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Stephen Richards, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular and Human Genetics

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Ph.D., Rice University, 1999
B.Sc., The University of Bath, 1990

Research Interests:

Dr. Stephen Richards has a broad background in genomics, with a focus on quantitative traits in insect models, arthropod comparative genomics, methods for genome sequencing, assembly and annotation, and a history in human genetics.




Widespread lateral gene transfer from intracellular bacteria to multicellular eukaryotes., Dunning Hotopp, Julie C., Clark Michael E., Oliveira Deodoro C. S. G., Foster Jeremy M., Fischer Peter, Muñoz Torres Mónica C., Giebel Jonathan D., Kumar Nikhil, Ishmael Nadeeza, Wang Shiliang, et al. , Science (New York, N.Y.), 2007 Sep 21, Volume 317, Issue 5845, p.1753-6, (2007) Abstract
Phylogenomic analysis reveals bees and wasps (Hymenoptera) at the base of the radiation of Holometabolous insects., Savard, Joël, Tautz Diethard, Richards Stephen, Weinstock George M., Gibbs Richard A., Werren John H., Tettelin Hervé, and Lercher Martin J. , Genome research, 2006 Nov, Volume 16, Issue 11, p.1334-8, (2006) Abstract
Evolutionarily conserved elements in vertebrate, insect, worm, and yeast genomes., Siepel, Adam, Bejerano Gill, Pedersen Jakob S., Hinrichs Angie S., Hou Minmei, Rosenbloom Kate, Clawson Hiram, Spieth John, Hillier Ladeana W., Richards Stephen, et al. , Genome research, 2005 Aug, Volume 15, Issue 8, p.1034-50, (2005) Abstract
Comparative genome sequencing of Drosophila pseudoobscura: chromosomal, gene, and cis-element evolution., Richards, Stephen, Liu Yue, Bettencourt Brian R., Hradecky Pavel, Letovsky Stan, Nielsen Rasmus, Thornton Kevin, Hubisz Melissa J., Chen Rui, Meisel Richard P., et al. , Genome research, 2005 Jan, Volume 15, Issue 1, p.1-18, (2005) Abstract
The DNA sequence of the human X chromosome., Ross, Mark T., Grafham Darren V., Coffey Alison J., Scherer Steven, McLay Kirsten, Muzny Donna, Platzer Matthias, Howell Gareth R., Burrows Christine, Bird Christine P., et al. , Nature, 2005 Mar 17, Volume 434, Issue 7031, p.325-37, (2005) Abstract
How is the Drosophila research community making use of the genome sequence?, Richards, Stephen , Genome biology, 2003, Volume 4, Issue 5, p.319, (2003) Abstract
Finishing a whole-genome shotgun: release 3 of the Drosophila melanogaster euchromatic genome sequence., Celniker, Susan E., Wheeler David A., Kronmiller Brent, Carlson Joseph W., Halpern Aaron, Patel Sandeep, Adams Mark, Champe Mark, Dugan Shannon P., Frise Erwin, et al. , Genome biology, 2002, Volume 3, Issue 12, p.RESEARCH0079, (2002) Abstract
Generation and initial analysis of more than 15,000 full-length human and mouse cDNA sequences., Strausberg, Robert L., Feingold Elise A., Grouse Lynette H., Derge Jeffery G., Klausner Richard D., Collins Francis S., Wagner Lukas, Shenmen Carolyn M., Schuler Gregory D., Altschul Stephen F., et al. , Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 2002 Dec 24, Volume 99, Issue 26, p.16899-903, (2002) Abstract
The genome sequence of Drosophila melanogaster., Adams, M. D., Celniker S. E., Holt R. A., Evans C. A., Gocayne J. D., Amanatides P. G., Scherer S. E., Li P. W., Hoskins R. A., Galle R. F., et al. , Science (New York, N.Y.), 2000 Mar 24, Volume 287, Issue 5461, p.2185-95, (2000) Abstract
Fine structure of the human FMR1 gene., Eichler, E. E., Richards S., Gibbs R. A., and Nelson D. L. , Human molecular genetics, 1994 Apr, Volume 3, Issue 4, p.684-5, (1994)
Termination of DNA synthesis by novel 3'-modified-deoxyribonucleoside 5'-triphosphates., Metzker, M. L., Raghavachari R., Richards S., Jacutin S. E., Civitello A., Burgess K., and Gibbs R. A. , Nucleic acids research, 1994 Oct 11, Volume 22, Issue 20, p.4259-67, (1994) Abstract
Decreased expression of myotonin-protein kinase messenger RNA and protein in adult form of myotonic dystrophy., Fu, Y. H., Friedman D. L., Richards S., Pearlman J. A., Gibbs R. A., Pizzuti A., Ashizawa T., Perryman M. B., Scarlato G., and Fenwick R. G. , Science (New York, N.Y.), 1993 Apr 9, Volume 260, Issue 5105, p.235-8, (1993) Abstract
Fine structure of the human FMR1 gene., Eichler, E. E., Richards S., Gibbs R. A., and Nelson D. L. , Human molecular genetics, 1993 Aug, Volume 2, Issue 8, p.1147-53, (1993) Abstract
A simple protocol for the automation of DNA cycle sequencing reactions and polymerase chain reactions., Civitello, A. B., Richards S., and Gibbs R. A. , DNA sequence : the journal of DNA sequencing and mapping, 1992, Volume 3, Issue 1, p.17-23, (1992) Abstract

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