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Baird Publications

·       Ross, J. A., D. C. Koboldt, J. E. Staisch, H. M. Chamberlin, B. P. Gupta, R. D. Miller, S. E. Baird and E. S. Haag (2011) Caenorhabditis briggsae recombinant inbred line genotypes reveal inter-strain incompatibilities and inter-species divergence of recombination rate. PLoS Genetics, 7(7): e1002174. Doi:10.1371/journal.pgen.1002174

·       Woodruff, G. C., O. Eke, S. E. Baird, M.-A. Félix and E. S. Haag (2010) Fertile interspecies hybrids in Caenorhabditis an their implications for the evolution of hermaphroditism. Genetics 186: 997 - 1012.

·       Koboldt, D. C., J. Staisch, B. Thillainathan, K. Haines, S. E. Baird, H. M. Chamberlin, E. S. Haag, R. D. Miller and B. P. Gupta (2010) A toolkit for rapid gene mapping in the nematode Caenorhabditis briggsae. BMC Genomics 11:236 (

·       Hillier, L. W., R. D. Miller, S. E. Baird, A. Chinwalla, L. A. Fulton, D. C. Koboldt, R. H. Waterston (2007) Comparison of C. elegans and C. briggsae genome sequences reveals extensive conservation of chromosome organization and synteny. PLoS Biology 5(7): e167.

·       Dolgin, E. S., B. Charlesworth, S. E. Baird and A. D. Cutter (2007) Inbreeding and outbreeding depression in Caenorhabditis nematodes. Evolution 61: 1339–1352.

·       Cutter, A. D., S. E. Baird and D. Charlesworth (2006) High nucleotide polymorphism and rapid decay of linkage disequilibrium in wild populations of Caenorhabditis remanei. Genetics 174: 901-913.

·       Baird, S. E. and H. M. Chamberlin (2006) Caenorhabditis briggsae methods, WormBook, ed. The C. elegans Research Community, WormBook, doi/10.1895/wormbook.1.128.1,

·       Baird, S. E., J. C. Bohrer and C. R. Davidson (2005) The genetics of ray pattern variation in Caenorhabditis briggsae. BMC Evolutionary Biology 5: 3

·       Baird, S. E. (2002) Haldane’s Rule by sexual transformation in Caenorhabditis. Genetics 161 1349-1353.

·       Baird, S. E. (2001) Strain-specific variation in the pattern of caudal papillae in Caenorhabditis briggsae (Nematoda; Rhabditidae); implications for species identification. Nematology 3: 373-376.

·       Baird, S. E. and W.-C. Yen (2000) Reproductive isolation in Caenorhabditis: Terminal phenotypes of hybrid embryos. Evolution & Development, 2: 1-7.

·       Khan, E., M. Singh, and S. Baird (1999) Studies on the rhabditids of India: Descriptions of Flagicaudoides gen. n. and two new species of Cuticularia (Nematoda: Rhabditida). International Journal of Nematology 9: 196-202.

·       Baird, S. E. (1999) Natural and experimental associations of Caenorhabditis remanei with Trachelipus rathkii and other terrestrial isopods. Nematology, 1: 471-475.

·       Baird, S. E. and S. A. Ellazar (1999) TGFb-like signaling and spicule development in Caenorhabditis elegans. Developmental Biology 212: 93-100.

·       Savage, C., P. Das, A. L. Finelli, S. R. Townsend, C.-Y. Sun, S. E. Baird, and R. W. Padgett (1996) Caenorhabditis elegans genes sma-2, sma-3, and sma-4 define a conserved family of transforming growth factor beta pathway components. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science USA 93: 790-794.

·       Baird, S. E., D.H.A. Fitch, and S.W. Emmons (1994). Caenorhabditis vulgaris n. sp. (Secernentea: Rhabditidae); a necromenic associate of pill bugs and snails. Nematologica.40: 1-11.

·       Baird, S. E., M.E. Sutherlin, and S.W. Emmons (1992) Reproductive isolation in Rhabditidae (Nematoda:Secernentea); Mechanisms that isolate six species of three genera. Evolution 46:585-594.

·       Baird, S. E., D.H.A. Fitch, I.A.A. Kassem, and S.W. Emmons (1991) Pattern formation in the nematode epidermis: Determination of the arrangement of peripheral sense organs in the C. elegans male tail, Development 113: 515-526.

·       Baird, S. E. and L.A. Klobutcher (1991) Differential DNA amplification and copy number control in the hypotrichous ciliate, Euplotes crassus. J. Protozool. 38: 136-140.

·       Baird, S. E. and S.W. Emmons (1990) Identification of a class of noncomplementing genes required during ray morphogenesis in Caenorhabditis elegans males. Genetics 126: 335-344.

·       Baird, S. E., G. Fino, S.L. Tausta, and L.A. Klobutcher (1989) Micronuclear genome organization in Euplotes crassus: A transposon-like element that is excised during macronuclear development. Mol. Cell. Biol. 9: 3792-3807.

·       Baird, S. E. and L. A. Klobutcher (1989) Characterization of chromosome fragmentation in two protozoans and identification of a candidate fragmentation sequence in Euplotes crassus. Genes & Dev. 3: 585-597.

·       Baird, S. E. and L. A. Klobutcher (1988) Genetic characterization and use of a restriction fragment length variant in the hypotrichous ciliate, Euplotes crassus. J. Protozool. 35: 459-465.

·       Dunigan, D.D., S. Baird, and J. Lucas-Lenard (1986) Lack of correlation between the accumulation of plus-stranded leader RNA and the inhibition of protein and RNA synthesis in vesicular stomatitis virus infected L-cells. Virology 150: 231-246.