Clifford W. Cunningham

Professor of Biology

Office: 
227 Bio Sci Bldg, Durham, NC 27708
Campus Box: 
Box 90338, Biology Department, Durham, NC 27708-0338
Phone: 
(919) 660-7356

Education

  • Ph.D., Yale University 1991

  • B.S., Yale University 1983

Percy, Diana M., Adam M. Garver, Warren L. Wagner, Helen F. James, Clifford W. Cunningham, Scott E. Miller, and Robert C. Fleischer. “Progressive island colonization and ancient origin of Hawaiian Metrosideros (Myrtaceae).Proceedings. Biological Sciences 275, no. 1642 (July 2008): 1479–90. https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2008.0191. Full Text

Lindner, Alberto, Stephen D. Cairns, and Clifford W. Cunningham. “From offshore to onshore: multiple origins of shallow-water corals from deep-sea ancestors.Plos One 3, no. 6 (June 18, 2008): e2429. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0002429. Full Text Open Access Copy

Lindner, A., S. D. Cairns, and C. W. Cunningham. “Multiple origins of shallow-water corals from deep-sea ancestors.” Plos One 3, no. 6 (June 2008): e2429–33.

Bigg, Grant R., Clifford W. Cunningham, Geir Ottersen, Grant H. Pogson, Martin R. Wadley, and Phillip Williamson. “Ice-age survival of Atlantic cod: agreement between palaeoecology models and genetics.Proceedings. Biological Sciences 275, no. 1631 (January 2008): 163–72. https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2007.1153. Full Text

Riginos, Cynthia, and Clifford W. Cunningham. “Hybridization in postglacial marine habitats.Molecular Ecology 16, no. 19 (October 2007): 3971–72. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-294x.2007.03505.x. Full Text

Hickerson, M. J., and C. W. Cunningham. “Nearshore fish (Pholis gunnellus) persists across the North Atlantic through multiple glacial episodes.Molecular Ecology 15, no. 13 (November 2006): 4095–4107. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-294x.2006.03085.x. Full Text

Leebens-Mack, Jim, Todd Vision, Eric Brenner, John E. Bowers, Steven Cannon, Mark J. Clement, Clifford W. Cunningham, et al. “Taking the first steps towards a standard for reporting on phylogenies: Minimum Information About a Phylogenetic Analysis (MIAPA).Omics : A Journal of Integrative Biology 10, no. 2 (January 2006): 231–37. https://doi.org/10.1089/omi.2006.10.231. Full Text

Emlen, Douglas J., Jennifer Marangelo, Bernard Ball, and Clifford W. Cunningham. “Diversity in the weapons of sexual selection: horn evolution in the beetle genus Onthophagus (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae).Evolution; International Journal of Organic Evolution 59, no. 5 (May 2005): 1060–84. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.0014-3820.2005.tb01044.x. Full Text

Wares, John P., and Clifford W. Cunningham. “Diversification before the most recent glaciation in Balanus glandula.The Biological Bulletin 208, no. 1 (February 2005): 60–68. https://doi.org/10.2307/3593101. Full Text

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Selected Grants

Biogeographic History of Northern Hemisphere Coastal Fishes awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2002 to 2003

Doctoral Dissertation: Comparative Phylogeography and Extinction-Recolonization Dynamics of the North Atlantic awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 1999 to 2001

(97-0658) Collaborative Research: Hermits, King, Convergence: Integrating Molecules and Morphology to Study the Phytogen awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 1997 to 2000

(97-0011) Collaborative Research: Hermits, Kings, and Convergence: Integrating Molecules and Morphology to Study the Phy awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 1997 to 2000

(98-0526) Documenting the Effect of the El Nino Southern Oscillation Event on a Broadly Dispersing.... awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 1998 to 1999

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