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  • Ross, J., D. Koboldt, J. Staisch, H. Chamberlin, B. Gupta, R. Miller, S. Baird and E. Haag. 2011. Caenorhabditis briggsae Recombinant Inbred Line Genotypes Reveal Inter-Strain Incompatibility and the Evolution of Recombination. PLoS Genetics 7: 1-20.

  • Ross, J., J. Urton, J. Boland, M. Shapiro and C. Peichel. 2009. Turnover of Sex Chromosomes in the Stickleback Fishes (Gasterosteidae). PLoS Genetics 5: 1-12.

  • Kitano, J., J. Ross, S. Mori, M. Kume, F. Jones, Y. Chan, D. Absher, J. Grimwood, J. Schmutz and R. Myers. 2009. role for a neo-sex chromosome in stickleback speciation. Nature 461: 1079-1083.

  • Ross, J. and C. Peichel. 2008. Molecular Cytogenetic Evidence of Rearrangements on the Y Chromosome of the Threespine Stickleback Fish. Genetics 179: 2173-2182.

  • Peichel, C., J. Ross, C. Matson, M. Dickson, J. Grimwood, J. Schmutz, R. Myers, S. Mori, D. Schluter and D. Kingsley. 2004. master sex-determination locus in threespine sticklebacks is on a nascent Y chromosome. Current Biology: 1416-1424.

  • Young, J., B. Shykind, R. Lane, L. Tonnes-Priddy, J. Ross, M. Walker, E. Williams and B. Trask. 2003. Odorant receptor expressed sequence tags demonstrate olfactory expression of over 400 genes, extensive alternate splicing and unequal expression levels. Genome Biology.

  • Young, J., C. Friedman, E. Williams, J. Ross, L. Tonnes-Priddy and B. Trask. 2002. Different evolutionary processes shaped the mouse and human olfactory receptor gene families. Human Molecular Genetics: 535-546.

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Educational Background

  • 2008 – Ph.D., University of Washington (Molecular and Cell Biology)

  • 2000 – B.S., University of Oregon (Biochemistry)

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  • The genetics of gamete sex control in convergent Caenorhabditis hermaphrodites

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Collaborators, Advisors & Advisees

  • Haag, E – University of Maryland, College Park

  • Peichel, C – Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

  • Pham, K – California State University, Fresno

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