PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison
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My research integrates computational and wet-bench methods to investigate meiotic recombination rate variation and its consequences for mammalian genome evolution. I am currently focused on addressing five diverse questions in this area:
Campbell CD, Chong JX, Malig M, Ko A, Dumont BL, Han L, Vives L, O’Roak B, Sudmant P, Abney M, Ober C, and Eichler EE. (2012) Estimating human mutation rate using autozygosity in a founder population. Nat Genet. 44
White MA, Stubbings M, Dumont BL, Payseur BA. (2012) Genetics and evolution of hybrid male sterility in house mice. Genetics. 191:917–934.
Borodin PM, Basheva EA, Torgasheva AA, Dashkevich OA, Golenishchev FN, Kartavtseva IV, Mekada K, and Dumont BL. (2012) Multiple independent evolutionary losses of XY pairing at meiosis in the grey voles. Chromosome Res. 20:259–268.
Dumont BL, Payseur BA. (2011) Genetic analysis of genome-scale recombination rate in house mice. PLoS Genetics. 7(6): e1002116.
Dumont BL, Payseur BA. (2011) Evolution of the genomic recombination rate in murid rodents. Genetics. 187:643–657.