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Xander Xue

Human Genetics Institute of New Jersey and Department of Genetics

Rutgers University

604 Allison Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

xanderxue at gmail dot com

Publications


  • Xue AT, Ruggiero RP, Hickerson MJ, Boissinot S. 2018. Differential effect of selection against LINE retrotransposons among vertebrates inferred from whole-genome data and demographic modeling. Genome Biology and Evolution. 10(5), 1265-1281.
  • Potter S, Xue AT, Bragg JG, Rosauer DF, Roycroft EJ, Moritz C. 2018. Pleistocene climatic changes drive diversification across a tropical savanna. Molecular Ecology. 27(2), 520-532.
  • Mastretta-Yanes A, Xue AT, Moreno-Letelier A, Jorgensen TH, Alvarez N, Piñero D, Emerson BC. 2018. Long-term in situ persistence of biodiversity in tropical sky-islands revealed by landscape genomics. Molecular Ecology. 27(2), 432-448.
  • Xue AT, Hickerson MJ. 2017. Multi-DICE: R package for comparative population genomic inference under hierarchical co-demographic models of independent single-population size changes. Molecular Ecology Resources. 17(6), e212-e224.
  • Prates I, Xue AT, Brown JL, Alvarado-Serrano DF, Rodrigues MT, Hickerson MJ, Carnaval AC. 2016. Inferring responses to climate dynamics from historical demography in neotropical forest lizards. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 113(29), 7978-7985.
  • Harris SE, Xue AT, Alvarado-Serrano D, Boehm JT, Joseph T, Hickerson MJ, Munshi-South J. 2016. Urbanization shapes the demographic history of a native rodent (the white-footed mouse, Peromyscus leucopus) in New York City. Biology Letters. 12(4), 20150983.
  • Xue AT, Hickerson MJ. 2015. The aggregate site frequency spectrum for comparative population genomic inference. Molecular Ecology. 24(24), 6223-6240.


Publications In Progress


  • Myers EA, Xue AT, Cox C, Davis Rabosky AR, Lemos-Espinal J, Martínez-Gómez JE, Burbrink FT. In revision. Demography of community-wide lineage divergence within an assemblage of snakes in arid North America.
  • Xue AT, Hickerson MJ. In review. Comparative phylogeographic and genomic inference of co-distributed population-pairs.
  • Xue AT, Schrider DR, Kern AD, Ag1000G Consortium. In preparation. Discovery of ongoing selective sweeps in Anopheles mosquito populations using deep learning.
  • Thom G, Xue AT, Johnson O, Ribas C, Hickerson MJ, Aleixo A, Miyaki C. In preparation. New tales for the Amazonian biogeography: Overlooked floodplain forest birds support climatic oscillation in the Quaternary as driver of speciation in the Amazon Floodplains.
  • Myers EA (co-1st), Xue AT (co-1st), Burbrink FT. In preparation. Multiple early co-expansion pulses in co-distributed snake populations following western North America aridification detected with comparative population genomics.


Invited Presentations


  • Xue AT. 2018. Comparative population genomic inference: detecting partial selective sweeps with deep learning and hierarchical co-demographic modeling. Seminar at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory.
  • Xue AT. 2018. Comparative population genomic inference: hierarchical co-demographic models and detecting partial selective sweeps. Seminar at Temple University.
  • Xue AT. 2016. Comparative phylogeographic and population genomic inference under hierarchical models. Seminar at Harvard University.
  • Xue AT, Hickerson MJ. 2015. Novel method for next-generation comparative phylogeography and population genomics. Atlantic Forest Dimensions of Biodiversity Meeting.
  • Xue AT. 2014. What can we do with our personal genomic data? National Genographic and American Museum of Natural History New York City Student Ancestry Event.


Contributed Presentations


  • Xue AT, Schrider DR, Kern AD. 2018. Probing the genomic signatures of insecticide resistance in the malaria vector Anopheles gambiae via deep learning. GSA Population, Evolutionary, and Quantitative Genetics Conference. (Poster)
  • Xue AT, Hickerson MJ. 2016. Comparative phylogeographic and population genomic inference under hierarchical multi-taxa co-divergence models. Evolution Meeting.
  • Xue AT, Hickerson MJ. 2015. Novel method for next-generation comparative phylogeography and population genomics. Evolution Meeting.
  • Xue AT, Hickerson MJ. 2015. New method for demographic inference of comparative population genomic data. New York Area Population Genomics Workshop.

  • Xue AT, Hickerson MJ. 2014. The multi-species allele frequency spectrum (msAFS) for next-generation comparative phylogeography. Evolution Meeting.
  • Xue AT, Hickerson MJ. 2014. Using the multi-species allele frequency spectrum (AFS) for community-level demographic inference. International Biogeography Society Early Career Conference.
  • Xue AT, Hickerson MJ. 2013. Detecting melting pots and hotspots among Australian communities. Software and Statistical Methods for Population Genetics. (Poster)