Special recognition: Best implementation report, NSF workshop on Introduction of Molecular Biology into Undergraduate Science Curriculum, University of Wisconsin at LaCrosse, 1995; Cephalopod and Trilobite Fossils, second prize, Toledo Gem and Rockhound Club annual show, 2001; Animal Diversity in the Fossils Record, third prize, Toledo Gem and Rockhound Club annual show, 2003
Publications, exhibits, presentations:
Leslie, J. F. 2002. Mt DNA restriction site variation in the large milkweed bug. Gene Families and Isozymes Bulletin 35:35
Leslie, J. F. 1990; Geographical and genetic structure of life-history variation in milkweed bugs (Hemiptera: Lygaeidae: Oncopeltus). Evolution 44(2):295-304
Leslie, J.F. 1989. A BASIC program for calculating F statistics. J Heredity 80(4):341
Stoltfus, A., J.F. Leslie and R. Milkman 1988. Molecular evolution of the Escherichia coli chromosome. Analysis of structure and natural variation in a previously uncharacterized region between trp and tonB. Genetics 120:345-358.
Other interests: Devonian fossils and species diversity in fossils (plant and animals); conservation issues, land trusts and approaches to land protection; amateur astronomy