Travis C. Glenn

Environmental Health Science
Associate Professor

Curriculum Vitae

Professional Website

Environmental Health Science

  • Education

    PhD, Zoology, University of Maryland, 1997

    MS, Natural Resources, University of Michigan, 1990

    BS, Animal Ecology, Iowa State University, 1989

  • More About

    Associate Director, UGA Institute of Bioinformatics

  • Areas of Expertise

    Research: comparative and environmental genomics, molecular ecology, infectious disease and vectors

    Teaching: fundamentals of environmental health science, environmental genomics, genome technologies

  • Affiliations

    Anhui Normal University, Wuhu, China

    Dept. of Biol. Sci, Univ. of Alabama

    At UGA:

    Dept. of Genetics

    Institute of Bioinformatics

    Odum School of Ecology

    Center for Contextual Genetics and Prevention Science

    Center for the Collaborative Study of Gene-Social Environment Transactions

    Faculty of Infectious Diseases

    Biomedical & Health Sciences Institute

    Savannah River Ecology Lab

    Interdisciplinary Toxicology Program

  • Course Instruction

    EHSC 7010 Fundamentals of Environmental Health

    EHSC 8460 Environmental Genomics

  • Research Interests

    Dr. Glenn develops and uses new genomic tools to investigate processes in evolutionary biology and solve problems in environmental health and infectious disease ecology.

  • Selected Publications

    Glenn, T. C. & B. C. Faircloth. 2016. Capturing Darwin’s dream. Molecular Ecology Resources 16:1051-1058.

    Hoffberg, S. L., et al. 2016. RADcap: Sequence capture of dual-digest RADseq libraries with identifiable duplicates and reduced missing data. Molecular Ecology Resources 16:1264-1278.

    Green, R.E., et. al. 2014. Three crocodilian genomes reveal ancestral patterns of evolution among archosaurs. Science 346:1335.

    Jarvis, E.D., et al. 2014. Whole genome analyses resolve early branches in the tree of life of modern birds. Science 346:1320-1331.

    Smith, B. T., et al. 2014. The drivers of tropical speciation. Nature 515:406-409. Glenn, T. C., et al. 2013. Significant variance in genetic diversity among populations of Schistosoma haematobium detected using microsatellite DNA loci from a genome-wide database. Parasites and Vectors 6:300.

    Faircloth, B. C., et al. 2012. Ultraconserved elements anchor thousands of genetic markers for target enrichment spanning multiple evolutionary timescales. Systematic Biology 61:717-26.

    McCormack, J. E., et al. 2012. Ultraconserved elements are novel phylogenomic markers that resolve placental mammal phylogeny when combined with species tree analysis. Genome Research 22: 746-754.

    Alfoldi, J., et al. 2011. The genome of the green anole lizard and a comparative analysis with birds and mammals. Nature 477: 587-591. Glenn, T. C. 2011. Field guide to next-generation DNA sequencers. Molecular Ecology Resources 11:759-769.

    Glenn, T. C. & N. A. Schable. 2005. Isolating microsatellite DNA loci. Methods in Enzymology 395:202-222.