Daniel Barbash is a Professor in the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics. He is a member of the Graduate Fields of Biochemistry, Molecular & Cell Biology, and Genetics, Genomics & Development. His research interests include molecular and genome evolution, speciation, and transposable element regulation.
Genetics and molecular evolution of interspecific hybrid incompatibilities; molecular evolution of rapidly evolving germ-line genes; transposable element dynamics
- Barbash, D. A. (2010). 90 years of D. melanogaster hybrids. Genetics. 186:1-8.
- Ferree, P. M., & Barbash, D. A. (2009). Species-specific heterochromatin prevents mitotic chromosome segregation to cause hybrid lethality in Drosophila. PLOS Biology. 7:e1000234 .
- Lin, X. C., Barringer, B. C., & Barbash, D. A. (2009). The pachytene checkpoint and its relationship to evolutionary patterns of polyploidization and hybrid sterility. Heredity. 102:24-30.
- Yang, H., & Barbash, D. A. (2008). Abundant and species-specific DINE-1 transposable elements in 12 Drosophila genomes. Genome Biology. 9:R39.
- Brideau, N. J., Flores, H. A., Wang, J., Maheshwari, S., Wang, X., & Barbash, D. A. (2006). Two Dobzhansky-Muller genes interact to cause hybrid lethality in Drosophila. Science. 314:1292-1295.