Statistical Genetics: selected publications



Aquileta, G., J. P. Bielawski, and Z. Yang. 2004. Gene Conversion and Functional Divergence in the β-Globin Family of Genes. Journal of Molecular Evolution. In Press.

Bielawski, J. P. and Z. Yang. 2004. A maximum likelihood method for detecting functional divergence at individual codon sites, with application to gene family evolution. Journal of Molecular Evolution. In Press.

Bielawski, J. P. and Z. Yang. 2004. Likelihood methods for detecting adaptive evolution.  In: Statistical methods in Molecular Evolution, Springer Verlag Series in Statistics in Health and Medicine. New York, New York.  In Press.

Blouin, C. Butt, D. and Roger, A.J. 2004. Rapid evolution in conformational space: a study of loop regions in a ubiquitous GTP binding domain. Prot. Sci. 13:608-616.

Butler, K., Field, C., Herbinger, C.M. and Smith, B.R. 2004. Accuracy, efficiency and robustness of four algorithms allowing full sibship reconstruction from DNA marker data. Molecular Ecology. In Press

Hamilton, D.C and Cole, D.E.C., (2004), Standardizing a composite measure of linkage disequilibrium, Annals of Human Genetics, 68, pp. 234-9.

Munad, L., J. P. Bielawski, R. Matyasek, A. Kovarík, R. A. Nichols, A. R. Leitch, and C. P. Lichtenstein. 2004 The origin and evolution of geminivirus-related DNA sequences in Nicotiana. Heredity. 92:352-358.

Simpson, A.G.B. and Roger, A.J. 2004. Protein phylogenies robustly resolve the deep-level evolutionary relationships amongst Euglenozoa. Mol. Phylogenet. Evol. 30:201-212.




Bielawski, J. P. and Z. Yang. 2003. Maximum likelihood methods for detecting adaptive evolution after gene duplication. Journal of Structural and Functional Genomics. 3:201-212.

Bielawski, J. P. and Z. Yang. 2003. Maximum likelihood methods for measuring functional divergence within gene families. Pp. 201-212. In: Genome Evolution: Gene and Genome Duplications and the Origin of Novel Gene Function. A. Meyer and Y. Van De Peer (eds). Kluwer Academic Press, London

Blouin, C., Boucher, Y., and Roger, A.J. 2003. Inferring functional constraints and divergence in protein families using 3D mapping of phylogenetic information. Nucleic Acids Res 31:790-797.

Field C., Li X. and Doyle R. 2003. Estimation of additive genetic variance components in aquaculture populations selectively pedigreed by DNA fingerprinting.  Biometrical Journal. 45:61-72.

Inagaki, Y., Blouin, C., Susko, E., and Roger, A.J. 2003. Assessing functional divergence in EF-1alpha and its paralogues in eukaryotes and archaebacteria. Nucleic Acids Res 31:4227-4237.

Sabehi, G., M. Ramon, J.P. Bielawski, M. Rosenber, E. F. Delong, and O. Béjà. 2003. Novel Proteorhodopsin Variants from the Mediterranean and Red Seas. Environmental Microbiology. 5:842-849.

Shan Y, Milios E, Roger AJ, Blouin C and Susko E. 2003. Automatic recognition of regions of intrinsically poor multiple alignment. Proc. IEEE bioinformatics conference, San-Francisco, 482-483.

Susko, E., Field, C., Blouin, C. and Roger, A.J. 2003. Estimation of rates-across-sites distributions in phylogenetic substitution models. Syst. Biol. 52:594-603.

Wilson, A.J., McDonald, G., Moghadam, H.K., Herbinger, C.M. and Ferguson M.M., 2003.  Marker-asssisted estimation of quantitative genetic parameters in rainbow trout. Genet. Res. (Camb.) 81:145-156

Yang, W., J. P. Bielawski, Z. Yang. 2003. Widespread adaptive evolution in the human immunodeficiency virus type-1 genome. Journal of Molecular Evolution. 57:212-221.




Archibald, J. M. & Roger, A. J. 2002. Gene conversion and the evolution of euryarchaeal chaperonins: a maximum likelihood-based method for detecting conflicting phylogenetic signal. J. Mol. Evol. 55:232-245.

Archibald, J. M. & Roger, A. J. 2002. Gene duplication and gene conversion shape the evolution of archaeal chaperonins. J. Mol. Biol. 316:1041-1050.

Inagaki, Y., Blouin, C., Doolittle, W.F., and Roger, A.J. 2002. Convergence and constraint in eukaryotic release factor 1 (eRF1) domain 1: the evolution of stop codon specificity. Nucleic Acids Res 30:532-544.

Susko E, Field C, Blouin C and Roger AJ. 2002. Estimation of rate distribution in phylogenetic models., Syst. Biol. 52:594-603.

Susko, E., Inagaki, Y., Field, C., Holder, M.E. and Roger, A.J. 2002. Testing for differences in rates across sites distributions in phylogenetic subtrees. Mol. Biol. Evol. 19:1514-1523




Archibald, J.M., Blouin, C., and Doolittle, W.F. 2001. Gene duplication and the evolution of group II chaperonins: implications for structure and function. J. Struct. Biol. 135:157-169.


Smith, B.R., Herbinger, C.M. and Merry, H.R., 2001. Accurate partition of individuals into full sib families from genetic data without parental information.  Genetics. 158:1329-1338.