(last updated 01/21/2014) 


  1. Ventura IM, Long M. 2016. Connecting evolutionary genomics to cell biology. Encyclopedia of Cell Biology. Elsevier, volume 4, 153-159. DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-394447-4.40028-3.
  2. Long M., Vibranovski M.D., Zhang Y.E 2013. Evolution of New Genes. The Princeton Guide to Evolution. ISBN: 9780691149776(Editor-In-Chief: Jonathan Losos. Section Editor. Hopi Hoekstra).

  3. Long M, Vibranovski MD, Zhang YE, 2012. Evolutionary interactions between sex chromosomes and autosomes. In: Singh RS, Xu JP, Kulathinal RJ ed., Rapidly Evolving Genes and Genetic Systems. Oxford University Press, Oxford. P.101-114. pdf
  4. Long M, Gu HY, Zhou ZH ed. 2010, Darwin’s  Heritage  Today,  Proceedings  of  the  Darwin 200  Beijing  International  Conference.  Higher  Education  Press,  Beijing.  385  pages, 500,000 words.
  5. Long, M. ed. 2003 Origin and Evolution of New Gene Functions. (Volume 10, Contemporary Issues  in  Genetics  and  Evolution  and  Volume  118  (2-3),  Genetica).  Kluwer  Academic Publishers, The Netherlands. 202 pages 260,000 words.


  1. Tan S, Cardoso-Moreira M, Shi W, Zhang D, Huang J, Mao Y, Jia H, Zhang Y, Chen C, Shao Y, Leng L, Liu Z, Huang X, Long M, Zhang YE (2016). LTR-mediated retroposition as a mechanism of RNA-based duplication in metazoans. Genome Research, 26:1-13.   pdf

  2. Long M (2015). Evolution of New Genes. Oxford Bibliographies.   pdf

  3. Zhang W, Landback P, Gschwend AR, Shen B and Long M (2015). New genes drive the evolution of gene interaction networks in the human and mouse genomes. Genome Biology, 16:202.   pdf

  4. Zhang YE, Long M (2014).New genes contribute to genetic and phenotypic novelties in human evolution.Curr Opin Genet Dev. doi: 10.1016/j.gde.2014.08.013. pdf

  5. Wang M, Yu Y, Haberer G, Marri PR, Fan C, Goicoechea JL, Zuccolo A, Song X, Kudrna D, Ammiraju JS, Cossu RM, Maldonado C, Chen J, Lee S, Sisneros N, de Baynast K, Golser W, Wissotski M, Kim W, Sanchez P, Ndjiondjop MN, Sanni K, Long M, Carney J, Panaud O, Wicker T, Machado CA, Chen M, Mayer KF, Rounsley S, Wing RA (2014). The genome sequence of African rice (Oryza glaberrima) and evidence for independent domestication. Nat Genet. doi: 10.1038/ng.3044. pdf

  6. Kemkemer C, Long M (2014). New genes important for development. EMBO Rep doi: 10.1002/embr.201438787 pdf

  7. Zhang C, Gschwend RA, Ouyang Y, Long M (2014). Evolution of gene structural complexity: An alternative-splicing based model accounts for intron-containing retrogenes, Plant Physiology doi: 10.1104/pp.113.231696 pdf

  8. Gao G, Vibranovski MD, Zhang L, Li Z, Liu M, Zhang YE, Li X, Zhang W, Fan Q, Vankuren NW, Long M, Wei L, 2014. A long term demasculinization of X-linked intergenic noncoding RNAs in Drosophila melanogaster. Genome Res doi: 10.1101/gr.165837.113 pdf

  9. Krinsky B.H., 2013.NextGenVoices . Science pdf

  10. Zhang C*, Wang J*, Long M and Fan C, 2013. gKaKs: The pipeline for genome level Ka/Ks calculation. Bioinformatics doi: 10.1093/bioinformatics/btt009 pdf

  11. Zhang C*, Wang J*, Marowsky NC, Long M, Wing RA and Fan C, 2013. High Occurrence of Functional New Chimeric Genes in Survey of Rice Chromosome 3 Short Arm Genome Sequences. Genome Biology and Evolution. doi: 10.1093/gbe/evt071 pdf 

  12. Chen S, Krinsky BH, Long M, 2013. New genes as drivers of phenotypic evolution. Nature Reviews Genetics vol. 14:645-660 pdf

  13. Long M, VanKuren NW, Che