Andres J. Cortes

PhD Student
Department of Ecology and Genetics
Uppsala University

Fields of interest:

Evolutionary Biology
Ecological Genetics
Plant Biology
Applied Botany

Recent publications:

Cortés A.J., Waeber S., Lexer C., Sedlacek J., Wheele r J., van Kleunen M., Bossdorf O., Hoch G., Rixen C., Wipf S., Karrenberg S.:
Small-scale patterns in snowmelt timing affect gene flow and the distribution of genetic diversity in the alpine dwarf shrub Salix herbacea.
Heredity 2014 (in press)

Wheeler J.A., Hoch G., Cortés A.J., Sedlacek J., Wipf S., Rixen C.:
Increased spring freezing vulnerability for alpine shrubs under early snowmelt.
Oecologia 2014 (in press)

Cortés A.J.:
On the Origin of the Common Bean.
American Journal of Plant Sciences 2013, 4: 1998-2000.

Madriñan S., Cortés A.J., Richardson J.E.:
Páramo is the world’s fastest evolving and coolest biodiversity hotspot.
Frontiers in Genetics 2013, 4: 1-7, DOI: 10.3389/fgene.2013.00192

Cortés A.J,. Monserrate F.A., Ramírez-Villegas J., Madrinan S., Blair M.W.:
Drought Tolerance in Wild Plant Populations: The Case of Common Beans (Phaseolus vulgaris L.)
Plos One 2013, 8: 2: e62898

Blair M.W., Cortes A.J., Penmetsa R.V., Farmer A., Carrasquilla-Garcia N., Cook D.R.:
A high-throughput SNP marker system for parental polymorphism screening, and diversity analysis in common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.)
Theoretical and Applied Genetics 2013, 126: 535-48.

Blair M.W., Soler A., Cortes A.J.
Diversification and population structure in common beans (Phaseolus vulgaris L.)
Plos One 2012, 7: e49488.

Cortes A.J., Chavarro C., Madriñán S., This D., Blair M.W.:
Molecular ecology and selection in the drought-related Asr gene polymorphisms in wild and cultivated common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.)
BMC Genetics 2012, 13: 58.

Cortes A.J., This D., Chavarro C., Madrinan S., Blair M.W.:
Nucleotide diversity patterns at the drought-related DREB2 encoding genes in wild and cultivated common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.):
Theoretical and Applied Genetics 2012, 125: 1069-85.

Galeano C.H., Cortes A.J., Fernandez A.C., Soler A., Franco-Herrera N., Makunde G., Vanderleyden J., Blair M.W.:
Gene-Based Single Nucleotide Polymorphism Markers for Genetic and Association Mapping in Common Bean.
BMC Genetics 2012, 12: 48.