Paul Hime

Post-doctoral Researcher
Primary office:
Dyche Hall


Faculty Sponsor:  Rich Glor

Selected Publications:

  • Hime, P.M., Briggler, J.T., Reece, J.S., and Weisrock, D.W. 2019. Genomic data reveal conserved female heterogamety in giant salamanders with gigantic genomes. G3: Genes | Genomes | Genetics. 9(10): 3467–3476.
  • Weisrock, D.W., Hime, P.M., Nunziata, S.O., Jones, K.S., Murphy, M.O., Hotaling, S.R. and Kratovil, J.K. 2018. Surmounting the large genome "problem" for genomic data generation in salamanders. In: Hohenlohe, P. and Rajora, O. (eds).  Wildlife Genomics.  Springer, New York, N.Y.
  • Yuan, Z.Y., Zhang, B.I., Raxworth, C.J., Weisrock, D.W., Hime, P.M., Jin, J.Q., Lemmon, E.M. Lemmon, A.R., Holland, S.D., Kortyna, M.I., Zhou, W.W., Peng., M.S., Che, J., and Prendini, E. 2018.  Natatanuran frogs used the Indian plate to step-stone disperse and radiate across the Indian Ocean.  National Science Review.

Recent Presentations:

  • Hime, P.M. 2018.  Challenges of species tree estimation across multiple phylogenetic scales. Society of Systematic Biologists Standalone Meeting, Columbus, OH.
  • Hime, P.M. 2019. Using Giganitic Genomes to Understand and Conserve Giant Salamanders. University of Kansas, Ecology and Evolutionary Department, Lawrence, KS., September.
  • Hime, P.M. 2019. Are cryptic species really cryptic? Morphometric variation in Cryptobranchus. 9th Hellbender Symposium Blacksburg, VA.
  • de Mello, P.L.M., Hime, P.M. and Glor, R.E. 2019. Do sex chromosomes play a disproportional role in speciation? A study with anoles. Brazilian Herpetology Congress, Campinas Brazil.
  • Hime, P.M. 2019. Machine learning and demographic model selection reveal multiple cryptic species of Cryptobranchus salamanders. Evolution Meetings, Providence, RI.
  • de Mello, P.L.M., Hime, P.M. and Glor, R.E. 2019. Identification and assembly of an anole sex-chromosome: Rapid degeneration since autosomal fusion? Evolution Meeting, Providence, RI.

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