Jacqueline Doyle

Assistant professor
Towson University
8000 York Rd
Towson, Maryland 212520001
Email: jdoyle@towson.edu
Phone: 410-704-2117

Research Disciplines: Research Interests:

Genetic rescue, translocations, population genetics, conservation genomics, noninvasive sampling, threatened species, conservation units

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  • 2011 – Ph.D. Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Purdue University.
    • Advisor: Rick Howard
  • 2005 – M.S. Biological Sciences, Murray State University.
    • Advisor: Howard Whiteman
  • 2003 – B.A. Biological Sciences, The College of Wooster.
    • Advisor: Vikram Iyengar

Other Research

Doyle, JM, J Willoughby, DA Bell, PH Bloom, EA Bragin, NB Fernandez, TE Katzner, K Leonard, JA DeWoody. Elevated heterozygosity in adults relative to juveniles provides evidence of viability selection in eagles and falcons. Journal of Heredity. In press.

Lackey, ACR, MP Moore, HH Whiteman, JM Doyle, N Gerlanc, A Hagan, M Geile, C Eden. Lifetime fitness, sex-specific life history, and the maintenance of a polyphenism. The American Naturalist. In press.

Doyle, JM, DA Bell, PH Bloom, G Emmons, A Fesnock, TE Katzner, L LaPre, K Leonard1, P SanMiguel, R Westerman, JA DeWoody. 2018. New insights into the phylogenetics and population structure of the prairie falcon (Falco mexicanus). BMC Genomics 19(1):233.

Schofield, M1, J Duchamp, JL Larkin, TJ Smyser, JM Doyle. 2018. Mitochondrial genome of an Allegheny Woodrat (Neotoma magister). Mitochondrial DNA Part B 3(1):256-258.

Katzner, TE, D Driscoll, RE Jackman, PH Bloom, S Thomas, JL Cooper, S Living, T Grubb, JM Doyle, DA Bell, JE Didonato, JA DeWoody. 2018. Non-anthropogenic hydrocarbon-based oiling of Golden Eagles. Journal of Raptor Research 52(1):82-88.

DeWoody, JA, NB Fernandez1, A Bruniche-Olsen, JD Antonides, JM Doyle, P San Miguel, R Westerman, VV Efremov, CA Godard-Codding and JW Bickham. 2017. Characterization of the gray whale (Eschrichtius robustus) genome and a genotyping array based on single nucleotide polymorphisms in candidate genes. The Biological Bulletin 232(3):186-197. doi: 10.1086/693483

Willoughby, JR, JA Ivy, RC Lacy, JM Doyle and JA DeWoody. 2017. Inbreeding and selection shape genomic diversity in captive populations: implications for the conservation of endangered species.  PLOS ONE 12(4): e0175996. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0175996

Bulut, Z, E Bragin, JA DeWoody, M Braham, TE Katzner, JM Doyle. 2016. Raptor space use and philopatry as assessed using non-invasive genetic methods: the white-tailed sea eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla) on the Asian steppe. Journal of Raptor Research 50(4):351-362.

Katzner, TE, DM Nelson, MA Braham, JM Doyle, NB Fernandez1, AE Duerr, PH Bloom, MC Fitzpatrick, TA Miller, RCE Culver, L Braswell and JA DeWoody. 2016. Golden Eagle fatalities and the continental-scale consequences of local wind-energy generation. Conservation Biology 31(2):406-415. doi: 10.1111/cobi.12836

Doyle, JM, TE Katzner, GW Roemer, JW Cain, B Millsap, C McIntyre, SA Sonsthagen, Z Bulut, N Fernandez1, M Wheeler, P Bloom, JA DeWoody. 2016. Genetic structure and viability selection in the golden eagle (Aquila chrysaetos), a vagile raptor with a holarctic distribution. Conservation Genetics 17(6):1307-1322. doi: 10.1007/s10592-016-0863-0

Whiteman, HH, JM Doyle, J Earl, C Aubee, R Brown and S Thomason. 2016. A PIT tagging technique for Ambystomatid salamanders. Herpetological Review 47:32-34.

 Doyle, JM, CC Hacking1, JR Willoughby, M Sundaram and JA DeWoody. 2015. Mammalian genetic diversity as a function of habitat, body size, trophic level, and conservation status. Journal of Mammalogy 96(3): 564-572.

Doyle, JM, TE Katzner, PH Bloom, Y Ji, BK Wijayawardena, JA DeWoody. 2014. The genome sequence of a widespread apex predator, the golden eagle (Aquila chrysaetos).  PLOS ONE 9:e95599. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0095599

Doyle, JM, G Siegmund1, JD Ruhl2, S-H Eo, MC Hale, NJ Marra, PM Waser, JA DeWoody. 2013. Microsatellite analyses across three diverse vertebrate transcriptomes (Acipenser fulvescens, Ambystoma tigrinum, and Dipodomys spectabilis). Genome 56:407-414.

Steinwald, MC2, BJ Swanson, JM Doyle, PM Waser. 2013. Female mobility and the mating system of the banner-tailed kangaroo rat (Dipodomys spectabilis). Journal of Mammalogy 94:1258-1265.

Eo, SH, JM Doyle, M Hale, NJ Marra, JD Ruhl2 and JA DeWoody. 2012. Comparative transcriptomics and gene expression in larval tiger salamander (Ambystoma tigrinum) gill and lung tissues as revealed by pyrosequencing. Gene 494:329-338.

Doyle, JM. 2011. Sperm depletion and a test of the phenotype-linked fertility hypothesis in gray tree frogs (Hyla versicolor). Canadian Journal of Zoology 89:853-858.

Eo, SH, JM Doyle, and JA DeWoody. 2010. Genetic diversity in birds is associated with body mass and habitat type. Journal of Zoology 283:220-226.

Doyle, JM, CR McCormick and JA DeWoody. 2010. The quantification of spermatozoa by real-time quantitative PCR, spectrophotometry, and spermatophore cap size.  Molecular Ecology Resources 11:101-106.

 Doyle, JM, JR Nolan, and HH Whiteman. 2010. Effects of relative size on growth rate and time to metamorphosis in mole salamanders. Journal of Herpetology 44:601-609.

Doyle, JM and HH Whiteman. 2008. Effects of initial size variation and density on facultative paedomorphosis in Ambystoma talpoideum. Oecologia 156:87-94.

Doyle, JM, S Angelo1 and HH Whiteman. 2007. A technique for sampling clutch size of aquatic salamanders. Herpetological Review 38:41-42.

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