Jessica A. Rick

PhD Student | University of Wyoming | PopGen & Evolutionary Biology



2017 | Rick, JA, RA Moen, JD Erb, JL Strasburg. Population structure and gene flow in a newly harvested gray wolf (Canis lupus) population. Conservation Genetics, 18(5): 1091-1104. | PDF

2017 | Millard, JE, JM Alston, JA Rick, et al. Observations of noteworthy Northern Spotted Owl (Strix occidentalis caurina) nesting behaviors. Canadian Field Naturalist, 131: 225-227 | PDF

IN Review

2019 | Klobucar, SL, JA Rick, EG Mandeville, CE Wagner, P Budy. The morphological and genetic diversity of Arctic char (Salvelinus alpinus) populations in foothill lakes of Arctic Alaska. In review.

2019 | Junker, J*, JA Rick*, PB McIntyre, I Kimirei, E Sweke, JB Mosille, B Werli, C Dinkel, S Mwaiko, O Seehausen, CE Wagner. Sex differentiation and chromosomal inversions lead to cryptic diversity in Lake Tanganyika sardines. (*equal contribution). In review.


In Prep

Rick, JA, CD Brock, CE Wagner. In prep. Reference genome choice and filtering pipeline jointly influence phylogenetic analyses.

Rick, JA, SM Grewenow, RA Moen, JL Strasburg. In prep. Phylogenetics and hybridization of wolves (Canis lupus) in Minnesota using mitochondrial and Y chromosome haplotyping.


2015 | Rick, JA. Genetic diversity, structure, and hybridization in a harvested gray wolf (Canis lupus) population in Minnesota. MS Thesis, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN. | PDF | Web

2013 | Rick, JA. Integrity of preserved pink bollworm (Pectinophora gossypiella) samples for DNA analysis. BS Honors Thesis, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ.