Publications

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Selected publications

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44. Gainett, G., González, V.L., Ballesteros, J.A., Setton, E.V.W., Baker, C.M., Gargiulo, L.B., Santibáñez-López, C.E., Coddington, J.A., Sharma, P.P. (Submitted). The genome of a daddy-long-legs (Opiliones) illuminates the evolution of arachnid appendages and chelicerate genome architecture. bioRxiv 2021.01.11.426205

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43. Santibáñez-López, C.E., Aharon, S., Ballesteros, J.A., Gainett, G., Baker, C.M., González-Santillán, E., Harvey, M.S., Hassan M.K., Abu-Almaaty, A.H., Aldeyarbi, S.M., Monod, L., Ojanguren-Affilastro, A., Raven, R.J., Pinto-da-Rocha, R., Zvik, Y., Gavish-Regev, E., Sharma, P.P. (In review). Phylogenomics of scorpions reveal a co-diversification of scorpion mammalian predators and mammal-specific sodium channel toxins. bioRxiv 2020.11.06.372045

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42. Ontano, A., Gainett, G., Shlomi, A., Ballesteros, J.A., Benavides, L., Corbett, K., Gavish-Regev, E., Harvey, M., Monsma, S., Santibáñez-López, C.E., Setton, E., Zehms, J., Zeh, J., Zeh, D., Sharma, P.P. (In press). Taxonomic sampling and rare genomic changes overcome long-branch attraction in the phylogenetic placement of pseudoscorpions. Molecular Biology and Evolution. Open Access

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41. Santibáñez-López, C.E., Farleigh, K., Cushing, P.E., Graham, M.R. (2021). Restriction enzyme optimization for RADseq with camel spiders (Arachnida: Solifugae). Journal of Arachnology 48:346-350 Open Access

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40. *Ballesteros, J.A., *Setton, E.V.W., *Santibáñez-López, C.E., Arango, C.P., Brenneis, G., Brix, S., Cano-Sánchez, E., Dandouch, M., Dilly, G.F., Eleaume, M.P., Gainett, G., Gallut, C., McAtee, S., McIntyre, L., Moran, A.L., Moran, R., López-González, P.J., Scholtz, G., Williamson, C., Woods, H., Wheeler, W.C., Sharma, P.P. (2021). Phylogenomic resolution of sea spider diversification through integration of multiple data classes.  Molecular Biology and Evolution 38(2): 686-701 (* equal author contribution) Open Access

39. Graham, M.R., Santibáñez-López, C.E., Derkarabetian, S., Hendrixson, B.E. (2020). Pleistocene persistence and expansion in tarantulas on the Colorado Plateau and the effects of missing data on phylogeographical inferences from RADSeq. Molecular Ecology 293684-3701

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38. *Ureta, C., González, E.J., Ramírez-Barrón, M., Contreras-Félix, G.A., Santibáñez-López, C.E. (2020). Climate change will have an important impact on scorpion's fauna in its most diverse country: Mexico. Perspectives in Ecology and Conservation 18:116-123. 

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37. Nolan, E.D., Santibáñez-López, C.E., Sharma, P.P. (2020). Developmental gene expression supports the monophyly of Arachnopulmonata and refutes a single colonization of land in the evolutionary history of Chelicerata. Developmental genes and Evolution 230:137-153. pdf (featured on the journal cover)

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36. Santibáñez-López, C.E., Ojanguren-Affilastro, A., Sharma, P.P. (2020). Another one bites the dust: taxonomic sampling of a key genus in phylogenomic datasets reveals more non-monophyletic groups in traditional scorpion classification. Invertebrate Systematics 34:133-143.

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35. *Ballesteros, J.A., *Santibáñez-López, C.E., Kovác, L., Gavish-Regev, E., Sharma, P.P. (2019). Ordered phylogenomic subsampling enables diagnosis of systematic errors in the placement of the enigmatic, long-brach arachnid order Palpigradi. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 286: 20192426. (*equal author contribution).

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34. Santibáñez-López, C.E., Graham, M.R., Sharma, P.P., Ortiz, E., Possani, L.D. (2019). Evolutionary conservation and selective pressures in hadrurid scorpion toxins. Toxins 11:637. Open Access  (featured on the journal cover)

33. Aharon, S., Ballesteros, J.A., Crawford, A.R., Gainett, G., Friske, K., Langford, B., Santibáñez-López, C.E., Ya'aran, S., Gavish-Regev, E., Sharma, P.P. (2019). The anatomy of an unstable node: A Levantine relict precipitates phylogenomic dissolution of a higher-level relationships of the armored harvestmen (Arachnida: Opiliones). Invertebrate Systematics 33: 697-717. (featured on the journal cover).

32. Santibáñez-López, C.E., González-Santillán, E., Monod, L., Sharma, P.P. (2019). Phylogenomics facilitates stable scorpion systematics: Reassessing the relationships of Vaejovidae and a new high-level classification of Scorpiones (Arachnida). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 135: 22-30.

31. Bolaños, L.M., Rosenblueth, M., Migueles-Lozano, A., Manrique de Lara, A., Gril-Aguillón, C., Estrada, V., González-Serrano, F., Santibáñez-López, C.E., García-Santibáñez, T., Martínez-Romero, E. (2019). Cophylogenetic analysis suggests coespeciation between the scorpion mycoplasma clade symbionts and their hosts. PLoS ONE 14(1): e0209588. Open Access

30. Santibáñez-López, C.E., Kriebel, R., Ballesteros, J.A., Rush, N., Witter, Z., Williams, J., Jaines, D., Sharma, P.P. (2018). Integration of phylogenomics and molecular modeling reveals lineage-specific diversification of toxins in scorpions. PeerJ 6: e5902 [Featured in Chemistry World by the Royal Society of Chemistry. 21 November 2018] Open Access

29. Romero-Gutíerrez, T., Santibáñez-López, C.E., Jiménez-Vargas, J.M., Batista, C.V.F., Ortiz, E., Possani, L.D. (2018). Exploring the diversity of venom components of Serradigitus gertschi (Scorpiones: Vaejovidae) through proteomic and transcriptomic analyses. Toxins 10: 359. Open Access

28. *Cid-Uribe, I.J., *Santibáñez-López, C.E., Batista, C.V.F., Ortiz, E., Possani, L.D. (2018). The diversity of venom components of the scorpion species Paravaejovis schwenkmeyeri (Scorpiones: Vaejovidae) revealed by transcriptome and proteome analyses. Toxicon 151: 47-62. (*equal author contribution).