No photo of Jonathan Flowers

Jonathan Flowers

Senior Research Scientist

    20012019
    If you made any changes in Pure, your changes will be visible here soon.

    Research Output 2001 2019

    2019

    Cross-species hybridization and the origin of North African date palms

    Flowers, J., Hazzouri, K. M., Gros-Balthazard, M., Mo, Z., Koutroumpa, K., Perrakis, A., Ferrand, S., Khierallah, H. S. M., Fuller, D. Q., Aberlenc, F., Fournaraki, C. & Purugganan, M., Jan 29 2019, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 116, 5, p. 1651-1658 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Middle East
    Northern Africa
    Population
    Genome
    Phoeniceae

    Genome-wide association mapping of date palm fruit traits

    Hazzouri, K. M., Gros-Balthazard, M., Flowers, J. M., Copetti, D., Lemansour, A., Lebrun, M., Masmoudi, K., Ferrand, S., Dhar, M. I., Fresquez, Z. A., Rosas, U., Zhang, J., Talag, J., Lee, S., Kudrna, D., Powell, R. F., Leitch, I. J., Krueger, R. R., Wing, R. A., Amiri, K. M. A. & 1 others, Purugganan, M. D., Dec 1 2019, In : Nature Communications. 10, 1, 4680.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    fruits
    genome
    Fruits
    Genome-Wide Association Study
    Fruit

    Origins and geographic diversification of African rice (Oryza glaberrima)

    Veltman, M. A., Flowers, J., van Andel, T. R. & Eric Schranz, M., Mar 1 2019, In : PLoS ONE. 14, 3, e0203508.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    Oryza glaberrima
    domestication
    Genes
    Coastal zones
    rice
    2018

    Genomic insights into date palm origins

    Gros-Balthazard, M., Hazzouri, K. M. & Flowers, J., Oct 17 2018, In : Genes. 9, 10, 502.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    History
    Oman
    Gene Pool
    Population
    Domestication
    2016

    Cryptic genetic variation for arabidopsis thaliana seed germination speed in a novel salt stress environment

    Yuan, W., Flowers, J., Sahraie, D. J. & Purugganan, M., 2016, In : G3: Genes, Genomes, Genetics. 6, 10, p. 3129-3138 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Germination
    Arabidopsis
    Seeds
    Salts
    Chromosomes, Human, Pair 4

    Developing maps of fitness consequences for plant genomes

    Joly-Lopez, Z., Flowers, J. & Purugganan, M., Apr 1 2016, In : Current Opinion in Plant Biology. 30, p. 101-107 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    mutation
    genome
    regulatory sequences
    physical chromosome mapping
    intergenic DNA

    Domestication history and geographical adaptation inferred from a SNP map of African rice

    Meyer, R. S., Choi, J. Y., Sanches, M., Plessis, A., Flowers, J., Amas, J., Dorph, K., Barretto, A., Gross, B., Fuller, D. Q., Bimpong, I. K., Ndjiondjop, M. N., Hazzouri, K. M., Gregorio, G. B. & Purugganan, M., Aug 8 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Nature Genetics.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Single Nucleotide Polymorphism
    Salt-Tolerance
    Population Density
    Metagenomics
    Western Africa

    Extreme QTL mapping of germination speed in Arabidopsis thaliana

    Yuan, W., Flowers, J., Sahraie, D. J., Ehrenreich, I. M. & Purugganan, M., Sep 1 2016, In : Molecular Ecology. 25, 17, p. 4177-4196 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Germination
    Arabidopsis
    quantitative trait loci
    Seeds
    germination

    Tracing ancestor rice of Suriname Maroons back to its African origin

    Van Andel, T. R., Meyer, R. S., Aflitos, S. A., Carney, J. A., Veltman, M. A., Copetti, D., Flowers, J., Havinga, R. M., Maat, H., Purugganan, M., Wing, R. A. & Schranz, M. E., Oct 3 2016, In : Nature Plants. 2, 16149.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

    Oryza glaberrima
    Suriname
    ancestry
    rice
    landraces
    2015

    Whole genome re-sequencing of date palms yields insights into diversification of a fruit tree crop

    Hazzouri, K. M., Flowers, J., Visser, H. J., Khierallah, H. S. M., Rosas, U., Pham, G. M., Meyer, R. S., Johansen, C. K., Fresquez, Z. A., Masmoudi, K., Haider, N., El Kadri, N., Idaghdhour, Y., Malek, J. A., Thirkhill, D., Markhand, G. S., Krueger, R. R., Zaid, A. & Purugganan, M., Nov 9 2015, In : Nature Communications. 6, 8824.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    sequencing
    fruits
    genome
    crops
    polymorphism

    Whole-genome resequencing reveals extensive natural variation in the model green alga chlamydomonas reinhardtii

    Flowers, J., Hazzouri, K. M., Pham, G. M., Rosas, U., Bahmani, T., Khraiwesh, B., Nelson, D., Jijakli, K., Abdrabu, R., Harris, E. H., Lefebvre, P. A., Hom, E. F. Y., Salehi-Ashtiani, K. & Purugganan, M., 2015, In : Plant Cell. 27, 9, p. 2353-2369 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Chlamydomonas reinhardtii
    Chlorophyta
    Genome
    genome
    Genes
    2014

    Population Genomics of Plant Species

    Hazzouri, K. M., Purugganan, M. & Flowers, J., 2014, In : Advances in Botanical Research. 69, p. 311-334 24 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    genome
    mating systems
    population size
    genetic variation

    Possible loss of the chloroplast genome in the parasitic flowering plant Rafflesia lagascae (Rafflesiaceae)

    Molina, J., Hazzouri, K. M., Nickrent, D., Geisler, M., Meyer, R. S., Pentony, M. M., Flowers, J., Pelser, P., Barcelona, J., Inovejas, S. A., Uy, I., Yuan, W., Wilkins, O., Michel, C. I., Locklear, S., Concepcion, G. P. & Purugganan, M., Apr 2014, In : Molecular Biology and Evolution. 31, 4, p. 793-803 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Rafflesia
    Rafflesiaceae
    Chloroplast Genome
    chloroplast
    angiosperm

    Variation in arabidopsis flowering time associated with cis-regulatory variation in CONSTANS

    Rosas, U., Mei, Y., Xie, Q., Banta, J. A., Zhou, R. W., Seufferheld, G., Gerard, S., Chou, L., Bhambhra, N., Parks, J. D., Flowers, J. M., McClung, C. R., Hanzawa, Y. & Purugganan, M. D., Apr 16 2014, In : Nature Communications. 5, 3651.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    mutations
    Arabidopsis
    Transcription Factors
    Genes
    Mutation
    2013

    Molecular relationships between australian annual wild rice, Oryza meridionalis, and two related perennial forms

    Sotowa, M., Ootsuka, K., Kobayashi, Y., Hao, Y., Tanaka, K., Ichitani, K., Flowers, J., Purugganan, M., Nakamura, I., Sato, Y. I., Sato, T., Crayn, D., Simon, B., Waters, D. L. E., Henry, R. J. & Ishikawa, R., 2013, In : Rice. 6, 26

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    wild rice
    Oryza rufipogon
    rice
    genome
    nuclear genome

    Regional modulation of a stochastically expressed factor determines photoreceptor subtypes in the drosophila retina

    Thanawala, S. U., Rister, J., Goldberg, G. W., Zuskov, A., Olesnicky, E. C., Flowers, J., Jukam, D., Purugganan, M., Gavis, E. R., Desplan, C. & Johnston, R. J., Apr 15 2013, In : Developmental Cell. 25, 1, p. 93-105 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Drosophila
    Retina
    Modulation
    Basic Helix-Loop-Helix Transcription Factors
    Neurology
    2012

    Diversifying selection underlies the origin of Allozyme polymorphism at the phosphoglucose isomerase locus in Tigriopus californicus

    Schoville, S. D., Flowers, J. & Burton, R. S., Jun 29 2012, In : PLoS One. 7, 6, e40035.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    glucose-6-phosphate isomerase
    Glucose-6-Phosphate Isomerase
    Polymorphism
    allozymes
    Isoenzymes

    Natural selection in gene-dense regions shapes the genomic pattern of polymorphism in wild and domesticated rice

    Flowers, J. M., Molina, J., Rubinstein, S., Huang, P., Schaal, B. A. & Purugganan, M. D., Feb 2012, In : Molecular Biology and Evolution. 29, 2, p. 675-687 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Genetic Selection
    natural selection
    genomics
    polymorphism
    rice

    Phylogeography of Asian wild rice, Oryza rufipogon: A genome-wide view

    Huang, P., Molina, J., Flowers, J. M., Rubinstein, S., Jackson, S. A., Purugganan, M. D. & Schaal, B. A., Sep 2012, In : Molecular Ecology. 21, 18, p. 4593-4604 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Phylogeography
    Oryza rufipogon
    wild rice
    phylogeography
    rice
    2011

    Molecular evidence for a single evolutionary origin of domesticated rice

    Molina, J., Sikora, M., Garud, N., Flowers, J. M., Rubinstein, S., Reynolds, A., Huang, P., Jackson, S., Schaal, B. A., Bustamante, C. D., Boyko, A. R. & Purugganan, M. D., May 17 2011, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 108, 20, p. 8351-8356 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Oryza
    Single Nucleotide Polymorphism
    Chromosomes, Human, Pair 12
    Chromosomes, Human, Pair 8
    Chromosomes, Human, Pair 10

    Reply to Ge and Sang: A single origin of domesticated rice

    Molina, J., Sikora, M., Garud, N., Flowers, J. M., Rubinstein, S., Reynolds, A., Huang, P., Jackson, S. A., Schaal, B. A., Bustamante, C. D., Boyko, A. R. & Purugganan, M. D., Sep 27 2011, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 108, 39

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    2010

    Migration, isolation and hybridization in island crop populations: The case of Madagascar rice

    Mather, K. A., Molina, J., Flowers, J. M., Rubinstein, S., Rauh, B. L., Lawton-Rauh, A., Caicedo, A. L., McNally, K. L. & Purugganan, M. D., 2010, In : Molecular Ecology. 19, 22, p. 4892-4905 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Madagascar
    Islands
    hybridization
    rice
    crop

    Small-scale morphological differentiation in three brooding sea star species with limited dispersal

    Foltz, D. W. & Flowers, J., Dec 1 2010, Echinoderms: Durham - Proceedings of the 12th International Echinoderm Conference. p. 167-172 6 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Asteroidea
    genetic drift
    phenotypic plasticity
    natural selection
    hybridization

    Variation, sex, and social cooperation: Molecular population genetics of the social amoeba Dictyostelium discoideum

    Flowers, J., Li, S. I., Stathos, A., Saxer, G., Ostrowski, E. A., Queller, D. C., Strassmann, J. E. & Purugganan, M., Jul 2010, In : PLoS Genetics. 6, 7, p. 1-14 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Dictyostelium discoideum
    Amoeba
    Dictyostelium
    Population Genetics
    molecular genetics
    2009

    A population genomics study of the Arabidopsis core cell cycle genes shows the signature of natural selectionw

    Sterken, R., Kiekens, R., Coppens, E., Vercauteren, I., Zabeau, M., Lnzé, D., Flowers, J. & Vuylsteke, M., Oct 1 2009, In : Plant Cell. 21, 10, p. 2987-2998 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Metagenomics
    cdc Genes
    Arabidopsis
    cell cycle
    Cyclin-Dependent Kinases

    Direct evidence that genetic variation in glycerol-3-phosphate and malate dehydrogenase genes (Gpdh and Mdh1) affects adult ethanol tolerance in Drosophila melanogaster

    Eanes, W. F., Merritt, T. J. S., Flowers, J., Kumagai, S. & Zhu, C. T., Feb 1 2009, In : Genetics. 181, 2, p. 607-614 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Glycerolphosphate Dehydrogenase
    Malate Dehydrogenase
    Drosophila melanogaster
    Ethanol
    Alcohols

    Population genomics of the arabidopsis thaliana flowering time gene network

    Flowers, J. M., Hanzawa, Y., Hall, M. C., Moore, R. C. & Purugganan, M. D., Nov 2009, In : Molecular Biology and Evolution. 26, 11, p. 2475-2486 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Metagenomics
    Gene Regulatory Networks
    Arabidopsis
    flowering
    genomics
    2008

    A conserved mutation in an ethylene biosynthesis enzyme leads to andromonoecy in melons

    Boualem, A., Fergany, M., Fernandez, R., Troadec, C., Martin, A., Morin, H., Sari, M. A., Collin, F., Flowers, J. M., Pitrat, M., Purugganan, M. D., Dogimont, C. & Bendahmane, A., Aug 8 2008, In : Science. 321, 5890, p. 836-838 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Cucurbitaceae
    Alleles
    Angiosperms
    Mutation
    Enzymes

    The evolution of plant genomes - scaling up from a population perspective

    Flowers, J. & Purugganan, M., Dec 2008, In : Current Opinion in Genetics and Development. 18, 6, p. 565-570 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Plant Genome
    Genome
    Population
    Carica
    Population Genetics
    2007

    Adaptive evolution of metabolic pathways in Drosophila

    Flowers, J., Sezgin, E., Kumagai, S., Duvernell, D. D., Matzkin, L. M., Schmidt, P. S. & Eanes, W. F., Jun 1 2007, In : Molecular Biology and Evolution. 24, 6, p. 1347-1354 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Metabolic Networks and Pathways
    Drosophila
    biochemical pathways
    enzyme
    Enzymes

    Erratum: Adaptive evolution of metabolic pathways in Drosophila (Molecular Biology and Evolution (2007) 24, (1347-1354))

    Flowers, J., Sezgin, E., Kumagai, S., Duvernell, D. D., Matzkin, L. M., Schmidt, P. S. & Eanes, W. F., Jul 1 2007, In : Molecular Biology and Evolution. 24, 7, 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

    Molecular biology
    Metabolic Networks and Pathways
    2006

    Flux control and excess capacity in the enzymes of glycolysis and their relationship to flight metabolism in Drosophila melanogaster

    Eanes, W. F., Merritt, T. J. S., Flowers, J., Kumagai, S., Sezgin, E. & Zhu, C. T., Dec 19 2006, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 103, 51, p. 19413-19418 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Glycolysis
    Drosophila melanogaster
    Enzymes
    Triose-Phosphate Isomerase
    Phosphoglucomutase

    Ribosomal RNA gene silencing in interpopulation hybrids of Tigriopus californicus: Nucleolar dominance in the absence of intergenic spacer subrepeats

    Flowers, J. & Burton, R. S., Aug 1 2006, In : Genetics. 173, 3, p. 1479-1486 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Gene Silencing
    RNA Interference
    rRNA Genes
    Transcription Factors
    Copepoda
    2005

    Unusual structure of ribosomal DNA in the copepod Tigriopus californicus: Intergenic spacer sequences lack internal subrepeats

    Burton, R. S., Metz, E. C., Flowers, J. & Willett, C. S., Jan 3 2005, In : Gene. 344, p. 105-113 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Copepoda
    Intergenic DNA
    Ribosomal DNA
    Population
    Pol1 Transcription Initiation Complex Proteins
    2002

    The recruitment sweepstakes has many winners: Genetic evidence from the sea urchin Strongylocentrotus purpuratus

    Flowers, J., Schroeter, S. C. & Burton, R. S., Jan 1 2002, In : Evolution. 56, 7, p. 1445-1453 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Strongylocentrotus purpuratus
    Strongylocentrotus
    Sea Urchins
    Population Density
    Echinoidea
    2001

    Reconciling molecular systematics and traditional taxonomy in a species-rich clade of sea stars (Leptasterias subgenus Hexasterias)

    Flowers, J. & Foltz, D. W., Jan 1 2001, In : Marine Biology. 139, 3, p. 475-483 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    molecular systematics
    Asteroidea
    sorting
    mitochondrial DNA
    hybridization