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Jennifer Hawkins
Department of Biology


Melissa A. Lehrer and Jennifer S. Hawkins. 2022, Repeated and Prolonged Drought Exposure Reveals Contrasting Hydraulic Management Strategies Used by Tolerant and Sensitive Genotypes of Sorghum bicolor. Authorea preprint. 

Ashley N. Hostetler, Rajanikanth Govindarajulu, and Jennifer S. Hawkins. 2021. QTL mapping in an interspecific sorghum population uncovers candidate regulators of salinity tolerance. Plant Stress. 2:100024.

Joseph Carrara, Christopher Walter, Zachary Freedman, Ashley Hostetler, Jennifer Hawkins , Ivan Fernandez, Edward Brzostek. 2021. Differences in microbial community response to nitrogen fertilization result in unique enzyme shifts between arbuscular and ectomycorrhizal dominated soils. Global Change Biology. 27(10): 2049-2060.

Rajanikanth Govindarajulu, Ashley N. Hostetler, Yuguo Xiao, Srinivasa R. Chaluvadi, Margarita Mauro-Herrera, Muriel L. Siddoway, Clinton Whipple, Jeffrey L. Bennetzen, Katrien M. Devos, Andrew N. Doust, and Jennifer S. Hawkins.  2021. Integration of high-density genetic mapping with transcriptome analysis uncovers numerous agronomic QTL and reveals candidate genes for the control of tillering in sorghum.  G3: Genes | Genomes | Genetics . 11(2): jkab024.

Dhanushya Ramachandran, Michael R. McKain, Elizabeth A. Kellogg, and Jennifer S. Hawkins.  2020. Evolutionary dynamics of transposable elements following a shared polyploidization event in the tribe Andropogoneae. G3: Genes | Genomes | Genetics . 10(12): 4387-4398.

Ashley N. Henderson, Philip M. Crim, Jonathan R. Cumming, and Jennifer S. Hawkins.  2020. Phenotypic and physiological responses to salt exposure in Sorghum reveal diversity among domesticated landraces . American Journal of Botany . 107(7): 983-992.

Zhaobin Dong, Yuguo Xiao, Rajanikanth Govindarajulu, Regina Reil, Muriel L. Siddoway, Torrey Nielsen, John E. Lunn, Jennifer Hawkins, Clinton Whipple, and George Chuck. 2019. The regulatory landscape of a core maize domestication module controlling bud dormancy and growth repression Nature Communications . 10:3810.

Joseph E. Carrara, Christopher A. Walter, Jennifer S. Hawkins,  William T. Peterjohn, Colin Averill, and Edward R. Brzostek. 2018. Interactions among plants, bacteria, and fungi reduce extracellular enzyme activities under long-term N fertilization.  Global Change Biology . 24(6): 2721-2734.

Dhanushya Ramachandran and Jennifer S. Hawkins.  2016. Methods for accurate quantification of LTR-retrotransposon copy number using short-read sequence data: a case study in Sorghum . Molecular Genetics and Genomics . 291(5):1871-1883.

Jennifer S. Hawkins,  Dhanushya Ramachandran, Ashley Henderson, Jasmine Freeman, Michael Carlise, Alex Harris, and Zachary Willison-Headley.  2015. Phylogenetic reconstruction using four low-copy nuclear loci strongly supports a polyphyletic origin of the genus Sorghum. Annals of Botany . doi: 10.1093/aob/mcv097.

Jennifer S. Hawkins,  Vivian Delgado, Liang Feng, Michael Carlise, Hugo K. Dooner, and Jeffrey L. Bennetzen.  2014.    Variation in allelic expression associated with a recombination hotspot in Zea mays.  The Plant Journal.   79(3): 375-384

Elisson Romanel, Tatiane F. Silva, Regis L. Correa, Laurent Fainelli, Jennifer S. Hawkins,  Carlos E.G. Schrago, and Maite F.S. Vaslin.  2012.  Global alteration of microRNAs and transposon-derived small RNAs in Gossypium hirsutum during Cotton Leafroll Dwarf Virus (CLRDV) infection Plant Molecular Biology. 80 (4-5): 443-460.

Jeffrey L. Bennetzen, Jeremy Schmutz, Hao Wang, Ryan Percifield, Jennifer Hawkins,  et al. 2012.  Reference genome sequence analysis of the model plant Setaria.  N ature Biotechnology. 30: 555-561.  

Eduard Kejnovsky, Jennifer S. Hawkins,  and Cedric Feschotte.  Plant transposable elements: biology and evolution.  2011. In Wendel J. F. (ed.). Plant Genome Div ersity (Vol 1: Molecular Biology and Evolution), New York, NY, Springer.  

David G.J. Mann, Zachary R. King, Wusheng Liu, Blake L. Joyce, Ryan J. Percifield, Jennifer S. Hawkins,  Peter R. LaFayette, Barbara J. Artelt, Jason N. Burris, Mitra Mazarei, Jeffrey L. Bennetzen, Wayne A. Parrott, and C. Neal Stewart Jr. 2011.  Switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.) ubiquitin gene (PvUbi1 and PvUbi2) promoters for use in plant transformation BMC Biotechnology. 11:74.

Guanjing Hu, Jennifer S. Hawkins,  Corrinne E. Grover, Jonathan F. Wendel. 2010The history and disposition of transposable elements in polyploid Gossypium.  Genome. 53: 59 9-607.  

Jennifer S. Hawkins,  Stephen R. Proulx, Ryan A. Rapp, and Jonathan F. Wendel. 2009.  Rapid DNA loss as a counterbalance to genome expansion through retrotransposon proliferation in plants. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA. 106: 17811-17816.  

Lex Flagel, Ryan A. Rapp, Corrinne E. Grover, Mark P. Widrlechner, Jennifer S. Hawkins,  Jessie L. Grafenberg, Inés Álvarez, Gyu Young Chung, and Jonathan F. Wendel. 2008. P hylogenetic, morphological, and chemotaxonomic incongruence in the North American endemic genus Echinacea (Moench). American Journal of Botany. 95: 756-765.  

Corrinne E. Grover, Jennifer S. Hawkins,  and Jonathan F. Wendel. 2008. Phylogenetic insights into the pace and pattern of plant genome size evolution. In Volff J.-N. (ed): Genome Dynamics, Vol. 4., Plant Genomes. 4: 57-68.

Jennifer S. Hawkins,  Ryan A. Rapp, Guanjing Hu, Jessie Grafenberg, and Jonathan F. Wendel. 200 8.  Phylogenetic determination of the pace of transposable element proliferation in plants: copia and LINE-like elements in Gossypium. Genome. 5 1: 11-18. 

Jennifer S. Hawkins,  Corrinne E. Grover, Jonathan F. Wendel. 200 8.  Repeated big bangs and the expanding universe: directionality in plant genome size evolution. Plan t Science. 174: 557-562.  

Ryan J. Percifield, Jennifer S. Hawkins,  and Jonathan F. Wendel. 2007.  Genetic diversity in Hypericum and AFLP markers for species-specific identification of H. perforatum L. Planta Medica. 73: 1614-1621.

Corrinne E. Grover, Jennifer S. Hawkins,  and Jonathan F. Wendel. 2007.  Tobacco genomes quickly go up in smoke. Annals of Botany. 175: 599-602.

Jennifer S. Hawkins,  HyeRan Kim, John D. Nason, Rod A. Wing, and Jonathan F. Wendel. 200 6.  Differential lineage-specific amplification of transposable elements is responsible for genome size variation in Gossypium . Ge nome Research. 16: 1252-1261.  

Jennifer S. Hawkins,  John Pleasants and Jonathan F. Wendel. 2 005. Identification of AFLP markers that discriminate betwe en cultiv ated cotton and the Hawaiian island endemic, G. tomentosum L. G enetic Resources and Crop Evolution. 52: 1069-1078.