O’Leary, S., T. Thompson, and M. Meek. Every cog and wheel: Unraveling biocomplexity at the genomic and phenotypic level in a population complex of Chinook salmon. bioRxiv. In review at Conservation Science & Practice. https://www.biorxiv.org/content/10.1101/2021.03.26.437213v1.full
Mamoozadeh, N., A. Whiteley, B. Letcher, D. Kazyak, C. Tarsa, and M. Meek. Evaluating genomic relationships across spatial and temporal scales to guide conservation and management of imperiled species. In revision at Molecular Ecology Resources.
Saunders, S., B. Bateman, J. Grand, M. Meek, C. Wilsey, N. Forstenhaeusler, E. Graham, R. Warren, and J. Price. 2023. A call for alignment of protected areas with climate change refugia in North America. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/fee.2592
Meek, M., E. Beever, S. Barbosa, S. Fitzpatrick, N. Fletcher, C. Mittan, B. Reid, S. Campbell-Staton, N. Green, and J. Hellmann. 2023. Understanding local adaptation to prepare populations for climate change. Bioscience. https://academic.oup.com/bioscience/advance-article/doi/10.1093/biosci/biac101/6832533
Baerwald, M., E. Funk, A. Goodbla, M. Campbell, T. Thompson, M. Meek, and A. Schreier. 2023. Rapid CRISPR-Cas13a genetic identification enables new opportunities for listed Chinook 2 salmon management. Accepted at Molecular Ecology Resources. Special issue: “Omics tools for species conservation”. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/1755-0998.13777
Hoban, S., Bruford, M.W., da Silva, J.M. et al. 2023. Genetic diversity goals and targets have improved, but remain insufficient for clear implementation of the post-2020 global biodiversity framework. Conservation Genetics. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10592-022-01492-0
Bertho, S., A. Herpin, E. Jouanno, A. Yano, J. Bobe, H. Parrinello, L. Journot, R. Guyomard, M. Thomas, P. Swanson, G. McKinney, K. Williamson, M. Meek, M. Schartl, and Y. Guiguen. 2022. A non-functional copy of the salmonid sex determining gene (sdY) is responsible for the “apparent” XY females in Chinook salmon, Oncorhynchus tshawytscha. Accepted at G3. https://www.biorxiv.org/content/10.1101/2021.07.28.454148v1
Kershaw, F., M. Bruford, W.C. Funk, C. Grueber, S. Hoban. M. Hunter, L. Laikre, A. MacDonald, M. Meek, C. Mittan, D. O’Brien, R. Ogden, R. Shaw, C. Vernesi, and G. Segelbacher. 2022. The Coalition for Conservation Genetics – Working across organizations to build capacity and achieve change in policy and practice. In press at Conservation Science and Practice. https://conbio.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/csp2.12635
Newell C., J. Durand, M. Meek, and P. Moyle. 2021. Black Sea Jellyfish: Shocking Newcomers to Suisun Marsh. Frontiers for Young Minds. 9:609315. doi: 10.3389/frym.2021.609315. https://kids.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/frym.2021.609315
Hoban, S., M. Bruford, M. Lopes-Fernandes, WC Funk, P. Galbusera, MP Griffith, C. Grueber, M. Heuertz, ME Hunter, C. Hvilsom, B. Kalamujic Stroil, F. Kershaw, CK Khoury, L. Laikre, AJ MacDonald, J. Mergeay, M. Meek, C. Mittan, TA Mukassabi, D. O’Brien, R. Ogden, C. Palma da Silva, U. Ramakrishnan, G. Segelbacher, RE Shaw, P. Sjögren-Gulve, N. Velickovic, and C. Vernesi. 2021. Global commitments to conserving and monitoring genetic diversity are now necessary and feasible. Bioscience. https://doi.org/10.1093/biosci/biab054
Anderson, S., P. Elsen, B. Hughes, R. Tonietto, M. Bletz, D. Gill, M. Holgerson, S. Kuebbing, C. McDonogh Mackenzie, M. Meek, D. Verissimo. Trends in ecology and conservation over eight decades. 2021. In Press at Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. https://doi.org/10.1002/fee.2320
Taft, H., D. McCoskey, J. Miller, S. Pearson, M. Coleman, N. Fletcher, C. Mittan, M. Meek, and S. Barbosa. 2020. Research-management partnerships: an opportunity to integrate genetics in conservation actions. In Press at Conservation Science and Practice.
Kasubinski, SF., J. Pechal, K. Smiles, C. Schmidt, H. Jordan, M. Meek, and M.E. Benbow. 2020. Dysbiosis in the dead: human postmortem microbiome beta-dispersion as an indicator of manner and cause of death. Frontiers in Microbiology. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2020.555347
Meek, MH. 2020. Linking gene expression patterns with survival studies elucidates adaptive potential in changing environments. Molecular Ecology. 29(6):1031-1034. link
Kasubinski, SF., J. Pechal, C. Schmidt, H. Jordan, M. Benbow, and M. Meek. 2020. Evaluating bioinformatic pipeline performance for forensic microbiome analysis. Journal of Forensic Sciences. 65(2): 513-525 https://doi.org/10.1111/1556-4029.14213
Meek, M. Stephens, A. Goodbla, B. May, and M. Baerwald. 2020. Identifying hidden population structure and genomic diversity in Chinook salmon, a migratory species with a history of anthropogenic influence. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. 77(3): 534-547.
Euclide, P., G. McKinney, M. Bootsma, C. Tarsa, M. Meek, and W. Larson. 2020. Attack of the PCR clones: Rates of clonality have little effect on RAD-seq genotype calls. Molecular Ecology Resources. 20:66–78 doi:10.1111/1755‐0998.13087
Meek, M. and W. Larson. 2019. The future is now: amplicon sequencing and sequence capture usher in the conservation genomics era. Molecular Ecology Resources. 19(4): 795-803 https://doi.org/10.1111/1755-0998.12998
Wetzel, W.C., and M.H. Meek. 2019. Physical defenses and herbivory vary more within plants than among plants in the tropical understory shrub Piper polytrichum. Botany. https://doi.org/10.1139/cjb-2018-0160
Saglam, I. D. Prince, M. Meek, O. Ali, M. Miller, M. Peacock, H. Neville, A. Goodbla, C. Mellison, W. Somer, B. May & A. Finger. 2017. Genomic analysis reveals genetic distinctiveness of the Paiute Cutthroat Trout (Oncorhynchus clarkii seleniris), Transactions of the American Fisheries Society. DOI: 10.1080/00028487.2017.1356373
Winford, E., M. Wilkerson, L. Porensky, I. Lacher, K. Garbach, K. Deiner, J. Blickley, and
M. Meek. 2017. An undergraduate student’s guide to necessary skills for careers in wildlife science. In Krausman, P. and S. Henke (eds.) Becoming a wildlife professional. John Hopkins University Press and The Wildlife Society. https://jhupbooks.press.jhu.edu/content/becoming-wildlife-professional
Meek, M., M. Baerwald, M. Stephens, A. Goodbla, K. Tomalty, M. Miller, and B. May. 2016. Sequencing improves our ability to study threatened migratory species: genetic population assignment in California’s Central Valley Chinook salmon. Ecology and Evolution. DOI: 10.1002/ece3.2493
Meek, M., C. Wells, K. Tomalty, J. Ashander, E. Cole, D. Gille, B. Putnam, J.Rose, M. Savoca, L. Yamane, J. Hull, D. Rogers, E. Rosenblum, J. Shogren, R. Swaisgood, and B. May. 2016. We should not be afraid to talk about fear of failure on conservation. Biological Conservation. 194:218-219. (pdf)
Ali, O., S. O’Rourke, S. Amish, M. Meek, G. Luikart, C. Jeffres, and M. Miller. 2016. RAD Capture (Rapture): Flexible and efficient sequence-based genotyping. Geneticspdf)(
Baerwald, M., M. Meek*, M. Stephens*, R. Nagarajan, A. Goodbla, K. Tomalty, G. Thorgaard, B. May, and K. Nichols. 2016. Migration-related phenotypic divergence is associated with epigenetic modifications in rainbow trout. Molecular Ecology. Special Issue: Epigenetic Studies in Ecology and Evolution. 25(8): 1785-1800. (pdf) *Authors contributed equally. Featured on cover.
Meek, M., C. Wells, K. Tomalty, J. Ashander, E. Cole, D. Gille, B. Putnam, J.Rose, M. Savoca, L. Yamane, J. Hull, D. Rogers, E. Rosenblum, J. Shogren, R. Swaisgood, and B. May. 2015. Overcoming the fear of failure to improve the conservation of extremely small populations. Biological Conservation. 184: 209-217. (pdf)
Lew, R. A. Finger, M. Baerwald, A. Goodbla, B. May, and M. Meek*. 2015. Using next-gen sequencing to assist a conservation hatchery: A SNP panel for the genetic management of endangered Delta Smelt. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society. 144(4): 767-779. (pdf) *Senior author, I advised R. Lew on this project for his Masters thesis in the Graduate Group in Ecology at the University of California, Davis
Tomalty, K., M. Meek, M. Stephens, G. Rincón, N. Fangue, B. May, and M. Baerwald. 2015. Transcriptional response to acute thermal stress in juvenile Chinook salmon, Oncorhynchus tshawytscha, determined by RNAseq. G3: Genes, Genomes, Genetics. 5(7): 1335-1349 (pdf)
Meek, M., M. Stephens, A. Wong. K. Tomalty, B. May, M. Baerwald. 2014. Genetic characterization of California’s Central Valley Chinook salmon. Ecology. 95(5):1431.
Meek, M., M. Stephens, K. Tomalty, B. May, and M. Baerwald. 2014. Genetic considerations for sourcing steelhead reintroductions: investigating possibilities for the San Joaquin River. San Francisco Estuary and Watershed Science. 12(1): jmie_sfews_16154. Online at http://www.escholarship.org/uc/item/6wn5q90h
Tomalty, K., M. Stephens, M. Baerwald, K. Bork, M. Meek, and B. May. 2014. Genetic considerations for fall-run Chinook salmon during the San Joaquin River Restoration. San Francisco Estuary and Watershed Science. 12(2): jmie_sfews_14880. Online at http://escholarship.org/uc/item/7bp9m8t9
Meek, M., A. Wintzer, N. Sheperd*, and B. May. 2013. Genetic diversity and reproductive mode in two non-native hydromedusae, Maeotias marginata and Moerisia sp., in the Upper San Francisco Estuary, California. Biological Invasions. 15(1): 199-212. (pdf) *undergraduate co-author
Wintzer, A., M. Meek, and P. Moyle. 2013. Abundance, size, and diel feeding ecology of Blackfordia virginica (Mayer, 1910), a non-native hydrozoan in the lower Napa and Petaluma Rivers, California (USA). Aquatic Invasions. 8(2): 147-156. (pdf)
Meek, M. A. Wintzer, W. Wetzel, and B. May. 2012. Climate change likely to facilitate the invasion of the non-native hydroid, Cordylophora caspia, in the San Francisco Estuary, CA. PLoS ONE. 7(10): e46373. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0046373.
Blickley, J., K. Deiner, K. Garbach, I. Lacher, M. Meek*, L. Porensky, M. Wilkerson, E. Winford, and M. Schwartz. 2012. A graduate student’s guide to necessary skill sets for conservation careers outside academia. Conservation Biology. 27(1): 24-34. *Order for first 8 authors determined alphabetically as all contributed equally. (pdf)
Baerwarld, M., M. Stephens, K. Bork, M. Meek, K. Tomalty, and B. May. 2011. Spring-run Chinook salmon genetic management plan. San Joaquin River Restoration Program. figshare. 124 pp. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.801104
Wintzer, A. and M. Meek. 2011. Notes on the morphology and ecology of non-native hydrozoa benthic stages in the brackish waters of the San Francisco Estuary. Interagency Ecological Program Newsletter. 24(3):12-16. (pdf)
Wintzer, A., M. Meek, P. Moyle, and B. May. 2011a. Ecological insights into the polyp stage of non-native hydrozoans in the San Francisco Estuary. Aquatic Ecology. 5(2): 151-161. (pdf)
Wintzer, A., M. Meek, and P. Moyle. 2011b. Trophic ecology of two non-native hydrozoans in the upper San Francisco Estuary: implications for the Pelagic Organism Decline. Marine and Freshwater Res. 62(8): 952-961. Featured on cover. (pdf)
Wintzer, A., M. Meek, and P. Moyle. 2011c. Life history and population dynamics of Moerisia sp., a non-native hydrozoan in the upper San Francisco Estuary (U.S.A.). Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Sci. DOI:10.1016/j.ecss.2011.05.017. (pdf)
Meek, M., M. Baerwald, A. Wintzer, and B. May. 2009. Isolation and characterization of microsatellite loci in two non-native hydromedusae in the San Francisco Estuary: Maeotias marginata and Moerisia sp. Conservation Genetics Resources. 1(1): 205-208. (pdf)