*authors contributed equally
Torosin NS; Webster TH; Argibay H; Ferreyra H; Uhart M; Agostini I; Knapp LA. 2019. Positively selected variants in functionally important regions of TLR7 in Alouatta guariba clamitans with yellow fever virus exposure in Northern Argentina. bioRxiv 725333. [link to full text].
Torosin NS; Argibay H; Webster TH; Corneli PS; Knapp LA. 2019. Comparing the selective landscape of TLR7 and TLR8 across primates reveals unique sites under positive selection in Alouatta. biorXiv 708008. [link to full text].
Webster TH*; Dolby GA*; Wilson Sayres MA; Kusumi K. 2018. An improved draft genome for the Mojave Desert Tortoise, Gopherus agassizii: version 1.1. PeerJ Preprints 5: e3266v3. [link to full text]. [github repo containing code]. [link to assembly on NCBI]. [link to assembly and annotation on Harvard Dataverse].
Submitted/In Revision/In Press
Winters S; Kamilar JM; Webster TH; Bradley BJ; Higham JP. In revision. Primate camouflage as seen by felids, raptors, and conspecifics.
Dolby GA; Morales M; Webster TH; DeNardo DF; Wilson MA; Kusumi K. Submitted. A chromosome-scale draft genome assembly for the Mojave Desert tortoise: genomic resource for a long-lived reptile.
Webster TH; Couse M; Grande BM; Karlins E; Phung TN; Richmond PA; Whitford W; Wilson Sayres MA. 2018. Identifying, understanding, and correcting technical artifacts on the sex chromosomes in next-generation sequencing data. Gigascience 8(7): giz074. [Link to full text]. [Link to Github]. [Link to biorXiv preprint].
Grüning B; et al. (164 total authors). 2018. Bioconda: a sustainable and comprehensive software distribution for the life sciences. Nature Methods 15: 475-476. [link to full text]. [link to bioRxiv preprint]. [link to Bioconda].
Rupp S; Webster TH; Olney KC; Hutchins ED; Kusumi K; Wilson Sayres MA. 2017. Evolution of dosage compensation in Anolis carolinensis, a reptile with XX/XY chromosomal sex determination. Genome Biology and Evolution 9: 231-240. [link to full text]. [github repo containing code].
Webster TH; Wilson Sayres MA. 2016. Genomic signals of sex-biased demography: progress and prospects. Current Opinion in Genetics & Development 41: 62-71. [link]
Baden AL; Webster TH; Kamilar JK. 2016 Resource seasonality and reproduction predict fission-fusion dynamics in black-and-white ruffed lemurs (Varecia variegata). American Journal of Primatology 78: 256-279. [link]
Hsiang AY; Field DJ; Webster TH; Behlke ADB; Davis MB; Racicot RA; Gauthier JA. 2015. The origin of snakes: revealing the ecology, behavior, and evolutionary history of ancestral snakes using genomics, phenomics, and the fossil record. BMC Evolutionary Biology 15:87. [link to full text]
Webster TH; McGrew WC; Marchant LF; Payne CLR; Hunt KD. 2014. Selective insectivory at Toro-Semliki, Uganda: Comparative analyses suggest no ‘savanna’ chimpanzee pattern. Journal of Human Evolution 71: 20-27. [link]
Anestis SF; Webster TH; Kamiliar JK; Fontenot MB; Watts DP; Bradley BJ. 2014. AVPR1a variation in chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes): population differences and association with behavioral style. International Journal of Primatology 35(1): 305-324. [link]
McGrew WC; Marchant LF; Payne CLR; Webster TH; Hunt KD. 2013. Well digging by Semliki chimpanzees: new data on laterality and hydrology. Pan Africa News 20(1): 5-8. [link to full text]
McIntosh AM; Bennett C; Dickson D; Anestis SF; Watts DP; Webster TH; Fontenot MB; Bradley BJ. 2012. The apolipoprotein E (APOE) gene appears functionally monomorphic in chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes). PLoS ONE 7(10): e47760. [link to full text]
McGrew WC; Marchant LF; Payne CLR; Webster TH; Hunt KD. 2010. Chimpanzees at Semliki ignore oil palms. Pan Africa News 17(2): 19-21. [link to full text]
Webster TH; Hodson PR; Hunt KD. 2009. Grooming hand-clasp by chimpanzees of the Mugiri community, Toro-Semliki Wildlife Reserve, Uganda. Pan Africa News 16 (1): 5-7. [link to full text]
Payne CLR; Webster TH; Hunt KD. 2008. Coprophagy by the semi-habituated chimpanzees of Semliki, Uganda. Pan Africa News 15 (2): 29-32. [link to full text]
Other Articles and Notes
Olney KC; Narang P; Taravella AM; Webster TH; Wilson Sayres MA. 2017. EvSex16: Evolutionary Genomics of Sex. Journal of Heredity 108: 707-708. [link to full text].