Sara Oyler-McCance - USGS (FORT)

Title: Research Geneticist

FORT Affiliation: Trust Species & Habitats

Duty Station:
2150 Centre Ave
Bldg C
Fort Collins, CO 80526
Room 3106

Phone: 970-226-9197



Current Research



Year Title Type
IN PRESS Development and characterization of thirteen microsatellite loci in Clark's nutcracker (Nucifraga columbiana) Journal Article
2013 Range-wide genetic connectivity in greater sage-grouse: measuring the challenges against the siren of potential Abstract
2013 Sample design effects in landscape genetics Journal Article
2012 Rapid microsatellite identification from Illumina paired-end genomic sequencing in two birds and a snake Journal Article
2012 Effects of sample size, number of markers, and allelic richness on landscape genetic inference Journal Article
2012 From individuals to families to populations: Using molecular techniques to help guide wildlife management Abstract
2012 Isolation and fragmentation in sage-grouse; genetic fingerprints at the crime scene Abstract
2012 Feathers [Website] Web Application
2012 The genetic structure of a relict population of Wood Frogs Journal Article
2011 Evaluation of the genetic distinctiveness of Greater Sage-grouse in the Bi-State Planning Area Open-file Report
2011 Molecular genetics at the Fort Collins Science Center Fact Sheet
2011 Effects of climate change on nutrition and genetics of White-tailed Ptarmigan [chapter 21] Book, Pages in
2011 Genetic consequences of trumpeter swan (Cygnus buccinator) reintroductions Journal Article
2011 Genetic applications in avian conservation Journal Article
2011 Conservation of Greater Sage-Grouse: A synthesis of current trends and future management Book, Pages in
2011 FORT Molecular Ecology Laboratory [website] Web Site/Page
2011 Molecular insights into the biology of Greater Sage-Grouse Book, Pages in
2011 Effects of climate change on nutrition and genetics of White-tailed Ptarmigan Book, Pages in
2011 Characterization of ten microsatellite loci in the Broad-tailed Hummingbird (Selasphorus platycercus) Journal Article
2011 Characterization of small microsatellite loci isolated in endangered Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis) for use in non-invasive sampling Journal Article
2010 A population genetic analysis of the midget faded rattlesnake in Wyoming Journal Article
2010 Regional Variation in mtDNA of the Lesser Prairie-Chicken Journal Article
2010 Rapid evolution in lekking grouse: Implications for taxonomic definitions Journal Article
2010 Characterization of small microsatellite loci for use in non invasive sampling studies of Gunnison Sage-grouse (Centrocercus minimus) Journal Article
2010 Characterization of ten microsatellite loci in midget faded rattlesnake (Crotalus oreganus concolor) Journal Article
2010 Investigating variation in the nutritional ecology and genetics of white-tailed ptarmigan: implications for climate change Abstract
2008 Population structure of Mountain Plover as determined using nuclear microsatellites Journal Article
2008 When morphology matters most: Assessing the importance of morphological difference in grouse Abstract
2007 Characterization of microsatellite loci isolated in Mountain Plover (Charadrius montanus) Journal Article
2007 Gender identification of white-winged doves Report, Pages In
2007 A rangewide population genetic study of trumpeter swans Journal Article
2006 A rangewide genetic comparison of trumpeter swans using mitochondrial and nuclear markers Abstract
2006 A population genetic survey of trumpeter swans across their range Abstract
2006 2005 Progress Report: examining population demographics of the Indiana myotis (Myotis Sodalis) using both molecular and traditional field approaches Administrative Report
2006 Characterization of microsatellite loci isolated in trumpeter swan (Cygnus buccinator) Journal Article
2005 Conservation genetics in wildlife biology Book, Pages in
2005 Rocky Mountain Center for Conservation Genetics and Systematics Fact Sheet
2005 Population genetic analysis of Mountain Plover using mitochondrial DNA sequence data Journal Article
2005 Population genetics of Gunnison sage-grouse: implications for management Journal Article
2005 A multilocus population genetic survey of greater sage-grouse across their range Journal Article
2005 Characterization of microsatellite loci isolated in midget-faded rattlesnakes (Crotalus viridis concolor) Journal Article
2003 Evaluation of the eastern (Centrocercus urophasianus urophasianus) and western (Centrocercus urophasianus phaios) subspecies of Sage-grouse using mitochondrial control-region sequence data Journal Article
2003 Isolation and characterization of microsatellite loci in Greater Sage-Grouse (Centlocerus urophasianus) Journal Article
2001 Influence of changes in sagebrush on Gunnison sage grouse in Southwestern Colorado Journal Article
2001 Modeling management and conservation strategies for Gunnison sage grouse in Colorado Proceedings, Pages in
2001 Occurrence of Greater Sage-Grouse X Sharp-tailed Grouse hybrids in Alberta Journal Article
2000 A new species of sage-grouse (Phasianidae: Centrocercus) from southwestern Colorado Journal Article
1999 A bird of a different feather: DNA research reveals new, yet familiar species Science Feature
1999 A population genetic comparison of large and small-bodied sage grouse in Colorado using microsatellite and mitochondrial DNA markers Journal Article

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