Publications

 

Santos ME, Le Bouquin A, Crumière AJJ, Khila A (2017) Taxon-restricted genes at the origin of morphological novelty and ecological opportunity in water striders. Accepted in Science

Santos ME (2017) One gene, multiple alleles: insights into the microevolution of pigmentation patterns. Molecular Ecology 26:2605-2607

– Crumière AJJ, Santos ME, Sémon M, Armisén D, Moreira FFF, and Khila A (2016) Diversity in morphology and locomotory behavior is associated with niche expansion in the semi-aquatic bugs. Current Biology 26:3336-3342

Santos ME, Baldo L, Gu X, Boileau N, Musilova Z, Salzburger W (2016) Comparative transcriptomics of anal fin pigmentation patterns in cichlid fishes. BMC Genomics 17: 712.

– Adelman Z, Reinhardt K, Dolan A, Poelchau M, Jennings E, Szuter E, Hagan Y, Gujar H, Shukla J, Zhu F, Mohan M, Nelson D, Rosendale A, Derst C, Resnik V, Wernig S, Menegazzi P, Wegener C, Peschel N, Hendershot J, Blenau W, Prede R, Johnston P, Ioannidis P, Waterhouse R, Nauen R, Schorn C, Ott MC, Maiwald F, Johnston JS, Gondhalekar A, Scharf M, Peterson B, Raje K, Hottel B, Armisén D, Crumière A, Refki P, Santos ME, Sghaier E, Viala S, Khila A, Ahn SJ, Childers C, Lee CY, Lin H, Hughes D, Duncan E, Murali SC, Qu J, Dugan S, Lee S, Chao H, Dinh H, Han Y, Doddapaneni H, Worley K, Muzny D, Wheeler D, Panfilio K, Vargas Jentzsch IM, Vargo E, Booth W, Friedrich M, Weirauch M, Anderson M, Jones JW, Mittapalli O, Zhao C, Zhou JJ, Evans J, Attardo GM, Robertson H, Zdobnov E, Ribeiro J, Gibbs R, Werren J, Palli S, Schal C, Richards S. (2016) Unique features of a global human ectoparasite identified through sequencing of the bed bug genome. Nature Communications, doi:10.1038/ncomms10165.

Santos ME, Berger C, Refki P, Khila A (2015) Integrating evo-devo with ecology for a better understanding of phenotypic evolution. Briefings in Functional Genomics, doi: 10.1093/bfgp/elv003

Santos ME, Braasch I, Boileau N, Meyer B, Boehne A, Affolter M, Salzburger W (2014) The evolution of cichlid egg-spots are linked with a cis-regulatory change. Nature Communications, doi:10.1038/ncomms6149

– Brawand D, Wagner CE, Li YI, Malinsky M, Keller I, Fan S, Simakov O, Ng AY, Lim ZH, Bezault E, Turner-Maier J, Johnson J, Alcazar R, Noh HJ, Russell P, Aken B, Alföldi J, Amemiya C, Azzouzi N, Baroiller JF, Barloy-Hubler F, Berlin A,  Bloomquist R, Carleton KL, Conte MA, D’Cotta H, Eshel O, Gaffney L, Galibert F, Gante HF, Gnerre S, Greuter L, Guyon R, Haddad NS, Haerty W, Harris RM, Hofmann HA, Hourlier T,  Hulata G,  Jaffe DB,  Lara M, Lee AP, MacCallum I, Mwaiko S, Nikaido M, Nishihara H,  Ozouf-Costaz C, Penman DJ,  Przybylski D,  Rakotomanga M,  Renn SCP, Ribeiro FJ, Ron M, Salzburger W,  Sanchez-Pulido L, Santos ME, Searle S, Sharpe T, Swofford R, Tan FJ, Williams L, Young S, Yin S, Okada N, Kocher TD, Miska EA, Lander ES, Venkatesh B, Fernald RD, Meyer A, Ponting CP, Streelman JT, Lindblad-Toh K, Seehausen O & Di Palma F (2014) The genomic substract for adaptive radiation in African cichlid fish. Nature, doi:10.1038/nature13726

– Colombo M, Diepeveen ET, Muschick M, Santos ME, Indermaur A, Boileau N, Barluenga M, Salzburger W (2013) The ecological and genetic basis of convergent thick-lipped phenotypes in cichlid fishes. Molecular Ecology, 22:670-684.

Santos ME, Salzburger W (2012) How cichlids diversify. Science, 338:619-621.

– Baldo L, Santos ME, Salzburger W (2011) Comparative transcriptomics of Eastern African cichlid fishes shows signs of positive selection and a large contribution of untranslated regions to genetic diversity. Genome Biology and Evolution, 3:443-55.

Santos ME, Athanasiadis A, Leitão AB, Dupasquier L, Sucena E (2011) Alternative splicing and gene duplication in the evolution of the FoxP gene sub-family. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 28:237-47.

– Lopes PC, Sucena E, Santos ME, Magalhães S (2008) Rapid experimental evolution of pesticide resistance in C. elegans entails no costs and affects the mating system. PLoS ONE, 3(11): e3741.