PubMed Articles


Selected Publications

Gibbons JG, Branco AT, Yu, S, Lemos B. 2014. Ribosomal DNA copy number is coupled with gene expression variation and mitochondrial abundance in humans. Nature Communications 5:4854.

Branco AT, Lemos B. 2014. High intake of dietary sugar enhances bisphenol A (BPA) disruption and reveals ribosome-mediated pathways of toxicity. Genetics 197 (1), 147-157.

Silkaitis K, Lemos B. 2014. Sex-biased chromatin and regulatory cross-talk between sex chromosomes, autosomes, and mitochondria. Biology of Sex Differences 5 (2): 1-14.

Francisco F, Lemos B. 2014. How do Y-chromosomes modulate genome-wide epigenetic states: genome folding, chromatin sinks, and gene expression. Journal of Genomics 2:94-103.

Lemos B, Branco AT, Jiang PP, Hartl DL, Meiklejohn CD. 2014. Genome-wide gene expression effects of sex chromosome imprinting in Drosophila. G3: Genes, Genomes, Genetics 4(1):1-10.

Branco AT, Hartl DL, Lemos B. 2013. Chromatin-associated proteins HP1 and Mod(mdg4) modify Y-linked regulatory variation in the Drosophila testis.  Genetics 194(3):609-18

Reis AH, Vargas FR, Lemos B. 2012. More epigenetic hits than meets the eye: microRNAs and genes associated with the tumorigenesis of retinoblastoma. Frontiers in Genetics 3:284-

Sackton TB, Montenegro H, Hartl DL, Lemos B. 2011. Interspecific Y chromosome introgressions disrupt testis-specific gene expression and male reproductive phenotypes in Drosophila. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 108(41):17046-17051.

Paredes S, Branco AT, Hartl DL, Maggert K, Lemos B. 2011. Ribosomal DNA deletions modulate genome-wide gene expression: “rDNA-sensitive” genes and natural variation. PLoS Genetics 7(4):e1001376.

Jiang PP, Hartl DL, Lemos B. 2010. Y not a dead end: Epistatic interactions between Y-linked regulatory polymorphisms and genetic background affect global gene expression in Drosophila melanogasterGenetics 186:109-118.

Lemos B, Branco AT, Hartl DL. 2010. Epigenetic effects of polymorphic Y chromosomes modulate chromatin components, immune response, and sexual conflict. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 107(36):15826-15831.

Lemos B, Araripe LO, Hartl DL. 2008. Polymorphic Y chromosomes harbor cryptic variation with manifold functional consequences. Science 319:91-93.

Lemos B. 2007. The opossum genome reveals further evidence for regulatory evolution in mammalian diversification. Genome Biology 8:223-226.

Landry CR, Lemos B, Rifkin SA, Dickinson WJ, Hartl DL. 2007. Genetic properties influencing the evolvability of gene expression. Science 317:118-121. first two authors contributed equally