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  1. Natri Hp, Garcia A, Buetow KH, Trumble B and Wilson MA. 2019. The Pregnancy Pickle: Evolved immune compensation due to pregnancy underlies sex differences in human diseases. Trends in Genetics 35(7):478-488.

  2. Wilson MA and Buetow KH. 2019. Novel mechanisms of cancer emerge when accounting for sex as a biological variable (accepted) Cancer Research. doi: 10.1158/0008-5472.CAN-19-2634

  3. Natri Hp, Wilson MA*, and Buetow K*. 2019. Distinct molecular etiologies of male and female hepatocellular carcinoma. BMC Cancer. 19(951). doi: 10.1186/s12885-019-6167-2

  4. Poznik GD, Xue Y, Mendez FL, Willems TF, Massaia A, Wilson Sayres MA, Ayub Q, McCarthy SA, Narechania A, Kashin S, Chen Y, Banerjee R, Rodriguez-Flores JL, Cerezo M, Shao H, Gymrek M, Malhotra A, Louzada S, Desalle R, Ritchie GR, Cerveira E, Fitzgerald TW, Garrison E, Marcketta A, Mittelman D, Romanovitch M, Zhang C, Zheng-Bradley X, Abecasis GR, McCarroll SA, Flicek P, Underhill PA, Coin L, Zerbino DR, Yang F, Lee C, Clarke L, Auton A, Erlich Y, Handsaker RE; 1000 Genomes Project Consortium, Bustamante CD, Tyler-Smith C. Punctuated bursts in human male demography inferred from 1,244 worldwide Y-chromosome sequences. Nat Genet. 2016 Jun;48(6):593-9. doi: 10.1038/ng.3559. Epub 2016 Apr 25.

  5. Cotter DJ, Brotman SM, Wilson Sayres MAGenetic Diversity on the Human X Chromosome Does Not Support a Strict Pseudoautosomal Boundary. Genetics. 2016 May;203(1):485-92. doi: 10.1534/genetics.114.172692. Epub 2016 Mar 23.

  6. Monika Karmin*, Lauri Saag*, Mario Vicente*, Melissa A. Wilson Sayres*, et. al (94 other authors). 2015. A recent bottleneck of Y chromosome diversity coincides with a global change in culture.

  7. Wilson Sayres MA. 2015. Trends in Evolution. Discoveries in Modern Science: Exploration, Invention, Technology; Macmillan Reference


2020

  1. Powell GL, Vannan A, Bastle RM, Wilson MA, Dell’Orco M, Perrone-Bizzozero NI, Neisewander JL. 2020. Environmental enrichment during forced abstinence from cocaine self-administration opposes gene network expression changes associated with the incubation effect. Scientific Reports (accepted)

  2. Dolby GAp, Morales M, Webster THp, DeNardo D, Wilson M, Kusumi K. 2020. Discovery of a new TLR gene and gene expansion event through improved desert tortoise genome assembly with chromosome-scale scaffolds. Genome Biology and Evolution (accepted) https://doi.org/10.1093/gbe/evaa016 

  3. Orton J, Morales M, Fontenele R, Schmidlin K, Kraberger S, Leavitt D, Webster T, Wilson MA, Kusumi K, Dolby G*, Varsani A*. 2020. Virus discovery in desert tortoise fecal samples: Novel circular single stranded DNA viruses. Viruses (accepted)

  4. Borden ES, Kang P, Natri HM, Phung TN, Wilson MA, Buetow KH, Hastings KT. 2020. Neoantigen fitness model predicts lower immune recognition of cutaneous squamous cell carcinomas than actinic keratoses. Frontiers in Immunology (accepted)


2019

  1. Wilson MA and Buetow KH. 2019. Novel mechanisms of cancer emerge when accounting for sex as a biological variable (accepted) Cancer Research. doi: 10.1158/0008-5472.CAN-19-2634

  2. Natri Hp, Garcia A, Buetow KH, Trumble B and Wilson MA. 2019. Endogenous retroviruses and the Pregnancy Compensation Hypothesis. Trends in Genetics 36(1):2-3. doi: 10.1016/j.tig.2019.10.006

  3. Garcia A, Natri Hp, Buetow KH, Trumble B and Wilson MA. 2019. Evolution of immune sexual dimorphism in response to placental invasiveness. Trends in Genetics 36(1):5-7. doi: 10.1016/j.tig.2019.10.007

  4. Williams JJ, Drew JC, Galindo-Gonzalez S, Robic S, Dinsdale E, Morgan W, Triplett EW, Burnette J, Donovan S, Elgin S, Fowlks ER, Goodman AL, Grandgenett NF, Goller C, Hauser C, Jungck JR, Newman JD, Pearson W, Ryder E, Wilson MA, Sierk M , Smith T, Tosado-Acevedo R, Tapprich W, Tobin TC, Toroy A, Welchz L, Wright R, Ebenbach D, McWilliams M, Rosenwald AG, Pauley MA. 2019. Barriers to integration of bioinformatics into undergraduate life sciences education: a national study of US life sciences faculty uncover significant barriers to integrating bioinformatics into undergraduate instruction. PLoS One 14(11):e0224288. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0224288

  5. Natri Hp, Wilson MA*, and Buetow K*. 2019. Distinct molecular etiologies of male and female hepatocellular carcinoma. BMC Cancer. 19(951). doi: 10.1186/s12885-019-6167-2

  6. Natri Hp, Garcia A, Buetow KH, Trumble B and Wilson MA. 2019. The Pregnancy Pickle: Evolved immune compensation due to pregnancy underlies sex differences in human diseases. Trends in Genetics 35(7):478-488.

  7. Webster THp, Phung T, Grande B, Karlins E, Richmond P, Couse M, Whitford W, and Wilson MA. 2019. Identifying, understanding, and correcting technical artifacts on the sex chromosomes in next-generation sequencing data. GigaScience 8(7):giz074. 

  8. Phung T, Wayne B, Wilson MA* and Lohmueller K*. 2019. Complex patterns of sex-biased demography in canines. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 286(1903): 20181976.

  9. Narang Pp, Chen M, Sharma AA, Anderson KS and Wilson MA. 2019. The neoepitope landscape of breast cancer: implications for immunotherapy. BMC Cancer 19(1):200.


2018

  1. Olney KCg, Nyer DB, Wilson Sayres MA, and Haynes K. 2018. The synthetic histone-binding regulator protein PcTF activates interferon genes in breast cancer cells. BMC Systems Biology 12: 83.

  2. Somayaji V, DeNardo D, Wilson Sayres MA, Waits K, Fontenele R, Kraberger S, Varsani A. 2018 Genome of single stranded DNA virus identified in Gila monster feces. Microbiology Resource Announcements 7: e00925-18.

  3. Krishna S, Ulricha P, Wilson E, Parikhe F, Narang Pp, Yang S, Clark A, Kim-Schulze S, Park J, Posner M, Wilson Sayres MA, Sikora A, and Anderson KS. 2018. Human papilloma virus specific immunogenicity and dysfunction of CD8+ T cells in head and neck cancer. Cancer Research 79(21): 6159-6170.

  4. Barrett MT, Lenkiewicz E, Malasi S, Basu A, Holmes Yearley J, Annamalai L, McCullough AE, Kosiorek H, Narang Pp, Wilson Sayres MA, Chen M, Anderson KS, and BA Pockaj. 2018.The association of genomic lesions and PD-1/PD-L1 expression in resected triple negative breast cancers. Breast Cancer Research 20(1): 71. 

  5. Wilson Sayres MA, Hauser C, Sierk M, Robic S, Rosenwald AG, Smith TM, Triplett, EW, Williams JJ, Dinsdale E, Morgan W, Burnette III JM, Donovan SS, Drew JC, Elgin SCR, Fowlks ER, Galindo-Gonzalez S, Goodman, AL, Grandgenett NF, Goller CC, Jungck J, Newmann JD, Pearson WR, Ryder E, Tosado-Acevedo R, Tapprich W, Tobin TC, Toro-Martínez A, Welch LR, Wright R, Ebenbach D, Olney C, McWilliams M, Pauley MA. 2018. Bioinformatics Core Competencies for Undergraduate Life Sciences Education. PLoS One 13(6): e0196878.

  6. Damgaard PB... Wilson Sayres MA, Taravella AMg... and Willerslev E. 2018. 137 ancient human genomes from across the Eurasian steppes. Nature 557(7705): 369-374. 

  7. Wilson Sayres MA. Genetic diversity on sex chromosomes. 2018. Genome Biology and Evolution. 10(4):1064-1078.

  8. Tollis M, Hutchins E, Stapely J, Eckalbar W, Rupp Sg, Maayan I, Lasku E, Infante C, Dennis S, Robertson J, May C, Crusoe M, Bermingham E, DeNardo D, Hsieh S, Huentelman M, Kulathinal R, McMillan WO, Menke D, Pratt S, Rawls JA, Sanjur O, Wilson Sayres MA, Wilson-Rawls J, Fisher R and Kusumi K. 2018. Comparative genomics reveals accelerated evolution in conserved pathways during the diversification of anole lizards. Genome Biology and Evolution 10(2):489-506.

  9. Chowell Dg, Napier J, Gupta R, Anderson KS, Maley CC and Wilson Sayres MA. 2018. Modeling the subclonal evolution of cancer cells. Cancer Research 78(3):830-839.


2017

  1. Olney Kg, Narang Pp, Taravella Ag, Webster THp and Wilson Sayres MA. 2017. EvSex16: Evolutionary Genomics of Sex. Journal of Heredity 108(7): 707-708. doi: 10.1093/jhered/esx084

  2. Rupp Sg, Webster THp, Olney Kt, Hutchins E, Kusumi K and Wilson Sayres MA. 2017. Evolution of dosage compensation in Anolis carolinensis, a reptile with XX/XY chromosomal sex determination. Genome Biology and Evolution 9(1): 231-240.


2016

  1. Taravella Ag and Wilson Sayres MA. 2016. Fruitful analysis of sex chromosomes reveals X-treme genetic diversity. Genome Biology. 17(1): 244.

  2. Narang Pp and Wilson Sayres MA. 2016. Variable autosomal and X divergence near and far from genes affects estimates of male mutation bias in great apes. Genome Biology and Evolution 8(11): 3393-3405.

  3. Webster Tp and Wilson Sayres MA. 2016. Genomic signatures of sex-biased demography: progress and prospects. Current Opinion in Genetics and Development 3(41): 62-71. doi:10.1016/j.gde.2016.08.002

  4. Pagani L… Wilson Sayres MA… et al. 2016. Genomic analyses inform on migration events during the peopling of Eurasia. Nature 538: 238-242. doi:10.1038/nature19792

  5. Poznik GD, Xue Y, Mendez F, Willems T, Massaia A, Wilson Sayres MA, et al. (37 others). 2016. Punctuated bursts in human male demography inferred from 1,244 worldwide Y-chromosome sequences. Nature Genetics 48: 593-599. doi: 10.1038/ng.3559

  6. Cotter DJu, Brotman SMu and Wilson Sayres MA. 2016. Genetic diversity on the human X chromosome does not support a strict pseudoautosomal boundary. Genetics 203(1): 485-492. doi:10.1534/genetics.114.172692


2015

  1. 1000 Genomes Consortium … Wilson Sayres MA… . 2015. A global reference for human genetic variation. Nature 526: 68-74. doi:10.1038/nature15393

  2. Karmin M*, Saag L*, Vicente M*, Wilson Sayres M*, et. al (95 others). 2015. A recent bottleneck of Y chromosome diversity coincides with a global change in culture. Genome Research 25(4): 459-466. doi:10.1101/gr.186684.114

  3. Boddy A, Fortunato A, Wilson Sayres M and Aktipis A. 2015. Cooperation and conflict beyond the womb: The paradoxical effects of fetal microchimerism on maternal health. BioEssays 37(10): 1106-1118. doi:10.1002/bies.201500059


2014

  1. Wilson Sayres MA, Lohmueller KE and Nielsen R. 2014. Natural selection reduced diversity on human Y chromosomes. PLoS Genetics 10(1): e1004064.


2013

  1. Tsai Paulina and Wilson Sayres MA. 2013. Evolution of the phosphatase gene family across nematode worms and flies. Berkeley Scientific Journal 18(1): 87-93.

  2. Wilson Sayres MA. 2013. Pseudoautosomal Linkage, Region, In: Brenner’s Encyclopedia of Genetics (Second Edition). Elsevier: 514-516.

  3. Pandey R*, Wilson Sayres MA* and Azad R. 2013. Detecting evolutionary strata on the human X chromosome in the absence of gametologous Y-linked sequences. Genome Biology and Evolution 5(10): 1863-1871.

  4. Somel M, Wilson Sayres MA, Jordan G, Huerta-Sanchez E, Fumagalli M, Ferrer-Admetlla A, and Nielsen R. 2013. A scan for human-specific relaxation of negative selection reveals unexpected polymorphism in the proteasome. Molecular Biology and Evolution 30(8): 1808-1815.

  5. Wilson Sayres MA and Makova KD. 2013. Gene survival and death on the human Y chromosome. Molecular Biology and Evolution 30(3): 781-7.


2012

  1. Wilson Sayres MA, Brooks AJ, Chanock SJ, Cheung V, Goldstein DB, Jin L, and Kwok P-Y. 2012. HGV2011: Personalized genomic medicine meets the incidentalome. Human Mutation 33(3): 582-5.


2011

  1. Wilson Sayres MA, and Makova KD. 2011. Genome analyses substantiate male mutation bias in many species. BioEssays 33(12): 938-45.

  2. Wilson Sayres MA, Venditti C, Pagel M, and Makova KD. 2011. Do variations in substitution rates and male mutation bias correlate with life-history traits? A study of 32 mammalian genomes. Evolution 65(10): 2800-15.


2009

  1. Wilson MA, and Makova, KD. 2009. Evolution and survival on eutherian sex chromosomes. PLoS Genetics 5(7): e1000568.

  2. Wilson MA, and Makova, KD. 2009. Genomic analyses of sex chromosome evolution. Annual Reviews of Human Genetics and Genomics 10: 333-54.