Postdoctoral Scholar (2017-present), Department of Biology, Penn State University
Ph.D. in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (2016), Yale University with Paul Turner
Laboratory Technician (2009-2011), Department of Pathology, University of Chicago
B.A. in Biology (2008), Oberlin College
Morley, V.J. and P.E. Turner. 2017. Dynamics of molecular evolution in RNA virus populations depend on sudden versus gradual environmental change. Evolution.
Morley V.J., M. Sistrom, J.U. Ciro, S. Remold, P.E. Turner. 2016. Evolution in spatially mixed host environments increases divergence for evolved fitness and intrapopulation genetic diversity in RNA viruses. Virus Evolution 2(1):vev022.
Morley, V.J. and P.E. Turner. 2015. Understanding adaptation through experimental evolution with viruses: from simple to complex environments. Chapter 8 in S.C. Weaver, M.R. Denison, M. Roossinck, and M. Vignuzzi (eds.), Virus Evolution. Horizon Press. p 233-261. (Invited book chapter).
Morley V.J., S. Mendiola, P.E. Turner. 2015. Rate of novel host invasion affects adaptability of evolving RNA virus lineages. Proceedings of the Royal Society: B 282(1813): 20150801.
Pesko, K., E.A. Voight, A. Swick, V.J. Morley, C. Timm, J. Yin, and P.E. Turner. 2015. Genome rearrangement affects RNA virus adaptability on prostate-cancer cells. Frontiers in Genetics 6.
Brown, J.E., V. Obas, V. Morley, J.R. Powell. 2013. Phylogeography and spatio-temporal genetic variation of Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae) populations in the Florida Keys. Journal of Medical Entomology 50(2): 294-299.
Owen, J.C., F.R. Moore, A.J. Williams, M.P. Ward, T.A. Beveroth, E.A. Miller, L.C. Wilson, V.J. Morley, R.N. Abbey-Lee, B.A. Veeneman, B.M. DeRussy, M.S. McWhorter, and M.C. Garvin. 2010. Test of recrudescence hypothesis for overwintering of West Nile virus in gray catbirds. Journal of Medical Entomology 47(3): 451-457.
Owen, J.C., F.R. Moore, A.J. Williams, L. Stark, E.A. Miller, V.J. Morley, A.R. Krohn, and M.C. Garvin. 2011. Test of recrudescence hypothesis for overwintering of eastern equine encephalomyelitis virus in gray catbirds. Journal of Medical Entomology 48(4): 896-903.