Some of the publications from the Bomblies lab, or close collaborations (Underline indicates corresponding author):

Morgan, C.M., Zhang, H., Bomblies, K. (2017) Are the effects of elevated temperature on meiotic recombination and thermotolerance linked via the axis and synaptonemal complex? Invited review – Proc Roy Soc London B. 372: 20160470.


Baduel, P., Hunter, B., Yeola, S., Bomblies, K. (2017) A ticket to ride – Allele delivery by rail in secondary ruderal colonization by Arabidopsis arenosa. BioRXiv:


Yant, L., Bomblies, K. (2017) Genomic studies of adaptive evolution in outcrossing Arabidopsis species. Current Opinion in Plant Biology 36: 9-14.


Arnold, B., Hollister, J., Lahner, B., Salt, D., Bomblies, K., Yant, L. (2016) Borrowed alleles and convergence, serpentine adaptation in the face of interspecies gene flow. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 113: 8320-8325.


Baduel, P., Arnold, B., Weisman, C.M., Hunter, B., Bomblies, K. (2016) Habitat-associated life history and stress-tolerance variation in Arabidopsis arenosa. Plant Physiology 171: 437-451.


Bomblies, K., Jones, G.H., Franklin, F.C.H., Zickler, D., Kleckner, N. (2016) The challenge of evolving stable polyploidy: could interference play a central role? Invited review, Chromosoma 125: 287-300.


Lloyd, A., Bomblies, K. (2016) Meiosis in autopolyploid and allopolyploid Arabidopsis. Current Opinion in Plant Biology. 30: 116-122.


Yant, L., Bomblies, K. (2015) Genome management and mismanagement – cell-level problems and opportunities of whole genome duplication. Invited review. Genes & Development 29: 2405-2419.


Bomblies, K., Higgins, J.D., Yant, L. (2015) Meiosis evolves: Adaptation to external and internal environments. Invited Tansley Review. New Phytologist 208: 306-323.Ÿ


Arnold, B., Kim, S-T., Bomblies, K. (2015) Single geographic origin of a widespread autotetraploid Arabidopsis arenosa lineage followed by interploidy admixture. Mol Biol Evol 32: 1382-1395.


Wright, K.M., Arnold, B., Xue, K., Šurinová, M., O’Connell, J., Bomblies, K. (2015) Selection on meiosis genes in diploid and tetraploid Arabidopsis arenosa. Mol Biol Evol 32: 944-955.


Bomblies, K., Madlung, A. (2014) Polyploidy in the Arabidopsis genus. Invited review. Chromosome Research 22: 117-134.


Higgins, J.D., Wright, K.M., Bomblies, K., Franklin, F. C. H. (2014) Cytological techniques to analyze meiosis in Arabidopsis arenosa for investigating adaptation to polyploidy. Invited contribution. Frontiers in Plant Science. 4: 546.


Yant, L.*, Hollister, J.*, Wright, K.M., Arnold, B.J., Higgins, J.D., Franklin, F.C.H., Bomblies, K. (2013) Meiotic adaptation to genome duplication in Arabidopsis arenosa. Current Biology 23: 2151-2156. * = contributed equally.


Arnold, B.*, Corbett-Detig, R.*, Hartl, D., Bomblies, K. (2013) RADseq underestimates diversity and introduces genealogical biases due to nonrandom haplotype sampling. Molecular Ecology 22: 3179-3190. * contributed equally.


Hunter, B.*, Wright, K.M.*, Bomblies, K. (2013) Short read sequencing in studies of natural variation and adaptation. Curr Op Plant Biol 16: 85-91. * contributed equally.


Bomblies, K. (2013) Genetic incompatibility in plants. In: Hybrid and Polyploid Genomics. ed. Z.J. Chen and J. Birchler. Wiley-Blackwell.


Hollister, J., Arnold, B., Svedin, E., Xue, K. Dilkes, B., Bomblies, K. (2012) Genetic adaptation associated with genome-doubling in autotetraploid Arabidopsis arenosa. PLoS Genetics 8: e1003093.


Arnold, B., Bomblies, K., Wakeley, J. (2012) Extending coalescent theory to autotetraploids. Genetics. 192: 195-204.


Hunter, B., Bomblies, K. (2010) Progress and promise in using Arabidopsis to study adaptation, divergence, and speciation. Invited review. The Arabidopsis Book 2010. American Society of Plant Biologists.


Bomblies, K. (2010) Doomed lovers: mechanisms of isolation and incompatibility in plant speciation. Invited Review. Annual review of Plant Biology 61: 109-124.


Bomblies, K. (2009) Too much of a good thing? Hybrid necrosis as a by-product of plant immune system diversification. Invited Review. Botany 87: 1013-1022.



General Audience Publications

Do we understand the dynamics of our emerging global culture? Essay contribution to “What should we be worried about?” ed. John Brockman. 2013, Harper-Collins, New York, NY.


Plant Immunity in a changing world. Essay contribution to “Future Science – 19 essays from the Cutting Edge” edited by Max Brockman. 2011, Vintage Press.


The stunning diversity of plants. 10 Questions Interview. Seed magazine. February 22, 2010.