Stephen Richards, Ph.D.

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srichards - at - ucdavis.edu

Dr. Richards has now moved to UC Davis. Please contact him with any questions about the arthropod projects.

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

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.

Ross MT, Grafham DV, Coffey AJ, et al. The DNA sequence of the human X chromosome. Nature. 2005;434(7031):325-37. doi:10.1038/nature03440.

Richards S, Liu Y, Bettencourt BR, et al. Comparative genome sequencing of Drosophila pseudoobscura: chromosomal, gene, and cis-element evolution. Genome Res. 2005;15(1):1-18. doi:10.1101/gr.3059305.

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.

Strausberg RL, Feingold EA, Grouse LH, et al. Generation and initial analysis of more than 15,000 full-length human and mouse cDNA sequences. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2002;99(26):16899-903. doi:10.1073/pnas.242603899.

Adams MD, Celniker SE, Holt RA, et al. The genome sequence of Drosophila melanogaster. Science. 2000;287(5461):2185-95.

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