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Jeff Leips



  • Higher Ed: Science 


BS Florida State University
PhD - Florida State University (Joe Travis advisor)
Post Doc - NC State University (Trudy Mackay advisor)


Quantitative, ecological and evolutionary genetics 


2010 Cho, I., Horn, L., Felix, T.M., Foster, L., Gregory, G., Starz-Gaiano, M., Chambers, M.M., De Luca, M., and Leips, J. Age- and diet- specific effects of variation at S6 kinase on life history, metabolic and immune response traits in Drosophila melanogaster. DNA and Cell Biology, in press.

2009 Leips, J., Richardson, J.M.L., Rodd, F.H., and Travis, J. Adaptive maternal adjustments of offspring size in response to conspecific density in two populations of the least killifish, Heterandria formosa. Evolution, 63:1341-1347.

2007 Lai, C.Q., Leips, J., Zou, W., Roberts, J.F., Wollenberg, K.R., Parnell, L.D., Zeng, Z.B., Ordovas, J.M. and Mackay, T.F. Speed-mapping quantitative trait loci using microarrays. Nature Methods 4:839-841.

2007. Bunt S.K, Yang, L., Sinha, P., Clements, V.K., Leips, J. and Ostrand-Rosenberg S. Reduced inflammation in the tumor microenvironment delays the accumulation of myeloid-derived suppressor cells and limits tumor progression. Cancer Research 67:10019-10026.

2007. Reynolds, R.M., Temiyasathit, S., Reedy, M.M., Reudi, E.A., Drenevich, J.M., Leips, J., and Hughes, K. Age-specificity of inbreeding load in Drosophila melanogaster and implications for the evolution of late life mortality plateaus. Genetics, 177:587-595.

2007. Kiere, L.M., Hofmann, C.M., Tracy, I.E., Cronin, T.W., Leips, J. and Omland, K.E. Using color to define species boundaries:quantitative analysis in the orchard oriole complex supports the recognition of two species. Condor, 3:692-697.

2006. Hughes, K.A. and Leips, J. A genetic analysis of male mating success and sperm competition in Drosophila melanogaster. Evolution, 60:1427-1434.

2006. Lesser, K., I. Paiusi and Leips, J. Naturally occurring genetic variation in the age-specific immune response of Drosophila melanogaster. Aging Cell, 5:293-295.

2006. Leips, J., Gilligan, P. and Mackay, T.F.C. Quantitative trait loci with age-specific effects on fecundity in Drosophila melanogaster. Genetics 172:1595-605.