Graham Slater

Assistant Professor
Biosciences Graduate Program Association
Publications
  1. Wimberly AN, Slater GJ, Granatosky MC. Evolutionary history of quadrupedal walking gaits shows mammalian release from locomotor constraint. Proc Biol Sci. 2021 08 25; 288(1957):20210937. View in: PubMed

  2. CernĂ½ D, Madzia D, Slater GJ. Empirical and Methodological Challenges to the Model-Based Inference of Diversification Rates in Extinct Clades. Syst Biol. 2021 Dec 16; 71(1):153-171. View in: PubMed

  3. Lloyd GT, Slater GJ. 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

  4. Presslee S, Slater GJ, Pujos F, Forasiepi AM, Fischer R, Molloy K, Mackie M, Olsen JV, Kramarz A, Taglioretti M, Scaglia F, Lezcano M, Lanata JL, Southon J, Feranec R, Bloch J, Hajduk A, Martin FM, Salas Gismondi R, Reguero M, de Muizon C, Greenwood A, Chait BT, Penkman K, Collins M, MacPhee RDE. Palaeoproteomics resolves sloth relationships. Nat Ecol Evol. 2019 07; 3(7):1121-1130. View in: PubMed

  5. Law CJ, Slater GJ, Mehta RS. 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

  6. Slater GJ, Friscia AR. Hierarchy in adaptive radiation: A case study using the Carnivora (Mammalia). Evolution. 2019 03; 73(3):524-539. View in: PubMed

  7. Slater GJ, Goldbogen JA, Pyenson ND. Independent evolution of baleen whale gigantism linked to Plio-Pleistocene ocean dynamics. Proc Biol Sci. 2017 May 31; 284(1855). View in: PubMed

  8. Law CJ, Slater GJ, Mehta RS. 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

  9. Slater GJ, Cui P, Forasiepi AM, Lenz D, Tsangaras K, Voirin B, de Moraes-Barros N, MacPhee RD, Greenwood AD. 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

  10. Slater GJ. 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

  11. Slater GJ. 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

  12. Revell LJ, Mahler DL, Reynolds RG, Slater GJ. 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

  13. Scheel DM, Slater GJ, Kolokotronis SO, Potter CW, Rotstein DS, Tsangaras K, Greenwood AD, Helgen KM. Biogeography and taxonomy of extinct and endangered monk seals illuminated by ancient DNA and skull morphology. Zookeys. 2014; (409):1-33. View in: PubMed

  14. Pennell MW, Eastman JM, Slater GJ, Brown JW, Uyeda JC, FitzJohn RG, Alfaro ME, Harmon LJ. 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

  15. Tseng ZJ, Wang X, Slater GJ, Takeuchi GT, Li Q, Liu J, Xie G. 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

  16. Slater GJ, Pennell MW. 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

  17. Slater GJ, Harmon LJ, Alfaro ME. Integrating fossils with molecular phylogenies improves inference of trait evolution. Evolution. 2012 Dec; 66(12):3931-44. View in: PubMed

  18. Slater GJ, Harmon LJ, Wegmann D, Joyce P, Revell LJ, Alfaro ME. 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

  19. Slater GJ, Figueirido B, Louis L, Yang P, Van Valkenburgh B. Biomechanical consequences of rapid evolution in the polar bear lineage. PLoS One. 2010 Nov 05; 5(11):e13870. View in: PubMed

  20. Slater GJ, Price SA, Santini F, Alfaro ME. Diversity versus disparity and the radiation of modern cetaceans. Proc Biol Sci. 2010 Oct 22; 277(1697):3097-104. View in: PubMed

  21. Slater GJ, Thalmann O, Leonard JA, Schweizer RM, Koepfli KP, Pollinger JP, Rawlence NJ, Austin JJ, Cooper A, Wayne RK. Evolutionary history of the Falklands wolf. Curr Biol. 2009 Nov 03; 19(20):R937-8. View in: PubMed