Biological Sciences

Lisa Horth

3120c Physical Sciences Bldg Ii
Norfolk, 23529

Ph.D. in Ecological Genetics, Florida State University, (2001)

M.S. in Conservation Biology, University of Maryland, College Park, (1993)


ecological genetics, conservation


Haddad, N. (2018). Whole-genome sequencing of north African honey bee Apis mellifera intermissa to assess its beneficial traits. Entomological Research 48 (3) , pp. 174-186.
Horth, L. (2017). Supplementing small farms with native mason bees increases strawberry size and growth rate. Journal of Applied Ecology.
Walawender, R. (). Molecular evidence demonstrates that globally invasive mosquitofish outcompete hybridizing conspecific. Ecology and Evolution.
Horth, L. (2014). Wild bees preferentially visit Rudbeckia flower heads with exaggerated ultraviolet absorbing floral guides. Bio Open 4 (1).
Horth, L. (2007). Sensory genes drive mate choice: Evidence that duplications, mutations, and adaptive evolution alter variation in mating cue genes and their receptors.. Genomics 90 (2) , pp. 159-175.
Horth, L. (2006). A sex-linked allele, autosomal modifiers and temperature-dependence appear to regulate melanism in male mosquitofish. Journal of Experimental Biology 209 , pp. 4938-4945.
Liberman, J. (2006). Use of the EYEPORT vision training system to enhance the visual performance of police recruits. J. Behav. Optometry 17 (4) , pp. 87-92.
Horth, L. (2005). Melanic pigmentation and Melanocortin-1 Receptor Mutations in Animals. Proceedings of the Indian National Academy of Science B70 , pp. 499-515.
Bowen, T. (2005). Use of the EYEPORT vision training system to enhance the visual performance of little league baeball players. J. Behav. Optometry 16 , pp. 143-148.
Horth, L. (2004). A brief description of the courtship display of male pike killfish (Belonesox belizanus). Florida Scientist 67 , pp. 159-165.
Horth, L. (2004). Predation and the persistence of melanic male mosquitofish (Gambusia holbrooki). Journal of Evolutionary Biology 17 , pp. 672-679.
Horth, L. (2003). Melanic body-color and aggressive mating behavior are correlated traits in male mosquitofish, (Gambusia holbrooki). Proceedings of the Royal Society 270 , pp. 1033-1040.
Horth, L. (2002). Frequency-dependent numerical dynamics in mosquitofish. Proceedings of the Royal Society 269 , pp. 2239-2247.
Miller, T. (2002). Trophic Interactions in Pitcher Plant Communities. Community Ecology 3 , pp. 109-116.

Book Chapters

Horth, L. (2009). Adaptation and Evolutionary Change. In: Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia.
Horth, L. (2008). Gaining a comprehensive understanding of the role of heritable, molecular genetic variation in mate choice and mating related genes. In: Genetic Inheritance Patterns (pp. 229-249).
Kallisz, S. (1997). Fragmentation and the Role of Seed Banks in Persistence in Isolated Populations of Collinsia verna. In: Conservation and Chronically Fragmented Populations Chapman & Hall.