Image is of a female jewel wasp, Nasonia vitripennis, parasitizing a host blowfly pupa (Sarcophaga bullata). Recent transcriptome profiling (see Ferree et al. 5:2647–2653) reveal novel genes transcribed in the testis and ovary of this rising model organism. Image courtesy of Omar S. Akbari.

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Meeting Report

Meeting Report: Fungal Genomics Meets Social Media: Highlights of the 28th Fungal Genetics Conference at Asilomar

Michelle Momany, Antonio Di Pietro, William G. Alexander, Bridget M. Barker, Omar S. Harb, Sophien Kamoun, Francis Martin, J. Chris Pires, Jason E Stajich, Bart P. H. J. Thomma, and Sarah Unruh

G3 December 2015 5:2523-2525; doi:10.1534/g3.115.024158

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Investigations

Transcriptomic Features of Bovine Blastocysts Derived by Somatic Cell Nuclear Transfer

Byungkuk Min, Sunwha Cho, Jung Sun Park, Yun-Gyeong Lee, Namshin Kim, and Yong-Kook Kang

G3 December 2015 5:2527-2538; Early Online September 3, 2015, doi:10.1534/g3.115.020016

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Genome Sequences of Three Phytopathogenic Species of the Magnaporthaceae Family of Fungi

Laura H. Okagaki, Cristiano C. Nunes, Joshua Sailsbery, Brent Clay, Doug Brown, Titus John, Yeonyee Oh, Nelson Young, Michael Fitzgerald, Brian J. Haas, Qiandong Zeng, Sarah Young, Xian Adiconis, Lin Fan, Joshua Z. Levin, Thomas K. Mitchell, Patricia A. Okubara, Mark L. Farman, Linda M. Kohn, Bruce Birren, Li-Jun Ma, and Ralph A. Dean

G3 December 2015 5:2539-2545; Early Online September 28, 2015, doi:10.1534/g3.115.020057

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Application of Population Sequencing (POPSEQ) for Ordering and Imputing Genotyping-by-Sequencing Markers in Hexaploid Wheat

Erena A. Edae, Robert L. Bowden, and Jesse Poland

G3 December 2015 5:2547-2553; Early Online November 3, 2015, doi:10.1534/g3.115.020362

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Markerless Escherichia coli rrn Deletion Strains for Genetic Determination of Ribosomal Binding Sites

Selwyn Quan, Ole Skovgaard, Robert E. McLaughlin, Ed T. Buurman, and Catherine L. Squires

G3 December 2015 5:2555-2557; Early Online October 4, 2015, doi:10.1534/g3.115.022301

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Reassignment of Drosophila willistoni Genome Scaffolds to Chromosome II Arms

Carolina Garcia, Alejandra Delprat, Alfredo Ruiz, and Vera L. S. Valente

G3 December 2015 5:2559-2566; Early Online October 4, 2015, doi:10.1534/g3.115.021311

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The Role of Mms22p in DNA Damage Response in Candida albicans

Lan Yan, Juan Xiong, Hui Lu, Quan-zhen Lv, Qian-yao Ma, Pierre Côte, Malcolm Whiteway, and Yuan-ying Jiang

G3 December 2015 5:2567-2578; Early Online October 4, 2015, doi:10.1534/g3.115.021840

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Joint Transcriptomic and Metabolomic Analyses Reveal Changes in the Primary Metabolism and Imbalances in the Subgenome Orchestration in the Bread Wheat Molecular Response to Fusarium graminearum

Thomas Nussbaumer, Benedikt Warth, Sapna Sharma, Christian Ametz, Christoph Bueschl, Alexandra Parich, Matthias Pfeifer, Gerald Siegwart, Barbara Steiner, Marc Lemmens, Rainer Schuhmacher, Hermann Buerstmayr, Klaus F. X. Mayer, Karl G. Kugler, and Wolfgang Schweiger

G3 December 2015 5:2579-2592; Early Online October 4, 2015, doi:10.1534/g3.115.021550

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Drosophila melanogaster Natural Variation Affects Growth Dynamics of Infecting Listeria monocytogenes

Alejandra Guzmán Hotson and David S. Schneider

G3 December 2015 5:2593-2600; Early Online October 4, 2015, doi:10.1534/g3.115.022558

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Tc1-like Transposase Thm3 of Silver Carp (Hypophthalmichthys molitrix) Can Mediate Gene Transposition in the Genome of Blunt Snout Bream (Megalobrama amblycephala)

Xiu-Ming Guo, Qian-Qian Zhang, Yi-Wen Sun, Xia-Yun Jiang, and Shu-Ming Zou

G3 December 2015 5:2601-2610; Early Online October 4, 2015, doi:10.1534/g3.115.020933

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A Nonsense Variant in COL6A1 in Landseer Dogs with Muscular Dystrophy

Frank Steffen, Thomas Bilzer, Jan Brands, Lorenzo Golini, Vidhya Jagannathan, Michaela Wiedmer, Michaela Drögemüller, Cord Drögemüller, and Tosso Leeb

G3 December 2015 5:2611-2617; Early Online October 4, 2015, doi:10.1534/g3.115.021923

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HES-Mediated Repression of Pten in Caenorhabditis elegans

Han Ting Chou, Raymarie Gomez Vazquez, Kun Wang, Richard Campbell, Gaolin Zheng Milledge, Walter W. Walthall, and Casonya M. Johnson

G3 December 2015 5:2619-2628; Early Online October 4, 2015, doi:10.1534/g3.115.019463

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Estimation of Additive, Dominance, and Imprinting Genetic Variance Using Genomic Data

Marcos S. Lopes, John W. M. Bastiaansen, Luc Janss, Egbert F. Knol, and Henk Bovenhuis

G3 December 2015 5:2629-2637; Early Online October 4, 2015, doi:10.1534/g3.115.019513

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Estimating Trait Heritability in Highly Fecund Species

Sarah W. Davies, Samuel V. Scarpino, Thanapat Pongwarin, James Scott, and Mikhail V. Matz

G3 December 2015 5:2639-2645; Early Online October 4, 2015, doi:10.1534/g3.115.020701

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Identification of Genes Uniquely Expressed in the Germ-Line Tissues of the Jewel Wasp Nasonia vitripennis

Patrick M. Ferree, Christopher Fang, Mariah Mastrodimos, Bruce A. Hay, Henry Amrhein, and Omar S. Akbari

G3 December 2015 5:2647-2653; Early Online October 13, 2015, doi:10.1534/g3.115.021386

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Genome-Wide Architecture of Disease Resistance Genes in Lettuce

Marilena Christopoulou, Sebastian Reyes-Chin Wo, Alex Kozik, Leah K. McHale, Maria-Jose Truco, Tadeusz Wroblewski, and Richard W. Michelmore

G3 December 2015 5:2655-2669; Early Online October 8, 2015, doi:10.1534/g3.115.020818

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The Founder Strains of the Collaborative Cross Express a Complex Combination of Advantageous and Deleterious Traits for Male Reproduction

Fanny Odet, Wenqi Pan, Timothy A. Bell, Summer G. Goodson, Alicia M. Stevans, Zianing Yun, David L. Aylor, Chia-Yu Kao, Leonard McMillan, Fernando Pardo-Manuel de Villena, and Deborah A. O’Brien

G3 December 2015 5:2671-2683; Early Online October 19, 2015, doi:10.1534/g3.115.020172

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Turnover of Sex Chromosomes in Celebensis Group Medaka Fishes

Taijun Myosho, Yusuke Takehana, Satoshi Hamaguchi, and Mitsuru Sakaizumi

G3 December 2015 5:2685-2691; Early Online October 23, 2015, doi:10.1534/g3.115.021543

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Heterosis Increases Fertility, Fecundity, and Survival of Laboratory-Produced F1 Hybrid Males of the Malaria Mosquito Anopheles coluzzii

Nkiru E. Ekechukwu, Rowida Baeshen, Sékou F. Traorè, Mamadou Coulibaly, Abdoulaye Diabate, Flaminia Catteruccia, and Frédéric Tripet

G3 December 2015 5:2693-2709; Early Online October 23, 2015, doi:10.1534/g3.115.021436

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Genome-Enabled Estimates of Additive and Nonadditive Genetic Variances and Prediction of Apple Phenotypes Across Environments

Satish Kumar, Claire Molloy, Patricio Muñoz, Hans Daetwyler, David Chagné, and Richard Volz

G3 December 2015 5:2711-2718; Early Online October 23, 2015, doi:10.1534/g3.115.021105

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Caenorhabditis elegans glp-4 Encodes a Valyl Aminoacyl tRNA Synthetase

Suchita Rastogi, Ben Borgo, Nanette Pazdernik, Paul Fox, Elaine R. Mardis, Yuji Kohara, Jim Havranek, and Tim Schedl

G3 December 2015 5:2719-2728; Early Online October 13, 2015, doi:10.1534/g3.115.021899

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Global Analysis of Predicted G Protein-Coupled Receptor Genes in the Filamentous Fungus, Neurospora crassa

Ilva E. Cabrera, Itallia V. Pacentine, Andrew Lim, Nayeli Guerrero, Svetlana Krystofova, Liande Li, Alexander V. Michkov, Jacqueline A. Servin, Steven R. Ahrendt, Alexander J. Carrillo, Liza M. Davidson, Andrew H. Barsoum, Jackie Cao, Ronald Castillo, Wan-Ching Chen, Alex Dinkchian, Stephanie Kim, Sho M. Kitada, Taffani H. Lai, Ashley Mach, Cristin Malekyan, Toua R. Moua, Carlos Rojas Torres, Alaina Yamamoto, and Katherine A. Borkovich

G3 December 2015 5:2729-2743; Early Online October 13, 2015, doi:10.1534/g3.115.020974

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Developmental Function of the PHR Protein RPM-1 Is Required for Learning in Caenorhabditis elegans

Andrew C. Giles, Karla J. Opperman, Catharine H. Rankin, and Brock Grill

G3 December 2015 5:2745-2757; Early Online October 13, 2015, doi:10.1534/g3.115.021410

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Multilocus Sex Determination Revealed in Two Populations of Gynodioecious Wild Strawberry, Fragaria vesca subsp. bracteata

Tia-Lynn Ashman, Jacob A. Tennessen, Rebecca M. Dalton, Rajanikanth Govindarajulu, Matthew H. Koski, and Aaron Liston

G3 December 2015 5:2759-2773; Early Online October 19, 2015, doi:10.1534/g3.115.023358

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Influences of LIN-12/Notch and POP-1/TCF on the Robustness of Ventral Uterine Cell Fate Specification in Caenorhabditis elegans Gonadogenesis

Maria D. Sallee, Taner Aydin, and Iva Greenwald

G3 December 2015 5:2775-2782; Early Online October 19, 2015, doi:10.1534/g3.115.022608

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Extreme Diversity in the Regulation of Ndt80-Like Transcription Factors in Fungi

Margaret E. Katz and Sarah Cooper

G3 December 2015 5:2783-2792; Early Online October 23, 2015, doi:10.1534/g3.115.021378

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Development of INDEL Markers for Genetic Mapping Based on Whole Genome Resequencing in Soybean

Xiaofeng Song, Haichao Wei, Wen Cheng, Suxin Yang, Yanxiu Zhao, Xuan Li, Da Luo, Hui Zhang, and Xianzhong Feng

G3 December 2015 5:2793-2799; Early Online October 19, 2015, doi:10.1534/g3.115.022780

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SMRT Sequencing for Parallel Analysis of Multiple Targets and Accurate SNP Phasing

Xiaoge Guo, Kevin Lehner, Karen O’Connell, Jenny Zhang, Sandeep S. Dave, and Sue Jinks-Robertson

G3 December 2015 5:2801-2808; Early Online October 23, 2015, doi:10.1534/g3.115.023317

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Examination of Endogenous Rotund Expression and Function in Developing Drosophila Olfactory System Using CRISPR-Cas9–Mediated Protein Tagging

Qingyun Li, Scott Barish, Sumie Okuwa, and Pelin C. Volkan

G3 December 2015 5:2809-2816; Early Online October 23, 2015, doi:10.1534/g3.115.021857

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Metabolomic and Gene Expression Profiles Exhibit Modular Genetic and Dietary Structure Linking Metabolic Syndrome Phenotypes in Drosophila

Stephanie Williams, Kelly Dew-Budd, Kristen Davis, Julie Anderson, Ruth Bishop, Kenda Freeman, Dana Davis, Katherine Bray, Lauren Perkins, Joana Hubickey, and Laura K. Reed

G3 December 2015 5:2817-2829; Early Online November 3, 2015, doi:10.1534/g3.115.023564

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Cell-Specific mRNA Profiling of the Caenorhabditis elegans Somatic Gonadal Precursor Cells Identifies Suites of Sex-Biased and Gonad-Enriched Transcripts

Mary B. Kroetz and David Zarkower

G3 December 2015 5:2831-2841; Early Online October 23, 2015, doi:10.1534/g3.115.022517

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Dynamics of Wolbachia pipientis Gene Expression Across the Drosophila melanogaster Life Cycle

Florence Gutzwiller, Catarina R. Carmo, Danny E. Miller, Danny W. Rice, Irene L. G. Newton, R. Scott Hawley, Luis Teixeira, and Casey M. Bergman

G3 December 2015 5:2843-2856; Early Online October 23, 2015, doi:10.1534/g3.115.021931

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Generation of a Maize B Centromere Minimal Map Containing the Central Core Domain

Nathanael A. Ellis, Ryan N. Douglas, Caroline E. Jackson, James A. Birchler, and R. Kelly Dawe

G3 December 2015 5:2857-2864; Early Online October 28, 2015, doi:10.1534/g3.115.022889

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Sxl-Dependent, tra/tra2-Independent Alternative Splicing of the Drosophila melanogaster X-Linked Gene found in neurons

Xia Sun, Haiwang Yang, David Sturgill, Brian Oliver, Leonard Rabinow, and Marie-Laure Samson

G3 December 2015 5:2865-2874; Early Online October 28, 2015, doi:10.1534/g3.115.023721

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Genetic Architecture of the Variation in Male-Specific Ossified Processes on the Anal Fins of Japanese Medaka

Maiko Kawajiri, Shingo Fujimoto, Kohta Yoshida, Kazunori Yamahira, and Jun Kitano

G3 December 2015 5:2875-2884; Early Online October 28, 2015, doi:10.1534/g3.115.021956

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Oviposition but Not Sex Allocation Is Associated with Transcriptomic Changes in Females of the Parasitoid Wasp Nasonia vitripennis

Nicola Cook, Urmi Trivedi, Bart A. Pannebakker, Mark Blaxter, Michael G. Ritchie, Eran Tauber, Tanya Sneddon, and David M. Shuker

G3 December 2015 5:2885-2892; Early Online October 28, 2015, doi:10.1534/g3.115.021220

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A Major Locus Controls a Genital Shape Difference Involved in Reproductive Isolation Between Drosophila yakuba and Drosophila santomea

Alexandre E. Peluffo, Isabelle Nuez, Vincent Debat, Rosina Savisaar, David L. Stern, and Virginie Orgogozo

G3 December 2015 5:2893-2901; Early Online October 28, 2015, doi:10.1534/g3.115.023481

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Mutant Screen Report

Sleeping Beauty Transposon Mutagenesis as a Tool for Gene Discovery in the NOD Mouse Model of Type 1 Diabetes

Colleen M. Elso, Edward P. F. Chu, May A. Alsayb, Leanne Mackin, Sean T. Ivory, Michelle P. Ashton, Stefan Bröer, Pablo A. Silveira, and Thomas C. Brodnicki

G3 December 2015 5:2903-2911; Early Online October 4, 2015, doi:10.1534/g3.115.021709

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Identification of Saccharomyces cerevisiae Genes Whose Deletion Causes Synthetic Effects in Cells with Reduced Levels of the Nuclear Pif1 DNA Helicase

Jennifer L. Stundon and Virginia A. Zakian

G3 December 2015 5:2913-2918; Early Online October 19, 2015, doi:10.1534/g3.115.021139

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Corrigendum

Corrigendum

G3 December 2015 5:2919; doi:10.1534/g3.115.023838

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Corrigendum

G3 December 2015 5:2921; doi:10.1534/g3.115.024042

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Reviewer Index

G3 Reviewer Index 2015

G3 December 2015 5:2923-2925; doi:10.1534/g3.115.024398

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End Investigations

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