Coming soon (hopefully...)

Janes JK, Murray K, Collins T, Gorrell JC, Warthmann N, Jordan R, Bruhl J, Borevitz J, Andrew RL (In prep.). Reconstructing the evolutionary history of eastern Australian grassy woodland eucalypts.

Barret KG, Amaral G, Elphinstone M, McAdie ML, Davis CS, Janes JK, Carnio J, Moehrenschlager A, Gorrell JC (2021). Genetic management on the brink of extinction: sequencing microsatellites does not improve estimates of inbreeding in wild and captive Vancouver Island marmots (Marmota vancouverensis) despite no change in genetic diversity over the last three generations. (In review Conservation Genetics, COGE-D-20-00257-R1).

Keeling CI, Campbell EO, Batista PD, Shegelski V, Trevoy SAL, Huber DPW, Janes JK, Sperling FAH (2021). Chromosome-level genome assembly reveals genomic architecture of northern range expansion in mountain pine beetle, Dendroctonus ponderosae Hopkins (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). (Submitted to Molecular Ecology Resources MER-21-0252).


van der Voort G*, Saunders ME, Janes JK (2021). Pan trapping in habitats supporting Platanthera (Orchidaceae) shows little difference in insect family-level diversity. The Canadian Entomologist. DOI:10.4039/tce.2021.17.    **undergraduate research project**



Saunders ME, Janes JK, O'Hanlon J (2020). Semantics of the insect decline narrative: recommendations for communicating insect conservation to peer and public audiences. Insect Conservation and Diversity. DOI:10.1111/icad.12406.

Cullingham CE, Miller JM, Peery RM, Dupuis JR, Malenfant RM, Gorrell JC,  Janes JK (2020). When does K=2, and what does it mean? Molecular Ecology. DOI:10.1111/mec15374.

Saunders ME, Janes JK, O'Hanlon J (2019). Moving on from the insect apocalypse narrative: engaging with evidence-based insect conservation. BioScience. (DOI: 10.1093/biosci/biz143).


Murray K, Janes JK, Bothwell H, Jones A, Andrew RL, Borevitz J (2019). Landscape drivers of genomic diversity and divergence in woodland Eucalyptus. Molecular Ecology. (Accepted -

Alwadani K*, Janes JK, Andrew RL (2019). Chloroplast genome analysis of box-ironbark Eucalyptus: Structure and phylogeny. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 126: 76-86 **graduate student project**

Wittische J, Janes JK, James PMA (2019). Using machine learning to model landscape genetic connectivity of the mountain pine beetle in western Canada. Canadian Journal of Forest Research. DOI: 10.1139/cjfr-2018-0417 



Trevoy SAL*, Janes JK, Muirhead K, Sperling FAH (2018). Repurposing population genetic data to discern genomic architecture: A case study of linkage cohort detection in mountain pine beetle (Dendroctonus ponderosae)Ecology and Evolution, DOI: 10.1002/ece3.4803. **graduate student project**

Cullingham CI*, Janes JK*, Hamelin R, James PMA, Murray BW, Sperling FAH (2018). The contribution of genetics and genomics to understanding the ecology of the mountain pine beetle system. Canadian Journal of Forest Research. Accepted 25 Sept. 2018   **indicates co-first authorship** **Featured as Editor's Choice article**

Janes JK, Worth JRP, Batista PD, Sperling FAH (2018). Ancestry and divergence patterns in a forest pest using low-density SNPs. Insect Systematics and Diversity, 2:1-9.

Worth JRP, Sakaguchi S, Crisp MC, Janes JK, Bowman DMJS (2018). Pleistocene divergence of two disjunct conifers in the eastern Australian temperate zone. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. DOI: 10.1093/biolinnean/bly127

Trevoy SAL* *, Janes JK*, Sperling FAH (2018). Where did mountain pine beetle populations in Jasper National Park come from? Tracking beetles with geneticsThe Forestry Chronicle, 94: 20-24 . **graduate student project; co-first author**.

Featured in CBC Edmonton, Edmonton Journal (local), Edmonton Journal (national) and Phys-org.

Catherall EE*, Janes JK, Josefsson CA, Gorrell JC (2018). Spatial and temporal assessments of genetic structure in an endangered Garry oak ecosystem on Vancouver Island. Botany. DOI: 10.1139/cjb-2017-0130. **undergraduate student project**



Janes JK, Hamilton JA (2017). Mixing it up: the role of hybridization in forest management and conservation under climate change. Forests, 8: 1-16. **Invited review in a special edition**

Janes JK, Miller JM, Dupuis JR, Malenfant RM, Gorrell JC, Cullingham CI, Andrew RL (2017). The K=2 conundrum. Molecular Ecology, 26:3594-3602. **Featured as Editor's Choice article**

Hache S, Bayne E, Villard M, Proctor H, Davis C, Stralberg D, Janes JK, Hallworth M, Foster K, Chidambara-vasi E, Grossi A, Gorrell JC, Krikun R (2017). Phylogeography of a migratory songbird across its Canadian breeding range: implications for conservation units. Ecology and Evolution, 7: 6078-6088.


Andrew, RL, Smith D, Gorrell JC, Janes JK (2016). Voyage of discovery? A comment on Koch et al. “A voyage to Terra Australis: human-mediated dispersal of cats”BMC Evolutionary Biology, 16:270.​

Batista PD, Janes JK, Boone CK, Murray BW, Sperling FAH (2016). Adaptive and neutral markers show continent-wide population structure of mountain pine beetle (Dendroctonus ponderosae)Ecology and Evolution, 6: 6292-6300.

James PMA, Janes JK, Roe AD, Cooke BJ (2016). Modelling landscape-level variation in sex-ratio skew in the mountain pine beetle (Coleoptera: Curcilionidae)Environmental Entomology, 45: 790-801.


Janes JK, Batista PD (2016). The role of population genetic structure in understanding and managing pine beetles. In Claus Tittiger, Gary J Blomquist, eds.: Pine Bark Beetles, vol. 50, Advances in Insect Physiology, UK: Academic Press, pp. 75-100.


Janes JK, Roe AD, Rice AV, Gorrell JC, Coltman DW, Langor DW, Sperling FAH (2016). Polygamy and an absence of fine-scale structure in Dendroctonus ponderosae (Hopk.)(Coleoptera: Curcilionidae) confirmed using molecular markersHeredity, 116: 68-74.  **Listen to the official Heredity podcast**




Osanai Y, Janes JK, Newton PCD, Hovenden MJ (2015). Warming and elevated CO2 combine to increase microbial mineralisation of soil organic matterSoil Biology and Biochemistry, 85: 110-118.



Janes JK, Li Y, Keeling CI, Yuen MMS, Boone CK, Cooke JEK, Bohlmann J, Huber DPW, Murray BW, Coltman DW, Sperling FAH (2014). How the mountain pine beetle (Dendroctonus ponderosae) breached the Canadian Rocky MountainsMolecular Biology and Evolution, 31: 1803-1815. **Featured in ScienceDaily, Northwest Coast Energy News, and Molecular Biology and Evolution**


Worth JRP, Yokogawa M, Perez-Figueroa A, Tsummura Y, Tomaru N, Janes JK, Isagi Y (2014). Conflict in outcomes for conservation based on population genetic diversity and genetic divergence approaches: a case study in the Japanese relictual conifer Sciadopitys verticillata (Sciadopityaceae)Conservation Genetics, 15: 1243-1257.



Keeling CI, Yuen M, Liao NY, Docking TR, Chan SK, Taylor GA, Palmquist DL, Jackman SD, Nguyen A, Li M, Henderson H, Janes JK, Zhao Y, Pandoh P, Moore R, Sperling FAH, Huber DPW, Birol I, Jones SJM, Bohlmann J (2013). Draft genome of the mountain pine beetle, Dendroctonus ponderosae Hopkins, a major forest pestGenome Biology, 14: R27. **Featured in ScienceDaily, CBC News British Columbia, and National Geographic**



Janes JK, Steane DA, Vaillancourt RE (2012). What does population structure analysis reveal about the Pterostylis longifolia complex (Orchidaceae)? Ecology and Evolution, 2: 2631-2644.


Osanai Y, Flittner A, Janes JK, Theobald P, Pendall E, Newton PCD, Hovenden MJ (2012). Decomposition and nitrogen transformation rates in a temperate grassland vary among co-occuring plant speciesPlant and Soil, 350: 365-378.




Janes JK, Duretto MF (2010). Three new combinations in Pterostylis (Orchidaceae)Austrobaileya, 8: 221-222.


Janes JK, Steane DA, Vaillancourt RE (2010). An investigation into the ecological requirements and niche partitioning of Pterostylidinae (Orchidaceae) speciesAustralian Journal of Botany, 58: 335-341.

Janes JK, Steane DA, Vaillancourt RE, Duretto MF (2010). A molecular phylogeny of the subtribe Pterostylidinae (Orchidaceae): resolving the taxonomic confusionAustralian Systematic Botany, 23: 248-259


Janes JK, Duretto MF (2010). A new classification for subtribe Pterostylidinae (Orchidaceae), reaffirming Pterostylis in the broad senseAustralian Systematic Botany, 23: 260-269.



Janes JK (2010). Subtribe Pterostylidinae: A multidisciplinary approach to resolving taxonomic confusion. PhD Thesis, School of Plant Science, University of Tasmania.


Hovenden MJ, Newton PCD, Wills KE, Janes JK, Williams AL, Vander Schoor JK, Nolan MJ (2008). Influence of warming on soil water potential controls seedling mortality in perennial but not annual species in a temperate grasslandNew Phytologist, 180: 143-152


Janes JK, Vaillancourt RE, Steane DA (2008). The occurrence and conservation status of Tasmanian Pterostylis (Orchidaceae)Tasmanian Naturalist, 130: 86-99.



Williams AL, Wills KE, Janes JK, Vander Schoor JK, Newton PCD, Hovenden MJ (2007). Warming and free-air CO2 enrichment alter demographics in four co-occurring grassland speciesNew Phytologist, 176: 365-374.




Janes JK (2006). A short review on the history of orchid taxonomyThe Orchadian, 15: 252-255.


Syrphiadea - hoverfly


Eucalyptus magnificata

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Chloroplast map

Callitris rhomboidea (image from Wikipedia)

Eucalyptus caleyi forest

Oven bird

Oven bird

Feral cat genetics
Mountain pine beetle
Mountain pine beetle attacked forest
Rare Japanese pine tree
TasFACE climate change ring, photographed by Jasmine Janes

FACE + IR heat ring at TasFACE

Measuring gas head space for mineralization under climate change

Jar of soil for microbial respiration analyses

Pterostylis grandiflorum

Pterostylis grandis

Pterostylis wapstrarum, photographed by Jasmine Janes

Pterostylis wapstreorum

TasFACE seedling recruitment and survivorship study

Acaena novae-zealandiae at TasFACE

Calaenia angustata, photographed by Jasmine Janes

Caladenia gracilis