Group member, *corresponding author


Assis R*. Out of the testis, into the ovary: biased outcomes of gene duplication and deletion in Drosophila. Evolution. In press (2019).

Jiang X, Assis R*. Rapid functional divergence after small-scale duplication in grasses. BMC Evolutionary Biology. 19:97 (2019). [link]

Assis R*. Lineage-specific expression divergence in grasses is associated with male reproduction, host-pathogen defense, and domestication. Genome Biology and Evolution. 11:207-219 (2018). [link]

Jiang X, Assis R*. Natural selection drives rapid functional evolution of young Drosophila duplicate genes. Molecular Biology and Evolution. 34:3089-3098 (2017). [link]

Assis R*. Transcriptional interference promotes rapid expression divergence of Drosophila nested genes. Genome Biology and Evolution. 8:3149-3158 (2016). [link]

Perry BR, Assis R*. CDROM: Classification of Duplicate gene RetentiOn Mechanisms. BMC Evolutionary Biology. 16:82 (2016). [link]

Assis R*, Bachtrog D. Rapid divergence and diversification of mammalian duplicate gene functions. BMC Evolutionary Biology. 15:138 (2015). [link]

Assis R*. Strong epistatic selection on the RNA secondary structure of HIV. PLoS Pathogens. 10:e1004363 (2014). [link]

Assis R*. Drosophila duplicate genes evolve new functions on the fly. Fly. 8 (2014). [link]

Assis R*, Kondrashov AS. Conserved proteins are fragile. Molecular Biology and Evolution. 31:419-424 (2014). [link]

Assis R*, Bachtrog D. Neofunctionalization of young duplicate genes in Drosophila. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 110:17409-17414 (2013). [link]

Assis R*, Zhou Q, Bachtrog D. Sex-biased transcriptome evolution in Drosophila. Genome Biology and Evolution. 29:1189-1200 (2012). [link]

Assis R*, Kondrashov AS. Nonallelic gene conversion is not GC-biased in Drosophila or primates. Molecular Biology and Evolution. 29:1291-1295 (2012). [link]

Assis R*, Kondrashov AS. A strong deletion bias in nonallelic gene conversion. PLoS Genetics. 8:e1002508 (2012). [link]

Kondrashov AS, Assis R*. Bridges: A tool for identifying local similarities in long sequences. Bioinformatics. 26:2055-2056 (2010). [link]

Assis R*, Kondrashov AS. Rapid repetitive element-mediated expansion of piRNA clusters in mammalian evolution. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 106:7079-7082 (2009). [link]

Assis R, Kondrashov AS, Koonin EV, Kondrashov FA. Nested genes and increasing organizational complexity of metazoan genomes. Trends in Genetics. 23:475-478 (2008). [link]