Jessica A. Bolker

Professor
Phone: (603) 862-0071
Office: Biological Sciences, Rudman Hall Rm 216, Durham, NH 03824
Jessica Bolker

Faculty Award Winner

Award Type:  College Excellence in Teaching
Year:  2009

Education

  • Ph.D., Zoology, University of California - Berkeley
  • B.S., Biology, Yale University

Courses Taught

  • BIOL 901: Intro Graduate Seminar
  • BIOL 902: Scientific Writing
  • BIOL 950: Scientific Communication
  • GRAD 932: Grad Outreach Communication
  • INCO 790: Adv Rsrch Exp/Biological Sci
  • LSA 950: Scientific Communication
  • MEFB 410: Marine Immersion
  • ZOOL 412: Biology of Animals
  • ZOOL 529: Developmental Biology
  • ZOOL 600: Field Experience
  • ZOOL 690: Evolution
  • ZOOL 902: Scientific Writing

Selected Publications

Bolker, J. A. (2017). Animal Models in Translational Research: Rosetta Stone or Stumbling Block?. BioEssays, 39(12), 1700089. doi:10.1002/bies.201700089

O'Malley, M. A., Travisano, M., Velicer, G. J., & Bolker, J. A. (2015). How Do Microbial Populations and Communities Function as Model Systems?. The Quarterly Review of Biology, 90(3), 269-293. doi:10.1086/682588

Bolker, J., & Brauckmann, S. (2015). From experimental zoology to big data: Observation and integration in the study of animal development. Journal of Experimental Zoology Part A: Ecological Genetics and Physiology, 323(5), 277-291. doi:10.1002/jez.1924

Bolker, J. A. (2014). Model species in evo-devo: a philosophical perspective. Evolution & Development, 16(1), 49-56. doi:10.1111/ede.12056

Bolker, J. A. (2014). Models in Context: Biological and Epistemological Niches. In ENTANGLED LIFE: ORGANISM AND ENVIRONMENT IN THE BIOLOGICAL AND SOCIAL SCIENCES (Vol. 4, pp. 153-166). doi:10.1007/978-94-007-7067-6_8

Bolker, J. (2012). There's more to life than rats and flies. Nature, 491(7422), 31-33. doi:10.1038/491031a

Bolker, J. A. (2000). Modularity in Development and Why It Matters to Evo-Devo1. American Zoologist, 40(5), 770-776. doi:10.1668/0003-1569(2000)040[0770:MIDAWI]2.0.CO;2

Bolker, J. A., & Hill, C. R. (2000). Pigmentation development in hatchery-reared flatfishes. Journal of Fish Biology, 56(5), 1029-1052. doi:10.1111/j.1095-8649.2000.tb02121.x

Bolker, J. A., & Raff, R. A. (1996). Developmental genetics and traditional homology. BioEssays, 18(6), 489-494. doi:10.1002/bies.950180611

Bolker, J. A. (1995). Model systems in developmental biology. BioEssays, 17(5), 451-455. doi:10.1002/bies.950170513

Most Cited Publications