Evolution of gene dosage on the Z-chromosome of schistosome parasites

M.A.L. Picard, C. Cosseau, S. Ferré, T. Quack, C.G. Grevelding, Y. Couté, B. Vicoso. eLife 2018;7:e35684 DOI: 10.7554/eLife.35684. Link

Complex History and Differentiation Patterns of the t-Haplotype, a Mouse Meiotic Driver

R. Kelemen & B. Vicoso. Genetics 208 (1), 365-375. Link


The deep conservation of the Lepidoptera Z chromosome suggests a non-canonical origin of the W

C Fraïsse, MAL Picard, B Vicoso. Nature Communications 8 (1), 1486. Link

Global dosage compensation is ubiquitous in Lepidoptera, but counteracted by the masculinization of the Z chromosome

AK Huylmans, A Macon, B Vicoso. Molecular Biology and Evolution 34 (10), 2637-2649. Link

Convergent recombination suppression suggests role of sexual selection in guppy sex chromosome formation

AE Wright, I Darolti, NI Bloch, V Oostra, B Sandkam, SD Buechel, N Kolm, F Breden, B Vicoso, JE Mank. Nature Communications 8, 14251. Link


The X chromosome of hemipteran insects: conservation, dosage compensation and sex-biased expression

A Pal & B Vicoso. Genome biology and evolution 7 (12), 3259-3268. Link

Birth of a new gene on the Y chromosome of Drosophila melanogaster

AB Carvalho, B Vicoso, CAM Russo, B Swenor, AG Clark. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 112 (40), 12450-12455. Link

Numerous transitions of sex chromosomes in Diptera

B Vicoso & D Bachtrog. PLoS Biol. 2015 Apr; 13(4): e1002078. Link


Comparative sex chromosome genomics in snakes: differentiation, evolutionary strata, and lack of global dosage compensation (2013)

B Vicoso, JJ Emerson, Y Zektser, S Mahajan, D Bachtrog. PLoS Biol 11 (8), e1001643. Link

Reversal of an ancient sex chromosome to an autosome in Drosophila (2013)

B Vicoso & D Bachtrog. Nature 499 (7458), 332-335. Link

Sex-biased gene expression at homomorphic sex chromosomes in emus and its implication for sex chromosome evolution (2013)

B Vicoso, VB Kaiser, D Bachtrog. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 110 (16), 6453-6458. Link

Lack of global dosage compensation in Schistosoma mansoni, a female-heterogametic parasite (2010)

B Vicoso & D Bachtrog. Genome Biology and Evolution 3, 230. Link

Effective population size and the Faster‐X effect: empirical results and their interpretation (2010)

JE Mank, B Vicoso, S Berlin, B Charlesworth. Evolution 64 (3), 663-674. Link

Effective population size and the Faster‐X effect: an extended model (2009)

B Vicoso & B Charlesworth. Evolution 64 (3), 663-674. Link

Progress and prospects toward our understanding of the evolution of dosage compensation (2009)

B Vicoso & D Bachtrog. Chromosome Research 17 (5), 585-602. Link

The deficit of male-biased genes on the D. melanogaster X chromosome is expression-dependent: a consequence of dosage compensation? (2009)

B Vicoso & B Charlesworth. Journal of molecular evolution 68 (5), 576-583. Link

Recombination rates may affect the ratio of X to autosomal noncoding polymorphism in African populations of Drosophila melanogaster (2009)

B Vicoso & B Charlesworth. Genetics 181 (4), 1699-1701. Link

A multispecies approach for comparing sequence evolution of X-linked and autosomal sites in Drosophila (2008)

B Vicoso, PR Haddrill, B Charlesworth. Genet. Res 90, 421-431. Link

Evolution on the X chromosome: unusual patterns and processes (2006)

B Vicoso & B Charlesworth. Nature Reviews Genetics 7 (8), 645-653. Link