• "Evaluating the role of Pleistocene refugia, rivers and environmental variation in the diversification of central African duikers (genera Cephalophus and Philantomba)." S. Ntie, A.R. Davis, K. Hils, P. Mickala, H.A. Thomassen, K. Morgan, H. Vanthomme, M.K. Gonder, and N.M. Anthony. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 17:212. (LINK).


  • "Biomod2EZ − An R script suite for visualizing projected niche model ensembles and reporting statistical results." P.R. Sesink Clee, S. Woloszynek, and M.K. Gonder. bioRxiv (PDF).





  • “Ebola in great apes – current knowledge, possibilities for vaccination, and implications for conservation and human health.” S.J. Leendertz, S.A. Wich, M. Ancrenaz, R.A. Bergl, M.K. Gonder, T. Humle, F. Maisels and F.H. Leendertz. Mammal Review, 1-14. (LINK).


  • "Ancient phylogenetic divergence of the enigmatic African rodent Zenkerella and the origin of anomalurid gliding." S. Heritage, D. Fernández, H.M. Sallam, D.T. Cronin, J.M. Esara Echube, and E.R. Seiffert. PeerJ, 4: e2320. (LINK).



  • "Impact of gun-hunting on monkey species and implications for primate conservation on Bioko Island, Equatorial Guinea." D.T. Cronin, C. Riaco, J.M. Linder, R.A. Bergl, M.K. Gonder, M.P. O'Connor, and G.W. Hearn. Biological Conservation, 197: 180-189. (LINK).




  • "A review of evidence for the presence of Two-spotted Palm Civet Nandinia binotata and four other small carnivores on Bioko, Equatorial Guinea." M. Hoffmann, D.T. Cronin, G. Hearn, T.M. Butynski, and E. Do Linh San. Small Carnivore Conservation, 52 & 53: 13-23. (LINK).


  • "Genetics, Morphology, Advertisement Calls, and Historical Records Distinguish Six New Polyploid Species of African Clawed Frog (Xenopus, Pipidae) from West and Central Africa." B.J. Evans, T.F. Carter, E. Greenbaum, V. Gvoždík, D.B. Kelley, P.J. McLaughlin, O.S.G. Pauwels, D.M. Portik, E.L. Stanley, R.C. Tinsley, M.L. Tobias, and D.C. Blackburn. PLoS ONE, 10(12): e0142823. (LINK).


  • "Long-Term Urban Market Dynamics Reveal Increased Bushmeat Carcass Volume despite Economic Growth and Proactive Environmental Legislation on Bioko Island, Equatorial Guinea." D.T. Cronin, S. Woloszynek, W.A. Morra, S. Honarvar, J.M. Linder, M.K. Gonder, M.P. O'Connor, and G.W. Hearn. PLoS ONE, 10(7): e0134464. (PDF).


  • "The Future of the Biodiversity of the Gran Caldera Scientific Reserve: Translating Science into Policy to Develop an Effective Management Plan for the Gran Caldera Scientific Reserve." D.T. Cronin, D. Bocuma Meñe, C. Perella, D. Fernández, G.W. Hearn, M.K. Gonder. Report prepared for the Symposium on the Future of the Biodiversity of the Gran Caldera Scientific Reserve by the Bioko Biodiversity Protection Program, Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 42 pages. (PDF).



  • "Evolution and Conservation of Central African Biodiversity: Priorities for Future Research and Education in the Congo Basin and Gulf of Guinea." N.M. Anthony, C. Atteke, M.W. Bruford, F. Dallmeier, A.H. Freedman, O. Hardy, B. Ibrahim, K.J. Jeffery, M. Johnson, S.A. Lahm, N. Lepengue, J.H. Lowenstein, F. Maisels, J.-F. Mboumba, P. Mickala, K. Morgan, S. Ntie, T.B. Smith, J.P. Sullivan, E. Verheyen, and M.K. Gonder. Biotropica, 47(1): 6-17. (LINK).




  • "Biodiversity and conservation of tropical montane eco-systems in the Gulf of Guinea, West Africa." D.T. Cronin, M.B. Libalah, R.A. Bergl, and G.W. Hearn. Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research, 46(4): 891-904. (PDF).
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  • "Genetic Differences Between Chimpanzee Populations." M.W. Mitchell and M.K. Gonder. In: eLS. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd: Chichester, UK (LINK).
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  • "Bioko Red Colobus: Piliocolobus pennantii pennantii (Waterhouse, 1838)." D.T. Cronin, G.W. Hearn, and J.F. Oates. In: Primates in Peril: The World's 25 Most Endangered Primates 2012-2014. pp. 17-19. IUCN SSC Primate Specialist Group (PSG), International Primatological Society (IPS), Conservation International (CI), and Bristol Zoological Society, Arlington, VA. (PDF).



  • "Nonlethal Amphibian Skin Swabbing of Cutaneous Natural Products for HPLC Fingerprinting." T.P. Umile, P.J. McLaughlin, K.R. Johnson, S. Honarvar, A.L. Blackman, E.A. Burzynski, R.W. Davis, T.L. Teotonio, G.W. Hearn, C.A. Hughey, A.F. Lagalante, K.P.C. Minbiole. Analytical Methods, 6: 3277-84. (PDF).


  • "Where has all our research gone? A 20-year assessment of the peer-reviewed wildlife conservation literature." D.T. Cronin, J.R. Owens, H. Choi, S. Hromada, R. Malhotra, F. Roser, R.A. Bergl. International Journal of Comparative Psychology, 27(1): 101-16. (PDF).


  • "African origin of the malaria parasite Plasmodium vivax." W. Liu, Y Li, K.S. Shaw, G.H. Learn, L. Plenderleith, J.A. Malenke, S.A. Sundararaman, M.A. Ramirez, A.G. Smith, F. Bibollet-Ruche, A. Ayouba, S. Locatelli, A. Esteban, F. Mouacha, E. Guichet, C. Butel, S. Ahuka-Mundeke, B.-I. Inogwabini, J.-B.N. Ndjango, S. Speede, C.M. Sanz, D.B. Morgan, M.K. Gonder, P.J. Kranzusch, P.D. Walsh, A.V. Georgiev, M.N. Muller, A.K. Piel, F.A. Stewart, M.L. Wilson, A.E. Pusey, L. Cui, Z. Wang, A. Färnert, C.J. Sutherland, D. Nolder,  J.A. Hart, T.B. Hart , P. Bertolani, A. Gillis, M. LeBreton, B.S. Schneider, N.D. Wolfe, E. Mpoudi-Ngole, E. Delaporte, R. Carter, R.L. Culleton, G.M. Shaw, J.C. Rayner, M.Peeters, B.H. Hahn, and P.M. Sharp. Nature Communications, 5: 3346. (LINK).




  • "TESS Ad-Mixer: A novel program for visualizing TESS Q matrices." M.W. Mitchell, B. Rowe, P.R. Sesink Clee and M.K. Gonder. Conservation Genetics Resources, 5(4): 1075-8. (PDF).


  • "Sequence diversity of Pan troglodytes subspecies and the impact of WFDC6 selective constraints in reproductive immunity." Z. Ferreira, B. Hurle, A.M. Andrés, W. Kretzschmar, J. Mullikin, P. Cherukuri, P. Cruz, M.K. Gonder, A. Stone, S. Tishkoff, W. Swanson, NISC Comparative Sequencing Program, E. Green, A.G. Clark, and S. Seixas. Genome Biology and Evolution, 5(12): 2512-23. (LINK).


  • "Molecular Panbiogeography of the Tropics, Species And Systematics, Volume 4." M.K. Gonder. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 152(2):6. (LINK).


  • "Great ape genetic diversity and population history."  J. Prado-Martinez, P.H. Sudmant, J.M. Kid, H. Li, J.L. Kelley, B. Lorente-Galdos, K. Veeramah, A. Woerner, T.D. O'Connor, G. Santpere, A. Cagan, C. Theunert, F. Casals, H. Laayouni, K.Munch, A. Hobolth, A.E. Halager, M. Malig, J. Hernandez, I. Hernando-Herraez, K. Prüfer, M. Pybus, L. Johnstone, M. Lachmann, C. Alkan, D. Twigg, N. Petit, C. Baker, F. Hormozdiari, M.Fernandez-Callejo, M. Dabad, M.L. Wilson, L. Stevison, C. Camprubí, T. Carvalho, A. Ruiz- Herrera, L. Vives, M. Mele, T.Abello, I. Kondova, R.E. Bontrop, A. Pusey, F. Lankester, J.A. Kiyang, R.A. Bergl, E. Lonsdorf, S. Myers, M. Ventura, P. Gagneux, D. Comas, H. Siegismund, J. Blanc, L. Agueda-Calpena, M. Gut, L. Fulton, S.A. Tishkoff, J.C. Mullikin, R.K. Wilson, I.G. Gut, M.K. Gonder, O.A. Ryder, B.H. Hahn, A. Navarro, J.M. Akey, J. Bertranpetit, D.Reich, T. Mailund, M.H. Schierup, C. Hvilsom, A.M. Andrés, J.Wall, C.D. Bustamante, M. Hammer, E.E. Eichler, and T. Marques-Bonet. Nature. 499: 471-5 (LINK).


  • "Survey of Threatened Monkeys in the Iladyi River Valley Region, Southeastern Bioko Island, Equatorial Guinea." D.T. Cronin, C. Riaco, and G.W. Hearn. African Primates, 8: 1-8. (PDF).





  • "Non-Human Primates, Retroviruses, and Zoonotic Infection Risks in the Human Population." S. Locatelli and M. Peeters. Nature Education Knowledge, 3(10): 62 (LINK).
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  • "Biodiversity and conservation genetics research in central Africa: New approaches and avenues for international collaboration." N. M. Anthony, P. Mickala, K.A. Abernethy, C. Atteke, P. Bissiengou, M.W. Bruford, F. Dallmeier, T. Decaëns, A. Dudu, A. Freedman, M.K. Gonder, O. Hardy, J. Hart, K. Jeffery, M. Johnson, F. K. Pambo, A. Ley, L. Korte, S. A. Lahm, M. Lee, J. Lowenstein, J.-F. Mboumba, D. N. Bourobou, A. Ngomanda, S. Ntie, D. Sebag, J. Sullivan, H. Vanthomme, V. Vergnes, E. Verheyen, and B. Zimkus. Conservation Genetics Resources, 4(2): 523-5. (LINK).


  • "Primates of Gashaka: Socioecology and Conservation in Nigeria's Biodiversity Hotspot." M.K. Gonder. Quarterly Review of Biology, 87(4):401.




  • "Evidence from Cameroon reveals differences in the genetic structure and history of chimpanzee populations." M.K. Gonder, S. Locatelli, L. Ghobrial, M.W. Mitchell, J.T. Kujawski, F. Lankester C.-B. Stewart and S.A. Tishkoff. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 108(12): 4766-71. Featured Cover Article. (PDF).
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  • "Regional Action Plan for the Conservation of the Nigeria-Cameroon Chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes ellioti)." B. Morgan, A. Adeleke, T. Bassey, R. Bergl, A. Dunn, R. Fotso, E. Gadsby, K. Gonder, E. Greengrass, D. Koulagna, G. Mbah, A. Nicholas, J. Oates, F. Omeni, Y. Saidu, V. Sommer, J. Sunderland-Groves, J. Tiebou, and L. Williamson.  IUCN/SSC Primate Specialist Group and Zoological Society of San Diego, CA. (LINK).




  • "Origin of the human malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum in western gorillas (Gorilla gorilla)." W. Liu, Y. Li, G. H. Learn, R.S. Rudicell, J.D. Robertson, J-B. N. Ndjango, C.M. Sanz, D.B. Morgan, S. Locatelli, M.K. Gonder, P.J. Kranzusch, P.D. Walsh, E. Delaporte, E. Mpoudi-Ngolle, A.V. Georgiev, M.N. Muller, G.M. Shaw, M. Peeters, P.M. Sharp, J.C. Rayner, and B.H. Hahn. Nature, 467: 420-425. Featured Cover Article. (LINK).


  • "Tracing the origins of rescued chimpanzees reveals widespread chimpanzee hunting in Cameroon." L. Ghobrial, F. Lankester, J.A. Kiyang, A.E. Akih, S. deVries, R. Fotso, E.L. Gadsby, P.D. Jenkins, Jr. and M.K. Gonder. BMC Ecology, 10(2). Received ‘Highly Accessed’ Label. (PDF).


  • "Opportunities Lost: The Rapidly Deteriorating Conservation Status of the Monkeys on Bioko Island, Equatorial Guinea." D.T. Cronin, D. Bocuma Meñe, T.B. Butynski, J. M. E. Echube, G.W. Hearn, S. Honarvar, J.R. Owens, and C.P. Bohome. A Report to the Government of Equatorial Guinea by the Bioko Biodiversity Protection Program, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA. (PDF).


  • "Molecular epidemiology of Simian Immunodeficiency Virus Infection in wild-living gorillas." C. Neel, L. Etienne, Y. Li, J. Takehisa, R.S. Rudicell, I. Ndong, J. Moudindo, A. Mebenga, A. Esteban, F. Van Heuverswyn, F. Liegeois, P.J. Kranzusch, P.D. Walsh, C.M. Sanz, D.B. Morgan, J-B.N. Ndjango, J-C. Plantier, S. Locatelli, M.K. Gonder, F.H. Leendertz, C. Boesch, A. Todd, E. Delaporte, E.M. Ngole, B.H. Hahn and M. Peeters. Journal of Virology, 84(3): 1464–76. (LINK).




  • "History of Click-Speaking Populations of Africa Inferred from mtDNA and Y Chromosome Genetic Variation." S.A. Tishkoff, M.K. Gonder, B.M. Henn, H. Mortensen, N. Fernandopulle, C. Gignoux, A. Knight, P.A. Underhill, U. Ramakrishnan, F.A. Reed and J.L. Mountain. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 24(10): 2180-95 (LINK).


  • "Whole mtDNA genome sequence analysis of ancient African lineages." M.K. Gonder, H.M. Mortensen, F.A. Reed, A. de Sousa, and S.A. Tishkoff. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 24(3): 757-768 (LINK).




  • "Contrasting phylogeographic histories of chimpanzees in Nigeria and Cameroon: A multilocus analysis." M.K. Gonder and T. R. Disotell.  In: Primate Biogeography, S. Lehman and J. Fleagle, eds. New York: Plenum/Kluwer Press, 129-59.


  • "New genetic evidence on the evolution of chimpanzee populations, and implications for taxonomy." M.K. Gonder, T.R. Disotell, and J.F. Oates. International Journal of Primatology, 27(4): 1103-27. (PDF).


  • "Human origins within and out of Africa." S. A. Tishkoff and M.K. Gonder. In: Anthropological Genetics: Theory Methods and Applications, M. Crawford, ed., Cambridge University Press, 337-79.


  • "Whole genome computational comparative genomics: A fruitful approach for ascertaining Alu insertion polymorphisms." J. Wang, L. Song, M.K. Gonder, S. Azrak, D.A. Ray, M. Batzer, S.A. Tishkoff, and P. Liang. Gene, 365: 11-20 (LINK).




  • "Nigeria."  J. Oates, L. Gadsby, P. Jenkins, K. Gonder, C. Bocian and A. Adeleke. In: West African chimpanzees: Status survey and conservation action plan, IUCN/SSC Primate Specialist Group, and IUCN--The World Conservation Union eds. R. Kormos C. Boesch, M.I. Bakarr and T. M Butynski, 2003, Gland, Switzerland: IUCN, 123-30.




  • "Gene flow in wild chimpanzee populations: What genetic data tell us about chimpanzee movement over time and space." P. Gagneux, M.K. Gonder, T.L. Goldberg and P.A. Morin. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, 356(1410): 889-897 (LINK).




  • "A new west African chimpanzee subspecies?" M.K. Gonder, J.F. Oates, T.R. Disotell, M. Forstner, J.C. Morales and D.J. Melnick. Nature, 388: 337 (PDF).




  • "A comparison of wild and food-enhanced long-tailed macaques (Macaca fascicularis)." B.P. Wheatley, D.K.H. Putra and M.K. Gonder. In: Evolution and Ecology of Macaque Societies, eds. E. Fa and D. Lindberg, Cambridge University Press, 182-206.












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