Environmental Sciences

Environmental Sciences Experts

Amanda Larracuente

University of Rochester
United States of America


Amanda Larracuente, Assistant Professor

Research Interest

Evolutionary genetics and genomics; Intragenomic conflict and the evolution of selfish DNA; Evolutionary and functional genomics of satellite DNA; Sex chromosome and dot chromosome evolution in Drosophila


  • Larracuente AM, Clark AG. Surprising differences in the variability of Y chromosomes in African and cosmopolitan populations of Drosophila melanogaster. Genetics. 2013 Jan 1;193(1):201-14.

  • Larracuente AM, Clark AG. Recent Selection on the Y-to-Dot Translocation in Drosophila pseudoobscura. Molecular biology and evolution. 2014 Jan 3;31(4):846-56.

  • Khost DE, Eickbush DG, Larracuente AM. Single molecule long read sequencing resolves the detailed structure of complex satellite DNA loci in Drosophila melanogaster. bioRxiv. 2016 Jan 1:054155.

Global Experts from United States of America

Global Experts in Subject