Dr. James R. Walters

Primary office:


Lepidoptera (moths & butterflies), sex chromosomes, reproductive biology, genomics, bioinformatics, molecular evolution, population genetics

Selected Publications

Walters, J. R. and T. H. Hardcastle. 2011. "Getting a full dose? Reconsidering sex chromosome dosage compensation in the silkworm, Bombyx mori" Genome Biology and Evolution. 3. 491-504.

Walters, J. R. and R. G. Harrison. 2011. "Decoupling of rapid and adaptive evolution among seminal fluid proteins in Heliconius butterflies with divergent mating systems" Evolution. 65(10). 2855-71.

Walters, J. R. and R. G. Harrison. 2010. "Combined EST and Proteomic Analysis Identifies Rapidly Evolving Seminal Fluid Proteins in Heliconius Butterflies" Molecular Biology and Evolution. 27(9). 2000-2013.

Maroja, L. M., J. A. Andres, J. R. Walters, and R. G. Harrison. 2009. "Multiple barriers to gene exchange in a field cricket hybrid zone" Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. 97(2). 390-402.

Papa, R. et al. 2008. "Highly conserved gene order and numerous novel repetitive elements in genomic regions linked to wing pattern variation in Heliconius butterflies" BMC Genomics. 9. 345.

Walters, J. R. and R. G. Harrison. 2008. "EST analysis of male accessory glands from Heliconius butterflies with divergent mating systems" BMC Genomics. 9. 593.

Wright, T. F., P. M. Johns, J. R. Walters, A. P. Lerner, J. G. Swallow, and G. S. Wilkinson. 2004. "Microsatellite variation among divergent populations of stalk-eyed flies, genus Cyrtodiopsis" Genetical Research. 84(1). 27-40.

Graustein, A., J. M. Gaspar, J. R. Walters, and M. F. Palopoli. 2002. "Levels of DNA polymorphism vary with mating system in the nematode genus Caenorhabditis" Genetics. 161(1). 99-107.

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