Scientific career and education
Harrison MC, Mallon EB, Twell D and Hammond RL. "Deleterious mutation accumulation in Arabidopsis thaliana pollen genes: a role for a recent relaxation of selection." Genome Biology & Evolution, 2019
Bornberg Bauer E, Harrison MC, Jongepier E."The first cockroach genome and its significance for understanding development and the evolution of insect eusociality" (editorial)
Journal of Experimental Zoology Part B, 2018.
Harrison MC, Arning N, Kremer LPM, ..., Bornberg-Bauer E, ..., Schal C. "Expansions of key protein families in the German cockroach highlight the molecular basis of its remarkable success as a global indoor pest" Journal of Experimental Biology Part B. 2018.
Harrison MC, Jongepier E, Robertson HM, ..., Belles X, Korb J, Bornberg-Bauer E "Hemimetabolous genomes reveal molecular basis of termite eusociality". Nature Ecology & Evolution, 2018.
Price, Jon, Harrison, MC, Hammond, RL, Adams, S, Gutierrez-Marcos, JF, Mallon, EB "Alternative splicing associated with phenotypic plasticity in the bumble bee Bombus terrestris". Molecular Ecology, 2018.
Lopez-Ezquerra A, Harrison MC, Bornberg-Bauer E. "Comparative analysis of lincRNAs in insect species." BMC Evolutionary Biology, 2017.
Harrison MC. "The influence of ploidy-specific expression on selection." Diss. Department of Genetics, 2016.
Harrison MC, Hammond RL, and Mallon EB. "Reproductive workers show queenlike gene expression in an intermediately eusocial insect, the buff‐tailed bumble bee Bombus terrestris." Molecular ecology 24.12 (2015): 3043-3063.
Harrison MC, Mallon EB, Hammond RL "Purged haploids - sheltered diploids: ploidy influences selection efficacy in a haplodiploid bee." Submitted
Harrison MC, Jaimes Nino, LM, Almeida Rodrigues M, Flatt T, Oettler J, Bornberg-Bauer E. "Gene co-expression network reveals highly conserved, well-regulated anti-ageing mechanisms in old ant queens." Submitted
Harrison MC, Chrenyshova AM, Thompson GJ. "No obvious transcriptome-wide signature of indirect selection in termites." Submitted
He S, Sieksmeyer T, Che Y, Esparza Mora MA, Stiblik P, Banasiak R, Harrison MC, Šobotník J, Wang Z, Johnston PR, McMahon DP. "The evolution of termite immunity correlates with major transitions in sociality." Submitted
Séguret AC, Stolle E, Fleites-Ayil FA, Quezada-Euán JJG, Hartfelder K, Meusemann K, Harrison MC, Soro A, Paxton RJ. Transcriptomic signatures of ageing vary in solitary and social forms of an orchid bee