Jesse Lasky

Jesse Lasky

Assistant Professor of Biology

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Ecological and evolutionary genomics, genetic and ecophysiological basis of adaptation to environmental stress, evolutionary ecology of biological complexity.

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Publication Tags

Climate Genes Arabidopsis Genomics Genotype Phenotype Genome Gene Expression Water Physiology Geography Proline Single Nucleotide Polymorphism Genetic Variation Gene Flow Biodiversity Arabidopsis Thaliana Local Adaptation Abscisic Acid Effect Phenology Dehydration Alleles Drought Biomass

Most Recent Papers

Competition-by-drought interactions change phenotypic plasticity and the direction of selection on Arabidopsis traits

Claire Lorts, Jesse Lasky, New Phytologist on p. 1060-1072

Genomic history and ecology of the geographic spread of rice

Rafal Gutaker, Simon Groen, Emily Bellis, Jae Choi, Înes Pires, R Bocinsky, Emma Slayton, Olivia Wilkins, Cristina Castillo, Sónia Negrão, M Oliveira, Dorian Fuller, Jade d’Alpoim Guedes, Jesse Lasky, Michael Purugganan, Nature Plants on p. 492-502

Genomics of Natural History Collections for Understanding Evolution in the Wild

Lua Lopez, Kathryn Turner, Emily Bellis, Jesse Lasky, Molecular Ecology Resources

In the presence of population structure: From genomics to candidate genes underlying local adaptation

Nicholas Price, Lua Lopez, Adrian Platts, Jesse Lasky, Ecology and Evolution on p. 1889-1904

Genomics of sorghum local adaptation to a parasitic plant

Emily Bellis, Elizabeth Kelly, Claire Lorts, Huirong Gao, Victoria DeLeo, Germinal Rouhan, Andrew Budden, Govinal Bhaskara, Zhenbin Hu, Robert Muscarella, Michael Timko, Baloua Nebie, Steven Runo, N Chilcoat, Thomas Juenger, Geoffrey Morris, Claude dePamphilis, Jesse Lasky, 2020, Proceedings of the National Academies of Science of the United States on p. 492-502

Transcriptomics of host-specific interactions in natural populations of the parasitic plant purple witchweed (Striga hermonthica)

Lua Lopez, Emily S. Bellis, Eric Wafula, Sarah J. Hearne, Loren Honaas, Paula E. Ralph, Michael P. Timko, Nnanna Unachukwu, Claude W. Depamphilis, Jesse R. Lasky, 2019, Weed Science on p. 397-411

Natural variation in 9-cis-epoxycartenoid dioxygenase 3 and aba accumulation

Rajesh Kalladan, Jesse R. Lasky, Sandeep Sharma, M. Nagaraj Kumar, Thomas E. Juenger, David L. Des Marais, Paul E. Verslues, 2019, Plant physiology on p. 1620-1631

Effects of two centuries of global environmental variation on phenology and physiology of Arabidopsis thaliana

Victoria L. DeLeo, Duncan N.L. Menge, Ephraim M. Hanks, Thomas E. Juenger, Jesse R. Lasky, 2019, Global Change Biology

Eco-evolutionary community turnover following environmental change

Jesse R. Lasky, 2019, Evolutionary Applications on p. 1434-1448

Topography and neighborhood crowding can interact to shape species growth and distribution in a diverse Amazonian forest

Claire Fortunel, Jesse R. Lasky, María Uriarte, Renato Valencia, S. Joseph Wright, Nancy C. Garwood, Nathan J.B. Kraft, 2018, Ecology on p. 2272-2283

Recent Most-Cited Papers

Characterizing genomic variation of Arabidopsis thaliana

Jesse R. Lasky, David L. Des Marais, John K. McKay, James H. Richards, Thomas E. Juenger, Timothy H. Keitt, 2012, Molecular ecology on p. 5512-5529

The relationship between tree biodiversity and biomass dynamics changes with tropical forest succession

Jesse R. Lasky, María Uriarte, Vanessa K. Boukili, David L. Erickson, W. John Kress, Robin L. Chazdon, 2014, Ecology Letters on p. 1158-1167

Trait-mediated assembly processes predict successional changes in community diversity of tropical forests

Jesse R. Lasky, María Uriarte, Vanessa K. Boukili, Robin L. Chazdon, 2014, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America on p. 5616-5621

Genome-environment associations in sorghum landraces predict adaptive traits

Jesse R. Lasky, Hari D. Upadhyaya, Punna Ramu, Santosh Deshpande, C. Tom Hash, Jason Bonnette, Thomas E. Juenger, Katie Hyma, Charlotte Acharya, Sharon E. Mitchell, Edward S. Buckler, Zachary Brenton, Stephen Kresovich, Geoffrey P. Morris, 2015, Science Advances

Intron-mediated alternative splicing of Arabidopsis P5CS1 and its association with natural variation in proline and climate adaptation

Ravi Kesari, Jesse R. Lasky, Joji Grace Villamor, David L. Des Marais, Ying Jiun C. Chen, Tzu Wen Liu, Wendar Lin, Thomas E. Juenger, Paul E. Verslues, 2012, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America on p. 9197-9202

Pleiotropy of FRIGIDA enhances the potential for multivariate adaptation

John T. Lovell, Thomas E. Juenger, Scott D. Michaels, Jesse R. Lasky, Alexander Platt, James H. Richards, Xuhong Yu, Hsien M. Easlon, Saunak Sen, John K. Mckay, 2013, Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences

Genome-wide association mapping combined with reverse genetics identifies new effectors of low water potential-induced proline accumulation in Arabidopsis

Paul E. Verslues, Jesse R. Lasky, Thomas E. Juenger, Tzu Wen Liu, M. Nagaraj Kumar, 2014, Plant physiology on p. 144-159

Natural variation in abiotic stress responsive gene expression and local adaptation to climate in Arabidopsis thaliana

Jesse R. Lasky, David L. Des Marais, David B. Lowry, Inna Povolotskaya, John K. McKay, James H. Richards, Timothy H. Keitt, Thomas E. Juenger, 2014, Molecular biology and evolution on p. 2283-2296

Detecting spatial genetic signatures of local adaptation in heterogeneous landscapes

Brenna R. Forester, Matthew R. Jones, Stéphane Joost, Erin L. Landguth, Jesse R. Lasky, 2016, Molecular ecology on p. 104-120

Predicting responses to contemporary environmental change using evolutionary response architectures

Rachael A. Bay, Noah Rose, Rowan Barrett, Louis Bernatchez, Cameron K. Ghalambor, Jesse R. Lasky, Rachel B. Brem, Stephen R. Palumbi, Peter Ralph, 2017, American Naturalist on p. 463-473