Dr. Cédric Feschotte - Publications

SELECTED (last 5 years)

Gilbert C. & Feschotte C. (2010) Genomic fossils calibrate the long-term evolution of Hepadnaviruses. PLoS Biology [in press, accepted Aug 16, 2010]

Schaack S. †, Gilbert C. † & Feschotte C.‡ (2010) Horizontal transfer of transposable elements and why it matters for eukaryotic evolution. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 25:537-546 † These authors contributed equally

Gilbert C. †, Schaack S. †, Pace J.K, II, Brindley P.J. & Feschotte C.‡ (2010) A role for host-parasite interactions in the horizontal transfer of DNA transposons across animal phyla. Nature 464:1347-1350 † These authors contributed equally

Yang G., Holligan-Nagel D., Feschotte C., Hancock N.H. & Wessler S.R. (2009) Tuned for transposition: molecular determinants underlying the hyperactivity of a Stowaway MITE. Science 325: 1391-1394

Feschotte C., Keswani U.†, Ranganathan N.†, Guibotsy M.L. & Levine D. (2009) Exploring repetitive DNA landscapes using REPCLASS, a tool that automates the classification of transposable elements in genomic sequences. Genome Biology and Evolution 1: 205-220 † These authors contributed equally

Venner S., Feschotte C., & Biemont C. (2009) Dynamics of transposable elements: towards a community ecology of the genome Trends in Genetics 25: 317-323

Pace J.K., II, Sen S.K., Batzer M.A. & Feschotte C. (2009) Repair-mediated duplication by capture of proximal chromosomal DNA has shaped vertebrate genome evolution. PLoS Genetics 5(3): e1000425

Gilbert C., Maxfield D.G., Goodman S.M. & Feschotte C. (2009) Parallel germline infiltration of a lentivirus in two Malagasy lemurs. PLoS Genetics 5(3): e1000425

Pace J.K., II, Gilbert C., Clark M.S. & Feschotte C. (2008) Repeated horizontal transfer of a DNA transposon in mammals and other tetrapods. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 105:17023-17028

Feschotte C (2008) Transposable elements and the evolution of regulatory networks. Nature Reviews Genetics 9:397-407

Ray DA†, Feschotte C†, Smith JD, Pagan HJT, Pritham EJ, Arensburger P, Atkinson PW & Craig NL (2008) Multiple waves of recent DNA transposon activity in the bat Myotis lucifugus. Genome Research 18:717-728 † These authors contributed equally

Casola C†, Hucks DV† & Feschotte C (2008) Convergent domestication of pogo-like transposases into centromere-binding proteins in mammals and fission yeast. Molecular Biology and Evolution 25:29-41 † These authors contributed equally Lin R, Ding L, Casola C, Ripoll DR, Feschotte C & Wang H. (2007)

Lin R, Ding L, Casola C, Ripoll DR, Feschotte C & Wang H. Transposase-derived transcription factors regulate light signaling in Arabidopsis. Science 318:1302-1305

Feschotte C. & Pritham E.J. (2007) DNA transposons and evolution of the eukaryotic genome. Annual Review of Genetics 41:331-338

Casola C., Betran E. & Feschotte C. (2007) PIF-like transposons are common in Drosophila and have been repeatedly domesticated to generate new host genes. Molecular Biology and Evolution 24: 1872-1888

Pace J.K, II & Feschotte C. (2007) The evolutionary history of human DNA transposons: evidence for intense activity in the primate lineage. Genome Research 17:422-432

Pritham E.J. † & Feschotte C. † (2007) Massive amplification of rolling-circle transposons in the lineage of the bat Myotis lucifugus. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 104:1895-1900 † These authors contributed equally

Cordaux R, Udit S., Batzer MA & Feschotte C (2006) Birth of a chimeric primate gene by capture of the transposase gene from a mobile element. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 103: 8101-8106