2018  Lazzarano S, Kucka M, Castro JPL, Naumann R, Medina P, Fletcher MN-C, Wombacher R, Gribnau J, Hochepied T, Van Montagu M, Libert C, Chan YFGenetic mapping of species differences via in vitro crosses in mouse embryonic stem cells. Proc Nat Acad Sci U. S. A. Online early. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1717474115.


2017 • Ullate-Agote A, Chan YF, Tzika AC, A step-by-step guide to assemble a reptilian genome. Chapter in Methods in Molecular Biology - Avian and Reptilian Developmental Biology. Guojun Sheng (ed.). Springer, New York.

The Molecular Basis of Parallel Evolution

2010  Chan YF, Marks ME, Jones FC, Villarreal G Jr., Shapiro MD, Brady SD, Southwick AM, Absher DM, Grimwood J, Schmutz J, Myers RM, Petrov DA, Jónsson B, Schluter D, Bell MA, Kingsley DM. Adaptive evolution of pelvic reduction in sticklebacks by recurrent deletion of a Pitx1 enhancer. Science(Article) 327 (5963): 302-305.

  • Featured in ScienceNature
  • Section highlight in Developmental Biology, 9th Ed (p. 686) by S. Gilbert
  • Featured in NPR Science Friday & New York Times Science
  • Selected by Faculty of 1000 (FFa – 10; Must Read), Nature Journal Club

The Genetic Architecture of Parallel Evolution and Complex Trait Evolution

2014  Arnegard ME, McGee MD, Matthews BW, Marchinko KB, Conte GL, Kabir S, Bedford N, Bergek S, Chan YF*, Jones FC, Kingsley DM, Peichel CL, Schluter D Nature (Article). 511 (7509): 307-311.

2012  Jones FC*, Grabherr MG*, Chan YF*, Russell P*, Mauceli E., Johnson J, Pirun M, Zody MC, White S, Birney E, Searle S, Schmutz J, Grimwood J, Dickson MC, Myers RM, Miller CT, Summers BR, Knecht AK, Brady SD, Zhang H, Pollen AA, Howes T, Amemiya C, Broad Institute Genome Sequencing Platform and Whole Genome Assembly Team, Lander ES, Di Palma F, Lindblad-Toh K, Kingsley DM. The genomic basis of adaptive evolution in threespine sticklebacks. Nature (Article). 484 (7392): 55-61. (* co-first authorship)

  • Featured in Nature

2012 • Chan YF, Jones FC, McConnell E, Bryk J, Bünger L, Tautz D. Parallel selection mapping using artificially selected mice reveals bodyweight control genes. Current Biology. 22 (9): 794-800.

  • Featured in Current Biology, Nature Review Genetics

2009 • Kitano J, Ross JA, Mori S, Kume M, Jones FC, Chan YF, Absher DM, Grimwood J, Schmutz J, Myers RM, Kingsley DM, Peichel CL. A role for neo-sex chromosomes in stickleback speciation. Nature (Article) 461 (7267): 1079-1083.

2011  Jones FC, Chan YF, Schmutz J, Grimwood J, Brady SD, Southwick AM, Absher DM, Myers RM, Reimchen TE, Deagle BE, Schluter D, Kingsley DM. A genome-wide genotyping array reveals patterns of global and repeated species pair divergence in sticklebacks. Current Biology. 22 (1): 83-90.

2011  Greenwood AK, Jones FC, Chan YF, Brady SD, Absher DM, Grimwood J, Schmutz J, Myers RM, Kingsley DM, Peichel CL. The genetic basis of cryptic pigment patterns in juvenile threespine sticklebacks. Heredity. 107: 155-166.

2012  Wark AR, Mills MG, Dang L-H, Chan YF, Jones FC, Brady SD, Absher DM, Grimwood J, Schmutz J, Myers RM, Kingsley DM, Peichel CL. Genetic architecture of variation in the lateral line sensory system of threespine sticklebacks. G3: Genes, Genomes, Genetics. 2 (9): 1047-1056.

2011  Deagle, BE, Jones FC, Chan YF, Absher DM, Kingsley DM, Reimchen TE. Population genomics of parallel phenotypic evolution in stream–lake stickleback. Proceedings of the Royal Society B. 279 (1732): 1277-1286.


Evolutionary Genetics/Genomics and Parallel Evolution

2012  Chan YF. Parallel evolution: hearing echoes. Heredity 108: 471-472. (News & Commentary)

2012  Chan YF. A personal primer for modern biology. Trends in Ecology and Evolution. DOI: 10.1016/j.tree.2012.07.012. (Book review)