Ding Y*, Lillvis JL*, Cande J, Berman GJ, Arthur BJ, Long X, Xu M, Dickson BJ, Stern DL (2019). Neural evolution of context-dependent fly song. Current Biology 29(7):1089-99.  *co-first author

Stern DL, Crocker J, Ding Y, Frankel N, Kappes, Kim E, Kuzmickas R, Lemire R, Picard S. (2017) Genetic and transgenic reagents for Drosophila simulans, D. mauritiana, D. yakuba, D. santomea and D. virilis. G3: Genes, Genomes, Genetics 7.4: 1339-1347

Ding Y, Berrocal A, Morita, T, Longden KD, Stern DL. (2016) Natural courtship song variation caused by an intronic retroelement in an ion channel gene. Nature 526: 329-332

Li X, Fan D, Zhang W, Liu G, Zhang L, Zhao L, Fang X, Chen L, Dong Y, Chen Y, Ding Y et al. (2015) Outbred genome sequencing and CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing in butterflies. Nature Communications 6: 8212

Chen Y, Frazzitta A, Litvinstseva A, Fang C, Mitchell T, Springer D, Ding Y, Yuan G, Perfect J. (2015) Next generation multilocus sequence typing (NGMLST) and the analytical software program MLSTEZ enable efficient, cost-effective, high-throughput, multilocus sequencing typing. Fungal Genetics and Biology 75C: 64-71

Xiang H, Li X, Dai F, Xu X, Tan A, Chen L, Zhang G, Ding Y et al. (2013) Comparative methylomics between domesticated and wild silkworms implies possible epigenetic influences on silkworm domestication. BMC Genomics 14(1): 646

Ding Y, Zhou Q, Wang W. (2012) Origins of new genes and evolution of their novel functions. Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 43: 345-363

Bonasio R, Li Q, Lian J, Mutti N, Jin L, Zhao H, Zhang P, Wen P, Xiang H, Ding Y et al. (2012) Genome-wide and caste-specific DNA methylomes of the ants Camponotus floridanus and Harpegnathos saltator. Current Biology 22(19): 1755-1764

Zhan Z, Ding Y, Zhao R, Zhang Y, Yu H, Zhou Q, Yang S, Xiang H, Wang W (2012) Rapid functional divergence of a newly evolved polyubiquitin gene in Drosophila and its role in the trade-off between male fecundity and lifespan. Molecular Biology and Evolution 29(5): 1407-1416

Chen Y, Ding Y, Zhang Z, Wang W, Chen JY, Ueno N, Mao B (2011) Evolution of the vertebrate central nervous system is accompanied with novel expression changes of duplicated genes. Journal of Genetics and Genomics 38(12): 577-584

Ding Y*, Zhao L*, Yang S, Jiang Y, Chen Y, Zhao R, Zhang Y, Zhang G, Dong Y, Yu H, Zhou Q, Wang W (2010) A young Drosophila duplicate gene plays essential roles in spermatogenesis by regulating several Y-linked male fertility genes. PLoS Genetics 6: e1001255  *co-first author

Yang S, Arguello JR, Li X, Ding Y, Zhou Q, Chen Y, Zhang Y, Zhao R, Brunet F, Peng L, Long M, Wang W (2008) Repetitive element-mediated recombination as a mechanism for new gene origination in Drosophila. PLoS Genetics 4: e3

Zhou Q, Zhang G, Zhang Y, Xu S, Zhao R, Zhan Z, Li X, Ding Y, Yang S, Wang W (2008) On the origin of new genes in Drosophila. Genome Research 18: 1446-1455