Stephen Richards, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Molecular and Human Genetics

image: Stephen Richards, Ph.D.Contact Information

stephenr@bcm.edu

Education:

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.

Publications

Park Y, Aikins J, Wang LJ, et al. Analysis of transcriptome data in the red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum. Insect Biochem Mol Biol. 2008;38(4):380-6. doi:10.1016/j.ibmb.2007.09.008.

Hotopp JCDunning, Clark ME, Oliveira DCSG, et al. Widespread lateral gene transfer from intracellular bacteria to multicellular eukaryotes. Science. 2007;317(5845):1753-6. doi:10.1126/science.1142490.

Savard J, Tautz D, Richards S, et al. Phylogenomic analysis reveals bees and wasps (Hymenoptera) at the base of the radiation of Holometabolous insects. Genome Res. 2006;16(11):1334-8. doi:10.1101/gr.5204306.

Siepel A, Bejerano G, Pedersen JS, et al. Evolutionarily conserved elements in vertebrate, insect, worm, and yeast genomes. Genome Res. 2005;15(8):1034-50. doi:10.1101/gr.3715005.

Celniker SE, Wheeler DA, Kronmiller B, et al. Finishing a whole-genome shotgun: release 3 of the Drosophila melanogaster euchromatic genome sequence. Genome Biol. 2002;3(12):RESEARCH0079.

Eichler EE, Richards S, Gibbs RA, Nelson DL. Fine structure of the human FMR1 gene. Hum Mol Genet. 1994;3(4):684-5.

Metzker ML, Raghavachari R, Richards S, et al. Termination of DNA synthesis by novel 3'-modified-deoxyribonucleoside 5'-triphosphates. Nucleic Acids Res. 1994;22(20):4259-67.

Eichler EE, Richards S, Gibbs RA, Nelson DL. Fine structure of the human FMR1 gene. Hum Mol Genet. 1993;2(8):1147-53.