Thomas Blankers

Marie Curie post-doctoral research fellow at the University of Amsterdam

13. Blankers, T., Oh, K.P., Bombarely, A., Shaw, K.L. 2018. The genomic architecture of a rapid island radiation: recombination rate variation, chromosome structure, and genome assembly of the Hawaiian cricket Laupala. Genetics 209: 1329–1344

12. Blankers, T., Oh, K.P., & Shaw, K.L. 2018. The genetics of a behavioral speciation phenotype in an island system. Genes 9: E346

11. Blankers, T., Block, R. & Hennig, R.M. 2018. Codivergence but limited covariance of wing shape and calling song structure in field crickets (Gryllus). Evol. Biol. 45: 144-155

10. Blankers, T., Vilaca, S.T., Waurick, I., Gray, D.A., Hennig, R.M., Mazzoni, C.J. & Mayer, F, Berdan, E.L. 2018. Demography and selection shape transcriptomic divergence in field crickets. Evolution 72: 553-567

9. Blankers, T., Gray, D.A. & Hennig, R.M. 2017. Multivariate phenotypic evolution: divergent acoustic signals and sexual selection in Gryllus field crickets. Evol. Biol. 44: 43-57

8. Gray, D.A., Blankers, T. & Hennig, R.M. 2016. Multivariate female preference tests reveal latent perceptual biases. Proc. Roy. Soc. B: Biol. Sci. 283: 1842

7. Blankers T. 2016. Acoustic communication, sexual selection, and speciation in field crickets. Phd Thesis. https://edoc.hu-berlin.de/handle/18452/18205

6. Berdan, E.L., Blankers, T., Waurick, I., Mazzoni, C.J., & Mayer, F. 2016. A genes eye view of ontogeny: De novo assembly and profiling of the Gryllus rubens transcriptome. Mol. Ecol. Res. 16:1478-1490

5. Hennig, R.M., Blankers, T. & Gray, D.A. 2016. Divergence in male cricket song and female preference functions in three allopatric sister species. J. Comp. Phys. A. 202:347-60

4. Blankers, T., Lübke, A.K. & Hennig, R.M. 2015. Phenotypic variation and covariation indicate high evolvability of acoustic communication in crickets. J. Evol. Biol. 28: 1656-1669

3. Blankers, T., Hennig, R.M. & Gray, D.A. 2015. Conservation of multivariate female preference functions and preference mechanisms in three species of trilling field crickets. J. Evol. Biol. 28: 630–641

2. Blankers, T., Townsend, T.M., Pepe, K., Reeder, T.W. & Wiens, J.J. 2013. Contrasting global-scale evolutionary radiations: Phylogeny, diversification, and morphological evolution in the major clades of iguanian lizards. Biol. J. Linn. Soc. 108: 127–143

1. Blankers, T., Adams, D.C. & Wiens, J.J. 2012. Ecological radiation with limited morphological diversification in salamanders. J. Evol. Biol. 25: 634–646