R. Alan Harris, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular and Human Genetics

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rharris1@bcm.edu

Education

Postdoc, Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College Of Medicine, Houston, 2009

Ph.D., Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College Of Medicine, Houston, 2007

M.A., Biological Anthropology, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, 1996

B.A., Anthropology, Geology, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, 1990

Publications

Palesch D, Bosinger SE, Tharp GK, et al. Sooty mangabey genome sequence provides insight into AIDS resistance in a natural SIV host. Nature. 2018;553(7686):77-81. doi:10.1038/nature25140.

Larsen PA, R Harris A, Liu Y, et al. Hybrid de novo genome assembly and centromere characterization of the gray mouse lemur (Microcebus murinus). BMC Biol. 2017;15(1):110. doi:10.1186/s12915-017-0439-6.

Prall TM, Graham ME, Karl JA, et al. Improved full-length killer cell immunoglobulin-like receptor transcript discovery in Mauritian cynomolgus macaques. Immunogenetics. 2017;69(5):325-339. doi:10.1007/s00251-017-0977-7.

Xue C, Raveendran M, R Harris A, et al. The population genomics of rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta) based on whole-genome sequences. Genome Res. 2016;26(12):1651-1662. doi:10.1101/gr.204255.116.

Pew BK, R Harris A, Sbrana E, et al. Structural and transcriptomic response to antenatal corticosteroids in an Erk3-null mouse model of respiratory distress. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2016;215(3):384.e1-384.e89. doi:10.1016/j.ajog.2016.04.043.

Carbone L, R Harris A, Gnerre S, et al. Gibbon genome and the fast karyotype evolution of small apes. Nature. 2014;513(7517):195-201. doi:10.1038/nature13679.

R Harris A, Tardif SD, Vinar T, et al. Evolutionary genetics and implications of small size and twinning in callitrichine primates. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014;111(4):1467-72. doi:10.1073/pnas.1316037111.

Fawcett GL, Raveendran M, Deiros DRio, et al. Characterization of single-nucleotide variation in Indian-origin rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta). BMC Genomics. 2011;12:311. doi:10.1186/1471-2164-12-311.