Patrick M Ferree


Affiliation: Cornell University
Country: USA


  1. Ferree P, Avery A, Azpurua J, Wilkes T, Werren J. A bacterium targets maternally inherited centrosomes to kill males in Nasonia. Curr Biol. 2008;18:1409-14 pubmed publisher
    ..These findings reveal a novel mechanism of male killing in Nasonia, demonstrating that bacteria have evolved different mechanisms for inducing male killing in the Arthropods. ..
  2. Ferree P, Barbash D. Species-specific heterochromatin prevents mitotic chromosome segregation to cause hybrid lethality in Drosophila. PLoS Biol. 2009;7:e1000234 pubmed publisher
    ..These findings demonstrate how divergence of noncoding repetitive sequences between species can directly cause reproductive isolation by altering chromosome segregation. ..