Kirby, D.A. (2011) Lab Coats in Hollywood: Scientists Impact on Cinema, Cinema's Impact on Science and Technology (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press).

Journal Articles

Kirby, D.A. (2011) "Forensic Fictions: Storytelling, Television Production and Forensic Science ,"  Studies in History and Philosophy of Science (forthcoming).

Kirby, D.A. (2011) "Creating a Techno-Mythology for a New Age: The Production History of The Lawnmower Man ," in Science Fiction and Computing: Essays on Interlinked Domains, D. Ferro & E.G. Swedin (eds.), (Jefferson, NC: McFarland): 214-229.

Kirby, D.A. (2009) "The Future is Now: Hollywood Science Consultants, Diegetic Prototypes and the Role of Cinematic Narratives in Generating Real-World Technological Development," Social Studies of Science, 40(1): 41-70.

Kirby, D.A. (2008) "Hollywood Knowledge: Communication Between Scientific and Entertainment Cultures," in Communicating Science in Social Contexts, D. Cheng, et al. (eds.), (New York: Springer): 165-181.

Kirby, D.A. (2008) "Cinematic Science: The Public Communication of Science and Technology in Popular Film," B. Trench & M. Bucchi (eds.), Handbook of Public Communication of Science and Technology. (New York: Routledge): 67-94.

Kirby, D.A. (2007) "The Devil in Our DNA: A Brief History of Eugenic Themes in Science Fiction Films," Literature and Medicine, 26(1): 83-108.

Kirby, D.A. (2007) "L'Eugenetica al Cinema: Gattaca," Prometeo, 98: 14-23.

Kirby, D.A. (2007) "Hollywood's Take on Human Heredity," The Scientist, 9 February.

Kirby, D.A. and L.A. Gaither (2005) "Genetic Coming of Age: Genomics, Enhancement, and Identity in Film," New Literary History, 36(2): 263-282.

Kirby, D.A. (2004) "Extrapolating Race in Gattaca: Genetic Passing, Identity, the New Eugenics, and the Science of Race," Literature and Medicine, 23(1): 184-200. This article has also been included as a chapter in Difference and Identity, J.M. Metzl and S. Poirier (eds), (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2005).

Kirby, D.A. (2003) "Scientists on the Set: Science Consultants and Communication of Science in Visual Fiction," Public Understanding of Science, 12(3): 261-278.

Kirby, D.A. (2003) "Science Consultants, Fictional Films and Scientific Practice," Social Studies of Science, 33(2): 231-268.

Kirby, D.A. (2003) "Science Advisors, Representation, and Hollywood Films," Molecular Interventions, 3(2): 54-60.

Kirby, D.A. (2003) "The Threat of Materialism in the Age of Genetics: DNA at the Drive-In," in Horror at the Drive-In: Essays in Popular Americana, G.D. Rhodes (ed), (Jefferson, NC: McFarland and Co.), pp. 241-258.

Kirby, D.A. (2002) "Are We Not Men?: The Horror of Eugenics in The Island of Dr. Moreau," Paradoxa, 17: 93-108.

Kirby, D.A. (2000) "The New Eugenics in Cinema: Genetic Determinism and Gene Therapy in GATTACA," Science Fiction Studies, 27(2): 193-215.

Stephan, W., L. Xing, D.A. Kirby, and J. Braverman (1998) "A Test of the Background Selection Hypothesis Based on Nucleotide Data from Drosophila ananassae," Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 95: 5649-5654.

Kirby, D.A. and W. Stephan (1996) "Multi-Locus Selection and the Structure of Variation at the white Gene of Drosophila melanogaster," Genetics, 144: 635-645.

Kirby, D. A., S. V. Muse and W. Stephan (1995) "Maintenance of pre-mRNA Secondary Structure by Epistatic Selection," Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 92: 9047-9051.

Kirby, D. A. and W. Stephan (1995) "Haplotype Test Reveals Departure From Neutrality in a Segment of the white Gene of Drosophila melanogaster," Genetics, 141: 1483-1490.

Stephan, W. and D. A. Kirby (1993) "RNA Folding in Drosophila Shows a Distance Effect for Compensatory Fitness Interactions," Genetics, 135: 97-103.