• Alex Dornburg, Jon Moore, Jeremy M. Beaulieu, R. I. Eytan, Thomas J. Near The impact of shifts in marine biodiversity hotspots on patterns of range evolution: evidence from the Holocentridae (squirrelfishes and soldierfishes). Accepted Evolution.


  • Price, S. A., L. Schmitz, C. E. Oufiero, R. I. Eytan, A. Dornburg, W. L. Smith, M. Friedman, T. J. Near, and P. C. Wainwright. Two waves of colonization straddling the K–Pg boundary formed the modern reef fish fauna. (2014) Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 281:1783.


  • Matt Friedman, Benjamin P Keck, Alex Dornburg, Ron I Eytan, Christopher H Martin, C Darrin Hulsey, Peter C Wainwright, and Thomas J Near. Molecular and fossil evidence place the origin of cichlid fishes long after Gondwanan rifting. (2013) Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 280:1770


  • Thomas J. Near, Alex Dornburg, Ron I. Eytan, Benjamin P. Keck, W. Leo Smith, Kristen L. Kuhn, Jon A. Moore, Samantha A. Price, Frank T. Burbrink, Matt Friedman, and Peter C. Wainwright. Phylogeny and tempo of diversification in the superradiation of spiny-rayed fishes. (2013) Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 110:12738-12743


  • Katriina L. Ilves, Andrea M. Quattrini, Mark W. Westneat, Ron I. Eytan, Gordon W. Chaplin, Heidi Hertler, and John G. Lundberg. Detection of Shifts in Coral Reef Fish Assemblage Structure Over 50 Years at Reefs of New Providence Island, the Bahamas Highlight the Value of the Academy of Natural Sciences' Collections in a Changing World. (2013) Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 162:61-87


  • Wainwright, P.C., W.L. Smith, J.S. Sparks, K.L. Tang, L.A. Ferry-Graham, R.I. Eytan, and T.J. Near. The evolution of pharyngognathy: a phylogenetic and functional appraisal of the pharyngeal jaw key innovation in Labroidei and beyond. (2012) Systematic Biology 61:1001-1027..


  • Near, T. J., R.I. Eytan, A. Dornburg, K. L. Kuhn, J. A. Moore, M. P. Davis, P. C. Wainwright, M. Friedman, and W. L. Smith. 2012. Resolution of ray-finned fish phylogeny and timing of diversification. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 109:13698-13703.


  • Small, S.T., R.I. Eytan, K. Bockrath, and J.P. Wares. 2012. Evaluation of genetic structure across freshwater mussel community (genus Elliptio) in the Altamaha River basin. Conservation Genetics 13:965-975.


  • Ron I. Eytan, Philip A. Hastings, Barbara R. Holland, and Michael E. Hellberg. (2012) Reconciling molecules and morphology: molecular systematics and biogeography of Neotropical blennies (Acanthemblemaria). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 62:159-173.


  • Ron I. Eytan and Michael E. Hellberg. (2010) Nuclear and mitochondrial sequence data reveal and conceal different demographic histories and population genetic processes in Caribbean reef fishes. Evolution 64:3380-3397.


  • Qinggang Xue, Michael E. Hellberg, Kevin L. Schey, Naoki Itoh, Ron I. Eytan, Richard K. Cooper, Jerome F. La Peyre.
    (2010) Cv-lysozyme 3 suggests an evolutionary pathway from host defense to digestion in the Eastern Oyster,
    Crassostrea virginica. BMC Evolutionary Biology 10:213.


  • Marshall L. Hayes, Ron I. Eytan, Michael E. Hellberg. (2010) High amino acid diversity and positive selection at a putative coral immunity gene (tachylectin-2). BMC Evolutionary Biology 10:150.


  • Eytan, R.I., Hayes, M., Arbour-Reily, P., Miller, M. and Hellberg, M.E. (2009) Nuclear sequences reveal mid-range isolation of an imperiled deep-water coral population. Molecular Ecology 18:2375-2389.


  • G. Serkerkova, P.A. Loomis, B. Changyaleket, L. Zheng, R. Eytan, B. Chen, E. Mugnaini, and J.R. Bartles (2003) Novel espin actin-bundling proteins are localized to Purkinje cell dendritic spines and bind the SH3 adapter protein insulin receptor substrate p53. Journal of Neuroscience 23(4):1310-9