Urbanization shapes the demographic history of a native rodent (the white-footed mouse, Peromyscus leucopus) in New York City

April 2016

Stephen E. Harris, Alexander T. Xue, Diego Alvarado-Serrano, Joel T. Boehm, Tyler Joseph, Michael J. Hickerson, Jason Munshi-South

Researchers at the City University of New York studied populations of white-footed mice in New York City and surrounding areas, discovering that urbanization and climate change shaped population diversity and evolution of these animals. The team used ddRAD-seq with Pippin Prep for automated DNA size selection.

Biology Letters
DOI: 10.1098/rsbl.2015.0983

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