• Functional roles of Aves class-specific cis-regulatory elements on macroevolution of bird-specific features 

      Seki, Ryohei; Li, Caí; Fang, Qi; Hayashi, Shinichi; Egawa, Shiro; Hu, Jiang; Xu, Luohao; Pan, Hailin; Kondo, Mao; Sato, Tomohiko; Matsubara, Haruka; Kamiyama, Namiko; Kitajima, Keiichi; Saito, Daisuke; Liu, Yang; Gilbert, Marcus Thomas Pius; Zhou, Qi; Xu, Xing; Shiroishi, Toshihiko; Irie, Naoki; Tamura, Koji; Zhang, Guojie (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Unlike microevolutionary processes, little is known about the genetic basis of macroevolutionary processes. One of these magnificent examples is the transition from non-avian dinosaurs to birds that has created numerous ...
    • High-coverage genomes to elucidate the evolution of penguins 

      Pan, Hailin; Cole, Theresa L.; Bi, Xupeng; Fang, Miaoquan; Zhou, Chengran; Yang, Zhengtao; Ksepka, Daniel T.; Hart, Tom; Bouzat, Juan L.; Argilla, Lisa S.; Bertelsen, Mads F.; Boersma, P. Dee; Bost, Charles-André; Cherel, Yves; Dann, Peter; Fiddaman, Steven R.; Howard, Pauline; Labuschagne, Kim; Mattern, Thomas; Miller, Gary; Parker, Patricia; Phillips, Richard A.; Quillfeldt, Petra; Ryan, Peter G.; Taylor, Helen; Thompson, David R.; Young, Melanie J.; Ellegaard, Martin; Gilbert, Marcus Thomas Pius; Sinding, Mikkel Holger Strander; Pacheco, George; Shepherd, Lara D.; Tennyson, Alan J.D.; Grosser, Stefanie; Kay, Emily; Nupen, Lisa J.; Ellenberg, Ursula; Houston, David M.; Reeve, Andrew Hart; Johnson, Kathryn; Masello, Juan F.; Stracke, Thomas; McKinlay, Bruce; Borboroglu, Pablo García; Zhang, De-Xing; Zhang, Guojie (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Background Penguins (Sphenisciformes) are a remarkable order of flightless wing-propelled diving seabirds distributed widely across the southern hemisphere. They share a volant common ancestor with Procellariiformes ...