Contributions

Papers
Jamie Sherman, Marc Kenyon, Zachary Lounsberry, John Draper, Jonathan Fusaro, and Holly Ernest* (2017) Black Bear (Ursus americanus) abundance and population genetics in California’s Central Coast Range. Submitted for publication in the Journal of Wildlife Management.

Jessica E. Mizzi, Zachary T. Lounsberry, C. Titus Brown, Benjamin N. Sacks* Draft genome of tule elk Cervus elaphus nannodes. … I’ll be honest I don’t know how to cite an F1000Research paper that is still receiving comments and does not yet have a link… Will update that when I can!

Zachary T. Lounsberry, Cate B. Quinn, Carla L. Angulo, Tatyana J. Kalani, Eugene Tiller, Benjamin N. Sacks* (2017) Investigating genetic introgression from farmed red foxes into the wild population in Newfoundland, Canada. Conservation Genetics. DOI:  10.1007/s10592-016-0914-6

Benjamin N. Sacks*, Zachary T. Lounsberry, Tatyana Kalani, Erin Meredith, Cristen Langner (2016) Development and characterization of 15 polymorphic di-nucleotide microsatellite markers for tule elk using HiSeq3000. Journal of Heredity. DOI: 10.1093/jhered/esw069

Kathleen A. Miles, Michelle N. Holtz, Zachary T. Lounsberry, Ben N. Sacks* (2015) A Paired Comparison of Scat-Collecting versus Scat-Swabbing Methods for NoninvasiveRecovery of Mesocarnivore DNA from an Arid Environment. Online in Wildlife Society Bulletin. DOI: 10.1002/wsb.600

Zachary T. Lounsberry, Sarah K. Brown, Paul W. Collins, Bill Henry, Seth D. Newsome, Ben N. Sacks* (2015) Next-generation sequencing workflow for assembly of non-model mitogenomes exemplified with North Pacific Albatrosses (Phoebastria spp.). Online in Molecular Ecology Resources. DOI: 10.1111/1755-0998.12365

Zachary T. Lounsberry, Tavis D. Forrester, MaryJo T. Olegario, Jennifer L. Brazeal, Heiko U. Wittmer, Ben N. Sacks* (2015) Estimating Sex-Specific Abundance in Fawning Areas of a High-Density Columbian Black-Tailed Deer Population using Fecal DNA. Journal of Wildlife Management, 79.1, 39-49. DOI: 10.1002/jwmg.817

Zachary T. Lounsberry, Juliana B. Almeida, Richard B. Lanctot, Joe Liebezeit, Brett K. Sandercock, Khara M. Strum, Steve Zack, and Samantha M. Wisely* (2014) Museum collections reveal that Buff-breasted Sandpipers maintained mtDNA variability despite large population declines during the past 135 years. Conservation Genetics, 15.5, 1197-1208. DOI: 10.1007/s10592-014-0611-2

Luis D. Hernandez, Zachary T. Lounsberry, Paul W. Collins, Robert W. Henry, Seth D. Newsome, Benjamin N. Sacks* (2014) Development and characterization of 15 polymorphic microsatellite markers for North Pacific albatrosses using paired-end Illumina shotgun sequencing. Conservation Genetics Resources, 6.2, 491-493. DOI: 10.1007/s12686-013-0138-8

Zachary T. Lounsberry, Mark C. Ungerer, and Bruce A. Snyder* (2013) Identification of 12 EST-derived SSR markers in Lumbricus rubellus. Pedobiologia, 56, 191-193. DOI:10.1016/j.pedobi.2013.07.002

Zachary T. Lounsberry, Juliana B. Almeida, Tony Grace, Richard B. Lanctot, Joe Liebezeit, Brett K. Sandercock, Khara M. Strum, Steve Zack, and Samantha M. Wisely* (2013) Range-wide conservation genetics of Buff-breasted Sandpipers (Tryngites subruficollis)The Auk, 130, 429-439. DOI: 10.1525/auk.2013.12206

Zachary T. Lounsberry, Sebastian Spiewok, Stephen F. Pernal, Tad S. Sonstegard, W. Michael Hood, Jeffery Pettis, Peter Neumann, and Jay D. Evans* (2010) Worldwide Diaspora of Aethina tumida (Coleoptera: Nitidulidae), a nest parasite of honey bees. Annals of the Entomological Society of America, 103, 671-677. DOI: 10.1603/AN10027

* = corresponding author

…And there are sometimes a few in the prep stage…

Presentations

Zachary T. Lounsberry, Razib Khan, R. Spencer Wells, Daniel Fulop, Aaron J. Sams*, Adam R. Boyko* (2017) Y-chromosome haplotype diversity in a global sample of free-ranging and companion dogs. Poster presented at: Society for Molecular Biology & Evolution; Austin, TX, USA.

Zachary T. Lounsberry, Razib Khan, R. Spencer Wells, Daniel Fulop, Aaron J. Sams*, Adam R. Boyko* (2017) Y-chromosome haplotype diversity in a global sample of free-ranging and companion dogs. Poster presented at: 9th Annual International Conference on Canine and Feline Genetics and Genomics; St. Paul, MN, USA.

Zachary T. Lounsberry, M. Cecilia T. Penedo, Robert A. Grahn, Steven R. Fain, Benjamin N. Sacks (2017) Reduced representation high-throughput sequencing aids detection of hybridization between domestic dogs and wild Canis. Poster presented at: The Western Section of the Wildlife Society annual meeting; Reno, NV, USA.

Zachary T. Lounsberry, Sarah K. Brown, Luis D. Hernandez, Mark J. Statham, Ben N. Sacks (2015) Applications of Next-Generation Sequencing Techniques to Wildlife Conservation. Oral presentation at 16th Bay Area Conservation Symposium; Berkeley, CA, USA. 

Zachary T. Lounsberry, Sarah K. Brown, Luis D. Hernandez, Mark J. Statham, Ben N. Sacks (2015) Applications of Next-Generation Sequencing Techniques to Wildlife Conservation and Management. Oral presentation at Western Section of the Wildlife Society; Santa Rosa, CA, USA.

Zachary T. Lounsberry, Tavis D. Forrester, MaryJo T. Olegario, Heiko U. Wittmer, Ben N. Sacks (2014) Abundance and sex ratio estimates of Columbian Black-tailed deer (O. hemionus) in Mendocino National Forest from fecal DNA. Oral presentation at: The Western Section of the Wildlife Society annual meeting; Reno, NV, USA.

Zachary T. Lounsberry, Paul W. Collins, R William Henry, Hannahrose Nevins, Michael Etnier, Seth D. Newsome, Ben N. Sacks (2014) Assembling tricky mitochondrial genomes using next-generation sequencing: A case study in three North Pacific albatrosses (Phoebastria spp.). Poster presented at: The Western Section of the Wildlife Society annual meeting; Reno, NV, USA.

Zachary T. Lounsberry, Juliana B. Almeida, Richard B. Lanctot, Joe Liebezeit, Brett K. Sandercock, Khara M. Strum, Steve Zack, and Samantha M. Wisely (2013) Stable mitochondrial variation in a declining population: a 135-year genetic survey of Buff-breasted Sandpipers. Oral presentation at: The Western Section of the Wildlife Society annual meeting; Sacramento, CA, USA.

Zachary T. Lounsberry, Tavis D. Forrester, MaryJo T. Olegario, Heiko U. Wittmer, Ben N. Sacks (2013) Abundance estimates of Black-tailed deer using non-invasive sampling in a genetic capture mark recapture framework. Poster presented at: The Western Section of the Wildlife Society annual meeting; Sacramento, CA, USA.

Zachary T. Lounsberry, Juliana B. Almeida, Richard B. Lanctot, Joseph R. Liebezeit, Brett K. Sandercock, Khara M. Strum, Steve Zack, and Samantha M. Wisely (2012) Conservation Status of Buff-breasted Sandpipers: A Conservation Genetic Approach. Oral presentation at: 5th North American Ornithological Conference; Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Zachary T. Lounsberry and Daphne Soares (2009). Female choice in Betta splendens using a socially complex paradigmPoster presented at: SICB Annual Meeting; Boston, MA, USA.

Abstracts
Preston B. Alden*, Zachary T. Lounsberry, Mark J. Statham, Ben N. Sacks (2015) Native versus nonnative origins of red foxes (Vulpes vulpes) in the Great Basin. Oral presentation at Western Section of the Wildlife Society; Santa Rosa, CA, USA.

Preston B. Alden*, Randall Stoeber, Zachary T. Lounsberry, Russel Woolstenhulme, Rachel Mazur, Mark Statham, Ben Sacks (2014) Understanding an emerging threat to the Greater Sage-Grouse: expanding red fox populations in the Great Basin. Poster presented at: The Western Section of the Wildlife Society annual meeting; Reno, NV, USA.

MaryJo T. Olegario, Tavis D. Forrester, Zachary T. Lounsberry, Heiko U. Wittmer, Ben N. Sacks (2013) A STR Multiplex for Columbian Black-Tailed Deer. Poster presentation at: Western Section of the Wildlife Society; Sacramento, CA, USA.

Journal Reviews
Thus far, I have reviewed manuscripts for the following journal (hope to be adding an “s” on there soon enough):

Journal of Wildlife Management 2015