Shinichi Nakagawa, Julia Koricheva, Malcolm Macleod & Wolfgang Viechtbauer
Published 05 March 2020
Marco Sazzini, Paolo Garagnani and colleagues retraced Italians' genetic history, showing early divergence and distinct adaptive evolution for people living in the north and south of Italy.
Jordi Alberch and colleagues examined the neuronal ensemble activity and network topology of Huntington’s disease model cultures, finding distinct network alterations in striatal and cortical neurons.
A comprehensive analysis of hexapod genomes by Dick Roelofs and colleagues finds limited evidence that WGD plays a significant role in the evolution of hexapods.
Genome assemblies of the polar dinoflagellate Polarella glacialis isolated from the Arctic and Antarctica, by Cheong Xin Chan and colleagues shed light on the evolution of dinoflagellates, and the genomic adaptation to extreme cold.
New research from Verónica Mixão and Toni Gabaldón provides genomic evidence that Candida albicans strains derive from a single hybrid ancestor, and diverged by loss of heterozygosity.
We’re inviting submissions to our new Series guest edited by Shinichi Nakagawa, Julia Koricheva, Malcolm Macleod and Wolfgang Viechtbauer.
Evolutionary superscaffolding and chromosome anchoring to improve Anopheles genome assemblies
Robert M. Waterhouse et al.
Published on: 02 January 2020
Charting the diversity of uncultured viruses of Archaea and Bacteria
F. H. Coutinho et al.
Published on: 29 December 2019
Long live the king: chromosome-level assembly of the lion (Panthera leo) using linked-read, Hi-C, and long-read data
Ellie E. Armstrong et al.
Published on: 08 January 2020
The X chromosome of the German cockroach, Blattella germanica, is homologous to a fly X chromosome despite 400 million years divergence
Richard P. Meisel et al.
Published on: 05 December 2019
Spatiotemporal mapping of RNA editing in the developing mouse brain using in situ sequencing reveals regional and cell-type-specific regulation
Elin Lundin et al.
Published on: 14 January 2020
Unlocking the origins and biology of domestic animals using ancient DNA and paleogenomics
Gillian P. McHugo et al.
Published 02 December 2019
Are we there yet? The long walk towards the development of efficient symbiotic associations between nitrogen-fixing bacteria and non-leguminous crops
Vânia C. S. Pankievicz et al.
Published 03 December 2019
The microbiome of the upper respiratory tract in health and disease
Christina Kumpitsch, Kaisa Koskinen, Veronika Schöpf & Christine Moissl-Eichinger
Published: 07 November 2019
The human gut bacteria Christensenellaceae are widespread, heritable, and associated with health
Jillian L. Waters & Ruth E. Ley
Published: 28 October 2019
Studying the gut virome in the metagenomic era: challenges and perspectives
Sanzhima Garmaeva, Trishla Sinha, Alexander Kurilshikov, Jingyuan Fu, Cisca Wijmenga & Alexandra Zhernakova
Published: 28 October 2019
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Comparison of brain connectomes by MRI and genomics and its implication in Alzheimer’s disease
Young Jae Woo et al.
Published in BMC Medicine 06 February 2020
Published in BMC Biology 29 March 2019
De novo and inherited TCF20 pathogenic variants are associated with intellectual disability, dysmorphic features, hypotonia, and neurological impairments with similarities to Smith–Magenis syndrome
Francesco Vetrini et al.
Published in Genome Medicine 28 February 2019
Hemispheric asymmetry in the human brain and in Parkinson’s disease is linked to divergent epigenetic patterns in neurons
Peipei Li et al.
Published in Genome Biology 09 March 2020
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