Amber Rice Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Department of Biological Sciences, Lehigh University

City
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, United States
Discipline
Biological Sciences
Interests
Evolution Evolutionary ecology Speciation Character displacement Local adaptation Population genetics Population genomics
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Publications

  • Reinforcement generates reproductive isolation between neighbouring conspecific populations of spadefoot toads.

    Pfennig K, Rice A

    Proceedings. Biological sciences / The Royal Society (2014)

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  • Estimation of linkage disequilibrium and interspecific gene flow in Ficedula flycatchers by a newly developed 50k single-nucleotide polymorphism array.

    Kawakami T, Backström N, Burri R, Husby A, Olason P, Rice A et al.

    Molecular ecology resources (2014)

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  • The genetics of speciation: Considering early-acting isolation, hybrid evolution, and epigenetic mechanisms

    Rice A

    Current Zoology (2013)

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  • Optimizing the trade-off between offspring number and quality in unpredictable environments: Testing the role of differential androgen transfer to collared flycatcher eggs.

    Rice A, Vallin N, Kulma K, Arntsen H, Husby A, Tobler M et al.

    Hormones and behavior (2013)

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  • Low fertility of wild hybrid male flycatchers despite recent divergence

    Alund M, Immler S, Rice A, Qvarnstrom A

    Biology Letters (2013)

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  • Hybridization and speciation

    Abbott R, Albach D, Ansell S, Arntzen J, Baird S, Bierne N et al.

    Journal of Evolutionary Biology (2013)

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  • Combined effects of interspecific competition and hybridization impede local coexistence of Ficedula flycatchers

    Vallin N, Rice A, Arntsen H, Kulma K, Qvarnström A

    Evolutionary Ecology (2012)

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  • POSITIVE FEEDBACK BETWEEN ECOLOGICAL AND REPRODUCTIVE CHARACTER DISPLACEMENT IN A YOUNG AVIAN HYBRID ZONE

    Vallin N, Rice A, Bailey R, Husby A, Qvarnström A

    Evolution (2012)

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  • Character displacement: in situ evolution of novel phenotypes or sorting of pre-existing variation?

    Rice A, Pfennig D

    Journal of evolutionary biology (2007)

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  • An experimental test of character displacement's role in promoting postmating isolation between conspecific populations in contrasting competitive environments.

    Pfennig D, Rice A

    Evolution (2007)

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  • Fisheries: mislabelling of a depleted reef fish.

    Marko P, Lee S, Rice A, Gramling J, Fitzhenry T, McAlister J et al.

    Nature (2004)

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  • Patterns and mechanisms of selection on a family-diagnostic trait: evidence from experimental manipulation and lifetime fitness selection gradients.

    Conner J, Rice A, Stewart C, Morgan M

    Evolution (2003)

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  • Speciation in Ficedula flycatchers

    Qvarnström A, Rice A, Ellegren H

    Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciences (2010)

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  • Development and characterization of nine polymorphic microsatellite markers for Mexican spadefoot toads ( Spea multiplicata ) with cross-amplification in Plains spadefoot toads (S. bombifrons)

    RICE A, PEARSE D, BECKER T, NEWMAN R, LEBONVILLE C, HARPER G et al.

    Molecular Ecology Resources (2008)

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  • A guide to the genomics of ecological speciation in natural animal populations.

    Rice A, Rudh A, Ellegren H, Qvarnström A

    Ecology letters (2011)

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  • Field and experimental evidence for competition's role in phenotypic divergence.

    Pfennig D, Rice A, Martin R

    Evolution (2007)

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  • ECOLOGICAL OPPORTUNITY AND PHENOTYPIC PLASTICITY INTERACT TO PROMOTE CHARACTER DISPLACEMENT AND SPECIES COEXISTENCE

    Pfennig D, Rice A, Martin R

    Ecology (2006)

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  • Does character displacement initiate speciation? Evidence of reduced gene flow between populations experiencing divergent selection.

    Rice A, Pfennig D

    Journal of evolutionary biology (2010)

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  • Speciation in Ficedula flycatchers

    Qvarnström A, Rice A, Ellegren H

    Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London B Biological Sciences (2010)

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  • Analysis of range expansion in two species undergoing character displacement: why might invaders generally 'win' during character displacement?

    Rice A, Pfennig D

    Journal of evolutionary biology (2008)

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  • Parallel evolution and ecological selection: replicated character displacement in spadefoot toads.

    Rice A, Leichty A, Pfennig D

    Proceedings. Biological sciences / The Royal Society (2009)

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Professional experience

Assistant Professor

Department of Biological Sciences, Lehigh University

August 2011 - Present

Postdoctoral researcher

Department of Biology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

January 2011 - July 2011 (6 months)

Postdoctoral researcher

Department of Ecology and Genetics, Uppsala University

May 2008 - December 2010 (2 years 7 months)

Education history

Department of Biology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Ph.D.

August 2002 - April 2008 (5 years 8 months)

The College of Wooster

B.A.

August 1997 - May 2001 (3 years 9 months)