65. Kremer, C.S., Vamosi, S.M., and Rogers, S.M. 2017. Watershed characteristics shape the landscape genetics of brook stickleback (Culaea inconstans) in shallow prairie lakes. Ecology and Evolution, in press

64. Crispo, E., Hussain, N., Rodriguez, S.S., Pavey, S.A., Tunna, H., Jackson, L.J., Rogers, S.M. 2017. The evolution of the major histocompatibility complex in upstream versus downstream river populations of the longnose dace Rhinichthys cataractae (Valenciennes 1842). Ecology and Evolution, in press

63. Morris, M.R.J., Petrovich, E., Bowles, E., Jamniczky, H., and Rogers, S.M. 2017. Exploring Jordan’s Rule in coastal threespine stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus). Journal of Fish Biology, in press

62. Rogers, S.M., Schuqing, Xu, and Philipp M. Schluter 2017. Preface to the Special Issue: Integrative molecular ecology is rapidly advancing the study of adaptation and speciation, Molecular Ecology 26, 1-6, pdf

61. Philipp M. Schluter, Schuqing, Xu, and Rogers, S.M. (Eds) Special Issue: The Molecular Mechanisms of Adaptation and Speciation: Integrating genomic and molecular approaches. Molecular Ecology. Volume 26, Issue 1 (Open Access)

60. Hansen, M.M. and Sean M. Rogers 2017. The 2016 Molecular Ecology Prize: Louis Bernatchez - advancing ecological speciation and the conservation genomics of aquatic species, Molecular Ecology 26, 413-419. pdf

59. Dennenmoser, S.,  Vamosi, S.M., Nolte, A.W., and Rogers, S.M. 2017. Pool-seq reveals adaptive genomic divergence under high gene flow between freshwater and brackish-water ecotypes of prickly sculpin (Cottus asper), Molecular Ecology, 26, 25-42 pdf


58. Higham, T., Rogers, S., Langerhans, R., Lauder, G., Martin, C.,  Jamniczky, H., Stewart, W., Reznick, D. 2016. Speciation through the lens of biomechanics: A multidisciplinary approach using fish locomotion and prey capture. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B, 283(1838): 20161294. pdf

57. Di-Poi, C. Dominic Bélangerb, Marc Amyotb, Rogers, S.M., and Nadia Aubin-Horth. 2016. Receptors rather than signals change in expression in four physiological regulatory networks during evolutionary divergence, Molecular Ecology, 25, 3416-3427, pdf

56. Pistore, A.E., Barry, T.N., Bowles, E., Sharma, R., Vanderzwan, S.L., Rogers, S.M., Jamniczky, H.A. 2016. Characterizing phenotypic divergence using three-dimensional geometric morphometrics in four populations of threespine stickleback, Gasterosteus aculeatus (Pisces: Gasterosteidae) in Katmai National Park and Preserve, Alaska, Canadian Journal of Zoology, 94: 463–472. pdf

55. Di-Poi C., J. Lacasse, S.M. Rogers, N. Aubin-Horth (2016) Evolution of stress reactivity in sticklebacks, Evolutionary Ecology Research, 17, 395-405. pdf

54. Allen, B., Anderson, M., Mee, J.A., Coombs, M. and Rogers S.M. (2016) The role of genetic background in the introgressive hybridization of Rainbow Trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) with Westslope Cutthroat Trout (O. clarkii lewisi) in Alberta, Canada, Conservation Genetics, 17, 521-531. preprint pdf

53. Tunna, H., Smits, J., Rogers, S.M., and Jackson, L. (2016) Detoxification efforts in longnose dace (Rhinichthys cataractae) exposed to municipal and agricultural inputs. Journal of Environmental Protection 7(2): 253-267, pdf

52. Graham, C.F. et al. (2016) Fine-Scale Ecological and Genetic Population Structure of Two Whitefish (Coregoninae) Species in the Vicinity of Industrial Thermal Emissions. Public Library of Science ONE, e0146656, 1-20 pdf

51. Chebib, J.M., Renaut, S., Bernatchez, L., and Rogers, S.M. (2016) Genetic structure and within-generation genome scan analysis of fisheries-induced evolution in a lake whitefish (Coregonus clupeaformis) population. Conservation Genetics, 17(2), 473-483. pdf

50. Bowles, E., Johnston, R.A., Vanderzwan, S.L. and Rogers, S.M. (2016) Genetic basis for body size variation between an anadromous and two derived lacustrine populations of threespine stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus) in southwest Alaska. Current Zoology 62(1), 71–78, pdf


49. Graham, C.F., Glenn, T.C., McArthur, A., Boreham, D.R., Kieran, T., Lance, S., Manson, R.G., Martino, J.A., Pierson, T., Rogers, S.M., Wilson, J., and Somers, C.M. (2015) Impacts of Degraded DNA on Restriction Enzyme Associated DNA Sequencing (RADSeq). Molecular Ecology Resources 15, 1304-1315. pdf

48. Hodgson R, Waytuck T, Morris M, and Rogers S (2015) DNA barcoding in the classroom: Investigating fish labeling. The Barcode Bulletin 6(4).

47. Rogers, S.M. (2015). Evolution: Anti-speciation in walking sticks. Dispatch in Current Biology 25, R711–R731. pdf

46. Lea, E., Mee, J.A., Rogers, S.M. and Post, J. (2015) Rainbow Trout in seasonal environments: local adaptation and phenotypic plasticity across a gradient in winter duration. Ecology and Evolution 5(21): 4778–4794 pdf

45. Dennenmoser, S., Nolte, A.W., Vamosi, S.M. and Rogers, S.M. (2015) Phylogeography of the prickly sculpin (Cottus asper) in north-western North America reveals parallel phenotypic evolution across multiple coastal–inland colonizations. Journal of Biogeography 42(9):1626–1638 in press.

44. Jamniczky, H.A., Campeau, S., Barry, T., Skelton, J., and Rogers, S.M. (2015) Three-Dimensional Morphometrics for Quantitative Trait Locus Analysis: Tackling Complex Questions with Complex Phenotypes. Evolutionary Biology 42(3): 260-271, in press.

43. Zhu, Y., Cheng, Q., Chen, X., Rogers, S.M. (2015) Genetic structure of a widespread marine species, Scomber japonicus (Perciformes : Scombridae) Mitochondrial DNA, 1-9 (August). pdf

42. Rezansoff, A., Crispo, E., Blair, C., Kitano, J., Vamosi, S., and Rogers, S.M. (2015) Towards the genetic origins of an inland and putative alien population of threespine stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus) in Alberta, Canada. Conservation Genetics 16 (August): 859-873, post-print

41. Laporte, M., Rogers, S.M., Dion-Côte, A.-M., Normandeau, E., Gagnaire, P.-A., Dalziel, A.C., Chebib, J., Bernatchez, L. Combining RAD-QTL mapping and geometric morphometrics to investigate selection and modularity of fish shape in lake whitefish (Coregonus clupeaformis) species pairs. G3: Genes, Genomes, Genetics 5 (July): 1481-1491   open access

40. Jamniczky H.A., Barry, T.N., and Sean M. Rogers (2015) Eco-evo-devo in the study of adaptive divergence: examples from Threespine Stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus). Integrative and Comparative Biology, 55 (July): 166-178  pdf.

39. Mee, JA, Bernatchez, L, Reist, JD, Rogers, SM, & Taylor, EB. (2015) Identifying evolutionarily significant units for intraspecific conservation prioritization: a hierarchical approach applied to the lake whitefish species complex (Coregonus spp.) Evolutionary Applications 8: 423–441 pdf

38. Licciolia, S., Rogers, S.M., Grecoc, C., Ruckstuhl, K.E., and Massolo, A. Towards an unbiased estimate of Echinococcus multilocularis prevalence in the definitive host: non invasive genetic sampling as epidemiological tool. Journal of Applied Ecology 52: 434–442, abstract


37. Dennenmoser, Rogers, S.M., Vamosi, S.M.(2014) Genetic population structure reflects isolation by environment between amphidromous and freshwater populations in prickly sculpin (Cottus asper). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 113: 897-1178 abstract

Morris, M.R.J. (2014) Plasticity-mediated persistence in new and changing environments. International Journal of Evolutionary Biologyin press   

36. Piekarski, P.K., Longair, R.W., and Rogers, S.M. (2014) Monophyly of eusocial wasps (Hymenoptera: Vespidae): molecules and morphology tell opposing histories. Journal of Undergraduate Research in Alberta 4: 11-14. pdf

35. Morris, M.R.J., Richard, R., Leder, E.H., Barrett, R.D.H., Aubin-Horth, N. and Rogers, S.M. (2014). Gene expression plasticity evolves in response to colonization of freshwater lakes in threespine stickleback. Molecular Ecology 23: 3226–3240 pdf

34. Marchinko, K., Matthews, B., Arnegard, M., Rogers, S.M., and Dolph Schluter (2014) Maintenance of a genetic polymorphism with disruptive natural selection in stickleback. Current Biology 24: 1289-1292 pdf

33. Di Poi, C, Lacassea, J., Rogers, S.M., Aubin-Horth, N. (2014) Extensive behavioural divergence following colonisation of the freshwater environment in threespine sticklebacks. PLOS ONE 9: e98980 open access

32. Morris, M.R.J. and Rogers, S.M. (2014) Freshwater Fishes of Alberta. A Pocket Naturalist® Guide. Waterford Press. (link)

31. Rogers, S.M. and Jamniczky, H. (2014) Perspective: The shape of things to come in the study of the origin of species. Molecular Ecology 23: 1650–1652 open access

30. Morris, M.R.J. & Rogers, S.M. (2014) Integrating phenotypic plasticity within an ecological genomics framework: recent insights from the genomics, evolution, ecology, and fitness of plasticity, in Ecological Genomics (Edited by Aubin-Horth, N. & Landry, C.). Springer, Netherlands, 781: 73-105. pdf


29. Morris, M.R.J. & Rogers, S.M. (2013) Overcoming maladaptive plasticity through plastic compensation. Current Zoology 59 (4): 526–536. pdf

28. McEwen, J., Vamosi, J., and Rogers, S.M. Natural selection and neutral evolution jointly drive population divergence between alpine and lowland ecotypes of the allopolyploid plant Anemone multifida (Ranunculaceae). PLOS One 8: e68889 pdf

27. Andrew, R.L., Bernatchez, L., Bonin, A., Buerkle, C.A., Carstens, B.C., Emerson, B., Garant, D., Giraud, T., Kane, N.C., Rogers, S.M., Slate, J., Smith, H., Sork, V., Stone, G., Vines, T.H., Waits, L., Widmer, A., and L. Rieseberg (2013) A Roadmap for Molecular Ecology, Molecular Ecology 22, 2605–2626 pdf

26. Dennenmoser, S., Nolte, A., Vamosi, S.M., and Rogers, S.M. (2013) Conservation genetics of prickly sculpin (Cottus asper) at the periphery of its distribution range in Peace River, Canada. Conservation Genetics 14 (3), 735-739 pdf

25. Rogers, S.M., Mee, J.A., E. Bowles (2013) The consequences of genomic architecture on ecological speciation in postglacial fishes (special issue on ecological speciation). Current Zoology 59 (1): 53–71, 2013. pdf

The Alberta Westslope Cutthroat Trout Recovery Team (2013). Alberta Westslope Cutthroat Trout Recovery Plan 2012 – 2017. Alberta Species at Risk Recovery Plan No. 28. Publication No: I/604. ISBN No. 978-1-4601-0231-2, ISSN: 1702-4900 (On-line Edition)


24. Rogers, S.M. (2012) Perspective: Mapping the genomic architecture of ecological speciation in natural populations: does linkage disequilibrium hold the key? Molecular Ecology 21: 5155-5158 (link). 

23. Rogers, S.M., P. Tamkee, B. Summers, S. Balabahadra, M. Marks, D.M. Kingsley & D. Schluter (2012) Genetic signature of adaptive peak shift in threespine stickleback. Evolution 66-8: 2439–2450. pdf

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22. Renaut, S., Maillet N, Normandeau E, Sauvage C, Derome N, Rogers SM, and L. Bernatchez (2012) The genetics of species boundaries: the lake whitefish case study. Philisophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London 367: 354-363 open access 


21. McEwen, J., Vamosi, J., and Rogers, S.M. (2011) Rapid isolation and cross-amplification of microsatellite markers in Plectritis congesta (Valerianaceae) with 454 sequencing. American Journal of Botany 98: e369-e371. pdf 

20. Renaut, S., Nolte, A., Rogers, S.M., Derome, N., & Bernatchez (2011) SNP signatures of selection on standing genetic variation and their association with adaptive phenotypes along gradients of ecological speciation in lake whitefish species pairs (Coregonus spp.) Molecular Ecology, 20: 545-559. link 

19. Barrett, R.D.H., Paccard, A., Healy, T., Bergak, S., Schluter, D., Schulte, P.M. and Rogers, S.M. (2011) Rapid evolution of cold tolerance in stickleback. Proceedings of the Royal Society B. 278: 233-238 pdf 


18. Rogers, S.M. & Vamosi, S. (2010) Perspective: Frozen F1’s amidst a masterpiece of nature: new insights into the rare hybrid origin of gynogenesis in the Amazon molly (Poecilia formosa). Molecular Ecology 19:5086-9. link

17. Pavey, S., Collin, H., Nosil, Patrik & Rogers, Sean .M. (2010) The role of gene expression in ecological speciation. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences: The Year in Evolutionary Biology 2010. 1206: 110-129 open access 

16. Schluter, D., K. B. Marchinko, R. D. H. Barrett, and S. M. Rogers. (2010). Natural selection and the genetics of adaptation in threespine stickleback. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Series B 365, 2479–2486 pdf 

15. Bernatchez, L., Renaut, S., Whiteley, A., Derome, N., Jeukens, J. Landry, L., Lu, G., Nolte, A.W., Østbye, K.J., Rogers, S.M., St-Cyr, J. (2010) On the origins of species: Insights from the ecological genomics of whitefish. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Series B 365, 1783–1800 pdf 


14. Dalziel, A., Rogers, S.M. & T. Schulte (2009) Linking genotypes to phenotypes and fitness: how mechanistic biology can inform molecular ecology. Molecular Ecology 18, 4997-5017 pdf 

13. Barrett, R.D.H., Rogers, S.M. & D. Schluter (2009) Environment specific pleiotropy facilitates diversification at the Ectodysplasin locus in threespine stickleback. Evolution 63, 2831- 2837. link

Rogers, S.M. (2009) Designatable units at an appropriate scale for the lake whitefish (Coregonus clupeaformis) in Canada. Special Report prepared for the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC), Ottawa, Canada. 75 pages. (peer-reviewed by Freshwater Fisheries Subcommittee)


12. Barrett, R., S.M. Rogers, and D. Schluter (2008) Natural selection on a major armor gene in threespine stickleback. Science 322, 255-258. link

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11. Whiteley, A.R., Derome, N, Rogers , S.M., St-Cyr, J., Laroche, J, Labbe A., Nolte, A., Renault, S. & Bernatchez, L. (2008) The phenomics of brain transcriptomes regulating adaptive divergence in lake whitefish species pairs from eQTL mapping. Genetics 180: 147 - 164. pdf 

10. Derome, N., Bougas, B., Rogers, S.M., Whiteley A., Labbe, A., Laroche, J. & L. Bernatchez. (2008) Pervasive Sex-Linked Effects on Transcription Regulation As Revealed by Expression Quantitative Trait Loci Mapping in Lake Whitefish Species Pairs (Coregonus sp., Salmonidae). Genetics 179: 1903 - 1917. pdf 

9. Gow, J., Rogers , S.M., Jackson , M., & Dolph Schluter (2008) Ecological predictions lead to the discovery of a benthic-limnetic sympatric species pair of threespine stickleback in Little Quarry Lake, British Columbia. Canadian Journal of Zoology 86: 564 - 571. pdf 

2007 and earlier 

8. Rogers, Sean M. & Bernatchez, L. (2007) The genetic architecture of ecological speciation and the association with signatures of selection in natural lake whitefish (Coregonus sp. Salmonidae) species pairs. Molecular Biology and Evolution 24: 1423 - 1438. pdf 

7. Rogers, Sean M., Isabel, N. & Bernatchez, L. (2007) Linkage maps of the dwarf and normal lake whitefish (Coregonus clupeaformis) species complex and their hybrids reveal the genetic architecture of population divergence. Genetics 175, 1 - 24. pdf 

6. Rogers, Sean M. & Bernatchez, L. (2006) The genetic basis of intrinsic and extrinsic postzygotic isolation jointly promoting speciation in the lake whitefish species complex (Coregonus clupeaformis). Journal of Evolutionary Biology 19: 1979 - 1994. pdf

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5. Rogers , Sean M. & Bernatchez, L. (2005) FAST TRACK: Integrating QTL mapping and genomic scans towards the characterization of candidate loci under parallel selection in the lake whitefish (Coregonus clupeaformis). Molecular Ecology 14: 351 - 361. link 

4. Rogers, Sean M., Marchand, MH & Bernatchez, L. (2004) Isolation, characterization, and cross-salmonid amplification of 31 microsatellite loci in the lake whitefish (Coregonus clupeaformis, Mitchill). Molecular Ecology Notes 4: 89 - 92. link 

3. Rogers, Sean M. & R.A. Curry (2004) Genetic population structure of brook trout inhabiting a large river watershed. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 133: 1127 - 1138. link 

2. Rogers, Sean M., Gagnon, V. & Bernatchez, L. (2002) Genetically based phenotype-environment association for swimming behavior in lake whitefish ecotypes (Coregonus clupeaformis, Mitchill). Evolution 56: 2322 – 2329. link 

1. Rogers, Sean M., Campbell, D., Baird, S.J.E., Danzmann, R.G. & Bernatchez, L. (2001) Combining the analyses of introgressive hybridization and linkage mapping to investigate the genetic architecture of population divergence in the lake whitefish (Coregonus clupeaformis, Mitchill). Genetica 111: 25 - 41. link

In the pipeline

Higham, T., Jamniczky, H., Smith, S., Barry, T, Jagnand, K. and Rogers, S.M. Biomechanic consequences of adaptive divergence in marine and freshwater threespine stickleback. In prep

Allen, B. and Rogers, S.M. Genotype by sequencing reveals population structure and temporal genetic changes of recreational Walleye (Sander vitreus) populations in Alberta, Canada. In prep

Morris, M., Jamnicsky, H. and Rogers, S.M. The role of standing genetic variation in shaping local adaptation in coastal marine threespine stickleback. In prep

Mike Webster1, L. Chouinard-Thuly, G. Herczeg, J. Kitano, R. Riley, S. Rogers, M. Shapiro, T. Shikano, K. Laland. An adaptive specialization in stickleback learning. In prep

Lowey, J,, Chen, Q., Zhu, M., Vanderzan, S., Mee, J., and Rogers, S. M. Evolutionary maintenance of pelvic girdle polymorphism in brook stickleback (Culaea inconstans). In prep

Barry, T. N., Rogers, S.M., and Heather A. Jamniczky. Three-dimensional quantitative analysis reveals novel, site-specific phenotypic variation within a marine Threespine Stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus) population in Madeira Park, British Columbia, Canada. In revision

Bowles, E., Pavey, S.A., Beerli, P., Laroche, J. Hamon, T.R. and Sean M. Rogers. Separating fine-scale population structure from colonization history using Genotyping-by-Sequencing in a young threespine stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus) system in southwest Alaska. In Revision

Smith, S., Meshkat, C., Harder, L., and Rogers, S.M. Using landscape features of tidepools to model site fidelity and homing in Tidepool Sculpin (Oligocottus maculosus), In Revision