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Daniel Janes

Dr. Daniel Janes

  • Former Postdoctoral Associate
Dan was a postdoctoral fellow. He is an evolutionary geneticist interested in the evolution of sex-determining mechanisms and sex chromosomes.

Dan's work was funded by the National Science Foundation (MCB 0815354 to N. Valenzuela and S.V. Edwards).

Dan is now program director in the Division of Genetics and Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology at the National Institute of General Medical Sciences at the NIH.
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4. Janes DE, Organ CL, Stiglec R, O’Meally D, Sarre SD, Georges A, Graves JAM, Valenzuela N, Literman R, Rutherford K, Gemmell N, Iverson JB, Tamplin JW, Edwards SV, Ezaz T. 2014. Molecular evolution of Dmrt1 accompanies change of sex-determining mechanisms in Reptilia. Biology Letters 10: 20140809.

3. Shaffer HB, P Minx, DE Warren, AM Shedlock, RC Thomson, N Valenzuela,....DE Janes et 40 altri. 2013. The western painted turtle genome, a model for the evolution of extreme physiological adaptations in a slowly evolving lineage. Genome Biology. doi:10.1186/gb-2013-14-3-r28

2. Janes DE, Elsey RM, Langan EM, Moore B, Edwards SV and N Valenzuela. 2013. Sex-biased expression of sex-differentiating genes Foxl2and Fgf9 in American alligators, Alligator mississippiensisSexual Development. 7: 253–260

1. Janes, D.E., Valenzuela N., Ezaz T., Amemiya C., and Edwards S.V. 2011. Sex chromosome evolution in Amniotes: applications for bacterial artificial chromosome libraries. Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology Vol 2011, doi:10.1155/2011/132975