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Perry, B.W., et al. 2018. Molecular adaptations for sensing and securing prey, and insight into amniote genome diversity, from the garter snake genome. Genome Biology and Evolution 10:2110-2129.


Tate, A.T., Andolfatto, P., Demuth, J.P. and Graham, A.L., 2017. The within‐host dynamics of infection in trans‐generationally primed flour beetles. Molecular Ecology 26, 3794-3807.


McKenna, D.D., et al. 2016. Genome of the Asian longhorned beetle (Anoplophora glabripennis), a globally significant invasive species, reveals key functional and evolutionary innovations at the beetle–plant interface. Genome Biology 17: 227 (18pp).

Delph, L.F. and J.P Demuth. 2016. Haldane's rule: genetic bases and their empirical support. Journal of Heredity. 107:383-391

Blackmon, H. and J.P. Demuth. 2016. An information‐theoretic approach to estimating the composite genetic effects contributing to variation among generation means: Moving beyond the joint‐scaling test for line cross analysis. Evolution. 70: 420–432


Blackmon, H.2 and J.P. Demuth. 2015. The fragile Y hypothesis: Y-chromosome aneuploidy as a selective pressure in sex chromosome and meiotic mechanism evolution. BioEssays 37: 942-950.

Blackmon, H.2 and J.P. Demuth. 2015. Genomic origins and content of insect sex chromosomes. Current Opinions in Insect Science. 7:45-50

Blackmon, H.2 and J.P. Demuth. 2015. Coleoptera Karyotype Database. Coleopterists Bulletin 69(1): 1–2.


Blackmon, H.G.2 and J.P. Demuth. 2014. Estimating tempo and mode of Y chromosome turnover: Explaining Y chromosome loss with the fragile Y hypothesis. Genetics 197:561-572.

Demuth, J.P. 2014. Do sex chromosomes affect speciation rate? BioEssays 36: 632.


Demuth, J.P, R.J. Flanagan, and L.F. Delph. 2013. Genetic architecture of isolation between two species of Silene with sex chromosomes and Haldane's rule. Evolution 68:332-342.

Watson, E.T. and J.P. Demuth.  2013.  The role of transposable elements in speciation. In Speciation: Natural Processes, Genetics and Biodiversity. P. Michalak (ed). Nova SciencePublishers.


Williford, A.O., and J.P. Demuth. 2012. Gene expression levels are correlated with synonymous codon usage, amino acid composition and gene architecture in the red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum. Molecular Biology and Evolution 29:3755-66.

Bétran, E., J.P. Demuth, and A. Williford. 2012. Why chromosome palindromes?  International Journal of Evolutionary Biology  doi:10.1155/2012/207958.

Demuth, J.P., A. Naidu, and L.D. Mydlarz. 2012. Sex, War, and Disease: The role of parasite infection on weapon development and mating success in a horned beetle (Gnatocerus cornutus). PLoS ONE 7(1): e28690

Blackmon, H. G.2, and J. P. Demuth. 2012.  Ring species and speciation.  In Encyclopedia of Life Sciences (eLS)

Watson, E.T. and J.P. Demuth. 2012. Haldane’s rule in marsupials: What happens when both sexes are functionally hemizygous? Journal of Heredity 103:453-458.


Prince, E.G., D. Kirkland, and J.P. Demuth. 2010. Hyperexpression of the X-chromosome in both sexes results in extensive female-bias of X-linked genes in the flour beetle. Genome Biology & Evolution 2:336-346. (Faculty of 1000 Recommended)


Han M.V., J.P. Demuth, S-G. Han , C.L. McGrath, C.Casola, and M.W. Hahn. 2009. Adaptive evolution of young gene duplicates in mammals. Genome Research 19:859-867.

Demuth, J.P. and M.W. Hahn. 2009. The life and death of gene families. BioEssays 31:29-39.


Tribolium Genome Sequencing Consortium. 2008. The genome of the model beetle and pest Tribolium castaneum. Nature 452:949-960.


Hahn, M.W., J.P. Demuth, and S.-G. Han. 2007. Accelerated rate of gene gain and loss in primates. Genetics 177:1941-1949

Rhesus Macaque Genome Sequencing and Analysis Consortium. 2007. Evolutionary and biomedical insights from the Rhesus Macaque genome sequence. Science 316: 222-234.

Demuth, J.P. and M.J. Wade. 2007. Population differentiation in the beetle Tribolium castaneum I: Genetic architecture. Evolution 61: 494-509.

Demuth, J.P. and M.J. Wade. 2007. Population differentiation in the beetle Tribolium castaneum II: Haldane’s rule and incipient speciation. Evolution 61: 694-699. (Faculty of 1000 Recommended)

Demuth, J.P., D. W. Drury, M. L. Peters, J. D. Van Dyken, N. K. Priest, M. J. Wade. 2007. Genome-wide survey of Tribolium castaneum microsatellites and description of 542 polymorphic markers. Molecular Ecology Notes 7: 1189-1195.

Demuth, J.P. and M. J. Wade. 2007. Maternal expression increases the rate of bicoid evolution by relaxing constraint. Genetica 129: 37-43.


Demuth, J.P., T. De Bie, J. E. Stajich, N. Cristianini, & M. W. Hahn. 2006. Evolution of mammalian gene families. PLoS ONE 1: e85. (News focus in Science 316:1836; Press Coverage in Scientific American Jan. 2007)

Demuth, J.P. and M. J. Wade. 2006. Experimental methods for measuring gene interaction. Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics 37: 289-316.

De Bie T., N. Cristianini, J.P. Demuth, M. W. Hahn. 2006. CAFE: a computational tool for the study of gene family evolution. Bioinformatics 22:1269-1271.


Barker, M.S., J.P. Demuth* and M.J. Wade. 2005. Maternal expression relaxes evolutionary constraint on innovation of the anterior determinant, bicoid. PLoS Genetics 1(4):e57. (Research Highlight in Nature Reviews Genetics 7:7)

Demuth, J.P. and M. J. Wade. 2005. On the theoretical and empirical framework for studying genetic interactions within and among species. American Naturalist 165: 524-536


Demuth, J.P., and L. H. Rieseberg. 2004. Ring species and speciation. In Encyclopedia of Life Sciences ( Nature Publishing Group


Wade, M. J. S. M. Shuster, and J.P. Demuth. 2003. Sexual selection favors female-biased sex ratios: the balance between the opposing forces of sex-ratio selection and sexual selection. American Naturalist 162:403-414.


Seigel, R. A., R. B. Smith, J.P. Demuth, L. M. Ehrhart, and F. F. Snelson, Jr. 2002. Amphibians and Reptiles of the John F. Kennedy Space Center, Florida: A Long-Term Assessment of a Large Protected Habitat (1975-2000). Florida Scientist 65: 1-12

Demuth, J.P. 2001. The effects of constant and fluctuating incubation temperatures on sex determination, growth, and performance in the tortoise Gopherus polyphemus. Canadian Journal of Zoology 79: 1609-1620.

Demuth, J.P., and K.A. Buhlmann, 1997. Diet of Deirochelys reticularia in South Carolina. Journal of Herpetology 31:450-453

Demuth, J.P.. 1997. Regina alleni (striped crayfish snake) SIZE. New size record. Herpetological Review 28:90-91.