Curriculum Vitae

Paul Henry Barber

Dept. Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
University of California Los Angeles
610 Charles E. Young Dr. South
Los Angeles, California 90095
Phone: 310-794-5349
email: paulbarber@ucla.edu
http://www.eeb.ucla.edu/Faculty/Barber/

Education

1991    B.S. with Honors (magna cum laude, Ecol.&Evol. Bio.), Univ. of Arizona
1998    Ph.D. (Integrative Biology), University of California, Berkeley
1999-2001       NSF Minority Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard University

 Appointments

2013-Present   Professor, Dept. Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, UCLA
2014-Present   Professor, Institute of the Environment and Sustainability
2017-Present   Equity Advisor, Division of Life Sciences, UCLA
2019-present   Director, HHMI Diversity, Health Disparities and the Environment Program, UCLA
2004-Present   Director, The Diversity Project, UCLA
2009-Present   Director, Program for Excellence in Education and Research in the Sciences, UCLA
2014-2015       Vice Chair for Education, Dept. Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, UCLA
2008-2013       Associate Professor, Dept. Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, UCLA
2002-2008       Assistant Professor, Biology Department and Boston University Marine Program, Boston University
1997, 1998       Instructor, Earth Systems Field School, Columbia University

Selected Honors and Awards

2020                Fellow, California Academy of Sciences
2019                UCLA Gold Shield Prize
2018                Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Professor
2017                University of Arizona Spirit of Inquiry Award
2015                University of California President’s Award for Outstanding Faculty Leadership in Presidential Initiatives
2015                SACNAS Distinguished Student Mentor Award
2015                UCLA Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Award
2014    UCLA Distinguished Teaching Award
2014    Life Science Award for Excellence in Educational Innovation
2014    Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Distinguished Teaching Award
2012    Academic Advancement Program Faculty Recognition Award
2011-13 National Academy of Sciences Kavli Frontiers of Science Organizing Committee
2011    National Academy of Sciences Kavli Frontiers of Science Participant
2005    Presidential Early Career Award in Science and Engineering (PECASE)
2004    National Science Foundation CAREER grant

Peer Reviewed Publications

Marwayana, O, Gold, Z, Meyer, C, Barber, PH (in press) Environmental DNA in a Global Biodiversity Hotspot: Lessons from Coral Reef Fish Diversity Across the Indonesian Archipelago. Environmental DNA.

Casey, JM, Ransome, E, Collins, AG, Mahardini, A, Kurniasih, EM, Sembiring, A, Schiettekatte, NMD, Cahyani, NKD, Wahyu Anggoro, A, Moore, M, Uehling, A, Belcaid, M, Barber, PH, Geller, JB, & Meyer, CP (2021) DNA metabarcoding marker choice skews perception of marine eukaryotic biodiversity. Environmental DNA00:1– 18. https://doi.org/10.1002/edn3.245

Min, MA, Barber, PH, Gold, Z. (2021) MiSebastes: An eDNA metabarcoding primer set for rockfishes (genus Sebastes).Conservation Genetics Resources. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12686-021-01219-2

Clark, RD, Aardema, M, Andolfatto, P, Barber, PH, Hattori, A, Hoey, J, Montes Jr., H, Pinsky, M (2021) Genomic signatures of spatially divergent selection at clownfish range margins. Proceedings Royal Society B 288: 20210407. http://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2021.0407

Ely T, Barber PH, Man L, Gold Z (2021) Short-lived detection of an introduced vertebrate eDNA signal in a nearshore rocky reef environment. PLoS ONE 16(6): e0245314. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0245314

Degregori, S, Casey, JM, Barber, PH (2021) Nutrient pollution alters the gut microbiome of a territorial reef fish. Marine Pollution Bulletin,169 (2021);112522. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2021.112522.

Barber, PH, Shapiro, C, Jacobs, MS, Avilez, L,  Brenner, KI, Cabral, C, Cebreros, M, Cosentino, E, Cross, C , Gonzalez, ML, Lumada, KT,  Menjivar, AT,  Narvaez, J, Olmeda, B,  Phelan, R, Purdy, D, Salam, S, Serrano, L, Velasco, MJ, Zerecero Marin, E, Levis-Fitzgerald, M (2021). Disparities in Remote Learning Faced by First-Generation and Underrepresented Minority Students During COVID-19: Insights and Opportunities from a Remote Research Experience. Journal of Molecular Biology Education 22: 1-24. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1128/jmbe.v22i1.2457

Gold, Z,Curd, EE,Goodwin, KD,  Choi, ES,  Frable, BW,  Thompson, AR,  Walker, HJ, Burton, RS,  Kacev, D,  Martz, LD, Barber, PH (2021).  Improving metabarcoding taxonomic assignment: A case study of fishes in a large marine ecosystem. Molecular Ecology Resources 00: 1-19.  https://doi.org/10.1111/1755-0998.13450

Gold Z, Sprague J, Kushner DJ, Zerecero Marin E, Barber PH (2021) eDNA metabarcoding as a biomonitoring tool for marine protected areas. PLoS ONE 16(2): e0238557. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0238557

Meyer, RS, Curd, EE, Schweizer, T, Gold, Z, Ruiz Ramos, D, Shirazi, S, Kandlikar, G, Kwan, W-Y, Lin, M, Freise, A, Moberg-Parker, A, Munguia Ramos, M, Shapiro, B, Sexton, JP, Pipes, L, Garcia Vedrenne, A, Palacios Mejia, M, Aronson, EL, Moore, T, Nielsen, R, Lewin, H, Barber, PH, Wall, J, Kraft, N, Wayne, RK (2021) The California environmental DNA “CALeDNA” program. Califorinia Agriculture 75: 20-32. https://doi.org/10.3733/ca.2021a0001

Sellami, N,, Toven-Lindsey, B, Levis-Fitzgerald, M, Barber, PH, Hasson, T (2021) A Unique and Scalable Model for Increasing Research Engagement, STEM Persistence, and Entry into Doctoral Program. CBE—Life Sciences Education 20: 1–11. https://doi.org/10.1187/cbe.20-09-0224

Chiquillo, KL, Mims, BM, Chong, AU, Johnson, C, Habtes, SY, Fong, CR, Barber, PH, Fong, P (2021) Herbivory as a limiting factor for seagrass proximity to fringing reefs in Moorea, French Polynesia. Aquatic Botany 168: 103294. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aquabot.2020.103294

Santano, J, Milton, IA, Navarro, B, Warren, RM, Barber, PH, Fong, P, Fong, CR (2021) Structural complexity shapes the behavior and abundance of a common herbivorous fish, increasing herbivory on a turf-dominated, fringing reef. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 537: 151515. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jembe.2021.151515

Barber, PH, Hayes, TB, Johnson, TL, Márquez-Magaña, L (2020) Systemic racism in higher education. Science 369: 1440-1441. DOI: 10.1126/science.abd7140

Gold, Z, Wall, AR, Curd, EE, Kelly, RP, Pentcheff, DN, Ripma,L, Barber, PH, Wetzer R (2020)eDNA metabarcoding bioassessment of endangered fairy shrimp (Branchinectaspp.). Conservation Genetics Resources 12: 685–690.https://doi.org/10.1007/s12686-020-01161-9

Smulders, F, Chiquillo, K, Willette, D, Barber, PH, Christianen, M (2020). Inconclusive evidence of sexual reproduction of invasive Halophila stipulacea: a new field guide to encourage investigation of flower and fruit production throughout its invasive range. Botanica Marina63: 537-540. https://doi.org/10.1515/bot-2020-0046

Cheng, SH, Gold, M, Rodriguez, Barber, PH (2020)Genome-wide SNPs reveal complex fine scale population structure in the California market squid fishery (Doryteuthis opalescens).Conservation Genetics 22, 97–110https://doi.org/10.1007/s10592-020-01321-2

Fritts-Penniman, AL, Gosliner, TM, Mahardika, GN, Barber, PH (2020) Cryptic ecological and geographic diversification in coral-associated nudibranchs. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 144: 106698. DOI: 10.1016/j.ympev.2019.106698

Simmonds, SE, Fritts-Penniman, AL, Cheng, SH, Mahardika, GN, Barber, PH (2020) Genomic signatures of host-associated divergence and adaptation in a coral-eating snail, Coralliophila violacea (Kiener, 1836). Ecology and Evolution. 10:1817–1837. https://doi.org/10.1002/ece3.5977

Borsa, P, Arlyza,IS, Barber, PH (2019) The phylogeography and taxonomy of a model-species complex, the blue-spotted maskray (formerly Neotrygon kuhlii): a short review. IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science348:012055 https://doi.org/10.1088/1755-1315/348/1/012055

Curd, EE, Gold, Z, Kandlikar, GS, Gomer, J, Ogden, M, O’Connell, T, Pipes, L, Schweizer, TM, Rabichow, L, Lin, M, Shi, B, Barber, PH, Kraft, N, Wayne, R, Meyer RS (2019) Anacapa Toolkit: An environmental DNA toolkit for processing multilocus metabarcode datasets. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 10: 1469-1475. https://doi.org/10.1111/2041-210X.13214

Liu, SYV, Tuanmu, M-N, Rachmawati, R, Mahardika, GN, Barber PH (2019) Integrating phylogeographic and ecological niche approaches to delimitating cryptic lineages in the blue–green damselfish (Chromis viridis). PeerJ 7: e7384. https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.7384

Kerr Lobel, L, Drown, DM, Barber, PH, Lobel, PS (2019) A Genetic Assessment of Parentage in the Blackspot Sergeant Damselfish,Abudefduf sordidus(Pisces: Pomacentridae).Fishes4:53
Crandall ED, Riginos C, Bird CE, Liggins L, Treml E, Beger M, Barber PH, Connolly SR, Cowman PF, DiBattista JD, Eble JA (2019) The molecular biogeography of the Indo-Pacific: testing hypotheses .with multispecies genetic patterns. Global Ecology and Biogeography 28: 943-960. https://doi.org/10.1111/geb.12905

 

Chiquillo KL, Barber, PH, Willette, DA (2019) Fruits and flowers of the invasive seagrass Halophila stipulacea in the Caribbean Sea. Botanica Marina 62. 109–112. https://doi.org/10.1515/bot-2018-0052

Liu, SYV, Frederich, B , Lavoué, S, Chang, J, Erdmann, MV, Mahardika, GN, Barber, PH (2018) Buccal venom gland associates with increased of diversification rate in the fang blenny fish Meiacanthus (Blenniidae; Teleostei). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 125: 138-146. DOI:10.1016/j.ympev.2018.03.027

Fong, CR, Chancellor, KS, Renzi, JJ, De’Marcus, RR, Barber, PH, Habtes, SY, Fong, P (2018) Epibionts on Turbinaria ornata, a secondary foundational macroalga on coral reefs, provide diverse trophic support to fishes. Marine Environmental Research. doi.org/10.1016/j.marenvres.2018.08.001.

Simmonds, SE, Chou, V, Cheng, SH, Rachmawati, R, Calumpong, HP, Mahardika, GN, Barber, PH (2018) Evidence of host-associated divergence from coral-eating snails (genusCoralliophila) in the Coral Triangle. Coral Reefs 37: 355-371.https://doi.org/10.1007/s00338-018-1661-6

Willette, DA, Cheng, S, Greenberg, JA, Barber, PH (2018) Rethinking solutions to seafood fraud. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 16: 499-500. https://doi.org/10.1002/fee.1964

Keyse, J, Treml, EA, Huelsken, T, Barber, PH, DeBoer, ., Kochzius, M, Nuryanto, A, Gardner, JPA, Liu, LL, Penny, S, Riginos, C (2018) Historical divergences associated with intermittent land bridges overshadow isolation by larval dispersal in co‐distributed species ofTridacnagiant clams. Journal of Biogeography 45: 848-858. https://doi.org/10.1111/jbi.13163

Pertiwi, NIPD, , Nugraha, B, Sulistyanigsigh, RK, Jatmiko, I, Sembiring, A, Mahardidni, A, Cahyani, NKD, Anggoro. AW, Madduppa, HH, Barber, PH, Mahardika, GN (2017) Lack of differentiation within the bigeye tuna population of Indonesia. Biodiversitas Journal of Biological Diversity 18: 1406-1413.

Barber-Choi, JK, Soh, M, Levis-Fitzgerald, M, Barber, PH (in press) Increasing STEM Persistence Of Minority Life Science Students By Bridging the Excitement Gap: A Preliminary Report. Envisioning the Future of Undergraduate STEM Education: Research and Practice. AAAS

Willette, DA, Simmonds, SE, Cheng, SH, Esteves, S, Kane, TL, Nuetzel, H, Pilaud, N, Rachmawati, R and Barber, PH (2017), Using DNA barcoding to track seafood mislabeling in Los Angeles restaurants. Conservation Biology. doi:10.1111/cobi.12888

Leasi, F, Gaynus, C, Mahardini, A, Moore, TN, Norenburg, JL and Barber, PH (2016) Spatial and ecologic distribution of neglected microinvertebrate communities across endangered ecosystems: meiofauna in Bali (Indonesia). Marine Ecolology doi:10.1111/maec.12305

Aguilar Medrano, R, Barber, PH (2016) Ecomorphological diversification in reef fish of the genus Abudefduf (Percifomes, Pomacentridae). Zoomorphology 135: 103-114.

Aguilar Medrano, R, Frédérich, B, Barber, PH (2016) Modular diversification of the locomotor system in damselfishes (Pomacentridae). Journal of Morphology 277: 603–614.

Willette, DA, Iniguez, AR, Kupriyanova, EK, Starger, CJ, Varman, T, Toha, AH, Maralit, BA, Barber, PH Christmas tree worms of Indo-Pacific coral reefs: untangling the Spirobranchus corniculatus (Grube, 1862) complex. Coral Reefs 34: 899-904.

Starger, CJ, Barber, PH, Erdmann, MV, Toha, AHA, and Baker, AC (2015) Connectivity of coral populations in the Bird’s Head Seascape (West Papua, Indonesia) despite high levels of genetic structure. Frontiers of Biogeography 7(3). fb_22326

Toven-Lindsey, B, Levis-Fitzgerald, M, Barber, PH, Hasson, T (2015) Increasing Persistence in Undergraduate Science Majors: A Model for Institutional Support of Underrepresented Students. CBE-Life Sciences Education 14 (2), ar12.

Faurby, S, Barber, PH (2015) Extreme population subdivision despite high colonization ability: Contrasting regional patterns in intertidal tardigrades from the west coast of North America. Journal of Biogeography 42:1006-1017.

Sembiring, A, Pertiwi, NPD, Mahardini, A, Wulandari, R, Cahyani, NKD, Anggoro, A, Ulfa, M, Madduppa, H, Carpenter, KE, Barber, PH, Mahardika, GN (2015) DNA Barcoding reveals targeted fisheries for endangered sharks in Indonesia. Journal of Fisheries Research. 164: 130-134.

Barber, PH, Meyer, CP Pluralism explains diversity in the Coral Triangle. In: Mora C (ed) Ecology of Fishes on Coral Reefs: pp. 258-263; Cambridge University Press.

DeBoer, TS, Naguit, MR, Erdmann, MV,Ablan-Lagman, MCA, Ambariyanto, Carpenter, KE, Toha, AHA, Barber, PH (2014). Concordant phylogenetic patterns inferred from mitochondrial and microsatellite DNA in the giant clam Tridacna crocea. Bulletin of Marine Science. 90:301-329.

Crandall, ED, A L, L, N, PH, G,  C (2014). Return of the ghosts of dispersal past: historical spread and contemporary gene flow in the blue sea star Linckia laevigata. Bulletin of Marine Science. 90:399-425.

Raynal R, Crandall ED, Barber PH, Mahardika G, Lagman M, Carpenter KE (2014) Basin isolation and oceanographic features influencing lineage diversification in the humbug damselfish (Dascyllus aruanus) in the Coral Triangle. Bulletin of Marine Science: 90: 513-532

DeBoer, TS, Naguit, MR, Erdmann, MV, Ablan-Lagman, MCA, Ambariyanto, Carpenter, KE, Toha, AHA, Barber, PH (2014). Concordance between phylogeographic and biogeographic boundaries in the Coral Triangle: conservation implications based on comparative analyses of multiple giant clam species Bulletin of Marine Science. 90: 277-300.

Cheng, SH, Anderson, FE, Bergman, A, Mahardika, ING, Muchlisin, ZA, Thuy, DB, Calumpong, HP, Mohamed, KS, Sasikumar, G, Venketesan, V, Barber, PH (2014). Molecular evidence for co-occuring cryptic lineages within the Sepioteuthis cf.lessoniana species complex in the Indian and Indo-West Pacific Oceans. Hydrobiologia. 725:165-188.

Bowen, BW, Shanker, K, Yasuda, N Malay, MCD von der Heyden, S, Paulay, G, Rocha, LA, Selkoe, KA, Barber, PH, Williams, ST, Lessios, HA, Crandall, ED Bernardi, G, Meyer, CP, Carpenter, KE, Toonen, RJ (2014). Phylogeography Unplugged: Comparative geographic surveys in the genomic era. Bulletin of Marine Science. 90:13-46.

Beger, M, Selkoe, K, Treml, EA, Barber, PH, von der Heyden, S, Crandall, ED, Toonen, RJ, Riginos, C (2014) Evolving coral reef conservation with genetic information. Bulletin of Marine Science. 90: 159-185

Willette, DA, Seeb, JE, Allendorf, FW, Barber, PH, Barshis, DJ, Carpenter, KE, Crandall, ED, Cresko, WA, Fernandez-Silva, I, Matz, MV, Meyer, E, Seeb, LW (2014). So, you want to use next-generation sequencing in marine systems? Insight from the Pan-Pacific Advanced Studies Institute. Bulletin of Marine Science. 90: 79-122.

Jackson, AM, Ambariyanto, Erdmann, MV, Toha, AHA Stevens, LA, Barber PH (2014) Comparative phylogeography of commercial tuna and mackerel in the Indonesian archipelago. Bulletin of Marine Science. 90: 471-492.Barber, PH, Ablan-Lagman, MCA, Ambariyanto, Berlinck, RGS, Cahyani, D, Crandall, ED, Ravago-Gotanco, R, Juinio-Meñez, MA, Mahardika, IGN, Shanker, K, Starger, CJ, Toha, AHA, Anggoro, AW, Willette, DA (2014) Advancing Biodiversity Research in Developing Countries: the Need for a New Paradigm. Bulletin of Marine Science. 90: 187-210

Poortvliet, M , Longo, GC, Selkoe, K, Barber, PH, White, C, Caselle, JE, Perez-Matus, A, Gaines, SD Bernardi, G (2013). Phylogeography of the California sheephead, Semicossyphus pulcher: the role of deep reefs as stepping stones and pathways to antitropicality. Ecology and Evolution 3: 4558-4571 DOI: 10.1002/ece3.840

Sbrocco, EJ, Barber, PH (2013) MARSPEC: Ocean climate layers for marine spatial ecology. Ecology. 94: 979.

Ackiss, AS, Pardede, S, Crandall, ED, Ambariyanto, Ablan-Lagman, MA, Romena, N, Barber, PH, Carpenter, KE (2013) Characterizing genetic structure in a highly mobile coral reef fish, Caesio cuning, in the Coral Triangle. Marine Ecological Progress Series. 480: 185–197.

Vogler, C, Benzie, JAH, Tenggardjaja, K, Ambariyanto, Barber, PH, and Wörheide, G (2013) Phylogeography of the crown-of-thorns starfish: genetic structure within the Pacific species. Coral Reefs. 32: 515-525.10.3354/meps1019.

Drew, JA, and Barber, PH (2012). Comparative phylogeography in Fijian coral reef fishes: a multi-taxa approach towards marine reserve design. PLOSOne. 7:e47710. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0047710.

Vogler, C, Benzie, J, Barber, PH, Erdmann, MV, Ambariyanto, Sheppard, P, Tenggardjaja, K, Gérard, K, and Wörheide,, G (2012) Phylogeography of the Crown-of-Thorns Starfish in the Indian Ocean. PLOSOne. 7: e43499. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0043499.

Crandall, ED, Treml, EA, & Barber, PH (2012). Coalescent and Biophysical Models of Stepping-Stone Gene Flow in Neritid Snails. Molecular Ecology. 21:5579-98.

Faurby, S & PH Barber (2012) Theoretical limits to the correlation between pelagic larval duration and population genetic structure. Molecular Ecology doi: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2012.05609.x

DeBoer, TS Ambariyanto, Baker, AC & Barber, PH (2012). Patterns of Symbiodinium distribution in three giant clam species across the biodiverse Bird’s Head region of Indonesia. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 444:117-132.

Crandall, ED, Jones, ME, DeBoer, TE, Barber, PH, Carpenter, KE, and (2011) Expansion dating: calibrating molecular clocks in marine species from expansions onto the Sunda Shelf following the Last Glacial Maximum. Molecular Biology and Evolution. 29: 707-719.

Barber, PH, Cheng, SH, Erdmann, MV Tengardjaja, K, Ambariyanto. (2011) Evolution and conservation of marine biodiversity in the Coral Triangle: insights from stomatopod Crustacea” In: Held, C, S Koenemann & CD Schubart (eds), Crustacean Issues 19 Phylogeography and Population Genetics in Crustacea: pp. 129-156; CRC Press.

Sbrocco ME and Barber, PH (2011) Ten polymorphic microsatellite loci for the Atlantic Silverside, Menidia menidia. Conservation Genetics Resources.  3: 585-587.

Dawson, MN, Barber, PH, Gonzalez, LI, Toonen, RJ, Dugan, JE, and Grosberg, RK (2011) Phylogeography of Emerita analoga(Crustacea, Decapoda, Hippidae), an eastern Pacific Ocean sand crab with long-lived pelagic larvae. Journal of Biogeography. 38: 1600-1612.

Kool, JT, Paris, CB, Barber, PH, Cowen, RK (2011) Connectivity and the development of population genetic structure in Indo-West Pacific coral reef communities. Global Ecology and Biogeography. 20: 695-706.

Mach, M, Jones, ME, Hiche, L,A Duffy, TA, Connover, DO, & Barber, PH (2011) Regional differentiation and post-glacial expansion of the Atlantic Silverside, Menidia menidia, an annual fish with high dispersal potential. Marine Biology. 158: 515-530.

Culumber, ZW, Fisher, HS, Toler, M, Mateos, M, Barber, PH, Sorenson, MD, Rosenthal, GG (2011) Replicate hybrid zones between the Neotropical stream fishes Xiphophorus birchmanni and X. malinche. Molecular Ecology. 20: 342-356.

Carpenter, KE, Barber, PH, Crandall, ED Ablan-Lagman, MA, Ambariyanto, Mahardika, IGN, Manjaji-Matsumoto, M Juinio-Meñez, MA, Santos, MD Starger, C, Toha, AH (2011) Comparative Phylogeography of the Coral Triangle and Implications for Marine Management. Marine Biology. 2011: 1-14.

DeBoer, TS & PH Barber. (2010). Isolation and characterization of nine polymorphic microsatellite markers for the endangered boring giant clam (Tridacna crocea) and cross-species amplification in three other Tridacnid speices. Molecular Ecology Resources. 2: 353-356.

Starger, C, Barber, PH, Barker, A, and Abariyanto. (2010) The recovery of coral genetic diversity in the Sunda Strait following the 1883 Eruption of Krakatau. Coral Reefs. 29: 547-565

Crandall, ED, Taffel, J, and Barber, PH (2010) High gene flow due to pelagic larval dispersal among South Pacific archipelagos in two amphidromous gastropods (Neritomorpha: Neritidae). Heredity. 104: 563–572.

Barber, PH (2009) The challenge of understanding the Coral Triangle biodiversity hotspot. Biogeography. 36: 260-265.

Drew, JA, and Barber, PH (2009). Sequential cladogenesis of the reef fish Pomacentrus moluccensis (Pomacentridae) supports the peripheral origin of marine biodiversity in the Indo-Australian archipelago. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 53: 335-339.

Strasser, CA, and Barber, PH (2009) Limited variation and genetic structure in softshell clams (Mya arenaria) across their native and introduced range. Conservation Genetics: 10:803-814.

Vogler, C, Benzie, J, Lessios, H, Barber, PH, and Worheide, G (2008) A threat to coralreefs multiplied? Four species of crown of thorns starfish. Biology Letters. 4: 696-699.

Crandall, ED, Jones, ME, Munoz, MM Akinrobe, B Erdmann MV and Barber, PH (2008) Comparative phylogeography of two seastars and their ectosymbionts within the Coral Triangle. Molecular Ecology: 17: 5276-5290.

Drew, JA, Kaufmann, L, Allen, G, and Barber, PH (2008) Endemism and regional color and genetic differences in five putatively cosmopolitan reef fishes. Conservation Biology 22:965-976.

DeBoer, T, Subia, M, Kovitvonga, K, Ambariyanto, Erdmann, M, and Barber, PH (2008) Phylogeography and limited genetic connectivity in the endangered boring giant clam, across the Coral Triangle.Conservation Biology 22: 1255-1266.

Richlen, M, Morton S, and Barber, PH (2008). Phylogeography, morphological variation and taxonomy of the toxic dinoflagellate Gambierdiscus toxicus (Dinophyceae). Harmful Algae 7:614-629.

Allen, GR, Drew, J, and Barber, PH (2008) Cirrhilabrus beauperryi, a new wrasse (Pisces: Labridae) from Melanesia. International Journal of Ichthyology 14: 129-140.

Crandall, ED, Frey, M, Grossberg, RK and Barber, PH (2008) Concordant phylogenies and discordant phylogeographic patterns in two sympatric gastropods with long-lived larvae. Molecular Ecology 17: 611-626.

White, PA, Frank, LG, and Barber, PH (2007). A remotely operated motorized burrow probe to investigate carnivore neonates. Journal of Wildlife Management 71: 1708-1711.

Hedgecock, D,. Barber, PH, and Edmands, S (2007) Genetic approaches to measuring connectivity. Oceanography 20: 22-31.

Vigliola, L, Doherty, PJ, Meekan, MG, Drown, DM, Jones, ME, and Barber, PH (2007) Genetic identity determines risk of post-settlement mortality of a marine fish. Ecology 88: 1263-1277.

Cheroske, AG, Barber, PH, and Cronin, TW (2006) Evolutionary variation in the expression of phenotypically plastic color vision in Caribbean mantis shrimps, genus Neogonodactylus. Marine Biology 150: 213-220.

Wares, JP, Barber, PH, Ross-Ibarra, J, Sotka, EK, and Toonen, RJ (2006). Mitochondrial DNA and population size. Science 314: 1388-1389.

Barber, PH, Palumbi SR, and Erdmann, MV (2006) Comparative phylogeography of  three codistributed stomatopods: origins and timing of regional lineage diversification in the Coral Triangle. Evolution 60: 1825-1839.

Barber, PH, and Boyce, SL (2006). Estimating diversity of Indo-Pacific coral reef stomatopods through DNA barcoding of stomatopod larvae. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B 273: 2053-2061.

Jones, ME and Barber, PH (2005) Characterization of microsatellite loci for the detection of temporal genetic shifts within a single cohort of the brown demoiselle, Neopomacentrus filamentosus. Molecular Ecology Notes 5: 834-836.

Lindquist, N, Barber, PH, and Weisz, J (2005). Episymbiotic microbes as food and defence for marine isopods: unique symbioses in a hostile environment. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B272: 1209-1216.

Barber, PH and Bellwood, DR (2005) Biodiversity hotspots: evolutionary origins of biodiversity in wrasses (Halichoeres:Labridae) in the Indo-Pacific and new world tropics. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 35: 235-253.

Richlen, ML and Barber, PH (2005) A technique for the rapid extraction of microalgal DNA from single live and preserved cells. Molecular Ecology Notes 5: 688-691.

Wallace, CC, Paulay, G, Hoeksema, BW, Bellwood, DR, Hutchings, PA, Barber, P H, Erdmann, M and Wolstenholme, J (2003) Nature and origins of unique high diversity reef faunas in the Bay of Tomini, Central Sulawesi: The ultimate “centre of diversity”? Proceedings of the International Coral Reef Symposium, Bali. Vol 1, 185-191.

Barber, PH, Moosa, MK, and Palumbi, SR (2002) Rapid recovery of genetic diversity of stomatopod populations on Krakatau: temporal and spatial scales of marine larval dispersal, Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B, 269:1591 – 1597.

Barber, PH, Palumbi SR, Erdmann MV, and Moosa, MK (2002). Sharp genetic breaks among populations of Haptosquilla pulchella (Stomatopoda) indicate limits to larval transport: patterns, causes, and consequences. Molecular Ecology 11: 659–674.

Barber, PH, Palumbi SR, Erdmann MV, and Moosa, MK 2000. A marine Wallace’s line? Nature 406: 692-693.

Barber, PH and Erdmann, MV 2000. Molecular systematics of the Gonodactylidae (Stomatopoda) using mitochondrial cytochrome oxidase C (subunit 1) DNA sequence data. Journal of Crustacean Biology 20: 20-36.

Barber, PH 1999. Phylogeography of the canyon treefrog, Hyla arenicolor (Cope) based on mitochondrial DNA sequence data.  Molecular Ecology 8: 547-562.

Barber, PH 1999. Patterns of gene flow and population genetic structure in the canyon treefrog, Hyla arenicolor (Cope).  Molecular Ecology 8: 563-576.