NYCEP Alumnus Profile

Monica Uddin

Associate Professor Department of Psychology University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


B.A., Stanford University Ph.D. 2003, New York University



Uddin M, Wildman DE, Goodman M (2008). Comparing the human and chimpanzee genomes. Encyclopedia of Life Sciences. (John Wiley & Sons, Inc.).

Uddin M, Goodman M, Erez O, Romero R, Liu G, Islam M, Opazo JC, Sherwood CC, Grossman LI and Wildman DE (2008). Distinct genomic signatures of adaptation in pre- and post-natal environments during human evolution. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. 105:3215-3220.

Uddin M, Opazo JC, Wildman DE, Sherwood CC, Hof PR, Goodman M, and Grossman LI (2008) Molecular evolution of the cytochrome c oxidase subunit 5A gene in primates. BMC Evol. Biol 8:8.

Chen C, Opazo JC, Erez O, Uddin M, Santolaya-Forgas J, Goodman M, Grossman LI, Romero R, and Wildman DE (2008). The human progesterone receptor shows evidence of adaptive evolution associated with its ability to act as a transcription factor. Mol. Phyl. Evol. (2008) 47:637-49.

Liu G, Uddin M, Islam M, Goodman M, Grossman LI, Romero R, and Wildman DE (2007). OCPAT: an online codon-preserved alignment tool for evolutionary genomic analysis of protein coding sequences. Source Code Biol. Med. 2:5.

Wildman DE, Uddin M, Opazo JC, Liu G, Lefort V, Guindon S, Gascuel O, Grossman LI, Romero R, Goodman M (2007). Genomics, biogeography and the diversification of placental mammals. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. 104:14395-14400.

Koike C, Uddin M, Wildman DE, Gray EA, Trucco M, Starzl TE, and Goodman M (2007). Functionally important glycosyltransferase gain and loss during catarrhine primate emergence. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. 104:559-564.

Sherwood CC, Stimpson CD, Raghanti MA, Wildman DE, Uddin M, Grossman LI, Goodman M, Redmond JC, Bonar CJ, Erwin JM, and Hof PR (2006). Evolution of increased glia-neuron ratios in the human frontal cortex. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. 103:13606-13611.

Johnson RM, Prychitko T, Gumucio D, Wildman DE, Uddin M, and Goodman M (2006). Phylogenetic comparisons suggest that distance from the locus control region guides developmental expression of primate beta-type globin genes. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. 103:3186-3191.

Uddin M, Phillips-Conroy J, and Jolly, CJ (2006). Social organization, reproductive systems, and mediation of baboon endogenous virus (BaEV) copy number in gelada, hamadryas, and other Papio baboons. In: Leigh S and Swedell L (eds), Reproduction & fitness in baboons: Behavioral, Ecological, and Life History Perspectives. (New York: Springer), pp 123-143.

Schmidt TR, Wildman DE, Uddin M, Opazo JC, Goodman M, and Grossman LI (2005). Rapid electrostatic evolution at the binding site for cytochrome c on cytochrome c oxidase in anthropoid primates. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. 102: 6379-6384.

Doan JW, Schmidt TR, Wildman DE, Uddin M, Goldberg A, Hüttemann M, Goodman M, Weiss ML, and Grossman LI (2004). Coadaptive evolution in cytochrome c oxidase: 9 of 13 subunits show accelerated rates of nonsynonymous substitution in anthropoid primates. Mol. Phylogenet. Evol. 33:944-950.

Uddin M (2004). (solicited) Book review of: "Microarray Analysis". By Mark Schena. Am. J. Phys. Anthropol.124:381-382.

Uddin M, Wildman DE, Liu G, Xu W, Johnson RM, Hof PR, Kapatos G, Grossman LI, and Goodman M (2004). Sister grouping of chimpanzees and humans as revealed by genome-wide phylogenetic analysis of brain gene expression profiles. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. 101:2957-2962.

Wildman DE, Uddin M, Liu G, Grossman LI, and Goodman M (2003). Implications of natural selection in shaping 99.4% nonsynonymous DNA identity between humans and chimpanzees: enlarging genus Homo. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. 100:7181-7188.

Uddin M (1996). College women's sexuality in an era of AIDS. Journal of American College Health. 44:252-260.