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Nguyen, A. D., K. DeNovellis, S. Resendez, J. D. Pustilnik, N. J. Gotelli, J. D. Parker, S. Helms Cahan. 2017. Effects of desiccation and starvation on thermal tolerance and the heat-shock response in forest ants. Journal of Comparative Physiology B. DOI: 10.1007/s00360-017-1101-x.


Lockett, G. A., E. J. Almond, T. J. Huggins, J. D. Parker, and A.F. G. Bourke. 2016. Gene expression differences in relation to age and social environment in queen and worker bumble bees. Experimental Gerontology 77:57-61.


Blackney, M. J., R. Cox, D. Shepherd, and J. D. Parker. 2014. Cloning and expression analysis of Drosophila extracellular Cu Zn superoxide dismutase. Bioscience Reports 34:851-863. DOI:10.1042/BSR20140133, PMC4274663.


Bird, S. and Parker, J. D. 2014. Low levels of light pollution may block the ability of male glow-worms (Lampyris noctiluca L.) to locate females. Journal of Insect Conservation18(4):737-743


Parker, J. D. 2011. Using Google Earth to Teach the Magnitude of Deep Time. Journal of College Science Teaching 40(5):23-27.

     (Editor's Choice, A destination in time. 2011 Science. 332, p. 1360.)


Parker, J. D. 2010. What are Social Insects Telling us About Aging? Myrmecological News 13:103-110.


Parker, J. D. 2009. Going to the Zoo! The Centre for Bioscience Bulletin, Published by the HEA, Spring 2009, 26:12


Jemielity, S., M. Kimura, K. M. Parker, J. D. Parker, A, Aviv, L. Keller. 2007. Short telomeres in short-lived males: what are the molecular and evolutionary causes? Aging Cell 6:225-233.


Gräff, J., S. Jemielity, J. D. Parker, K. M. Parker, L. Keller. 2007. Differential Gene Expression between Long-Lived Queens and Short-Lived Workers in the Ant Lasius niger. Molecular Ecology 16:675-683.


Parker, J. D. and K. M. Parker. 2006 Ants as a naturally long lived system for studying aging. in Handbook of Models for Human Aging (ed. Michael Conn) Elsevier Academic Press.


Jemielity, S., M. Chapuisat, J. D. Parker, L. Keller. 2005. Long Live the Queen: Studying Aging in Social Insects. AGE 27(3):241-248.


Helms Cahan, S., G. E. Julian, S. W. Rissing, T. Schwander, J. D. Parker, and L. Keller. 2004. Loss of phenotypic plasticity generates genotype-caste association in harvester ants. Current Biology 14:2277-2282.


Parker, J. D., K.M. Parker, and L. Keller. 2004. Molecular phylogenetic evidence for extra-cellular Cu Zn superoxide dismutase in insects. Insect Molecular Biology 13:587-594.


Parker, J. D. 2004. A major evolutionary transition to more than two sexes? Trends in Ecology & Evolution. 19:83-86.

     (Highlighted in: Random Samples. 2004. Three's Company. Science 384:1464.)

     (Critically debated in: Whitfield, J. 2004. Everything you always wanted to know about the sexes.

     PLoS Biology 2:0718-0721.)


Parker, J. D., K. M. Parker, B.H. Sohal, R.S. Sohal, and L. Keller. 2004. Decreased expression of Cu-Zn Superoxide Dismutase 1 in ants with extreme lifespan. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 101:3486-3489.

     (Reviewed by Faculty of 1000)


Parker, J. D., R.E. Ziemba, S. Helms Cahan, and S.W. Rissing 2004. A hypothesis driven molecular phylogenetics exercise for college biology students. Biomedical and Molecular Biology Education 32:108-114.


Miller, M.P., J. D. Parker, S.W. Rissing, and S. Kumar. 2003. Quantifying the intragenic distribution of human disease mutations. Annals of Human Genetics. 67:567-579.


Parker J. D. and S. W. Rissing. 2002. Molecular evidence for the origin of workerless social parasites in the ant genus Pogonomyrmex. Evolution 56:2017-2028.


Helms Cahan, S., J. D. Parker, S. W. Rissing, R. A. Johnson, T. S. Polony, M. D. Weiser, and D. R. Smith. 2002. Extreme genetic differences between queens and workers in hybridizing Pogonomyrmex harvester ants. Proceedings of the Royal Society B. 269:1871-1877.


Keller, L. and J. D. Parker. 2002. Behavioral Genetics: A Gene for Supersociality. Current Biology. 12:R180-R181.


Parker J. D. and P. W. Hedrick. 2000. Gene flow and selection balance in haplodiploid social insects. Heredity. 85:530-538.


Hedrick, P.W. and J. D. Parker. 1997. Evolutionary genetics and genetic variation of haplodiploids and X-linked genes. Annual Reviews of Ecology and Systematics. 28:55-83.


Johnson, R.A., J. D. Parker and S.W. Rissing. 1996. Rediscovery of the workerless inquiline ant Pogonomyrmex colei and additional notes on the natural history (Hymenoptera:Formicidea). Insectes Sociaux. 43:69-76.


Allen, R.G., C. Carey, J. D. Parker, M. T. Mortrud, S. H. Mellon, and M. J. Low. 1995. Targeted ablation of pituitary pre-opiomelanocortin cells by Herpes Simplex Virus-1 thymidine kinase differentially regulates mRNA's encoding the adrenocorticotropin receptor and aldosterone synthase in the mouse adrenal gland. Molecular Endocrinology.9:1005-1016.


Quarum, M.L., J. D. Parker, J.F. Keana, and E.Weber. 1990. (+)-[3H] MK-801 binding sites in postmortem human brain. Journal of Neurochemistry. 54:1163-1168.


Lester, R.A., M.L. Quarum, J. D. Parker, E. Weber, and C.E. Jahr.1989. Interaction of 6-cyano-7-nitroquinoline-2,3-dione with the N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor-associated glycine binding site. Molecular Pharmacology. 35:565-570.


Kavanaugh, M.P., J. Parker, D.H. Bobker, J.F. Keana and E. Weber. 1989. Solubilization and characterization of sigma-receptors from guinea pig brain membranes. Journal of Neurochemistry. 53:1575-80.


Postlethwait, J.H., and J. D. Parker. 1987. Regulation of vitellogenesis in Drosophila. in Molecular Biology of Invertebrate Development. Alan R. Liss, pp. 29-42.


Postlethwait, J., C. Kunert, J. D. Parker, D. Widders-Ellis, and Y. Yan. 1986. Regulation of vitellogenesis in Drosophila. in Advances in Invertebrate Reproduction. 4:23-29.