Published Work

*Indicates co-first authorship

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20. *Forsythe, E. S., *Grover, C. E., Miller, E. R., Conover, J. L., Arick, M. A., Chavarro, M. C. F., Leal-Bertioli, S. C. M., Peterson, D. G., Sharbrough, J., Wendel, J. F. and Sloan, D. B. Organellar transcripts dominate the cellular mRNA pool across plants of varying ploidy levels. bioRxiv Preprint.

19. Grover, C. E., Forsythe, E. S., Sharbrough, J., Miller, E. R., Conover, J. L., DeTar, R. A.,

Chavarro, C., Arick, M. A., Peterson, D. G., Leal-Bertioli, S. C. M., Sloan, D. B. and Wendel, J. F. Variation in cytonuclear expression accommodation among allopolyploid plants. bioRxiv Preprint. 

18. *Sharbrough, J., *Conover, J. L., Gyorfy, M. F., Grover, C. E., Miller, E. R., Wendel, J. F. & Sloan, D. B. Global patterns of subgenome evolution in organelle-targeted genes of six allotetraploid angiosperms. Mol. Biol. Evol. (2022). doi:10.1093/molbev/msac074

17. Karimi, N., Grover, C. E., Gallagher, J. P., Conover, J. L., Miller, E. R., Wendel, J. F., and Baum, D. A. Genetic diversity of Malagasy baobabs inferred by phased alleles from targeted sequence capture. Adansonia 44, (2022).

16. Conover, J. L. & Wendel, J. F. Deleterious Mutations Accumulate Faster in Allopolyploid than Diploid Cotton (Gossypium) and Unequally Between Subgenomes. Mol. Biol. Evol. 2021.09.22.461419 (2022). doi:10.1093/molbev/msac024

15. Fernandes Gyorfy, M., Miller, E. R., Conover, J. L., Grover, C. E., Wendel, J. F., Sloan, D. B. & Sharbrough, J. Nuclear-cytoplasmic balance: whole genome duplications induce elevated organellar genome copy number. Plant J. (2021). doi:10.1111/tpj.15436

14. Conover, J. L., Sharbrough, J. & Wendel, J. F. pSONIC: Ploidy-aware Syntenic Orthologous Networks Identified via Collinearity. G3  (2021). doi:10.1093/g3journal/jkab170

13. Yuan, D., Grover, C. E., Hu, G., Pan, M., Miller, E. R., Conover, J. L., Hunt, S. P., Udall, J. A. & Wendel, J. F. Parallel and intertwining threads of domestication in allopolyploid cotton. Adv. Sci. 2003634 (2021). doi:10.1002/advs.202003634

12. Hu, G., Grover, C. E., Yuan, D., Dong, Y., Miller, E., Conover, J. L. & Wendel, J. F. in Cotton Precision Breeding (eds. Rahman, M.-U.-, Zafar, Y. & Zhang, T.) 25–78 (Springer International Publishing, 2021). doi:10.1007/978-3-030-64504-5_2

11. Grover, C. E., Yoo, M.-J., Lin, M., Murphy, M. D., Harker, D. B., Byers, R. L., Lipka, A. E., Hu, G., Yuan, D., Conover, J. L., Udall, J. A., Paterson, A. H., Gore, M. A. & Wendel, J. F. Genetic Analysis of the Transition from Wild to Domesticated Cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.). G3  10, 731–754 (2020).

10. Chen, Z. J., Sreedasyam, A., Ando, A., Song, Q., De Santiago, L. M., Hulse-Kemp, A. M., Ding, M., Ye, W., Kirkbride, R. C., Jenkins, J., Plott, C., Lovell, J., Lin, Y.-M., Vaughn, R., Liu, B., Simpson, S., Scheffler, B. E., Wen, L., Saski, C. A., Grover, C. E., Hu, G., Conover, J. L., Carlson, J. W., Shu, S., Boston, L. B., Williams, M., Peterson, D. G., McGee, K., Jones, D. C., Wendel, J. F., Stelly, D. M., Grimwood, J. & Schmutz, J. Genomic diversifications of five Gossypium allopolyploid species and their impact on cotton improvement. Nat. Genet. (2020). doi:10.1038/s41588-020-0614-5

9. Grover, C. E., Arick, M. A., 2nd, Thrash, A., Conover, J. L., Sanders, W. S., Peterson, D. G., Frelichowski, J. E., Scheffler, J. A., Scheffler, B. E. & Wendel, J. F. Insights into the Evolution of the New World Diploid Cottons (Gossypium, Subgenus Houzingenia) Based on Genome Sequencing. Genome Biol. Evol. 11, 53–71 (2019).

8. Li, C., Sun, X., Conover, J. L., Zhang, Z., Wang, J., Wang, X., Deng, X., Wang, H., Liu, B., Wendel, J. F. & Gong, L. Cytonuclear Coevolution following Homoploid Hybrid Speciation in Aegilops tauschii. Mol. Biol. Evol. 36, 341–349 (2019).

7. *Conover, J. L., *Karimi, N., Stenz, N., Ané, C., Grover, C. E., Skema, C., Tate, J. A., Wolff, K., Logan, S. A., Wendel, J. F. & Baum, D. A. A Malvaceae mystery: A mallow maelstrom of genome multiplications and maybe misleading methods? J. Integr. Plant Biol. 61, 12–31 (2019).

6. *Bao, Y., *Hu, G., Grover, C. E., Conover, J., Yuan, D. & Wendel, J. F. Unraveling cis and trans regulatory evolution during cotton domestication. Nat. Commun. 10, 5399 (2019).

5. Udall, J. A., Long, E., Hanson, C., Yuan, D., Ramaraj, T., Conover, J. L., Gong, L., Arick, M. A., Grover, C. E., Peterson, D. G. & Wendel, J. F. De Novo Genome Sequence Assemblies of Gossypium raimondii and Gossypium turneri. G3  9, 3079–3085 (2019).

4. Udall, J. A., Long, E., Ramaraj, T., Conover, J. L., Yuan, D., Grover, C. E., Gong, L., Arick, M. A., 2nd, Masonbrink, R. E., Peterson, D. G. & Wendel, J. F. The Genome Sequence of Gossypioides kirkii Illustrates a Descending Dysploidy in Plants. Front. Plant Sci. 10, 1541 (2019).

3. Woodman, S., Trousdale, C., Conover, J. & Kim, K. Yeast membrane lipid imbalance leads to trafficking defects toward the Golgi. Cell Biol. Int. 42, 890–902 (2018).

2. Grover, C. E., Arick, M. A., 2nd, Conover, J. L., Thrash, A., Hu, G., Sanders, W. S., Hsu, C.-Y., Naqvi, R. Z., Farooq, M., Li, X., Gong, L., Mudge, J., Ramaraj, T., Udall, J. A., Peterson, D. G. & Wendel, J. F. Comparative Genomics of an Unusual Biogeographic Disjunction in the Cotton Tribe (Gossypieae) Yields Insights into Genome Downsizing. Genome Biol. Evol. 9, 3328–3344 (2017).

1. Sharbrough, J., Conover, J. L., Tate, J. A., Wendel, J. F. & Sloan, D. B. Cytonuclear responses to genome doubling. Am. J. Bot. 104, 1277–1280 (2017).