MICHAEL D SHAPIRO portrait
  • James E. Talmange Presidential Endowed Chair in Biology
  • Professor, School Of Biological Sciences
  • Adjunct Professor, Human Genetics
  • Member, Center for Genomic Medicine

Publications

  • EF Boer & E.T. Maclary, M.D. Shapiro (2021). Complex genetic architecture of three-dimensional craniofacial shape variation in domestic pigeons. Evolution & Development. Vol. 23, 477-495. Published, 11/2021.
  • Maclary ET & B. Phillips, R. Wauer, E. Boer, R. Bruders, T. Gilvarry, C. Holt, M. Yandell, M.D. Shapiro (2021). Two Genomic Loci Control Three Eye Colors in the Domestic Pigeon (Columba livia). Molecular Biology and Evolution. Vol. 38, 5376-5390. Published, 10/2021.
  • EF Boer & H.F. Van Hollebeke, E.T. Maclary, C. Holt, M. Yandell, M.D. Shapiro (2021). A ROR2 coding variant is associated with craniofacial variation in domestic pigeons. Current Biology. Vol. 31, 5069-5076. Published, 04/2021.
  • Baldwin-Brown JG, Villa SM, Vickrey AI, Johnson KP, Bush SE, Clayton DH & Shapiro MD (2021). The assembled and annotated genome of the pigeon louse Columbicola columbae, a model ectoparasite. G3 (Bethesda, Md.). Vol. 11. Published, 02/01/2021.
  • R. Bruders, M. Sidesinger, M.D. Shapiro. The Almond plumage color pattern is associated with eye pigmentation defects in the domestic pigeon (Columba livia). bioRxiv doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.10.17.339655. (preprint). Published, 12/2020.
  • Boer EF, Van Hollebeke HF, Park S, Infante CR, Menke DB & Shapiro MD (2020). Pigeon foot feathering reveals conserved limb identity networks. Developmental biology. Vol. 454, 128-144. Published, 09/01/2020.
  • J.G. Baldwin-Brown, S.M. Villa, A.I. Vickrey, K.P. Johnson, S.E. Bush, D.H. Clayton, M.D. Shapiro. The assembled and annotated genome of the pigeon louse Columbicola columbae, a model ectoparasite. bioRxiv (preprint). Published, 09/2020.
  • Krauss RS & DDW Cornelison, G Kardon, MD Shapiro, PL Koch (2020). Science at Sundance. (pp. 1188-1191). Vol. 367. Science. Published, 03/2020.
  • Pacheco G, van Grouw H, Shapiro MD, Gilbert MTP & Vieira FG (2020). Darwin's Fancy Revised: An Updated Understanding of the Genomic Constitution of Pigeon Breeds. Genome biology and evolution. Vol. 12, 136-150. Published, 02/01/2020.
  • Villa SM, Altuna JC, Ruff JS, Beach AB, Mulvey LI, Poole EJ, Campbell HE, Johnson KP, Shapiro MD, Bush SE & Clayton DH (2019). Rapid experimental evolution of reproductive isolation from a single natural population. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. Vol. 116, 13440-13445. Published, 07/01/2019.
  • R.S. Krauss & M.D. Shapiro, P.L. Koch, G. Kardon and D.D.W. Cornelison (2019). Science at Sundance. (pp. 1270-1274). Vol. 363. Science. Published, 03/2019.
  • C. Holt & M. Campbell, D.A. Keays, N. Edelman, A. Kapusta, E. Maclary, E. Domyan, A. Suh, W.C. Warren, M. Yandell, M.T.P. Gilbert, M.D. Shapiro (2018). Improved genome assembly and annotation for the rock pigeon (Columba livia). G3: Genes | Genomes | Genetics. Vol. 8, 1391-1398. Published, 05/2018.
  • A.I. Vickrey & R. Bruders, Z. Kronenberg, E. Mackey, R.J. Bohlender, E. Maclary, E.J. Osborne, K.P. Johnson, C.D. Huff, M. Yandell, M.D. Shapiro (2018). Protein-coding variation and introgression of regulatory alleles drive plumage pattern diversity in the rock pigeon. eLife. Vol. 7, e34803. Published, 01/2018.
  • E.F. Boer, H.F. van Hollebeke, M.D. Shapiro. Genomic determinants of epidermal appendage patterning and structure in domestic birds. Developmental Biology. Published, 09/15/2017.
  • E.T. Domyan, M.D. Shapiro. Pigeonetics takes flight: evolution, development, and genetics of intraspecific variation. Developmental Biology 427(2):241-250. doi: 10.1016/j.ydbio.2016.11.008. Published, 07/15/2017.
  • Bret M. Boyd, Julie A. Allen, Nam Nguyen, Andrew D. Sweet, Tandy Warnow, Michael D. Shapiro, Scott Villa, Sarah Bush, Dale Clayton, Kevin P. Johnson. Phylogenomics using target-restricted assembly resolves intra-generic relationships of parasitic lice (Phthiraptera: Columbicola). Systematic Biology. Published, 01/18/2017.
  • E.T. Domyan, Z. Kronenberg, C. Infante, A.I. Vickrey, S.A. Stringham, R. Bruders, M.W. Guernsey, S. Park, J. Payne, R. Beckstead, G. Kardon, D.B. Menke, M. Yandell, M.D. Shapiro. Molecular shifts in limb identity underlie development of feathered feet in two domestic avian species. eLife 5:e12115. Published, 03/2016.
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  • M.D. Shapiro. Introduction to Darwin’s Pigeons by Richard Bailey. BH Editions, London, 96 pp. Published, 02/29/2016.
  • Z. Kronenberg, E.J. Osborne, K. Cone, E. Domyan, M.D. Shapiro, N. Elde, M, Yandell. (2015) Wham: Identifying Structural Variants of Biological Consequence. PLoS Computational Biology 11: e1004572. doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1004572. Published, 10/2015.
  • K.L. Cooper and M.D. Shapiro. (2015) Preface to the Special Issue on Evolution and Morphological Diversity. Developmental Dynamics 244: 1181-1183. Published, 07/2015.
  • S.A. Stringham and M.D. Shapiro. (2015) Microevolution and the genetic basis of vertebrate diversity: examples from teleost fishes. Pp. 333-350, in K.P. Dial, N.H. Shubin, E.L. Brainerd (eds.) Great Transformations in Vertebrate Evolution. University of Chicago Press. Published, 06/2015.
  • A.I. Vickrey, E.T. Domyan, M.P. Horvath, M.D. Shapiro. (2015) Convergent evolution of head crests in two domesticated columbids is associated with different missense mutations in EphB2. Molecular Biology and Evolution 32: 2657-2664. doi: 10.1093/molbev/msv140. Published, 06/2015.
  • M.T.P. Gilbert and M.D. Shapiro. Domestication of pigeons. Encyclopedia of Global Archaeology, Springer. Published, 01/06/2015.
  • C.T. Miller, A.M. Glazer, B.R. Summers, B.K. Blackman, A.R. Norman, M.D. Shapiro, B.L. Cole, C.L. Peichel, D. Schluter, D.M. Kingsley. Additive and clustered quantitative trait loci control anatomically regional skeletal evolution in sticklebacks. Genetics 196: 10.1534/genetics.114.162420. Published, 05/13/2014.
  • Eric T. Domyan, Michael W. Guernsey, Zev Kronenberg, Shreyas Krishnan, Raymond E. Boissy, Anna I. Vickrey, Clifford Rodgers, Pamela Cassidy, Sancy A. Leachman, John W. Fondon, Mark Yandell and Michael D. Shapiro: Epistatic and Combinatorial Effects of Pigmentary Gene Mutations in the Domestic Pigeon, Current Biology (2014), http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2014.01.020. Published, 02/2014.
  • M.W. Guernsey, L. Ritscher, M.A. Miller, D.A. Smith, T. Schöneberg, M.D. Shapiro. A Val85Met mutation in Melanocortin-1 receptor is associated with reductions in eumelanic pigmentation and cell surface expression in domestic rock pigeons (Columba livia). PLoS ONE 8(8): e74475. Published, 08/2013.
  • M.D. Shapiro, E.T. Domyan. Quick Guide: Domestic pigeons. Current Biology 23: R302-303.. Published, 04/24/2013.
  • M. D. Shapiro*, Z. Kronenberg, C. Li, E.T. Domyan, H. Pan, M. Campbell, H. Tan, C.D. Huff, Haofu Hu, A.I. Vickrey, S.A. Nielsen, S.A. Stringham, Hao Hu, E. Willerslev, M. T. P. Gilbert, M. Yandell, G. Zhang, J. Wang* (* co-corresponding and senior authors). Genomic diversity and evolution of the head crest in the rock pigeon. Science. Published, 01/2013.
  • S.A. Stringham, E.A. Mulroy, J. Xing, D. Record, M.W. Guernsey, J.T. Aldenhoven, E.J. Osborne, M.D. Shapiro. (2012) Divergence, convergence, and the ancestry of feral populations in the domestic rock pigeon. Current Biology 22, doi:10.1016/j.cub.2011.12.045. Published, 02/2012.
  • T.A. Castoe, A.M. Bronikowski, E.D. Brodie III, S.V. Edwards, M.E. Pfrender, M.D. Shapiro, D.D. Pollock, W.C. Warren. (2011) A proposal to sequence the genome of a garter snake (Thamnophis sirtalis). Standards in Genomic Sciences 4: 257-270. doi:10.4056/sigs.1664145. Published, 04/2011.
  • J.T. Aldenhoven, M.A. Miller, P. Showers Corneli, and M.D. Shapiro. (2010) Phylogeography of ninespine sticklebacks (Pungitius pungitius) in North America: glacial refugia and the origins of adaptive traits. Molecular Ecology 19:4061-4076. Published, 09/2010.
  • Y.F. Chan, M.E. Marks, F.C. Jones, G. Villarreal Jr., M.D. Shapiro, S. Fisher, A.M. Southwick, D.M. Absher, J. Grimwood, J. Schmutz, R.M. Myers, D. Petrov, B. Jónsson, D. Schluter, M.A. Bell, and D.M. Kingsley. (2010) Adaptive evolution of pelvic reduction in sticklebacks by recurrent deletion of a Pitx1 enhancer. Science 5963: 302-305. • Reviewed by Faculty of 1000 Biology (“Must Read”). Published, 01/2010.
  • M.D. Shapiro, B.R. Summers, S. Balabhadra, J.T. Aldenhoven, A.L. Miller, C. Cunningham, M.A. Bell, D.M. Kingsley. (2009) The genetic architecture of skeletal convergence and sex determination in ninespine sticklebacks. Current Biology 19:1140-1145. Published, 09/2009.
  • J.A. Ross, J.R. Urton, J. Boland, M.D. Shapiro, and C.L. Peichel. (2009) Turnover of sex chromosomes in the stickleback fishes (Gasterosteidae). PLoS Genetics 5(2): e1000391. Published, 06/2009.
  • M.D. Shapiro. (2008) Major Transitions in Vertebrate History (Book Review). Quarterly Review of Biology 83(3): 306. Published, 06/2008.
  • M.D. Shapiro, N.H. Shubin, and J.P. Downs. (2007) Limb reduction and diversity in reptilian evolution, pp. 225-244. In B.K. Hall (ed.), Fins into Limbs, University of Chicago Press. Published, 01/2007.
  • M.D. Shapiro, M.A. Bell, and D.M. Kingsley. (2006) Parallel genetic origins of pelvic reduction in vertebrates. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA 103: 13753-13718. Published, 09/2006.
  • P.F. Colosimo, C.L. Peichel, K. Nereng, B.K. Blackman, M.D. Shapiro, D. Schluter, D.M. Kingsley. (2004) The genetic architecture of parallel armor plate reduction in threespine sticklebacks. PLoS Biology 2(5): 635-641. Published, 05/2004.
  • M.D. Shapiro, M.E. Marks, C.L. Peichel, B.K. Blackman, K.S. Nereng, B. Jónsson, D. Schluter, and D.M. Kingsley. (2004) Genetic and developmental basis of evolutionary pelvic reduction in threespine sticklebacks. Nature 428: 717-723. Published, 04/2004.
  • M.D. Shapiro, J. Hanken, and N. Rosenthal. (2003) Developmental basis of evolutionary digit loss in the Australian lizard Hemiergis. Journal of Experimental Zoology (Molecular & Developmental Evolution) 297B: 48-56. Published, 06/2003.
  • M.D. Shapiro, H. You, N.H. Shubin, Z. Luo, and J.P. Downs. (2003) A large ornithomimid pes from the Lower Cretaceous of the Mazongshan Area, Northern Gansu Province, China. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 23(3): 695-698. Published, 06/2003.
  • M.D. Shapiro. (2002) Developmental morphology of limb reduction in Hemiergis (Squamata: Scincidae): chondrogenesis, osteogenesis, and heterochrony. Journal of Morphology 254(3): 211-231. Published, 03/2002.
  • M.D. Shapiro and F.A. Jenkins, Jr. (2001) A cynodont from the Upper Triassic of Greenland: tooth replacement and double-rootedness. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 156(1): 49-58. Published, 11/2001.
  • M.D. Shapiro and T.F. Carl. (2001) Novel features of tetrapod limb development in two non-traditional model species: a skink and a direct-developing frog, pp. 337-361. In M. Zelditch (ed.), Beyond Heterochrony: The Evolution of Development. New York: Wiley-Liss. Published, 06/2001.
  • J. Xavier-Neto, M.D. Shapiro, L. Houghton, and N. Rosenthal. (2000) Sequential programs of retinoic acid synthesis in the myocardial and epicardial layers of the developing avian heart. Developmental Biology 219(1): 129-141. Published, 05/2000.
  • J. Xavier-Neto, C.M. Neville, M.D. Shapiro, L. Houghton, G.F. Wang, W. Nikovits, Jr., F. Stockdale, and N. Rosenthal. (1999) A retinoic acid-inducible transgenic marker of sino-atrial development. Development 126(12): 2677-87. Published, 06/1999.
  • J. Moss, J. Xavier-Neto, M.D. Shapiro, S. Nayeem, P. McCaffery, U. Dräger, and N. Rosenthal. (1998) Dynamic patterns of retinoic acid synthesis and response in the developing mammalian heart. Developmental Biology 199(1): 55-71. Published, 06/1998.

Presentations

  • John Saunders Endowed Lectureship, Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA. Invited Talk/Keynote, Accepted, 06/30/2022.
  • Variations in Biology Seminar Series, University of Michigan. Invited Talk/Keynote, Accepted, 05/10/2022.
  • Roslin Institute, University of Edinburgh. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 06/30/2021.
  • Donnelly Centre, University of Toronto. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 05/27/2021.
  • Department of Biological Sciences, Clemson University. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 04/12/2021.
  • Department of Biology, University of Virginia (elected by Graduate Student and Post-Doc Association). Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 12/2020.
  • Department of Biology, University of Nevada, Reno. Invited Talk/Keynote, Accepted, 04/2020.
  • Department of Ecology and Evolution, U.C. Davis. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 03/2020.
  • Genome Grand Rounds, University of Utah School of Medicine. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 02/2020.
  • Human Medical Genetics and Genomics Program, University of Colorado School of Medicine. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 11/2019.
  • Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 04/2019.
  • Department of Biological Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University (student-invited seminar). Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 04/2019.
  • Department of Integrative Biology, University of Texas, Austin. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 04/2019.
  • Department of Biology, Utah State University (student-invited seminar). Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 03/2019.
  • Department of Cell, Developmental, and Regenerative Biology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai . Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 10/2018.
  • Keynote Speaker, Pan American Society of Pigment Cell Research annual meeting, Glenden Beach, OR. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 10/2018.
  • Poster at Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution annual meeting: Elena F. Boer, Hannah F. Van Hollebeke, Carlos R. Infante, Douglas B. Menke and Michael D. Shapiro. Feathered Feet Are Just Winging It: Shifts in Pigeon Limb Identity Reveal Conserved Regulatory Networks. Poster, Presented, 07/08/2018.
  • Poster at Society for Developmental Biology annual meeting: Raquel Maynez, Anna Vickrey, Michael Shapiro. EFFECTS OF CODING MUTATION IN A PIGMENTATION PATTERNING GENE. Poster, Presented, 07/2018.
  • Keynote Speaker, UNVEIL Symposium on Evolutionary Genomics of Adaptation. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 06/2018.
  • Keynote Speaker, Domestication Symposium, University of Zurich, Switzerland. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 05/2018.
  • 4 posters at Satellite Meeting of the Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution, "Evolution and the Cell," Park City, UT. Poster, Presented, 05/2018.
  • Developmental and Regenerative Biology, U.C. San Diego (student-invited seminar). Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 04/2018.
  • Department of Biological Sciences, Columbia University. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 04/2018.
  • Program in Ecology, Evolutionary Biology and Behavior, Michigan State University. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 03/2018.
  • Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, U.C. Berkeley. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 02/2018.
  • Department of Physiology and Developmental Biology, Brigham Young University. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 11/08/2017.
  • Mavericks: New Model Organisms in Developmental Biology, RIKEN, Kobe, Japan. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 10/20/2017.
  • Pan-American Society for Evolutionary Developmental Biology meeting, Calgary, AB, Canada. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 08/24/2017.
  • Presidential Symposium, Society for Developmental Biology annual meeting, Minneapolis. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 07/14/2017.
  • Molecules, Cells, and Organisms Graduate Program Retreat, Harvard University. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 07/07/2017.
  • Department of Molecular Biology and Department Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 06/09/2017.
  • Department of Biology, Case Western Reserve University. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 05/05/2017.
  • Denver Museum of Natural History (public lecture). Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 04/06/2017.
  • iUTAH EPSCoR Broader Impacts Forum, Salt Lake City. Panel, Presented, 03/24/2017.
  • Laboratory of Genetics, University of Wisconsin, Madison. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 03/03/2017.
  • Department of Ecology and Evolution, Stony Brook University. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 02/17/2017.
  • Dahlem Colloquium, Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics, Berlin. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 12/09/2016.
  • Department of Biology, University of Miami. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 08/01/2016.
  • Developmental Biology Training Program Seminar Series, University of Oregon. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 07/01/2016.
  • Evolution and Development seminar series, Duke University. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 06/01/2016.
  • Boston Evolutionary Genomics SuperGroup (Harvard OEB/MCB, Harvard Medical School, MIT Broad Institute, Boston University). Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 05/01/2016.
  • Faculty Research Seminar, Biology undergraduate research program, University of Utah. Other, Presented, 04/30/2016.
  • Department of Biology, University of Utah (promotion seminar). Other, Presented, 04/20/2016.
  • Santa Cruz Developmental Biology Meeting. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 04/15/2016.
  • Program in Genetics and Genomics, Harvard Medical School. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 04/01/2016.
  • 9th Avian Model Systems meeting, Taipei, Taiwan. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 03/27/2016.
  • Development, Regeneration, and Stem Cell Biology seminar series, University of Chicago. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 03/01/2016.
  • John H. Blaffer seminar series, Department of Genetics and Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 02/01/2016.
  • International Plant and Animal Genome Conference XIX, San Diego. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/10/2016.
  • Department of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, Dominican University. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 10/2015.
  • Latin American Society for Developmental Biology (Santos, Brazil). Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 10/2015.
  • Pan American Pigment Cell Research conference. Poster, Presented, 10/2015.
  • 5th International Conference of Phthiraptera, Park City. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 07/2015.
  • Three posters at Society for Developmental Biology annual meeting (2 science, 1 education). Poster, Presented, 07/2015.
  • Japanese Society for Developmental Biology. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 06/2015.
  • Animal Genetics Seminar Series, U.C. Davis. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 05/2015.
  • School of Biological Sciences, University of Missouri. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 04/2015.
  • Department of Genetics, Yale University. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 03/2015.
  • Craniofacial and Mesenchymal Biology Program, UCSF. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 03/2015.
  • Program in Developmental Biology, Vanderbilt University. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 11/2014.
  • Biology Department, University of Massachusetts Amherst. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 10/2014.
  • Japan Society for Developmental Biology. Invited Talk/Keynote, Accepted, 10/2014.
  • Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, University of Connecticut. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 10/2014.
  • Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Brown University. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 10/2014.
  • Latin American Society for Developmental Biology. Invited Talk/Keynote, Accepted, 10/2014.
  • Society for Developmental Biology annual meeting, Seattle. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 07/2014.
  • Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution, San Juan, Puerto . Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 06/2014.
  • Stowers Institute for Medical Research. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 04/2014.
  • Department of Biology, University of Oklahoma. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 04/2014.
  • Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 02/2014.
  • Genomics Seminar Series, University of Wisconsin, Madison. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 02/2014.
  • Richard B. Root Student-Invited Seminar, Ecology and Evolution Department, Cornell University. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/2014.
  • Division of Basic Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 12/2013.
  • Aubrey Gorbman Lecture, Department of Biology, University of Washington. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 12/2013.
  • Department of Computational and Molecular Biology, University of Southern California. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 11/2013.
  • Evolutionary Morphology Seminar, University of Chicago. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 10/2013.
  • Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California, Berkeley. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 08/2013.
  • Embryology Course 120th Anniversary Symposium, Woods Hole Marine Biological Laboratory. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 07/2013.
  • Four posters at Society for the Study of Evolution annual meeting, Snowbird, UT. Poster, Presented, 06/2013.
  • Department of Biology, University of Rochester. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 04/2013.
  • Human Genetics Interest Group, University of Utah. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 04/2013.
  • Society for Developmental Biology, Northwest Regional Meeting. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 03/2013.
  • Darwin Lecture, New York University. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 02/2013.
  • Department of Genetics, University of Georgia. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 02/2013.
  • Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology, San Francisco. Contributed Talk, Presented, 01/2013.
  • International Plant and Animal Genome Conference XXI, San Diego. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/2013.
  • Department of Biological Sciences, University of Pittsburgh. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 12/2012.
  • Division of Biological Sciences, University of Montana. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 12/2012.
  • Developmental Biology Training Grant retreat, University of Utah. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 12/2012.
  • Nancy S. Rafferty Lecture in Embryology, Woods Hole MBL. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 12/2012.
  • Center for Evolutionary Biology, Uppsala University. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 10/2012.
  • Department of Medical Biochemistry and Microbiology, Uppsala University. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 10/2012.
  • Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology, San Francisco. Poster, Accepted, 10/2012.
  • Community outreach at Utah Pigeon Club Premier show. Poster, Presented, 10/2012.
  • Great Transformations in Vertebrate Evolution conference in honor of Farish A. Jenkins, Jr., Harvard University. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 07/2012.
  • Panamerican Society for Pigment Cell Research conference, Park City. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 07/2012.
  • 1st Joint Conference on Evolutionary Biology, Ottawa, Canada. Poster, Presented, 06/2012.
  • 1st Joint Conference on Evolutionary Biology, Ottawa, Canada. Presentation, Presented, 06/2012.
  • Biology of Genomes, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. Presentation, Presented, 05/2012.
  • Department of Genetics (annual retreat), Stanford University. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/2011.
  • Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology, Salt Lake City. Presentation, Presented, 01/2011.
  • Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology, Seattle. Conference Paper, Presented, 01/2010.

Grants, Contracts & Research Gifts

  • The domesticated pigeon as a model for avian diversity. PI: Michael Shapiro. National Science Foundation, 01/2013 - present. Total project budget to date: $0.00

Software Titles

  • GPAT++: Genotype-phenotype association toolkit. Software for association mapping and population genomics. https://github.com/vcflib/vcflib. Release Date: 03/2016. Inventors: Z. Kronenberg, M. Yandell, M.D. Shapiro et al.
  • Wham: Identifying Structural Variants of Biological Consequence. Genomics/bioinformatics software for mapping DNA insertions and deletions associated with diseases and traits of biological significance. Release Date: 10/2015. Inventors: Z. Kronenberg, E.J. Osborne, K. Cone, E. Domyan, M.D. Shapiro, N. Elde, M, Yandell. Distribution List: https://github.com/zeeev/wham.