James Marden

James Marden

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

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Bio

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 Genomics Butterflies Transcriptome Genotype Gene Immune Response Population Size Fungi Flight Enzymes Population Proteins Oxygen Spodoptera Frugiperda Butterfly Genome Pathogens Alleles Enzyme Soil Host Plants Polymorphism Pathogen

Most Recent Papers

Teaching RNAseq at undergraduate institutions: A tutorial and R package from the Genome Consortium for Active Teaching

James Marden, Mark Peterson, John Malloy, Vincent Buonaccorsi, CourseSource, Vol 2. on p. online journal with no page numbers

Widely distributed variation in tolerance to Phytophthora palmivora in four genetic groups of cacao

Andrew S. Fister, Mariela E. Leandro-Muñoz, Dapeng Zhang, James H. Marden, Peter Tiffin, Claude dePamphilis, Siela Maximova, Mark J. Guiltinan, 2020, Tree Genetics and Genomes

Gene Expression Modularity Reveals Footprints of Polygenic Adaptation in Theobroma cacao.

T Hämälä, Mark Guiltinan, James Marden, Siela Maximova, Claude dePamphilis, P Tiffin, 2020, Molecular biology and evolution on p. 110-123

Filling Adeno-Associated Virus Capsids

Suriyasri Subramanian, Anna C. Maurer, Carol M. Bator, Alexander M. Makhov, James F. Conway, Kevin B. Turner, James H. Marden, Luk H. Vandenberghe, Susan L. Hafenstein, 2019, Human Gene Therapy on p. 1449-1460

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

James H. 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

Widely distributed variation in tolerance to Phytophthora palmivora in four genetic groups of cacao

Andrew Fister, Mariela Leandro-Munoz, Dapeng Zhang, James Marden, Peter Tiffin, Claude dePamphilis, Siela Maximova, Mark Guiltinan, 2019, TREE GENETICS & GENOMES

Enzyme polymorphism, oxygen and injury: A lipidomic analysis of flight-induced oxidative damage in a succinate dehydrogenase d (Sdhd)-polymorphic insect

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 W. Fescemyer, James H. 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

J. H. Marden, S. A. Mangan, M. P. Peterson, E. Wafula, H. W. Fescemyer, J. P. Der, C. W. dePamphilis, L. S. Comita, 2017, Molecular ecology on p. 2498-2513

Recent Most-Cited Papers

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 on p. e23591

Functional genomics of life history variation in a butterfly metapopulation

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

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 W. Fescemyer, James H. 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

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 H. Marden, Ilkka Hanski, Mikko J. Frilander, 2010, Molecular biology and evolution on p. 267-281

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

Ecological genomics of tropical trees

J. H. Marden, S. A. Mangan, M. P. Peterson, E. Wafula, H. W. Fescemyer, J. P. Der, C. W. dePamphilis, L. S. Comita, 2017, Molecular ecology on p. 2498-2513

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

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

Body weight-dependent troponin T alternative splicing is evolutionarily conserved from insects to mammals and is partially impaired in skeletal muscle of obese rats

Rudolf J. Schilder, Scot R. Kimball, James H. Marden, Leonard S. Jefferson, 2011, Journal of Experimental Biology on p. 1523-1532

Insights into the development and evolution of exaggerated traits using de novo transcriptomes of two species of horned scarab beetles

Ian A. Warren, J. Cristobal Vera, Annika Johns, Robert Zinna, James H. Marden, Douglas J. Emlen, Ian Dworkin, Laura C. Lavine, 2014, PLoS One