Jason B Wolf

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Cytonuclear interactions can favor the evolution of genomic imprinting
    Jason B Wolf
    The University of Manchester, Faculty of Life Sciences, The Michael Smith Building, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PT, United Kingdom
    Evolution 63:1364-71. 2009
  2. pmc A simple mechanism for complex social behavior
    Katie Parkinson
    Faculty of Life Sciences, Michael Smith Building, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom
    PLoS Biol 9:e1001039. 2011
  3. pmc Evolution of genomic imprinting as a coordinator of coadapted gene expression
    Jason B Wolf
    Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Bath, Bath BA2 7AY, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 110:5085-90. 2013
  4. pmc Disentangling prenatal and postnatal maternal genetic effects reveals persistent prenatal effects on offspring growth in mice
    Jason B Wolf
    Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Bath, Bath BA2 7AY, United Kingdom
    Genetics 189:1069-82. 2011
  5. pmc Detecting maternal-effect loci by statistical cross-fostering
    Jason Wolf
    Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Bath, Bath, BA2 7AY, United Kingdom
    Genetics 191:261-77. 2012
  6. pmc Functional genetics of intraspecific ecological interactions in Arabidopsis thaliana
    Jason B Wolf
    Department of Biology and Biochemistry, The University of Bath, Claverton Down, Bath BA2 7AY, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 366:1358-67. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Selective abortion and the evolution of genomic imprinting
    J B Wolf
    Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Bath, Claverton Down, Bath, UK
    J Evol Biol 22:2519-23. 2009
  8. pmc A framework for detecting and characterizing genetic background-dependent imprinting effects
    Jason B Wolf
    Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester M139PT, UK
    Mamm Genome 20:681-98. 2009
  9. pmc What are maternal effects (and what are they not)?
    Jason B Wolf
    Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Manchester, Michael Smith Building, Manchester M13 9PT, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 364:1107-15. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Genomic imprinting effects on complex traits: a phenotype-based perspective
    Jason B Wolf
    Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Epigenetics 3:295-9. 2008

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Publications22

  1. ncbi request reprint Cytonuclear interactions can favor the evolution of genomic imprinting
    Jason B Wolf
    The University of Manchester, Faculty of Life Sciences, The Michael Smith Building, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PT, United Kingdom
    Evolution 63:1364-71. 2009
    ..Genomic imprinting evolves in this model because it leads to a pattern of gene expression in the nuclear haplotype that is coadapted with (i.e., adaptively coordinated with) gene expression in the coinherited cytoplasmic genome...
  2. pmc A simple mechanism for complex social behavior
    Katie Parkinson
    Faculty of Life Sciences, Michael Smith Building, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom
    PLoS Biol 9:e1001039. 2011
    ..discoideum. More generally, they suggest that simple rules governing interactions between individuals can be sufficient to generate a diverse array of outcomes that appear complex and unpredictable when those rules are unknown...
  3. pmc Evolution of genomic imprinting as a coordinator of coadapted gene expression
    Jason B Wolf
    Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Bath, Bath BA2 7AY, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 110:5085-90. 2013
    ..g., conflict models), but other genes may not, having simply evolved imprinting to follow the lead of their interacting partners...
  4. pmc Disentangling prenatal and postnatal maternal genetic effects reveals persistent prenatal effects on offspring growth in mice
    Jason B Wolf
    Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Bath, Bath BA2 7AY, United Kingdom
    Genetics 189:1069-82. 2011
    ..Our approach can be used in both experimental and natural populations, providing a widely practicable means of expanding our understanding of MGEs...
  5. pmc Detecting maternal-effect loci by statistical cross-fostering
    Jason Wolf
    Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Bath, Bath, BA2 7AY, United Kingdom
    Genetics 191:261-77. 2012
    ....
  6. pmc Functional genetics of intraspecific ecological interactions in Arabidopsis thaliana
    Jason B Wolf
    Department of Biology and Biochemistry, The University of Bath, Claverton Down, Bath BA2 7AY, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 366:1358-67. 2011
    ..Our technique holds promise in directing future work into the genetic basis and functional relationship of traits mediating and responding to ecological interactions...
  7. doi request reprint Selective abortion and the evolution of genomic imprinting
    J B Wolf
    Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Bath, Claverton Down, Bath, UK
    J Evol Biol 22:2519-23. 2009
    ..Thus, imprinting may act as a genomic 'cloaking device' during critical periods in development when selective abortion is possible...
  8. pmc A framework for detecting and characterizing genetic background-dependent imprinting effects
    Jason B Wolf
    Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester M139PT, UK
    Mamm Genome 20:681-98. 2009
    ..Our application of the model to a genome scan supports this assertion by identifying pairs of loci that show reciprocal changes in their imprinting status as the background provided by the other locus changes...
  9. pmc What are maternal effects (and what are they not)?
    Jason B Wolf
    Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Manchester, Michael Smith Building, Manchester M13 9PT, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 364:1107-15. 2009
    ..We also argue that one should consider cases where the maternal effect is conditional on offspring genotype as a class of maternal effects...
  10. ncbi request reprint Genomic imprinting effects on complex traits: a phenotype-based perspective
    Jason B Wolf
    Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Epigenetics 3:295-9. 2008
    ..Thus, we suggest that phenotype-based mapping approaches can significantly advance our understanding of various aspects of genomic imprinting, especially when integrated with other molecular or bioinformatic approaches...
  11. pmc Genome-wide analysis reveals a complex pattern of genomic imprinting in mice
    Jason B Wolf
    Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom
    PLoS Genet 4:e1000091. 2008
    ..Our findings also show that the imprinting pattern of a locus can be variable over ontogenetic time and, in contrast to current views, may often be stronger at later stages in life...
  12. ncbi request reprint The contribution of epistatic pleiotropy to the genetic architecture of covariation among polygenic traits in mice
    Jason B Wolf
    Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PT, UK
    Evol Dev 8:468-76. 2006
    ..Thus, although epistatic pleiotropy made a smaller contribution than single-locus pleiotropy, it clearly made a significant contribution to the genetic architecture of variation/covariation...
  13. pmc A maternal-offspring coadaptation theory for the evolution of genomic imprinting
    Jason B Wolf
    Faculty of Life Sciences, The University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom
    PLoS Biol 4:e380. 2006
    ..In conjunction with existing hypotheses, our results suggest that imprinting may have evolved due to different selective pressures at different loci...
  14. ncbi request reprint The capture of heritable variation for genetic quality through social competition
    Jason B Wolf
    Faculty of Life Sciences, The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, UK
    Genetica 134:89-97. 2008
    ..Here we provide a general introduction to the concept of competition dependence and briefly introduce two models to demonstrate the potential evolutionary consequences of competition-dependent trait expression...
  15. pmc Relative contribution of additive, dominance, and imprinting effects to phenotypic variation in body size and growth between divergent selection lines of mice
    Reinmar Hager
    The University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PT, UK
    Evolution 63:1118-28. 2009
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  16. pmc Sex dependent imprinting effects on complex traits in mice
    Reinmar Hager
    Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PT, UK
    BMC Evol Biol 8:303. 2008
    ..Moreover, theoretical work on the evolution of sex-dependent genomic imprinting effects makes specific predictions about the phenotypic patterns of such effects, which, however, have not been assessed empirically to date...
  17. ncbi request reprint The maintenance of heritable variation through social competition
    W Edwin Harris
    Faculty of Life Sciences, The University of Manchester, Michael Smith Building, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PT, UK
    Evolution 62:337-47. 2008
    ..Our results provide a mechanism for the maintenance of heritable variation in natural populations and suggest an area for research into the importance of competition in the genetic architecture of fitness related traits...
  18. pmc Maternal effects as the cause of parent-of-origin effects that mimic genomic imprinting
    Reinmar Hager
    Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Genetics 178:1755-62. 2008
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  19. pmc Epistatic pleiotropy and the genetic architecture of covariation within early and late-developing skull trait complexes in mice
    Jason B Wolf
    Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Manchester, UK
    Genetics 171:683-94. 2005
    ..Nearly all single-locus and epistatic pleiotropic effects contributed positive components to covariances between traits, suggesting that genetic integration in the skull is achieved by a complex combination of pleiotropic effects...
  20. ncbi request reprint Quantification of social behavior in D. discoideum reveals complex fixed and facultative strategies
    Neil J Buttery
    Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Manchester, Michael Smith Building, Oxford Rd, Manchester M13 9PT, UK
    Curr Biol 19:1373-7. 2009
    ..Our results demonstrate and define social interactions between D. discoideum isolates, thus providing a conceptual framework for the study of the genetic mechanisms that underpin social evolution...
  21. pmc Change in maternal environment induced by cross-fostering alters genetic and epigenetic effects on complex traits in mice
    Reinmar Hager
    Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PT, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 276:2949-54. 2009
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Indirect genetic effects from ecological interactions in Arabidopsis thaliana
    Joshua J Mutic
    The University of Manchester, The Michael Smith Building, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PT, UK
    Mol Ecol 16:2371-81. 2007
    ..Additionally, studies that ignore IGEs may over- or underestimate quantitative genetic parameters, as well as the effect of and variance contributed by QTL...