Selected Publications

Baum, D. A. 2015. A comparison of autogenous theories for the origin of eukaryotic cells. American Journal of Botany.

Correa, R. and Baum, D. A. 2015. Evolutionary transgenomics: prospects and challenges. Frontiers Plant Science 6: 00858.

Stenz, N., Larget, B., Baum, D. A. and Ané, C. 2015. Exploring tree-like and non-tree-like patterns using genome sequences: An example using the inbreeding plant species Arabidopsis thaliana (L.) Heynh. Systematic Biology 64:809–823.

Baum, D. A. 2015. Selection and the origin of cells. Bioscience 65: 678-684.

Rangan H., Bell, K. L., Baum, D. A., Fowler, R., McConvell, P., Saunders, T., Spronck, S., Kull, C. A., and Murphy, D. J. 2015. New genetic and linguistic analyses show ancient human influence on baobab evolution and distribution in Australia. PLoS ONE 10(4): e0119758. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0119758.

Baum, D. A. and Baum, B. 2015. The world in a cell. New Scientist. 3008: 28-29.

Baum, D. A. and Baum, B. 2014. An inside-out origin of the eukaryotic cell. BMC Biology. 12:76. [extensive coverage including The Economist and F1000 – statistics at Altmetrics]

Davis, C. C., Schaefer, H., Xi, Z., Baum, D. A., Donoghue, M. J., & Harmon, L. J. 2014. Long-term morphological stasis maintained by a plant–pollinator mutualism. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 111(16): 5914-5919.

Losos, J., D. A. Baum, D. A. Futuyma, H. Hoekstra, R. Lenski, A. Moore, D. Schluter, and M. Whitlock (eds.). 2014. The Princeton Guide to Evolution. Princeton University Press.

Baum, D. A. 2013. Phylogenetics and the History of Life. In Losos, J. D. A. Baum, D. Futuyma, H. Hoekstra, R. Lenski, A. Moore, D. Schluter, and M. Whitlock (eds.). 2013. The Princeton Guide to Evolution. Princeton University Press.

Carvalho-Sobrinho, J. G., Alverson, W. S., da Mota, A. C., Machado, M. C. and Baum, D. A. 2014. A new deciduous species of Pachira (Malvaceae, Bombacoideae) from a Seasonally Dry Tropical Forest in northeastern Brazil. Systematic Botany 39(1): 260-267.

Baum, D. A. and Smith, S.D. 2013. Tree-thinking: An Introduction to Phylogenetic Biology. Roberts & Company.

Baum, D. A. 2013. The origin of primary plastids: A pas de deux or a ménage à trois? The Plant Cell 25: 4-6.

Baum, D. A. 2013. Developmental causation and the problem of homology. Philosophy and Theory in Biology, 5.

Martins, T. R., Berg, J. J., Blinka, S., Rausher, M. D. and Baum, D. A.  2013.  Precise spatio-temporal regulation of the anthocyanin biosynthetic pathway leads to petal spot formation in Clarkia gracilis (Onagraceae).  New Phytologist 197: 958–969. [Commentary: New Phytologist 197: 687–689]

Cacho, N. I.  and Baum, D. A.  2012. The Caribbean slipper spurge Euphorbia tithymaloides, the first example of a ring species in plants. Proceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences. 279: 3377-3383.  [Commentary: Nature 486, 442]

Cellinese, N., Baum, D. A., and Mishler, B. D. 2012. Species and phylogenetic nomenclature.  Systematic Biology. 61(5): 885-891.

Correa, R., Stanga, J., Larget, B., Roznowski, A., Shu, G., Dilkes, B., and Baum, D.A. 2012. An assessment of transgenomics as a tool for identifying genes involved in the evolutionary differentiation of closely related plant species. New Phytologist 193(2):494-503.

Duarte, M.C., Esteves, G.L., Salatino, M.L.F. Walsh, K.C, and Baum, D.A. 2011. Phylogenetic Analyses of Eriotheca and Related Genera (Bombacoideae, Malvaceae). Systematic Botany 36(3):690-701.

Liu, N., Sliwinski, M.K., Correa, R., and Baum, D.A. 2011. Possible contributions of TERMINAL FLOWER 1 to the evolution of rosette flowering in Leavenworthia (Brassicaceae). New Phytologist 189(2):616-628.

Koopman, M and Baum, D. A. 2010. Isolating nuclear genes and identifying lineages without monophyly: An example of closely related species from Southern Madagascar. International Journal of Plant Sciences.171: 761-771

Oyama, R. K., Jones, K. N., and Baum, D. A. 2010. Sympatric sister species of Californian Antirrhinum and their transiently specialized pollinators.  American Midland Naturalist 164(2): 337-347.

Cacho, N. I. , Berry, P. E., Olson, M. E., Steinmann, V. W., and Baum, D. A.  2010. Are spurred cyathia a key innovation? Molecular systematics and trait evolution in the Slipper-Spurges (Pedilanthus clade – Euphorbia, Euphorbiaceae).  American Journal of Botany 97: 493–510.

Yue, J.-P., Sun, H., Baum, D. A., Al-Shehbaz, I. L., and Ree, R. 2009. Molecular phylogeny of Solms-laubachia (Brassicaceae) s.l., based on multiple nuclear and plastid DNA sequences, and its biogeographic implications.  Journal of Systematics and Evolution 47(5): 402-415.

Smith, S. D., Ané, C., and Baum, D. A.  2009. Macroevolutionary tests of pollination syndromes: A reply to Fenster et al. Evolution 63: 2763–2767.

Smith, J. J., Baum. D. A., and Moore A. 2009. The need for molecular genetic perspectives in evolutionary education (and vice versa).  Trends in Genetics 25: 427-429. [Forum]

Baum, D. A.  2009. Species as ranked taxa. Systematic Biology 58:74–86.


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