Kelly Swarts


Morales L, Repka AC, Swarts KL, et al. (2020) Genotypic and phenotypic characterization of a large, diverse population of maize near-isogenic lines. Plant J 103(3):1246-55.


Bilinski P, Albert PS, Berg JJ, et al. (2018) Parallel altitudinal clines reveal trends in adaptive evolution of genome size in Zea mays. PLoS Genet 14(5):e1007162.

Kremling KAG, Chen SY, Su MH, et al. (2018) Dysregulation of expression correlates with rare-allele burden and fitness loss in maize. Nature 555(7697):520-3.


Swarts K, Gutaker RM, Benz B, et al. (2017) Genomic estimation of complex traits reveals ancient maize adaptation to temperate North America. Science 357(6350):512-5.

Navarro JAR, Wilcox M, Burgueo J, et al. (2017) A Study of Allelic Diversity Underlying Flowering-Time Adaptation in Maize Landraces. Nat Genet 49(3):476-80.


Swarts, K., Bauer, E., Glaubitz, J.C., Ho, T., Johnson, L., Li, Y., et al. (2016). A Large Scale Joint Analysis of Flowering Time Reveals Independent Temperate Adaptations in Maize. bioRxiv:086082.


Takuno S, Ralph P, Swarts K, et al. (2015) Independent Molecular Basis of Convergent Highland Adaptation in Maize. Genetics 200(4):1297-312.


Swarts K, Li H, Romero Navarro JA, et al. (2014) Novel Methods to Optimize Genotypic Imputation for Low-Coverage, Next-Generation Sequence Data in Crop Plants. Plant Genome 7.


Romay MC, Millard MJ, Glaubitz JC, et al. (2013) Comprehensive genotyping of the USA national maize inbred seed bank. Genome Biol 14(6):R55.


Swarts K (2011). Structural Wood Choice and Cultural Meaning at Honey Bee Village. In Life in the Valley of Gold, Archaeological Investigations at Honey Bee Village, a Prehistoric Hohokam Ballcourt Village in the Canada Del Oro Valley of Southern Arizona: Introduction, Chronology, Material Culture Investigations and Research Results, H.D. Wallace, ed. (Tucson: Center for Desert Archaeology).