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John H. Willis

Professor of Biology
Biology
Box 90338, Department of Biology, Durham, NC 27708-0338
3314 French Science Center, Science Drive, Durham, NC 27708

Selected Grants


R2 [Reciprocal Relationships]: Mentorships to Strengthen and Sustain STEM Teachers

Inst. Training Prgm or CMECo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2020 - 2025

Genetic and Genomics Training Grant

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEMentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2020 - 2025

Collaborative Research: RoL: Rapid Evolution of Reproductive Isolation via Hybrid Seed Lethality in Mimulus

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2019 - 2024

Genetics Training Grant

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEMentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 1979 - 2020

Collaborative Research: Hybrid Seed Inviability and the Evolution of Endosperm Development in Mimulus

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2016 - 2019

R2 [Reciprocal Relationships]: Mentorships to Strengthen and Sustain STEM Teachers

Inst. Training Prgm or CMECo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2020 - 2025

Genetic and Genomics Training Grant

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEMentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2020 - 2025

Collaborative Research: RoL: Rapid Evolution of Reproductive Isolation via Hybrid Seed Lethality in Mimulus

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2019 - 2024

Genetics Training Grant

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEMentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 1979 - 2020

Collaborative Research: Hybrid Seed Inviability and the Evolution of Endosperm Development in Mimulus

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2016 - 2019

DISSERTATION RESEARCH: Understanding the Role of Chromosomal Inversions in Life History Divergence and Local Adaptation in Mimulus

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2015 - 2018

DISSERTATION RESEARCH: Genetic Basis of Population Divergence in the Threshold of Environmental Induction of a Floral Popolyphenism in a Mimulus Species

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2014 - 2018

Collaborative Proposal: The ecological genomic basis of parallel serpentine adaptation in Mimulus

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2014 - 2018

DISSERTATION RESEARCH: Shedding Light on the Complex Relationship Between Circadian Clock Variation and the Trade-off Between Flowering Time and Flower Size

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2015 - 2017

DISSERTATION RESEARCH: Genetic Basis and Adaptive Significance of Key Developmental Traits Underlying Ecological Differences Between Sympatric Sister Species

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2014 - 2017

A Genomic Analysis of Complex Trait Variation in Mimulus

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by University of Kansas · 2012 - 2016

LiT: Genomic Analysis of Life-history Adaptation to Variation in Seasonal Water Availability in Mimulus

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2010 - 2014

DISSERTATION RESEARCH: The Genetics of Adaptation to a Novel Stressful Environment in Mimulus

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2012 - 2014

DISSERTATION RESEARCH: The Genetic Basis of Local Adaptation: Serpentine Tolerance in Mimulus guttatus

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2011 - 2013

DISSERTATION RESEARCH: The evolution of phenotypic and genomic changes in allotetraploid Mimulus

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2010 - 2013

Do Parental Conflict and Genomic Imprinting Cause Hybrid Lethality in Mimulus?

FellowshipPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2011 - 2012

Discovering Genome Evolution in a Model System for Plant Ecological Genomics

FellowshipPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2010 - 2012

Ecological Genomics of Drought Adaptation in Mimulus

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2007 - 2011

FIBR: Integrated Ecological and Genomic Analysis of Speciation in Mimulus

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2003 - 2010

DISSERTATION RESEARCH: The geographic mode, ecological mechanisms, as well as genetic basis of local adaptation and ecological reproductive isolation

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2007 - 2010

DISSERTATION RESEARCH: Evolution of Copper Tolerance in Mimulus guttatus

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2007 - 2010

DISSERTATION RESEARCH: Genetics and evolutionary ecology of a flower color diversification in Chilean Mimulus

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2005 - 2008

REU (Supplement): A genome-wide investigation of factors causing postzygotic isolation

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2003 - 2004

A genome-wide investigation of factors causing postzygotic isolation between two Mimulus species

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2000 - 2004

Dissertation Research: Ecological genetics of life-history evolution in Mimulus guttatus

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2001 - 2003

Doctoral Dissertation: Barriers to genetic exchange between two species of Mimulus

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2000 - 2002