Submitted: A.L. LaBella*, A. Abraham*, Y. Pichkar, S.L. Fong, G. Zhang, L. Muglia, P. Abbot, A. Rokas, J.A. Capra (2019) Accounting for diverse evolutionary forces reveals the mosaic nature of selection acting on genomic regions associated with human preterm birth. *co-first


Z.A. Ely, J.M. Moon, G.R. Sliwoski, A.K. Sangha, X.X. Shen, A.L. LaBella, J. Meiler, J.A. Capra, A. Rokas. (2019) The impact of natural selection on the evolution and function of placentally expressed galectins. Genome Biology and Evolution: evz183


A.L. LaBella, D.A. Opulente, J.L. Steenwyk, C.T. Hittinger, A. Rokas. (2019) Variation and selection on codon usage bias across an entire subphylum. PLoS Genetics: 15(7): e1008304


S. Plouviez*, A.L. LaBella*, D.W. Weisrock, F.A.B. von Meijenfeldt, B. Ball, J.E. Neigel, C.L. Van Dover. (2019) Amplicon sequencing of 42 nuclear loci supports directional gene flow between South Pacific populations of a hydrothermal vent limpet. Ecology and Evolution: Volume 9. Issue 11. *co-first


J. Steenwyk, D.A. Opulente, J. Kominek, X.X. Shen, X. Zhou, A.L. LaBella, N.P. Bradley, B.F. Eichman, N. Čadež, D. Libkind, J. DeVirgilio, A.B. Hulfachor, C.P. Kurtzman, C.T. Hittinger, A. Rokas. (2019) Extensive loss of cell-cycle and DNA repair genes in an ancient lineage of bipolar yeasts. PLoS Biology: Volume 17, Issue 5.


JJ. Yoon, AL LaBella, T.P. Feeney, N. Braverman, M. Tuchman, H. Morizono, N. Ah Mew, L. Caldovic (2017) Disease-causing mutations in the promoter and enhancer of the ornithine transcarbamylase gene. Human Mutation: Volume 39, Issue 4.


A.L. LaBella, C.L. Van Dover, D. Jollivet, C.W. Cunningham. (2016). Gene flow between Atlantic and Pacific Ocean basins in three lineages of deep-sea clams (Bivalvia: Vesicomyidae: Pliocardiinae) and subsequent limited gene flow within the Atlantic. Deep Sea Research II: Topical Studies in Oceanography.

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