Ph.D., Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, the University of Arizona
NSF Postdoctoral Fellow in Microbial Biology, Duke University
Fungal ecology, evolution, and systematics; the evolution of symbioses
Shaffer, J.S., C. Sarmiento, P.-C. Zalamea, R.E. Gallery, A.S. Davis, D.A. Baltrus, A.E. Arnold. 2016. Diversity, specificity, and phylogenetic relationships of endohyphal bacteria in fungi that inhabit tropical seeds and leaves. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, in press.
U’Ren, J.M. and A.E. Arnold. 2016. Diversity, taxonomic composition, and functional aspects of fungal communities in living, senescent, and fallen leaves at five sites across North America. PeerJ, in press.
Arendt, K.R., K.L. Hockett, S.J. Araldi-Brondolo, D.A. Baltrus, A.E. Arnold. 2016. Isolation of endohyphal bacteria from foliar fungi and in vitro establishment of their symbiotic associations. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, in press.
U’Ren, J.M., J. Miadlikowska, N. Zimmerman, F. Lutzoni, J. Stajich, A.E. Arnold. 2016. Contributions of North American endophytes to the phylogeny, ecology, and taxonomy of the Xylariaceae. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 98: 210-232.
Huang, Y.-L., M.M.N. Devan, J.M. U’Ren, S.H. Furr, and A.E. Arnold. 2016. Pervasive effects of wildfire on foliar endophyte communities in montane forest trees. Microbial Ecology 71: 452-468.
Chagnon, P.-L., J.M. U’Ren, F. Lutzoni, J. Miadlikowska, and A.E. Arnold. 2016. Interaction type influences
ecological network structure more than local abiotic conditions: evidence from fungal symbionts at a continental scale. Oecologia 180: 181-191.