010 - Present)
  • Royal Society of London, manuscript reviewer (2010 - Present)
  • Brigham Young University, external reviewer (2009 - Present)
  • Tulane University, external reviewer for tenure and promotion (2009 - Present)
  • Museum users committee, co-chair (2009 - Present)
  • Museum users committee, co-chair (2009 - Present)
  • Museum users committee, co-chair (2009 - Present)
  • Museum users committee, member (2009 - Present)
  • SOLS executive Committee, member (2009 - Present)
  • SOLS executive Committee, member (2009 - Present)
  • SOLS executive Committee, member (2009 - Present)
  • SOLS executive Committee, member (2009 - Present)
  • SOLS/GEB, faculty leader (2009 - Present)
  • SOLS/GEB, faculty leader (2009 - Present)
  • Society of Systematic Biology, reviewer (2009 - Present)
  • Bioscience, manuscript reviewer (2009 - Present)
  • Copeia, manuscript reviewer (2009 - Present)
  • Evolution, manuscript reviewer (2009 - Present)
  • Journal of Fish Biology, manuscript reviewer (2009 - Present)
  • Journal of Fish Biology, manuscript reviewer (2009 - Present)
  • Molecular Ecology, manuscript reviewer (2009 - Present)
  • Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences, manuscript reviewer (2009 - Present)
  • Gila recovery team, team member (2008 - Present)
  • Gila recovery team, team member (2008 - Present)
  • Gila recovery team, team member (2008 - Present)
  • Gila recovery team, team member (2008 - Present)
  • Gila recovery team, team member (2008 - Present)
  • Animal Conservation, manuscript reviewer (2008 - Present)
  • Copeia, manuscript reviewer (2008 - Present)
  • Great Basin Naturalist, manuscript reviewer (2008 - Present)
  • Molecular Ecology, manuscript reviewer (2008 - Present)
  • Molecular Phylogenetic and Evolution, manuscript reviewer (2008 - Present)
  • Proceeding of National Academy of Sciences, manuscript reviewer (2008 - Present)
  • Systematic Biology, manuscript reviewer (2008 - Present)
  • Conservation genetics, manuscript reviewer (2005 - Present)
  • Radiation Safety Committee, Committee member (2004 - Present)
  • Radiation Safety Committee, Committee member (2004 - Present)
  • Radiation Safety Committee, Committee member (2004 - Present)
  • Radiation Safety Committee, Committee member (2004 - 2010)
  • Montana State University, external reviewer (2008 - 2008)
  • Copeia, manuscript reviewer (2007)
  • Ecology Letters, manuscript reviewer (2007)
  • Fish and Wildlife Service, reviewer (2007)
  • NE Naturalist, manuscript reviewer (2007)
  • Radiation Safety Committee, Committee member (2004 - 2007)
  • Geological Society of America, Peer review (2006)
  • NSF, Peer review (2006)
  • Zootaxa, Peer review (2006)
  • Universitie de Provence, External examiner (2005 - 2005)
  • NSF, Panelist (2005 - 2005)
  • Conservation genetics, manuscript reviewer (2005 - 2005)
  • Molecular ecology, manuscript reviewer (2005 - 2005)
  • Texas Tech University, external reviewer (2005 - 2005)
  • Copeia, manuscript reviewer (2004)
  • Evolution, manuscript reviewer (2004)
  • Journal of Experimental Zoology, manuscript reviewer (2004)
  • NSF, Panelist (2004)
  • Nature, manuscript reviewer (2004)
  • Conservation genetics, manuscript reviewer (2003)
  • Fish and Wildlife Service, Draft policy review (2003)
  • Graduate Programs, Director (2003)
  • Journal of Heredity, manuscript reviewer (2003)
  • Molecular ecology, manuscript reviewer (2003)
  • Museum curator, Managed collections (2003)
  • NSF, proposal review (2003)
  • Search Committee, Maytag Postodoctoral fellow, Committee member (2003)
  • Search committee, Museum curator, committee member (2003)
  • TREE, manuscript reviewer (2003)