Hoffmann FG, Vandewege MW, Storz JF, Opazo JC. 2018. Gene turnover and diversification of the α- and β-globin gene families in sauropsid vertebrates. Genome Biology and Evoluon 10(1): 344-358. PDF

Zhu X, Guan Y, Signore AV, Natarajan C, DuBay SG, Cheng Y, Han N, Song G, Qu Y, Moriyama H, Hoffmann FG, Fago A, Lei F, & Storz JF. Divergent and parallel routes of biochemical adaptation in high-altitude passerine birds from the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 115(8): 1865-1870. PDF

Perry BW, Card DC, McGlothlin JW, Pasquesi GIM, Adams RH, Schield DR, Hales NR, Corbin AB, Demuth JP, Hoffmann FG, . . . Castoe TA. 2018. Molecular adaptations for sensing and securing prey and insight into amniote genome diversity from the garter snake genome. Genome Biology and Evolution 10(8): 2110-2129. PDF


Malone L, Opazo JC, Ryan PL, Hoffmann FG. 2017. Progressive erosion of the Relaxin1 gene in bovids. General and Comparative Endocrinology 252: 12-17. PDF

Tomasco IH, Boullosa N, Hoffmann FG, Lessa EP. 2017. Molecular adaptive convergence in the α-globin in subterranean octodontid rodents. Gene 628: 725-280. PDF

Zavala K, Vandewege MW, Hoffmann FG, Opazo JC. 2017. Evolution of the β-adrenoreceptors in vertebrates. General and Comparative Endocrinology 240: 129-137. PDF


Natarajan C, Hoffmann FG, Weber RE, Fago A, Witt CC, Storz JF. 2016. Predictable convergence in hemoglobin function has unpredictable molecular underpinnings. Science 354: 336-339. PDF.

Tomaso-Peterson M, Jo Y, Vines PL, Hoffmann FG. 2016. Curvularia malina sp. nov. incites a new disease of warm-season turfgrasses in the southeastern United States. Mycologia 108(5): 915-924.

Wichmann IA, Zavala K, Hoffmann FG, Vandewege MW, Corvalán AH, Amigo JD, Owen GI, Opazo JC. 2016. Evolutionary history of the reprimo tumor suppressor gene family in vertebrates with a description of a new reprimo gene lineage. Gene 591: 245-254. PDF

Vandewege MW, Platt RN, Ray DA, Hoffmann FG. 2016. Transposable element targeting by piRNAs in Laurasiatherians with distinct transposable element histories. Genome Biology and Evolution 8(5): 1327-1337. PDF

Eyun SE, Moriyama H, Hoffmann FG, Moriyama EN. 2016. Molecular evolution and functional divergence of trace amine-associated receptors. PLoS ONE 11(3):e0151023. PDF

Vandewege MW, Mangum SF, Gabaldon T, Castoe TA, Ray DA, Hoffmann FG. 2016. Contrasting patterns of evolutionary diversification in the olfactory repertoires of reptile and bird genomes. Genome Biology and Evolution 8(3): 470-480. PDF


Campanini EB, Vandewege MW, Pillai NE, Tay B-H, Jones JC, Venkatesh B, Hoffmann FG. 2015. Early evolution of vertebrate Mybs: an integrative perspective combining synteny, phylogenetic, and gene expression analyses. Genome Biology and Evolution 7: 3009-3021. PDF

Sotero-Caio CG, Volleth M, Hoffman FG, Scott L, Wichman HA, Yang F, Baker R. 2015. Integration of molecular cytogenetics, dated molecular phylogeny, and model-based predictions to understand the extreme chromosome reorganization in the Neotropical genus Tonatia (Chiroptera: Phyllostomidae). BMC Evolutionary Biology 15:220. PDF

Storz JF, Natarajan C, Moriyama H, Hoffmann FG, Wang T, Fago A, Malte H, Overgaard J, Weber RE. 2015. Oxygenation properties and isoform diversity of snake hemoglobins. American Journal of Physiology - Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology 309: R1178-R1191. PDF

Opazo JC, Lee AP, Hoffmann FG, Toloza-Villalobos J, Burmester T, Venkatesh B, Storz, JF. 2015. Ancient duplications and expression divergence in the globin gene superfamily of vertebrates: Insights from the elephant shark genome and transcriptome. Molecular Biology and Evolution 32: 1684-1694. PDF

Janecka JE, Nielsen SSE, Andersen SD, Hoffmann FG, Weber RE, Anderson T, Storz JF, Fago A. 2015. Genetically based low oxygen affinities of felid hemoglobins: lack of biochemical adaptation to high-altitude hypoxia in the snow leopard. Journal of Experimental Biology 218: 2402-2409. PDF

Kook I, Henley C, Meyer F, Hoffmann FG, Jones C. 2015. Bovine herpesvirus 1 productive infection and immediate early transcription unit 1 promoter are stimulated by the synthetic corticosteroid dexamethasone. Virology 484: 377-385. PDF

Hoffmann FG, McGuire LP, Counterman BA, Ray DA. 2015. Transposable elements and small RNAs: Genomic fuel for species diversity. Mobile Genetic Elements 5: 1-4. PDF

Natarajan C, Hoffmann FG, Hayley M, Cheviron Z, Weber R, Fago A, Storz JF. 2015. Intraspecific polymorphism, interspecific divergence, and the origins of function-altering mutations in deer mouse hemoglobin. Molecular Biology and Evolution 32: 978-997. PDF

Opazo JC, Hoffmann FG, Natarajan C, Berenbrink M, Witt CC, Storz JF. 2015. Gene turnover in the avian globin gene families and evolutionary changes in hemoglobin isoform expression. Molecular Biology and Evolution 32: 871-887. PDF

Suh A, Churakov G, Ramakodi MP, Platt RN, Jurka J, Kojima KK, Caballero J, Smit A, Hoffmann FG, Brosius J, Braun EL, Green RE, Ellegren H, Ray DA, Schmitz J. 2015. Multiple lineages of ancient CR1 retroposons shaped the early genome evolution of amniotes. Genome Biology and Evolution 7: 205-217. PDF

Tufts DM, Natarajan C, Revsbech IG, Projecto-Garcia J, Hoffmann FG, Weber RE, Fago A, Moriyama H, Storz JF. 2015. Epistasis constrains mutational pathways of hemoglobin adaptation in high-altitude pikas. Molecular Biology and Evolution 32: 287-298. PDF


Zhang G, et al. (50 co-authords including FG Hoffmann). 2014. Comparative genomics reveals insights into avian genome evolution and adaptation. Science 346: 1320-1331. PDF

Green RE, et al. (55 co-authords including FG Hoffmann). 2014. Three crocodilian genomes reveal ancestral patterns of evolution among archosaurs. Science 346: 1335. PDF

Schwarze K, Campbell KL, Hankeln T, Storz JF, Hoffmann FG, Burmester T. 2014. The globin gene repertoire of the lamprey: Convergent evolution of hemoglobin and myoglobin in jawed and jawless vertebrates. Molecular Biology and Evolution 31: 2708-2721. PDF

Gaudry MJ, Storz JF, Butts GT, Campbell KL, Hoffmann FG. 2014. Repeated evolution of chimeric fusion genes in the beta-globin gene family of Laurasiatherian mammals. Genome Biology and Evolution 6:1219-1233. PDF

Platt RN, Vandewege MW, Kern C, Schmidt C, Hoffmann FG, Ray DA. 2014. Large numbers of novel miRNAs originate from DNA transposons and are coincident with a large species radiation in bats. Molecular Biology and Evolution 31: 1536-1545. PDF

Arroyo JI, Hoffmann FG, Opazo JC. 2014. Evolution of the relaxin/insulin-like gene family in anthropoid primates. Genome Biology and Evolution 63: 491-499. PDF


Castoe TA et al. (39 co-authors including FG Hoffmann). 2013 The Burmese Python genome reveals the molecular basis for extreme adaptation in snakes. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, USA 110: 20645-20650. PDF

Vandewege MW, Phillips CJ, Wickliffe JK, Hoffmann FG. 2013. Evolution of the ABPA subunit of Androgen-binding protein expressed in the submaxillary glands in New and Old World rodent taxa. 2013. Journal of Molecular Evolution 76: 324-331. PDF

Damsgaard C, Storz FG, Hoffmann FG, Fago A. 2013. Hemoglobin isoform differentiation and allosteric regulatio of oxygen-binding in the turtle Trachemy scripta. American Journal of Physiology - Regulatory, Interactive and Comparative Physiology. 305:R961-967. PDF

Storz JF, Opazo JC, Hoffmann FG. Gene duplication, genome duplication, and the functional diversification of vertebrate globins. 2013. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 66: 469-478. PDF

Opazo JC, Butts GT, Nery MF, Storz JF, Hoffmann FG. 2013. Whole-genome duplication and the functional diversification of teleost fish hemoglobins. Molecular Biology and Evolution 30:140-153. PDF


Arroyo JI, Hoffmann FG, Opazo JC. INSL4 pseudogenes help define the Relaxin family repertoire in the common ancestor of placental mammals. 2012. Journal of Molecular Evolution 75: 73-78. PDF

Nery MF, Gonzalez DJ, Hoffmann FG, Opazo JC. 2012. Resolution of the laurasiatherian phylogeny: evidence from genomic data. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 64:685-689. PDF 

Arroyo JI, Hoffmann FG, Opazo JC. 2012. Gene turnover and differential retention in the relaxin/insulin-like gene family in primates. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 63:765-776. PDF

Hoffmann FG, Opazo JC, Hoogewijs D, Hankeln T, Ebner B Vinogradov S, Storz J. 2012. Evolution of the globin gene family in deuterostomes: lineage-specific patterns of diversification and attrition. Molecular Biology and Evolution 29:1735-1745. PDF

Arroyo JI, Hoffmann FG, Opazo JC. 2012. Gene duplication and positive selection explains unusual physiological roles of the relaxin gene in the European rabbit. Journal of Molecular Evolution 74:52-60. PDF

Hoogewijs D, Ebner B, Germani F, Hoffmann FG, Fabrizius A, Moens L, Burmester T, Dewilde S, Storz J, Vinogradov S, Hankeln T. 2012. Androglobin: a Chimeric Globin in Metazoans that is Preferentially Expressed in Mammalian Testes. Molecular Biology and Evolution 29: 1105-1114. PDF

St. John, JA, EL Braun et al. (45 co-authors including FG Hoffmann). 2012. Sequencing three crocodilian genomes to illuminate the evolution of archosaurs and amniotes. Genome Biology 13:415. PDF

Storz JF, Natarajam C, Cheviron ZA, Hoffmann FG, Kelly JK. 2012. Altitudinal Variation at Duplicated β-Globin Genes in Deer Mice: Effects of Selection, Recombination, and Gene Conversion. Genetics 190:203-216. PDF

Hoffmann FG, Opazo JC, Storz JF. 2012. Whole-genome duplications spurred the functional diversification of the globin gene superfamily in vertebrates. Molecular Biology and Evolution 29: 303-312.  PDF


Song G, Hsu CH, Riemer C, Zhang Y, Kim HL, Hoffmann FG, Zhang L, Hardison R, NISC Comparative Sequencing Program, Green E, Miller W. 2011. Conversion events in gene clusters. BMC Evolutionary Biology 11:226. PDF

Hoffmann FG, Opazo JC, Storz JF. 2011. Differential Loss and Retention of Cytoglobin, Myoglobin, and Globin-E during the Radiation of Vertebrates. Genome Biology and Evolution 3:588-600. PDF

Mossimann ALP, Bordignon J, Mazzarotto GCA, Motta MCM, Hoffmann FG, dos Santos CND. 2011. Genetic and biological characterization of a densovirus isolate that affects dengue virus infection. Mem. Inst. Oswaldo Cruz 106:285-292. PDF

Storz JF, Opazo JC, Hoffmann FG. 2011. Phylogenetic diversification of the globin gene superfamily in chordates. IUBMB Life 62:313-322. PDF

Serpeloni M, Vidal NM, Goldenberg S, Avila AR, Hoffmann FG. 2011. Comparative genomics of proteins involved in RNA nucleocytoplasmic export. BMC Evolutionary Biology 11:7. PDF

Storz JF, Hoffmann FG, Opazo JC, Sanger TJ, Moriyama H. 2011. Developmental regulation of hemoglobin synthesis in the green anole lizard, Anolis carolinensis. Journal of Experimental Biology 214:575-581. PDF

Hoffmann FG, Opazo JC. 2011. Evolution of the relaxin/insulin-like gene family in placental mammals: implications for its early evolution. Journal of Molecular Evolution 72:72-79. PDF


Kakar S, Hoffmann FG, Storz JF, Fabian M, Hargrove MS. 2010. Structure and reactivity of hexacoordinate hemoglobins. Biophysical Chemistry 152:1-14. PDF

Hoffmann FG, Opazo JC, Storz JF. 2010. Gene co-option and convergent evolution of oxygen-transport hemoglobins in jawed and jawless vertebrates. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA 107:14274-14279. PDF

Hoffmann FG, Storz JF, Gorr TA, Opazo JC. 2010. Lineage-specific patterns of functional diversification in the α- and β-globin gene families of tetrapod vertebrates. Molecular Biology and Evolution 27:1126-1138. PDF

Zhang H, Tully DC, Hoffmann FG, He J, Kankasa C, Wood C. 2010 Restricted Genetic Diversity of HIV-1 Subtype C Envelope Glycoprotein from Perinatally Infected Zambian Infants. PLoS ONE 5(2):e9294. PDF

Porter CA, Primus AW, Hoffmann FG, Baker RJ. 2010. Karyology of five species of bats (Vespertilionidae, Hipposideridae, and Nycteridae) from Gabon with comments on the taxonomy of Glauconycteris. Occasional Papers, Museum of Texas Tech University 295:1-7. PDF


Tso FY, Hoffmann FG, Tully DC, Lemey P, Rasmussen RA, Zhang H, Ruprecht RM, Wood C. 2009. A comparative study of HIV-1 clade C env evolution in a Zambian infant with an infected rhesus macaque during disease progression. AIDS 23:1817-28. PDF

Raboni SM, Hoffmann FG, Oliveira RC, Teixeira BR, Bonvicino CR, Stella V, Carstensen S, Bordignon J, D'Andrea PS, Lemos ER, Duarte Dos Santos CN. 2009. Phylogenetic characterization of hantaviruses from wild rodents and HPS cases in the state of Parana (Southern Brazil). Journal of General Virology 90:2166-2171. PDF

Da Silva CC, Tomasco IH, Hoffmann FG, Lessa EP. 2009. Genes and Ecology: Accelerated Rates of Replacement Substitutions in the Cytochrome b Gene of Subterranean Rodents. The Open Evolution Journal 3:17-30. PDF

Raboni SM, de Borba L, Hoffmann FG, de Noronha L, Azevedo ML, Carstensen S, Mazzarotto GA, Bordignon J, dos Santos CN. 2009. Evidence of circulation of Laguna Negra-like hantavirus in the Central West of Brazil: case report. Journal of Clinical Virology 45:153-6. PDF


Hoffmann FG, Opazo JC, Storz JF. 2008. New Genes Originated via Multiple Recombinational Pathways in the β-Globin Gene Family of Rodents. Molecular Biology and Evolution 25:2589-2600. PDF

Hoffmann FG, Hoofer SH, Baker RJ. 2008. Molecular dating of the diversification of Phyllostominae bats based on nuclear and mitochondrial DNA sequences. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 49:653-658. PDF

Prokupek AM, Hoffmann FG, Eyun S, Moriyama EN, Zhou M, Harshman LG.  2008. An evolutionary expressed sequence tag analysis of Drosophila spermatheca genes. Evolution 62:2936-2947. PDF

Opazo JC, Hoffmann FG, Storz JF. Differential loss of embryonic globin genes during the radiation of placental mammals. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA 105:12950-12955. PDF

Storz JF, Hoffmann FG, Opazo JC, Moriyama H. 2008. Adaptive Functional Divergence among Triplicated α-Globin Genes in Rodents. Genetics 178:1623-1638. PDF

Hoffmann FG, Opazo JC, Storz JF. 2008. Rapid rates of lineage-specific gene duplication and deletion in the α-globin gene family. Molecular Biology and Evolution 25:591-602. PDF

Hoffmann FG, He X, West JT, Lemey P, Kankasa C, Wood C. 2008. Genetic variation in mother-child acute seroconverter pairs from Zambia. AIDS 22:817-824. PDF

Opazo JC, Hoffmann FG, Storz JF. 2008. Genomic evidence for independent origins of {beta}-like globin genes in monotremes and therian mammals. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA 105:1590-1595. PDF

Nogueira MB, Stella V, Bordignon J, Batista WC, de Borba L, da Silva LHP, Hoffmann FG, Probst CM, dos Santos CND. 2008. Evidence for the co-circulation of dengue virus type 3 genotypes III and  V in the Northern region of Brazil during the 2002-2004 epidemics. Mem. Inst. Oswaldo Cruz 103: 483-488. PDF


Crone EJ, Zera AJ, Anand A, Oakeshott JG, Sutherland TD, Russell RJ, Harshman LG, Hoffmann FG, Claudianos C. 2007. Jhe in Gryllus assimilis: Cloning, sequence-activity associations and phylogeny. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 37, 1359-1365. PDF

Storz JF, Baze M, Waite J, Hoffmann FG, Opazo JC, Hayes JP. 2007. Complex signatures of selection and gene conversion in the duplicated globin genes of house mice. Genetics 177:481-500. PDF

Porter CA, Hoofer SR, Cline CA, Hoffmann FG, Baker RJ. 2007. Molecular phylogenetics of the phyllostomid bat genus Micronycteris with descriptions of two new subgenera. Journal of Mammalogy 88: 1205-1215. PDF

Hoffmann FG, Storz JF. 2007. The αD-Globin Gene Originated via Duplication of an Embryonic α-Like Globin Gene in the Ancestor of Tetrapod Vertebrates. Molecular Biology and Evolution 24: 1982-1990. PDF

Storz JF, Sabatino SJ, Hoffmann FG, Gering EJ, Moriyama H, Ferrand N, Monteiro B, Nachman MW. 2007. The Molecular Basis of High Altitude Adaptation in Deer Mice. PLoS Genetics. PDF

Fonseca RA, Hoofer Sr, Porter CA, Cline CA, Parish DA, Hoffmann FG, Baker FJ. 2007. Morphological and molecular variation within little big-eared bats of the genus Micronycteris (Phyllostomidae: Micronycterinae) from San Lorenzo, Ecuador. In: The Quintessential Naturalist. Honoring the Life and Legacy of Oliver P. Pearson ed. Berkely, California : University of California Press, Zoology 134: 721-746. PDF

Prior to 2007

Zhang H, Hoffmann FG, He J, He X, Kankasa C, West JT, Mitchell CD, Ruprecht RM, Orti G, Wood C. 2006. Characterization of HIV-1 subtype C envelope glycoproteins from perinatally infected  children with different courses of disease. Retrovirology 3:73. PDF

Rodriguez RM, Hoffmann FG, Porter CA, Baker RJ. 2006. The bat community of the Rabi oil field in the Gamba complex of protected areas, Gabon: Biodiversity of an equatorial African rainforest. Bulleton of the Biological Society of Washington No. 12. PDF

Primus A, Harvey J, Guimondou S, Mboumba S, Ngangui R, Hoffmann FG, Baker RJ, Porter Ca. 2006. Karyology and chromosomal evolution of some small mammals inhabiting the rainforest of the Rabi oil field, Gabon. Pp. 371-382. In: Alonso, A., M.E. Lee, P. Campbell, O.S.G. Pauwels, and F. Dallmeier, eds., Gamba, Gabon: Biodiversity of an Equatorial African Rainforest. Bulletin of the Biological Society of Washington No. 12. PDF

Zhang H, Hoffmann FG, He J, He X, Kankasa C, Ruprecht RM, West JT, Orti G, Wood C.  2005. Evolution of subtype C HIV-1 Env in a slowly progressing Zambian infant. Retrovirology 2:67. PDF

Conway WC, Wickliffe JK, Hoffmann FG, Baker RJ, Smith LM. 2004. An improved method for gender identification in birds. Occasional Papers, Museum of Texas Tech University 239:1-7. PDF

Baker RJ, Fonseca RM, Parish DA, Phillips CJ, Hoffmann FG. 2004. New bat of the genus Lophostoma (Phyllostomidae: Phyllostominae) from Northwestern Ecuador. Occasional Papers, Museum of Texas Tech University 232:1-16. PDF

Hoffmann FG, Baker RJ. 2003. Comparative phylogeography of short-tailed bats (Carollia: Phyllostomidae). Molecular Ecology 12:3403-3414. PDF

Hoffmann FG, Owen JG, Baker RJ. 2003. mtDNA perspective on chromosomal diversification and hybridization in Peter's tent-making bat (Uroderma bilobatum: Phyllostomidae). Molecular Ecology 12:2981-2993. PDF

Belfiore NM, Hoffmann FG, Baker RJ, Dewoody JA. 2003. The use of nuclear and mitochondrial single nucleotide polymorphisms to identify cryptic species. Molecular Ecology 12:2011-2017. PDF

Wickliffe JK, Hoffmann FG, Carroll DS, Dunina-Barkovskaya YV, Bradley RD, Baker RJ. 2003. Intron 7 (F GB -17) of fibrinogen, B Beta polypeptide (F GB -17): a nuclear DNA phylogenetic marker for mammals. Occasional Papers, Museum of Texas Tech University 219:1-6. PDF

Hoffmann FG, Smith MF, Lessa EP. 2002. A new species of Uruguayan long-nose mouse of the genus Oxymycterus (Rodentia: Sigmodontinae). Journal of Mammalogy 83:408-420. PDF

Baker RJ, Solari S, Hoffmann FG. 2002. A new Central American species of the Carollia brevicauda complex. Occasional Papers, Museum of Texas Tech University 217:1-12. PDF

Hoffmann FG, Baker, R. J. 2001. Systematics of the bats of the genus Glossophaga (Chiroptera: Phyllostomidae) based on cytochrome-b. Journal of Mammalogy 82:1092-1101. PDF

Edwards CW, Carroll DS, Clary ML, Halcomb KE, Haynie ML, Hoofer SR, Hoffmann FG, O'Neill MB, Webb E, Hamilton MJ, Van Den Bussche RA, Schmidly DJ, Jones C, Bradley RD. 2000. Records of mammals from northeast and south Texas. Occasional Papers, Museum of Texas Tech University 200:1-3. PDF