A note: I believe that science should be read widely and that paywalls hinder access. If you are interested in reading any of these papers but lack access, please email me (maalbecker [at] uh [dot] edu) and I will gladly provide a free pdf copy. 

Albecker, M.A., Trussell, G.C., Lotterhos, K.E. A novel quantitative approach for co-gradient variation and countergradient variation. Ecology Letters. Link


Lotterhos, K.E., Albecker, M.A., Trussell, G.C. 2021. Evolution in Changing Seas. Proceedings of the Royal Academy of Science, Biology. Editorial for Special Issue on Evolution in Changing Seas. Link


Albecker, M.A.*, Wilkins, L.*, Krueger-Hadfield, S.A., Bashevkin, S., Sewell, M.A., Hare, M., Hahn, M., Lotterhos, K.E., Kindsvater, H., & Reitzel, A. 2021. Does a complex life cycle promote or constrain adaptation to environmental change? Genome-informed approaches and insights for characterizing selection across stages of a life cycle. Proceedings of the Royal Academy of Science, Biology. Special Issue on Evolution in Changing Seas.  288: 20212122. Link       *Co-first authors

Albecker, M.A., Stuckert, A.M.M., Balakrishnan, C.N., McCoy, M.W. 2021. Functional genomics of local adaptation to saltwater environments in an amphibian. Molecular Ecology. Link


Albecker, M.A., M. Pahl, M. Smith, J.G. Wilson, M.W. McCoy. 2020. Influence of density and salinity larval development of salt-adapted and salt-naïve frog populations. Ecology and Evolution. Link

Walker, D.M., Hill, A.J., Albecker, M.A., McCoy, M.W., Grisnik, M., Romer, A., Grajal-Puche, A., Camp, C., Kelchear, C., Wooten, J., Rheubert, J., Graham, S.P., 2019. Variation in the slimy salamander (Plethodon spp.) skin and gut microbial assemblages is explained by geographic distance and host affinity. Microbial Ecology. 1-13. Link


Albecker, M.A. and McCoy, M.W. 2019. Local adaptation for enhanced salt tolerance reduces non-adaptive plasticity caused by osmotic stress. Evolution. Link


Albecker, M.A., Belden, L.K., and McCoy, M.W. 2018. Comparative analysis of anuran skin microbiome in freshwater and saltwater invaded wetlands. Microbial Ecology, 78 (2), 348-360. Link

Albecker, M.A., Brantley Jr., W.B., and M.W. McCoy. 2018. Habitat salinity alters dietary content and nematode infection in the American Green Treefrog, Hyla cinereaSoutheastern Naturalist, 17(1), 155-165. Link


Albecker, M.A. and McCoy, M.W. 2017. Adaptive responses to salinity stress across multiple life stages in anuran amphibians. Frontiers in Zoology. 14 (1), 40. Link


Albecker, M.A. and Vance-Chalcraft, H.D.  2015. Mismatched anti-predator behavioral responses in predator-naïve larval anurans. PeerJ. Link