Prof Jukka Jernvall (University of Helsinki) - see below for recent papers


Prof Jukka Jernvall has published some nice recent papers on combining mathematical modelling and experiments to understand the evolution of developmental patterning.

Some of his recent publications:

Replaying evolutionary transitions from the dental fossil record.
Harjunmaa E, Seidel K, Häkkinen T, Renvoisé E, Corfe IJ, Kallonen A, Zhang ZQ, Evans AR, Mikkola ML, Salazar-Ciudad I, Klein OD, Jernvall J.
Nature. 2014 Aug 7;512(7512):44-8. doi: 10.1038/nature13613.

Adaptive radiation of multituberculate mammals before the extinction of dinosaurs.
Wilson GP, Evans AR, Corfe IJ, Smits PD, Fortelius M, Jernvall J.
Nature. 2012 Mar 14;483(7390):457-60. doi: 10.1038/nature10880.

On the difficulty of increasing dental complexity.
Harjunmaa E, Kallonen A, Voutilainen M, Hämäläinen K, Mikkola ML, Jernvall J.
Nature. 2012 Mar 7;483(7389):324-7. doi: 10.1038/nature10876.

A computational model of teeth and the developmental origins of morphological variation.
Salazar-Ciudad I, Jernvall J.
Nature. 2010 Mar 25;464(7288):583-6. doi: 10.1038/nature08838. Epub 2010 Mar 10.


Date: December 9, 2014

Location: Basel