publications

Publications by group members on archaeogenomics and population genetics in the last five years:

Archaeogenetics of Late Iron Age Çemialo Sırtı, Batman: Investigating maternal genetic continuity in north Mesopotamia since the Neolithic
Reyhan Yaka, Ayşegül Birand, Yasemin Yılmaz, Ceren Caner, Sinan Can Açan, Sidar Gündüzalp, Poorya Parvizi, Aslı Erim Özdoğan*, İnci Togan*, Mehmet Somel*
American Journal of Physical Anthropology 2018 Feb 5. doi:10.1002/ajpa.23423

Variation and Functional Impact of Neanderthal Ancestry in Western Asia
Recep Ozgur Taskent, Nursen Duha Alioglu, Evrim Fer, Handan Melike Donertas, Mehmet Somel*, Omer Gokcumen*
Genome Biology and Evolution 2017 Dec, 9(12) 3516–3524, doi:10.1093/gbe/evx216

Archaeogenomic analysis of the first steps of Neolithization in Anatolia and the Aegean
Gülşah Merve KılınçDilek Koptekin*Çiğdem Atakuman*Arev Pelin SümerHandan Melike DönertaşReyhan YakaCemal Can BilginAli Metin BüyükkarakayaDouglas BairdEzgi AltınışıkPavel FlegontovAnders Götherström*İnci Togan*Mehmet SomelProceedings of the Royal Society B. 2017 Nov 29;284(1867). pii: 20172064

The demographic development of the first farmers in Anatolia
Gülşah Merve Kılınç*, Ayça Omrak*, Füsun Özer*, Torsten Günther, Ali Metin Büyükkarakaya, Erhan Bıçakçı, Douglas Baird, Handan Melike Dönertaş, Ayshin Ghalichi, Reyhan Yaka, Dilek Koptekin, Sinan Can Açan, Poorya Parvizi, Maja Krzewińska, Evangelia A Daskalaki, Eren Yüncü, Nihan Dilşad Dağtaş, Andrew Fairbairn, Jessica Pearson, Gökhan Mustafaoğlu, Yılmaz Selim Erdal, Yasin Gökhan Çakan, İnci Togan*, Mehmet Somel*, Jan Storå*, Mattias Jakobsson*, Anders Götherström*
Current Biology. 2016 Oct 10; 26:2659-2666

Whole genome sequencing of Turkish genomes reveals functional private alleles and impact of genetic interactions with Europe, Asia and Africa
Can Alkan, Pinar Kavak, Mehmet Somel, Omer Gokcumen, Serkan Ugurlu, Ceren Saygi, Elif Dal, Kuyas Bugra, Tunga Güngör, S Cenk Sahinalp, Nesrin Özören
BMC Genomics. 2014 Nov 7;15:963. doi: 10.1186/1471-2164-15-963.

Assessing the spatial dependence of adaptive loci in 43 European and Western Asian goat breeds using AFLP markers
Colli L, Joost S, Negrini R, Nicoloso L, Crepaldi P, Ajmone-Marsan P; ECONOGENE Consortium.
PLoS One. 2014 Jan 30;9(1):e86668. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0086668. eCollection 2014.

Classic selective sweeps revealed by massive sequencing in cattle
Qanbari S, Pausch H, Jansen S, Somel M, Strom TM, Fries R, Nielsen R, Simianer H.
PLoS Genetics. 2014 Feb 27;10(2):e1004148. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1004148. eCollection 2014 Feb.

Altitude adaptation in Tibetans caused by introgression of Denisovan-like DNA
Huerta-Sánchez E, Jin X, Asan, Bianba Z, Peter BM, Vinckenbosch N, Liang Y, Yi X, He M, Somel M, Ni P, Wang B, Ou X, Huasang, Luosang J, Cuo ZX, Li K, Gao G, Yin Y, Wang W, Zhang X, Xu X, Yang H, Li Y, Wang J, Wang J, Nielsen R.
Nature. 2014 Aug 14;512(7513):194-7. doi: 10.1038/nature13408. Epub 2014 Jul 2.

Mitochondrial DNA diversity of modern, ancient and wild sheep (Ovis gmelinii anatolica) from Turkey: new insights on the evolutionary history of sheep
Demirci S, Koban Baştanlar E, Dağtaş ND, Pişkin E, Engin A, Ozer F, Yüncü E, Doğan SA, Togan I.
PLoS One. 2013 Dec 11;8(12):e81952. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0081952. eCollection 2013.

A scan for human-specific relaxation of negative selection reveals unexpected polymorphism in proteasome genes.
Somel M, Wilson Sayres MA, Jordan G, Huerta-Sanchez E, Fumagalli M, Ferrer-Admetlla A, Nielsen R.
Molelcular Biology and Evolution. 2013 Aug;30(8):1808-15. doi: 10.1093/molbev/mst098. Epub 2013 May 22

For publications in other fields, check the CompEvo page