Jacqueline A. Robinson, PhD


ORCiD Jacqueline A. Robinson, PhD
Postdoctoral Scholar
Institute for Human Genetics
University of California, San Francisco
Advisor: Dr. Jeffrey D. Wall


Ph.D. Biology, 2017
University of California, Los Angeles
Advisor: Dr. Robert K. Wayne

B.S. Biological Sciences, 2008
University of Southern California


Wall, J., Robinson, J.A., and Cox, L.A., 2021. High-resolution estimates of crossover and noncrossover recombination from a captive baboon colony. bioRxiv. doi:10.1101/2021.07.10.451667

Robinson, J.A., Bowie, R.C.K., Dudchenko, O., Lieberman Aiden, E., Hendrickson, S.L., Steiner, C.C., Ryder, O.A., Mindell, D.P., and Wall, J.D., 2021. Genome-wide diversity in the California condor tracks its prehistoric abundance and decline. Current Biology 31, 2939-2946. doi:10.1016/j.cub.2021.04.035

Morin, P.A., Archer, F.I., Avila, C.D., Balacco, J.R., Bukhman, Y.V., Chow, W., Fedrigo, O., Formenti, G., Fronczek, J.A., Fungtammasan, A., Gulland, F.M.D., Haase, B., Heide‐Jorgensen, M.P., Houck, M.L., Howe, K., Misuraca, A.C., Mountcastle, J., Musser, W., Paez, S., Pelan, S., Phillippy, A., Rhie, A., Robinson, J., Rojas‐Bracho, L., Rowles, T.K., Ryder, O.A., Smith, C.R., Stevenson, S., Taylor, B.L., Teilmann, J., Torrance, J., Wells, R.S., Westgate, A.J., and Jarvis, E.D., 2021. Reference genome and demographic history of the most endangered marine mammal, the vaquita. Molecular Ecology Resources 21, 1008-1020. doi:10.1111/1755-0998.13284

Batra, S.S., Levy-Sakin, M., Robinson, J., Guillory, J., Durinck, S., Vilgalys, T.P., Kwok, P.Y., Cox, L.A., Seshagiri, S., Song, Y.S., and Wall, J.D., 2020. Accurate assembly of the olive baboon (Papio anubis) genome using long-read and Hi-C data. GigaScience 9, giaa134. doi:10.1093/gigascience/giaa134

Heppenheimer, E., Brzeski, K.E., Hinton, J.W., Chamberlain, M.J., Robinson, J., Wayne, R.K., and vonHoldt, B.M., 2020. A genome-wide perspective on the persistence of red wolf ancestry in southeastern canids. Journal of Heredity 111, 277-286. doi:10.1093/jhered/esaa006

Hedrick, P.W., Robinson, J.A., Peterson, R.O. and Vucetich, J.A., 2019. Genetics and extinction and the example of Isle Royale wolves. Animal Conservation 22, 302–309. doi:10.1111/acv.12479

Robinson, J.A., Räikkönen, J., Vucetich, L.M., Vucetich, J.A., Peterson, R.O., Lohmueller, K.E. and Wayne, R.K., 2019. Genomic signatures of extensive inbreeding in Isle Royale wolves, a population on the threshold of extinction. Science Advances 5, eaau0757. doi:10.1126/sciadv.aau0757

Robinson, J.A., Birnbaum, S., Newman, D.E., Chan, J., Glenn, J.P., Cox, L.A. and Wall, J.D., 2019. Analysis of 100 high coverage genomes from a pedigreed captive baboon colony. Genome Research 29, 848-856. doi:10.1101/gr.247122.118

Robinson, J.A., Brown, C., Kim, B.Y., Lohmueller, K.E., and Wayne, R.K., 2018. Purging of strongly deleterious mutations explains long-term persistence and absence of inbreeding depression in island foxes. Current Biology 28, 3487–3494. doi:10.1016/j.cub.2018.08.066

vonHoldt, B.M., Cahill, J., Fan, Z., Gronau, I., Robinson, J.A., Pollinger, J.P., Shapiro, B., Wall, J.D., Wayne, R.K., 2016. Whole genome sequence analysis shows two endemic species of North American wolf are admixtures of the coyote and gray wolf. Science Advances 2, e1501714. doi:10.1126/sciadv.1501714

Robinson, J.A., Ortega Del-Vecchyo, D., Fan, Z., Kim, B.Y., vonHoldt, B.M., Marsden, C.D., Lohmueller, K.E., and Wayne, R.K., 2016. Genomic flatlining in the endangered island fox. Current Biology 26, 1183–1189. doi:10.1016/j.cub.2016.02.062

Schweizer, R.M., Robinson, J., Harrigan, R., Silva, P., Galverni, M., Musiani, M., Green, R.E., Novembre, J. and Wayne, R.K., 2016. Targeted capture and resequencing of 1040 genes reveal environmentally driven functional variation in grey wolves. Molecular Ecology 25, 357-379. doi:10.1111/mec.13467

Koepfli, K.P., Pollinger, J., Godinho, R., Robinson, J., Lea, A., Hendricks, S., Schweizer, R.M., Thalmann, O., Silva, P., Fan, Z. and Yurchenko, A.A., 2015. Genome-wide evidence reveals that African and Eurasian golden jackals are distinct species. Current Biology 25, 2158-2165. doi:10.1016/j.cub.2015.06.060

Gold, D.A., Robinson, J., Farrell, A.B., Harris, J.M., Thalmann, O. and Jacobs, D.K., 2014. Attempted DNA extraction from a Rancho La Brea Columbian mammoth (Mammuthus columbi): prospects for ancient DNA from asphalt deposits. Ecology and Evolution 4, 329-336. doi:10.1002/ece3.928

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