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Exposito-Alonso, M., Drost, HG., Burbano, H.A., Weigel, D. The Earth BioGenome project: Opportunities and Challenges for Plant Genomics and Conservation

Waldvogel AM, Feldmeyer B, Rolshausen G, Exposito-Alonso M, Rellstab C, Kofler R, Mock T, Schmid K, Schmitt I, Bataillon T, Savolainen O, Bergland A, Flatt T, Guillaume F, Pfenninger M. Evolutionary genomics improves prediction of species responses to climate change


11. Exposito-Alonso, M., 500 Genomes Field Experiment Team, Burbano, H. A., Bossdorf, O., Nielsen, R., Weigel, D. (2019) Natural selection on the Arabidopsis thaliana genome in present and future climates. Nature,

10. Exposito-Alonso, M., Rodríguez, R.G., Barragán, C., Capovilla, G., Chae, E., Devos, J., Dogan, E.S., Friedemann, C., Gross, C.**, Lang, P., Lundberg, D., Middendorf, V.**, Kageyama, J., Karasov, T., Kersten, S., Petersen, S., Rabbani, L., Regalado, J., Reinelt, L.**, Rowan, B., Seymour, D.K., Symeonidi, E., Schwab, R., Tran, D.T.N., Venkataramani, K., Van de Weyer, A.-L., Vasseur, F., Wang, G., Wedegärtner, R.**, Weiss, F., Wu, R., Xi, W., Zaidem, M., Zhu, W., García-Arenal, F., Burbano, H.A., Bossdorf, O., Weigel, D., (2019) A rainfall-manipulation experiment with 517 Arabidopsis thaliana accessions. bioRxiv (final version),


9. Exposito-Alonso, M. (2018). On climate change and genetic evolution in Arabidopsis thaliana. Universität Tübingen, Ph.D. Thesis.

8. Exposito-Alonso, M., Brennan, A., Alonso-Blanco, C., Picó, F.X., (2018). Spatio-temporal variation in fitness responses to contrasting environments in Arabidopsis thaliana. Evolution, 71:550.

7. Vasseur, F., Exposito-Alonso, M., Ayala-Garay, O., Wang, G., Enquist, B.J., Violle, C., Ville, D., Weigel, D., (2018). Adaptive diversification of growth allometry in the plant Arabidopsis thaliana. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, | (2018) bioRxiv,

6. Exposito-Alonso, M.*, Becker, C*., Schuenemann, V.J., Reitter, E., Setzer, C., Slovak, R., Brachi, B., Hagmann, J., Grimm, D.G., Jiahui, C., Busch, W., Bergelson, J., Ness, R.W., Krause, J., Burbano, H.A., Weigel, D., (2018). The rate and effect of new mutations in a colonizing plant lineage. PLOS Genetics, 14, e1007155. | (2016) bioRxiv, | Cover:

5. Exposito-Alonso, M., Vasseur, F., Ding, W., Wang, G., Burbano, H.A., Weigel, D., (2018). Genomic basis and evolutionary potential for extreme drought adaptation in Arabidopsis thaliana. Nature Ecology & Evolution 2, 352–358. | (2017) bioRxiv,


4. Lee, C.-R., Svardal, H., Farlow, A., Exposito-Alonso, M., Ding, W., Novikova, P., Alonso-Blanco, C., Weigel, D., Nordborg, M., (2017). On the post-glacial spread of human commensal Arabidopsis thaliana. Nature Communications. 8, 14458.


3. Kawakatsu, T., Huang, S. C., Jupe, F., Sasaki, E., Schmitz, R. J., Urich, M. A., Castanon, R., Nery, J. R., Barragan, C., He, Y., Chen, H., Dubin, M., Lee, C. R., Wang, C., Bemm, F., Becker, C., O'Neil, R., O'Malley, R. C., Quarless, D. X., 1001 Genomes Consortium, Schork, N. J., Weigel, D., Nordborg, M., Ecker, J. R. (2016). Epigenomic diversity in a global collection of Arabidopsis thaliana accessions. Cell 166, 492-505,

2. Iakovidis, M., Teixeira, P.J.P.L., Exposito-Alonso, M., Cowper, M.G., Law, T.F., Liu, Q., Vu, M.C., Dang, T.M., Corwin, J.A., Weigel, D., Dangl, J.L., Grant, S.R., (2016). Effector-triggered immune response in Arabidopsis thaliana is a quantitative trait. Genetics 204, 337–353.

1. 1001 Genomes Consortium, (2016). 1,135 Genomes reveal the global pattern of polymorphism in Arabidopsis thaliana. Cell 166, 481–491.

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Ripple, W.J., C. Wolf, T.M. Newsome, P. Barnard and W.R. Moomaw. 2019. World Scientists’ Warning of a Climate Emergency. BioScience: biz088, (signing)