Genetics Experts

Justin Fay

University of Rochester
United States of America


Justin Fay, Associate Professor, PhD

Research Interest

Evolution of gene regulation; Comparative genomics and domestication; Disease consequences of human evolution


  • Williams KM, Liu P, Fay JC. Evolution of ecological dominance of yeast species in high‐sugar environments. Evolution. 2015 Aug 1;69(8):2079-93.

  • Ludlow CL, Cromie GA, Garmendia-Torres C, Sirr A, Hays M, Field C, Jeffery EW, Fay JC, Dudley AM. Independent origins of yeast associated with coffee and cacao fermentation. Current Biology. 2016 Apr 4;26(7):965-71.

  • Bergen AC, Olsen GM, Fay JC. Divergent MLS1 promoters lie on a fitness plateau for gene expression. Molecular biology and evolution. 2016 Jan 18;33(5):1270-9.

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