David Toews

Assistant Professor of Biology

David Toews

Huck Affiliations


Publication Tags

Genes Genomics Color Songbirds Hybrid Zone Genome Plumage Breeding Hybridization Parulidae Polymorphism Feathers Phenotype Genotype Carotenoids Birds Introgression Gene Flow Nucleotides Habitats Myrtus Communis Chromosomes Habitat World Mitochondrial Dna

Most Recent Papers

Genetics and evidence for balancing selection of a sex-linked colour polymorphism in a songbird

Kang Wook Kim, Benjamin C. Jackson, Hanyuan Zhang, David P.L. Toews, Scott A. Taylor, Emma I. Greig, Irby J. Lovette, Mengning M. Liu, Angus Davison, Simon C. Griffith, Kai Zeng, Terry Burke, 2019, Nature communications on p. 1852

Selection on VPS13A linked to migration in a songbird

David P.L. Toews, Scott A. Taylor, Henry M. Streby, Gunnar R. Kramer, Irby J. Lovette, 2019, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America on p. 18272-18274

Genotyping-by-sequencing reveals genomic homogeneity among overwintering Pacific Dunlin (Calidris alpina pacifica) aggregations along the Pacific coast of North America

Iva Popovic, David P.L. Toews, Carson C. Keever, C. Toby St Clair, Blake A. Barbaree, Guillermo Fernández, James Rourke, 2019, Condor

A comparison of genomic islands of differentiation across three young avian species pairs

Darren E. Irwin, Borja Milá, David P.L. Toews, Alan Brelsford, Haley L. Kenyon, Alison N. Porter, Christine Grossen, Kira E. Delmore, Miguel Alcaide, Jessica H. Irwin, 2018, Molecular ecology on p. 4839-4855

A wood-warbler produced through both interspecific and intergeneric hybridization

David P.L. Toews, Henry M. Streby, Lowell Burket, Scott A. Taylor, 2018, Biology Letters

Prevalence and diversity of haemosporidian parasites in the yellow-rumped warbler hybrid zone

Camille Sophie Cozzarolo, Tania Jenkins, David P.L. Toews, Alan Brelsford, Philippe Christe, 2018, Ecology and Evolution on p. 9834-9847

Similar hybrid composition among different age and sex classes in the Myrtle-Audubon's warbler hybrid zone

David Toews, Irby J. Lovette, Darren E. Irwin, Alan Brelsford, 2018, Auk on p. 1133-1145

Population Genomics of Birds: Evolutionary History and Conservation

David Toews, Jennifer Walsh, Leonardo Campagna, 2018,

Habitat suitability and the constraints of migration in New World warblers

David P.L. Toews, 2017, Journal of Avian Biology on p. 1614-1623

Admixture mapping in a hybrid zone reveals loci associated with avian feather coloration

Alan Brelsford, David P.L. Toews, Darren E. Irwin, 2017, Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences on p. 20171106

Most-Cited Papers

Plumage Genes and Little Else Distinguish the Genomes of Hybridizing Warblers

David P.L. Toews, Scott A. Taylor, Rachel Vallender, Alan Brelsford, Bronwyn G. Butcher, Philipp W. Messer, Irby J. Lovette, 2016, Current Biology on p. 2313-2318

Migration, mitochondria, and the yellow-rumped warbler

David P.L. Toews, Milica Mandic, Jeffrey G. Richards, Darren E. Irwin, 2014, Evolution on p. 241-255

The Genetics of Seasonal Migration and Plumage Color

Kira E. Delmore, David P.L. Toews, Ryan R. Germain, Gregory L. Owens, Darren E. Irwin, 2016, Current Biology on p. 2167-2173

Hybridization between Townsend's Dendroica townsendi and black-throated green warblers D. virens in an avian suture zone

David P.L. Toews, Alan Brelsford, Darren E. Irwin, 2011, Journal of Avian Biology on p. 434-446

A robust new metric of phenotypic distance to estimate and compare multiple trait differences among populations

Rebecca J. Safran, Samuel M. Flaxman, Michael Kopp, Darren E. Irwin, Derek Briggs, Matthew R. Evans, W. Chris Funk, David A. Gray, Eileen A. Hebets, Nathalie Seddon, Elizabeth Scordato, Laurel B. Symes, Joseph A. Tobias, David P.L. Toews, J. Albert C. Uy, 2012, Current Zoology on p. 426-439

Genomic variation across the yellow-rumped warbler species complex

David P.L. Toews, Alan Brelsford, Christine Grossen, Borja Milá, Darren E. Irwin, 2016, Auk on p. 698-717

Concordance of genetic and phenotypic characters across a sapsucker hybrid zone

Sampath S. Seneviratne, David P.L. Toews, Alan Brelsford, Darren E. Irwin, 2012, Journal of Avian Biology on p. 119-130

Habitat suitability and the constraints of migration in New World warblers

David P.L. Toews, 2017, Journal of Avian Biology on p. 1614-1623

Can song discriminate between Macgillivray's and Mourning Warblers in a narrow hybrid zone?

Haley L. Kenyon, David Toews, Darren E. Irwin, 2011, Condor on p. 655-663

Cultural isolation is greater than genetic isolation across an avian hybrid zone

H. L. Kenyon, M. Alcaide, D. P.L. Toews, D. E. Irwin, 2017, Journal of Evolutionary Biology on p. 81-95