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Deren Eaton

Yale Post-doc, botanist, evolutionary biologist

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  • Eaton, D.A.R., Hipp, A., Gonzalez-Rodriguez, A. & J. Cavender-Bares (2015). Historical introgression among the American live oaks and the comparative nature of tests for introgression. Evolution 69(10) 2587-2601. (reproducible science)

  • Cavender-Bares, J., Gonzalez-Rodriguez, A., Eaton, D.A.R., Hipp, A., Buelke, A., & P. Manos (2015) Phylogeny and biogeography of the American live oaks (Quercus subsection Virentes): A genomic and population genetic approach. Molecular Ecology 24(14): 3668-3687.


  • Escudero, M., Eaton, D.A.R., Hahn, M. & A. Hipp (2014). Genotyping-by-sequencing as a tool for phylogenetic inference and testing ancestral hybridization: A case study in Carex (Cyperaceae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 79: 359-367. DOI: 10.1016/j.ympev.2014.06.026. (reproducible science: notebook)

  • Hipp, A., Eaton, D.A.R., Cavender-Bares, J., Fitzek, E., Nipper, R. and P.S. Manos (2014). A framework phylogeny of the American oak clade based on sequenced RAD data. PLoS ONE 9(4): e93975. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0093975. (open access link)

  • Eaton, D.A.R. (2014). PyRAD: assembly of de novo RADseq loci for phylogenetic analyses. Bioinformatics 30(13): 1844-1849. doi: 10.1093/bioinformatics/btu121. (preprint), (link), (reproducible science: files, notebook)


  • Eaton, D.A.R. and R.H. Ree (2013). Inferring phylogeny and introgression using genomic RADseq data: An example from flowering plants (Pedicularis: Orobanchaceae). 2013. Systematic Biology, 62: 689-706. (open access link), (cover image)

  • Xueqin, W., Lei, Z., Eaton, D.A.R. & G. Zhenhua (2013). Identification of SNP markers for inferring phylogeny in temperate bamboos (Poaceae: Bambusoideae) using RAD tag sequencing. Molecular Ecology Resources, 13: 938-945.

  • Fournier-Level A., Wilczek, A.M., Cooper, M.D., Roe, J.L, Anderson, J.A., Eaton, D.A.R., Moyers, B.T., Petipas, R.H., Schaeffer, R.N., Pieper, B., Reymond, M., Koorneef, M., Welch, S.M., Remington, D.L. and J.S. Schmitt (2013). Paths to selection on life-history loci in different natural environments across the native range of Arabidopsis thaliana. Molecular Ecology, 22: 3552-3566.

  • Hipp, A.L, Manos, P.S., Cavender-Bares, J, Eaton, D.A.R., & R. Nipper (2013). Using phylogenomics to infer the evolutionary history of oaks. International Oak Journal, 24: 61-71.


  • Eaton, D.A.R., Fenster, C.B., Hereford, J., Huang, S-Q. and R.H. Ree (2012). Floral diversity and community structure in Pedicularis (Orobanchaceae). Ecology, 93: S182:S194. (pdf).

In Prep

  • Eaton, D.A.R., Huang, S-Q. and R.H. Ree. Interspecific reproductive character displacement affects gene flow among intraspecific populations of a widespread alpine plant species. In Prep.

  • Eaton, D.A.R., Ree, R.H. and S-Q. Huang. Evolutionary constraint and pollen-pistil relationships above and below the species-level in Chinese Pedicularis. In Prep.