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Patrick Monnahan

Postdoctoral Researcher at the John Innes Centre in Norwich, United Kingdom
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Advisor: John Kelly
Research Interests: Evolutionary quantitative genetics
Hometown: Cashmere, WA


  • B.S. in Biology, Truman State University, 2009


  • Koelling, V. A., PJ Monnahan, JK Kelly. (2012). "A Bayesian method for the joint estimation of outcrossing rate and inbreeding depression." Heredity 109(6): 393-400.
  • Almany, G. R., et al. (2009). "Permanent Genetic Resources added to Molecular Ecology Resources Database 1 May 2009–31 July 2009." Molecular Ecology Resources 9(6): 1460-1466.


  • Monnahan, P. J. “Epistasis among QTL affecting floral size and development in Mimulus guttatus”.  microMorph Workshop. Harvard University. (Boston, MA). 12 May 2012. Selected Oral presentation.
  • Koelling, V. A., P. J. Monnahan, and J. K. Kelly. “Estimating outcrossing rate and inbreeding depression from marker data when family sizes are small”. Botany 2011 (St. Louis, MO) Oral presentation. 9-13 July 2011.
  • Monnahan, P. J.  Identification of 29 novel, polymorphic microsattelite loci in the red shiner (Cyprinella lutrensis).  GSO Retreat 2010, Lawrence, KS, October 2010. Volunteer oral contribution.


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