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Raquel Assis

Raquel Assis

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Assistant Professor of Biology

512B Mueller Laboratory
University Park, PA 16802
Phone: (814)865-5804
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Education

  1. Ph.D., University of Michigan, 2011
  2. B.S., University of Florida, 2006

Postdoc Training

  1. University of California, Berkeley, 2011-2013

Honors and Awards

  1. National Institutes of Health NRSA Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

Selected Publications

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

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).

Assis R, Zhou Q, Bachtrog D. Sex-biased transcriptome evolution in Drosophila. Genome Biology and Evolution. 29:1291-1295 (2012).

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

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

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

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).

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