Molly

Przeworski

Dr. Molly Przeworski is pictured
Professor
602A Fairchild Center 6th Floor, M.C. 2424
New York
NY
10027
Office Phone: 
(212) 854-9063
Short Research Description: 

Population genetics, evolutionary genetics, meiotic recombination.

Representative Publications: 
  • Leffler, E. M., Gao, Z., Pfeiffer, S., Segurel, L., Auton, A., Venn, O., Bowden, R., Bontrop, R., Wall, J.D., Sella, G., P. Donnelly, G. McVean, and M. Przeworski (2013) Multiple instances of ancient balancing selection shared between humans and chimpanzees Science 339: 1578-82.
  • Segurel, L., Thompson, E. E., Flutre, T., Lovstad, J., Venkat, A., Margulis, S., Moyse, J., Ross, S., Gamble K., Sella G., Ober, C and M. Przeworski (2012) The ABO blood group is a trans-species polymorphism in primates PNAS 109: 18493-18498.
  • Leffler, E. M., Bullaughey, K. , Matute, D., Meyer, W., Segurel, L., Venkat, A., Andolfatto, P., and M. Przeworski (2012) Revisiting an old riddle: what determines genetic diversity levels within species? PLoS Biology 10: e1001388.
  • Auton, A., Fledel-Alon, A., Pfeifer, S., Venn, O., Ségurel, L., Street, T., Leffler, E. M., Bowden, R., Ineas, I., Broxholme, J., Humburg, J., Iqbal, Z., Lunter, G., Maller, J., Hernandez, R. D.., Melton, S. C., Venkat, A., Nobrega, M., Bontrop, R., Myers, S., Donnelly, P. , Przeworski, M., and G. McVean (2012) A fine-scale chimpanzee genetic map from population resequencing data Science 336: 193-8.
  • Hernandez R. D., Kelley J. L., Elyashiv E., Melton S. C., Auton A., McVean M., the 1000 Genomes Project, Sella G and M. Przeworski (2011) Classic selective sweeps were rare in recent human evolution Science 331: 920-4.
  • Fledel-Alon, A., Wilson, D. J., Broman, K., Wen, W., Ober, C., Coop, G. and M. Przeworski. (2009) Evidence for multiple mechanisms influencing proper disjunction in humans PLoS Genetics 5: e1000658.
  • Coop, G., Wen, W., Ober, C., Pritchard, J. K., and M. Przeworski. (2008) High resolution mapping of crossovers reveals extensive variation in fine-scale recombination patterns among humans Science 319: 1395-8.

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