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.. Influence of inbreeding on female mate choice in two species of Drosophila. Journal of Insect Behavior: published online June, 2014. DOI 10.1007/s10905-014-9453-5.
2012 PDF Carter, A.J.R., Nguyen, C.N. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. Evolution of Genetic Architecture Under Directional Selection. Evolution 60(8), 1523-1536.
2006 PDF Hansen, T.F., Carter, A.J.R., Pelabon, C. 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. 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. 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. Automated measurement of Drosophila Wings. BMC Evolutionary Biology 3:25
2002 PDF Carter, A.J.R. and Wagner, G. P. 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. 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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