Publications

  1. Y Zhao, L Long, W Xu, RF Campbell, EL Large, JS Greene, PT McGrath. Laboratory evolution from social to solitary behavior in the N2 reference strain is unnecessary for its fitness advantages. bioRxiv, 309997. [bioRxiv Link]
  2. A Lopez-Cruz, N Pokala, A Sordillo, SW Flavell, PT McGrath, C Bargmann. Parallel multimodal circuits control an innate foraging behavior. bioRxiv, 326405. [bioRxiv Link]
  3. Ramakrishnan Varadarajan A, Mopuri R, Streelman JT, McGrath PT. Genome-wide protein phylogenies for four African cichlid species. BMC evolutionary biology. 2018;18(1):1. [Link]
  4. McGrath PT. Neurobiology: A genetic cause of age-related decline. Nature. 2017;551(7679):179-80. [Link]
  5. Baran NM, McGrath PT, Streelman JT. Applying gene regulatory network logic to the evolution of social behavior. PNAS. 2017;114(23):5886-93. [Link]
  6. Large EE, Padmanabhan R, Watkins KL, Campbell RF, Xu W, McGrath PT. Modeling of a negative feedback mechanism explains antagonistic pleiotropy in reproduction in domesticated Caenorhabditis elegans strains. PLoS genetics. 2017;13(5):e1006769. [Link] [bioRxiv Link]
  7. Zhuo W, Lu H, McGrath PT. Microfluidic platform with spatiotemporally controlled micro-environment for studying long-term C. elegans developmental arrests. Lab on a chip. 2017;17(10):1826-33. [Link]
  8. Evans KS, Zhao Y, Brady SC, Long L, McGrath PT, Andersen EC. Correlations of Genotype with Climate Parameters Suggest Caenorhabditis elegans Niche Adaptations. G3. 2017;7(1):289-98. [Link] [bioRxiv Link]
  9. San-Miguel A, Kurshan PT, Crane MM, Zhao Y, McGrath PT, Shen K, et al. Deep phenotyping unveils hidden traits and genetic relations in subtle mutants. Nature communications. 2016;7:12990. [Link]
  10. Greene JS, Brown M, Dobosiewicz M, Ishida IG, Macosko EZ, Zhang X, et al. Balancing selection shapes density-dependent foraging behaviour. Nature. 2016;539(7628):254-8. [Link]
  11. Large EE, Xu W, Zhao Y, Brady SC, Long L, Butcher RA, et al. Selection on a Subunit of the NURF Chromatin Remodeler Modifies Life History Traits in a Domesticated Strain of Caenorhabditis elegans. PLoS genetics. 2016;12(7):e1006219. [Link]
  12. Greene JS, Dobosiewicz M, Butcher RA, McGrath PT, Bargmann CI. Regulatory changes in two chemoreceptor genes contribute to a Caenorhabditis elegans QTL for foraging behavior. eLife. 2016;5. [Link]
  13. Ai X, Zhuo W, Liang Q, McGrath PT, Lu H. A high-throughput device for size based separation of C. elegans developmental stages. Lab on a chip. 2014;14(10):1746-52. [Link]
  14. McGrath PT. Varieties of behavioral natural variation. Current opinion in neurobiology. 2013;23(1):24-8. [Link]
  15. McGrath PT. Characterizing cDNA ends by circular RACE. Methods in molecular biology. 2011;772:257-65. [Link]
  16. McGrath PT, Xu Y, Ailion M, Garrison JL, Butcher RA, Bargmann CI. Parallel evolution of domesticated Caenorhabditis species targets pheromone receptor genes. Nature. 2011;477(7364):321-5. [Link]
  17. McGrath PT, Rockman MV, Zimmer M, Jang H, Macosko EZ, Kruglyak L, et al. Quantitative mapping of a digenic behavioral trait implicates globin variation in C. elegans sensory behaviors. Neuron. 2009;61(5):692-9. [Link]
  18. Landt SG, Abeliuk E, McGrath PT, Lesley JA, McAdams HH, Shapiro L. Small non-coding RNAs in Caulobacter crescentus. Molecular microbiology. 2008;68(3):600-14. [Link]
  19. McGrath PT, Lee H, Zhang L, Iniesta AA, Hottes AK, Tan MH, et al. High-throughput identification of transcription start sites, conserved promoter motifs and predicted regulons. Nature biotechnology. 2007;25(5):584-92. [Link]
  20. Iniesta AA, McGrath PT, Reisenauer A, McAdams HH, Shapiro L. A phospho-signaling pathway controls the localization and activity of a protease complex critical for bacterial cell cycle progression. PNAS. 2006;103(29):10935-40. [Link]
  21. McGrath PT, Iniesta AA, Ryan KR, Shapiro L, McAdams HH. A dynamically localized protease complex and a polar specificity factor control a cell cycle master regulator. Cell. 2006;124(3):535-47. [Link]
  22. Chen JC, Hottes AK, McAdams HH, McGrath PT, Viollier PH, Shapiro L. Cytokinesis signals truncation of the PodJ polarity factor by a cell cycle-regulated protease. The EMBO journal. 2006;25(2):377-86. [Link]
  23. Crosson S, McGrath PT, Stephens C, McAdams HH, Shapiro L. Conserved modular design of an oxygen sensory/signaling network with species-specific output. PNAS. 2005;102(22):8018-23. [Link]
  24. Viollier PH, Thanbichler M, McGrath PT, West L, Meewan M, McAdams HH, et al. Rapid and sequential movement of individual chromosomal loci to specific subcellular locations during bacterial DNA replication. PNAS. 2004;101(25):9257-62. [Link]
  25. McGrath PT, Viollier P, McAdams HH. Setting the pace: mechanisms tying Caulobacter cell-cycle progression to macroscopic cellular events. Current opinion in microbiology. 2004;7(2):192-7. [Link]