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Esther Betran

[Esther Betran]

Professor, Biology
Last Updated: October 28, 2021
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Education

Education

    • 1996 PhD in Genetics
      Universitat Autonoma De Barcel
    • 1992 MS in Genetics
      Universitat Autonoma De Barcel
    • 1990 BS in General
      Universitat Autonoma De Barcel

Memberships

    • 2020 to Present The Genetics Society of America
    • 2008 to Present Society of Molecular Biology and Evolution
    • 1998 to Present Society for the Study of Evolution

Awards and Honors

    •  2006 Travel/Professional Development Award sponsored by University of Texas - Arlington
    •  2005 Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation Program sponsored by National Science Foundation
    •  2005 Outstanding Research Achievement sponsored by College of Science, University of Texas - Arlington
    •  1997 European Commission Marie Curie Postdoctoral Fellowship sponsored by European Commission
    •  1991 Predoctoral Fellowship sponsored by Generalitat de Catalunya, Spain
    •  1989 Undergraduate Department of Genetics and Microbiology Collaboration Fellowship sponsored by Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain

Support & Funding

Support & Funding

This data is entered manually by the author of the profile and may duplicate data in the Sponsored Projects section.
    • Aug 2018 to July 2022 Domesticated Transposons as a Source of New Regulatory Proteins in Drosophila sponsored by  -  $570197
      Esther Betran (Funded)
    • May 2011 to Apr 2016 Sexual Conflict and Relocation of Genes by Duplication sponsored by  -  $662060
      Esther Betran (Funded)
    • Aug 2012 to July 2014 Collaborative Research: Evolutionary Mechanisms of Skewed Sex Ratios and Reproductive Plasticity sponsored by  -  $158566
      Esther Betran (Funded)
    • June 2008 to Aug 2012 ARRA: MRI: Acquisition of a Genome Sequencer FLX for High Throughput Sequencing and Genotyping in Genomics Research and Student Training sponsored by  -  $526567
      (Funded)
    • May 2009 to Apr 2011 ARRA - Sex Chromosomes and Relocation of Genes by Duplication sponsored by  -  $83286
      Esther Betran (Funded)
    • May 2005 to Apr 2011 Sex chromosomes and relocation of genes by duplication sponsored by  -  $751595
      Esther Betran (Funded)
    • July 2005 to Aug 2009 Environmental and Maternal Effects on Gene Expression and Life History in the Cricket Allonemobius socius sponsored by  -  $48423
      Esther Betran (Funded)
    • Sept 2004 to Aug 2005 De Nova Formation of Promoter Regions in Drosophila Retrogenes sponsored by  -  $9800
      Esther Betran (Funded)

Publications


      2021
      • Journal Article
        The Drosophila ribosome protein S5 paralog RpS5b promotes germ cell and follicle cell differentiation during oogenesis.
        [Jang, S.S., Lee, J., Mathews, J., Ruess, H., Williford, A.O., Rangan, P., Betran, E., Buszczak, M.]. Development. 148(19), dev199511.

      2020
      • Journal Article
        Telomere-specialized retroelements in Drosophila: adaptive symbionts of the genome, neutral, or in conflict?
        [Markova, DragomiraN., Christensen, ShawnM., Betran, Esther]. BioEssays. 42(1), e1900154.

      2019
      • Journal Article
        The origins and evolution of chromosomes, dosage compensation, and mechanisms underlying venom regulation in snakes.
        [Schield, Drew R, Card, DarenC, Hales, NicoleR, Perry, BlairW, Pasquesi, GiuliaM, Blackmon, Heath, Adams, RichardH, Corbin, AndrewB, Ramesh, Balan, Demuth, JefferyP, Betran, Esther, Tollis, Marc, Meik, JesseM, Mackessy, StephenP, Castoe, ToddA]. Genome Research. 29, 590-601.

      2017
      • Journal Article
        Few Nuclear-Encoded Mitochondrial Gene Duplicates Contribute to Male Germline-Specific Functions in Humans
        [Eslamieh, Mohammadmehdi, Williford, AnnaOuzounian, Betran, Esther]. Genome Biology and Evolution. 9, 2782-2790. "Oxford University Press".
      • Journal Article
        Transposable element domestication as an adaptation to evolutionary conflicts
        [Jangam, Diwash, Feschotte, Cedric, Betran, Esther]. Trends in Genetics. 33, 817-831. "Elsevier".
      • Journal Article
        The Genomic Impact of Gene Retrocopies: What Have We Learned from Comparative Genomics, Population Genomics, and Transcriptomic Analyses?
        [Casola, Claudio, Betran, Esther]. Genome Biology and Evolution. 9, 1351-1373. "Oxford University Press".

      2016
      • Journal Article
        Dosage compensation and the distribution of sex-biased gene expression in Drosophila: considerations and genomic constraints
        [Gallach, Miguel, Betran, Esther]. Journal of Molecular Evolution. 82, 199-206. "Springer".

      2015
      • Journal Article
        The “life histories” of genes
        [Betran, Esther]. Journal of Molecular Evolution. 80, 186-188. "Springer".

      2014
      • Journal Article
        Genomics of ecological adaptation in cactophilic Drosophila
        [Guillen, Yolanda, Rius, Nuria, Delprat, Alejandra, Williford, AnnaOuzounian, Muyas, Francesc, Puig, Marta, Casillas, Sonia, Ramia, , Miquel, Egea, Raquel, Negre, Barbara, others, Betran, Esther]. Genome Biology and Evolution. 7, 349-366. "Oxford University Press".
      • Journal Article
        Relocation facilitates the acquisition of short cis-regulatory regions that drive the expression of retrogenes during spermatogenesis in Drosophila
        [Sorourian, Mehran, Kunte, MansiM, Domingues, Susana, Gallach, Miguel, Ozdil , Fulya, Rio, , Javier, Betran, Esther]. Molecular Biology and Evolution. 31, 2170-2180. "Oxford University Press".

      2013
      • Journal Article
        Still Much to Comprehend About Rapid Evolution:Keep Going
        [Betran, Esther]. Evolution. 67, 3377-3378. "Wiley Online Library".

      2012
      • Journal Article
        Segmental duplication, microinversion, and gene loss associated with a complex inversion breakpoint region in Drosophila
        [Calvete, Oriol, Gonzalez,, Josefa, Betran, Esther, Ruiz, Alfredo]. Molecular Biology and Evolution. 29, 1875-1889. "Oxford University Press".
      • Journal Article
        Why chromosome palindromes?
        [Betran, Esther, Demuth, JefferyP, Williford, AnnaOuzounian]. International Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 2012, 1-14. "Hindawi".

      2011
      • Journal Article
        Gene duplication and the genome distribution of sex-biased genes
        [Gallach, Miguel, Domingues, Susana, Betran, Esther]. International Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 2011, 1-20. "Hindawi".
      • Journal Article
        Intralocus sexual conflict resolved through gene duplication
        [Gallach, Miguel, Betran, Esther]. Trends in Ecology & Evolution. 26, 222-228. "Elsevier".

      2010
      • Journal Article
        Analyses of nuclearly encoded mitochondrial genes suggest gene duplication as a mechanism for resolving intralocus sexually antagonistic conflict in Drosophila
        [Gallach, Miguel, Chandrasekaran, Chitra, Betran, Esther]. Genome Biology and Evolution. 2, 835-850. "Oxford University Press".
      • Journal Article
        Convergently recruited nuclear transport retrogenes are male biased in expression and evolving under positive selection in Drosophila
        [Tracy, Charles, Rio, Javier, Motiwale, Mansi, Christensen, Shawn, Betran, Esther]. Genetics. 184, 1067-1076. "Genetics Soc America".
      • Journal Article
        Drcd-1 related: a positively selected spermatogenesis retrogene in Drosophila
        [Quezada-Diaz, Jorge Ernesto, Muliyil, Taniya, Rio, Javier, Betran, Esther]. Genetica. 138, 925-937. "Springer".
      • Journal Article
        Turnover and lineage specific broadening of transcription start site in a testis specific retrogene
        [Sorourian, Mehran, Betran, Esther]. Fly. 4, 3-11.

      2009
      • Journal Article
        Quality of regulatory elements in Drosophila retrogenes
        [Bai, Yongsheng, Casola, Claudio, Betran, Esther]. Genomics. 93, 83-89. "Elsevier".

      2008
      • Journal Article
        Evolutionary origin of regulatory regions of retrogenes in Drosophila
        [Bai, Yongsheng, Casola, Claudio, Betran, Esther]. BMC Genomics. 9, 241. "BioMed Central".

      2007
      • Journal Article
        Comparative genomics reveals a constant rate of origination and convergent acquisition of functional retrogenes in Drosophila
        [Bai, Yongsheng, Casola, Claudio, Feschotte, Cedric, Betran, Esther]. Genome Biology. 8, R11. "BioMed Central".
      • Journal Article
        Conflict between translation initiation and elongation in vertebrate mitochondrial genomes
        [Xia, Xuhua, Huang, Huang, Carullo, Malisa, Betran, Esther, Moriyama, EtsukoN]. PLoS One. 2, e227. "Public Library of Science".
      • Journal Article
        PIF-like transposons are common in Drosophila and have been repeatedly domesticated to generate new host genes
        [Casola, Claudio, Lawing, Michelle, Betran, Esther, Feschotte, Cedric]. Molecular Biology and Evolution. 24, 1872-1888. "Oxford University Press".

      2006
      • Journal Article
        Fast protein evolution and germ line expression of a Drosophila parental gene and its young retroposed paralog
        [Betran, Esther, Bai, Yongsheng, Motiwale, Mansi]. Molecular Biology and Evolution. 23, 2191-2202. "Oxford University Press".

      2004
      • Journal Article
        Extensive gene traffic on the mammalian X chromosome
        [Emerson, JJ, Kaessmann, Henrik, Betran, Esther, Long, Manyuan]. Science. 303, 537-540. "American Association for the Advancement of Science".
      • Journal Article
        Sequence and comparative analysis of the chicken genome provide unique perspectives on vertebrate evolution
        [others, Betran, Esther]. Nature. 432, 695-716. "Nature Publishing Group".
      • Journal Article
        Sex chromosomes and male functions: where do new genes go?
        [Betran, Esther, Emerson, JJ, Kaessmann, Henrik, Long, Manyuan]. Cell Cycle. 3, 871-873.

      2003
      • Journal Article
        Dntf-2r, a young Drosophila retroposed gene with specific male expression under positive Darwinian selection
        [Betran, Esther, Long, Manyuan]. Genetics. 164, 977-988. "Genetics Society of America".
      • Journal Article
        Origin of new genes: evidence from experimental and computational analysis
        [Long, M, Deutch, M, Wang, W, Betran, Esther, Brunet, F, Zhang, J]. Genetica. 118, 171-182.
      • Journal Article
        The origin of new genes: glimpses from the young and old
        [Long, Manyuan, Betran, Esther, Thornton, Kevin, Wang, Wen]. Nature Reviews Genetics. 4, 865-875. "Nature Publishing Group".

      2002
      • Journal Article
        Evolution of the phosphoglycerate mutase processed gene in human and chimpanzee revealing the origin of a new primate gene
        [Betran, Esther, Wang, Wen, Jin, Li, Long, Manyuan]. Molecular Biology and Evolution. 19, 654-663. "Oxford University Press".
      • Journal Article
        Expansion of genome coding regions by acquisition of new genes
        [Betran, Esther, Long, Manyuan]. Genetica. 115, 65-80. "Springer".
      • Journal Article
        Retroposed new genes out of the X in Drosophila
        [Betran, Esther, Thornton, Kevin, Long, Manyuan]. Genome Research. 12, 1854-1859.

      2000
      • Journal Article
        Duplication, dicistronic transcription, and subsequent evolution of the Alcohol dehydrogenase and Alcohol dehydrogenase-related genes in Drosophila
        [Betran, Esther, Ashburner, Michael]. Molecular Biology and Evolution. 17, 1344-1352. "Oxford University Press".
      • Journal Article
        Molecular organization of the Drosophila melanogaster Adh chromosomal region in D. replete and D. buzzatii, two distantly related species of the Drosophila subgenus
        [Gonzalez, Josefa, Betran, Esther, Ashburner, Michael, Ruiz, Alfredo]. Chromosome Research. 8, 375-385. "Springer".

      1998
      • Journal Article
        Antagonistic pleiotropic effect of second-chromosome inversions on body size and early life-history traits in Drosophila buzzatii
        [Betran, Esther, Santos, Mauro, Ruiz, Alfredo]. Evolution. 52, 144-154. "Wiley Online Library".

      1997
      • Journal Article
        Recombination and gene flux caused by gene conversion and crossing over in inversion heterokaryotypes
        [Navarro, Arcadio, Betran, Esther, Barbadilla, Antonio, Ruiz, Alfredo]. Genetics. 146, 695-709. "Genetics Society of America".
      • Journal Article
        The estimation of the number and the length distribution of gene conversion tracts from population DNA sequence data
        [Betran, Esther, Rozas, Julio, Navarro, Arcadio, Barbadilla, Antonio]. Genetics. 146, 89-99. "Genetics Society of America".

      1996
      • Journal Article
        Dynamics of gametic disequilibria between loci linked to chromosome inversions: the recombination-redistributing effect of inversions
        [Navarro, Arcadio, Betran, Esther, Zapata, Carlos, Ruiz, Alfredo]. Genetics Research. 67, 67-76. "Cambridge University Press".

      1995
      • Journal Article
        The evolutionary history of Drosophila buzzatii. XXXII. Linkage disequilibrium between allozymes and chromosome inversions in two colonizing populations
        [Betran, Esther, Quezada-Diaz, JE, Ruiz, A, Santos, M, Fontdevila, A]. Heredity. 74, 188-199. "Nature Publishing Group".

      2011
      • Other
        Gene duplication might resolve intralocus sexual conflict
        [Gallach, M, Betran, Esther]. Trends in Ecology & Evolution. 26, 558-559.

      2008
      • Other
        What we know about the origins of new genes and pseudogenes
        [Chandrasekaran, C, Betran, Esther]. 1, "Nature Publishing Group".

      1996
      • Other
        Efecto del polimorfismo cromosómico sobre componentes de la eficacia biológica y caracteres morfológicos en Drosophila buzzatii
        [Betran, Esther]. "Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona".

Presentations

    •  2021
      Ruma, F., Markova, D.N., Jangam, D., Feschotte, C., Betran, Esther, "Functional analysis of PIF transposable element domesticated genes in Drosophila melanogaster.", EMBO, Virtual. ( , 2021).
    •  2021
      Mirsalehi, A., Eslamieh, M., Markova, D.N., Betran, Esther, "Nuclear transport genes experience high turnover in Drosophila but not in other insects.", GSA, Virtual. ( , 2021).
    •  2021
      Ruma, F., Markova, D.N., Feschotte, C., Betran, Esther, "Recurrent independent PIF transposable element domestication events in insects. ", GSA, Virtual. ( , 2021).
    •  2021
      Markova, D.N., Ruma, F., Casola, C., Feschotte, C., Betran, Esther, "Recurrent independent PIF transposable element domestication events in insects. ", EMBO, Virtual. ( , 2021).
    • July  2019
      Mirsalehi, Ayda, Domingues, Susana, Jangam, Diwash, Betran, Esther, "Evolutionary drivers of gene innovation and nuclear transport in Drosophila melanogaster. ", College Station, TX. (July , 2019).
    • July  2019
      Ruma, Fatema, Markova, Dragomira, Jangam, Diwash, Feschotte, Cedric, Betran, Esther, "Functional analyses of PIF transposable element domesticated genes in Drosophila melanogaster. ", College Station, TX. (July , 2019).
    • March  2019
      Eslamieh, Mehdi, Betran, Esther, "A nuclear-encoded mitochondrial duplicated gene, CG10396, is essential for spermatogenesis in Drosophila melanogaster", Genetics Society of America, Dallas, TX. (March , 2019).
    • April  2018
      Betran, Esther, "Evolutionary conflicts as drivers of gene novelty in Drosophila. ", National Science Association of China and West China Hospital, Sichuan University in Chengdu, China. (April , 2018).
    • April  2018
      Rashik, Imran, Eslamieh, Mehdi, Betran, Esther, "Functional Study of Two Testis-Specific Nuclear Encoded Mitochondrial Gene Duplicates in Drosophila melanogaster. ". (April , 2018).
    • April  2018
      Eslamieh, Mehdi, Parekh, Rupandey, Hu, Chengrui, Betran, Esther, "The roles of nuclear-encoded mitochondrial duplicated genes in spermatogenesis in Drosophila melanogaster.", Philadelphia, PA, USA. (April , 2018).
    • August  2017
      Parekh, Rupandey, Eslamieh, Mehdi, Betran, Esther, "Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program, Honors College Fellow, Presentation". (August , 2017).
    • August  2017
      Oladugba, Michael, Eslamieh, Mehdi, Betran, Esther, "Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program, LSAMP-NSF Fellow, Presentation". (August , 2017).
    • July  2017
      Eslamieh, MM, Purekh, R, Betran, Esther, "Functional Analyses of N-mt Duplicated Genes with Testis-biased Expression in Drosophila melanogaster", Austin, TX. (July , 2017).
    • July  2017
      Jangam, D, Feschotte, C, Betran, Esther, "Functional analyses of PIF transposable element domesticated genes in Drosophila melanogaster", Austin, TX. (July , 2017).
    • April  2017
      Betran, Esther, "Introduction to non-clinical STEM fields to guide carrier decisions", Dallas County Community Colleges, Dallas, TX. (April , 2017).
    • March  2017
      Jangam, D, Feschotte, C, Betran, Esther, "Functional analyses of the transposable element-derived genes DPLG1 and DPLG4 in Drosophila melanogaster", San Diego, CA. (March , 2017).
    • March  2017
      Mirsalehi, A, Jangam, D, Domingues, S, Betran, Esther, "Functional Analysis of Dntf-2r and Ran-like Nuclear Transport Retrogenes in Drosophila melanogaster", San Diego, CA. (March , 2017).
    • March  2017
      Mirsalehi, A, Jangam, D, Domingues, S, Betran, Esther, "Functional Analysis of Dntf-2r and Ran-like Nuclear Transport Retrogenes in Drosophila melanogaster", University of Texas - Arlington, Arlington, TX. (March , 2017).
    • March  2017
      Eslamieh, MM, Betran, Esther, "Functional Study of OXPHOS N-mt Duplicated Genes with Testis- biased Expression in Drosophila melanogaster", San Diego, CA. (March , 2017).
    •  2016
      Williford, A, Betran, Esther, "Are retroCNVs duplicated to resolve intralocus sexual antagonistic conflicts in Drosophila?", Queensland’s Gold Coast, Australia. ( , 2016).
    •  2016
      Eslamieh, M, Williford, A, Betran, Esther, "Few nuclearly-encoded mitochondrial gene duplicates contribute to male germline-specific functions in humans compared to Drosophila", Orlando , FL. ( , 2016).
    •  2016
      Jangam, D, Feschotte, C, Betran, Esther, "Functional analyses of the transposable element-derived genes DPLG1 and DPLG4 in Drosophila melanogaster", Orlando, FL. ( , 2016).
    •  2016
      Betran, Esther, "La revolución genómica", Center for Mexican American Studies (CMAS). ( , 2016).
    •  2015
      Jangam, D, Feschotte, C, Betran, Esther, "DPLG1: a gene domesticated from a PIF transposable element in Drosophila", University of Texas - Arlington, Arlington, TX. ( , 2015).
    •  2015
      Betran, Esther, "Evolutionary conflicts as drivers of gene novelty in Drosophila", Department of Biology, Indiana State University, Terre Haute , IN . ( , 2015).
    •  2015
      Betran, Esther, "Evolutionary conflicts as drivers of gene novelty in Drosophila ", Texas A&M University, College Station, TX. ( , 2015).
    •  2015
      Eslamieh, MM, Williford, A, Betran, Esther, "Nuclearly encoded mitochondrial gene duplicates in humans and male germline functions", University of Texas - Arlington, Arlington, TX. ( , 2015).
    •  2014
      Jangam, D, Domingues, S, Feschotte, C, Betran, Esther, "Domesticated genes from PIF transposable elements in Drosophila melanogaster", San Diego, CA. ( , 2014).
    •  2014
      Domingues, S, Eckstrand, E, Betran, Esther, "Study of function of two young nuclear transport retrogenes (Dntf-2r and Ran-like) in Drosophila", San Diego, CA. ( , 2014).
    •  2014
      Domingues, S, Eckstrand, E, Betran, Esther, "Study of function of two young nuclear transport retrogenes (Dntf-2r and Ran-like) in Drosophila", University of Texas - Arlington, Arlington, TX. ( , 2014).
    •  2014
      Domingues, S, Eckstrand, E, Betran, Esther, "Study of function of two young nuclear transport retrogenes (Dntf-2r and Ran-like) in Drosophila", San Juan, Puerto Rico. ( , 2014).
    •  2013
      Betran, Esther, Domingues, S, Kunte, M, "Retrogenes and genetic conflicts in Drosophila", Chicago, IL. ( , 2013).
    •  2011
      Gallach, M, Betran, Esther, "A new perspective on sexual conflict related topics: gene duplication, sex -biased expression and the location of sexually dimorphic traits", Kyoto , Japan. ( , 2011).
    •  2010
      Gallach, M, Chandasekaran, C, Betran, Esther, "Duplication pattern of nuclearly encoded mitochondrial genes reveals sexual antagonistic conflict in Drosophila", Washington, DC. ( , 2010).
    •  2010
      Betran, Esther, Szalay, D, Feschotte, C, "Functional characterization of DPLGs, transposase-derived genes, in Drosophila", Washington, DC. ( , 2010).
    •  2010
      Betran, Esther, Domingues, S, Motiwale, M, Chandrasekaran, C, Gallach, M, "Sexual antagonistic conflict resolved through gene duplication in Drosophila", Lyon, France. ( , 2010).
    •  2010
      Domingues, S, Motiwale, M, Betran, Esther, "Study of function of two nuclear transport retrogenes (Dntf-2r and Ran-like) in relation to sex chromosome evolution", Washington, DC. ( , 2010).
    •  2009
      Motiwale, M, Tracy, C, Rio, J, Christensen, Shawn, Betran, Esther, "Are nuclear transport retrogenes convergently recruited for segregation distortion functions in Drosophila?", Chicago, IL. ( , 2009).
    •  2009
      Betran, Esther, "Sex Chromosomes and Male Functions: Where Do New Genes Go and Why?", Baylor University, Waco, TX. ( , 2009).
    •  2008
      Chandrasekaran, C, Betran, Esther, "How different are the mitochondria during spermatogenesis?", San Diego, CA. ( , 2008).
    •  2008
      Betran, Esther, Motiwale, M, Tracy, C, Rio, J, " Recurrent recruitment of retrogenes involved in nuclear transport", San Diego, CA. ( , 2008).
    •  2008
      Betran, Esther, Motiwale, M, Tracy, C, Rio, J, "Recurrent recruitment of retrogenes involved in nuclear transport in Drosophila", Barcelona, Spain. ( , 2008).
    •  2008
      Betran, Esther, "Sex Chromosomes and Male Functions: Where Do New Genes Go and Why?", Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain. ( , 2008).
    •  2008
      Betran, Esther, "Sex Chromosomes and Male Functions: Where Do New Genes Go and Why?", Centro Superior de Investigacion Cientifica, Valencia, Spain. ( , 2008).
    •  2008
      Betran, Esther, "Sex Chromosomes and Male Functions: Where Do New Genes Go?", Texas Wesleyan University, Fort Worth, TX. ( , 2008).
    •  2008
      Sorourian, M, Betran, Esther, "Study of testes-specific proteasome retrogenes", San Diego, CA. ( , 2008).
    •  2007
      Guibotsy, M, Casola, C, Betran, Esther, Feschotte, C, "Genome wide domestication of MARNA, an ancient family of miniature inverted-repeat transposable elements in placental mammals", Tucson, AZ. ( , 2007).
    •  2007
      Casola, C, Lawing, M, Betran, Esther, Feschotte, C, "Recurrent domestication of PIF transposon genes in Drosophila", Indiana University, Bloomington, IN. ( , 2007).
    •  2007
      Casola, C, Lawing, M, Betran, Esther, Feschotte, C, "Recurrent domestication of PIF transposon genes in Drosophila", Tucson, AZ. ( , 2007).
    •  2006
      Betran, Esther, Bai, Y, Casola, C, Feschotte, C, "Identification of regulatory regions in Drosophila retrogenes", Tempe, AZ. ( , 2006).
    •  2006
      Bai, Y, Claudio, C, Betran, Esther, "Identifying promoter regions in Drosophila retrogenes using a computational approach", Houston, TX. ( , 2006).
    •  2006
      Bai, Y, Claudio, C, Betran, Esther, "Rate of Retrogene Origination in Drosophila and Analysis of their Newly Recruited Regulatory Regions", Tempe, AZ. ( , 2006).
    •  2006
      Motiwale, Maya, Rio, J, Cole, S, Sorourian, M, Betran, Esther, "Recruitment of promoter regions in retrogenes; an experimental approach", Houston, TX. ( , 2006).
    •  2005
      Betran, Esther, Motiwale, M, "Fast protein evolution in a parental gene and its young retroposed derived gene of germline expression in Drosophila", San Diego, CA. ( , 2005).
    •  2005
      Betran, Esther, "Sex Chromosomes and Male Functions: Where Do New Genes Go?", University of North Texas Health Sciences Center, Fort Worth, TX. ( , 2005).
    •  2005
      Betran, Esther, "Sex Chromosomes and Male Functions: Where Do New Genes Go?", Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA. ( , 2005).
    •  2005
      Betran, Esther, "Sex Chromosomes and Male Functions: Where Do New Genes Go? ", Penn State University, College Station, PA. ( , 2005).
    •  2003
      Betran, Esther, Long, M, "De novo formation of promoter regions in Drosophila retrogenes", Newport Beach, CA. ( , 2003).
    •  2003
      Betran, Esther, Thornton, K, Long, M, "Retroposed new genes out of the X chromosome: A pattern of new gene origination", Chicago, IL. ( , 2003).
    •  2002
      Betran, Esther, "Duplicació per retroposició: la importància de generar una còpia a un lloc diferent del genoma", Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain. ( , 2002).
    •  2002
      Betran, Esther, Long, M, "Evolution of retroposed genes", Urbana - Champaign, IL. ( , 2002).
    •  2002
      Betran, Esther, "Patrons en la locatització dels gens nous a Drosophila", Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain. ( , 2002).
    •  2002
      Betran, Esther, "Patterns of new gene origination and underlying evolutionary forces", Department of Biology, University of Texas - Arlington, Arlington, TX. ( , 2002).
    •  2002
      Betran, Esther, "Patterns of new gene origination and underlying evolutionary forces", Department of Biology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY. ( , 2002).
    •  2001
      Betran, Esther, Wang, W, Jin, L, Long, M, "Evolution of the Phosphoglycerate Evolution of the Phosphoglycerate mutase processed pseudogene (PGAM1-P) in primates processed pseudogene PGAM1-P in primates", Athens, GA. ( , 2001).
    •  1999
      Betran, Esther, "The Adh-related gene is ubiquitous in the Drosophila genus", University of Chicago, Chicago, IL. ( , 1999).
    •  1998
      Betran, Esther, Ashburner, M, "The Adh-related gene is probably ubiquitous in the Drosophila genus", Cambridge, UK. ( , 1998).
    •  1998
      Betran, Esther, Ashburner, M, "The Adh-related gene is probably ubiquitous in the Drosophila genus", Vancouver, BC. ( , 1998).
    •  1997
      Betran, Esther, Santos, M, Ruiz, A, "Antagonistic pleiotropic effects of second-chromosome inversions on body size and early life-history traits in Drosophila buzzatii", Arhem, Netherlands. ( , 1997).
    •  1997
      Betran, Esther, Rozas, J, Navarro, A, Barbadilla, A, "The estimation of the number and the length distribution of gene conversion tracts from population DNA sequence data", Nottingham, UK. ( , 1997).
    •  1994
      Betran, Esther, Quezada-Diaz, JE, Ruiz, A, Santos, M, Fontdevila, A, "Desequilibrio de ligamiento entre alozimas e inversiones en dos poblaciones colonizadoras de Drosophila buzzatii", Lérida, Spain. ( , 1994).
    •  1992
      Betran, Esther, Ruiz, A, Santos, M, Fontdevila, A, "Efecto del polimorfismo de alozimas e inversiones sobre el tamaño corporal y el tiempo de desarrollo en una población natural de Drosophila buzzatii", Badajoz, Spain. ( , 1992).

Students Supervised

    • Present
      Dissertation Committee Chair
      Juan Corrales,
    • Present
      Dissertation Committee Chair
      Pilar Castellanos,
    • Present
      Postdoctoral Research Supervision
      Ayda Mirsalehi,
    • Present
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Daniel Dudek,
    • Present
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Kathleen Ivey,
    • Present
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Shana Pau,
    • Present
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Siddharth Gopalan,
    • Present
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Aundrea Westfalls,
    • Present
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Christian Hernandez-Morales ,
    • Present
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Hasan Al Monem,
    • Present
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Jose Maldonado,
    • Present
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Justin Jacobs,
    • Present
      Dissertation Committee Member
      M. Adnan Qureshi ,
    • Present
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Marelize Snyman,
    • Present
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Thornton Larson, (Biology)
    • Present
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Trung Huynh,
    • Present
      Dissertation Committee Chair
      Fatema Begum Ruma, (Biology)
    • Present
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Maya Herzog, (Biology)
    • Present
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Catherine Rogers, (Biology)
    • 2021
      Postdoctoral Research Supervision
      Dragomira Markova,
    • 2021
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Balan Ramesh, (Biology)
    • 2021
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Suman Shrestha, (Biology)
    • 2021
      Dissertation Committee Chair
      Ayda Mirsalehi , (Biology)
    • 2021
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Blair Perry, (Biology)
    • 2021
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Danielle Rivera, (Biology)
    • 2020
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Brijesh Khadgi, (Biology)
    • 2019
      Dissertation Committee Chair
      Mohammad Mehdi Eslamieh, (Biology)
    • 2019
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Richard Adams, (Biology)
    • 2019
      Undergraduate Honors Thesis
      Rupandey Parekh, (Biology)
    • 2019
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Giulia Pasquesi , (Biology)
    • 2018
      Dissertation Committee Chair
      Diwash Jangam, (Biology)
    • 2018
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Darren Card, (Biology)
    • 2018
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Drew Shield, (Biology)
    • 2018
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Monika Pradhan, (Biology)
    • 2018
      Undergraduate Honors Thesis
      Imran Rashik, (Biology)
    • 2018
      Undergraduate Supervised Research
      Chengrui Hu, (Biology)
    • 2018
      Undergraduate Supervised Research
      Hunter Herriage, (Biology)
    • 2018
      Undergraduate Supervised Research
      Imran Rashik, (Biology)
    • 2018
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Kathleen Currie, (Biology)
    • 2018
      Undergraduate Supervised Research
      Suzanne Howell, (Biology)
    • 2017
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Aruna Govindaraju , (Biology)
    • 2017
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Audra Andrew, (Biology)
    • 2017
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Kyle O'Connell, (Biology)
    • 2017
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Kyle Shaney, (Biology)
    • 2017
      Undergraduate Honors Thesis
      Rupandey Parekh, (Biology)
    • 2017
      Undergraduate Supervised Research
      Michael Oladugba, (Biology)
    • 2016
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Alex Hall, (Biology)
    • 2016
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Shreyas Krishnan, (Biology)
    • 2016
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Utpal Smart, (Biology)
    • 2016
      Master's Thesis Committee Member
      Nick Long, (Biology)
    • 2016
      Undergraduate Supervised Research
      Sophia Le, (Biology)
    • 2015
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Heath Blackmon, (Biology)
    • 2015
      Dissertation Committee Co-Chair
      Ann Mayo, (Biology)
    • 2015
      Dissertation Committee Co-Chair
      Claudia Marquez, (Biology)
    • 2015
      Postdoctoral Research Supervision
      Anna Williford, (Biology)
    • 2014
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Eldon Prince, (Biology)
    • 2014
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Ellen Browning, (Biology)
    • 2014
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Eric Watson, (Biology)
    • 2014
      Undergraduate Honors Thesis
      Erica Eckstrand, (Biology)
    • 2014
      Undergraduate Supervised Research
      Forrest Benefiel, (Biology)
    • 2014
      Dissertation Committee Co-Chair
      Manish Parihar, (Biology)
    • 2014
      Undergraduate Supervised Research
      Mohamed Smair, (Biology)
    • 2014
      Dissertation Committee Chair
      Susana Domingues, (Biology)
    • 2013
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Jyotiska Chaudhuri, (Biology)
    • 2012
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Jeffrey Streicher, (Biology)
    • 2011
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Alie Koroma, (Biology)
    • 2011
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Mersee Madison-Villar, (Biology)
    • 2011
      Master's Comprehensive Exam Committee Member
      Mahima Varma, (Biology)
    • 2011
      Undergraduate Supervised Research
      Merin Philip, (Biology)
    • 2010
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Daina Ma, (Biology)
    • 2010
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Jainy Thomas, (Biology)
    • 2010
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Jane Moore, (Biology)
    • 2010
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Ka Ian Tam, (Biology)
    • 2010
      Master's Thesis Committee Member
      Assiatu Barrie, (Biology)
    • 2010
      Other
      Fulya Özdil, (Biology)
      Visiting Scholar
    • 2010
      Master's Comprehensive Exam Committee Chair
      Daniel Szalay, (Biology)
    • 2010
      Postdoctoral Research Supervision
      Miguel Gallach, (Biology)
    • 2009
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Brian Fontenot, (Biology)
    • 2009
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Chad Larson, (Biology)
    • 2009
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Robert Makowsky, (Biology)
    • 2009
      Postdoctoral Research Supervision
      Jorge Ernesto Quezada-Diaz, (Biology)
    • 2009
      Master's Thesis Committee Chair
      Charles Tracy, (Biology)
    • 2009
      Dissertation Committee Chair
      Mansi Motiwale/Kunte, (Biology)
    • 2008
      Dissertation Committee Member
      John Pace, (Biology)
    • 2008
      Master's Thesis Committee Member
      Donald Hucks, (Biology)
    • 2008
      Undergraduate Honors Thesis
      Peter Pelache, (Biology)
    • 2008
      Postdoctoral Research Supervision
      Yongsheng Bai, (Biology)
    • 2008
      Dissertation Committee Co-Chair
      Diana Huestis, (Biology)
    • 2008
      Master's Thesis Committee Chair
      Mehran Sorourian, (Biology)
    • 2007
      Dissertation Committee Member
      John Malone, (Biology)
    • 2007
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Kanchana Panaram , (Biology)
    • 2007
      Master's Thesis Committee Member
      Daiju Hoshino, (Biology)
    • 2007
      Other
      Chitra Chandrasekaran, (Biology)
      Visiting Scholar
    • 2007
      Postdoctoral Research Supervision
      Claudio Casola, (Biology)
    • 2007
      Master's Thesis Committee Chair
      Taniya Muliyil, (Biology)
    • 2007
      Dissertation Committee Chair
      Yongsheng Bai, (Biology)
    • 2006
      Master's Thesis Committee Member
      Ka Ian Tam, (Biology)
    • 2006
      Master's Thesis Committee Member
      Nathan Bendik, (Biology)
    • 2006
      Undergraduate Honors Thesis
      Anton Mare, (Biology)
    • 2006
      Undergraduate Honors Thesis
      Mehran Sorourian, (Biology)
    • 2005
      Master's Thesis Committee Member
      Diana Huestis, (Biology)
    • 2005
      Master's Thesis Committee Member
      Stacey Gingras, (Biology)
    • 2005
      Undergraduate Honors Thesis
      Sarah Cole, (Biology)
    • 2005
      Undergraduate Supervised Research
      Ujjwal Shakya, (Biology)
    • 2005
      Master's Thesis Committee Chair
      Aditi Bhardwaj, (Biology)
    • 2004
      Undergraduate Honors Activities
      Jamie Dunlop, (Biology)

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        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • BIOL 4307-001 MOLECULAR EVOLUTION
        (Course Id: 107722)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • BIOL 5393-006 RESEARCH IN BIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107844)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • BIOL 5693-006 RESEARCH IN BIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107858)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • BIOL 5312-001 ADVANCED GENETICS
        (Course Id: 107794)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009
      • BIOL 5301-006 LABORATORY ROTATION
        (Course Id: 107785)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009
      • BIOL 5293-006 RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 107784)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009
      • BIOL 5693-006 RESEARCH IN BIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107858)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009

Service to the University

    • Past to  2021 Guest Speaker
      Responsible Conduct of Research Workshop for Graduate Students

Service to the Profession

    • 2020 to  Present
      Editor of an special issue on new genes
      Genes (Journal)
    • Mar 2018 to  Present
      Editor, Associate Editor
      G3: Genes, Genomes and Genetics Journal
    • Sept 2010 to  Present
      Editor, Associate Editor
      Genome Biology and Evolution Journal
    • Past to  2021
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Cells
    • Past to  2021
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      G3 JOurnal
    • Past to  2021
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Genetics
    • Past to  2021
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Genome Biology
    • Past to  2021
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Genome Research
      3 manuscripts reviewed
    • Past to  2021
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Molecular Biology and Evolution
      2 manuscripts reviewed
    • Past to  2021
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Nature Ecology and Evolution
    • Past to  2021
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Peer J.
    • 2020 to  2020
      Reviewer, Grant Proposal
      2020 ConTex Collaborative Research Grants Competition
    • 2020 to  2020
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      G3 Journal
    • 2020 to  2020
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Genome Research
    • 2020 to  2020
      Reviewer, Grant Proposal
      Israel Science Foundation Grant
    • Past to  2020
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Molecular Biology and Evolution
    • 2020 to  2020
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Nature Communications
    • 2020 to  2020
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      PLoS Genetics
    • 2020 to  2020
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      PNAS
    • 2020 to  2020
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Review Commons_EMBO
      Two manuscripts
    • 2020 to  2020
      Reviewer, Grant Proposal
      Royal Society - University Research Fellowships
    • 2020 to  2020
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Scientific Reports
      Two manuscripts
    • 2019 to  2019
      Reviewer, Grant Proposal
      AGAUR: Avaluació Beatriu de Pinós, Spain
      Four applications
    • 2019 to  2019
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Nature Communications
    • 2019 to  2019
      Reviewer, Grant Proposal
      Phi Sigma Grant
      Three grants reviewed
    • 2019 to  2019
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      PLoS Genetics
      Two manuscripts
    • 2018 to  2019
      Reviews Editor
      Genome Biology and Evolution Journal
    • Past to  Dec 2018
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Genome Biology and Evolution
    • Past to  Dec 2018
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Genome Research
    • Past to  Nov 2018
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Genome Research
    • Past to  Sept 2018
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Journal of Heredity
    • July 2008 to  July 2018
      Editor, Associate Editor
      Journal of Molecular Evolution
    • Past to  Apr 2018
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      BMC Biology
    • Past to  Feb 2018
      Grant Panelist
      National Institutes of Health