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Charles H. Langley

Distinguished Professor of Genetics

Evolution and Ecology

3342B Storer Hall


1971 PhD University of Texas, Austin Zoology
1968 BA University of Texas, Austin Zoology

Research Interests:

Population genetics and molecular evolution.


The Genetics Society of America Medal - 1999
Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences - 2007

Department and Center Affiliations:

Department of Evolution and Ecology
Center for Population Biology

Professional Societies:

Genetics Society of America
American Academy of Arts and Sciences

CBS Graduate Group Affiliations:

Population Biology  

Specialties / Focus:

Animal Genomics
Chromosome Biology


Last updated 10/5/2012
Stephan, W., Y. Song and C.H. Langley: The hitchhiking effect on linkage disequilibrium between linked neutral sites. Genetics 172;: 2647-2663, 2006.

Begun, D.J, A.K. Holloway, K. Stevens, L.W. Hillier, Y-P. Poh, M.W. Hahn, P.M. Nista, C.D. Jones, A.D. Kern, C. Dewey, L. Pachter, E. Myers, C.H. Langley. Population genomics: whole-genome analysis of polymorphism and divergence in Drosophila simulans. PLoS Biology 5:e310, 2007.

Langley, C.H., M. Crepeau, C. Cardeno, R. Corbett-Detig, and K. Stevens. Circumventing heterozygosity: Sequencing the amplified genome of a single haploid Drosophila melanogaster embryo. Genetics 188:239-246, 2011, doi:10.1534/genetics.111.127530.

Langley, C.H., K. Stevens, C. Cardeno, Y.C. Lee, D.R. Schrider, J.E. Pool, S. A. Langley, C. Suarez, R.B. Corbett-Detig, B. Kolaczkowski, S. Fang, P.M. Nista, A.K. Holloway, A.D. Kern, C.N. Dewey, Y.S. Song, M.W. Hahn, D.J. Begun. Genomic Variation in Natural Populations of Drosophila melanogaster. Genetics 192:533-598, 2012, doi:10.1534/genetics.112.142018.

J.E. Pool, R. Corbett-Detig, R.P. Sugino, K.A. Stevens, C.M. Cardeno, M.W. Crepeau, P. Duchen, J.J. Emerson, P. Saelao, D.J. Begun, and C.H. Langley Population genomics of sub-Saharan Drosophila melanogaster: African diversity and non-African admixture. (in press; http://arxiv.org/pdf/1208.4864.pdf).

Teaching Interests:

Genetics, Evolution, Population Genetics, Genomics and Molecular evolution.


EVE 102 Popn & Quant Genetics
BIS 101 Genes & Gene Expression