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Matthew Greenwold


Department of Biology
University of South Carolina

Office: Sumwalt 341
Phone Number: 803-576-6135
Email: greenwold@biol.sc.edu
Website:

Teaching:
BIOL110 General Biology

Research Highlights:

What makes the feather soar | University of South Carolina

The "Big Bang" of Bird Evolution (Part 2) | Duke University Research
March of the penguin genomes
Penguin genomes reveals clues about their past and future

Beijing Genomics Institute (BGI) Avian Genomics Website

Publications:
Zhang G, Li C, Li Q, Li B, Larkin DM, Lee C, Storz JF, Antunes A, Greenwold MJ, Meredith RW, Ödeen A, Cui J, Zhou Q, Xu L, Pan H, Wang Z, Jin L, Zhang P, Hu H, Yang W, Hu J, Xiao J, Yang Z, Liu Y, Xie Q, Yu H, Lian J, Wen P, Zhang F, Li H, Zeng Y, Xiong Z, Liu S, Zhou L, Huang Z, An N, Wang J, Zheng Q, Xiong Y, Wang G, Wang B, Wang J, Fan Y, da Fonseca RR, Alfaro-Núñez A, Campos P, Schubert M, Orlando L, Mourier T, Howard J, Ganapathy G, Pfenning A, Whitney O, Rivas MV, Hara E, Smith J, Farré M, Narayan J, Slavov G, Romanov MN, Borges R, Machado JP, Khan I, Springer MS, Gatesy J, Hoffmann FG, Opazo JC, Håstad O, Sawyer RH, Kim H, Kim K, Kim HJ, Cho S, Li N, Huang Y, Bruford MW, Zhan X, Dixon A, Bertelsen MF, Derryberry E, Warren W, Li S, Ray DA, Green RE, O’Brien SJ, Griffin D, Johnson WE, Haussler D, Ryder OA, Willerslev E, Graves GR, Alström P, Fjeldså J, Mindell D, Edwards SV, Braun EL, Rahbek C, Burt DW, Houde P, Zhang Y, Yang H, Wang J, Jarvis ED, Gilbert MTP, Wang J, Avian Genome Consortium. 2014. Comparative genomics reveals insights into avian genome evolution and adaptation. Science, 346 (6215):1311-1320. [DOI: 10.1126/science.1251385]

Li C, ZhangY, ZhaoH, LiJ, KongL, HuH, PanH, XuL, DengY, LiQ, JinL, YuH, ChenY, LiuB, YangL, LiuS, ZhangY, LangY, XiaJ, HeW, ShiQ, SubramanianS, MillarCD, MeaderS, RandsCM, FujitaMK, GreenwoldMJ, CastoeTA, PollockD, GuW, NamK, EllegrenH, HoSYW, BurtDW, Ponting CP, Jarvis ED, Gilbert MTP, LambertDM, Wang J, Zhang J, Zhang G. 2014. Two Antarctic penguin genomes reveal insights into their evolutionary history and molecular changes related to the cold Antarctic environment. GigaScience, 3:27. [DOI: 10.1186/2047-217X-3-27]

Greenwold MJ, Bao W, Jarvis ED, Hu H, Li C, Gilbert MT, Zhang G, Sawyer RH. 2014. Dynamic evolution of the alpha (α) and beta (β) keratins has accompanied integument diversification and the adaptation of birds into novel lifestyles. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 14:249. [DOI: 10.1186/s12862-014-0249-1]

Greenwold MJ, Sawyer RH. 2013. Molecular evolution and expression of archosaurian β-keratins: Diversification and expansion of archosaurian β-keratins and the origin of feather β-keratins. J. Exp. Zool. (Mol. Dev. Evol.) 320B:393-405. [DOI: 10.1002/jez.b.22514]

St. John JA, Braun EL, Isberg SR, Miles LG, Chong AY, Gongora J, Dalzell P, Moran C, Bed’Hom B, Abzhanov A, Burgess SC, Cooksey AM, Castoe TA, Crawford NG, Densmore LD, Drew JC, Edwards SV, Faircloth BC, Fujita MK, Greenwold MJ, Hoffmann FG, Howard JM, Iguchi T, Janes DE, Khan SY, Kohno S, Jason de Koning AP, Lance SL, McCarthy FM, McCormack JE, Merchant ME, Peterson DG, Pollock DD, Pourmand N, Raney BJ, Roessler KA, Sanford JR, Sawyer RH, Schmidt CJ, Triplett EW, Tuberville TD, Venegas-Anaya M, Jarvis ED, Guillette Jr. LJ, Glenn TC, Green RE, Ray DA. 2012. Sequencing three crocodilian genomes to illuminate the evolution of archosaurs and amniotes. Genome Biology, 13:415. [DOI: 10.1186/gb-2012-13-1-415]

Greenwold MJ, Sawyer RH. 2011. Linking the molecular evolution of avian beta (β) keratins to the evolution of feathers.J. Exp. Zool. (Mol. Dev. Evol.) 316B:609-616. [DOI: 10.1002/jez.b.21436]

Greenwold MJ, Sawyer RH. 2010. The Genomic organization and molecular phylogenies of the beta (β) keratin multigene family in the chicken (Gallus gallus) and zebra finch (Taeniopygia guttata): implications for feather evolution. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 10:148. [DOI: 10.1186/1471-2148-10-148]