Rogers, Duke


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2103C  MLBM
Provo, UT 84602
(801) 422-5898



  • Visiting Scientist, Department of Pathology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, 2009-2010

  • Texas Society of Mammalogists, 1983-Present
  • American Society of Mammalogists, 1977-Present
 Honors and Awards
  • Monte L. Bean Life Science Museum : Outstanding Service Award, Curator of Mammals
  • Brigham Young University : John A. Widtsoe Fellowship
  • Brigham Young University : College Professorship, College of Biology and Agriculture
  • Brigham Young University : Outstanding Professor in Zoology
 Courses Taught

Winter 2016
  • BIO 494R: Mentored Research Section 019
Fall 2015
  • BIO 420: Evolutionary Biology Section 001
  • BIO 447: Mammalogy Section 001, 002, 003
  • BIO 494R: Mentored Research Section 018
Summer 2015
  • BIO 799R: Dissertation Section 014
Winter 2015
  • BIO 494R: Mentored Research Section 019
  • BIO 799R: Dissertation Section 013

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Leite RN, Orestis-Kolokotronis S, Almeida FC, Werneck FP, Rogers DS, Weksler M. In the wake of invasion: Tracing the historical biogeography of the South American cricetid radiation (Rodentia, Sigmodontinae). PLOS ONE. 2014 Aug;9(9:e100687):282-292. <websitedoi:10.1371/journal.pone.0100687

Almendra AL, Gonzalez-Cozatl FX, Rogers DS. Molecular phylogenetics of the Handleyomys chapmani complex in Mesoamerica. Journal of Mammalogy. 2014 Feb;95(1):15.  doi:10.1644/13-MAMM-A-044.1

Leite RN, Rogers DS. Revisiting Amazonian phylogeography: insights into diversification hypotheses and novel perspectives. Organisms Diversity and Evolution. 2013 Dec;13(4):639-664. <websitedoi:10.1007/s13127-013-0140-8

Hardy DK, Gonzalez-Cozatl FX, Arellano E, Rogers DS. Molecular phylogenetics and phylogeographic structure of Sumichrast's harvest mouse (Reithrodontomys sumichrasti: Cricetidae) based on mitochondrial and nuclear DNA sequences. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 2013 Aug;68(2):282-292. <websitedoi:10.1016/j.ympev.2013.03.028

Corley MS, Ordonez-Garza N, Rogers DS, Bradley RD. Molecular evidence for paraphyly in Nyctomys sumichrasti: Support for a new genus of Vesper mice?. Occasional Papers. 2011 Dec;2011(306):1-9. <website>

Rogers DS, Leite RN, Reed RJ. Molecular phylogenetics of an endangered species: the Tamaulipan woodrat (Neotoma angustapalata). Conservation Genetics. 2011 Apr;12(4):1035-1048. <website>

Rickart EA, Rowe RJ, Robson SL, Alexander LF, Rogers DS. Shrews of the Ruby Mountains, northeastern Nevada. Southwestern Naturalist. 2011 Mar;51(1):95-102. <website>

Rogers DS, Gonzalez MW. Phylogenetic relationships among spiny pocket mice (Heteromys). Journal of Mammalogy. 2010 Oct;91(4):914-930. <website>

Milazzo ML, Barragan-Gomez A, Hanson JD, Estrada-Franco JG, Arellano E, Gonzalez-Cozatl FX, Fernandez-Salas I, Rameriz-Aguilar F, Rogers DS, Bradley RD, et al. Antibodies to Tacaribe serocomplex viruses (family Arenaviridae, genus Arenavirus) in cricetid rodents from New Mexico, Texas, and Mexico. Vector Borne and Zoonotic Diseases. 2010 Jul;10(6):629-637. <website>

Coyner BS, Lee TE, Rogers DS, Van Den Bussche RA. Taxonomic status and species limits of Perognathus (Rodentia: Heteromyidae) in the southern Great Plains. The Southwestern Naturalist. 2010 Mar;55(1):1-10. <website>

Book Chapter

Arellano E, Guerrero JA, Rogers DS. Variación morfométrica y alometría del crecimiento de Reithrodontomys mexicanus (Rodentia: Muridae) de Oaxaca, México. In: Fernando A. Cervantes, editor. Estudios sobre la Biología de Roedores Silvestres Mexicanos. Mexico City, Distrito Federal: Instituto de Biología, UNAM, y Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, Iztapalapa; 2012. p. 35-45

Almendra AL, Rogers DS. Biogeography of Central American Terrestrial Mammals: Patterns and Processes. In: B. D. Patterson and L. P. Costa, editors. Bones, Clones and Biomes: The History and Geography of Recent Neotropical Mammals. Chicago, Illinois: University of Chicago Press; 2012. <website>

Gonzalez-Cozatl FX, Rogers DS, Arellano-Arenas E. Diversidad criptica en la NMA: descubriendo nuevas especies de roedores mexicanos. In: Fernando A. Cervantes, editor. 60 a?os de la Coleccion Nacional de Mamiferos del Instituto de Biologia, UNAM. Aportaciones al Conocimiento y Conservacion de los Mamiferos Mexicanos. Mexico: Universidad Autonoma de Mexico; 2009. p. 12


Rogers DS. Arenaviruses and their rodent hosts. Department of Integrative Biology, UC Denver. Denver, Colorado. 2011 .

Rogers DS. Rodent-Borne Zoonoses: A Mammalogist's Perspective. Research Seminar. Galveston, Texas. 2010 .

Rogers DS. Rodent-Borne Zoonoses: A Mammalogist's Perspective. Research Seminar. New Orleans, Louisiana. 2010 .