About Eric J Routman


(415) 338-1196




BiologyCollege of Science and Engineering


Hensill Hall (HH)




At SF State Since:



Ph.D.  Washington University  1990

Selected publications:

Thompson, M.E., B.J. Halstead, G.D. Wylie, M. Amarello, J.J. Smith, M.L. Casazza, and E.J. Routman.  2013.  Effects of prescribed fire on Coluber constrictor mormon in coastal San Mateo County, California.  Herpetological Conservation and Biology.  8:602-615.

Micheletti, S. E. Parra, and E.J. Routman. 2012. Adaptive color polymorphism and unusually high local genetic diversity in the side-blotched lizard, Uta stansburianaPLoS ONE 7(10): e47694. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0047694.

Wu, J., A.C. Go, M. Samson, T. Cintra, S. Mirsoian, T.F. Wu, M.M. Jow, E. J. Routman, and Diana S. Chu. 2012.  PP1 phosphatases regulate multiple stages of sperm development and motility in Caenorhabditis elegansGenetics 190:143–157.

Halstead, B.J., G.D. Wylie, M. Amarello, J.J.Smith, M.Thompson, E.J. Routman,and M.L. Casazza.  2011. Abundance and survival of the San Francisco gartersnake in coastal San Mateo County, California.  Journal of Fish and Wildlife Management.  2:41-48.

Tonione, M., and E.J. Routman.  2011.  Microsatellite analysis supports mitochondrial phylogeography of the hellbender (Cryptobranchus alleganiensis). Genetica.  139:209–219.

Schinske, J.N., G. Bernardi, D.K. Jacobs, and E.J. Routman.  2010.  Phylogeography of the diamond turbot (Hyposopsetta guttulata) across the Baja Peninsula.  Marine Biology.  157:123-134.  [published online in 2009: DOI 10.1007/s00227-009-1302-2]

Sabatino, S.J. and E.J. Routman.  2009.  Phylogeography and conservation genetics of the hellbender salamander (Cryptobranchus alleganiensis).  Conservation Genetics  10:1235-1246.  [published online in 2008: DOI:10.1007/s10592-008-9655-5.]

Di Candia, M.R. and E.J. Routman.  2007.  Cytonuclear discordance across a leopard frog contact zone.  Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution.  45:564-575.

Kenney-Hunt, J.P., T.T. Vaughn, L.S. Pletscher, A. Peripato, E. Routman, K. Cothran, D. Durand, E. Norgard, C. Perel, J.M. Cheverud.  2006.  Quantitative trait loci for body size components in mice.  Mammalian Genome.  17:526-537.

Paquin, M. M., G.D. Wylie, and E.J. Routman.  2006.  Population structure of the giant gartersnake, Thamnophis gigasConservation Genetics. 7:25-36.

Wolf J.B., L.J. Leamy, E.J. Routman, and J.M. Cheverud.  2005.  Epistatic pleiotropy and the genetic architecture of covariation within early- and late-developing skull trait complexes in mice. Genetics: 171:683-694.

Leamy, L.J., M.S. Workman, E.J. Routman, and J.M. Cheverud.  2005. An epistatic genetic basis for fluctuating asymmetry of tooth size and shape in mice.  Heredity. 94:316-325.