- Program Years: 2000-2004
- Academic Institution: University of New Mexico
- Field of Study: Biology
- Academic Advisor: Andreas Wagner
Sandia National Laboratories, New Mexico (2001)
Ph.D. Biology, University of New Mexico, 2004
B.S. Biology, University of New Mexico, 1998
Status: Associate Professor, Biological Sciences, North Carolina State University
Research Area: Molecular Evolution/Bioinformatics
Personal URL: http://www4.ncsu.edu/~gconant
Contact Information: firstname.lastname@example.org
Taxis, T. M., S. Wolff, S. J. Gregg1, N. O. Minton, C. Zhang, J. Dai, R. D. Schnabel, J. F. Taylor, M. S. Kerley, J. C. Pires, W. R. Lamberson and G. C. Conant. (2015) The players may change but the game remains: network analyses of ruminal microbiomes suggest taxonomic differences mask functional similarity, Nucleic Acids Research, 43: 9600-9612.
Conant, G. C. (2014) Comparative genomics as a time machine: How relative gene dosage and metabolic requirements shaped the time-dependent resolution of yeast polyploidy, Molecular Biology and Evolution, 31: 3184-3193.
Dhroso, A., D. Korkin and G. C. Conant. (2014) The yeast protein interaction network has a capacity for self-organization, The FEBS Journal, 281: 3420-3432.
Bekaert, M., P. P. Edger, C. M. Hudson, J. C. Pires, and G. C. Conant, (2012) Metabolic and evolutionary costs of herbivory defense: Systems biology of glucosinolate synthesis, The New Phytologist, 196:596-605.
Casola, C., G. C. Conant and M. W. Hahn, (2012) Very low rate of gene conversion in the yeast genome, Molecular Biology and Evolution, 29: 3817-3826.
PÃ©rez-Bercoff, Ã…., A. McLysaght and G. C. Conant, (2011) Patterns of indirect protein interactions suggest a spatial organization to metabolism, Molecular BioSystems, 7: 3056 - 3064.
Bekaert, M., P. P. Edger, J. C. Pires and G. C. Conant, (2011) Two-phase resolution of polyploidy in the Arabidopsis metabolic network gives rise to relative and absolute dosage constraints, The Plant Cell, 23: 1719-1728.
Evangelisti, A. M. and G. C. Conant, (2010) Non-random survival of gene conversions among yeast ribosomal proteins duplicated through genome doubling, Genome Biology and Evolution, 2:826-834.
Conant, G. C., (2009) Neutral evolution on mammalian protein surfaces, Trends in Genetics, 25: 377-381.
Conant, G. C. and K. H. Wolfe, (2008) Turning a hobby into a job: How duplicated genes find new functions, Nature Reviews Genetics, 9: 938-950.
Conant, G. C., and K. H. Wolfe. (2007) Increased glycolytic flux as an outcome of whole-genome duplication in yeast, Molecular Systems Biology, 3: 129.
Scannell, D. R., A. C. Frank, G. C. Conant, K. P. Byrne, M. Woolfit and K. H. Wolfe. (2007) Independent sorting-out of thousands of duplicated gene pairs in two yeast species descended from a whole-genome duplication, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, U.S.A., 104: 8397-8402.
Conant, G. C., and K. H. Wolfe. (2006) Functional partitioning of yeast co-expression networks after genome duplication, PLoS Biology,4(4): e109.
Conant, G. C. and A. Wagner, (2003) Asymmetric sequence divergence of duplicate genes, Genome Research, 13(9): 2052-2058.
Conant, G. C., S. J. Plimpton, W. Old, A. Wagner, P. R. Fain, T. R. Pacheco, and G. Heffelfinger. (2003). Parallel Genehunter: Implementation of a linkage analysis package for distributed-memory architectures, Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing, 63(7-8): 674-682.
Conant, G. C. and A. Wagner, (2003) Convergent evolution of gene circuits, Nature Genetics, 34(3): 264-266.