The University of Edinburgh, UK - PhD, 2009, and BSc (hons), 2005

Kaiser, VB, Zhou, Q, Bachtrog, D. Non-random gene loss from the Drosophila miranda neo-Y chromosome. Genome Biology and Evolution 3: 1329-1337
Kaiser, VB, Bergero, R, Charlesworth, D (2011). A new plant sex-linked gene with high sequence diversity and possible introgression of the X copy. Heredity 106: 339–347
Kaiser, VB, Bachtrog, D. (2010). Evolution of Sex Chromosomes in Insects. Annual Review of Genetics 44: 91-112
Qiu, S, Bergero, R, Forrest, A, Kaiser, VB, Charlesworth, D. (2010) Nucleotide diversity in Silene latifolia autosomal and sex-linked genes. Proceedings of the Royal Society; Series B 277: 3283-90
Kaiser, VB. (2010) Gene loss on Y chromosomes: a consequence of purifying selection? Fly 4: 270-2
Kaiser, VB, Charlesworth, B (2010). Muller's ratchet and the degeneration of the Drosophila miranda neo-Y chromosome. Genetics 185:339-48
Charlesworth, B, Betancourt, AJ, Kaiser, VB, Gordo, I. Genetic Recombination and Molecular Evolution, in Cold Spring Harbor Symposium on Quantitative Biology 2009, in press
Kaiser, VB, Bergero, R, Charlesworth, D (2009). Sl-Cyt, a newly identified sex-linked gene, has recently moved onto the X chromosome in Silene latifolia (Caryophyllaceae). Molecular Biology and Evolution 26: 2343-2351
Kaiser, VB, Charlesworth, B (2009). The effects of deleterious mutations on evolution in non-recombining genomes. Trends in Genetics 25: 9-12
Elias, M, Joron, M., Willmott, K, Silva-Brandão, KL, Kaiser, V, Arias, CF, Gomez Piñerez LM, Uribe S, Brower AVZ, Freitas AVL, Jiggins CD (2009). Out of the Andes: patterns of diversification in clearwing butterflies. Molecular Ecology 18: 1716–1729
Kaiser, VB, van Tuinen, M, Ellegren, H (2007). Insertion events of CR1 retrotransposable elements elucidate the phylogenetic branching order in galliform birds. Molecular Biology and Evolution 24: 338-347
Kaiser, VB, Ellegren, H (2006). Nonrandom distribution of genes with sex-biased expression in the chicken genome. Evolution 60: 1945-1951