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Jason L. Malaney

Assistant Professor

Sundquist Science Complex, Room D216
P.O. Box 4718
Clarksville, TN 37044
(931) 221-6531
email: malaneyj@apsu.edu
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Ph.D., University of New Mexico, 2013
M.S., Eastern New Mexico University, 2003
B.S., Eastern New Mexico University, Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences
, 2000


Principles of Biology and Zoological Diversity

Research Interests


Selected Publications

AG Hope, SYW Ho, JL Malaney, JA Cook, SL Talbot (2014) Accounting for rate variation among lineages in comparative demographic analyses. Evolution 68:2689-2700

MA Thomas, GW Roemer, CJ Donlan, BG Dickson, M Matocq, JL Malaney (2013). Gene tweaking for conservation. Nature 501:485-486

JL Malaney and JA Cook (2013) Using biogeographic history to inform conservation: the case of Preble’s meadow jumping mouse. Molecular Ecology 22:6000-6017

JL Malaney, LA Moffitt, C Conroy, HD Spoonhunter, JL Patton, JA Cook (2013).  Phylogeography of the Western Jumping Mouse (Zapus princeps) detects deep and persistent allopatry with expansion Journal of Mammalogy 94:1016-1029

JL Malaney, JK Frey, JA Cook (2012) The biogeographic legacy of an imperilled taxon provides a foundation for assessing lineage diversification, demography, and conservation genetics.  Diversity and Distributions 18:689-703

L Fontanesi, L Forestier, D Allain, E Scotti, F Beretti, S Deretz-Picoulet, E Pecchioli, C Vernesi, T J Robinson, JL Malaney, V Russo, A Oulmouden (2010) Characterization of the rabbit agouti signaling protein (ASIP) gene: Transcripts, phylogenetic analyses, and identification of the causative mutation of the non-agouti black coat colour. Genomics 95:166-175.

JK Frey, JL Malaney (2009) Decline of the Meadow Jumping Mouse (Zapus hudsonius luteus) in two mountain ranges in New Mexico.  Southwestern Naturalist 54: 31-44.

JL Malaney, JK Frey (2006) Summer habitat use by snowshoe hare and mountain cottontail at their southern zone of sympatry. Journal of Wildlife Management 70:877-883

JK Frey, JL Malaney (2006) Snowshoe hare (Lepus americanus) and mountain cottontail (Sylvilagus nuttallii) biogeography at their southern range limit. Journal of Mammalogy 87:1175-1182.