• Assistant Professor, Biology


  • Castillo, DM & LC Moyle (2019). Conspecific sperm precedence is reinforced, but postcopulatory sexual selection weakened in sympatric populations of Drosophila. Proceedings of the Royal Society B. Vol. 286. Published, 03/2019.
  • Davis, JS & DM Castillo, LC Moyle (2017). Remating responses are shaped by male post- copulatory manipulation but not reinforcement in D. pseudoobscura. Ecology and Evolution. Vol. 7, 507-515. Published, 12/2017.
  • Castillo, DM & DA Barbash (2017). Moving speciation genetics forward: molecular methods build on foundational studies in Drosophila. Genetics. Vol. 207, 825-842. Published, 11/2017.
  • Castillo, DM (2017). Factors contributing to the accumulation of reproductive isolation: a mixed model approach. Ecology and Evolution. Vol. 7, 5808-5820. Published, 06/2017.
  • Castillo, DM & LF Delph (2016). Male-female genotype interactions maintain variation in traits important for sexual interactions and reproductive isolation. Evolution. Vol. 70, 1667-1673. Published, 06/2016.
  • Castillo, DM, AK Gibson, and LC Moyle. 2016. Assortative mating and self-fertilization differ in their contributions to reinforcement, cascade speciation, and diversification. Current Zoology 62:169-181. (Invited Perspective-Special Issue: Cascade Reinforcement). Published, 04/2016.
  • Castillo, DM & MK Burger, CM Lively, LF Delph (2015). Experimental evolution: sexual selection rather than local adaptation leads to reproductive isolation in the nematode Caenorhabditis remanei. Evolution. Vol. 69, 3141-3155. Published, 11/2015.
  • Castillo, DM & LC Moyle (2014). Intraspecific sperm competition genes enforce post-mating species barriers in Drosophila. Proceedings of the Royal Society B. Vol. 28, 20142050. Published, 12/2014.
  • Kula, AAR & DM Castillo, MR Dudash, CB Fenster (2014). Interactions between a pollinating seed predator and its host plant: the role of environmental context within a population . Ecology and Evolution. Vol. 4, 2901-2912. Published, 07/2014.
  • Castillo, DM & AAR Kula, S Dötterl, CB Fenster, and MR Dudash (2014). Invasive Silene latifolia may benefit from a native pollinating seed predator, Hadena ectypa, in North America. International Journal of Plant Sciences. Vol. 174, 80-91. Published, 01/2014.
  • Castillo, DM & AAR Kula, KAD Fenster, CB Fenster, MR Dudash (2013). Specialist pollinating seed predator exhibits oviposition strategy consistent with optimal oviposition theory. Ecological Entomology. Vol. 38, 164-172. Published, 03/2013.
  • Castillo, DM and LC Moyle. 2012. Evolutionary implications of mechanistic models of TE- mediated hybrid incompatibility. International Journal of Evolutionary Biology. Volume 2012 (Invited Review-Special Issue: Mechanisms of Speciation). Published, 02/2012.
  • Castillo, DM & JC Mell, KS Box, and JP Blumenstiel (2011). Molecular evolution under increasing transposable element burden in Drosophila: A speed limit on the evolutionary arms race. BMC Evolutionary Biology. Vol. 11. Published, 11/2011.
  • Castillo, DM & TE Pawlowska (2010). Molecular evolution of endosymbiotic bacteria of fungi. Molecular Biology and Evolution. Vol. 27, 622–636. Published, 03/2010.