Gemma V. Clucas

Postdoctoral Research Assoc
Office: Natural Resources & the Environment, James Hall, Durham, NH 03824
Gemma Clucas

Research Interests

  • Ecology
  • Genomics

Selected Publications

Clucas, G. V., Younger, J. L., Kao, D., Emmerson, L., Southwell, C., Wienecke, B., . . . Hart, T. (2018). Comparative population genomics reveals key barriers to dispersal in Southern Ocean penguins. MOLECULAR ECOLOGY, 27(23), 4680-4697. doi:10.1111/mec.14896

Borowicz, A., McDowall, P., Youngflesh, C., Sayre-McCord, T., Clucas, G., Herman, R., . . . Lynch, H. J. (2018). Multi-modal survey of Adélie penguin mega-colonies reveals the Danger Islands as a seabird hotspot. Scientific Reports, 8(1). doi:10.1038/s41598-018-22313-w

Younger, J. L., Clucas, G. V., Kao, D., Rogers, A. D., Gharbi, K., Hart, T., & Miller, K. J. (2017). The challenges of detecting subtle population structure and its importance for the conservation of emperor penguins. Molecular Ecology, 26(15), 3883-3897. doi:10.1111/mec.14172

Clucas, G. V., Younger, J. L., Kao, D., Rogers, A. D., Handley, J., Miller, G. D., . . . Hart, T. (2016). Dispersal in the sub-Antarctic: king penguins show remarkably little population genetic differentiation across their range. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 16(1). doi:10.1186/s12862-016-0784-z

Levy, H., Clucas, G. V., Rogers, A. D., Leaché, A. D., Ciborowski, K. L., Polito, M. J., . . . Hart, T. (2016). Population structure and phylogeography of the Gentoo Penguin ( Pygoscelis papua ) across the Scotia Arc. Ecology and Evolution, 6(6), 1834-1853. doi:10.1002/ece3.1929

Brekke, P., Ewen, J. G., Clucas, G., & Santure, A. W. (2015). Determinants of male floating behaviour and floater reproduction in a threatened population of the hihi ( Notiomystis cincta ). Evolutionary Applications, 8(8), 796-806. doi:10.1111/eva.12287

Younger, J. L., Clucas, G. V., Kooyman, G., Wienecke, B., Rogers, A. D., Trathan, P. N., . . . Miller, K. J. (2015). Too much of a good thing: sea ice extent may have forced emperor penguins into refugia during the last glacial maximum. Global Change Biology, 21(6), 2215-2226. doi:10.1111/gcb.12882

Clucas, G. V., Dunn, M. J., Dyke, G., Emslie, S. D., Levy, H., Naveen, R., . . . Hart, T. (2015). A reversal of fortunes: climate change ‘winners’ and ‘losers’ in Antarctic Peninsula penguins. Scientific Reports, 4(1). doi:10.1038/srep05024

Walsh, J., Clucas, G., Macmanes, M., Thomas, W. K., & Kovach, A. I. (n.d.). Divergent selection and drift shape the genomes of two avian sister species spanning a saline-freshwater ecotone. Molecular Ecology.

Most Cited Publications