Publications


Paaby, AB, and MV Rockman. 2014. Cryptic genetic variation: evolution's hidden substrate. Nature Reviews Genetics, advance online publication Abstract and links

Glater, EE, MV Rockman, and CI Bargmann. 2014. Multigenic natural variation underlies Caenorhabditis elegans olfactory preference for the bacterial pathogen Serratia marcescens. G3, 4, 265-276. Fulltext PDF.

Kaur, T, and MV Rockman. 2014. Crossover heterogeneity in the absence of hotspots in Caenorhabditis elegans. Genetics 196, 137-148. Fulltext Supporting Information

Paaby, AB, and MV Rockman. 2013. The many faces of pleiotropy. Trends in Genetics 29, 66-73. PubMed Fulltext
See also the letter by Zhang and Wagner and our reply.

Pollard, DA, and MV Rockman. 2013. Resistance to germline RNAi in a Caenorhabditis elegans wild isolate exhibits complexity and non-additivity. G3 3, 941-947. PubMed Fulltext

Gaertner, BE, MD Parmenter, MV Rockman, L Kruglyak, and PC Phillips. 2012. More than the sum of its parts: a complex epistatic network underlies natural variation in thermal preference behavior in Caenorhabditis elegans. Genetics 192, 1533-1542. PubMed Fulltext

Bendesky A, Pitts J, Rockman MV, Chen WC, Tan MW, Kruglyak L, Bargmann CI. 2012. Long-range regulatory polymorphisms affecting a GABA receptor constitute a quantitative trait locus (QTL) for social behavior in Caenorhabditis elegans. PLoS Genetics 8, e1003157. Fulltext

Rockman, MV. 2012. Patterns of nuclear genetic variation in the poecilogonous polychaete Streblospio benedicti. Integrative and Comparative Biology 52, 173-180. Full Text PDF

Rockman, MV. 2012. The QTN Program and the alleles that matter for evolution: all that's gold does not glitter. Evolution 66, 1-17. Abstract PDF Free in PMC Don't forget the supplementary text.

Kiontke, KC, M-A Felix, M Ailion, MV Rockman, C Braendle, J-B Penigault, and DHA Fitch. 2011. A phylogeny and molecular barcodes for Caenorhabditis, with numerous new species from rotting fruits. BMC Evolutionary Biology 11, 339. Full Text

Orgogozo, V, and MV Rockman (editors). 2011. Molecular Methods for Evolutionary Genetics. Humana Press. ISBN 978-1-61779-227-4. Table of Contents Fulltext chapters and PDFs

Seidel, HS, M Ailion, J Li, A van Oudenaarden, MV Rockman, and L Kruglyak. 2011. A novel sperm-delivered toxin causes late-stage embryo lethality and transmission ratio distortion in C. elegans. PLoS Biology 9, e1001115. Full Text.

Bendesky, A, M Tsunozaki, MV Rockman, L Kruglyak, and CI Bargmann. 2011. Catecholamine receptor polymorphisms affect decision making in C. elegans. Nature 472, 313-318. Full Text

Rockman, MV, SS Skrovanek, and L Kruglyak. 2010. Selection at linked sites shapes heritable phenotypic variation in C. elegans. Science 330, 372-376. Abstract Full Text PDF

Babbitt, CC, JS Silverman, R Haygood, JM Reininga, MV Rockman, and GA Wray. 2010. Multiple functional variants in cis modulate PDYN expression. Mol. Biol. Evol. 27, 465-479. Abstract

Rockman, MV, and L Kruglyak. 2009. Recombinational landscape and population genomics of C. elegans. PLoS Genet. 5, e1000419. Full Text

McGrath, PT, MV Rockman, M Zimmer, H Jang, EZ Macosko, L Kruglyak, & CI Bargmann. 2009. Quantitative mapping of a digenic behavioral trait implicates globin variation in C. elegans sensory behaviors. Neuron 61, 692-699. Full Text Coverage

Gordon, GW, M Rockman, KK Turekian, and J Over. 2009. Osmium isotopic evidence against an impact at the Frasnian-Famennian boundary. Am. J. Sci. 309, 420-430. Abstract

Rockman, MV. 2008. Reverse engineering the genotype-phenotype map with natural genetic variation. Nature 456, 738-744. Full Text

Palopoli*, MF, MV Rockman*, A TinMaung, C Ramsay, S Curwen, A Aduna, J Laurita, & L Kruglyak. 2008. Molecular basis of the copulatory plug polymorphism in Caenorhabditis elegans. Nature 454, 1019-1022. Full Text Watch the supplementary movie! Coverage *Equal contribution first authors.

Rockman, MV, and L Kruglyak. 2008. Breeding designs for recombinant inbred advanced intercross lines. Genetics 179, 1069-1078. Full Text Supplementary Table

Rockman, MV, and DL Stern. 2008. Tinker where the tinkering's good. Trends Genet. 24, 317-319. PDF

Seidel,* HS, MV Rockman*, and L Kruglyak. 2008. Widespread genetic incompatibility in C. elegans maintained by balancing selection. Science 319, 589-594. Full Text Supplementary Information Coverage *Equal contribution first authors.

Rockman, MV. 2008. Positive selection and the evolution of prodynorphin. Encyclopedia of Life Sciences. Wiley & Sons. HTML

Rockman, MV, & L Kruglyak. 2006. Genetics of global gene expression. Nat. Rev. Genet. 7, 862-872. PDF

Loisel, DA, MV Rockman, GA Wray, J Altmann, & SC Alberts. 2006. Ancient polymorphism and functional variation in the primate MHC-DQA1 5' cis-regulatory region. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 103, 16331-16336. PDF

Rockman, MV, MW Hahn, N Soranzo, F Zimprich, DB Goldstein, & GA Wray. 2005. Ancient and recent positive selection transformed opioid cis-regulation in humans. PLoS Biology 3, e387. PDF Full Text & Supplementary Information Coverage

Rockman, MV. 2005. The role of gene regulation in evolution. In Encyclopaedia of Genetics, Genomics, Proteomics and Bioinformatics (LB Jorde, P Little, M Dunn, & S Subramaniam, eds). Wiley & Sons. HTML

Rockman, MV, MW Hahn, N Soranzo, DA Loisel, DB Goldstein, & GA Wray. 2004. Positive selection on MMP3 regulation has shaped coronary artery disease risk. Curr. Biol. 14, 1531-1539. PDF Supplementary Information Coverage

Rockman, MV. 2004. Human evolutionary genetics: origins, peoples, and disease (book review). Hum. Genet. 115, 167-168. PDF

Hahn, MW, MV Rockman, N Soranzo, DB Goldstein, & GA Wray. 2004. Population genetic and phylogenetic evidence for positive selection on regulatory mutations at the Factor VII locus in humans. Genetics 167, 867-877. PDF

Kelberman, D, M Fife, MV Rockman, DJ Brull, P Woo, & SE Humphries. 2004. Analysis of common IL-6 promoter SNP variants and the AnTn tract in humans and primates and effects on plasma IL-6 levels following coronary artery bypass graft surgery. Biochim. Biophys Acta 1688, 160-167. PDF

Rockman, MV, MW Hahn, N Soranzo, DB Goldstein, & GA Wray. 2003. Positive selection on a human-specific transcription factor binding site regulating IL4 expression. Curr. Biol. 13, 2118-2123. PDF Coverage

Wray, GA, MW Hahn, E Abouheif, JP Balhoff, M Pizer, MV Rockman, & LA Romano. 2003. The evolution of transcriptional regulation in eukaryotes. Mol. Biol. Evol. 20, 1377-1419. PDF

Rockman, MV. 2003. Idiomatic (gene) expressions. BioEssays 25, 421-424. PDF

Rockman, MV, & GA Wray. 2002. Abundant raw material for cis-regulatory evolution in humans. Mol. Biol. Evol. 19, 1991-2004. PDF Supplementary Information

Rowell, DM, MV Rockman, & NN Tait. 2002. Extensive robertsonian rearrangement: Implications for the radiation and biogeography of Planipapillus Reid (Onychophora: Peripatopsidae). J. Zool. 257, 171-179. PDF

Rockman, MV, & DM Rowell. 2002. Episodic chromosomal evolution in Planipapillus (Onychophora: Peripatopsidae): a phylogenetic approach to evolutionary dynamics and speciation. Evolution 56, 58-69. PDF

Rockman, MV, DM Rowell, & NN Tait. 2001. Phylogenetics of Planipapillus, lawn-headed onychophorans of the Australian Alps, based on nuclear and mitochondrial gene sequences. Mol. Phylogenet. Evol. 21, 103-116. PDF

Wetterer, AL, MV Rockman, & NB Simmons. 2000. Phylogeny of phyllostomid bats: data from diverse morphological systems, sex chromosomes, and restriction sites. Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist. 248, 1-200. PDF


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