Author Archives: Jeremy Yoder

About Jeremy Yoder

Jeremy B. Yoder is an Assistant Professor of Biology at California State University Northridge, studying the evolution and coevolution of interacting species, especially mutualists. He is a collaborator with the Joshua Tree Genome Project and the Queer in STEM study of LGBTQ experiences in scientific careers. He has written for the website of Scientific American, the LA Review of Books, the Chronicle of Higher Education, The Awl, and Slate.

Revenge of the sex chromosomes

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The crows have eyes — but not only for members of their own species

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Microbial mutualists parted ways with this host plant — multiple times

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Beetles' diversity was driven by coevolution with plants — and a little help from some microbial friends

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Molecular ecology highlights at the American Naturalist 2020 meeting

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Genomic data reveal links between demography and adaptation in experimental host-virus coevolution

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We're seeking new molecular ecologists for 2019 and 2020!

The Molecular Ecologist is seeking two new regular contributors for 2019 and 2020! Join us in blogging about “ecology, evolution, and everything in between.” Ideal candidates should have expertise and experience in the use of genetic data to understand the past … Continue reading

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Even in the ocean, geography shapes how species cope with changing climates

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Molecular ecologists — and molecular ecology — at Evolution 2019

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Hybridization in the depths of the last glacial period created a world-conquering clover

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