Preprints. See Also: Russ’ Google Scholar Profile.

  1. Adams M, McBroome J, Maurer N, Pepper E, Saremi N, Green RE, Vollmers C, Corbett-Detig R. Chromosome-scale genome assembly of a single outbred Drosophila melanogaster. bioRxiv. 2019.
  2. Schumer M, Powell DL, Corbett-Detig R. Versatile simulations of admixture and accurate local ancestry inference with mixnmatch 2 and ancestryinfer. bioRxiv. 2019.
  3. McBroome J, Liang D, Corbett-Detig R. Fine-scale position effects shape the distribution of inversion breakpoints in Drosophila melanogaster. bioRxiv. 2019. p. 793364. doi:10.1101/793364
  4. Russell SL, Pepper E, Svedberg J, Byrne A, Castillo JR, Vollmers C, Beinhart R, Corbett-Detig R. Horizontal transmission and recombination maintain forever young bacterial symbiont genomes. bioRxiv. 2019. p. 754028. doi:10.1101/754028
  5. Shchur V, Svedberg J, Medina P, Corbett-Detig R, Nielsen R, 2019. On the distribution of tract lengths during adaptive introgression. bioRxiv,
  6. Medina P, Russell SL and Corbett-Detig R, 2019. Deep data mining reveals variable abundance and distribution of microbial reproductive manipulators within and among diverse host species. bioRxiv,



  1. Thornlow B, Armstrong J, Holmes A, Howard J, Corbett-Detig R and Lowe T, 2020. Predicting transfer RNA gene activity from genome variation data. Genome Research. 2020. 30 (1) 85-94.



  1. Corbett-Detig RB, Said I, Calzetta M, Genetti M, McBroome J, Maurer NW, et al. Fine-Mapping Complex Inversion Breakpoints and Investigating Somatic Pairing in the Anopheles gambiae Species Complex Using Proximity-Ligation Sequencing. Genetics. 2019. doi:10.1534/genetics.119.302385
  2. Long AD, Baldwin-Brown J, Tao Y, Cook VJ, Balderrama-Gutierrez G, Corbett-Detig R, Mortazavi A, Barbour AG. The genome of Peromyscus leucopus, natural host for Lyme disease and other emerging infections. Science Advances. 5(7): eaaw6441
  3. Saremi N, et al. Puma genomes from North and South America provide insights into the genomic consequences of inbreeding. Nature Communications. 10: 4769. (Corbett-Detig R is 21st of 24 authors).
  4. Corbett-Detig R, Medina P, Freot H, Blassiau C, and Castric V. 2019. Bulk pollen sequencing reveals rapid evolution of segregation distortion in the male germline of Arabidopsis hybrids. Evolution Letters.



  1. Medina P, Thornlow B, Nielsen R, and Corbett-Detig R. 2018. Estimating the Timing of Multiple Admixture Pulses During Local Ancestry Inference. Genetics, September.
  2. Thornlow B, Hough J, Roger J1, Gong HLowe T, and Corbett-Detig R. 2018. Transfer RNA genes experience exceptionally elevated mutation rates.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 201801240
  3. Said I, Byrne A, Serrano V1, Cardeno C, Vollmers C, and Corbett-Detig R. 2018. Linked genetic variation and not genome structure causes widespread differential expression associated with chromosomal inversions. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 201721275.



  1. Murray G, et al. 2017. Natural selection shaped the rise and fall of passenger pigeon genomic diversity. Science. 358(6365):951-954. (Corbett-Detig R is 22nd of 24 authors).
  2. Corbett-Detig R, Nielsen R. 2017. A hidden markov model approach for simultaneously estimating local ancestry and admixture time using next generation sequence data in samples of arbitrary ploidy. PLoS Genetics. 13(1): e1006529.
  3. Russell SL, Corbett-Detig R, Cavanaugh CM. 2017. Mixed transmission modes and dynamic genome evolution in an obligate animal–bacterial symbiosis. International Society for Microbial Ecology. 11, 1359–1371


  1. Lack J, Lange J, Tang A1Corbett-Detig R, Pool J. 2016. A thousand fly genomes: an expanded Drosophila genome nexus. Molecular Biology and Evolution.
  2. Corbett-Detig R. 2016. Selection on inversion breakpoints favors proximity to pairing sensitive sites in Drosophila melanogaster. Genetics. 204(1), 259-265.
  3. Corbett-Detig R, and Jones M1. 2016. SELAM: Simulation of Epistasis and Local adaptation during Admixture with Mate choice. Bioinformatics. p.btw365.
  4. Sheehan M, Lee V, Corbett-Detig R, Bi K, Benyon R, Hurst J, and Nachman M. 2016. Selection on coding and regulatory variation maintains individuality in major urinary protein scent marks in wild mice. PLoS Genetics. 12(3):e1005891.


  1. Corbett-Detig R, Hartl D, and Sackton T. 2015. Natural selection constrains neutral diversity across a wide range of species. PLoS Biology. 13(4):e1002112.
  2. Corbett-Detig R, Jacobs-Palmer E, Hartl D, and Hoekstra H. 2015. Direct gamete sequencing reveals no evidence for segregation distortion in house mouse hybridsPLoS ONE. 10(6):e0131933
  3. Lack J, Cardeno C, Crepeau M, Taylor W, Corbett-Detig R, Stevens K, Langley C, and Pool J. 2015. The Drosophila Genome Nexus: a population genomic resource of 623 Drosophila melanogaster genomesGenetics. 199(4):131-137.


  1. Sackton T, Corbett-Detig R, Nagaraju J, Vaishna R, Arunkumar K, Hartl D. 2014. Positive selection drives faster Z evolution in silkmothsEvolution68(8):2331-2342.


  1. Corbett-Detig R, Zhou J, Clark A, Hartl D, and Ayroles J. 2013. Genetic incompatibilities are widespread within speciesNature. 504.7478:135-137.
  2. Arnold B*, Corbett-Detig R*, Hartl D, and Bomblies K. 2013. RADseq underestimates diversity and introduces genealogical bias due to nonrandom haplotype samplingMolecular Ecology. 22(11):3179-3190.
  3. Jiang P-P, Corbett-Detig R, Hartl D, and Lozovsky E. 2013. Accessible mutational trajectories for the evolution of pyrimethamine resistance in the malaria parasite Plasmodium vivaxJournal of Molecular Evolution. 1-11.


  1. Corbett-Detig R, and Hartl D. 2012. Population genomics of polymorphic inversions in Drosophila melanogasterPLoS Genetics. 8(12):e1003056.
  2. Pool J, Corbett-Detig R, Sugino R, Stevens K, Cardeno C, et al. 2012. Population genomics of sub-Saharan Drosophila melanogaster: African diversity and non-African admixture. PLoS Genetics. 8(12):e1003080.
  3. Langley C, et al. 2012. Genomic variation in naturalpopulations of Drosophila melanogaster. Genetics. 192(2):533-598. (Corbett-Detig R is 9th of 18 authors).
  4. Corbett-Detig R, Cardeno C, and Langley C. 2012. Sequence-based detection and breakpoint assembly of polymorphic inversionsGenetics. 192(1):131-137.


  1. Langley C, Crepeau M, Cardeno C, Corbett-Detig R, and Stevens K. 2011. Circumventing heterozygosity: sequencing the amplified genome of a single haploid Drosophila melanogaster embryoGenetics. 188(2):239-246.


1denotes undergraduate coauthor. *denotes co-first authorship.