Paper Assignments

    Week 4A: 2/11/2014 Zhou et al. 2008. Genome Research. On the origin of new genes in Drosophila. 1. Azali Azlan
    Week 5A: 2/18/2014 Smillie et al. Nature 2011. Ecology drives a global network of gene exchange connecting the human microbiome 1. Eric Koch
    Week 6A: 2/25/2014 Rodgers-Melnick et al. 2011. Contrasting patterns of evolution following whole genome versus tandem duplication events in Populus. 1. Anchittha Satjarak
    Week 7A 3/4/2014 Fay, Wycoff, Wu.Nature. 2002. Testing the neutral theory of molecular evolution with genomic data from Drosophila. 1. Chloe Drummund
    Gossman et al. Mol Biol Evol. 2010. Genome Wide Analyses Reveal Little Evidence for Adaptive Evolution in Many Plant Species 2. Erin Tapper
    Week 8A: 3/11/2014 Sabeti et al. 2007.Nature. Genome-wide detection and characterization of positive selection in human populations 1. Jeanelle Uy
    Week 9A: 3/13/2014 Schoenebeck et al.PLoS Gen. 2012. Variation of BMP3 contributes to dog breed skull diversity 1. Nathaniel Fortney
    Week 10A: 4/1/2014 Brawand et al. Nature 2011. The evolution of gene expression levels in mammalian organs. 1. Sam Miller
    2. Malak Benslimane
    Week 11A: 4/8/2014 Zhang et al. Genome Research. 2011. Genetic architecture of regulatory variation in Arabidopsis thaliana 1. Nikita Tongas
    Week 12A: 4/15/2014 Stefflova et al. Cell 2013. Cooperativity and rapid evolution of cobound transcription factors in closely related mammals; 1. Steven Bruckbauer
    Week 13A: 4/22/2014 Baker et al. Science. 2013. Following gene duplication, paralog interference constrains transcription circuit evolution. 1. Silvia Moriano
    2. Mary Pitassi
    Week 14A: 4/29/2014 Beltrao et al. Cell. 2012. Systematic Functional Prioritization of Protein Post-translational Modifications. 1. Andrew Werra
    2. Margaret Habib
    Week 15A: 5/6/2014 Qiu et al. Nature. 2012. The Yak genome and adaptation to life at high altitude 1. Maria Sweetland
    Week 15B: 5/8/2014 Clark et al. Nature. 2007. Evolution of genes and genomes on the Drosophila phylogeny. 1. Morgan Kuntz