Fabien Burki

Summary

Affiliation: University of Geneva
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. pmc Phylogenomics reveals a new 'megagroup' including most photosynthetic eukaryotes
    Fabien Burki
    Department of Zoology and Animal Biology, University of Geneva, Geneva 4, Switzerland
    Biol Lett 4:366-9. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Birth and adaptive evolution of a hominoid gene that supports high neurotransmitter flux
    Fabien Burki
    Center for Integrative Genomics, University of Lausanne, BEP, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Nat Genet 36:1061-3. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Monophyly of Rhizaria and multigene phylogeny of unicellular bikonts
    Fabien Burki
    Department of Zoology and Animal Biology, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Mol Biol Evol 23:1922-30. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Analysis of expressed sequence tags from a naked foraminiferan Reticulomyxa filosa
    Fabien Burki
    University of Geneva, Department of Zoology and Animal Biology, Geneva, Israel
    Genome 49:882-7. 2006
  5. pmc Phylogenomics reshuffles the eukaryotic supergroups
    Fabien Burki
    Department of Zoology and Animal Biology, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    PLoS ONE 2:e790. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Untangling the phylogeny of amoeboid protists
    Jan Pawlowski
    Department of Zoology and Animal Biology, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    J Eukaryot Microbiol 56:16-25. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Phylogenetic position of Gromia oviformis Dujardin inferred from nuclear-encoded small subunit ribosomal DNA
    Fabien Burki
    Department of Zoology and Animal Biology, University of Geneva, Chene Bougeries Geneva, Switzerland
    Protist 153:251-60. 2002

Detail Information

Publications7

  1. pmc Phylogenomics reveals a new 'megagroup' including most photosynthetic eukaryotes
    Fabien Burki
    Department of Zoology and Animal Biology, University of Geneva, Geneva 4, Switzerland
    Biol Lett 4:366-9. 2008
    ..At its deepest level, the tree of eukaryotes now receives strong support for two monophyletic megagroups comprising most of the eukaryotic diversity...
  2. ncbi request reprint Birth and adaptive evolution of a hominoid gene that supports high neurotransmitter flux
    Fabien Burki
    Center for Integrative Genomics, University of Lausanne, BEP, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Nat Genet 36:1061-3. 2004
    ..The amino acid changes responsible for the unique brain-specific properties of the enzyme derived from GLUD2 occurred during a period of positive selection after the duplication event...
  3. ncbi request reprint Monophyly of Rhizaria and multigene phylogeny of unicellular bikonts
    Fabien Burki
    Department of Zoology and Animal Biology, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Mol Biol Evol 23:1922-30. 2006
    ..This may be due to an acceleration of evolutionary rates in some bikont phyla or be related to their rapid diversification in the early evolution of eukaryotes...
  4. ncbi request reprint Analysis of expressed sequence tags from a naked foraminiferan Reticulomyxa filosa
    Fabien Burki
    University of Geneva, Department of Zoology and Animal Biology, Geneva, Israel
    Genome 49:882-7. 2006
    ....
  5. pmc Phylogenomics reshuffles the eukaryotic supergroups
    Fabien Burki
    Department of Zoology and Animal Biology, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    PLoS ONE 2:e790. 2007
    ..Yet, the composition of these large assemblages and their relationships remain controversial...
  6. doi request reprint Untangling the phylogeny of amoeboid protists
    Jan Pawlowski
    Department of Zoology and Animal Biology, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    J Eukaryot Microbiol 56:16-25. 2009
    ..Finally, we highlight the interest of Amoebozoa and Rhizaria for understanding eukaryotic evolution and suggest that resolving their phylogenies will be among the main challenges for future phylogenomic analyses...
  7. ncbi request reprint Phylogenetic position of Gromia oviformis Dujardin inferred from nuclear-encoded small subunit ribosomal DNA
    Fabien Burki
    Department of Zoology and Animal Biology, University of Geneva, Chene Bougeries Geneva, Switzerland
    Protist 153:251-60. 2002
    ..Because the Cercozoa are related to the Foraminifera based on other molecular data, we propose that most protists possessing filopodia, reticulopodia and axopodia have a common origin...