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John Jaenike

Professor & Chair
Arts, Sciences, and Engineering

Department of Biology

Areas of expertise: Ecology and Evolution, endosymbionts of insects

Press contact:
Peter Iglinski

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Survival Tactic Evolves in Flies Using Bacteria, Not Genes
July 09, 2010

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July 09, 2010

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Parasite-Busting Bugs Throw Fruit Fly Evolution Into Overdrive
July 08, 2010

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Female Monarch Butterflies Disappearing
September 23, 2009

Tropical butterfly hindered by extreme sex ratio
September 10, 2009

Killer of male moths is identified
February 26, 2008

Democrat and Chronicle
Three UR Scientists Honored by Colleagues
December 04, 2006

The Scientist
Itís Life Sciences, Mr. Bond
September 08, 2006

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University of Rochester Professor to Receive Grand Challenges Explorations Grant
May 09, 2012

University of Rochester Biologist Receives Gates Foundation Grant to Study River Blindness
May 14, 2010

Four Rochester Professors Named Fellows of American Association for the Advancement of Science
December 01, 2006

Evolutionary First: Parasite Reaches Beyond Host to Play Havoc with Others' Sex Lives
September 25, 2006

John Jaenike focuses on host-parasite interactions, X-chromosome meiotic drive, and the contribution of the parasite Wolbachia to reproductive isolation and sex-ratio bias in natural populations of Drosophila. Most of this research focuses on various species of mycophagous Drosophila.

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