Publications

Victor, A. R., Tyndall, J. C., Brake, A. J., Lepkowski, L. T., Murphy, A., Griffin, D. K., McCoy, R. C., Barnes, F. L., Zouves, C. G., Viotti, M. One hundred mosaic embryos transferred prospectively in a single clinic: exploring when and why they result in healthy pregnancies. Fertility & Sterility, in press.

Victor, A. R., Griffin, D. K., Brake, A. J., Tyndall, J. C., Murphy, A., Lepkowsky, L. T., Lal, A., Zouves, C. G., Barnes, F. L., McCoy, R. C., Viotti, M. Assessment of aneuploidy concordance between clinical trophectoderm biopsy and blastocyst. Human Reproduction, in press.

Tucci, S., Vohr, S. H., McCoy, R. C., Vernot, B, Robinson, M., Barbieri, C., Fu, W., Purnomo, G. A., Sudoyo, H., Barbujani, G., Visscher, P. M., Akey, J. M., Green, R. E. (2018), Evolutionary history and adaptation of a human pygmy population of Flores Island, Indonesia. Science, 361(6401), 511-516.

Press, M. O., McCoy, R. C., Hall, A. N., Akey, J. M., Queitsch, C. (2018), Short tandem repeats with massive variation and functional consequences across strains of Arabidopsis thaliana. Genome Research, 28, 1169-1178.

*McCoy, R. C., *Newnham, L. J., Ottolini, C. S., Hoffmann, E. R., Chatzimeletiou, K., Cornejo, O. E., Zhan, Q., Zaninovic, N., Rosenwaks, Z., Petrov, D. A., Demko, Z. P., Sigurjonsson, S., Handyside, A. H. (2018). Tripolar mitosis drives the association between maternal genotypes of PLK4 and aneuploidy in human preimplantation embryos. Human Molecular Genetics, 27(14), 2573–2585. *co-first author

Kort, J. D., McCoy, R. C., Demko, Z. P., Lathi, R. B. (2018), Are blastocyst aneuploidy rates different between fertile and infertile populations? Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics, 35(3), 403–408.

McCoy, R. C., Akey, J. M. (2017). Selection plays the hand it was dealt: evidence that human adaptation commonly targets standing genetic variation. Genome Biology, 18, 139.

McCoy, R. C. (2017). Mosaicism in preimplantation human embryos: when chromosomal abnormalities are the norm. Trends in Genetics, 33(7), 448–463.

Adashi, E. Y., McCoy, R. C. (2017). Technology versus biology: the limits of pre-implantation genetic screening. EMBO Reports, e201743941.

McCoy, R. C., Wakefield, J., Akey, J. M. (2017). Impacts of Neanderthal-Introgressed Sequences on the Landscape of Human Gene Expression. Cell168(5), 916–927.e12.

Vernot, B., Tucci, S., Kelso, J., Schraiber, J. G., Wolf, A. B., Gittelman, R. M., Dannemann, M., Grote, S., McCoy, R. C., Norton, H., Scheinfeldt, L. B., Merriwether, D. A., Koki, G., Friedlaender, J. S., Wakefield, J., Pääbo, S., Akey, J. M. (2016). Excavating Neandertal and Denisovan DNA from the genomes of Melanesian individuals. Science352(6282), 235-239.

Demko, Z. P., Simon, A. L., McCoy, R. C., Petrov, D. A., Rabinowitz, M. (2016). Effects of maternal age on euploidy in a large cohort of embryos analyzed with 24-chromosome single-nucleotide polymorphism-based preimplantation genetic screening. Fertility & Sterility105(5), 1307-1313.

McCoy, R. C., Akey, J. M. (2016). Patterns of deleterious variation between human populations reveal an unbalanced load. PNAS113 (4), 809-811.

McCoy, R. C., Demko, Z., Ryan, A., Banjevic, M., Hill, M., Sigurjonsson, S., Rabinowitz, M., Petrov, D. A. (2015). Evidence of selection against complex mitotic-origin aneuploidy during preimplantation development. PLoS Genetics11(10), e1005601.

McCoy, R. C., Demko, Z., Ryan, A., Banjevic, M., Hill, M., Sigurjonsson, S., Rabinowitz, M., Fraser, H. B., Petrov, D. A. (2015). Common variants spanning PLK4 are associated with mitotic-origin aneuploidy in human embryos. Science348(6231), 235-238.

Ahola, V., Lehtonen, R., Somervou, P., Salmela, L., Koskinen, P., Rastas, P., Välimäki, L. P., Kvist, J., Wahlberg, N., Tanskanen, J., Hornett, E., Ferguson, L., Luo, S., Cao, Z., de Jong, M., Duplouy, A., Smolander, O., McCoy, R. C., Qian, K., Wong, S. C., Zhang, Q., Ahmad, F., Haukka, J., Joshi, A., Salojärvi, J., Wheat, C., Grosse-Wilde, E., Hughes, D., Katainen, R., Pitkänen, E., Ylinen, J., Waterhouse, R., Turunen, M., Vähärautio, A., Ojanen, S., Schulman, A., Taipale, M., Lawson, D., Ukkonen, E., Mäkinen, V., Goldsmith, M., Holm, L., Auvinen, P., Frilander, M., Hanski, I. (2014). The Glanville fritillary genome retains an ancient karyotype and reveals selective chromosomal fusions in Lepidoptera. Nature Communications, 5.

McCoy, R. C., Taylor, R. W., Blauwkamp, T. A., Kelley, J. L., Kertesz, M., Pushkarev, D., Petrov, D. A., Fiston-Lavier, A. S. (2014). Illumina TruSeq synthetic long-reads empower de novo assembly and resolve complex, highly repetitive transposable elements. PLoS ONE, 9(9), e106689.

McCoy, R. C., Garud, N. R., Kelley, J. L., Boggs, C. L., Petrov, D. A. (2014). Genomic inference accurately predicts the timing and severity of a recent bottleneck in a non-model insect population. Molecular Ecology23(1), 136-150.