Christopher C. Witt
Christopher C. Witt
Professor of Biology, Museum Director & Curator of Birds, University of New Mexico
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A phylogenomic study of birds reveals their evolutionary history
SJ Hackett, RT Kimball, S Reddy, RCK Bowie, EL Braun, MJ Braun, ...
science 320 (5884), 1763-1768, 2008
17102008
Phylogenetic systematics and biogeography of hummingbirds: Bayesian and maximum likelihood analyses of partitioned data and selection of an appropriate partitioning strategy
JA McGuire, CC Witt, DL Altshuler, JV Remsen
Systematic biology 56 (5), 837-856, 2007
2972007
Molecular phylogenetics and the diversification of hummingbirds
JA McGuire, CC Witt, JV Remsen Jr, A Corl, DL Rabosky, DL Altshuler, ...
Current Biology 24 (8), 910-916, 2014
2712014
Phylogenomic evidence for multiple losses of flight in ratite birds
J Harshman, EL Braun, MJ Braun, CJ Huddleston, RCK Bowie, ...
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 105 (36), 13462-13467, 2008
2112008
Specimen collection: An essential tool
LA Rocha, A Aleixo, G Allen, F Almeda, CC Baldwin, MVL Barclay, ...
Science 344 (6186), 814-815, 2014
1892014
A well-tested set of primers to amplify regions spread across the avian genome
RT Kimball, EL Braun, FK Barker, RCK Bowie, MJ Braun, JL Chojnowski, ...
Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 2009
1792009
Why do phylogenomic data sets yield conflicting trees? Data type influences the avian tree of life more than taxon sampling
S Reddy, RT Kimball, A Pandey, PA Hosner, MJ Braun, SJ Hackett, ...
Systematic Biology 66 (5), 857-879, 2017
1172017
Predictable convergence in hemoglobin function has unpredictable molecular underpinnings
C Natarajan, FG Hoffmann, RE Weber, A Fago, CC Witt, JF Storz
Science 354 (6310), 336-339, 2016
1142016
Repeated elevational transitions in hemoglobin function during the evolution of Andean hummingbirds
J Projecto-Garcia, C Natarajan, H Moriyama, RE Weber, A Fago, ...
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 110 (51), 20669-20674, 2013
1132013
Energetics, lifestyle, and reproduction in birds
RM Sibly, CC Witt, NA Wright, C Venditti, W Jetz, JH Brown
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 109 (27), 10937-10941, 2012
892012
A higher-level taxonomy for hummingbirds
JA McGuire, CC Witt, JV Remsen, R Dudley, DL Altshuler
Journal of Ornithology 150 (1), 155-165, 2009
862009
Parsimony and model-based analyses of indels in avian nuclear genes reveal congruent and incongruent phylogenetic signals
T Yuri, RT Kimball, J Harshman, RCK Bowie, MJ Braun, JL Chojnowski, ...
Biology 2 (1), 419-444, 2013
832013
Metabolic ‘engines’ of flight drive genome size reduction in birds
NA Wright, TR Gregory, CC Witt
Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 281 (1779), 20132780, 2014
652014
Diverse avian malaria and other haemosporidian parasites in Andean house wrens: evidence for regional co‐diversification by host‐switching
SC Galen, CC Witt
Journal of Avian Biology 45 (4), 374-386, 2014
602014
Are transposable element insertions homoplasy free?: an examination using the avian tree of life
KL Han, EL Braun, RT Kimball, S Reddy, RCK Bowie, MJ Braun, ...
Systematic biology 60 (3), 375-386, 2011
572011
Contribution of a mutational hot spot to hemoglobin adaptation in high-altitude Andean house wrens
SC Galen, C Natarajan, H Moriyama, RE Weber, A Fago, PM Benham, ...
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 112 (45), 13958-13963, 2015
562015
Predictable evolution toward flightlessness in volant island birds
NA Wright, DW Steadman, CC Witt
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 113 (17), 4765-4770, 2016
552016
The perils of using host relationships in parasite taxonomy: phylogeny of the Degeeriella complex
KP Johnson, JD Weckstein, CC Witt, RC Faucett, RG Moyle
Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 23 (2), 150-157, 2002
522002
Integrating evolutionary and functional tests of adaptive hypotheses: a case study of altitudinal differentiation in hemoglobin function in an Andean sparrow, Zonotrichia capensis
ZA Cheviron, C Natarajan, J Projecto-Garcia, DK Eddy, J Jones, ...
Molecular Biology and Evolution 31 (11), 2948-2962, 2014
482014
The smallest avian genomes are found in hummingbirds
TR Gregory, CB Andrews, JA McGuire, CC Witt
Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 276 (1674), 3753-3757, 2009
482009
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