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John H. Werren

Arts, Sciences, and Engineering

Department of Biology

Areas of expertise: Evolutionary genetics

Press contact:
Peter Iglinski

Related Links:
John Werren Homepage

In the News

The Scientist
Communicating Across Kingdoms?
December 15, 2014

Can Microbes Drive Speciation?
July 22, 2013

Science Magazine
Gut Microbes Can Split a Species
July 18, 2013

Science Magazine
Fungus, Get Off My Lawn!
March 01, 2013

Science Daily
A Biodiversity Discovery That Was Waiting in the Wings -- Wasp Wings, That Is
February 24, 2012

Science Daily
Key to Growth Differences Between Species
February 23, 2012

The Scientist
Bringing research to high schools
June 08, 2010

E-Science News
Genome sequencing of 3 parasitoid wasp species
February 18, 2010

Parasitic wasps may hold pesticide, genetic secrets
January 25, 2010

Wasp genome could aid pest control
January 18, 2010

Science Centric
Genome advances peril for pests
January 16, 2010

Yahoo! News
Parasitic wasps may hold pesticide, genetic secrets
January 14, 2010

Discovery Channel
Parasitic Wasps' Genome May Yield New Drugs
January 14, 2010

New York Times
When Bacteria Transfer Genes to Invertebrates and Spread From There
September 04, 2007

Washington Post
One Species' Genome Found Within Another
August 30, 2007

Democrat and Chronicle
Program at UR uses bugs, bacteria to teach teachers
June 26, 2007

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News Releases

Biology Professor John H. Werren Named to American Academy of Arts and Sciences
April 24, 2012

Nathaniel and Helen Wisch Endow Professorship in Biology
March 12, 2012

Researchers Find a Key to Growth Differences Between Species
February 23, 2012

One Species' Genome Discovered Inside Another's
August 27, 2007

Jack Werren researchs how parasites interact with their hosts on a genetic level. He is the world authority on Wolbachia, a parasite that alters the evolution of its hosts.

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