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Kevin Byrne

Research Scientist

School Of Medicine & Medical Science
Conway Institute
Belfield
Dublin 4

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Email: kevin.byrne@ucd.ie

Biography

Institution: Smurfit Institute of Genetics, Trinity College Dublin 
Year: 2007 Qualification: PhD Subject: Genome Evolution 

Institution: School of Mathematics, Trinity College Dublin 
Year: 2002 Qualification: MSc Subject: Elementary Particle Theory  

Institution: School of Mathematics & School of Physics, Trinity College Dublin 
Year: 1999 Qualification: BA(Mod) Subject: Theoretical Physics 

Publications

     

Peer Reviewed Journals

Maguire, S. L. and OhEigeartaigh, S. S. and Byrne, K. P. and Schroder, M. S. and O'Gaora, P. and Wolfe, K. H. and Butler, G. (2013) 'Comparative genome analysis and gene finding in Candida species using CGOB'. Mol. Biol. Evol, 30 (6):1281-1291. [Details]
Proux-Wera, E. and Byrne, K. P. and Wolfe, K. H. (2013) 'Evolutionary mobility of the ribosomal DNA array in yeasts'. Genome Biol Evol, 5 (3):525-531. [Details]
Proux-Wera, E. and Armisen, D. and Byrne, K. P. and Wolfe, K. H. (2012) 'A pipeline for automated annotation of yeast genome sequences by a conserved-synteny approach'. BMC Bioinformatics, 13 . [Details]
Gordon, J. L. and Armisen, D. and Proux-Wera, E. and OhEigeartaigh, S. S. and Byrne, K. P. and Wolfe, K. H. (2011) 'Evolutionary erosion of yeast sex chromosomes by mating-type switching accidents'. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A, 108 (50):20024-20029. [Details]
Gordon, J. L. and Byrne, K. P. and Wolfe, K. H. (2011) 'Mechanisms of chromosome number evolution in yeast'. PLoS Genet, 7 (7). [Details]
OhEigeartaigh, S. S. and Armisen, D. and Byrne, K. P. and Wolfe, K. H. (2011) 'Systematic discovery of unannotated genes in 11 yeast species using a database of orthologous genomic segments'. BMC Genomics, 12 . [Details]
Fitzpatrick, D. A. and O'Gaora, P. and Byrne, K. P. and Butler, G. (2010) 'Analysis of gene evolution and metabolic pathways using the Candida Gene Order Browser'. BMC Genomics, 11 . [Details]
Gordon, J. L. and Byrne, K. P. and Wolfe, K. H. (2009) 'Additions, losses, and rearrangements on the evolutionary route from a reconstructed ancestor to the modern Saccharomyces cerevisiae genome'. PLoS Genet, 5 (5). [Details]
Scannell, D. R. and Frank, A. C. and Conant, G. C. and Byrne, K. P. and Woolfit, M. and Wolfe, K. H. (2007) 'Independent sorting-out of thousands of duplicated gene pairs in two yeast species descended from a whole-genome duplication'. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A, 104 (20):8397-8402. [Details]
Byrne, K. P. and Wolfe, K. H. (2007) 'Consistent patterns of rate asymmetry and gene loss indicate widespread neofunctionalization of yeast genes after whole-genome duplication'. Genetics, 175 (3):1341-1350. [Details]
Scannell, D. R.* and Byrne, K. P.* and Gordon, J. L. and Wong, S. and Wolfe, K. H. (2006) 'Multiple rounds of speciation associated with reciprocal gene loss in polyploid yeasts'. Nature, 440 (7082):341-345. [Details]
Byrne, K. P. and Wolfe, K. H. (2006) 'Visualizing syntenic relationships among the hemiascomycetes with the Yeast Gene Order Browser'. Nucleic Acids Research, 34 (Database issue):D452-455. [Details]
Fares, M. A. and Byrne, K. P. and Wolfe, K. H. (2006) 'Rate asymmetry after genome duplication causes substantial long-branch attraction artifacts in the phylogeny of Saccharomyces species'. Mol. Biol. Evol, 23 (2):245-253. [Details]
Byrne, K. P. and Wolfe, K. H. (2005) 'The Yeast Gene Order Browser: combining curated homology and syntenic context reveals gene fate in polyploid species'. Genome Res, 15 (10):1456-1461. [Details]

Other Journals

Byrne K.P. and Blanc G. (2006) 'Computational analyses of ancient polyploidy' Current Bioinformatics 1 (2) :131-146. [Details]