Liuqi Gu

Postdoctoral Researcher
Primary office:
Haworth Hall


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Education

Aloy completed his PhD from Cornell University.

Research

Aloy research interests involves sex chromosme dosage compensation in the coddling moth, Cydia pomonella.  He joined the Walters lab in summer 2015 and is continuing to work on aspects of dosage compensation in Lepidoptera. Aloy completed his PhD from Cornell University researching sex chromosme dosage compensation in the coddling moth, Cydia pomonella.  He joined the Walters lab in summer 2015 and is continuing to work on aspects of dosage compensation in Lepidoptera. 

Selected Publications:

  • Gu, L., Reilly, P. F., Lewis, J. J., Reed, R. D., Andolfatto, P., and Walters, J. R. 2019. Dichotomy of Dosage Compensation along the Neo Z Chromosome of the Monarch Butterfly. Current biology CB 29(23): 4071--4077.e3.
  • Wan, F., Yin, C., Tang, R., Chen, M., Wu, Q., Huang, C., Qian, W., Rota-Stabelli, O., Yang, N., Wang, S., Wang, G., Zhang, G., Guo, J., Gu, L. A., Chen, L., Xing, L., Xi, Y., Liu, F., Lin, K., Guo, M., Liu, W., He, K., Tian, R., Jacquin-Joly, E., Franck, P., Siegwart, M., Ometto, L., Anfora, G., Blaxter, M., Meslin, C., Nguyen, P., Dal\'\ikov\'a, Martina, Marec, Franti\v sek, Olivares, J\'er\^ome, Maugin, S., Shen, J., Liu, J., Guo, J., Luo, J., Liu, B., Fan, W., Feng, L., Zhao, X., Peng, X., Wang, K., Liu, L., Zhan, H., Liu, W., Shi, G., Jiang, C., Jin, J., Xian, X., Lu, S., Ye, M., Li, M., Yang, M., Xiong, R., Walters, J. R., and Li, F. 2019. A chromosome-level genome assembly of Cydia pomonella provides insights into chemical ecology and insecticide resistance. Nature Communications 10(1): 1--14.
  • Mongue, A. J., Hansen, M. E., Gu, L., Sorenson, C. E., and Walters, J. R. 2019. Nonfertilizing sperm in Lepidoptera show little evidence for recurrent positive selection. Molecular Ecology 18(2): 205--14.
  • Mongue, A. J., Hansen, M. E., Gu, L., Sorenson, C. E., and Walters, J. R. 2019. Nonfertilizing sperm in Lepidoptera show little evidence for recurrent positive selection. Molecular Ecology 18(2): 205--14.
  • Gu L., and Walters, J.R. 2017. Evolution of Sex Chromosome Dosage Compensation in Animals: A Beautiful Theory, Undermined by Facts and Bedeviled by Details. Genome Biology and Evolution, 9(9), 2461–2476.
  • Gu L, Walters, J.R., and Knipple DC 2017. Conserved patterns of sex chromosome dosage compensation in the Lepidoptera (WZ/ZZ): insights from a moth neo-Z chromosome. Genome Biology and Evolution, 9(3), 802–816.

Recent Presentations:

  • Walters, J. R., and Gu, L. 2019. Sex chromosome dosage compensation in Monarch butterfly. The 4th International Conference of Insect Genomics, Chongqing, China.
  • Gu, L., Reilly, P., Andolfatto, P., and Walters, J. R. 2019. Both Drosophila-and mammalian-style dosage compensation on the neo Z chromosome in the monarch butterfly. Arthropod Genomics Symposium, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS.

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