Publications

*Nguyen, E., Poli, M., *Durrant, M., Thomas, A., Kang, B., Sullivan, J., Ng, M., Lewis, A., Patel, A., Lou, A., Ermon, A., Baccus, S., Hernandez-Boussard, T., RĂ©, C., Hsu, P., Hie, B. (2024), Sequence modeling and design from molecular to genome scale with Evo. bioRxiv, *Authors contributed equally

*Durrant, M., *Perry, N., Pai, J., Jangid, A., Athukoralage, J., Hiraizumi, M., McSpedon, J., Pawluk, A., Nishimasu, H., Konermann, S., Hsu, P. (2024), Bridge RNAs direct modular and programmable recombination of target and donor DNA. bioRxiv, *Authors contributed equally

Wei, J., Lotfy, P.m Faizi, K., Baungaard, S., Gibson, E., Wang, E., Slabodkin, H., Kinnaman, E., Chandrasekaran, S., Kitano, H., Durrant, M., Duffy, C., Pawluk, A., Hsu, P., Konermann, S. (2023), Deep learning and CRISPR-Cas13d ortholog discovery for optimized RNA targeting. Cell Systems

*Durrant, M., *Fanton, A., *Tycko, J., Hinks, M., Chandrasekaran, S., Perry, N., Schaepe, J., Du, P., Lotfy, P., Bassik, M., Bintu, L., Bhatt, A., Hsu, P. (2022), Systematic discovery of recombinases for efficient integration of large DNA sequences into the human genome. Nature Biotechnology, *Authors contributed equally

Smail, C., Ferraro, N., Hui, Q., Durrant, M., Aguirre, M., Tanigawa, Y., Keever-Keigher, M., Rao, A., Justesen, J., Li, X., Gloudemans, M., Assimes, T., Koopergerg, C., Reiner, A., Huang, J., O’Donnel, C., Sun, Y., Million Veteran program, Rivas, M., Montgomery, S. (2022), Integration of rare expression outlier-associated variants improves polygenic risk prediction. The American Journal of Human Genetics

Gloudemans, M., Balliu, B., Nachun, D., Schnurr, T., Durrant, M., Ingelsson, E., Wabitsch, M., Quertermous, T., Montgomery, S., Knowles, J., Carcamo-Orive I. (2022), Integration of genetic colocalizations with physiological and pharmacological perturbations identifies cardiometabolic disease genes. Genome Medicine

Balliu, B., Carcamo-Orive, I., Gloudemans, M., Nachun, D., Durrant, M., Gazal, S., Park, C., Knowles, D., Wabitsch, M., Quertermous, T., Knowles, J., Montgomery, S. (2021), An integrated approach to identify environmental modulators of genetic risk factors for complex traits. The American Journal of Human Genetics

*Durrant, M., *Fremin, B., Rao, A., Cribas, E., Montgomery, S., Bhatt, A. (preprint, 2021), Chromatin accessibility changes induced by the microbial metabolite butyrate reveal possible mechanisms of anti-cancer effects. biorXiv, *Authors contributed equally

Durrant, M., Bhatt, A. S. (2021), Automated Prediction and Annotation of Small Open Reading Frames in Microbial Genomes. Cell Host & Microbe

Contrepois, K., Wu, S., Moneghetti, K., Hornburg, D., Ahadi, S., Tsai, M., Metwally, A., Wei, E., Lee, B., Quijada, J., Chen, S., Christle, J., Ellenberger, M., Balliu, B., Taylor, S., Durrant, M., Knowles, D., Choudhry, H., Ashland, M., Bahmani, A., Enslen, B., Amsallem, M., Kobayashi, Y., Avina, M., Perelman, D., Miryam, S., Zhou, W., Ashley, E., Montgomery, S., Chaib, H., Haddad, F., Snyder, M. (2020), Molecular Choreography of Acute Exercise. Cell

Durrant, M., Li, M., Siranosian, B., Bhatt, A. S. (2020), A Bioinformatic Analysis of Integrative Mobile Genetic Elements Highlights Their Role in Bacterial Adaptation. Cell Host & Microbe

Balliu, B., Durrant, M., de Goede, O., Abell, N., Li, X., Liu, B., Gloudemans, M., Cook, N., Smith, K., Pala, M., Cucca, F., Schlessinger, D., Jaiswal, S., Sabatti, C., Lind, L., Ingelsson, E., Montgomery, S. B. (2019), Genetic dysregulation of gene expression and splicing during a ten-year period of human aging. Genome Biology. 519520

Durrant, M., Bhatt, A. S. (2019), Microbiome genome structure drives function. Nature Microbiology, News & Views.

Durrant, M., Boyer, J., Zhou, W., Baldwin, I. T. and Xu, S. (2017), Evidence of an evolutionary hourglass pattern in herbivory-induced transcriptomic responses. New Phytologist.

Durrant, M., Eggett, D. L., & Busath, D. D. (2015). Investigation of a recent rise of dual amantadine-resistance mutations in the influenza A M2 sequence. BMC genetics, 16(2), S3.