Books

Sequence - Evolution - Function : Computational Approaches in Comparative Genomics
-by Eugene V. Koonin, Michael Y. Galperin
Publisher: Springer; 1 edition (October 1, 2002)
ISBN: 1402072740
Frontiers in Computational Genomics
-by Michael Y. Galperin (Editor), Eugene V. Koonin (Editor) Publisher: Caister (January 2003)
ISBN: 0954246446
Power Laws, Scale-Free Networks and Genome Biology (Molecular Biology Intelligence Unit)
-by Eugene V. Koonin (Editor), Yuri I. Wolf (Editor), Georgy P. Karev (Editor)
Publisher: Springer; 1 edition (March 17, 2006)
ISBN: 0387258833
 

Recent research publications from the group

For all publications in PubMed click here.

Selected Publications for 2009-2010

  1. Makarova KS, Yutin N, Bell SD, Koonin EV. Evolution of diverse cell division and vesicle formation systems in Archaea. Nat Rev Microbiol. 2010 Sep 6. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 20818414.
  2. Wolf YI, Gopich IV, Lipman DJ, Koonin EV. Relative contributions of intrinsic structural-functional constraints and translation rate to the evolution of protein-coding genes. Genome Biol Evol. 2010 Jul 12;2:190-9. Print 2010. PubMed PMID: 20624725.
  3. Koonin EV, Wolf YI. Constraints and plasticity in genome and molecular-phenome evolution. Nat Rev Genet. 2010 Jun 15;11(7):487-498. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 20548290.
  4. Omelchenko MV, Galperin MY, Wolf YI, Koonin EV. Non-homologous isofunctional enzymes: a systematic analysis of alternative solutions in enzyme evolution. Biol Direct. 2010 Apr 30;5:31. PubMed PMID: 20433725; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2876114.
  5. Lobkovsky AE, Wolf YI, Koonin EV. Universal distribution of protein evolution rates as a consequence of protein folding physics. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010 Feb 16;107(7):2983-8. Epub 2010 Jan 26. PubMed PMID: 20133769; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2840281.
  6. Yutin N, Wolf YI, Raoult D, Koonin EV. Eukaryotic large nucleo-cytoplasmic DNA viruses: clusters of orthologous genes and reconstruction of viral genome evolution. Virol J. 2009 Dec 17;6:223. PubMed PMID: 20017929; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2806869.
  7. Puigb˛ P, Wolf YI, Koonin EV. Search for a 'Tree of Life' in the thicket of the phylogenetic forest. J Biol. 2009;8(6):59. Epub 2009 Jul 13. PubMed PMID: 19594957; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2737373.
  8. Makarova KS, Wolf YI, Koonin EV. Comprehensive comparative-genomic analysis of type 2 toxin-antitoxin systems and related mobile stress response systems in prokaryotes. Biol Direct. 2009 Jun 3;4:19. PubMed PMID: 19493340; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2701414.
  9. Wolf YI, Novichkov PS, Karev GP, Koonin EV, Lipman DJ. The universal distribution of evolutionary rates of genes and distinct characteristics of eukaryotic genes of different apparent ages. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2009 May 5;106(18):7273-80. Epub 2009 Apr 7. PubMed PMID: 19351897; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2666616.
  10. Koonin EV. Darwinian evolution in the light of genomics. Nucleic Acids Res. 2009 Mar;37(4):1011-34. Epub 2009 Feb 12. PubMed PMID: 19213802; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2651812.

Interviews and opinions

  1. Editorial for the opening issue of Biology Direct, a new open access journal.
  2. Current Biology carried an interview of Eugene in February, 2004 issue. You can read the interview here.
  3. Eugene's comments regarding peer review in a correspondence to Nature.