Molly Przeworski

Selected Publications

Amorim CEG, Gao Z, Baker Z, Diesel JF, Simons YB, Haque IS, Pickrell J, Przeworski M. The population genetics of human disease: The case of recessive, lethal mutations. PLoS Genet. 2017 Sep 28;13(9):e1006915. 

Mostafavi H, Berisa T, Day FR, Perry JRB, Przeworski M, Pickrell JK. Identifying genetic variants that affect viability in large cohorts. PLoS Biol. 2017 Sep 5.

Chen C, Qi H, Shen Y, Pickrell J, Przeworski M. Contrasting Determinants of Mutation Rates in Germline and Soma. Genetics. 2017 Sep;207(1):255-267. Epub 2017 Jul 21.

Baker Z, Schumer M, Haba Y, Bashkirova L, Holland C, Rosenthal GG, Przeworski M. Repeated losses of PRDM9-directed recombination despite the conservation of PRDM9 across vertebrates. Elife. 2017 Jun 6;6. pii: e24133.

Leffler EM, Gao Z, Pfeiffer S, Segurel L, Auton A, Venn O, Bowden R, Bontrop R, Wall JD, Sella G, Donnelly P, McVean G, Przeworski M. Multiple instances of ancient balancing selection shared between humans and chimpanzees . Science 2013 339: 1578-82.

Segurel L, Thompson EE, Flutre T, Lovstad J, Venkat A, Margulis S, Moyse J, Ross S, Gamble K, Sella G, Ober C, Przeworski M. The ABO blood group is a trans-species polymorphism in primates . PNAS 2012 109: 18493-18498.

Leffler EM, Bullaughey K, Matute D, Meyer W, Segurel L, Venkat A, Andolfatto P, Przeworski M. Revisiting an old riddle: what determines genetic diversity levels within species? PLoS Biology 2012 10: e1001388.

Auton A, Fledel-Alon A, Pfeifer S, Venn O, Ségurel L, Street T, Leffler EM, Bowden R, Ineas I, Broxholme J, Humburg J, Iqbal Z, Lunter G, Maller J, Hernandez RD, Melton SC, Venkat A, Nobrega M, Bontrop R, Myers S, Donnelly P, Przeworski M, McVean G. A fine-scale chimpanzee genetic map from population resequencing data . Science (2012) 336: 193-8.

Hernandez RD, Kelley JL, Elyashiv E, Melton SC, Auton A, McVean M, the 1000 Genomes Project, Sella G, Przeworski M. Classic selective sweeps were rare in recent human evolution . Science 2011 331: 920-4.

Fledel-Alon A, Wilson DJ, Broman K, Wen W, Ober C, Coop G, Przeworski M. Evidence for multiple mechanisms influencing proper disjunction in humans . PLoS Genetics (2009) 5: e1000658.

Coop G, Wen W, Ober C, Pritchard JK, Przeworski M. High resolution mapping of crossovers reveals extensive variation in fine-scale recombination patterns among humans . Science 2008 319: 1395-8.