Dennis Venema, Ph.D.

Selected Publications


Venema, D.R. (2011). Intelligent design, abiogenesis, and learning from history: a reply to Meyer. Perspectives on Science and Christian Faith 63 (3), 183-192. PDF

Venema, D.R. (2010). Seeking a signature: essay book review of Signature in the Cell: DNA and the Evidence for Intelligent Design by Stephen C. Meyer. Perspectives on Science and Christian Faith 62 (4), 276-283. PDF

Venema, D.R. (2010). Genesis and the genome: genomics evidence for human – ape common ancestry and ancestral hominid population sizes. Perspectives on Science and Christian Faith 62 (3), 166-178. PDF  German Translation

Venema, D.R. (2010). An evangelical geneticist's critique of Reason to Believe's Testable Creation Model. BioLogos Foundation. PDF

Venema, D.R. (2009). Laboratory exercises to examine recombination and aneuploidy in Drosophila. American Biology Teacher 71 (6), 325-332. PDF

Venema, D.R. and Paulton, R. (2009). A Christian Perspective on Biology. In Christian Worldview and the Academic Disciplines: Crossing the Academy, Downey, E.D. and Porter, S.E., Eds.  McMaster Divinity College Press General Series, Wipf and Stock, Eugene, Oregon. PDF

Venema, D.R.(2006). Enhancing undergraduate teaching and research with a Drosophila virginizing system. CBE-Life Sciences Education 5, 353-360. PDF

 Venema, D.R., Ben-Mordehai, T., and Auld, V.J. (2004). Transient apical polarization of Gliotactin and Coracle is required for parallel alignment of wing hairs in Drosophila. Developmental Biology 275, 301-314. PDF