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Matthew Greenwold, Ph.D.

Post Doctoral Fellow
Belle W. Baruch Institute for Marine and Coastal Sciences
University of South Carolina

Phone: 803 777 4946
Email: greenwold@biol.sc.edu
Office: Coker Life Sciences 603B
Mailing Address:

Department of Biological Sciences
University of South Carolina
Columbia, SC 29208 USA


Education

Ph.D. Biological Sciences, University of South Carolina, 2011.  Title: Molecular evolution of beta (β) keratins in three bird species and divergence time estimates for the avian β-keratin subfamilies

B.S. Biological Sciences with Chemistry minor, University of South Carolina, 2006

Professional Experience

2014-present    Adjunct professor, University of South Carolina, Columbia Campus
2012-present    Post Doctoral Fellow, Department of Biological Sciences, University of South Carolina
2013-2014         Graduate student recruiter, College of Arts and Sciences, University of South Carolina
2013-2014         Adjunct professor, University of South Carolina, Sumter Campus
2011-2012         Post Doctoral Fellow, Baruch Institute, University of South Carolina

Publications

Bao W, Greenwold MJ, Sawyer RH: Expressed miRNAs target feather related mRNAs involved in cell signaling, cell adhesion and structure during chicken epidermal development. Gene. doi:10.1016/j.gene.2016.06.027

Zhang G, Li C, Li Q, Li B, Larkin DM, Lee C, Storz JF, Antunes A, Greenwold MJ, Meredith RW, Ödeen A, Cui J, Zhou Q, Xu L, Pan H, Wang Z, Jin L, Zhang P, Hu H, Yang W, Hu J, Xiao J, Yang Z, Liu Y, Xie Q, Yu H, Lian J, Wen P, Zhang F, Li H, Zeng Y, Xiong Z, Liu S, Zhou L, Huang Z, An N, Wang J, Zheng Q, Xiong Y, Wang G, Wang B, Wang J, Fan Y, da Fonseca RR, Alfaro-Núñez A, Campos P, Schubert M, Orlando L, Mourier T, Howard J, Ganapathy G, Pfenning A, Whitney O, Rivas MV, Hara E, Smith J, Farré M, Narayan J, Slavov G, Romanov MN, Borges R, Machado JP, Khan I, Springer MS, Gatesy J, Hoffmann FG, Opazo JC, Håstad O, Sawyer RH, Kim H, Kim K, Kim HJ, Cho S, Li N, Huang Y, Bruford MW, Zhan X, Dixon A, Bertelsen MF, Derryberry E, Warren W, Li S, Ray DA, Green RE, O’Brien SJ, Griffin D, Johnson WE, Haussler D, Ryder OA, Willerslev E, Graves GR, Alström P, Fjeldså J, Mindell D, Edwards SV, Braun EL, Rahbek C, Burt DW, Houde P, Zhang Y, Yang H, Wang J, Jarvis ED, Gilbert MTP, Wang J, Avian Genome Consortium. 2014. Comparative genomics reveals insights into avian genome evolution and adaptation. Science, 346 (6215):1311-1320. [DOI: 10.1126/science.1251385]

Li C, Zhang Y, Zhao H, Li J, Kong L, Hu H, Pan H, Xu L, Deng Y, Li Q, Jin L, Yu H, Chen Y, Liu B, Yang L, Liu S, Zhang Y, Lang Y, Xia J, He W, Shi Q, Subramanian S, Millar CD, Meader S, Rands CM, Fujita MK, Greenwold MJ, Castoe TA, Pollock D, Gu W, Nam K, Ellegren H, Ho SYW, Burt DW, Ponting CP, Jarvis ED, Gilbert MTP, Lambert DM, Wang J, Zhang J, Zhang G. 2014. Two Antarctic penguin genomes reveal insights into their evolutionary history and molecular changes related to the cold Antarctic environment. GigaScience, 3:27. [DOI: 10.1186/2047-217X-3-27]

Greenwold MJ, Bao W, Jarvis ED, Hu H, Li C, Gilbert MT, Zhang G, Sawyer RH. 2014. Dynamic evolution of the alpha (α) and beta (β) keratins has accompanied integument diversification and the adaptation of birds into novel lifestyles. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 14:249. [DOI: 10.1186/s12862-014-0249-1] (Editor’s pick)

Greenwold MJ, Sawyer RH. 2013. Molecular evolution and expression of archosaurian β-keratins: Diversification and expansion of archosaurian β-keratins and the origin of feather β-keratins. J. Exp. Zool. (Mol. Dev. Evol.) 320B:393-405. [DOI: 10.1002/jez.b.22514]

St. John JA, Braun EL, Isberg SR, Miles LG, Chong AY, Gongora J, Dalzell P, Moran C, Bed’Hom B, Abzhanov A, Burgess SC, Cooksey AM, Castoe TA, Crawford NG, Densmore LD, Drew JC, Edwards SV, Faircloth BC, Fujita MK, Greenwold MJ, Hoffmann FG, Howard JM, Iguchi T, Janes DE, Khan SY, Kohno S, Jason de Koning AP, Lance SL, McCarthy FM, McCormack JE, Merchant ME, Peterson DG, Pollock DD, Pourmand N, Raney BJ, Roessler KA, Sanford JR, Sawyer RH, Schmidt CJ, Triplett EW, Tuberville TD, Venegas-Anaya M, Jarvis ED, Guillette Jr. LJ, Glenn TC, Green RE, Ray DA. 2012. Sequencing three crocodilian genomes to illuminate the evolution of archosaurs and amniotes. Genome Biology, 13:415. [DOI: 10.1186/gb-2012-13-1-415]

Greenwold MJ, Sawyer RH. 2011. Linking the molecular evolution of avian beta (β) keratins to the evolution of feathers. J. Exp. Zool. (Mol. Dev. Evol.) 316B:609-616. [DOI: 10.1002/jez.b.21436]

Greenwold MJ, Sawyer RH. 2010. The Genomic organization and molecular phylogenies of the beta (β) keratin multigene family in the chicken (Gallus gallus) and zebra finch (Taeniopygia guttata): implications for feather evolution. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 10:148. [DOI: 10.1186/1471-2148-10-148]