Kevin McCracken

Associate Professor

  • 1924 Citations
19952019
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ducks Agriculture & Biology
Ducks Medicine & Life Sciences
gene flow Earth & Environmental Sciences
Anas Agriculture & Biology
waterfowl Agriculture & Biology
mitochondrial DNA Agriculture & Biology
Gene Flow Medicine & Life Sciences
divergence Earth & Environmental Sciences

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Research Output 1995 2019

  • 1924 Citations
  • 89 Article

Assessing changes in genomic divergence following a century of human-mediated secondary contact among wild and captive-bred ducks

Lavretsky, P., McInerney, N. R., Mohl, J. E., Brown, J. I., James, H. F., McCracken, K. G. & Fleischer, R. C., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Molecular ecology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

duck breeds
secondary contact
Ducks
Anas platyrhynchos
genomics
2 Citations (Scopus)

Control of breathing and respiratory gas exchange in high-altitude ducks native to the Andes

Ivy, C. M., Lague, S. L., York, J. M., Chua, B. A., Alza, L., Cheek, R., Dawson, N. J., Frappell, P. B., McCracken, K., Milsom, W. K. & Scott, G. R., Apr 1 2019, In : The Journal of experimental biology. 222

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
pulmonary gas exchange
respiratory gases
Ducks
gas exchange
ducks
2 Citations (Scopus)

Convergent evolution on the hypoxia-inducible factor (HIF) pathway genes EGLN1 and EPAS1 in high-altitude ducks

Graham, A. M. & McCracken, K., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Heredity.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ducks
Exons
Genes
South America
Transcriptional Activation
2 Citations (Scopus)

ddRAD-seq data reveal significant genome-wide population structure and divergent genomic regions that distinguish the mallard and close relatives in North America

Lavretsky, P., DaCosta, J. M., Sorenson, M. D., McCracken, K. & Peters, J. L., Jan 1 2019, In : Molecular ecology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gene Flow
Anas platyrhynchos
North America
population structure
gene flow
1 Citation (Scopus)

Gradual evolution towards flightlessness in steamer ducks

Campagna, L., McCracken, K. & Lovette, I. J., Jan 1 2019, In : Evolution.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

flightlessness
steamers
Ducks
ducks
Palaeognathae