Arun Durvasula, PhD

Title(s)Assistant Professor of Population and Public Health Sciences
SchoolKeck School of Medicine of Usc
Address1845 N. Soto Street
Health Sciences Campus
Los Angeles CA 90032
ORCID ORCID Icon0000-0003-0631-3238 Additional info
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    Harvard University, Cambridge, MAPostdoc08/2023Population and Statistical Genetics
    UCLA, Los Angeles, CAPh.D.08/2021Human Genetics
    UC Davis, Davis, CAB.S.06/2015Biotechnology
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    2018  - 2021National Science Foundation Graduate Student Fellowship
    2021Dimitris N. Chorafas Foundation Award
    2023ASHG Charles J. Epstein Trainee Award for Excellence in Human Genetics Research Semi-finalist

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    1. Accurate inference of population history in the presence of background selection. bioRxiv. 2024 Jan 20. Cousins T, Tabin D, Patterson N, Reich D, Durvasula A. PMID: 38313273; PMCID: PMC10838404.
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    2. Pervasive correlations between causal disease effects of proximal SNPs vary with functional annotations and implicate stabilizing selection. Res Sq. 2023 Dec 15. Zhang MJ, Durvasula A, Chiang C, Koch EM, Strober BJ, Shi H, Barton AR, Kim SS, Weissbrod O, Loh PR, Gazal S, Sunyaev S, Price AL. PMID: 38168385; PMCID: PMC10760228.
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    3. Pervasive correlations between causal disease effects of proximal SNPs vary with functional annotations and implicate stabilizing selection. medRxiv. 2023 Dec 04. Zhang MJ, Durvasula A, Chiang C, Koch EM, Strober BJ, Shi H, Barton AR, Kim SS, Weissbrod O, Loh PR, Gazal S, Sunyaev S, Price AL. PMID: 38106023; PMCID: PMC10723494.
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    4. Age-dependent topic modeling of comorbidities in UK Biobank identifies disease subtypes with differential genetic risk. Nat Genet. 2023 Nov; 55(11):1854-1865. Jiang X, Zhang MJ, Zhang Y, Durvasula A, Inouye M, Holmes C, Price AL, McVean G. PMID: 37814053; PMCID: PMC10632146.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    5. Distinct explanations underlie gene-environment interactions in the UK Biobank. medRxiv. 2023 Sep 23. Durvasula A, Price AL. PMID: 37790574; PMCID: PMC10543037.
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    6. The Impact of Genomic Variation on Function (IGVF) Consortium. ArXiv. 2023 Jul 24. IGVF Consortium. PMID: 37547663; PMCID: PMC10402186.
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    7. The lingering effects of Neanderthal introgression on human complex traits. Elife. 2023 03 20; 12. Wei X, Robles CR, Pazokitoroudi A, Ganna A, Gusev A, Durvasula A, Gazal S, Loh PR, Reich D, Sankararaman S. PMID: 36939312; PMCID: PMC10076017.
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    8. MaLAdapt Reveals Novel Targets of Adaptive Introgression From Neanderthals and Denisovans in Worldwide Human Populations. Mol Biol Evol. 2023 01 04; 40(1). Zhang X, Kim B, Singh A, Sankararaman S, Durvasula A, Lohmueller KE. PMID: 36617238; PMCID: PMC9887621.
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    9. Advancing admixture graph estimation via maximum likelihood network orientation. Bioinformatics. 2021 07 12; 37(Suppl_1):i142-i150. Molloy EK, Durvasula A, Sankararaman S. PMID: 34252951; PMCID: PMC8336447.
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    10. Negative selection on complex traits limits phenotype prediction accuracy between populations. Am J Hum Genet. 2021 04 01; 108(4):620-631. Durvasula A, Lohmueller KE. PMID: 33691092; PMCID: PMC8059340.
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    11. Ancient balancing selection maintains incompatible versions of the galactose pathway in yeast. Science. 2021 01 22; 371(6527):415-419. Boocock J, Sadhu MJ, Durvasula A, Bloom JS, Kruglyak L. PMID: 33479156; PMCID: PMC8384573.
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    12. A community-maintained standard library of population genetic models. Elife. 2020 06 23; 9. Adrion JR, Cole CB, Dukler N, Galloway JG, Gladstein AL, Gower G, Kyriazis CC, Ragsdale AP, Tsambos G, Baumdicker F, Carlson J, Cartwright RA, Durvasula A, Gronau I, Kim BY, McKenzie P, Messer PW, Noskova E, Ortega-Del Vecchyo D, Racimo F, Struck TJ, Gravel S, Gutenkunst RN, Lohmueller KE, Ralph PL, Schrider DR, Siepel A, Kelleher J, Kern AD. PMID: 32573438; PMCID: PMC7438115.
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    13. Recovering signals of ghost archaic introgression in African populations. Sci Adv. 2020 02; 6(7):eaax5097. Durvasula A, Sankararaman S. PMID: 32095519; PMCID: PMC7015685.
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    14. A statistical model for reference-free inference of archaic local ancestry. PLoS Genet. 2019 05; 15(5):e1008175. Durvasula A, Sankararaman S. PMID: 31136573; PMCID: PMC6555542.
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    15. Gene expression drives the evolution of dominance. Nat Commun. 2018 07 16; 9(1):2750. Huber CD, Durvasula A, Hancock AM, Lohmueller KE. PMID: 30013096; PMCID: PMC6048131.
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    16. Natural Selection and Origin of a Melanistic Allele in North American Gray Wolves. Mol Biol Evol. 2018 05 01; 35(5):1190-1209. Schweizer RM, Durvasula A, Smith J, Vohr SH, Stahler DR, Galaverni M, Thalmann O, Smith DW, Randi E, Ostrander EA, Green RE, Lohmueller KE, Novembre J, Wayne RK. PMID: 29688543; PMCID: PMC6455901.
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    17. Natural selection interacts with recombination to shape the evolution of hybrid genomes. Science. 2018 May 11; 360(6389):656-660. Schumer M, Xu C, Powell DL, Durvasula A, Skov L, Holland C, Blazier JC, Sankararaman S, Andolfatto P, Rosenthal GG, Przeworski M. PMID: 29674434; PMCID: PMC6069607.
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    18. African genomes illuminate the early history and transition to selfing in Arabidopsis thaliana. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2017 05 16; 114(20):5213-5218. Durvasula A, Fulgione A, Gutaker RM, Alacakaptan SI, Flood PJ, Neto C, Tsuchimatsu T, Burbano HA, Picó FX, Alonso-Blanco C, Hancock AM. PMID: 28473417; PMCID: PMC5441814.
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    19. angsd-wrapper: utilities for analysing next-generation sequencing data. Mol Ecol Resour. 2016 Nov; 16(6):1449-1454. Durvasula A, Hoffman PJ, Kent TV, Liu C, Kono TJ, Morrell PL, Ross-Ibarra J. PMID: 27480660.
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    20. Recent demography drives changes in linked selection across the maize genome. Nat Plants. 2016 06 13; 2:16084. Beissinger TM, Wang L, Crosby K, Durvasula A, Hufford MB, Ross-Ibarra J. PMID: 27294617.
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