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  1. To see an updated list of publications. 2018. Click the link for the lab web page to the left.
  2. Gavelis, G., Keeling P. and Leander, B.S. 2017. How exaptations facilitated photosensory evolution: Seeing the light by accident. BioEssays. 39: doi:10.1002/bies.201600266
  3. Gavelis, G., Wakeman, K., Tillman, U., Ripken, C., Mitarai, S., Herranz, M., Ozebek, S., Holstein, T., Keeling P. and Leander, B.S. 2017. Microbial arms race: Ballistic “nematocysts” in dinoflagellates represent a new extreme in organelle complexity. Science Advances. 3:e1602552 (7 pages)
  4. Janouskovec, J., Gavelis, G., Burki, F., Dinh, D., Bachvaroff, T., Gornik, S., Bright, K., Imanian, B., Strom, S., Delwiche, C., Waller, R., Fensome, R., Leander, B.S., Rohwer, F. and Saldarriaga, J. 2017. Major transitions in dinoflagellate evolution unveiled by phylotranscriptomics. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA. 114:E171-E180
  5. Van Steenkiste, N. and Leander, B.S. 2017. Molecular phylogeny of trigonostomine turbellarians (Platyhelminthes: Rhabdocoela: Trigonostomidae), including four new species from the Northeast Pacific Ocean Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. 182: 237-257
  6. Herranz, M. and Leander, B.S. 2016. Redescription of Echinoderes ohtsukai (Yamasaki and Kajihara, 2012) and E. kozloffi (Higgins, 1977) from the northeastern Paci
  7. Eshragh, R. and Leander, B.S. 2015. Molecular contributions to species boundaries in dicyemid parasites from eastern Pacific cephalopods. Marine Biology Research. 11:414-422
  8. Gavelis, G.S., Hayakawa, S., White III, R.A., Gojobori, T., Suttle, C.A., Keeling, P.J. and Leander, B.S. 2015. Eye-like ocelloids are built from different endosymbiotically acquired components. Nature. 523:204-207
  9. Heger, T.J., Mitchell, E.A.D. and Leander, B.S. 2013. Holarctic phylogeography of the testate amoeba Hyalosphenia papilio (Amoebozoa: Arcellinida) reveals extensive genetic diversity explained more by environment than dispersal limitation. Molecular Ecology. 22:5172-5184
  10. Yubuki, N. and Leander, B.S. 2013. Evolution of microtubule organizing centers across the tree of eukaryotes. The Plant Journal. 75:230-244. (PDF)
  11. Yamaguchi, A., Yubuki, N. and Leander, B.S. 2012. Morphostasis in a novel eukaryote illuminates the evolutionary transition from phagotrophy to phototrophy: Description of Rapaza viridis n. gen. et sp. (Euglenozoa, Euglenida). BMC Evolutionary Biology. 12:29 (16 pages)
  12. Rueckert, S., Simdyanov, T.G., Aleshin, V.V. and Leander, B.S. 2011. Identity of a divergent environmental DNA sequence clade using the phylogeny of gregarine parasites (Apicomplexa) from crustacean hosts. PLoS ONE. 6:e18163 (17 pages)
  13. Chantangsi, C., Hoppenrath, M. and Leander, B.S. 2010. Evolutionary relationships among marine cercozoans as inferred from combined SSU and LSU rDNA sequences and polyubiquitin insertions. Mol. Phylo. Evol. 57:518-527
  14. Rundell, R.J. and Leander, B.S. 2010. Masters of miniaturization: convergent evolution among interstitial eukaryotes. BioEssays. 32:430-437
  15. Hoppenrath, M., Bachvaroff, S., Handy, S., Delwiche, C. and Leander, B.S. 2009. Molecular phylogeny of ocelloid-bearing dinoflagellates (Warnowiidae) as inferred from SSU and LSU rDNA sequences. BMC Evolutionary Biology. 9:116 (15 pages)
  16. Lukes, J., Leander, B.S. and Keeling, P.J. 2009. Cascades of convergent evolution: The corresponding evolutionary histories of euglenozoans and dinoflagellates. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA. 106:9963-9970
  17. Yubuki, N., Edgcomb, V., Bernhard, J. and Leander, B.S. 2009. Ultrastructure and molecular phylogeny of Calkinsia aureus: Cellular identity of a novel clade of deep sea euglenozoans with epibiotic bacteria. BMC Microbiology. 9:16 (22 pages)
  18. Leander, B.S. 2008. Marine gregarines - evolutionary prelude to the apicomplexan radiation? Trends Parasitol. 24:60-67
  19. Leander, B.S. 2008. A hierarchical view of convergent evolution in microbial eukaryotes. J. Eukaryot. Microbiol. 55:59-68
  20. Leander, B.S. 2008. Different modes of convergent evolution reflect phylogenetic distances. Trends Ecol. Evol. 23: In press
  21. Leander, B.S. and Hoppenrath, M. 2008. Ultrastructure of a novel tube-forming, intracellular parasite of dinoflagellates: Parvilucifera prorocentri sp. nov. (Alveolata, Myzozoa). Europ. J. Protistol. 44:55-70
  22. Yubuki, N. and Leander, B.S. 2008. Ultrastructure and molecular phylogeny of Stephanopogon minuta: an enigmatic microeukaryote from marine interstitial environments. Europ. J. Protistol. 44: In press
  23. Adl*, S., Leander*, B.S., Simpson*, A.G.B. and 17 others. 2007. Diversity, nomenclature and taxonomy of protists. Systematic Biology. Syst. Biol. 56:684-689
  24. Hoppenrath, M. and Leander, B.S. 2007. Character evolution in polykrikoid dinoflagellates. J. Phycol. 43:366-377
  25. Leander, B.S., Esson, S.J. and Breglia, S.A. 2007. Macroevolution of complex cytoskeletal systems in euglenids. BioEssays 29:987-1000.
  26. Esson, H.J. and Leander, B.S. 2006. A model for the morphogenesis of strip reduction patterns in phototrophic euglenids: Evidence for heterochrony in pellicle evolution. Evolution & Development. 8:378-388
  27. Hoppenrath, M. and Leander, B.S. 2006. Ebriid phylogeny and the expansion of the Cercozoa. Protist. 157:279-290
  28. Leander, B.S. 2004. Did trypanosomatid parasites have photosynthetic ancestors? Trends Microbiol. 12:251-258
  29. Leander, B.S. and Keeling, P.J. 2003. Morphostasis in alveolate evolution. Trends Ecol. Evol. 18:395-402