Embryonic development of the axial column in the little skate, Leucoraja erinacea. Journal of Morphology, in press
DOI: 10.1002/jmor.20637
GILLIS, J.A. & TIDSWELL, O.R. (2017)
The Origin of Vertebrate Gills. Current Biology, in press
DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2017.01.022
GILLIS, J.A. & HALL, B.K. (2016)
A shared role for sonic hedgehog signalling in patterning chondrichthyan gill arch appendages and tetrapod limbs. Development, 143 (8): 1313–1317
DOI: 10.1242/dev.133884
GILLIS, J.A. & MODRELL, M.S. & BAKER, C.V.H. (2013)
Developmental evidence for serial homology of the vertebrate jaw and gill arch skeleton. Nature Communications, 4: 1436
DOI: 10.1038/ncomms2429
WEBB, J.F. & GILLIS, J.A. (2013)
Lateral Line Morphogenesis in Chondrichthyan vs. Osteichthyan Fishes: New Perspectives on an Old Problem. Abstract Integrative and Comparative Biology, 53 (Suppl. 1): E223
BAKER, C.V.H. & MODRELL, M.S. & GILLIS, J.A. (2013)
The evolution and development of vertebrate lateral line electroreceptors. Journal of Experimental Biology, 216 (14): 2515–2522
DOI: 10.1242/​jeb.082362
GILLIS, J.A. & MODRELL, M.S. & BAKER, C.V.H. (2012)
A timeline of pharyngeal endoskeletal condensation and differentiation in the shark, Scyliorhinus canicula, and the paddlefish, Polyodon spathula. Journal of Applied Ichthyology, 28 (3): 341–345
DOI: 10.1111/j.1439-0426.2012.01976.x
Electrosensory ampullary organs are derived from lateral line placodes in cartilaginous fishes. Development, 139: 3142–3146
DOI: 10.1242/dev.084046
KING, B.L. & GILLIS, J.A. & CARLISLE, H.R. & DAHN, R.D. (2011)
A Natural Deletion of the HoxC Cluster in Elasmobranch Fishes. Science, 334 (6062): 1517
DOI: 10.1126/science.1210912
GILLIS, J.A. & RAWLINSON, K.A. & BELL, J. & LYON, W.S. & BAKER, C.V.H. & SHUBIN, N.H. (2011)
Holocephalan embryos provide evidence for gill arch appendage reduction and opercular evolution in cartilaginous fishes. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 108 (4): 1507–1512
DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1012968108
GILLIS, J.A. & DAHN, R.D. & SHUBIN, N.H. (2009)
Chondrogenesis and homology of the visceral skeleton in the little skate, Leucoraja erinacea (Chondrichthyes: Batoidea). Journal of Morphology, 270 (5): 628–643
DOI: 10.1002/jmor.10710
GILLIS, J.A. & DAHN, R.D. & SHUBIN, N.H. (2009)
Shared developmental mechanisms pattern the vertebrate gill arch and paired fin skeletons. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 106 (14): 5720–5724
DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0810959106
GILLIS, J.A. & SHUBIN, N.H. (2009)
The Evolution of Gnathostome Development: Insight From Chondrichthyan Embryology. Genesis, 47 (12): 825–841
DOI: 10.1002/dvg.20567
GILLIS, J.A. & DONOGHUE, P.C.J. (2007)
The Homology and Phylogeny of Chondrichthyan Tooth Enameloid. Journal of Morphology, 268 (1): 33–49
DOI: 10.1002/jmor.10501