Tony Wilson

Research Interests

Functional Genomics, Phylogeography and Phylogenetics, Reproductive Ecology, Sexual Selection


Education and Professional Positions

2013 - present Associate Professor, Evolutionary Biology, Department of Biology Brooklyn College NY, USA
2005 - 2013 Assistant Professor for Evolution and Biodiversity, University of Zurich, Switzerland
2002 - 2004 National Research Council Research Associate, National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration, Seattle, USA
1998 - 2002 Ph.D., Department of Biology, University of Konstanz, Germany
1996 - 1998 M.Sc., Department of Zoology, University of Guelph, Canada
1992 - 1996 B.Sc. (Hons.), Department of Biology, Acadia University, Wolfville, Canada

Selected Publications

  • Bahr A., Sommer S., Mattle B., Wilson AB. (2012) Mutual mate choice in the potbellied seahorse (Hippocampus abdominalis). Behavioral Ecology, 23(4):869-878. DOI: 10.1093/beheco/ars045
  • Bahr A., Wilson AB. (2012) The evolution of MHC diversity: Evidence of intralocus gene conversion and recombination in a single-locus system. Gene, 497(1):52-57. DOI: 10.1016/j.gene.2012.01.017
  • Winkler JD., Stolting KN., Wilson AB. (2012) Sex-specific responses to fecundity selection in the broad-nosed pipefish. Evolutionary Ecology, 26(3):701-714. DOI: 10.1007/s10682-011-9516-4
  • Bahr A., Wilson AB. (2011) The impact of sex-role reversal on the diversity of the major histocompatibility complex: Insights from the seahorse (Hippocampus abdominalis. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 11(1):121. DOI: 10.1186/1471-2148-11-121
  • Wilson AB., Orr JW. (2011) The evolutionary origins of Syngnathid fishes. Journal of Fish Biology, 78(6):1603-1623. DOI: 10.1111/j.1095-8649.2011.02988.x