McKain, M. R., H. Tang, J. R. McNeal, S. Ayyampalayam, J. I. Davis, C. W. dePamphilis, T. J. Givnish, J. C. Pires, D. W. Stevenson, and J. Leebens-Mack. 2016. "A phylogenomic assessment of ancient polyploidy and genome evolution across the Poales." Genome Biology and Evolution. doi:10.1093/gbe/evw060. (Online Access)

Davis, J. I., J. R. McNeal, C. F. Barrett, M. W. Chase, J. I. Cohen, M. R. Duvall, T. J. Givnish, S. W. Graham, G. Peterson, J. C. Pires, O. Seberg, D. W. Stevenson, and J. Leebens-Mack. 2013. "Contrasting patterns of support among plastid genes and genomes for major clades of the monocotyledons." in P. Wilkin and S. J. Mayo (Eds.), Early Events in Monocot Evolution (pp. 315-349). New York: Cambridge University Press.

McNeal J. R., J. R. Bennett, A. D. Wolfe, and S. Mathews. 2013. "Phylogeny and origins of holoparasitism in Orobanchaceae."American Journal of Botany. 100: 971-983. (Journal cover photo by J. McNeal)

Jiao, Y., J. H. Leebens-Mack, S. Ayyampalayam, J. E. Bowers, M. R. McKain, J. R. McNeal, M. Rolf, D. R. Ruzicka, E. Wafula, N. J. Wickett, X. Wu, Y. Zhang, J. Wang, Y. Zhang, E. J. Carpenter, M. K. Deyholos, T. M. Kutchan, A. S. Chanderbali, P. S. Soltis, D. W. Stevenson, R. McCombie, C. J. Pires, G. K. Wong, D. E. Soltis, and C. W. dePamphilis.  2012.  “A genome triplication associated with early diversification of the core eudicots.”  Genome Biology. 13(1): R3. (Online Access)

Givnish, T. J., M. Ames-Sevillano, J. R. McNeal, M. R. McKain, P. R. Steele, C. W. dePamphilis, S. W. Graham, J. C. Pires, D. W. Stevenson, W. Zomlefer, B. C. Briggs, M. R. Duvall, M. J. Moore, D. E. Soltis, P. S. Soltis, K. Thiele, and J. H. Leebens-Mack.  2010.  “Assembling the tree of the monocotyledons: Plastome sequence phylogeny and evolution of Poales.”  Annals of the Missouri Botanical Gardens97(4): 584-616. (Online Access)

McNeal J. R., J. V. Kuehl, J. L. Boore, J. Leebens-Mack, C. W. dePamphilis.  2009. "Parallel loss of plastid introns and their maturase in the genus Cuscuta." PloS One4(6): e5982. (Online Access)

Barkman, T. J., J. R. McNeal, S. H. Lim, G. Coat, H. B. Croom, N. D. Young, C. W. dePamphilis.  2007. "Mitochondrial DNA suggests at least 11 origins of parasitism in angiosperms and reveals genomic chimerism in parasitic plants."  BMC Evolutionary Biology7: 248.  (Online Access)

McNeal, J. R., K. Arumugunathan, J. V. Kuehl, J. L. Boore, C. W. dePamphilis.  2007. "Systematics and plastid genome evolution of the cryptically photosynthetic parasitic plant genus Cuscuta (Convolvulaceae)."  BMC Biology5: 55. (Online Access)

McNeal, J. R., J. V. Kuehl, J. L. Boore, C. W. dePamphilis.  2007. "Complete plastid genome sequences suggest strong selection for retention of photosynthetic genes in the parasitic plant genus Cuscuta." BMC Plant Biology7: 57. (Online Access)

Jansen, R. K., Z. Cai, L. A. Raubeson, H. Daniell, C. W. dePamphilis, J. Leebens-Mack, K. Müller, M. Guisinger-Bellian, R. C. Haberle, A. K. Hansen, T. W. Chumley, S. Lee, R. Peery, J. R. McNeal, J. V. Kuehl, and J. L. Boore.  2007. "Analysis of 81 genes from 64 plastid genomes resolves relationships in angiosperms and identifies genome-scale evolutionary patterns."Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences104: 19369-19374. (Online Access)

McNeal, J. R., J. H. Leebens-Mack, K. Arumuganathan, J. V. Kuehl, J. L. Boore, and C. W. dePamphilis.  2006. "Using partial genomic fosmid libraries for sequencing complete organellar genomes."  Biotechniques41(1): 69-73. (Online Access)

Jansen, R. K., L. A. Raubeson, J. L. Boore, C. W. dePamphilis, T. W. Chumley, R. C. Haberle, S. K. Wyman, A. J. Alverson, H. M. Fourcade, J. V.  Kuehl, J. R. McNeal, J. H. Leebens-Mack, and L. Cui.  2005. "Methods for obtaining and analyzing whole chloroplast genome sequences."  Molecular Evolution: Producing the Biochemical Data, Part B Methods in Enzymology395: 348-384.

Musselman, L. J. and J. R. McNeal. 2001. “Hydnora triceps (Hydnoraceae): unique flowers with an uncertain future.”Proceedings of the 7th International Parasitic Weeds Symposium: 23-28.

Barkman, T.J., G. Chenery, J. R. McNeal, J. Lyons-Weiler, W.J. Elisens, A.G. Moore, A.D. Wolfe, and C.W. dePamphilis.  2000. “Independent and combined analyses of sequences of all three genomes converge on the root of flowering plant phylogeny.”  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences97: 13166-13171.  (Online Access)