Shiozawa, Dennis


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4101  LSB
Provo, UT 84602
(801) 422-4972


 Courses Taught

Winter 2016
  • BIO 494R: Mentored Research Section 020
  • BIO 699R: Master's Thesis Section 010
Fall 2015
  • BIO 443: Ichthyology Section 001
  • BIO 494R: Mentored Research Section 019
  • BIO 699R: Master's Thesis Section 010
Winter 2015
  • BIO 494R: Mentored Research Section 020
  • BIO 699R: Master's Thesis Section 009
Fall 2014
  • BIO 350: Ecology Section 002
  • BIO 494R: Mentored Research Section 019
  • BIO 559R: Adv Topics Ecology & Evolution Section 004

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Shiozawa DK, SCHÖNHUTH S, Dowling TE, Mayden RL. Molecular systematics of western North American cyprinids (Cypriniformes: Cyprinidae). Zootaxa. 2012 Dec;3586:281–303. <website>

Rasmussen JE, Belk MC, Habit E, Shiozawa DK, Hepworth RD, Anthony A. Variation in size-at-age between native cutthroat and introduced brown trout in allopatry and sympatry: implications for competitive interaction. Aquatic Biology. 2011 Nov;13(3):285-292.

Stutz HL, Shiozawa DK, Evans RP. Inferring dispersal of aquatic invertebrates from genetic variation: a comparative study of an amphipod and mayfly in Great Basin springs. Journal of the North American Benthological Society. 2010 Aug;29(3):1132-1147. <website>

Kreitzer JD, Belk MC, Gonzalez DB, Tuckfield RC, Shiozawa DK, Rasmussen JE. Ontogenetic diet shift in the June sucker Chasmistes liorus (Cypriniformes, Catostomidae) in the early juvenile stage. Ecology of Freshwater Fish. 2010 Apr;19(3):433-438. <website>

Houston DD, Ogden TH, Whiting MF, Shiozawa DK. Polyphyly of the Pikeminnows (Teleostei: Cyprinidae) Inferred Using Mitochondrial DNA Sequences. Transaction of the American Fisheries Society. 2010 Jan;139(1):303-315. <website>

Metcalf JW, Pritchard VL, Silvestri SM, Jenkins JB, Wood JS, Cowley DE, Evans RP, Shiozawa DK, Martin AP. Across the great divide: Genetic forensics reveals misidentification of endangered cutthroat trout populations. Molecular Ecology. 2007 Nov;16(21):4445-4454. <website>

Conference Proceedings

Shiozawa DK, Evans RP, Unmack PJ, Johnson A, Mathis J. Cutthroat Trout Phylogenetic Relationships With An Assessment Of Associations Among Several Subspecies. Carline, R.F., and C. LoSapio, editors. Bozeman, MT: USDA Forest Service; 2011 Jan.


Shiozawa DK, Houston D, Evans RP, Maughan PJ, Davis N, Page J, Unmack P, Elzinga D, Kauwe JS. Greenback trout genetics and meristics studies. Greenback Cutthroat Trout Summit. Denver, Colorado. 2013 .

Houston DD, Davis N, Page J, Ridge P, Evans RP, Maughan PJ, Udall JA, Shiozawa DK. Whole transcriptome sequencing facilitates nuclear marker development in salmonid fishes. Evolution 2013. Snowbird, Utah. 2013 .

Shiozawa DK, Houston DD, Evans RP, Kauwe JS, Maughan PJ, Smith SM, Elzinga DB, Stinger RB. Discovery of single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in cutthroat trout subspecies using next- generation sequencing technology. 2012 Annuual Meeting Western Division of the American Fishery Society. Jackson, Wyoming. 2012 .