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Tufts, DM, McClelland, GB, Storz, JF. Highland and lowland deer mice exhibit different hematological acclimation responses to chronic hypoxia. (In progress).

Tufts, DM, Powell CM, Hunter, WB, Bextine, B. (Submitted). Solenopsis invicta virus (SINV) impact on red imported fire ant colony survival. Journal of General Virology. 

Tufts, DM, Pruett, JA, Playck, JS. Phylogeny of Southern Flying Squirrels (Glaucomys volans) from East Texas Using Mitochondrial DNA Sequence Analysis. (In progress).

Tufts, DM, Projecto-Garcia, J, Weber, RE, Fago, A, Storz, JF. Stepwise Evolution of an Increased Hemoglobin-Oxygen Affinity in a High Altitude Pika Species (Ochotona princeps) (In progress).

Revsbech, IG*, Tufts, DM*, Projecto-Garcia, J, Moriyama, H, Weber, RE, Storz, JF, Fago, A. (Submitted). Hemoglobin function and allosteric regulation in semi-fossorial rodents (family Sciuridae) with different altitudinal ranges. Journal of Experimental Biology 216: 4264-4271. pdf   *Co-first authorshipAwarded JEB's Outstanding paper of 2013. 

Nickol, DR, Tufts, DM. (2013). Single-dose Metronidazole Clears Opalina Spp. from Juvenile Bufo woodhousii. Journal of Parasitology 99(3): 573-575. pdf

Tufts, DM, Revsbech, IG, Cheviron, ZA, Weber, RE, Fago, A, Storz, JF. (2013). Phenotypic Plasticity in Blood-Oxygen Transport in Highland and Lowland Deer Mice. Journal of Experimental Biology 216: 1167-1173. pdf


Tufts, DM, Spencer, KR, Hunter, WB, Bextine, B. (2010). Delivery System Using Sodium Alginate Virus Loaded Pellets to Red Imported Fire Ants (Solenopsis invicta, Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Florida Entomologist 94(2): 237-241. pdf 

Tufts, DM, Hunter, WB, Bextine, B. (2010). Discovery and Effects of the Solenopsis invicta virus (SINV-1 (TX5)) on Red Imported Fire Ant Populations. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology 104: 180-185. pdf 


Tufts, DM, Bextine, B. (2009). Identification of Bacterial Species in the Hemolymph of Queen Solenopsis invicta (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Environmental Entomology 38(5): 1360-1364. pdf 


Gunawan, S, Tufts, DM, Bextine, B. (2008). Molecular Identification of Hemolymph-Associated Symbiotic Bacteria in Red Imported Fire Ant Larvae. Current Microbiology 57(6): 575-579. pdf 

Nuzhdin SV, Tufts, DM, Hahn, MW. (2008). Abundant genetic variation in transcript level during early Drosophila development. Evolution and Development 10(6): 683-689. pdf 


Graze, RM, Barmina, O, Tufts, D, Naderi, E, Harmon, KL, Persianinova, M, Nuzhdin, SV (2007).  New Candidate Genes for Sex-Comb Divergence Between Drosophila mauritiana and Drosophila simulans. Genetics 176: 2561-2576. pdf


Hull, JM, Tufts, D, Topinka, JR, May, B, Ernest, HB (2006). Development of 19 microsatellite loci for Swainson’s hawks (Buteo swainsoni) and other buteos. Molecular Ecology Notes 7, 346-349. pdf

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