Andreas D. Baxevanis, Ph.D.

Assistant Director for Computational Biology
Office of Intramural Research, National Institutes of Health

Director, Bioinformatics and Scientific Programming Core
Associate Investigator, Genome Technology Branch

Selected Publications

Ryan JF, Mazza ME, Pang K, Matus DQ, Baxevanis AD, Martindale MQ, Finnerty JR. Pre-bilaterian origins of the Hox cluster and the Hox code: evidence from the sea anemone Nematostella vectensis. PLoS ONE, 2:e153. 2007. [PubMed]

Ryan JF, Baxevanis AD. Hox, Wnt, and the evolution of the primary body axis: insights from the early-divergent phyla. Biol Direct, 2:37. 2007. [PubMed]

Ryan JR, Pang K, NISC Comparative Sequencing Program, Mullkin JC, Martindale MQ, Baxevanis AD. The Homeodomain Complement of the Ctenophore Mnemiopsis leidyi Suggests that Ctenophora and Porifera Diverged Prior to the ParaHoxozoa. EvoDevo, 1:9. 2010. [PubMed]

Pang K, Ryan JF, NIH Intramural Sequencing Program, Mullikin JC, Baxevanis AD, Martindale MQ. Genomic Insights into Wnt Signalling in an Early Diverging Metazoan, the Ctenophore Mnemiopsis leidyi. EvoDevo, 1:10. 2010. [PubMed]

Reitzel AM, Pang K, Ryan JF, Mullikin JC, Martindale MQ, Baxevanis AD, Tarrant AM. Nuclear Receptors from the Ctenophore Mnemiopsis leidyi Lack a Zinc-Finger DNA-Binding Domain: Lineage-Specific Loss or Ancestral Condition in the Emergence of the Nuclear Receptor Superfamily? EvoDevo, 2:3. 2011. [PubMed]

Pang K, Ryan JF, Baxevanis AD, Martindale MQ. Evolution of the TGF-beta Signaling Pathway and its Potential Role in the Ctenophore, Mnemiopsis leydyi. PLoS ONE, 6:e24152. 2011. [PubMed]

Pett W, Ryan JF, Pang K, NISC Comparative Sequencing Program, Martindale MQ, Baxevanis AD, Lavrov DV. Extreme Mitochondrial Evolution in the Ctenophore Mnemiopsis leidyi: Insights from mtDNA and the Nuclear Genome. Mitochondrial DNA, 22:130-142. 2011. [PubMed]

Koch BJ, Ryan JF, Baxevanis AD. The diversification of the LIM superclass at the base of the metazoa increased subcellular complexity and promoted multicellular specialization. PLoS One, 7:e33261. 2012. [PubMed]

Maxwell EK, Ryan JF, Schnitzler CE, Browne WE, Baxevanis AD. MicroRNAs and essential components of the microRNA processing machinery are not encoded in the genome of the ctenophore Mnemiopsis leidyi. BMC Genomics, 13(1):714. 2012. [PubMed]

Schnitzler CE, Pang K, Powers ML, Reitzel AM, Ryan JF, Simmons D, Tada T, Park M, Gupta J, Brooks SY, Blakesley RW, Yokoyama S, Haddock SH, Martindale MQ, Baxevanis AD.Genomic organization, evolution, and expression of photoprotein and opsin genes in Mnemiopsis leidyi: a new view of ctenophore photocytes. BMC Biol, 10(1):107. 2012. [PubMed]

Ryan JF, Pang K, Schnitzler CE, Nguyen AD, Moreland RT, Simmons DK, Koch BJ, Francis WR, Havlak P, NISC Comparative Sequencing Program, Smith SA, Putnam NH, Haddock SHD, Dunn CW, Wolfsberg TG, Mullikin JC, Martindale MQ, Baxevanis AD. The genome of the ctenophore Mnemiopsis leidyi and its implications for cell type evolution. Science, 342(6164):1242592. 2013. [Full Text]


Books and Guides

Wolfsberg T.G., Wetterstrand K.A., Guyer M.S., Collins F.S., and Baxevanis A.D. A User's Guide to the Human Genome II. Nature Genetics: Supplement 35: 1-79. 2003. [Full Text]

Baxevanis, A.D, Ouellette B.F.F. (Eds). Bioinformatics: A Practical Guide to the Analysis of Genes and Proteins, 3rd ed. John Wiley & Sons, 2005.

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Last Updated: December 16, 2013