40. Preising, G.A., Gunn, T.R., Baczenas, J.J., Pollock, A., Powell, D.L., Dodge, T., Machin
Kairuz, J.A., Savage, M., Lu, Y., Cummings, M., Thakur, S., Ríos-Cardenas, O., Morris, M., Schumer, M. (2022). Recurrent evolution of small body size and loss of the sword ornament in Northern Swordtail fish. bioRxiv. doi:

39. Zhang, J., Preising, G.A., Schumer, M., Palacios J.A. CRP-Tree: A phylogenetic association test for binary traits. arXiv. doi:

38. Moran, B., Payne, C.Y., Powell, D.L., Iverson, E.N.K., Banerjee, S.M., Langdon, Q.K., Gunn, T., Liu, F., Matney, R., Singhal, K., Leib, R.D., Hernandez-Perez, O., Corbett-Detig, R., Havird, J.D., Schumer, M. (2021). A Lethal Genetic Incompatibility between Naturally Hybridizing Species in Mitochondrial Complex I. bioRxiv. doi:


37. Price, S., Schumer, M., Wang, S., Young, R., Cummings, M. Individual variation in preference and affiliative behavior in sailfin fish refines the neurotranscriptomic pathway for mate preference. Ecology and Evolution, in press.

36. Dodge, T.O., Farquharson, K.A., Ford, C., Cavanagh, L., Schumer, M., Belov, K., Hogg,
C.J. (2022). Reference genomes of two extinct-in-the-wild reptiles from Christmas Island reveal distinct evolutionary histories and conservation insights. Molecular Ecology Resources, in press. Available on authorea preprint server doi: 10.22541/au.166974487.73559017/v1

35. Banerjee, S.M., Powell, D.L., Moran, B.M., Ramírez-Duarte, W.F., Langdon, Q.K., Gunn, T.R. Vazquez, G., Rochman, C., Schumer, M. (2022). Complex hybridization between deeply diverged fish species in a disturbed ecosystem. Evolution, in press. Available on bioRxiv. doi:

34. Aguillon, S.M., Dodge, T.O., Preising, G.A., Schumer, M. (2022). Primer: Introgression. Current Biology. doi:

33. Payne, C., Bovio, S., Powell, D., Gunn, T., Banerjee, S.M., Grant, V., Rosenthal, G.G., Schumer, M. (2022). Genomic insights into variation in thermotolerance between hybridizing swordtail fishes. Molecular Ecology. doi:

32. Li, J., Schumer, M., Bank, C. (2022). Imbalanced segregation of recombinant haplotypes in hybrid populations reveals inter- and intrachromosomal Dobzhansky-Muller incompatibilities. PLoS Genetics. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1010120

31. Alves Cavassim, M.I., Baker, Z., Hoge, C., Schierup, M., Schumer, M., Przeworski, M. (2022). PRDM9 losses in vertebrates are coupled to those of paralogs ZCWPW1 and ZCWPW2. PNAS. doi:

30. Thompson, K.A., Peichel, C.L., Rennison, D.J., McGee, M.D., Albert, A.Y.K., Vines, T.H., Greenwood, A.K., Wark, A.R., Brandvain, Y., Schumer, M., Schluter, D. (2021). Genetic evidence for environment-dependent hybrid incompatibilities in threespine stickleback. PLoS Biology. doi:

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29. Langdon, Q.K., Powell, D.L., Kim, B., Banerjee, S.M., Payne, C., Dodge, T.O., Moran, B., Fascinetto-Zago, P., Schumer, M. (2021). Predictability and parallelism in the contemporary evolution of hybrid genomes. PLoS Genetics. doi:

28. Powell, D., Moran, B., Kim, B., Banerjee, S.M., Aguillon, S.M., Fascinetto-Zago, P., Langdon, Q., Schumer, M. (2021). Two new hybrid zones expand the swordtail hybridization model system. Evolution doi:

27. Moran, B.*, Payne, C.*, Langdon, Q., Powell, D., Brandvain, Y., Schumer, M. (2021). The genomic consequences of hybridization. eLife doi: 10.7554/eLife.69016. *co-first authorship

26. Powell, D., Payne, C.Y., Banerjee, S.M., Keegan, M., Cui, R., Andolfatto, P.,  Rosenthal, G.*, Schumer, M.* (2021). The genetic architecture of the sexually selected sword ornament. Current Biology doi: *co-supervised

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25. Powell, D.L., Garcia, M., Keegan, M., Reilly, P., Du, K., Díaz-Loyo, A.P., Banerjee, S., Blakkan, D., Reich, D., Andolfatto, P., Rosenthal, G.G., Schartl, M., Schumer, M. (2020). Natural hybridization reveals incompatible alleles that cause melanoma in swordtail fish. Science doi: 10.1126/science.aba5216.

Perspective piece by Dagilis & Matute 

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24. Schumer, M., Powell, D., Corbett-Detig, R. (2020). Versatile simulations of admixture and accurate local ancestry inference with mixnmatch and ancestryinfer. Molecular Ecology Resources doi:

23. Mateos, M., Kang, D., Klopp, C., Parrinello, H., Garcia, M., Schumer, M., Jue, N., Guiguen, Y., Schartl, M. (2019). Draft genome assembly and annotation of the Gila topminnow Poeciliopsis occidentalis. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution. 

22. Schumer, M., Xu, C., Powell, D., Durvasula, A., Skov, L., Holland, D., Blazier, J.C., Sankararaman, S., Andolfatto, P., Rosenthal, G.G.R, Przeworski, M. (2018). Natural selection and local recombination rates shape the genome evolution of swordtail hybrids. Science doi: 10.1126/science.aar3684.

21. Rosenthal, G.G.R, Schumer, M., Andolfatto, P. (2018). Letter: How the manakin got its crown: A novel trait that is unlikely to cause speciation. PNAS doi: 10.1073/pnas.1804061115.

20. Schumer, M., Rosenthal, G.G.R., Andolfatto, P. (2018) What do we mean when we talk about hybrid speciation? Heredity doi:10.1038/s41437-017-0036-z.

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19. Schumer, M., Powell, D., Cui, R., Delclos, P., Squire, M., Andolfatto, P., Rosenthal, G. (2017). Assortative mating and persistent reproductive isolation in hybrids. PNAS doi: 10.1073/pnas.1711238114.

18. Baker, Z.*, Schumer, M.*, Haba, Y., Holland, C., Rosenthal, G., Przeworski, M. (2017). Repeated losses of PRDM9-directed recombination despite the conservation of PRDM9 across vertebrates. eLife. *co-first authorship

17. Cui, R., Delclos, P., Schumer, M., Rosenthal, G. (2017). Early social learning triggers neurogenomic expression changes in a swordtail fish. Proceedings Royal Society B.

16. Schumer, M., Brandvain, Y. (2016). Determining epistatic selection in admixed populations. Molecular Ecology doi: 10.1111/mec.13641.

15. Schumer, M., Cui, R., Powell, D., Rosenthal, G., Andolfatto, P. (2016). Ancient hybridization and genomic stabilization in a swordtail fish. Molecular Ecology doi: 10.1111/mec.13602.

14. Cui, R., Schumer, M., Rosenthal, G. (2016). Admix’em: A flexible framework for forward-time simulations of hybrid populations with selection and mate choice. Bioinformatics doi: 10.1093/bioinformatics/btv700.

13. Schumer, M.*, Cui, R.*, Rosenthal, G., Andolfatto, P. (2015). simMSG: an experimental design tool for high-throughput genotyping of hybrids. Molecular Ecology Resources doi: 10.1111/1755-0998.12434. *co-first authorship

12. Ghosh, R., Bloom, J.S., Mohammadi, A., Schumer, M., Andolfatto, P., Ryu, W., Kruglyak, L. (2015). Genetics of Intra-Species Variation in Avoidance Behavior Induced by a Thermal Stimulus in Caenorhabditis elegans. Genetics doi:10.1534/genetics.115.178491.

11. Schumer, M., Cui, R., Rosenthal, G., Andolfatto, P. (2015). Reproductive isolation of hybrid populations driven by genetic incompatibilities. PLoS Genetics doi:10.1371/journal.pgen.1005041.

10. Schumer, M., Cui, R., Powell, D., Dresner, R., Rosenthal, G., Andolfatto, P. (2014). High-resolution Mapping Reveals Hundreds of Genetic Incompatibilities in Hybridizing Fish Species. eLife doi:

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9. Schumer, M., Rosenthal, G., Andolfatto, P. (2014). How common is homoploid hybrid speciation? Evolution doi:10.1111/evo.12399.

8. Culumber, Z. W., Schumer M., Monks S., Tobler M. (2014). Environmental heterogeneity generates opposite gene-by-environment interactions for two fitness-related traits within a population. Evolution doi: 10.1111/evo.12574.

7. Cui, R., Schumer, M., Kruesi, K., Walter, R., Andolfatto, P., Rosenthal, G. (2013). Phylogenomics reveals extensive reticulate evolution in Xiphophorus fishes. Evolution 67:2166-2179.

6. Renn, S.C.P. and Schumer, M. (2013). Genetic accommodation and behavioral evolution: insights from genomic studies. Animal Behavior 85: 1012-1022.

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5. Schumer, M., Cui, R., Boussau, B., Walter, W., Rosenthal, G., Andolfatto, P. (2012). An evaluation of the hybrid speciation hypothesis for Xiphophorus clemenciae based on whole genome sequences. Evolution 67: 1155-1168.

4. Zhen, Y., Aardema, M.L., Medina, E.M., Schumer, M., Andolfatto, P. (2012). Parallel molecular evolution in a herbivore community. Science 337:1634-1637.

3. Schumer, M.*, Birger, R.*, Tantipathananandh, C., Aurisano, J., Maggioni, M., Mwangi, P. (2012). Infestation by a Common Parasite is Correlated with Ant Symbiont Identity in a Plant-Ant Mutualism. Biotropica 45: 276-279. *co-first authorship

2. Schumer, M., Krishnakant, K., and Renn, S.C.P. (2011). Comparative gene expression profiles for highly similar aggressive phenotypes in male and female cichlid fishes (Julidochromis). Journal of Experimental Biology 214:3269-3278.

1. Spengler, M., Kuropatwinski, K., Schumer, M. and Antoch, M. (2009). A serine cluster mediates BMAL1-dependent CLOCK phosphorylation and degradation. Cell Cycle 8:24, 4138-4146.