Shannon Hackett

Research Summary
Research: Avian molecular systematics and evolution, neotropical biogeography, phylogenetic analysis
Biosciences Graduate Program Association
Publications
  1. Song SJ, Sanders JG, Delsuc F, Metcalf J, Amato K, Taylor MW, Mazel F, Lutz HL, Winker K, Graves GR, Humphrey G, Gilbert JA, Hackett SJ, White KP, Skeen HR, Kurtis SM, Withrow J, Braile T, Miller M, McCracken KG, Maley JM, Ezenwa VO, Williams A, Blanton JM, McKenzie VJ, Knight R. Comparative Analyses of Vertebrate Gut Microbiomes Reveal Convergence between Birds and Bats. mBio. 2020 01 07; 11(1). View in: PubMed

  2. Eliason CM, Andersen MJ, Hackett SJ. Using Historical Biogeography Models to Study Color Pattern Evolution. Syst Biol. 2019 09 01; 68(5):755-766. View in: PubMed

  3. Kyriazis CC, Alam B, Wjodyla M, Hackett S, Hosner P, Mays HL, Heaney LR, Reddy S. Colonization and diversification of the white-browed shortwing (Aves: Muscicapidae: Brachypteryx montana) in the Philippines. Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2018 04; 121:121-131. View in: PubMed

  4. Reddy S, Kimball RT, Pandey A, Hosner PA, Braun MJ, Hackett SJ, Han KL, Harshman J, Huddleston CJ, Kingston S, Marks BD, Miglia KJ, Moore WS, Sheldon FH, Witt CC, Yuri T, Braun EL. Why Do Phylogenomic Data Sets Yield Conflicting Trees? Data Type Influences the Avian Tree of Life more than Taxon Sampling. Syst Biol. 2017 Sep 01; 66(5):857-879. View in: PubMed

  5. Lutz HL, Patterson BD, Kerbis Peterhans JC, Stanley WT, Webala PW, Gnoske TP, Hackett SJ, Stanhope MJ. Diverse sampling of East African haemosporidians reveals chiropteran origin of malaria parasites in primates and rodents. Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2016 06; 99:7-15. View in: PubMed

  6. Block NL, Goodman SM, Hackett SJ, Bates JM, Raherilalao MJ. Potential merger of ancient lineages in a passerine bird discovered based on evidence from host-specific ectoparasites. Ecol Evol. 2015 Sep; 5(17):3743-55. View in: PubMed

  7. Lutz HL, Hochachka WM, Engel JI, Bell JA, Tkach VV, Bates JM, Hackett SJ, Weckstein JD. Parasite prevalence corresponds to host life history in a diverse assemblage of afrotropical birds and haemosporidian parasites. PLoS One. 2015; 10(4):e0121254. View in: PubMed

  8. Reddy S, Driskell A, Rabosky DL, Hackett SJ, Schulenberg TS. Diversification and the adaptive radiation of the vangas of Madagascar. Proc Biol Sci. 2012 May 22; 279(1735):2062-71. View in: PubMed

  9. Braun EL, Kimball RT, Han KL, Iuhasz-Velez NR, Bonilla AJ, Chojnowski JL, Smith JV, Bowie RC, Braun MJ, Hackett SJ, Harshman J, Huddleston CJ, Marks BD, Miglia KJ, Moore WS, Reddy S, Sheldon FH, Witt CC, Yuri T. Homoplastic microinversions and the avian tree of life. BMC Evol Biol. 2011 May 25; 11:141. View in: PubMed

  10. Han KL, Braun EL, Kimball RT, Reddy S, Bowie RC, Braun MJ, Chojnowski JL, Hackett SJ, Harshman J, Huddleston CJ, Marks BD, Miglia KJ, Moore WS, Sheldon FH, Steadman DW, Witt CC, Yuri T. Are transposable element insertions homoplasy free?: an examination using the avian tree of life. Syst Biol. 2011 May; 60(3):375-86. View in: PubMed

  11. Kimball RT, Braun EL, Barker FK, Bowie RC, Braun MJ, Chojnowski JL, Hackett SJ, Han KL, Harshman J, Heimer-Torres V, Holznagel W, Huddleston CJ, Marks BD, Miglia KJ, Moore WS, Reddy S, Sheldon FH, Smith JV, Witt CC, Yuri T. A well-tested set of primers to amplify regions spread across the avian genome. Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2009 Mar; 50(3):654-60. View in: PubMed

  12. Johansson US, Bowie RC, Hackett SJ, Schulenberg TS. The phylogenetic affinities of Crossley's babbler (Mystacornis crossleyi): adding a new niche to the vanga radiation of Madagascar. Biol Lett. 2008 Dec 23; 4(6):677-80. View in: PubMed

  13. Harshman J, Braun EL, Braun MJ, Huddleston CJ, Bowie RC, Chojnowski JL, Hackett SJ, Han KL, Kimball RT, Marks BD, Miglia KJ, Moore WS, Reddy S, Sheldon FH, Steadman DW, Steppan SJ, Witt CC, Yuri T. Phylogenomic evidence for multiple losses of flight in ratite birds. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2008 Sep 09; 105(36):13462-7. View in: PubMed

  14. Hackett SJ, Kimball RT, Reddy S, Bowie RC, Braun EL, Braun MJ, Chojnowski JL, Cox WA, Han KL, Harshman J, Huddleston CJ, Marks BD, Miglia KJ, Moore WS, Sheldon FH, Steadman DW, Witt CC, Yuri T. A phylogenomic study of birds reveals their evolutionary history. Science. 2008 Jun 27; 320(5884):1763-8. View in: PubMed

  15. Tobias JA, Bates JM, Hackett SJ, Seddon N. Comment on "The latitudinal gradient in recent speciation and extinction rates of birds and mammals". Science. 2008 Feb 15; 319(5865):901; author reply 901. View in: PubMed

  16. Hackett S, Feldheim K, Alvey M. Genes and genius: the inheritance of Gregor Mendel. DNA Cell Biol. 2006 Dec; 25(12):655-8. View in: PubMed

  17. Cheviron ZA, Hackett SJ, Brumfield RT. Sequence variation in the coding region of the melanocortin-1 receptor gene (MC1R) is not associated with plumage variation in the blue-crowned manakin (Lepidothrix coronata). Proc Biol Sci. 2006 Jul 07; 273(1594):1613-8. View in: PubMed

  18. Bowie RC, Fjeldså J, Hackett SJ, Bates JM, Crowe TM. Coalescent models reveal the relative roles of ancestral polymorphism, vicariance, and dispersal in shaping phylogeographical structure of an African montane forest robin. Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2006 Jan; 38(1):171-88. View in: PubMed

  19. Cheviron ZA, Hackett SJ, Capparella AP. Complex evolutionary history of a Neotropical lowland forest bird (Lepidothrix coronata) and its implications for historical hypotheses of the origin of Neotropical avian diversity. Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2005 Aug; 36(2):338-57. View in: PubMed

  20. Bowie RC, Fjeldså J, Hackett SJ, Crowe TM. Molecular evolution in space and through time: mtDNA phylogeography of the Olive Sunbird (Nectarinia olivacea/obscura) throughout continental Africa. Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2004 Oct; 33(1):56-74. View in: PubMed

  21. Burns KJ, Hackett SJ, Klein NK. Phylogenetic relationships and morphological diversity in Darwin's finches and their relatives. Evolution. 2002 Jun; 56(6):1240-52. View in: PubMed

  22. Marks BD, Hackett SJ, Capparella AP. Historical relationships among Neotropical lowland forest areas of endemism as determined by mitochondrial DNA sequence variation within the Wedge-billed Woodcreeper (Aves: Dendrocolaptidae: Glyphorynchus spirurus). Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2002 Jul; 24(1):153-67. View in: PubMed

  23. Hackett SJ, Griffiths CS, Bates JM, Klein NK. Re: A commentary on the use of sequence data for phylogeny reconstruction. Mol Phylogenet Evol. 1995 Sep; 4(3):350-6. View in: PubMed

  24. Hackett SJ. Molecular phylogenetics and biogeography of tanagers in the genus Ramphocelus (Aves). Mol Phylogenet Evol. 1996 Apr; 5(2):368-82. View in: PubMed