Doreen Schwochow

Learn More
Domestication of wild boar (Sus scrofa) and subsequent selection have resulted in dramatic phenotypic changes in domestic pigs for a number of traits, including behavior, body composition, reproduction, and coat color. Here we have used whole-genome resequencing to reveal some of the loci that underlie phenotypic evolution in European domestic pigs.(More)
Locomotion in mammals relies on a central pattern-generating circuitry of spinal interneurons established during development that coordinates limb movement. These networks produce left-right alternation of limbs as well as coordinated activation of flexor and extensor muscles. Here we show that a premature stop codon in the DMRT3 gene has a major effect on(More)
ARTICLE Explosive Pleistocene range expansion leads to widespread Amazonian sympatry between robust and gracile capuchin monkeys Jessica W. Lynch Alfaro*, Jean P. Boubli, Link E. Olson, Anthony Di Fiore, Bryan Wilson, Gustavo A. Gutiérrez-Espeleta, Kenneth L. Chiou, Meredith Schulte, Sarah Neitzel, Vanessa Ross, Doreen Schwochow, Mai T.T. Nguyen, Izeni(More)
Because closely related species are likely to be ecologically similar owing to common ancestry, they should show some degree of differentiation in order to coexist. We studied 2 morphologically similar congeneric species, the golden-brown mouse lemur (Microcebus ravelobensis) and the gray mouse lemur (M. murinus). These species are found in partial sympatry(More)
Dun is a wild-type coat color in horses characterized by pigment dilution with a striking pattern of dark areas termed primitive markings. Here we show that pigment dilution in Dun horses is due to radially asymmetric deposition of pigment in the growing hair caused by localized expression of the T-box 3 (TBX3) transcription factor in hair follicles, which(More)
  • 1