Publications: (Google Scholar citations as of September 28th 2012)


Hamza TH, Zabetian CP, Tenesa A, Laederach A, Montimurro J, Yearout D, Kay DM, Doheny KF, Paschall J, Pugh E, Kusel VI, Collura R, Roberts J, Griffith A, Samii A, Scott WK, Nutt J, Factor SA, Payami H. (2010)

Common genetic variation in the HLA region is associated with late-onset sporadic Parkinson's disease. Nature Genetics, 42(9): 781-785. (Cited 106 times)


Karanth KP, Singh L, Collura RV, Stewart CB. (2008)

Molecular phylogeny and biogeography of langurs and leaf monkeys of South Asia.

Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 46(2): 683-694. (Cited 21 times)


Sun T, Collura RV, Ruvolo M, Walsh CA. (2006)

Genomic and Evolutionary Analyses of Asymmetrically Expressed Genes in Human Fetal Left and Right Cerebral Cortex. Cerebral Cortex Jul;16(Suppl 1):i18-i25. (Cited 19 times)


Collura RV (2004) Book chapter "What Is Our Natural Diet And Should We Really Care?" in Food for Thought: The Debate over Eating Meat, Prometheus Books, Edited by Steve F. Sapontzis. (Cited 9 times)


Ferland RJ, Eyaid W, Collura RV, Tully LD, Hill RS, Al-Nouri D, Al-Rumayyan A, Topcu M, Gascon G, Bodell A, Shugart YY, Ruvolo M, Walsh CA. (2004)

Abnormal cerebellar development and axonal decussation due to mutations in AHI1 in Joubert syndrome. Nature Genetics 36(9): 1008-1013. (Cited 199 times)


Kouprina N, Pavlicek A, Mochida GH, Solomon G, Gersch W, Yoon YH, Collura R, Ruvolo M, Barrett JC, Woods CG, Walsh CA, Jurka J, Larionov V. (2004)

Accelerated Evolution of the ASPM Gene Controlling Brain Size Begins Prior to Human Brain Expansion. PLoS Biology 2(5): 653-663. (Cited 114 times)


Collura, RV, Auerbach, MR, Stewart, CB. (1996)

A quick, direct method that can differentiate expressed mitochondrial genes from their nuclear pseudogenes. Current Biology 6(10): 1337-1339. (Cited 42 times)


Gonser, RA, Collura, RV. (1996)

Waste not, want not: Toe-clips as a source of DNA. Journal of Herpetology 30(3): 445-447. (Cited 12 times)


Collura, RV, Stewart, CB. (1995)

Insertions and duplications of mitochondrial DNA in the nuclear genomes of Old World monkeys and hominoids. Nature 378: 485-489. (Cited 155 times)


Collura, R, Katula, KS. (1992)

Spatial pattern of expression of CyI actin-B-galactosidase fusion genes injected into sea urchin eggs. Development Growth & Differentiation 34(6), 635-647. (Cited 6 times)