Mike Arnold
Professor - Genetics
Office: 
Life Sciences, Rm
Phone Number:  706-542-1407
Fax: 
706-542-3910
Education: 

Ph. D. Population Biology, Australian National University 1986

Grant Support: 
  • “Genetic architecture and introgression in Louisiana Iris hybrid zones” – NSF (DEB-0345123; 2/04 - 2/08; No-cost extension until 2/09; $384,000)
  • “Collaborative proposal: Genetic architecture of reproductive isolation and introgression in experimental and natural hybrid zones in Louisiana Irises” – NSF (Pending)
Of Note: 
  • Distinguished Merit Award, Society for Louisiana Irises
  • Creative Research Medal, University of Georgia, 1997
  • Visiting Professorship, Universität Konstanz, Konstanz Germany, 2004
  • Visiting Professorship, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain, 2005
  • Visiting Research Fellowship, Merton College, University of Oxford (Trinity Term 2007)
  • Visiting Professorship, Dipartimento di Biologia Vegetale, Università di Roma 'La Sapienza', Rome, Italy
  • Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • Elected to a Visiting Research Fellowship, Merton College, University of Oxford
  • Visiting Professorship, Dipartimento di Biologia Vegetale, Università di Roma 'La Sapienza' (Rome, Italy)
  • Visiting Professorship, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (Barcelona, Spain)
  • Visiting Professorship, Universität Konstanz (Konstanz, Germany)
  • Creative Research Medal (University of Georgia)
Selected Publications: 
  • Arnold, M.L. (ed). 2010. Reticulate Evolution. Genes, in preparation.
  • Arnold, M.L. 2008. Reticulate Evolution and Humans – Origins and Ecology. Oxford University Press.
  • Arnold, M.L. and N.H. Martin. 2009. Adaptation by introgression. Journal of Biology 8:82.1-82.3. (Invited Review)
  • Arnold, M.L. and N.D. Fogarty. 2009. Reticulate evolution and marine organisms: The last frontier? International Journal of Molecular Sciences 10:3836-3860. (Invited Review)
  • Tang, S., R.A. Okashah, S.J. Knapp, M.L. Arnold and N.H. Martin. 2009.
  • Reproductive isolation in Louisiana irises: Transmission ratio distortion. Submitted.
  • Arnold, M.L. and N.H. Martin. Patterns and causes of consistent asymmetric introgressive hybridization among Louisiana Iris species. In preparation.