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Hjelmen CE, Yuan Y, Parrot JJ, McGuane AS#, Srivastav SP, Purcell AC, Pimsler ML, Sze, S-H, Tarone AM. Identification and Characterization of Small RNA Markers of Age in the Blow Fly Cochliomyia macellaria (Fabricius)(Diptera: Calliphoridae) Insects. PDF

Morelli, MW#, Blackmon H, Hjelmen CE. Diptera and Drosophila Karyotype Databases: A useful dataset to guide evolutionary and genomic studies. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution PDF


Pimsler ML, Hjelmen CE, Jonika MM, Sharma A, Fu S, Bala M, Sze S, Tomberlin JK, Tarone AM. Sexual dimorphism in growth rate and gene expression throughout immature development in wild type Chrysomya rufifaces (Diptera: Calliphoridae Macquart). Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution PDF

Tvedte ES, Gasser M, Sparklin BC, Michalski J, Hjelmen CE, Johnston JS, Zhao X, Bromley R, Tallon LJ, Sadzewicz L, Rasko DA, Dunning Hotopp, JC. Comparison of long-read sequencing technologies in interrogating bacteria and fly genomes. G3. PDF


Anderson NW#, Hjelmen CE, Blackmon H. The probability of fusions joining sex chromosomes and autosomes. Biology Letters. PDF

Malawey AS, Zhang H, McGuane AS#, Walsh EM, Rusch TW, Hjelmen CE, Delclos PJ, Rangel J, Zheng L, Cai M, Yu Z, Tarone AM, Zhang J, Tomberlin JK. Interaction of age and temperature on heat shock protein expression, sperm count, and sperm viability of the adult black soldier fly (Diptera: Stratiomyidae) Journal of Insects as Food and Feed DOI: 10.3920/JIFF2020.0017 PDF

Sylvester T, Hjelmen CE, Hanrahan SJ, Lenhart PA, Johnston JS, Blackmon H. Lineage-specific patterns of chromosome evolution are the rule not the exception in Polyneoptera insects. Proceedings B DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2020.1388 PDF

Hjelmen CE, Holmes VR, Burrus CG#, Piron E#, Mynes M#, Garrett M#, Blackmon H, Johnston JS. Thoracic underreplication in Drosophila species estimates a minimum genome size and the dynamics of added DNA. Evolution DOI:10.1111/evo.14022 PDF

Jonika MM#, Hjelmen CE, Faris AM, McGuane AS#, Tarone AM. An evaluation of differentially spliced genes as markers for sex for forensic entomology. Journal of Forensic Sciences DOI: 10.1111/1556-4029.14461 PDF

Johnston JS, Zapalac ME#, Hjelmen CE. Flying High--Muscle-Specific Underreplication in Drosophila. Genes PDF

Hjelmen CE, Parrott JJ, Srivastav SP, McGuane AS, Ellis LL, Stewart AD, Johnston JS, and Tarone AM. Effect of phenotype selection on genome size variation in two species of Diptera. Genes PDF


Hjelmen CE, Blackmon H, Holmes VR#, Burrus CG#, Johnston JS. Genome Size evolution differs between Drosophila subgenera with striking differences in male and female genome size in Sophophora. G3 PDF


Hjelmen CE, Garrett M#, Holmes VR#, Mynes M#, Piron E#, and Johnston JS. Genome size evolution within and between the sexes. Journal of Heredity PDF

Johnston JS, Bernardini A, Hjelmen CE. "Genome Size Estimation and Quantitative Cytogenetics in Insects." in Insect Genomics: Methods and Protocols. PDF


Lower S Sander, Johnston JS, Stanger-Hall K, Hjelmen CE, Hanrahan SJ, Korunes K, and Hall D. Genome Size in North American fireflies: Substantial variation likely driven by neutral processes. GBE. PDF

Hjelmen CE, and Johnston JS. The mode and tempo of genome size evolution in the subgenus Sophophora. PLOS One. PDF


Arnqvist G, Sayadi A, Immonen E, Hotzy C, Rankin D, Tuda M, Hjelmen CE, and Johnston JS. Genome size correlates with reproductive fitness in seed beetles. Proc. R. Soc. B. PDF

Rangel J, Straus K#, Seedorf K#, Hjelmen CE, Johnston JS. Endopolyploidy changes with age-related polyethism in the honey bee, Apis mellifera. PLOS One. PDF


Ellis LL, Huang W, Quinn AM, Ahuja A, Alfrejd B, Gomez FE, Hjelmen CE, Moore KL, Mackay TFC, Johnston JS, and Tarone AM. Intrapopulation genome size variation in D. melanogaster Genetic Reference Panel lines. PLOS Genetics. PDF

The DGRP Consoritum. Natural variation in genome architecture among 205 Drosophila melanogaster Genetic Reference Panel lines. Genome Research. PDF


Larson MK, Tormoen GW, Weaver LJ, Luepke KJ, Patel IA, Hjelmen CE , Ensz NM, McComas LS, McCarty OJ. Exogenous modification of platelet membranes with the omega-3 fatty acids EPA and DHA reduces platelet procoagulant activity and thrombus formation. Am. J. Physiol. Cell Physiol. PDF