^ Indicates undergraduate mentee as co-author  


Kreutzmann, S., Pompa^, E., Nguyen, N.D.^, Tilahun, L.^, Rutter, M.T., Weng. M., Fenster, C.B., Olson-Manning, C.F. Pleiotropy is associated with fitness consequences of new mutations in mutation accumulation lines. doi:


Carley, L., Mojica, J., Wang, B., Chen, C., Lin, Y., Prasad, K., Chan, E., Hsu, C., Keith, R., Nuñez, C., Olson-Manning, C., Rushworth, C., Wagner, M., Wang, J., Yeh, P., Reichelt, M., Ghattas, K., Gershenzon, J., Lee, C., Mitchell-Olds, T. 2021. Ecological factors influence balancing selection on a complex trait locus. Nature Ecology & Evolution, June.


Olson-Manning, Carrie F. 2020. Elaboration of the Corticosteroid Synthesis Pathway in Primates through a Multi-Step Enzyme. Molecular Biology and Evolution.


Westerman, Erica L., Nicholas Antonson^, Sydney Kreutzmann^, Alexandra Peterson^, Skyy Pineda^, Marcus R. Kronforst, and Carrie F. Olson‐Manning. 2019. Behaviour before Beauty: Signal Weighting during Mate Selection in the Butterfly Papilio Polytes. Edited by S. Bertram. Ethology: Formerly Zeitschrift Fur Tierpsychologie 3 (May).

Prior to 2019

Olson-Manning, C. F., ^Strock, C. F., & Mitchell-Olds, T. 2015. Flux Control in a Defense Pathway in Arabidopsis thaliana Is Robust to Environmental Perturbations and Controls Variation in Adaptive Traits. G3: Genes|Genomes|Genetics, g3.115.021816.

C.F. Olson-Manning, C.R. Lee, M.D. Rausher, T. Mitchell-Olds. 2013 Evolution of flux control in the glucosinolate pathway in Arabidopsis thaliana. Molecular Biology and Evolution 30:14-23. DOI: 10.1093/molbev/mss204

Thesis. C.F Olson-Manning 2013 The Evolution of the Glucosinolate Pathway in the Brassicaceae. Duke University, Duke Dissertations. link

V.S.K. Prasad*, B. Song*, C.F. Olson-Manning*^I. Naqvi…et al. 2012 A Gain-of-Function Polymorphism Controlling Complex Traits and Fitness in Nature. Science. 337:1081-1084. DOI: 10.1126/science.1221636
* These authors contributed equally.

C.F. Olson-Manning, M.R. Wagner, T. Mitchell-Olds. 2012. Adaptive evolution: evaluating empirical support for theoretical predictions. Nature Reviews Genetics 13: 867-877 DOI:10.1038/nrg3322

Pedagogical Publication:

Wright, R.L., Charlson, A., and Olson, C.F. 2005 Review of: A 15-Year Study of 63 Teachers at 24 Institutions Reveals: “What the Best College Teachers Do”. Cell Biology Education. 4: 279-280 doi: 10.1187/cbe.05-08-0112