Johnston, J individual record

I estimate genome size for sequencing projects for a very wide range of vertebrates, invertebrates and plants..

I work on genome size evolution, & genomics.

My other areas of research include cytological, ecological and population genetics of arthropods.

selected publications
Academic Articles129
  • Holmes, V. R., & Johnston, J. S. (2022). The Innate Immune Response of Eusocial Hymenopterans to Viral Pathogen Challenge. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 115(2), 141-147.
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  • Sparks, M. E., Hebert, F. O., Johnston, J. S., Hamelin, R. C., Cusson, M., Levesque, R. C., & Gundersen-Rindal, D. E. (2021). Sequencing, assembly and annotation of the whole-insect genome of Lymantria dispar dispar, the European gypsy moth. G3 Genes|Genomes|Genetics. 11(8), jkab150-.
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  • Johnston, J. S., & Hjelmen, C. E. (2021). Special Issue: Genetic Basis of Phenotypic Variation in Drosophila and Other Insects. Genes. 12(8), 1212-1212.
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  • Palatini, U., Masri, R. A., Cosme, L. V., Koren, S., Thibaud-Nissen, F., Biedler, J. K., ... Bonizzoni, M. (2021). Author Correction: Improved reference genome of the arboviral vector Aedes albopictus.. Genome Biol. 22(1), 205.
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  • Raszick, T. J., Dickens, C. M., Perkin, L. C., Tessnow, A. E., Suh, C., Ruiz-Arce, R., ... Sword, G. A. (2021). Population genomics and phylogeography of the boll weevil, Anthonomus grandis Boheman (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), in the United States, northern Mexico, and Argentina.. Evol Appl. 14(7), 1778-1793.
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  • Johnston, J. S., Bernardini, A., & Hjelmen, C. E. (2019). Genome Size Estimation and Quantitative Cytogenetics in Insects. Brown, S. J., & Pfrender, M. E. (Eds.), Insect Genomics: Methods and Protocols. 15-26. Springer New York.
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  • Chavez-Galarza, J., Henriques, D., Johnston, J. S., Azevedo, J., Munoz, I., De la Rua, P., ... Pinto, M. A. (2012). Detection of loci under selection in Apis mellifera iberiensis as compared with two frequentist methods. IV Jornadas Nacionais de Genética e Biotecnologia. 78-80. UTAD.
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Texas A&M University; Entomology; 2475 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-2745