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Submissions from 2018

Robust Forensic Matching of Confiscated Horns to Individual poached African rhinoceros, Cindy Harper, Anette Ludwig, Amy Clarke, Kagiso Makgopela, Andrey A. Yurchenko, Alan Guthrie, Pavel Dobrynin, Gaik Tamazian, Richard Emslie, Marile van Heerden, Markus Hofmeyr, Roderick Potter, Johannes Roets, Piet Beytell, Moses Otiende, Linus Kariuki, Raoul du Toit, Natasha Anderson, Joseph Okori, Alexey Antonik, Klaus-Peter Koepfli, Peter Thompson, and Stephen James O'Brien

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Is There a Link between Aging and Microbiome Diversity in Exceptional Mammalian Longevity?, Graham M. Hughes, John Leech, Sebastien J. Puechmaille, Jose V. Lopez, and Emma C. Teeling

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The Successful Exploitation of Urban Environments by the Golden Silk Spider, Nephila clavipes (Araneae, Nephilidae), Jake Ripp, Omar T. Eldakar, Andrew C. Gallup, and Paul T. Arena

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Deep-Sea Hydrothermal Vents as Natural Egg-Case Incubators at the Galapagos Rift, Pelayo Salinas-de-Leon, Brennan Phillips, David A. Ebert, Mahmood S. Shivji, Florencia Cerutti-Pereyra, Cassandra Ruck, Charles R. Fisher, and Leigh Marsh

Submissions from 2017

Mitogenomic Sequences Support a North–South Subspecies Subdivision within Solenodon paradoxus, Adam L. Brandt, Kirill Grigorev, Yashira M. Afanador-Hernandez, Liz A. Paulino, William J. Murphy, Adrell Nunez, Aleksey Komissarov, Jessica R. Brandt, Pavel Dobrynin, J. David Hernandez-Martich, Roberta Maria, Stephen J. O'Brien, Luis Rodriguez, Juan C. Martinez-Cruzado, T. K. Oleksyk, and Alfred L. Roca

Host Abundance, Seagrass Cover, and Temperature Predict Infection Rates of Parasitic Isopods (Bopyridae) on Caridean Shrimp., Sarah A. Briggs, Christopher Blanar, Michael B. Robblee, Christopher B. Boyko, and Amy Hirons

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FlipTube™ technology promotes clean manipulation of forensic samples on automated robotic workstations, Chris Comar, George Duncan, and Kevin W. P. Miller

Effects of the Pleistocene on the Mitochondrial Population Genetic Structure and Demographic History of the Silky Shark (Carcharhinus falciformis) in the Western Atlantic Ocean, Rodrigo R. Domingues, Alexandre W. S. Hilsdorf, Mahmood S. Shivji, Fabio H.V. Hazin, and O. B. F. Gadig

Synthetically Engineered Microbes Reveal Interesting Principles of Cooperation, Michael D. Dressler, Corey J. Clark, Chelsea A. Thachettu, Yasmine Zakaria, Omar Tonsi Eldakar, and Robert P. Smith

Acute Physical Stress Modulates the Temporal Expression of Self-Reported Contagious Yawning in Humans, Omar Tonsi Eldakar, Jaime Tartar, Daniel Garcia, Valentina Ramirez, Melissa Dauzonne, Yana Armani, and Andrew C. Gallup

The Complete Mitochondrial Genome of the Critically Endangered Angelshark, Squatina squatina, Cristin Keelin Fitzpatrick, Kimberly A. Finnegan, Filip Osaer, Krupskaya Narvaez, and Mahmood S. Shivji

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Yawns Are Cool, Andrew C. Gallup and Omar T. Eldakar

Winner and Loser Effects in Collegiate Baseball and Softball Doubleheaders, Andrew C. Gallup, Omar T. Eldakar, Michael Schonning, and Michael Yanchus

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The Human Microbiome: An Emerging Tool in Forensics, Jarrad T. Hampton-Marcell, Jose V. Lopez, and Jack A. Gilbert

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Perspectives Provided by Leopard and Other Cat Genomes: How Diet Determined the Evolutionary History of Carnivores, Omnivores, and Herbivores, Soonok Kim, Yun Sung Cho, Jong Bhak, Stephen J. O'Brien, and Joo-Hong Yeo

Signal Localization: A New Approach in Signal Discovery, Sergey Malov, Alexey Antonik, Minzhong Tang, Alexandre Berred, Yi Zeng, and Stephen J. O'Brien

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Comparative Transcriptomics of Elasmobranchs and Teleosts Highlight Important Processes in Adaptive Immunity and Regional Endothermy, Nicholas J. Marra, Vincent P. Richards, Angela Early, Steve M. Bogdanowicz, Paulina D. Pavinski Bitar, Michael J. Stanhope, and Mahmood S. Shivji

Conservation Genetics of the Cheetah: Lessons Learned and New Opportunities, Stephen J. O'Brien, Warren E. Johnson, Carlos A. Driscoll, Pavel Dobrynin, and Laurie Marker

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X Chromosome Evolution in Cetartiodactyla, Anastasiya A. Proskuryakova, Anastasia I. Kulemzina, Polina L. Perelman, Alexey I. Makunin, Denis M. Larkin, Marta Farre, Anna V. Kukekova, Jennifer Lynn Johnson, Natalya A. Lemskaya, Violetta R. Beklemisheva, M. Roelke-Parker, June Bellizzi, Oliver A. Ryder, Stephen James O'Brien, and Alexander S. Graphodatsky

The Complete Mitochondrial Genome of the Endangered Great Hammerhead Shark, Sphyrna mokarran, Cassandra L. Ruck, Nicholas J. Marra, Mahmood S. Shivji, and Michael Stanhope

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Evolution of Group I Introns in Porifera: New Evidence for Intron Mobility and Implications for DNA Barcoding, Astrid Schuster, Jose V. Lopez, Leontine E. Becking, Michelle Kelly, Shirley A. Pomponi, Gert Wörheide, Dirk Erpenbeck, and Paco Cárdenas

Advancing Genomics Through the Global Invertebrate Genomics Alliance (GIGA), Christian R. Voolstra, GIGA Community of Scientists, Gert Wörheide, and Jose V. Lopez

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Cooperation and Competition Shape Ecological Resistance During Periodic Spatial Disturbance of Engineered Bacteria, Cortney E. Wilson, Allison J. Lopatkin, Travis J. A. Craddock, William W. Driscoll, Omar T. Eldakar, Jose V. Lopez, and Robert P. Smith

Submissions from 2016

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Whole-Genome Identification, Phylogeny, and Evolution of the Cytochrome P450 Family 2 (CYP2) Subfamilies in Birds, Daniela Almeida, Emanuel Maldonado, Imran Khan, Liliana Silva, M. Thomas P. Gilbert, Guojie Zhang, Erich D. Jarvis, Stephen J. O'Brien, Warren E. Johnson, and Agostinho Antunes

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Forensic discrimination of vaginal epithelia by DNA methylation analysis through pyrosequencing, Joana Antunes, Deborah S. B. S. Silva, Kuppareddi Balamurugan, George Duncan, Clarice S. Alho, and Bruce McCord

High-resolution melt analysis of DNA methylation to discriminate semen in biological stains, Joana Antunes, Deborah S. B. S. Silva, Kuppareddi Balamurugan, George Duncan, Clarice S. Alho, and Bruce McCord

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The Asian Arowana (Scleropages formosus) Genome Provides New Insights into the Evolution of an Early Lineage of Teleosts, Chao Bian, Yinchang Hu, Vydianathan Ravi, Inna S. Kuznetsova, Xueyan Shen, Xidong Mu, Ying Sun, Xinxin You, Jia Li, Xiaofeng Li, Ying Qiu, Boon-Hui Tay, Natascha May Thevasagayam, Aleksey S. Komissarov, Vladimir Trifonov, Marsel Kabilov, Alexey Tupikin, Jianren Luo, Yi Liu, Hongmei Song, Chao Liu, Xuejie Wang, Dangen Gu, Yexin Yang, Wujiao Li, Gianluca Polgar, Guangyi Fan, Peng Zeng, He Zhang, Zijun Xiong, Zhujing Tang, Chao Peng, Zhiqiang Ruan, Hui Yu, Jieming Chen, Mingjun Fan, Yu Huang, Min Wang, Xiaomeng Zhao, Guojun Hu, Huanming Yang, Jian Wang, Jun Wang, Xun Xu, Linsheng Song, Gangchun Xu, Junmin Xu, Stephen J. O'Brien, Laszlo Orban, Byrappa Venkatesh, and Qiong Shi

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The Interplay of TLR9, Myeloid Cells, and A20 in Periodontal Inflammation, Katie E. Crump, Jennifer C. Oakley, Xia Xia-Juan, Theandra C. Madu, Swathi Devaki, Erin C. Mooney, and Sinem E. Sahingur

Microbial Nucleic Acid Sensing in Oral and Systemic Diseases, Katie E. Crump and S. E. Sahingur

Shared Phylogeographical Breaks in a Caribbean Coral Reef Sponge and Its Invertebrate Commensals, M. B. DeBiasse, Vincent P. Richards, Mahmood S. Shivji, and Michael E. Hellberg

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Adaptive Myopia: How Nearsightedness on Land Helps Us Underwater, Omar T. Eldakar and Andrew C. Gallup

Genomics in Conservation: Case Studies and Bridging the Gap between Data and Application, Brittany A. Garner, Brian K. Hand, Stephen J. Amish, Louis Bernatchez, Jeffrey T. Foster, Kristina M. Miller, Phillip A. Morin, Shawn R. Narum, Stephen J. O'Brien, William D. Templin, Paul Sunnucks, Jeffrey Strait, Kenneth I. Warheit, Todd R. Seamons, John Wenburg, Jeffrey Olsen, and Gordon Luikart

Ecology and Evolution of Phenotypic Plasticity in the Penis and Cirri of Barnacles, J. Matthew Hoch, Daniel T. Schneck, and Christopher J. Neufeld

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A Mutation in LTBP2 Causes Congenital Glaucoma in Domestic Cats (Felis catus), Markus H. Kuehn, Koren A. Lipsett, Marilyn Menotti-Raymond, S. Scott Whitmore, Todd E. Scheetz, Victor A. David, Stephen J. O'Brien, Zhongyuan Zhao, Jackie K. Jens, Elizabeth M. Snella, N. Matthew Ellinwood, and Gillian J. McLellan

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A High-Resolution SNP Array-Based Linkage Map Anchors a New Domestic Cat Draft Genome Assembly and Provides Detailed Patterns of Recombination, Gang Li, LaDeana W. Hillier, Robert A. Grahn, Aleksey V. Zimin, Victor A. David, Marilyn Menotti-Raymond, Rondo Middleton, Steven S. Hannah, Sher L. Hendrickson, Alexey Makunin, Stephen J. O'Brien, Patrick Minx, Richard K. Wilson, Leslie A. Lyons, Wesley C. Warren, and William J. Murphy

Antibiotics as a selective driver for conjugation dynamics, Allison J. Lopatkin, Shuqiang Huang, Robert P. Smith, Jaydeep K. Srimani, Tatyana A. Sysoeva, Sharon Bewick, David K. Karig, and Lingchong You

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Bone-Associated Gene Evolution and the Origin of Flight in Birds, Joao P. Machado, Warren E. Johnson, M. Thomas P. Gilbert, Guojie Zhang, Erich D. Jarvis, Stephen J. O'Brien, and Agostinho Antunes

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Positive Selection Linked with Generation of Novel Mammalian Dentition Patterns, Joao P. Machado, Siby Philip, Emanuel Maldonado, Stephen J. O'Brien, and Warren E. Johnson

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Contrasting Origin of B Chromosomes in Two Cervids (Siberian Roe Deer and Grey Brocket Deer) Unravelled by Chromosome-Specific DNA Sequencing, Alexey I. Makunin, Ilya G. Kichigin, Denis M. Larkin, Patricia C. M. O'Brien, Malcolm A. Ferguson-Smith, Fengtang Yang, Anastasiya A. Proskuryakova, Nadezhda V. Vorobieva, Ekaterina N. Chernyaeva, Stephen J. O'Brien, Alexander S. Graphodatsky, and Vladimir Trifonov

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Otopathogenic Pseudomonas aeruginosa Enters and Survives Inside Macrophages, Rahul Mittal, Christopher V. Lisi, Hansi Kumari, M'hamed Grati, Patricia Blackwelder, Denise Yan, Chaitanya Jain, Kalai Mathee, Paulo H. Weckwerth, and Xue Zhong Liu

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De Novo Sequencing, Assembly and Analysis of Eight Different Transcriptomes from the Malayan Pangolin, Aini Mohamed Yusoff, Tze King Tan, Ranjeev Hari, Klaus-Peter Koepfli, Wei Yee Wee, Agostinho Antunes, Frankie Thomas Sitam, Jeffrine Japning Rovie-Ryan, Kayal Vizi Karuppannan, Guat Jah Wong, Leonard Lipovich, Wesley C. Warren, Stephen J. O'Brien, and Siew Woh Choo

Genetic Evidence for Contrasting Wetland and Savannah Habitat Specializations in Different Populations of Lions (Panthera leo), Andy E. Moore, Fenton P. D. (Woody) Cotterill, Christiaan W. Winterbach, Hanlie E. K. Winterbach, Agostinho Antunes, and Stephen J. O'Brien

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Science Alive!: Connecting with Elementary Students through Science Exploration, Aarti Raja, Emily F. Schmitt Lavin, Tamara Gali, and Kaitlin Donovan

Developmental validation studies of epigenetic DNA methylation markers for the detection of blood, semen and saliva samples, Deborah S. B. S. Silva, Joana Antunes, Kuppareddi Balamurugan, George Duncan, Clarice S. Alho, and Bruce McCord

The Population Origins and Expansion of Feral Cats in Australia, Peter B. S. Spencer, Andrey A. Yurchenko, Victor A. David, Rachael Scott, Klaus-Peter Koepfli, Carlos Driscoll, Stephen J. O'Brien, and Marilyn Menotti-Raymond

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Fish-T1K (Transcriptomes of 1,000 Fishes) Project: Large-Scale Transcriptome Data for Fish Evolution Studies, Ying Sun, Yu Huang, Xiaofeng Li, Carole C. Baldwin, Zhuocheng Zhou, Zhixiang Yan, Keith A. Crandall, Yong Zhang, Xiaomeng Zhao, Min Wang, Alex Wong, Chao Fang, Xinhui Zhang, Hai Huang, Jose V. Lopez, Kirk Kilfoyle, Yong Zhang, Guillermo Orti, Byrappa Venkatesh, and Qiong Shi

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Chromosomer: A Reference-Based Genome Arrangement Tool for Producing Draft Chromosome Sequences, Gaik Tamazian, Pavel Dobrynin, Ksenia Krasheninnikova, Aleksey Komissarov, Klaus-Peter Koepfli, and Stephen J. O'Brien

Continued Decline in Genetic Diversity Among Wild Cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus) Without Further Loss of Semen Quality, Kimberly A. Terrell, Adrienne E. Crosier, David E. Wildt, Stephen J. O'Brien, Nicola M. Anthony, Laurie Marker, and Warren E. Johnson

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Chromosomal-Level Assembly of the Asian Seabass Genome Using Long Sequence Reads and Multi-layered Scaffolding, Shubha Vij, Heiner Kuhl, Inna S. Kuznetsova, Aleksey Komissarov, Andrey A. Yurchenko, Peter Van Heusden, Siddharth Singh, Natascha May Thevasagayam, Sai Rama Sridatta Prakki, Kathiresan Purushothaman, Jolly M. Saju, Junhui Jiang, Stanley Kimbung Mbandi, Mario Jonas, Amy Hin Yan Tong, Sarah Mwangi, Doreen Lau, Si Yan Ngoh, Woei Chang Liew, Xueyan Shen, Lawrence S. Hon, James P. Drake, Matthew Boitano, Richard Hall, Chen-Shan Chin, Ramkumar Lachumanan, Jonas Korlach, Vladimir Trifonov, Marsel Kabilov, Alexey Tupikin, Darrell Green, Simon Moxon, Tyler Garvin, Fritz J. Sedlazeck, Gregory W. Vurture, Gopikrishna Gopalapillai, Vinaya Kumar Katneni, Tansyn H. Noble, Vinod Scaria, Sridhar Sivasubbu, Dean R. Jerry, Stephen J. O'Brien, Michael C. Schatz, Tamas Dalmay, Stephen W. Turner, Si Lok, Alan Christoffels, and Laszlo Orban

Submissions from 2015

Effect of Carcinoembryonic Antigen Production by Colorectal Cancer Cells on Tumor Microenvironment and Cancer Progression, Olga Bajenova, I. Evsyukov, and Stephen J. O'Brien

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Gene Loss, Adaptive Evolution and the Co-Evolution of Plumage Coloration Genes with Opsins in Birds, Rui Borges, Imran Khan, Warren E. Johnson, M. Thomas P. Gilbert, Guojie Zhang, Erich D. Jarvis, Stephen J. O'Brien, and Agostinho Antunes

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Circumvention of Learning Increases Intoxication Efficacy of Nematicidal Engineered Bacteria, Olena R. Bracho, Cyril Mancherry, Evan Haskell, Christopher Blanar, and Robert P. Smith

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The First Whole Genome and Transcriptome of the Cinereous Vulture Reveals Adaptation in the Gastric and Immune Defense Systems and Possible Convergent Evolution between the Old and New World Vultures, Oksung Chung, Seondeok Jin, Yun Sung Cho, Jeongheui Lim, Hyunho Kim, Sungwoong Jho, Hak-Min Kim, JeHoon Jun, HyeJin Lee, Alvin Chon, Junsu Ko, Jeremy Edwards, Jessica A. Weber, Kyudong Han, Stephen J. O'Brien, Andrea Manica, Jong Bhak, and Woon Kee Paek

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Genomic Legacy of the African Cheetah, Acinonyx jubatus, Pavel Dobrynin, Shiping Liu, Gaik Tamazian, Zijun Xiong, Andrey A. Yurchenko, Ksenia Krasheninnikova, Sergey Kliver, A. Schmidt-Kunzel, Klaus-Peter Koepfli, Warren E. Johnson, Lukas F. K. Kuderna, Raquel Garcia-Perez, Marc de Manuel, Ricardo Godinez, Aleksey Komissarov, Alexey Makunin, Vladimir Brukhin, Weilin Qiu, Long Zhou, Fang Li, Jian Yi, Carlos A. Driscoll, Agostinho Antunes, T. K. Oleksyk, Eduardo Eizirik, Polina Perelman, Melody E. Roelke, David E. Wildt, Mark Diekhans, Tomas Marques-Bonet, Laurie Marker, Jong Bhak, Jun Wang, Guojie Zhang, and Stephen J. O'Brien

Temperature-Dependent Variation in Self-Reported Contagious Yawning, Omar T. Eldakar, Melissa Dauzonne, Yana Prilutzkaya, Daniel Garcia, Carolyn Thadal, and Andrew C. Gallup

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SmileFinder: A Resampling-Based Approach to Evaluate Signatures of Selection from Genome-Wide Sets of Matching Allele Frequency Data in Two or More Diploid Populations, Wilfred M. Guiblet, Kai Zhao, Stephen J. O'Brien, Steven E. Massey, Alfred L. Roca, and T. K. Oleksyk

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Integrated whole transcriptome and DNA methylation analysis identifies gene networks specific to late-onset Alzheimer’s disease, C. E. Humphries, M. A. Kohli, Lubov Nathanson, P. Whitehead, G. Beecham, E. Martin, D. C. Mash, M. A. Pericak-Vance, and J. Gilbert

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Genome-Wide Association and Trans-ethnic Meta-Analysis for Advanced Diabetic Kidney Disease: Family Investigation of Nephropathy and Diabetes (FIND), Sudha K. Iyengar, John R. Sedor, Barry I. Freedman, W. H. Linda Kao, Matthias Kretzler, Benjamin J. Keller, Hanna E. Abboud, Sharon G. Adler, Lyle G. Best, Donald W. Bowden, Allison Burlock, Yii-Der Ida Chen, Shelley A. Cole, Mary E. Comeau, Jeffrey M. Curtis, Jasmin DIvers, Christiane Drechsler, Ravi Duggirala, Robert C. Elston, Xiuqing Guo, Huateng Huang, Michael M. Hoffmann, Barbara V. Howard, Eli Ipp, Paul L. Kimmel, Michael J. Klag, William C. Knowler, Orly F. Kohn, Tennille S. Leak, David J. Leehey, Man Li, Alka Malhotra, Winfried Marz, Viji Nair, Robert G. Nelson, Susanne B. Nicholas, Stephen J. O'Brien, Madeleine V. Pahl, Rulan S. Parekh, Marcus G. Pezzolesi, Rebekah S. Rasooly, Charles N. Rotimi, Jerome I. Rotter, Jeffrey R. Schelling, Michael F. Seldin, Vallabh O. Shah, Adam M. Smiles, Michael W. Smith, Kent D. Taylor, Farook Thameem, Denyse P. Thornley-Brown, Barbara J. Truitt, Christoph Wanner, E. Jennifer Weil, Cheryl Winkler, Philip G. Zager, Robert P. Igo Jr., Robert L. Hanson, Carl D. Langefeld, and Family Investigation of Nephropathy and Diabetes (FIND) Research Group

The Trade in Sharks and Their Products in the United Arab Emirates, Rima W. Jabado, Saif M. Al Ghais, Waleed Hamza, Aaron C. Henderson, Julia L. Y. Spaet, Mahmood S. Shivji, and Robert H. Hanner

Shark Diversity in the Arabian/Persian Gulf Higher Than Previously Thought: Insights Based on Species Composition of Shark Landings in the United Arab Emirates, Rima W. Jabado, Saif M. Al Ghais, Waleed Hamza, Mahmood S. Shivji, and Aaron C. Henderson

Nanoparticles for Fidgety Cell Movement and Enhanced Wound Healing, Ivan Jozic, Sylvia Daunert, Marjana Tomic-Canic, and Irena Pastar

Skin under the (Spot)-Light: Cross-Talk with the Central Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Adrenal (HPA) Axis, Ivan Jozic, Olivera Stojadinovic, Robert S. F. Kirsner, and Marjana Tomic-Canic

Olfactory Receptor Subgenomes Linked with Broad Ecological Adaptations in Sauropsida, Imran Khan, Zhikai Yang, Emanuel Maldonado, Cai Li, Guojie Zhang, M. Thomas P. Gilbert, Erich D. Jarvis, Stephen J. O'Brien, Warren E. Johnson, and Agostinho Antunes

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Toll-Like Receptor 9-Mediated Inflammation Triggers Alveolar Bone Loss in Experimental Murine Periodontitis, Paul D. Kim, Xia Xia-Juan, Katie E. Crump, Toshiharu Abe, George Hajishengallis, and Sinem E. Sahingur

The Genome 10K Project: A Way Forward, Klaus-Peter Koepfli, Benedict Paten, The Genome 10K Community of Scientists, and Stephen J. O'Brien

Genome-Wide Evidence Reveals that African and Eurasian Golden Jackals are Distinct Species, Klaus-Peter Koepfli, John Pollinger, Raquel Godinho, Jacqueline Robinson, Amanda Lea, Sarah Hendricks, Rena M. Schweizer, Olaf Thalmann, Pedro Salva, Zhenxin Fan, Andrey A. Yurchenko, Pavel Dobrynin, Alexey Makunin, James A. Cahill, Beth Shapiro, Francisco Alvares, Jose C. Brito, Eli Geffen, Jennifer A. Leonard, Kristofer M. Helgen, Warren E. Johnson, Stephen J. O'Brien, Blaire Van Valkenburgh, and Robert K. Wayne

Genetic Diversity of White Sharks, Carcharodon carcharias, in the Northwest Atlantic and Southern Africa, Shannon J. O'Leary, Kevin A. Feldheim, Andrew T. Fields, Lisa Natanson, Sabine Wintner, Nigel Hussey, Mahmood S. Shivji, and Demian D. Chapman

Putting Russia on the Genome Map, T. K. Oleksyk, Vladimir Brukhin, and Stephen J. O'Brien

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The Genome Russia Project: Closing the Largest Remaining Omission on the World Genome Map, T. K. Oleksyk, Vladimir Brukhin, and Stephen J. O'Brien

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The role of endocytic Rab GTPases in regulation of growth factor signaling and the migration and invasion of tumor cells, Nicole Porther and M. Alejandro Barbieri

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The Grilled Cheese Principle. Personal Belief Essay as part of a public dialog about belief, Emily F. Schmitt Lavin

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Recurrent Evolution of Melanism in South American Felids, Alexsandra Schneider, Corneliu Henegar, Kenneth Day, Devin Absher, Constanza Napolitano, Leandro Silveira, Victor A. David, Stephen J. O'Brien, Marilyn Menotti-Raymond, Gregory S. Barsh, and Eduardo Eizirik

Evaluation of DNA methylation markers and their potential to predict human aging, Deborah S. B. S. Silva, Joana Antunes, Kuppareddi Balamurugan, George Duncan, Clarice S. Alho, and Bruce McCord

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Cookiecutter: A Tool for Kmer-Based Read Filtering and Extraction, Ekaterina Starostina, Gaik Tamazian, Pavel Dobrynin, Stephen J. O'Brien, and Aleksey Komissarov

Genetic Ancestry of the Extinct Javan and Bali Tigers, Hao-Ran Xue, Nobuyuki Yamaguchi, Carlos A. Driscoll, Yu Han, Gila Kahila Bar-Gal, Yan Zhuang, Ji H. Mazak, David W. Macdonald, Stephen J. O'Brien, and Shu-Jin Luo

Submissions from 2014

Carcinoembryonic Antigen Promotes Colorectal Cancer Progression by Targeting Adherens Junction Complexes, Olga Bajenova, Nina Chaika, Elena Tolkunova, Alexander Davydov-Sinitsyn, Svetlana Gapon, Peter Thomas, and Stephen J. O'Brien

Genetic Factors Involved in Human Colorectal Cancer Metastasis, Olga Bajenova and Stephen J. O'Brien

Identification of spermatozoa by tissue-specific differential DNA methylation using bisulfite modification and pyrosequencing, Kuppareddi Balamurugan, Robin Bombardi, George Duncan, and Bruce McCord

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Genome-Wide Mycobacterium tuberculosis Variation (GMTV) Database: A New Tool for Integrating Sequence Variations and Epidemiology, Ekaterina N. Chernyaeva, Marina V. Shulgina, Mikhail Rotkevich, Pavel Dobrynin, Serguei Simonov, Egor A. Shitikov, Dmitry S. Ischenko, Irina Y. Karpova, Elena S. Kostryukova, Elena N. Ilina, Vadim M. Govorun, Vyacheslav Y. Zhuravlev, Olga A. Manicheva, Peter K. Yablonsky, Yulia D. Isaeva, Elena Y. Nosova, Igor V. Mokrousov, Anna A. Vyazovaya, Olga V. Narvskaya, Alla L. Lapidus, and Stephen J. O'Brien

The Relationship of the Lipoprotein SsaB, Manganese and Superoxide Dismutase in Streptococcus sanguinis Virulence for Endocarditis, Katie E. Crump, Brian Bainbridge, Sarah Brusko, Lauren S. Turner, Xiuchun Ge, Victoria Stone, Ping Xu, and Todd Kitten

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Endogenous Retrovirus Insertion in the KIT Oncogene Determines White and White spotting in Domestic Cats, Victor A. David, Marilyn Menotti-Raymond, Andrea Coots Wallace, Melody E. Roelke, James Kehler, Robert Leighty, Eduardo Eizirik, Steven S. Hannah, George Nelson, Alejandro A. Schaffer, Catherine J. Connelly, Stephen J. O'Brien, and David K. Ryugo

Mate Disruption in the Water Strider Aquaris remigis Say, 1832 (Hemiptera: Gerridae), Omar T. Eldakar and Andrew C. Gallup

Neurogenesis from Stem Cells, Veronica R. Fortino, Devon Pawley, Nastasja Ecker, Zenith Acosta, Juan A. Kochen, and Herman S. Cheung

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Winner and Loser Effects in Major League Baseball Double Headers, Andrew C. Gallup and Omar T. Eldakar

The Global Invertebrate Genomics Alliance (GIGA): Developing Community Resources to Study Diverse Invertebrate Genomes, GIGA Community of Scientists, Jose V. Lopez, Stephen J. O'Brien, Charles Messing, M. Christina Diaz, Nicole D. Fogarty, and Matthew Johnston

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Evaluation and Integration of Genetic Signature for Prediction Risk of Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma in Southern China, Xiuchan Guo, Cheryl Winkler, Ji Li, Li Guan, Minzhong Tang, Jian Liao, Hong Deng, Guy de The, Yi Zeng, and Stephen J. O'Brien

Whole-Genome Analyses Resolve Early Branches in the Tree of Life of Modern Birds, Erich D. Jarvis, Siavash Mirarab, Andre J. Aberer, Bo Li, Peter Houde, Cai Li, Simon Y. W. Ho, Brant C. Faircloth, Benoit Nabholz, Jason T. Howard, Alexander Suh, Claudia C. Weber, Rute R. da Fonseca, Jianwen Li, Fang Zhang, Hui Li, Long Zhou, Nitish Narula, Liang Lu, Ganesh Ganapathy, Bastien Boussau, Md. Shamsuzzoha Bayzid, Volodymyr Zavidovych, Sankar Subramanian, Toni Gabaldon, Salvador Capella-Gutierrez, Jaime Huerta-Cepas, Bhanu Rekepalli, Kasper Munch, Mikkel Schierup, Bent Lindow, Wesley C. Warren, David Ray, Richard E. Green, Michael W. Bruford, Xiangjiang Zhan, Andrew Dixon, Shengbin Li, Ning Li, Yinhua Huang, Elizabeth Derryberry, Mads F. Bertelsen, Frederick H. Sheldon, Robb T. Brumfield, Claudio V. Mello, Peter V. Lovell, Morgan Wirthlin, Maria Paula Cruz Schneider, Francisco Prosdocimi, Jose Alfredo Samaniego, Ahmed Missael Vargas Velazquez, Alonzo Alfaro-Nunez, Paula F. Campos, Bent Petersen, Thomas Sicheritz-Ponten, An Pas, Tom Bailey, Paul Scofield, Michael Bunce, David M. Lambert, Qi Zhou, Polina L. Perelman, Amy C. Driskell, Beth Shapiro, Zijun Xiong, Yongli Zeng, Shiping Liu, Zhenyu Li, Binghang Liu, Kui Wu, Jin Xiao, Xiong Yinqi, Qiumei Zheng, Yong Zhang, Huanming Yang, Jian Wang, Linnea Smeds, Frank E. Rheindt, Michael Braun, Jon Fjeldsa, Ludovic Orlando, F. Keith Barker, Knud Andreas Jonsson, Warren E. Johnson, Klaus-Peter Koepfli, Stephen J. O'Brien, David Haussler, Oliver A. Ryder, Carsten Rahbek, Eske Willerslev, Gary R. Graves, Travis C. Glenn, John McCormack, Dave Burt, Hans Ellegren, Per Alstrom, Scott V. Edwards, Alexandros Stamatakis, David P. Mindell, Joel Cracraft, Edward L. Braun, Tandy Warnow, Wang Jun, M. Thomas P. Gilbert, and Guojie Zhang

Stressing the Steroids in Skin: Paradox or Fine-Tuning?, Ivan Jozic, Olivera Stojadinovic, Robert S. F. Kirsner, and Marjana Tomic-Canic

A thermal window for yawning in humans: yawning as a brain cooling mechanism, J.J. M. Massen, K. Dusch, and A. C. Gallup

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A Thermal Window for Yawning in Humans: Yawning as a Brain Cooling Mechanism, Jorg J. M. Massen, Kim Dusch, Omar T. Eldakar, and Andrew C. Gallup

Development of MHC-Linked Microsatellite Markers in the Domestic Cat and Their Use to Evaluate MHC Diversity in Domestic Cats, Cheetahs, and Gir Lions, Katrina M. Morris, Katherine Kirby, Julia A. Beatty, Vanessa R. Barrs, Sonia Cattley, Victor David, Stephen J. O'Brien, Marilyn Menotti-Raymond, and Katherine Belov

Phylogeography and Population History of Leopardus guigna, the Smallest American Felid, Constanza Napolitano, Warren E. Johnson, Jim Sanderson, Stephen J. O'Brien, A. Rus Hoelzel, Rachel Freer, Nigel Dunstone, Kermit Ritland, Carol E. Ritland, and Elie Poulin

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Progress of Mesenchymal Stem Cell Therapy for Neural and Retinal Diseases, Tsz Kin Ng, Veronica R. Fortino, Daniel Pelaez, and Herman S. Cheung

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The Birds of Genome10K, Stephen J. O'Brien, David Haussler, and Oliver A. Ryder

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Gene Discovery and Data Sharing in Genome Wide Association Analyses: Lessons Form AIDS Genetic Restriction Genes, Stephen J. O'Brien, Anton Svitin, Sergey Malov, Nikolay Cherkasov, Pavel Dobrynin, Paul Geerts, Jennifer L. Troyer, Sher L. Hendrickson, Efe Sezgin, and Holli Hutcheson

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Evolutionary Genomics and Adaptive Evolution of the Hedgehog Gene Family (Shh, Ihh and Dhh) in Vertebrates, Joana Pereira, Warren E. Johnson, Stephen J. O'Brien, Erich D. Jarvis, Guojie Zhang, M. Thomas P. Gilbert, Vitor Vasconcelos, and Agostinho Antunes

High-resolution melt analysis of the minisatellite D1S80: A potential forensic screening tool, Robert S. Pomeroy, Kuppareddi Balamurugan, Helena Wong, and George Duncan

Transcriptome analysis of the entomopathogenic oomycete Lagenidium giganteum reveals putative virulence factors, P. F. Quiroz Velasquez, S. K. Abiff, K. C. Fins, Q. B. Conway, N. C. Salazar, A. P. Delgado, J. K. Dawes, L. G. Douma, and Aurelien Tartar

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Genetic Characterization and Role in Virulence of the Ribonucleotide Reductases of Streptococcus sanguinis, DeLacy V. Rhodes, Katie E. Crump, Olga Makhlynets, Melanie Snyder, Xiuchun Ge, Ping Xu, JoAnne Stubbe, and Todd Kitten

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Incorporating a fitness goal into the fabric of your life, Emily F. Schmitt Lavin