• 1461 Citations
  • 15 h-Index
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Genomic Segmental Duplications Medicine & Life Sciences
Dyslexia Medicine & Life Sciences
Genes Medicine & Life Sciences
Autistic Disorder Medicine & Life Sciences
Exome Medicine & Life Sciences
Chromosomes Medicine & Life Sciences
gene Earth & Environmental Sciences
Genome Medicine & Life Sciences

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Research Output 2006 2019

  • 1461 Citations
  • 15 h-Index
  • 19 Article
  • 1 Review article
1 Citation (Scopus)

Exome sequencing of 457 autism families recruited online provides evidence for autism risk genes

The SPARK Consortium, Dec 1 2019, In : npj Genomic Medicine. 4, 1, 19.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Autistic Disorder
Autism Spectrum Disorder
Genetic Research
15 Citations (Scopus)

Human local adaptation of the TRPM8 cold receptor along a latitudinal cline

Key, F. M., Abdul-Aziz, M. A., Mundry, R., Peter, B. M., Sekar, A., D’Amato, M., Dennis, M., Schmidt, J. M. & Andrés, A. M., May 1 2018, In : PLoS Genetics. 14, 5, e1007298.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

local adaptation
43 Citations (Scopus)

Psychedelics Promote Structural and Functional Neural Plasticity

Ly, C., Greb, A. C., Cameron, L. P., Wong, J. M., Barragan, E. V., Wilson, P. C., Burbach, K. F., Soltanzadeh Zarandi, S., Sood, A., Paddy, M. R., Duim, W. C., Dennis, M., Usrey, A. K., Ori-McKenney, K. M., Gray, J. & Olson, D., Jun 12 2018, In : Cell Reports. 23, 11, p. 3170-3182 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neuronal Plasticity
Prefrontal Cortex
11 Citations (Scopus)

The birth of a human-specific neural gene by incomplete duplication and gene fusion

Dougherty, M. L., Nuttle, X., Penn, O., Nelson, B. J., Huddleston, J., Baker, C., Harshman, L., Duyzend, M. H., Ventura, M., Antonacci, F., Sandstrom, R., Dennis, M. & Eichler, E. E., Mar 9 2017, In : Genome Biology. 18, 1, 49.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gene Duplication
gene fusion
Gene Fusion
Genomic Segmental Duplications
30 Citations (Scopus)

The evolution and population diversity of human-specific segmental duplications

Dennis, M., Harshman, L., Nelson, B. J., Penn, O., Cantsilieris, S., Huddleston, J., Antonacci, F., Penewit, K., Denman, L., Raja, A., Baker, C., Mark, K., Malig, M., Janke, N., Espinoza, C., Stessman, H. A. F., Nuttle, X., Hoekzema, K., Lindsay-Graves, T. A., Wilson, R. K. & 1 others, Eichler, E. E., Feb 17 2017, In : Nature Ecology and Evolution. 1, 3, 0069.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

human evolution