Brendan G Hunt

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Affiliation: Georgia Institute of Technology
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi Evolution at two levels in fire ants: the relationship between patterns of gene expression and protein sequence evolution
    Brendan G Hunt
    School of Biology, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
    Mol Biol Evol 30:263-71. 2013
  2. pmc Relaxed selection is a precursor to the evolution of phenotypic plasticity
    Brendan G Hunt
    School of Biology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:15936-41. 2011
  3. pmc Patterning and regulatory associations of DNA methylation are mirrored by histone modifications in insects
    Brendan G Hunt
    School of Biology, Georgia Institute of Technology, GA, USA
    Genome Biol Evol 5:591-8. 2013
  4. pmc Functional conservation of DNA methylation in the pea aphid and the honeybee
    Brendan G Hunt
    School of Biology, Georgia Institute of Technology, GA, USA
    Genome Biol Evol 2:719-28. 2010
  5. doi The evolution of invertebrate gene body methylation
    Shrutii Sarda
    School of Biology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Mol Biol Evol 29:1907-16. 2012
  6. pmc Divergent whole-genome methylation maps of human and chimpanzee brains reveal epigenetic basis of human regulatory evolution
    Jia Zeng
    School of Biology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332, USA
    Am J Hum Genet 91:455-65. 2012
  7. doi The function of intragenic DNA methylation: insights from insect epigenomes
    Brendan G Hunt
    School of Biology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332, USA
    Integr Comp Biol 53:319-28. 2013
  8. ncbi Sociality is linked to rates of protein evolution in a highly social insect
    Brendan G Hunt
    School of Biology, Georgia Institute of Technology
    Mol Biol Evol 27:497-500. 2010
  9. doi DNA methylation in insects: on the brink of the epigenomic era
    K M Glastad
    School of Biology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332, USA
    Insect Mol Biol 20:553-65. 2011
  10. pmc DNA methylation is widespread and associated with differential gene expression in castes of the honeybee, Apis mellifera
    Navin Elango
    School of Biology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:11206-11. 2009

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Publications10

  1. doi Evolution at two levels in fire ants: the relationship between patterns of gene expression and protein sequence evolution
    Brendan G Hunt
    School of Biology, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
    Mol Biol Evol 30:263-71. 2013
    ..Overall, our study provides one of the strongest demonstrations that selective constraints mediate both protein sequence evolution and gene expression variability across different biological contexts and timescales...
  2. pmc Relaxed selection is a precursor to the evolution of phenotypic plasticity
    Brendan G Hunt
    School of Biology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:15936-41. 2011
    ..These results suggest that relaxed selective constraint on protein-coding genes is an important and underappreciated element in the evolutionary origin of phenotypic plasticity...
  3. pmc Patterning and regulatory associations of DNA methylation are mirrored by histone modifications in insects
    Brendan G Hunt
    School of Biology, Georgia Institute of Technology, GA, USA
    Genome Biol Evol 5:591-8. 2013
    ..melanogaster. Overall, our study illustrates that DNA methylation is a single component of a conserved, integrated, multilayered epigenetic and regulatory landscape in insect genomes...
  4. pmc Functional conservation of DNA methylation in the pea aphid and the honeybee
    Brendan G Hunt
    School of Biology, Georgia Institute of Technology, GA, USA
    Genome Biol Evol 2:719-28. 2010
    ..Overall, our analyses support a conserved role for DNA methylation in insects with comparable methylation systems...
  5. doi The evolution of invertebrate gene body methylation
    Shrutii Sarda
    School of Biology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Mol Biol Evol 29:1907-16. 2012
    ..Overall, our study helps to illuminate the functional significance of gene body methylation and its impacts on genome evolution in diverse invertebrate taxa...
  6. pmc Divergent whole-genome methylation maps of human and chimpanzee brains reveal epigenetic basis of human regulatory evolution
    Jia Zeng
    School of Biology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332, USA
    Am J Hum Genet 91:455-65. 2012
    ..Thus, comparative studies of humans and chimpanzees stand to identify key epigenomic modifications underlying the evolution of human-specific traits...
  7. doi The function of intragenic DNA methylation: insights from insect epigenomes
    Brendan G Hunt
    School of Biology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332, USA
    Integr Comp Biol 53:319-28. 2013
    ....
  8. ncbi Sociality is linked to rates of protein evolution in a highly social insect
    Brendan G Hunt
    School of Biology, Georgia Institute of Technology
    Mol Biol Evol 27:497-500. 2010
    ..Our study highlights, for the first time, the interaction between highly social behavior and dynamics of protein evolution...
  9. doi DNA methylation in insects: on the brink of the epigenomic era
    K M Glastad
    School of Biology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332, USA
    Insect Mol Biol 20:553-65. 2011
    ....
  10. pmc DNA methylation is widespread and associated with differential gene expression in castes of the honeybee, Apis mellifera
    Navin Elango
    School of Biology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:11206-11. 2009
    ..In particular, the pervasiveness of DNA methylation in the genome of A. mellifera provides fertile ground for future studies of phenotypic plasticity and genomic imprinting...