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  1. O'Malley, M., Leger, M., Wideman, J.G., & Ruiz-Trillo, I. (2019). Concepts of the last eukaryotic common ancestor. Nature Ecology and Evolution 3, 338-344.

  2. Wideman, J.G, Inkpen, S., Doolittle, W., & Redfield, RJ. (2019). Mutationism, not Lamarckism, captures the novelty of CRISPR-Cas. Biology and Philosophy. 34:12.

  3. Neufeldt, C.J., Cortese, M., Scaturro, P. Cerikan, B., Wideman J.G., Tabata, Keisuke., Moraes, T., Oleksiuk, O., Pichlmair, A., Bartenschlager, R., ER-shaping atlastin proteins act as central hubs to promote flavivirus replication and virion assembly. Nat Microbiol (2019) doi:10.1038/s41564-019-0586-3

  4. Wideman Jeremy G., Lax Gordon, Leonard Guy, Milner David S., Rodríguez-Martínez Raquel, Simpson Alastair G. B. and Richards Thomas A. A single-cell genome reveals diplonemid-like ancestry of kinetoplastid mitochondrial gene structure. 374. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. B.                    

  5. Editorial overview: Investigating phenotype evolution in the post-genomic era. JG Wideman, TA Richards. Current opinion in genetics & development.                          

  6. Neutral evolution of cellular phenotypes. JG Wideman, A Novick, SA Muñoz-Gómez, WF Doolittle Current Opinion in Genetics & Development 58, 87-94 


  1. Petrů, M., Wideman, J.G., Moore, K., Alcock, F., Palmer, T., & Doležal, P. (2018). Evolution of mitochondrial TAT translocases illustrates the loss of bacterial protein transport machines in mitochondria. BMC Biology. 16:141.

  2. Wideman, J.G., & Muñoz-Gómez, S.A. (2018). Cell Biology: Functional Conservation, Structural Divergence, and Surprising Convergence in the MICOS Complex of Trypanosomes. Current Biology 28(21). R1245-R1248.

  3. Gomes-Vieira, A.L., Wideman, J.G., Paes-Vieira, L., Gomes, S.L., Richards, T.A., & Meyer-Fernandes, J.R. Evolutionary conservation of a core fungal phosphate homeostasis pathway coupled to development in Blastocladiella emersonii. Fungal Genetics and Biology 115. 20-32.

  4. Mattie, S., Riemer, J., Wideman, J.G., & McBride, H.M. A new mitofusin topology places the redox-regulated C terminus in the mitochondrial intermembrane space. Journal of Cell Biology 217(2), 507-515.

  5. Leonard, G., Labarre, A., Milner, D.S., Monier, A., Soanes, D., Wideman, J.G., Maguire, F., Stevens, S., Sain, D., Grau-Bove, X., Sebe-Pedros, A., Stajich, J.E., Paszkiewicz, k., Brown, M.W., Hall, N., Wickstead, B., & Richards, T.A. (2018). Open Biology 8(1).

  6. Wideman, J. G., Balacco, D. L., Fieblinger, T., & Richards, T. A. (2018). PDZD8 is not the 'functional ortholog' of Mmm1, it is a paralog. F1000Research7, 1088. doi:10.12688/f1000research.15523.1


  1. Richards, T., Leonard, G., & Wideman J.G. (2017). What defines the “kingdom” fungi?. microbiolspec 5(3): doi:10.1128/microbiolspec.FUNK-0044-2017

  2. Muñoz-Gómez, S.A., Wideman, J.G., Roger, A.J., & Slamovits, C.H. (2017). The Origin of Mitochondrial Cristae from Alphaproteobacteria. Molecular Biology and Evolution 34:4. 943–956.


  1. O'Malley, M., Wideman, J.G., & Ruiz-Trillo, I. (2016). Losing Complexity: The Role of Simplification in Macroevolution. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 31(8), 608-621.

  2. Wideman, J.G., & Muñoz-Gómez, S.A. (2016). The evolution of ERMIONE in mitochondrial biogenesis and lipid homeostasis: An evolutionary view from comparative cell biology. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - Molecular and Cell Biology of Lipids 1861(8), 900-912.


  1. Muñoz-Gómez, S.A., Slamovits, C.H., Dacks, J.B., & Wideman, J.G. (2015). The evolution of MICOS: Ancestral and derived functions and interactions. Communicative & Integrative Biology, 8:6, DOI: 10.1080/19420889.2015.1094593

  2. Wideman J.G., Moore, B.P. (2015). The Evolutionary History of MAPL (Mitochondria-Associated Protein Ligase) and Other Eukaryotic BAM/GIDE Domain Proteins. PLOS ONE 10(6): e0128795.

  3. Muñoz-Gómez, S.A., Slamovits, C.H., Dacks, J.B., Baier, K.A., Spencer, K.D., & Wideman, J.G. (2015). Ancient Homology of the Mitochondrial Contact Site and Cristae Organizing System Points to an Endosymbiotic Origin of Mitochondrial Cristae. Current Biology 25(11), 1489-1495.

  4. Wideman, J. G. (2015). The ubiquitous and ancient ER membrane protein complex (EMC): tether or not?. F1000Research4, 624. doi:10.12688/f1000research.6944.2


  1. Wideman, J.G., Leung, K.F., Field, M.C., & Dacks, J.B. (2014). The Cell Biology of the Endocytic System from an Evolutionary Perspective. Cold Spring Harbor Perspectives in Biology.

  2. Barlow, L.D., Dacks, J.B., & Wideman, J.G. (2014). From all to (nearly) none: tracing adaptin evolution in Fungi. Cellular Logistics, 4:1, DOI: 10.4161/cl.28114


  1. Wideman J.G., Lackey, S.W.K. Srayko, M.A., Norton, K.A., & Nargang, F.E. (2013). Analysis of Mutations in Neurospora crassa ERMES Components Reveals Specific Functions Related to β-Barrel Protein Assembly and Maintenance of Mitochondrial Morphology. PLOS ONE 8(8): e71837.