Travis C. Glenn

Environmental Health Science
Associate Professor

Curriculum Vitae

Professional Website

Environmental Health Science

  • Education
    • Ph.D. 1997. Zoology — ecology, evolution, and behavior emphasis, University of Maryland, College Park, MD.
    • M.S. 1990. Natural Resources — wildlife science emphasis, School of Natural Resources, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.
    • B.S. 1989. Animal Ecology with Honors & Distinction — biotechnology emphasis, Iowa State University, Ames, IA.
  • More About
    • Associate Director, UGA Institute of Bioinformatics
    • Associate Editor, Molecular Ecology Resources
  • 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
    • Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alabama

    At UGA:

    • Department of Genetics, Franklin College of Arts & Sciences
    • Institute of Bioinformatics
    • Odum School of Ecology
    • 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.