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    期刊發表

  • Higasa, K., Miyake, N., Yoshimura, J., Okamura, K., Niihori, T., Saitsu, H., et al. 2016. Human genetic variation database, a reference database of genetic variations in the Japanese population. Journal of Human Genetics. http://doi.org/10.1038/jhg.
  • Ranciaro A., Campbell M. C., Hirbo J. B., Ko, W.-Y., et al. Genetic Origins of Lactase Persistence and the Spread of Pastoralism in Africa. Am J Hum Genet 94: 496-510.
  • Ko, W.-Y., P. Rajan, F. Gomez, et al., 2013 Darwinian selection acting on different human APOL1 variants among diverse African populations. Am J Hum Genet 93: 90-102.
  • Gomez F., Tomas G., Ko, W.-Y. et al. Patterns of Nucleotide and Haplotype Diversity at ICAM-1 Across Global Human Populations with Varying Levels of Malaria Exposure. Human Genetics 132: 987-999.
  • Ko, W.-Y., K. Kaercher, E. Giombini et al., 2011 Effects of gene conversion and natural selection on the evolution of human glycophorins coding for MNS polymorphism in malaria endemic African populations. Am J Hum Genet 88: 741-754 (selected as a featured article).
  • Iida, K., D. L. Cox-Foster, X. Yang, W.-Y. Ko, D. R. Cavener, 2007 Expansion and evolution of insect GMC oxidoreductases. BMC Evolutionary Biology 7:75.
  • Ko, W.-Y., S. Piao, and H. Akashi., 2006 Strong regional heterogeneity in base composition evolution on the Drosophila X chromosome. Genetics 174:349-362.
  • Akashi, H., W.-Y. Ko, S. Piao, A. John, P. Goel, C. F. Lin, and A. Vitins, 2006 Molecular evolution in the Drosophila melanogaster species subgroup: Frequent parameter fluctuations on the time-scale of molecular divergence. Genetics 172: 1711-1726.
  • Ko, W.-Y., R. David, and H. Akashi, 2003 Molecular phylogeny of the Drosophila melanogaster species subgroup. J. Mol. Evol. 57: 562-573.
  • Tishkoff, S. A., M. Campbell, and J. Hirbo, J. Jarvis, W.-Y. Ko et al., 2010 Genomic variation and adaptation in Africa: Implications for human evolutionary history and disease. Genome Biology 11 (Suppl 1): 120.

    專書發表

  • Ko, W.-Y., Gomez, F., and S. A. Tishkoff., 2012 Evolution of human erythrocyte-specific genes involved in malaria susceptibility, a chapter in "Evolution In The Fast Lane: Rapidly Evolving Genes and Genetic Systems. Singh R. S., Xu J. and Kulathinal R. J. Ed. Oxford University Press, Oxford.
  • Gomez, F., W.-Y. Ko, A. Davis, and S. A. Tishkoff. Impact of Natural Selection due to Malarial Disease on Human Genetic Variation. In J.F. Brinkworth and K. Pechenkina (eds) "Primates, Pathogens and Evolution. Developments in Primatology: Progress and Prospects" 38:117-160 Springer publishing, New York.

    研討會發表

  • Ko, W.-Y., P. Rajan, F. Gomez, et al., 2013 Darwinian selection acting on different human APOL1 variants among diverse African populations. Congress of the European Society for Evolution Biology (ESEB), Lisbon, Portugal, Aug 19-24 2013
    *Platform presentation
  • Ko, W.-Y., F. Gomez, and S. A. Tishkoff, Spatially heterogeneous selection on human ApoL1 variants among diverse African populations in trypanosomiasis endemic areas. The annual meeting of the Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution (SMBE), Kyoto, Japan, July 26-30 2011
    *Platform presentation
  • Ko, W.-Y., K. Kaercher, and S. A. Tishkoff, Adaptive evolution of human glycophorin loci in malaria endemic African populations. The 60th annual meeting of the American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG), Washington DC, Nov 2 - 6, 2010
    *Platform presentation with trainee research award
    *Invitation for a press briefing session at the meeting on the latest advances in evolutionary and population genetics research.
  • Ko, W.-Y., K. Kaercher, and S. A. Tishkoff, Adaptive evolution of human glycophorin loci in malaria endemic African populations. The annual meeting of the Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution (SMBE), Lyon, France, July 4 - 8 2010
    *Platform presentation with travel award
  • Ko, W.-Y., F. Gomez, and S. A. Tishkoff, An evolutionary and population genetic approach to malaria susceptibility in Africa. The 79th annual meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists (AAPA), Albuquerque, New Mexico, Apr 14 - 17 2010
    *Invited talk
  • Ko, W.-Y., K. Kaercher, and S. A. Tishkoff, Population genetic analysis of erythrocyte surface glycoproteins in malaria-endemic human populations of Africa.
    Poster presentations at:
    ‧ 58th Annual meeting of the American Society of Human Genetics, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Nov 11 - 15, 2008
    ‧ Poster presentation at Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Disease PI Meeting, Albuquerque, New Mexico, Dec 02 - 05 2007
  • Ko, W.-Y., S. Piao, and H. Akashi, Strong regional heterogeneity in base composition evolution on the Drosophila X chromosome.
    Poster presentations at:
    ‧ Evolution 2006, the join annual meeting of the Society for the Study of Evolution (SSE), the Society of Systematic Biologists (SSB), and the American Society of Naturalists (ASN) at Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY, June 23 - 27 2006
    ‧ Genomes, Evolution, and Bioinformatics, the annual meeting for the Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution at Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, May 24 - 28 2006
    ‧ 47th Annual Drosophila Research Conference, Houston, TX, March 29 - April 2 2006
    ‧ The Comparative and Functional Genomics of Summer Symposium at Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, July 20 - 23 2005
    Oral presentations at:
    ‧ Northeast Ecology and Evolution Conference (NEEC) at Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, March 18 - 20 2005
  • Ko, W.-Y., R. David, J. Anoop, C.-F. Lin, S. Piao, and H. Akashi, Lineage-specific molecular evolution in the Drosophila melanogaster species subgroup. Poster presentation at Genome and Evolution conference for the Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution (SMBE) at Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, June 17 - 20 2004
  • Ko, W.-Y., R. David, and H. Akashi, Molecular phylogeny of the Drosophila melanogaster species subgroup.
    Poster presentations at:
    ‧ Eastern Great Lake Molecular Evolution Meeting (EGLME VIII) at Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, April 24 2004
    ‧ The annual conference for the Society of Molecular Biology and Evolution (SMBE), Newport Beach, CA, June 26 - 29 2003

    邀請演講

  • Ko, W.-Y. and S. A. Tishkoff, Effects of gene conversion and natural selection on the evolution of human glycophorins coding for MNS polymorphism in malaria endemic African populations. Young Researchers Conference On Evolutionary Genomics, Tokyo, Japan, August 1-2 2011
  • Ko, W.-Y., P. Rajan, F. Gomez, et al., 2013 Darwinian selection acting on different human APOL1 variants among diverse African populations. International Symposium on Evolutionary Genomics and Bioinformatics (ISEGB), Taichug, Taiwan, Nov 8-9 2013

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