Erik Sperling
Erik Sperling
Associate Professor, Stanford University
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The Cambrian conundrum: early divergence and later ecological success in the early history of animals
DH Erwin, M Laflamme, SM Tweedt, EA Sperling, D Pisani, KJ Peterson
science 334 (6059), 1091-1097, 2011
The deep evolution of metazoan microRNAs
BM Wheeler, AM Heimberg, VN Moy, EA Sperling, TW Holstein, S Heber, ...
Evolution & development 11 (1), 50-68, 2009
Statistical analysis of iron geochemical data suggests limited late Proterozoic oxygenation
EA Sperling, CJ Wolock, AS Morgan, BC Gill, M Kunzmann, GP Halverson, ...
Nature 523 (7561), 451-454, 2015
Oxygen, ecology, and the Cambrian radiation of animals
EA Sperling, CA Frieder, AV Raman, PR Girguis, LA Levin, AH Knoll
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 110 (33), 13446-13451, 2013
Temperature-dependent hypoxia explains biogeography and severity of end-Permian marine mass extinction
JL Penn, C Deutsch, JL Payne, EA Sperling
Science 362 (6419), eaat1327, 2018
Poriferan paraphyly and its implications for Precambrian palaeobiology
EA Sperling, D Pisani, KJ Peterson
Geological Society, London, Special Publications 286 (1), 355-368, 2007
A placozoan affinity for Dickinsonia and the evolution of late Proterozoic metazoan feeding modes
EA Sperling, J Vinther
Evolution & Development 12 (2), 201-209, 2010
Where's the glass? Biomarkers, molecular clocks, and microRNAs suggest a 200‐Myr missing Precambrian fossil record of siliceous sponge spicules
EA Sperling, JM Robinson, D Pisani, KJ Peterson
Geobiology 8 (1), 24-36, 2010
The stratigraphic relationship between the Shuram carbon isotope excursion, the oxygenation of Neoproterozoic oceans, and the first appearance of the Ediacara biota and …
FA Macdonald, JV Strauss, EA Sperling, GP Halverson, GM Narbonne, ...
Chemical Geology 362, 250-272, 2013
Phylogenetic-signal dissection of nuclear housekeeping genes supports the paraphyly of sponges and the monophyly of Eumetazoa
EA Sperling, KJ Peterson, D Pisani
Molecular biology and evolution 26 (10), 2261-2274, 2009
Calibrating the coevolution of Ediacaran life and environment
AD Rooney, MD Cantine, KD Bergmann, I Gómez-Pérez, B Al Baloushi, ...
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 117 (29), 16824-16830, 2020
Biotic replacement and mass extinction of the Ediacara biota
SAF Darroch, EA Sperling, TH Boag, RA Racicot, SJ Mason, AS Morgan, ...
Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 282 (1814), 20151003, 2015
Redox heterogeneity of subsurface waters in the M esoproterozoic ocean
EA Sperling, AD Rooney, L Hays, VN Sergeev, NG Vorob'Eva, ...
Geobiology 12 (5), 373-386, 2014
The ecological physiology of Earth's second oxygen revolution
EA Sperling, AH Knoll, PR Girguis
Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics 46 (1), 215-235, 2015
A basin redox transect at the dawn of animal life
EA Sperling, GP Halverson, AH Knoll, FA Macdonald, DT Johnston
Earth and Planetary Science Letters 371, 143-155, 2013
miRNAs: small genes with big potential in metazoan phylogenetics
JE Tarver, EA Sperling, A Nailor, AM Heimberg, JM Robinson, BL King, ...
Molecular biology and evolution 30 (11), 2369-2382, 2013
MicroRNAs support a turtle+ lizard clade
TR Lyson, EA Sperling, AM Heimberg, JA Gauthier, BL King, KJ Peterson
Biology Letters 8 (1), 104-107, 2012
A molecular palaeobiological hypothesis for the origin of aplacophoran molluscs and their derivation from chiton-like ancestors
J Vinther, EA Sperling, DEG Briggs, KJ Peterson
Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 279 (1732), 1259-1268, 2012
Rangeomorphs, Thectardis (Porifera?) and dissolved organic carbon in the Ediacaran oceans
EA Sperling, KJ Peterson, M Laflamme
Geobiology 9 (1), 24-33, 2011
On the co‐evolution of surface oxygen levels and animals
DB Cole, DH Mills, Daniel B., Erwin, EA Sperling, SM Porter, CT Reinhard, ...
Geobiology, 2020
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