Selected Publications

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Simons, Y., Bullaughey, K., Hudson, R. and G. SellaA model for the genetic architecture of quantitative traits under stabilizing selection.

Simons, Y. and G. Sella (2016). The impact of recent population history on the deleterious mutation load in humans and close evolutionary relativesCurr Opin Genet Dev 41: 150-158.

Elyashiv, E., Sattath S., Hu, T., McVicker, G., Strutsovsky, A., Andolfatto, P., Coop, G. and G. Sella (2016). A genomic map of the effects of linked selection in Drosophila. PLoS Genetics 12: e1006130.

Amster, G. and G. Sella (2016). Life history effects on the molecular clock of autosomes and sex chromosomes. PNAS 113: 1588-1593.

Simons, Y., Turchin, M., Pritchard, J. K.+, and G. Sella+ (2014) The deleterious mutation load is insensitive to recent population history. Nature Genetics 46: 220–224. +Joint senior authors.

R.D. Hernandez, J.L. Kelley, E. Elyashiv, S.C. Melton, A. Auton , G. McVean, 1000 Genomes Project, G. Sella*, M. Przeworski* (2011) Classic selective sweeps were rare in recent human evolution. Science 331: 920-924.  * Contributed equally.

Sattath, E. Elyavish, O. Kolodny, Y. Rinott, and G. Sella (2011) Pervasive adaptive protein evolution apparent from diversity patterns around amino-acid substitutions in Drosophila simulans. PLoS Genetics 7: e1001302.

Elyashiv, K. Bullaughey, S. Sattath, Y. Rinott, M. Przeworski, and G. Sella (2010) Variation in the intensity of purifying selection: an analysis of genome-wide polymorphism data from two closely related yeast species. Genome Research 20: 1558-73.

Sella, D. A. Petrov, M. Przeworski, and P. Andolfatto (2009) Evidence for Pervasive Natural Selection in Drosophila? PLoS Genetics 5: e1000495.

M. Macpherson*, G. Sella*, J. C. Davis, and D. A. Petrov (2007) Genome-wide spatial correspondence between non-synonymous divergence and neutral polymorphism reveals extensive adaptation in Drosophila. Genetics 177: 2083-89. *Joint first authors.

Sella and D. H. Ardell (2006). The Coevolution of Genes and Genetic Codes: Crick’s Frozen Accident Revisited. Journal of Molecular Evolution 63: 297-313.

Sella and A. E. Hirsh (2005). The Application of Statistical Physics to Evolutionary Biology. PNAS 102: 9541-9546.