Education, Training, & Certifications
- Ph.D., Yale University 1981
Duke Appointment History
- Publications & Artistic Works
- Louise Roth, V, and Mercer, JM. "Themes and variation in sciurid evolution." In Evolution of the Rodents: Advances in Phylogeny, Functional Morphology and Development, 221-245. January 1, 2015. Full Text
- Mercer, JM. "Cooperativity." In Brenner's Encyclopedia of Genetics: Second Edition, 183-187. February 27, 2013. Full Text
- Mercer, JM. "Unequal Crossing Over." In Brenner's Encyclopedia of Genetics: Second Edition, 252-256. February 27, 2013. Full Text
- Fernandez de la Mora, J, Mercer, JM, Rosner, DE, and Fenn, JB. "Simplified kinetic treatment of heavy molecule velocity persistence effects: Application to species separation." In Rarefied Gas Dynamics: Progress in Astronautics and Aeronautics, edited by SS Fisher, 617-626. 1981.
- Turck, CJ, Frazee, E, Kram, B, Daley, MJ, Day, SA, Horner, D, Lesch, C, Mercer, JM, Plewa, AM, Herout, P, and Critical Care Pharmacotherapy Literature Update Group, . "Major publications in the critical care pharmacotherapy literature: February 2012 through February 2013." Am J Health Syst Pharm 71, no. 1 (January 1, 2014): 68-77. Full Text Link to Item
- Bennett, SM, Mercer, JM, and Noor, MAF. "Slip-sliding away: serial changes and homoplasy in repeat number in the Drosophila yakuba homolog of human cancer susceptibility gene BRCA2. (Published online)" PLoS One 5, no. 6 (June 8, 2010): e11006-. Full Text Open Access Copy Link to Item
- Siegel, SJ, Percopo, CM, Dyer, KD, Zhao, W, Roth, VL, Mercer, JM, and Rosenberg, HF. "RNase 1 genes from the family Sciuridae define a novel rodent ribonuclease cluster." Mammalian Genome 20, no. 11-12 (2009): 749-757. Full Text
- Roth, VL, and Mercer, JM. "Differing rates of macroevolutionary diversification in arboreal squirrels." Current Science 95, no. 7 (2008): 857-861.
- Kronauer, DJC, Bergmann, PJ, Mercer, JM, and Russell, AP. "A phylogeographically distinct and deep divergence in the widespread Neotropical turnip-tailed gecko, Thecadactylus rapicauda." Mol Phylogenet Evol 34, no. 2 (February 2005): 431-437. Full Text Link to Item
- Mercer, JM, and Roth, VL. "The effects of Cenozoic global change on squirrel phylogeny." Science 299, no. 5612 (March 7, 2003): 1568-1572. Full Text Link to Item
- Roth, VL, and Mercer, JM. "Morphometrics in Development and Evolution1." American Zoologist 40, no. 5 (October 2000): 801-810. Full Text
- Zeng, ZB, Liu, J, Stam, LF, Kao, CH, Mercer, JM, and Laurie, CC. "Genetic architecture of a morphological shape difference between two Drosophila species." Genetics 154, no. 1 (January 2000): 299-310.
- Laurie, CC, True, JR, Liu, J, and Mercer, JM. "An introgression analysis of quantitative trait loci that contribute to a morphological difference between Drosophila simulans and D. mauritiana." Genetics 145, no. 2 (February 1997): 339-348.
- Liu, J, Mercer, JM, Stam, LF, Gibson, GC, Zeng, ZB, and Laurie, CC. "Genetic analysis of a morphological shape difference in the male genitalia of Drosophila simulans and D. mauritiana." Genetics 142, no. 4 (April 1996): 1129-1145.
- True, JR, Mercer, JM, and Laurie, CC. "Differences in crossover frequency and distribution among three sibling species of Drosophila." Genetics 142, no. 2 (February 1996): 507-523.
- Mercer, JM. "Effective isotrophic dipole-dipole pair potential." Molecular Physics 69 (1990): 625-638. (Academic Article)
- Mercer, JM, and Keyes, T. "Expansion of the kinetic hierarchy for a massive particle: the Repeated Ring and Fokker-Planck equations." Journal of Statistical Physics 32 (1983): 35-51. (Academic Article)
- De la Mora, JF, and Mercer, JM. "A modified Fokker-Planck equation for the motion of Brownian particles in a non-uniform gas." Physical Review A 26 (1982): 2178-2185. (Academic Article)
- Keyes, , T, , Morita, T, and Mercer, JM. "Further developments of the approach of Peralta and Zwanzig. 1. The drag on a sphere at high density." Journal of Chemical Physics 74 (1981): 5281-5286. (Academic Article)
- Keyes, T, and Mercer, JM. "Some considerations on the calculation of the velocity correlation function in the ring approximation, with application to the Lorentz gas." Physica 95A (1979): 473-486. (Academic Article)
- Stanley, , WL, , Walters, GG, and Mercer, JM. "Lactase and other enzymes bound to chitin with gluteraldehyde." Biotech. Bio. 17 (1975): 315-326. (Academic Article)
- Teaching & Mentoring
- BIOLOGY 215: Introduction to Mathematical Modeling in Biology 2018
- BIOLOGY 293: Research Independent Study 2018
- BIOLOGY 364L: Advanced Experimental Physics 2018
- BIOLOGY 425: Biophysics II 2018
- BIOLOGY 493: Research Independent Study 2018
- PHYSICS 364L: Advanced Experimental Physics 2018
- PHYSICS 365L: Advanced Experimental Physics 2018
- PHYSICS 415: Biophysics II 2018
- PHYSICS 495: Thesis Independent Study 2018
- PHYSICS 491: Independent Study: Advanced Topics 2017
- PHYSICS 493: Research Independent Study 2017
- BIOLOGY 791T: Tutorial 2016
- BIOLOGY 792: Research 2016
- PHYSICS 174: Introduction to Frontiers of Biophysics 2016
- Scholarly, Clinical, & Service Activities
Outreach & Engaged Scholarship
Service to the Profession
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