• Brenton ZB, Cooper EA, Myers MT, Jordan KE, Glaubitz JC, Boyles RE, Kresovich S. In press. Species-specific duplication event confers adaptive benefits in Sorghum bicolor.G3: Genes Genomes Genetics
  • Sapkota S, Boyles R, Cooper E, Brenton Z, Myers M, Kresovich S. In press. Impact of sorghum racial structure and diversity on genomic prediction of grain yield components.Crop Science.


  • Cooper EA, Brenton ZW, Flinn BS, ..., Kresovich S. (2019). A new reference genome for Sorghum bicolor reveals high levels of sequence similarity between sweet and grain genotypes: implications for the genetics of sugar metabolism. BMC Genomics20(1):420. Link To Paper
  • Uy JAC, Cooper EA, Chaves JA. (2019). Convergent melanism in populations of a Solomon Island flycatcher is mediated by unique genetic mechanisms. Emu-Austral Ornithology119(3):242-250. Link To Paper
  • Cuevas HE, Fermin-Perez RA, Prom LK, Cooper EA, Bean S, Rooney WL. (2019) Genome-wide association mapping of grain mold resistance in the U.S. Sorghum Association Panel.The Plant Genome12(2). Link To Paper


  • Cooper EA, and Kresovich S. (2018) The Comparative and Evolutionary Genomics of Sorghum. In WL Rooney (Ed.) Achieving Sustainble Agriculture in Sorghum (pp. 67-82). Cambridge, UK: Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing Ltd. (Please email me if you would like to request a pdf of this chapter.)
  • Cuevas HE, Prom LK, Cooper EA, Knoll JE, Ni X. (2018) Genome-Wide Association Mapping of Anthracnose (Colletotrichum sublineolum) Resistance in the U.S. Sorghum Association Panel. The Plant Genome 11(2):170099. PDF


  • Cooper EA and Uy JAC. (2017) Genomic evidence for convergent evolution of a key trait underlying divergence in island birds.Molecular Ecology 26(14):3760-3774. PDF
  • Boyles RE, Pfeiffer BK, Cooper EA, Rauh BL, Zielinski KJ, Myers MT, Brenton ZW, Rooney WL, Kresovich S. (2017) Genetic dissection of sorghun grain quality traits using diverse segregating populations.Theoretical and Applied Genetics 130(4):697-716. PDF
  • Boyles RE, Pfeiffer BK, Cooper EA, Zielinski KJ, Myers MT, Rooney WL, Kresovich S. (2017) Quantitative trait loci mapping of agronomic and yield traits in two grain sorghum biparental families. Crop Science 57(5):2443-2456. PDF


  • Chaves JA, Cooper EA, Hendry AP, Podos J, De Leon LF, Raeymaekers JAM, MacMillan OW, Uy JAC. (2016) Genomic variation at the tips of the adaptive radiation of Darwin's finches. Molecular Ecology 25(21): 5282-5295. PDF
  • Uy JAC, Cooper EA, Cutie S, Concannon MR, Poelstra JW, Moyle RG, Filardi CE. (2016) Mutations in different pigmentation genes are associated with parallel melanism in island flycatchers. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 283(1834):20160731. PDF
  • Boyles RE, Cooper EA, Myers MT, Brenton ZW, Rauh BL, Morris GP, Kresovich S. (2016) Genome-wide association studies of grain yield components in diverse sorghum germplasm. The Plant Genome 9(2).PDF
  • Brenton ZW, Cooper EA, Myers MT, Boyles RE, Shakoor N, Zielinski KJ, Rauh BL, Bridges WC, Morris GP, Kresovich S. (2016) A Genomic Resource for the Development, Improvement, and Exploitation of Sorghum for Bioenergy. Genetics 210(2). PDF


  • Cooper EA, Whittall JB, Hodges SA, Nordborg M. (2010) Genetic Variation at Nuclear Loci Fails to Distinguish Two Morphologically Distinct Species of Aquilegia. PLoS ONE5(1): e8655. PDF