Graham Slater

Assistant Professor
Biosciences Graduate Program Association
  1. Topographically distinct adaptive landscapes for teeth, skeletons, and size explain the adaptive radiation of Carnivora (Mammalia). Evolution. 2022 Sep; 76(9):2049-2066. View in: PubMed

  2. Extant species fail to estimate ancestral geographical ranges at older nodes in primate phylogeny. Proc Biol Sci. 2022 05 25; 289(1975):20212535. View in: PubMed

  3. Evolutionary history of quadrupedal walking gaits shows mammalian release from locomotor constraint. Proc Biol Sci. 2021 08 25; 288(1957):20210937. View in: PubMed

  4. Empirical and Methodological Challenges to the Model-Based Inference of Diversification Rates in Extinct Clades. Syst Biol. 2021 12 16; 71(1):153-171. View in: PubMed

  5. A Total-Group Phylogenetic Metatree for Cetacea and the Importance of Fossil Data in Diversification Analyses. Syst Biol. 2021 08 11; 70(5):922-939. View in: PubMed

  6. Disparities in the analysis of morphological disparity. Biol Lett. 2020 07; 16(7):20200199. View in: PubMed

  7. Palaeoproteomics resolves sloth relationships. Nat Ecol Evol. 2019 07; 3(7):1121-1130. View in: PubMed

  8. Shared extremes by ectotherms and endotherms: Body elongation in mustelids is associated with small size and reduced limbs. Evolution. 2019 04; 73(4):735-749. View in: PubMed

  9. Hierarchy in adaptive radiation: A case study using the Carnivora (Mammalia). Evolution. 2019 03; 73(3):524-539. View in: PubMed

  10. Independent evolution of baleen whale gigantism linked to Plio-Pleistocene ocean dynamics. Proc Biol Sci. 2017 May 31; 284(1855). View in: PubMed

  11. Lineage Diversity and Size Disparity in Musteloidea: Testing Patterns of Adaptive Radiation Using Molecular and Fossil-Based Methods. Syst Biol. 2018 Jan 01; 67(1):127-144. View in: PubMed

  12. Evolutionary Relationships among Extinct and Extant Sloths: The Evidence of Mitogenomes and Retroviruses. Genome Biol Evol. 2016 Feb 14; 8(3):607-21. View in: PubMed

  13. Iterative adaptive radiations of fossil canids show no evidence for diversity-dependent trait evolution. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015 Apr 21; 112(16):4897-902. View in: PubMed

  14. Not-so-early bursts and the dynamic nature of morphological diversification. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015 Mar 24; 112(12):3595-6. View in: PubMed

  15. Placing cryptic, recently extinct, or hypothesized taxa into an ultrametric phylogeny using continuous character data: a case study with the lizard Anolis roosevelti. Evolution. 2015 Apr; 69(4):1027-35. View in: PubMed

  16. Biogeography and taxonomy of extinct and endangered monk seals illuminated by ancient DNA and skull morphology. Zookeys. 2014; (409):1-33. View in: PubMed

  17. geiger v2.0: an expanded suite of methods for fitting macroevolutionary models to phylogenetic trees. Bioinformatics. 2014 Aug 01; 30(15):2216-8. View in: PubMed

  18. Himalayan fossils of the oldest known pantherine establish ancient origin of big cats. Proc Biol Sci. 2014 Jan 07; 281(1774):20132686. View in: PubMed

  19. Robust regression and posterior predictive simulation increase power to detect early bursts of trait evolution. Syst Biol. 2014 May; 63(3):293-308. View in: PubMed

  20. Iterative ecological radiation and convergence during the evolutionary history of damselfishes (Pomacentridae). Am Nat. 2013 Jan; 181(1):94-113. View in: PubMed

  21. Integrating fossils with molecular phylogenies improves inference of trait evolution. Evolution. 2012 Dec; 66(12):3931-44. View in: PubMed

  22. Fitting models of continuous trait evolution to incompletely sampled comparative data using approximate Bayesian computation. Evolution. 2012 Mar; 66(3):752-762. View in: PubMed

  23. Biomechanical consequences of rapid evolution in the polar bear lineage. PLoS One. 2010 Nov 05; 5(11):e13870. View in: PubMed

  24. Diversity versus disparity and the radiation of modern cetaceans. Proc Biol Sci. 2010 Oct 22; 277(1697):3097-104. View in: PubMed

  25. Evolutionary history of the Falklands wolf. Curr Biol. 2009 Nov 03; 19(20):R937-8. View in: PubMed

  26. Multigene phylogeny of the Mustelidae: resolving relationships, tempo and biogeographic history of a mammalian adaptive radiation. BMC Biol. 2008 Feb 14; 6:10. View in: PubMed