Representative Published Work


Fast, K.M., J.D. Larrimore, Z.D. Alley, M.W. Sandel. Complete mitochondrial genome of the Starhead topminnow Topminnow Fundulus dispar (Cyprinodontiformes: Fundulidae). 2024. Mitochondrial DNA Part B. 9: 342-346. 


Fast, K.M., B.L. Fluker, B.R. Kuhajda, P.E. O’Neil, S.W. McGregor, M.S. Piteo, M.W. Sandel. Conservation genomics of the threatened Trispot Darter (Etheostoma trisella). 2023. Conservation Genetics.

Sandel, M.W., E.G. Torija, E.M. Sandel. Geographic Distribution Note: Squamata (Lizards). Anolis sagrei. 2023. Herpetological Review 54(1). 

Guichard, J.L., M.W. Sandel, et al. Mitochondrial haplotype modulates genome expression and mitochondrial structure/function in cardiomyocytes following volume overload. 2023. American Journal of Physiology-Heart and Circulatory Physiology 324(4): H484-H493.

Fast, K.M., A.W. Rakestraw, M.W. Sandel. Complete mitochondrial genome of a livebearing freshwater fish (Cyprinodontiformes: Poeciliidae): Poecilia parae. 2023. Mitochondrial DNA Part B 8: 215-219.

Alley, Z.A., K.M. Fast, J. Delolme, M.W. Sandel. First Report of Xiphophorus maculatus (Günther) (Southern Platyfish) and Confirmation of Poecilia reticulata (Peters) (Guppy) from Guadeloupe-France. 2023. Caribbean Naturalist 90: 1-12.


Hanauer, D.I., K.M. Fast, et al. Instructional models for course-based research experience (CRE) teaching. 2022. CBE-Life Sciences Education 21: 1-14. 

Chusyd, D.E., M.W. Sandel, et al. Randomization, design and analysis for interdependency in aging research: no person or mouse is an island. 2022. Nature Aging 2: 1101–1111.

Olivares‐Zambrano, D., J. Daane, J. Hyde, M.W. Sandel, A. Aguilar. Speciation genomics and the role of depth in the divergence of rockfishes (Sebastes) revealed through Pool‐seq analysis of enriched sequences. 2022. Ecology and Evolution 12(9): e9341.

St. John, C.A., M.W. Sandel, et al. Diversification along a benthic to pelagic gradient contributes to fish diversity in the world's largest lake (Lake Baikal, Russia). 2022. Molecular Ecology 31(1): 238-251.


Wood, J.E., K.M. Fast, M.W. Sandel. The complete mitochondrial genome of the Tennessee Dace (Chrosomus tennesseensis). 2021. Mitochondrial DNA Part B 7: 101-102.

Receveur, J., A. Bauer, J. Pechal, S. Picq, M. Dogbe, H. Jordan, A. Rakestraw, K. Fast, M.Sandel, C. Chevillon, J.F. Guegan, J. Wallace, M. Benbow. A Need for Null Models in Understanding Disease Transmission: The Example of Mycobacterium ulcerans (Buruli Ulcer Disease). 2021. FEMS Microbiology Reviews.

Eastis, A.N., K.M. Fast, M.W. Sandel. The complete mitochondrial genome of the Variable Platyfish (Xiphophorus variatus). 2021. Mitochondrial DNA Part B 6: 2640-2642.

Wood, J.E., M.W. Pugh, P.M. Harris, S.W. McGregor, M.W. Sandel. Range extension of Blackfin Darter and Tennessee Dace, and first collection of Western Blacknose Dace from Locust Fork of the Black Warrior River in 80 years. 2021. Southeastern Naturalist 20(1): 30-36.

Kolora, S.R.R., M.W. Sandel, et al. Origins and evolution of extreme life span in Pacific Ocean rockfishes. 2021. Science 374: 842-847.


Fast, K.M., K.G. Johnson, K.N. Mayfield, L.A. Stephens, T.H. Reid, E.D. Ryan, T.W. Keener, M.W. Sandel. 2020. Complete Genome Sequences of Mycobacteriophages OKaNui and DroogsArmy. Microbiology Resource Announcements 9: e00791-20.

Sandel, M.W., K.M. Fast, B. Albanese, A. Popp, P. Nensteil, P.H. Sudmant. 2020. Complete mitochondrial genome of the imperiled Trispot Darter (Etheostoma trisella). Mitochondrial DNA Part B 5: 1523-1524.


Fast, K.M., B.E. Forrest, G.R. Granec, J.D. Larrimore, A.E. Morse, E.D. Ryan, P.K. Schellhammer, T.W. Keener, M.W. Sandel. 2019. Complete Genome Sequences of Mycobacteriophages Candle, Schatzie, Sumter, and Waleliano. Microbiology Resource Announcements 8: e00643-19. 

Jones, K.D., B.R. Kuhajda, M.W. Sandel. Complete mitochondrial genome for the Mobile River Basin endemic Coal Darter, Percina brevicauda (Perciformes, Percidae). 2019. Mitochondrial DNA Part B 4(1): 2031-2032.


Fast, K.M., T.W. Keener, S. Castleberry, K.D. Jones II, J.D. Larrimore, C.A. Long, J.T. Newburn, N.C. Pritchett, P.K. Schellhammer, and M.W. Sandel. 2018. Complete genome sequences of mycobacteriophages Kwksand96 and Cane17. Microbiology Resource Announcements 7: e01182-18. 

Fast, K.M., T. Keener, R. Ali, B.M. Butcher, J.D. Millwood, T. Odom, P.K. Schellhammer, E. Ufomadu, and M.W. Sandel. 2018. Genome sequence of a newly isolated F2 subcluster mycobacteriophage from the Black Belt geological region of western Alabama.  Genome Announcements 6: e01555-17.

Dunham-Snary, K.J., M.W. Sandel, et al. Mitochondrial–nuclear genetic interaction modulates whole body metabolism, adiposity and gene expression in vivo. 2018. EBioMedicine 36: 316-328.

Sandel, M.W., A. Aguilar, V.P. Buonaccorsi, J. Herstein, O. Evgrafov. Complete mitochondrial genome sequences of five rockfishes (Perciformes: Sebastes). 2018. Mitochondrial DNA Part B 3(2): 825-826.


Hanauer, D.I., M.J. Graham, SEA-PHAGES, L. Betancur, A. Bobrownicki, S.G. Cresawn, R.A. Garlena, D. Jacobs-Sera, N. Kaufmann, W.H. Pope, D.A. Russell, W.R. Jacobs Jr., V. Sivanathan, D.J. Asai, and G.F. Hatfull. 2017. An inclusive Research Education Community (iREC): Impact of the SEA-PHAGES program on research outcomes and student learning.  PNAS 114: 13531-13536.

Sandel, M.W., A. Aguilar, K. Fast, S. O’Brien, A. Lapidus, D.B. Allison, V. Teterina, and S. Kirilchik. 2017. Complete mitochondrial genomes of Baikal oilfishes (Perciformes: Cottoidei), earth’s deepest swimming freshwater fishes. Mitochondrial DNA Part B 2: 773-775.

Fast, K, A. Aguilar, A.W. Nolte, and M.W. Sandel. 2017. Complete mitochondrial genomes for Cottus asper, Cottus perifretum, and Cottus rhenanus (Perciformes, Cottidae). Mitochondrial DNA Part B 2: 666-668.  

Fleischacker, C.L., M. Segura-Totten, SEA-PHAGES 2016 Bioinformatics Workshop, R.A. Garlena, D. Jacobs-Sera, W.H. Pope, D.A. Russell, and G.F. Hatfull. 2017. Genome sequence of Mycobacterium phage CrystalP. Genome Announcements 5: e00542-17.