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Jerry Johnson

Professor and Curator, Bean Museum
Biology

4033 LSB
Provo, UT 84602

Biography

Teaching Interests


I currently teach Introductory Biology for majors (Bio130), Evolutionary Medicine (Bio250), Evolution (Bio420), Peer Reviewed Publishing (Bio517), Tropical Biology (Bio559R), and Evolutionary Ecology (Bio652).

Education

  • PhD, Evolution & Ecology, University of Vermont, 2000
  • BA, Biology (Minor: Chemistry), University of Utah, 1995
  • AA, Liberal Arts, Snow College, 1993

Experience

Academic - Post-Secondary

  • Curator of Fishes, BYU Monte L. Bean Life Science Museum, 2018-Present
  • Postdoctoral Associate, United States National Academies of Science and Engineering, Seattle, 2001-2004
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, 2000-2001

Professional

  • Professor, Brigham Young University, 2015-Present
  • Associate Professor, Brigham Young University, 2010-2015
  • Visiting Sabbatical Scholar, University of Padua, Italy, 2011-2012
  • Assistant Professor, Brigham Young University, 2004-2010
  • Auxiliary Professor, University of Washington, Tacoma, 2003-2004

Academic - P-12

  • Science Teacher Inservice Instructor, Utah State Office of Education / Higher Eduction Partnership, 2007-Present

Honors and Awards

  • Brigham Young University : Young Scholar Award
  • Brigham Young University : University Devotional Speaker
  • College of Life Sciences, Brigham Young University : Outstanding Research Award
  • Utah Science Teachers Association : Outstanding Contributor in Science Education
  • Brigham Young University : Karl and Mollie Butler Young Scholar Award
  • U. S. National Research Council : U.S. National Academies of Science and Engineering Postdoctoral Research Award
  • American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists : Raney Award
  • U.S. National Science Foundation : National Science Foundation Graduate Training Fellow
  • American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists : Stoye Award - Honorable Mention
  • Brigham Young University : Cottam Award

Courses Taught

Winter 2019

  • BIO 250: Evolutionary Medicine Section 001
  • BIO 494R: Mentored Research Section 006
  • BIO 517: Peer-Reviewed Publishing Section 001
  • BIO 799R: Dissertation Section 006

Fall 2018

  • BIO 130: Biology Section 006, 007, 008, 009, 012
  • BIO 494R: Mentored Research Section 007
  • BIO 799R: Dissertation Section 004

Summer 2018

  • BIO 494R: Mentored Research Section 013
  • BIO 799R: Dissertation Section 005

Spring 2018

  • BIO 494R: Mentored Research Section 026
  • BIO 559R: Tropical Biology Section 009

Teaching Interests

I currently teach Introductory Biology for majors (Bio130), Evolutionary Medicine (Bio250), Evolution (Bio420), Capstone in Conservation Biology (Bio450), Peer Reviewed Publishing (Bio517), Tropical Biology (Bio530), and Evolutionary Ecology (Bio652).

Education

  • PhD, Evolution & Ecology , institution ( 2000-01-01 - 2000-12-31 )
  • BA, Biology (Minor: Chemistry) , institution ( 1995-01-01 - 1995-12-31 )
  • AA, Liberal Arts , institution ( 1993-01-01 - 1993-12-31 )

Honors and Awards

  • Young Scholar Award
  • University Devotional Speaker
  • Outstanding Research Award
  • Outstanding Contributor in Science Education
  • Karl and Mollie Butler Young Scholar Award
  • U.S. National Academies of Science and Engineering Postdoctoral Research Award
  • Raney Award
  • National Science Foundation Graduate Training Fellow
  • Stoye Award - Honorable Mention
  • Cottam Award

Professional Citizenship

  • Editor, Associate Editor, Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution (Journal), 2020-01-01 - 2020-01-31 - Present
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Sinauer Associates, 2013-01-01 - 2013-12-31 - Present
  • Board Member, Central African Biodiversity Alliance (CABAlliance.org), 2014-01-01 - 2014-12-31 - 2020-01-01 - 2020-12-31
  • Member, Utah State Office of Education / Higher Education Partnership, 2007-01-01 - 2007-12-31 - 2020-01-01 - 2020-12-31
  • Editor, Associate Editor, Diversity (Journal), 2019-06-01 - 2019-06-30 - 2020-11-01 - 2020-11-30
  • Other, Case Western Reserve University, 2019-05-01 - 2019-05-31 - 2019-08-01 - 2019-08-31
  • Committee/Council Member, American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, 2007-01-01 - 2007-12-31 - 2019-06-01 - 2019-06-30
  • Editorial Review Board Member, Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 2014-01-01 - 2014-12-31 - 2017-01-01 - 2017-12-31
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Several Academic Journals, 2014-01-01 - 2014-12-31 - 2014-01-01 - 2014-12-31
  • Editor, Associate Editor, Zoological Society of London - Animal Conservation, 2009-01-01 - 2009-12-31 - 2014-01-01 - 2014-12-31
  • Other, US National Science Foundation, 2014-11-01 - 2014-11-30 - 2014-11-01 - 2014-11-30
  • Media Interview, BYU College of Life Science Magazine, 2014-07-01 - 2014-07-31 - 2014-07-01 - 2014-07-31
  • Media Interview, BYU Radio, 2014-07-01 - 2014-07-31 - 2014-07-01 - 2014-07-31
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, American Livebearers Association, 2014-05-01 - 2014-05-31 - 2014-05-01 - 2014-05-31
  • Other, U.S. National Science Foundation, 2012-12-01 - 2012-12-31 - 2013-02-01 - 2013-02-28
  • Grant Proposal Reviewer, External, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), 2012-01-01 - 2012-12-31 - 2012-01-01 - 2012-12-31
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Several academic journals, 2012-01-01 - 2012-12-31 - 2012-01-01 - 2012-12-31
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, U.S. National Science Foundation, 2012-01-01 - 2012-12-31 - 2012-01-01 - 2012-12-31
  • Committee/Council Chair, U.S. National Science Foundation, 2012-11-01 - 2012-11-30 - 2012-11-01 - 2012-11-30
  • Other, U.S. National Science Foundation, 2012-03-01 - 2012-03-31 - 2012-03-01 - 2012-03-31
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Several Academic Journals, 2011-01-01 - 2011-12-31 - 2011-01-01 - 2011-12-31
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, U.S. National Science Foundation, 2011-01-01 - 2011-12-31 - 2011-01-01 - 2011-12-31
  • Other, U.S. National Science Foundation, 2011-03-01 - 2011-03-31 - 2011-04-01 - 2011-04-30
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Several professional journals, 2010-01-01 - 2010-12-31 - 2010-01-01 - 2010-12-31
  • Other, U.S. National Science Foundation, 2010-01-01 - 2010-12-31 - 2010-01-01 - 2010-12-31
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, U.S. National Science Foundation, 2010-01-01 - 2010-12-31 - 2010-01-01 - 2010-12-31
  • Committee/Council Chair, American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists - Annual Meeting Symposium on Livebearing Fish, 2009-01-01 - 2009-12-31 - 2009-01-01 - 2009-12-31
  • Other, National Science Foundation, 2009-01-01 - 2009-12-31 - 2009-01-01 - 2009-12-31
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, National Science Foundation, 2009-01-01 - 2009-12-31 - 2009-01-01 - 2009-12-31
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Several Academic Journals, 2009-01-01 - 2009-12-31 - 2009-01-01 - 2009-12-31
  • Committee/Council Member, American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, 2008-01-01 - 2008-12-31 - 2008-01-01 - 2008-12-31
  • Committee/Council Chair, American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists - Annual Meeting Symposium on Livebearing Fish, 2008-01-01 - 2008-12-31 - 2008-01-01 - 2008-12-31
  • Other, National Science Foundation, 2008-01-01 - 2008-12-31 - 2008-01-01 - 2008-12-31
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, National Science Foundation, 2008-01-01 - 2008-12-31 - 2008-01-01 - 2008-12-31
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Several Academic Journals, 2008-01-01 - 2008-12-31 - 2008-01-01 - 2008-12-31
  • Editorial Review Board Member, Zoological Society of London - Animal Conservation, 2008-01-01 - 2008-12-31 - 2008-01-01 - 2008-12-31
  • Committee/Council Member, American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, 2007-01-01 - 2007-12-31 - 2007-01-01 - 2007-12-31
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, National Science Foundation, 2007-01-01 - 2007-12-31 - 2007-01-01 - 2007-12-31
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Several Academic Journals, 2007-01-01 - 2007-12-31 - 2007-01-01 - 2007-12-31
  • Editorial Review Board Member, Zoological Society of London - Animal Conservation, 2007-01-01 - 2007-12-31 - 2007-01-01 - 2007-12-31
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, National Science Foundation, 2006-01-01 - 2006-12-31 - 2006-01-01 - 2006-12-31
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Reviewer for Several Scientific Journals, 2006-01-01 - 2006-12-31 - 2006-01-01 - 2006-12-31
  • Committee/Council Member, Utah Office of Education - Evolution Education Outreach, 2006-01-01 - 2006-12-31 - 2006-01-01 - 2006-12-31
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, National Science Foundation, 2005-01-01 - 2005-12-31 - 2005-01-01 - 2005-12-31
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Reviewer for Several Scientific Journals, 2005-01-01 - 2005-12-31 - 2005-01-01 - 2005-12-31

Courses Taught

2020

  • BIO 399R: Section 001
  • BIO 130 : Section 001
  • BIO 130 : Section 002
  • BIO 130 : Section 003
  • BIO 130 : Section 004
  • BIO 130 : Section 005
  • BIO 130 : Section 012
  • BIO 450 : Section 001
  • BIO 799R: Section 009
  • BIO 494R: Section 010
  • BIO 399R: Section 001
  • BIO 799R: Section 006
  • BIO 399R: Section 001
  • BIO 799R: Section 004
  • BIO 699R: Section 005
  • BIO 799R: Section 006
  • BIO 652 : Section 001
  • BIO 250 : Section 001
  • BIO 494R: Section 006

2019

  • BIO 399R: Section 001
  • BIO 130 : Section 013
  • BIO 130 : Section 014
  • BIO 130 : Section 015
  • BIO 130 : Section 016
  • BIO 130 : Section 017
  • BIO 799R: Section 002
  • BIO 420 : Section 001
  • BIO 420 : Section 002
  • BIO 250 : Section 001
  • BIO 699R: Section 006
  • BIO 494R: Section 007
  • LFSCI 399R: Section 005
  • BIO 799R: Section 005
  • LFSCI 399R: Section 007
  • BIO 799R: Section 006
  • BIO 799R: Section 006
  • BIO 250 : Section 001
  • BIO 494R: Section 006
  • BIO 517 : Section 001

2018

  • BIO 130 : Section 006
  • BIO 130 : Section 007
  • BIO 130 : Section 008
  • BIO 130 : Section 009
  • BIO 130 : Section 012
  • BIO 799R: Section 004
  • BIO 494R: Section 007
  • BIO 799R: Section 005
  • BIO 494R: Section 013
  • BIO 494R: Section 026
  • BIO 559R: Section 009
  • IAS 380R: Section 001
  • BIO 799R: Section 006
  • BIO 420 : Section 001
  • BIO 652 : Section 001
  • BIO 494R: Section 007
  • BIO 494R: Section 031
  • BIO 494R: Section 033
  • BIO 494R: Section 035
  • BIO 559R: Section 018

2017

  • BIO 130 : Section 006
  • BIO 130 : Section 007
  • BIO 130 : Section 008
  • BIO 130 : Section 009
  • BIO 799R: Section 4
  • BIO 494R: Section 008
  • BIO 494R: Section 30
  • BIO 799R: Section 5
  • BIO 799R: Section 6
  • BIO 494R: Section 015
  • BIO 559R: Section 012
  • IAS 380R: Section 4
  • BIO 799R: Section 6
  • BIO 420 : Section 001
  • BIO 494R: Section 007
  • BIO 494R: Section 28
  • BIO 494R: Section 29

2016

  • BIO 130 : Section 010
  • BIO 130 : Section 011
  • BIO 130 : Section 012
  • BIO 130 : Section 013
  • BIO 799R: Section 4
  • IAS 369R: Section 003
  • BIO 494R: Section 008
  • BIO 799R: Section 5
  • BIO 699R: Section 11
  • BIO 699R: Section 5
  • BIO 494R: Section 16
  • BIO 494R: Section 26
  • BIO 559R: Section 7
  • BIO 559R: Section 7
  • IAS 380R: Section 006
  • BIO 799R: Section 6
  • BIO 420 : Section 001
  • BIO 652 : Section 001
  • IAS 369R: Section 011
  • BIO 699R: Section 5
  • BIO 494R: Section 008

2015

  • BIO 130 : Section 004
  • BIO 130 : Section 005
  • BIO 130 : Section 006
  • BIO 130 : Section 010
  • BIO 799R: Section 4
  • BIO 699R: Section 6
  • BIO 494R: Section 008
  • BIO 799R: Section 017
  • BIO 494R: Section 036
  • BIO 799R: Section 007
  • BIO 494R: Section 016
  • IAS 380R: Section 005
  • BIO 799R: Section 006
  • BIO 420 : Section 001
  • BIO 494R: Section 008
  • BIO 494R: Section 026

2014

  • BIO 559R: Section 008
  • BIO 130 : Section 004
  • BIO 130 : Section 005
  • BIO 130 : Section 006
  • BIO 799R: Section 004
  • IAS 369R: Section 004
  • BIO 699R: Section 006
  • BIO 494R: Section 008
  • BIO 494R: Section 027
  • BIO 559R: Section 010
  • BIO 799R: Section 007
  • BIO 559R: Section 009
  • BIO 494R: Section 046
  • IAS 380R: Section 004
  • BIO 799R: Section 006
  • BIO 420 : Section 001
  • BIO 652 : Section 001
  • IAS 369R: Section 014
  • BIO 699R: Section 005
  • BIO 494R: Section 008
  • BIO 494R: Section 025
  • BIO 494R: Section 027

2013

  • BIO 130 : Section 005
  • BIO 130 : Section 006
  • BIO 130 : Section 007
  • BIO 130 : Section 008
  • BIO 799R: Section 004
  • IAS 369R: Section 002
  • BIO 699R: Section 008
  • BIO 494R: Section 015
  • BIO 799R: Section 007
  • BIO 559R: Section 004
  • IAS 380R: Section 005
  • BIO 799R: Section 005
  • BIO 420 : Section 001
  • BIO 494R: Section 023
  • BIO 494R: Section 024
  • BIO 494R: Section 025

2012

  • BIO 130 : Section 001
  • BIO 130 : Section 002
  • BIO 130 : Section 003
  • BIO 130 : Section 004
  • BIO 799R: Section 004
  • BIO 420 : Section 002
  • BIO 699R: Section 008
  • BIO 494R: Section 016
  • BIO 799R: Section 007
  • BIO 799R: Section 008
  • BIO 799R: Section 005
  • BIO 699R: Section 008

2011

  • BIO 799R: Section 004
  • BIO 799R: Section 007
  • BIO 799R: Section 008
  • BIO 699R: Section 006
  • BIO 559R: Section 005
  • IAS 380R: Section 004
  • BIO 799R: Section 005
  • BIO 420 : Section 001
  • BIO 494R: Section 013

2010

  • BIO 559R: Section 002
  • BIO 799R: Section 006
  • BIO 494R: Section 016
  • PDBIO 120 : Section 007
  • BIO 799R: Section 008
  • BIO 494R: Section 015
  • BIO 494R: Section 016
  • BIO 559R: Section 006
  • BIO 494R: Section 025
  • IAS 380R: Section 003
  • BIO 799R: Section 006
  • BIO 420 : Section 001
  • BIO 652 : Section 001
  • BIO 494R: Section 013

2009

  • BIO 559R: Section 003
  • BIO 559R: Section 009
  • IAS 201R: Section 009
  • BIO 799R: Section 006
  • BIO 494R: Section 016
  • LFSCI 494R: Section 021
  • BIO 100 : Section 033
  • PDBIO 120 : Section 008
  • LFSCI 494R: Section 018
  • BIO 699R: Section 007
  • LFSCI 494R: Section 016
  • BIO 559R: Section 006
  • IAS 380R: Section 008
  • BIO 799R: Section 006
  • BIO 420 : Section 001
  • BIO 699R: Section 011
  • BIO 494R: Section 013
  • BIO 494R: Section 023
  • LFSCI 494R: Section 032

2008

  • BIO 559R: Section 003
  • BIOL 559R: Section 003
  • BIO 699R: Section 008
  • BIOL 699R: Section 8
  • BIO 494R: Section 016
  • BIOL 494R: Section 016
  • LFSCI 494R: Section 021
  • INBIO 494R: Section 016
  • INBIO 699R: Section 007
  • BIOL 494R: Section 023
  • INBIO 494R: Section 016
  • INBIO 494R: Section 021
  • IAS 397R: Section 017
  • INBIO 652 : Section 001
  • INBIO 699R: Section 012
  • BIOL 494R: Section 032
  • INBIO 494R: Section 014
  • IAS 397R: Section 011

2007

  • INBIO 559R: Section 008
  • BIOL 420 : Section 002
  • INBIO 699R: Section 008
  • BIOL 494R: Section 012
  • INBIO 494R: Section 016
  • INBIO 494R: Section 016
  • INBIO 494R: Section 018
  • INBIO 559R: Section 012
  • INBIO 494R: Section 045
  • BIOL 420 : Section 001
  • BIOL 494R: Section 018
  • INBIO 494R: Section 021
  • BIOL 494R: Section 047
  • BIOL 494R: Section 049
  • BIOL 494R: Section 51

2006

  • INBIO 559R: Section 005
  • BIOL 420 : Section 002
  • INBIO 699R: Section 012
  • BIOL 494R: Section 018
  • INBIO 494R: Section 025
  • INBIO 494R: Section 020
  • INBIO 494R: Section 37
  • BIOL 494R: Section 33
  • INBIO 494R: Section 042
  • INBIO 494R: Section 28
  • INBIO 559R: Section 005

2005

  • INBIO 559R: Section 6
  • BIOL 420 : Section 002
  • INBIO 494R: Section 027
  • INBIO 559R: Section 005
  • INBIO 494R: Section 029

Publications

  • Roth-Monzon A, Zuniga-Vega JJ, Belk MC, Johnson JB. June, 2020. Beyond pairwise interactions: multispecies character displacement in Mexican freshwater fish communities. 6th ed.
  • Hugentobler KM, Johnson JB. March, 2018. Anal fin pigmentation in Brachyrhaphis fishes is not used for sexual mimicry. 3rd ed.
  • Williams TJ, Belk MC, Johnson JB. September, 2017. Interaction between body shape and resource use constrains body shape in Utah chub (Cypriniformes: Cyprinidae).
  • Roth-Monzon AJ, Scott LE, Camargo AA, Clark EI, Schott EE, Johnson JB. January (1st Quarter/Winter) 20, 2017. Sympatry predicts spot pigmentation and female association behavior in the livebearing fish Poeciliopsis beanschi.
  • Ingley SJ, Johnson JB. March 1, 2016. Strength of selection decreases following speciation in a Neotropical livebearing fish.
  • Ingley Sj, Johnson JB. January (1st Quarter/Winter) 21, 2016. Divergent natural selection promotes immigrant inviability at early and late stages of evolutionary divergence.
  • Ingley SJ, Asl MR, Wu C, Cui R, Gadelhak MIA, Li W, Zhang J, Veen T, Johnson JB, Yan W, et alDecember, 2015. anyFish 20: an open-source software platform to generate and share animated fish models to study behaviour.
  • Bagley JC, Johnson JB. November, 2014. Phylogeography and biogeography of the lower Central American Neotropics: diversification between two continents, between two seas. 4th ed.
  • Ingley SJ, Johnson JB. July (3rd Quarter/Summer), 2014. Animal personality as a driver of reproductive isolation. 7th ed.
  • Zuniga-Vega JJ, Ingley SJ, Unmack PJ, Johnson JB. June 4, 2014. Do freshwater ecoregions and continental shelf width predict patterns of historical gene flow in the freshwater fish Poecilia butleri ?.
  • Bagley JC, Sandel MW, Travis J, Lozano-Vilano ML, Johnson JB. October (4th Quarter/Autumn), 2013. Paleoclimatic modeling and phylogeography of least killifish (Heterandria formosa) reveal effects of Late Quarternary climate cycles on North American Coastal Plain biodiversity. 223rd ed.
  • Unmack PJ, Hammer MP, Adams M, Johnson JB, Dowling TE. February, 2013. The role of continental shelf width in determining freshwater phylogeography in southeastern Australian pygmy perches (Teleostei: Percichthyidae).
  • Larson AD, Scarborough PL, Sayre CL, Johnson JB. March, 2012. What can phylogeographic breaks in the livebearer Poeciliopsis turrubarensis tell us about fish community boundaries in western Costa Rica? . 3rd ed.
  • Zuniga-Vega JJ, Rodriguez-Reyes FR, Olivera-Tlaheul C, Maceda-Cruz J, Molina-Zuluaga CM, Johnson JB. March, 2012. Intraspecific variation in mortality rates in the livebearing fish Poeciliopsis baenschi.
  • Unmack PJ, Barriga JP, Battini MA, Habit E, Johnson JB. February, 2012. Phylogeography of the catfish Hatcheria macraei reveals a negligible role of contemporary drainage divides in structuring populations. 4th ed.
  • Baker MJ, Williams LF, Lybbert AH, Johnson JB. January (1st Quarter/Winter), 2012. How ecological science is portrayed in the mass media. 1st ed.
  • Adams M, Wedderburn SD, Unmack PJ, Hammer MP, Johnson JB. August, 2011. Use of congeneric assessment to reveal the linked genetic histories of two threatened fishes in the Murray Darling Basin, Australia.
  • BRB, Unmack PJ, Losada MP, Johnson JB, Crandall KA. November, 2011. Different processes lead to similar patterns: a test of codivergence and the role of sea level and climate changes in shaping a southern temperate freshwater assemblage.
  • Johnson JB, Bagley JC. April (2nd Quarter/Spring), 2011. Ecological drivers of life history divergence in Poeciliid fishes. J. Evan, I. Schlupp, and A. Pilastro, editors.
  • Scott LE, Johnson JB. June, 2010. Does sympatry predict life history and morphological diversification in the Mexican livebearing fish Poeciliopsis baenschi? . 3rd ed.
  • Zamora-Abrego JG, Chang YC, Zuniga-Vega JJ, Oca AND, Johnson JB. March, 2010. Demography of a knob-scaled lizard in northeastern Queretaro, Mexico. 1st ed.
  • Hickerson MJ, Carstens BC, Cavender-Bares J, Crandall KA, Graham CH, Johnson JB, Rissler L, Victoriano PF, Yoder AD. January (1st Quarter/Winter), 2010. Phylogeography's past, present, and future: 10 years after Avise 2000.
  • Johnson JB, Peat S, Adams BJ. November, 2009. Where's the ecology in molecular ecology?.
  • Lee J, Johnson JB. September, 2009. Biogeography of the livebearing fish Poecilia gillii in Costa Rica: are phylogeographic breaks congruent with fish community boundaries?.
  • Johnson JB, Zuniga-Vega JJ. August, 2009. Differential mortality predicts life history evolution and shapes population demography in the livebearing fish Brachyrhaphis rhabdophora.
  • Johnson JB, Adair MJ, Adams BJ, Fairbanks D, Itamura V, Jeffery DE, Merrell DB, Ritter SM, Tolman RR. July (3rd Quarter/Summer), 2009. Evolution education in Utah: a state office of education-university partnership focuses on why evolution matters.
  • Jones CP, Johnson JB. March, 2009. Phylogeography of the livebearer Xenophallus umbratilis (Teleostei: Poeciliidae): glacial cycles and sea level change predict diversification of a freshwater tropical fish.

Presentations

  • Williams TJ, Johnson JB. Adapted population genetics models with Approximate Bayesian Computation can uncover the processes controlling metacommunity structure. Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America.

    . August, 2020.
  • Nielsen M, Johnson JB. Does negative frequency-dependent selection maintain variation in gonopodial asymmetry in a livebearing fish?. BYU Life Science Undergraduate Research Poster Competition. August, 2020.
  • Chou AL, Duffy AG, Johnson JB. Chemical Sensory Ecology in Brachyrhaphis rhabdophora. CURA: College Undergraduate Research Award Conference.

    . April, 2020.
  • Nielsen M, Johnson JB. Does negative frequency-dependent selection explain the maintenance of gonopodial asymmetry in a livebearing fish?. Honors Thesis Defense. April, 2020.
  • Chou AL, G A, Johnson JB. Does Phylogeny Effect Response to Heterospecific Alarm Cues in Brachyrhaphis rhabdophora. Utah Conference on Undergraduate Research.

    . February, 2020.
  • Johnson ES, Johnson JB. Is behavioral lateralization in the tropical fish Xenophallus umbratilis related to morphological asymmetry?. Utah Conference on Undergraduate Research. February, 2020.
  • Mueller K, Golden K, Johnson JB. New evidence for alternative mating strategies in Alfaro cultratus. Utah Conference on Undergraduate Research. February, 2020.
  • Belk MC, Johnson JB, Ingley S. Life history divergence in livebearing fishes in response to predation environment: is there a microevolution to macroevolution barrier? . Gordon Research Conference, Predator Prey Interactions. January, 2020.
  • Johnson ES, Johnson JB. Translational biology: what can we learn from the evolution of behavioral handedness in fish?. Intermountain Biological Engineering Conference 2019. November, 2019.
  • Duffy AG, Johnson JB. Evaluating the role of olfaction for predation risk assessment in Brachyrhaphis rhabdophora. 8th Conference of Poeciliid Biologists. September, 2019.
  • Pew M, Johnson JB. Evaluating the role of sociability on mate-choice copying behavior. 8th Conference of Poeciliid Biologists. September, 2019.
  • Johnson M, Johnson ES, Johnson JB. Evolution of handedness in Xenophallus umbratilis. 8th Conference of Poeciliid Biologists. September, 2019.
  • Johnson ES, Johnson M, Johnson JB. Is behavioral lateralization in the tropical fish Xenophallus umbratilis related to morphological asymmetry?. 8th Conference of Poeciliid Biologists. September, 2019.
  • Golden K, Johnson JB. Life history variation across stream gradients in Alfaro cultratus (Cyprinodontiformes: Poeciliidae). 8th Conference of Poeciliid Biologists. September, 2019.
  • Saleh-Subaie N, Johnson JB, Vega JJZ. The amount of nutrients that poeciliid females transfer to developing embryos may change throughout their reproductive lives. 8th Conference of Poeciliid Biologists. September, 2019.
  • Saleh-Subaei N, Johnson JB, Zuniga-Vega JJ. The amounts of nutrients that poeciliid females transfer to developing embryos before and after fertilization may change throughout their reproductive lives. 8th Conference of Poeciliid Biologists. September, 2019.
  • Chou A, Williams TJ, Johnson JB. Can phylogeography be used to predict differences in animal personality types?. BYU College of Life Science Poster Competition. March, 2019.
  • Johnson ES, Johnson M, Johnson JB. Evolution of gonopodial asymmetry and behavioral laterality in the livebearing fish Xenophallus umbratilis. BYU College of Life Science Poster Competition. March, 2019.
  • Chou AL, Williams TJ, Johnson JB. Can phylogeography be used to predict differences in animal personality types?. Utah Conference for Undergraduate Research. February, 2019.
  • Johnson M, Johnson ES, Johnson JB. Evolution of handedness in Xenophallus umbratilis. Utah Conference for Undergraduate Research. February, 2019.
  • Johnson ES, Johnson M, Johnson JB. Is behavioral lateralization in the tropical fish Xenophallus umbratilis related to morphological asymmetry?. Utah Conference for Undergraduate Research. February, 2019.
  • Duffy A, Roth-Monzon A, Johnson JB. Does sympatry influence dietary niche overlap? An analysis of gut content in Poeciliopsis prolifica and Poeciliopsis latidens (Cyprinodontiformes: Poeciliidae). Desert Fishes Council Annual Meeting. November, 2018.
  • Johnson M, Johnson ES, Johnson JB. Evolution of gonopodial asymmetry and behavioral laterality in the livebearing fish Xenophallus umbratilis. Desert Fishes Council Annual Meeting. November, 2018.
  • Williams T, Johnson JB. Homogenizing effects of historic Lake Bonneville: can phylogeography inform community assembly?. Desert Fishes Council Annual Meeting. November, 2018.
  • Roth-Monzon A, Johnson JB. Multispecies character displacement in Mexican freshwater fish communities. Desert Fishes Council Annual Meeting. November, 2018.
  • Roth-Monzon A, Johnson JB. Multispecies character displacement in Mexican freshwater fish communities. XVI Congreso Nacional y VII Simposio Latinoamericano de Ictiología. November, 2018.
  • Johnson JB. Darwin in our Time: How Evolution Makes Life Better. Snow College Convocation: Arts and Lecture Series. February, 2018.
  • Mathews T, Johnson JB. Fish have Personality: Repeatability of bold-shy behavior in the live-bearing fish Brachyrhaphis roseni . Utah Conference for Undergraduate Research. February, 2018.
  • Johnson JB. How Evolution Could Save Your Life: The Emerging Field of Evolutionary Medicine. Utah Science Teachers Association Annual Meeting. Most students understand that biology is the basis for modern medicine And most teachers have heard the quote that "nothing in biology makes sense, except in the light of evolution" Yet few of us think of evolutionary biology as an applied science that can actually improve human health But this is exactly what several scientists and physicians have discovered--understanding and applying evolutionary concepts to humans can produce remarkable insights to understand and treat many human ailments In my talk, I will introduce you to the field of evolutionary medicine, and will provide you with several fun examples that you can share with students to show them that evolution informs all facets of biology, including the applied discipline of medicine. February, 2018.
  • Roth-Monzon A, Johnson JB. Approaching reality: reproductive character displacement when more than two species interact. Animal Behavior Society Annual Meeting. June, 2017.
  • Butler GB, Williams T, Johnson JB. Does the history of Pleistocene Lake Bonneville predict phylogeography of the waterboatman (Graptocorixa abdominalis)?. Utah Conference for Undergraduate Research. February, 2017.
  • Johnson JB, Matthews T. Effect of group personality type on mate choice in the tropical fish Brachyrhaphis rhaabdophora. Utah Conference for Undergraduate Research. February, 2017.
  • Johnson JB, Bons C. The global distribution of invasive Tilapia species. Utah Conference for Undergraduate Research. February, 2017.
  • Johnson JB. Imperfect bodies: how evolution explains human health challenges. Utat Science Teachers Association Annual Meeting. February, 2017.
  • Johnson JB, Roth-Monzon A, Valeneula J, Clawson S. Character displacement in four livebearing species of the genus Poeciliopsis. SSE-ASN-SSB Joint Evolution Meetings 2016. June, 2016.
  • Maxwell M, Johnson J, Belk MC. Is what you eat more important than what's eating you? Top-down versus bottom-up effects on body shape in Utah chub, Gila atraria. American Fisheries Society annual meeting. August, 2015.
  • Maxwell M, Johnson J, Belk MC. Is what you eat more important than what's eating you? Top-down versus bottom-up effects on body shape in Utah chub, Gila atraria. Utah Chapter of the American Fisheries Society annual meeting. March, 2015.
  • Belk MC, Billman E, Rassmusen J, Mock K, Johnson JB. Demography of southern leatherside chub (Lepidomeda aliciae) in the presence and absence of an introduced predator . Evolutionary Demography Society 2nd Annual Meeting. November, 2014.
  • Ingley SJ, Wu C, Asl MR, Gadelhak M, Cui R, Simpson J, Johnson JB, Yan W, Rosenthal GG. anyFish for anybody: a free, open-source software platform for generating animated fish models to study behavior. 6th Conference of Poeciliid Biologists. September, 2014.
  • Ingley SJ, Wu C, Asl MR, Gadelhak M, Cui R, Simpson J, Johnson JB, Yan W, Rosenthal G. anyFish: a free, open-source software platform for generating animated fish models to study behavior. Evolution 2014 - Joint Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Evolution (SSE), the Society of Systematic Biologists (SSB), and the American Society of Naturalists (ASN). June, 2014.
  • Ingley SJ, Johnson JB. Does personality drive speciation? . Evolution 2014 - Joint Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Evolution (SSE), the Society of Systematic Biologists (SSB), and the American Society of Naturalists (ASN). June, 2014.
  • Money D, Ingley SJ, Johnson JB. Personality across ontogeny in sister-species of Brachyrhaphis fishes from divergent environments: sex, predation and life-history trade-offs. Evolution 2014 - Joint Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Evolution (SSE), the Society of Systematic Biologists (SSB), and the American Society of Naturalists (ASN). June, 2014.
  • Rehm J, Ingley SJ, Johnson JB. Size, Personality, and Evolution: Examining Predictions in Two Live-bearing Fishes. Utah Conference for Undergraduate Research. February, 2014.
  • Rehm J, Ingley SJ, Johnson JB. Size, Personality, and Evolution: Examining Predictions in two Live-bearing Fishes. Utah Conference for Undergraduate Research. February, 2014.
  • Money D, Ingley SJ, Johnson JB. Do risky environments breed risky behavior?. Utah Conference on Undergraduate Research. February, 2014.
  • Johnson JB. Predators drive diversification in tropical freshwater fishes. Department Seminar, UVU Biology Department. November, 2013.
  • Bagley JC, Johnson JB. Phylogeography of the lower Central American Neotropics: diversification between two continents, between two seas. Joint International Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists. July, 2013.
  • Rehm J, Johnson JB, Ingley S. Can brief exposure to a predator induce persistent personality shifts in livebearing fishes from different predation environments? . Society for the Study of Evolution Annual Meeting. June, 2013.
  • Rehm J, Ingley S, Johnson JB. Can brief exposure to a predator induce persistent personality shifts in livebearing fishes from different predation environments?. Society for the Study of Evolution Annual Meeting. June, 2013.
  • McEntire M, Johnson JB. Do females prefer dominant males without seeing the outcome of dominance interactions? A surprising result suggesting eye lateralization in the fish Poecilia gillii. Society for the Study of Evolution Annual Meeting. June, 2013.
  • Weldele M, Zuniga-Vega JJ, Johnson JB. Life history of Gambusia vittata. Society for the Study of Evolution Annual Meeting. June, 2013.
  • Bagley JC, Sandel M, Travis J, M L, Johnson JB. Testing biogeographic hypotheses of Plio-Pleistocene history and diversification along the North American Gulf-Atlantic Coastal Plain in least killifish (Heterandria formosa). Society for the Study of Evolution Annual Meeting. June, 2013.
  • Johnson JB. Eovlution: Teach the Controversy, What Contorversy?. College of Science and Health Symposium. February, 2013.
  • Johnson JB. How ecology and earth history shape the diversity of life: lesson from fishes. SUU Department of Biology Seminar Series. November, 2012.
  • Johnson JB. Managing a PIRE project in the biological sciences. US National Science Foundation - PIRE PI Annual Meeting. November, 2012.
  • Ingley SJ, Billman E, Belk MC, Johnson JB. Morphological divergence driven by predation environment before and after speciation in Brachyrhaphis fishes. First Joint Congress on Evolution Biology. July, 2012.
  • Bagley JC, Johnson JB. Using comparative phylogeography to understand evolutionary diversification in Central American freshwater fishes. First Joint Congress on Evolution Biology. July, 2012.
  • Hancock C, Ingley S, Johnson JB. Parallel Evolution of Activity and Exploration Levels in Fish from Divergent Predation Environments. National Conference on Undergraduate Education. March, 2012.
  • Johnson JB. Why evolution matters. Alpine School District Science Inservice Meeting. February, 2012.
  • Johnson JB. Diversification of Life: The Interplay Between Ecology and Earth History. University of Padova (Italy) Seminar. November, 2011.
  • Belk MC, EJB, Rasmussen J, Mock K, Johnson JB. Demography of southern leatherside chub in the presence and absence of an introduced predator. Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpotologists,. July, 2011.
  • Johnson JB, Williams L, Lybbert A, Baker MJ. How ecological science is portrayed in mass media. BYU President's Leadership Council. March, 2011.
  • Belk MC, Billman EJ, Rasmussen JE, Mock K, Johnson JB. Demography of southern leatherside chub in the presence and absence of an introduced predator . Utah Chapter of the American Fisheries Society Annual Meeting. March, 2011.
  • Williams L, Lybbert A, Baker MJ, Johnson JB. How ecological science is portrayed in mass media. Utah Confernce on Undergraduate Research. February, 2011.
  • Barrager AQ, Johnson JB. Fremont River Leatherside Chub: Endemic Species or Transplant?. Desert Fishes Council Annual Meeting. November, 2010.
  • Johnson JB. Why evolution matters in the 21st century. National Science Teachers Association Regional Conference. November, 2010.
  • Belk MC, Billman E, Rasmussen J, Mock K, Johnson JB. Demography of southern leatherside chub in the presence and absence of an introduced predator. Evolution 2010. June, 2010.
  • Bagley JC, Johnson JB. Do secondary freshwater fishes show congruent phylogeographic patterns in the presence of saltwater barriers?. Evolution 2010. June, 2010.
  • BRB, Johnson JB, Crandall KA. Phylogeography: conflict resolution and the promising future of a diverse discipline. Evolution 2010. June, 2010.
  • Gale BH, Belk MC, Johnson JB. Variation in male reproductive allocation in response to body size and mortality rate. Evolution 2010. June, 2010.
  • Johnson JB. Diversification of life at the intersection of evolutionary ecology & earth history. Department of Biology, Continuing Faculty Status Seminar, BYU. 2009.
  • Camargo AA, Belk LE, Stilson K, Schott E, Johnson JB. Are spotting patterns a species recognition cue in the livebearing fish Poeciliopsis baenschi. Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists. 2009.
  • Johnson JB. Convergent life history evolution in livebearers: Do common ecological problems yield common evolutionary solutions?. Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists. wwwasihorg/annualmeetings. 2009.
  • Schott EE, Belk LE, Johnson JB. Does population history predict female association behavior with males in the livebearing fish Poeciliopsis baenschi?. Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists. 2009.
  • Nay L, Bagley JC, Johnson JB. Intraspecific life history variation in the knife-edged livebearer Alfaro cultratus (Cyprinodontiformes: Poeciliidae) from Costa Rica. Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists. 2009.
  • Belk MC, Johnson JB, Schaalje GB. Life history variation within poeciliid species does not predict variation among closely related species. Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists. 2009.
  • Haynie TE, Adams M, Unmack PJ, Hammer MP, Johnson JB. Phenotypic Plasticity or Hybridization? Meristic and genetic variation in the Australian fish species Retropinna semoni along the Murray River. Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists. 2009.
  • Scott LE, Johnson JB. Morphological and life history diversification in the livebearing fishPoeciliopsis baenschi. 2009.
  • Johnson JB. The Evolution of Charles Darwin. Snow College Campus-wide Convocation Address. 2009.
  • Merrell DB, Jeffery DE, Adams BJ, Ritter SM, Johnson JB, Tolman R, Fairbanks D. Teaching Evolution in the 21st century: Why does it Matter?. Utah Science Teachers Association. 2009.
  • Belk MC, Rasmussen JE, Mock K, Johnson JB. Movement patterns and small-scale genetic structure in Southern Leatherside. Annual Meeting of the Leatherside Conservation Group. 2008.
  • Jeffery DE, Adams BJ, Johnson JB, Ritter SM, Merrell DB, Adair MJ. Access to Knowledge: Moral Dimensions of Education Evolution in the 21st Century: Why Does it Matter?. CITES Leadership Conference. 2008.
  • Scott L, Camargo A, Stilson K, Johnson JB. Are spotting patterns used as a cue in mate choice and species recognition in the livebearing fish Poeciliopsis baenschi?. Desert Fishes Council. wwwdesertfishesorg/meetings/dfc_meet_specifichtml. 2008.
  • Bagley JC, Brummer T, Nay L, Johnson JB. Phylogeography, geometric morphometrics, and life history variation of the knife livebearer, Alfaro cultratus (Cyprinodontiformes: Poeciliidae) from Costa Rica. Desert Fishes Council. wwwdesertfishesorg/meetings/dfc_meet_specifichtml. 2008.
  • Scott LE, Johnson JB. The presence of a congeneric predicts life history and body shape variation in the livebearing fish, Poeciliopsis baenschi. Desert Fishes Council. wwwdesertfishesorg/meetings/dfc_meet_specifichtml. 2008.
  • Barriga JP, Aigo J, Unmack PJ, Battini M, Johnson JB, Cussac V. Nuevas localidades para dos siluriformes, Corydoras paleatus (Jenyns, 1842) y Rhamdia quelen (Quoy y Gaimard, 1824) en la provincia Andino-Cuyana. III Congreso Nacional de la Conservacion de la Biodiversidad. 2008.
  • Johnson JB, Crandall KA. PIRE: Partnerships in International Research and Education. NSF PIRE review committee. 2008.
  • Lee J, Johnson JB. Biogeography of the livebearing fish Poecilia gillii in Costa Rica: are phylogeographic breaks congruent with fish community boundaries?. Society for the Study of Evolution / Society of Systematic Biologists. 2008.
  • Scott LE, Johnson JB. Divergent life history strategies among the livebearing fish Poeciliopsis baenschi. Society for the Study of Evolution / Society of Systematic Biologists. 2008.
  • Schoonmaker N, Kiene G, Lee J, Johnson JB. Effects of predation on morphology and life history traits in the livebearing fish Poecia gillii. Society for the Study of Evolution / Society of Systematic Biologists. 2008.
  • Scott LE, Johnson JB. Reproductive character displacement in Poeciliid fishes of Central Mexico. American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists 2007 Annual Meeting. wwwdceksuedu/jointmeeting/. 2007.
  • Johnson JB, Vega JJZ. Differential mortality drives life history evolution and shapes population demography in the livebearing fish Brachyrhaphis rhabdophora. American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists Annual Meeting. wwwdceksuedu/jointmeeting/. 2007.
  • Belk MC, Johnson JB, Schaalje GB. Top-down and Bottom-up Effects and Genetic influence on Morphometric Shape Variation Among Populations of Utah Chub, Gila atraria. Annual meeting of the American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists. 2007.
  • Belk MC, Johnson JB, Schaalje GB. Top-down and bottom-up effects on morphometric shape variation among populations of Utah chub, Gila atraria. Annual meeting of the Desert Fishes Council. 2007.
  • Jeffery DE, Tolman R, Ritter SM, Johnson JB, Adams BJ, Adair MJ, Merrell DB. Teaching Evolution in Utah Public Schools. Granite Secondary Science Teachers and Administrators. 2007.
  • Jeffery DE, Tolman R, Ritter SM, Johnson JB, Adams BJ, Adair MJ, Merrell DB. Teaching Evolution in Utah Public Schools. Jordan School District Teachers and Administrators. 2007.
  • Scarborough P, Unmack PJ, Johnson JB. Phylogeography of the livebearing fish Poeciliopsis turrubarensis: do fish community breaks reflect biogeographic boundaries in Central America?. wwwdceksuedu/jointmeeting/. 2007.
  • Unmack PJ, Bennin A, Habit E, Victoriano P, Johnson JB. Phylogeography of Trichomycterid catfishes of Chilean Patagonia. wwwdceksuedu/jointmeeting/. 2007.
  • Johnson JB. PIRE Speciation in Patagonia. PIRE Directors Meeting. 2007.
  • Jeffery DE, Tolman R, Ritter SM, Adams BJ, Johnson JB, Adair MJ, Merrell DB. Teaching Evolution in Utah Public Schools. Secondary School Teachers, Kane, Iron, Piute, Kanab School DIstricts and Admistrators. 2007.
  • Jeffery DE, Tolman R, Johnson JB, Adams BJ, Ritter SM, Adair MJ, Merrell DB. Teaching Evolution in Utah Public Schols. Secondary Science Teachers and Administrators Davis School District. 2007.
  • Jeffery DE, Johnson JB, Adams BJ, Ritter SM, Adair MJ, Merrell DB. Teaching Evolution in Utah Public Schools. Secondary Science Teachers Tooele School District. 2007.
  • Lee J, Johnson JB. The impact of historical biogeographic events on population history of the Central American livebearing fish Poecilia gillii. wwwdceksuedu/jointmeeting/. 2007.
  • Johnson JB. Darwin's Dangerous Idea: The Theory of Evolution and Why it Matters. Snow College Convocation Series. 2006.
  • Johnson JB, Zuniga-Vega JJ. Habitat predicts reproductive superfetation in the livebearing fish Poeciliopsis turrubarensis. Society for the Study of Evolution - American Society of Naturalists International Joint Meetings. lifebiosunysbedu/ee/sse2006/. 2006.
  • Johnson JB. Differential mortality predicts life history evolution and shapes population dynamics in Brachyrhaphis rhabdophora. 2005.
  • Johnson JB. 2004.
  • Johnson JB. American Fisheries Society. 2004.
  • Belk MC, Johnson JB. Biological status of leatherside chub: A framework for recovery of western freshwater fishes. American Fisheries Society Western Division Annual Meeting. 2004.
  • Johnson JB, Belk MC. Utah chub: one man's 'trash fish' is another's treasure. American Fisheries Society Western Division Annual Meeting. 2004.
  • Johnson JB. BYU Integrative Biology Department. 2004.
  • Johnson JB. Society for the Study of Evolution. 2004.
  • Johnson JB. University of Oklahoma. 2004.
  • Belk MC, Johnson JB. Species concepts and rare desert fishes: detecting a cryptic species of leatherside chub. Second Great Basin Biological Research Conference. 2001.
  • Belk MC, Johnson JB. Species concepts and rare desert fishes: detecting a cryptic species of leatherside chub. Seminar at Mississippi State University. 2001.
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