Associate Professor of Environmental Health Science
Ph.D. (1997) University of Maryland

Contact Info
  • International collaborations in Australia & China
  • Grant Support -
    • "EAGER: Using ultraconserved elements (UCEs) as genomic markers to study shallow levels of evolutionary divergence", NSF
    • "Dimensions: Testing the potential of pathogenic fungi to control the diversity, distribution, and abundance of tree species in a neotropical forest community", NSF
    • "PIRE: Genetics of invasive species exchanged between the Southeastern U.S. and China, Taiwan & Hong Kong", NSF
Selected Publications:
  • Crawford, N. G., B. C. Faircloth, J. E. McCormack, R. T. Brumfield, K. Winker and T. C. Glenn. 2012.  More than 1000 ultraconserved elements provide evidence that turtles are the sister group of archosaurs.  Biology Letters. doi: 10.1098/rsbl.2012.0331
  • Faircloth, B. C., J. E. McCormack, N. G. Crawford, M. G. Harvey, R. T. Brumfield, and T. C. Glenn. 2012.  Ultraconserved elements anchor thousands of genetic markers for target enrichment spanning multiple evolutionary timescales.  Systematic Biology. doi: 10.1093/sysbio/sys004
  • McCormack, J. E., B. C. Faircloth, N. G. Crawford, P. A. Gowaty, R. T. Brumfield, and T. C. Glenn.  2012.  Ultraconserved elements are novel phylogenomic markers that resolve placental mammal phylogeny when combined with species tree analysis.  Genome Research 22(4): 746-754. doi: 10.1101/gr.125864.111
  • Srivastava, A., K. Winker, T. I. Shaw, K. L. Jones, and T. C. Glenn. 2012. Transcriptome analysis of a North American songbird, Melospiza melodia.  DNA Research, doi:10.1093/dnares/dss015
  • Beal, M. A., T. C. Glenn, and C. M Somers. 2012. Whole genome sequencing for quantifying germline mutation frequency in humans and model species:  cautious optimism.  Mutation Research: Reviews 750(2):96-106. doi:10.1016/j.mrrev.2011.11.002
  • St. John, J. A., E. L. Braun, [42 others] T. C. Glenn, R. E. Green, and D. A. Ray. 2012. Sequencing three crocodilian genomes to illuminate the evolution of archosaurs and amniotes.  Genome Biology 13:415.
  • Kusumi, K., R. J. Kulathinal, A. Abzhanov, S. Boissinot, N. G. Crawford, B. C. Faircloth, T. C. Glenn, D. E. Janes,  J. B. Losos, D. B. Menke, S. Poe, T. J. Sanger, C. Schneider, J. Stapley, J. Wade, J. Wilson-Rawls. 2011. Developing a community-based genetic nomenclature for anole lizards. BMC Genomics 12:554. doi:10.1186/1471-2164-12-554.
  • Alföldi, J., [42 others] T. C. Glenn, C. J. Schneider, J. B. Losos, E. S. Lander, M. Breen, C. P. Ponting, K. Lindblad-Toh. 2011. The genome of the green anole lizard and a comparative analysis with birds and mammals.  Nature 477: 587-591. doi: 10.1038/nature10390.
  • Glenn, T. C. 2011. Field guide to next-generation DNA sequencers. Molecular Ecology Resources 11(5):759-769.  doi: 10.1111/j.1755-0998.2011.03024.x
  • Trapnell, D.W., J. L. Hamrick, K. C. Parker, K. W. Braungart, and T. C. Glenn. 2011.  Evaluating the utility of microsatellites for investigations of autopolyploid taxa.  Journal of Heredity 102(4): 473–478.  doi:10.1093/jhered/esr045
  • Tsyusko, O., T. Glenn, Y. Yi, G. Joice, K. Jones, K. Aizawa, D. Coughlin, J. Zimbrick, and T. Hinton. 2011.  Differential genetic responses to ionizing irradiation in individual families of Japanese medaka, Oryzias latipes. Mutation Research - Genetic Toxicology and Environmental Mutagenesis 718(1-2): 18-23. DOI: 10.1016/j.mrgentox.2010.11.001.
  • Lance, S. L., T. D. Tuberville, L. Dueck, C. Holz-Schietinger, P. L. Trosclair III, R. M. Elsey, and T. C. Glenn. 2009. Multi-year multiple paternity and mate fidelity in the American alligator, Alligator mississippiensis.  Molecular Ecology 18(21): 4508-4520. Cover Photo. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2009.04373.x
  • Miles, L. G., S. R. Isberg, T. C. Glenn, S. L. Lance, P. Dalzell, P. C. Thomson, and C. Moran. 2009. A genetic linkage map for the saltwater crocodile (Crocodylus porosus).  BMC Genomics 10:339. doi: 10.1186/1471-2164-10-339 [Highly Accessed; top 100 PubMedCentral, August 2009]
  • Ma, H., P. M. Bertsch, T. C. Glenn, N. J. Kabengi, and P. L. Williams. 2009. Bioavailability and toxicity of manufactured zinc oxide nanoparticles in the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans.  Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 28(6):1324-1330. DOI: 10.1897/08-262.1
  • Glenn, T. C., J. O. French, T. J. Heincelman, K. L. Jones, and R. H. Sawyer. 2008. Evolutionary relationships among copies of feather beta (b) keratin genes from several avian orders. Integrative and Comparative Biology 48(4):463-475. doi: 10.1093/icb/icn061
  • Glenn, T. C. and N. A. Schable. 2005.  Isolating microsatellite DNA loci. Methods in Enzymology 395:202-222.
  • Glenn, T. C., W. Stephan, and M. J. Braun. 1999.  Effects of a population bottleneck on Whooping Crane mitochondrial DNA variation.  Conservation Biology 13: 1097-1107.
  • Glenn, T. C., H. D. Dessauer, and M. J. Braun. 1998.  Characterization of microsatellite DNA loci in American alligators. Copeia 1998(3): 591-601.
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