Carter Lab at California State University Long Beach

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Peer-reviewed Research
2014 PDF Mckee, A.A.; Newton, S.M.; Carter, A.J.R.. 2014. Influence of inbreeding on female mate choice in two species of Drosophila. Journal of Insect Behavior, 27(5): 613-625. DOI 10.1007/s10905-014-9453-5.
2012 PDF Carter, A.J.R., Nguyen, C.N. 2012. A comparison of cancer burden and research spending reveals discrepancies in the distribution of research funding. BMC Public Health, 12:526. DOI: 10.1186/1471-2458-12-526.
2011 PDF Carter, A.J.R., Nguyen, A.Q. 2011. Antagonistic pleiotropy as a widespread mechanism for the maintenance of polymorphic disease alleles. BMC Medical Genetics, 12: 160. DOI: 10.1186/1471-2350-12-160
2011 PDF Carter, A.J.R., Houle, D. 2011. Artificial selection reveals heritable variation for developmental instability. Evolution, 65(12): 3558-3564. DOI: 10.1111/j.1558-5646.2011.01393.x
2010 PDF Pelabon, C., Hansen, T.F., Carter, A.J.R., Houle, D. 2010. Evolution of variation and variability under fluctuating, stabilizing, and disruptive Selection. Evolution 64(7), 1912-1925. DOI: 10.1111/j.1558-5646.2010.00979.x
2009 PDF Carter, A.J.R., Osborne, E., Houle, D. 2009. Heritability of directional asymmetry in Drosophila melanogaster. International Journal of Evolutionary Biology. Vol. 2009, ID: 759159
2009 PDF Carter, A.J.R., Weier, T.M., Houle, D. 2009. The effect of inbreeding on fluctuating asymmetry of wing veins in two laboratory strains of Drosophila melanogaster. Heredity 102, 563-572.
2006 PDF Hansen, T.F., Alvarez-Castro, J.M., Carter, A.J.R., Hermisson, J., and Wagner, G.P. 2006. Evolution of Genetic Architecture Under Directional Selection. Evolution 60(8), 1523-1536.
2006 PDF Hansen, T.F., Carter, A.J.R., Pelabon, C. 2006. On Adaptive Accuracy and Precision in Natural Populations. The American Naturalist 168(2), 179-196.
2005 PDF Carter, A.J.R., Hermisson, J., and Hansen, T.F. 2005. The role of epistatic gene interactions in the response to selection and the evolution of evolvability. Theoretical Population Biology 68(3), 179-196.
2005 PDF Pelabon C., Hansen T.F., Carter A.J.R., and Houle D. 2005. Response of fluctuating and directional asymmetry to selection on wing shape in Drosophila melanogaster. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 19(3):764-76.
2003 PDF Houle D, Mezey J, Galpern P, and Carter, A.J.R. 2003. Automated measurement of Drosophila Wings. BMC Evolutionary Biology 3:25
2002 PDF Carter, A.J.R. and Wagner, G. P. 2002. Evolution of functionally conserved enhancers can be accelerated in large populations: a population genetic model. Proceedings of the Royal Society: Biological Sciences 269, 953-960.
2000 PDF Hansen, T., Carter, A.J.R. and Chiu, C-H. 2000. Gene Conversion May Aid Adaptive Peak Shifts. Journal of Theoretical Biology 207, 495-511.

Peer-reviewed Education Journals
2002 PDF Carter, A.J.R. Favorite Demonstration: Demonstrating an Interactive Genetic Drift Exercise. Journal of College Science Teaching 31(6), 408-409.
        Reprinted in "Favorite Demonstrations for College Science",
        NSTA Press (2004) pp. 27-30.
1999 PDF Carter, A.J.R. Using Spreadsheets To Model Population Growth, Competition & Predation in Nature. The American Biology Teacher 61(4), 294-296.

Essays and Misc.
2011 PDF Carter, A.J.R. and Nguyen, A.Q. How to: Get into Undergraduate Research. LINK
2002 Pinou, T. and Carter, A.J.R.. Natural History Note: "Elaphe obsoleta (Black Rat Snake), behavior." Herpetological Review, 33(4), 313-314
2000 PDF Carter, A.J.R. "Limits to Evolution." Analog Science Fiction and Fact October, 25-32.


Underlined names indicate undergraduate student co-authors.

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