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Seth Bybee

Associate Professor
Biology

4057 LSB
Provo, UT 84602

Biography

Teaching Interests


General Biology, Entomology, Evolution

Research Interests


Phylogenetics, Odonata, visual evolution

Education


  • PostDoc, Phylogenomics, Brigham Young University, 2012
  • PostDoc, Behavioral ecology, University of California-Irvine, 2009
  • PhD, Phylogenetic Systematics, University of Florida, 2008
  • B.S., Conservation Biology, Brigham Young University, 2004

Experience


Academic - Post-Secondary

  • Postdoctoral Scholar, University of California-Irvine, -Present

Honors & Awards


  • Entomological Foundation of America : Snodgrass Memorial Research Award
  • National Science Foundation : Postdoctoral Fellow Faculty Institute for Reforming Science Teaching
  • Howard Hughes Medical Institute : Graduate Student Mentor
  • Florida Entomological Society : Graduate Student Scholarship
  • National Meetings of the Entomological Society of America : President’s Prize for Best Student Paper runner-up
  • Entomological Foundation/Entomological Society of America : Stan Beck Fellowship
  • Department of Entomology and Nematology, University of Florida : Gahan Scholarship
  • Honorable Mention, NSF Graduation Student Fellowship
  • Microptics Inc. : Photography Award
  • Entomological Foundation of America : BioQuip Undergraduate Scholarship
  • National Meetings of the Entomological Society of America : President's Prize for Best Student Paper runner-up
  • Entomological Foundation of America/Entomological Society of America : Stan Beck Fellowship

Courses Taught


Winter 2019

  • BIO 494R: Mentored Research Section 026
  • BIO 799R: Dissertation Section 003
  • IAS 201R: Cultural Survey Section 047

Fall 2018

  • BIO 100: Principles of Biology Section 001
  • BIO 420: Evolutionary Biology Section 001, 003
  • BIO 494R: Mentored Research Section 003
  • BIO 799R: Dissertation Section 003
  • HONRS 101: Late Summer Honors Section 002

Summer 2018

  • BIO 494R: Mentored Research Section 006
  • BIO 799R: Dissertation Section 007

Spring 2018

  • BIO 420: Evolutionary Biology Section 002
  • BIO 421: Evolutionary Biology Lab Section 002
  • BIO 441: Entomology Section 001
  • BIO 494R: Mentored Research Section 004, 027
  • BIO 799R: Dissertation Section 003, 013

Research Interests

Phylogenetics, Odonata, visual evolution

Teaching Interests

General Biology, Entomology, Evolution

Education

  • PostDoc, Phylogenomics , Vision transcriptomes, institution ( 2012-01-01 - 2012-12-31 )
  • PostDoc, Behavioral ecology , Insect Vision, institution ( 2009-01-01 - 2009-12-31 )
  • PhD, Phylogenetic Systematics , Dragonfly Evolution, institution ( 2008-01-01 - 2008-12-31 )
  • B.S., Conservation Biology , institution ( 2004-01-01 - 2004-12-31 )

Honors and Awards

  • Snodgrass Memorial Research Award
  • Postdoctoral Fellow Faculty Institute for Reforming Science Teaching
  • Graduate Student Mentor
  • Graduate Student Scholarship
  • President’s Prize for Best Student Paper runner-up
  • Stan Beck Fellowship
  • Gahan Scholarship
  • Honorable Mention, NSF Graduation Student Fellowship
  • Photography Award
  • BioQuip Undergraduate Scholarship
  • President's Prize for Best Student Paper runner-up
  • Stan Beck Fellowship

Professional Citizenship

  • Editorial Review Board Member, Odonatologica, 2013-11-01 - 2013-11-30 - Present
  • Other, International Congress of Entomology, 2015-02-01 - 2015-02-28 - 2019-09-01 - 2019-09-30
  • Guest Speaker, Timpview High School, 2016-02-01 - 2016-02-28 - 2018-02-01 - 2018-02-28
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution , 2016-01-01 - 2016-12-31 - 2016-01-01 - 2016-12-31
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution , 2012-01-01 - 2012-12-31 - 2016-01-01 - 2016-12-31
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, PloS ONE , 2012-01-01 - 2012-12-31 - 2016-01-01 - 2016-12-31
  • Committee/Council Chair, NESCent, 2014-04-01 - 2014-04-30 - 2016-04-01 - 2016-04-30
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, US-National Science Foundation , 2014-01-01 - 2014-12-31 - 2015-01-01 - 2015-12-31
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, National Geographic Society , 2013-01-01 - 2013-12-31 - 2015-01-01 - 2015-12-31
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Molecular Ecology Resources , 2012-01-01 - 2012-12-31 - 2015-01-01 - 2015-12-31
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Zootaxa, 2012-01-01 - 2012-12-31 - 2015-01-01 - 2015-12-31
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Acta Ethologica , 2014-01-01 - 2014-12-31 - 2014-01-01 - 2014-12-31
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Biological Journal of the Linnean Society , 2014-01-01 - 2014-12-31 - 2014-01-01 - 2014-12-31
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Israeli National Science Foundation , 2014-01-01 - 2014-12-31 - 2014-01-01 - 2014-12-31
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Molecular Biology and Evolution , 2014-01-01 - 2014-12-31 - 2014-01-01 - 2014-12-31
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, International Journal of Odonatology , 2013-01-01 - 2013-12-31 - 2014-01-01 - 2014-12-31
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Systematic Entomology , 2012-01-01 - 2012-12-31 - 2014-01-01 - 2014-12-31
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Journal of Biogeography , 2013-01-01 - 2013-12-31 - 2013-01-01 - 2013-12-31
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Systematic Biology , 2013-01-01 - 2013-12-31 - 2013-01-01 - 2013-12-31
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, GeoBios, 2012-01-01 - 2012-12-31 - 2012-01-01 - 2012-12-31
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Organisms, Diversity and Evolution , 2012-01-01 - 2012-12-31 - 2012-01-01 - 2012-12-31
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Palaeodiversity, 2012-01-01 - 2012-12-31 - 2012-01-01 - 2012-12-31
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Entomological Science , 2011-01-01 - 2011-12-31 - 2011-01-01 - 2011-12-31

Courses Taught

2020

  • BIO 799R: Section 004
  • BIO 420 : Section 004
  • BIO 420 : Section 005
  • BIO 420 : Section 006
  • BIO 699R: Section 027
  • BIO 494R: Section 004
  • BIO 100 : Section 029
  • BIO 799R: Section 001
  • BIO 699R: Section 003
  • BIO 799R: Section 003
  • BIO 699R: Section 018
  • BIO 494R: Section 024

2019

  • BIO 799R: Section 016
  • BIO 699R: Section 018
  • BIO 799R: Section 007
  • LFSCI 399R: Section 003
  • BIO 799R: Section 003
  • BIO 799R: Section 014
  • BIO 420 : Section 002
  • BIO 494R: Section 004
  • BIO 494R: Section 028
  • IAS 201R: Section 047
  • BIO 799R: Section 003
  • BIO 494R: Section 026

2018

  • BIO 799R: Section 003
  • BIO 420 : Section 001
  • BIO 420 : Section 003
  • HONRS 101 : Section 002
  • BIO 494R: Section 003
  • BIO 100 : Section 001
  • BIO 799R: Section 007
  • BIO 494R: Section 006
  • BIO 799R: Section 003
  • BIO 799R: Section 013
  • BIO 441 : Section 001
  • BIO 420 : Section 002
  • BIO 421 : Section 002
  • BIO 494R: Section 004
  • BIO 494R: Section 027
  • BIO 559R: Section 016
  • IAS 201R: Section 033
  • BIO 799R: Section 003
  • BIO 100 : Section 001

2017

  • BIO 799R: Section 3
  • BIO 441 : Section 001
  • BIO 420 : Section 001
  • BIO 194: Section 2
  • BIO 494R: Section 4
  • BIO 799R: Section 7
  • BIO 799R: Section 3
  • BIO 559R: Section 11
  • BIO 799R: Section 3
  • BIO 494R: Section 030
  • BIO 100 : Section 001

2016

  • BIO 559R: Section 8
  • BIO 799R: Section 3
  • BIO 420 : Section 001
  • BIO 494R: Section 004
  • BIO 100 : Section 007
  • BIO 799R: Section 7
  • BIO 799R: Section 3
  • BIO 494R: Section 004
  • BIO 100 : Section 002

2015

  • BIO 799R: Section 003
  • BIO 441 : Section 001
  • BIO 441 : Section 002
  • BIO 699R: Section 4
  • BIO 494R: Section 004
  • BIO 799R: Section 020
  • BIO 799R: Section 003
  • BIO 799R: Section 003
  • BIO 494R: Section 004
  • BIO 100 : Section 010

2014

  • BIO 799R: Section 003
  • BIO 699R: Section 003
  • BIO 494R: Section 004
  • BIO 100 : Section 001
  • BIO 799R: Section 003
  • BIO 799R: Section 003
  • BIO 494R: Section 004
  • BIO 100 : Section 010

2013

  • BIO 799R: Section 003
  • BIO 100 : Section 038
  • BIO 494R: Section 006
  • BIO 494R: Section 006
  • BIO 494R: Section 005
  • BIO 559R: Section 002
  • BIO 494R: Section 001
  • BIO 100 : Section 027

2012

  • BIO 494R: Section 007
  • BIO 100 : Section 026
  • BIO 100 : Section 027

2011

  • BIO 100 : Section 012

Publications

  • Lindsay J, Arok A, Bybee SM, Cho W, Cordero AM, Ferguson DG, Galante LL, Gill RAL, Mann M, Peck SL, et alOctober (4th Quarter/Autumn), 2019. Using a reconciliation model leads to large gains in evolution acceptance. 4th ed.
  • Diray-Arce J, Knowles A, Suvorov A, O'Brien J, Hansen C, Bybee SM, Gul B, Khan MA, Nielsen B. September 23, 2019. Identification and evolutionary characterization of salt-responsive transcription factors in the succulent halophyte Suaeda fruticosa. 9th ed.
  • Kummer TA, Whipple CJ, Bybee SM, Adams BJ, Jensen JL. August 30, 2019. Development of an Evolutionary Tree Concept Inventory. 2nd ed.
  • Jensen JL, Manwaring KF, Gill RA, Sudweeks RR, Davies RS, Olsen JA, Phillips AJ, Bybee SM. April (2nd Quarter/Spring) 4, 2019. Religious affiliation and religiosity and their impact on scientific beliefs in the United States. 4th ed.
  • Manwaring KF, Jensen JL, Gill RA, Sudweeks RR, Davies RS, Bybee SM. 2018. Scientific reasoning ability does not predict scientific views on evolution among religious individuals.
  • Bradshaw W, Phillips AJ, Bybee SM, Gill RA, Peck SL, Jensen JL. November 7, 2018. A longitudinal study of attitudes toward evolution among undergraduates who are members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 11th ed. Joerg Heber, editor. PLEASANT GROVE EAST: PLOS.
  • Fujimoto M, Lyman C, Suvorov A, Bodily P, Snell QO, Bybee SM, Crandall K, Clement MJ. October (4th Quarter/Autumn), 2017. Genome Polymorphism Detection Through Relaxed de Bruijin Graph Construction.
  • Lyman C, Fujimoto M, Suvorov A, Bodily P, Snell QO, Crandall K, Bybee SM, Clement MJ. October (4th Quarter/Autumn), 2017. Whole Genome Phylogenetic Tree Reconstruction Using Colored de Bruijn Graphs.
  • Suvorov A, Fujimoto S, Bodily P, Clement MJ, Bybee SM. July (3rd Quarter/Summer), 2017. Traversing Phylogenetic Hypothesis Space for Finding a Backbone of an Insect Relict Group (INSECTA: ODONATA).
  • Martin GJ, Branham MA, Whiting MF, Bybee SM. April (2nd Quarter/Spring), 2017. Total evidence phylogeny and the evolution of adult bioluminescence in fireflies (Coleoptera: Lampyridae).
  • Fujimoto S, Suvorov A, Jensen N, Clement M, Snell Q, Bybee S. January (1st Quarter/Winter), 2017. The OGCleaner: filtering false-positive homology clusters. 1st ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Bybee SM, Johnson KK, Gering EJ, Whiting MF, Crandall KA. July (3rd Quarter/Summer), 2012. All the better to see you with: A review of odonate color vision and transcriptomic insight into the odonate eye.

Presentations

  • Bybee SM. Dragonflies (Odonata) evolution: from colour to gene evolution to fossils . CEFE, CNRS, CEMEB . December, 2020.
  • Pike A, Bybee SM. Different techniques to measure color in a temperamental insect group to look at overall color evolution. Entomological Society of America. November, 2020.
  • Linde J, Pacheco Y, Robertson J, Bradler S, Bybee SM, Whiting MF. Biogeographic patterns of the stick insects (Insects: Phasmatodea) of Vanuatu. Entomological Society of America. November, 2019.
  • Bybee SM. From fossils to gene evolution, the importance of broad training in systematic biology. General Meeting of the DGaaE. March, 2019.
  • Bybee SM. Evolution of color and color vision in insects. North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences. January, 2019.
  • Hadden R, Powell, Johnson A, Bybee SM. A summary of the adventive sap beetles (Coleoptera: Nitidulidae) in Vanuatu: small beetles with a large reach. Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America. November, 2018.
  • Erickson RJ, Bybee SM, Abbott  C, Cordero-Rivera, Dijkstra KD, Kalkman V, Ware J. Combining fossils and molecules to infer relationships among Odonates. Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America. November, 2018.
  • GPowell G, Cline AR, Whiting MF, Bybee SM. Evolution of Feeding Behaviors in Sap Beetles (Coleoptera: Cucujoidea: Nitidulidae). Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America. November, 2018.
  • Paxman E, Sasine B, Lallatin M, Mulford  T, Powell G, Bybee SM. Finding "helikopters" (Odonata: Coenagrionidae) in Vanuatu. Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America. November, 2018.
  • Bybee SM, Lower SE, Fallon TR, Martin G, Suvorov A, Bybee SM. Firefly genomes illuminate parallel origins of bioluminescence in beetles. Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America. November, 2018.
  • Martin GJ, K S, Branham M, Bybee SM. Illumination: Stories in firefly evolution. Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America. November, 2018.
  • Nielson P, Brown T, Powell G, Bybee SM. Sap beetle (Coleoptera: Nitidulidae) ecology on the islands of Vanuatu . Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America. November, 2018.
  • Saxton N, Johnson K, Monson A, Serrano S, Powell G, Martin G, Taxonomy of Atyphella aphrogeneia, a marine firefly in Melanisia. Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America. November, 2018.
  • Lallatin M, Paxman, Mulford T, Sasine B, Powell G, Bybee SM. Testing phylogenetic relationships of damselflies (Odonata) in Fiji and Vanuatu. Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America. November, 2018.
  • Bybee SM, Mulford T, Lallatin M, Sasine B, Paxman, Monson A, Powell G. The naiads (nymphs) of Vanuatubasis (Odonata: Coenagrionidae). Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America. November, 2018.
  • Serrano S, Saxton N, Johnson  K, Monson, Powell  G, Bybee SM. Where earth, fire and water meet: A story of Atyphella (Coleoptera: Lampyridae) in Vanuatu. Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America. November, 2018.
  • Bybee SM. Odonata Color Evolution. Entomolgoical Society of America. November, 2018.
  • Powell G, Cline A, Whiting MF, Bybee SM. Phylogeny and evolution of feeding behaviors in sap beetles (Coleoptera: Cucujoidea: Nitidulidae). Entomological Society of America. November, 2018.
  • Ogden TH, Brienholt J, Bybee SM, Sartori M, Whiting MF. The evolution and phylogeny of mayflies (Ephemeroptera): Insights derived from phylogenetic data. Entomological Society of America. November, 2018.
  • Ogden TH, Breinholt J, Bybee SM, Miller D, Sartori M, Shiozawa DK, Whiting MF. Phylogenomics and Evolution of Mayflies (Ephemeroptera). XV International Conference on Ephemeroptera. June, 2018.
  • Bybee SM. Color vision and color evolution in insects with vignette into evolution education. Darwin Days. February, 2018.
  • Bybee SM. Evolution of color and color vision in insects, with a few tidbits on evolution education. Penn State University Symposim. February, 2018.
  • Pacheco YM, Warren JK, Marx LT, Renoult JP, Young M, Layne M, Suvorov A, Dale J, Bybee SM. Color Diversification in Odonata. Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America. November, 2017.
  • Erickson R, Bybee SM. Compiling the Odonate Phylogeny to assess ancestral relationships. Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America. November, 2017.
  • Clement RA, Arnold PP, Bybee SM. Discovering relationships and geographic barriers in Anax dragonflies. Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America. November, 2017.
  • Martin GJ, Silveira L, Hall D, Li X, Branham M, K S, Bybee SM. Illuminating the Lampyrid Phylogeny via Anchored Hybrid Enrichment . Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America. November, 2017.
  • Smith S, Drury JP, Guillermo-Ferreira R, Grether G, Ware J, Herrera MS, Bybee SM. Solving the rubyspot mystery, a phylogeny of Hetaerina and Mnesarete (Odonata: Calopterygidae). Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America. November, 2017.
  • GMartin GJ, Bills C, Clement, Smith S, Bybee SM. Using citizen science to illuminate firefly (Coleoptera: Lampyridae) localities in Utah. Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America. November, 2017.
  • Bybee SM. Color, opsins and vision in Odonata. Behavioral Ecology and Conservation Symposium II. June, 2017.
  • Smith S, Bybee SM. Rubyspot phylogeny, monophyly and wing evolution of Hetaerina and Mnesarete (Odonata: Calopterygidae) . Behavioral Ecology and Conservation Symposium II. June, 2017.
  • Bybee SM. Searching for strength in the backbone of Odonata phylogeny. International Congress of Odonatology. June, 2017.
  • GMartin GJ, Silveira L, Hall D, Li X, Branham M, Stanger-Hall K, Bybee SM. Anchored Hybrid Enrichment Analysis of Lampyrid Phylogeny. International Firefly Symposium. April, 2017.
  • Bybee SM. Firefly Genomics: why it matters. International Firefly Symposium. April, 2017.
  • Bybee SM. Opsin evolution in dragonflies (Insecta: Odonata). The Conference of BioGenomics. February, 2017.
  • Bybee SM. Dragonfly phylogeny and evolution. New Zealand Arthropod Collection, . November, 2016.
  • Martin G, Lord N, Bybee SM. BuprestidID: An interactive tool for the identification of the metallic wood-boring beetles (Coleoptera: Buprestidae). International Congress of Entomology. September, 2016.
  • Lord N, Sharkey CR, Bybee SM. Jewel beetle color visual systems: An investigation of visual protein and spectral diversity within a charismatic insect group. International Congress of Entomology. September, 2016.
  • Bybee SM, Suvorov A, Sharkey CR. Opsin and color evolution among the most molecularly complex terrestrial visual system (Odonata). International Congress of Entomology. September, 2016.
  • Suvorov A, Sharkey CR, Bybee SM. Opsins have evolved under the permanent heterozygote model: Insights from phylotranscriptomics of Odonata. International Congress of Entomology. September, 2016.
  • Smith S, Clement R, Discovering the phylogeny of rubyspot damselflies. Dragonfly Society of America Meetings. July, 2016.
  • Bybee SM. Odonata Genomics: Why it matters. Dragonfly Society of America Meetings. July, 2016.
  • Clement R, Arnold P, Bybee SM. Phylogeny of Anax, a preliminary attempt. Dragonfly Society of America Meetings. July, 2016.
  • Sharkey CR, Bybee SM. Shedding light on dragonfly vision. Dragonfly Society of America Meetings. July, 2016.
  • Lord N, Bybee SM. Jewel beetle color visual systems: from residues to reflectance spectra (Coleoptera: Buprestidae). Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America. 2015.
  • Sharkey CR, Roberts NW, Partridge JC, Bybee SM. Exploring the vision of larval odonates. International Congress of Odonataology. 2015.
  • Bybee SM. Odonata Genomics: Why it matters. International Congress of Odonataology. 2015.
  • King T, Arnold P, Pacheco Y, Pessacq P, Bybee SM. A population-level study of Cyanallagma (Odonata: Coenagrionidae) in Patagonia utilizing EPIC DNA sequence markers. Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America. November, 2015.
  • Arnold P, King T, Bybee SM. Phylogeny of Anax with special attention to the common green darner (Anax junius). Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America. November, 2015.
  • Wightman H, Bybee SM. Evolution of Ischnuran color vision. Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America. November, 2014.
  • Martin G, Swindle M, Pacheco Y, King T, Branham M, Whiting MF, Bybee SM. Illuminating the Lampyridae: A step towards a large-scale molecular phylogeny of the fireflies. Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America. November, 2014.
  • Arnold P, Lord N, Bybee SM. Jewels in the rough: A first molecular phylogeny of the charismatic beetle family Buprestidae . Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America. November, 2014.
  • Lord N, Martin G, Lelito J, Bybee SM. The first visual transcriptomes of the jewel beetles (Coleoptera: Buprestidae), including the emerald ash borer (EAB: Agrilus planipennis Fairmaire), with evidence of multiple opsin copies and sexual dimorphisms. Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America. November, 2014.
  • Wightman H, Suvorov A, Bybee SM. The phylogeny of Odonata: An update. Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America. November, 2014.
  • Pacheco Y, Martin G, Branham M, Whiting MF, Bybee SM. Using multiple lines of evidence to compare Western and Eastern populations of Pyractomena dispersa (Lampyridae) . Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America. November, 2014.
  • Martin G, Swindle M, Whiting MF, Bybee SM. A molecular phylogeny of Lampyridae and its implications to the evolution of firefly signaling systems. International Firefly Symposium. August, 2014.
  • Pacheco Y, Martin G, Whiting MF, Bybee SM. A phylogenetic comparison of populations of Pyractomena in Western United States. International Firefly Symposium. August, 2014.
  • Wightman HC, Bybee SM, Whiting MF, Morris D. Past, present and future: phylogeny of Odonata. Annual meeting of the Entomological Society of America. November, 2013.
  • Martin GJ, Swindle M, Branham MA, Whiting MF, Bybee SM. A phylogeny of Lampyridae with insight into firefly visual system evolution. Annual meeting of the Society of Evolution. July, 2013.
  • Naegle MA, Bybee SM, Mugleston J, Girod C, Whiting MF. Deciphering Dermapteran Ectoparasitic Evolution. Annual meeting of the Society of Evolution. July, 2013.
  • Manwaring KF, Bybee SM, Jensen JL. Evolutionary Theory vs Religious Doctrine: A case study demonstrating that misconceptions about religious doctrines may be limiting student engagement towards evolution. Annual meeting of the Society of Evolution. July, 2013.
  • Johnson KK, Pacheco Y, Houston D, Jordan S, Englund R, Whiting MF, Bybee SM. Exploring the genetic structure within and among populations of the endemic giant Hawaiian dragonfly Anax strenuus. Annual meeting of the Society of Evolution. July, 2013.
  • Aira MJ, Cabezas P, Bybee SM, Perez-Losada M, Dominguez J. Is there a "core" bacteriome in the earthworm Eisenia andrei? . Annual meeting of the Society of Evolution. July, 2013.
  • Morris DJ, Johnson KK, Bybee SM. Ordering Odonata: Current and Future Directions of Odonate Phylogeny. Annual meeting of the Society of Evolution. July, 2013.
  • Bybee SM. Thinking forward: defining, approaching, and solving the current Problems in odonate higher level phylogeny using next generation techniques. International Congress of Odonataology. July, 2013.
  • Bybee SM. Towards the final tree. International Congress of Odonataology. June, 2013.
  • Louton JE, Bybee SM, Branham MA. A phylogeny of Hetaerina Hagen (Odonata: Calopterygidae) based on morphological data with an examination of potential correlated evolution between sexually selected characters. Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America. November, 2012.
  • Johnson KK, Bybee SM, Whiting MF. Eyeing the evolution of odonate color vision. Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America. November, 2012.
  • Martin GJ, Bybee SM, Whiting MF, Branham MA. Using novel loci to form a preliminary phylogeny of fireflies (Coleoptera: Lampyridae). Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America. November, 2012.
  • Bybee SM. Evolution of wings, color and color vision: The future of complex trait evolution using next-gen tools. Invited presentation. November, 2012.
  • Johnson K, Whiting MF, Bybee SM. The evolution of color vision in dragonflies and damselflies (Odonata) . National Conference of Undergraduate Research. March, 2012.
  • Bybee SM. Evolution of wings, color and color vision in butterflies & dragonflies. Invited presentation. February, 2012.
  • Bybee SM, Seeley S, Whiting MF, Crandall K. Phylogeny of Holodonata: Can DNA inform more than 300 million years of morphology?. Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America. December, 2010.
  • Ingley SJ, Bybee SM, Branham MA, Whiting MF. Life on the Fly: Evolution and Ecology of the Endangered Helicopter Damselflies (Odonata: Pseudostigmatidae). Evolution Meetings. June, 2010.
  • Fogerty FA, Bybee SM, Ingley SJ, Branham MA, Whiting MF. Phylogenetic relationships of Central and South American flatwing damselflies (Odonata: Zygoptera: Megapodagrionidae): An examination of monophyly in a convoluted group. Entomological Society of America. 2008.
  • Whiting MF, Cameron SL, Miller KB, Whiting AS, Dittmar K, Bybee SM, Robertson J, Terry MD, Ogden H, G S. Deep 6: Assembling the insect tree of life. Entomological Society of America Meetings. 2006.
  • Bybee SM, Branham MA, Rhen AC, Whiting MF. Toward a phylogeny of Holodonata: getting down and dirty with the fossil record and missing data. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting. 2005.
  • Bybee SM, Ogden TH, Rehn A, Whiting MF. Phylogeny of Odonata: Molecular and morphological evidence. Entomological Society of America. 2004.
  • Whiting MF, Terry M., M. THO, Svenson G, Jarvis K, Bybee SM, Cameron SL. Molecular evidence on phylogenetic relationships among major lineages of Pterygota The Phylogenetic Relationships Among and Within 'Basal Pterygote' Orders. Symposia of the XXII International Congress of Entomology. 2004.
  • Bybee SM, Ogden TH, Whiting MF. Odonate Phylogeny: a preliminary molecular estimate. Entomological Society of America. 2003.
  • Taylor SD, Bybee SM, Nelson CR, Whiting MF. A Phylogeny of Robber Flies (Diptera: Asilidae): Molecular Evidence. International Willi Hennig Society. 2003.
  • Bybee SM, Ogden TH, Whiting MF. Odonate Phylogeny: a preliminary molecular estimate. International Willi Hennig Society. 2003.
  • Taylor SD, Bybee SM, Nelson CR, Whiting MF. Phylogeny of robber flies (Diptera: Asilidae): preliminary molecular analysis. Annual Meetings of the Entomological Society of America. 2002.
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