Clifford W. Cunningham

Professor of Biology

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


  • Ph.D., Yale University 1991

  • B.S., Yale University 1983

Stanger-Hall, K., and C. W. Cunningham. “Support for a monophyletic lemuriformes: overcoming incongruence between data partitions.Molecular Biology and Evolution 15, no. 11 (November 1998): 1572–77. Full Text

Cunningham, C. W., K. E. Omland, and T. H. Oakley. “Reconstructing ancestral character states: a critical reappraisal.Trends in Ecology & Evolution 13, no. 9 (September 1998): 361–66. Full Text

Cunningham, C. W., H. Zhu, and D. M. Hillis. “Best-fit maximum-likelihood models for phylogenetic inference: Empirical tests with known phylogenies.” Evolution 52, no. 4 (January 1, 1998): 978–87.

Cunningham, C. W. “Can three incongruence tests predict when data should be combined?Molecular Biology and Evolution 14, no. 7 (July 1997): 733–40. Full Text

Cunningham, C. W., K. Jeng, J. Husti, M. Badgett, I. J. Molineux, D. M. Hillis, and J. J. Bull. “Parallel molecular evolution of deletions and nonsense mutations in bacteriophage T7.Molecular Biology and Evolution 14, no. 1 (January 1997): 113–16. Full Text

Huelsenbeck, J. P., J. J. Bull, and C. W. Cunningham. “Combining data in phylogenetic analysis.Trends in Ecology & Evolution 11, no. 4 (April 1996): 152–58. Full Text

Bridge, D., C. W. Cunningham, R. DeSalle, and L. W. Buss. “Class-level relationships in the phylum Cnidaria: molecular and morphological evidence.Molecular Biology and Evolution 12, no. 4 (July 1995): 679–89. Full Text

Hillis, D. M., J. P. Huelsenbeck, and C. W. Cunningham. “Application and accuracy of molecular phylogenies.Science (New York, N.Y.) 264, no. 5159 (April 1994): 671–77. Full Text