Curriculum Vitae

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Education                                                                                                              

Ph.D. in Zoology, University of Hawaii at Manoa

B.S. in Biology with Honors, Brown University

2011

2005

Professional Appointments

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2016 - 2017

2014 - 2016

2012 - 2014

2012

Assistant Professor

Department of Biological Sciences, University of Rhode Island 

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Marine Science Center, Northeastern University

Postdoctoral Research Associate, Adjunct Graduate Faculty

Harte Research Institute, Texas A&M Corpus Christi

 

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Science, Texas A&M University

Postdoctoral Scholar, Lecturer

Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology, University of Hawaii at Manoa

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Puritz, J. B., and Lotterhos, K. E.  Expressed Exome Capture Sequencing (EecSeq): a method for cost-effective exome sequencing for all organisms with or without genomic resources.  Molecular Ecology Resources.    Preprint at bioRxiv. 223735.  DOI: https://doi.org/10.1101/223735

Puritz, J. B., Keever, C. C., Addison, J. A., Barbosa, S. S., Byrne, M., Hart, M. W., Grosberg, R. K., Toonen, R. J. Life history predicts past and present population connectivity in two sympatric sea stars. Ecology and Evolution.  DOI:10.1002/ece3.2938

Willis, S. C., Hollenbeck, C. M. Puritz, J.B., Gold, J. R., Portnoy, D. S.  Haplotyping RAD loci as an efficient method to characterize and filter paralogs and manage linkage disequilibrium.  Molecular Ecology Resources. DOI: 10.1111/1755-0998.12647 

Puritz, J. B., Portnoy, D. S., Gold, J. R.  Fine-scale partitioning of genomic variation among recruits in an exploited fishery: causes and consequences. Scientific Reports 6, 36095; DOI: 10.1038/srep36095

Selkoe, K.A., D’Aloia, C. C., Crandall, E. D., Iacchei, M. I., Liggins, L., Puritz, J. B., von der Heyden, S., Toonen, R. J.  A decade of seascape genetics: contributions to basic and applied marine connectivity. Marine Ecology Progress Series 554: 1-19. DOI:10.3354/meps11792

Feature Article

Portnoy, D. S., Puritz, J. B., Hollenbeck, C. M., Gelsleichter, J., Chapman, D., Gold, J. R.  Selection and sex-biased dispersal in a coastal shark: the influence of philopatry on adaptive variation. Molecular Ecology 24: 5877–5885. doi: 10.1111/mec.13441

Gold, J. R., Willis, S. C., Renshaw, M. A., Buentello, A., Walker, Jr., H. J., Puritz, J. B., Hollenbeck, C. M., Voelker G.  Phylogenetic relationships of tropical eastern Pacific snappers (Lutjanidae) inferred from mtDNA sequences.  Systematics and Biodiversity DOI:10.1080/14772000.2015.1078857

Puritz, J.B., Matz, M. V., Toonen, R. J., Weber, J. N., Bolnick, D. I., Bird, C. E. Comment: Demystifying the RAD fad.  Molecular Ecology 23: 5937–5942. doi: 10.1111/mec.12965

2nd Most Accessed Paper for 2014-2015

Altmetric Score of 29 (97th percentile of all articles in Molecular Ecology)

Ranks in the top 5% of all 2,827,038 articles tracked by Altmetric

 

Puritz, J. B., Hollenbeck, C. M., Gold, J. R.  dDocent: a RADseq, variant-calling pipeline designed for population genomics of non-model organisms. PeerJ 2:e431 

http://dx.doi.org/10.7717/peerj.431

 

Puritz, J. B., Renshaw, M. A., Abrego, D., Vega, R. R., Gold, J. R. Reproductive variance of brood dams and sires used in restoration enhancement of spotted seatrout (Cynoscion nebulosus) in Texas bays and estuaries.  North American Journal of Aquaculture 76:407–414

 

Toonen, R. J., Puritz, J. B., Forsman, Z.H., Whitney, J. L., Fernandez-Silva, I., Andrews, K. A., Bird, C. E.  ezRAD: A Simplified Method for Genomic Genotyping in Non-Model Organisms.  PeerJ 1:e203 http://dx.doi.org/10.7717/peerj.203

Featured Article for week of Nov. 19, 2013

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Over 9,456 total views and downloads

 

Keever, C., Puritz, J. B., Addison, J. A., Byrne, M., Grosberg, R. K., Toonen R. J., Hart, M.W.  Shallow gene pools in the high intertidal: Extreme loss of genetic diversity in viviparous sea stars (Parvulastra).  Biology Letters 9:20130551 doi:10.1098/rsbl.2013.0551

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One of the “10 Sexiest Stories of 2013” by Discovery News (http://goo.gl/JFRSWI)

 

Andrews, K. R., Perrin, W. F., Oremus, M. Karczmarski, L., Bowen, B. W., Puritz, J. B., Toonen, R. J.  The evolving male: spinner dolphin (Stenella longirostris) ecotypes are divergent at Y chromosome but not mtDNA or autosomal markers.  Molecular Ecology 22: 2408-2423

 

Barbosa, S., Klaten, S., Puritz, J. B., Toonen, R. J., Byrne, M.  Very fine scale population genetic structure of sympatric asterinid sea stars with benthic and pelagic larvae: influence of mating system and dispersal potential.  Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 108: 821-833

 

Puritz, J. B. and Toonen, R. J.  Next-generation sequencing for high-throughput molecular ecology: a step-by-step protocol for targeted multilocus genotyping by pyrosequencing.  Chapter in Methods in Molecular Biology: Microsatellites.  Volume Editor: Kantartzi, S. K. Pages 89-99

 

Puritz, J. B., Keever, C. C., Addison, J. A., Byrne, M. Hart, M. W, Grosberg, R. K., Toonen, R. J. Extraordinarily rapid life history divergence between Cryptasterina sea star species.  Proc. R. Soc. B. 279: 3914-3922

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Over 8,503 total downloads, Altmetric score of 46 (98th percentile)

 

Puritz, J. B., Addison, J. A., Toonen, R. J. Next-Generation Phylogeography: the application of targeted next-generation sequencing of non-model organisms. PLoS One 7(3): e34241. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0034241                                 

Over 9,017 article views

 

Puritz, J. B. and Toonen, R. J.  Coastal Pollution Limits Pelagic Larval Dispersal.  Nature Communications 2:228     

Covered by Discovery News (http://goo.gl/g3QMrl)

8th most downloaded paper on Nat Comm Mar 2011

 

Toonen, R. J., Andrews, K. R., Baums, I. B., Bird, C. E., Concepcion, G. T., Daly-Engel, T. S., J. Eble, A. Faucci, M. Gaither, M. Iacchei, J. Puritz, J. Schultz, D. Skillings, M. Timmers & B. Bowen. Defining boundaries for ecosystem-based management: A multispecies case study of marine connectivity across the Hawaiian Archipelago.  Journal of Marine Biology DOI: 10.1155/2011/460173

 

Keever, C. C., Sunday, J., Puritz, J. B., Addison, J. A., Toonen, R. J., Grosberg, R. K., Hart, M. W.   Discordant Distributions of Populations and Genetic Variation in a Sea Star with High Dispersal Potential.  Evolution 63: 3214-3227

 

Haney, R. A., Dionne, M., Puritz, J. B., Rand, D. M.  The Comparative Phylogeography of East Coast Estuarine Fishes in Formerly Glaciated Sites:  Persistence versus Recolonization in Cyprinodon variegatus ovinus and Fundulus heteroclitus macrolepidotus.  Journal of Heredity 100: 284-296

 

Walker, A. N., Bush, P., Puritz, J., Wilson, T., Chang, E. S., Miller, T., Holloway, K., Horst, M. N. Bioaccumulation and Metabolic Effects of the Endocrine Disruptor Methoprene in the Lobster, Homarus americanus.  Integrative and Comparative Biology 45: 118-126 

Grants Awarded

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Harte Research Institute Staff Innovations Grant (Declined)

Collaborative proposal to investigate evolutionary impacts of barotraumain red snapper

Texas Research Development Fund Program

Impacts of sewage effluent on genomic diversity and connectivity of marine intertidal communities

NSF East Asian Pacific Science Institute Fellowship

Fellowship for two months of research at the University of Sydney

University of Hawaii Graduate Student Organization

Travel Grant for 2011 Annual Meeting of the Western Society of Naturalists

University of Hawaii Graduate Student Organization

Travel Grant for 2010 Benthic Ecology Meeting 

University of Hawaii Graduate Student Organization

Research grant for sample collection trip to California

The Charles H. and Margaret B. Edmondson Research Fund

Research on the population connectivity of Linckia multifora

Ecology, Evolution, and Conservation Biology Travel Grant

Travel Grant for 2007 Annual Meeting of the Western Society of Naturalists

University of Hawaii Arts and Sciences Advisory Council Award 

Research expedition to the Chagos Archipelago

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Postdoctoral Researcher, Marine Science Center, Northeastern University

Under supervision of Dr. Kathleen Lotterhos

Postdoctoral Researcher, Harte Research Institute, Texas A&M Corpus Christi 

Under supervision of Dr. John Gold (2012-14, Wildlife and Fisheries, Texas A&M)

 

Postdoctoral Researcher, Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology

Under supervision of Dr. Robert Toonen and Dr. Chris Bird

Research Assistant, Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology

Under supervision of Dr. Robert Toonen

 

Field Assistant, Diego Garcia- Chagos Archipelago

Under supervision of Dr. Robert Toonen

 

Field Assistant, NOAA R/V Hi’ialakai, NWHI

Under supervision of Dr. Robert Toonen

 

Research Assistant, HPCSU

Under supervision of Dr. Larry Basch 

 

Senior Thesis Research, Brown University

Under supervision of Dr. David Rand

 

Hughes Fellowship Researcher/Intern, Brown University

Under supervision of Dr. Jon Witman

 

Research Intern, Darling Marine Center, University of Maine

Under supervision of Dr. Mike Horst 

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