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Chapman, M., Jian Cheng Chang, David Weisman, Rick V. Kesseli and John M. Burke.  Universal markers for comparative mapping and phylogenetic analysis in the Asteraceae (Compositae). Theoretical and Applied Genetics (DOI 10.1007/s00122-007-0605-2)

Truco, Maria Jose, Antonise, R.; Lavelle, Dean, Ochoa, O., Kozik, A., Witsenboer, H., Fort, S., Jeuken, M., Kesseli, R., Lindhout, Pim, Michelmore, R., Peleman, J.  A high-density integrated genetic linkage map of lettuce (Lactuca spp.). Theoretical and Applied Genetics (DOI 10.1007/s00122-007-0599-9).

Gammon, M., J. Grimsby, D. Tsirelson, and R. Kesseli.  Molecular and morphological evidence reveals introgression in swarms of the invasive taxa Fallopia japonica, Fallopia sachalinensis, and Fallopia X bohemica (Polygonaceae) in the United States. Amer. J. Bot. 94: 948-956.

Lawrence, C., J. Ebersole, and R. Kesseli.  Rapid growth and out-corssing promote female development in Zebrafish (Danio rerio). Environmental Biology of Fishes 10.1007/s10641-007-9195-8 Online First

Grimsby, J., D. Tsirelson, M. Gammon, and R. Kesseli.  Genetic diversity and clonal versus sexual reproduction in three Massachusetts populations of Fallopia spp. (Polygonaceae). Amer. J. Bot. 94: 959-966.

Previous years:

  • Dole, J., S. Dayanandan, and R. Kesseli, Tests of the infinite allele and stepwise models for microsatellites in two species of tropical trees, Carapa guianensis (Meliaceae) and Pithecelobium elegans (Fabaceae). Heredity (submitted):
  • Lee Timms *, Rosmery Jimenez *, Mike Chase *, Leah McHale †, Dean Lavelle †, Alexander Kozik †, Zhao Lai ‡, Adam Heesacker §, Richard Michelmore †, Steven Knapp §, Loren Rieseberg ‡, Rick Kesseli . Analyses of Synteny between Arabidopsis thaliana and Species in the Compositae Reveal a Complex Network of Small Syntenic Segments and Major Chromosomal Rearrangements. Genetics173:2227-2235.
  • Forman Orth, J., M. Gammon, F. Abdul Basir, D. Tsirelson, S. Stevenson, S. Speak, R. Kesseli. Natural history, distribution and management of Lepidium latifolium (Brassicaceae) in New England. Rhodora108: 103-118.
  • Gerwein, J., and R. Kesseli. 2005 Genetic diversity and population structure of Quercus rubra in the old-growth and secondary forests in southern New England. Rhodora (in press).
  • 2005 Szczys, P., C. R. Hughes, and R. V. Kesseli, 2004 Novel microsatellite markers used to determine the population genetic structure of the endangered Roseate Tern, Sterna dougallii, in North America and Western Australia. Conservation Genetics 6: 461-466. (PDF)
  • 2004 Plocik, A., J. Layden and R. Kesseli. Comparative analysis of NBS domain sequences of NBS-LRR disease resistance genes in sunflower, lettuce and chicory. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 31:153-163. (PDF)
  • 2003 Moreno-Vazquez, S., O. Ochoa, N. Faber, S. Chao, B. Maisonneuve, R. Kesseli, R. Michelmore. SNP-based co-dominant markers for a recessive gene conferring resistance to corky root rot (Rhizomonas suberifaciens) in lettuce (Lactuca sativa). Genome 46: 1059-1069.
  • 2003 Pritham, E., Y. Zhang, C. Feschotte and R. Kesseli. An Ac-like transposable family with transcriptionally active Y-linked copies in the white campion, Silene latifolia. Genetics 165: 799-807 (PDF)
  • 2003 Forman, J and R. Kesseli. Sexual reproduction in the invasive species Fallopia japonica (Polygonaceae). American Journal of Botany 90: 586-592.
  • 2001 Chin, D., R. Arroya-Garcia, O. Ochoa, R. Kesseli, D. Lavelle, and R. Michelmore. Recombination and spontaneous mutation at the major cluster of resistance genes in lettuce (Lactuca sativa). Genetics 157:831-849. (PDF)
  • 2001 Szczys, P., I. C. T. Nisbet, J. Hatch and R. Kesseli. Sex ratio bias at hatching and fledging in the Roseate Tern. The Condor 103: 385-389.
  • 1999 Irwin, S., R. Kesseli, W. Waycott, E. Ryder and R. Michelmore, Identification of PCR-based markers flanking the recessive LMV resistance gene mo1 in an intraspecific cross in lettuce. Genome 42: 982-986
  • 1999 Dayanandan, S., J. Dole, K. Bawa and R. Kesseli, 1999 Population structure delineated with microsatellite markers in fragmented populations of a tropical tree, Carapa guianensis (Meliaceae). Molecular Ecology 8: 1585-1592 (PDF)
  • 1999 Franceschinelli, E. and R. Kesseli, 1999 Population structure and gene flow of the Brazilian shrub, Helicteres brevispira. Heredity 82: 355-363.
  • 1998 Kesseli, R., S. Hawthorne and E. Pritham. Genetic diversity within and among populations of New England Blazing Star, Liatris scariosa var. novae-angliae. Report to Massachusetts Natural Heritage and Endangered Species Program
  • 1998 Zhang, Y. H., V. DiStilio, F. Rehman, A. Tucker, D. Mulcahy and R. Kesseli. Y-chromosome specific markers and the evolution of dioecy in the genus Silene. Genome 41: 141-147 (PDF)
  • 1998 DiStilio, V., R. Kesseli and D. Mulcahy. A pseudoautosomal random amplified polymorphic DNA markers for the sex chromosomes of Silenelatifolia. Genetics149: 2057-2062. (PDF)
  • 1997 Dayanandan, S., K. Bawa and R. Kesseli. Conservation of microsatellites among tropical legume trees. American Journal of Botany :84: 1658-1663. (PDF)
  • 1997 Dole, J. and R. Kesseli. Morphological marker loci to detect selfing in experimental Mimulus guttatus x Mimulus platycalyx crosses. Journal of Heredity 88: 330-332.
  • 1997 Dole, J. and R. Kesseli. Inheritance of pale flower, calyx spotting and glandular pubescence in Mimulus guttatus x M. platycalyx progenies. Journal of Heredity 88: 42-46.
  • 1996 Kesseli, R. and R. Michelmore. The Compositae: Systematically fascinating but specifically neglected, pp. 181-194 in Genome Mapping in Plants, edited by A. Paterson. Landes Press, Georgetown, TX.
  • 1996 Chase, M., C. Moller, R. Kesseli and K. Bawa. Long distance gene flow patterns precisely characterized by simple sequence repeats in a fragmented tropical tree population. Nature 383: 398-399. (PDF)
  • 1996 Hill, M., H. Witsenboer, M. Zabeau, P. Vos, R. Kesseli and R. Michelmore. Amplified fragment length polymorphisms (AFLPs) as a tool for assessing the genetic relationships in Lactuca spp. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 93: 1202-1210.
  • 1996 Chase, M., R. Kesseli and K. Bawa. Microsatellite Markers for population and conservation genetics of tropical trees. American Journal of Botany 83: 51-57. (PDF)
  • 1996 Kesseli, R., H. Witsenboer, M. Hill, Y.-H. Zhang, M. Chase and R. Michelmore. Genome organization and the evolution of disease resistance genes in Lactuca spp. and the prospects for comparative mapping in the Compositae, In Compositae: Systematics, Biology and Utilization. Vol. 2. pp. 1-8. P. Caligari and N. Hind (eds.) Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew, GB.
  • 1995 Witsenboer, H., R. Kesseli, M. Fortin, M. Stanghellini and R. Michelmore. Sources and genetic structure of a cluster of genes for resistance to three pathogens in lettuce. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 91:178-188.
  • 1995 Brush S., Kesseli R., Ortega R., Cisneros P., Zimmer K. & Quiros C. . Potato diversity in the Andean center of crop diversity. Conservation Biology 9: 1189-1198.
  • 1995 Sabo, T., R. Kesseli, J. Halverson, I, Nesbit and J. Hatch. PCR-Based method for sexing Roseate Terns (Sterna dougalli) Auk 111: 1023-1027
  • 1995. Kesseli, R. and J. Dole. The status of Pycnanthemum clinopodioides in Massachusetts. Report to Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife: Natural Heritage Endangered Species Program,
  • 1995. Kesseli, R. and V. Stone. Systematic Relationships and Genetic Diversities of Rare or Endangered Plant Species in Massachusetts: Preliminary Data on Viola pectinata. Report to Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife: Natural Heritage Endangered Species Program.
  • 1994. Stone, V. and R. Kesseli. The distribution and status of Eupatorium leucolepis var. novae-angliae. Report to Massachusetts Natural Heritage and Endangered Species Program, Division of Fisheries and Wildlife.
  • 1994 Kesseli, R. V., I. Paran and R. W. Michelmore. Analysis of the detailed genetic linkage map of Lactuca sativa. Genetics 136: 1435 - 144. (PDF)
  • 1994 Michelmore, R. W., R. V. Kesseli and E. J. Ryder. Genetic mapping in lettuce, Lactuca spp., L., in DNA-Based Markers in Plants, A. L. Phillips and I. K. Vasil (eds.). Kluwer Academic Publishers, Netherlands. p 223 - 239.
  • 1993 Michelmore, R., P. Anderson, H. Witsenboer, R. Kesseli, I. Paran, D. Francis and O. Ochoa. Molecular markers and genome analysis in the manipulation of lettuce downy mildew, pp. 517-523. In E. Nester and D. Verma (eds.), Advances in Molecular Genetics of Plant-Microbe Interactions. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Amsterdam, NL.
  • 1993 Kesseli, R., H. Witsenboer, M. Stanghellini, G. Vandermark and R. Michelmore. Recessive Resistance to Plasmopara lactucae-radicis Is Mapped by Bulked Segregant Analysis to a Cluster of Dominant Disease Resistance Genes in Lettuce. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions 6: 722-728.
  • 1993 Jain, S. K., R. V. Kesseli and A. Olivieri. Biosystematic status of the serpentine sunflower, Helianthus exilis, in The vegetation of ultramafic (serpentine) soils, J. Proctor, A. J. M. Baker and R. D. Reeves (eds.). Intercept Ltd., Andover, UK.
  • 1993 McGuire, P., E. Ryder, R. Michelmore, R. Clark, R. Antle, G. Emery, R. Hannan, R. Kesseli, E. Kurtz, O. Ochoa, V. Rubatzky, W. Waycott. Genetic Resources of Lettuce and Lactuca Species in California. An Assessment of the USDA and UC Collections and Recommendations for Long Term Security. Report No. 12. University of California Genetic Conservation Resources Program, Davis, CA. 40 pages
  • 1993 Mulcahy, D. L., S. B. Carroll, N. F. Weeden and R. V. Kesseli. Markers for the Y chromosome of Silene latifolia and their use in studying pollen tube growth rates. p. 28-31. In Angiosperm Pollen and Ovules, Ottaviano, D. Mulcahy, M. Sari Gorla and G. Mulcahy. Springer-Verlag, New York.
  • 1992 Kesseli, R. V., I. Paran and R. W. Michelmore. Efficient mapping of specifically targeted genomic regions and the tagging of these regions with reliable PCR-based genetic markers, in Applications of RAPDs Technology to Plant Breeding, J. Nienhuis (ed.). American Society of Horticultural Science, Alexandria.
  • 1992 Paran, I., R. V. Kesseli, L. Westphal and R. W. Michelmore. Recent amplification of triose phosphate isomerase related sequences in lettuce. Genome 35: 627-635.
  • 1992 Michelmore, R. W., R. V. Kesseli, D. M. Francis, I. Paran, M. G. Fortin and C.-H. Yang. Strategies for cloning plant disease resistance genes. Molecular Plant Pathology2,S. J. Gurr, M. J. McPherson and D. J. Bowles (eds). IRL Press, Oxford.
  • 1992 Kesseli, R. V., I. Paran, O. Ochoa, W.-C. Wang and R. W. Michelmore. Linkage map of lettuce (Lactuca sativa) 2N = 18, in Genetic Maps: Locus Maps of Complex Genomes, Vol. 7, S. J. O'Brien (ed). Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, Cold Spring Harbor.
  • 1992 Kesseli, R. V. Population biology and conservation of rare plants, pp. 69-90 in Applied Population Biology, S. K. Jain and L. W. Botsford (eds.). Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht Netherlands.
  • 1992 Mulcahy, D. L., N. F. Weeden, R. V. Kesseli and S. B. Carroll. DNA probes for the Y-chromosome of Silene latifolia a dioecious angiosperm. Sex. Plt. Reprod. 3: 1 - 3.
  • 1991 Kesseli, R. V., O. Ochoa and R. W. Michelmore. Variation at RFLP loci in Lactuca spp. and the origin of cultivated lettuce (L. sativa). Genome 34: 430 - 436.
  • 1991 Michelmore R. W., I. Paran and R. V. Kesseli. Identification of markers linked to disease resistance genes by bulked segregant analysis: A rapid method to detect markers in specific genomic regions using segregating populations. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 88: 9828 - 9832. (PDF)
  • 1991 Paran, I., R. V. Kesseli and R. W. Michelmore. Identification of RFLP and RAPD markers to downy mildew resistance genes in lettuce with near isogenic lines. Genome 35: 1021 - 1027.
  • 1990 Westphal, L., R. V. Kesseli, O. Ochoa and R.W. Michelmore. Divergence among Lactuca sativa and L. saligna species; a comparison of genetic maps. (in German) Vortrage fur Pflantentuchtang. Hannover Marker und Genidentifizierung - Methoden und Ergebmisse.
  • 1990 Kesseli, R.V., R.W. Michelmore and I. Paran. Genetic Map of Lactuca spp. In Stephen J. O`Brien (ed) Genetic Maps. pp. 6.100 - 6.102. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, N.Y.
  • 1988 Michelmore, R.W., R.V. Kesseli, S. Hulbert, I. Paran, E. Legg. Analysis of Lettuce Downy Mildew using molecular markers. Development and Application of Molecular Markers to Problems in Plant Genetics. pp. 45 - 50. Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y.
  • 1987 Landry, B., R.V. Kesseli, H. Leung and R.W. Michelmore. Comparison of restriction endonucleases and probe source for their efficiency in detecting restriction fragment length polymorphisms in lettuce (Lactuca sativa L.). Theor. Appl. Genet. 74: 646-653.
  • 1987 Landry, B., R.V. Kesseli, B. Farrara and R.W. Michelmore. A genetic map of lettuce (Lactuca sativa L.) with restriction fragment length polymorphism, isozyme, disease resistance and morphological markers. Genetics 116: 331-337. (PDF)
  • 1987 Kesseli, R.V. and S.K. Jain. Origin of gynodioecy in Limnanthes. Theor. Appl. Genet. 74: 379-386.
  • 1986 Kesseli, R.V. and R.W. Michelmore. Genetic variation and phylogenies detected from isozyme markers in species of Lactuca. J. Heredity 77:324-331.
  • 1985 Kesseli, R.V. and S.K. Jain. Breeding systems and population structure in Limnanthes. Theor. Appl. Genet. 71:292-299.
  • 1984 Kesseli, R.V. and S.K. Jain. An ecological genetic study of gynodioecy in Limnanthes douglasii (Limnanthaceae). Amer. J. Bot. 71:775-786. (PDF)
  • 1984 Kesseli, R.V. and S.K. Jain. New variation and biosystematic patterns detected by allozyme and morphological comparisons in Limnanthes sect. Reflexae (Limnanthaceae). Pl. Syst. Evol. 147:133-165.
  • 1981 Mulcahy, D.L., R.W. Robinson, M. Ihara and R. Kesseli. Gametophytic transcription for acid phosphatases in pollen of Cucurbita species hybrids. J. Heredity 72:353-354.




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