In Review

Hotaling S, Shain DS, Lang SA, Bagley RK, Tronstad LM, Weisrock DW, Kelley JL. Long-distance dispersal, ice sheet dynamics, and mountaintop isolation underlie the genetic structure of glacier ice worms. In review, Proceedings of the Royal Society B.

Hotaling S, Foley ME, Zeglin L, Finn DS, Tronstad LM, Giersch JJ, Muhlfeld CC, Weisrock DW. Microbial assemblages reflect environmental heterogeneity in alpine streams. In review, Global Change Biology.

Dillon ME*, Hotaling S*, Shah AA*, Giersch JJ, Tronstad LM, Finn DS, Kelley JL. Supercooling points of alpine stoneflies (Plecoptera: Nemouridae) vary across species, habitats, and populations in the Rocky Mountains. In review, Cryobiology. *contributed equally

Hotaling S, Kelley JL, Weisrock DW. Nuclear and mitochondrial genomic resources for the meltwater stonefly, Lednia tumana (Plecoptera: Nemouridae). In revision, at Aquatic Insects. bioRxiv pre-print


Hotaling S, Kelley JL. The rising tide of high quality genomic resources. In press, Molecular Ecology Resources, “News and Views.”

Hotaling S, Giersch JJ, Finn DS, Tronstad LM, Jordan SP, Serpa LE, Call RG, Muhlfeld CC, Weisrock DW. Congruent population genetic patterns but differing depths of divergence for three alpine stoneflies with similar ecology, geographic distributions, and climate change threats. In press, Freshwater Biology. 

Hotaling S, Quackenbush CR, Bennett-Ponsford J, New DD, Rodriguez LA, Tobler M, Kelley JL. Microbial diversity in replicated hydrogen-sulfide rich springs. Microbial Ecology. DOI: 10.1007/s00248-018-1237-6. PDF

Hotaling S. Publishing papers while keeping everything in balance: Practical advice for a balanced, productive graduate school experience. Ideas in Ecology & Evolution. 11, 35-46. PDF

Weisrock DW, Hime PM, Nunziata SO, Jones KS, Murphy MO, Hotaling S, Kratovil JD. Surmounting the large-genome problem for genomic data generation in salamanders. In: Population Genomics: Wildlife, Editors: Hohenlohe P, Rajora O. Springer, New York. PDF


Hotaling S, Muhlfeld CC, Giersch JJ, Miller MR, Ali OA, Jordan SP, Luikart G, Weisrock DW. Demographic modeling reveals a history of divergence with gene flow for a glacially-tied stonefly in a changing post-Pleistocene landscape. Journal of Biogeography. DOI: 10.1111/jbi.13125 PDF

Hotaling S, Tronstad LM, Bish JC. Macroinvertebrate diversity is lower in high-elevation lakes versus nearby streams: evidence from Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming. Journal of Natural History, 51, 1657-1669. PDF

Hotaling S*, Slabach BS*, Weisrock DW. Next-generation teaching: a template for bringing genomic and bioinformatic tools into the classroom. Journal of Biological Education. 1, 1-13. PDF Supplementary Materials

Tronstad LM, Hotaling S. Long-term trends in aquatic insect bioassessment metrics are not influenced by sampling method: empirical evidence from the Niobrara River. Knowledge and Management of Aquatic Ecosystems. 418, 12. PDF

Hotaling S, Hood E, Hamilton TL. Microbial ecology of mountain glacier ecosystems: biodiversity, ecological connections, and implications of a warming climate. Environmental Microbiology. Invited Review. 19, 2935-2948. PDF

Hotaling S*, Finn DS*, Giersch JJ, Weisrock DW, Jacobsen D. Climate change and alpine stream biology: progress, challenges, and opportunities for the future. Biological Reviews. 92, 2024-2045. PDF

Giersch JJ, Hotaling S, Kovach RP, Jones LA, Muhlfeld CC. Climate-induced glacier and snow loss imperils alpine stream insects. Global Change Biology. 23, 2577-2589. PDF


Hime PM*, Hotaling S*, Shaffer HB, Voss SR, O’Neill EM, Weisrock DW. The influence of locus number and information content on species delimitation: an empirical test case in an endangered Mexican salamander. Molecular Ecology, 25, 5959-5974. PDF

Hotaling S, Foley M1, Lawrence NM1, Bocanegra J1, Kappeler P, Yoder A, Weisrock DW. Species discovery and validation in a cryptic radiation of endangered primates: coalescent-based species delimitation in Madagascar’s mouse lemurs. Molecular Ecology, 25, 2029-2045. PDF

Tronstad LM, Hotaling S, Bish JC. Longitudinal change in stream invertebrate assemblages of Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming. Insect Conservation and Diversity, 9, 320-331. PDF

Jordan S, Giersch JJ, Muhlfeld CC, Hotaling S, Fanning L1, Luikart G. Low genetic diversity and strong subdivision in an endemic alpine stonefly threatened by climate change. PLOS ONE, 11, e0157386. PDF

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