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Professor, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
School of Biological Sciences

Ph.D., University of California, Riverside, 1992, Genetics

Phone: (949) 824-2564
Fax: (949) 824-2181
Email: bgaut@uci.edu

University of California, Irvine

Irvine, CA 92697
Gaut, BS, DK Seymour, Q Liu and Y Zhou. 2018. Demography and its effects on genomic variation in crop domestication. Nature Plants, 4(8):512-520.
Roessler, K, A Bousios, E Meca and BS Gaut. 2018. Modeling interactions between transposable elements and the plant epigenetic response: a surprising reliance on element retention. Genome Biology and Evolution,10(3):803-815.
Zhou, Y, M Massonnet, J Sanjak, D Cantu and BS Gaut..2017. The Evolutionary Genomics of Grape (Vitis vinifera ssp. vinifera) Domestication, Proc Natl Acad. Sci, 114(44):11715-11720
González-González, A, SM Hug, A Rodríguez-Verdugo, JS Patel, and BS Gaut. 2017. Adaptive mutations in RNA polymerase and the transcriptional terminator Rho have similar effects on Escherichia coli gene expression. Mol. Biol. Evol, 34(11):2839-2855
Takuno, S, DK Seymour, BS Gaut. 2017. The evolutionary dynamics of orthologs that shift in gene body methylation between Arabidopsis species. Mol. Biol. Evol. 34:1479-1491.
Takuno, S., J-H Ran and BS Gaut. 2016. Evolutionary patterns of genic DNA methylation vary across Land Plants. Nature Plants doi:10.1038/nplants.2015.222.
Bousios, A, CM Diez, S Takuno, V Bystry, N Darzentas and BS Gaut. 2016. Palindromic structures in maize Sirevirus LTRs are central to the interplay between transposable element evolution and the host epigenetic response. Genome Research 26(2):226-37.
Rodriguez-Verdugo, A, O Tenaillon and BS Gaut. 2016. First-step Mutations during Adaptation to Thermal Stress Shift the Expression of Thousands of Genes Back toward the Pre-stressed State. Mol. Biol. Evol. 33(1):25-39.
Diez, CM, I Trujillo, N Martinez-Urdiroz, D Barranco, L Rallo, P Marfil, BS Gaut. 2015. Olive domestication and diversification in the Meditteranean Basin. New Phytologist, 206:436-447.
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