Project PIs

Andres Aguilar, CSULA

Population genomics of threatened and endangered vernal pool crustaceans

Michael Nachman, UCB

Mapping California’s vertebrate genomic diversity

Bruce Baldwin, UCB

Edaphic evolution and cryptic speciation in the Layia glandulosa species complex

Daniel Potter, UCD

Comparative Genomics of the Three Species of Fremontodendron (Malvaceae)

Paul Barber, UCLA

1) Conservation Genomics of Heavily Exploited California Fisheries Targets; 2) Population genomics of threatened and endangered vernal pool crustaceans

Rachel Prunier, UCLA

Landscape Genomics of Mountain Pride and Toyon: Two Iconic California Species

Rachael Bay, UCD

1) Genomic signals of local climate adaptation in Yellow Warblers; 2) Comparative biogeography of California kelp and their major consumer

Peter Raimondi, UCSC

1) Genomic characterization of the black abalone, Haliotis cracherodii ; 2) Conservation Genomics of the bull kelp, Nereocystis luetkeana

Steve Beissinger, UCB

Comparative Genomics of the Threatened California Black Rail and Widespread Virginia Rail

George Roderick, UCB

Conservation Genetics of Trigonoscuta Dune Weevils

Roxanne Beltran, UCSC

Re-tracing the genomic evolution of a conservation success story, the northern elephant seal

Carl Rothfels, UCB

California Conservation Genomics of the Azolla symbiosis

Giacomo Bernardi, UCSC

1) Landscape & Adaptive Genomics of an Ecologically Important Residential Intertidal Marine Fish; 2) Landscape & Environmental Genomics of Two Ecologically and Recreationally Important Nearshore Marine Fishes; 3) Landscape & Environmental Genomics of an Ecologically and Recreationally Important Intertidal Marine Herbivorous Fish

Joel Sachs, UCR

One-hundred years of genomic change in a foundational California native plant: leveraging
herbaria and modern collections to study contemporary effects of land use change

Benjamin Blackman, UCB

Conservation and climate change genomics of California monkeyflowers with wide and restricted geographic distributions

Ben Sacks, UCD

Population structure, landscape genomics, and adaptive genetic diversity in mule deer populations in California

Barbara Block, Stanford

White sharks from the northeastern Pacific

Jason Sexton, UCM

1) Conservation and comparative historical genomics of endangered California vernal pool grasses; 2) Conservation and climate change genomics of California monkeyflowers with wide and restricted geographic distributions

Jason Bond, UCD

1) Genomics of California Coastal Dune Endemic Trapdoor Spiders; 2) Genomics of the California Endemic Feather Millipedes of the Genera Brachycybe and Gosodesmus

Brad Shaffer, UCLA

1) A Synthetic Analysis of Reptiles and Amphibians to inform the CCGP; 2) Genomics of shoulderband snails in California

Rauri Bowie, UCB

Mapping California’s vertebrate genomic diversity

Beth Shapiro, UCSC.

1) Landscape Genomics for Targeted Management of Black Bear Populations; 2) The Genomic Consequences of Habitat Fragmentation Mountain Lions; 3) Examining the impacts of a century of decline on genomic diversity of the Tricolored Blackbird; 4) Conservation genomics of California bumble bees

Alan Brelsford, UCR

Migratory and sedentary Allen’s hummingbirds: anthropogenic effects on a near-endemic hummingbird

Jonathan Shurin, UCSD

Population Genomics of hybridization and adaptation in Tui and Arroyo Chubs

Elsa Cleland, UCSD

Landscape genetic diversity in the California poppy, Eschscholzia californica

Tom Smith, UCLA

1) Examining the impacts of a century of decline on genomic diversity of the Tricolored Blackbird; 2) Genomic signals of local climate adaptation in Yellow Warblers

Russell Corbett-Detig, UCSC

Banana Slug Population Genomics

Victoria Sork, UCLA

1) Landscape genomics of valley oak and island oak; 2) Landscape of Genomic Diversity and Hybridization in Engelmann Oak and California Scrub Oak; 3) Landscape genomics of California sycamore and black cottonwood; 4) The landscape genomics of southern and northern California walnut and the California state lichen

Michael Dawson, UCM

The Marine Algae and Invertebrates Networks (MA&INet) Consortium

Jason Stajich, UCR

Landscape and Population Genomics of lichen Acarospora socialis in California

Richard Dodd, UCB

1) Genomic structure of Quercus parvula and relationships within the California red oak clade; 2) Landscape genomic structure of California bay

Peter Sudmant, UCB

The genomics of California bocaccio populations: anatomy of exploitation, collapse, and recovery

John Carlos Garza, UCSC

1) Landscape genomics of California’s state fish and its close relatives: the Pacific trout; 2) Landscape Genomics of Southern Sea Otters

Neil Tsutsui, UCB

Landscape and conservation genomics of California native ants

Donovan German, UCI

Landscape & Environmental Genomics of an Ecologically and Recreationally Important
Intertidal Marine Herbivorous Fish: Monkeyface Prickleback

Jann Vendetti, NHMLA

Genomics of shoulderband snails in California

Rosemary Gillespie, UCB

Conservation Genomics
Tetragnatha versicolor & T. laboriosa

Jeff Wall, UCSF

Population dynamics of spotted owls, barred owls and their hybrids

Richard Green, UCSC

White sharks from the northeastern Pacific

Ian Wang, UCB

A Synthetic Analysis of Reptiles and Amphibians to inform the CCGP

Greg Grether, UCLA

Genomics of rubyspot damselflies in California

Phil Ward, UCD

Landscape and conservation genomics of California native ants

Vanessa Handley, UCB

Conservation Genomics of California Limnanthes

Bob Wayne, UCLA

1) Conservation genomics of three species of California Scrub-Jays; 2) Population structure, landscape genomics, and adaptive genetic diversity in Townsend’s big-eared bat populations in California; 3) Landscape Genetics, Climate Vulnerability, and Historical Demography of the Yuma Bat in California; 4) Management units, landscape genomics, and local adaptations in bobcat populations in California

Scott Hodges, UCSB

1) Landscape genomics of Phyllospadix species along the California coast; 2) Landscape genomics of Aquilegia, including wide-spread, and serpentine and alpine endemic species; 3) The landscape genomics of five manroot species, two species of California berry, and baby blue-eyes

Andrew Whitehead, UCD

Conservation Genomics of Red Abalone

David Jacobs, UCLA

1) The Tidewater Gobies – federally endangered, genetically subdivided, a model for metapopulation process and climate change response along the California Coast; 2) Conservation Genomics of the California Grunion

Noah Whiteman, UCB

Co-Evolutionary Genomics of California Pipevine Swallowtail and California Pipevine

Andrew Kinziger, Humboldt State

The Tidewater Gobies – federally endangered, genetically subdivided, a model for metapopulation process and climate change response along the California Coast.

Kip Will, UCB

Conservation Genetics of Dicherius Carabid Beetles

Amy Litt, UCR

Genetic Diversity in Six Endemic and Threatened Manzanita Species

Caroline Williams, UCB

Chrysomela aeneicollis, Sierra Willow Leaf beetle

Karen Martin, Pepperdine

Conservation Genomics of the California Grunion- A California icon subject to climate change impacts

Neal Williams, UCD

Conservation genomics of California bumble bees

Rachel Meyer, UCSC

Conservation and comparative historical genomics of endangered California vernal pool grasses

Chris Wilmers, UCSC

The Genomic Consequences of Habitat Fragmentation Mountain Lions

Bob Miller, UCSB

Conservation Genomics of the bull kelp, Nereocystis luetkeana

Carol Wilson, UCB

Iris macrosiphon: a widespread endemic California plant with considerable morphological diversity, local forms, and ecological specialization.

Brent Mishler, UCB

Genetic diversity patterns of an endemic liverwort: Asterella californica

Hollis Woodard, UCR

Conservation genomics of California bumble bees

Felipe Zapata, UCLA

1) What arid-adapted plants can teach us about a drying California; 2) Does a Most-Bizarre Looking Plant Hold the Secrets to Surviving in a Hot, Dry California?