Research Project Portals

  1. Borges Rui, Warren E. Johnson, Stephen J. O’Brien, Cidália Gomes, Christopher P. Heesy and Agostinho Antunes (2018) Adaptive genomic evolution of opsins reveals that early mammals flourished in nocturnal environments. BMC Genomics 19: 121. DOI 10.1186/s12864-017-4417-8
  2. Chernyaeva Ekaterina, Mikhail Rotkevich, Ksenia Krasheninnikova, Andrey Yurchenko, Anna Vyazovaya, Igor Mokrousov, Natalia Solovieva, Viacheslav Zhuravlev, Piotr Yablonsky, and Stephen J. O’Brien (2018) Whole-Genome Analysis of Mycobacterium tuberculosis from Patients with Tuberculous Spondylitis, Russia. Emerging Infectious Diseases 24(3): 579-583. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3201/eid2403.170151
  3. Gaubert, Philippe, Agostinho Antunes, Hao Mengd, Miao Lind, Stéphane Peignée, Fabienne Justya, Flobert Njiokouf,ylvain Dufourg, Emmanuel Danquahh, Jayanthi Alahakooni, Erik Verheyenj, William T. Stanleyk, Stephen J. O’Brien, Warren E. Johnsonn, Shu-Jin Luo (2018) The complete phylogeny of pangolins: scaling up resources for the molecular tracing of the world’s most trafficked mammals. Journal of Heredity, 347–35. doi: 10.1093/jhered/esx097.
  4. Gopalakrishnan S, MHS Sinding, J Ramos-Madrigal, J Niemann, JAS Castruita, FG Vieira, C Carøe, MdM Montero, L Kuderna, K-P Koepfli, et al. (2018) Interspecific hybridisation and gene flow shaped the evolution of the genus Canis. Current Biology. 28(21): 3441–3449.e5. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2018.08.041
  5. Grau JH, T Hackl, K-P Koepfli, and M Hofreiter (2018). Improving draft genome contiguity with reference-derived in silico mate-pair libraries. GigaScience 7(5): giy029. doi: 10.1093/gigascience/giy029
  6. Grigorev K, Kliver S, Dobrynin P, Komissarov A, Wolfsberger W, Krasheninnikova K, Afanador-Hernández YM, Brandt AL, Paulino LA, Carreras R, Rodríguez LE, OBrien SJ, et al. (2018) Innovative assembly strategy contributes to understanding the evolution and conservation genetics of the endangered Solenodon paradoxus from the island of Hispaniola. Gigascience, 7(6). doi: 10.1093/gigascience/giy025
  7. Harper CK, A Ludwig, AB Clarke, KJ Makgopela, A Yurchenko, AJ Guthrie, P Dobrynin, G Tamazian, RH Emslie, M van Heerden, MS Hofmeyr, RB Potter, JS Roets, P Beytell, MY Otiende, L Kariuki, R du Toit, N Anderson, J Okori, A Antonik, K-P Koepfli, PN Thompson, SJ O’Brien (2018). Robust forensic matching of confiscated horns and tissues to individual poached African rhinoceros. Current Biology. 28: R13-R14
  8. Heppenheimer E, RJ Harrigan, K-P Koepfli, R Horwath, A DeCandia, K Brzeski, JF Benson, T Wheeldon, BN White, BR Patterson, LY Rutledge, R Kays, PA Hohenlohe, BM von Holdt. (2018) Population genomic analysis of North American eastern wolves (Canis lycaon) reveals a conservation priority. Genes 9(12). DOI: 10.3390/genes9120606
  9. Ibis O, K-P Koepfli, S Özcan, C Tez. (2018). Genetic analysis of Turkish martens based on mitochondrial cytochrome b sequences: Do two species of the genus Martes occur in Anatolia? Zoologica Scripta 47: 390-403.
  10. Kliver Sergei, Mike Rayko, Alexey Komissarov, Evgeny Bakin, Daria Zhernakova, Kasavajhala Prasad, Catherine Rushworth, R. Baskar, Dmitry Smetanin,
 Jeremy Schmutz, Daniel S. Rokhsar, Thomas Mitchell-Olds, Ueli Grossniklaus and Vladimir Brukhin (2018) Assembly of the Boechera retrofracta Genome and Evolutionary Analysis of Apomixis-Associated Genes. Genes 9(4), 185. doi: 10.3390/genes9040185
  11. Komissarov A, S Galkina, E Koshel, M Kulak, A Dyomin, SJ O’Brien et al. (2018). New high copy tandem repeat in the content of the chicken W chromosome. Chromosoma 27(1): 73-83. doi: 10.1007/s00412-017-0646-5.
  12. Komissarov Aleksey, Vij Shubha, Yurchenko Andrey, Trifonov Vladimir, Thevasagayam Natascha, Saju Jolly, Prakki Sai Rama Sridatta, Purushothaman Kathiresan, Graphodatsky Alexander, Orbán László, Kuznetsova Inna. (2018) B Chromosomes of the Asian Seabass (Lates calcarifer) Contribute to Genome Variations at the Level of Individuals and Populations. Genes. 9 (10) 464.
  13. Kukekova A, JL Johnson, X Xiang, S Feng, S Liu, HM Rando, AV Kharlamova, Y Herbeck, NA Serdyukova, Z Xiong, V Beklemischeva, K-P Koepfli, AS Graphodatsky, SJ O’Brien, et al. (2018) Red fox genome assembly identifies genomic 1 regions associated with tame and aggressive behaviors. Nature Ecology and Evolution, 2:1514, 1. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41559-018-0611-6
  14. Nigenda-Morales S, ME Gompper, D Valenzuela-Galvan, AR Lay, KM Kapheim, C Hass, S Booth-Binczik, G Booth-Binczik, B Hirsch, K McFadden, RK Wayne, K-P Koepfli. Phylogeographic and diversification patterns of the white-nosed coati (Nasua narica): Evidence for south-to-north colonization of North America. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 131. DOI: 10.1016/j.ympev.2018.11.011
  15. Ostromyshenskii Dmitrii, Ekaterina Chernyaeva, Inna Kuznetsova and Olga Podgornaya (2018) Mouse chromocenters DNA content: sequencing and in silico analysis. BMC Genomics 19: 151. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12864-018-4534-z
  16. Wang S, Wang J, Fan MJ, Li TY, Pan H, Wang X, Liu HK, Lin QF, Zhang JG, Guan LP, Zhernakova DV, O'Brien SJ, et al. (2018) Identified OAS3 gene variants associated with coexistence of HBsAg and anti-HBs in chronic HBV infection. J Viral Hepat. 25:904-910. doi: 10.1111/jvh.12899
  17. Yang C, Su H, Liao X, Han C, Yu T, Zhu G, Wang X, Winkler CA, O'Brien SJ, Peng T. (2018) Marker of proliferation Ki-67 expression is associated with transforming growth factor beta 1 and can predict the prognosis of patients with hepatic B virus-related hepatocellular carcinoma. Cancer Manag Res. 10:679-696. doi: 10.2147/CMAR.S162595.
  18. Zhernakova Daria, Trang H. Le, Alexander Kurilshikov, Biljana Atanasovska, Marc Jan Bonder, Serena Sanna, et al. (2018) Individual variations in cardiovascular-disease-related protein levels are driven by genetics and gut microbiome. Nature Genetics 50, 1524-1532
  19. Zhernakova DV, Kliver S, Cherkasov N, Tamazian G, Rotkevich M, Krasheninnikova K, et al. (2018) Analytical “bake-off” of whole genome sequencing quality for the Genome Russia project using a small cohort for autoimmune hepatitis. PLoS ONE 13(7): e0200423. https://doi.org/ 10.1371/journal.pone.0200423
  20. Kliver S., Rayko M., Komissarov A., Bakin E., Zhernakova D., Prasad K., Rushworth C., Baskar R., Smetanin D1., Schmutz J., Rokhsar D/S., Mitchell-Olds T., Grossniklaus U., Brukhin V. (2018) Assembly of the Boechera retrofracta Genome and Evolutionary Analysis of Apomixis-Associated Genes. Genes (Basel). 28;9(4). doi: 10.3390/genes9040185.

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