Uricchio lab @Tufts

Publications and preprints

Lawrence's Google scholar profile


  1. Uricchio LH, Bruns EL, Hood M, Boots M, Antonovics J. 2022. Multimodal disease transmission as a limiting factor for the spatial extent of a host plant. preprint available at bioRxiv
  2. Castellano D, Uricchio LH, Munch K, Enard D, 2019. Viruses rule over adaptation in conserved human proteins. preprint available at bioRxiv


  1. Visher E, Uricchio LH, Bartlett L, DeNamur N, Yarcan A, Alhassani D, Boots M, 2022. The evolution of host specialization in an insect pathogen. Evolution. available at Evolution (there is a preprint on bioRxiv)
  2. Ebel ER, Uricchio LH, Petrov DA, Egan ES, 2022. Revisiting the malaria hypothesis: accounting for polygenicity and pleiotropy. Trends in Parasitology 38(4), pp. 290-301. available at TiP (paywall unfortunately)
  3. Couper LI, Farner JE, Caldwell JM, Childs ML, Harris MJ, Kirk DG, Nova N, Shocket M, Skinner EB, Uricchio LH, Exposito-Alonso A, Mordecai EA, 2021. How will mosquitoes adapt to climate warming? eLife,10:e69630. available free at eLife
  4. Song C, Uricchio LH, Mordecai EA, Saavedra S, 2021. Understanding the emergence of contingent and deterministic exclusion in multispecies communities. Ecology Letters, 24(10), pp. 2155-2168. free preprint available at bioRxiv
  5. Uricchio LH, 2020. Evolutionary perspectives on polygenic selection, missing heritability, and GWAS. Human Genetics, in press. PDF
  6. Hernandez RD, Uricchio LH, Hartman K, Ye CJ, Dahl A, Zaitlen N, 2019. Ultrarare variants drive substantial cis-heritability of human gene expression. Nature Genetics, 51, pp. 1349–1355. PDF
  7. Uricchio LH, Petrov DA, Enard D, 2019. Exploiting selection at linked sites to infer the rate and strength of adaptation. Nature Ecology & Evolution, 3, pp. 977-984. PDF
  8. Uricchio LH*, Kitano HC*, Gusev A, Zaitlen NA, 2019. An evolutionary compass for detecting signals of polygenic selection and mutational bias. Evolution Letters, 3(1), pp. 69-79. PDF
  9. Uricchio LH, Daws SC, Spear ER, Mordecai EA, 2019. Priority effects and non-hierarchical competition shape species composition in a complex grassland community. The American Naturalist, 193(2), pp. 213-226. PDF
  10. Severon AL*, Uricchio LH*, Arbisser IM*, Glassberg EC, Rosenberg NA, 2019. Analysis of author gender in TPB, 1991-2018. Theoretical Population Biology, 179, pp. 1-6. PDF
  11. Gignoux CR, Torgerson DG, Pino-Yanes M, Uricchio LH, and Galanter J et al, 2019. An admixture mapping meta-analysis implicates genetic variation at 18q21 with asthma susceptibility in Latinos. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 143(3), pp. 957–969.
  12. Goldberg A, Uricchio LH, and Rosenberg NA, 2018. Natural selection in human populations. Oxford Bibliographies in Evolutionary Biology. link
  13. Uricchio LH, Warnow T, and Rosenberg NA, 2016. An analytical upper bound on the number of loci required for all splits of a species tree to appear in a set of gene trees. BMC Bioinformatics, 17(14), pp 241-250. PDF
  14. Uricchio LH, Zaitlen NA, Ye CJ, Witte JS, and Hernandez RD, 2016. Selection and explosive growth alter genetic architecture and hamper the detection of causal rare variants. Genome Research, 26(7), pp.863-873. PDF
  15. Uricchio LH, Torres R, Witte JS, and Hernandez RD, 2015. Population genetic simulations of complex phenotypes with implications for rare variant association tests. Genetic Epidemiology, 39(1), pp.35-44. PDF
  16. Uricchio LH and Hernandez RD, 2014. Robust forward simulations of recurrent hitchhiking. Genetics, 197(1), pp.221-236. PDF
  17. Maher MC*, Uricchio LH*, Torgerson DG, and Hernandez RD, 2013. Population genetics of rare variants and complex diseases. Human Heredity, 74(3-4), pp.118-128. (* co-first authors). PDF
  18. Uricchio LH, Chong JX, Ross KD, Ober C, and Nicolae DL, 2012. Accurate imputation of rare and common variants in a founder population from a small number of sequenced individuals. Genetic Epidemiology, 36(4), pp.312-319. PDF
  19. Çalışkan M, Chong JX, Uricchio L, Anderson R, Chen P et al, 2011. Exome sequencing reveals a novel mutation for autosomal recessive non-syndromic mental retardation in the TECR gene on chromosome 19p13. Human Molecular Genetics, 20(7), pp.1285-1289.
  20. Miller LS, Pietras EM, Uricchio LH, Hirano K, and Rao S et al, 2007. Inflammasome-mediated production of IL-1β is required for neutrophil recruitment against Staphylococcus aureus in vivo. The Journal of Immunology, 179(10), pp.6933-6942.
  21. Pattanayak AK, Brooks DW, de La Fuente A, Uricchio L, Holby E, Krawisz D, and Silva JI, 2005. Coarse-grained entropy decrease and phase-space focusing in Hamiltonian dynamics. Physical Review A, 72(1), p.013406.

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