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    • Novel Genes from Formation to Function 

      Ponce, Rita; Martinsen, Lene; Vicente, Luís M.; Hartl, Daniel L. (Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2012)
      The study of the evolution of novel genes generally focuses on the formation of new coding sequences. However, equally important in the evolution of novel functional genes are the formation of regulatory regions that allow ...
    • Y Chromosome Mediates Ribosomal DNA Silencing and Modulates the Chromatin State in Drosophila 

      Zhou, Jun; Sackton, Timothy; Martinsen, Lene; Silva, Bernardo Lemos; Eickbush, Thomas H.; Hartl, Daniel L. (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2012)
      Although the Drosophila Y chromosome is degenerated, heterochromatic, and contains few genes, increasing evidence suggests that it plays an important role in regulating the expression of numerous autosomal and X-linked ...