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Jonathon Stone
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Associate Professor
LSB 327
(905) 525-9140 ext. 26136

Astro-, Computational, Developmental, and Evolutionary biology (with smattering from Ecology and Physiology); Viruses to elephants, including human menopause and especially gastropods, echinoids, and water bears (oh my).

Bioinformatics & Functional Genomics; Cell and Developmental Biology; Ecology & Evolution; Genetics & Molecular Biology

  • Morton, R.A., Stone, J.R., Singh, R.S. 2013. Mate choice and the origin of menopause. PLoS Computational Biology. 9: e1003092.
  • Abou Chakra, M. and Stone, J.R. (2011) Holotestoid: a computational model for testing hypotheses about echinoid skeleton form and growth. J. Theor. Biol. 285: 113-125.
  • Abou Chakra, M. and Stone, J.R. (2011) Classifying echinoid skeleton models: testing ideas about growth and form. Paleobiology. 4: 686-695.
  • Mok, W., Seto, K. and Stone, J. (2007) Non-molecular-clock-like evolution following viral origins in Homo sapiens. Evol. Bioinform. Online. 3:263-266.
  • Stone, J.R.(2005) Probabilities for completely pectinate and symmetric cladograms. Cladistics. 19: 565-566.
  • Stone, J.R. and Hall, B.K. (2004) Latent homologues for the neural crest as an evolutionary novelty. Evol. Dev. 6: 123-129.
  • Stone, J.R.(2002) Mapping cladograms into morphospaces. Acta Zoologica. 84: 63-68.
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