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Selected work (*co-first author; #corresponding author; bold, lab member):

Fang Y*, Deng S*, Li C#. A generalizable deep learning framework for inferring fine-scale germline mutation rate maps. Nature Machine Intelligence. 2022;4(12):1209-23. [link] [software]

Chia M*, Li C*, Marques S, Pelechano V, Luscombe NM, van Werven FJ. High-resolution analysis of cell-state transitions in yeast suggests widespread transcriptional tuning by alternative starts. Genome Biology. 2021;22(1):34. [link]

Li C#, Luscombe NM. Nucleosome positioning stability is a modulator of germline mutation rate variation across the human genome. Nature Communications. 2020;11(1):1363. [link]

Li C#, Lenhard B, Luscombe NM. Integrated analysis sheds light on evolutionary trajectories of young transcription start sites in the human genome. Genome Research. 2018;28(5):676-88. [link]

Seki R*, Li C*, Fang Q, Hayashi S, Egawa S, Hu J, et al. Functional roles of Aves class-specific cis-regulatory elements on macroevolution of bird-specific features. Nature Communications. 2017;8:14229. [link]

Zhang G*, Li C*, Li Q, Li B, Larkin DM, Lee C, et al. Comparative genomics reveals insights into avian genome evolution and adaptation. Science. 2014;346(6215):1311-20. [link]

Terrapon N*, Li C*, Robertson HM, Ji L, Meng X, Booth W, et al. Molecular traces of alternative social organization in a termite genome. Nature Communications. 2014;5:3636. [link]

Li C*, Zhang Y*, Li J*, Kong L*, Hu H, Pan H, et al. Two Antarctic penguin genomes reveal insights into their evolutionary history and molecular changes related to the Antarctic environment. GigaScience. 2014;3(1):27. [link]

Kocher SD*, Li C*, Yang W, Tan H, Yi SV, Yang X, et al. The draft genome of a socially polymorphic halictid bee, Lasioglossum albipes. Genome Biology. 2013;14(12):R142. [link]

Yan G*, Zhang G*, Fang X*, Zhang Y*, Li C*, Ling F*, et al. Genome sequencing and comparison of two nonhuman primate animal models, the cynomolgus and Chinese rhesus macaques. Nature Biotechnology. 2011;29(11):1019. [link]

Nygaard S*, Zhang G*, Schiøtt M*, Li C*, Wurm Y, Hu H, et al. The genome of the leaf-cutting ant Acromyrmex echinatior suggests key adaptations to advanced social life and fungus farming. Genome Research. 2011;21(8):1339-48. [link]