Adriana Briscoe

Professor

Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at University of California, Irvine

Location
Irvine, California, United States
Discipline
Biological Sciences
Interests
molecular evolution; color vision; animal coloration; predator-prey interactions; other sensory modalities; comparative genomics
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About

Adriana Briscoe, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of California, Irvine. She has served as an Associate Editor for the journal Molecular Biology and Evolution since 2005, sits on the Advisory Board of the National Evolutionary Synthesis Center (NESCENT) and is a Council Member of the American Genetic Association, publisher of the Journal of Heredity.

Dr. Briscoe is the author of over 30 articles and book chapters, has given over 45 invited lectures, and has been profiled in Genome Technology Magazine. She recently won a mentoring award from the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB).
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Publications

  • Female behaviour drives expression and evolution of gustatory receptors in butterflies.

    Briscoe A, Macias-Muñoz A, Kozak K, Yuan F, Walters J, Jamie G et al.

    PLoS Genetics (2013)

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  • Phenotypic plasticity in opsin expression in a butterfly compound eye complements sex role reversal

    Everett A, Xiaoling T, Briscoe A, Monteiro A

    BMC Evolutionary Biology (2012)

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  • Butterfly genome reveals promiscuous exchange of mimicry adaptations among species.

    Dasmahapatra K, Walters J, Briscoe A, and 77 co-authors.

    Nature (2012)

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  • The benefit of being a social butterfly: communal roosting deters predation

    Susan D. Finkbeiner A, Reed

    Proceedings of the Royal Society B (2012)

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  • UV photoreceptors and UV-yellow wing pigments in Heliconius butterflies allow a color signal to serve both mimicry and intraspecific communication.

    Bybee S, Yuan F, Ramstetter M, Llorente-Bousquets J, Reed R, Osorio D et al.

    The American Naturalist (2012)

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  • Color vision and learning in the monarch butterfly, Danaus plexippus (Nymphalidae)

    Blackiston D, Briscoe A, Weiss M

    Journal of Experimental Biology (2011)

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  • Contrasting modes of evolution of the visual pigments in Heliconius butterflies

    Yuan F, Bernard G, Le J, Briscoe A

    Molecular Biology and Evolution (2010)

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  • Reply to Nozawa et al.: Complimentary statistical methods support positive selection of a duplicated UV opsin in Heliconius

    Briscoe A, Bybee S, Bernard G, Yuan F, Sison-Mangus M, Reed R et al.

    Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, U.S.A. (2010)

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  • Positive selection of a duplicated UV-sensitive visual pigment coincides with wing pigment evolution in Heliconius butterflies

    Briscoe A, Bybee S, Bernard G, Yuan F, Sison-Mangus M, Reed RD et al.

    Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, U.S.A. (2010)

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  • Episodes in insect evolution

    Bradley T, Briscoe A, Brady S, Contreras H, Danforth B, Dudley R et al.

    Integrative and Comparative Biology (2009)

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  • Impact of duplicate gene copies on phylogenetic analysis and divergence time estimates in butterflies

    Pohl N, Sison-Mangus M, Yee E, Liswi S, Briscoe A

    BMC Evolutionary Biology (2009)

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  • Molecular and physiological innovations of butterfly eyes

    Sison-Mangus M, Briscoe A

    Molecular Biology and Genetics of the Lepidoptera (2009)

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  • A butterfly’s eye view of birds

    Frentiu F, Briscoe A

    BioEssays (2008)

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  • Reconstructing the ancestral butterfly eye: Focus on the opsins

    Briscoe A

    Journal of Experimental Biology (2008)

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  • The lycaenid butterfly Polyommatus icarus uses a duplicated blue opsin to see green

    Sison-Mangus M, Briscoe A, Zaccardi G, Knüttel H, Kelber A

    Journal of Experimental Biology (2008)

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  • Gene duplication is an evolutionary mechanism for expanding spectral diversity of the long wavelength photopigments of butterflies

    Frentiu F, Bernard G, Sison-Mangus M, Brower A, Briscoe A

    Molecular Biology and Evolution (2007)

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  • Adaptive evolution of color vision as seen through the eyes of butterflies

    Frentiu F, Bernard G, Cuevas C, Sison-Mangus M, Prudic K, Briscoe A

    Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences U.S.A. (2007)

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  • Insect cryptochromes: Gene duplication and loss define diverse ways to construct insect circadian clocks

    Yuan Q, Metterville D, Briscoe A, Reppert S

    Molecular Biology and Evolution (2007)

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  • Beauty in the eye of the beholder: The two blue opsins of lycaenid butterflies and the opsin gene-driven evolution of sexually dimorphic eyes.

    Sison-Mangus M, Bernard G, Lampel J, Briscoe A

    Journal of Experimental Biology (2006)

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  • Color discrimination in the red range with only one long-wavelength sensitive opsin

    Zaccardi G, Kelber A, Sison-Mangus M, Briscoe A

    Journal of Experimental Biology (2006)

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  • The two CRYs of the butterfly

    Zhu H, Yuan Q, Briscoe A, Froy O, Casselman A, Reppert S

    Current Biology (2005)

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  • Expression of UV-, blue-, long wavelength-sensitive opsins and melatonin in extraretinal photoreceptors of the optic lobes of hawkmoths

    Lampel J, Briscoe A, Wasserthal L

    Cell and Tissue Research (2005)

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  • Molecular characterization and expression of the UV opsin in bumblebees: Three ommatidial subtypes in the retina and a new photoreceptor organ in the lamina

    Spaethe J, Briscoe A

    Journal of Experimental Biology (2005)

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  • Connecting the navigational clock to sun compass input in monarch butterfly brain

    Sauman I, Briscoe A, Zhu H, Shi D, Froy O, Stalleicken J et al.

    Neuron (2005)

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  • Eyeshine and spectral tuning of long wavelength-sensitive rhodopsins: No evidence for red-sensitive photoreceptors among five Nymphalini butterfly species

    Briscoe A, Bernard G

    Journal of Experimental Biology (2005)

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  • Adult Stemmata of the Butterfly Vanessa cardui Express UV and Green Opsin mRNAs

    Briscoe A, White R

    Cell and Tissue Research (2005)

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  • Early Duplication and Functional Diversification of the Opsin Gene Family in Insects

    Spaethe J, Briscoe A

    Molecular Biology and Evolution (2004)

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  • The Spectrum of Human Rhodopsin Disease Mutations Through the Lens of Interspecific Variation

    Briscoe A, Gaur C, Kumar S

    Gene (2004)

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  • Not All Butterfly Eyes Are Created Equal: Rhodopsin Absorption Spectra, Molecular Identification, and Localization of Ultraviolet-, Blue- and Green-Sensitive Rhodopsin-Encoding mRNAs in the Retina of Vanessa cardui

    Briscoe A, Bernard G, Szeto A, Nagy L, White R

    Journal of Comparative Neurology (2003)

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  • Molecular and Physiological Diversity of Visual Mechanisms in Papilio

    Briscoe A

    Butterflies: Evolution and Ecology Taking Flight (2003)

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  • Homology Modeling Suggests a Functional Role for Parallel Amino Acid Substitutions Between Bee and Butterfly Red- and Green-Sensitive Opsins

    Briscoe A

    Molecular Biology and Evolution (2002)

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  • Functional Diversification of Lepidopteran Opsins Following Gene Duplication

    Briscoe A

    Molecular Biology and Evolution (2001)

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  • Molecular Evolution of a Long Wavelength-Sensitive Opsin in Mimetic Heliconius Butterflies (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae)

    Hsu R, Briscoe A, Chang B, Pierce N

    Biological Journal of the Linnean Society (2001)

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  • The Evolution of Color Vision in Insects

    Briscoe A, Chittka L

    Annual Review of Entomology (2001)

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  • Why Sensory Ecology Needs to Become More Evolutionary–Insect Color Vision as a Case in Point

    Chittka L, Briscoe A

    Ecology of Sensing (2001)

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  • Six Opsins from the Butterfly Papilio glaucus: Molecular Phylogenetic Evidence for Paralogous Origins of Red-sensitive Visual Pigments in Insects

    Briscoe A

    Journal of Molecular Evolution (2000)

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  • Evolution of Color Vision

    Pichaud F, Briscoe A, Desplan C

    Current Opinion in Neurobiology (1999)

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  • Intron Splice Sites of Papilio glaucus PglRh3 Corroborate Insect Opsin Phylogeny

    Briscoe A

    Gene (1999)

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  • Molecular Diversity of Visual Pigments in the Butterfly Papilio glaucus

    Briscoe A

    Naturwissenschaften (1998)

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Professional experience

Professor

Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at University of California, Irvine

July 2012 - Present

Associate Professor

University of California Irvine

June 2007 - July 2012 (5 years 1 month)

Assistant Professor

University of California Irvine

July 2002 - June 2007 (4 years 11 months)

Education history

Harvard University

Ph.D. Biology

September 1993 - February 1999 (5 years 5 months)

Stanford University

M.A., B.S., B.A. Biological Sciences and Philosophy

September 1988 - June 1993 (4 years 9 months)