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Catherine Cullingham, Ph.D.

Welcome to my website! I am an Assistant Professor in Plant Population Genetics at Carleton University. My research uses molecular biology, landscape ecology, and population genetics/genomics to address issues in wildlife management (and yes, plants are wildlife too!).

(Photo credit: Jessica Haines)

UPCOMING CONFERENCES

Canadian Institute of Forestry - Rocky Mountain Section, Fall technical session. Edmonton AB Nov 22, 2022 (speaking virtually)

Forest Pest Management Forum. Ottawa ON Dec 6-8, 2022

RECENT ARTICLES

Cullingham CI, Peery RM, Miller JM 2022. A roadmap to robust discriminant analysis of principal components. Molecular Ecology Resources https://doi.org/10.1111/1755-0998.13724

Peery RM, Cullingham CI, Coltman DW, Cooke JEK 2022. Traceability of provenance-collected lodgepole pine in a reforestation chain of custody case study. Tree Genetics & Genomes https://doi.org/10.1007/s11295-022-01568-5

McAllister CH & Cullingham CI et al. 2022. Evidence of coevolution Between Cronartium harknessii lineages and their corresponding hosts, lodgepole pine and jack pine. Phytopathology https://doi.org/10.1094/PHYTO-09-21-0370-R

Russel T, Cullingham CI, Ball M, Pybus M, Coltman DW 2021. Extent and direction of introgressive hybridization of mule and white-tailed deer in western Canada. Evolutionary Applications https://doi.org/10.1111/eva.13250

Bubac CM, Cullingham CI, Fox JA, Bowen WD, den Heyer CE, Coltman DW 2021. Genetic association with boldness and maternal performance in a free-ranging population of grey seals (Halichoerus grypus). Heredity https://doi.org/10.1038/s41437-021-00439-4

 

Peery RM, McAllister CH, Cullingham CH, Mahon EL, Arango-Velez A, Cooke JEK 2021. Comparative genomics of the chitinase gene family in lodgepole and jack pines: contrasting responses to biotic threats and landscape level investigation of genetic differentiation. Botany https://doi.org/10.1139/cjb-2020-0125