Joseph L. Graves


DepartmentJoint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering


OfficeHodgin Hall
Room: 213

1601 East Market Street
Greensboro, NC 27411

Joseph L. Graves


Ph D: Evolutionary, Environmental, & Systematic Biology, Wayne State University, 1988

BA: Biology, Oberlin College, 1977

Research Interests

Genomics of adaptation Aging Experimental Evolution Silver Nanoparticle resistance

Recent Publications

Graves,  Joseph  ( 2018).  Biological Theories of Race Beyond the Millennium.  In Kazuko suzuki and Diego Von Vacano,  Reconsidering Race: Social Science Perspectives on Racial Categories in the Age of Genomics    Oxford University Press.

( 2018).  The biosciences and neo-racism.  In Yasushi Watanbe,  The Handbook of Cultural Security    Elgar.

Outram,  Simon  Graves,  Joseph  Powell,  Jill  Wolpert,  Chantell  Haynie,  Kerry  Foster,  Morris  Blanchard,  Jessica  Hoffmeyer,  Anna  Aghans,  Robert  Royal,  Charmaine  ( 2018).  Genes, Race, and Causation: US Public Perspectives About Racial Difference, Race Soc. Probl. (2018).  (,  ).   Race Soc. Probl. .

Graves,  Joseph  Thomas,  Misty  Ewunkem ,  Jude   ( 2017).  Antimicrobial Nanomaterials: Why Evolution Matters.  ( 283,  7,  ).   Nanomaterials.

Tajkarimi,  Merhdad  Rhinehardt,  Kristen  Thomas,  Misty  Akamu Ewunkem,  Jude  Campbell,  Adero  Boyd,  Sada  Turner,  Devana  Harrison,  Scott  Graves,  Joseph  ( 2017).  Selection for Ionic-Confers Silver Nanoparticle Resistance in Escherichia coli.  ( 1,  5,  pp. 1047).   JSM Nanotechnology & Nanomedicine.

Graves Jr,  Joseph  Hertweck,  Kate  Phillips,  Mark  Han,  Mira  Cabral,  Larry  Barber,  Thomas  Greer,  Larry  Burke,  Molly  Mueller,  Larry  Rose,  Michael  ( 2017).  Deep Genomics of Convergent Experimental Evolution in Drosophila,.  ( 34(4),  pp. 831-842).   Molecular Biology & Evolution.

Graves Jr,  Joseph  Hurtado,  Magdalena  Reiber,  Chris  Anna,  Thanukos  ( 2016).  Evolutionary Science as a method to facilitate higher level thinking and reasoning in medical training.    Evolution, Medicine, & Public Health .

Tajkarimi,  Mehrdad  Harrison,  Scott  Hung,  Albert  Graves,  Joseph  ( 2016).  Mechanobiology of Antimicrobial Resistant Escherichia coli and Listeria innocua.  ( 2,  11,  pp. e0149769).   PLoS ONE.

Mead,  Louise  Clarke,  Judi  Forcino,  Frank   Graves,  Joseph  ( 2015).  Factors influencing minority student decisions to consider a career in evolutionary biology.  ( 6,  8,  pp. DOI: 10.1186/s12052-015-0034-7).   Evol. Edu. Outreach.

Graves,  Joseph  Tajkarimi,  Mehrdad  Cunningham,  Quincy  Campbell,  Adero  Nonga,  Herve  Harrison,  Scott  Jeffrey,  Barrick  ( 2015).  Rapid Evolution of Silver Nanoparticle resistance in Escherichia coli.  ( 42,  6,  ).   Frontiers in Genetics.

Graves,  Joseph  ( 2014).  A Grain of Salt: Metallic and Metallic Oxide Nanoparticles as the New Antimicrobials.  ( 1026,  ).   JSM Nanotechnology and Nanomedicine.

Tajkarimi,  Mehrdad  Iyer,  D  Tarrannum,  M  Cunningham,  Quincy  Sharpe,  Imani  Harrison,  Scott  Graves,  Joseph  ( 2014).  The Effect of Silver Nanoparticle Size and Coating on Escherichia coli.  ( 2,  2,  ).   JSM Nanotechnol Nanomed.

Graves,  Joseph  ( 2014).  The Safety of Nanomaterials: What We Know and What We Need to Know.  In Kelkar, A.D., Herr, D., and Ryan, J.G.,  Advances in Nanoscience and Nanoengineering,    CRC Press.

Graves,  Joseph  ( 2013).  Admixture.  In Mason, P.,  Encyclopedia of Race and Racism  ( 2nd,  pp. 14-19).   Gale-Cengage.

Graves,  Joseph  ( 2013).  Afrocentrism.  In Mason, P.,  Encyclopedia of Race and Racism  ( 2nd,  1,  pp. 74-78).   Gale-Cengage.

Patrick,  Mason  Graves,  Joseph  ( 2013).  Encyclopedia of Race and Racism.  In Mason, P., Graves, J.L., Darity, S., Barnes, N.  ( 4 volumes,  ).   Gale Cengage.