Sex, Gender, Sexuality Studies

2017

Meiosis decreases recombination load; Mitosis increases recombination load. [Root Gorelick and Francis X. Villablanca] Ideas in Ecology and Evolution. In press.

No universal differences between females and males: anisogamy and asymmetrical female meiosis. [Root Gorelick, Jessica Carpinone, and Lindsay Jackson Derraugh] Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 120(1): 1-21.

2016

Abrupt shortening of bird W chromosomes in ancestral Neognathae. [Root Gorelick, Danielle L. Fraser, Melissa Mansfield, Jeff W. Dawson, Sanoji Wijeneyake, and Susan M. Bertram] Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 119(2): 488-496.

2014

Defining clonality and individuals in plant evolution. Ideas in Ecology and Evolution 7: 84-88.

Sex determination and sex change in cycads: tantalizing new hints. Cycad Newsletter 37(2-3): 29.

2013

Fundamental differences between females and males? [Root Gorelick, Jessica Carpinone, and Lindsay Jackson Derraugh] in Challenging popular myths, of sex, gender, and biology (editor: Malin Ah-King). Pages 9-22. Heidelberg: Springer.

Polyploidy is genetic hence may cause non-adaptive radiations, whereas pseudopolyploidy is genomic hence may cause adaptive non-radiations. [Root Gorelick and Krystle Olson]. Journal of Experimental Zoology (Part B. Molecular and Developmental Evolution) 320B(5): 286-294.

2012

Mitosis circumscribes individuals; sex creates new individuals. Biology & Philosophy 27(6): 871-890.

Meiosis is not gender neutral. BioScience 62(7): 623-624.

Evolutionary developmental biology in cycad phenology. [Root Gorelick and Thomas Marler]. Communicative & Integrative Biology 5(3): 272-274.

A good start in life: access to preferred temperatures during gravidity improves offspring quality in the Children’s python (Antaresia childreni). [Sophie Lorioux, Dale DeNardo, Root Gorelick, and Olivier Lourdais]. Journal of Experimental Biology 215(8): 1346-1353.

Phenotypic covariance structure and its divergence for acoustic mate signals among four cricket species. [Susan Bertram, Lauren Fitzsimmons, Emily McAuley, Howard Rundle, Root Gorelick]. Ecology and Evolution 2(1): 181-195.

2011

Post-plasmogamic pre-karyogamic sexual selection: Mate choice inside an egg cell. [Root Gorelick, Lindsay Jackson Derraugh, Jessica Carpinone, and Susan Bertram]. Ideas in Ecology and Evolution 4: 14-23.

Sex reduces genetic variation: a multidisciplinary review. [Root Gorelick and Henry Heng] Evolution 65(4): 1088-1098.

Asexuality and epigenetic variation [Root Gorelick, Manfred Laubichler, and Rachel Massicotte] in Epigenetics: linking genotype and phenotype in development and evolution (editors: Benedikt Hallgrimmson and Brian Hall). San Francisco: University of California Press. Pages 87-102.

2010

Multi-way multi-group segregation and diversity indices [Root Gorelick and Susan Bertram] PLoS One 5(6): e19102 [6 pages].

Questioning heteronormative theories of mate choice. Biological Theory 5(4): 397.

2009

Origin and maintenance of sex: the evolutionary joys of self sex [Root Gorelick and Jessica Carpinone]. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 98(4): 707-728.

Quantifying and maintaining mating systems using normalized mutual entropy [Susan Bertram and Root Gorelick]. Animal Behaviour 77(1): 201-206.

2007

Evolution of dioecy and sex chromosomes in cycads [Root Gorelick and Roy Osborne]. Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden 97: 326-334.

Sex change in cycads: cases, causes, and chemistry [Roy Osborne and Root Gorelick]. Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden 97: 335-345.

Heritability of acoustic signaling time in the Texas field cricket, Gryllus texensis. [Susan Bertram, Darrell Kemp, Jennifer Johnson, S. Xochitl Orozco, and Root Gorelick]. Evolutionary Ecology Research 9(6): 975-984.

2005

Theory for why dioecious plants have equal length sex chromosomes. American Journal of Botany 92(6): 979-984.

2004

Decomposing multi-locus linkage disequilibrium [Root Gorelick and Manfred Laubichler]. Genetics 166(3): 1581-1583.

Evolutionary epigenetic theory. Ph.D. dissertation, Arizona State University.

2003

Evolution of dioecy and sex chromosomes via methylation driving Muller’s ratchet. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 80(2): 353-368.

Transposable elements suppress recombination in all meiotic eukaryotes, including automictic ancient asexuals. Journal of Natural History 37(8): 903-909.

Maintaining heritable variation via sex-limited temporally fluctuating selection: a phenotypic model accommodating non-Mendelian epigenetic effects [Root Gorelick and Susan Bertram]. Theory in Biosciences 122(4): 321-338.

2002

Inducing sex change and organogenesis from tissue culture in the endangered African cycad Encephalartos woodii (Cycadales, Zamiaceae) [Root Gorelick and Roy Osborne]. South African Journal of Science 98(3-4): 114-117.

2001

Did insect pollination cause increased seed plant diversity? Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 74(4): 407-427.

Cycad prepollen: description and possible evolutionary consequences of zoidogamy. Cycad Newsletter 24(3): 12-14.

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