Michael D. Sorenson, PhD
Professor
Boston University College of Arts and Sciences
Dept of Biology

PhD, University of Minnesota at Twin Cities



Associate Dean of the Faculty, Natural Sciences
Boston University College of Arts and Sciences




White-nose Syndrome Research at Boston University
09/01/2013 - 12/15/2017 (PI)
Bat Conservation International, Inc.

EAGER: The Geonomic Landscape of Species Divergence in an Extraordinary Avian Radiation
07/15/2014 - 06/30/2017 (PI)
National Science Foundation
DEB-1446085

DISSERTATION RESEARCH: Parent-embryo interactions in glassfrogs - female mating strategies, paternal effort and adaptive plasticity in hatching
08/01/2015 - 07/31/2016 (Co-PI)
National Science Foundation
IOS-1501531

Dissertation Research: Bats, Bugs and Pecans: Using Next-Generation Pyrosequencing to Evaluate Ecosystem Services of Insectivorous Bats
06/01/2012 - 05/31/2015 (PI)
National Science Foundation
DEB-1210806

ASSESSING RISK OF WHITE-NOSE SYNDROME IN NORTH AMERICAN BAT POPULATIONS = A MOLECULAR GENETICS APPROACH
07/01/2010 - 01/01/2015 (PI)
Morris Animal Foundation

Dissertation Research: Speciation Genomics: Expanded Sampling of an Extraordinary Avian Radiation (Katie Stryjewski)
06/01/2012 - 05/31/2014 (PI)
National Science Foundation
DEB-1210810

The Molecular Basis of Convergent Evolution in an Avian Host-Parasite System
05/01/2013 - 12/31/2013 (PI)
British Ornithologists Union

General Support for Research on White-Nose Syndrome
09/01/2011 - 11/30/2013 (Co-PI)
The Woodtiger Fund

An Automated Aerial Telemetry System for Tracking Bats
04/01/2012 - 03/31/2013 (PI)
Bat Conservation International, Inc.

Bats, Bugs and Pecans: Using Next-Generation Pyrosequencing to Evaluate Ecosystem Services of Insectivorous Bats
04/01/2012 - 03/30/2013 (PI)
Bat Conservation International, Inc.

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Yr Title Project-Sub Proj Pubs
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  1. Gomes AC, Sorenson MD, Cardoso GC. Speciation is associated with changing ornamentation rather than stronger sexual selection. Evolution. 2016 Dec; 70(12):2823-2838. PMID: 27718251; DOI: 10.1111/evo.13088;.
  2. Fossøy F, Sorenson MD, Liang W, Ekrem T, Moksnes A, Møller AP, Rutila J, Røskaft E, Takasu F, Yang C, Stokke BG. Ancient origin and maternal inheritance of blue cuckoo eggs. Nat Commun. 2016; 7:10272. PMID: 26754355; PMCID: PMC4729921; DOI: 10.1038/ncomms10272;.
  3. Pauli M, Chakarov N, Rupp O, Kalinowski J, Goesmann A, Sorenson MD, Krüger O, Hoffman JI. De novo assembly of the dual transcriptomes of a polymorphic raptor species and its malarial parasite. BMC Genomics. 2015; 16:1038. PMID: 26645667; PMCID: PMC4673757; DOI: 10.1186/s12864-015-2254-1;.
  4. Wilder AP, Kunz TH, Sorenson MD. Population genetic structure of a common host predicts the spread of white-nose syndrome, an emerging infectious disease in bats. Mol Ecol. 2015 Nov; 24(22):5495-506. PMID: 26407297; DOI: 10.1111/mec.13396;.
  5. Lavretsky P, Dacosta JM, Hernández-Baños BE, Engilis A, Sorenson MD, Peters JL. Speciation genomics and a role for the Z chromosome in the early stages of divergence between Mexican ducks and mallards. Mol Ecol. 2015 Nov; 24(21):5364-78. PMID: 26414437; DOI: 10.1111/mec.13402;.
  6. DaCosta JM, Sorenson MD. ddRAD-seq phylogenetics based on nucleotide, indel, and presence-absence polymorphisms: Analyses of two avian genera with contrasting histories. Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2016 Jan; 94(Pt A):122-35. PMID: 26279345; DOI: 10.1016/j.ympev.2015.07.026;.
  7. Ebel ER, DaCosta JM, Sorenson MD, Hill RI, Briscoe AD, Willmott KR, Mullen SP. Rapid diversification associated with ecological specialization in Neotropical Adelpha butterflies. Mol Ecol. 2015 May; 24(10):2392-405. PMID: 25809206; DOI: 10.1111/mec.13168;.
  8. DaCosta JM, Sorenson MD. Amplification biases and consistent recovery of loci in a double-digest RAD-seq protocol. PLoS One. 2014; 9(9):e106713. PMID: 25188270; PMCID: PMC4154734; DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0106713;.
  9. Spottiswoode CN, Stryjewski KF, Quader S, Colebrook-Robjent JF, Sorenson MD. Ancient host specificity within a single species of brood parasitic bird. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2011 Oct 25; 108(43):17738-42. PMID: 21949391; PMCID: PMC3203796; DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1109630108;.
  10. Sorenson MD, DaCosta JM. Genotyping HapSTR loci: phase determination from direct sequencing of PCR products. Mol Ecol Resour. 2011 Nov; 11(6):1068-75. PMID: 21692999; DOI: 10.1111/j.1755-0998.2011.03036.x;.
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Bar chart showing 49 publications over 18 distinct years, with a maximum of 5 publications in 2003 and 2007 and 2015

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