Salzman, Shayla, Melissa Whitaker, Naomi Pierce. 2018. Cycad feeding insects share a core gut microbiome. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society doi:10.1093/biolinnean/bly017 [PDF]

Bruenn, Riva, Valerie Lavenburg, Shayla Salzman. 2017. Don’t judge a plant by it’s flowers. Frontiers for Young Minds 5:31 doi: 10.3389/frym.2017.00031 [PDF]

Whitaker, Melissa RL, Shayla Salzman, Jon Sanders, Martin Kaltenpoth, Naomi Pierce. 2016. Microbial communities of Lycaenid butterflies do not correlate with larval diet. Frontiers in Microbiology 7:1920. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2016.01920 [PDF]

André, Thiago, Shayla Salzman, Tânia Wendt, Chelsea Specht. 2016. Speciation dynamics and biogeography of Neotropical spiral gingers (Costaceae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 103(2016) 55-63 [PDF]

Espeland, Marianne, Jason P.W. Hall, Philip J. DeVries, David C. Less, Mark Cornwall, Yu-Feng Hsu, Li-Wei Wu, Dana L. Campbell, Gerard Talavera, Roger Vila, Shayla Salzman, Sophie Ruehr*, David J. Lohman, Naomi E. Pierce. 2015. Ancient Neotropical origin and recent recolonisation: Phylogeny, biogeography and diversification of the Riodinidae (Lepidoptera: Papilionoidea).  Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 93(2015): 296-306 [PDF]

André, Thiago, Chelsea Specht, Shayla Salzman, Clarisse Palma-Silva, Tânia Wendt. 2015. Evolution of species diversity in the genus Chamaecostus (Costaceae): Molecular phylogenetics and morphometric approaches. Phytotaxa 204(4): 265-276. [PDF]

Salzman, Shayla, Heather E. Driscoll, Tanya Renner, Thiago André, Stacy Shen, Chelsea Specht. 2015. Spiraling into history: A molecular phylogeny and investigation of biogeographic origins and floral evolution for the genus Costus. Systematic Botany 40(1): 104-115 [PDF]

*Undergraduate mentee