Publications (chronological)

 

  • Francisco. RS; Buhler, S; Nunes JM; Bitarello, BD; França, GS; Meyer, D*; Sanchez-Mazas, A*. (* co-supervised the study). HLA supertype variation across populations: new insights into the role of natural selection in the evolution of HLA-A and HLA-B polymorphisms. Immunogenetics, DOI 10.1007/s00251-015-0875-9. 2015.
  •  Brandt, DYC ; Aguiar, VRC ; Bitarello, BD ; Nunes, K ; Goudet, J ; Meyer, D. Mapping bias overestimates reference allele frequencies at the HLA genes in the 1000 Genomes Project phase I data. G3:Genes|Genomes|Genetics. 2015
    • Featured in Genetics Society of America blog: http://genestogenomes.org/the-trouble-with-hla-diversity/
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  • ournal of Immunology Research. 2014 (2014), Article ID 971818:1-12
  • Lemes, RB;  Nunes, K; Meyer, D; Mingroni-Netto, RC; and Otto, PA. Estimation of Inbreeding and Substructure Levels in African-Derived Brazilian Quilombo Populations. Human Biology 86:276-288. 2014
  • Cabanne, GS ; Sari, EHR ; Meyer, D ; Santos, FR ; Miyaki, CY.  Matrilineal evidence for demographic expansion, low diversity and lack of phylogeographic structure in the Atlantic forest endemic Greenish Schiffornis Schiffornis virescens (Aves: Tityridae). Journal of Ornithology, 154(2): 371-384, 2012.
  • Paixão-Côrtes, VR ; Meyer, D ; Pereira, TV ; Mazières, S ; Elion, J ; Krishnamoorthy, R ; Zago, MA ; Silva, WA ; Salzano, FM ; Bortolini, MC. Genetic Variation among Major Human Geographic Groups Supports a Peculiar Evolutionary Trend in PAX9. Plos One, 6(1): e15656. 2011.
  • de Souza, JES ; Ramalho, RF ; Galante, PAF ; Meyer, D ; de Souza, SJ. Alternative splicing and genetic diversity: silencers are more frequently modified by SNVs associated with alternative exon/intron borders. Nucleic Acids Research, 39 (12): 4942-4948. 2011.
  • D'Horta, FM ; Cabanne, GS ; Meyer, D ; Miyaki, CY. The genetic effects of Late Quaternary climatic changes over a tropical latitudinal gradient: diversification of an Atlantic Forest passerine. Molecular Ecology, 20: 1923-1935. 2011.
  • Boldt, ABW ; de Messias-Reason, IJ ; Meyer, D ; Schrago, CG ; Lang, F ; Lell, B ; Dietz, K ; Kremsner, PG ; Petzl-Erler, ML ; Kun, JFJ. Phylogenetic nomenclature and evolution of mannose-binding lectin (MBL2) haplotypes. BMC Genetics, 11(38): 1-12. 2010.
  • Ramalho, RF ; Santos, EJM ; Guerreiro, JF ; Meyer, D. Balanced polymorphism in bottlenecked populations: The case of the CCR5 5' cis-regulatory region in Amazonian Amerindians. Human Immunology, 71: 922-928. 2010.
  • Pinheiro, F ; De Barros, F ; Palma-Silva, C ; Meyer, D; Fay, MF ; Suzuki, RM ; Lexer, C ; Cozzolino, S. Hybridization and introgression across different ploidy levels in the Neotropical orchids Epidendrum fulgens and E. puniceoluteum (Orchidaceae). Molecular Ecology, 19: 3981-3994. 2010.
  • Sepúlveda, CAS ; Meyer, D ; El-Hani, CN. Adaptacionismo. In: Abrantes, PC. (Org.). Filosofia da Biologia. Porto Alegre: Artmed, 2010, v. 1, p. 162-192. [Book chapter in Portuguese]
  • Pinheiro, F ; Santos, MO ; Barros, F ; Meyer, D ; Salatino, A ; Souza, AP. Isolation and characterization of microsatellite loci in the Brazilian orchid Epidendrum fulgens (Technical Note). Conservation Genetics, 9(6): 1661-1663. 2008.
  • Pinheiro, F ; Santos, MO ; Palma-Silva, C ; Barros, F ; Meyer, D ; Salatino, A ; Souza, AP ; Cozzolino, S. Isolation and characterization of microsatellite loci in Epidendrum puniceoluteum, an endemic orchid from the Atlantic Rainforest. Molecular Ecology Resources, 8(5): 1114-1116. 2008.
  • Single, RM ; Martin, MP ; Meyer, D ; Gao, X ; Carrington, M. Methods for assessing gene content diversity of KIR with examples from a global set of populations. Immunogenetics, 60: 711-725. 2008
  • Single, RS ; Martin, MP ; Gao, X ; Meyer, D ; Yeager, M ; Kidd, JR ; Kidd, KK ; Carrington, M. Global diversity and evidence for coevolution of KIR and HLA. Nature Genetics, 39: 1114-1119. 2007.
  • Auricchio, MT ; Vicente, J ; Meyer, D ; Mingroni-Netto, RC. Frequency and origins of HBB*S mutation in African-derived Brazilian populations. Human Biology, 79: 667-678. 2007.
  • Single, RM ; Meyer, D ; Mack, SJ ; Lancaster, A ; Erlich, HA ; Thomson, G. 14th International HLA and Immunogenetics Workshop: Report of progress in methodology, data collection, and analyses. Tissue Antigens, 69(s1): 185-187. 2007.
  • Meyer, D ; Single, RS ; Mack, SJ ; Erlich, HA ; Thomson, G. Signatures of Demographic History and Natural Selection in the Human Major Histocompatibility Complex Loci. Genetics, 173(4): 2121-2142. 2006.
    • Featured in Faculty of 1000 as "recommended article": http://f1000.com/prime/1086862
  • Williams, F ; Meenagh A ; Single, RM ; Mcnally, M ; Kelly, P ; Nelson, MP ; Meyer, D ; Lancaster, AK ; Thomson, G ; Middleton, D. High resolution HLA-DRB1 identification of a caucasian population. Human Immunology, 65(1): 66-77. 2004.
  • Cao, K ; Mazas, AS ; Masaberg, C ; Sumba, OP ; Doumbo, OK ; Lancaster, AK ; Koech, D ; Nelson, MP ; Hartzman, RJ ; Plowe, CV ; Kazura, J ; Mann, DL ; Sztein, MB ; Thomson, G ; Fernandez-Viña, M ; Meyer, D ; Single, R. Differentiation between African populations is evidenced by the diversity of alleles and haplotypes of HLA class I loci. Tissue Antigens, 63(4): 293-325. 2004.
  • Single, RM ; Meyer, D ; Hollenbach, JA ; Nelson, MP ; Noble, JA ; Erlich, HA ; Thomson, G. Haplotype frequency estimation in patient populations: The effect of departures from Hardy-Weinberg proportions and collapsing over a locus in the HLA region. Genetic Epidemiology, 22(2): 186-195. 2002.
  • Silva, WA ; Bortolini, MC ; Meyer, D ; Salzano, FM ; Elion, J ; Krishnamoorthy, R ; Schneider, MPC ; Guerra, DC ; Layrisse, Z ; Castellano, HC ; Weimer, TA ; Zago, MA. Genetic diversity of two African and sixteen South American populations determined on the basis of six hypervariable loci. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 109: 425-437. 1999.
  • Meyer, D. Can biology be reduced to physics? Review of How the leopard changed its Spots: the evolution of complexity by Brian Goodwin. Journal of Comparative Biology, 2: 143-145. 1998.