Dr W.Jon.P Barnes

  • Honorary Research Fellow (Institute of Molecular Cell & Systems Biology)

telephone: 0141 330 3730
email: Jon.Barnes@glasgow.ac.uk

Research interests

'Eye Movements and Visual Flow Field Analysis in Crabs. Processing of Mechanosensory Information in Crayfish. Biomechanics of Climbing in Tree Frogs'


Publications

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Number of items: 31.

2019

Meng, F., Liu, Q., Wang, X., Tan, D., Xue, L. and Barnes, W. J. P. (2019) Tree frog adhesion biomimetics: opportunities for the development of new, smart adhesives that adhere under wet conditions. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences, 377(2150), 20190131. (doi:10.1098/rsta.2019.0131) (PMID:31177956)

2018

Hill, I. D.C., Dong, B., Barnes, W. J. P., Ji, A. and Endlein, T. (2018) The biomechanics of tree frogs climbing curved surfaces: a gripping problem. Journal of Experimental Biology, 221(5), jeb168179. (doi:10.1242/jeb.168179) (PMID:29361584)

2017

Endlein, T., Ji, A., Yuan, S., Hill, I., Wang, H., Barnes, W. J. P., Dai, Z. and Sitti, M. (2017) The use of clamping grips and friction pads by tree frogs for climbing curved surfaces. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B: Biological Sciences, 284(1849), 20162867. (doi:10.1098/rspb.2016.2867) (PMID:28228509)

2016

Crawford, N., Endlein, T., Pham, J. T., Riehle, M. and Barnes, W. J. P. (2016) When the going gets rough – studying the effect of surface roughness on the adhesive abilities of tree frogs. Beilstein Journal of Nanotechnology, 7, pp. 2116-2131. (doi:10.3762/bjnano.7.201) (PMID:28144558) (PMCID:PMC5238669)

Kappl, M., Kaveh, F. and Barnes, W. J. P. (2016) Nanoscale friction and adhesion of tree frog toe pads. Bioinspiration and Biomimetics, 11(3), 035003. (doi:10.1088/1748-3190/11/3/035003) (PMID:27165465)

2013

Barnes, W.J.P., Baum, M., Peisker, H. and Gorb, S.N. (2013) Comparative Cryo-SEM and AFM studies of hylid and rhacophorid tree frog toe pads. Journal of Morphology, 274(12), pp. 1384-1396. (doi:10.1002/jmor.20186)

Endlein, T., Barnes, W.J.P., Samuel, D.S., Crawford, N.A., Biaw, A.B. and Grafe, U. (2013) Sticking under wet conditions: the remarkable attachment abilities of the torrent frog, staurois guttatus. PLoS ONE, 8(9), e73810. (doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0073810) (PMID:24086297) (PMCID:PMC3783468)

2012

Crawford, N., Endlein, T. and Barnes, W.J.P. (2012) Self-cleaning in tree frog toe pads; a mechanism for recovering from contamination without the need for grooming. Journal of Experimental Biology, 215(22), pp. 3965-3972. (doi:10.1242/jeb.073809)

2011

Barnes, W.J.P., Goodwyn, P.J.P., Nokhbatolfoghahai, M. and Gorb, S.N. (2011) Elastic modulus of tree frog adhesive toe pads. Journal of Comparative Physiology A: Neuroethology, Sensory, Neural, and Behavioral Physiology, 197(10), pp. 969-978. (doi:10.1007/s00359-011-0658-1)

Horseman, B.G., Macauley, M.W.S. and Barnes, W.J.P. (2011) Neuronal processing of translational optic flow in the visual system of the shore crab Carcinus maenas. Journal of Experimental Biology, 214(9), pp. 1586-1598. (doi:10.1242/jeb.050955)

2010

Butt, H.-J., Barnes, W.J.P., del Campo, A., Kappl, M. and Schönfeld, F. (2010) Capillary forces between soft, elastic spheres. Soft Matter, 6(23), pp. 5930-5936. (doi:10.1039/C0SM00455C)

2009

Scholz, I., Barnes, W.J.P., Smith, J. M. and Baumgartner, W. (2009) Ultrastructure and physical properties of an adhesive surface, the toe pad epithelium of the tree frog, Litoria caerulea White. Journal of Experimental Biology, 212(2), pp. 155-162. (doi:10.1242/jeb.019232)

2008

Barnes, W.J.P., Pearman, J. and Platter, J. (2008) Application of peeling theory to tree frog adhesion, a biological system with biomimetic implications. European Academy of Sciences E-Newsletters for Science and Technology, 1(1), pp. 1-2.

2007

Barnes, W.J.P. (2007) Biomimetic solutions to sticky problems. Science, 318(5848), pp. 203-204. (doi:10.1126/science.1149994)

Barnes, W.J.P. (2007) Functional morphology and design constraints of smooth adhesive pads. MRS Bulletin, 32(6), pp. 479-485. (doi:10.1557/mrs2007.81)

2006

Barnes, W. J. P. (2006) Dynamic adhesion in animals: mechanisms and biomimetic implications. Journal of Comparative Physiology A: Neuroethology, Sensory, Neural, and Behavioral Physiology, 192(11), pp. 1165-1168. (doi:10.1007/s00359-006-0144-3)

Barnes, W. J. P., Smith, J. M. and Oines, C. (2006) Whole animal measurements of shear and adhesive forces in adult tree frogs: insights into underlying mechanisms of adhesion obtained from studying the effects of size and scale. Journal of Comparative Physiology A: Neuroethology, Sensory, Neural, and Behavioral Physiology, 192(11), pp. 1179-1191. (doi:10.1007/s00359-006-0146-1)

Smith, J. M., Barnes, W. J. P., Downie, J. R. and Ruxton, G.D. (2006) Structural correlates of increased adhesive efficiency with adult size in the toe pads of hylid tree frogs. Journal of Comparative Physiology A: Neuroethology, Sensory, Neural, and Behavioral Physiology, 192(11), pp. 1193-1204. (doi:10.1007/s00359-006-0151-4)

Federle, W., Barnes, W., Baumgartner, W., Drechsler, P. and Smith, J. (2006) Wet but not slippery: boundary friction in tree frog adhesive toe pads. Journal of the Royal Society: Interface, 3, pp. 689-697. (doi:10.1098/rsif.2006.0135)

Smith, J., Barnes, W., Downie, J. and Ruxton, G. (2006) Adhesion and allometry from metamorphosis to maturation in hylid tree frogs: a sticky problem. Journal of Zoology, 270, pp. 372-383. (doi:10.1111/j.1469-7998.2006.00145.x)

2005

Barnes, W.J.P., Perez-Goodwyn, P. and Gorb, S.N. (2005) Mechanical properties of the toe pads of the tree frog, Litoria caerulea. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. Part A: Molecular and Integrative Physiology, 141(3 Supp), S145-S145. (doi:10.1016/j.cbpb.2005.05.012)

Smith, J.M., Riehle, M.O. , Barnes, W.J.P. and Downie, J.R. (2005) Toe pad cell structure and function in tree frogs adhering to smooth surfaces. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. Part A: Molecular and Integrative Physiology, 141(3 Supp), S145-S145. (doi:10.1016/j.cbpb.2005.05.012)

2004

Johnson, A.P., Barnes, W.J.P. and Macauley, M.W.S. (2004) Effects of light intensity and pattern contrast on the ability of the land crab, Cardisoma guanhumi, to separate optic flow-field components. Visual Neuroscience, 21, pp. 895-904. (doi:10.1017/S0952523804216091)

Johnson, A.P., Barnes, W.J.P. and Macauley, M.W.S. (2004) Local mechanisms for the separation of optic flow-field components in the land crab, Cardisoma guanhumi: a role for motion parallax? Visual Neuroscience, 21, pp. 905-911. (doi:10.1017/S0952523804216108)

2003

Layne, J., Barnes, W. and Duncan, L. (2003) Mechanisms of homing in the fiddler crab Uca rapax 1. Spatial and temporal characteristics of a system of small-scale navigation. Journal of Experimental Biology, 206, pp. 4413-4423.

Layne, J., Barnes, W. and Duncan, L. (2003) Mechanisms of homing in the fiddler crab Uca rapax 2. Information sources and frame of reference for a path integration system. Journal of Experimental Biology, 206, pp. 4425-4442.

2002

Barnes, J., Smith, J., Oines, C. and Mundl, R. (2002) Bionics and wet grip. Tire Technology International, 2002(Dec), pp. 56-60.

Barnes, W.J.P., Johnson, A.P., Horseman, G.B. and Macauley, M.W.S. (2002) Computer-aided studies of vision in crabs. Marine and Freshwater Behaviour and Physiology, 35, pp. 37-56. (doi:10.1080/10236240290025608)

Glantz, R.M. and Barnes, W.J.P. (2002) Visual systems: neural mechanisms and visual behaviour. In: Wiese, K. (ed.) Crustacean Experimental Systems in Neurobiology. Springer: Berlin, Germany, pp. 203-225. ISBN 9783540438090

Johnson, A.P., Horseman, B.G., Macauley, M.W.S. and Barnes, W.J.P. (2002) PC-based visual stimuli for behavioural and electrophysiological studies of optic flow field detection. Journal of Neuroscience Methods, 114, pp. 51-61.

2001

Barnes, W.J.P., Horseman, B.G. and Macauley, M.W.S. (2001) The detection and analysis of optic flow by crabs: from eye movements to electrophysiology. In: Wiese, K. (ed.) The Crustacean Nervous System. Springer: Berlin, Germany, pp. 468-485. ISBN 9783540669005

This list was generated on Fri Dec 13 17:51:08 2019 GMT.
Number of items: 31.

Articles

Meng, F., Liu, Q., Wang, X., Tan, D., Xue, L. and Barnes, W. J. P. (2019) Tree frog adhesion biomimetics: opportunities for the development of new, smart adhesives that adhere under wet conditions. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences, 377(2150), 20190131. (doi:10.1098/rsta.2019.0131) (PMID:31177956)

Hill, I. D.C., Dong, B., Barnes, W. J. P., Ji, A. and Endlein, T. (2018) The biomechanics of tree frogs climbing curved surfaces: a gripping problem. Journal of Experimental Biology, 221(5), jeb168179. (doi:10.1242/jeb.168179) (PMID:29361584)

Endlein, T., Ji, A., Yuan, S., Hill, I., Wang, H., Barnes, W. J. P., Dai, Z. and Sitti, M. (2017) The use of clamping grips and friction pads by tree frogs for climbing curved surfaces. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B: Biological Sciences, 284(1849), 20162867. (doi:10.1098/rspb.2016.2867) (PMID:28228509)

Crawford, N., Endlein, T., Pham, J. T., Riehle, M. and Barnes, W. J. P. (2016) When the going gets rough – studying the effect of surface roughness on the adhesive abilities of tree frogs. Beilstein Journal of Nanotechnology, 7, pp. 2116-2131. (doi:10.3762/bjnano.7.201) (PMID:28144558) (PMCID:PMC5238669)

Kappl, M., Kaveh, F. and Barnes, W. J. P. (2016) Nanoscale friction and adhesion of tree frog toe pads. Bioinspiration and Biomimetics, 11(3), 035003. (doi:10.1088/1748-3190/11/3/035003) (PMID:27165465)

Barnes, W.J.P., Baum, M., Peisker, H. and Gorb, S.N. (2013) Comparative Cryo-SEM and AFM studies of hylid and rhacophorid tree frog toe pads. Journal of Morphology, 274(12), pp. 1384-1396. (doi:10.1002/jmor.20186)

Endlein, T., Barnes, W.J.P., Samuel, D.S., Crawford, N.A., Biaw, A.B. and Grafe, U. (2013) Sticking under wet conditions: the remarkable attachment abilities of the torrent frog, staurois guttatus. PLoS ONE, 8(9), e73810. (doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0073810) (PMID:24086297) (PMCID:PMC3783468)

Crawford, N., Endlein, T. and Barnes, W.J.P. (2012) Self-cleaning in tree frog toe pads; a mechanism for recovering from contamination without the need for grooming. Journal of Experimental Biology, 215(22), pp. 3965-3972. (doi:10.1242/jeb.073809)

Barnes, W.J.P., Goodwyn, P.J.P., Nokhbatolfoghahai, M. and Gorb, S.N. (2011) Elastic modulus of tree frog adhesive toe pads. Journal of Comparative Physiology A: Neuroethology, Sensory, Neural, and Behavioral Physiology, 197(10), pp. 969-978. (doi:10.1007/s00359-011-0658-1)

Horseman, B.G., Macauley, M.W.S. and Barnes, W.J.P. (2011) Neuronal processing of translational optic flow in the visual system of the shore crab Carcinus maenas. Journal of Experimental Biology, 214(9), pp. 1586-1598. (doi:10.1242/jeb.050955)

Butt, H.-J., Barnes, W.J.P., del Campo, A., Kappl, M. and Schönfeld, F. (2010) Capillary forces between soft, elastic spheres. Soft Matter, 6(23), pp. 5930-5936. (doi:10.1039/C0SM00455C)

Scholz, I., Barnes, W.J.P., Smith, J. M. and Baumgartner, W. (2009) Ultrastructure and physical properties of an adhesive surface, the toe pad epithelium of the tree frog, Litoria caerulea White. Journal of Experimental Biology, 212(2), pp. 155-162. (doi:10.1242/jeb.019232)

Barnes, W.J.P., Pearman, J. and Platter, J. (2008) Application of peeling theory to tree frog adhesion, a biological system with biomimetic implications. European Academy of Sciences E-Newsletters for Science and Technology, 1(1), pp. 1-2.

Barnes, W.J.P. (2007) Biomimetic solutions to sticky problems. Science, 318(5848), pp. 203-204. (doi:10.1126/science.1149994)

Barnes, W.J.P. (2007) Functional morphology and design constraints of smooth adhesive pads. MRS Bulletin, 32(6), pp. 479-485. (doi:10.1557/mrs2007.81)

Barnes, W. J. P. (2006) Dynamic adhesion in animals: mechanisms and biomimetic implications. Journal of Comparative Physiology A: Neuroethology, Sensory, Neural, and Behavioral Physiology, 192(11), pp. 1165-1168. (doi:10.1007/s00359-006-0144-3)

Barnes, W. J. P., Smith, J. M. and Oines, C. (2006) Whole animal measurements of shear and adhesive forces in adult tree frogs: insights into underlying mechanisms of adhesion obtained from studying the effects of size and scale. Journal of Comparative Physiology A: Neuroethology, Sensory, Neural, and Behavioral Physiology, 192(11), pp. 1179-1191. (doi:10.1007/s00359-006-0146-1)

Smith, J. M., Barnes, W. J. P., Downie, J. R. and Ruxton, G.D. (2006) Structural correlates of increased adhesive efficiency with adult size in the toe pads of hylid tree frogs. Journal of Comparative Physiology A: Neuroethology, Sensory, Neural, and Behavioral Physiology, 192(11), pp. 1193-1204. (doi:10.1007/s00359-006-0151-4)

Federle, W., Barnes, W., Baumgartner, W., Drechsler, P. and Smith, J. (2006) Wet but not slippery: boundary friction in tree frog adhesive toe pads. Journal of the Royal Society: Interface, 3, pp. 689-697. (doi:10.1098/rsif.2006.0135)

Smith, J., Barnes, W., Downie, J. and Ruxton, G. (2006) Adhesion and allometry from metamorphosis to maturation in hylid tree frogs: a sticky problem. Journal of Zoology, 270, pp. 372-383. (doi:10.1111/j.1469-7998.2006.00145.x)

Barnes, W.J.P., Perez-Goodwyn, P. and Gorb, S.N. (2005) Mechanical properties of the toe pads of the tree frog, Litoria caerulea. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. Part A: Molecular and Integrative Physiology, 141(3 Supp), S145-S145. (doi:10.1016/j.cbpb.2005.05.012)

Smith, J.M., Riehle, M.O. , Barnes, W.J.P. and Downie, J.R. (2005) Toe pad cell structure and function in tree frogs adhering to smooth surfaces. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. Part A: Molecular and Integrative Physiology, 141(3 Supp), S145-S145. (doi:10.1016/j.cbpb.2005.05.012)

Johnson, A.P., Barnes, W.J.P. and Macauley, M.W.S. (2004) Effects of light intensity and pattern contrast on the ability of the land crab, Cardisoma guanhumi, to separate optic flow-field components. Visual Neuroscience, 21, pp. 895-904. (doi:10.1017/S0952523804216091)

Johnson, A.P., Barnes, W.J.P. and Macauley, M.W.S. (2004) Local mechanisms for the separation of optic flow-field components in the land crab, Cardisoma guanhumi: a role for motion parallax? Visual Neuroscience, 21, pp. 905-911. (doi:10.1017/S0952523804216108)

Layne, J., Barnes, W. and Duncan, L. (2003) Mechanisms of homing in the fiddler crab Uca rapax 1. Spatial and temporal characteristics of a system of small-scale navigation. Journal of Experimental Biology, 206, pp. 4413-4423.

Layne, J., Barnes, W. and Duncan, L. (2003) Mechanisms of homing in the fiddler crab Uca rapax 2. Information sources and frame of reference for a path integration system. Journal of Experimental Biology, 206, pp. 4425-4442.

Barnes, J., Smith, J., Oines, C. and Mundl, R. (2002) Bionics and wet grip. Tire Technology International, 2002(Dec), pp. 56-60.

Barnes, W.J.P., Johnson, A.P., Horseman, G.B. and Macauley, M.W.S. (2002) Computer-aided studies of vision in crabs. Marine and Freshwater Behaviour and Physiology, 35, pp. 37-56. (doi:10.1080/10236240290025608)

Johnson, A.P., Horseman, B.G., Macauley, M.W.S. and Barnes, W.J.P. (2002) PC-based visual stimuli for behavioural and electrophysiological studies of optic flow field detection. Journal of Neuroscience Methods, 114, pp. 51-61.

Book Sections

Glantz, R.M. and Barnes, W.J.P. (2002) Visual systems: neural mechanisms and visual behaviour. In: Wiese, K. (ed.) Crustacean Experimental Systems in Neurobiology. Springer: Berlin, Germany, pp. 203-225. ISBN 9783540438090

Barnes, W.J.P., Horseman, B.G. and Macauley, M.W.S. (2001) The detection and analysis of optic flow by crabs: from eye movements to electrophysiology. In: Wiese, K. (ed.) The Crustacean Nervous System. Springer: Berlin, Germany, pp. 468-485. ISBN 9783540669005

This list was generated on Fri Dec 13 17:51:08 2019 GMT.

Grants

Grants and Awards listed are those received whilst working with the University of Glasgow.

  • Use of clamping grips & friction pads for climbing curved surfaces in tree frogs
    The Royal Society
    2014 - 2015
     
  • Adhesive mechanisms of tree and torrent frogs and their tadpoles
    The Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland
    2012 - 2012
     
  • Bio-inspired multi-level surface designs for reversible adhesion in wet and flooded conditions
    German Research Foundation
    2011 - 2016
     

Additional information

Invited International Presentations

  • 2004: Baco Raton, Florida, USA. - 7th International Congress of Vertebrate Morphology.
  • 2003: Shanghai Institute for Advanced Studies and Chinese Academy of Sciences. - 4th Shanghai Round Table "Nature as Engineer and Teacher: Learning for Technology from Biological Systems"
  • 2001: Lund, Sweden. - International Conference on Invertebrate Vision.

Professional Learned Society

  • 1985 - present: Society for Neuroethology - Member
  • 1975 - present: Scottish Association for Marine Science - Member
  • 1966 - present: Society for Experimental Biology - Member