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Research Interests

Use quantitative and molecular genetics to understand the polymorphisms that underlie multigenic traits of medical, ecological, and evolutionary importance. In addition to genetics, we use new sequencing technologies, high-throughput phenotyping assays, and other genomic tools to determine the molecular mechanisms for how genetic variation causes phenotypic differences. We have broad research interests, including responses to microbial and chemical stresses, drug sensitivities, and aging-related processes.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

… → 2008

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  • Research Output

    • 1813 Citations
    • 42 Article
    • 3 Review article
    • 1 Chapter

    A spontaneous complex structural variant in rcan-1 increases exploratory behavior and laboratory fitness of Caenorhabditis elegans

    Zhao, Y., Long, L., Wan, J., Biliya, S., Brady, S. C., Lee, D., Ojemakinde, A., Andersen, E. C., Vannberg, F. O., Lu, H. & McGrath, P. T., Jan 1 2020, In : PLoS genetics. 16, 2, e1008606.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • An escape-room inspired game for genetics review

    Brady, S. C. & Andersen, E. C., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Biological Education.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • A novel gene underlies bleomycin-response variation in caenorhabditis elegans

    Brady, S. C., Zdraljevic, S., Bisaga, K. W., Tanny, R. E., Cook, D. E., Lee, D., Wang, Y. & Andersen, E. C., Jan 1 2019, In : Genetics. 212, 4, p. 1453-1468 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • Deep sampling of Hawaiian Caenorhabditis elegans reveals high genetic diversity and admixture with global populations

    Crombie, T. A., Zdraljevic, S., Cook, D. E., Tanny, R. E., Brady, S. C., Wang, Y., Evans, K. S., Hahnel, S., Lee, D., Rodriguez, B. C., Zhang, G., van der Zwagg, J., Kiontke, K. & Andersen, E. C., Dec 2019, In : eLife. 8, e50465.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • Long-read sequencing reveals intra-species tolerance of substantial structural variations and new subtelomere formation in C. elegans

    Kim, C., Kim, J., Kim, S., Cook, D. E., Evans, K. S., Andersen, E. C. & Lee, J., Jan 1 2019, In : Genome research. 29, 6, p. 1023-1035 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 4 Scopus citations