Selected Publications

Bose P., Hermetz K.E., Conneely K.N., Rudd M.K. Tandem repeats and G-rich sequences are enriched at human CNV breakpoints. 2014. PLoS One. 9(7):e101607.

Hermetz, K.E., Newman, S., Martin, C.L., Ballif, B.C., Shaffer, L.C., Cody, J.D., Rudd, M.K. 2014. Large inverted duplications in the human genome form via a fold-back mechanism. PLoS Genetics, 10(1):e1004139.

Goldlust, I.S., Hermetz, K.E., Catalano, L.M., Barfield, R.T., Cozad, R.A., Wynn, G., Ozdemir, A.C., Conneely, K.N., Mulle, J.G., Dharamrup, S., Hegde, M.R., Kim, K.H., Angle, B., Colley, A., Webb, A.E., Thorland, E.C., Ellison, J., Rosenfeld, J.A., Ballif, B.C., Shaffer, L.G., Demmer, L.A., Unique Rare Chromosome Disorder Support Group, Rudd, M.K. 2013. Mouse model implicates GNB3 duplication in a childhood obesity syndrome. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 110(37):14990-4.

Mason-Suares, H., Kim, W., Grimmett, L., Williams, E.S., Horner, V.L., Kunig, D., Goldlust, I.S., Wu, B., Shen, Y., Miller, D.T., Martin, C.L., Rudd, M.K. 2013. Density matters: comparison of array platforms for detection of copy-number variation and copy-neutral abnormalities. Genetics in Medicine 15(9):706-12.

Hermetz, K.E., Surti, U., Cody, J.D., Rudd, M.K. 2012. A recurrent translocation is mediated by homologous recombination between HERV-H elements. Molecular Cytogenetics 5:6.

Luo, Y.,+ Hermetz, K.E.,+ Jackson, J.M., Mulle, J.G., Dodd, A., Tsuchiya, K.D., Ballif, B.C., Shaffer, L.G., Cody, J.D., Ledbetter, D.H., Martin, C.L., Rudd, M.K. 2011. Diverse mutational mechanisms cause pathogenic subtelomeric rearrangements. Human Molecular Genetics 20(19):3769-78.
+These authors contributed equally to this work.

Rudd, M.K., Keene, J., Bunke, B., Kaminsky, E.B., Adam, M., Mulle, J., Ledbetter, D.H., Martin, C.L. 2009. Segmental duplications mediate novel, clinically relevant chromosome rearrangements. Human Molecular Genetics 18(16):2957-2962.

Rudd, M.K., Endicott, R., Friedman, C., Walker, M., Young, J.M., Osoegawa, K., NISC Comparative Sequencing Program, de Jong, P.J., Green, E.D., and Trask, B.J. 2009. Comparative sequence analysis of primate subtelomeres originating from a chromosome fission event. Genome Research 19: 33-41.

Rudd, M.K., Friedman, C., Parghi, S.S., Linardopoulou, E.V., Hsu, L., and Trask, B.J. 2007. Elevated rates of sister chromatid exchange at chromosome ends. PLoS Genetics 3: 319-323.

Doggett, N.A., Xie, G., Meincke, L.J., Sutherland, R.D., Mundt, M.O., Berbari, N.S., Davy, B.E., Robinson, M.L., Rudd, M.K., Weber, J.L., Stallings, R.L., and Han, C. 2006. A 360 kb interchromosomal duplication of the human HYDIN locus. Genomics 88: 762-771.

Rudd, M.K., Wray, G.A., and Willard, H.F. 2005. The evolutionary dynamics of alpha satellite. Genome Research 16: 88-96.
Rudd, M.K., Mays, R.W., Schwartz, S., and Willard, H.F. 2003. Human artificial chromosomes with alpha satellite-based de novo centromeres show increased frequency of nondisjunction and anaphase lag. Molecular and Cellular Biology 23: 7689-7697.
Schueler, M.G., Higgins, A.W., Rudd, M.K., Gustashaw, K., and Willard, H.F. 2001. Genomic and genetic definition of a functional human centromere. Science 294: 109-115.