Michel C Milinkovitch

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Affiliation: University of Geneva
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. pmc Recovery of a nearly extinct Galápagos tortoise despite minimal genetic variation
    Michel C Milinkovitch
    Laboratory of Artificial and Natural Evolution LANE, Department of Genetics and Evolution, University of Geneva Geneva, Switzerland
    Evol Appl 6:377-83. 2013
  2. pmc Historical constraints on vertebrate genome evolution
    Michel C Milinkovitch
    Laboratory of Artificial and Natural Evolution, Department of Zoology and Animal Biology, , Switzerland
    Genome Biol Evol 2010:13-8. 2010
  3. pmc Precise colocalization of interacting structural and pigmentary elements generates extensive color pattern variation in Phelsuma lizards
    Suzanne V Saenko
    Laboratory of Artificial and Natural Evolution LANE, Department of Genetics and Evolution, University of Geneva, Sciences III, 30, Quai Ernest Ansermet, 1211 Geneve 4, Switzerland
    BMC Biol 11:105. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Crocodile head scales are not developmental units but emerge from physical cracking
    Michel C Milinkovitch
    Laboratory of Artificial and Natural Evolution LANE, Department of Genetics and Evolution, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Science 339:78-81. 2013
  5. pmc MetaPIGA v2.0: maximum likelihood large phylogeny estimation using the metapopulation genetic algorithm and other stochastic heuristics
    Raphaël Helaers
    Department of Biology of Namur University, Belgium
    BMC Bioinformatics 11:379. 2010
  6. pmc Reptilian-transcriptome v1.0, a glimpse in the brain transcriptome of five divergent Sauropsida lineages and the phylogenetic position of turtles
    Athanasia C Tzika
    Laboratory of Artificial and Natural Evolution LANE, Dept, of Genetics and Evolution, University of Geneva, Sciences III, 30, Quai Ernest Ansermet, 1211 Geneve 4, Switzerland
    Evodevo 2:19. 2011
  7. pmc 2x genomes--depth does matter
    Michel C Milinkovitch
    Laboratory of Artificial and Natural Evolution LANE, Department of Zoology and Animal Biology, Sciences III, 30, Quai Ernest Ansermet, 1211 Geneva 4, Switzerland
    Genome Biol 11:R16. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Changes in Hox genes' structure and function during the evolution of the squamate body plan
    Nicolas Di-Poï
    National Research Center Frontiers in Genetics, Department of Zoology and Animal Biology, University of Geneva, Sciences III, 1211 Geneva 4, Switzerland
    Nature 464:99-103. 2010
  9. pmc Contrasted evolution of the vomeronasal receptor repertoires in mammals and squamate reptiles
    Urszula Brykczynska
    Laboratory of Artificial and Natural Evolution LANE, Department of Genetics and Evolution, University of Geneva, Sciences III, Geneva, Switzerland
    Genome Biol Evol 5:389-401. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Population genetics of Galápagos land iguana (genus Conolophus) remnant populations
    Athanasia C Tzika
    Laboratory of Natural and Artificial Evolution, Department of Zoology and Animal Biology, Sciences III, Quai Ernest Ansermet 30, 1211 Geneva 4, Switzerland
    Mol Ecol 17:4943-52. 2008

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Publications12

  1. pmc Recovery of a nearly extinct Galápagos tortoise despite minimal genetic variation
    Michel C Milinkovitch
    Laboratory of Artificial and Natural Evolution LANE, Department of Genetics and Evolution, University of Geneva Geneva, Switzerland
    Evol Appl 6:377-83. 2013
    ..Our study reveals that, at least in the short run, some endangered species can recover dramatically despite a lack of genetic variation and irregular repatriation efforts...
  2. pmc Historical constraints on vertebrate genome evolution
    Michel C Milinkovitch
    Laboratory of Artificial and Natural Evolution, Department of Zoology and Animal Biology, , Switzerland
    Genome Biol Evol 2010:13-8. 2010
    ....
  3. pmc Precise colocalization of interacting structural and pigmentary elements generates extensive color pattern variation in Phelsuma lizards
    Suzanne V Saenko
    Laboratory of Artificial and Natural Evolution LANE, Department of Genetics and Evolution, University of Geneva, Sciences III, 30, Quai Ernest Ansermet, 1211 Geneve 4, Switzerland
    BMC Biol 11:105. 2013
    ..Here, we used an integrated approach to investigate the morphological basis and physical mechanisms generating variation in color traits in tropical day geckos of the genus Phelsuma...
  4. doi request reprint Crocodile head scales are not developmental units but emerge from physical cracking
    Michel C Milinkovitch
    Laboratory of Artificial and Natural Evolution LANE, Department of Genetics and Evolution, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Science 339:78-81. 2013
    ..We suggest that the rapid growth of the crocodile embryonic facial and jaw skeleton, combined with the development of a very keratinized skin, generates the mechanical stress that causes cracking...
  5. pmc MetaPIGA v2.0: maximum likelihood large phylogeny estimation using the metapopulation genetic algorithm and other stochastic heuristics
    Raphaël Helaers
    Department of Biology of Namur University, Belgium
    BMC Bioinformatics 11:379. 2010
    ....
  6. pmc Reptilian-transcriptome v1.0, a glimpse in the brain transcriptome of five divergent Sauropsida lineages and the phylogenetic position of turtles
    Athanasia C Tzika
    Laboratory of Artificial and Natural Evolution LANE, Dept, of Genetics and Evolution, University of Geneva, Sciences III, 30, Quai Ernest Ansermet, 1211 Geneve 4, Switzerland
    Evodevo 2:19. 2011
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  7. pmc 2x genomes--depth does matter
    Michel C Milinkovitch
    Laboratory of Artificial and Natural Evolution LANE, Department of Zoology and Animal Biology, Sciences III, 30, Quai Ernest Ansermet, 1211 Geneva 4, Switzerland
    Genome Biol 11:R16. 2010
    ..Although limitations associated with analysis of low coverage genomes are recognized, they have not been quantified...
  8. doi request reprint Changes in Hox genes' structure and function during the evolution of the squamate body plan
    Nicolas Di-Poï
    National Research Center Frontiers in Genetics, Department of Zoology and Animal Biology, University of Geneva, Sciences III, 1211 Geneva 4, Switzerland
    Nature 464:99-103. 2010
    ....
  9. pmc Contrasted evolution of the vomeronasal receptor repertoires in mammals and squamate reptiles
    Urszula Brykczynska
    Laboratory of Artificial and Natural Evolution LANE, Department of Genetics and Evolution, University of Geneva, Sciences III, Geneva, Switzerland
    Genome Biol Evol 5:389-401. 2013
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Population genetics of Galápagos land iguana (genus Conolophus) remnant populations
    Athanasia C Tzika
    Laboratory of Natural and Artificial Evolution, Department of Zoology and Animal Biology, Sciences III, Quai Ernest Ansermet 30, 1211 Geneva 4, Switzerland
    Mol Ecol 17:4943-52. 2008
    ....
  11. pmc Development and embryonic staging in non-model organisms: the case of an afrotherian mammal
    Ingmar Werneburg
    Paläontologisches Institut und Museum, Universitat Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Anat 222:2-18. 2013
    ....
  12. doi request reprint Development of 10 highly-polymorphic microsatellite markers in the vulnerable Galápagos land iguanas (genus Conolophus)
    Sabrina F P Rosa
    Laboratory of Evolutionary Genetic, Institute of Molecular Biology and Medicine, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Rue Jeener et Brachet 12, 6041 Gosselies, Belgium Laboratory of Natural and Artificial Evolution, Sciences III, Quai Ernest Ansermet 30, 1211 Geneva 4, Switzerland
    Mol Ecol Resour 9:376-9. 2009
    ..These markers will be useful for Conolophus population genetic analyses as well as for guiding ongoing captive breeding programmes...