James Marden

James Marden

Associate Director of Operations, Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences; Professor of Biology

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How physiological variation within species affects their ecology and evolution. Primarily with insects, but recently also with plants, and a particular interest in allelic variation in the pathogen resistance genes of tropical trees.

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Publication Tags

Genes Insects Butterflies Flight Genomics Oxygen Genotype Gene Butterfly Host Plants Population Size Immune Response Population Enzymes Hypoxia Fungi Life History Genetic Variation Proteins Spodoptera Frugiperda Herbivores Transcriptome Polymorphism Gene Expression Alleles

Most Recent Papers

Antipredator behavior by a nesting hummingbird in response to a caterpillar with eyespots

James Harold Marden, José Freiner Pérez Carrillo, 2019, Ecology

Resistant and susceptible cacao genotypes exhibit defense gene polymorphism and unique early responses to Phytophthora megakarya inoculation

Désiré N. Pokou, Andrew S. Fister, Noah Winters, Mathias Tahi, Coulibaly Klotioloma, Aswathy Sebastian, James Harold Marden, Siela Maximova, Mark Guiltinan, 2019, Plant molecular biology on p. 499-516

Enzyme polymorphism, oxygen and injury

Julianne E. Pekny, Philip B. Smith, James Harold Marden, 2018, Journal of Experimental Biology

Two genomes of highly polyphagous lepidopteran pests (Spodoptera frugiperda, Noctuidae) with different host-plant ranges

Anaïs Gouin, Anthony Bretaudeau, Kiwoong Nam, Sylvie Gimenez, Jean Marc Aury, Bernard Duvic, Frédérique Hilliou, Nicolas Durand, Nicolas Montagné, Isabelle Darboux, Suyog Kuwar, Thomas Chertemps, David Siaussat, Anne Bretschneider, Yves Moné, Seung Joon Ahn, Sabine Hänniger, Anne Sophie Gosselin Grenet, David Neunemann, Florian Maumus, Isabelle Luyten, Karine Labadie, Wei Xu, Fotini Koutroumpa, Jean Michel Escoubas, Angel Llopis, Martine Maïbèche-Coisne, Fanny Salasc, Archana Tomar, Alisha R. Anderson, Sher Afzal Khan, Pascaline Dumas, Marion Orsucci, Julie Guy, Caroline Belser, Adriana Alberti, Benjamin Noel, Arnaud Couloux, Jonathan Mercier, Sabine Nidelet, Emeric Dubois, Nai Yong Liu, Isabelle Boulogne, Olivier Mirabeau, Gaelle Le Goff, Karl Gordon, John Oakeshott, Fernando L. Consoli, Anne Nathalie Volkoff, Howard William Fescemyer, James Harold Marden, Dawn S. Luthe, Salvador Herrero, David G. Heckel, Patrick Wincker, Gael J. Kergoat, Joelle Amselem, Hadi Quesneville, Astrid T. Groot, Emmanuelle Jacquin-Joly, Nicolas Nègre, Claire Lemaitre, Fabrice Legeai, Emmanuelle D'Alençon, Philippe Fournier, 2017, Scientific reports

Ecological genomics of tropical trees

James Harold Marden, S. A. Mangan, M. P. Peterson, E. Wafula, Howard William Fescemyer, J. P. Der, Claude Walker Depamphilis, L. S. Comita, 2017, Molecular ecology on p. 2498-2513

A pathway analysis of melanin patterning in a hemimetabolous insect

Jin Liu, Thomas R. Lemonds, James Harold Marden, Aleksandar Popadić, 2016, Genetics on p. 403-413

Origin and diversification of wings

Victor Medved, James Harold Marden, Howard William Fescemyer, Joshua P. Der, Jin Liu, Najmus Mahfooz, Aleksandar Popadić, 2015, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America on p. 15946-15951

Covariation in abscission force and terminal velocity of windborne sibling seeds alters long-distance dispersal projections

Brittany J. Teller, James Harold Marden, Katriona Shea, 2015, Methods in Ecology and Evolution on p. 593-599

Cascading effects of host plant inbreeding on the larval growth, muscle molecular composition, and flight capacity of an adult herbivorous insect

Scott L. Portman, Rupesh R. Kariyat, Michelle A. Johnston, Andrew G. Stephenson, James H. Marden, 2015, Functional Ecology on p. 328-337

Inbreeding compromises host plant defense gene expression and improves herbivore survival

Scott L. Portman, Rupesh R. Kariyat, Michelle A. Johnston, Andrew G. Stephenson, James H. Marden, 2015, Plant Signaling and Behavior on p. 1-4

Recent High-Impact Papers

Flight metabolic rate and Pgi genotype influence butterfly dispersal rate in the field

Kristjan Niitepõald, Alan D. Smith, Juliet L. Osborne, Don R. Reynolds, Norman L. Carreck, Andrew P. Martin, James Harold Marden, Otso Ovaskainen, Ilkka Hanski, 2009, Ecology on p. 2223-2232

Lethal and pre-lethal effects of a fungal biopesticide contribute to substantial and rapid control of malaria vectors

Simon Blanford, Wangpeng Shi, Riann Christian, James Harold Marden, Lizette L. Koekemoer, Basil D. Brooke, Maureen Coetzee, Andrew Fraser Read, Matthew Brian Thomas, 2011, PLoS One

Functional genomics of life history variation in a butterfly metapopulation

Christopher W. Wheat, Howard William Fescemyer, J. Kvist, Eva Tas, J. Cristobal Vera, Mikko J. Frilander, Ilkka Hanski, James Harold Marden, 2011, Molecular Ecology on p. 1813-1828

Nature's inordinate fondness for metabolic enzymes

James Harold Marden, 2013, Molecular ecology on p. 5743-5764

Nucleotide polymorphism at a gene (Pgi) under balancing selection in a butterfly metapopulation

Christopher W. Wheat, Christoph R. Haag, James Harold Marden, Ilkka Hanski, Mikko J. Frilander, 2010, Molecular biology and evolution on p. 267-281

Two genomes of highly polyphagous lepidopteran pests (Spodoptera frugiperda, Noctuidae) with different host-plant ranges

Anaïs Gouin, Anthony Bretaudeau, Kiwoong Nam, Sylvie Gimenez, Jean Marc Aury, Bernard Duvic, Frédérique Hilliou, Nicolas Durand, Nicolas Montagné, Isabelle Darboux, Suyog Kuwar, Thomas Chertemps, David Siaussat, Anne Bretschneider, Yves Moné, Seung Joon Ahn, Sabine Hänniger, Anne Sophie Gosselin Grenet, David Neunemann, Florian Maumus, Isabelle Luyten, Karine Labadie, Wei Xu, Fotini Koutroumpa, Jean Michel Escoubas, Angel Llopis, Martine Maïbèche-Coisne, Fanny Salasc, Archana Tomar, Alisha R. Anderson, Sher Afzal Khan, Pascaline Dumas, Marion Orsucci, Julie Guy, Caroline Belser, Adriana Alberti, Benjamin Noel, Arnaud Couloux, Jonathan Mercier, Sabine Nidelet, Emeric Dubois, Nai Yong Liu, Isabelle Boulogne, Olivier Mirabeau, Gaelle Le Goff, Karl Gordon, John Oakeshott, Fernando L. Consoli, Anne Nathalie Volkoff, Howard William Fescemyer, James Harold Marden, Dawn S. Luthe, Salvador Herrero, David G. Heckel, Patrick Wincker, Gael J. Kergoat, Joelle Amselem, Hadi Quesneville, Astrid T. Groot, Emmanuelle Jacquin-Joly, Nicolas Nègre, Claire Lemaitre, Fabrice Legeai, Emmanuelle D'Alençon, Philippe Fournier, 2017, Scientific reports

Genetic variation in hif signaling underlies quantitative variation in physiological and life-history traits within lowland butterfly populations

James Harold Marden, Howard William Fescemyer, Rudolf Johannes Schilder, William R. Doerfler, Juan C. Vera, Christopher W. Wheat, 2013, Evolution on p. 1105-1115

Origin and diversification of wings

Victor Medved, James Harold Marden, Howard William Fescemyer, Joshua P. Der, Jin Liu, Najmus Mahfooz, Aleksandar Popadić, 2015, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America on p. 15946-15951

Maize toxin degrades peritrophic matrix proteins and stimulates compensatory transcriptome responses in fall armyworm midgut

Howard William Fescemyer, Germán V. Sandoya, Torrence A. Gill, Seval Ozkan, James Harold Marden, Dawn S. Luthe, 2013, Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology on p. 280-291

Ecological genomics of tropical trees

James Harold Marden, S. A. Mangan, M. P. Peterson, E. Wafula, Howard William Fescemyer, J. P. Der, Claude Walker Depamphilis, L. S. Comita, 2017, Molecular ecology on p. 2498-2513