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Cullingham CI, Stephens TR, Swan KD, Wilson SC, Janes JK, Matchett, MR, Griebel R, Moehrenschlager A. Genetic analysis reveals hidden threats and new motivation for conservation translocation of black-tailed prairie dogs at the northern limit of their range. Global Ecology and Conservation


Cullingham CI, Peery RM, Miller JM 2022. A roadmap to robust discriminant analysis of principal components. Molecular Ecology Resources

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

McAllister CH & Cullingham CI et al. 2022. Evidence of coevolution Between Cronartium harknessii lineages and their corresponding hosts, lodgepole pine and jack pine. Phytopathology



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

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

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



Miller JM, Cullingham CI, Peery RM 2020. The influence of a priori grouping on inference of genetic clusters: simulation study and literature review of the DAPC method. Heredity

Arafin MI, Staskevicius A, Shim SY, Huang Y-H, Fenton H, McLoughlin PD, Mitchell G, Cullingham CI, Gilch S 2020 Large-scale prion protein genotyping in Canadian caribou populations and potential impact on chronic wasting disease susceptibility. Mol Ecol

Kuznetsova A, McKenzie D, Cullingham CI, Aiken JM 2020. Long-Term Incubation PrPCWD with Soils Affects Prion Recovery but Not Infectivity Pathogens

Cullingham CI, Miller JM, Peery RM, Dupuis JR, Malenfant RM, Gorrell JC, Janes JK 2020 Confidently identifying the correct K value using the deltaK method: When does K = 2? Mol Ecol

Cullingham CI, Peery RM, Dao A, McKenzie DI, Coltman DW 2020. Predicting the spread-risk potential of chronic wasting disease to sympatric ungulate species. Prion

Cullingham CI, Peery RM, Fortier CE, Mahon EL, Cooke JEK, Coltman DW 2020. Linking genotype to phenotype to identify genetic variation relating to host susceptibility in the mountain pine beetle system. Evol App


Cullingham CI, Moehrenschlager A (2019) Genetics of a reintroduced swift fox population highlights the need for integrated conservation between neighbouring countries. Animal Conservation

Dupuis JR, Cullingham CI, Nielsen SC, Sperling FAH (2019) Environmental effects on gene flow in a species complex of vagile, hilltopping butterflies. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society

Burns I, James PMA, Coltman DW, Cullingham CI (2019) Spatial and genetic structure of the lodgepole × jack pine hybrid zone. Canadian Journal of Forest Research

Cullingham CI, Peery RM, Fortier CE, Mahon EL, Cooke JEK, Coltman DW (2019) Linking genotype to phenotype to identify genetic variation relating to host susceptibility in the mountain pine beetle system. Evolutionary Applications

Cullingham CI,† Janes JK†, Hamelin R, James PMA, Murray B, Sperling F (2019) The contribution of genetics and genomics to understanding the ecology of the mountain pine beetle system. Canadian Journal of Forest Research  †equal contribution by both authors

Russel T, Cullingham CI, Stothard P, Kommadath A, Herbst A, Coltman DW (2019) Development of a novel mule deer genomic assembly and species-diagnostic SNP panel for assessing introgression in mule deer, white-tailed deer, and their interspecific hybrids. G3-Genes Genomes Genetics, 9, 911-919.


Kuznetsova A, Cullingham CI, McKenzie D, Aiken JM (2018) Soil humic acids degrade CWD prions and reduce infectiity. PLoS Pathogens, 14(11), e1007414.


Janes JK, Miller JM, Dupuis JR, Malenfant RM, Gorrell JC, Cullingham CI, Andrew RL (2017) The K=2 conundrum. Molecular Ecology, 26, 3594-3602.

Mijíja-Salazar MF, Goldizen AW, Menz CS, Dwyer RG, Blomber SP, Waldner CL, Cullingham CI, Bollinger TK (2017) Mule deer spatial association patterns and potential implications for transmission of an epizootic disease. PLoS One, 12, e0175385.

Fischer ML, Salgado I, Beninde J, Klein R, Frantz AC, Heddergott M, Cullingham CI, Kyle CJ, Hochkirch A (2017) Multiple founder effects are followed by range expansion and admixture during the invasion process of the raccoon (Procyon lotor) in Europe. Diversity and Distributions, 4, 409-420.


Malenfant RM, Davis CS, Cullingham CI, Coltman DW (2016) Circumpolar genetic structure and recent gene flow of polar bears: a reanalysis. PLoS One, 11, e014896.

Cullingham CI, Thiessen CD, Derocher AE, Paquet PC, Miller JM, Hamilton JA, Coltman DW (2016) Population structure and dispersal of wolves in the Canadian Rocky Mountains. Journal of Mammalogy, 97, 839-851.

2015 and earlier

Cullingham CI, Cooke JEK, Coltman DW (2014) Cross-species outlier detection reveals different evolutionary pressures between sister species. New Phytologist, 204, 215-229.

Kyle, CJ, Rico Y, Castillo S, Srithayakumar V, Cullingham CI, White BN, Pond BA (2014) Spatial patterns of neutral and functional genetic variation reveal patterns of local adaptation in raccoon (Procyon lotor) populations exposed to raccoon rabies. Molecular Ecology, 23, 2287-2298.

Cullingham CI, Cooke JEK, Dang S, Coltman DW (2013) A species-diagnostic SNP panel for discriminating lodgepole pine, jack pine and their interspecific hybrids. Tree Genetics & Genomes, 9, 1119-1127.

Cullingham CI, Cooke JEK, Coltman DW (2013) Effects of introgression on the genetic population structure of two ecologically and economically important conifer species: lodgepole pine (Pinus contorta latifolia) and jack pine (P. banksiana). Genome, 56, 577-585.

Cullingham CI, James PMA, Cooke JEK, Coltman DW (2012) Characterizing the physical and genetic structure of the lodgepole pine × jack pine hybrid zone: mosaic structure and differential introgression. Evolutionary Applications, 5, 879-891.

Cullingham CI, Roe AD, Sperling FAH, Coltman DW (2012) Phylogeographic insights into an irruptive pest outbreak. Ecology and Evolution, 2, 908-919.

​Cullingham CI, Cooke JEK, Dang S, Davis CS, Cooke BJ, Coltman DW (2011) Mountain pine beetle host-range expansion threatens the boreal forest. Molecular Ecology, 20, 2157-2171.


Cullingham CI, Nakada SM, Merriill EH, Bollinger TK, Pybus MJ, Coltman DW (2011) Multi-scale population genetic analysis of mule deer (Odocoileus hemionus hemionus) in western Canada sheds new light on chronic wasting disease spread. Canadian Journal of Zoology, 89, 134-147.


Cullingham CI, Merrill EH, Pybus MJ, Bollinger TK, Wilson GA, Coltman DW (2011) Broad and fine-scale genetic analysis of white-tailed deer populations: estimating the relative risk of chronic wasting disease spread. Evolutionary Applications, 4, 116-131.


Shafer ABA, Cullingham CI, Côté SD, Coltman DW (2010) Of glaciers and refugia: A decade of study sheds new light on the phylogeography of northwestern North America. Molecular Ecology, 19, 4589-4621.


Cullingham CI, Curtineau M, Ball MC, Manseau M (2010) Feasibility and recommendations for swift fox (Vulpes velox) faecal DNA profiling. Journal of Wildlife Management, 74,849-859.


Cullingham CI, Kyle, CJ, Rees EE, Pond, BA, and White BN (2009) Differential permeability of rivers to raccoon gene flow corresponds to rabies incidence in Ontario, Canada. Molecular Ecology, 18, 43-53.


Rees EE, Pond BA, Cullingham CI, Tinline RR, Ball D, Kyle CJ, White BN (2009) Landscape modeling spatial bottlenecks: implications for raccoon rabies disease spread. Biology Letters, 5, 387-390.


Cullingham CI, Rees EE, Kyle CJ, Pond BA, Rosatte RC, and White BN (2008) Combining direct and indirect genetic methods to estimate dispersal for informing wildlife management decisions. Molecular Ecology, 17,4874-4886.


Cullingham CI, Kyle CJ, Pond BA, and White BN (2008) Genetic structure of raccoons in Eastern North America based on mtDNA: implications for subspecies designation and rabies disease dynamics. Canadian Journal of Zoology, 86, 947-958.


Rees EE, Pond BA, Cullingham CI, Rowland RT, Ball D, Kyle CJ, and White BN (2008) Assessing a landscape barrier using genetic simulation modelling: implications for raccoon rabies management.  Preventative Veterinary Medicine, 86, 107-123.

Cullingham CI, Kyle CJ, and White BN (2006) Isolation, characterization and multiplex genotyping of raccoon tetranucleotide microsatellite loci. Molecular Ecology Notes, 6, 1030-1032.


Cullingham CI, Smeeton C, and White BN (2006) Isolation and characterization of swift fox tetranucleotide microsatellite loci. Molecular Ecology Notes, 7, 160-162.

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