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Mead, R, Hejmadi, M. and Hurst, L.D. (2017) Teaching genetics prior to teaching evolution improves evolution understanding but not acceptance.  Public Library of Science, Biology 15(5): e2002255. Find recommendations here.

McLysaght, A. and Hurst. L.D. (2016) Open questions in the study of de novo genes: what, how, whyNature Reviews Genetics 17 567-578  Find the recommendation here.

Laabei M., Recker M., Rudkin J.K., Aldeljawi M., Gulay Z., Sloan T.J., Williams P., Endres J.L., Bayles K.W., Fey P.D., Yajjala V.K., Widhelm T., Hawkins E., Lewis K., Parfett S., Scowen L., Peacock S.J., Holden M., Wilson D., Read T.D., van den Elsen J., Priest N.K., Feil E.J., Hurst L.D., Josefsson E., Massey R.C. (2014). Predicting the virulence of MRSA from its genome sequence. Genome Research 24 839-849 doi: 10.1101/gr.165415.113.  Find recommednation here.

Charneski, C.A. and Hurst, L.D. (2013) Positively charged residues are the major determinants of ribosomal velocity. Public Library of Science Biology 11 e1001508.  Find recommendation here.

Yang, S., Yuan, Y, Wang, L. Li, J., Wang, W., Liu, H., Chen, J-O, Hurst, L.D.* and Tian, D. (2012) Great majority of recombination events in Arabidopsis are gene conversion events. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA 109 20992- 20997 *co-corresponding author.  Find recommendation here.

Garfield, A.S., Cowley, M., Smith, F.M., Moorwood, K., Stewart-Cox, J.E., Gilroy, K., Baker, S., Xia, J., Dalley, J.W., Hurst, L.D., Wilkinson, L.S., Isles, A.R., Ward, A.  (2011) Distinct physiological and behavioural functions for the parental alleles of the imprinted Grb10 gene. Nature 469 534-538.  Find recommendation here

Warnecke, T and Hurst, L.D. (2010) GroEL dependency affects codon usage - support for a critical role of misfolding in gene evolutionMolecular Systems Biology 6 340. Find recommendation here.

Warnecke, T., Wang, G-Z, Lercher, M.J. and Hurst, L.D. (2009) Does negative autoregulation increase gene duplicability? BMC Evolutionary Biology 9 R193. Find recommendation here.

Parmley, J.L. and Hurst, L.D. (2007) How common are intragene windows with KA>KS owing to purifying selection on synonymous mutations? Journal of Molecular Evolution 64 646-655. Find recommendation here.

Parmley, J.L., Urrutia, A.O., Potrzebowski, L, Kaessmann, H. and Hurst, L.D. (2007) Splicing and the evolution of proteins in mammals. Public Library of Science Biology 5, 343-353 (e14).  Find recommendation here.

Batada, N.N., Reguly, T., Breitkreutz, A., Boucher, L., Breitkreutz, BJ, Hurst, L.D*.  and Tyers, M. (2006) Stratus not altocumulus: a new view of the yeast protein interaction network. Public Library of Science Biology 4 1720-1731 *co-last author.  Find recommendation here.

Rocha, E. P., Smith, J. M., Hurst, L.D., Holden, M. T., Cooper, J. E., Smith, N. H. and Feil, E. J. 2006 Comparisons of dN/dS are time dependent for closely related bacterial genomes. Journal of Theoretical Biology 239, 226-35. Find recommendation here.

Seoighe, C, Gehring, C and Hurst, L.D. (2005) Gametophytic selection in Arabidopsis thaliana supports the selective model of intron length reduction. Public Library of Science, Genetics 1 e13.  Find recommendation here.

Ruvinsky, A., Eskesen, S., Eskesen, F. and Hurst, L.D. (2005) Can codon usage bias explain intron phase distribution and exon symmetry?  Journal of Molecular Evolution 60 99-104.  Find recommendation here.

Holden M. T., Feil E. J., Lindsay J. A., Peacock S. J., Day N. P., Enright M. C., Foster T. J., Moore C. E., Hurst, L.D. et. al. (2004). Complete genomes of two clinical Staphylococcus aureus strains: evidence for the rapid evolution of virulence and drug resistance. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA 101 9786-9791.  Find recommendations here.

Papp, B., Pál, C., and Hurst, L.D. (2003) Dosage sensitivity and the evolution of gene families in yeast.  Nature 424 194-197.  Find recommendations here.

Lercher, M.J., Williams, E.J.B., and Hurst. L.D. (2001) Local similarity in evolutionary rates extends over whole chromosomes in human-rodent and mouse-rat comparisons: implications for understanding the mechanistic basis of the male mutation bias. Molecular Biology and Evolution 18 2032-2039.  Find recommendation here.