University of Calgary

Sean Rogers

  • Professor
  • Ecology & Evolutionary Biology

Currently Teaching

Not currently teaching any courses.

Research Interests

  • Associate Editor, Molecular Ecology
  • Associate Editor, Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B

My research program focuses on the ecological genomics of population persistence and adaptation to environmental change, using marine and freshwater fishes to test evolutionary predictions.

Selected Publications

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Selected Publications:

Morris, M.R.J., Kaufman, R. and Rogers, S.M. 2019. Heterozygosity and asymmetry: Ectodysplasin as a form of genetic stress in marine threespine stickleback. Evolution, 73-2: 378–389

Thompson, M., Rogers, S.M., Scott Seamone, S. and Timothy E. Higham. 2018. Angling-induced injuries reduce suction feeding performance in marine shiner perch, Cymatogaster aggregata. Journal of Experimental Biology 221, jeb180935. 

Morris, M.R.J., Bowles, E., Allen, B.E., Jamniczky, H., and Rogers, S.M. 2018. Contemporary ancestor? Adaptive divergence from standing genetic variation in Pacific marine threespine stickleback. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 18:113
Allen, B., Bowles, E., Morris, M. and Rogers, S.M. 2018 Genotype by sequencing reveals population structure and temporal genetic changes of recreational Walleye (Sander vitreus) populations in Alberta, Canada. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 75: 1644–1651.

Stanford, B.C.M. and Rogers, S.M. 2018. R(NA)-tistic Expression: the art of matching unknown mRNA and proteins to environmental response in ecological genomics (Perspective). Molecular Ecology 27: 827–830
Rogers, S.M., Schuqing, Xu, and Philipp M. Schluter. 2017. Preface to the Special Issue: Integrative molecular ecology is rapidly advancing the study of adaptation and speciation, Molecular Ecology 26, 1-6,
Higham, T., Rogers, S., Langerhans, R., Lauder, G., Martin, C.,  Jamniczky, H., Stewart, W., Reznick, D. 2016. Speciation through the lens of biomechanics: A multidisciplinary approach using fish locomotion and prey capture. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B, 283(1838): 20161294
Allen, B., Anderson, M., Mee, J.A., Coombs, M. and Rogers S.M. 2016. The role of genetic background in the introgressive hybridization of Rainbow Trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) with Westslope Cutthroat Trout (O. clarkii lewisi) in Alberta, Canada, Conservation Genetics, 17, 521-531. preprint pdf

Chebib, J.M., Renaut, S., Bernatchez, L., and Rogers, S.M. 2016. Genetic structure and within-generation genome scan analysis of fisheries-induced evolution in a lake whitefish (Coregonus clupeaformis) population. Conservation Genetics, 17(2), 473-483


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