- PW Messer, DA Petrov (2013)
adaptation and the McDonald-Kreitman test. PNAS
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- PW Messer
Simulating Evolution with Selection and Linkage.
Genetics (in revision).
- NR Garud, PW Messer, EO Buzbas, DA Petrov
sweeps are the primary mode of recent adaptation in
Drosophila melanogaster. PLoS Biology (in revision).
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- DS Lawrie, PW Messer, R Hershberg, DA Petrov (2013)
Strong purifying selection at synonymous sites in D.melanogaster.
PLoS Genetics (in press).
- F Staubach, A Lorenc, PW Messer, K
Tang, DA Petrov, D Tautz (2012) Genome
patterns of selection and introgression of haplotypes in natural populations of the house mouse
(mus musculus). PLoS Genet. 8:e100289
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- PW Messer, RA Neher (2012) Estimating the strength of selective sweeps from deep population diversity data. Genetics. 191:593
- D Sellis, BJ Callahan, DA Petrov, PW Messer (2011) Heterozygote advantage as a natural consequence of adaptation in diploids. PNAS. 108:20666
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- DS Lawrie, DA Petrov, PW Messer (2011) Faster than neutral evolution of constrained sequences: the complex interplay of mutational biases and weak selection. Genome Biol Evol. 3:383
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- TL Karasov*, PW Messer*, DA Petrov (2010) Evidence that adaptation in Drosophila is not limited by mutation at single sites. PLoS Genet. 6:e1000924 (*equal contribution)
- J Gonzalez, TL Karasov, PW Messer, DA Petrov (2010) Genome-wide patterns of adaptation to temperate environments associated with transposable elements in Drosophila. PLoS Genet. 6:e1000905
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- PW Messer (2009) Measuring the rates of spontaneous mutation from deep and large-scale polymorphism data. Genetics. 182:1219
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- J Gonzalez*, JM Macpherson*, PW Messer*, DA Petrov (2009) Inferring the strength of selection in Drosophila under complex demographic models. Mol Biol Evol. 26:513 (*equal contribution)
- N de la Chaux, PW Messer, PF Arndt (2007) DNA indels in coding regions reveal selective constraints on protein evolution in the human lineage. BMC Evol Biol. 7:191
- PW Messer, PF Arndt (2007) The majority of recent short DNA insertions in the human genome are tandem duplications. Mol Biol Evol. 24:1190
- PW Messer, R Bundschuh, M Vingron, PF Arndt (2007) Effects of long-range correlations in DNA on sequence alignment score statistics. J Comp Biol. 14:655
- PW Messer, R Bundschuh, M Vingron, PF Arndt (2006) Alignment statistics for long-range correlated genomic sequences. RECOMB 2006. 426
- PW Messer, PF Arndt (2006) CorGen -- measuring and generating long-range correlations for DNA sequence analysis. Nuc Acid Res. 34:W692
- PW Messer, M Lassig, PF Arndt (2005) Universality of long-range correlations in expansion-randomization systems. J Stat Mech. P10004
- PW Messer, PF Arndt, M Lassig (2005) Solvable sequence evolution models and genomic correlations. Phys Rev Lett. 94:138103
Tandem Duplications in the Human Genome, Department of Mathematics, Free University Berlin, Supervisors: Martin Vingron and Peter Arndt
Solvable Sequence Evolution Models and Genomic Correlations, Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of Cologne, Supervisor: Michael Lassig