Alejandro Berrio Escobar

Postdoctoral Associate

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Massri, Abdull J., Geoffrey R. Schiebinger, Alejandro Berrio, Lingyu Wang, Gregory A. Wray, and David R. McClay. “Methodologies for Following EMT In Vivo at Single Cell Resolution.Methods in Molecular Biology (Clifton, N.J.) 2179 (January 2021): 303–14. Full Text

Davidson, Phillip L., Haobing Guo, Lingyu Wang, Alejandro Berrio, He Zhang, Yue Chang, Andrew L. Soborowski, David R. McClay, Guangyi Fan, and Gregory A. Wray. “Chromosomal-Level Genome Assembly of the Sea Urchin Lytechinus variegatus Substantially Improves Functional Genomic Analyses.Genome Biology and Evolution 12, no. 7 (July 2020): 1080–86. Full Text

Edsall, Lee E., Alejandro Berrio, William H. Majoros, Devjanee Swain-Lenz, Shauna Morrow, Yoichiro Shibata, Alexias Safi, Gregory A. Wray, Gregory E. Crawford, and Andrew S. Allen. “Evaluating Chromatin Accessibility Differences Across Multiple Primate Species Using a Joint Modeling Approach.Genome Biol Evol 11, no. 10 (October 1, 2019): 3035–53. Full Text

Swain-Lenz, Devjanee, Alejandro Berrio, Alexias Safi, Gregory E. Crawford, and Gregory A. Wray. “Comparative Analyses of Chromatin Landscape in White Adipose Tissue Suggest Humans May Have Less Beigeing Potential than Other Primates.Genome Biol Evol 11, no. 7 (July 1, 2019): 1997–2008. Full Text

Kilvitis, H. J., A. W. Schrey, A. K. Ragsdale, A. Berrio, S. M. Phelps, and L. B. Martin. “DNA methylation predicts immune gene expression in introduced house sparrows Passer domesticus.” Journal of Avian Biology 50, no. 6 (June 1, 2019). Full Text

Swain-Lenz, Devjanee, Alejandro Berrio, Alexias Safi, Gregory Crawford, and Gregory Wray. “Comparative analyses of chromatin landscape in white adipose tissue suggest humans may have less beigeing potential than other primates,” January 18, 2019. Full Text

Berrio, Alejandro, Rafael F. Guerrero, Galina V. Aglyamova, Mariam Okhovat, Mikhail V. Matz, and Steven M. Phelps. “Complex selection on a regulator of social cognition: Evidence of balancing selection, regulatory interactions and population differentiation in the prairie vole Avpr1a locus.Molecular Ecology 27, no. 2 (January 2018): 419–31. Full Text


Selected Grants

The Duke FUNCTION Center: Pioneering the comprehensive identification of combinatorial noncoding causes of disease awarded by National Institutes of Health (Postdoctoral Associate). 2020 to 2023

Embryonic Cell Recognition: Specificity Determinants awarded by National Institutes of Health (Postdoctoral Associate). 1980 to 2023