Nice CC, Fordyce JA, Bell KL, Forister ML, Gompert Z, DeVries PJ. Vertical differentiation in tropical forest butterflies: a novel mechanism generating insect diversity. Biology Letters, in review.
Messina F, Gompert Z. Variable responses to novel hosts by populations of the seed beetle Callosobruchus maculatus (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Bruchinae). Environmental Entomology, in review.
Schilling MP, Mullen SP, Kronforst M, Safran RJ, Nosil P, Feder JL, Gompert Z, Flaxman S. Transitions from single- to multi-locus processes during speciation with gene flow. Genes, in press.
Nosil P, Soria-Carrasco V, Feder JL, Flaxman S, Gompert Z. Local and system-wide adaptation is influenced by population connectivity. Conservation Genetics, in review.
Nice CC, Forister ML, Fordyce JA, Harrison JG, Gompert Z, Thorne JH, Waetjen DP, Shapiro AM. Climate change and heterogeneity of population response. In revision.
Schilling MP, Gompert Z, Li FW, Windham D, Wolf P. Admixture, evolution, and variation in reproductive isolation in the Boechera puberula clade. BMC Evolutionary Biology, in press.
Lucas LK, Nice CC, Gompert Z (2018) Genetic constraints on wing pattern variation in Lycaeides butterflies: a case study on mapping complex, multifaceted traits in structured populations. Molecular Ecology Resources, doi 10.1111/1755-0998.12777. (article)
Chaturvedi S, Lucas LK, Nice CC, Fordyce JA, Forister ML, Gompert Z (2018) The predictability of genomic changes underlying a recent host shift in Melissa blue butterflies. Molecular Ecology, doi 10.1111/mec.14578. (article)
Harrison J, Philbin C, Gompert Z, Forister G, Hernandez L, Sulivan B, Wallace I, Beltran L, Dodson C, Francis J, Schlageter A, Yoon S, Shelef O, Forister M (2018) Deconstruction of a plant-arthropod community reveals influential plant traits and nonlinear effects on arthropod assemblages. Functional Ecology, doi 10.1111/1365-2435.13060. (article)
Nosil P, Villoutreix R, de Carvalho CF, Farkas TE, Soria-Carrasco V, Feder JL, Crespi BJ, Gompert Z (2018) Natural selection and the predictability of evolution in Timema stick insects. Science, 359:765-770. (article)
Lindtke D, Lucek K, Soria-Carrasco V, Villoutreix R, Farkas T, Riesch R, Dennis S, Gompert Z, Nosil P (2017) Long-term balancing selection on chromosomal variants associated with crypsis in a stick insect. Molecular Ecology, 26:6189-6205. (article)
Chaturvedi S, Rego A, Lucas L, Gompert Z (2017) Sources of variation in the gut microbial community of Lycaeides melissa caterpillars. Scientific Reports, 7:11335. (article)
Gompert Z, Mandeville L, Buerkle CA (2017) Analysis of Population Genomic Data from Hybrid Zones. Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics, 48:207-229. (free e-print)
Feder J, Nosil P, Gompert Z, Flaxman SM, Schilling MP (2017) Barnacles, barrier loci, and the systematic building of species. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 30:1494-1497. (article)
Gompert Z, Mock KE (2017) Detection of individual ploidy levels with genotyping-by-sequencing (GBS) analysis. Molecular Ecology Resources, doi:article). (
Riesch R*, Muschick M*, Lindtke D*, Villoutreix R*, Comeault A, Farkas T, Lucek K, Hellen E, Soria-Carrasco V, , Dennis S, de Carvalho C, Safran R, Sandoval C, Feder J, Gries R, Crespi B, Gries G, Gompert Z*, Nosil P (2017) Transitions between phases of genomic differentiation during speciation. Nature Ecology & Evolution, 0082, doi:10.1038/s41559-017-0082. *These authors contributed equally. (article) (link to pdf on first author cite)
Nosil P, Feder JL, Flaxman SM, Gompert Z (2017) Tipping points in the dynamics of speciation. Nature Ecology & Evolution, 0001:doi:10.1038/s41559-016-0001. (article)
Kingston SE, Parchman TL, Gompert Z, Buerkle CA, Braun MJ (2017) Heterogeneity and concordance in locus-specific differentiation and introgression between species of towhees. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, doi:article). (
Gompert Z, Egan S, Barrett R, Feder J, Nosil P (2017) Multi-locus approaches for the measurement of selection on correlated genetic loci. Molecular Ecology, 26:365-382. (article)
Messina F, Gompert Z (2017) Evolution of host acceptance and its reversibility in a seed beetle. Ecological Entomology, 42:42-50. (article)
Mohammadi S, Gompert Z, Gonzalez J, Takeuchi H, Mori A, Savitzky A (2016) Toxin-resistant isoforms of Na /K +-ATPase in snakes do not closely track dietary specialization on toads. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 283:article). (
Gompert Z, Messina F (2016) Genomic evidence that resource-based trade-offs limit host-range expansion in a seed beetle. Evolution, 70:1249-1264. (article)
Pacheco-Sierra G, Gompert Z, Dominguez-Laso J, Vazquez-Dominguez E (2016) Genetic and morphological evidence of a geographically widespread hybrid zone between two crocodile species, Crocodylus acutus and C. moreletii. Molecular Ecology, article). (
Gompert Z, Buerkle CA (2016) What, if anything, are hybrids: enduring truths and challenges associated with population structure and gene flow. Evolutionary Applications, 9:909-923. (article)
Lucas LK, Gompert Z, Gibson RJ, Bell K, Buerkle CA, Nice CC (2016) Pervasive gene flow across critical habitat for four narrowly endemic, sympatric taxa. Freshwater Biology, article). (
Gompert Z (2016) A continuous correlated beta process model for genetic ancestry inadmixed populations. PLoS ONE, 11:e0151047. (article)
Harrison JG, Gompert Z, Fordyce JA, Buerkle CA, Grinstead R, Jahner JP, Mikel S, Nice, CC, Santamaria A, Forister ML (2016) The many dimensions of diet breadth: chemical, genetic, behavioral, and physiological perspectives on the interaction between a native herbivore and an exotic host. PLoS ONE, 11:e0147971. (article)
Gompert Z (2016) Bayesian inference of selection in a heterogeneous environment from genetic time-series data. Molecular Ecology, 25:121-134. (article)
Comeault AA, Riesch RW, Curran E, Soria-Carrasco V, Gompert Z, Farkas TE, Muschick M, Parchman TL, Schwander T, Slate J, Nosil P (2015) Selection on a genetic polymorphism counteracts ecological speciation in a stick insect. Current Biology, 25:1975-1981. (article)
Gompert Z, Jahner JP, Scholl CF, Wilson JS, Lucas LK, Soria-Carrasco V, Fordyce JA, Nice CC, Buerkle CA, Forister ML (2015) The evolution of novel host use is unlikely to be constrained by tradeoffs or a lack of genetic variation. Molecular Ecology, 24:2777-2793. (article)
Gompert Z, Lucas LK, Buerkle CA, Forister ML, Fordyce JA, Nice CC (2014) Admixture and the organization of genetic diversity in a butterfly species complex revealed through common and rare genetic variants. Molecular Ecology, 23:4555-4573. (article)
Soria-Carrasco V*, Gompert Z*, Comeault AA, Farkas TE, Parchman TL, Johnson JS, Buerkle CA, Feder JL, Bast J, Schwander T, Egan SP, Crespi BJ, Nosil P (2014) Stick insect genomes reveal natural selection’s role in parallel speciation. Science, 344:738-742. (article) *These authors contributed equally.
Lindtke D, Gompert Z, Lexer C, Buerkle CA (2014) Unexpected ancestry of Populus seedlings from a hybrid zone implies a large role for postzygotic selection in the maintenance of species. Molecular Ecology, doi:10.1111/mec.12759. (article)
Nice CC, Forister ML, Gompert Z, Fordyce JA, Shapiro AM (2014) A hierarchical perspective on the diversity of butterfly species’ responses to weather across 38 years in the high Sierra Nevada mountains. Ecology, 95:2155-2168. (article)
Comeault AA, Soria-Carrasco V, Gompert Z, Farkas TE, Buerkle CA, Parchman TL, Nosil P (2014) Genome-wide association mapping of phenotypic traits subject to a range of intensities of natural selection in Timema cristinae. American Naturalist, 183:711-727. (article)
Gompert Z, Comeault AA, Farkas TE, Feder JL, Parchman TL, Buerkle CA, Nosil P (2014) Experimental evidence for ecological selection on genome variation in the wild. Ecology Letters, 17:369-379. (article)
Gompert Z, Buerkle CA (2013) Analyses of genetic ancestry enable key insights for molecular ecology. Molecular Ecology, 22:5278-5294. (article)
Alberici da Barbiano A, Gompert Z, Aspbury AS, Gabor CR, Nice CC (2013) Population genomics reveals a possible history of backcrossing and recombination in the gynogenetic fish Poecilia formosa. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 110:13797–13802. (article)
Gompert Z, Lucas LK, Nice CC, Buerkle CA (2013) Genome divergence and the genetic architecture of barriers to gene flow between Lycaeides idas and L. melissa. Evolution, 67:2498-2514. (article)
Nosil P, Gompert Z, Farkas TA, Comeault A, Feder JL, Buerkle CA, Parchman TL (2013) Genomic consequences of multiple speciation processes. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, doi:10.1098/rspb.2012.0813. (article)
Parchman TL*, Gompert Z*, Braun MJ, Brumfield R, McDonald DB, Uy JAC, Buerkle CA (2013) The genomic consequences of adaptive divergence and reproductive isolation between species of manakins. Molecular Ecology, 22:3304-3317. (article) * These authors contributed equally.
Nice CC, Gompert Z, Fordyce JA, Forister ML, Lucas LK, Buerkle CA (2013) Hybrid speciation and independent evolution in lineages of alpine butterflies. Evolution, 67:1055-1068. (article)
Gompert Z, Lucas LK, Nice CC, Fordyce JA, Buerkle CA, Forister ML (2013) Geographically multifarious phenotypic divergence during the speciation process. Ecology and Evolution, 3:595-613. (article)
Buerkle CA, Gompert Z (2013) Population genomics based on low coverage sequencing: how low should we go? Molecular Ecology, 22:3028-3035. (article)
Forister ML, School CF, Jahner JP, Wilson JS, Fordyce JA, Gompert Z, Narala D, Buerkle CA, Nice CC (2013) Specificity, rank preference and the colonization of a non-native host plant by the Melissa blue butterfly. Oecologia, 172:177-188. (article)
Gompert Z, Buerkle CA (2012) bgc: software for Bayesian estimation of genomic clines. Molecular Ecology Resources, 12:1168-1176. (article)
Nosil P, Parchman TL, Feder JL, Gompert Z (2012) Do highly divergent loci reside in
genomic regions affecting speciation? A test using next-generation sequence data in Timema stick insects. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 12:164. (article)
Gompert Z, Lucas LK, Nice CC, Fordyce JA, Forister ML, Buerkle CA (2012) Genomic
regions with a history of divergent selection affect fitness of hybrids between two
butterfly species. Evolution, 66:2167-2181. (article)
Parchman T, Gompert Z, Benkman C, Schilkey F, Mudge J, Buerkle CA (2012)
Genome-wide association genetics of an adaptive trait in lodgepole pine. Molecular Ecology, 21:2991-3005. (article)
Gompert Z (2012) Population genomics as a new tool for wildlife management. Molecular Ecology, 21:1524-1544. (article)
Scholl CF, Nice CC, Fordyce JA, Gompert Z, Forister ML (2012) Larval performance
in the context of ecological diversification and speciation in Lycaeides butterflies.
International Journal of Ecology, 242154. (article)
Gompert Z, Parchman T, Buerkle CA (2012) Genomics of isolation in hybrids. Philo-
sophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 367:439-450. (article)
Fordyce JA, Gompert Z, Forister ML, Nice CC (2011) A hierarchical Bayesian approach
to ecological count data: a flexible tool for ecologists. PLoS ONE, 6:e26785. (article)
Forister ML, Gompert Z, Fordyce JA, Nice CC (2011) After sixty years, an answer to
the question: what is the Karner blue butterfly? Biology Letters, 7:399-402. (article)
Gompert Z, Willmott K, Elias M (2011) Heterogeneity in predator micro-habitat use
and the maintenance of Mullerian mimicry diversity. Journal of Theoretical Biology,
Gompert Z, Buerkle CA (2011) Bayesian estimation of genomic clines. Molecular
Ecology, 20:2111-2127. (article)
Buerkle CA, Gompert Z, Parchman T (2011) The n = 1 constraint in population
genomics. Molecular Ecology, 20:1575-1581. (article)
Gompert Z, Buerkle CA (2011) A hierarchical Bayesian model for next-generation
population genomics. Genetics, 187:903-917. (article)
Merrill RM, Gompert Z, Dembeck LM, Kronforst MR, McMillan WO, Jiggins CD
(2011) Mate preference across the speciation continuum in a clade of mimetic butterflies. Evolution, 65:1489-1500. (article)
Forister ML, Gompert Z, Nice CC, Forister G, Fordyce JA (2011) Ant association
facilitates the evolution of diet breadth in a lycaenid butterfly. Proceedings of the
Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 278:1539-1547. (article)
Gompert Z, Lucas LK, Fordyce JA, Forister ML, Nice CC (2010) Secondary contact
between Lycaeides idas and L. melissa in the Rocky Mountains: extensive introgression and a patchy hybrid zone. Molecular Ecology, 19:3171-3192. (article)
Gompert Z, Forister ML, Fordyce JF, Nice CC, Williamson R, Buerkle CA (2010)
Bayesian analysis of molecular variance in pyrosequences quantifies population genetic structure across the genome of Lycaeides butterflies.
Molecular Ecology, 19:2455-2473. (article)
Teeter KC, Thibodeau LM, Gompert Z, Buerkle CA, Nachman MW, Tucker PK (2010)
The variable architecture of isolation between hybridizing species of house mouse.
Evolution, 64:472-485. (article)
Gompert Z, Buerkle CA (2010) introgress: a software package for mapping components
of isolation in hybrids. Molecular Ecology Resources, 10:378-384. (article)
Nice CC, Gompert Z, Forister ML, Fordyce JA (2009) An unseen foe in arthropod
conservation efforts: the case of Wolbachia infections in the Karner Blue butterfly.
Biological Conservation, 142:3137-3146. (article)
Nolte AW, Gompert Z, Buerkle CA (2009) Variable patterns of introgression in two
sculpin hybrid zones suggest that genomic isolation differs among populations. Molecular Ecology, 18:2615-2627. (article)
Forister ML, Nice CC, Fordyce JA, Gompert Z (2009) Host range evolution is not
driven by the optimization of larval performance: the case of Lycaeides melissa
(Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae) and the colonization of alfalfa. Oecologia, 160:551-561. (article)
Gompert Z, Buerkle CA (2009) A powerful regression-based method for admixture
mapping of isolation across the genome of hybrids. Molecular Ecology, 18:1207-1224. (article)
Elias M, Gompert Z, Willmott K, Jiggins C (2009) Phylogenetic community ecology
needs to take positive interactions into account: insights from colorful butterflies.
Communicative and Integrative Biology, 2:1-4. (article)
Lucas LK, Gompert Z, Ott JR, Nice CC (2009) Geographic and genetic isolation in
spring-associated Eurycea salamanders endemic to the Edward’s Plateau region of
Texas. Conservation Genetics, 10:1309-1319. (article)
Gompert Z, Forister ML, Fordyce JA, Nice CC (2008) Widespread mito-nuclear discordance with evidence for introgressive hybridization and selective sweeps in Lycaeides.
Molecular Ecology, 17:5231-5244. (article)
Elias M, Gompert Z, Jiggins C, Willmott K (2008) Mutualistic interactions structure a neotropical butterfly community. PLoS Biology, 6:e300. (article)
Gompert Z, Fordyce JA, Forister ML, Nice CC (2008) Recent colonization and radiation of North American Lycaeides inferred from mtDNA. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 48:481-490. (article)
Forister ML, Nice CC, Fordyce JA, Gompert Z, Shapiro AM (2008) Considering evolutionary processes in the use of single locus genetic data for conservation, with examples from the Lepidoptera. Journal of Insect Conservation, 12:37-51. (article)
Gompert Z, Fordyce JA, Forister ML, Shapiro AM, Nice CC (2006) Homoploid hybrid speciation in an extreme habitat. Science, 314:1923-1925. (article)
Forister ML, Fordyce JA, Nice CC, Gompert Z, Shapiro AM (2006) Egg morphology varies among populations and habitats along a suture zone in the Lycaeides idas-melissa species complex (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America, 99:933-937. (article)
Crutsinger GM, Collins MD, Fordyce JA, Gompert Z, Nice CC, Sanders NJ (2006)
Plant genotypic diversity predicts community structure and governs an ecosystem
process. Science, 313:966-968. (article)
Gompert Z, Nice CC, Fordyce JA, Forister ML, Shapiro AM (2006) Identifying units
for conservation using molecular systematics: the cautionary tale of the Karner blue
butterfly. Molecular Ecology, 15:1759-1768. (article)