This is a list of selected recent publications – for a more comprehensive list of publications, please see Google Scholar Page or the Publications Tag.

Lizardo, D., Lin, Y-L.*, Gokcumen, O.*, Atilla-Gokcumen, E. (2017). Regulation of lipids is central to replicative senescence.  Molecular BioSystems. DOI: 10.1039/C6MB00842A – This study was also recognized by the Royal Society of Chemistry as an article of particular interest. See more here.

Pajic, P.*, Lin, Y-L.*, Xu, D.*, Gokcumen, O.* (2016). The psoriasis-associated deletion of late cornified envelope genes LCE3B and LCE3C has been maintained under balancing selection since Human Denisovan divergence. BMC Evolutionary Biology. 16,265.

Muthukrishnan, E.*, Xu D.*, Flanagan, C.*, Rzhetskaya, M., Hayes, G.M., Jablonski, N., Gokcumen O.* (2016). Atopic Dermatitis Susceptibility Variants In Filaggrin Hitchhike Hornerin Selective Sweep. Genome Biology and Evolution. 8, 3240 – For media coverage, please see its Altmetric page.

Xu, D.*, Pavlidis P., Thamadilok  S., Redwood E.*, Fox, S.*, Blekhman, R., Ruhl, S., Gokcumen O.* Recent Evolution of the salivary mucin MUC7. (2016). Scientific Reports. 6, 31791. Press release from UB Press Office. For further media coverage, please see its Altmetric page.

Muthukrishan, E., Pavlidis, P. Gokcumen, O. (2015). Geographic Distribution And Adaptive Significance Of Genomic Structural Variants: An Anthropological Genetics Perspective. Hum Bio. Human Biology Open Access Pre-Prints. [Cover Article].

Lin, Y.-L., Pavlidis, P., Karakoc, E., Ajay, J. & Gokcumen, O. (2015). The evolution and functional impact of human deletion variants shared with archaic hominin genomes. Mol Biol Evol. Early Access. [Corresponding Author]. – Press release from UB Press Office. For further media coverage, please see its Altmetric page. Here is also Omer’s Talk on this paper at EMPH @Tempe 2015.


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