For a complete list of Dr. De La Torre’s Publications, please see her GoogleScholar

(*) current or previous students or postdocs in our lab

  • Compton S*, Stackpole C*, Dixit A, Sekhwal MK*, Kolb T, De La Torre AR. 2023. Differences in heat tolerance, water use efficiency and growth among Douglas-fir families and varieties evidenced by GWAS and common garden studies. AoB Plants, plad008.
  • De la Torre AR, Sekhwal MK*, Puiu D, Salzberg SL, Scott AD, Allen B, Neale DB, Chin ARO, Buckley TN. 2022. Genome-wide association identifies candidate genes for drought tolerance in coast redwood and giant sequoia. The Plant Journal, doi:10.1111/tpj.15592
  • Neale DB, Zimin AV, Zaman S, Scott AD, Shrestha B, Workman RE, Puiu D, Allen BJ, Sekhwal MK*, De La Torre AR, McGuire PE, Burns E, Timp W, Wegrzyn JL, Salzberg SL. 2022. Assembled and annotated 26.5 Gbp coast redwood genome: a resource for estimating evolutionary adaptive potential and investigating hexaploidy origin. G3: Genes Genomes Genetics, doi:10.1093/g3journal/jkab380.
  • De La Torre AR, Sekhwal MK*, Neale DB. 2021. Selective sweeps and polygenic adaptation drive local adaptation along moisture and temperature gradients in natural populations of coast redwood and giant sequoia. Genes, 12(11):1826.
  • Houminar N, Doron-Faigenboim A, Shklar G, De La Torre AR, Neale D, Korol L, Ashkenazi M, Moshe Y, Riov J, Osem Y, David-Schwartz R. 2021. Transcriptome-based single-nucleotide polymorphism markers between Pinus brutia and Pinus halepensis and the analysis of hybrids. Tree Genetics & Genomes, 17:14, doi:10.1007/s11295-021-01496-w
  • De La Torre AR, Wilhite B*, Puiu D, St. Clair JB, Crepeau MW, Salzberg SL, Langley CH, Allen B, Neale DB. 2021. Dissecting the polygenic basis of cold adaptation using genome-wide association of traits and environmental data in Douglas-fir. Genes, 12, 110.
  • Weiss M*, Sniezko R, Puiu D, Crepeau MW, Stevens K, Salzberg SL, Langley CH, Neale DB, De La Torre AR. 2020. Genomic basis of white pine blister rust quantitative disease resistance and its relationship with qualitative resistance. The Plant Journal, doi:10.1111/tpj.14928.
  • De La Torre AR, Piot A, Liu B*, Wilhite B*, Weiss M*, Porth I. 2020. Functional and morphological evolution in gymnosperms: a portrait of implicated gene families. Evolutionary Applications 00:1-18.
  • Sun YQ, Zhao W, Xu CQ, El-Kassaby YA, De La Torre AR, Mao JF. 2019. Genetic variation related to high elevation adaptation revealed by long-term common garden experiments in Pinus yunnanensisFrontiers in Genetics 10:1405, doi:10.3389/fgene.2019.01405
  • Lin YC, Wang J, Delhomme N, Schiffthaler B, Sundström G, Zuccolo A, Nystedt B, Hvidsten TR, De La Torre AR, Cossu R, Hoppner M, Lantz H, Scofield DG, Zamani N, Johansson A, Mannapperuma C, Robinson KM et al. 2018. Functional and evolutionary genomic inferences in Populus through genome and population sequencing of American and European aspenProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 115(46):E10970-E10978.
  • De La Torre AR, Puiu D, Crepeau MW, Stevens K, Salzberg SL, Langley CH, Neale DB. 2018. Genomic architecture of complex traits in Loblolly pine (Pinus taeda). New Phytologist 221:1789-1801.
  • Vasquez-Lobo A, De la Torre AR,Vangestel C, Martinez-Garcia PJ,Wegzryn JL, Calic I, Burton D, Davis D, Kinloch B, Neale DB.  2017. Finding loci associated to partial resistance to white pine blister rust on sugar pine (Pinus lambertianaDougl.). Tree Genetics & Genomes 13(108).
  • Li Z, De La Torre AR, Sterck L, Canovas FM, Avila C, Merino I, Cabezas JA, Cervera MT, Ingvarsson PK, Van de Peer Y. 2017. Single-copy genes as molecular markers for phylogenomic studies in seed plants. Genome Biology and Evolution 9(4): 1130-1147.
  • De La Torre AR, Lin YC, Van de Peer Y, Ingvarsson PK. 2015. Genome-wide analysis reveals diverged patterns of codon bias, gene expression, and rates of sequence evolution in Picea gene familiesGenome Biology and Evolution 7(4): 1002-1015.

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