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UNC Genetics PublicationsDepartment of Genetics faculty, postdocs, students and collaborators published 12 papers during July 11th – July 24th, 2021.


Inferring the Allelic Series at QTL in Multiparental Populations. 

Crouse WL, Kelada SNP, Valdar W.

Genetics. 2020 Dec;216(4):957-983. doi: 10.1534/genetics.120.303393. Epub 2020 Oct 20.

PMID: 33082282 Free PMC article.


Genetic Basis of Aerobically Supported Voluntary Exercise: Results from a Selection Experiment with House Mice. 

Hillis DA, Yadgary L, Weinstock GM, Pardo-Manuel de Villena F, Pomp D, Fowler AS, Xu S, Chan F, Garland T Jr.

Genetics. 2020 Nov;216(3):781-804. doi: 10.1534/genetics.120.303668. Epub 2020 Sep 25.

PMID: 32978270


Background Selection Does Not Mimic the Patterns of Genetic Diversity Produced by Selective Sweeps. 

Schrider DR.

Genetics. 2020 Oct;216(2):499-519. doi: 10.1534/genetics.120.303469. Epub 2020 Aug 26.

PMID: 32847814


Genetic Architecture Modulates Diet-Induced Hepatic mRNA and miRNA Expression Profiles in Diversity Outbred Mice. 

Que E, James KL, Coffey AR, Smallwood TL, Albright J, Huda MN, Pomp D, Sethupathy P, Bennett BJ.

Genetics. 2020 Sep;216(1):241-259. doi: 10.1534/genetics.120.303481. Epub 2020 Aug 6.

PMID: 32763908 Free PMC article.


A multicenter open-label extension study of intrathecal heparan-N-sulfatase in patients with Sanfilippo syndrome type A. 

Wijburg FA, Whitley CB, Muenzer J, Gasperini S, Del Toro M, Muschol N, Cleary M, Sevin C, Shapiro E, Alexanderian D.

Mol Genet Metab. 2021 Jul 7:S1096-7192(21)00743-5. doi: 10.1016/j.ymgme.2021.07.001. Online ahead of print.

PMID: 34247932


Expansion of the GRIA2 phenotypic representation: a novel de novo loss of function mutation in a case with childhood onset schizophrenia. 

Alkelai A, Shohat S, Greenbaum L, Schechter T, Draiman B, Chitrit-Raveh E, Rienstein S, Dagaonkar N, Hughes D, Aggarwal VS, Heinzen EL, Shifman S, Goldstein DB, Kohn Y.

J Hum Genet. 2021 Mar;66(3):339-343. doi: 10.1038/s10038-020-00846-1. Epub 2020 Sep 18.

PMID: 32948840


Root Microbiome Modulates Plant Growth Promotion Induced by Low Doses of Glyphosate. 

Ramirez-Villacis DX, Finkel OM, Salas-González I, Fitzpatrick CR, Dangl JL, Jones CD, Leon-Reyes A.

mSphere. 2020 Aug 12;5(4):e00484-20. doi: 10.1128/mSphere.00484-20.

PMID: 32817451 Free PMC article.


Telehealth to provide prenatal genetics services: Feasibility and importance revealed during global pandemic. 

Vora NL, Hardisty E, Coviello E, Stuebe A.

Prenat Diagn. 2020 Jul;40(8):1040-1041. doi: 10.1002/pd.5716. Epub 2020 May 6.

PMID: 32314399 Free PMC article. No abstract available.


Corrigendum to: Heritability of regional brain volumes in large-scale neuroimaging and genetic studies. 

Zhao B, Ibrahim JG, Li Y, Li T, Wang Y, Shan Y, Zhu Z, Zhou F, Zhang J, Huang C, Liao H, Yang L, Thompson PM, Zhu H.

Cereb Cortex. 2021 Jul 23:bhab270. doi: 10.1093/cercor/bhab270. Online ahead of print.

PMID: 34296751 No abstract available.


Neuronal and glial 3D chromatin architecture informs the cellular etiology of brain disorders. 

Hu B, Won H, Mah W, Park RB, Kassim B, Spiess K, Kozlenkov A, Crowley CA, Pochareddy S; PsychENCODE Consortium(Sullivan, Giusti-Rodriguez, Szatkiewicz), Li Y, Dracheva S, Sestan N, Akbarian S, Geschwind DH.

Nat Commun. 2021 Jun 25;12(1):3968. doi: 10.1038/s41467-021-24243-0.

PMID: 34172755 Free PMC article.


Fibroblast growth factor receptor 3 alterations and response to immune checkpoint inhibition in metastatic urothelial cancer: a real world experience. 

Rose TL, Weir WH, Mayhew GM, Shibata Y, Eulitt P, Uronis JM, Zhou M, Nielsen M, Smith AB, Woods M, Hayward MC, Salazar AH, Milowsky MI, Wobker SE, McGinty K, Millburn MV, Eisner JR, Kim WY.

Br J Cancer. 2021 Jul 22. doi: 10.1038/s41416-021-01488-6. Online ahead of print.

PMID: 34294892


Highly contiguous assemblies of 101 drosophilid genomes. 

Kim BY, Wang J, Miller DE, Barmina O, Delaney EK, Thompson A, Comeault AA, Peede D, D’Agostino ER, Pelaez J, Aguilar JM, Haji D, Matsunaga T, Armstrong E, Zych M, Ogawa Y, Stamenković-Radak M, Jelić M, Veselinović MS, Tanasković M, Erić P, Gao JJ, Katoh TK, Toda MJ, Watabe H, Watada M, Davis JS, Moyle L, Manoli G, Bertolini E, Košťál V, Hawley RS, Takahashi A, Jones CD, Price DK, Whiteman NK, Kopp A, Matute DR, Petrov DA.

Elife. 2021 Jul 19;10:e66405. doi: 10.7554/eLife.66405. Online ahead of print.

PMID: 34279216