Here are my scientific publications, organized approximately in reverse chronological order. If you’d like, you can download my full CV.

Or, here’s me on Google Scholar.

Wilkins JF, McHale PT, Gervin J, & Lander AD  2016  Survival of the Curviest: Noise-Driven Selection for Synergistic Epistasis. PLOS Genetics 12: e1006003. PDF

Youn H, Sutton L, Smith E, Moore C, Wilkins JF, Maddieson I, Croft W, & Bhattacharya T  2016  On the universal structure of human lexical semantics. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 113: 1766-1771. PDF

Wilkins JF, Úbeda F, & Van Cleve J  2016  The evolving landscape of imprinted genes in humans and mice: Conflict among alleles, genes, tissues, and kin. BioEssays 38: 482-489. PDF

Hruschka DJ, Branford S, Smith DE, Wilkins J, Meade A, Pagel M, & Bhattacharya T  2015  Detecting Regular Sound Changes in Linguistics as Events of Concerted Evolution. Current Biology 25: 1-9. PDF

Balch C, Arias-Pulido H, Banerjee S, Lancaster AK, Clark KB, Perilstein M, Hawkins B, Rhodes J, Sliz P, Wilkins J, & Chittenden TW  2014  Science and technology consortia in U.S. biomedical research: A paradigm shift in response to unsustainable academic growth. BioEssays 37: 119-122. PDF

Wilkins JF  2014  Costs and consequences of the conflict over infant sleep. Evolution, medicine, and public health 2014: 63-64. PDF

Wilkins JF  2014  Genomic Imprinting of Grb10: Coadaptation or Conflict? PLOS Biology 12: e1001800. PDF

Wilkins JF  2013  Phenotypic plasticity, pleiotropy, and the growth-first theory of imprinting. In Environmental Epigenomics in Health and Disease. Eds. Jirtle, R. & Tyson F. pp 57-72.

Wilkins JF & Úbeda F  2011  Diseases associated with genomic imprinting. Prog. Mol. Biol. Transl. Sci. 101: 401-445. PDF

Brandvain Y, Van Cleve J, Úbeda F, & Wilkins JF  2011  Demography, kinship, and the evolving theory of genomic imprinting. Trends Genet. 27: 251-257. [DOI: 10.1016/j.tig.2011.04.005] PDF

Úbeda F & Wilkins JF  2011  The Red Queen theory of recombination hotspots. J. Evol. Biol. 24: 541-553. [DOI: 10.1111/j.1420-9101.2010.02187.x] PDF

Wilkins JF & Thurner S  2010 The Jerusalem game: cultural evolution of the golden rule. Advances in Complex Systems 13: 635-641. [DOI: 10.1142/S0219525910002785] PDF

Wilkins JF & Godfrey-Smith P  2010  Comment on “The Domain of the Replicators: Selection, Neutrality, and Cultural Evolution” by Stephen Lansing and Murray J. Cox. Current Anthropology 52: 105-125. [DOI: 10.1086/657643]

Wilkins JF  2010 Genomic imprinting and conflict-induced decanalization.  Evolution 65: 537-553 [DOI: 10.1111/j.1558-5646.2010.01147.x] PDF

Wilkins JF  2010  Antagonistic coevolution of two imprinted loci with pleiotropic effects.  Evolution. 64: 142-151. [DOI: 10.1111/j.1558-5646.2009.00826.x] PDF

Wilkins JF & Godfrey-Smith P  2009  Adaptationism and the adaptive landscape.  Biol. Philos. 24: 199-214. [DOI: 10.1007/s10539-008-9147-5] PDF

Wilkins JF, editor.  2008  Genomic Imprinting.  Springer, New York and Landes Bioscience, Austin, TX.  URL:

Úbeda F & Wilkins JF  2008  Imprinted genes and human disease: An evolutionary perspective.  Adv. Exp. Med. Biol. 626: 101-115.  In: Wilkins, J. F., ed. Genomic Imprinting, Springer, New York & Landes Bioscience, Austin, TX. PDF

Godfrey-Smith P & Wilkins JF  2008  Adaptationism. In A Companion to the Philosophy of Biology. eds. Sarkar, S. & Plutynski, A. Blackwell Publishing, Malden, MA.

Wilkins JF  2008  Epigenetic Variation in Humans. In: Encyclopedia of Life Sciences. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd: Chichester. [DOI: 10.1002/9780470015902.a0020811]

Wilkins JF  2007  Maternal Influence.  McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology.

Jesus FF, Wilkins JF, Solferini VN, & Wakeley J  2006  Expected coalescence times and segregating sites in a model of repeated glacial cycles.  Genet. Mol. Res. 5: 466-474. PDF

Wilkins JF  2006  Unraveling male and female histories from human genetic data.  Curr. Opin. Genet. Dev. 16: 611-617. [DOI: 10.1016/j.gde.2006.10.004] PDF

Wilkins JF & Marlowe F  2006  Sex-biased migration in humans: what should we expect from genetic data?  BioEssays 28: 290-300. [DOI: 10.1002/bies.20378] PDF

Wilkins JF  2006  Competitive signal discrimination, methylation reprogramming and genomic imprinting.  J. Theor. Biol. 242: 643-651. [DOI: 10.1016/j.jtbi.2006.04.015] PDF

Wilkins JF  2006  Tissue-specific reactivation of gene expression at an imprinted locus.  J. Theor. Biol. 240: 277-287. [DOI: 10.1016/j.jtbi.2005.09.007] PDF

Wilkins JF  2005  DNA methylation and imprinting: epigenetic canalization and conflict. Trends Genet. 21: 356-365. [DOI: 10.1016/j.tig.2005.04.005] PDF

Wilkins JF  2004  A Separation-of-Timescales Approach to the Coalescent in a Continuous Population.  Genetics 168: 2227-2244. [DOI: 10.1534/genetics.103.022830] PDF

Wilkins JF & Haig D  2003  What good is genomic imprinting: The function of parent-specific gene expression.  Nat. Rev. Genet. 4: 359-368. [DOI: 10.1038/nrg1062] PDF

Wilkins JF & Haig D  2003  Inbreeding, maternal care and genomic imprinting.  J. Theor. Biol. 221: 559-564. [DOI: 10.1016/jtbi.2003.3206] PDF

Wilkins JF & Haig D  2002  Parental modifiers, antisense transcripts and loss of imprinting.  Proc. R. Soc. Lond. B 269: 1841-1846. [DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2002.2096] PDF

Wilkins JF & Wakeley J  2002  The coalescent in a continuous, finite, linear population.  Genetics 161: 873-888. PDF

Wilkins JF & Haig D  2001  Genomic imprinting at two antagonistic loci.  Proc. R. Soc. Lond. B 268: 1861-1867. PDF

Haig D & Wilkins JF  2000  Genomic imprinting, sibling solidarity and the logic of collective action.  Phil. Trans. R. Soc. Lond. B 355: 1593-1597. PDF

Willardson BM, Wilkins JF, Rand TA, Schupp JM, Hill KK, Keim P, & Jackson PJ  1998  Development and testing of a bacterial biosensor for toluene-based environmental contaminants.  Appl. Env. Microbiol. 64: 1006-1012. PDF

Wilkins JF, Bitensky MW, & Willardson BM  1996  Regulation of the Kinetics of Phosducin Phosphorylation in Retinal Rods.  J. Biol. Chem. 271: 19232-19237. PDF

Willardson BM, Wilkins JF, Yoshida T, & Bitensky MW  1996  Regulation of phosducin phosphorylation in retinal rods by Ca2+/calmodulin-dependent adenylyl cyclase.  Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 93: 1475-1479. PDF

Yoshida T, Willardson BM, Wilkins JF, Jensen GJ, Thornton BD, & Bitensky MW 1994 The phosphorylation state of phosducin determines its ability to block transducin subunit interactions and inhibit transducin binding to activated rhodopsin.  J. Biol. Chem. 269: 24050-24057. PDF

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