Mihaela Pavlicev, PhD

Academic Affiliations

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

The structure of genotype-phenotype map; evolutionary history of female reproductive biology

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PhD: University of Vienna, Austria, 2003.

Postdoc: Washington University St. Louis (with Jim Cheverud), University of Oslo (with Thomas Hansen).

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Arendt D, Musser JM, Baker CVH, Bergman A, Cepko C, Erwin DH, Pavličev M, Schlosser G, Widder S, Laubichler MD, Wagner GP. Evolution of sister cell types by individuation. Nature Reviews Genetics. 2016.

Kin K, Maziarz J, Chavan AR, Kamat M, Vasudevan S, Emera D, Lynch V, Ott T, Pavličev M, Wagner GP. The transcriptomic evolution of mammalian pregnancy: gene expression innovations in endometrial stromal fibroblasts. Genome biology and evolution. 2016.

Pavličev M, Wagner GP. The evolutionary origin of female orgasm. Journal of Experimental Zoology Part B: Molecular and Developmental Evolution. 2016.

Eidem HR, Rinker DC, Ackerman WE, Buhimschi IA, Buhimschi CS, Dunn-Fletcher C, Kallapur SG, Pavličev M, Muglia LJ, Abbot P, Rokas A. Comparing human and macaque placental transcriptomes to disentangle preterm birth pathology from gestational age effects. Placenta. 2016;41:74-82.

Mitteroecker P, Cheverud JM, Pavličev M. Multivariate Analysis of Genotype–Phenotype Association. Genetics. 2016;202(4):1345-1363.

Pavličev M, Cheverud JM. Constraints Evolve: Context-Dependency of Gene Effects Allows Evolution of Pleiotropy. Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics. 2015;46(1).

Pavličev M, Widder S. Wiring for independence: Positive feedback motifs facilitate individuation of traits in development and evolution. Journal of Experimental Zoology Part B: Molecular and Developmental Evolution. 2015;324(2): 104-113.

Pavličev M, Hiratsuka K, Swaggart KA, Dunn C, Muglia LJ. Detecting endogenous retrovirus-driven tissue-specific gene transcription. Genome biology and evolution. 2015;7(4):1082-1097.

Swaggart K, Pavličev M, Muglia LJ. Genomics of Preterm Birth. In: Perspective on Human Reproductive and Newborn Medicine, ed: Norwitz E, Bianchi D. Cold Spring Harbor Perspective. 2015.

Wagner GP, Kin K, Muglia L, Pavličev M. Evolution of mammalian pregnancy and the origin of the decidual stromal cell. International Journal of Developmental Biology. 2013;58(2-3-4):117-126.